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Koon Kee

Koon Kee Pub & Bar is a non-descript neighbourhood cornershop. The first impression when I walked in was the retro decorations. I loved the light colored mosaic tiles, whirling metal-caged fans to provide a bit of cooling air, the big rounded refrigerators, the many electric guitars hung up on the walls, the various collaterals from Volkswagen and Vespa. They seemed all over the place but I guess that is the charm of it all. Anyway, I was not there to understand the inspiration but I was there for the food.

Although this place is supposed to be a pub, the menu was nothing pub-like, comprising of mainly staples from Chinese and Thai cuisines.

I was there to try out the famous seafood horfun ($5) and it was really not bad! But of course, sans the long wait time despite the lack of crowd and the less-than-fresh seafood of course.

There was a distinct 'wok hei' that hit the nose at once I lifted the noodles close to my mouth. The noodles were delightfully soft and chewy, making it such a pleasure to eat. The gravy was also rather flavourful and had a good dose of minced garlic that lingered even after the meal. I did wished it was less salty and oily though.

The Malay mee goreng ($5) that the father ordered was also pretty delicious. It was sufficiently wet and had a good balance of sweet-sourness from tomato sauce and spiciness from chili. But for $5, I sort of expected a little more ingredients other than chopped up shrimp and egg.

I guess if I am in the mood to wait around and not in a hurry, I would not mind coming back again just for the noodles.

Koon Kee
66 Yio Chu Kang Road
Opp Serangoon Stadium
12 - 2.30pm, 6pm to 9.30pm
Closed Thursdays
Tel: 62881206


Boon said…
Hi Mia,

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