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Cnr South Bridge Rd & Upper Cross St | Chinatown, Singapore, Singapore
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
Must try local dishes

This food center is popular for its curry chicken mee but there are number of cheap and delicious food to try if that is your first time visiting Singapore. You will be spoilt for choice on what to eat!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Christine L
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117 reviews 117 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is one of 2 main food centres in Chinatown area for local food at reasonable prices. There are few nice good food stalls here; though limited & not as many as Chinatown complex food centre. And this place is so much smaller than Chinatown complex. The Curry chicken noodle on ground floor always have long queues. So is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This food center is popular for its curry chicken mee but there are number of cheap and delicious food to try if that is your first time visiting Singapore. You will be spoilt for choice on what to eat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stall 40 level 2 in the complex is tuck kee ipoh sah Hor fun is the full name but all you need to know is amazing crayfish with ipoh noodles. Only the locals know about this place and it is the real deal hawker stall and is not a restaurant. The other stalls are also great. Hint for tourists is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Located in Chinatown, they have a good variety of food selection. From toasts bread, to laksa, to hokien mee and even slice fruits. You can have a meal for $5, drinks included. Which is pretty cheap for Singapore. they have 2 levels of hawker goodness. and right in front are small shops where you can purchase dried goods, stationary and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Went here a couple of times during our 2 week holiday in Singapore. All the food we tried was excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Several pretty good food stores. Conveniently located behind Chinatown Point which is accessible by mrt NEL and Downtown line Chinatown station. There are 2 storeys - 2nd storey has more food stalls. Miss this lunch place after my workplace shifted to Alexandra. Recommended on 2nd storey are: 1) Crayfish hor fun / noodle 2) Seafood / fish soup with rice... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

bad experience, some stall owner services totally dissatisfied, due to listen wrongly the price, I'm getting scolded by the stall owner, so disappointed to give 1 star. strongly and recommend my friends not come to this place cause your day will spoiled if you are unlucky choosing the "angry" stall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Hong Lim is located just behind the Chinatown Point Shopping Mall and can be reached, oddly enough, by getting off the NorthEast (purple) MRT line and following the signs. There are two stalls in particular that are excellent. The char kuey teow at the Outram Park stall is excellent quite possibly the best in all of Singapore. There's another stall... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

If you are game for curry noodles (Chinese version) you must come to this hawker center for something out of this world. There are 2 stores here, the one on level 1 closes early. No later than 3 pm or when everything is sold out before that. There's another that operate till late at around 8 pm which is just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Today I came to the food centre for the second time just because to look for the best Singapore char Kway Teow. Oh... It is unbelievable tasty. The overall flavor is well balance. The stall owner as well as the chef is a friendly gentleman. His motto in cooking is "must use your passion and courage". This is very a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Cnr South Bridge Rd & Upper Cross St | Chinatown, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown

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Chinatown
Chinatown is a classic combination of colorful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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