Located a short walk away from Lavender MRT, North Bridge Market & Food Centre is a relatively small food center, but it still packs a crowd during peak hours. With a Michelin-approved stall here and many others whipping up dishes that are both affordable and tasty, you definitely will leave here with a satisfied belly! Need some recommendations? Here are 10 food stalls to try at North Bridge Market & Food Centre!
Soon Huat Prawn Noodles is one of the most popular stalls at North Bridge Market & Food Centre, with a seemingly perpetual queue since the morning. A bowl of their scrummy noodles includes peeled prawns, fish cakes, lean pork meat and beansprouts. The noodles are chewy and springy, tossed in a medley of sauces with a lovely aroma and addictive appeal. The soup is light and simple with the sweetness of seafood and pork ribs.
Address: 861 North Bridge Rd, #01-105, Singapore 198783
Opening Hours: 10 am–3 pm Sun & Mon, 9 am–6:30 pm Wed to Sat. Closed on Tues
Melding together a glorious hodgepodge of condiments such as pork lard, soy, sesame oil and a piquant chilli sauce – the fragrance from this modest plate of noodles is simply heavenly. It’s no wonder they’re Michelin-approved! The stall is only open for four hours at night and wait times can go up to an hour, though loyal fans will tell you that it is well worth the wait. Springy noodles are paired with slices of char siew, braised mushrooms, chicken shreds and vegetables, and the taste is not something you’ll find anywhere else.
Address: 861 North Bridge Rd, #01-99, Singapore 198783
Opening Hours: 11 pm–3 am Mon to Sat. Closed on Sun
You’ll often find a queue at this YTF stall serving up Hakka YTF stuffed with minced meat. They have a good selection of ingredients such as brinjal, bitter gourd, okra, beancurd and more. You can choose from egg noodles or white rice, with the former tossed in a savoury, lardy sauce and topped with a good dollop of minced pork meat. Depending on which ingredients you pick, some of them will be fried, while the non-fried items will be served in a light, sweet and tasty broth boiled with soya bean and anchovies.
Address: 861 North Bridge Rd, #01-108, Singapore 198783
Opening Hours: 7:30 am–1 pm Tues & Wed, Sat & Sun. Closed Mon, Thurs, Fri
Chicago Nasi Lemak has been operating at North Bridge Market & Food Centre for many years, serving their signature flavorful green pandan rice with an assortment of sides. You can get a set meal that comes with fried chicken wing, egg, fried fish cake, vegetables and a side of fiery chilli sauce. The pandan rice is fluffy and fragrant while the chicken wing is crispy and fragrant, and the dish is comforting with an affordable price tag. Tip: Visit early as they sell out most of the items by 2pm!
Address: 861 North Bridge Rd, #01-92, Singapore 198783
Opening Hours: 8 am–4 pm daily
The popular An Lock Curry Rice stall has been around for 15 years and they are incredibly popular for their home-style dishes and curry. With over 20 different dishes, the sight of the impressive array is enough to whet one’s appetite. Must-trys include the fried pork chop and char siew, which is a sweet-savoury-tangy mix and the perfect accompaniment to the curry rice. Head down early if you want to get the best picks, because the lunchtime crowd will clear away their signature items!
Address: 861 North Bridge Rd, #01-109, Singapore 198783
Opening Hours: 8 am–4 pm daily
Hoe Hokkien Mee dishes out a wetter version of fried hokkien mee. In addition to the usual prawns, eggs, and squid, the dish also comes with additional pieces of pork belly and a more significant proportion of thick bee hoon to yellow noodles. While good on its own, the chilli that it comes with adds an addictive layer of contrasting sourness and spiciness that makes every spoonful a heavenly experience!
Address: 861 North Bridge Rd, #01-93, Singapore 198783
Opening Hours: 8 am–5 pm Mon to Sat. Closed on Sun
At first glance, Special Yong Tau Foo might not look like anything special, but they feature some special ingredients like pork belly, pork intestines and blanched kiam chye. What’s also special about them is that they open at 2am! Yes, you read that right. Despite its unconventional opening hours, the stall has a large following and is a popular supper spot. You can get your choice of YTF ingredients with white rice or bee hoon, which is served either dry with a red sweet sauce and chilli sauce, or in a light and sweet clear broth.
Address: 861 North Bridge Rd, #01-87, Singapore 198783
Opening Hours: 2 –9 am daily
Ke Shuang Xing used to be famous for their fried carrot cake but has switched specialties to sell lor mee and bak chor mee. Their lor mee comes with ingredients such as chicken chop or fried fish. The egg noodles are springy with a good texture and nicely soaked in their thick flavorful gravy that is not overly starchy. A slurpable dish, you can also add on minced garlic, chopped chilli, sambal chillii and vinegar to suit your taste buds!
Address: 861 North Bridge Rd, #01-104, Singapore 198783
Opening Hours: 8 am–2 pm Sun to Tues, Thurs & Fri. Closed Wed & Sat
Are you team black or white carrot cake? Xiao Ling Fried Carrot Cake serves both varieties that are simply lovely, but what’s also special about them is that they sell fried carrot cake sticks. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, they’re perfect for snacking on but once you start, you won’t be able to stop. Don’t say we didn’t warn you! Address: 861 North Bridge Rd, #01-103, Singapore 190010 Opening Hours: 6–11:30 am daily
Tian Yi Desserts are very unique and unlike any other dessert stall. They only serve hot desserts, and their dessert soups are filled with a lot of ingredients. And by a lot, we truly mean a lot. For example, their Signature Green Bean Soup includes 22 ingredients including orange peel, sago, lotus seeds and many more! These dessert soups are not only flavorful, but they are truly nutritious as well and the perfect way to end off a meal.
Address: 861 North Bridge Rd, #01-112, Singapore 198783
Opening Hours: 9 am–3pm Tues to Sat. Closed Sun & Mon