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10 Local Foods to Try in Singapore - Top Dishes to Enjoy in this Enchanting Destination

Singapore is a wonderful destination that travellers love dearly. The article below provides information about the top 10 dishes that you should certainly try out while travelling here.


Bak Kut Teh

Bak Kut Teh, or pork ribs soup is one of the most popular dishes in Singapore. It is a simple dish that possesses remarkable flavour. Bak Kut Teh has been closely linked with the culture of the land since time immemorial.


Wanton Mee

Wanton Mee is yet another exquisite delicacy that will truly leave you yearning for more! It is a delicious noodles dish that looks as great as it tastes. You can decide the level of spiciness of the dish too.


Fried carrot cake

You really should not leave Singapore without trying out the exquisite fried carrot cake. It is a mouth-watering delicacy which is commonly found in many local restaurants in the city. The dish combines the tastes of eggs, preserved radish as well as white radish cake. If you stay at centrally located serviced apartments in Singapore, you will be able to enjoy a sensational food tour in the city with immense ease. Places like PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Singapore are great options to consider here.


Dim Sum

Dim Sum is a common delicacy in Singapore possessing remarkable flavour. Dim Sum is also known as Dian Xin in the country. When you order Dim Sum in Singapore, you will be served an assortment of delicacies which can be easily shared with your friends.


Kaya toast

Kaya toast is a popular dish in Singapore. You will be able to find it with great ease as you travel around the city. It is a breakfast dish that is best paired with coffee. Of course, variations of this dish exist so you will always be able to enjoy a varied culinary experience.


Chill or pepper crab

If you are a lover of seafood, you should certainly try out chilli or pepper crab while travelling in Singapore. Oozing with rich flavour and spice, this dish will surely leave you yearning for more!



Laksa is essentially a marriage between Chinese and Malay cuisines. Curry Laksa is what is commonly found in Singapore. It is exquisitely rich and flavoursome and you will fall in love with its taste for sure!


Curry fish head

Curry fish head is a popular dish in many parts of the world. In Singapore too you will find a remarkable rendition of this dish. Half a head or the full head of red snapper is generally used in the preparation of this dish.


Bak Chor Mee

Bak Chor Mee or minced meat noodles should certainly be tried out when experimenting with the traditional tastes of the land. A combination of meats which include minced pork, liver, meatballs as well as fish cake slices is added to the mix.


Oyster omelette

The oyster omelette is yet another popular dish in Singapore. Potato starch is used in the egg mix which enhances the texture of the dish.