Serangoon Gardens might be better known for the iconic Chomp Chomp Food Centre, but it’s not the only food centre here with hawker gems. Serangoon Garden Market & Food Centre also has its fair share of local delights! While Chomp Chomp appeals to dinner and supper goers, early risers can come here to explore other edible gems of Serangoon Garden. From slurp-worthy kway chap to comforting ban mian, here are 15 stalls to try at Serangoon Garden Market & Food Centre!
The chef-owner of Bossi Ban Mian hails from Ipoh and uses a recipe passed down by his mother. Serving a range of handmade noodles either with seafood or minced meat, you can choose from a variety of noodles such as mee hoon kueh and you mian. Whether it is the dry version tossed in a black sauce or the soup option, you can expect every spoonful to be satisfyingly umami. Another unique thing about the stall is their green chilli sauce that adds a zesty and fiery kick!
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-18, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 9 am–4 pm Thurs to Tues. Closed on Wed
Expect a queue at this popular kway chap stall, which serves up silky smooth sheets of rice noodles swimming in a light braised herbal gravy. You can also choose from ingredients like fish cake and tau kwa, alongside cuts of pork, like lean meat and pork belly, as well as pig skin, stomach, and intestines. It also comes with a plate of preserved vegetables and braised peanuts, and don’t forget some of the piquant chilli to complete your meal!
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-21, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 8:30 am–3:30 pm Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon
Established in 1994, Ah Seng Braised Duck Rice is now run by the second-generation and remains as popular as ever for their tender and succulent Braised Duck Rice. You can get it in a set which also comes with tau pok, tau kwa, braised eggs and a bowl of soup. Apart from it, you can also order additional ingredients like pork belly, pig’s ear, pig’s head and cabbage.
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-44, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 9:30 am–4 pm Tues to Sat. Closed on Sun & Mon
An old-school gem that’s been around since 1948, find dumplings that are handmade and fried or steamed at Fong Kee Delicacies. Whether fried or steamed, you can expect the dumplings to come with a springy translucent skin that wraps around a generous filling of pork, chicken, and chives.
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-12, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 9 am–8 pm Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon
Soon Huat Pig’s Organ Soup is another stall at Serangoon Garden Market & Food Centre that commands a long queue, and for good reason. Instead of a peppery soup that you’ll usually find at other pig’s organ soup stalls, the soup here is filled with the tangy preserved vegetable flavours to impart a slight sourish flavour that whets the appetite. Then there are the various pork cuts and innards – all cleaned thoroughly so there’s no strong porky or gamey taste!
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-42, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 9:30 am–2 pm Wed to Sun. Closed on Mon & Tues
Having been around for over four decades, Serangoon Gardens Bakery & Confectionery dishes out yummy Singapore-style old-school breads and pastries. Occupying two units in Serangoon Garden Food Centre & Market, you’ll often find a queue here in the morning and lunch hour. There is something to satisfy every palate, with savoury and sweet treats filled with ingredients that range from luncheon meat, yam, coconut, sausage, and more.
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-45, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 6 am–2 pm Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon
Zuzu Kebab is one of the newer stalls here, single-handedly managed by a true-blue Turkish chef. There’s quite an extensive menu to look forward to here – expect classics such as kebab wraps and moussaka, along with sides that include falafel, babaganoush and even kunefe. For dessert, you can’t go wrong with some baklava!
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-32, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–9 pm daily
Relocated from the now-defunct Taman Serasi Hawker Centre, Lao Song Fa has a history dating back to 1966. The fishball noodles here come with a punchy gravy and generous ingredients, including springy fishballs, thick cut fish cake with a succulent chew, as well as egg noodles that pick up the gravy well. Completed with some crisp lettuce and a bowl of soup!
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-14, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 8 am–10 pm Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
Aliff Nasi Lemak serves up a nasi lemak made with basmati rice, cooked with freshly-squeezed coconut milk and pandan leaves. The result is an extremely fragrant and fluffy rice, which you can pair with ingredients like chicken wing, fish, otah, tahu, begedil, egg, tempeh and more. Other than the nasi lemak, their goreng pisang is one of the crowd favourites as well!
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-27, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 7:30 am–3 pm Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun. Closed on Mon, Wed, Fri
Who doesn’t love some old-school pancakes aka min jiang kueh? The stall is so confident in them that they offer a money back guarantee if you don’t like them. They come in four flavours: coconut, red bean paste, cheese and peanuts. Other than the pancakes, they also have other old-school pastries such as egg tarts, sesame balls, carrot cake and curry puff.
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-25, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 7 am–10 pm daily
Those familiar with the food scene in Serangoon Gardens would remember that Poh Poh Roasted Chicken & Duck Rice used to be opposite myVillage, and its snaking queue that extends to the neighbouring stalls. Now at Serangoon Garden Market & Food Centre, they still serve up good ol’ roasted chicken and duck rice at affordable prices, and they also have special discounts displayed on the screen at the storefront. So make sure to keep a lookout for them!
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-15, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 8 am–8 pm Fri to Wed. Closed on Thurs
Love orh jian? Head straight for Hock Kee Fried Oyster, who’s known for their signature Tang Shan Fried Oyster with a generous amount of plump and juicy oysters. Another star dish is their Fried Carrot Cake that comes with the typical black or white choices. If you want the best of both worlds, you can order their Mixed Fried Carrot Cake! The carrot cake cubes here are fragrant and cut thicker than the usual ones elsewhere.
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-19, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 7:15 am–2 pm, 5:45–10 pm Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon
This stall serves up yummy BCM, but what we really wanna talk about is their Lor Mee that comes with crisp crackling wanton, ngoh hiang, braised pork belly, beansprouts and parsley. Add on some minced garlic for an extra punch to the thick and flavourful sauce! They also serve a fantastic Beef Stew Noodles, with juicy and tender beef cubes that've been stewed for hours.
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-03, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 7 am–3 pm Tues to Thurs, Sat & Sun. Closed Mon & Fri
This stall offers the uncommon combination of wanton mee alongside black and white carrot cake. The black version, fried with a rich dark sweet soy sauce, is the more popular of the two. If you prefer lots of eggy flavour with the discernible crunch and salty flavour of chye poh (preserved radish), then go for the white option.
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-13, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 7 am–4 pm Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
Most people would head for the popular stalls with long queues, but there are several underrated ones too, such as Bee Heng Prawn Noodles. At first glance it might just look like any other prawn noodles, but the broth is packed full of flavour and umami, and simply delectable with some of their homemade sambal. The stall also has other goodies, such as Fishball Noodles and Laksa!
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-35, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 7 am–4 pm daily
For a healthy, simple and vegetarian-friendly meal, head to Delicious Vegetarian Food for their fried bee hoon. It comes with generous toppings such as vegetarian char siew, fried beancurd skin and cabbage. Pair it with their house-made black sauce and chilli sauce together for an additional kick to the dish! On certain days, you can also get their Lor Mee and Vegetarian Nasi Lemak.
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-06, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 7 am–2:30 pm daily
For the days when you’re too lazy to join the queues yet can’t think of what to eat, you can’t go wrong with some trusty cai png. Serangoon Garden Mixed Vegetable Rice serves Fried Beehoon Mee and Pumpkin Porridge in the morning and steamed rice to the lunch crowd. You might not get as wide of a variety of dishes here, but the food is constantly refilled and cooked in small batches.
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-34, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 7 am–2 pm Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon
Need a sweet treat? Serangoon Soya Bean serves up a selection of beancurd desserts, drinks, as well as grass jelly concoctions. The Soya Beancurd here is smooth and sweet with the sugar syrup, not to mention it is super affordable too. You can also choose to have it warm or cold!
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-24, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 8 am–8 pm daily
If you love soupy bak chor mee, then you certainly have to try the one at Seng Kee. They’ve been at this for over three decades, dishing out hearty bowls of BCM. The Minced Meat Noodle Soup is cloudy and umami, with a combination of al dente noodles, braised mushrooms, liver and pork slices. They are also known for their $11 Fish Maw BCM, which uses premium quality fish maw and is honestly worth every single cent.
Address: 49A Serangoon Garden Way, #01-37, Singapore 555945
Opening Hours: 7:30 am–1:30 pm Tues to Sat. Closed Sun & Mon