Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles (鸿顺猪肉粉): Hidden gem serves up comforting bowls of KL-style pork noodles loaded with ingredients

There’s something particularly appealing about “KL-style” food or things that seem even slightly different from what we usually see. Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles (鸿顺猪肉粉) located in Bukit Merah is no different, and I made a trip down after hearing about their delicious pork noodles.

Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles - Storefront

From what I’ve heard, uncle cooks the meat with the soup, which is what makes the soup especially flavourful and rich. I just had to try his soup for myself!

What I tried at Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles (鸿顺猪肉粉)

Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles - Signature

Though I usually go for dry noodles, this time I started off with the soup version of the dish. I got the Traditional Mixed Pork Noodles (Soup) (S$5.50). If you don’t particularly enjoy innards like pig’s stomach or liver, you can always tell uncle not to add it (shame though!), and he’ll be happy to oblige at no additional cost.

I got my soup with Ramen for an additional S$0.50. You can also opt for E-Mee, Yellow Noodles, or Kway Teow (to name a few) instead. Interestingly enough, the typical U mian, Mee kia and Mee Pok you would often find in similar stores in Singapore were nowhere in sight here.

Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles - Closeup of Food

The soup was loaded with multiple pieces of perfectly-cooked liver, ultra tender pork slices, as well as perfectly marinated minced pork. The texture of the pork was silky smooth and felt like it had been marinated with cornstarch to enhance the mouthfeel.

There were also several pieces of pig’s stomach that had been very well cleaned and had a bouncy texture. Amazing. All this AND noodles for just S$6 was truly a steal.

Apart from the meat, plenty of cabbage bulked up the body of the soup to make for an overall balanced and nourishing meal.

Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles - Soup

While I had expected the soup to be slightly more full-bodied, it was surprisingly on the cleaner side, and rather refreshing. Personally, I would have preferred a slightly richer soup due to the strong taste of the innards that were present in the soup, but to each their own.

Chilli fans would be pleased to find that the 2 types of chilli provided helped to add an additional oomph to the soup. Be sure not to add too much chilli, though, as it can ruin the delicate flavours of the soup.


The one thing that was rather disappointing would be the noodles. Rather than QQ with a good bite to them, they were rather overcooked and had a slightly soggy texture, which was a shame considering how great the soup tasted. Perhaps, if it had been cooked for a shorter time, it would have been more ideal.

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Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles - Dry Noodles

Of course, I had to order the dry version of the noodles here, too. This time, I got the Traditional Mixed Pork Noodles (Dry) (S$5.50). Immediately, I noticed the sinful amount of fried pork skin gracing the bowl. It was extremely fragrant, and you could tell it had been freshly fried from how crispy it was.

There was also plenty of the store’s signature dark soy sauce mixture coating the noodles and a nice heap of dry chilli topping everything off.

Hong Soon Pork Soup - Dry Noodles Tossed

Truly, the dry tossed noodles was the star of my meal. The springy bite of the noodles contrasted perfectly against the crisp of the pork skin and I couldn’t stop eating.

Closeup of Ingredients

While I initially believed that soup of the “dry” version of the dish could not possibly be as generous as the “soup” version, I was proven very wrong. I was blown away by the amount of ingredients that came in the soup accompanying the dry noodles.

With almost every other spoonful of soup were several chunks of meat and liver cooked to perfection. There were a good 2 to 3 pieces of the delicious pig’s stomach, too.

Final Thoughts

Overall Shot

If you get just 1 item from Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles (鸿顺猪肉粉), do yourself a favour and order their dry noodles. It really takes the cake for giving both an extremely satisfying meal and a bang for your buck.

I may not be back for the soup version of the noodles, but I know the dry noodles certainly packed a punch; authentic KL-style or not. Perhaps, you may also have better luck with the soup version than I did.

Expected damage: S$5.50 – S$7.50 per pax

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Price: $

Our Rating: 4 / 5

Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles (鸿顺猪肉粉)

131 Jalan Bukit Merah, Gourmet Street, #01-1599, Singapore 160131

Our Rating 4/5

Hong Soon Pork Soup Noodles (鸿顺猪肉粉)

131 Jalan Bukit Merah, Gourmet Street, #01-1599, Singapore 160131

Operating Hours: 8.30am - 7.30pm (Wed to Mon), Closed on Tue

Operating Hours: 8.30am - 7.30pm (Wed to Mon), Closed on Tue