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Tekka Centre

665 Buffalo Rd, 210665 Singapore, Singapore 210665, Singapore
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Ranked #26 of 170 shopping in Singapore
Type: Malls
Owner description: Part wet market, part food centre and part shopping mall, Tekka Centre is a place where several ethnic communities converge to create a multicultural... more » Owner description: Part wet market, part food centre and part shopping mall, Tekka Centre is a place where several ethnic communities converge to create a multicultural shopping fiesta. Established in 1915, Tekka Centre moved to its current location in 1982 and is a landmark in Little India. « less
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Place for shopping mostly Indian clothes & lunch out . Price are reasonable but need to shop around first. Must Bargain . Lots of Indian & Chinese food outlet .

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Hong Kong, China
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61 reviews 61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

A visit to Singapore must include this food hall, if you like Indian food. I had one of my best Indian meals, and I am an addict. Tandoori chicken, keema peas and garlic naan. No fuss or pretentiousness. Just fresh food which was truly amazing. All for S$8. A must if you don't mind scruffy tables, plastic cutlery but fantastic... More

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NSW South Coast
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

A trip to. Little India would not be complete without a walk through Tekka Market Centre. Fruit and vegetables, seafood of all varieties, mutton, goat, chicken, beef all are available and being sold as quickly as prepared - be prepared for the market smells though. Travel upstairs to enjoy the festive colours of the tailors and trade stalls - no... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Great hawker centre downstairs (wet market too if you are looking for that sort of foodstuff) however the shopping upstairs is 99% Indian clothing so is not great if you are looking for "western" style clothing. For me, not a great tourist destination (except if you are just looking for a nice hawker centre meal) unless you are specifically looking... More

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London
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90 reviews 90 reviews
44 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

As i am off indian decent (live in the UK), i always try and find indian food overseas, and this place made me feel really pleased...food was great, market was buzzing a good short outing for some indian food

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Singapore
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96 reviews 96 reviews
37 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This unassuming multiplex is a wet market, hawker food centre, and a clothing and shopping bazaar all in one. It is home to Singapore's largest wet market (284 stalls), and 2nd largest food centre (119 stalls). To experience instant India and more, shop for Indian style apparel on the upper floor, and then take your pick of cheap and cheerful... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This might have been my favorite part of Singapore since I'm not much of a mall and expensive drinks kind of person. For me it was a cultural people-watching experience. I started from the upper floor where you can look down at the wet market for an overview. The place was colorful and busy, and perfect for being a fly... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Visiting the "wet" market for the first time is an experience in itself, but we were on a mission to replenish beef and chicken stocks. As an experienced trader Robin has his favorite suppliers and it didn't take long select his preferred cuts of fresh beef and chicken, not to mention king prawns, veges and spices. This market has an... More

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Perth Australia
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78 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

My curiosity in the Tekka Centre wasn't the food hall and the cheap foods other reviewers have commented on. It was to see a large "wet" market. The day I visited, being a Saturday afternoon, it was busy but worth the effort of negotiating the crowds just to see the variety that the wet market has. Lots of different ethnic... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in at Tekka Centre while wandering around Little India area for a good cheap feed. We were not disappointed! Had one of the best biryani meals I've ever had. Will go back for sure next time we're in Singapore

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