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Tekka Centre

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Address: 665 Buffalo Road Zhujiao Centre (Tekka Market) 210665 Singapore, Singapore 210665, Singapore
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm

Part wet market, part food centre and part shopping mall, Tekka Centre is a...

Part wet market, part food centre and part shopping mall, Tekka Centre is a place where several ethnic communities converge to create a multicultural shopping fiesta. Established in 1915, Tekka Centre moved to its current location in 1982 and is a landmark in Little India.

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Indian food at its best....

Why? Cos it cheap and what the locals eat....Forget about the fine dining indian restaurant...this is the place if you want authentic Indian hawker food... Its walkable from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Probably one of the best Hawker Centres in the whole of Singapore! Situated at the bottom of Little India, there is a good mix of Chinese, Malay, Indian, Sri Lankan, Indonesian, Halal, Vegetarian, beer, coffee - you name it, you can pretty much get it. At the back end of the Hawker Centre is a great fresh food market and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love it!! Wet market+Dry Market+ Food court+everything!! Very famous and a Must Visit if you are in Little India. My first visit. Can't wait to be back. Will add more to my reviews later. Stay tuned! Get your banana leaves, fresh fish and groceries here. Please take note that the wet market shops will start close about afternoon. Like all... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Why? Cos it cheap and what the locals eat....Forget about the fine dining indian restaurant...this is the place if you want authentic Indian hawker food... Its walkable from rochor mrt or little India mrt

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't go to the Tekke Centre if you are looking for fine dining as you won't find it there. If you don't mind a place that is a little dingy but has fantastic food at amazing prices, then go. The centre is right at the start of Little India and at first glance, it is somewhat grungy. However, our cab... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I agree: the Tokyo fish market (Tsukji) is incomparably greater, without equal in the world. But it's primarily a wholesale market, at the service of the wider metropolitan area in the world (nearly 35 million inhabitants, more than all Malaysia and Singapore together). The Tekka Market fresh food instead (included in Tekka Center) is just a retail market, and into... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tekka Food Court is one of the best places to try Singapore Street food because it has a wide variety of Chinese, Indian, Malay and Western food stalls. I go there for lunch almost every week. My favourite food there are Nasi Briyani (#01-259 Yakader Muslim Food), 545 Whampoa Prawn Noodles (#01-326), Temasek Indian Rojak, Wanton Mee, Fish soup. My... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of Indian style food options and interesting market. Upper levels sell traditional Indian clothing. It is very difficult to browse and select clothing. Shop keepers seemed not interested to help unless you are prepared to buy quickly. I took my time, so the shop keepers just ignored me. I found a nice piece of clothing for a good price,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

A large place but we went on a Sunday afternoon so it was very busy with lots of people there was a large range of food mostly Indian and Chinese. Did the old thing of joining a stall with a decent line and got Chicken Biryani which was delicious I had it with a lemon drink. Kids were happy eating... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

A huge selection of food. Indian, Chinese, Malaysian, Indonesian, Thai and European, and probably others as well. The biryani and indian breads were probably the best I have eaten. There are a few stalls selling fruit drinks, such as freshly squeezed cane sugar with ginger and lemon, very refreshing. and also a few stalls selling cold beer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

A visit to a Hawker Centre is a must if you're in Singapore. The Tekka is in the bustling Little India district and has a selection of stalls cooking tasty Indian food at ridiculously cheap prices - 5 of us ate well for less than £10 plus drinks. OK if you don't want to sit on plastic chairs at Formica... More 

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Little India
With a strong local Indian community, this pocket of Singapore can feel like another place and time. Wander past traditional barbershops while local residents in brightly colored saris patronize retailers from decades past. Peruse streets lined with colorful shops as the aroma of curry tempts you to indulge. Listen to the Bollywood music echoing from storefronts and take in the stalls selling bright flowers, fabrics, and spices. At the 24-hour, four-level Mustafa Shopping Center, you can shop through the night and find everything from pharmacy and grocery items to Bollywood DVDs and diamond necklaces. Singapore’s Little India offers a colorful, lively taste of the subcontinent and is well worth the visit.
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