5 Spots To Satisfy Your Fried Chicken Cravings

TL;DR – Our guilty pleasure. 

Every once in a while it’s really okay to have a cheat day,  just so that you can indulge in some juicy, crunchy and satisfyingly greasy fried chicken.

Here are 5 new spots for you to check out!

1. Two Wings

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The crispy, golden fried chicken served at Two Wings are made from the Chef’s 40-year old secret family recipe. The chicken wings are first marinated overnight in a premium batter mixture with the addition of fragrant sesame oil and the family’s prized recipe. The following day, the wings are then lovingly and meticulously massaged personally by the Chef to strain the excess marinade off the chicken. As every order of chicken is fried upon ordering, you don’t have to worry about dealing with dry, greasy and soggy chicken. The chicken comes paired with different flavours like the Singapore Chilli Crab and the zesty Salted Egg Yolk sauce which is generously slathered on top of the chicken, and the original Heritage flavour which comes paired with a piquant homemade chicken rice-style chili dipping sauce. There is an extensive menu of a la carte, lunch box and set meal options serving not only fried chicken, but also rice boxes, salads, burgers and more. You could order their a la carte fried chicken option of drumlets and wings which are priced at $8.90 for 6 pieces, $12.90 for 9 pieces, $27.90 for 20 pieces and if you’re feeling exceptionally peckish then you could get a whopping 50 pieces of chicken for $69.90.

Location:

Essen At The Pinnacle, #01-01
No. 1 Cantonment Road
The Pinnacle @ Duxton
(Tanjong Pagar MRT)

Opening Hours:

Monday – Sunday
11:30am – 9pm

Location:

Timbre +
73A Ayer Rajah Crescent,
JTC LaunchPad @ one-north

Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday
11am – 10pm

Closed on Sunday

2. Black Nut

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Black Nut is a gastrobar located in the Emerald Hill Road area built inside of a restored double-storey shophouse. The nondescript entrance to Black Nut may be hidden in plain sight to pedestrians on the street, however they definitely won’t able to miss the two giant handwoven lanterns hanging above the door. The restaurant has an Asian-inspired light bites menu and one of their star dishes would have to be their version of Asian Fried Chicken (AFC). There are 4 flavours to select from and would definitely be a great option for sharing – har cheong kai (cantonese-style shrimp-paste wings), soy lickin good (soy-honey-ginger glazed wings), swicy hot chick (sweet & spicy Korean gochujang paste wings) and not a cock up (deep fried premium pinnacle vodka-infused crispy wings). You can order 4 wings for $12 or 8 wings for $20 and you could their beef or chicken burgers with an Asian-Peranakan twist.

Location:

2 Emerald Hill Rd,
Singapore 229287

Opening Hours:

Monday – Sunday
5PM–2AM

3. Bird Bird Singapore

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Bird Bird located on the eastern part of Singapore is a chicken-centric joint that serves quality, artery-clogging dishes. You can get your fill of comfort food with classic dishes like their mac and cheese, curly fries (with a side of cheesy black truffle mayo or spicy Sriracha mayo), salads or even their succulent, milk-braised pork and honey mustard glazed donut. Ultimately, the humble chicken reigns supreme at Bird Bird and you can choose from their original Southern Fried Chicken (which has been brined in aromatic Old Bay Seasoning and immersed in buttermilk to tenderise the meat), served with a thick homemade chicken gravy or their Thai-inspired Bangkok Fried Chicken (which is tossed with a mix of fragrant kaffir lime, lemongrass and garlic). They have two serving portions which is priced as $25 for half a chicken and $49 for a whole chicken. The cool thing about this is that you’ll get to taste and appreciate fried chicken from two completely different cultures without even traveling out!

Location:

97 Frankel Ave
Singapore 458222


Opening Hours:

Tuesday – Sunday
11AM–11PM

Closed on Monday

4. No. 5 Emerald Hill

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No. 5 Emerald Hill is an European-inspired pub that has been leading Singapore’s innovative and growing cocktail scene since it opened for business in 1991. This spot serves up a good selection of signature and classic cocktail mixes, with a decent range of wine, tap & bottled beers, shots and soda pops. While you’re enjoying your beer or martini, you could even try out their succulent Crispy Prawn Paste Chicken Wings ($12++) or better known as Har Cheong Gai in Cantonese. It is essentially chicken wings that has been marinated in Chinese wine, shrimp paste & other aromatic condiments, coated with a smooth, silky batter and then deep fried to perfection. There’s no better way to unwind and relax after a long day of work, than to chill out at the pub’s long bar or play a couple rounds of pool on the second-floor of their alfresco terrace.

Location:

5 Emerald Hill Road
Singapore 229289


Opening Hours:

Monday – Thursday
12PM–2AM

Friday & Saturday
12PM–3AM

Sunday
5PM–2AM

5. The Beast

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The Beast located within the vicinity of the Arab Street hood’ is representing the American South by bringing home-style comfort food to Singapore. The hallmark of the Southern American cuisine has definitely got to be the humble fried chicken. The Beast serves the traditional Southern Fried Chicken ($20++) which is simply brined overnight with a combination of spices and peppers and then coated in a crispy butter-milk biscuit crust. The Chicken & Waffle ($20++) is also one the restaurant’s unique signature dish that comes with a portion of juicy, boneless fried chicken thigh served on top of a crisp waffle and with a side of their own bourbon maple-butter syrup. There’s definitely no better way than to celebrate your love for fried chicken than to just eat unlimited servings of it paired with a cold glass of beer, right? If you totally nodded your head in agreement then you’re definitely in luck, because The Beast has a special All-You-Can-Eat-Chicken promotion ($25++) every Tuesday, for people who just really really love fried chicken – it comes with an unlimited flow of Southern Fried Chicken, a special ‘chicken-flavour-of-the-week’, sides, cornbread and dessert!!

Location:

17 Jln Klapa
Singapore 199329


Opening Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday
5PM–12AM

Thursday & Friday
5PM–1AM

Sunday
10AM–5PM



Author: Mel Tan

Food & Travel Writer. I eat, dream & breathe food. Passionate about the South East Asian Cuisine & Culture.


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