“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.”Julia Child
After a long, tiring day of working, vacationing or just chilling, the best way to end it is with some lip smacking, scrumptious food. Food that is made just for your soul and obviously for your stomach.
And what better place can you find to content all the desires of your taste buds and satisfy your hunger than a trip to the best hawker you can find in Singapore? That’s right – it is Chomp Chomp.
Chomp Chomp is a famous hawker’s market located on 20 Kensington Park Road Singapore 557269, and is open every day except on Tuesday, from 5:30 pm to 12.30 am. It serves you a wide variety of delicious food at all times if you are looking to fix your cravings.
The closest MRT is Lorong Chuan station, Chomp Chomp Food Centre is also commuter-friendly and is accessible via buses like 73, 136, 315, 317.
Here are the top 10 food stalls available in Chomp Chomp that might bring your taste bud to another level of satisfaction. Read on yummy 😋
The famous red plate Hokkien Mee noddles can be found at stall number 27 in Chomp Chomp hawker’s market. These noodles are one of the best things that you can award your taste buds with. You can always find long queues at this stall which makes it easier to spot in the heavily crowded market of food stalls.
Available for $3, $4, or $5, they are a good mix of thick yellow noodles and thin bee hoon cooked in rich prawn stock. The natural sweetness and the freshness of prawns bring out the flavour more efficiently. They are also served with a rather generous serving of prawns, squid, delightful sambal chilli, and calamansi on the side.
The stall is also listed in the “Michelin Plate” guide. (The Michelin Plate or L’Assiette Michelin is a new designation worldwide, a symbol that indicates “restaurants where the inspectors have discovered quality food.”)
|Address||#01-27 Chomp Chomp Food Centre, 20 Kensington Park Road, 557269|
|Operating Hours||4pm – 12am (Daily)|
If you like having crisp, tender flavourful chicken wings then a visit to Chomp Chomp’s popular barbeque chicken food stall is a must! It can never go wrong with chicken wings. The wings cost as low as $1.30 per wing with a minimum order of two wings. They are crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. You can feel the richness of the meat texture in every bite.
They are low in fat, so even the most health-conscious people can indulge in this savoury experience of a lifetime. The chicken is well marinated with an iconic blend of herbs and spices that has the capability to satiate your taste buds. They come with a piece of lime and drumsticks which when applied enhances the flavour and thus the experience to an unarguably higher level.
There is also an option for takeaway in eco-friendly, heat-retaining paper bags maintaining the crispiness of the wings along with their chilli sauce in a tub ensuring the same overwhelming BBQ chicken experience at the comfort of the place you like.
|Address||#01-26 Chomp Chomp Food Centre, 20 Kensington Park Road, 557269|
|Operating Hours||4pm – 12am (Daily)|
Chomp Chomp surely has its fair share of the “Michelin Plate” listers. Chomp Chomp Satay is another one of the stalls of the food centre that has made it to the list. This definitely is a must visit food stall in Singapore offering delicious, mouth watering satay just for $0.70 per stick.
Different variety of satay includes chicken, pork, beef and mutton or ketupat, served with pineapple peanut sauce.
Available at shop number 34 of the food centre, this food stall is famous for its great flavour and price. The pleasant blend of spices used in the marination makes the whole experience more delightful. The satay has the charred exterior that gives a smoky taste to the meat complimenting the accompanied traditional one-of-a-kind pineapple peanut sauce, making it highly appealing.
|Address||#01-34 Chomp Chomp Food Centre, 20 Kensington Park Road, 557269|
|Operating Hours||5.30pm – 12am (Daily)|
If you are looking to eat something more traditional, then Chia Keng Hokkien Mee food stall is the right place for you. These traditional green-plated Hokkien mee noodles can be bought for $5 for a big portion and $3.5 to $4 for smaller portions. The stall gets very busy at night but with the server’s skill set, the waiting time is a mere 10-minutes on a busy Friday night.
The yellow noodle and thin-bee hoon noodles are served with three fresh large prawns, fried pork lard, and the right amount of chilli. The stock gets prepared daily, so you know you get fresh food. There is an inexplicable charred flavour to the creamy texture of the noodles.
The open leaf, the crunchy pork lard, boiled melt-in-your-mouth belly pork, cut chilli and most importantly, the prawn-stock come together to form explosions of flavours. The prawn stock is just sweet enough to hit the spot, and the aroma allures you while you wait in anticipation.
|Address||#01-20 Chomp Chomp Food Centre, 20 Kensington Park Road, 557269|
|Operating Hours||5.00pm – 12am (Daily)|
One of the best Kueh pie tee, rojak and popiah that you can find in Singapore is available at Chomp Chomp food centre for $3 for a plate of popiah and $3/4/5 for a plate of Rojak.
The Rojak is an incredible mixture of fruits and vegetables mixed with sweet black-sauce and further coated with roasted peanuts. The dish is sweet yet has a crunch to it that you’re gonna love. The skin of popiah is tender, which acts as the perfect counterpart for the dish’s fresh crunchy ingredients, including vegetables, egg, and prawn paste.
The kueh pie tee has hard, golden-brown cups that have the filing of julienned turnip that is piped into each cup fresh from the cooker. The topping of boiled eggs adds softness to balance the flavours, and the chilli adds a delightful pizzazz. Besides, you’ve also got the option of a tau pok and youtiao set. It can be eaten with cuttlefish or century eggs.
|Address||#01-23 Chomp Chomp Food Centre, 20 Kensington Park Road, 557269|
|Operating Hours||4.00pm – 12am (Daily)|
Talking about hawker favourites after Hokkien Mee, you will definitely be reminded of carrot cake. This delicacy is easily in Singapore’s streets, but the best and traditional carrot cake can only be found at this stall of Chomp Chomp Food Centre. This stall sells the traditional carrot cake and fried oyster omelette.
The fragrance of the carrot cake is able to ignite your cravings right from the entry of the food centre. The perfect amount of oil and moistness of the cake makes it more irresistible. Let your taste buds dance in joy with the white variant of carrot cake. This one having a slightly crispy texture, which tastes delicious.
To further enhance the carrot cake’s flavour, chilli is mixed in to give it some zing. By paying $5, you can get a yuan-yang plate of half and half. Add the fried oyster omelette to the mix, and you’ll see why this stall is so popular among food bloggers.
|Address||#01-24 Chomp Chomp Food Centre, 20 Kensington Park Road, 557269|
|Operating Hours||4.00pm – 12am (Mon-Thurs)|
4.00pm – 1am (Fri-Sun)
7. Ding Hao
Let Ding Hao be the one to quench your thirst with their fantastic sugarcane juice after eating all the delicious dishes. Although there are many food stalls selling sugarcane juice at Chomp Chomp, Ding Hao is the one that has the ability to give a memorable experience and mesmerise you with its flavoursome taste.
The most iconic thing is its 3-litre tall sugarcane juice tower available for $15 which can be noticed from far away. So, there should not be any difficulty in locating this juice stall on a busy day.
The stall is split into two sections. One sells sugarcane juice, while the other offers fresh juices of other fruits such as coconut, avocado, etc.
The juices are made thick and smooth like smoothies, instead of the regular ones which are just diluted concentrates. It comes with gula melaka which can be stirred into the drinks to make the flavour more delicious.
|Address||#01-16/21 Chomp Chomp Food Centre, 20 Kensington Park Road, 557269|
|Operating Hours||4.00pm – 12.30am (Daily)|
This is the only stall where you can find both traditional Hainanese beef noodles and Satay Bee Hoon being sold side by side.
Operated as a pushcart by the third generation of the family, this business stall draws a steady queue of customers every day specifically for the bee hoon and Hainan beef noodles. The satay is served with mouth-watering gravy full of rich spices with an interesting tang.
They also offer other appetizing options like the crispy mushroom platter, fried pumpkin, fried chives roll, crispy chicken, and fried wanton.
Let’s not forget about the Hainan Beef Noodle. It is a savoury dish served with a starchy, viscous sauce.
Your taste buds will be hit with strong, cutting flavours of black vinegar, pickled mustard leaves, and chilli. The peanuts add a certain kind of toasty flavour when eaten with the thick rice noodles, and thin beef slices. Texture land, here we come.
|Address||#01-17 Chomp Chomp Food Centre, 20 Kensington Park Road, 557269|
|Operating Hours||5.00pm – 11pm (Daily)|
This food stall deserves all the attention it can get through its customers as it presents them the most delectable noodles one can find in Chomp Chomp. Did you know that Swee Heng Wonton Noodle has been around in Chomp Chomp for around 40 years now? It is operated by the second-generation hawkers and charges $4 for a plate of wonton mee.
The noodles never get soggy and are springy in texture. The yellow egg noodles are tossed in hot chilli which is perfect for those who like their food spicy.
Served with thick slices of char siew of sweet tender taste, the noodles are packed with a delightful flavour. The wontons compliment the barbecued meat especially due to their boiled juicy flavour.
Do try out their spinach noodles which is the latest addition to the menu and is loved by many customers.
|Address||#01-12 Chomp Chomp Food Centre, 20 Kensington Park Road, 557269|
|Operating Hours||5.00pm – 1.00am (Daily)|
Another famous local delicacy of Chomp Chomp is the Char Kway Teow. This dish priced for $3, is accompanied with an appropriate serving of cockles and bean sprouts. The noodles being moist and full of flavours take your taste buds to a tour.
Well cooked eggs, crispy and dense sweet sauce add required zest to the noodles making them more appreciable and enjoyable. The stall is usually crowded with customers therefore, do expect a queue before you.
Served with fried pork lard, the stall gives generous portions to satisfy the hunger of its valued customers. Fried kway teow noodles are the main preference of first-time visitors to the food centre.
The Hokkien mee and Kway Teow mee go hand in hand, and this stall is the best to try the latter. Whether having a chill time with friends or suffering from unbearable hunger, this food stall is always there to rely upon, being one of the early stalls to open for business.
|Address||#01-35 Chomp Chomp Food Centre, 20 Kensington Park Road, 557269|
|Operating Hours||4.00pm – 12.00am (Daily)|
That brings us to the end of this exciting foray. If you are looking for food from other hawker centres, we’ve got you covered. You can check out our list of the best food stalls at the Old Airport Road Food Centre.
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