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Where to eat: 31 best midnight supper spots in SG for hungry insomniacs

Being a nation of foodies, we do have an endless list of places to visit, regardless of cuisine, location, and time of day. At work, in school, along the…

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Being a nation of foodies, we do have an endless list of places to visit, regardless of cuisine, location, and time of day. At work, in school, along the street, it’s inevitable that we’ll walk past someone with food or a drink in their hand. Supper, for me, has always been either a steaming cup of instant noodles or ordering McNuggets at 1am, but here are 31 places for you to hit up if your stomach starts growling late at night.

This list has everything you could possibly want—freshly made roti prata, comforting congee, brunch platters, childhood favourite fishball noodles, chocolatey brownies and waffles, good ol’ dim sum, smoky KBBQ, açaí bowls, refreshing bingsu and more. There will be something for everyone, and that’s a promise.

1. Johore Bahru Ye Zhi Mei Handmade Bao

You ever have that feeling like you’re not that hungry, but you still feel like eating something anyway? Then Johore Bahru Ye Zhi Mei Handmade Bao is the top choice. Their Prawn Siew Mai (S$2 for two pieces) offers a quick bite without having to break the bank. It’s an affordable place to indulge a little, especially with a serving of their Char Siew Rice (S$1.80), or Glutinous Chicken Rice (S$1.80).  

208 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208894
+65 6294 2210
Daily: 24 hours
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2. Cafeela

Ask any Singaporean what Jalan Kayu is famous for and you are likely to hear “Jalan Kayu Roti Prata”. Jalan Kayu has Thasevi and Cafeela which has their fans alike. Cafeela has the upper hand with it being situated next to the public carpark. Do try the Nasi Briyani and Roti John, one of better ones around. Thasevi is otherwise a bit more pricey, but nonetheless still good.

 254 Jalan Kayu, Singapore 799481
+65 6483 5477
Daily: 24 Hours
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3. Feng Shan Food Centre/Bedok 85 Market

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Feng Shan Food Centre aka Bedok Block 85 is known for its atmosphere of buzz and good grub among the east-siders. Must-eats at Block 85 are the soup based Bak Chor Mee (Ah Poh Minced Meat Noodle, Xing Ji Rou Cuo Mian, Seng Hiang Bak Chor Mee), Sambal Stingray (Chan BBQ), Hokkien Prawn Mee, Satay, Chicken Wings, and Oyster Egg.

Ah Poh Minced Meat Noodle
Blk 85 Bedok North Street 4 #01-18, Singapore 460085
Tue to Sat: 6pm – 3am
Sun: 6pm – 12am
Closed on Mon

Bedok North 85 Fried Oyster
Blk 85 Bedok North Street 4, #01-09/10, Singapore 460085
Daily: 4pm – 2am 

4. Burnt Cones Gelato

Suppers for me often involve something sweet, which is why I had to add Burnt Cones Gelato to the list. What better way to end a long day with a heaping scoop of ice cream? Their Premium Single Scoop will set you back S$5, and Doubles will cost you S$9. If you’re satisfying those cravings with a friend, opt to share their Buttermilk Waffles (S$6) and have sweet dreams all night.  

105 Clementi Street 12, #01-02, Singapore 120105
+65 9711 1097
Mon to Fri: 12pm – 12am
Sat & Sun: 9am – 12am
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5. Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak

For the Eas-tsiders, there’s the trio of nasi lemak stalls at Changi Village. For the West-siders, there’s the one and only Boon Lay POWER Nasi Lemak. A very satisfying plate of nasi lemak is guaranteed, so you need to be prepared to queue when you go supper hunting for this stall.

Blk 221B Boon Lay Place, #01-106, Singapore 642221
+65 6266 4466
Tue to Sun: 6.30am – 3.30am
Mon: 4.30pm – 3.30am
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6. Good Bites

Some people are satisfied with just a small bite, but if you’re ravenous at midnight and googling frantically, look no further. Good Bites offers halal-certified fare and is open until 5am. There’s a Fat Prawn Burger (S$16.99), Thai Basil Pasta (S$11.99), and more, to cater to even the pickiest eater. End off your late-night feast with a Mighty Milkshake (S$10.99) for that burst of sweetness, or go for the Mini Milkshake (S$8.99) if you’re already stuffed.

5 Bishan Street 14, #03-01, Singapore 579783
+65 6970 0233
Daily: 11am – 5am
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7. Fong Seng Fast Food Nasi Lemak

A favourite among NUS students residing in Eusoff Hall (just a minute’s walk away), Fong Seng has decent nasi lemak at relatively affordable prices. For those who drive, just park legally at the NUS carpark and walk over. The LTA wardens are ever ready to pounce on the errant parkers, and you don’t want to lose your appetite because of that.

22 Clementi Road, Singapore 129757
+65 6774 1429
Daily: 6am – 4am
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8. Lola Faye Café

My sugar-dependent self couldn’t just leave you with one option for a sweet supper. Joining the ranks is Lola Faye Café, another halal-certified eatery that promises sugary gelato, croissants, and more. Their Gelato Croissant (S$9.90) called to me like a siren, though they have options such as Buttermilk Belgium Waffles (S$6, +S$5 add-on single scoop) and Fudgy Brownies with Gelato (S$10.90). I don’t know about you, but the next time my post-dinner hunger pangs hit me, this place is at the top of my list.

35 Hamilton Road, Singapore 209204
Tue to Sun: 2pm – 2am
Closed on Mon
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9. Mr Prata

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If Jalan Kayu is too inaccessible for you, check out Mr Prata instead. They have three outlets—Bedok, Tampines, and Botanic Gardens. Try the Maggi Goreng Prata (Maggi Noodles in a Prata) – it’s not the first pairing associated with roti prata, but can we normalise it, please? It’s worth all that extra calories, and isn’t that the hallmark of a good supper session?

26 Evans Road, #01-02, Singapore 259367
+65 6235 6993
Daily: 24 hours
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10. 126 Dim Sum Wen Dao Shi (搵到食)

a photo of supper menu offerings

If you are looking for an authentic retro Hong Kong dim sum dining experience, 126 is the place to go. The vibe of the sleaze from the neighbouring units is as close as you can get to Hong Kong’s Portland Street. Do try the Prawn Rice Roll (S$3.80) and Pork Belly Buns (S$3.50)—the meat is tender and soft, and will definitely tide you over until we’re able to pay Hong Kong a visit again.

 126 Sims Ave, Singapore 387449
+65 6746 4757
Opening hours: 24 hours Daily

11. Ponggol Nasi Lemak

a photo of nasi lemak

Ponggol in name but far from it, Ponggol Nasi Lemak has never been in Ponggol. It’s pretty ironic, but this is one of the more popular Chinese-style nasi lemaks. They also have Set Menus (S$6+) on Oddle where you can opt for a variety of ingredients such as chicken wings, vegetables, and fried fish.

 965 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore 534721
+65 6281 0020

Fri to Wed: 5.30pm – 3am
Closed on Thu

2 Parkstone Rd, Singapore 437649
+65 6287 0020 

Fri to Wed: 5.30pm – 2.30am
Closed on Thu

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12. Swee Choon Dim Sum

Swee Choon Pork ribs

If you’ve never heard of Swee Choon Tim Sum, are you even Singaporean? That humble eatery is a definite contender for late-night supper excursions and probably will stay that way for the years to come. The Salted Egg Yolk Custard Bun (S$4.80) is one of my personal favourites, along with the Siew Mai (S$2.40) and Steamed Pork Ribs (S$3.50). Thinking of it is already making me hungry; can you jio me the next time you’re craving Swee Choon? I’ll say yes for sure.

191 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208882
Mon, Wed & Thu: 11.30am – 2pm & 6pm – 2am
Fri: 11am – 2.30pm, 6pm – 3am
Sat: 10am – 3.30pm, 6pm – 3am
Sun: 10am – 3.30pm, 6pm – 2am
Closed on Tue
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13. Ming Fa Fishball

There are many Bak Chor Mee stalls in Singapore but few are open at 3am in the morning like Ming Fa when you need your fix. If Upper Thomson is too far from where you are, you can always try Seng Huat opposite Bugis Junction which also opens as a midnight supper alternative.

Their Fuzhou Fishball, Fish Dumpling, and Crispy Pancake will set you back S$5 each, which makes this an affordable way to fill your stomach in the wee hours of the morning.

246B Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574370
+65 6455 4890 

Daily: 9.30am – 4.30am
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14. Beauty in The Pot

If you’re up late at night craving some warm soup, Beauty in The Pot would be a great fix. Open until 3am, this eatery needs to introduction. The ingredients are of high quality, and you’ll be spoilt for choice from the variety—there’s Pork Jowl (S$16.80), Sliced Lamb (S$19.60), and much, much more. Pick from their array of soup bases, and just go to town, calorie deficit be damned.

Outlets
Daily: 11.30am – 3am
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15. Chomp Chomp Food Centre

a photo of sambal stingray

Do you love crowded places? Natural smokey scents? Limited seating? Then Chomp Chomp is just the place for you. Eating here is indeed an experience. For fans, this is arguably the best place on the island for sambal stingray, satay, oyster egg, chicken wings, and Hokkien mee. For others, this is overhyped and just makes your hair smell like BBQ. What’s your take?

20 Kensington Park Road, Singapore 557269
Daily: 4pm – 12.30am

16. Upper Bukit Timah (Cheong Chin Nam Shophouse Row)

upperbukittimah

With the new Beauty World MRT Station (DT5) up and running, this stretch of shophouses has been seeing an increase in patrons once again. Indian food from Al-Azhar or Al-Ameen (the former is better) won’t fail you. I’m personally looking forward to digging into heaping plates of freshly made naan and prata during my next supper excursion.

Al-Ameen
4 Cheong Chin Nam Road, Singapore 599729
+65 6465 1000

Daily: 11am – 5am

Al-Azhar
11 Cheong Chin Nam Road, Singapore 599736
+65 6466 5052
Daily: 8am – 2am

17. Heng Long Teochew Porridge 兴隆潮洲粥

heng long teochew porridge midnight food singapore

Located along the popular midnight eateries of Upper Serangoon Road, Heng Long has seen an increase in queues for its popular midnight Teo Chew Porridge, as well as an increase in price. One of my favourite hot spots for supper since I stay nearby, they have quite a large variety of comforting dishes to choose from.

heng long midnight porridge supper spot singapore

The spicy minced pork, braised duck, fish cake and cabbage (高麗菜) are some standard accompanying orders, along with a bowl of braised sauce (卤汁). They’re all staples that won’t really go wrong with porridge, and the best part? It’ll set you back less than S$10, making this an affordable option for hungry night owls.

1006 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore 534744
+65 6844 3545
Daily: 11am – 4am
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18. Chicken Up

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chicken up - soya chicken wings

Recently expanding very aggressively in Singapore, Chicken Up atTanjong Pagar is a good spot for some midnight chicken cravings. A very popular Fried Chicken Buffet is also available at S$25+, but be wary that each order is freshly fried, so it takes some time to prepare in-between orders. The fried chicken here is also picked by SPH’s writer as the best Korean fried chicken in a blind taste testing among a few of the other prominent brands.

48 Tanjong Pagar Road, #01-01, Singapore 088469 
Daily: 3pm – 12am
+65 6327 1203
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19. Finest Song Kee

midnight supper spot song kee fishball noodles singapore

Large homemade peppery fish balls, Finest Song Kee has a pretty long wait and erratic opening hours. There is only one aunty cooking at the opposite speed of light at any time, so be prepared to wait around 30 to 45 mins for your noodles. The Mee Pok Dry (S$4+) is foolproof in the best of ways, along with Fishball, meatball, and fish dumpling (hee kiaw) soup (S$4/S$6/S$8).

532 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore 534547
+65 8838 3532
Mon to Wed: 11am – 2pm & 6.30am – 1am
Thu: 11am – 2pm & 6.30pm – 12am
Fri: 11am – 2pm & 6.30pm – 1.30am
Sat: 11am – 2pm & 5.30pm – 12am
Sun: 11am – 2pm & 5.30pm – 1am
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20. Mosanco Café

Mosanco Café is open 24 hours, which means that there’s something for you if you’re awake in the wee hours of the morning with a growling tummy. Brunch for supper sounds wacky, but I’ll never say no to a serving of Truffled Mushroom with Scrambled Egg Toast (S$13.90) or Avocado Toast (S$12.90), even if it’s 1am. They also offer smoothie bowls if you’re just peckish—take your pick from the Berry Bliss Bowl (S$4.90), Matcha Bowl (S$15.90), or a healthy Acai Bowl (S$15.90), topped with your favourite medley of fruits and seeds.

Outlets
Daily: 24 hours
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21.  Settlers Café

If you can’t sleep, Singapore’s first Board Games Café, Settlers Café, will promise a fun and wholesome night. They have a variety of Gaming Sets that you can opt for based on your preferences, all of which come with two hours of gaming time.

There’s the Dine In Set (S$32) which comes with mains, drinks, the Draft Beer Set (S$28) if you just want to chill and bond over drinks and games, the Cake Set (S$25) that’s ideal for cake enthusiasts like myself, and more. Whatever you’re in the mood for, food, games, or otherwise, they’ve got it at Settlers Café, and that’s a promise.

39A North Canal Road, Singapore 059295
+65 9751 9011
Daily: 24 hours
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22.  Superstar K

a photo of kbbq at superstar k

This is for those who consider supper their dinner part two. I mean, who said you can’t have KBBQ right before bed? Superstar K is the place to go and treat yourself—think Seasoned King Size Beef Rib (S$39.90), Pork Belly Bulgogi (S$19.90), Black Pepper Chicken (S$18.90), Kimchi Stew (S$14) and more. You’ll have to take a full shower once you get home, but hey, we’d do anything for a good meal of smoky, savoury, sinful KBBQ, right? And since you’re there, just add on a Kimchi Pancake (S$22) for me. I’ll live vicariously through you.

75 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088496
+65 6224 0504
Daily: 11.30am – 2am
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23. Wan Wan Thai

I do love a place with a great ambience, and garden-themed Wan Wan Thai is eye-catching in all the best ways. There’s flora, there’s fauna, and there’s thick toast. Take your pick from Honey Toast (S$7.90), Nutella Banana Toast (S$10.90), and more if you’re in the mood for a comforting snack. They also have a variety of Bingsu, in perennial flavours such as Milk Tea (S$10.90), Banana (S$12.90), Chocolate (S$12.90), and more. One of the best things about adulthood is allowing yourself sugary food no matter what time it is—sorry, Mama, the sugar rush is so worth it.

127A Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189637
+65 6336 8812
Daily: 12.30pm – 3am
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24.  Seng Kee Herbal Soup (Changi)

Hearing the name ‘Black Chicken Herbal Soup‘ might make you think it’s one of those claypot soups where the black chicken sits quietly in the herbal stew, waiting for you to savour it.

Seng Kee Herbal Soup‘s top dishes include Mee Sua Soup with Pork, Liver, Kidney (S$5.80, S$7.80), and Bee Hoon Soup with Fried Fish ($7.50, $10.50, $13.50)—opt for the bigger portion if you want to share it with your dining companion and treat yourself to something comforting and warm.

475/477 Changi Road, Singapore 419885
+65 6746 4089
Daily: 11.30am – 2am
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25.  Beach Road Scissors Cut Curry Rice

I absolutely love Jalan Besar’s Scissors Cut Curry Rice. So does everyone and their mother, and this popular sentiment is 100% well deserved.

You’ll be so confused by the uncle’s need to use his scissors on everything; your chicken chop, and basically almost every other dish you add, into thin bite-sized pieces. But after confusion, mesmerisation sets in. How does one cut everything so precisely in a seemingly dance-like process of choppy popping-locking… or should I say snipping-snapping?

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Pouring a ladle-full of braised sauce and another of curry makes your rice deliciously goopy. Coupled with chicken chop and cabbage, you’re pretty much set. This is one of the popular supper spots for nightcrawlers so you might expect some waiting.

229 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208905
+65 9826 1464
Daily: 11am to 3am 

26.  Spize

Midnight Supper Guide_Spize (1 of 1)

Everyone knows thisit’s like if I don’t write it down, someone’s going to go “How bout SPIZE?” Geez Louise, calm down. Do you see me saying McDonald’s? Obviously not. Known for their really popular halal Indian-Malay-Western fare, in its heydays, it almost always had a queue. Although their menu is pretty similar to other prata places, their prices are a tad higher.

336 Bedok Road, Singapore 469512
+65 6337 7493
Sun to Thu: 11am – 2am
Fri & Sat: 11am – 3am
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27.  Hai Di Lao

Midnight Supper Guide_Hai Di Lao (1 of 1)

Don’t be surprised to see drunk people here as well because Hai Di Lao opens until 6am. Of course, it isn’t the cheap kind of supper like curry rice or prata, so expect your meal to come out to more than S$30 per pax, especially with their wide variety of ingredients, side dishes, and noodles

Perhaps the wide variety of food and superb service can make you look past the price. Hai Di Lao provides an impeccable service, so really, you’re paying for what you get.

Outlets
Daily: 10:30am-4am
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28. Changi Village Area

There’s 89.7 Supper Club, Satayhood, and plenty of other kopitiams or food courts that open till late in this area. Pretty much the stretch of Changi Village would be a good bet if you’re looking for something for supper. The best part is, there are many prata places in addition to places already mentioned that are also halal.

Changi Village Road, Singapore 500002
Mon to Thu: 6am – 2am
Fri: 6am – 12pm
Sat & Sun: 24 hours

29. G7 Live Seafood Restaurant

a flatlay of menu offerings from g7 live seafood

G7 Live Seafood Restaurant has everything for any appetite. Their fare is highly praised as value for money, with a single Frog for S$8. If you order two, they’ll throw an extra one in for free, and if you get three, it comes with two free frogs and congee. If you know someone whose eyes would light up at the thought of this, make sure you invite them for a late-night supper session.

Why not add on their Marmite Pork Ribs (S$18) and Fu Rong Egg (S$10) while you’re there? Our last visit there was one for the books, and the next time we go, we’re expecting nothing less.

163 Geylang Road, Singapore 389240
+65 6848 4161
Daily: 3pm – 3am
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30. Good Come Again

As the name subtly suggests, the food at Good Come Again is good, and thus, worthy for all patrons to make a revisit. Feast like kings on their Mala Baby Lobster (S$16+), Grilled Scallop (S$2.50 apiece), or even a plate of Spicy Fried Clams (S$12). These hard-hitting savoury dishes are guaranteed to pack a flavourful punch—bring your ravenous appetite, and dig in!

8 Lorong 1 Geylang, Singapore 389118
+65 6841 1588
Daily: 12pm – 2am
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31. Don Dae Bak

If a cheat day (or night, in this case) is in order, then Don Dae Bak is the way to go. All carnivorous eaters will not want to miss out on their Free Flow Buffet (S$25.90 on weekdays, S$27.90 on weekends). What sounds better than free flow options of Beef Bulgogi, Spicy Marinated Chicken, Sliced Pork Belly, Shoulder Loin, Beef Brisket, and more? The buffet is only valid for 90 minutes though, so go forth and conquer. 

35 Kreta Ayer Road, Singapore 089000
+65 6226 1727
Daily: 11.30am – 3pm & 5pm – 1am
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You may well disagree with me on my supper list. Nonetheless, do share your thoughts and comments as well as more suggestions where else we can eat at 2am in the morningas they say, sharing is caring.

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