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Tekka Centre

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Address: 665 Buffalo Road Zhujiao Centre (Tekka Market) 210665 Singapore, Singapore 210665, Singapore
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06:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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Part wet market, part food centre and part shopping mall, Tekka Centre is a...

Part wet market, part food centre and part shopping mall, Tekka Centre is a place where several ethnic communities converge to create a multicultural shopping fiesta. Established in 1915, Tekka Centre moved to its current location in 1982 and is a landmark in Little India.

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Fabulous indian bread

We went twice and frequented a number of stalls each time and everything we had was really nice - satay, dumplings, curry, dhal, roti, paratha, naan. People were friendly and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went twice and frequented a number of stalls each time and everything we had was really nice - satay, dumplings, curry, dhal, roti, paratha, naan. People were friendly and prices super cheap. Expect to get wet feet if you walk through the fish area!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I think nobody will be bored after going to this place. There are a lot of stalls selling cheap and affordable fruits and vegs here.

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Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Been patronising Joe for almost 20 years. The attitude has always been stinky but we put up with it because the meats were great. Of late, we realized the meats we buy are as stinky as his attitude. We buy X kg of meat = Y pieces of meat. Finally got fed up of this BS so we went elsewhere.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

There are two main levels to this building (not counting the carpark) with the lower one being a huge food court and the upper one selling all sorts of fabrics. The first thing I noticed about this place is that the Little India MRT station doesn’t open directly into the centre which means that you can end up wandering around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I never get tired of coming back to Tekka. Parking is a headache but taking the MRT works best. This round, I came to buy a Kurta to wear to a friend's wedding. There are a myriad of options on the 2nd floor. With so many shops to choose from, I took a stroll and decided on Sameer Saniyya at... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

If you Love Indian food this is the place you should visit. We walk there twice to eat dinner when we stayed at Perak Hotel ;-) Not only Indian food you can find at Tekka Market, There are Asian food also. I just wish they will clean the floor and keep the area clean.. but so far we Love the... More 

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

If you are from India, this place cannot impress you. Almost all hawker markets of India resemble this place. Lot of food stalls selling Indian food at economical prices, a wet market with fish and other meats, cloth stalls and stalls selling everything else .. Sounds, sights and smells of everything that is Indian...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Tekka center is a very crowded market place in Singapore. Lots of menu items to choose from and food is good & economical too.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Have only visited the clothing and fabric levels... such an explosion of colour, sparkle and choice. A little overwhelming at first as the stalls are bursting. Loved it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

If you like a hawker market and Indian food, you'll love it here! We went on a Sunday around 10am and the place was packed. There's a fresh food market below, and a food hall above. Although Indian features heavily, some stalls had other Asian dishes available. We found and secured a free table, then took turns in finding our... More 

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Staying in Little India

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Little India
With a strong local Indian community, this pocket of Singapore can feel like another place and time. Wander past traditional barbershops while local residents in brightly coloured saris patronize retailers from decades past. Peruse streets lined with colourful shops as the aroma of curry tempts you to indulge. Listen to the Bollywood music echoing from storefronts and take in the stalls selling bright flowers, fabrics, and spices. At the 24-hour, four-level Mustafa Shopping Centre, you can shop through the night and find everything from pharmacy and grocery items to Bollywood DVDs and diamond necklaces. Singapore’s Little India offers a colourful, lively taste of the subcontinent and is well worth the visit.
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