88 Hong Kong Roast Meat Specialist is well-known for their roasts such as Char Siew and Sio Bak – complete with crunchy crackling, moist meat and melt-in-your-mouth fats.

They have two outlets at Jalan Besar Singapore – an eatery at 308 Lavender Street, and a stall within a kopitiam at 153 Tyrwhitt Road.

According to 8 Days, they will soon open an outlet in the CBD at Far East Square during early-March.

This will be a 130-seater restaurant space with AIRCON.

Right now, the Char Siew is prepared within the Jalan Besar stalls.

Preparation involves laborious steps from braising the pork loin with a sweet malt sugar marinate, blow-drying, roasting to drenching the pieces over with dark gooey sauce.

I had the Roast Pork Rice which came with gloriously-beautiful pieces.

The pieces were both moist and full of bite, with a good layer of char (okay, maybe some parts could be too burnt).

Every plate of rice came with two types of chilli – one closer to the chicken rice type sauce, the other dry chilli with XO sauce included.

The Wanton Mee seemed to be done Malaysian-style with a dark, sticky sweet sauce as its base.

Some may feel that the sauce can be too rich or spicy, but I like the noodles doused this way. Very satisfying.

A roast meat gem found in Singapore; and good that it will open in the CBD with air-conditioning, making it more accessible for the office crowd.

88 Hong Kong Roast Meat Specialist
19/20 China Street, Far East Square, Singapore 049561

(Opening March 2023)

88 Hong Kong Roast Meat Specialist
308 Lavender Street, Singapore 338814
Opening Hours: 10am – 8pm (Tues – Sun), Closed Mon

88 Hong Kong Roast Meat Specialist 88 香港燒臘
153 Tyrwhitt Road, Qinan Building, Singapore 207566
Tel: +65 8225 2495
Opening Hours: 9:30am – 7:30pm (Tues – Sun), Closed Mon

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