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Old School Delights - Esplanade

Old School Delights - Esplanade

EsplanadeAsian, Singaporean, Western$$$$
3 Reviews
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About Old School Delights - Esplanade

Old School Delights Esplanade in Singapore pays homage to the days gone by. What does that mean? Well, in essence, it’s a walk down memory lane where guests are transported to their school days completed with retro green tiled walls, wooden chairs, vintage memorabilia and chalkboards. Serving up Asian-inspired comfort classics in a dining space designed to resemble a classroom, you can also indulge in childhood board games including Happy Family, Old Maid and Snake & Ladders, among plenty more. One of the most relaxed and unique dining experience in Singapore, book a table and take a trip down memory lane at Old School Delights on Raffles Avenue in Esplanade.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Old School Delights - Esplanade
8 Raffles Avenue, #02-25
Singapore 038902

Menu Highlights




Our house specialty, glutinous rice with dried shrimp ( hae been hiam) filling and infused with the fragrance of banana leaf

Sambal Fishballs

Fried fishballs slathered in our special sambal sauce. Exactly like how our school canteen used to serve in the 1980s

Kueh Pie Ti

A classic Nonya favourite consisting of crispy shell filled with turnips, carrots and our homemade chilli sauce
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More about Old School Delights - Esplanade, Singapore

In terms of the menu at Old School Delights in Esplanade, you’ll find an array of Asian-inspired dishes that are intended to invoke happy memories of childhood. You’ll find signature specialties including the flavoursome laksa, mee siam, nasi lemak alongside plenty of homemade cakes as well. All of which are completely MSG-free as well – it doesn’t get much better than that, does it? We recommend starting at this Singapore cafe with the Old School Delights Singapore pulut of glutinous rice filled with dried shrimps and the tuckshop-style winglets served with garlic and chilli mayo. Absolutely delicious!

Following on, no trip to Old School Delights in Esplanade is complete without sampling the Old School heritage mee siam inspired by a 30-year old family recipe featuring 11 different herbs and spices – it’s a revelation, honestly. We also love the laksa served with fresh prawns, cockles and fish cake; nasi lemak topped with homemade chilli sambal and the home-style curry chicken infused with lemongrass and fresh spices. If all this sounds right up your alley, book a table and head to Old School Delights on Raffles Avenue in Singapore for an Asian dining experience to remember.

3 Old School Delights - Esplanade Reviews

3 Reviews
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Noise levels:Very pleasant
Value for money:Reasonable value
linda m.4 months ago · 2 reviews

Nice quiet place for drinks and food. I tried the laksa and glutinous rice. Laksa was good, not too rich. Glutinous rice with haebee hiam was delicious. Decor inviting being reminiscent of school days in class and tuckshop.

Tuck Loon C.3 months ago · 8 reviews

Nice grilled chicken chop, laksa and mid wings. If price can be lower a bit will definite attract more customers to frequent the place to dine.

Jean L.4 months ago · 9 reviews

Food is decent . But have only tried the laksa there . May go back for other foods.