While I am typing this, I must be still feeling the burning in my tummy. The result of having Na Na Homemade Curry.

Na Na Homemade Curry is one of those few stalls dedicated to just selling the Chinese style of curries and only curries.

The branch at Bukit Merah View has also been listed in the Singapore Michelin Bib Gourmand Guide, which triggered my curiosity to track the place down.

Sometimes also known as the “Marina South Curry”, owner Mr Yap Hock Kee opened a curry-and-rice shop at the now-defunct Marina South food court inspired by his grandmother’s Peranakan style curry in 1989.

Do note: Na Na Homemade Curry was once located at Amara Shopping Centre, and moved out after the centre went through a revamping exercise. (There was a curry restaurant at the current 100AM Mall called “Na Na Curry”, but is not related to the original stall owner.)

Na Na Homemade Curry current has few outlets in Singapore – Bedok North, Bukit Merah View, Dover Crescent, and Jurong East.

The curry base is prepared in a central kitchen.

The offerings include Curry Fish Head (market price), Curry Chicken ($3.50), Curry Chicken Drum Stick ($4), Curry Vegetable ($3), Curry Mutton ($4) and Curry Pork Rib ($4).

Bread and rice at an additional 50 cents.

The curry arrived looking potent, with fiery colours of orange-red, seemingly devoid of the typical coconut base.

Rempah and masala is prepared in-house, not by pre-packed curries.

While I ordered a Curry Chicken and Curry Pork Ribs, the base seemed similar for both, but there was a slight difference – the Pork Ribs gravy had a fuller mouthfeel, very marginally to the sour side; while the Chicken Gravy tasted a tad milder.

The meats were almost fork tender, running less of a risk of pieces getting stuck within your molars.

At first, I didn’t want to order rice (wanted to cut down carbs), but ended up regretting…


The long-grained rice was warm and went superbly well with the gravy. The sliced baguette was also toasted till suitably crisp, sliced to thin pieces for dips.

Na Na Homemade Curry
Blk 115 Bukit Merah View Market & Food Centre, Bt Merah View Singapore 151115
Opening Hours: 11am – 7pm (Mon – Sat) Closed Sun

Other branches:
Tanjong Pagar Plaza #02-04 Singapore 082001
Opening Hours: 11:00am – 6:00pm (Mon – Sat), Closed Sun

Blk 303 Jurong East Street 32 Coffee Shop Singapore 600303
Opening Hours: 11am – 3pm (Mon), 11am – 8pm (Tues – Sun), Closed Alternate Mon

Blk 205 Bedok North Street 1 Coffee Shop Singapore 460205
Opening Hours: 10am – 9pm (Mon – Sun)

Dover Crescent 19A Dover Crescent #01-05 Singapore 131019
Opening Hours: 11am – 7pn (Tues – Sun), Closed Mon

Read: DFD Singapore Michelin Bib Gourmand Reviews

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  1. This is my favourite curry of all time.

    How about the Nana Curry stall at 38 Dover Road ? Is it related to the owner too ?

  2. The article is WRONG
    The nana curry in Block 303 Jurong East is the ONE and ONLY. We have checked with owner.
    It will have long queue.
    The bedok one and other “branches” are COPYCATS. There is almost no queue and the taste is far behind the original 303.
    Please UPDATE your article. It’s NOT that simple. Go try it before you write about Nana Curry.

  3. All the way to Jurong East 303 try the curry chicken, wasting my traveling time not nice at all it’s totally different taste from Marina South!!!


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