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Review of Old Chang Kee 老曾记

Block 311, New Upper Changi Road, Bedok Mall, #B2-K4

Nearest Mass Rapid Transit Station: Bedok MRT

Buses to Bedok Mall: 7, 9, 14, 16, 17, 18, 25, 26, 30, 30e, 32, 33, 35, 38, 40, 60, 66, 69, 87, 168, 196, 197, 222, 225 (Green), 225 (White), 228, 229, 401

Opening Hours: 10:00 to 22:00 (Daily)

Queue: 1 to 3 people (Waiting Time: Less than 5 minutes)

Service: Fast and good

Environment: Clean mall stall with air con

Reputation: Traditional Singapore Chinese Breakfast, Curry Puffs, Desserts, Dim Sum, Fried Chicken Wings and Fried Fishballs

Thoughts after eating: Delicious curry puffs and average tasting fried chicken wings

Value for money: 80/100

Will I come back again in 6 months’ time? Yes

My opinion:

Old Chang Kee is very famous in Singapore and has branches throughout the island. The owners sell traditional Singapore Chinese breakfast, curry puffs, desserts, dim sum, fried chicken wings and fried fishballs. I have tried their signature curry puff ($1.50) and fried chicken wing ($1.70).

All my family members are fans of Old Chang Kee’s curry puffs. In fact, most Singaporeans grow up eating them. Curry puff crust was not too thick or thin, but a bit too oily. The food was completely stuffed full of curry and potato ingredients (major plus points for not cutting costs).

The fried chicken wing was big, crispy and not too oily or salty. As I ate the food more, I found that the chicken skin was too “artificial” and “thick”. Honestly the price of $1.70 was too pricey for this simple snack food. A more reasonable price would be $1.40 or less.

In conclusion, Old Chang Kee’s signature curry puffs stood the test of time but their fried chicken wings were average tasting and expensive. The owners are strongly advised to add less flour to the chicken wing preparation process.

Ways for the owners to improve their food ratings:

First, the preparation process of the chicken wings should be reviewed. Second, carry out more promotional sales. A good example is their Singapore 50th birthday discount coupons on Lianhe Wanbao newspaper.

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Old Chang Kee ($1.70 SGD Fried Chicken Wing and $1.50 SGD Curry Puff)

Old Chang Kee ($1.70 SGD Fried Chicken Wing and $1.50 SGD Curry Puff)

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