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Revamped Lau Pa Sat opens today after $4m renovation

Published on Jun 30, 2014 8:18 AM
 
The food centre's layout has been improved for better traffic flow and ventilation. It will have 54 food stalls, down from 90 before. -- ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

Office workers at Shenton Way can finally have their meals at Lau Pa Sat again, when the iconic food centre re-opens today after a long drawn-out $4 million renovation.

The revamped centre offers better ventilation and a greater mix of dining options, and can seat 2,500 diners - 460 more than before.

There will be 54 food stalls, down from the previous 90. These include returning tenants such as Lakeview Char Kway Teow, Thunder Tea and Ah Chwee Kway Chap, said food court operator Kopitiam, which runs Lau Pa Sat, in a statement at the weekend.

Prices for local hawker fare such as a bowl of fishball noodles or a plate of char kway teow start at $3.50, while a cup of coffee with milk costs $1.10.

 
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