Whampoa Keng Fish Head Steamboat (Balestier)

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Whampoa Keng Fish Head Steam Boat Restaurant provides the finest culinary experience. In 1990, Mr Keng went into the food business by himself in the teeming Whampoa area and brought fame to the district with his many signature dishes. Under the dynamic leadership of Mr Keng, Whampoa Keng group of restaurants have grown from a single hawker stall to owning a chain of profitable food outlets with its own central kitchen and catering arm. To date, his group of restaurants has won many awards with the ultimate culinary accolade for fish head steamboat, being recognised as one of the four heavenly kings in Singapore.

556 Balestier Road
Singapore 329872

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11:00am - 01:00am

11:00am - 01:00am

11:00am - 01:00am

11:00am - 01:00am

11:00am - 01:00am

11:00am - 01:00am

11:00am - 01:00am

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Haven’t eaten this in forever! The famous har cheong gai has literal sound effects - a very loud crunch when you bite in. Can taste the salted fish & crunchy beansprouts in salted egg fried rice. The salted egg pork ribs were boneless and amazingly tender too. Not cheap but such a satisfying dinner!

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Many working around the area may recognise this restaurant, due to its quality dishes. I must say, the Sliced Fish Bittergourd Soup (~$8, comes with a free drink) is really good, as you can taste that the soup indeed has natural ingredients, making it really refreshing and addictive. The fish slices were extremely fresh I must say, but they did not give many pieces sadly 😢

Feature :
1. Signature fish head steamboat soup (Batang Sliced Fish), $40.
Its comforting, flavourful and the fish were fresh, and they gave extra soup.
2. Specialty Food Street Tofu, $14.
My son favourite dish, he literally finished this by himself, the gravy very tasty, cooked with egg and dried shrimp.

3. Salted Egg Yolk Sotong, $20
Very tasty, coated with thick salted egg sauce.

4. Deep Fried Nan Lu Pork Belly, $16.
The pork belly tender.

Currently they have promo free island wide delivery daily for orders with a min spend of $50 and also 15% off for pick up orders.

For view menu, can visit Http://Whampoakeng.getz.co. 📍Whampoa Keng.
556 Balestier Road.

The signature steamboat here comes with 3 types of fish options (in order of price from lowest): bardan fish, red garoupa, bucket pomfret in 4 different sizes. We got the largest size for the red garoupa (for 8pax+) at $75!

The broth from the soup is rich, flavorful and well balanced. Apart from the thick slices of fish, there are yam chunks, seaweed, cabbage along with 30 other herbs and ingredients that are said to go inside! It is said that the use of charcoal elevates the flavor by adding that robust smokiness.

The menu here is rather extensive for a comprehensive dining experience. We ordered several other dishes.

Fu Rong omelette [L-$16]

Deep friend prawn rolls [S-$14]

Specialty Food Street Tofu [L-$26]
This dish is prepared by steaming the blend of mashed silken tofu with egg mixture before steaming then topping it with the signature seafood sauce.

San lor horfun [L-$22]
Wok hei check box checked! Generous amount of fish. Just didn’t like the slightly undercooked beansprouts.

Mushroom with broccoli [L-$30]
You can’t really go wrong with this!

Marmite pork ribs [L-$27]
The kind that is diced into smaller chunks. Great sauce makes up for the fact that it’s not boneless.

Crispy yam basket with chicken [$24]
Slightly on the dry side for the yam ring, comes with a generous amount of shredded chicken!


Very generous amount of cereal on the deep fried prawns. Crispy shell.


Very very crunchy and crispy fish strips. The pork meat is boneless actually.