#NeighbourhoodEats: Clementi Cravings

By : Chua Pei Ling
07 August 2019

Clementi may be one of HDB’s earliest towns, but it is a bustling estate known for its good and cheap eating spots which have kept Westie foodies very happy!

Check out our top picks for places to eat in Clementi, and why the West side is the best side for food.

Clementi 448 Market & Food Centre

Offering heartland favourites such as fried carrot cake, satay, fish soup, duck rice, and even mala, the Clementi 448 Market & Food Centre leaves us spoilt for choice.

Satay from renowned stall Chai Ho Satay

Photo credit: KF Seetoh via The New Paper

Hint: Treat yourself to a good meal here after your sweat sessions at the nearby Clementi Sports Hall and Swimming Complex!

Address: 448 Clementi Avenue 3, Singapore 120448

See Lam Hern Coffeeshop

Brothers Rojak is a must-try

Photo credit: Mighty Foodie

Located next to the Clementi 448 Market & Food Centre and a 5 to 7 minute away from Clementi MRT Station and Bus Interchange, is a coffee shop that serves good ol’ traditional snacks like tutu kueh (steamed rice flour snack with sugar), popiah, and rojak. Expect long queues, but good food is definitely worth the wait!

Address: 449 Clementi Avenue 3, Singapore 120449

Huang Tu Di Xi An Xiao Chi

 

Dig into authentic Chinese cuisine

Photo credit: Eatbook

For a taste of authentic Xi’An cuisine, head over to this noodle joint. A stone’s throw away from the Clementi MRT Station, this shop boasts an assortment of tasty noodle dishes with a fiery kick and serves street food and snacks, such as flavourful pulled pork meat buns! Do also give their signature biang biang noodles a try!

Address: Grantral Mall #01-13/14, Singapore 129581

Dookki

Photo credit: @theclementimall

Been catching up on Korean dramas and craving for some S(e)oul food? At Dookki, diners get to enjoy a hearty 2-in-1 meal where you begin by tucking into a Korean tteokbokki (rice cake) hotpot before ending the meal with a Do-It-Yourself kimchi fried rice.

Address: The Clementi Mall #B1-30/31, Singapore 129588

Jalapeno South-West

Photo Credit: Jalapeño South-West

One of the few halal-certified Mexican eateries, Jalapeño South-West offers an extensive menu that ranges from tacos to burritos. The recently-established diner is a short walk from Clementi MRT station, making it an accessible dining option for the Westies. Its nachos and Jsw Burger are some of the must-trys!

Address: 321 Clementi Ave 3, Singapore 129905

Know of any other hidden food gems in Clementi? Share with us in the comments below or drop us a message at mynicehome@mailbox.hdb.gov.sg!


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