Food Review: Hualong Fishhead Steamboat

Hualong Fishhead Steamboat

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The coffeeshop was sardine packed during the dinner time, majority of tables apparently doted on Hualong Fishhead Steamboat, business was so good that we started worrying it was going to be a long wait for the food to serve, however, our concerns proven to be unfounded, all the dishes were delivered to our table in less than 15 minutes! Wow..incredible efficiency.

Hualong Charcoal Steamboat 28.8/38.8/48.8

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Hualong was not stingy with the fish – red grouper, the generous serving of fish chunks was probably the highlight with the steamboat, unfortunately, the broth was nothing too fanciful and too ordinary, missing the much needed tantalizing flavour that you would craving for more.

Hualong Fishhead Steamboat 9Signature Wok Fried White Bee Hoon 6.5/9/12/18

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If you have eaten the famous Sembanwang White Bee Hoon, you may find Hualong signature wok fried white bee hoon still a gap to close, the seafood essence may be sensory present on the tastebuds but the flavour was not robust enough to make a wow effect.

Sambal sweet potatoes leave 7/9/11

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Veggies seems not given too much the attention and the plate of sweet potatoes was a mediocre, the sambal was too tamed and missing the sambal kicks.

Signature Golden Sand Chicken 11/17/22

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Who can resist the fragrance of the salted egg yolk? The chicken chunks were coated with salted egg yolk and everyone’s folks sinuously moving back and forth between the month and the plate. Is it the best? Probably not as we have tried superior one, it could be better if additional egg yolk sauce can be doused over to give the extra “shiokness”.

Sauteed Venison with Black Pepper on Hotplate 13/17/21

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The venison was cooked in the hotpot, meat was tender and moist, black pepper seasoning helped to lift the overall flavour a notch up and one of the dish we highly recommended.

Lala sambal 10/15/20

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What could be more annoying when eating the lala with bit of grit found in the shell? How good the sambal became insignificant.

Braised Herbal Duck with Sea Cucumber 15/25/35

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The herb was a little too intense and the bitterness of the herb may not be a pleasant to some, a real good braised herbal duck has to be a good balance of herb’s flavour coupled with tender and juicy duck meat. Unfortunately both seems to be missing here.

House Special Red Grouper with Brinjai in Claypot 16/23/28

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Hualong seems to master hotplate or Claypot better than other dishes, besides the venison in hotplate, the house special red grouper with brinjai in claypot was another classic examples of a good culinary skills. Another worth to order dish here.

Hualong Fishhead Steamboat Verdict

Steamboat may be the main attraction at Hualong Fishhead Steamboat, however, the run of the mills steamboat in our opinion is not up to scratch with its ordinary broth. But if you are hankering for some reasonably good zi char, you can still be inspired by most of the dishes here.

Hualong Fishhead Steamboat

A: I Coffee Shop, Blk 347, Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, #01-2142, Singapore 560347

H: Daily 11.30am – 2.30pm, 4.30pm – 11.30pm

T: 6457 2275