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10 Buangkok Hawker Centre Stalls For Duck Egg Char Kway Teow, Tom Yum MAMA Noodles And More

4th December 2023

Best Buangkok Hawker Centre stalls


Buangkok Hawker Centre, located beside Buangkok MRT Station, has officially opened with 38 stalls and more than 700 seats. Many of those stalls belong to popular food franchises known for exciting dishes such as Japanese fusion bowls, DTF-style fried rice, Putian lor mee and more. If you’re looking to dine here, then keep reading, for we’ll introduce you to the 10 best Buangkok Hawker Centre stalls you need to check out.

1. Liu Kou Shui


Said to have created Singapore’s first mala char siew dish, Liu Kou Shui offers exciting fusion bowls with a strong Japanese influence. Their claim to fame, the Mala Char Siew Don ($7), has juicy char siew glazed with everyone’s favourite spicy and numbing seasoning atop a bowl of fluffy pearl rice. Other enticing menu items include the Mentaiko Chicken Katsu Don ($7) and the Angus Beef Sukiyaki Don ($8). Additionally, the stall has a few moreish snacks to order, such as the Mentaiko Fries ($4) and the Fried King Oysters Mushroom ($4).

Unit number: #02-K25
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9pm
Liu Kou Shui is not a halal-certified eatery

2. Mae Ai Thai Food


Buangkok residents, you don’t have to visit a restaurant to have a Thai feast—just drop by Mae Ai Thai Food, which offers a plethora of classic Thai eats. Take, for instance, the Instant Noodle Tom Yum Soup ($6), a rendition of the famous Tom Yum MAMA instant noodles. Featuring springy noodles soaked in a sweet and spicy tom yum broth and seafood ingredients such as prawns and sotong, this dish is both comforting and addictive. If you’re looking for a hearty rice dish, you won’t go wrong with the aromatic Basil Minced Pork with Rice ($5.50).

Unit number: #02-K26
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9:30pm
Mae Ai Thai Food is not a halal-certified eatery

3. Penang Alley


For a solid plate of Pengang-style CKT, join the queue for Penang Alley. With its smoky flavour, ingredients such as prawns, hum, and lup cheong, and piquant chilli, the Char Kuay Teow ($5.50) here will satisfy your cravings for wok hei-infused dishes. For a plate of CKT that uses the more premium duck egg, an additional $1 will be charged to your order. Other specialities from Penang you can get here include Penang Lam Rice ($5.50), Penang Belacan Fried Rice ($5.50), Assam Laksa ($5.50), and Penang Spicy Noodle Soup ($5.50).

Unit number: #02-K11
Opening hours: Daily 11am till sold out
Penang Alley is not a halal-certified eatery

4. Shawarma N


It’s rare to find Turkish food in hawker centres, but you’ll find one in the heart of Buangkok Hawker Centre named Shawarma N. If you’re a fan of meat dishes, there are plenty of options here including the Kebab with Rice (from $7), Kebab Wrap (from $5), and Pida (from $10). These dishes come in chicken, beef, and lamb versions. Be sure not to miss out on popular Turkish treats such as Hummus ($6), Original Baklava ($10), and Stuffed Capsicum (from $7) as well.

Unit number: #02-K01
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9pm
Shawarma N is a halal-certified eatery

5. Eng Kee Chicken Wings

Eng Kee - flatlay

Many people consider Eng Kee Chicken Wings to have the best Fried Chicken Wing ($1.60 each) in Singapore, and it’s easy to see why. With light, crispy skin on the outside and juicy, tender meat on the inside, these wings are a great addition to whatever you’re having, and are excellent snacks on their own. But Eng Kee doesn’t just offer chicken wings—you can order Bee Hoon (from $1.20), Kway Teow Mee (from $1.20), Otah ($1.40) and more for a more complete meal.

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Unit number: #02-K13
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 11am to 7:30pm, Sat-Sun 9:30am to 6:30pm
Eng Kee Chicken Wings is not a halal-certified eatery

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6. Ming Chung White Lor Mee

Image credit: Ming

An offshoot of the famous Ming Chung Restaurant, Ming Chung White Lor Mee offers authentic Chinese eats from Putian, China. Go for their signature dish, the Lor Mee ($6.50), which gets you a hearty bowl of silky white noodles, seafood, pork, and vegetables boiled in a comforting and savoury broth. The dish goes well with sides such as the Stir-Fried Flower Clams (from $12) and Fried Batang Fish (from $6.50), especially if you want to add more seafood to the lor mee experience.

Unit number: #02-K06
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 12pm to 3pm, 4:30pm to 9:30pm
Ming Chung White Lor Mee is not a halal-certified eatery

7. Feng Ji Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice

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Fans of our unofficial national dish may recognise the name Feng Ji Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice, and that’s because it is the hawker branch of the famous restaurant with the same name. A plate of Chicken Rice here, whether steamed or roasted, starts from just $3.50. The hallmarks of the iconic dish are all present here—the juicy chicken, aromatic and flavourful rice, and the tangy chilli. If you’re on an even tighter budget, get the Shredded Chicken Hor Fun ($2.80) instead.

Unit number: #02-K16
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 8:30pm
Feng Ji Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice is not a halal-certified eatery

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8. Chef Wang Fried Rice

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A franchise by an ex-Din Tai Fung and Shangri-La chef, Chef Wang Fried Rice is the stall for fried rice dishes filled with wok hei. There are many variations of this, with the cheapest being the simple but satisfying Egg Fried Rice ($4.20), while meatier options include the Pork Chop Fried Rice ($6.90) and Sambal Chicken Fried Rice ($6.50). Some options make use of seafood, such as the Shrimp Fried Rice ($6.90) and the Sambal Abalone Fried Rice ($12).

Unit number: #02-K28
Opening hours: Daily 10:30am to 9pm
Chef Wang Fried Rice is not a halal-certified eatery

9. Bai Nian Niang Dou Fu

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The few Bai Nian Niang Dou Fu outlets around the country—along with this new one in Buangkok Hawker Centre—offer solid YTF with fresh ingredients. A bowl of Yong Tau Fu ($5.90) here gets you a bowl filled with prawn paste, pork paste, tau pok, bitter gourd and more, along with silky bee hoon. You can add some crunchy fried dishes to your meal by ordering the Chicken Wing 3pcs ($5), Golden Fried Trotter ($4.90), and Golden Roll 5pcs ($5.90).

Unit number: #02-K15
Opening hours: TBD
Bai Nian Niang Dou Fu is not a halal-certified eatery

10. Munchi Pancakes

Munchi Delights - pancakes and min jiang kueh

Known for their moreish min jiang kueh that come in unique flavours, Munchi Pancakes has landed in Buangkok Hawker Centre. Here you can get pancakes with filling such as biscoff, Oreo cheese, Thai milk tea, Earl Grey and more. There are also your classic min jiang kueh flavours here, including peanut, red bean, and coconut. Prices start from $1.60 per pancake, and you can choose to have them in three types of skin: original, charcoal, and green tea.

Unit number:#02-K45
Opening hours: Daily 8am to 8:30pm
Munchi Pancakes is a halal-certified eatery.

What to eat at Buangkok Hawker Centre

Those were ten stalls you should check out in the impressive new Buangkok Hawker Centre. For Hougang eateries worth checking out, read our 15 best Hougang food spots listicle. For eateries in Punggol, check out our 25 best Punggol food places listicle.

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