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Let's go Tong Heng Confectionary!

Tong Heng is one of Singapore’s oldest confectioneries. The founder’s success is a story of resilience, determination and resourcefulness – the quintessential spirit of early Singapore.

Though Fong Chee Heng arrived in 1901 as a coolie (unskilled labourer) from China, he managed to save enough funds for a pushcart to peddle coffee around Chinatown during the 1920s. By the 1930s, he had his own coffee shop at 33 Smith Street.

Today, it’s in a bigger, revamped shop just across the road. Have a bite of the legendary egg tart, and you’ll see why the business is still going strong after more than 100 years.

Recommended duration: 25 mins

285 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058833 | Daily 9am–9pm |

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