If you grew up in the west side of Singapore, chances are you are familiar with Ghim Moh Market. This market is considered a hidden gem to many because many people who live on the other side of Singapore do not know much about it or about its existence. However, those who are familiar will know that Ghim Moh Market is filled with delicious food options and food stalls that have been there for decades, garnering a large base of customers and fans alike.
Today, we explore the 10 best food stalls at Ghim Moh Market. So, be sure to add these stalls to your list of must-visit food places in Singapore!
- Generous portions
- Delicious chilli sauce
- Listed under the Michelin Bib Gourmand
- Very affordable
If you are a lover of braised duck rice, this is definitely a must-try for you. Chuan Kee Boneless Braised Duck is one of the most popular stalls there and is also listed under the Michelin Bib Gourmand.
Unlike many other duck rice stalls in Singapore, Chuan Kee Boneless Braised Duck uses fresh duck instead of frozen duck. Therefore, what results is a sweeter and more moist duck dish. Their signature Chuan Kee Boneless Braised Duck Rice also comes at a range of options at $3, $4, or $5 for you to choose from depending on how hungry you are. We would surely advice you to go for the $5 option because you would want more after a single bite! You would not want to queue again, because this stall sports a queue from the start of the day to the end of the day!
This rice dish is topped with a sticky and rich sauce that is coated over soft, fluffy rice. One bite of this dish and you will understand why it is listed under the Michelin Bib Gourmand! Surely, it is well-deserved!
|Address||Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre #01-04, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road, Singapore 270020|
|Business Hours||Monday – Sunday: 10 AM to 8 PM (Closed Thursdays)|
2. Jiu Jiang Shao La
- Affordable prices
- Roasted delights
- Years of experience
Jiu Jiang Shao La has been at Ghim Moh Market for decades, even before the market went through a major revamp. The couple who helms the stalls is known to be quiet but friendly. At the stall, you will be able to enjoy a range of roasted delights at very affordable prices. Many customers express that their favourite is their roasted duck, so do not forget to try that!
The brand manages to keep prices affordable through the years! One plate of roasted pork rice costs only $3. Furthermore, each roasted delight is cooked to perfection, without being overly dry. In addition, if you want to try a little of everything from the menu, consider their all-in-one plate which includes Roasted Duck, Char Siew and Roasted Pork Belly. This dish only comes at a price of $5!
Be sure to catch the couple early, because they close at 2 PM, and sometimes, they are sold out way before 2 PM!
|Address||Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre #01-17, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road, Singapore 270020|
|Business Hours||Thursday – Sunday: 10 AM to 2 PM|
3. Ghim Moh Carrot Cake
- Homemade carrot cake
- Nice wok-hei taste
- Generous portion size
When you walk past this stall, you simply cannot ignore the wonderful aroma that comes from this stall. Ghim Moh Carrot Cake is run by a couple as well as their young son. Often seen with a long queue, the stall offers black as well as white carrot cake. Even though the queue is long, they are rather efficient and have a system that is quick and fuss-free.
The serving size that is offered by this stall is extremely generous, and you definitely will get your money’s worth. The carrot cake by this stall also has a nice wok-hei taste that many other carrot cake stalls lack.
If you are going to queue for this stall, be sure to get both the black and white versions so that you do not have to queue again!
|Address||Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre #01-16, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road, Singapore 270020|
|Business Hours||Tuesday – Sunday: 6.30 AM to 1 PM|
- Signature satay bee hoon
- Thick and creamy satay sauce
- Mee siam
Lao Chao Zhou is a stall that specializes in satay bee hoon as well as mee siam. The satay bee hoon is topped with many dishes such as cockles, kang kong, pork liver, lean pork slices, taupok as well as cuttlefish. All of these are coated in a smooth textured peanut sauce that is extremely delicious.
If you are not a fan of satay bee hoon, you can also check out their mee siam! This dish is served with beansprouts, taupok, egg, chives, chilli as well as tiny shrimps. It is served in a sweet, spicy, and sour gravy that is very appetizing. The dishes at this stall are also priced affordably at $3 to $6.
|Address||Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre #01-18, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road, Singapore 270020|
|Business Hours||8 Am – Sold out, Daily|
- Made-to-order friend hor fun
- Fresh ingredients
- Smoking wok-hei
The dishes at this stall are all priced at $5. So whether you choose sliced fish, prawns or mui fan as the base of your dish, it will come at the same price. This stall is easy to sport with the queue that is often attached to it.
Customers all cite that the ingredients used by the stall are extremely fresh and that the noodles are packed with great smokiness as well as wok-hei. Each dish is assembled on the spot in batches, so you will get a fresh batch with each order. Two chefs run this stall, and it is often sold out before its slated operating hours, so be sure to come early!
|Address||Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre #01-56, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road, Singapore 270020|
|Business Hours||Tuesday – Sunday: 10 AM – 3 PM, 5 PM – 8.30 PM|
- Bouncy fishballs
- Juicy fishcakes
- Many noodle options
- Healthy noodle options
Tom’s Citizoom Mee Pok Tar is run by a young hawker named Tom. He specializes in fishball noodles and the dish comes in dry as well as soup form. The star of the dish is easily the leek fishcake that you get with your fishball noodles. Unlike other stalls that slice their fishcakes very thinly, Tom’s Citizoom Mee Pok Tar offers customers with thick and juicy pieces of leek fishcakes that are savoury and delicious.
In addition, at this stall, you will be spoilt for choice with the types of noodles that they offer. Some interesting options include wholegrain mee pok, which the health-conscious consumer can choose! The chilli that is used in this stall is also homemade, giving the noodles an extra kick and uniqueness.
|Address||Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre #01-11, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road, Singapore 270020|
|Contact Information||9742 0865|
|Business Hours||Monday – Sunday: 6 AM – 1 PM (Closed Tuesdays)|
- Since 1959
- Chwee Kueh made the old-fashioned way
- Listed in the Singapore Michelin Guide
If you are looking for a traditional Chwee Kueh stall, this stall is the one for you. Established since 1959, Ghim Moh Cwee Hueh has been making Chwee Kueh in an old-fashioned way ever since then. The stall is run by an elderly couple and it has also been listed in the Singapore Michelin Guide.
Ghim Moh Chwee Kueh uses garlic and pork lard (instead of vegetable oil) which make their dish more fragrant. Customers also often express that their Chwee Kueh tastes healthier and less oily than those that you typically find elsewhere.
Each piece is affordably priced at 50 cents, and you have to order 4 pieces at minimum, But trust us, 4 will not be enough!
|Address||Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre #01-54, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road, Singapore 270020|
|Business Hours||Monday – Sunday: 6.15 AM – 6.30 PM, Daily|
- Listed on 2019 MICHELIN Guide Singapore
- Balanced flavours
- Good wok-hei
Guan Kee Fried Kway Teow is no stranger to all the fellow Fried Kway Teow fans of Singapore. The stall is open only for three days a week, so they may be a little difficult to catch. If you are lucky enough, though, you get a dish with eggs, cockles, kway teow, fried pork lard and lap cheong, cooked with reasonably good wok-hei.
Keep in mind that the wait may be long for this dish because the stall is operated by one! He fries up his dish plate by plate to ensure that each plate is of high quality and you will feel that it is worth the wait when you taste it. In addition, the Fried Kway Teow comes in three sizes: $3, $4 or $5, so you can choose according to your appetite that day.
|Address||Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre #01-19, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road, Singapore 270020|
|Business Hours||Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday: 7.30 AM – 2 PM|
- Teacakes in unique flavours
- Café style delights at affordable prices
- Friendly service
The Headless Baker is a friendly hawker bakery, with a twist. They are known to serve up tea cakes, loaves, bundts as well as other sweet treats. The humble stall is fronted with a pretty display of their delectable delights and because of that, for a moment you might forget that you are at a hawker centre, and not a café!
Some flavours that are offered by The Headless Baker includes Earl Grey Lavender as well as Pandan Gula Melaka. The flavours are suited for people of all ages, so this is a perfect stall to buy some cakes from to end your day at Ghim Moh Market!
|Address||Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre #01-64, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road, Singapore 270020|
|Contact Information||9740 0538|
|Business Hours||Wednesday – Sunday: 7 AM – 2 PM|
10. Granny’s Pancake
- Freshly made pancakes
- Wide range of flavours
- More than a decade of experience
Granny’s Pancake is another stall that is very well-known at Ghim Moh Market. With more than a decade of experience, the stall offers freshly made pancakes that come in a wide variety of flavours. Some flavours include their signature peanut, coconut, peanut butter, as well as chocolate.
The pancakes are also affordably priced, with prices starting at below $2. The stall currently has about 10 stalls that are franchised under the same brand, and it is also often touted as the best place to get traditional pancakes in Singapore.
|Address||Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre #01-52, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road, Singapore 270020|
|Business Hours||5.30 AM – 4 PM, Daily|
I am sure that your mouth is watering by the end of this article! Bookmark this article and be sure to refer to it when you visit Ghim Moh Market so that you will not miss out on any one of these amazing food stalls!
If you are looking for more food centres or hawker centres to visit, check out our guide to the 7 best hawker centres in Singapore!
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