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Address: 1 Geylang Serai | Geylang Serai Market and Food Centre, Singapore 402001, Singapore
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Experience an array of Malay and Indian produce and delicacies at the...

Experience an array of Malay and Indian produce and delicacies at the Geylang Serai New Market in Singapore.

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All you need food wise- and interesting too

We were staying a few blocks from here so I set out for my fix of tropical fruit- I was pleasantly surprised to find a few organic stalls that had good quality fruit and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying a few blocks from here so I set out for my fix of tropical fruit- I was pleasantly surprised to find a few organic stalls that had good quality fruit and vegetable. There is a huge variety of food to buy- I didn't explore the dry are of the markets- but from walking past it looks well... More 

Thank She_who_dreams_12
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

spoil for food choices here. all halal. you can find nasi ayam, nasi rawon, nasi ambeng, nasi sambal grg, nasi lemak, nasi briyani, bubur, lontong kering, mamak food. but it's always packed here. have to for someone to leave then u can get available seats.

Thank RoseAurora
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Geylang serai market is the focal point for halal food, muslim's garb and apparels in Singapore. Nothing fancy, as some of you might think twice before eating in the wet market. However, i can assure you that taste, food variety and cleaniness is very well observed here. One particular food that i love most while visiting here is putu piring.... More 

Thank Yunos M
Veenendaal, Utrecht, Netherlands
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Here you can find the best roejak in Singapore and go early in de morning to visit the wet market.All that fresh fish.

Thank Suhaimi B
Gadong, Brunei Darussalam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel 81 Orchid, barely find a halal food there so we travel to Geylang Serai for our breakfast or early dinner at Mr. Teh tarik... Nyummy food available here... nice to see traditional Malay kuih here as well...

Thank RienaNerman
Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Having spent my youth working and living in Singapore I became very fond of Malay dishes, and one of those I particularly enjoy, is named 'Mee Rebus' which is a delightful meal consisting mostly of boiled pasta served with a gravy in which a few tiny prawns and bamboo shoots, and nuts are mixed -I think! there are so many... More 

Thank Leslie W
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Most of the stalls in the food centre on the upper level closed in the evening. While there are many other food options around the area I always miss some of my favourites at the food centre such as the Alhambra Satay. With the opening of the Mr. Teh Tarik outlet which is suppose to open 24hrs, I would be... More 

Thank Billy Z
Bangalore IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

A real place to get bustling people and busy with lot of activities. Good place where you get Malay, INdian, Vietnamese food. Love the place.Its cheap too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

This market is not really worth the effort of a special trip, but it's interesting enough to wander through if you happen to be in the area. Surprisingly busy on a Sunday morning, with long queues of people at the various food outlets on the upper level. Unless you have a particular fascination with local markets, or if you actually... More 

Thank KGB777
Fairfield, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I like to get the whole cultural experience while in Singapore, so I wanted to see places outside the typical tourist places. Unfortunately, the marketplace is typical of what we would see in the Philippines--where my wife is from. Except the people are largely Malay. I suppose I would have enjoyed it more if I had never... More 

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Only a short journey from Singapore’s sparkling and polished city center, Geylang is a world away. Here in one of the least touristy areas of Singapore, visitors are privy to an unfiltered glimpse of Singapore life. On Sunday afternoons, migrant workers gather in Geylang to let off steam after a tough week. At the eastern end of Geylang Road, families and friends happily enjoy picnics. By contrast, at the western end, a more colorful side of Singapore can be seen, as street workers mingle with Sunday revelers in outdoor coffee shops. Take a friend, grab a beer and a local meal (frog porridge, perhaps?), and settle in to enjoy the show.
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