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Straits Chinese Restaurant – Keck Seng Tower

Straits Chinese Restaurant – Keck Seng Tower

Tanjong PagarPeranakan, Asian, Chinese, Malaysian$$$$
47 Reviews
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About Straits Chinese Restaurant – Keck Seng Tower

A trusted name in Singapore, Straits Chinese Restaurant is where locals go for authentic Peranakan cuisine and an all-around superlative dining experience and is included in the Michelin Guide for 2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively. The Keck Seng Tower outlet – you’ll find the other branch at Chinatown Plaza – is where you’ll experience some of the city-state’s best Peranakan dishes, all home-cooked and made using traditional recipes. Found inside of Keck Seng Tower on Cecil Street, just steps from Raffles Place and the downtown core, Straits Chinese Restaurant is the place to go for nyonya comfort food in the heart of the city.

Opening Times

Closed now
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Straits Chinese Restaurant – Keck Seng Tower
133 Cecil Street
Singapore 069535

Menu Highlights



Sambal Timun

Sambal Nanas

Sambal Jentong



Chinese Beef Steak

Mutton Curry

Sea Cucumber Duck



Babi Panggang

Babi Assam Pedas

Buah Keluak



Ayam Santan Satay

Ayam Kurmah

Ayam Pong Tay



Ikan Sambal Goreng

Ikan Assam Manis

Ikan Curry



Udang Assam Nanas Pedas

Udang Bugus

Sotong Assam Goreng



Gula Melaka

Bo-Bo Cha-Cha

Water Chestnut With Coconut Milk

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More about Straits Chinese Restaurant – Keck Seng Tower, Singapore

Peranakan or nyonya cuisine combines the best of the Chinese and Malaysian kitchens, blending an array of spices and flavours with a range of ingredients including various rare mushrooms, fresh seafood and chillies. In Singapore, Straits Chinese Restaurant is leading the charge in that realm, drawing in locals with Peranakan heritage as well as tourists on the hunt for Singapore’s best cuisine. The restaurant’s location in Keck Seng Tower only moments from Raffles Place makes it all the more attractive for local workers.

Since 1953, Straits Chinese Restaurant near Raffles Place has been serving up their dishes to hordes of regulars and adventurous diners from all over the world. This Cecil Street restaurant features both Peranakan and Chinese menus, so feel free to mix and match to enjoy the best of both cuisines. Specialities from the menu include the beef rendang, the ikan sambal goreng and the babi panggang, a Peranakan grilled pork dish that’s served with a zesty sauce. The desserts at Straits Chinese are also worth ordering – choose from favourites like the water chestnut with coconut milk, the longan jelly and the sago honeydew. Booking ahead is a must when planning to dine at this local legend in Singapore’s Keck Seng Tower.

47 Straits Chinese Restaurant – Keck Seng Tower Reviews

47 Reviews
Waiting time:Very good
Noise levels:Pleasant
Value for money:Good value
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Jeremy H.8 months ago · 179 reviews

Peranakan food. Restaurant takes pride in the food they serve. Family & i hooked that we bring friends along on subsequent visits to taste the good food.

Eileen G.9 months ago · 4 reviews

First time trying out Straits Chinese Restaurant and the experience was delightful for all of us. The nonya dishes were exceptional and the service was remarkable. We were all very impressed; considering we actually picked the restaurant randomly and with totally no expectation. Definitely going back there again. (And yes, the Buah Keluak is the highlight for me). x

Maurice O.a year ago · 1 review

Awesome good, excellent service!! Special mentions go to the bak wan soup, the ayam buah keluak, the beef rendang, and the impressive otah! All dishes were served within 10mins. Rice was served straight from bowl to place by the friendly staff! Truly the one-stop Peranakan place!! 😊👍🏻

Angela S.a year ago · 1 review

Superb Peranakan food and friendly staff! I’ll definitely come back again. Prices are very reasonable. We had a private dining area. Although the place was full during lunch time, the staff assigned to our table did a very good job in attending to our needs. All the staff donned pretty nonya dresses!

Raymond C.4 months ago · 3 reviews

Restaurant serves authentic Nonya food. Servings were of the right size. However, the restaurant is located underground and it can be inconvenient for the elderly and handicapped. It's a pity that a few dishes were also unavailable at the time of order around 6.45pm,when dinner only started at 6. It's Michelin Bib Gourmand title only extends to its food. Lots of improvements required to elevate its bib gourmand status to a star graded restaurant. In short, good food but need lots of attention to improve its own customers service

Yossiree L.a year ago · 1 review

The food was good. However, we went with 10 pax and there was 7-8 pax set in the menus of around 170++. They asked us to top up another 2 person which we did (19++ each). Came out the food was so small (size of 7-8 pax). And we only recieved 2 additional soup (and may be rice) out if the top up sets not additional quantity of food. They were nice but please do a fair set calculation.

Michael U.a year ago · 1 review

Great place near our office. We needed a large space for a lunch time work celebration. Had a party of 15 and this was arranged with no fuss. Great good. Although I'm not local {6years in Singapore} my local work colleagues loved the food. So did I. Great value for money.

Diane Y.a year ago · 1 review

I love the food and although it was over Chinese New Year period, service staff tried their best to attend to us promptly with very good energy. For the quality of the food and service standards, I will recommend this place.

Alex C.a year ago · 1 review

Food was good especially the ayam buakualak. Ordered other food like satay babi, curry fish head, chup chye,otak otak,ngoh nghian,but was disappointed with the hainanese pork chop - it came as a plate of ketchup infused onion and fries more than any pork chop i can find.

YiHan L.a year ago · 4 reviews

Tried their ayam buah keluah, babi pong tay, curry fish head, chap chye, kueh pie ti, and durian pengat. Great food and service! Only disappointing dish was the kueh pie ti which was not crispy and tasty enough.