Restoran Wong Kee @ Jalan Nyonya, Pudu

“If you think anything gets ME out of bed and behind the ‘CHUM-PAN'(chopping block) before 1230 hours, you have got to be joking.”

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Says the SiFu (master), “Get in-line brother.. it’s going to take a while”…

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“I take my own sweet time, because.. I CAN.”


oh,whistle while you work,

Hitler is a jerk,

Mussolini bit his weeny,

now it doesn’t work..


(sung to the tune of “whistle while you work”)

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So, let’s see… too early and you have to wait. Too late and the Siew Yoke is all gone. That is how crazy people are about the Roasted Pork here.

And rightly so because… it’s good. Real good.

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A thin layer of crisp.

A sweet layer of white meat.

A staggered layering of soft fat.

This crazy, little, Siew Yoke dish makes the wait worthwhile, every single time.

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However, we still feel the need to complain.

Not about the quality of the Siew Yoke, which is still world-class.

The price really killed us. 4-5 short slabs of roasted pork, 1/4 chicken, 2 pax normal
Char Siew(BBQ Pork) & 5-6 drinks set us back by RM93! holy pig!

Also, while the Siew Yoke is excellent, they use way too much salt and MSG – which is weird because, if one has a meat as succulent and sweet as pork, why does one need to add more artificial flavouring?

You go ask the Chef. (I’d rather keep my head on, thanks.)

Check out our round up of some of the best Siew Yoke stalls in Kuala Lumpur.


Restoran Wong Kee, (corner shop)
No. 30, Jalan Nyonya,
Off Jalan Pudu, KL


MSG levels:high
Salt levels:high
Lard levels:astronomical!



  • babe_kl says:

    sighhh… i dun really like it here cos the siew yuk is too fat :p very jelak after eating them

  • J2Kfm says:

    oh so is this the famous Pudu siew yoke everyone’s raving bout?

    RM93?!!!! wah … y so mahal eh

  • CUMI & CIKI says:

    lol, u are totally right- the siew yoke is so unhealthy it makes me shudder 2think how much we put away. But then again, i cannot live w/o the fatty bits.. how? hehe.. exercise lor..

    5 persons. a bit too expensive right?! it use to be cheaper but not much… talk about gourmet hawker..

  • backstreetgluttons says:

    forgive us if we say ( we always do that ) that the crowd has spoilt it…

    remember the Seremban guy in that lost zone in front of Tropicana, PJ

    and that one …and that one …and one more… that…
    OMG how can one whom we pay be so cocky ?

  • Lyrical Lemongrass says:

    It’s still one of my favourite siew yoke shops. But have to go on a weekend coz the one hour lunch break on weekdays aint enuff considering the long wait. Saturday not so busy.

  • CUMI & CIKI says:

    true! spoilt by the crowd – demand and supply i tell ya …

    same here! really? have to consider going sat next time, cheers

  • wmw says:

    As much as I like Wong Kee’s siew yoke, I refuse to put up with his bad attitude. Kum Kee’s siew yoke in Kuchai Lama is good (less fatty too).

  • fatboybakes says:

    oooh, layers of pork fat calling out my name!!! not to mention the word hailam on the stall board.

  • Life for Beginners says:

    “Sing a song of siu yoke, a pocketful of lard…”


  • CUMI & CIKI says:

    next stop.. kuchai lama:D

    yea yea yea

    4 and twenty crispy bits baked in a pie!

  • boo_licious says:

    Yeah, he is kinda cocky esp with his awards and political links. We once counted the layers of fat b4 we popped it into our mouths – scary number but it melted away when we ate it.

    btw, can you email me at [email protected]? Got something to ask you. Thanks.

  • Nic (KHKL) says:

    on my virginal visit, the helper took our order. the service was normal wor.

    i guess my experience was a good one because i had a seasoned wong kee guide, lyrical lemongrass. ;D

    fbb, why the word hailam leh? hehehe….

  • Tummythoz says:

    Friends call the place Datuk Siewyoke. Guess that sums up the attitude & price. No, I've not been yet. Think I'm scared.

  • "Joe" who is constantly craving says:

    haha i tapaued their siu yoke at their “cheras branch”..1 strip is rm12..go figure y its rm93 haha..

  • mimid3vils says:

    a bit too fat ler =_=”

  • Precious Pea says:

    Wow..look at the layer of fats on the siu yuk. I always wanted to buy that kind of cut at the market but i guess all the good ones are supplied to restaurants.

  • 3 hungry tummies says:

    I can have this everyday!!

  • 3 hungry tummies says:

    I can have this everyday!!

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