8 Best Places to Eat Cheap Food in Singapore Under S$10

8 Best Places to Eat Cheap Food in Singapore Under S$10
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Traveling to Singapore can be pretty pricey knowing that it’s the most expensive city in the world to live in. Accommodation and food take the most of your travel budget as these costs more than other expenses. Sure you’d have to pay high prices for services but in return, you’ll get what you paid for (that’s the beauty in Singapore.) But don’t worry, if you’re still thinking about your budget, there are ways to cut down your expenses especially on food. We’ll help you find out the best places to eat cheap food in Singapore.

We’ve listed cheap and good restaurants in Singapore for you to check out!

1. Lau Pa Sat Festival Market (Telok Ayer Market)

Address: 18 Raffles Quay, Singapore
Opening Hours:
Daily, 24 hours
Must-try: Satay (traditional meat skewers) from any of the stalls on Boon Tat Street after dark
Prices:
S$5.50 and up on average

Located at the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, Lau Pa Sat is convenient and not to mention a landmark food center with over 50 stalls featuring both local favorites and regional cuisines like Filipino, Costa Rican and Thai. Inside this food center, you’ll find the best affordable restaurants in Singapore.

After dark, Boon Tat Street which is right beside Lau Pa Sat transforms into an alfresco food street, serving up traditional satay with a delicious peanut sauce, chicken wings and other seafood dishes that will leave you wanting more! Prices are a little higher than other hawkers but the quintessential victorian architecture, convenience, and variety of yummy food make up for it!

2. Maxwell Food Centre

Address: 1 Kadayanallur Street, Singapore
Opening Hours:
Daily, 8am to 10pm except on public holidays
Must-try:
Tian Tian Chicken Rice, #01-10/11 (opens 10am to 8pm, closed on Mondays)
Prices: S$3 and up on average

Situated between Chinatown and Tanjong Pagar MRT Station, Maxwell Food Centre is another convenient hawker that is known for its wide selection of local delights, cheap and good food in Singapore. From traditional Hainanese Chicken Rice to healthy juices and smoothies, Maxwell Food Centre has become another favorite to locals and tourists alike. Furthermore, having seen the likes of celebrity chefs Gordon Ramsey and Anthony Bourdain, the food centre promises more than just good food but also a local flair that is sure to excite any foodie! At Maxwell Food Centre, you’re sure to find the cheap eats in Singapore.

3. Newton Circus Food Centre

Address: 500 Clemenceau Avenue North, Singapore
Opening Hours:
Daily, 12pm to 2am except on public holidays
Must-try:
Hup Kee Fried Oyster Omelette, #01-73
Prices:
S$4 and up on average

The recently renovated Newton Food Centre is located right by Newton MRT station (1 stop from Orchard MRT station) making it super accessible. It is said that the food centre serves up one of the best oyster omelettes, BBQ chicken wings, beers, and cheap food in Singapore. It’s no surprise that it’s a favorite among both locals and tourists. With a wide array of local treats and cheap food in Singapore, you’ll never be short of options!

4. Bricklane

Photo credits to Bricklane SG

Address: 70 Stamford Road #01-22, Li Ka Shing Library Building, Singapore
Opening Hours:
Daily, 11am – 12am
Must-try:
Brown Rice and Chicken
Prices:
S$5 and up on average

One of the best cheap restaurants in Singapore is Bricklane. Located in a casual and relaxed nook at the vivacious SMU, Bricklane offers a wide variety of alcohol drinks— sojus, draught beers, sangria and many other different types of cocktails. On top of that, they also serve healthy protein bowls that are affordable and fit to students’ budget. Bricklane is among the good cheap cafes in Singapore that will give you value for your money.

5. NY Night Market

Photo credits to NY Night Market

Address: 313 Orchard Road, #01-29, [email protected], Singapore
Opening Hours:
8am – 11pm (Sun – Thu)
Must-try:
You’re Bacon Me Hungry, Steaks
Prices:
S$7 and up on average

If you’re looking for cheap and good restaurants in Singapore, NY Night Market is a good option. Fusing inspiration from cosmopolitan New York and the bustling night markets of Seoul, NY Night Market is one of South Korea’s fastest-growing restaurant that offers Singapore budget food. Drawing inspiration from the busy streets of New York City, this restaurant is decorated with an eclectic selection of American signs. The queues can get pretty long especially during lunch and dinner because aside from having a unique concept, they also offer cheap food in Singapore.

6. Makansutra Gluttons Bay

Address: 8 Raffles Ave #01-15, Singapore
Opening Hours:
Daily, 5pm to 2am except on public holidays
Must-try:
Sambal Stingray
Prices:
S$5 and up on average

You can find the food street near Esplanade which is an iconic performing arts center here in Singapore. As its name suggests, the food center is a popular joint among food-enthusiasts and features special deals like the Singapore La! Sampler (S$29) and the Makansutra Prime Kiasu Set (S$39). The establishment is recommended for first-time tourists who want an introduction to local delicacies and party-goers looking for a quick bite before heading to nearby nightspots. You can also find the cheap eats Singapore here.

7. Kopitiam at Changi Airport

Address: Changi Airport Terminal 3, Basement 2
Opening Hours:
Daily, 24 hours
Must-try:
Appam (Traditional Indian Pancake)
Prices:
S$5 and up on average

Only here for a night or two and staying at ZEN Rooms Changi Airport and still looking for cheap and good food in Singapore? Fret not. Get access to an array of local regional delights at affordable prices! Kopitiam at Changi Airport Terminal 3 features 21 cheap restaurants in Singapore with a good selection of local foods. Get a taste of Singapore even on a quick stopover. The Indian Appam is a big hit among locals and tourist alike, try the traditional version served with orange sugar and desiccated coconut!

8. Food For Thought

Address: 93 Stamford Road, #01-04/05, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore
Opening Hours:
Daily, 10am – 7pm
Must-try:
Tropical Fruit Yoghurt Bowl, Basic Works, and burgers
Prices:
S$4 and up on average

If you want to eat cheap food in Singapore but in an Instagrammable place, go to Food For Thought. Housed in Singapore’s oldest museum, the National Museum of Singapore, Food For Thought aims to create a space where people can catch a glimpse of our city’s past, present, and future, and the stories we tell about them. But not only that, it’s also one of the best cheap cafes in Singapore! They serve hearty, local-inspired bistro fare – honest food in Southeast Asian flavors with a globalized influence. It’s a great spot to have your morning brunch before going on that museum tour!

About the author:

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TIZIANA TAN – Born in enigmatic Vietnam; raised in metropolitan Singapore. Still dreaming of beautiful beaches, clear waters and an endless supply of smoothie bowls.

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