Straits Chinese Restaurant – Chinatown Plaza

Tanjong Pagar · Chinese · $$$$
Very Good
4 Reviews

About Straits Chinese Restaurant – Chinatown Plaza

Since 1953, Straits Chinese Restaurant has been serving up their brand of Peranakan cuisine to the people of Singapore. The Chinatown Plaza location – you’ll find the other branch in Keck Seng Tower – in Tanjong Pagar is known all over town for its commitment to great service, amazing food and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. A magnet for foodies of all types, Straits Chinese Restaurant prides itself on its authentic dishes and welcoming atmosphere, the perfect place to bring the whole family for a taste of real nyonya cuisine.

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Chef's Choice



Sambal Timun

Sambal Nanas

Sambal Jentong



Ayam Buah Keluak

Mutton Curry

Braised Duck w Brown Sauce & Mixed Vegetables



Black Pepper Beef

Stewed Beef With Vegetables

Chinese Beef Steak



Stewed Pork Ribs

Hainanese Pork Chop

Babi Pong Tay



Ayam Rendang

Roast Chicken

Fried Chicken With Cashew Nuts



Fish Fritters

Ikan Sambal Goreng

Sweet And Sour Fish



Udang Assam Nanas Pedas

Udang Bugus

Sotong Assam Goreng



Chen Dool

Gula Melaka

Water Chestnut With Coconut Milk

Further Information

At Chinatown Plaza on Tanjong Pagar’s Craig Road, Straits Chinese Restaurant offers a welcoming setting for dining on some of Singapore’s most authentic Peranakan and Chinese dishes. Whether it’s your first or your thirty-first time at this Singapore hotspot, you’ll be treated with the utmost respect when dining at Straits – feel free to ask your friendly server for recommendations if you’re not sure what to order!

Straits Chinese Restaurant in Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar features a wide range of specialties and two separate menus to keep diners satisfied. For classic Chinese, there are plenty of delicious dishes ranging from Hainanese pork chops and roast duck to black pepper beef and mutton curry. If you’re in the mood for classic nyonya food, choose from Peranakan dishes including the udang chilli (chilli prawns), the nasi goreng, beef rendang and the fragrant ikan chuan chuan, fish cooked with a zesty garlic sauce. There’s much more to discover – booking ahead guarantees your place at the table!

4 Reviews

Joyanne Y.3 months ago · 1 review

Located just 10 minutes walking distance away from Tanjong Pagar MRT station, this place is easily accessible for some decent Nyonya dishes. Greeted by their humble yet one-of-a-kind décor, it offers a welcoming setting for diners. We ordered some of their signatures, i.e. Ayam Buah Keluak, Babi Assam Pedas, Chap Chye and Ngoh Hiang for 3 pax. Food was served warm, satisfying for its strong flavourful and savoury taste but it doesn’t cover the fact that the Chap Chye was a little over salty for my own preference. Ideal place for a quiet dinner (made my reservation at 7pm), while you might also notice that the restaurant caters to buses of tourists dropping off at intervals. Would likely drop by again for my Peranakan food cravings.

imgChester T.5 months ago · 6 reviews

Tried their ala carte buffet. Great, friendly service n nice peranakan food. Their sambal used in their sambal dishes are really nice. Good value too. Highly recommended!

ivy n.4 months ago · 1 review

Food is good. Thumb ups for the Ayam Buah Keluak. Its has the authentic taste and one of the best we tried in other restaurants in SIngapore.

imgVincent Y.a year ago · 2 reviews

Service was okay although the rate that food was served was slow. Much to do with the fact that the restaurant caters to bus loads of tourists. Food was disappointing and not authentic nonya cuisine.

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