Best Khatib food places to check out
When I reached out to my colleagues residing in the North for recommendations on where to eat in Khatib, most of them weren’t of much help. Hence, I scoured the internet for food places in Khatib and unearthed a list of eateries worth checking out. From a famous hawker stall specialising in white carrot cake to a restaurant that pioneered the creation of lobster porridge, here are eight Khatib food places you should visit the next time you’re in the area.
1. Suki Suki Thai Hot Pot
For hotpot in the North, head over to Suki Suki Thai Hot Pot, a halal-certified restaurant located at HomeTeamNS Khatib. Their lunch buffet, which runs from Monday to Thursday, costs $22.90++ per person and offers a variety of thinly sliced beef, fresh vegetables, and house-made fish paste. If you’re here for dinner, the buffet stretches to $27.90++ per person and also includes a selection of seafood such as baby octopus.
Soup bases come in six variations, with the classic Red Tom Yum and Sweet Basil Chicken being crowd favourites. Don’t miss out on the assortment of meatballs, fishcakes, and cheese tofu from the regular menu too. A standout is the Chicken Cheese Ball, which has a gooey cheese core.
Read our Suki Suki Thai Hot Pot review.
Address: 2 Yishun Close, #01-01, HomeTeamNS Clubhouse, Singapore 767944
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 11am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm, Fri-Sun 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6908 5616
Suki-Suki Thai Hot Pot is a halal-certified eatery.
2. Fuji Izakaya Bar and KTV
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Oyster lovers are in for a treat here at Fuji Izakaya Bar & KTV. Here, Hyugo Oysters are priced at $10++ for three pieces, while you can enjoy two Grilled Oysters for $12++ in flavours such as Wasabi Mayo, Cheese Yaki, and Mentai Mayo. Besides seafood, the restaurant also has Korean and Japanese set lunches priced from $11.90++. Available between 12pm to 3pm daily, each set comprises your choice of protein—chicken sukiyaki, spiced grilled fish, or salmon teriyaki—a bowl of plain rice, and one drink.
Address: 2 Yishun Walk, #05-01, HomeTeamNS Khatib, Singapore 767944
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 3pm to 11:30pm, Fri-Sat 12pm to 12am, Sun 12pm to 11:30pm
Tel: 9720 7285
Fuji Izakaya Bar and KTV is not a halal-certified eatery.
3. Mr Teh Tarik Eating House
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If you find yourself hungry and wandering around Khatib during the wee hours of the night, check out Mr Teh Tarik Eating House, a halal zi char spot located just opposite Khatib MRT Station. Besides operating around the clock, they also offer wallet-friendly options that won’t break the bank.
Seafood enthusiasts can treat themselves to the eatery’s diverse crab offerings, which include flavours such as black pepper and salted egg yolk. They’ve got classic chilli crab on the menu too! If seafood isn’t your jam, try their Fried Wanton Noodle ($4) or Chicken Banmian ($4.80) instead. To complete your meal in true Mr Teh Tarik style, order a glass of their renowned Teh Tarik ($1.90) or go for the “dinosaur” version, priced at $2.70.
Address: 846 Yishun Ring Road, #01-3603, Singapore 760846
Opening hours: Daily 24 hours
Mr Teh Tarik Eating House is a halal-certified eatery.
4. Sasco Cafe
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Sasco Cafe is more than just a place to enjoy delectable cakes and pastries—it’s a space run by senior citizens with a passion for food who want to contribute back to the community. Under the umbrella of the SASCO@Khatib Senior Activity Centre, the cafe provides seniors with numerous training opportunities in food safety courses and even coffee-making workshops.
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Beyond its unique concept, Sasco Cafe also offers a variety of pastries, cakes, plant-based waffles, and vegan ice cream priced affordably from $3.50. Some of the cafe’s bakes are sourced from Asanoya Boulangerie, a Japanese bakery known for their cute animal-shaped buns. For a more filling alternative, customers can also opt for a set meal comprising one food item and a drink for $6.50.
Address: 813 Yishun Ring Road, #01-01, Singapore 760813
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 12pm to 9pm
Tel: 9834 9450
Sasco Cafe is not a halal-certified eatery.
5. 848 Braised Duck Rice
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Located in the GHK 848 Yishun coffeeshop, 848 Braised Duck Rice is a hidden gem known for their delicious duck rice, roasted pork rice, and char siew rice. Priced at $3.50, their Braised Duck Rice sees a generous serving of tender duck meat served with halved portions of braised tofu and egg. If you’re more of a noodle person, try their Braised Duck Noodle ($3.50) instead, or go for their famous Kway Chap ($4), which often sells out during lunchtime.
Address: 848 Yishun Ring Road, Singapore 760848
Opening hours: Thurs-Tue 8:30am to 8pm
848 Braised Duck Rice is not a halal-certified eatery.
6. 618 Sim Carrot Cake
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618 Sim Carrot Cake has garnered such acclaim that even staunch devotees of black carrot cake have been swayed by the hawker stall’s white carrot cake rendition. Their White Carrot Cake is priced from $3.50, and comes with the option to add prawns for $5. These plates of wok hei-kissed goodness feature a blend of beaten egg, preserved radish, chives, and a secret savoury seasoning. Do anticipate waiting times of approximately 10 minutes on weekdays and up to 30 minutes on weekends!
Address: 618 Yishun Ring Road, #01-3230, Singapore 760618
Opening hours: Wed-Sun 6:30am to 3pm
618 Sim Carrot Cake is not a halal-certified eatery.
7. Hojiak Rojak
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Treat your tastebuds to some bussin’ rojak at Hojiak Rojak, a popular stall that’s been serving this local treat to Khatib residents for many years. True to their name, which translates to “delicious” in Hokkien, they’re most known for their yummy Black Rojak ($4/$5/$6), which features a medley of crispy tofu, dough fritters, cucumber, turnip slices, and diced peanuts. The star of this dish is said to be the hae ko, an indulgent black shrimp paste that tastes similar to belacan.
You can also order White Rojak ($4/$5/$6), which comes with a drizzle of sour plum sauce for a touch of tang. Add-on options are available too, including cuttlefish ($1.50), tau pok ($1), and century egg ($1).
Address: Yishun Street 81, #01-122, Broadway Food Centre, Singapore 760848
Opening hours: 1:30pm till sold out
Hojiak Rojak is not a halal-certified eatery.
8. Orchid Live Seafood
Located just a five-minute walk from Khatib MRT Station, Orchid Live Seafood is famous for pioneering the creation of lobster porridge. Their Live Lobster Porridge (from $72++) features live-caught lobsters that are prepared in the restaurant’s signature Teochew style. During our visit, we opted for the Southern Australian Lobster with our porridge, which was incredibly succulent and sweet. Another standout dish was the Salted Baked Yellow Roe Crab ($120++ for two pieces), featuring roe-filled insides and salt-encrusted outsides, and the tender HK Style Steamed Soon Hock Fish ($8++ per 100g).
Read our full Orchid Live Seafood review.
Address: 2 Yishun Walk, #03-01, HomeTeamNS Khatib, Singapore 767944
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 2:30pm, 5pm to 10pm
Orchid Live Seafood is not a halal-certified eatery.
Where to eat in Khatib
Whether you live in the area or just want to explore a lesser-known part of Singapore, these eight Khatib food places are worth taking a trip to the North for. For more good eats in the area, check out our best Yishun hawker stalls guide. Otherwise, read our Northpoint City guide for hearty oyster cakes, sausage platters and more!