commonwealth food

Commonwealth, being a small area in the central-western part of Singapore, you will only find a few restaurants around. Yet, you will find the most unique and tasty ones in the hawkers. Here are five worthy of trying Commonwealth food:

1. No.1 Western Food

No. 1 Western Food has been serving delicious old-school flavours of Western food for over 50 years. Despite its popularity, it still serves beef steaks, pork chops, and lamb chops for under S$10. They serve dishes in hearty portions, and the taste still brings visitors nostalgia and time travel.

Address: 1A Commonwealth Dr, #01-13, Singapore 140001
Business Hours: Monday to Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed on Wednesdays)

2. Guangzhou Mian Shi Wanton Noodle

Wanton Mee is a favourite Singaporean supper, and a great place to try it is at Guangzhou Mian Shi Wanton Noodle. The Tanglin hawker stall is a continuing family legacy and is among the few that preserve traditional dishes. So head over anytime and get a taste of their famous wanton and dumpling noodles.

Address: 48A Tanglin Halt Rd, #01-04, Singapore 148813
Business Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 3 p.m. to 3 a.m.                                      

3. Two Chefs Eating Place

Zi Char-style of eating is a popular trend here. At Two Chefs Eating Place, you’ll get a Zi Char mix and match of home-cooked food and other eclectic food. You’ll also find the Milk Powder Pork Ribs, a unique dish that has gained popularity over the years. Be prepared for a long queue, though!

Address: 116 Commonwealth Cres, #01-129, Singapore 140116
Business Hours: Monday to Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.         

4. Eng Kee Chicken Wings

Eng Kee Chicken Wings are simply the best old-school chicken wings at Commonwealth. Since 1989, this homegrown stall has been drawing long queues for its crispy, mouthwatering, and flavorful wings. In addition to this staple, Eng Kee also offers bee hoon, fish cake, Bian Xiang, which are tasty too!

Address:  117 Commonwealth Dr, #01-711, Singapore 140117
Business Hours: Monday to Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

5. Salai by Meatdrop

Salai is a relatively new Muslim-owned restaurant at Commonwealth. While it is only a hawker stall, expect nicely marinated, high-quality steaks and meats that you’d only find at expensive restaurants. Now, you can indulge in Halal gourmet foods at a very affordable price under S$15.

Address: 31, Commonwealth Cres #02-71, Singapore 149644
Business Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday 12 noon to 8 p.m. | Friday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. | Saturday 12 noon to 10 p.m.


Home to many hidden gems and low-key yet delicious foods and restaurants in Singapore, Commonwealth is another food paradise worth exploring.

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