We may not have the ever-popular American chain Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘n Waffles here in Singapore, but we sure do have a couple of spots that dish out the ultimate soul food–chicken and waffles–in generous portions no less. In this list, we offer nine restaurants which will definitely satiate your hankering for deep-fried chicken and waffles.
Previously only available as a weekend menu item, Chix Hot Chicken which specialises in serving Nashville-style hot chicken has introduced the Chix & Waffles to its main menu so all may indulge in some spicy fried chicken and waffles any day of the week. But that’s not the best part. Since the cafe is a fried chicken restaurant after all, Chix allows you to choose your choice of chicken to pair with the delicious waffle slices. So if you don’t want to get messy with the dry rub thigh or wings, you can always opt for the tenders instead.
Here’s a Melbourne-inspired cafe serving fried chicken and waffles with a Korean twist. Paired with refreshing pickled daikon and kimchi, the buttermilk fried chicken holds up well even as you dig into the uber crispy base first. Other signatures worth sharing include the Dew Swordfish Pasta, French Toast and Aussie Crumpet.
At halal-certified restaurant Citrus By The Pool, enjoy succulent chicken chunks alongside a round and fluffy waffle. Go ahead and douse your chicken and waffle with their homemade citrus syrup before you indulge.
When you’re in the mood for brunch, head to Clinton St Bakery Company & Restaurant. What you’ll get is a soft vanilla buttermilk waffles with honey-Tabasco sauce, their signature warm maple butter, and of course, chicken that’s deep-fried to perfection.
At minimalist-inspired cafe For The People, the signature Fried Chicken & Waffles take centrestage. Here, enjoy a crispy yet juicy boneless chicken thigh served atop a full Belgian waffle; the dish also marries sweet with savory effortlessly thanks to a maple syrup drizzle.
For chicken and waffles with a local flair, try Grub’s Har Cheong Fried Chicken and Waffles. Not only does this dish pair the shrimp paste marinated fried chicken with a chunky and crisp waffle, it also offers a spicy Sambal Mayo which easily pulls the entire meal together.
Known for its mouth-watering Honey Butter Garlic Wings, Korean-inspired joint Kong Cafe’s Savoury Waffle is not to be missed as well. Besides the Smoked Salmon and Sausage option, there is also the glorious Fried Chicken selection, and that offers a generous chicken chunk served alongside two halves of a warm, buttered waffle.
Presenting some of the funkiest waffle combinations around is Revelry, with their signature chicken and waffles, along with others like prawn avocado waffle burger, and waffles with eggs benedict and torched hollandaise sauce.
Think of chicken and waffles, think of Yardbird. This US-hailing label has become synonymous with poultry, and does a hell of a good job satisfying all cravings of Southern fried chicken. Get an order of the Chicken ‘N’ Watermelon ‘N’ Waffles, which entices with its cheddar cheese waffle and spiced watermelon.