Holland Village Market & Food Centre

Hawker in Holland Village, Dempsey Hill & the Botanic Gardens
Image by Ria de Jong

Avoid the run-of-the-mill restaurants across the street and join the locals for cheap, scrumptious Singapore grub. A small clutch of stalls sell chicken rice, noodles and other hawker staples. The claypot chicken rice from Claypot & Stewed Soups (01-29) is particularly good.