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Where is the best place to buy fresh fruit and vegies cheap

Post by Goldy locks » Thu, 31 Mar 2005 9:32 pm

Can anyone advise the best place or places one can buy fresh fruit and vegies cheaply. We are about to move to Singapore ( close to city area districts - expats ) coming from Perth Australia. We practically live on the stuff.

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Post by Guest » Sat, 02 Apr 2005 1:52 pm

Hi Goldy Locks

The best place to buy fresh and cheap veggies and fruit are the wetmarkets.
There is one at Farrerroad, it has lots of fresh stuff also meat and fish.If you don't like the markets ( they are really very clean) you can buy , also very cheap, at the NTCU supermarkets. You can find them at Bukit Timah road
enjoy your stay :)

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Post by Guest » Mon, 04 Apr 2005 11:26 am

And don't be scared by the term 'wetmarket' - it is nothing nasty, filthy . . . It simply means a market stall that is in the open air - with a roof, of course.

Everything in Singapore is safe and clean to eat.

Veggies are more expensive here than in Oz, but you will love some of the fruit you will find here.

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Post by Bafana » Mon, 04 Apr 2005 1:43 pm

Just wear good shoes as the floor can get a bit slippery lah...

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Post by Goldy locks » Mon, 04 Apr 2005 7:28 pm

Thanks all for the tips on where to go :D what sort of fish are available from the wet markets and are you able to get lamb there? (I would be devistated if we can't get any lamb :cry: .....its an aussie thing).

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Post by food_gal » Fri, 08 Apr 2005 3:25 pm

for lambs, go to www.thebutcher.com.sg

they have a good of fresh lambs selection and do home delivery too. singaporeans don generally eat lambs, so its hard to find really fresh and good cut lambs.

wet markets don generally sell lambs. its rare to see beef there as well (usually sold by indians if any).

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Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 08 Apr 2005 4:11 pm

Mustafa's. Good selection, good prices... just very crowded.

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Re: Where is the best place to buy fresh fruit and vegies ch

Post by belleloh » Sun, 17 Apr 2005 5:34 pm

Goldy locks wrote:Can anyone advise the best place or places one can buy fresh fruit and vegies cheaply. We are about to move to Singapore ( close to city area districts - expats ) coming from Perth Australia. We practically live on the stuff.
We have a few good markets which you can obtain fresh fruits and vege,..

in area like Tiong Bahru( My jap clients like that best).. Tanjong Pagar ( very cheap and fresh fruits)

Also have you got a unit

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Post by Guest » Mon, 18 Apr 2005 9:04 pm

A 'Street Directory & Bus Guide' helps a lot when I first came this country. It shows you the closer wetmarket and supermarket named 'Fair Price/NTUC'; many other places we need to know such as hospitals, shopping malls etc.

I personally like to go to the wetmarket in China Town. It is big and there are many choices for fish, vegis and fruits BUT it is very crowded on weekend and it is really wet in the section for fish.

Beef is not commonly seen in wetmarket but I did see lamb.

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Post by tanusic » Tue, 17 May 2005 12:13 pm

Very convenient Tekka Market. Situated at the corner of Serrangoon rd and Bukit Timah. Scroll down this link to see pictures. http://www.blurrytravel.com/sea2003/jou ... ing02.html
YOu will find everything there: beef, lamb, chicken, sefood, vegi, fruits, spices, flowers. etc.

Cheers.

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