531A Upper Cross Street
#02-16 Hong Lim Market & Food Centre
Singapore 051531

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07:30am - 07:30pm

07:30am - 07:30pm


07:30am - 07:30pm

07:30am - 07:30pm

07:30am - 07:30pm

07:30am - 07:30pm

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They had the $6/$8/$10 options but I went with the $6 one. The $8 and $10 came with a larger bowl of soup with ingredients inside while the $6 one is just a tiny bowl 😅

Noodles cooked perfectly al-dente and wanton was nice and meaty. The portion of meat was quite generous and the salted fish on top provided a nice crunch. But would I queue and pay $6 for this? I would say this was worth trying once but I will go to other places to satisfy my bak chor mee cravings. While the bowl was huge, portion was quite little.

Finally get to try.... Kind of disappointed.
Noodles was overcooked. Shockingly. Taste was not enough. No taste of chilli n vinegar. Mmmm.... I was told its cooked by the owner's brother that day. Mmm....

The best I've had lately. Heard stories about them putting a lot of vinegar and while that's not wrong, the intense sambal actl pairs very well w the amount vinegar. Very harmonious and shiok

Meatball was good, the rest of the toppings were okay. Liver was cooked till there's a bit of red, but ultimately the texture wasn't anything special

Soup was not bad too, rather Meaty and clear, but otherwise not too crazy

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Everyone knows the #michelin star bak chor mee at Lavender. This Hong Lim stall is a completely seperate entity run by the nephew, and doesn't have a Star, just Bib Gourmand award.

It's a nice bowl of 𝗯𝗮𝗸 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗿 𝗺𝗲𝗲 ($6/8/10). Mee kia sported a sprightly bouncy bite and was coated heartily with chili and piquant vinegar.

Alas, my second visit here left me further disappointed, mainly from the meat components. Lavender stall was flawless — I still dream of the unbelievably bouncy non-powdery liver.

Here — decidedly pedestrian. Even the sole fish was alarmingly chewy and not crispy. Still maybe a solid 6.5, but 6.5s don't deserve Bib Gourmand awards. Not mincing my words, cos one pile of minced disappointment is enough. 🙅🏻‍♂️

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One of the best bcms i have had! All the ingredients were really delicious and complemented each other well. Sadly, the serving size is really small. Especially for the price i paid.. #burpple #sghawker #sgeats #sgfoodie #sgfoodies #sgfoodlover #honglimeats

The $8 bowl. 肉脞面
Hardworking Chef serious in boiling soup from good quality bones.
Consistently tender slices of pork, tasty pork balls, liver, handmade wanton & fried fish.
Signature egg noodles combined the spicy sauce nicely.

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