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Geylang Serai New Market

Address: 1 Geylang Serai | Geylang Serai Market and Food Centre, Singapore 402001, Singapore (Geylang)
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion
Owner description: Experience an array of Malay and Indian produce and delicacies at the Geylang Serai New Market in...
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion
Owner description: Experience an array of Malay and Indian produce and delicacies at the Geylang Serai New Market in Singapore.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

A nice place to get variety of Malay foods and reasonable prices at the wet market. It is a shame though most food stalls choose to close early in the afternoon and quite a number choose not to open for a few days during the week.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you'd like to try or you're a Malay food fan, this is the place to go. A lot of Malay food shops are here. Nasi biryani, Nasi Padang, Kambing Soup (mutton soup), Tulang soup (mutton bone soup), Tulang Merah, Roti Prata, Murtabak, Mee Rubus, Roti John, Satay, many so on. I often come here to have Kambing Soup which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I took a friend from Switzerland here and she was mesmerized by the colours and variety of the produce! There is a dry side of the market where fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices are sold... Along with eggs and other such stuff. The wet side of the market sells seafood, poultry and other meat - this section may have a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Markets in Asia are usually bustling with life, full of vibrant colours and yes, usually a wee bit dirtier. Geylang Serai Market is a combination of dry and wet market plus a hawker centre for mainly Malay food. If you walk around you will see many interesting fresh produce and if you just stop and chat with the vendors(when they... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Strangely I read many reviews saying it was worth a visit, it wasn't far from where we were staying so decided to give it a try. I cannot really understand how anyone could say it was a good market to visit as it was so filthy and smelly! We were welcomed by one of the biggest rats I have ever... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Food in the open-air hawker centre upstairs. Shopping all around. A good place for fabrics, draperies, etc. Hint - this is one place where the popular outlets (e.g. for biryani) may not be the best value. For example, check the biryani stall along the extreme western wall upstairs. In the SW corner, for lower price than the more heavily sign-boarded... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Many types of malay food, some i have not even heard of. I had this yellow roti with curry. It's nice. There is a stall selling home-made kuehs - malay/local kuehs. Many nasi padang stalls - food looked delicious. The building seemed to have malay heritage - it looks outstanding. There are many stalls, besides food stalls. I would definitely... More 

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Singapore
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

for the varieties of malay food and spices for cooking malay dishes. You can go to the nearby Haig Rd market and soak up the Peranakan culture at the near by Joo Chiat Area as well

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

This is a new market, or bazaar as the old ones have been demolished. This place is famous for local delicacies and local items, if you are tired of going into shopping malls or fancy restaurants. It is easy to come here, just take the MRT and drop off at Paya Lebar station. You may take the Green Line or... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

More then 10 years not been to Geylang Serai. It has new look, cleaner, more outlets. Used to be only one level, now the shops in two levels with in the new building. I feel that the prices going up compared to before. I am trying to find Malay Compact Discs, not available for latest songs. What they have are... More 

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