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Address: 1 Geylang Serai Sri Geylang Serai | Geylang Serai Market and Food Centre, Singapore 402001, Singapore

Experience an array of Malay and Indian produce and delicacies at the...

Experience an array of Malay and Indian produce and delicacies at the Geylang Serai New Market in Singapore.

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Singapore Heritage Food Tour: Geylang Serai Market, Joo Chiat and Katong

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Close for Upgrading works

Is close for upgrading work re-open around November 2016 I will miss the food there for 2 months....sad

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is close for upgrading work re-open around November 2016 I will miss the food there for 2 months....sad

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Sat evening. Closed. So disappointing. Sadly, all remaining Singapore tradition is being removed peice by piece. Soon the night hawker centre will be a memory only.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Geylang is very old built of singapore, one can see architecture which says about its old presence but its for sure its very well maintained, Serai market is having lots of variety of raw and cooked food

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Crowded of people here. But they got a lots of food here! I choose to have bone steak where malaysian ppl call that sup gearbox

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

A very interesting revamped and refurbished new market, more indigenous to the malay community it serves well for the area Merchandise like groceries, spices, herbs and herbal tonic, clothing and of course frozen and fresh poultry, meat, seafood catch and fruits and vegetables of many variety and kinds are sold here. Very popular among locals throughout Singapore the market is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

Well, if you are one who likes to cook... You may come to this place to explore the different kinds of wet and dry food that they have. It comes from seafood, meat, poultry, vegetables and many more. Frozen food is also found here. When you are tired, you can just go to the second floor and have your drink... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

I have always loved visiting markets and places where the local people buy food. There is a special atmosphere around such places, they are vivid and colorful. Fresh vegies and fruit, fish and what you can or cannot imagine for your kitchen. They sell clothes suitable for muslim women too. The food in the hawker centre was delicious and cheap.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

It's best to buy where locals buy, and this market is no exception. Come with recipes in mind, and you'll leave with full bags. A great way to spend an hour or so.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a very good place.This basically a locals market.but good for tourists also.A very good selection of goods as well as variety of food stalls.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

Went there early morning.. On the ground floor is a fish and fruit market.. good selection of fruits at reasonable price. First floor, is hawker centre with great Singapore selection.. beryani, kacang pool, rojak india, sup kambing.. A must for every visit to Singapore

Thank Sofian L

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Only a short journey from Singapore’s sparkling and polished city center, Geylang is a world away. Here in one of the least touristy areas of Singapore, visitors are privy to an unfiltered glimpse of Singapore life. On Sunday afternoons, migrant workers gather in Geylang to let off steam after a tough week. At the eastern end of Geylang Road, families and friends happily enjoy picnics. By contrast, at the western end, a more colorful side of Singapore can be seen, as street workers mingle with Sunday revelers in outdoor coffee shops. Take a friend, grab a beer and a local meal (frog porridge, perhaps?), and settle in to enjoy the show.
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