Hougang Teochew Porridge Restaurant To Close On 19 Jun After 58 Years Of Operations

Ah Seah Teochew Porridge In Hougang Closing Soon, Owners Thank Customers For Support

It’s easy to believe that our favourite restaurants would last for a lifetime, especially if they’ve been around for decades.

Sadly, goodbyes could come unexpectedly, which seems to be the case for Ah Seah Teochew Porridge, which will apparently be closing down on 19 Jun 2022. The owner, Ms Joyce Lee, shared the news on Facebook yesterday (26 May).

Joyce Lee on Facebook

The restaurant at Teck Chye Terrace in Hougang has served customers for nearly 58 years.

Hougang Teochew Porridge restaurant to close in Jun

On Thursday (26 May), the owners of Ah Seah Teochew Porridge announced the upcoming closure of the famous restaurant.

They thanked loyal and supportive patrons that have enjoyed their traditional dishes and confirmed their last day of operations to be 19 Jun 2022.

Source: Ah Seah Eating House on Facebook

While they look forward to the day that they will be serving customers again, it is unknown whether they will be considering continuing the business in the foreseeable future.

Served customers for 58 years

Ah Seah Teochew Porridge is a family-run business known for their traditional Teochew porridge. They also serve braised duck, large intestines, steamed pomfret, and a large variety of more than 50 dishes.

Source: @ahseahteochew on Instagram

According to, the founder set up their first stall in Lim Tua Tow market in 1964.

Over the years, their location has changed, with their current outlet occupying a spot at Teck Chye Terrace for several decades.

Enjoy porridge for one last time

If you’re a fan of Teochew porridge and happen to be in the area, do drop by to try their food one last time, before the restaurant closes.


Source: @ahseahteochew on Instagram

Here’s how you can get there:

Ah Seah Teochew Porridge
31 Teck Chye Terrace, Singapore 545731
Opening hours:  11am-10pm daily, Closed on Mondays
Website: Ah Seah Eating House Facebook page
Nearest MRT: Serangoon or Kovan Station

Sad to see them go

Nothing lasts forever — and sadly this applies to restaurants we’ve frequented for decades.

It’s sad to see Ah Seah Teochew Porridge close after almost six decades in business. Still, we wish the family all the best for their future endeavors.

Here’s hoping they’ll open their doors again in the future, whenever that may be.

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Featured image courtesy of Ah Seah Teochew Porridge on Facebook and Google Maps

Monique Danao

When Monique's not writing, you'll find her enjoying funky food, listening to music and playing RPGs.

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