Best Markets in Singapore
Need fresh fruit, vegetables and meat? Why stick to supermarkets when there are places where you can do more than just shop? Here are the best markets around the country.
The products sold in this market are all homegrown. It began in 2000 when Lim Ho Seng and Ivy Singh-Lim wanted produce that are free from harmful chemicals and are produced locally. Also located in the area are the Bollywood Veggies Farm & Bistro and Bhanchha Cooking School.
Chinatown Wet Market
Here you can find cheap ingredients like Chinese herbs and spices and different types of fresh seafood. It’s open daily from 8 am to 12 noon.
Farmer’s Market at Loewen Gardens
This event, run by The Pantry at Loewen Gardens, is held once a month. It’s open from 8:30 am to 2 pm. Shoppers can enjoy the variety of products from wines to breads to homemade dips.
Geylang Serai Wet Market
It’s the place to be when you’re looking for authentic Malay and Middle Eastern food and spices. The ambiance is also relaxing because it’s located in a Malay kampong house which has various food stalls within the building.
Kranji Countryside Farmers’ Market
Need fresh vegetables and fruits from local markets? Kranji Countryside Farmer’s Market is organized four times annually at the Kranji countryside. The forty or so farms included offer not just fresh produce but homemade products as well.
Kreta Ayer Wet Market
Located in Chinatown, this market is known the world over for its standards of hygiene and the variety of food for sale. The name comes from the ox carts used to deliver goods. A sitting area is available for your convenience.
It has the reputation of being the country’s first permanent farmer’s market. Located at The Grandstand Bukit Timah, you will find anything from fresh produce to home items. You can also dine with your family after shopping.
The Weekend Farm
This is run by Kok Fah Technology Farm is open on weekends and public holidays from 9 am to 6 pm. If you’re looking for fresh vegetables from the farm, the market has a reputation of displaying produce that have been harvested for no more than three hours.
Tekka Wet Market
It’s the largest indoor wet market in Singapore with more than 250 stalls. It sells a diverse choice of food items and groceries and is open from 6:30 am until late afternoon.
Tiong Bahru Wet Market
Not only does the market have an array of Asian produce, but they also sell Western fresh products at more competitive prices than in the supermarkets. Coffee shops and restaurants line the Tiong Bahru, creating a great shopping experience.
Want more places to check out? We also recommend Senoko Fishery Port, BoCHINche, Cold Storage at Singapura Plaza, Huber’s Butchery, Kuriya Japanese Fresh Fish Market, Beo Crescent Market, Marine Parade Market, and Tanjong Pagar Market and Food Centre.