Food Trails & Tours

Flavour of Kampong Gelam with Khir Johari

by Malay Heritage Centre
21 May • 09:00am • Kampong Gelam

This food trail will take visitors to some of the most notable “makan” places in Kg Gelam such as Victory Restaurant, Islamic Restaurant and Warung Pariaman and to discover the stories behind their famous cuisines.

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Flavour of Kampong Gelam with Khir Johari
Dates & Time: 
Sat, 21 May | 9am to 10am
Venue: Malay Heritage Centre & Kampong Gelam District
Fee: $15 per pax
Come take part in this special food trail around Kampong Gelam and sample the various halal cuisines on offer as you learn more about this unique historical district. Since the days of Raffles, the port town that is Kampong Gelam has seen newcomers from throughout the Malay world and beyond make their new homes in the area. Along with their trade and culture, these newcomers also brought with them their cuisine.
The Kampong Gelam of today is a smorgasbord of flavours, colours and scents from areas such as Padang, Java, India, Turkey and the Middle East. Don’t miss this chance to get to know Kampong Gelam through its food, people and history!
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Malay Heritage Centre

The Malay Heritage Centre (MHC) showcases the history, culture and contributions of the Malay community within the context of Singapore's history and multi-cultural society. MHC's permanent galleries focus on the history of Kampong Gelam and showcase an interesting collection of artefacts from the National Collection and the Malay community.

Through its exhibitions and programmes, the centre aspires to be a vibrant destination of historical and cultural significance for both Singaporeans and international visitors.

The Malay Heritage Centre is under the management of the National Heritage Board in partnership with the Malay Heritage Foundation.

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