You might’ve seen Haig Road Market & Food Centre featured on Netflix’s Street Food Asia, and while it might not be the largest hawker centre in Singapore, it is home to a whole host of yummy food! You’ll be treated to all manner of multicultural delights here: mee rebus with a flavourful and luscious gravy, springy kolo mee, smoky satay skewers and fluffy claypot rice. Read on to discover 15 must-try stalls!
Warong Sudi Mampir is a satay specialist with chicken, beef and mutton satay. Marinated with lemongrass and a variety of spices, the skewers are flavourful, tender, and perfectly caramelised and charred on the outside. The satay sauce is thick, rich with chunky peanut bits and complements the sweet and savoury satay. And apart from chicken, beef and mutton, Warong Sudi Mampir also sells babat (tripe) & hati (beef heart) satay, which are very popular as well!
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-19, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 10:30 am–7 pm Mon to Wed, 10:30 am–5 pm Sat & Sun. Closed Thurs & Fri
V2 Claypot Corner serves a variety of cheap and good claypot delights, which includes the Chicken Claypot Rice that comes with a good portion of rice, chicken chunks, lap cheong and vegetables. A generous amount of dark sauce is added to the rice and its sweetness complements the smokinesss of the dish. There’s also some charred rice crust at the bottom, but we could honestly do with more!
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-52, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 11 am–7 pm daily
If you are looking for a sweet treat after your meal, head to Chin Heng Desserts. There’s a good variety of hot and cold desserts here, from the Red Ruby to Green Bean Soup with Coconut Milk. No matter if it’s a hot day or a chilly day, there’ll be something here that will appeal to your appetite!
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-46, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 8 am–8 pm Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
Run by an ex-executive chef at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Chef Chik serves restaurant quality tze char dishes and five-star hotel standard skills and execution at a budget friendly price! Signature dishes include the Steamed Threadfin Belly and Black Bean Steamed Red Snapper. Besides a curated list of tze char dishes, the stall also offers a variety of double-boiled soups. Try the Cordyceps White Fungus Steamed Chicken Soup which is moreish, satisfying and chock full of ingredients!
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-36, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 11 am–3:30 pm Wed to Sat. Closed Sun to Tues
Get your fix of oyster omelette and carrot cake at Soon Lee Cooked Food. The Oyster Omelette is fried till crispy with a reasonable amount of briny and juicy oysters. Don’t forget to dip it into the tangy chilli sauce for a zesty kick! You’ll also find both black and white versions of Carrot Cake here, but the latter stands out for its generous amount of chye poh.
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-57, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 10 am–9 pm daily
Tong Kee Traditional Braised Duck has been serving diners with its yummy braised duck since 1960. The tender duck has light herbal flavours and comes smothered in a flavourful braising sauce. You can choose to accompany your meat with a serving of braised rice, or opt for a warm bowl of kway chap that swims in a dark and aromatic herbal soup.
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-58, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–7 pm daily
Anisah’s Curry Puff has been selling their deep-fried snacks since 1986, so you can be assured that they’ll taste good! At just $2 for four, take your pick from the handmade curry puffs or sardine puffs. Also worth trying is their Kacang Pool, a bean stew and breakfast food with Middle Eastern roots.
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-08, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 11 am–8 pm daily
Having been featured in the Michelin Guide, Netflix’s Street Food Asia. Food Gem and more, Traditional Haig Road Putu Piring is arguably the most well-known stall at Haig Road Market & Food Centre. Made of rice flour, gula melaka and grated coconut, the Putu Piring here is simple, yet perfectly executed. The tight-knit, family-run business has been around since 1985, and all their Putu Piring are still made-to-order and best enjoyed right away!
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-07, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 11 am–10 pm daily
Lin Yu Mei Kolo Mee serves a kolo mee that even true blue Sarawakians give the thumbs up for. Each bowl comes with al dente egg noodles, minced meat, char siew, pork lard, fried shallots and some spring onions, and make sure to pair it with some of their chilli sauce! Other than kolo mee, the stall also sells Sarawak Laksa that’s made with coconut milk and tamarind paste for a sour-ish tang.
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-33, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 9 am–8 pm Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
With a heritage that dates back to 1967 and snaking lines everyday. Afandi Hawa & Family is touted to have one of the best Mee Rebus in Singapore. It comes swimming in a delicious, slurp-worthy gravy that’s stewed with mutton and seafood for extra umami. The indulgent gravy nicely clings to the yellow noodles with lime, herbs, sliced green chilli, and bean sprouts for extra flavour and texture. Highly recommend adding on their some taukwa or begedil to soak up any leftover gravy!
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-21, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 10:30 am–8 pm Thurs to Tues. Closed on Wed
Another veteran stall, HJ Waliti HJ Mazuki has been around for more than 50 years. On the menu are comforting Malay favourites like Mee Siam, Bubur Ayam and Mee Rebus, but the must-try here is the Soto Ayam. Though on the lighter side, the broth doesn’t skimp on the flavours and the bowl of noodles comes with shredded chicken, lontong cubes, and bean sprouts.
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-18, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 6 am–7 pm Sat to Thurs. Closed on Fri
Previously located at the now-defunct Hin Hollywood Canteen, Zhenguang Wantan Noodles is another old-timer that has been serving up its signature Wantan Noodles for over 50 years. The noodles are tossed in a multi-dimensional sauce, which bears notes of peanut oil, fried lard, garlic, and scallion all combined into one. The char siew are roasted in-house and has a dark char to it, while the dumplings are well-marinated and meaty.
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-67, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 6 am–3 pm Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
With various outlets scattered throughout Singapore, this is a popular spot to go to for your mutton soup fix. Made with a variety of Chinese herbs, the herbal broth is fragrant yet not too overwhelming. For a little bit of everything, go for the Mixed Mutton Soup. It comes chock-full of ingredients including fall-off-the-bone mutton meat, ribs, stomach, and tendon. Add some zing by dipping it in the accompanying chilli sauce!
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-44, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 11 am–9:30 pm daily
Rosy & Nora is known for their Roti John. It features slices of buttered French loaves cooked with a layer of the omelette in between, encasing minced lamb and chopped onions. The savoury eggy creation is paired with some mild chilli sauce. Be sure to also try their Kentang Ball, a deep fried mashed potato ball with minced beef inside and served in a beef broth!
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-15, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 2–7 pm daily
Fancy a comforting bowl of soupy goodness? T.G Fish Porridge is another stall that’s been around for many years and helmed by an elderly couple. Specialising in Teochew-style fish and seafood soups, the broth may look deceivingly bland at first glance but it is a flavour bomb that is sweet and clean-tasting. The fish soup sports thick and firm slices of batang fish, as well as a few pieces of lettuce, seaweed and fried shallots. Make it a complete meal with a bowl of rice, or add some bee hoon to your dish!
Address: 14 Haig Rd, #01-50, Singapore 430014
Opening Hours: 11 am–6 pm Tues to Sat. Closed Sun & Mon