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Address: 18 Raffles Quay, Singapore, Singapore
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From Sate to Sushi

A great experience and cheap, good food of all varieties - laksa, sushi, satay and everything in between. Inside the ornate ironwork building are stalls with tables at which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Lau Pa Sat became our favorite hawker center during our holiday. All the Singaporean must-eats are available, as well as a wide variety of other items. The seafood, like both black pepper and chili crab as well as stingray, were totally delicious servings that we'll miss the most. The specialties of the 'house' are the various satay skewers and they... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was a must do for us. It was recommended by so many people… We arrived early at about 5:00pm. Not all the stalls were open so quickly did a survey and found one thing we wanted to try- satay! Unfortunately only one stall was opened at the time and it only served a Chinese version of what satay is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A great experience and cheap, good food of all varieties - laksa, sushi, satay and everything in between. Inside the ornate ironwork building are stalls with tables at which to eat the food that takes your fancy, both sweet and savoury. There are also juices and beer available. A small grocery shop around the outside sells individual bottles of wine,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Lau Pa Sat, which in in a mix of Hokkien dialect in local Malay language means Old Market, is a popular heritage site. The architecture makes this a Singapore landmark and one of the places to visit for local street food. In my younger days, I hear my friends mention that they have the best Satay in Singapore (although i... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Worth a visit to see this lovely heritage iron building which has been refurbished recently. Once housing Hawker stalls it now has trendy slightly up market shops that sell food etc. Mostly tourist eat here with perhaps the odd office worker . I found that the use was OK not bastardized like so many other historic places . would recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner with friends on 2 occasions whilst staying in Singapore and having it recommended to us. Great choice, great food and the beer is cheap (relative to the rest of Singapore ) and if you go in the evening don't forget to look outside where you will find all the satay being cooked. Take the time to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Also known as Telok Ayer, this market deserves a visit not only for the food but also because of the architecture. This is one of Singapore landmarks, built on an octagonal industrial cast-iron style. There is a mix of Chinese, Indian, Peranakan, Vietnamese, Costa Rican (!) and other western food (patisserie also available). We tried one of the stalls with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

It's a great venue but we got 30 sticks of satay costing us $42, also had a problem getting change. Next day we had satay at chinatown satay stalls costing $21, you do the maths, maybe other food is cheaper but I wouldnt call it an authentic experience. satay stalls at Garden by the bay are good too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

In the heart of the financial district, Lau Pa Sat is a must visit when the businesses close and the street gets taken over by sellers of street food. There are hundreds of stalls and the choice is mind blowing. Be warned, you will have your fill and then feel tempted to try something else

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lau Pa Sat is a pavilion or food court at Raffles. When we went there not all stores are open (read somewhere that it was renovated and rents increased so some stalls didn't return). There were stalls which sell indian food, chinese food, malay/SG food, seafood like chili crab (kinda expensive), refreshments stall. But you should really go here to... More 

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