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Old Bibik's Peranakan Kitchen

££ - £££
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Joo Chiat
Asian, Malaysian, Chinese, Minority Chinese, Halal
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190 Changi Road #01-01 MDIS Building, Singapore 419974, Singapore
+65 8450 7996
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the fried chicken wings, and the fish with onions and chilli. The chicken wings were really good with the belacan they provided. The fish was the kicker. It LOOKED like a boring inconspicuous dish but tasted REALLY good. Super authentic. The sauce is some awesome mix that I can't figure out. Location is set in a light industrial... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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195 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Myself and two friends popped in for lunch a week ago. It was in a block of offices/shops along Upper Changi Road. The ambience is nothing to shout about but the food was tasty and the service was excellent. We had a modified form of ngoh hiang, curtle fish fried with turnip (a truly Peranakan dish), sweet potatoe leaves fried... More 

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Thank Cynthia L
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, and great recommendations! Spring rolls, a seafood-based starter and a beef rendang which were all amazing! Better rendang than the one I had in KL! Will definitely be returning!

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1 Thank Nadine O
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Ive been to the airport road branch for family dinner. The taste so fantastic. I like the mutton rendang the most. For peranakan, indonesian food lovers, must try !!! The place is spacious. Baby chairs provided. And it's like a mini galery restaurant that showcases lots of beautiful photos, whom the owner is a photographer. PS: it could be even... More 

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1 Thank Luvalexa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We organised our baby shower party at Old Bibik, and are extremely pleased with how everything went. The service, organisation, food, and ambience were nothing short of fantastic - all our guests thoroughly enjoyed the party, and many commented that the food was really good. From the start, Old Bibik has been quick to respond to our queries, and the... More 

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1 Thank Sherman C
Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This eatery is no longer at Lavender Food Square. It is currently located at 190 Changi Road # 01-01, MDIS Building. It is a short walk away from Eunos MRT Station and a Halal certified restaurant. There are also ample parking spaces along Changi Road. We have eaten here several times but we never get sick and tired of the... More 

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Riga
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575 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This place don't serve a fancy food, but they are serving food from the heart! There is a story behind why & what! Food is nicely cooked, full of flavors and love! Food is simple, but worth to try! Casual dining is the NEW BLACK!!!

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1 Thank Aigars S
Singapore
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

I am here the second time. Simply coming here to satisfy my cravings for nonya cuisine. This place is just beside MDIS, Eunos. Great food! Slightly expensive but I love the beef rendang and rempah ayam goreng. Staff is very polite and courteous too!! I will be recommending friends to here to dine more often.

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1 Thank phooneyy
Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Have came across Old Bibik's when walked by the MDIS building in Eunos. It is only about 5 mins walk away from the train station. Since they have been known for the rendang so I was giving their Chicken Rendang set meal as shot. Sadly it was quite disappointed. I have been eating drumsticks for the past 3 days and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

As their tagline suggests, this is "Casual Nonya Dining at Wallet Friendly Prices" with no service charge and GST! The food was delicious - the beef rendang was sufficiently tender and the ayam buah keluak was nicely braised. We also tried the "ju hu char", which is shredded turnip slow cooked with an assortment of vegetables and dried cuttlefish. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian, Chinese, Minority Chinese, Halal
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Changi Road #01-01 MDIS Building, Singapore 419974, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Joo Chiat
  • Neighbourhood: Joo Chiat
  • Phone Number: +65 8450 7996
Description
Old Bibik serves up great tasting Nonya food at wallet friendly prices. Our hearty set meals include a choice of painstakingly prepared chicken, beef, mutton or fish and comes with rice, vegetables, pickles (achar), egg slice, belacan chili and soup. Aside from an array of set meals, we also occasionaly whip up great tasting Chef Specials such as Ikan Assam Pedas (spicy fish), Ayam Ponteh (Chicken stew), Assam Prawns (Tamarind prawns), Ayam Buah Keluak and more...

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is packed with colourful shops, local characters, and quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are visible as well, with modern cafes, bars, and shops abounding. Visit Joo Chiat to take a break from the big city sights and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a laid-back and local vibe.
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