Chinatown Hawker Centers in Singapore

Chinatown Hawker Centers in Singapore

Modernized Stalls From Chinatown Hawker Centers Popular for Local Breakfast

You should always breakfast right to set the rest of the day tone and tight. Chinatown Food Complex is the largest hawker center in Singapore that is located at Block 335 Smith Street, with over 260 food stalls. You can surprise your taste-buds and please your fussy palate with the delicious breakfast here in Chinatown Food Complex. The breakfasts are prepared from varieties of twisted recipes of locals. 

Here is the best hawker centre in Singapore to treat yourself with twisted recipe breakfast varieties to kickstart your day.

7 Popular Stalls For Local Breakfast With a Twist in Chinatown Hawker Centers

Coffee Break – Rum and Raisin Creme Toast with Avocado 

Coffee Break is located at Amoy Street Food Centre, 7 Maxwell Road. You can visit this place on Mon-Friday(7:30 AM-2:30 PM) and Saturday(9:30 AM-2:30 PM). It’s closed on Sunday. 

Coffee Break brings a new dynamism to the traditional Singaporean food Nom-ing on kaya toast by adding different flavors. You can enjoy the different flavors like Earl Grey Creme, Avocado creme, and Rum & Raisin creme to the traditional dish and give it a unique taste. This costs only $3.50 for four slices. If you’re a pastry lover, you can’t resist without a chunk of this modified traditional dish. 

Coffee lovers in Singapore recommend this place for Toffee Nut Caffe Latte($4), cream mousse served on top of the latte($1.30) with the toast. You can also go for other flavours such as Pistachio and Pumpkin spice and add toppings like Cheese mousse($1.50), Yoghurt Mousse($1.30) also. 

Midas Every Touch Is Gold – Smoothly Baked Roti Prata

Midas Every Touch Is Gold is located at Hong Lim Market & Food Centre, 531 Upper Cross Street. It’s open on Mon-Sat(10:00 AM-4:30 PM) and remains closed on Sunday. 

Banana Prata and milo Prata are well-known breakfast among Singaporeans. However, the oily nature of the food makes people run away from it. People are health conscious and usually prefer to start a day with a healthy breakfast. So, it’s time to twist the recipe of traditional prata.

The prata served at this restaurant is fresh, healthy, delicious, and contains very little oil. It costs $1.20 per piece. You can get a minimum of 2 Prata per order and entertain yourself with spring onion flavour, if you’re looking for different flavours. It’s also served with special hot chicken gravy, which is, of course, MSG-free. This makes people go crazy to grab smoothly baked roti prata.

Kueh Ho Jiak – Sweet Potato Ang Ku Kueh

Located at 6 Tanjong Pagar Plaza, this restaurant is famous for sweet potato Ang Ku Kueh. It’s open on Mon-Sat (7:30 AM-2:00 PM) and remains close on Sunday. 

There are flavors like cempedak, hae bi hiam and durian you can add to sweet potato and Ku Kueh to make this dish more delicious and unique. It costs only $3 for two pieces. Ruby red version was popular previously, but the addition of sweet potato made this dish completely different. If you are looking for the combination of sweetness with pulpy texture, then gula Melaka sago hearts would be a perfect choice which costs $2 for a pair.

Bee Kee Wanton Noodle – Truffle Wanton Mee

This trendy hawker stall is located on Market Street Interim Centre, 5 Cross Street. It’s open on Mon-Fri (7 AM-3 PM) and is closed on weekends.

While the word “truffle” makes every dish look fancy and expensive, Bee Kee Wanton Noodle offers an appetizing breakfast that’s worth the budget. Their delicious dish truffle wanton mee is a bowl of noodles that costs $6.50. The ingredients are fried and steamed dumplings, veggies, and thin slices of char siew. If you want more strong flavour, you can opt for Truffle Braised Pork Soft Bone Noodle ($7.50). 

Freshly Made Chee Cheong Fun – Century Egg Flavors And Otah

It’s located on Old airport Food Centre, 51 old Airport Road and is open on Tue-Sun (7 AM-8 PM).

For a plate of Chee Cheong Fun, you can never leave with a half-empty stomach. This restaurant is famous for its enigmatic assembling of 10 different fillings, making customers definitely satisfied and stuffed. The main attraction is otah chee Cheong fun that costs $3.50. You either get shrimp or char siew bits framed within rice noodle rolls, but the addition of otah makes the dish extraordinary and mouth-watering. You can also add smoky sambal to every bite of otah fun. Egg lovers can enjoy century egg chee Cheong fun at $3.50. 

Adimann – Salted Egg Yolk Nasi Lemak

Adimann is located on Golden Mile Food Centre, 505 Beach Road. It’s open from 10 Am-9 Pm, daily.

The popular juicy chicken cutlets drenched in salted egg yolk sauce never fails to win your heart and make your tummy happy. Believe it or not, but the famous Adimann’s Nasi Lemak Chicken Cutlet with Salted Egg Yolk Sauce costs just $7.50. You can also have a filling nasi lemak with boneless cutlet and coconutty basmati rice at a very reasonable price. You can also add spicy sambal and other ingredients like cucumbers, peanuts, and even quail eggs to the dish.

Kopi Fellas – Matcha Milk Toast

Another food stall at Chinatown hawker center is Kopifellas, which is located on Beauty World, 144 Upper Bukit Timah Road. It’s open seven days a week, from 8 Am – 6:30 Pm. 

Kopi is the traditional breakfast in Singapore that People usually serve with kopi, slices of toast, and two soft boiled eggs. The addition of Japanese flavours makes it a unique dish Kopi Fellas where the lovers of green tea make a beeline for Matcha Milk Toast Set available at $5.30. You can also have an excellent mixture of milk tea and coffee as an alternative for Kopifellas Yuan Yang. It’s a very busy restaurant. Therefore, it’s worth the early rise!


These are the popular stalls at hawker centers where you can find unique local breakfast at a reasonable price. These affordable basic necessities such as food, public transport, education, etc., make the cost of living in Singapore reasonable for both expats and locals.

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