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Wet markets

Post by Milko » Sun, 03 Aug 2008 10:50 am

Can any of you very helpful people in the forum please help me to find a Wet Market (Fresh meat and Vegetables) near the Bedok or Upper East Coast Area?

I have tried googling, asking directions and driving around but have not been able to locate one. :???: :shock:

Thanks. :D

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 03 Aug 2008 5:50 pm

Those highlighted in Blue will be your closest bets. You can also find them usually close to small NTUC's located in the HDB housing estates themselves. They won't be a market per se, but a collection of mom & pop shops in normal shophouses in the housing estates themselves.

Bedok South Wet Market, opposite Temasek Junior College. Bedok South Road

Chinatown Block 336 Smith Street, daily 6.30 - 9.30, closed Chinese New Year

Empress Market Block 7, Farrer Road, daily at different times

Holland Village Market Lorong Mambong, weekdays 8 am - 8 pm , Sat + Sun 8 am - 9 pm

Tekka Centre Block 665 Buffalo Road , daily 6.30 am - 9.30 am

Senoko Fishing Port (Woodlands) Central Expressway towards Woodlands, exit Woodlands Avenue 2

> Admirality Road West - starts 1.00 am

Marine Parade Market Opposite Parkway Parade Mo - Sun 6.30 am - 12.00

Toa Payoh Central Market MRT Toa Payoh Mo - Sun 6.30 am - 12.00

Geylang Serai Market Geylang Road (Malay) Mo - Sun 6.30 am - 12.00
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Post by positano » Sun, 03 Aug 2008 9:50 pm

SMS, just a clarification.....Holland Village is not in the eastern part of Singapore :)

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 04 Aug 2008 12:48 am

:oops:

Was in a hurry and highlighted the wrong one. I meant to highlight the one in Geylang Serai.

Thanks for pointing that out.

Can't be perfect all the time I guess! :P
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Post by Milko » Tue, 05 Aug 2008 10:47 am

Thanks for your help.
I'll check it out on the weekend, if I can drag myself out of bed early enough.

Cheers.

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Post by cbavasi » Wed, 06 Aug 2008 9:20 pm

SMS - this post should be an 'announcement' or sticky or something. very very useful information and one that i have searched on this forum and others just to get info.

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Post by Matney » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 2:48 pm

When I lived on the East Coast, there were 2 wet markets I would visit. One was located about a block from the Tanah Merah MRT, walking back towards the city after you get off. If you take the bus, the next stop after the train station, get off and follow the crowd to the market. Not as big as others, but I could walk there from my condo and could get plenty of fruits and vegetables there. I was always worried about the meat and just how it was kept.

The other market in that area was located next to the Bedok bus terminal. There is a larger Fair Price there as well as other shops. I always got my flowers there.

You must go early in the morning to the wet markets, no later than 9. no sleep-in on market mornings! Good luck, it is an experience. :shock:

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Post by scoobydoo » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 12:28 pm

im completely lost!! which one is near novena?
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 4:41 pm

Probably Toa Payoh Central Market MRT Toa Payoh Mo - Sun 6.30 am - 12.00

As Matney noted, be sure to get the them around 7 am in the mornings otherwise all will be picked over and bruised with the local auntie's penchant of poking and squeezing everything and then taking the only one left that they didn't deliberately bruise. We always went down to Tekka ourselves (I used to live on Jln Merlimau about a three minute walk from the Novena Church)
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toa payoh wet market

Post by lenk » Wed, 03 Sep 2008 2:50 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Probably Toa Payoh Central Market MRT Toa Payoh Mo - Sun 6.30 am - 12.00

As Matney noted, be sure to get the them around 7 am in the mornings otherwise all will be picked over and bruised with the local auntie's penchant of poking and squeezing everything and then taking the only one left that they didn't deliberately bruise. We always went down to Tekka ourselves (I used to live on Jln Merlimau about a three minute walk from the Novena Church)
hi, i couldn't find the toa payoh wet market. could u help with the direction? izzit at lorong 1a?? located along the road toa payoh methodist church at block 128??
i heard tekka market also sell fresh beef and tendon.
but i dont know also where is the location.

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