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15 Best Thai Food Places In Singapore For XXL Tom Yum, Thai Kway Chap And More

24th November 2023

Best Thai food places in Singapore


Thai food is, without a doubt, one of my favourite cuisines to feast on. The aromatic herbs, combined with the mouth-numbingly spicy flavours, make each dish simply irresistible—at least to me. Here we’ve shortlisted the best Thai food places in Singapore to check out for authentic tom yum, trendy crab omelette. hearty boat noodles and more!


1. Khao Hom by Rung Mama


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Khao Hom by Rung Mama is tucked in the quiet neighbourhood of Ang Mo Kio, serving up classic Thai fare we all know and love. The recipes are said to be from the owner’s Thai mum who moved to Singapore in the 1980s.

Tuck into the Clear Tom Yum Seafood Soup ($15++), a spicy, tangy, and aromatic favourite. The cosy restaurant also offers a Jay Fai-inspired Chunky Crab Meat Omelette Roll ($30++), starring crispy fried omelette loaded with chunks of crab meat. Round up your meal on a sweet note with the Mango Sticky Rice ($15++): ripe Thai mango cubes with sweet glutinous rice and coconut cream.

Address: 5 Ang Mo Kio Central 2, #01-06, Djitsun Mall, Singapore 569663
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9:30pm
Tel: 8202 2512
Website
Khao Hom by Rung Mama is not a halal-certified eatery.


2. Rod Dee Thai Cafe


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Rod Dee Thai Cafe is a Thai cafe that’s conveniently located right outside Outram Park MRT Station, with modern-looking interiors and nett prices.

Patrons love their Moo Ping ($8 for three pieces) AKA pork skewers, which are said to be juicy and tender with a sweet and smoky flavour. The eatery also has classic Thai-style zi char mains including Tom Yum Fried Rice ($9) and Pineapple Fried Rice ($8). There’s also the quintessential Mango Sago ($5.80) and Coconut Ice Cream ($2.80) that’ll take you back to the streets of Bangkok.

Google Reviews
3.9
(137)
Address
5 Teo Hong Rd, park MRT Exit 4, Singapore 088323
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 11:15 AM - 11:00 PM Show More Timings
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Rod Dee Thai Cafe is not a halal-certified eatery.


3. Tha Chang Noodle Bar


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Apparently, the boat noodle recipe from Tha Chang Noodle Bar in Telok Ayer originated from a 36-year-old stall in Bangkok. Here you get to choose between the Special Beef or Pork Boat Noodle Soup. The former costs $10.90+, and you can choose to have it with four types of noodles: Egg Noodle, Thai Noodle, Bee Hoon, and Vermicelli. They offer a range of side dishes too, such as Omelette Crab Bomb ($23.90+) and Basil Pork ($17.90+).

Read our Tha Chang Noodle Bar review.

Google Reviews
4.1
(382)
Address
171 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068621
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Show More Timings
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Tha Chang Noodle Bar is not a halal-certified eatery.

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4. Dian Din Leluk


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Dian Din Leluk has been around for close to 40 years, serving legit Thai dishes at Golden Mile. They’ve recently moved to City Gate. The Thai-owned eatery dishes out a solid plate of Phat Thai ($6.48) that’s been said to taste just like what you’d get in the motherland. Each serving gets you chewy rice noodles, beansprouts, tofu, fried egg, and prawns, tossed with a messy peanut-and-chilli mix. There’s also an Omelette Phat Thai at $8.64, which features the same noodles wrapped in a fried omelette.

The eatery offers luxe seafood dishes if you’re looking to splurge. There’s the Dian Din Signature Tung Hoon Crab ($48.60), or the Lobster Fried Rice with Lava Egg ($32.40) that feeds two to three diners.

Address: 371 Beach Road, #01-17/18, City Gate, Singapore 199597
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11am to 10pm
Tel: 9023 9389
Website
Dian Din Leluk is not a halal-certified eatery.


5. Kra Pow Thai Restaurant 


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Kra Pow Thai Restaurant has two locations: Far East Plaza and Chinatown Point. The casual eatery draws crowds for its Drunkard Noodles, available in three options: Minced Pork ($10.80), Minced Chicken Thigh ($10.80), and Tiger Prawn and Fresh Squid ($19.80). The flat rice noodles are said to pack a punch in the spice department and come with a ton of wok hei.

If you need more spice in your meal, get the Red Tom Yum Seafood Noodle ($15.70) to share with your chilli-loving friends. Then, wash it all down with a cup of Thai Milk Tea ($5.20), an essential way to cool down from the heat.

Website | Full list of locations
Kra Pow Thai Restaurant is not a halal-certified eatery.


6. Un-Yang Kor-Dai


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You don’t need to travel all the way to Thailand for a taste of authentic Isaan cuisine; just head to Un-Yang-Kor-Dai on South Bridge Road. This Michelin-approved Northern Thai restaurant hails from Khao Yai National Park in Thailand, so you know they’re legit.

Here you’ll find interesting Isaan dishes that are hard to get elsewhere, including PenLaos Signature Grilled Chicken (from $17++), marinated with white peppercorn and coriander for an aromatic flavour. There’s also the Red Curry with Grilled Chicken, Lychee, Tomato, and Sweet Basil ($18.50++), best paired with Isaan Beef Ribeye Steak With Spicy Dipping Sauce ($36++) if you’re up for more spice.

Don’t forget to order a side of Red Ruby in Coconut milk ($8.50++) for a satisfying post-meal dessert fix!

Address: 57 South Bridge Road, #01-02, Singapore 058688
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11:30am to 2pm, 6pm to 9pm
Tel: 6787 8575
Website
Un-Yang-Kor-Dai is not a halal-certified eatery.

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7. Beer Thai House


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Beer Thai House is a Thai-run restaurant in Kitchener Road with a huge variety of dishes, ranging from boat noodles to Thai-style zi char. Their Thai Beef Noodle Soup ($8) is said to be thick and beefy, with a good serving of meat and noodles. Other popular dishes are Thai Pork Noodle Soup ($8) and Pad Thai Noodle Prawn ($8).

Pair your mains with classic sides, such as Thai Papaya Salad ($8) and Stir Fried Basil With Chilli ($15), well-loved by regulars of the no-frills eatery.

Address: 155 Kitchener Road, #01-01, Singapore 208528
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6291 2267
Website
Beer Thai House is not a halal-certified eatery.


8. Shrimp Prawn Seafood


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When we first did our Shrimp Prawn Seafood review, we were blown away by the flavours of their Goong Ob Woonsen, AKA Thai-style glass noodles. The signature Steelpot Vermicelli is available with toppings such as Slipper Lobster ($16.80++) and Alaskan King Crab Leg ($68.80++). The hearty pot of noodles is full-on flavour, thanks to the addition of garlic, ginger, black pepper, and coriander root. Pork lard is thrown into the mix, along with raw prawns for a seafood-esque sweetness.

Address: 53 Boat Quay, Singapore 049842
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 2:30pm, 5:30pm to 10:30pm, Sat-Sun 5pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 9888 8853
Website
Shrimp Prawn Seafood is not a halal-certified eatery.

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9. Thai Tantric Authentic Thai Cuisine


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Diehard Thai food fans would be familiar with Thai Tantric Authentic Thai Cuisine, which is somewhat of a hidden gem. Its discreet location—on the third floor of Orchard Towers—and no-frills setup will make the dining experience feel rather authentic.

Regulars love the Paad Kra Pow Moo ($14), featuring stir-fried chilli and basil, served with a heady gravy. The rich and flavourful sauce is fragrant from the Thai basil leaves and comes loaded with meat. The casual eatery also does a delicious Tom Yum Soup ($15) with seafood, but be warned as it’s pretty spicy.

Address: 400 Orchard Road, #03-44, Orchard Towers, Singapore 238875
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11:30am to 10:30pm
Tel: 9625 7523
Website
Thai Tantric Authentic Thai Cuisine is not a halal-certified eatery.


10. Nummun Thai Kitchen


If you love Thai cuisine, chances are you’ve heard of Thai-owned Nummun Thai Kitchen along Upper Thomson Road. This highly rated eatery is a hit among Thais and locals alike, and we can see why.

Here they serve popular Thai dishes such as the Crab Meat Omelette ($28++), teeming with a generous amount of crab chunks. Another must-order is the Southern Thai Fish Curry with Young Coconut ($18++), a spicy and refreshingly tangy fish curry best paired with a side of rice ($1). Alternatively, order their Stir Fried Kai Lan w Roasted Pork, priced at $12++, to share.

Read our Nummum Thai Kitchen review.

Address: 200 Upper Thomson Road, #01-03, Thomson Imperial Court, Singapore 574424
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11:30am to 2:30pm, 5:30pm to 9pm
Tel: 8886 8699
Website
Nummun Thai Kitchen is not a halal-certified eatery.

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11. Sisaket Thai Food


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Sisaket Thai Food is a gem in the CBD, as the humble stall in Maxwell Food Centre dishes out affordable and delicious Thai dishes in hearty portions. A must-try is the Basil Beef Rice ($6.50), which features thin beef slices fried with a flavourful, basil-spiked sauce, served atop steamed rice and a fried egg.

The Pad Thai ($5) is another popular pick. This plate of noodles features thin kway teow, stir-fried with egg, a sweet-savoury sauce, and beansprouts for crunch. It comes with a side of roasted peanuts for you to toss with the noodles, and a lime wedge for added acidity—just like how they do it in Thailand.

Address: 1 Kadayanallur Street, #01-85, Singapore 069148
Opening hours: Daily 9am to 8pm
Sisaket Thai Kitchen is not a halal-certified eatery.


12. BANNGKOK Street Food


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A popular halal option for Thai food is BANNGKOK Street Food, a casual eatery in the Kampong Glam locale. This Muslim-friendly restaurant specialises in Thai street food: think Sangkaya Steam Bread ($5.90++) served with a kaya custard dip, creamy tom yum noodles and more. They also have grilled seafood items including the Pla Muk Yang ($14.90++) AKA grilled squid with spicy and garlicky house-made sauce.

The eatery exudes Bangkok street stall vibes with its simple set-up and bright stools, so you’ll feel like you’re almost being transported to the Land of Smiles!

Read our BANNGKOK Street Food review.

Address: 43 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198491
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12pm to 3pm, 4:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 8879 6869
Website
BANNGKOK Street Food is a halal-certified eatery.

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13. Korat Thai Cafe


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Recently taken over by Class 95 DJs The Muttons, Korat Thai Cafe has since introduced a range of new dishes, including their famous Leng Saap ($22/$38), AKA Volcano Pork Spine—XL cuts of pork backbones that are simmered until they are meltingly tender. Served in 1kg and 2kg portions, this hands-on dish is complemented by a tangy broth dressed with fresh herbs such as coriander and chilli.

If you’re visiting with a group, order the Chu Chee Sea Bass ($35) to share. This gets you a deep-fried Thai-style sea bass bathed in a house-made red curry gravy. Alternatively, order the Tom Yum Mama Ultra ($65), which features a massive trove of ingredients, including prawns, meatballs, crab meat, and squid.

Read our Korat Thai Cafe review.

Address: 400 Orchard Road, #03-28, Orchard Towers, Singapore 238875
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 11pm
Tel: 8208 0651
Website
Korat Thai Cafe is not a halal-certified eatery.

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14. Tomyum Mama


A visit to Tomyum Mama is incomplete without ordering their Signature Tom Yum Mama Claypot ($14.90), filled with prawns, mushrooms, squid, clams, pork, scattered pieces of crab, and a jiggly egg. You can also customise your spice levels from one to three. The Spicy Crab Claw Meat Fried Rice ($12.90) is also worth a try for its wok hei-infused rice and spicy house-made sauce made from Thai herbs. Then, tame your tastebuds with the Jumbo Thai Green Milk Tea ($12.90). Creamy, milky, and rich, this fishbowl-sized drink can be enjoyed by up to four people!

Check out our Tomyum Mama review.

Address: 244P Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574369
Opening hours: Tue-Thurs 11:30am to 3pm, 5pm to 10:30pm, Fri 11:30am to 3pm, 5pm to 11pm, Sat 11:30am to 11pm, Sun 11:30am to 10pm
Tel: 8687 9990
Website
Tomyum Mama is not a halal-certified eatery.

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15. Kin Sen Thai Noodle


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Kin Sen Thai Noodle is popular for their khao sao, a type of Thai curry noodle dish that is popularised in Chiang Mai. Run by a Thai native, the hidden gem in Ang Mo Kio also offers familiar Thai mains and shareable sides, including Deep Fried Chicken Tenders ($5.50) and Deep Fried Pork Skin ($2). Try their Thai Chicken Curry Noodle ($6), featuring a thick, full-bodied gravy complemented by preserved greens, raw red onions, egg noodle strips, and a lime wedge. For something less lemak, try the Thai Noodle Thick Soup ($5.50) instead. This presents a brimming bowl of chewy Thai rice noodles, pork chunks, meatballs, veggies, and daikon.

Read our Kin Sen Thai Noodle review.

Address: 181 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5, #01-2922, Singapore 560181
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 12pm to 3pm, 5pm to 8:30pm
Tel: 8810 4763
Website
Kin Sen Thai Noodle is not a halal-certified eatery.

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Where to eat Thai food in Singapore


Like many other popular cuisines, the list of Thai food places in Singapore is endless. Hopefully, this guide will come in handy the next time you’re craving a shiok and spicy bowl of tom yum or a juicy pork skewer!

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