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Best Bak Kwa in Singapore To Get for Chinese New Year 2022

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With the Lunar New Year of the Tiger right around the corner, what better way to celebrate the auspicious season than with a not-so-healthy serving of Bak Kwa!

One of the top few must-have snacks of the season, no home is truly complete without a platter of this sweet, savoury porky goodness.

Source: Memecrunch

To help you gear up for a feast, here’s a list of our top recommended Bak Kwa stores you’d have to visit to get your share this Chinese New Year CNY.

This year’s Chinese New Year will be slightly different as some Bak Kwa stores are moving their sales online due to COVID-19 restrictions.

But that means a yay for us hungry consumers – no more queueing just to get some of this goodness!

If you prefer heading down to the store, walk-in purchases will still be available for most outlets.


TL;DR: Best Bakkwa in Singapore to Purchase Online or In-store for CNY 2022

We will be comparing how much it costs to buy 500g of original no-frills Bak Kwa so you can get a feel of the prices:

EstablishmentPrice (500g)Physical Outlets LocationAvailable Online?
Bee Cheng Hiang (Mei Zhen Xiang)$3040 outlets across SingaporeYes
Fragrance$24.6535+ (Star Vista, Clementi, Bedok, The Centrepoint, etc. )Yes
Hu Zhen Long$35 (Vacuum-Packed)ChinatownYes
Kim Hock Guan$30Chinatown

Bugis
No
Kim Hock Seng$25GeylangNo
Kim Hua Guan$30Balestier Road

New Market Road

Toa Payoh
Yes
Kim Joo Guan$28.50Chinatown

Novena
Yes
Kim Peng Hiang$24ChangiNo
Lim Chee Guan$34Chinatown

ION Orchard

Changi

People's Park Complex outlet temporarily closed
Yes
New Eastern Kim Tee$27Serangoon Garden

Chinatown

Toa Payoh

Old Airport Road
Yes
New Peng Hiang$24Can be found online & at Sheng Siong outletsYes
Peng Guan Bak Kwa$24Chinatown Complex Food Centre

Fu Lu Shou Complex

Ang Mo Kio

Jurong East

Woodlands
Yes
Friendly Vegetarian$19.26Ang Mo Kio

Pasir Pangjang
Yes

Friendly PSA: Information is accurate as of 7 Jan 2022. Prices and product availability are subject to change without prior notice, especially during the month leading up to Lunar New Year.


1. Bee Cheng Hiang (Mei Zhen Xiang) Bak Kwa

Starting off with Singapore’s favourite household bak kwa brand, Bee Cheng Hiang or Mei Zhen Xiang boasts smoky, rich bak kwa with the right balance of sweet and savoury.

You can get yours at one of the 40 outlets located across Singapore or online as well.

Their Freshly Grilled Bak Kwa starts from $30 for 500g of meaty goodness.

Source: Bee Cheng Hiang

Bee Cheng Hiang Outlets

  • Opening Hours: Varies
  • Outlets: 40 outlets located throughout Singapore

Bee Cheng Hiang Bak Kwa Price

Type of Bak KwaWeightPrice
Minced Pork300g - 1kg$17.40 - $58
Sliced Pork$18 - $60
Golden Coin$18 - $60
Sliced Chicken$18 - $60
Chicken Coin$18 - $60
Chilli Pork$18.60 - $62
Sliced Beef$20.40 - $68
Applewood Sliced Pork Bak Kwa$21.60 - $72
Gourmet Fusion$21.60 - $72
Gourmet/Chili Gourmet$27 - $90

Where to Order: Website

Bee Cheng Hiang Delivery Fee

For orders below $80, there will be a delivery charge of $6.

2. Fragrance Bak Kwa

Source: Fragrance 

By now, Fragrance is a household name to many Singaporeans, and their Bak Kwa outlets can be found in many shopping mall outlets.

So it will be easy for you to grab a pack on your way home as well!

Also, their Signature Sliced Tender Bak Kwa was set you back $24.65 for 500g.

Fragrance Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Crocodile Bak Kwa Vacuum Packed100g$8.42
Gold Coin Bak Kwa300g - 500g$14.79 - $24.65
Signature Sliced Tender Bak Kwa300g - 1kg$14.79 - $49.30
Chicken Bak Kwa300g - 1kg$14.79 - $49.30
Mala Bak Kwa300g - 1kg$14.79 - $54.40
Bak Kwa Vacuum Packed - Assorted Flavours280g$19.48 - $20.10
Bacon Bak Kwa300g - 500g$20.40 - $34
Sliced Tender Bak Kwa (Vacuumed Packed)500g$29
Premium Kurobuta Bak Kwa450g$32.30

Where to Order: Website

Physical Outlets:

  • Opening Hours: Varies
  • Outlets: 35+ outlets located throughout Singapore

Fragrance Bak Kwa Delivery Fee

For orders below $88, there will be a delivery charge of $6.

An additional $8 will be charged for deliveries to Sentosa and Tuas

3. Hu Zhen Long Bak Kwa

Source: @augustgay78 | Instagram

Intend to surprise your guests this Lunar New Year with never seen before Bak Kwa flavours?

Then look out for Crocodile meat, BBQ lobster or durian-flavoured Bak Kwa at this establishment!

Also, their Traditional Sliced Tender BBQ Pork Bakwa (Vacuum Packed) was set you back $35 for 500g.

Hu Zhen Long Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Crocodile Meat Bak Kwa130g$20
BBQ Beef Bak Kwa220g $20
Lobster Bak Kwa220g$20
Pork Bak Kwa Individual Vacuum Pack280g$25
Traditional Sliced Tender BBQ Pork Bakwa (Vacuum Packed)500g$35

Where to Order: Shopee

Physical Outlets:

  • Main Shop
    • 14 Sago St, Singapore 059015
    • Opening Hours:
      • Mon – Fri: 10am – 5pm
      • Sat – Sun: 10am – 6pm

Hu Zhen Long Delivery Fee

Delivery Fee: $1.49 for orders below $30

4. Kim Hock Guan Bak Kwa

Source: Kim Hock Guan 

Open since 1905, Kim Hock Guan easily remains one of the oldest Bak Kwa stores in town.

Instead of using minced pork, their unique recipe calls for traditionally sliced pork, giving their Bak Kwa a completely new mouth feel.

For CNY 2022, you can pre-order their Bak Kwa and opt for self-collection or delivery with no minimum order required.

Kim Hock Guan Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Traditional BBQ Sliced Pork500g - 1kg$30 - $60
Gold Coin Pork500g - 1kg$30 - 60
Spicy BBQ Sliced Pork500g - 1kg$32.50 - $65
BBQ Pork Bacon500g - 1kg$45 - $90

Where to Order: Enquire/Order via Whatsapp/SMS @ 9135 9952

Physical Outlets:

  • Chinatown Outlet
    • 150 South Bridge Road, #01-02 Fook Hai Building, Singapore 058727
    • Opening Hours: 10am – 7pm (Daily)
  • Bugis Outlet
    • 180 Bencoolen Street, #01-25 The Bencoolen, (adjacent to OG Albert), Singapore 189646
    • Opening Hours: 10.30am – 8.30pm (Daily)

5. Kim Hock Seng Bak Kwa

Source: @doudoupea | Instagram

Did you know?

The owner/chef of Kim Hock Seng still insists on making and cooking Bak Kwa in its original round shape form before cutting it into its widely known square shape!

They are also famous for their honey bacon bak kwa which honestly sounds delicious.

Kim Hock Seng Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Traditional BBQ Sliced Pork500g - 1kg~$25 - $48

Note that this place does not offer delivery.

Physical Outlet:

  • Kim Hock Seng @ Geylang
    • 570 Geylang Rd, Singapore 389515
    • 11am – 9pm (Daily)

6. Kim Hua Guan Bak Kwa

Source: Miss Tam Chiak 

Drop by on weekend mornings, and you’ve probably met with hour-long queues.

This is easily one of the top contenders in our Bak Kwa list.

What differentiates them from the rest is their commitment to the marinade. Essentially, this means that your Bak Kwa remains in its gloriously glazed crunchy texture – the way it’s originally meant to be.

Also, their Signature Sliced Tender Bak Kwa was set you back $27 for 500g.

Kim Hua Guan Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Traditional Square Minced Pork500g - 1kg$27 - $54
Chilli Square Minced Pork500g - 1kg$28 - $56
Traditional Sliced Square Pork500g - 1kg$30 - $60
Honey Gold Coin500g - 1kg$29 - $58
Longan Square Minced500g - 1kg$30 - $60
Sambal Belachan500g - 1kg$28 - $56

*Minimum online order of $75 to check-out.

Where to Order: Website

Kim Hua Guan Delivery Fee

Delivery Fee: $15 for orders below $75

Store Pickup: From 9am to 6pm

Unfortunately, Kim Hua Guan’s online orders are full.

Alternatively, you may walk into their branches at:

  • Balestier Road
    • 633 Balestier Road, S329919
    • Close On Sunday
    • Opening Hours: 10am – 5pm (Daily, closed on Sun)
  • New Market Road
    • 32 New Market Road, #01-1022, S050032
    • Opening Hours: 9am – 7pm (Daily)
  • Toa Payoh
    • 127 Lor 1 Toa Payoh, #02-40, Singapore 310127
    • Open Daily (closed on Monday)
    • Opening hours: 7am – 1pm (Daily, closed on Mon)

to try your luck as their Bak Kwa is available in-stores while stocks last.

7. Kim Joo Guan Bak Kwa

Source: Kim Joo Guan 

Using only chilled 100% Australian grained-fed fresh pork, you know they take their Bak Kwa craft very seriously here.

For a sweeter, more natural tasting Bak Kwa, this is the place you want to order from.

Kim Joo Guan Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Traditional Vacuum Packed Bak Kwa200g & 500g$14.80 & $37
Chilli Vacuum Packed Bak Kwa200g & 500g$15.20 & $38
Mala Vacuum Packed Bak Kwa200g & 500g$15.60 - $39
Gold Coin Bak Kwa500g & 1kg$27.50 & $55
Gourmet Traditional Bak Kwa500g & 1kg$28.50 & $57
Gourmet Chilli Bak Kwa500g & 1kg$29.50 & $59
Premium Pork Belly Bak Kwa500g$40

Where to Order: Website

Unfortunately, the online CNY pre-order is closed.

In-Store:

  • Kim Joo Guan Flagship Store
    • 257 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058806
    • Opening Hours: 9.30am – 7.30pm (Daily)
  • Kim Joo Guan @ Royal Square
    • 103 Irrawaddy Rd, #01-25 Royal Square at Novena, Singapore 329566
    • Opening Hours: 9.30am to 8.30pm (Daily)

Kim Joo Guan Delivery Fee

Delivery Fee: $15

8. Kim Peng Hiang Bak Kwa

Source: Miss Tam Chiak

Kim Peng Hiang has long been proven wildly popular with its charcoal-grilled pineapple bak kwa (they claim to be the first ones for this!).

While it does not have any website, its snaking queues every Chinese New Year proves how delicious they are.

They have also secured the top position in a couple of bak kwa articles, so do give it a try if you’re willing to brave the queues during CNY!

Kim Peng Hiang Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
BBQ Pork500g & 1kg$24 - $48
Chili Dried Pork500g & 1kg$26 - $52
Fa Choy BBQ Chicken500g & 1kg$26 - $52
Sliced Royal Pork 500g & 1kg$28 - $56
Pineapple BBQ Pork500g & 1kg$28 - $56

Where to Order Kim Peng Hiang Bak Kwa

  • Kim Peng Hiang (Changi)
    • 465 Changi Rd, Singapore 419886
    • Opening Hours: 10am – 7pm (Daily, closed on Mon)

9. Lim Chee Guan Bak Kwa

Source: Lim Chee Guan | Facebook

Lim Chee Guan is a very popular brand in Singapore, as proven by how its website was down for days right after it announced that pre-orders were available online.

While their pre-order site is still down due to overwhelming response, fret not as stocks are still available.

All updates will be announced via their Instagram and Facebook page.

The Bak Kwa seller strongly encourages you to order online.

But, you can also visit any of their three outlets to get your Bak Kwa fix:

  • Chinatown
    • 203 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059429
    • Opening Hours: 9am – 9pm (Daily)
  • ION Orchard
    • 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
    • Opening Hours: 10am – 9pm (Daily)
  • Jewel Changi
    • 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666
    • #B2-222
    • Opening hours: 10am – 9pm (Daily)

Note: Their People’s Park Complex outlet is temporarily closed till 2 Feb 2022.

Lim Chee Guan Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Signature Sliced Pork500g $36
BBQ Chilli Pork500g $37
BBQ Bacon500g$55
Gold Coin Pork500g$32
BBQ Chicken500g$32
BBQ Beef500g$33
BBQ Prawn500g$32
BBQ Fish500g$32

Delivery Fee:

  • $15 for orders below 15kg
  • Free for orders above 15kg
  • An additional charge of $10 may be charged for orders to Sentosa

Self Collection: 12pm – 8pm

10. Kim Tee Bak Kwa (New Eastern Kim Tee)

Source: Kim Tee | Instagram

Boasting 100% handmade Bak Kwa products, their barbecued meats are noticeably thinner than their competitors.

So, if you’re looking for a cleaner bite, this is the establishment for you.

Plus, they’ve got five outlets islandwide, perfect for all you last-minute shoppers out there!

Kim Tee Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Signature Bak Kwa600g - 1kg$32.40 - $62
Chilli Bak Kwa600g - 1kg$33.60 - $64
Sliced Bak Kwa600g - 1kg$34.80 – $66

Note that there is a minimum order of 5kg of Bak Kwa for pre-orders.

Where to Order: Website

Physical Outlets:

  • Kim Tee @ Serangoon Garden (Flagship Store)
    • 22 Maju Avenue Singapore 556695
    • Opening Hours:
      • 10am-8pm (Mon – Sat)
      • 10am – 6pm (Sun/PH)
  • Kim Tee @ Chinatown (Premium Shop)
    • 22 Sago Street Singapore 059019
    • Opening Hours:
      • 10am – 6pm (Wed – Sat)
      • 10am-5pm (Sun)
      • Closed on Mon & Tue
  • New Eastern Kim Tee @ Toa Payoh
    • 210 Toa Payoh Lorong 8 #01-69 Singapore 310210
    • Shorter operating hours, do call before visiting: (+65) 9738 8458 / 9815 8870
  • New Eastern Kim Tee @ Old Airport Road
    • 51 Old Airport Road, #01-112 Singapore 390051
    • Shorter operating hours, do call before visiting: (+65) 9028 4606 / 8661 5006
  • New Eastern Kim Tee @ Potong Pasir
    • 147 Potong Pasir Avenue 1, #01-85 Singapore 350147
    • Shorter operating hours, do call before visiting: (+65) 8387 5762 / 9011 7743

Kim Tee Bak Kwa Delivery Fee

$12 for orders of 10kg and below 

Store Pickup: Mon-Fri at selected timings in the morning/early afternoon and evening

11. New Peng Hiang Bak Kwa

Source: Qoo10

If you love variety, you can get it from New Peng Hiang.

Think Turkey BBQ, kimchi, sesame pork and even garlic pork…

New Peng Hiang’s Bak Kwa comes thickly cut, with bits of fats that seem compressed into the meat.

New Peng Hiang Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Sliced Pork BBQ Bak Kwa500g $25
Tender Pork BBQ Bak Kwa500g $25
Chicken BBQ Bak Kwa 500g$25
Golden Coin Bak Kwa500g $25
Red Wine Pork BBQ Bak Kwa500g$25
Garlic Pork Bak Kwa500g$25
Nonya Pork BBQ Bak Kwa500g$25
Traditional Hand-made Chilli Sliced Pork BBQ Bak Kwa500g$25
Traditional Hand-made Chilli Tender Pork BBQ Bak Kwa500g$25
Sesame Pork BBQ Bak Kwa500g$25
Pineapple Pork BBQ Bak Kwa500g$25
Kimchi Pork BBQ Bak Kwa500g$25
Turkey BBQ Bak Kwa500g$25
Bacon Bak Kwa500g$40
MSW Durian Pork Bak Kwa500g$40

Where to Order: Website

Physical Outlets: Available at various Sheng Siong outlets

New Peng Hiang Delivery Fee

  • Respective Foodpanda, Redmart, Shopee and Qoo10 delivery fees

12. Peng Guan Bak Kwa

Source: Peng Guan Bak Kwa | Facebook

Unfortunately, their online/call orders have been temporarily halted due to overwhelming demand, and you know what this means. Walk-ins are still welcome, so get yours while stocks last!

Peng Guan Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Traditional Bak Kwa500g - 1kg$26 - $52
Sliced Bak Kwa500g - 1kg$26 - $52
Chilli Bak Kwa 500g - 1kg$26 - $52
Chicken Bak Kwa500g - 1kg$26 - $52

Where to Order: Website

Delivery Fee: $12 for orders less than $70

Physical Outlets:

  • Chinatown Complex Food Centre
    • Blk 335 Smith Street, #02-36, Singapore 050335
    • Opening Hours: 10am – 3.45pm (Tue-Sun)
  • Fu Lu Shou Complex (Fu Lu Shou Food House)
    • 149 Rochor Road, #B1-22, Singapore, 188425
    • Opening Hours: 10am – 6pm (Daily)
  • 722 AMK Food House
    • Blk 722 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8, Singapore 560722
    • Operating Hours: 8am – 8pm (Daily)
  • Foodclique Food House
    • Blk 132 Jurong Gateway Road, #01-273, Singapore 600132
    • Operating Hours: 8am – 8pm (Daily)
  • Woodlands Primz Hub
    • Blk 21 Woodlands Close, #01-23/24, Singapore 737854
    • Operating Hours: 10am – 8pm (Daily)

13. Friendly Vegetarian Food Supplier Bak Kwa

Source: Seth Lui 

Who says being vegetarian needs to be boring?

Satisfy your Bak Kwa cravings with Friendly Vegetarian’s 100% vegetarian “Bak Kwa”, made from soybeans and other vegetarian-friendly ingredients.

Vegetarian Bak Kwa Price

TypeWeightPrice
Vegan Friendly BBQ Snack Original250g$6.96
Vegan Friendly BBQ Snack Original Carton3kg per carton$77.04
Vegan Friendly BBQ Snack Spicy250g$6.96
Vegan Friendly BBQ Snack Spicy (Big Piece) Carton3kg per carton$77.04

Where to Order

Website

Friendly Vegetarian Food Supplier Delivery Fee

$18 for orders below $120

Physical Outlets:

  • Ang Mo Kio
    • 421 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, #01-1165, Singapore 560421
    • Opening Hours:
      • 8am – 5pm (Mon – Sat)
      • 8am – 1pm (Public Holidays)
      • Closed on Sundays
  • Pasir Panjang
    • Blk 14 Pasir Panjang Wholesale center, #01-24, Singapore 110014
    • Opening Hours:
      • 8am – 4.30pm (Mon – Sat)
      • 8am – 12pm (Public Holidays)
      • Closed on Sundays.

Buying Bak Kwa In Singapore 2022

As Chinese New Year draws near, beat the queue early by getting your bak kwa at these favourite hot spots.

Are there any really good bak kwas that we might have missed out on?

Let us know at Seedly!

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