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Secret’s Guide To The Best Cheap And Cheerful Eats In Singapore

Megan Zara Walsh Megan Zara Walsh - Editor

Cheap Eats

Gorge on delicious, top-quality food while still on a budget.

When you are in a rush, it can be impossible to get a decent feed without spending a fortune. Yep, we have all been there, where we feel it’s easy to stay with what is familiar even if it brutally expensive. And, the truth is that there are plenty of hidden cheap eats places around Singapore where you can avail of the greatest foodie experience without burning a hole in your pocket. Lucky for you, we’ve tracked down seven of the most indulgent cheap eats in Singapore for you to take full advantage of.

1. Two Men Bagel House

Expect to bag yourself a decadent meal for below $15 at this spot. These OTT bagel sandwiches start at $7.50 and taste like bliss in your mouth. Think bagels such as bacon, eggs, cheese and ketchup or salmon, cheese and red onion squashed into a bun of choice to fill your belly for the day. There are plenty of other cheap temptations like limited-edition tempura fried chicken and a large portion of crinkle fries. Indeed, one of the most affordable and indulgent eateries in Singapore.

📍 Various Locations 

2. Soi Aroy

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Photo Credit: Soi Aroy

This 5-star Thai restaurant chain serves up scrumptious food that is budget-friendly. Most of their dishes will cost below $10, and they are extremely generous with their portions. Think Northern Thai pork ribs for $7, savoury spicy meat salads at $5.50, basil pork with rice for just $6.80 and one of our favourites the Tom Yung Gung dish which includes prawns, mushrooms, egg, vegetables, noodles submerged in a collagen soup base, and will set you back just $7. Be sure to pair your meal with a Thai iced tea for $3. Undoubtedly, you’ll get the greatest food experience at this cheap eats spot.

📍 1 Rochor Canal Rd, #02-08, Singapore 188504

3. Pizza Boy

Who doesn’t love pizza? And with some awesome deals at this Halal-certified pizza joint, you can’t go wrong. Opt for the super value meal at $7.50 which includes either a delicious quesadilla and drink, mac and cheese fries paired with a drink or else a 6 inch pizza, fries and a drink, just to name a few. Delight in 6 inch super pizzas from $4.50, and with a great selection on offer, from mighty meat to ultimate cheesy garlic chicken to spicy beef, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

📍Various Locations

4. Wolf Burgers

Wolf Burgers Cheap
Photo Credit: Wolf Burgers

Wolf into a mouth-watering value-for-money gourmet burger at this place. Burgers will cost you between $7.90 and $13.90, while extras such as sweet potato fries will set you back $5.50 and a generous portion of chunky thick fries costs just $4.50. Grab a friend, and head down to avail of the WOLF Pack for two, where you get 2 burgers of choice, two sides and two sodas for a whopping $19.90. Now, that is a bargain for some of the most wholesome grub in town.


📍 Various Locations 

5. Bee Kee Wanton Noodles

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Photo Credit: Bee Kee Wanton Noodles

Hit up some Hawker stalls for some of the cheapest and appetising meals in Singapore. Treat yourself to a large plate of wanton noodles or braised pork noodles for just $4.50 or wanton soup and crispy fried wantons at $3.50, just to name a few options. The portion sizes are kind considering the dirt cheap value of food. Certainly, one of the greatest cheap eats in Singapore.

📍 2 Lor Lew Lian, Block 2, Singapore 531002

6. SweeT.Rex

Located in Alexandra Village Food Centre, this stall serves up iconic $2 fluffy soufflé pancakes. Yep, you heard that correct. You can devour some top-notch creamy soufflé pancakes without having to pay $16 at a restaurant. Pick between a variety of sauces, from chocolate to strawberry to maple syrup, and for further indulgence, add ice-cream for just $2 extra. We recommend going early as this spot attracts a large crowd. Indeed, these irresistible pancakes are the cheap eats you need this weekend.

📍 120 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-79, Singapore 150120

7. Sungei Road Laksa

Another hawker stall where you can chow down on the most rich and textured Laksa in Singapore. Pay $3, grab a spoon, and slurp on a traditional Katong Laksa, topped with cockles, green leaves and sauces. Customers even claim this spot caters the ‘best Laksa in the world’. But you’ll have to figure that one out for yourself. If you’re feeling extra hungry, purchase a second guilt-free bowl. Come on, it’s only $3, it doesn’t get much cheaper than that.

 📍 27 Jln Berseh, #01-100, Singapore 200027

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