Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

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Best Wet Markets In Singapore

Although there are plenty of supermarket options in Singapore, nothing beats the tradition of getting groceries at wet markets located in neighborhoods. Not only are the produce fresher and negotiable for a cheaper price, but they also are sold by weight so you can avoid wastage better.

Little Steps has gathered 10 of the best wet markets in Singapore so you know where to head to when you need to for your next grocery run!

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  • Tekka Market

    TEKKA WET MARKET: Little India *Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

    Largest Indoor Wet Market

    Tekka wet market is not just the largest indoor wet market in Singapore with 284 stalls, but it’s also a food centre and has plenty of shopping stalls. Bustling with plenty of culture and history, the market is home to anything imaginable – from dried spices to fresh meat and live seafood. To quench your thirst, there’s also fresh coconuts and coconut water!

    Tekka Wet Market, 665 Buffalo Rd, L1 Tekka Centre, Singapore 210665

  • Tiong Bahru Market

    TIONG BAHRU WET MARKET: Tiong Bahru *Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

    Expat-Friendly Market WIth International Products

    Considering its location in the “hipster” neighborhood of Tiong Bahru, the wet market is more expat-friendly and catered to international shoppers, with a greater variety of products, such as beef imported from Australia and New Zealand. Aside from fresh groceries and produce, there are affordable fresh flowers.

    Tiong Bahru Market, 52 Tiong Bahru Rd, Singapore 168716

  • Senoko Fishery Port

    SENOKO FISHERY PORT: Sembawang *Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

    Wholesale Seafood Market

    Not a typical wet market, Senoko Fishery Port allows customers to get seafood straight from the source. That’s right – you’ll get to see fishermen in action and shop for fish, squids, crabs, crayfish and prawns at more affordable prices. Take note that sales start from as early as 3am and they accept cash only.

    Senoko Fishery Port, 31 Attap Valley Rd, Singapore 759908, +65 6257 6721

  • Chinatown Complex Market

    CHINATOWN COMPLEX WET MARKET: Chinatown *Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

    Specializes In Spices And Exotic Meats

    Most people know Chinatown Complex for their delicious hawker offerings, but venture into the first level and you’ll discover a treasure trove of wet market stalls too. Chinese food tends to be spicy, so here’s where you’ll find all the herbs and spices you might need to whip up a feast at home. If you’re looking for unconventional meats like eel and frog, you’ll also find them here!

    Chinatown Complex Wet Market, 46 Smith St, Singapore 058956

  • Geylang Serai Wet Market

    GEYLANG SERAI MARKET & FOOD CENTRE: Geylang Serai *Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

    Market Catered To The Malay Community

    Built in 1964, Geylang Serai Market is one of the oldest markets in Singapore, uniquely located in a kampung house. Here, you’ll find all the ingredients you need to cook Malay food, including seafood, fresh vegetables, dried goods and spices. There are also shops you can patron to source for starch and other sweet ingredients to bake traditional Malay desserts.

    Geylang Serai Market & Food Centre, 1 Geylang Serai, Singapore 402001

  • Marsiling Market

    MARSILING MARKET: Marsiling *Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

    Popular Fruit Stalls

    Dwellers in the north side of Singapore can head over to Marsiling wet market, where there are plenty of stalls that sell everything like fresh meat, seafood, fruits, vegetables and condiments. If you’re a fan of the king of fruits, listen up – fruit stalls are bustling during durian season, with plenty of quality options to pick from. Best part? It’s also a stone’s throw from Admiralty Park playground so the kiddos won’t get bored.

    Marsiling Market, 20 Marsiling Ln, Singapore 730020

  • Bukit Panjang Wet Market

    BUKIT PANJANG HAWKER CENTRE & MARKET: Bukit Panjang *Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

    Newer & Cleaner Market

    If you enjoy the vibes of a wet market but are not too keen on the cleanliness, or lack thereof, consider visiting Bukit Panjang Market instead, since it is one of the newer ones built in 2015. The hybrid hawker center hosts plenty of food stalls so you can settle your breakfast or lunch plans, before or after your grocery run at the market section.

    Bukit Panjang Hawker Centre & Market, 2 Bukit Panjang Ring Road, Singapore 679947, +65 6225 5632

  • Tampines Round Market

    TAMPINES ROUND MARKET: Tampines *Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

    One-Stop Solution For All Your Food And Grocery Needs

    Eastsiders would be familiar with Tampines Round Market – not just for their bevy of tempting hawker food like prawn noodles and pork porridge, but also for their market vendors retailing fresh groceries ranging from meat to vegetables. Besides the market and food stalls, explore the bakeries and provision shops around the area for a fun-filled day with the family.

    Tampines Round Market, 137 Tampines St. 11, Singapore 522137, +65 6225 5632

  • Albert Centre

    ALBERT CENTRE: Bugis *Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

    Variety Of Dried Goods

    You would normally expect meats, seafood and vegetables at wet markets, but if you’re particularly looking for dried goods, Albert Centre is your solution. Explore the many aisles and make your way up to level 3, where you’ll find dried produce like pickled cabbage, fish maw, dried mushrooms and dried sea cucumber. These are known to be nutritious and great for making soups. Just make sure you put forward your negotiation skills to get the best price!

    Albert Centre, 270 Queen St, Singapore 180270

  • Empress Market

    EMPRESS MARKET: Farrer Road *Best Wet Markets For Fresh Groceries In Singapore

    Convenient Playgrounds Nearby

    Grocery shopping is sometimes a family affair, and for parents that need wet markets with amenities nearby, you won’t be disappointed to know that Empress Market has multiple playgrounds nearby. After all your shopping and negotiating for fresh meat, seafood, noodles and vegetables, cool down with some fresh sugarcane juice from one of the stalls there.

    Empress Market, 7 Empress Rd, Singapore 260007, +65 6225 5632

  • WANT MORE? Check out more wet markets in Singapore:

    • Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre
    • Beo Crescent Market
    • Marine Parade Wet Market
    • Chong Pang Market Food Centre
    • Ghim Moh Road Market
    • Sengkang New Market
    • Whampoa Wet Market

    *Tekka Wet Market image by Mat Honan

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