10 Food Stalls to try at Old Airport Road Food Centre


The Old Airport Road Food Centre is well known as one for the best places in the East for cheap and good food. It is one of the biggest hawker centre in Singapore with more than 160 stalls. There are many popular stalls in the food centre located between the Mountbatten MRT station and Dakota MRT station. We highlight 10 stalls we like at Old Airport Road Food Centre.

Food Stalls to try at Old Airport Road Food Centre

Old Airport Road Food Centre

Old Airport Road Food Centre has many stalls and they all have different operating hours. Many stalls are closed on Mondays. The opening times and rest days may change from time to time so there will be occasions when the particular stall you want to patronise will be closed. However, as there are so many stalls Old Airport Road Food Centre you can almost always find something nice to eat there any time of the day.

Chuan Kee Satay

Chuan Kee Satay at Old Airport Road
Chuan Kee Pork Satay

Satay at $0.60 per stick; Ketupat at $0.60.


Chuan Kee Satay is one the many gems to be found in the popular at Old Airport Road Food Centre. It is considered by quite a few to be one of best places in Singapore for pork satay. Chuan Kee Satay is one of the must-try stalls of Old Airport Road Food Centre.

The satay would be delicious on its own. Eaten with the sauce made of peanuts and grated pineapple, the delight would be on another level.

Chuan Kee Satay
#01-85, Old Airport Road Food Centre

Closed: Mon, Thu


Toa Payoh Rojak

Toa Payoh Rojak
Toa Payoh Rojak

Prices are $3 onwards.

The rojak store which relocated from Toa Payoh to Old Airport Road Food Centre back in 2000 is now very much part of the foodscape in the East. It is so popular that the stall has a digital numbering counter so that you do not have to queue physically. The rojak, with thick prawn paste based sauce and generous sprinkling of grounded peanuts, is always a treat.

Toa Payoh Rojak
#01-108 Old Airport Road Food Centre

Closed: Sun


Roast Paradise

Roast Paradise at Old Airport Road Food Centre
Roast Paradise Menu - Old Airport Road Food Centre
Roast Paradise Noodles at Old Airport Road

Roast Paradise Hakka Char Siew Noodles ($3.50)

Roast paradise is popular because of their Kuala Lumpur style caramelized char siew. Their Hakka minced pork noodles are good too. The noodles were drizzled with a mix of oils but did not feel greasy. The char siew was well marinated, moist and very tasty. It was a simple but enjoyable bowl of noodles.

Roast Paradise
#01-121, Old Airport Road Food Centre

+65 97867396 / +65 91891017

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Hua Kee Hougang Famous Wanton Mee

Hua Kee Hougang Famous Wanton Mee
Hua Kee Hougang Famous Wanton Mee
Hua Kee Hougang Famous Wanton Noodles at Old Airport Road

Hua Kee Hougang Famous Wanton Mee ($4).

What makes Hua Kee Hougang Famous Wanton Mee special are their noodles and chilli sauce. Their noodles are apparently factory made according to their secret recipe. The noodles had a nice springy texture. The char siew was tender and the wantons had thin smooth skins and were delicious. The chilli really gave the dish a nice kick.

Hua Kee Hougang Famous Wanton Mee
#01-02, Old Airport Road Food Centre

+65 96201543

Listed in Michelin Guide


Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow

Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow
Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow

Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow ($4)

The char kway teow had a sufficient level of wok hei and was moist, but not too wet. There was a good balance of flavours. There was quite a bit of vegetables, which added some crunchy texture to the dish and made it appear to be a healthier version. Overall, quite a good fried kway teow.

Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow
#01-12, Old Airport Road Food Centre

+65 83334828

Listed in Michelin Guide


新美香卤面 Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee

Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee
Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee of Old Airport Road

Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee ($4)

The gravy, made from starch and eggs plus some secret mix of spices, was smooth and luscious. Hand-shredded deep-fried Batang fish or Spanish mackerel was one of the key ingredients of Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee. The textures and the mix of savoury, sweet and tangy flavours produced a bowl of delicious lor mee. Read our post on 新美香卤面 Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee.

Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee
#01-116 Old Airport Road Food Centre

+65 9382 2238

Listed in Michelin Guide


Mama Receipe Briyani Rice

Mama Recipe Briyani Rice
Mama Recipe Briyani Rice
Mama Recipe Chicken Briyani

Chicken Briyani $4

Mama Recipe Briyani Rice is a Chinese stall selling briyani rice and nasi padang. The prices are very reasonable and the food, especially the curry, taste good.

Mama Recipe Briyani Rice
#01-18 Old Airport Road Food Centre


Albert Street Prawn Noodles

Albert Street Prawn Noodles
Albert Street Prawn Noodles at Old Airport Road
Albert Street Prawn Noodles-2

Albert Street Prawn with Pork Ribs Noodles ($5)

The Prawn with Pork Ribs Noodles (dried version) came with juicy sliced prawns and a bowl of soup on the side. The tender pork ribs were in the soup. The soup was rich and flavourful. It was a tasty and very satisfying meal.

Albert Street Prawn Noodles
#01-10, Old Airport Road Food Centre

+65 98520881


Wang Wang Crispy Curry Puff

Wang Wang Crispy Curry Puff

Prices from $1.30

Wang Wang Crispy Curry Puffs look good and taste good. The skins are really crispy and the curry puffs are best eaten hot.

Wang Wang Crispy Curry Puff
#01-126, Old Airport Road Food Centre


Local Handmade Pau

Local Handmade Pau
Local Handmade Pau

Paus from $0.70 to $1.60

The unpretentious stall with the simple name of Local Handmade Pau has a wide variety of paus. The skins are soft and fluffy. The big pau and char siew pau are good. There are also non-traditional flavours like corn pau and coffee pau.

Local Handmade Pau
#01-01, Old Airport Road Food Centre


There are many other famous and popular food stalls in Old Airport Road Food Centre such as Blanco Court Kway Chap (#01-135), Dong Ji Fried Kway Teow (#01-138), Freshly Made Chee Cheong Fun (#01-155), Nam Sing Hokkien Mee (#01-32), and Whitley Road Big Prawn Noodle (#01-98). Happy exploring and eating at Old Airport Road Food Centre.

Old Airport Road Food Centre

Old Airport Road Food Centre
51 Old Airport Road
Singapore 390051

Nearby MRT Stations : Mountbatten, Dakota

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