3 Refined Restaurants for Abalone, Lobster and More Chinese Delicacies
What comes to mind when you think about the most sought-after Chinese delicacy?
Abalone, crab, and lobster might be the first three proteins that come to mind. These delicacies are not only succulent and delicious, but they are also packed with flavours that leave diners reaching for a second piece. They can be cooked using various cooking styles and seasoned with a variety of condiments. However, these delicacies are normally only eaten at Chinese restaurants during special occasions like Chinese New Year or celebrations like birthday parties or anniversaries dinners.
If you are looking for the best Chinese delicacies in Singapore, then you are in luck. Because we have compiled a list of restaurants which are best-known for their mouth-watering crab, abalone, and lobster dishes. We even have some special dining vouchers to help you save BIG. Read on to find out more!
Uncle Leong Seafood for Crab (Punggol and Queenstown)
A hidden gem in Punggol and Queenstown, Uncle Leong Seafood has a full menu of delicious seafood dishes. They provide zi char dishes that have been seasoned and cooked perfectly. Diners can look forward to local favourites like Prawn Paste Chicken, Salted Egg Yolk Prawns and Pork Ribs.
If you want to celebrate a birthday with some mouth-watering crabs, Uncle Leong Seafood has the perfect crab dishes for you to sink your teeth into.
Uncle Leong Seafood has various crab dishes ranging from classics like Chilli Crab and Black Pepper Crab that you can enjoy with a plate of fried buns or mantou (馒头). They also have unique crab dishes like Creamy Butter Crab, Curry Paste Crab and even Tomato Sauce Crab! If you want a change of flavour, give their Claypot Crab Bee Hoon a try! Perfect for rainy days, the delicious broth will definitely warm and fill your tummy.
- 6 Tebing Lane, #01-03, Singapore (828835)
- 368 Alexandra Road, Anchorpoint Shopping Centre, Singapore (159952)
Price Range: $$(>$40)
- Monday-Sunday: 4:30pm-11:30pm
- Monday-Sunday: 11:30am-10:00pm
TungLok Signatures for Abalone (The Central, Changi City Point, and Orchard Rendezvous Hotel)
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If you are looking for a more refined Chinese restaurant to celebrate your grandparents’ 80th birthday or Chinese New Year, then TungLok Signatures might be the perfect restaurant for a special occasion.
TungLok Signatures offers traditional Chinese cuisine made with only the freshest and finest ingredients. They are well-known for their signature Tung Lok Flaming Fortune Chicken as well as their Roast Irish Duck, but their Braised South African Abalone with Shiitake Mushrooms are a must-try!
Braised to absolute perfection and coated with some flavourful mushroom sauce, their South African Abalone dish is sure to whet your appetite. Succulent, smooth and packed with bold flavours, their braised South African abalone is perfectly cooked and seasoned with a savoury brown sauce. Enjoy it with the shiitake mushroom, brown sauce and braised vegetables for the perfect combination of flavours.
Make sure you give TungLok Signatures’ braised abalone dish a try if you are thinking of heading to TungLok Signatures for a celebratory dinner!
- 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #02-88 The Central, Singapore (059817)
- 5 Changi Business Park Central 1 , #01-26/27, Changi City Point, Singapore (486038)
- 1 Tanglin Road, #02-18 Orchard Parade Hotel, Singapore (247905)
Price Range: $$(>$40)
- The Central
- Monday-Sunday: 11:30am-2:30pm, 6:00pm-10:15pm
- Changi City Point
- Monday-Saturday: 11:30am-3:00pm, 6:00-10:30pm
- Sunday & Public Holidays: 11:00am-3:30pm, 6:00pm-10:30pm
- Orchard Rendezvous
- Monday-Sunday: 11:30am-3:00pm, 6:00-10:30pm
Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant for Lobster
A Cantonese restaurant serving various Cantonese classics like Peking Duck, Drunken Prawns, as well as Hong Kong style Dim Sum, Wan Hao Chinese restaurant is a hidden gem located in the heart of Singapore’s main shopping district. Located at the luxurious Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, the refined and lavish interiors are sure to captivate you.
Wan Hao’s famous Local Lobster with Garlic is a speciality. Cooked in a wok for that charred wok hey flavour, the fresh lobster is cooked with deep-fried garlic and spicy bi feng tang. It is great for sharing, too!
You can also choose from a variety of cooking styles too. Whether you want it steamed in China wine, with garlic or wok-fried with pumpkin butter sauce, Wan Hao lets you taste local lobster flavours in various cooking styles!
Address: 320 Orchard Road Level 3, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Singapore (238865)
Price Range: $$ (>$40)
Monday-Friday: 12:00pm-3:00pm, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Saturday-Sunday & Public Holidays: 11:30am-3:00pm, 6:30pm-10:30pm