Singapore Global Network recommends – DIY Geylang Food Tour!

Ask any Singaporean where to get good food in Singapore and Geylang would definitely be one of the top contenders. So, in true Singapore spirit, Team SGN brought our friends from Wonderlust, on a Geylang food tour! Read to find out what were the 5 delicious food spots we brought them too!

By SGN | 12 May 2021

Meet the family behind Wonderlust Vlog – British couple Jonty and Millie, together with their adorable children Milo and Aspen, our new friends who recently relocated to Singapore from Britain, and they have been sharingsnippets of everyday lives in Singapore on their YouTube channel.

And because Singaporeans are known to be great foodies, we brought them to try not one, not two, but FIVE different delicious spots across Geylang! Did the little ones take well to Frog Leg Porridge? Was Durian a hit with the family? Watch the full video below!

Feeling hungry now? If you want to follow our footsteps and embark on this Geylang food tour with friends, here’s the map and addresses of all the places we visited!

SGN’ recommendations

G7 Live Seafood Restaurant

We had their famous Frog Leg porridge and had both the spicy version as well as the non-spicy one for the little ones! They were really game to try this and even the little ones took well to it! With many food stops ahead of us, we had to make sure we didn’t allow ourselves to get too full!

Geylang Famous Beef Kway Teow

This beef hor fun needs no introduction. Served in a thick gravy with smooth rice noodles and melt-in-your-mouth beef slices, this was Jonty’s favourite stop! We love it paired with some green chillis, which aded a zesty tinge to the noodles. The plate was wiped clean before we moved on to the next stop.

Yong He Eating House

With this as our third stop, we had to pace our stomachs a little as we were starting to get a little full. This soy beancurd was smooth and light, and best paired with You Tiao (deep fried dough fritters). The tip is to dip the hot fritters into the soya drink so that it soaks up the drink, so you get both sweet and savoury in an explosive bite. Yum!

JB Ah Meng

This is a crowd favourite along Geylang and even though it was almost 9pm when we arrived at this stop, we had to wait for a while before we could get a seat. By this time, our pants were getting pretty tight so we just ordered two of their signature dishes to try – San Lou Mee Fen (Fried Rice Vermicelli) and Chilli Clams! The vermicelli was extremely tasty and even the kiddos who were spice adverse couldn’t help themselves to second servings of the clams! (They just had to drown their burning tongues in iced water.)

Durian 36

And of course, we had to end our food tour with the most important dessert of all – king of fruits, the durian! We ordered one Mao Shan Wang durian, which is known to be slightly bittersweet and very rich and creamy Jonty and Millie loved it, but the kids couldn’t take the pungent smell haha! (Perhaps a couple more years in Singapore might just do the trick!) Watch the video to check out Aspen’s epic expression when she tried a tiny bit of the durian, and Milo trying to negotiate his way out of trying it!

Be sure to check these places out when you are in Singapore! OR download our Insiders’ Guide to Exploring Singapore, where we invite you to enter our world as we see it. Whether you’re a nature lover, thrill seeker, party goer, sports enthusiast, history buff or an art enthusiast, there’s something for you here in Singapore that you’ll love!

About Wonderlust

We are Jonty and Millie and our kids are Milo and Aspen. We are Brits, and have recently landed in Jonty’s birth country, Singapore in 2020, starting the next chapter of our lives living and working here! Enjoy our take on life as we share our journey and experience of relocating and being expats in this small, but culturally rich and diverse country!

Follow our YouTube page WONDERLUST here as we embark on the constant search for the wonderful things in the world!

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