Blog raved and recommend restaurants to partake in The Punggol Settlement are ubiquitous online this year. But coming from the good people of The Punggol Settlement itself (we got in touch with them) should worth the traveling!
Now, from Familystaysg team, we give you 5 NOT TO MISS Family Friendly Restaurants that are worth bringing your kids here for a palatable meal and maybe an evening stroll by the awesome coast. You got nothing to lose but gain a few grams maybe, or just liked us made a few new friends with the nice folks here. The best part – we love sharing what we scooped for you, so do bookmark this down in case you are out of ideas of what to eat when you wake!
While… we will be coming up with individual reviews on these tantalizing dishes one by one! Wait for it!
JING LONG SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS #LEVEL1#
In the leading industry of Chilli Crabs to Fish head noodles for over 20 years of seafood-loving, Jing Long Seafood Restaurant started from Bedok as a humble zi char stall to the current Punggol hotspot for seafood goers. Pulling along a class of loyal customers who continuously supported and followed them thru the moving of location to Punggol. If you are planning for a local authentic dine-in with your family or friends, our recommendation goes to their scrummy dishes such as Beancurd with Crispy Salted Turnips, Red Groupa steamboat, Crispy Seafood Delight & Duck with Crepe and definitely their appetizing finger licking good Black Pepper Crab!
Opening hours: Lunch (11:30am to 2:30pm), Dinner (5:30pm to 10:30pm) | jinglongseafood.com.sg
SIMPLY PERANAKAN #LEVEL2#
Simply hauled by The Punggol Settlement people to move its primitive location for the past 10 years from Esplanade Mall to Punggol. Simply Peranakan served not only the classics like Bakwang Kepeting, Chap Chye, Ayam Buah Keluak, Assam Fish Head Curry and Ngoh Hiang but also a taste of home cook, heartfelt and unpretentious personal touch from the amiable Lady Boss. Not all Peranakan food are meant to be spicy, but an affable way of spending family time together to share and to enjoy. Find out what home cook dishes to order – specially bespoke by the Lady Boss.
Opening hours: Daily, 4 pm – 10 pm
PONGGOL SEAFOOD (OLD HOCK KEE) #LEVEL1#
Back to its original auspicious founding location after its relocations over the years by the Punggol Jetty, formerly known as Old Hock kee is an underrated restaurant only the true seafood connoisseur would know. Their signature seafood dishes such as Mee Goreng, Salted Egg Yolk Prawns, and Punggol famous Chilli Crab coupled with their handmade sauces promised to tantalize the mouth of gastronomist. Catering services are also available for take-outs and confinement meals.
Opening hours: Weekdays (11:30am to 2:30pm, 5:30pm to 10:30pm) | Weekends & Public Holidays ( 11:30am to 10:30pm)
IZAKAYA 95 #LEVEL2#
If slaving over the stove or grill just isn’t your thing, how about hopping by to the only Japanese small-plate dining restaurant and bar in The Punggol Settlement which offers an extensive menu of traditional charcoal grilled skewers at its best. Izakaya 95, with its stunning line-up of the freshest ingredients and Japanese techniques, discover the great selection of Japanese classic dishes liked Tori Negi, Kagoshima Buta, Hotate and Engiri King Mushroom coupled with their well-stocked collection of Suntory Premium Japanese beers, Yamazaki 18years whiskies and a wide selection of sakes and shochus.
Opening hours: Mon to Thu (5pm to 12am), Fri and PH eve (5pm to 1am), Sat (1:30pm to 1am), Sun & PH (12:30pm to 12am)
Influenced by the rich flavors of Europe dishes and french fusion of cooking techniques, Horizon’s gastronomy spread for the mass market is a lavish affair of affordable and impressive (flowery) dishes including savoury Horizon’s chilled crab meat with angel hair, Duck Leg Confit with butternut pumpkin puree and Horizon’s Duo Braised Pork belly. Aside from the beautifully curated art-inspired dishes, sumptuous desserts includes Lemon coconut parfait and Gardens By the Bay in a pool of chocolate soil, custard cream, lady finger cookie and kopi-o-jelly.
Opening hours: Weekdays (5pm to 12am), Weekends (3pm to 12am), Closed on Mondays