Famous hainanese chicken rice, Leong Yeow, closes after 50 years

After 50 years of serving up delicious Hainanese chicken rice, the iconic Leong Yeow Famous Waterloo St. Hainanese Chicken Rice branch is set to close its doors for good at the end of this month. Located at 261 Waterloo Street, #01-29, this beloved eatery has been a go-to spot for locals and tourists alike looking to get a taste of traditional Singaporean cuisine.

Leong Yeow Chicken Rice - storefront
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Known for its fragrant chicken rice, tender and flavourful meat, and spicy chilli sauce, Leong Yeow Famous Waterloo St. Hainanese Chicken Rice has been a staple in the food scene for decades. With prices ranging from S$3.50 to S$5, customers have been able to enjoy a delicious and affordable meal every time they visit.

Leong Yeow Chicken Rice - Plate of chicken rice
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In a heartfelt message to their loyal customers, the owners of Leong Yeow Famous Waterloo Street Hainanese Chicken Rice expressed their gratitude for the support and loyalty they have received over the years. They announced that the last day of business will be on 27 May 2024, and thanked their customers for the memories shared and the friendships formed.

Leong Yeow Chicken Rice - closing note
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As the closure of this beloved establishment looms, fans of Leong Yeow Famous Waterloo Street Hainanese Chicken Rice are encouraged to visit one last time to get their childhood taste of this iconic dish before it’s gone for good.

The owners expressed hope that their paths will cross again in the future and wished their customers all the best in their future endeavours.

Leong Yeow - Chicken rice storefront with man chopping chicken
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With a heavy heart, the closure of Leong Yeow Famous Waterloo St. Hainanese Chicken Rice marks the end of an era in Singapore’s culinary scene. Customers are encouraged to visit before 27 May to enjoy one last meal at this iconic eatery and bid farewell to a place that has brought joy and delicious meals to so many over the years.

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