Affordable Changi Village Food Hangs
When people think of Changi, images of airports and beaches usually come to mind. But many of us forget that it’s also home to a variety of good food. From impressive hawker fare, to affordable cafes and restaurants, you’ll be spoilt for choice. So here are 10 wallet-friendly Changi Village food hangs the next time you’re up for some plane watching or just a stroll along Changi beach.
1. Sari Bistari Changi Village Famous Nasi Ayam Penyet
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Sari Bistari Changi Village Famous Nasi Ayam Penyet might sound like a mouthful, but a mouthful of their titular dish will speak for itself. Their Nasi Ayam Penyet ($4) comes with a plate of fragrant chicken rice, soup, and – the star of the show – a large piece of battered chicken thigh. The crispy skin perfectly complements the tender, juicy chicken meat within. Fans of spicy food will also enjoy the addictive dark belachan that is served on the side.
Address: 2 Changi Village Road, #01-71, Changi Village Hawker Centre, Singapore 500002
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 8pm
2. Mizzy’s Corner Nasi Lemak
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If you still can’t get enough of fried chicken, Mizzy’s Corner Nasi Lemak will definitely satisfy your cravings. Their Nasi Lemak Set A is a steal at $3.50. This crowd favourite comes with a bed of fragrant basmati rice, crunchy ikan bilis, sambal chilli, a sunny-side up egg, and a golden brown chicken wing. Due to its popularity, the stall might be busy during lunch hour. But don’t fret, you can always head down early for a hearty breakfast!
Address: 2 Changi Village Road, #01-26, Changi Village Hawker Centre, Singapore 500002
Opening hours: Daily 7am to 4pm
Tel: 9793 1103
3. Woon Woon Pek Beehoon
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For a dish that will soothe the soul and the stomach, head down to Woon Woon Pek Beehoon. They may be famous for their impressive Giant White Beehoon, but their regular portions are just as satisfying for an everyday meal. Their Lala Slice Fish White Beehoon ($5) is made with a generous serving of white beehoon that has been cooked in a rich, seafood stock. The stewed cabbage, clams and sliced fish add even more sweetness to this otherwise savoury dish. Each plate comes topped with deep fried pork lard for extra crunch.
Address: 2 Changi Village Road, #01-52, Changi Village Hawker Centre, Singapore 500002
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11am to 9pm
Tel: 9451 1633
4. 89.7 Supper Club
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For a supper hang out that is halal-certified, and literally open all day, everyday, 89.7 Supper Club has got your back. They offer a wide variety of cuisines, including Indian, Western, and even dim sum. Some of their popular dishes include their Siew Mai ($3), Plaster Prata ($1.50), Fish and Chips ($9), and Nasi Pattaya ($6). So if you have picky friends, don’t worry, there’ll be something for everyone!
Address: 5 Changi Village Road, #01-2035, Singapore 500005
Opening hours: Daily 12am to 12am
5. Chock full of beans
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For those who want a wallet-friendly cafe spot, Chock full of beans is an Insta-worthy option. Those with a sweet tooth should order their Brûlée French Toast ($14), which comes with two choices of delectable toppings. You can have your fluffy toast with fresh banana and a rich chocolate sauce, or peach slices and maple syrup instead. If you’d prefer something more savoury, the classic Eggs Benedict ($14), and its vegetarian counterpart, the Portobello Benedict ($14), are equally tasty.
Address: 4 Changi Village Road, #01-2090, Singapore 500004
Opening hours: Mon 11:30am to 6pm, Tue-Fri 11:30am to 10pm, Sat-Sun 9:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6214 8839
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If you don’t have the time or money to take a plane to BKK, just pay Pranakorn a visit. They serve authentic Thai cuisine that won’t cost you a bomb. For a hearty meal, get their Minced Pork with Fried Egg ($5.80). The spicy minced pork can be easily mixed into the rice, making each mouthful extra flavoursome. Even the fried egg is done to perfection, with a slightly runny yolk and golden brown edges. Wash everything down with a refreshing cup of Thai Iced Black Tea ($2.20).
Address: 4 Changi Village Road, #01-2086 Changi Village, Singapore 500004
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9pm
Tel: 6543 0883
7. Tiong Bahru Boneless Hainanese Chicken Rice
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If you love chicken rice, but hate having to pick out those pesky bones, Tiong Bahru Boneless Hainanese Chicken Rice is the perfect solution. A comforting plate of fragrant rice and moist, succulent chicken meat will only set you back $5. If you’re up for something a little different, they also offer Lemon Chicken Rice ($3.50), which is essentially a fried chicken cutlet covered in a zesty citrus sauce.
Address: 5 Changi Village Road, #01-2037, Singapore 500005
Opening hours: Daily 10:30am to 9pm
Tel: 6545 1142
8. Makan Melaka
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For an icy treat that will cool you down in our humid weather, get a bowl of Makan Melaka’s desserts. Their Melaka-style chendol is made without coconut milk, which makes it less jelak and more refreshing. For those who love their chendol with lots of toppings, get their Cendol Melaka with Red Bean + Corn ($2.10). Or if you’re a big fan of durian, their Cendol Melaka Durian ($2.30) is a must-try. The creamy durian flesh adds a robust flavour to the already mouth-watering dessert.
Address: 1 Changi Village Road, #01-2046, Singapore 500001
Opening hours: Daily 8:30am to 10:30pm
Tel: 6542 1246
9. Wing Kee Original Taste Ipoh Hor Fun
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Since we’re on the topic of Malaysian cuisine, you may as well get a plate of Fried Chicken Cutlet Hor Fun ($4.50) from Wing Kee Original Taste Ipoh Hor Fun. This may not be the prettiest meal, but don’t let appearances fool you. This satisfying dish is made with smooth kway teow soaked in a dark, savoury gravy. All of this goodness is topped off with slices of crispy fried chicken. Remember to mix in the chili paste for a spicier kick.
Address: 2 Changi Village Road, #01-18/19, Changi Village Hawker Centre, Singapore 500002
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 9am to 10pm
Tel: 6545 6425
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Andes is always a reliable place to go for gatherings. For just $10.90, you can choose from seven types of chicken dishes on the menu, such as their Teriyaki Chicken, Fiery Chicken and Lemon Lime Chicken. Those who want a lighter option can order the Grilled Fish with Herbs ($11.50), or Crispy Fried Fish ($11.50) instead. Each dish comes with two sides, and you’ll be able to choose from a substantial selection. Some of the more popular choices include Mac & Cheese, Onion Rings, Garden Veggie and Baked Potato.
Cheap eats at Changi
With so many affordable options at Changi, it’s definitely worth a journey to the East. Alternatively, check out these Changi Village hawker stalls for more cheap eats. If you have any other go-to spots, do let us know in the comments section below!