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Tekka Centre

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Address: 665 Buffalo Road Zhujiao Centre (Tekka Market) 210665 Singapore, Singapore 210665, Singapore
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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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Singapore Hawker Center Food Tour and Neighborhood Walk with Hotel Transfer
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Uncover the Gems of Little India Singapore: A Feast for the Senses

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Great and cheap Indian food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been there many times as I'm a huge Indian cuisine lover. They have stalls that serve north indian to south Indian cuisine and Malay and some Chinese shops. Overall value for money and good experience. Go on Sundays and public holiday and feel the wrath of tekka centre. Seriously.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This another one of the hawker centres I love in Singapore. Great Indian food at very good prices! The atmosphere is really authentic and bustling. Unlike some other hawker centres recommanded by travel guides it's not outside. I only gave it four stars because other members of my family found it a bit too bustling/ too tired looking when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

On our tour we just stranded at the tekka Centre. Unfortunately we had no time for food but enjoyed a delicious sugar cane juice. And the best.. You can actually sit, drink and smoke at the same place. Felt like a liberal heaven.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Wet market and food stalls are here. Mostly indian foods are available. Can access by public transport. More crowd at sunday evening. Can buy cloths too.

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I love food especially Indian, spicy food and this was one place I was told had a vast variety of food. we visited late evening to get a take out and as some of our traveller's advised, went to Allauddin's biryani. We tasted the Biryani, Prata and the curry. they were good but the attitude of the people at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I visited Tekka Centre to collect some stuff and passed by this place and realised there are many food stalls in the hawker centre and many mobile shops that sell affordable phones and pre-paid cards for local telco. A place worth visiting to feel the local india community.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

As my hotel was near this place I thought I would go and have a look. It does look like it needs a bit of tlc on the outside but it is worth a visit for the food. It is located near the little India mrt station. So go and have a look around the area while you are at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

You walk a few meters from the Downtown Line station at Little India and into Tekka Center and you realize you are in a different world of small cluttered and busy Indian and other restaurants. It was mid morning and the place was packed with people eating and lining up for large volumes of various Indian foods. .See a different... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Wet market and hawker centre downstairs and clothes upstairs. I love this place! If you are going to the wet market don't wear fancy shoes - it's wet! Fabulous fish and shellfish plus meat shops, veg and fruit. Tremendous value for money so no need to complain about Singapore prices. Everyone friendly to non-locals and helpful in explaining what you... More 

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Staying in Little India

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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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