In operation since 1964, Koung’s Wantan Mee continues to draw fans to this part of Geylang for its old-school wanton noodles.

The location is kind of near Geylang Lor 21 even though the sign still indicates Lor 13.

With more than 50 years of presence in Singapore, they have also launched a new outlet at JEM #B1-K14.

Let’s just be real. There is no ‘perfect’ wanton noodles in Singapore.

There is always something lacking, whether it is the noodles, char siew, wantons, sauce or soup.

If a wanton noodle stall can get three out of the above done right, then you probably see quite a decent following. Even the well-raved about Kok Kee Wanton Mee couldn’t get its char siew flawless.

Koung’s strength is probably in its charcoal-grilled char siew made with fresh quality pork, then marinated with a specialty sauce.

A basic plate of Wanton Noodle in dry or soup version is sold at $4, while you can opt for extra noodles, vegetables, ingredients, or dumpling.

Note: The wait can be quite long even if there are not many customers in sight. So you may have to wait anything from 30 to 45 minutes?

After waiting long in anticipation, the draw was indeed in the char siew, roasted over charcoal by themselves to a tender finish.

It did have more lean meat than fats when compared to the usual, but it went well with the noodles which was accompanied with own-fried pork lard and oil.

The eggy noodles were tossed in this house-made chilli sauce that was quite unlike others. I cannot say for sure that I like it 100%, but at least it was a different take from the rest.

Wantons were not bad, could be plumper I thought, and perhaps its weakest link.

While I can’t say it is my favourite Wanton Mee, I can understand why people would like the blend of sweet-spicy taste.

Koung’s Wantan Mee
205 Sims Avenue, Singapore 387506
Opening Hours: 8am – 7:30pm (Mon), 8am – 8:30pm (Tues – Sun)

Koung’s Wanton Mee – JEM
50 Jurong Gateway Rd, #B1-K14, Jem, Singapore 608549
Operating Hours: 10am – 10pm (Mon – Sun)

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1 COMMENT

  1. Very important advice, go earlier in the day. Somehow the charsiew is much tastier and the overall bowl is much nicer. I’ve gone a number of times and it’s a big difference!

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