5 PLACES YOU MUST EAT LOCAL FOOD AT IN TIONG BAHRU

  1. Loo’s Hainanese Curry Rice –

[SOURCE: NESTIA NEWS] – https://ieatandeat.sg/loos-hainanese-curry-rice/

Loo’s Hainanese Curry Rice is located just outside the Tiong Bahru Market. The Loo’s Hainanese Curry Rice offers food at low cost. Its specialty curry is both aromatic and flavourful without being too spicy, so that anyone can enjoy it, and good things have also been said about its Hainanese-style pork chops and chap chye. One of its other specialities also includes its working hours as its open only from 8AM – 2:45PM and is also closed on Tuesdays.  

  • Jian Bo Shui Kueh –

[SOURCE: MICHELIN GUIDE] – https://guide.michelin.com/en/article/features/jian-bo-shui-kueh-michelin-recommended

Dating at least back to the 1950s, Jian Bo Shui Kueh is one of the oldest shop/restaurant in the Tiong Bahru Food Centre. It has received accolades including a Michelin Recommendation. While Jian Bo is today a business empire with 16 outlets all over the island and it sells much more than just the traditional rice cakes.

Jian Bo Shui Kueh is a well-known and popular chwee kueh stall in Tiong Bahru Market.

It can be found open from 6AM – 10:30PM everyday of the week.

  • Hui Ji Fish ball Noodle and Yong Tau Foo –

[SOURCE: HUNGRYGOWHERE] – https://www.google.com/search?q=Hui+Ji+Fish+ball+Noodle+and+Yong+Tau+Foo&rlz=1C5CHFA_enIN861IN869&sxsrf=ALeKk01dcqO2zaSSe9hyfn-yU0M0W7SQ6A:1627427023271&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwijo_qMroTyAhWGcn0KHatBAJwQ_AUoAnoECAEQBA&biw=1440&bih=821#imgrc=D4tzUz5IJ-lkeM

The Hui Ji Fish Ball Noodle and Yong Tau Fu can be founf in the middle of a long line of other well-established stalls, which have been around since the 1970s. During this time, the restaurant has built up a loyal clientele for itself of people/clients who can’t seem to get enough of its specialty fishball noodles.

It can be found open from 5:30AM – 2:30PM everyday excepts Wednesdays.

  • 238 Coffee Stall –

[SOURCE: JOHOR KAKI BLOGSPOT] – https://www.google.com/search?q=238+coffee+stall&rlz=1C5CHFA_enIN861IN869&sxsrf=ALeKk01Qw7DNfPJ6YslgWlHmAHmKQYqQCQ:1627427398499&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi1yPC_r4TyAhWJfn0KHV-YC-oQ_AUoA3oECAEQBQ&biw=1440&bih=821#imgrc=T8UGD-HBbpTHnM

Today, kopi (Coffee) is not only a drink, it is a symbol of the local culture. It can be served in various ways. At the 238 Coffee Stall, this versatile drink has been perfected and turned into an art form by producing a truly distinctive flavour and aftertaste. For those less inclined towards caffeine, the stall also serves tea and another local favourite, sugarcane juice.

It is found to be open from 5AM – 5PM every day except on Mondays.

  • Blanco Court Fried Fish Soup –

[SOURCE: FOURSQUARE] – https://foursquare.com/v/blanco-court-fried-fish-soup–tiong-bahru-food-centre/5757cd98498e534d63822e01

Blanco Court Fried Fish Soup is one of the most famous fried fish soup places as it has long queues at lunchtime which are an indication and that this hidden gem is surely worth the wait. The same can be said for its other various signature dishes – the classic Fish Soup Noodle and Fish Head Bee Hoon, they both are reasonably priced at around 5 dollars.

It is open from 10AM – 9PM every day and is closed on Mondays.

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