Lei Garden Cantonese Restaurant, Chijmes, Singapore

Best Roast Pork in Singapore

I’m eating at a much faster rate than I blog, and this is a problem when there are so many food places in Singapore that I want to blog about.

In the Singapore food scene, Lei Gardens Restaurant is known to be one of the best Cantonese restaurants, and it has been on my list of must try restaurants in Singapore.

They have recently undergo a makeover to freshen up the image of the restaurant. Having never visited Lei Gardens at Chijmes previously, I cannot comment on the changes, but the new interior is classy and contemporary, while retaining the touch of a Chinese restaurant. On my two visits, services were flawless, the staff members were polite and friendly, conscious of diners need yet not overly intruding.

Best Roast pork in Singapore

Friends who have been to Lei Garden always raved about their to-die-for roast pork, and now I finally understand why. Especially if the Roast Pork in question happens to be this one in the picture; succulent and tender pork with a crispy top that’s roasted to a perfect shade of golden-brown. Every bite was so good that I hated the fact that there’s only nine tiny cubes. Oh no, there’s only eight pieces left.. five.. three.. last cube! Seriously, this is the best roast pork ever!

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I’m a big fan of dim sum and having been to many Dim Sum restaurants in Singapore, I was keen to try out Lei Garden to see how their dim sum would fare against the best dim sum that I’ve before.

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Lei Garden’s menu has the standard dim sum items like Har Gau, Siew Mai, Cheong Fun, but unfortunately they do not haveĀ  my favorite Custard buns and Char Siew Sou.

Anyway, we ordered Steamed Pork Dumpling ($5.80), Steamed Shrimp Dumpling ($5.80), Panfried Carrot Cake ($4.80), Steamed BBQ Honey Pork Bun ($4.30), Baked Mini Egg Tarts ($4,30), Steamed Cheong Fun ($5.80) and Steamed Shanghai xiaolongbao ($5.80).

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Most of the dim sums were fairly competent, but there wasn’t any particular one that stood out. In my opinion, Lei Garden’s dim sum are well-executed, they are definitely above average but personally, they probably are not among my top 5 dim sum restaurants in Singapore.

Tell me, which is your favorite Cantonese restaurant?

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Lei Garden Restaurant
30 Victoria Street
#01-24 Chijmes
Tel: +65 6339 3822

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so what happens when one is blogging at a much faster rate than they are eating.. they should eat FASTER?! LOL

yea, i also hate the idea of 9 measly pieces of anything. try 19, or 90. Now we’re talking.

Oh nice. I just went Lei Garden last weekend with my family and I thought the dim sum was pretty decent! The crispy pork was nice, and also, there was this yummy pork soup thing that I was too busy drinking to ask the name. I’m still in search of the perfect egg tart in Singapore, but I reckon the Lei Garden ones were not too bad. (:

would you say Lei Garden is better than Imperial Treasure? i’m a fan of Imperial Treasure’s food and Crystal Jade’s roasted pork is DELICIOUS!

will try Lei Garden when I’m at Chijmes tho. :)

ciki: are you blogging faster than you eat? In that case, you are hereby given permission to EAT FASTER! hahahaha

camemberu: yeah man, i will definitely go back for dinner next time

LFB: haha i’m on a mission to try out all the dim sum places in Singapore

chelle: yeah they are pretty decent, but only problem is i had tried better ones before. go yanting, their egg tarts and char siew sou are seriously very good :p

missyeley: hello there! i haven been to imperial treasure! is it really good? the best dim sum is at yanting! my other favorites are royal china and taste paradise!

felicia: I went there once, but it wasn’t very good. the custard buns were cold, maybe i should drop by again soon to give them a second chance

Ju: ooh cherry garden is good, definitely in my top 5! are we meeting for a dim sum feast soon?

caibao: Hello you! go to prive! haha

i recommend you to check out imperial treasure super peking duck at paragon. had tried their lobster noodles, peking duck and other delights for dinner.

imperial treasure’s regular dimsum is pretty good.

I would recommend Summer Pavillion @ Ritz Carlton, and Chef Chan’s at the Museum… they are definitely the best I’ve had :)

I thought Lei gardens was quite good, until i went to royal china, which is slightly better due to their competitive pricing and their generous portion, and of coz their roast meat is good!

havent been to yan ting though.

Oh no…. you made their truly evil roast pork the centre piece. You’ve accomplished your target of making ppl hungry :D

Whenever I go out for dim sum, I always save the custard tart for my very last bite. My favorite thing in the world — a bit of rich, flaky pastry with a center of warm, jiggly, eggy custard.

The restaurant in chimes is the worst place I ever been. It cost me $1007.87 for fish that is not fully cook, very bad beef , the scallop is not fresh and the veg is very bad taste. Omg pls wind up the business before it affect the reputation of the entire group!

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