Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant

This long-established sprawling Cantonese restaurant consistently churns out great dim sum and Peking duck.

Average: 4 (1 vote)

There’s something to be said for a good ole reliable standby, like this classy Cantonese stalwart that has recently enjoyed a facelift. It now sports a more modern look, with unexpected details like cloud decorations on the pillars, and a revamped menu. But you can't go wrong with signatures like baked barbecue pork bun and steamed crab meat and egg white dumplings.

Every city has a big Chinese restaurant that has been around forever—you know, the type with sprawling dining areas that are always crowded, where food is churned out in endless streams and you always know what you’re getting. Wah Lok is one of them. Having been established for decades, it has a loyal following who come here for specialties dim sum and Peking duck as well as for the large assortment of dishes on the menu. 

With high ceilings, a cavernous interior and lots and lots of tables, this restaurant is suitably bright and noisy—and the food is delicious. We dove into the dim sum, ordering the highly recommended baked BBQ pork bun as well as a bunch of prawn and pork steamed items, and a couple of fried things including the rich carrot cake with XO sauce.

Small eats go a long way, and this restaurant is a good for big groups so you can order lots. We have never been disappointed here and we probably never will be.

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Venue Details
Address: Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant, 2/F 76 Bras Basah Rd., Singapore, Singapore
Phone: 6311-8188
Area: City Hall
Cuisine: Cantonese
Price Range: $$
Open since: July, 1988
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm; daily 6:30-10:30pm; Sun 11am-2:30pm
Reservation recommended, Parking available: at Carlton Hotel Singapore, Takeaway available
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