Simei, a subzone located at the heart of Singapore’s eastern hub, has always been a place for gastronomical adventures even when it was a humble village. Now, with establishments sprawling around it — like the Singapore Changi Airport, the Changi General Hospital, and several schools — food stalls and restaurants have become abundant in the locale.
Here are five places you can check when paying a visit to Simei.
1. Jinshangyipin Halal Buffet Hot Pot & BBQ
Since Singapore is a melting pot of cultures, their cuisine also has been intertwined: Jinshangyipin Halal Buffet Hot Pot & BBQ offers the best of both worlds in the city-state, with Halal food and Chinese food at your table at the same time!
Jinshangyipin Halal Buffet Hot Pot & BBQ is very much accessible for hotpot cravings. The menu includes a large selection of soups, meats for barbecue, seafood, and local rice and noodles for your mood, with prices ranging from over S$20 per pax.
Address: 3 Simei Street 6 #01-20 EASTPOINT MALL, Singapore 528833
Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m daily
2. Deliz Cafe’s Chicken meals
Deliz Cafe, also located at Simei’s Eastpoint Mall, offers a wide array of Indian and Middle Eastern meals. However, the more popular dishes are meals with chicken as its main ingredient— like its Chicken Kebab wrap which goes for S$8 and the Chicken Quesadilla which is priced at S$10.90.
But aside from these, Deliz Cafe is also known for its Prata, which costs around S$3.00 per order. With a high rating in various food delivery apps and even on search engines, dining in or grabbing something to go will be a good experience.
The shop is also said to be open 24 hours, which is a plus!
Address: 3 Simei Street 6, #B1-K6, Singapore 528833
Hours: 9:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m daily
3. Baker Talent
Baker Talent is already a mainstream name in Singapore, but who can resist their pastry and bread, especially their Portuguese Egg Tart which goes for S$8.40 and above?
Address: 248 Simei Street 3 #01-110, Singapore 520248
Hours: 8:00 a.m to 9:30 p.m
4. Metta Cafe
If you want to dine in and make a contribution to society, then you might want to check Metta Cafe. This place features differently-abled youth trainees and apprentices in their kitchen, helping those with mild intellectual impairments kickstart their adult lives as they transition to working careers.
Most of their meals are also vegetarian-friendly, while they also serve pastries and cakes for their customers. Noodles start at S$4.50 while main dishes range from S$5.00 to S$8.00.
Address: 32 Simei Street 1, Level 1 Metta Building Singapore 529950
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
5. Johnson Duck
Johnson Duck at Simei Street 1 is a good choice for people craving Chinese cuisine, as they offer roasted duck servings, roasted pork, pork rice, and other sets. Their Duck Rice Set with bean curd, hard-boiled egg, and peanuts starts at S$6.30, and it is one of their more popular dishes.
Their Chicken Rice Set and Char Siew Roasted Pork Rice are also priced at S$6.30. Delivery is also possible, and the store is open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Address: Blk 248 Simei Street 3, #01-136 Singapore 520248.
Hours: 9:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m daily
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