A list of upcoming & reopened hawker centres for 2023

You can’t help but feel happy and excited whenever your most-loved hawker centre has finally announced its reopening. At the same time, residents expecting a brand new food centre to open up in their vicinity also feel extremely blessed and lucky. Whatever it is, Singaporeans love to eat!

To summarise them all, here’s a list of reopened and upcoming hawker centres for 2023— time to add some reminders on your calendars!

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Buangkok Hawker Centre is slated to open sometime in 2023 (no confirmed date as of now) just next to Sengkang Grand Mall, which recently opened on 6 Mar 2023. The upcoming food centre will have a total of 38 cooked food stalls and a seating capacity of 721.

Well, it looks like the residents who live near Buangkok MRT station can finally stop envying their Punggol and Sengkang neighbours.

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During my secondary school days, the area of Woodleigh was so different from what it is now. In addition to its multiple clusters of brand-new BTO flats, residents can look forward to the opening of Woodleigh Village Hawker Centre, which is slated to open in the second half of 2023.

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Reopened on 1 Feb 2023, Newton Food Centre was dearly missed by many during its 3-month renovation works. This food spot is popular with locals and tourists alike with its various BBQ seafood stalls, oyster omelette and other delights.

Armed with a fresh coat of paint and better ventilation, this hawker centre is back with a vengeance despite its slight price increase.

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Sean Im Food Centre took a 6-month hiatus for its upgrading works. It finally swung its doors back open on 13 Mar 2023, boasting  a higher ceiling and better ventilation.

Nearby office workers and bus drivers from the next-door bus interchange can finally return for the famous Hainanese curry rice, char kway teow, and Halal smashed chicken rice.

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Jurong West Hawker Centre is expected to reopen to the public in the third quarter of 2023 after its closure on Aug 2020. This has been a long wait! Previously, it had a duo-concept of a wet market and a food centre.

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The upcoming reopening will see it function as a full hawker centre with its 39 cooked food stalls and 580 seats spread over 2 levels.

Well, it looks like 2023 is an awesome year after all for Singapore’s bustling food scene. Hooray to more food centres!

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