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#228 of 1,713 Chinese in Singapore
#1,097 of 9,799 Restaurants in Singapore
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Nestled in the heart of Singapore's Jalan Besar Heritage Trail, Wan He Lou offers the best of Chinese cuisine at the most affordable prices. Come experience our award winning Chef "Lobster" Lau's Original Signature Lobster Porridge and many favorite mouth-watering Chinese cuisines in a comfortable and cosy setting.
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Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Asian, Chinese, Seafood, Singaporean
FEATURES
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Seating, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered their delivery for my mum Birthday. Food was average. Lobster Porridge was a really big disappointment. But what's worst is their customer service/service recovery. On the very last min when the food was going to dispatched from their restaurant they call and told me...that that one of the dishes was unavailable due to their stock not arrived and they would issue a refund. To me its unacceptable , if stock is unavailable you could have let me know days before the delivery or even in the morning or at the very least hours before the delivery to give me source for alternative food etc.. What's worst is they don't even find any wrong in this way of doing business. I would not recommend ordering their take away. Dinning might taste better but service definitely turn me off. And i recommend you avoid before having your day ruined.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

7 pax but the 3 Lobster(halves) Porridge enough for 6. Restaurant could have offered per pax portioning by topping up a little. The Kurobata Pork truffles with sesame sauce very tender. The menu should have pictures so we don't have to imagine what the dishes...look like and makes ordering easier.More

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Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 15 December 2020 via mobile

Chosen the Beauty World outlet specially to try the limited time Christmas menu which comprises of theTwin Appetizer Platter (Cold Abalone & Crispy Lobster Roll), Signature Lobster Porridge, Hokkaido Scallop with Ice Plant in Sesame Truffle Sauce, Steam Empurau Fish and Thai Coconut Pudding with...Superior Birds' Nest. The appetizer was alright (nothing special but was served piping hot), the ice plant with the scallop is interesting with a unique crunch. The 2 mains, Lobster Porridge and Empurau Fish, were our favourite. When the lobster porridge was first being served, it tasted bland. However, after letting it settled for a while and stirring it gently, the fragrance and sweetness started lingering.  The broth/soup tasted awesome! Just that the lobster looks pretty small. The Empurau fish was well handled and retained its original freshness. We love it for sure! The whole meal ended well with the dessert. Will be back for sure. As for the restuarant ambience, it's pretty simple and nothing much to comment.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 16 November 2020

We visit this place solely for our lobster porridge craving. The rest of the servings are quite small portions. Wanted more lobsters but need to order big servings of porridge too.

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Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 11 November 2020

Disappointed with the outlet at Maude road. Place was run down & dirty, my request to reserve crab was miss out..telling me it’s sold out!!!

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Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 15 September 2020

Great service provided and the lobster porridge did not disappoint, with rich soup base and fresh lobster.

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Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 22 February 2020 via mobile

We came here regularly, at lease 4-5 times per year at lease. We alway order 2 lobsters per porridge. The broth is incredible, very addictive. Per head is about $36, plus a small Tiger beer.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 18 February 2020

The best lobster porridge! Tastiest salted egg crispy lotus root chip is a must order item too. Will visit again!

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Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 17 February 2020

We found one of the staff (young man) wasn't pleasant and patient when we requested him for some food recommendation. At end of our dinner, we asked him to take group photo for us but he was not happy when we requested for 2 more...photos.More

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Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 7 February 2020

Of course the lobster porridge is the best, but there were deep fried lotus root which was also delicious. They did not have draught beer which is why my Japanese tourist friends were disappointed but the food was quite something. The dessert was a little...boring as well but their main dish redeems them and so they deserve the 5 rating!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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