Bak Kwa Price Index 2019 – Giving You The Most Bang For Your ‘Bak’

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Lunar New Year is just around the corner and you know what that means—the bak kwa season has arrived!

Among the many festive snack foods available, this sweet barbecued pork delight remains one of our top few must-haves. Sure, there are loads of brands out there selling the same thing and often we find ourselves returning to same old few.

Whether you’d rather go for the cheapest option or the best quality product out there, here we have compiled the price index of the most popular bak kwa stalls around for 2019 to give you the most bang for your bak.

Bee Cheng Hiang


A household brand that most of us are no strangers to, Bee Cheng Hiang is the go-to for delicious bak kwa. Priding themselves on using only the highest quality when it comes to their ingredients sans any artificial add-ons, this is definitely one brand you can count on to make your guests (and yourself) satisfied.

Sliced pork: S$56/kg
Minced pork: S$54/kg
Chilli pork: S$58/kg
Golden coin: S$56/kg

Bee Cheng Hiang
Multiple outlets islandwide
Tel: +65 6500 0888


Occupying just a small unit in People’s Park Food Centre, Bee Kim Heng is one of the most underrated bak kwa stalls in Singapore. Unknown to many, this humble stall has actually been around for over 50 years and the owner, Mr Teo Ah Thin, grills the bak kwa himself so as to ensure quality and consistency of his products.

Sliced pork: S$55/kg
Chilli bak kwa: S$58/kg

Bee Kim Heng
Blk 32 New Market Road
#01-1010 People’s Park Food Centre
Singapore 050032
Tel: +65 6535 0735
Daily: 9.30am – 8pm
Nearest Station: Chinatown



Having started out in the late 1960s, Fragrance is one bak kwa brand that needs no further introduction. The award-winning brand is one of Singapore’s fastest growing chains who pride themselves on using the highest quality of ingredients to maintain customer satisfaction.

Sliced bak kwa: S$56/kg
Chilli bak kwa: S$58/kg
Gold coin bak kwa: S$56/kg
Honey bak kwa: S$56/kg

Multiple outlets islandwide
Tel: +65 6257 8608

Kim Hock Guan Bak Kwa
Photo Credit: Kim Hock Guan


What sets Kim Hock Guan apart from the rest of the brands is their consistency in using only sliced lean meat instead of minced meat, resulting in a chewier texture and sliced bak kwa that isn’t too heavy on the oil—perfect for the health conscious!

BBQ sliced pork: S$53/kg
Spicy sliced pork: S$58/kg

Kim Hock Guan
180 Bencoolen Street
#01-25 The Bencoolen (adjacent to OG Albert)
Singapore 189646
Tel: 68357118
Nearest Station: Bugis

Kim Joo Guan


Kim Joo Guan’s bak kwa is well sought-after for good reason. Said to be made using a secret recipe that has been passed down over 4 generations, their bak kwa originates from Fujian and retains its traditional taste till today.

Traditional pork slice: S$55/kg
Chilli pork slice: S$57/kg

Kim Joo Guan
257 South Bridge Road
Singapore 058806
Tel: +65 6225 5257
Daily: 9.30am – 8.30pm
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer

Lim Chee Guan
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Known for perpetual queues throughout the year and insanely long ones when the Lunar New Year approaches, Lim Chee Guan serves one of the most consistent and delectable renditions of the well-loved barbecued beef jerky. The queues can go up to an hour long so do remember to head down early before the crowds gather for some last-minute New Year’s shopping!

Currently, the retail prices for their bak kwa are as follows:

Normal: S$52/kg
Chilli: S$54/kg
Mini BBQ pork: S$48/kg
Beef: S$52/kg
Fish: S$48/kg
Prawn: S$50/kg
Gold coin: S$48/kg

Lim Chee Guan
203 New Bridge Road
Singapore 059429
Tel: +65 6933 7230
Daily: 9am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Chinatown

New Eastern Kim Tee Bak Kwa Sliced Bak Kwa


Starting out from humble roots, turning his interest into passion and passion into a business, founder, Mr Teo Kim Tee began his own signature brand—New Eastern (Kim Tee) Dried and Minced Pork—back in 1976, setting up shop in the heart of Serangoon Gardens. 100% hand-made, their bak kwa is made considerably thinner than most, allowing the complex smoky aromas and sweet, porky flavours to melt on the tongue.

Signature bak kwa: S$50 – S$58/kg
Sliced bak kwa: S$54 – S$62/kg
Chilli bak kwa: S$52- S$60/kg

New Eastern Kim Tee Bak Kwa (Flagship)
22 Maju Avenue
Serangoon Gardens
Singapore 556695
Tel: +65 6283 2829
Daily: 10am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Serangoon

Sang Hock Guan
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A hole-in-the-wall shop in Ang Mo Kio, Sang Hock Guan is easy to miss but one we promise you should keep a lookout for. They are a family-owned business which, though may not be as recognised as the big brands, have their own pool of loyal customers purchasing their products yearly. In fact, their bak kwa is said to be comparable to the famous Lim Chee Guan! Well, you would try it to believe it!

Sliced pork bak kwa: S$53/kg
Chilli bak kwa: S$55/kg

Sang Hock Guan
Block 163
#01-446 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4
Singapore 560163
Tel: +65 6458 7374
Daily: 9.30am – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: Yio Chu Kang

Photo Credit:Siang Ge


Siang Ge takes pride in creating their own bak kwa recipes that will leave you satisfied till the very last bite. The company imports their meat all the way from Brazil and the kitchen is helmed by their head chef who has more than 20 years of experience in this industry, so you know you are in for the real deal. Besides, their bak kwa is one of the cheapest you can find in Singapore!

Classic bak kwa: S$42/kg
Chilli bak kwa: S$50/kg
Chicken bak kwa: S$50/kg

Siang Ge
275 Jalan Kayu
Singapore 799503
Tel: +65 6483 3368
Daily: 9am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Sengkang

Tunglok Heen Ba Kwa


Most of us only know Tung Lok for their mouthwatering Chinese specialities, but did you know that they actually flame-grill their own Pork Bak Kwa in very limited quantities? Their classic bak kwa boasts sweet and savoury succulent meat that has enough bite and pleasant hints of smokiness.

Sliced pork (Honey-glazed / Spicy): S$70/kg

TungLok Group
Multiple restaurants islandwide