A Journey Through Singapore's Best Nonya Kueh Shops

July 2, 2024

HarriAnns Nonya Table

A Family Legacy
HarriAnns Nonya Table started as a simple wooden pushcart in the 1940s, and today it's a celebrated spot for authentic Nonya kueh. Located in Bugis Junction, HarriAnns offers a wide array of traditional kueh, from the fragrant Kueh Salat to the rich and sticky Kueh Lapis. Each bite is a taste of history, lovingly prepared using recipes handed down through generations​.

Photo: Liam Xie

HarriAnns Nonya Table
230 Victoria St, #01-01A Bugis Junction Towers, Singapore 188024
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 8:30 am–6:30 pm
Wednesday, 8:30 am–6:30 pm
Thursday, 8:30 am–6:30 pm
Friday, 8:30 am–6:30 pm
Saturday, 9 am–7 pm
Sunday, 9 am–7 pm
Monday, 8:30 am–6:30 pm

3 Temasek Blvd, #01-416A, Suntec City West Wing, Singapore 038983
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 8:30 am–8 pm
Wednesday, 8:30 am–8 pm
Thursday, 8:30 am–8 pm
Friday, 8:30 am–9 pm
Saturday, 8:30 am–9 pm
Sunday, 8:30 am–8 pm
Monday, 8:30 am–8 pm

1 Vista Exchange Green, #01-49 The Star Vista, Singapore 138617
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 8:30 am–8 pm
Wednesday, 8:30 am–8 pm
Thursday, 8:30 am–8 pm
Friday, 8:30 am–8 pm
Saturday, 8:30 am–8 pm
Sunday, 7:30 am–7:30 pm
Monday, 8:30 am–8 pm

1 HarbourFront Ave, #01-02 Keppel Bay Tower, Singapore 098632
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Wednesday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Thursday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Friday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Saturday, Closed
Sunday, Closed
Monday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm


Lek Lim Nonya Cake Confectionery

A Hidden Gem
Nestled in Bedok, Lek Lim Nonya Cake Confectionery is renowned for its handmade kueh. The Ondeh Ondeh, with its burst of gula melaka, is a must-try. The commitment to preserving traditional methods is evident in every bite, making it a favorite among locals.

Photo: Gavan Sing

Lek Lim Nonya Cake Confectionery
84 Bedok North Street 4, #01-21, Singapore 460084
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 5 am–5 pm
Wednesday, 5 am–5 pm
Thursday, 5 am–5 pm
Friday, 5 am–5 pm
Saturday, 5 am–5 pm
Sunday, 5 am–2 pm
Monday, Closed

Molly’s Nyonya Kueh

Homemade Goodness
Molly’s Nyonya Kueh is a household name for kueh enthusiasts. Known for their vibrant and soft Kueh Talam and the savory Kueh Pie Tee, Molly's brings the comfort of homemade treats to its loyal customers.

Photo: Ant Tan (Ant)

Molly's Nonya Kuehs
104 Hougang Ave 1, #01-1121, Singapore 530104
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 4 am–7:30 pm
Wednesday, 4 am–7:30 pm
Thursday, 4 am–7:30 pm
Friday, 4 am–7:30 pm
Saturday, 4 am–6:30 pm
Sunday, 4 am–5 pm
Monday, Closed

Borobudur Snacks Shop

Diverse Delights
Borobudur Snacks Shop in Chinatown is a treasure trove of kueh and Indonesian snacks. Their Kueh Dadar and Kueh Kosui are particularly popular, offering a delightful balance of sweetness and texture.

Photo: avid Kwong

Borobudur Nonya Pastries Pte Ltd
537 Bedok North Street 3, #01-523, Singapore 460537
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 7 am–6 pm
Wednesday, 7 am–6 pm
Thursday, 7 am–6 pm
Friday, 7 am–6 pm
Saturday, 7 am–6 pm
Sunday, 7 am–6 pm
Monday, 7 am–6 pm

Lina Confectionery

Authentic and Traditional
Lina Confectionery, located in Chinatown, is praised for its authentic Nonya kueh. Their Kueh Salat, with its pandan custard and glutinous rice base, is a standout. The shop maintains traditional recipes, ensuring each piece is a culinary masterpiece.

Photo: Danny Ong

Lina Confectionery & Trading
124 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-138, Singapore 150124
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, Closed
Wednesday, Closed
Thursday, Closed
Friday, 9:30 am–8 pm
Saturday, 9:30 am–5:30 pm
Sunday, Closed
Monday, 9:30 am–8 pm


Artisanal Kueh
MRS KUEH takes pride in crafting artisanal kueh that not only taste great but look beautiful too. Their Kueh Bingka Ubi and Kueh Seri Muka are crowd-pleasers, showcasing the vibrant colors and flavors of Peranakan cuisine.

Photo: Cassie (Cassakating)

6 Fort Canning Rd, #01-02 YWCA Fort Canning, Singapore 179494
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 12–5 pm
Wednesday, 12–5 pm
Thursday, 12–5 pm
Friday, 12–5 pm
Saturday, 12–5 pm
Sunday, 12–5 pm
Monday, Closed

Makko Teck Neo

Homestyle Peranakan
Makko Teck Neo offers a homely Peranakan dining experience. Their selection of kueh, including the fragrant Kueh Talam and savory Kueh Pie Tee, are perfect for those seeking comfort food with a touch of tradition.

Photo: izhen Wang

Makko Teck Neo
Blk 35 Telok Blangah Rise, #01-303, Singapore 090035
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 10 am–9 pm
Wednesday, 10 am–9 pm
Thursday, 10 am–9 pm
Friday, 10 am–9 pm
Saturday, 10 am–9 pm
Sunday, 10 am–9 pm
Monday, 10 am–9 pm


Modern Twist
Ollella infuses modern flair into traditional Nonya kueh. Their Kueh Salat Mille Crepe combines classic flavors with contemporary presentation, making it a hit among younger foodies looking for Instagram-worthy desserts.


135 Amoy St, #01-04 Far East Square, Singapore 049964
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Wednesday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Thursday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Friday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Saturday, 9:30 am–3:30 pm
Sunday, Closed
Monday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm

Kim Choo Kueh Chang

A Heritage Brand
Kim Choo Kueh Chang has been a staple in the Nonya kueh scene since 1945. Their signature Kueh Chang, a type of dumpling, along with other kueh like Kueh Bingka, highlight the rich flavors and textures of Peranakan cuisine.

Photo: Yesmine Boukhili

Kim Choo Kueh Chang
60 Joo Chiat Pl, Singapore 427784
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, 9 am–9 pm
Wednesday, 9 am–9 pm
Thursday, 9 am–9 pm
Friday, 9 am–9 pm
Saturday, 9 am–9 pm
Sunday, 9 am–9 pm
Monday, 9 am–9 pm

The Kuihmaker

Artisan Kueh
The Kuihmaker specializes in artisan kueh that are both visually appealing and delicious. Their Onde-Onde, with its chewy texture and sweet filling, is a must-try for kueh lovers.

Photo: deel Azhari

The Kuihmaker
447 Bukit Batok West Ave 9, #01-02, Singapore 650447
Opening Hour:
Tuesday, Closed
Wednesday, 7 am–5 pm
Thursday, 7 am–5 pm
Friday, 7 am–5 pm
Saturday, 8 am–5 pm
Sunday, 8 am–5 pm
Monday, Closed

These spots not only offer delicious kueh but also a slice of Singapore's rich culinary heritage. Whether you're a local or a visitor, make sure to explore these gems for a true taste of Peranakan tradition.

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