Urban Bites

Telok AyerMediterranean$$$$
Excellent
5.0/6
82 Reviews
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About Urban Bites

Ideally located opposite the Al-Abrar mosque along Chinatown’s historic Telok Ayer Street, Urban Bites Mediterranean Cuisine serves what its name suggests: healthy nuggets of Mediterranean-influenced food to Singapore’s hungry. While there are a number of sweet and savoury dishes that take their cues from western cuisines, the focus here is definitely on the Middle Eastern shores of the Med, with great Lebanese-style sandwiches a popular option among regulars to this friendly cafe-restaurant.

Opening Times

Closed now
Sunday
Closed
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Address

Urban Bites
161 Telok Ayer Street
Singapore 068615

Menu Highlights

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Breakfast

Labneh on Toast

Lebanese strained yoghurt on a toasted bread servedwith olives and greens
$9.00

Spinach Omelette

Omelette filled with fresh spinach, feta, tomatoes andonions served with Lebanese bread
$15.00

Baid Bil Kawarma

Spiced minced lamb with eggs, pine nuts and onionsserved with Lebanese bread
$18.00
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Mains

Lamb Shawarma Platter

Tender lamb strips marinated with Lebanese spices
$23.00

Samke Harra

Baked fish fillet pieces topped with spicy tahini basedsauce
$25.00

Farrouj Meshwi

Charcoal-grilled whole spring chicken served with our signaturegarlic sauce “toum”
$32.00
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Specials

Sambousik

Freshly oven baked folded flatbread filled with mincedlamb, onions, garlic and pine nuts
$8.00

Shawarma (chicken, beef or lamb) Wrap

All poultry and meats are marinated with Lebanesespices and extra virgin oil wrapped in our freshly
$15.00

Kafta Kebab

Lean ground lamb mixed with minced onions, parsleyand Lebanese spices, charcoal-grilled.
$22.00

Main Menu

Happy Hour Menu

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More about Urban Bites, Singapore

Please be noted that your table will be held for 5 minutes.

A simple bowl of lentil soup is a rustic way to begin a meal at Singapore’s Urban Bites Mediterranean Cuisine. It’s a staple for many people living around the Mediterranean sea, and its simplicity belies the depth and subtlety of this robust dish. Urban Bites’ Lebanese kebabs are famous among Chinatown and Telok Ayer Street locals, so why not go the whole hog (no pork in sight, we assure you!) and order up the mixed grill platter – lamb and chicken kebabs with rice, pita, hummus, and falafel.

Yes, indeed, Urban Bites Mediterranean Cuisine’s Telok Ayer Street premises, set inside a pretty shophouse in the heart of Singapore’s historic Chinatown, attracts a steady stream of locals and nearby office workers, nostalgic Lebanese and curious tourists. They’re here for the friendly service and, above all, the great Mediterranean-style food. The food, certainly, but sometimes just a novel way to cool down on those hot days in the city: in these cases, we recommend a refreshing and eminently Middle Eastern quaff of Ayran sweet yoghurt drink. By then you’ll be eyeing up the meze platters and booking a table if you hadn’t already.

82 Urban Bites Reviews

Excellent
5.0/6
82 Reviews
Food:Outstanding
Atmosphere:Pleasant
Waiting time:Very good
Service:Great
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
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"Great"
5/6
Ian J.a year ago · 1 review

Great food, very smiley and attentive staff and reasonable value. I will be back! Was too full to try the dessert because i was stuffed from haloumi salad, falafel and moussaka. Healthy but filling.

"Excellent"
6/6
Lee Ting N.a year ago · 1 review

Great service and food. I loved the chicken and lamb kebabs, which were not too salty and rather tender. The atmosphere was great for a group of 10.

"Excellent"
6/6
Sharon W.a year ago · 1 review

Urban Bites never disappoints - consistent in delivering absolutely delicious Mediterranean food each visit!

"Great"
5/6
Cheryl S.a year ago · 2 reviews

One of my many visits to this restaurant. Great food and service as usual. My guests also enjoyed the experience at this restaurant. Would be great if they can get a bigger space.

"Excellent"
6/6
Ivy R.a year ago · 1 review

Pretty convenient place (sandwiched between Tanjong Pagar and Telok Ayer stations). Nice, cozy place. Warm service and amazing food. Can get a tad too loud when full.

"Excellent"
6/6
Isaac C.a year ago · 6 reviews

Good food and ambiance! Variety of food is there, and quality was good. Price was a little steep especially for the baklava which was $3 a piece

"Excellent"
6/6
Sabya M.a year ago · 18 reviews

Great food at a reasonable price! Invited my friends last Wednesday and today and both enjoyed the food and gave excellent feedback. Keep the good work going!

"Excellent"
6/6
Valérie S.a year ago · 5 reviews

Very nice place ! Always full for lunch but the staff was a bit overwhelmed. The food was good, lot of choice and a yummy set lunch.

"Excellent"
6/6
Nazima S.a year ago · 1 review

Great ambience and tasty mouthwatering food! The lamb is perfectly cook! Great service and friendly staff. Reasonably price and good location. Will definitely recommend this place!

"Excellent"
6/6
angela l.a year ago · 9 reviews

Can never go wrong with this restaurant. Food quality is always consistent and delicious. Highly recommend the chicken taouk which comes freshly grilled, large portion size