Singapore food culture is about bringing all the flavours from different cultures and creating unique and delicious dishes. And the best part, many of these Singapore national foods are affordable and can be found anywhere in the city.
I’ve been to Singapore several times in the past few years and I’ve been eating my way around the city. I put together a list of must-eat food in Singapore for anyone who wants to sample some of the best food in the city.
So if you are travelling to Singapore for the first time or wondering what and where to eat in Singapore, then keep reading; I’ll show you exactly what to eat in Singapore, where you can find these specialities and how you can experience the food culture in Singapore.
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What you need to know before experiencing food culture in Singapore
Before you experience the food culture in Singapore, take a look at my post on my solo travel guide to Singapore. I included a lot of travel information, including how to get around Singapore, where to stay in Singapore and suggestions on what to see.
Here are some tips for when you are ready to dive into the food culture in Singapore:
- You can find many Michelin street food in hawker centres and it can cost as little as $5SGD
- When you see a long queue for a particular food stall, it usually means it is very food. And if locals like it, then it must be good!
- Be aware of the hours of operations. Many have different hours and they close when they are sold out of food.
- The food portion in Singapore is quite small (compared to food portions in western cultures). But typically, one portion is enough for each person.
- There is no additional cost like tax and tips. Singaporeans eateries do not accept tips. But if you are in a high-end restaurant, services might be included in the bill.
- Bring kleenex or tissue when you eat at hawker centres.
Singapore food culture: where to eat in Singapore
Hawker Centres are synonymous with the Singapore food culture. You can get delicious local food for very little money. Most dishes range from SGD$2 to $5. Like a food court in the western world, food vendors are grouped in a marketplace type of environment, and many tables and chairs are placed in between. Most hawker centres look very basic, but the best Singapore traditional food comes out of hawker centres!
The majority of my recommendations on where to eat in Singapore are in hawker centres. And I also included a few recommended restaurants around Singapore which you should consider trying as well.
What to eat in Singapore: 21 must eat food in Singapore
If this is your first time travelling solo to Singapore, I would imagine trying delicious food in Singapore is high on your priority list!
And eating in Singapore doesn’t have to cost a lot. Between all the free things to do alone in Singapore, and spending minimally while trying all the best food in hawker centres, you won’t break your budget while having the best time in Singapore.
Below is a list of my favourite Singaporean local food. Take a look!
1. Hainanese Chicken Rice
Hainanese chicken rice is the quintessential Singaporean food. The dish starts with poached chicken and fragrant oily rice. Add a bit of red chilli and thick sweet soy sauce and you got yourself the perfect meal.
Depending on where you are eating chicken rice, you may get a bowl of clear chicken broth.
No matter where you go to Singapore, you can find this Singapore national dish anywhere. Try it at a hawker centre and a restaurant specializing in this Singaporean dish. Hainanese chicken rice is a simple dish and yet so satisfying. It is absolutely one of my favourites in Singapore!
Where to eat chicken rice in Singapore
- Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice ($) – famous chicken rice is Maxwell Food Centre is Michelin recommended. Even Anthony Bourdain approved!
- Heng Heng Hainanese Chicken Rice ($) – when the queue is too long at Tian Tian, try Heng Heng in Maxwell Food Centre
- Tiong Bahru Boneless Chicken Rice ($) – try their chicken rice and soup at one of the several locations in Singapore
- Boon Tong Kee ($$) – with 10 locations in Singapore, there has to be one near you. Oh and order the crispy cereal prawns too! They are sooo good!
- Loy Kee Best Chicken Rice ($) – order a Loy Kee special set with either steamed, roasted or soy sauce chicken
- Liao Fan Hawker Chan ($) – not exactly the typical Hainanese chicken rice but this Michelin 1-star soy sauce chicken rice is worth trying as well
- Xing Yun Hainans Boneless Chicken Rice ($) – try their Michelin-level chicken rice when you are near the Chinese Garden
2. Bak Chor Mee
Bak Chor Mee is a bowl of flat yellow noodles with pork (minced pork, liver, meatball). It is garnished with dried fish, green onions, chilli paste and black vinegar. You can have the noodles in soup or dry (the soup is in a separate bowl).
This is the most unique flavour I ever came across in Singapore food culture. I think it’s the combination of ingredients that makes the noodle so tasty. And it is also the vinegary base that makes it tastes so good.
Where to eat bak chor mee in Singapore
- Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle ($) – prepare for a long queue at this Michelin one-star bak chor mee food stall but a small bowl is only $5SGD
- Tai Wah Pork Noodle ($) – this Michelin Bib Gourmand bak chor mee at Hong Lim Food Centre has a long queue too but worth the wait
- Bedok Bak Chor Mee ($) – if you are near Boat Quay, try a bowl of bak chor mee
- Ang Seng Teochew Noodle ($) – upgrade your bak chor mee with an abalone at this Michelin-level hawker stall at Albert Centre
3. Wanton Mee
I’m familiar with wonton noodles because I grew up in Hong Kong. So when I was introduced to Singapore’s version of wanton mee, I was very curious of what it tastes like.
They both have the thin egg noodle and wontons (obviously). But in Singaporean wanton mee, sliced char siew (barbecue pork), boiled vegetables and fried wontons are added to the bowl. The whole thing is served dry ie. with soup on the side.
I definitely prefer the dry version of the noodle dish because it is too hot to eat a bowl of soup noodle in Singapore. And the flavours are on point.
Where to eat wanton mee in Singapore
- Ji Ji Wanton Noodle Specialist ($) – their signature noodle is one of the best wanton noodles I’ve had in Singapore
- Hua Kee Hougang Famous Wan Ton Mee ($) – level up your wanton mee with extra chilli
There are several versions of laksa in Asia and the Singaporean Laksa is inspired by Peranakan cuisine or Nyonya cuisine (a mixture of Chinese and Malay origins). More on Peranakan cuisine later.
In Singapore, a delicious bowl of laksa is all about the right balance of spice and coconut milky broth and the fresh ingredients (rice noodles, fishcake, prawns, and cockles). And the noodle is short enough that you can eat it with a spoon, almost like slurping a bowl of soup.
Where to eat laksa in Singapore
- Famous Sungei Road Trishaw Laksa ($) – the Michelin Bib Gourmand laksa in Hong Lim Complex is a local favourite
- Depot Road Zhen Shan Mei Laksa ($) – they only serve spicy laksa at this Michelin recognized hawker stall at Alexandra Village Food Centre
- 328 Katong Laksa ($) – try a bowl of coconutty laksa noodle at one of several locations in Singapore
- Sungei Road Laksa ($) – a hawker food stall serving laksa in Little India
5. Lor Mee
Lor Mee starts with a hearty bowl of flat yellow noodles with fried fish, braised pork belly and onsen egg. Then a thick gravy soup is added along with condiments like vinegar, minced garlic, and red chilli.
This Hokkien dish is one of the most distinctive dishes in Singapore. The vinegary noodle in the thick gravy is one of the most unique foods I’ve tasted and you can’t eat this anywhere else. Give it a try because locals love this dish!
Where to eat lor mee in Singapore
- Tiong Bahru Lor Mee ($) – get a small bowl of lor mee at this food stall in Tiong Bahru Food Centre
- Lor Mee 178 ($) – Michelin level lor mee in Tiong Bahru Food Centre
- Xin Mei Xiang Zheng Fong Lor Mee ($) – they have been making Lor Mee since 1973. There are 4 locations in Singapore including this one at Old Airport Road Food Centre
- Famous Amoy Street Lor Mee ($) – $3SGD can get you a small bowl of lor mee in Amoy Street Food Centre
- Yuan Chun Famous Lor Mee ($) – another lor mee at Amoy Street Food Centre and it’s Michelin recognized
6. Char Kway Teow
There are many versions of char kway teow in Asia and particularly in China and Southeast Asia. And every country has its own version of this local fried rice noodle dish.
Singapore’s char kway teow has flat rice noodles, fish cakes, bean sprouts, green onions, egg, “lap cheong” (Chinese sausage), cockles and crispy pork skin. All the ingredients are stir-fried over high heat in a wok and condiments like dark soy sauce, garlic, and chilli are added to the stir-fried noodles.
Moreover, this Singaporean food has this special charred flavour from the seasoned wok. Cantonese people call this flavour “wok hay”. “Hay” in Chinese means “energy”. If I translate it directly, it means the noodles absorbed the energy from the wok. Try it and see if you can taste the “wok hay” too!
Where to eat char kway teow in Singapore
- Outram Park Fried Kway Teow Mee ($) – my favourite char kway teow! This is a Hong Lim Food Centre must eat!
- Hill Street Char Kway Teow ($) – if you are near Bedok MRT, try their version of char kway teow for $4SGD
- Apollo Fried Kway Teow ($) – get a legendary char kway teow with cockles at Marine Parade Food Centre
- Marina South Delicious Food ($) – really good char kway teow at Maxwell Food Centre
- Food Street Fried Kway Teow Mee ($) – get a seafood or cockles char kway teow for as little as $3GD in this food stall in Chinatown Complex
- Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow ($) – choose either white or black char kway teow at this Michelin-rated hawker stall at Old Airport Road Food Centre
7. Hokkien Mee
If you like saucy fried noodles, then you’ll have to try Hokkien Prawn Mee. This Chinese noodle dish starts with a mixture of yellow and white moodles. Prawns, squid and fishcake are added to the wok along with a rich prawn stock with pork fat.
The saucy noodle is very flavourful (thanks to the pork fat). Make sure to squeeze a bit of lime juice in the noodles. The citrus completely changes the flavour profile.
Where to eat Hokkien mee in Singapore
- Seng Ke Local Delights ($) – a hawker stall serving Hokkien mee in Telok Ayer Market
- Nam Sing Hokkien Fried Mee ($) – flavourful Hokkien mee at Old Airport Road Food Centre
- Tiong Bahru Yi Sheng Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee ($) – Hokkien prawn mee at ABC Brickworks
- Hong Heng Fried Sotong Prawn Noodles ($) – Michelin-level hokkien mee at the Tiong Bahru Market
8. Chilli Crab
Mmmm…chilli crab! Singaporean chilli crab is stir-fried and smothered with a thick and savoury sauce made with sambal (chilli paste), tomato paste and egg. As one of the national dishes of Singapore, this is a must-eat food in Singapore.
Many seafood restaurants and touristy restaurants along Boat Quay and Clarke Quay serves this dish but it can be quite expensive. And alternate choice is eat chilli crab at one of the hawker centres. It is super messy to eat it but well worth the effort.
Where to eat chilli crab in Singapore
- Sin Hoi Sai Seafood Restaurant ($$) – Michelin recommended Singaporean restaurant serving excellent seafood including chilli crab
- Holycrab ($$) – try the naked (shell-less) crab if you don’t want to get your hands dirty at this restaurant near Bugis MRT
- Alliance Seafood ($) – the chili crab at this Michelin-level hawker stall serves a saucy crab and it’s not that expensive compared to restaurants. A must-try at Newton Food Centre.
9. Sambal Stingray
If you have never had stingray before, it is a must eat food in Singapore.
The dish starts with a filet of stingray, covered with sambal sauce (a local chili sauce) and then placed on a banana leaf for grilling. Before you eat it, squeeze some calamansi lime on top to give it a bit of citrus freshness.
The fish filet itself is very meaty and doesn’t have a lot of bones. And you can taste flavours of garlic, shallots, ginger and lemongrass.
This Singaporean local dish can be quite spicy so eat at your own risk.
Where to eat sambal stingray in Singapore
- Alliance Seafood ($) – you can choose the size of the stingray so order a small so you can try other Michelin-level seafood at this hawker stall
10. Fried Carrot Cake
At first I thought carrot cake must be some type of dessert in Singapore. But I was so wrong! It literally has nothing to do with carrot or cake.
Singaporean fried carrot cake is a savoury dish made with cubes of white raddish rice flour “cake”. The “cake” is wok-fried until it is crispy. Then either prawns, oysters, or egg omelette are added to the wok.
There are two types of fried carrot cake: white or black. Basically, the black version uses a sweet dark soy sauce which adds flavour and gives it a different appearance.
Where to eat fried carrot cake in Singapore
- Heng ($) – try their Michelin-level carrot cake with prawn, black carrot cake, fried oyster omelette or oyster egg. I ordered the carrot cake with prawn (see photo above)
- Song Kee Fried Oyster ($) – try their version of carrot cake with fried oysters
While satays are popular in Malaysia and Indonesia, they are also one of the top must eat food in Singapore.
Satays are marinated meat such as beef, chicken, lamb, mutton, and prawns are skewered and grilled over a charcoal fire. They are great as a snack or part of a meal.
But make sure to dip your skewers in the peanut sauce, also known as satay sauce. It makes the grilled meat taste even better!
Where to eat satay in Singapore
- 168 CMY Satay ($) – get some Michelin level satays at the food stall in Chinatown Complex
- R&B Express ($) – located in Newton Food Centre, they are known for their Michelin-level chicken wings and satays
- East Coast Lagoon Food Village ($) – try one of many satay stalls at this hawker centre by the beach
- Best Satay at Lau Pa Sat Food Court ($) – enjoy satays at the outdoor food court after 7pm
- Satay by the Bay ($) – try some skewered meats at the food court in Gardens by the Bay
- Pondok Makan Indonesia ($) – try their Michelin satays along with other dishes at this hawker stall in Albert Centre
Everyone loves spring rolls, right? Popiah is similar to spring rolls except it is made with a thin crepe roll instead of a fried crunchy wrapper. It is also stuffed like a spring roll and typically it has sliced vegetables like turnip, carrot and bean sprout.
And sometimes (depending on the vendor), they might add a bit of protein like small prawns, egg and/or Chinese sausage.
This Singapore local food is the perfect snack if you are feeling a bit peckish.
Where to eat popiah in Singapore
- Ann Chin Popiah ($) – for $2 you can try their Michelin-level popiah (on the right side in the photo)
- Rojak Popiah & Cockle ($) – order a Michelin-rated popiah as a snack or an appetizer
Rojak is an Asian salad made with cucumber, pineapple, jicama, dough fritter and beancurd. A tangy sweet sauce is poured on top and tossed until each ingredient is covered. Then, crushed peanut is sprinkled on top.
However, rojak doesn’t photograph well. It looks like…well, like this. But I promise this Singapore must eat dish tastes better than it looks. Once you try it, you’ll want more!
Where to eat rajah in Singapore
- Singapore Famous Rojak ($) – choose from small, medium or large rojak from this Michelin-rated street food vendor
- Rojak Popiah & Cockle ($) – their small rojak is super peanutty. And it is Michelin-rated too!
14. Curry Chicken
I noticed there are many hawker centres and restaurants making different variations of curry chicken. And it makes sense because Singapore is a city-state with many different ethnic groups, which is exactly what Singapore food culture is all about.
And one of my favourites is the Chinese curry chicken, where the chicken is stewed with potato in coconut milk curry sauce. The curry is mild, flavourful and aromatic. The rich sauce is the perfect base for white rice and noodles. The curry chicken and rice or noodle combo is the perfect comfort food!
Where to eat curry chicken in Singapore
- Loo’s Hainanese Curry Rice ($) – order a plate of curry chicken, rice and vegetables and this is what you get (see photo above)
- Tiong Bahru Hainanese Curry Rice ($) – a portion of curry chicken rice is served on a sheet of parchment paper at this food stall in Tiong Bahru Food Centre
- Ah Heng Curry Chicken Bee Hoon Mee ($) – Michelin level curry chicken noodles in Hong Lim Food Centre
- Hock Hai Curry Chicken Noodle ($) – Michelin level curry chicken noodle at Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre
15. Thunder Tea Rice
Thunder tea rice got its name from the direct translation from its Chinese name, Lei Cha (thunder tea). Pretty brilliant!
But what is more amazing is how good this vegetarian dish tastes. This Hakka dish starts with rice in a bowl, then different ingredients (tofu, long bean, radish, peanut, etc) are added on top. It comes with a bright green soup that is made with herbs such as basil, mint, coriander and mugwort.
Scoop a few spoonful of soup into the rice and bon appetite! It is one of the most wholesome and healthy Singaporean food that you will ever try.
Where to eat thunder tea rice in Singapore
- Thunder Tea Rice at Lau Pa Sat Food Court ($) – you can add a meat dish to this vegetarian rice dish
- Ah Lock & Co ($) – they serve a modern version of this Hakka rice bowl. And yes they have meat options too
16. Prawn Noodles
Similar to curry chicken, there are many ways to prepare prawn noodles. It starts with noodles and pork. Then big prawns (including the head) are added to the dish as well as a rich seafood-y broth that has been simmering for hours.
You can either eat prawn noodles in soup or dry (soup is on the side). And you can find this delicious Singaporean food in hawker centres and small local restaurants.
Where to eat prawn noodles in Singapore
- Da Shi Jia Big Prawn Mee ($$) – try the wok-fried big prawn white bee hoon with extra big prawn with fresh green apple juice with sour plum at this prawn specialty restaurant near Lloyd’s Inn Singapore
- Tuck Kee (Ipoh) Sah Hor Fun ($) – get a saucy shrimp or crayfish “hor fun” (thick rice noodle) at Hong Lim Food Centre
- East Treasure Speciality Prawn Noodles ($) – get a bowl of classic prawn noodle for $5SGD on Joo Chiat Road
- Wah Kee Big Prawn Noodles ($$) – go for the big big prawn noodles for $30SGD at Pek Kio Market & Food Centre
- Prawnaholic ($) – get a special prawn noodle at Paris Ris Central Hawker Centre
- Whitley Rd Big Prawn Noodle ($) – choose from 9 different types of Michelin-level prawn noodles at this hawker stall in Old Airport Road Food Centre
17. Bak Kut Teh
Bak Kut Teh means “meat bone tea” when you translate it to English. The dish is made with pork ribs in a flavourful broth, but it does not have tea in it.
In Singapore, a typical bak kut teh is made with white pepper broth with garlic and herbs. Whereas its neighbour just north of the border makes this national specialty with dark soy sauce in an herbal-y broth.
Typically, you order the pork ribs with soup (doesn’t matter which soup base), a side of vegetables and either white rice or “you tiao” (fried dough).
You can try this Singaporean food at almost any hawker centres. And if you are trying it at a specialty restaurant, you can even pick different cuts of pork like prime spare ribs soup, premium loin ribs soup, pork tenderloin soup, and more.
If you love the flavours of this dish, you can even buy packets of ingredients as souvenirs to bring home.
Where to eat bak kut teh in Singapore
- Kota Zheng Zong Bak Kut Teh ($) – the restaurant in Holland Village make many kinds of bak kut teh including the herbal clay pot that goes really well with fried dough
- Joo Siah Bak Koot Teh ($) – try their Michelin-level pork belly soy sauce based bak kut Teh
- Song Fa Bak Kut Teh ($) – the Michelin Bib Gourmand recommended Singaporean bak kut teh has many locations in Singapore
- Hokkien Street Bak Kut Teh ($$) – order a dark herbally Michelin level bak kut teh at Hong Lim Food Centre
- Hua Xing Bak Kut Teh ($) – a local favourite serving bak kut teh and steamed fish at Yuhua Market & Hawker Centre
- Old Street Bak Kut Teh ($$) – an excellent restaurant serving Singaporean bak kut teh and laksa bak kut teh
18. Peranakan or Nyonya Cuisine
A huge part of the food culture in Singapore is Peranakan or Nyonya cuisine. This type of cuisine comes from Peranakans (descendants from early Chinese immigrants from Malacca, Singapore and Indonesia, who married local Malays).
You’ll catch a bit of flavour from each of these cultures in their delicious food. Generally speaking, Nyonya food is rich in flavour and can be quite spicy.
Some of the best traditional Peranakan food includes kueh pie tee (shrimps and vegetables stuffed into crispy shell), beef rendang (coconut beef stew), ayam buah keluak (chicken and buah keluak nuts in a tamarind sauce) and laksa which is already mentioned in this post.
Where to eat Peranakan food in Singapore
- True Blue ($$$) – the restaurant has the most beautiful Peranakan decor. And the food is awesome too. Just look at the kueh pie tee and beef rendang!
- The Blue Ginger ($$$) – delicious Peranakan food in a well-designed restaurant. Everything tasted fantastic, including beef rendang, and ayam buah keluak. And if you are a fan of durian, try the durian chendol for dessert
- Tingkat PeraMakan ($) – either order from the a la carte menu or the set meal menu. There are 6 locations in the city
19. Kaya Toast
Kaya is a creamy sweet coconut jam made with coconut milk, eggs and sugar. It is best eaten with a slab of butter on a slice of toast.
A traditional Singaporean breakfast consists of Kaya Toast and soft-boiled eggs. First, add soy sauce and white pepper to the eggs and mix it all up. Then you dunk the Kaya Toast into the runny egg mixture.
I still have trouble with the dunking part so I spoon the egg mixture onto the toast. Probably not the proper way to do it but hey, it works!
Breakfast is typically served with toasted bread. But you can also get French toast with kaya or steamed bread with kaya at several of the places I mentioned below.
Where to eat kaya toast in Singapore
- Ya Kun Kaya Toast ($) – many locations around Singapore serving typical Singaporean breakfast all day
- Tong Ah Eating House ($) – get one of the combo breakfast meals and see if you like soft-boiled eggs
- Fun Toast ($) – like Ya Kun, there are many locations around Singapore
- Power Coffeehouse ($) – try their power toast set which includes almond kaya with maple drizzle, soft-boiled eggs and a kopi latte or teh latte
Coffee is a big part of Singapore food culture and there are many ways of enjoying the caffeinated beverage.
Kopi, or Singapore coffee is typically served with condensed milk. Other variations include Kopi O, which is black coffee with sugar, and Kopi C, which is black coffee with condensed milk and evaporated milk. And there are many many more variations…
But my favourite has to be Yuan Yang (means a pair of two unlikely items), where you get coffee and tea with condensed milk in the same cup. This tea and coffee combo is popular and is also a big part of Hong Kong food culture.
Where to drink kopi in Singapore
- Nanyang Old Coffee ($) – try one of many types of Singaporean coffees at this location. There is also a coffee museum on the second floor
- Ya Kun Kaya Toast ($) – besides serving breakfast, Ya Kun also makes excellent coffee
- Fun Toast ($) – another good spot for local Singaporean coffee
My list of must eat food in Singapore is not complete unless I included something sweet. And cendol is my go-to dessert in Singapore!
Cendol is an iced dessert made with shaved ice, red azuki beans, green rice flour jelly, coconut milk and palm sugar. The sweet treat is either served in a bowl or a cup. This ice dessert is popular in Southeast Asia including countries like Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Besides cendol, there are many other ice desserts in Singapore with different sweet toppings. Don’t leave Singapore without trying at least a few.
Where to eat cendol in Singapore
- Old Amoy Chendol ($) – they only make cendol at this food stall in Chinatown Complex
- Heng Heng Hot and Cold Dessert ($) – get a bowl of cendol at ABC Brickworks
- Abang Teh Tarik ($) – sip cendol through a straw at Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre
- Changi V. Dessert House ($) – their power cendol has a scoop of ice-cream. Try this treat at Changi Village Hawker Centre
Other must eat food in Singapore
There are many more Singaporean must eat dishes that you should try. Here are some of the must eat food in Singapore:
- Mee Rebus – yellow noodles with thicker sauce, with peanut, dried shrimp and salted soybeans
- Mee Siam – vermicelli flavoured with tamarind, and has dried shrimp and fermented bean paste. Comes with boiled egg, beansprout, beancurd puff
- Nasi Lemak – coconut rice with peanut, egg and samba
- Duck Rice – duck with rice drizzled with braised sauce
- Chwee Kway – water rice cake for breakfast
- Paper Dosa – crispy “pancake” filled with curry potatoes
- Roti Prata – fried flour-based pancake, may include egg, cheese, mushroom, onion
- Ice Kacang – shaved ice with red bean, agar jelly, cendol, grass jelly, evaporated or condensed milk
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Where to stay in Singapore
This is a long list of things to eat in Singapore so you will need a few days in the city. Here are some of my favourite boutique hotels in Singapore. They are all located in excellent locations where you can easily find good food around the city.
- Lloyd’s Inn Singapore ($$) – a small minimalist boutique hotel near Orchard Road. I wrote a full review of Lloyd’s Inn Singapore on why I love this hotel.
- Check prices & reviews: Agoda
- Wanderlust ($$) – a boutique hotel in a 1920s Art Deco building in Little India.
- Check prices & reviews: Agoda
- The Warehouse Hotel ($$$) – the most luxurious boutique hotel in Clarke Quay.
- Check prices & reviews: Agoda
Singapore food culture: which Singaporean food are you going to try?
If you are travelling to Singapore for the first time and want to try the best Singaporean food, go to hawker centres and try a few of these top must-eat food in Singapore.
After all, the food culture in Singapore is all about a delicious mix of flavours from different cultures. The portion is not too big and doesn’t cost much. Even though the city is rated as the most expensive city in the world, it doesn’t have to cost a lot to eat all the best food. The same goes for Michelin level food!
If you are spending more than 2 days in Singapore, you can comfortably try all 12 delicious Singapore local food on my list. Let me know in the comments which Singaporean food you like and any other foods you tried that should be on the list.
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