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Maxwell Road Hawker Centre

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As featured in Best Food in Singapore
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1 Kadayanallur St, Singapore 069184, Singapore
+65 9790 2826
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Opposite the tooth relic temple we visited here for a quick bite. Nothing quick about it though as there was so much to choose from! A meal will set you back only $3-5, with blended ice drinks about $3. There are local dishes (dried carrot cake, Peranakin dishes etc), as well as other Asian cuisines. For the money, I'd recommend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat any time of day, night or early hours of the morning... can get very busy peak hours (meal times) great veriety of Asia food from all over the region plus some western fast food thrown in for those not so adventurous.. food is good quality local, great tastes.. a must place to check out if visiting... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A bustling & clean hawker centre with a huge range of local food to choose from. Grab a seat as soon as you can find one & take it in turns to go & explore the food options - or leave a packet of tissues or hat on the seat to indicate it's being used. The stalls with the longest... More 

1 Thank Lisa68_C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good honest food for a fraction of the price you'd pay in a restaurant. Singapore has as many food courts as much people from different backgrounds live there but i found this one particulary european friendly. p.s. don't fall for the carrot cake... :)

1 Thank blueberrybeaver
Sydney, Australia
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80 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here to eat for lunch. They have delicious hainanese chicken rice in this hawker centre. All the food and drinks in this hawker centre is cheap. So it's a good place to eat and drink.

1 Thank Hilsybilsy
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Maxwell Food Centre provides a wide variety of Asian food and refreshments at an affordable price. It is a hawker centre. Food is purchased at stalls and eaten at common tables. The food is great, but the serving portions can be small. The tables and eating areas are clean and well maintained. The toilet facilities are typical of public... More 

1 Thank Philip H
Orange County, California
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199 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It might not be the biggest, but it has all the essential stands with quality street food and amazing prices: Tian Tian Chicken, crispy duck, soybean pudding, and fruit juices galore.

1 Thank SoVerySoCal
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57 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a chicken rice..yummy than the other famous one, chicken was juicy and the sauce was fabulous. Price was cheap compare to Singapore standard but quite limited space in this food court.

1 Thank junya_and_gangs
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly we haven't been back to Singapore since 2014 but this is one of my favourite places. We thought we'd check it out partly out of curiousity as we'd heard about Anthony Bourdain's review of one of the stalls there. But the whole place was awesome. We ate from as many stalls as we could til we couldn't fit any... More 

1 Thank TARR
Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This food hall is similar to others in that it is a large area of food outlets with tables all around to sit at. Choose any outlet and sit where you want. No hawkers pushing you to their place! Cheap food and drinks in a reasonable location not far from Chinatown. Check out the Ann Siang Hill area just down... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Indian, Fast food, Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Taiwanese, Singaporean, Malaysian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kadayanallur St, Singapore 069184, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +65 9790 2826

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Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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