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Upper Boon Keng Food Centre

Top 10 Best Eats at Upper Boon Keng Food Centre

Upper Boon Keng Market and Food Centre is one of Singapore’s oldest hawker centres, with food stalls serving up old-school favourites like curry rice, ayam penyet and kambing soup. A stone’s throw from Kallang MRT station, this food centre houses many food stalls, which tend to open in the mornings rather than in the evenings. Nevertheless, check out these 10 well-reviewed eats at Upper Boon Keng Market and Food Centre.

Upper Boon Keng Food Centre

#1 – Hock Huat Fried Kway Teow

Introduction:

An awesome plate of old-school Fried Kway Teow at $3 was cooked skillfully and tasted great with beautiful wok hei and generous ingredients. It comes with just prawns and Lap Cheong slices stir-fried with Kway Teow, egg, vegetables, and lots of bean sprouts. Be patient because it is likely to be made and served only after ordering it on a per-plate basis so that you have the chance to get a fresh and hot one. The heat from the chilli of this dish seems to raise at the back of your throat with every bite.

Menu Items:

  • Fried Kway Teow (Price $3.50)

Please kindly visit their shop for more menu and pricing information.

Location:

Upper Boon Keng Market & Food Centre

#01-37, 17 UPPER BOON KENG ROAD, Singapore 380017

Contact: No provide a contact number.

Website: https://www.jointhawker.com/en/shops/31245

 


#2 – Soup Kambing Haji M. Abdul Rajak

Introduction:

Haji M. Abdul Rajak started selling their mutton soup from a pushcart in 1955, before opening their own stall in Upper Boon Keng Market & Food Centre in 1975. The famous stall remains in its current location and is currently run by the third and fourth generations of the family. The soup was medium-bodied and slightly gelatinous. It was imbued with a flavourful and truly exotic taste but was not overpowering in any manner. Most the mutton soups are light-bodied and popular with the addition of pepper. This bowl was impressively balanced; there was no hint of spice at the end of every spoonful, but there was a wonderful mutton taste.

Menu Items:

  • Soup Kambing – Isi (Price $5.50)
  • Soup Kambing – Kaki (Price $6.00)
  • Soup Kambing – Lidah + Otak (Price $10.00)
  • Soup meat or mutton (Medium /Large size) (Price $5.50 – $15.00)
  • Bread per bowl of soup (Price $0.50)
  • French Loaf aka Roti Perancis (Price $1.00)

Location:

Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre 

#01-03, Blk 17 Upper Boon Keng Road, Singapore 380017

Contact: +65 8581 1114

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Haji-M-ABDUL-RAJAK-Soup-Kambing-Stall-862468173803347/

 


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#3 – Appam

Introduction:

Appam’s distinctive signboard can scarcely be missed, considering the striking yellow text on it in contrasting brown: APPAM. With only S$1 for one appam, you know the light and fluffy (Indian) pancake is the right way to start your day. You can choose from peanut, red bean, or corn fillings. In Singapore, one can find lots of shops where appam is sold. However, they can confidently state that the appam vendor at this place produces one of the fluffiest appams we have ever tried.

Menu Items:

  • Peanut Appam (Price $1.00)
  • Red Bean Appam (Price $1.00)
  • Coconut Appam (Price $1.00)
  • Sweet Corn Appam (Price $1.00)
  • Cheese Appam (Price $1.50)
  • Egg special Appam (Price $2.00)

Please kindly visit their shop for more menu and pricing information.

Location:

Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre 

#01-75, Blk 17 Upper Boon Keng Road, Singapore 380017

Contact: No provide a contact number.

Website: https://sethlui.com/hawker-under-ten-dollars-boon-keng-market-and-food-centre/

 


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#4 – HJH Yang Chek Family

Introduction:

HJH Yang Chek Family is suitable to become food craving choose for some homely Malay food. You’ve concerned about the ideal location. Dishing out classic recipes like Nasi Rawon, Mee Soto, and much more, it’s equal components hearty and scrumptious. If you look through social media sites, you will realize that this stall has garnered several faithful fans over their hearty, scrumptious dishes. If that isn’t proof enough for you, it’s ideal you try it on your own!

Menu Items:

  • Nasi Sambal Coreng (Price $3.50)
  • Nasi Jeganan (Price $3.50)
  • Nasi Rawon (Price $3.00)
  • Mee Soto (Price $3.00)
  • Mee Rebus (Price $3.00)
  • Lontong (Price $3.00)
  • Sup Campur (Price $11 for small, $14 for medium, $16 for large)  
  • Sup Otak (Price $8.50 for small, $16 for medium, $24 for large)

Location:

Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre 

#01-26, Blk 17 Upper Boon Keng Road, Singapore 380017

Contact: +65 9682 2461

Website: https://www.facebook.com/hjhyangchek/

 


#5 – Roti Tiam

Introduction:

Roti Tiam sells standard Singapore pastries, bread, and buns. They have actually tried their warm dog bun as well as red bean bun for the morning meal. Both of their buns were great smelling and well baked. The hot dog was scrumptious, average-sized as well as not as well salted. Red bean paste was sticky, wonderful, and yummy. Due to this exceptional initial experience, They highly recommend Rotitiam to bakeshop followers as well as will certainly visit this stall once again for their coconut buns and small pizzas.

Menu Items:

  • Durian Bun (Price $1.40)
  • Bread Using Japanese Wheat (Price $1.20)
  • Custard Cream Puff
  • Cheese Bun ($1.30)

Please contact for more menu and pricing via phone number.

Location:

Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre 

#01-16, 17 Upper Boon Keng Road, Singapore 380017

Contact: +65 83321130

Website: https://www.burpple.com/roti-tiam-boon-keng

 



#6 – YZ Food

Introduction:

Searching for a fast bite prior to beginning your day? Make your trip down to YZ Food at Upper Boon Keng Food Centre for a plate of $ 1 Chee Cheong Fun or Yam Cake or add $ 0.20 to get a piping hot bowl of Porridge. They additionally have a variety of various other breakfast foods like a Singaporean preferred, Lo Mai Kai ($ 1.90) or Char Siew Pau ($ 2.70 for 3 pieces). Do note that they are typically open during the day as well as enclosed during the night.

Menu Items:

  • Chee Cheong Fun  or Yam Cake (Price $1.00)
  • Lo Mai Kai  (Price $1.90)
  • Char Siew Pau (Price $2.70 for three pieces)
  • Cooling Gingko Barley Porridge (Price $1.00)

Location:

Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre 

#01-79, 17 Upper Boon Keng Rd, Singapore 380017

Contact: [email protected]

Website: https://www.facebook.com/YZFood/?ref=page_internal

 


#7 – Qis Ria Stall

Introduction:

Right here’s another deserving challenger of Nasi Rawon. Qis Ria Stall also serves a mouth-watering range of Nasi Padang recipes which will most definitely make you drool prima facie. Rendang, fried chicken, you name it, they most likely have it. They evaluated their Tauhu Goreng offered with re-fried Tau Kwa, cucumber, and also bean sprouts drenched with awesome peanut sauce on top. The Tau Kwa was big and chunky, fresh, with mild crispiness as well as soft. The gravy had all the wonderful crunchy peanut and other components inside. The spiciness is just great with the correct amount of sweetness, and sourness.

Menu Items:

  • Nasi Padang
  • Rendang
  • Fried Chicken

Please kindly visit their shop for more menu and pricing information.

Location:

Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre 

#22, 17 Upper Boon Keng Rd, Singapore 380017

Contact: No provide a contact number.

Website: https://sg.openrice.com/en/singapore/r-qis-ria-kallang-malay-halal-r3514

 


#8 – Xin Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice

Introduction:

Xin Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice markets Hainanese chicken in addition to an array of Siu Mei roast meats. Seen over is their Hainanese poultry, roast chicken, char siew, Siu Yuk as well as roast duck with rice. The white Hainanese chicken meat has smooth skin and also meat that is moist and delicious. The roast poultry has a good mouth-watering taste. Char siew is soft, with a sweet taste. The Siu Yuk roast pork is meaty with a great bite, has crunchy skin and is not too salty. As for the roast duck, juicy and suitable flavours.

The accompanying plate of flavoured rice is great smelling and has a good company structure. The soup is gently flavoured, tastes suitable as well is not excessively salted. Chilli sauce is the common watery kind of garlic chilli.

Menu Items:

  • Steamed Chicken
  • Steamed Chicken Rice
  • Char Siew Rice
  • Roasted Meat Rice
  • Roasted Chicken Rice
  • Roasted Chicken

Please kindly visit their shop for more menu and pricing information.

Location:

Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre 

#01-20, 17 UPPER BOON KENG ROAD, Singapore 380017

Contact: No provide a contact number.

Website: https://www.jointhawker.com/en/shops/31262

 


#9 – Chok Dee Thai Food

Introduction:

Adding to this list of fantastic food is Chok Dee Thai Food. The unassuming stall is helmed by Thais who readily whip up a mouthwatering storm upon order. If you want to avoid the queue, be sure to drop by earlier to beat the lunch crowd.

If you’re craving a Thai-style Char Kway Teow, order their Pad Thai ($5) and be prepared to be blown away by its authentic Thai flavours. If you prefer something a little heavier, order a plate of Thai Basil Rice ($5.50 with a choice of chicken or pork) instead!

Menu Items:

  • Pad Thai (Price $5.00)
  • Thai Basil Rice (Price $5.50 with a choice of chicken or pork) 
  • Pineapple Fried Rice (Price $5.00)
  • Tom Yum Fried Rice (Price $5.00)
  • Seafood Fried Maggi Mee (Price $5.00)
  • Seafood Fried Rice (PrIce $5.00)
  • Omellete Minced Chicken Rice (Price $5.00)
  • Thai Style Vermicelli (Price $5.00)
  • Seafood Fried Kway Teow (Price $5.00)
  • Mango Salad (Price $5.00)
  • Deed Fried Garlic Pork (Price $6.00)

Please kindly visit their shop for more menu and pricing information.

Location:

Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre 

#01-65, 17 UPPER BOON KENG ROAD, Singapore 380017

Contact: No provide a contact number.

Website: https://www.jointhawker.com/en/shops/31218

 


#10 – Geylang Traditional Carrot Cake

Introduction:

Somewhere in the eastern part of Singapore and hidden within the Upper Boon Keng Road Block 17 Market & Food Centre is a stall that still keeps a traditional way of cooking carrot cake. It is no other than Geylang Homemade Carrot Cake by Uncle Yeo. However, the signboard will read Geylang Traditional Carrot Cake Unit #01-34 and that will be the stall that you will need to keep out for if you are looking to have a nice plate of traditional carrot cake. Uncle Yeo offers 2 types of carrot cake. One of which is the radish cake that is stir-fried with eggs, preserved radish, and some light seasoning. I believe that most of you will know that it is the Black or White type. The black type is the one that has dark sweet soy sauce added to it and the white one will be more on the crispy side.

Menu Items:

  • Traditional Carrot Cake (Black/White) (Price $2.00/ $2.50/ $3.00)

Please kindly visit their shop for more menu and pricing information.

Location:

Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre 

#01-34, 17 UPPER BOON KENG ROAD, Singapore 380017

Contact: No provide a contact number.

Website: https://justeatsleep.wordpress.com/2013/10/06/9/

 


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