There’s something universally comforting about the power of a hearty plate of roast chicken to satisfy our tummies. Paired with a plate of rice or roast veggies, this is a great dish for any meal, any time of the day.
We’ve rounded up 5 places to get the best roast chicken fix in Singapore — from deliveries to dine-ins, you won’t be running out of choices anytime soon! In order of ranking, here’s our picks:
Kemono prides itself on delivering healthy, non-GMO, Japanese roast chicken right to your doorstep. The fresh chickens that they use are slow-roasted using a traditional Japanese technique, that creates the juiciest and healthiest roast chicken that we’ve ever tasted.
The Healthy Roasted Chicken ($29.60) had the juiciest breast meat that rivalled most places. We loved that there is a variety of sauces to go accentuate the flavour of the chicken, including Japanese Curry Sauce, Teriyaki Pineapple Sauce, and Lemongrass Sauce.
Don’t forget to check out their affordable bento sets that come with a succulent piece of chicken thigh, with your choice of Rosti ($15.90), Japanese Rice ($11.90) or Mashed Potato ($12.90). I know where I’ll be getting my lunch from next!
Kemono: #01-01, 171 Selegie Road, Singapore | Tel: 8600 5997 (whatsapp, call-in delivery), 8788 2789 | Opening Hours: 11am – 12am (Daily) | Website
2. Summer Hill
Look out for Summer Hill‘s must-try signature dish, the Hormone & Antibiotic-free Birds Marinated With Herb Butter ($23 for half, $45 for whole). A bite of this dish can only be described as ‘divine’!
The meat was extremely succulent, moist and savoury, and has been a fan-favourite all the way since the Chef’s days in now defunct, Cocotte. Pop on down to Summer Hill to get casually acquainted with some delicious French dishes – you’ll definitely see a whole different side to this fine cuisine.
Summer Hill: Clementi Street 12, Block 106, #01-62, Singapore 120106 | Tel: +65 6251 5337 | Opening Hours: (Daily) 11.30am – 9.30pm | Website
Bar-Roque Grill, a wordplay on ‘Baroque’, is a modern rotisserie and bar that celebrates the pleasures of French cuisine.
A signature dish to try when you’re here is their Rotisserie Chicken ($24, half). The free-range, hormone-free bird is seasoned with a special mix of herbs and spices, then roasted in-house.
This wholesome dish is a treat with crispy skin and succulent, flavourful meat so tasty that you can’t do anything but give a nod of satisfaction.
Bar-Roque Grill: 165 Tanjong Pagar Road, #01-00, Singapore 088539 | Tel: 6444 9672 | Opening Hours: 12pm – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10.30pm (Mon-Fri), 6pm – 10.30pm (Sat), Closed on Sundays | Website
4. The Rotisserie (closed)
The Rotisserie’s best-selling Half Roasted Chicken ($19) is bathed in a secret marinade for half a day, then massaged with their unique Aussie spice mix, after which it is then roasted and served with a choice of sides of either hot chips, vegetables or salad.
Other items on their menu include the Quiche ($8 – bacon and potato or spinach and feta), Pork Knuckle ($32), and Hamburger with Bacon ($14).
The Rotisserie: 12 Marina Boulevard, #02-06 Marina Bay Link Mall Tower 3, Singapore 018982 | Tel: 6604 6885 | Mon – Fri: 7.00am – 10.00pm (closed on Sat, Sun and PH) | Website
The undisputed star of Poulét is still the classic, amazingly tender brined roast chicken that brings fame to the dining joint. The Poulet Roti with Mushroom Chardonnay Sauce ($15.90, half) never fails to satisfy the tummy, with its tender meat pairing well with velvety mushroom sauce.
The joint’s affordability enables the masses to enjoy typically expensive French food, with less guilt on both the wallet and the tummy. This famous roast chicken dish is also available for delivery.
Poulet: #B1-65/66 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103 | Tel: 6336 3119 | Opening Hours: 11.30pm – 10pm (Daily) | Website