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“Disappointment and Expensive”

Seng Kee Black Chicken Herbal Soup
Ranked #2,888 of 11,876 Restaurants in Singapore
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Had a very DISAPPOINTING dinner session at Seng Kee Restaurant (Changi Road) during our first and very likely the last time there. Disappointments as follows:

- Black Chicken Herbal Soup is extremely EXPENSIVE, at S$13.00 per bowl.
Each order is small enough and not enough for one person. Defintely NOT CHEAP in my personal opinion.

- Ordered another fried Prawn cracker type (very thin sliced like fried fish cake type) . Priced at S$11.00 with about 8 pieces I think, so each piece is about S$1.50 !! EXPENSIVE!!

The total bill presented was S$43.00 (for a family of 2 adult and 1 child):
- chicken herbal soup (portion not even enough of one person at S$13.00 !!),
- brocolli with mushrooms,
- fried prawn cracker,
- fried egg,
- three bowls of rice.

Remarks:

- No drinks ordered.

- All the dishes were ordered "small".

- The bill was given as soon as all the dishes were served.



As I was already disappointed with the portion of the chicken soup and with charge of S$13.00 per bowl, I checked the bill and realised a mysterious item with illegible handwriting decription item stated as S$1.00. I enquired with the staff and was told that it is the "ar char" item (mixed spicy vege/fruit served in small saucer) served with the fried prawn cracker dish.

If you do not check the bill properly, the customers would have been charged with an item that they did not order. I asked for the "ar char" and the 3 packets of wet tissues to be returned.

The total bill became S$41.50 !!!??? (after S$1 deduction of the "ar char" and 3 wet tissues returned. How did the 3 packet of wet tissues sum up to S$0.50?). Anyway, with so much disappointment with the food and pricey items, I was not bothered about the confusing mathematics calculation that the staff made.

If you are visiting this place, please check the bill properly.

IMHO, Value for money definitely POOR.

Hope to see improvements in Value for Money and Clarity in Billing.

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Thank Robin-Sngapore
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Reviewed 27 March 2012

Steam fish- best!
mee suah- die die must try-great for confinement!
crab tang hoon - yummy!
everything is fresh & good.
From one coffeeshop to 4 now on same stretch, there must be a reason!

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Thank Yummyms
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Reviewed 25 December 2011

If you like Mee Sua, you will definetely like this stall. The soup has a strong herbal flavor.


Good thing about this stall is you can have it middle of the night when you are feeling hungry.

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1  Thank KeithLim
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Reviewed 7 November 2011

Have a go at the steamed fish or the stew mee suah. Fish is very fresh!

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Thank NelsonWee
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Reviewed 30 January 2008

good

Thank hansinchia
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