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Old Airport Rd Food Centre

#152 of 7,384 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Chinese, Noodle, Singaporean, Malaysian
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Block 51, Old Airport Rd | Geylang, Singapore, Singapore
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good, but not the best

We found the hawker centre to be a lot dirtier than many others that we have visited in Singapore but nonetheless the food was excellent and the range was extensive. Although it was peak weekday lunch period, it wasn't crowded and several stalls were closed. I would definitely eat here again but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It is true that most of the Hawkers Centre offer similar food, but sometimes, you might find a hidden gem that only the locals will know about. Special mention: Lao Fu Zi for their Fried Kway Teow and Lau Ban Dou Hua for their almond flavor beancurd. The Fried Kway Teow was full of flavours and heat from its wok.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Just love this place, we went there several times and every time we would try something else out. It's the spot to go to for locals and tourists because of the quality and of the variety. Try the squid, the chicken wings, carrot cake, chili crab, oh just try as much as you can and follow the queue, that's usually... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

They have everything! And the best prawn noodle soup is here!!! "Albert Street Prawn Noodles" stall #10 at Old Airport Road Hawker Center. It is also next to a fresh market and a FairPrice market. MUST TRY!!!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I was a bit disappointed by this hawker market. I had spent the day in little India (my favourite hawker market of them all) and thought I'd have a late dinner so traveled to the old airport road. The guides books don't say any times but give the impression food goes all hours. It's not true. At 10pm all the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We found the hawker centre to be a lot dirtier than many others that we have visited in Singapore but nonetheless the food was excellent and the range was extensive. Although it was peak weekday lunch period, it wasn't crowded and several stalls were closed. I would definitely eat here again but probably wouldn't go out of my way to... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I just came here to eat Chili Crab in Mattar Road Seafood. I got 1 portion medium crab (actually it was so large) with chili sauce. It was really good. one portion for 2 pax. It was more than enough. You can eat it with rice or

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Though quality of some stalls have dipped, its still one of the better hawker centres to go for food. Many popular stalls that locals go to are still there, like the Fried Kway Tiao, Fried Oyster, Lor Mee, Steam Fish, Traditional Cookie stall, rojak stall, prawn mee stall, wanton mee stall and claypot stall are still the same cooks. A... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Crowded with locals my native friend took me here to try various items on my food list. Difficult to negotiate if you don't speak Chinese but the food was plentiful and cheap nothing earth shattering and likely not healthy. But I would go back. Tip. Bring your own toilet paper as they do not exist in these stalls.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Used to love this place but even the locals seem to be deserting it. Not busy during evening dinner hour last sat. (Feb 14). Food quality down and prices up. I don't think it's worth the hike out there anymore. If you want that suburban all Singapore experience try Serangoon Gardens Food Center (Chomp Chomp).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Well worth the taxi drive into the Suburbs to find a local haunt, not frequented by tourists and selling great food at local prices. We had been to the Mud Crab specialists stall on past visits and this occasion was as memorable as those previous. The Chilli Mud crab and the White pepper mud crab were cooked to perfection. The... More 

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Address: Block 51, Old Airport Rd | Geylang, Singapore, Singapore
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
Cuisine: Chinese, Noodle, Singaporean, Malaysian

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  • Address: Block 51, Old Airport Rd | Geylang, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore

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  • Cuisine: Chinese, Noodle, Singaporean, Malaysian

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