And no fast food on this list, either!
We love a good fluffy prata as much as the next Singaporean, but what if you are craving something else when those nighttime hunger pangs hit? Here’s where you can find a variety of great food to keep your tummies full way past midnight.
1. The Ramen Stall
Address: 787 North Bridge Road, 198755
Opening hours: Mon to Fri, 5pm to 6am
Craving Japanese noodles at 3am? Head to The Ramen Stall for your supper fix! This supper place prides itself on its flavourful chicken-based soup, that has been prepared for 30 hours in order to be the perfect complement to your ramen noodles. If you are up for spicy food at night, go for the popular Volcano Ramen ($11) – don’t worry, you can choose your spiciness level! Also on the menu is a hearty range of sushi and sashimi, if you are going for small bites, or different meats and don (rice bowls) for something more filling.
2. Diandin Leluk Thai Restaurant
Address: #01-67/68/69, Golden Mile Complex, 5001 Beach Rd, 199588
Opening hours: 24 hours
Thai food is never too far away with this 24-hour restaurant! Tucked away in Golden Mile Complex is a Thai gem that dishes up delectable Thai favourites, such as Pat Thai ($6 onwards), Pineapple Rice ($6 onwards), and an extensive list of yummy seafood dishes. The food is great, and reasonably priced – perfect for a satisfying late night supper with friends.
Address: 15 Cheong Chin Nam Road, 599739
Opening hours: Sat Only, 6pm to 1am
Looking for a post-dinner treat? This new waffle place is at Upper Bukit Timah will satisfy your sweet tooth… but only on Saturdays! Kaffles serves up a selection of specialty waffles every Saturday night, co-sharing the space with The Stirling. If you’re heading there for dessert, try the Thai Milk Tea Kaffles ($12.90), a dish of Thai milk tea infused waffles, served with a Thai milk tea drizzle. Also popular are the Nutella Kinder Bueno Kaffles ($11.90) and Speculoos Cookie Crunch Kaffles ($11.90).
4. Chicken Up Korean Restaurant
Address: 48 Tanjong Pagar Rd #01-01, 088469
Opening hours: 5.30pm to 2am
After a long day at work, or long after dinner is over, nothing hits the spot quite like good fried chicken. At Chicken Up, you can have it with a side of watermelon soju as well. With so many Korean fried chicken alternative popping up in Singapore, Chicken Up remains a hot favourite with their crispy wings that are not too greasy. You have to try the signature Spicy Up ($18 onwards) for tender chicken with a delectable kick of heat. They even serve up truffle fries ($8) to complete your supper!
5. Swee Choon
Address: 183-191 Jalan Besar, 208882
Opening hours: 6pm to 6am
Want some late-night dimsum? Few places are as popular as Swee Choon, and for good reason too. This place is one of the oldest supper joints in Singapore, and it is great for large gatherings so you can sample a bit of everything on the menu (and it is quite an extensive menu!). Order some of Swee Choon Mee Suah Kueh ($2), or fried carrot cake with mee suah, or the crispy prawn and banana fritters ($2.80). Of course, you can’t leave without having the Salted Egg Yolk Custard Bun ($3.60), oozing with sweet and golden custard.
6. Seng Kee Black Herbal Chicken Soup
Address: 467 Changi Rd, Singapore 419887
Opening hours: 5pm to 4am
Few things are more calming than hot soup at night, and this zi-char stall is where you can get some of the best. Seng Kee serves a variety of soups, such as the black herbal chicken soup and ginseng pig brain soup. This place is popular amongst east-siders, with its convenient location near Kembangan MRT. If you’re there, go for the Kidney Mee Sua ($3.50), or wheat vermicilli, served with sliced pork and liver – a dish that is a hit with the regulars!
7. Punggol Nasi Lemak
Address: 965 Upper Serangoon Rd, 534721
Opening hours: 5.30pm to 3.30am
Supper time calls for some good old-fashioned comfort food, and Nasi Lemak is definitely a comfort dish of choice for many Singaporeans. More than just a breakfast meal, this dish can be eaten even at 2am, at Punggol Nasi Lemak! One reason for the popularity of the place is the large variety of side dishes they serve, such as chicken, fried fish, lady’s fingers, and luncheon meat. The long-grained, fragrant coconut rice will certainly whet your appetite even late into the night.
8. Ma La Hui Cui Guan
Address: 260 Middle Road, 188988
Opening hours: 11am to 5.30am
This affordable hotpot buffet place is offers a great variety of soup and steamboat options that will leave you spoiled for choice. Plus, you can choose to have your own individual hotpot on a personal electric stove, with up to two types of hotpot soup bases per person. Perfect for picky eaters, or for more variety at the table!