Newton Food Centre closed till April: Here’s where else to get your hawker fix

Fulfil your cravings with these other local favourites


Newton Food Centre will be closed from Feb 1 to Apr 24.

Home to popular stalls like Hup Kee Fried Oyster Omelette and Sheng Da BBQ Seafood, Newton Food Centre is perhaps one of Singapore’s most well-known when it comes to hawker centres.

However, in light of NEA’s repairs and refurbishment scheme, the food centre will be closed from Feb 1 to Apr 24. Before you panic and wonder where else you can get your hawker fix, here are some of our other favourite stalls and food centres for you to check out.

1. Ah Chiang’s Porridge


Ah Chiang’s Porridge will satisfy your cravings for a piping hot and velvety-smooth bowl of congee.

Read our review here.

2. Song Kee Fishball Noodles


Song Kee Fishball Noodles are tossed with lard, shallot oil and belacan chilli, making them full of flavour, slightly alkaline and with a “Q” (chewy or al dente) texture.

Read our review here.

3. Third Place Zichar


One of Third Place’s best-sellers include the Homemade Beancurd with Hon-shimeji Mushroom, which is beautifully braised and fragrant with the aroma of sautéed mushroom.

Read our review here.

4. Tiong Bahru Market


Get your hawker fix with stalls like Jian Bo Chwee Kueh, Tiong Bahru Teochew Kueh,Tiong Bahru Fried Kway Teow and more. There’s even an interactive food directory for you to plan your visit!

More information here.

5. Ming Fa Fishball

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Ming Fa Fishball’s bak chor mee stands out for its springy noodles and full-bodied flavours. For something different, you could also try the Chicken Cutlet Minced Meat Noodles.

Read our review here.

by Samantha Francis