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Chilli Padi

££ - £££
Joo Chiat
Asian, Singaporean, Vegetarian Friendly
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11 Joo Chiat Place #01-03 | Katong, Singapore 427744, Singapore
+65 6275 1002
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Chilli Padi is one of my favourite hang outs. The restaurant is located at Joo Chiat Road and it is definitely in the best Vietnamese area of Singapore. Although the restaurant's location was out of the way, it didn't stopped regulars from making their way there. The manageress was delightful and made lots of suggestions, all of which we followed.... More 

Thank MVI888
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food and service. Love the rendang chicken and otak. If you look for Nyoya food in Singapore, you may try this one.

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The food here is delicious and very authentic. I tried almost all of the dishes on the menu and I have nothing bad to say. Portions are good and prices are reasonable. Also located in a very authentic Peranakan location. Shout outs would be the dry mee siam, fish head curry, squid ink & buah keluak. One thing that they... More 

Thank kimchixo
Nemours, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Very authentic, nice Peranakan food in a basic setting with great service. Great value for money. Try it!

Thank Lucvdha
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Eating can be an awesome, and on should visit Chilli Padi in Joo Chiat for that. Joo Chiat is a food heaven road in Singapore.

Thank Mir K
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great, wonderful, classic, and pure taste of nyonya food, complimented by lovely staff. Highly recommended.

Thank Skunk S
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stumbled upon this little resto along Joo Chiat road and it turned out to be one of the most memorable experience from our trip. We wanted to try a good Singaporean resto before we left the country since we've been eating at hawker stalls. We found the place inviting, the food good and service amazing. Shout out to Julio,... More 

Thank AshleyRan
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Was there with friends. One was keen to try the cuisine as it is more unique in Singapore as I understand it. We had a lot of food, cannot recall any of the names etc. but we all left happy enough and replete. I ordered a randang and it was really good. Don't think the price was too exorbitant either.

Thank LoftusroadW12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Chilli Padi is one of my favorite bars near my house. Everytime i have mates whose not from around here, i will always bring them here to start our pre drinks. The drinks are cheap, they have special promotions, like 3 Jugs of beer for only 50++ and you can choose to consume that in one night or go back... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Everything went very smoothly at my mum's recent 80th surprise birthday lunch. 'Lio and his team did a great job and the food was very good too. Well done and thanks a bunch!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Singaporean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Joo Chiat Place #01-03 | Katong, Singapore 427744, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Joo Chiat
  • Neighbourhood: Joo Chiat
  • Phone Number: +65 6275 1002
One of the more popular Peranakan restaurants in Singapore, the Chilli Padi Nyonya Restaurant has won high accolades from publications such as Wine and Dine and the Singapore Tatler.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Joo Chiat

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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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