Living in Yishun has its benefits – it is relatively near to town, we have our very own Yishun Safra, access to two hospitals, a polyclinic and tons of unlimited food choices – even the widely acclaimed Chong Pang Food Centre that is home to countless of delectable hawker delights.
If you think that was all, well, you are wrong.
Here in Yishun, it is akin to living in a mini food haven where you can just bask in the number of food choices thrown at you every day and you will never get bored of them. Here are 11 best makan places in Yishun that show why living in Yishun rulez. You will definitely want to visit Yishun this weekend after reading this article!
925 Chicken Rice
Many Yishun residents or even those living in Sembawang or Woodlands will flock to 925 Chicken Rice to cash in on the taste of the coveted Hainanese chicken rice with tender and juicy chicken chunks cooked to the bone which you will never get enough of.
Check out the video we’ve done for this chicken rice stall:
925 Yishun Central 1, Singapore 760925
Opening Hours: Daily: 10:30am – 8pm
928 Yishun Laksa
These days, where can you still find a bowl of Laksa at only S$2.50? Well, okay, other than the S$2 one at Sungei Road which you can read all about it here. 928 Yishun Laksa is a humble stall that has been operating for 19 years with a very small shop space, but that didn’t deter anyone from joining the snaking queueing for this bowl of Laksa made with simple, earthy ingredients.
BLK 928, Yishun Central 1, #01-155 Singapore 760928
Opening Hours: Daily: 10am – 7pm
Chong Pang Nasi Lemak
Punggol Nasi Lemak or Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak? Nah, we have our very own Chong Pang Nasi Lemak and that’s more than enough for us. The Nasi Lemak is fragrant and light, and when coupled with their signature chicken wings, Ikan Billis and tangy chilli sauce? We are sold. Best part? It opens right up till 7am in the morning.
447 Sembawang Rd Singapore 758404
Opening Hours: Daily: 5pm – 7am
Holy Cow Creamery
If you are craving for some good old ice cream, you can check out Holy Cow Creamery – the first cafe to ever set foot in Yishun. The ice cream cafe is almost, always packed and many people visit them for their soft and fluffy waffles!
292 Yishun Street 22, #01-291, Singapore 760292
Opening Hours: Tue to Sun: 11:30am – 10pm Closed on Mondays
Taste of Thailand / Bei Sheng Seafood
Taste of Thailand / Bei Sheng Seafood is my favourite place to dine at while in Yishun because I practically grew up with this Thai-style Chinese Zi Char restaurant, which is also a favourite among many students and the older generations living there. Many people flock to the restaurant for their signature dishes which you will never fail to find on every table – Fried Squid, Fried Fish and Tom Yam Seafood Soup.
Blk 701A Yishun Avenue 5 #01-01 Singapore 761701
Opening Hours: Daily: 11am to 2pm, 5:30pm to 10pm
Who hasn’t heard of Nakhon Kitchen? We were elated when we found out that the popular Thai restaurant opened up another chain here in Yishun, and it has since garnered a steady crowd daily for lunch and dinner. When we think of good and affordable Thai cuisine, we’ll always think of Nakhon Kitchen.
BLK 233 Yishun Street 21 Singapore 760233
Opening Hours: Daily: 12pm – 3pm, 5:30pm – 10pm
Heng Hua Restaurant
Possibly one of the very few places which you can find traces of traditional Heng Hua cuisine. This zi-char stall is very particular about the freshness of their ingredients to as to retain their authenticity and quality control. Many people love their rich and flavourful Heng Hua Style Fried Bee Hoon!
748 Yishun Street 72 Singapore 760748
Opening Hours: Daily: 11am – 11pm
Hup Lee Fried Bee Hoon
If you take the bus past Chong Pang City, you will be greeted by a snaking queue emerging from a particular hawker stall – none other than Hup Lee Fried Bee Hoon. Many workers, NSFs and students love dabao-ing a packet of their signature fried bee hoon – sufficiently greased so that it is not too oily, with additional top-ups of their fried chicken wings and otah! A major plus point is that it is open 24hours!
Chong Pang City BLK 101, Yishun Ave 5, #01-03 Singapore 760101
Opening Hours: Daily: 24 Hours
Chong Pang Food Centre
I’m not going to point out every stall here at Chong Pang Food Centre that serves good hawker food because there are simply too many. From the famous Chong Pang BBQ Chicken Wings, Chuan Kee Braised Duck Rice to Chee Kueh, there is endless choices of food here. Best to gather a group of friends so you can share everything!
Chong Pang City 104 Yishun Ring Rd Singapore 760104
Pin Si Restaurant
If you are looking for some decent dim sum, then Pin Si Restaurant should be the place to visit. Tucked at Yishun Safra, I must say that the dim sum here were one of the better ones I’ve had – in terms of variety and quality. We really hope that they will offer a dim sum buffet soon!
Yishun Safra Country Club 60 Yishun Ave 4, #02-V1 Singapore 769027
Opening Hours: 11am – 2:30pm, 6pm – 10pm
Arnold’s Fried Chicken
I was so thrilled to know that Arnold’s Fried Chicken has recently opened their latest outlet in Yishun – serving fresh, fried chicken that is also halal! The chicken was succulent and well-marinated, plus the fact that they use only fresh chicken was an additional plus point!
Yishun 10 Cinema Cineplex 51 Yishun Central 1, #01-04 Singapore 768794
Opening Hours: Daily: 11:30am – 10pm
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