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Tiong Bahru Market & Food Centre

Food Court and Market
Central Region, Singapore
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  • Oli S.
    "Best pho at the Thai-viet stall next to the chwee kueh stall."(14 Tips)
    EvilCareBear
    "Must buy the correct Chwee Kuei! Jian Bo Shui Kueh #02-05"(7 Tips)
    Seth V.
    "Pork Rib and Prawn Noodle is the best score"(12 Tips)
    Jason Y.
    "Best Soya Bean stall is Teck Seng."(12 Tips)
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  • Cheen t.
    Cheen the FlynnAugust 1
    Been here 50+ times
    Fried carrot cake (chai tow kway). Kampong Carrot Cake #02-53 is a highly-praised stall. Received lots of recognition for this humble dish. Theirs is very egg-y & fried till slightly burnt
    Upvoted Sep 28
  • Eugenia M.
    Eugenia MarettJuly 9, 2015
    Been going to this market since I was a kid. Everything is yummy but my top favourites are chwee kueh, fried carrot cake, 178 lor mee, bao and the specialty fish ball stall!
  • Cheen t.
    Cheen the FlynnSeptember 22
    Been here 50+ times
    Char Kway Teow (fried flat rice noodles). I like mine wet, sweet & savoury. Fried Kway Teow #02-08 serves like that (top pic), compared to neighbouring #02-11 Tiong Bahru Fried Kway Teow (bottom pic)
  • Fiona
    FionaFebruary 25, 2012
    Tiong Bahru Pau's char siew bun is spot on, and needless to say, Lor Mee 178 is a celebrity among this slew of stores, with fans requesting to take photos!
    Upvoted Oct 19
  • Amanda L.
    Amanda LamJuly 26, 2013
    Tian Tian Lai stall serves the best desserts ever!!! Try their Shaved Ice Mango with Ice-Cream, simply delicious!!! Though the ice is not so fine, but it's laden with mangoes... Simply worth it... =)
  • Cheen t.
    Cheen the FlynnAugust 31
    Been here 50+ times
    Fried prawn fritters. Tian Cheng Food #01-42 sells this local savoury snack, freshly made daily. Oily but delicious till the very last bite
    Upvoted Oct 19
  • Cheen t.
    Cheen the FlynnJuly 28
    Been here 50+ times
    Fishball noodles. Yummy & traditional serving from Kim Fa #02-65. Noodles were 'q' (springy), fishballs & fishcake slices were tasty. Stall still serves with her giao (fish dumpling) & la pok
  • Cheen t.
    Cheen the FlynnSeptember 9
    Been here 50+ times
    Hainanese Chicken Rice #02-47 serves a delightful plate. Meat was well-cooked & served on a bed of bean sprouts & cucumber slices; skin has chewy texture; an agreeable chilli sauce; soup was tasty
  • Deanna K.
    Deanna KohJuly 17, 2013
    So yummy the bak chor mee! Right amount of chilli & vinegar. The MEAT ball has a hidden treasure inside - like Fuzhou fish ball with meat inside! Must try! #02-77.
  • Sterve L.
    Sterve LimJuly 1, 2015
    #stervylicious #yongtaufoo - best day!! Had a sinful healthy Yong tau foo - must say taste pretty ordinary but its the Pork Lard that is added that taste Hua ji Fishball noodles. Yong tau Foo /#02-44
  • Jonathan L.
    Jonathan LimOctober 13, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the lor mee from Tiong Bahru Lor Mee (#02-80) and shark meat nuggets from 178 Lor Mee (#02-23) respectively. Mix them together, and you get the best of both worlds. Just a suggestion.
  • Cheen t.
    Cheen the FlynnAugust 26, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Vegetarian options: chwee kueh, Teochew kueh, tau kua pau (stuffed beancurd), red bean bao, tau hway (soya beancurd), vege-only YTF, mi chiam kueh (pancake), specialty vegetarian stalls, local dessert
  • Cheen t.
    Cheen the FlynnMay 21, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Wantan noodles: I'm convinced, like @ Lavender, sauce poured over noodles gives d winning flavour :-) Coupled w sweet char siew & generous-sized wantans, dis stall #02-30 rates as 1 of best in SG
  • Jessica C.
    Jessica ChakFebruary 20
    Blanco Court Fried Fish Soup #02-62 - I enjoyed their fried fish slices. Not over-battered and the flavour is tasty. Soup base is not overly tasty, lightly flavoured.
  • Marvin Raden D.
    Be sure to try the big cup soya milk in Teck Seng Soya Bean Milk stall 02-69. Tall glass door 1 SGD only and very delicious!
    Upvoted Sep 28
  • colin l.
    colin lowMarch 8, 2015
    Great place for needs esp veg , fish, even coffee powder (Liong Chuan Coffee Powder )Be careful about this fish monger who gets his fish from his Kelong #01-124) as he is dishonest n cheats!
  • Stephanie W.
    Stephanie WongMarch 22, 2015
    Awesome food here. Nice spacious seating. Clean and tidy. High ceiling lots of air so wasn't too hot inside. Highly recommend this place.
  • Cheen t.
    Cheen the FlynnSeptember 1
    Been here 50+ times
    Braised duck. When u hv 2 stalls side-by-side, comparisons inevitably surface. While #01-46 offers better value & generous portions, flavour-wise, #01-43 is the superior tasting one
  • Leslie Bobby L.
    Leslie Bobby LowOctober 16, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    In need of pots and pans, brooms, another household appliances, come to #01-243! Definitely much better price than other stalls. Also check out the clothing store beside it "Betty's fashion"#01-242
  • Melissa M.
    Get the beef noodles from Beef King. It is the best and also the cheapest priced at $3.50. Order the beef tendon side dish too! Its soft and tender, melts in your mouth.
  • Koh Y.
    Koh Yong xiangJune 18, 2011
    #02-02 ang ku kueh must try !! also remember to try harriann's onde onde..very nice...Dont forget about tau kwa pop's rojak..delicious and damm appetizing..love the way they "assemble" their rojak
  • Benson T.
    Benson TohJanuary 26, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Lots of famous stores from the old Tiong Bahru market still here. The flower store on the ground floor sells roses at only 70 cents per stalk. Best time to soak in the vibe is sat 9-11am
  • Kars A.
    Kars AlfrinkMarch 12
    Been here 5+ times
    Very attractive hawker center with some seriously great food on offer. I could have kept going back to the char siew stall for more. The teochew kueh is a flavorful if oily treat.
  • Travel Channel
    Travel ChannelNovember 14, 2011
    Enjoy an inexpensive meal of steamed rice & preserved pickles at an indoor food stand. As seen on Travel Channel’s The Layover with Anthony Bourdain.
    Upvoted Sep 28
  • Cheen t.
    Cheen the FlynnJune 17, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Soya bean milk: Teck Seng #02-69. Never had 2 q 10mins (on Sun) 4 dis healthy drink. But wait was worth it(?). Milk was thick, fragrant, flavourful. No regrets. In my list of fave stalls in dis mkt
  • Gary C.
    Gary ChewMay 5, 2013
    Having come here so many times, the Lor Mee at the corner stall near the escalator is definitely worth queuing for! Though today's weather is just too hot!!!
  • Jonathan L.
    Jonathan LimOctober 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    No doubt that the stall that sells the best soya bean milk here is #02-69 Teck Seng Soya Bean Milk. Their soya bean milk is just so fresh, thick & flavorful.
  • EvilCareBear
    EvilCareBearApril 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    甜甜园 Tian Tian Yuan Dessert House : Must try. Their crushed ice is so fine that it meltz in your mouth when you put it in, leaving you feeling cool and refreshed! 
  • Morwens
    MorwensJuly 20, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Kim Fa Fishball noodle #02-65. The fishball noodles are not bad. Noodles are qq. But aunty is really slow to take order and prepare. I waited 15 mins for order of 2 person in the queue. 😩
  • Ah Leong S.
    Ah Leong SanJune 19, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Try Hu Ji Fish Ball Noodle.Yong Tau Foo #02-44. The assorted Yong tau foo with noodles is good. Just don't drink the soup as its artificially sweet.
  • Koh Y.
    Koh Yong xiangJune 18, 2011
    Koh brother's pig organ soup too light liao..i prefer robust ones...and remember to try tau kwa pop's rojak..bloody good and appetizing..like the way they present their rojak to customers
  • Dora C.
    Dora ChuaJanuary 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    163 fish & chicken porridge is the most fantastic porridge ever! At only $2.00 per bowl. But if you come on Sunday, must buy before 10.30 am else they wld have run out of fish already
  • Liang H.
    Liang HuiwenMarch 2, 2011
    Love the Tiong Bahru Hainanese Curry Rice! It's much better than the stall across the street! Who needs the newspaper article paste on their wall to prove that their food is nice?
  • Sterve L.
    Sterve LimJune 12, 2015
    #stervylicious #chweekuey - best weekday!! Had Sinful Brekky today but POWER!!! The famous tiong bahru chwee kuey. In short! Try it - jian bo shui kuey / #02-05...
  • thpsycho
    thpsychoJanuary 18, 2014
    The Tiong Bahru pao is nice... The yellow cake is delicious soft and not too sweet (sorry don't know the local word for it)
  • Oli S.
    Oli Sari-GoerlachJanuary 7, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Best pho at the Thai-viet stall next to the chwee kueh stall. $4 for Yummy beef pho!
  • Hopper A.
    Hopper AnonOctober 6
    Sesame chicken is interesting! It's fried chicken though. Steamed chicken from the same stall is great as well.
  • Wilson T.
    Wilson TanSeptember 7, 2014
    Too many good food to list them all! Personal favorite include the Lor Mee 178, Koh Brother's Pig's Organ Soup, Wanton Noodle...
  • JD D.
    JD DaezDecember 26, 2014
    Try the Soya Milk+Grass Jelly! This stall serves it until they run out, so make sure you get yours here!
  • Alicia Y.
    Alicia YamMarch 28, 2014
    Super nice roasted pork, duck and char Siew stall ... Must try !!!
  • Mark G.
    Mark GrayMarch 6, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Next to the famous shui kueh place is A really good thai stall. Just ask for a little less oil if that's your taste. All great dishes!
  • Cheen t.
    Cheen the FlynnAugust 24
    Been here 50+ times
    Hokkien Mee. The fried prawn noodles from Hong Heng #02-01 was average. It lacks pronounced prawn flavours & fragrance. Even the amount of egg fried into my dish barely made an impression
  • Teo K.
    Teo KeongDecember 29, 2010
    Try the wanton noodle, very nice. Need to queue for at least 30 mins. Must try 3.50 wanton noodle the chat siew meat taste nicer than the 2.50 type.
  • Man hob L.
    Man hob LeeOctober 26, 2010
    Try the satay selling by a vendor ard moh guan area....very delicious...he uses a trolley n the aroma of the saray smell ....ma ma mia...he oni vomes ard 4plus....try it...
  • Vivienneeluv
    VivienneeluvApril 6, 2013
    Liang Liang garden (#02-75) dinosaur ice kachang is awesome for a weather like this ☀☀S$2
  • Teddy T.
    Teddy TeoJanuary 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Char siew from #02-30 wanton mee store is the best. Worth queuing for it! Ask for more char siew if u are really a fan
  • Richard Q.
    Richard QiMarch 8, 2013
    Check out the Thai Lion store next to the Lor Mee. Open by a very famous Thai Chef
  • Ryo N.
    Ryo NattapachJune 1, 2015
    Sooooo much food to choose and I can't made up my mind! Everything is a must try. I wish I could spend more time here.
  • Paul D.
    Paul DLNovember 29, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    02-78 Dong Hai Yuan Jumbo Prawn noodle. Aunty used to be at S11 near old National Library. Yummy and generous with the noodles.
  • Ah Leong S.
    Ah Leong SanJune 4, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    If you are looking for traditional eat, then head to Koh's Brothers Pig's Organ Soup for its authentic hawker fare.
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