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Paya Lebar the Bubble Tea Town

Brazil, which got its name from the abundance of brazilwood; Salzburg, Austria (from “salt”), Żebbuġ, Malta (from “olives”); and Gas, Kansas (no imagination needed with this one) are examples of places named after their main products. If an alien were to land in Paya Lebar and take a short walk around the MRT station, it might well conclude that “Paya Lebar” means “Bubble Tea”. There are more than 10 shops offering a wide variety of bubble tea in Paya Lebar in the 3 malls connected to the MRT Interchange.

What to Eat near Paya Lebar MRT Station

Paya Lebar may be a bubble tea town of sort. Right next to the road level entrance of the Paya Lebar MRT Interchange are two bubble tea shops – Koi Express and LiHo.

Koi Express Paya Lebar

KOI Express – 30 Paya Lebar Rd. #01-04, Paya Lebar MRT Singapore 409006 | 10 am – 10 pm

LiHo Bubble Tea in Paya Lebar

LiHO TEA – 30 Paya Lebar Rd. #01-01, Paya Lebar MRT Singapore 409006 | 11 am – 10 pm

There are three malls linked to the MRT station – Singpost Centre, Paya Lebar Square and Paya Lebar Quarter. Each of the malls has several bubble tea shops.

PLQ Bubble Tea

CHICHA San Chen 吃茶三千

San Chen PLQ

CHICHA San Chen marries bubble tea with quality traditional tea. It has many outlets in Taiwan and China. Its sleek looking outlets are popping up all over Singapore. Popular items include Fresh Milk with Brown Sugar Bubble, Cassia Black Tea with Mousse and Honey Osmanthus Oolong Tea

#02-27 Paya Lebar Quarter Mall
10 Paya Lebar Road
Singapore 409057

Opening Hours: 11 am – 10 pm

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MilkSha 迷客夏

MilkSha 迷客夏 is popular with university students in Taiwan and, as its name suggests, fresh milk is one of its main selling propositions. Earl Grey Latte with Honey Pearl, Fresh Taro Milk and Valrhona Cocoa Fresh Milk are among the favourites. It also sells ice creams.

#03-25 Paya Lebar Quarter Mall
10 Paya Lebar Road
Singapore 409057

Opening Hours: 11 am – 10 pm

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KOI Thé

Koi Plq

One of the key players in Singapore’s bubble tea scene, KOI needs little introduction. Its menu is extensive and it is known for the premium texture of its pearls and one of its most popular drinks is still simply Bubble Milk Tea. KOI The inPLQ Mall has a few bar tables.

#B1-02 Paya Lebar Quarter Mall
10 Paya Lebar Road
Singapore 409057

Opening Hours: 10 am – 10 pm

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PlayMade by 丸作

PlayMade by 丸作

PlayMade by 丸作 originates from 丸作 Tainan, Taiwan. Its products are handmade with all-natural ingredients. It has different flavours of pearls including Pink Cactus, Black Sesame and Burnt Caramel.

#B2-K5 Paya Lebar Quarter Mall
10 Paya Lebar Road
Singapore 409057

Opening Hours: 11 am – 10 pm

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Gong Cha PLQ

You know that bubble tea in Paya Lebar is a big thing and Gong Cha has an outlet in SingPost Centre as well as in PLQ Mall. Gong Cha in PLQ Mall is a cafe which allows you to sit down and sip your favourite bubble tea.

#B1-02 Paya Lebar Quarter Mall
10 Paya Lebar Road
Singapore 409057

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iTea

iTea bubble tea in Paya Lebar Square
    

iTea is a local bubble tea chain. Besides the usual range of bubble tea, Blended Milo Ice, Bandung Ice Blend, Yakult Green Tea and Banana Smoothie are among the interesting concoctions on its menu.

#01-50, Paya Lebar Square
60 Paya Lebar Road
Singapore 409051

Opening Hours: 10 am – 9.45 pm

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Our list of bubble tea shops in Paya Lebar is not exhaustive. Bubble teas are also available in several other F&B outlets including stalls in the food courts and dessert shops in the malls.

In case you are wondering, the name Paya Lebar originated from the Malay words paya and lebar, which mean “swamp” and “wide” respectively.

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MRT Station: Paya Lebar Interchange  (EW8/CC9) 

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If you are cold, tea will warm you;if you are too heated, it will cool you;If you are depressed, it will cheer you;If you are excited, it will calm you.― William Ewart Gladstone
    

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