In Singapore, you find the most vibrant food scene with a wide variety of street food. Without spending much, you may dine out at the city’s hawker centres and markets and you will surely love this experience. Here are some ideas for food you should try out.

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Fish-head curry

On the menus of many hotels in Singapore, this dish is surely found somewhere on the top. In this dish, large heads of fish are stewed in a spicy sauce with vegetables and it is sure to be loved! This is mostly favoured by the Indian community because of its taste.

Hainanese chicken rice

If you stay at Pan Pacific Singapore during your holiday and you eat breakfast at one of their in-house restaurants, this dish would be ideal for you to try out! Especially when you have a hectic day ahead. Chicken pieces are served with rice that has been steamed with ginger, garlic and some other sauces.

Chilli crabs

The special thing about this dish is that it is made with Sri Lankan crabs which are meatier. Even if you may not love the look of it, it is recommended that you try it out at least once! You’ll never regret it.


Laksa is a favourite dish in Singapore. Katong laksa is the most preferred by the majority and they can be found at street food outlets all over the island. Those who love rice noodles will fall in love with this dish for sure.



Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+