What to Eat in Singapore? | 9 Traditional Flavors of Singapore

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Singapore food can be a little bit unusual. For this reason, if you come to this country, you need to do a solid research on eating and drinking. ”What to eat in Singapore? What to drink?” We have listed the most preferred foods and beverages in the country by discussing the food culture of this country in detail on the list.

What to Eat in Singapore? What to drink?

The food in Singapore, which does not have a very special food culture of its own, is influenced by the cuisine of other Asian countries and some European cuisine, especially fast food. In fact, it is stated that there are inspirations from more than 30 different culinary cultures in the country.

If you want to try dishes from different cultures such as Indian, Chinese or Japanese cuisine, you need to visit special regions in the country. Although the Indian population is very high in the country, we think it is one of the corner kitchens in the country. This is because Indian cuisine is relatively lagging behind in terms of hygiene compared to other cuisines.

1-Bak Kut Teh

Bak Kut Teh, one of Singapore’s simplest and most modest dishes, is one of the things you will find in abundance on the streets of the country. This dish, which is a type of boiled meat made with pork, is highly preferred by the locals.

Our recommendation place to try this flavor;

Song Fa Bak Kut Teh

Address: 11 New Bridge Road, # 01-01, Clarke Quay, Singapore 059383


Of course, seafood is among the most popular options in Singapore, which is located in an island country. In particular, shellfish are very popular and consumed throughout the country. You can see plenty of seafood even in breakfast foods. For example, you can try oyster omelet. Sushi is also one of the most preferred Far Eastern seafood in the country. We especially recommend you to try the spicy crab called chili crab.

Our suggestion of place where you can try delicious seafood;

Long Seafood (Ang Mo Kio)

Address: 232 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, # 01-1222, Ang Mo Kio, Singapore 560232

3-Chicken Rice

Chicken rice plates that we are used to seeing in our country are also very popular in Singapore. Therefore we found it appropriate to add pilaf with chicken to our list. We would like to point out that many different types of rice prepared with a wide variety of ingredients are also waiting for you.

For the most delicious chicken rice;

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice

Address: # 01 -10/11 Maxwell Food Center, Singapore 069184


Do not expect too much from Singapore for breakfast because breakfast is often passed out in Singapore’s food culture. Especially dairy products are not something you will come across much. Generally, toast with butter and peanut butter is one of the most popular breakfast products in the country. In addition to toast, snacks that can be eaten easily, such as eggs, are often given. As a beverage, tea called kopi is mostly consumed.

The information of the country’s most popular toaster is;

Ya Kun Kaya Toast

Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street # 01-31, The Central, Singapore 059817


This soup, which is a combination of Chinese and Malay cuisines, is also very popular in Singapore food. There are various ingredients such as coconut, bean, fish and shrimp in laksa, which is available in various versions.

If you are wondering where you can have the best lacquer;

328 Katong Laksa

Address: 50 East Coast Road, Roxy Square # 01-64, Marine Parade, Singapore 428769, Singapore


Satay, which can be defined as Singapore’s kebab culture, is prepared by cooking the meat of animals such as pork, cattle, sheep and chicken lined up in bottles. Satay is also the name of a peanut sauce prepared with spices.

For delicious satay;

Satay By The Bay

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Bayfront, Singapore 018952, Singapore


This Chinese origin dish is also very common in Singapore. The Chinese make up almost 75% of the country’s population. As such, Chinese food is also the most important food item in the country.

To fill your stomach with an affordable and delicious noodle;

Jadeite Vegetarian Restaurant

Address: 470 North Bridge Road # 03-21 Bugis Cube, Singapore 188735, Singapore

8-Durian Fruit

“What to eat in Singapore?” One of the most important answers for those wondering is this fruit. The durian fruit, called “The King of Fruits”, is one of Singapore’s most important tastes. So when you come to Singapore, we do not recommend you leave the country without tasting this flavor. Only in the country there is a ban against this fruit and we cannot eat it wherever you want whenever you want. We recommend you to try different fruits other than durian.


You can have the chance to try many different drinks in Singapore. For example, “bandung” milk prepared with rose syrup is one of them. Apart from that, beer, soy milk, sugar cane juice, local beers called tiger, which can be consumed with ice cream named “sarsi”, Singapore sling for cocktail lovers are among the main drinks that should be tried in the country.

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