ENG’s Wantan Noodle

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Engs Wantan Noodles - Close up
ENG's Wantan Noodle started off as a hawker stall at Dunman Food Centre but has now expanded to 16 restaurants islandwide. Its signature char siew and wantons are must-tries!

ENG's Wantan Noodle Locations & Outlets 荣云吞面

ENG’s Wantan Noodle started off as a small hawker stall in the 1970s offering the typical wanton noodles at Dunman Food Centre. In 2012, an investor jointly developed the brand with its founder by opening its first restaurant in the Tanjong Katong area. 

Unfortunately, its founder passed away unexpectedly due to a heart attack in 2013. Following his demise, there were internal struggles between his estate and the investor. In the end, his estate opened another similar brand under the name “ENG’S Char Siew Wantan Mee” opposite the outlet on Tanjong Katong Road.

Our review here is the brand first developed between the investor and ENG’s founder – ENG’s Wantan Noodle. The brand has now been taken over by Lao Huo Tang Group of Companies who operate other prominent brands such as: Lao Huo Tang Restaurant, Lao Huo Tang Canton, Kenny Rogers Roasters Singapore, Singapura Heritage, Old Hainan Curry Rice, My Makan Place, and Le Xin Catering.

The following is the list of ENG’s Wantan Noodle outlets (as of Oct 2021):

  1. Alexandra Retail Centre – (Labrador Park) 460 Alexandra Road, #02-37, Singapore 119963
  2. AMK Hub – (Ang Mo Kio) 53 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, #B2-49, Singapore 569933
  3. Bukit Panjang Plaza – (Bukit Panjang) 1 Jelebu Road, #01-58/59, Singapore Singapore 677743
  4. Causeway Point – (Woodlands) 1 Woodlands Square, #02-05A, Singapore 738099
  5. Eastpoint Mall  – (Simei) Simei Street 6, #B1-13, Singapore 528833
  6. Great World City –  (Tiong Bahru) 1 Kim Seng Promenade, #B1-K122/123, Singapore 237994
  7. Hougang Mall – (Hougang) 90 Hougang Avenue 10, #01-42/43, Singapore 538766
  8. Plaza Singapura – (Dhoby Ghaut) 68 Orchard Road, #B2-50/51, Singapore 238839
  9. Tanjong Katong – (Dakota) 287 Tanjong Katong Road, Singapore 437070
  10. Thomson Plaza – (Marymount) 301 Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574408
  11. The Clementi Mall – (Clementi) 3155 Commonwealth Avenue West, #04-33A, Singapore 129588
  12. The Seletar Mall – (Sengkang) 33 Sengkang West Avenue, #03-10/11/12, Singapore 797653
  13. Tiong Bahru Plaza – (Tiong Bahru) 302 Tiong Bahru Road, #B1-140, Singapore 168732
  14. United Square Shopping Mall – (Novena) 101 Thomson Road, #01-k01, Singapore 307591
  15. Vivo City – (Harbourfront) 1 HarbourFront Walk, #B2-26A, Singapore 098585
  16. Westgate – (Jurong East) 3 Gateway Drive, #B2-K8, Singapore 608532

ENG's Wantan Noodle Menu 荣云吞面菜单

Below are its menu items and prices:

  • Wantan Mee (Dry) 云吞面(干)- (Small 小) $4.50 (Big 大) $5.50
  • Wantan Mee (Soup) 云吞面(汤)- (Small 小) $4.50 (Big 大) $5.50
  • Wantan Soup 云吞汤 – (Small 小) $3.00 (Big 大) $5.00
  • Boiled Wantan 家乡云吞 – (Small 小) $3.00 (Big 大) $5.00
  • Fried Wantan 香炸云吞 – (Small 小) $3.00 (Big 大) $5.00
  • Fried Ngoh Hiang 炸五香 – $6.00
  • Oyster Sauce Vegetable 油菜 – (Small 小) $3.00 (Big 大) $5.00
  • Homemade Drinks 自制饮料 – $1.50
  • Canned Drinks 罐装饮料 – $1.50
  • Ribena 利宾纳 – $2.00

ENG's Wantan Noodle Review (AMK Hub)

ENG’s Wantan Noodle at AMK Hub is located at Basement 2 of the mall. It is situated in the middle of numerous takeaway stalls, with a capacity about 10 or so seats in its dining area.

We arrived around evening time on a Saturday and there were still seats available in their small dining area. We then bought a promotion coupon on ShopBack for $4.50 that entitles us to two bowls of Wantan Mee for the price of one. We proceeded to order two small Dry Wantan Mee. 

As there were no customers before us, we got our order fairly quickly in within 10 minutes. The bowls of noodles, soup, condiments and cutleries were nicely laid on the tray before the staff called us to collect from the counter. At first glance, the bowl of noodles looks little and does not appear to be able to fill a hungry adult man’s stomach. Also, we were surprised that we did not see any wantons. We found them after flipping the noodles over with 3 wantons were hidden below the ball of noodles.

The noodles by itself did not have any taste, though its texture was soft yet springy. The char siew was sweet, well grilled and generously offered for the small bowl of noodles we ordered (compared to the 3-4 tiny slices of a bowl of Pontian Wanton noodles). Its wantons were also savory and tasted like those at dim sum restaurants. The only pity was that they were too small.

After a few mouthfuls without any condiments, we added a little of ENG’s signature orangey chilli sauce to the noodles. It added another dimension to the noodles and tasted better with the noodles and char siew. We recommend everyone to try the chilli sauce but add little at a time as it is quite spicy.

In all, we had a good dinner at ENG’s Wantan Noodles at AMK Hub. We give its quality a 4.5/5, value-for-money 4/5 based on its original price (5/5 if based on the 1-for-1 promotional price), and service 3.5/5 for its service and dining environment. 

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