This Legendary Stall at Lavender Serves One Of The Best Roast Pork & Char Siew In Singapore!

This legendary stall honestly needs no introduction! For those who have not tried them yet, you are seriously missing out! If you’re looking for some scrumptious roasted meats, 88 Hong Kong Roast Meat Specialist is a stall you definitely have to check out! Known to serve one of the best roast pork and char siew in Singapore, their snaking long queues of loyal customers can certainly attest to that! What makes this stall so famous? Let’s have a look!

Legendary Roast Meat Stall At Lavender

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The owner Martin Ong, started his first stall at Tampines and was originally trained in Western Cuisine! He soon after developed his own technique for roasting pork after years of experimenting. Looks like all his hard work has certainly paid off! Having opened his flagship stall at Lavender last year, he is finally able to use the old-school method of charcoal roast for his meats! This gives the roasted meats a beautiful char, infused with an amazing smokiness which elevates them to another level! As most stalls use a gas oven to cook their meats, it is one of the reasons why 88 Hong Kong is set apart from the rest and continues to be rated one of the best in Singapore!

Scrumptious Roast Pork & Char Siew!


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For the best of both worlds, the Roast Pork and Char Siew Rice ($8) is definitely the way to go! The roast pork is air-dried for at least 24 hours, giving it a super crispy skin after it’s roasted. Bite into the skin and you’ll get the most satisfying crackling sound! The meat is tender and juicy, with a beautiful layer of fats that simply melts in your mouth! Every bite brings a burst of flavour making it seriously delicious!

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Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, in comes the char siew! The pork loin is first braised with a sweet malt sugar marinate, before roasting it to utter perfection. The glorious meat is then coated with a dark sauce, giving the char siew its rich flavour. The sauce leans more on the sweet side, with it being really flavourful and having a slightly caramelized taste. The pork is beautifully caramelized with the perfect ratio of fat to lean meat, and melts almost immediately on the first bite! With every bite bringing you a taste of smokiness and sweetness, coupled with the heavenly meat, this char siew is simply to die for! Definitely a must-try!


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Hurry Try 88 Hong Kong Roast Meat Specialist Today!

88 Hong Kong also serves a pretty tasty roasted duck as well so be sure to try it when you’re there! Having mentioned how popular this stall is, don’t be surprised to see a long queue if you’re there! Head down early if you want to avoid the queues! Hurry down and try one of the best roasted meat stalls in Singapore today!

Address: 308 Lavender St., Singapore 338814

Operating Hours: Wed to Sun, 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Cover Photo: @honnomnoms (Instagram), @thechuanster (Instagram)

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