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Getting hold of good quality food is really not a problem in Singapore, as is only to be expected in a country that places such a high premium on all matters culinary. There is a great range of supermarkets and smaller specialty stores offering imported foodstuffs and household goods from Europe, Australia, the US and elsewhere. Whether it be meat and poultry, organic vegetables, chocolates, pastries or fine wines, you should have no difficulty in sourcing high-quality fresh goods and packaged items.

As is the case with all our listings, they are not exhaustive but rather selective and designed to provide you with a range of options.

BaklAsia

Established in 2010, Baklasia specialises in hand-crafted baklava and middle eastern pastries.  Ingredients are sourced locally and they make their filo pastry on site.  As well as retail sales, Baklasia cater for special events and functions.

Mon – Sun 24 hours
Jason’s The Gourmet Grocer, Orchard Towers: 1 Claymore Drive, #01-01 Orchard Towers
Mon – Sun 9am – 10pm
Market Place @ One North: 1 Fusionopolis Way, #B2-10 Connexis
Mon – Sun 9am – 11pm
Jason Market Place: Raffles City 252, North Bridge Road, #B1-01 Raffles City Shopping Centre
Mon – Sun 10am – 10pm
Suntec City: 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City Mall, #01-199 & #02-107
Plaza Singapura:  68 Orchard Road, Plaza Singapura, #B2-15/16 & #01-10

Ben Foods

Ben Foods is unusual in that it is predominantly a food distribution company that is open for retail sales a couple of hours a week on Saturday mornings, at which time it is possible to pick up some excellent bargains. They are also generally cheaper than a lot of other retailers, but we recommend that you get there early!

Sat 10am – 12pm
1 Fishery Port Road

Blue Magnolia

Blue Magnolia specialise in gourmet pastry. They do a very good line in pies and cakes and can also offer a catering service for events and functions. As a special treat, try one of their customised gourmet gift sets.

Mon – Fri 11.30am – 8.30pm
Sat – Sun 10.30am – 8.30pm
1 Jalan Anak Bukit, Bukit Timah Plaza #02-01B
10.00am – 8.00pm
439 Macpherson Road

The Butcher

The Butcher does an excellent line in gourmet sausages, imported Australian beef, lamb, veal and pork, and pre-prepared meals such as chicken kiev, fillet mignon, chicken parmagiana and beef wellington. Home delivery is also available.

Mon – Fri 9.30am – 7pm
Sat – Sun 9.30am – 6pm
44 Jalan Merah Saga #01-50
10.00am – 10.00pm
80 Marine Parade Road #B1-83B

Canele Patisserie Chocolaterie

If chocolate is what you crave, then Canele Patisserie Chocolaterie represents the height of luxury. They have a fantastic array of artisanal macarons, handcrafted chocolate pralines and designer cakes.

Sun – Fri 10am – 10pm
Sat 9am – 10pm
Paragon Shopping Centre: 290 Orchard Road #B1-K8
Mon – Sun 11am – 10pm
Raffles City Shopping Centre: 252 North Bridge Road #B1-46/47
Mon – Sun 11am to 10pm
Shaw Theatres Lido: 350 Orchard Road, Shaw House #05-21
Mon – Sun 10am to 10pm
Plaza Singapura: 68 Orchard Road #01-55

Cold Storage

There are 44 Cold Storage throughout the city centre and surrounding suburban neighbourhoods.  They offer home brand goods as well as a huge range of imported foodstuffs and household items.  They provide an online delivery service while some stores are open 24 hours a day. Opening times vary across the city, so check the listings for your local store.

Mon – Sun 24 hours
Holland Village: 211 Holland Avenue, #01-05 Holland Shopping Centre
King Albert Park: 11 King Albert Park, #01-06
Serangoon Garden: 57 Serangoon Garden Way
Mon – Sun 7am – 10.30pm
Changi Terminal 2: Changi Airport Terminal 2, Basement South, #B16-029
Mon – Sun 8am – 10pm
Eastwood: 20 Eastwood Road, #01-07/09 Eastwood Centre
Greenwood: 20 Greenwood Avenue
Hougang: Block 205 Hougang Street 21, #01-133/135
Siglap: 55 Siglap Road #B1-10 Siglap Centre
Tanglin Shopping Centre: 11 Cuscaden Road #01-01
Valley Point: 491 River Valley Road #01-14 Valley Point
Mon – Wed, Fri – Sun 8am – 10pm
Thu 8.30am – 12 midnight
Jelita: 293 Holland Road, #01-01 Jelita Shopping Centre
Mon – Sun 8am – 10.30pm
Northpoint: 930 Yishun Avenue 2 #B1-0910/11/12
Mon – Sun 8am – 11pm
HarbourFront Centre: 1 Maritime Square, #01-48 to 50
Mon – Sun 8.30am – 10pm
Mandarin Gardens: 15 Siglap Road, Mandarin Gardens #01-01
UE Square: No 81 Clemenceau Avenue, #02-18 UE Square
Mon – Sun 8.30am – 11pm
Cluny Court: 501 Bukit Timah Road, #01-02 Cluny Court
Mon – Sat 9am – 9pm
Sun 10am – 9pm
China Square: 18 Cross Street, #B1-03-04 China Square Centra
Mon – Sun 9am – 10pm
Alocassia: 383 Bukit Timah Road #01-09A, Alocassia Apartment
Chancery Court: Block 36H Dunearn Road #01-44
Changi City Point:5 Changi Business Park Central 1 #B1-08/09/10/11, Changi City Point
Clementi Arcade: 41 Sunset Way, #01-01A Clementi Arcade
Compass Point: 1 Sengkang Square, #B1-38 Compass Point Shopping Centre
Funan DigitalLife Mall: 109 North Bridge Road #B1-04
Great World City: 1 Kim Seng Promenade, #B1-18/19 Great World City
Guthrie House: 1 Fifth Ave Guthrie House #01-05
Novena: No 238 Thomson Road #01-28/29
West Coast Plaza: 154 West Coast Road #B1-19 West Coast Plaza
One North: 1 Fusionopolis Way, #B2-10 Connexis
Mon – Sun 9am – 10.30pm
Causeway Point: No. 1 Woodlands Square, #B1-31/32/33 Causeway Point
Kallang Leisure Park: 5 Stadium Walk, #B1-01/05 Leisure Park
Parkway Parade: 80 Marine Parade Road, #B1-84 Parkway Parade
Serangoon NEX: 23 Serangoon Central #B2-44/45 NEX
Tampines 1: 10 Tampines Central 1, #B1-01/02 Tampines 1
Mon – Thu : 9am – 10pm
Fri – Sun : 9am – 10.30pm
Centrepoint: 176 Orchard Road, #B1-14 Centrepoint
Mon – Sun 9am – 11pm
Bugis Junction: 230 Victoria Street, #B1-16 Bugis Junction
Pomo: 1 Selegie Road, #B1-15 Paradiz Centre
Sun – Thu 9am – 11pm
Fri – Sat 9am – 12 midnight
Marina Bay Sands: 2 Bayfront Avenue, The Shoppes Marina Bay Sands #B2-46
Mon – Sun 10am – 9.30pm
Takashimaya: 391A Orchard Road, #B2-01-1 Ngee Ann City
Mon – Sun 10am – 10pm
Greenwich: 1 Seletar Road, #01-11 Greenwich V
VivoCity: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #01-23B VivoCity
Mon – Sun 10am-11pm
Somerset 313: 313 Orchard Road, # B3-28/29/30

Cut the Mustard

Cut The Mustard has a wide range of cooking goods and products you might not be able to find elsewhere, such as condiments, oils, flour, etc. They also do an enticing range of snacks and dips.

Tue – Sat 10.30am – 7pm
Sun 12pm – 6pm
1 Greendale Avenue, Bukit Timah

Da Paolo Gastronomia

Da Paolo Gastronomie specialise in producing gourmet convenience meals that you can prepare at home. You can choose from a wide range of salads, cold cuts, artisanal cheese, homemade pasta and sauces, pizza, pastries, cakes, and a wide selection of wine. You can also dine in as well.

Mon – Sun 8am – 9pm
Holland Village: 43 Jalan Merah Saga #01-74
Raffles Place: 6 Battery Road #K1-01
Mon-Sun 8am – 10pm
200 Turf Club Road, #02-06 K30/31/32 Pasarbella
Mon – Sun 8am – 10pm
Marina Bay: 6 Marina Boulevard #01-15 The Sail
Mon – Sun 8.30am – 10pm
River Valley: Great World City #B1-03/04
Mon – Sun 9am – 10pm
Orchard Road:  290 Orchard Road, #B1-05
Cluny Court: 501 Bukit Timah Road, Cluny Court #01-01
River Valley: 1 Kim Seng Promenade, Great World City #B1-05
Mon – Sun 9.30am – 10pm
Serangoon Gardens: 1 Maju Avenue, My Village #01-09/10
East Coast: 112 East Coast Road

FairPrice

NTUC Fairprice Co-operative was founded in 1973 and is now Singapore’s largest retailer with more than 100 stores island-wide. Prices here are generally lower than in other supermarkets although you will not find the same imported or gourmet goods as you will in those stores more obviously catering for an expatriate clientele. Nevertheless, they always represent good value.

Mon – Sun 7am – 11pm (many stores open 24 hours)
Over 90 locations across Singapore

Four Seasons Gourmet Market

Considering its location, Four Seasons Gourmet Market is, somewhat predictably, the most glamorous—and by extension, probably the most expensive—gourmet shopping destination in Singapore.  There is a cellar, deli, dairy and pantry within the market and for those so inclined, a butler service is also available.

Mon – Sun 10am – 10pm
8A Marina Boulevard, #B2-49, Marina Bay Link Mall

German Market Place

The best place in town to buy imported goods from Germany, Holland and Russia, including beers, chocolate, a full range of Knorr and Maggi products, not to mention Haribo!

Mon – Fri 10am – 7pm
609 Bukit Timah Road

Jones the Grocer

Jones the Grocer has three stores in Singapore (as well as others in Australia, New Zealand, Qatar and UAE) and are experienced at knowing what is popular with an expat clientele. They sell an impressive range of artisan-made and -supplied goods and you can also eat in if you want to sample their wares.

Mon – Sun 9am – 11pm
Dempsey Hill: Block 9 #01-12 Dempsey Road, Dempsey Hill
Mandarin Gallery: 333a Orchard Road, Level 4 #21-23 Mandarin Gallery
Mon – Sun 10am – 10pm
ION Orchard: 2 Orchard Turn #04-14

Meat the Butcher

Meat the Butcher do fantastic roast and barbecue packs of imported organic meat, all flown in fresh from the source, while their sausages are a speciality. You can also buy prepared and preserved meats and a selection of imported cheeses.

Mon – Sun 10am – 7pm
615 Bukit Timah Road

Phoon Huat

Phoo Huat have retail outlets throughout the city offering a wide range of bread, cakes, muffins and the like. They also sell ingredients and accessories for baking, as well as conducting baking classes for those looking to improve their skills.

Mon – Sun 8:30am – 9:30pm
Marsiling: Block 302 Woodland St 31 #01-273
Mon – Sat 9am to 8:30pm
Sun 9am – 6pm
Bencoolen: 171 Bencoolen Street
Simei: Block 248, Simei St 3, #01-120
Mon – Sun 9am – 9.30pm
Toa Payoh: Blk 192 Toa Payoh Lorong 4 #01-674  (Located in NTUC Supermarket)
Mon – Sun 10am – 8pm
Holland Village: Block 44, Jalan Merah Saga, #01-48 Chip Bee Garden
Mon – Sat 10am – 8.30pm
Sun 10am – 6pm
Geylang:  Geylang Lor 23, One Sims Lane, #01-10
Mon – Sun 10am – 9:30pm
Ang Mo Kio: Block 422, Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, #01-2526
Hougang: Block 804 Hougang Central #01-134
Clementi: Block 432, Clementi Avenue 3, #01-292/294

Online Food Shopping

Singapore has always been one of the most wired-in places on the planet and as a consequence the range of online food shopping options is probably superior to most other cities in Asia.

This listing is a sample of the types of retailers online in the city and as the market is so competitive, you can expect good deals on delivery charges and some flexibility regarding delivery times.

Greengrocer.com.sg

You can buy a huge range of gourmet food items online here. Try their Australian veal fillet steaks or Wagyu sirloin; sample the Canadian live oysters or the half-shell scallops. The range of cooking condiments and wine is pretty good too.
www.greengrocer.com.sg

Gourmet to Go

Gourmet to Go offers a delivery service from your favourite restaurants. You can choose either by cuisine or price and the delivery charges are thoroughly explained on their website.
www.gourmettogo.com.sg

Gourmet Shop

You can indulge in over 150 varieties of cheese at the Gourmet Shop, as well as a range of gourmet platters, bread and wines. They also offer corporate catering packages and hold regular tastings throughout the year.
www.gourmetshop.com.sg

Redgum

Redgum delivers fresh food sourced from Australian and other suppliers, and has a wide range of gourmet goods from which to choose, including: salads; antipastos; cheese; sauces, jams and chutneys; and ice creams and sorbets. Some of their products are also sourced and produced locally.
www.redgum.com.sg/index.php

Singapore Meidi-Ya

This online supermarket specialises in imported goods from Japan. They have a full range of  imported fresh meat and fish, while they also stock everyday and household items as well.
www.meidi-ya.com.sg/en/

The Springbok Bazaar

Dealing in imported goods from South Africa, this is the place to look if you want to find Pronutro, biltong, boerewors and rusks! The range is being added to constantly and there are often special offers available.
www.springbokbazaar.com

Windowsill Pies

Windowsill Pies offer a great range of artisanal sweet pies—classics but with a twist—that you can order online and have delivered, or enjoy in their café at 78 Horne Road.
www.windowsillpies.sg

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