Craving for Thai Food? Check out these Hidden Gem Restaurants!
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#1 Diandin Leluk Thai Restaurant
Diandin Leluk is said to be one of the best go-to Thai restaurants in Singapore with their aromatic & authentic Thai delicacies. With their 24/7 operating hours, you can add this place to your 3am supper spots in Singapore.
With their affordable set meals at $12+ consisting of a main dish, side, and drink, Diandin Leluk Thai restaurant will ensure you walk out with a full belly without leaving a hole in your wallet.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Diandin Leluk:
A favourite for lunch, good set lunch selections, complete with drink of choice and complimentary desserts (coconut milk with tapioca, sweet potatoes, etc.). Some of the sets come with green curry while others come with tom yam soup. Had basil chicken with rice today, but all of them taste reasonably good, especially the fried rice. Side dishes are of good quality as well.
I had a lovely meal here a few days ago. Friends and I went on a Sunday evening and immediately seated. We ordered a couple dishes of rice (pineapple & spicy), green beans (spicy), pork and fish. The fish was delicious. For dessert, we of course had mango sticky rice and chendol. Both very good. The food did take a bit of time to arrive – but who cares when you’re sitting with good company and taking that time to catch up. For those looking for Thai food, this is a great spot.
Address: Diandin Leluk, #01-67/68/69 Golden Mile Complex, 5001 Beach Rd, Singapore
Opening: 24 hours (for Golden Mile branch)
#2 Ah Loy Thai
Well-known for their handmade sauces, Ah Loy Thai has been a popular Thai place for years, with their signature dish being the Butter Calamari. What makes their signature so good? The calamari is fried to perfection with a crisp crunch, before being dipped into butter & chili.
With their economical & affordable prices, Ah Loy Thai not only packs a flavour punch, but also allows you to enjoy authentic & flavourful Thai cuisine without breaking the bank. Be sure to reserve a table as queues are said to form as early as 6.30pm daily! According to locals, their fish, fried butter calamari, and red ruby are some of their must-try dishes!
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Ah Loy Thai:
Great place for delicious Thai food at Bugis! Top favourite: Fried butter calamari, chicken wings, mango salad and clear their Tom yam soup was amazing!! Saves your stomach space for their red ruby dessert. Best Red Ruby dessert in town! They use real water chestnuts, lightly coated, generous with jackfruits. So Good!! Unlike some instant cooked ones or with too thick tapioca coating. Worth the last crunchy bite! Enjoy folks!
Think this is probably the best for thai food in singapore. The taste is superb. Portion(good luck finishing all of it!) We would say we got more then what we paid for in terms of quality!
Address: 9 Tan Quee Lan Street #01-04, Singapore 188098
Mobile: 9329 7599
Opening: 24 hours (for Golden Mile branch)
#3 Na Na Original Thai Food
With outlets in Golden Mile Complex, Clementi, Yishun, and Far East Plaza, Na Na Thai is situated across Singapore with their Clementi & Golden Mile branches being popular spots for supper.
Na Na Thai is famous for its Tom Yam Soup and Basil Spicy Pork. A word of warning though — their level of spiciness is said to leave you with red lips! Their entire menu is solid overall with flavourful & aromatic dishes. It’s hard to go wrong with their dishes!
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Nana Original Thai Food:
Nice authentic Thai food with spicy level cathered to SG taste. It’s not too spicy and easy on the palette. Tom yum seafood comes in a ancient pot which gives a very nostalgic feel. Portions are big so I recommend the individual meals if you are a small group as it’s easier to order more variety of dishes.
Serving amazing Thai food, NaNa Thai is definitely one of the places worth checking out at Golden Mile. Have spicy Tom Yum Seafood Soup served in the clay pot, dip a crispy Prawn Cake in sweet plum sauce, or wolf down the crowd favourite Pineapple Fried Rice, it’s good and affordable. P.S: it’s open for 24 hours, so now you know where to head for supper!
Address: 5001 Beach Rd, #01-51/52/66A, Singapore 199588
Opening: 24 hours (for Golden Mile branch)
#4 BeerThai House Restaurant
With authentic Thai cuisine, Beerthai House shines in the aspect where they do not adjust the authentic taste to fit the Singaporean taste buds, so you can expect the food to be spicier. This in Singapore frequent this place as the food reminds them of their hometown. You can be assured the taste & flavour is authentically Thai!
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Beerthai House:
With so many golden mile Thai restaurants, it was hard to choose one. Did some research and ended up at Beerthai. Food was super quick and extremely flavourful. Tom Yum was super good. Garlic pork was a bit dry but I guess some people like it. Prawn cakes were homemade and full of prawns. The Basil Pork was phenomenal. Will definitely return.
A friend recommended me this place and I’m glad she did! Cheap food, great portion and authentic taste. The place is quite spacious and always have people queuing during lunch hours. Unable to make reservations but the queue moves fast because the food is served fast too. The stir fried minced meat with eggs is a must try. Do note that the spicy dishes are spicier than other places, but if you like spicy food, you’ll love this place!
Address: 5001 Beach Road #01-29/30/31 Golden Mile Complex, Singapore 199588
Opening: Monday-Sunday 11am-10pm
#5 Koh Nangkam Restaurant
Koh Nangkam is one of the best halal Thai places in Singapore, so if you’re looking for a great halal Thai place to dine with your family or your fellow Muslim friends — this place is a must try.
Being featured on TheHalaFfoodBlog and TheSmartLocal, their Stewed Beef Noodles are said to be extremely hearty & tasty — the perfect type of comfort food. Their menu is filled with tasty dishes that are all solid choices for the average foodie.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Koh Nangkam:
Still the old nostalgic halal Thai restaurant which we frequently dine few years ago. Making a comeback again to this restaurant wasn’t a disappointment. Still maintaining the quality and standard in their dishes and menus. The place now caters to a wider and spacious surrounding yet maintaining good distancing between patrons. A recommended Thai cuisine menu dishes to give an authentic experience to your palate. The crispy fried chicken and the variation choice of fish menus, favourite dish the Thai salad and Tom Yum soup.
Amazing menu! Ordered several items but my go to is always the steamed lemon fish. It is a must try! But there was once I went and it was sold out. So remember to not go too late or prolly ask them when making reservations. Place is comfortable and clean. Staffs are attentive and quick. Service is also fast and efficient.
Address: Jln Kledek, 4 & 6, Singapore 199621
Opening: Tuesday to Sunday 12-10pm, Monday 12am-10pm
#6 Kra Pow Thai Restaurant
Located in the heart of CBD at Far East Plaza — just a few minutes away from Orchard MRT, Kra Pow Thai Street Food is an excellent choice for both friends and families to enjoy savoury authentic Thai food in a casual setting.
It is said among locals that Kra Pow Thai is the closest thing you can get in Singapore to Thai street food. Their affordable & comfort food is meant to leave you feeling satisfied with a full belly.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Kra Pow Thai Street Food:
Missing Thai Street food so much and this is the closest I can get in Singapore. The pork rice was comforting and the tom yum soup, pork belly pad Thai and mango salad, hits all the sweet spot. We went there 2 days in a row and the food is amazing and consistent in quality. It’s our favourite Thai food place to go now. Keep up the good work!
Hidden find @ FEP! Ordered drunken noodle pork, tom yum seafood and krapow pork belly rice. Our favourite is definitely the Tom yum seafood soup! Seafood was fresh and soup was flavourful. Was pleasantly surprised that there were many ingredients in the soup. For the pork belly rice, the skin was crunchy. Overall, pretty tasty!
Address: 14D Scotts Rd, #03-26/27, Singapore 228217
Opening: Monday to Saturday 11:30am-9:30pm, Sunday 12-9:30pm
#7 Sawadee Thai Cuisine Restaurant
Sawadee Thai boasts a modern & comfortable interior for you & your family to enjoy authentic Thai cuisine. Sawadee Thai offers more unique options that combine Thai with other cuisines — Try their Angus Beef Rib-eye with homemade green curry sauce. Of course, they still have authentic Thai dishes like Tom Yum & Mango Sticky Rice.
Their menu is complete with mouth-watering dishes of seafood, chicken, veggies, and noodles that we feel you’ll love. Sawadee Thai guarantees that they import only fresh ingredients from Thailand to ensure your next meal with them will be as enjoyable as possible.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Sawadee Thai Cuisine Restaurant:
Nice ambience for authentic Thai food. Finally able to satisfy my friend’s craving since we can’t travel out now. Price maybe bit high, but definitely worth it. Make a reservation first (to avoid disappointment), instead of heading directly to the restaurant as they may be fully booked! Super full and satisfied! Will definitely come back again! (Below food for 2pax, too much for us! Haha)
Lots of same same Thai places around Bugis and in Singapore more broadly. This place was a cut above. The kitchen took our request to make things spicy seriously, but in a balanced way. The price level was exactly where it should be. Quality food at reasonable prices. Will definitely be going back to explore the menu further.
Address: 9 Tan Quee Lan St, Singapore 188098
Opening: Monday to Sunday, 11am-2:30pm, 6-10pm
#8 Soi 47 Thai Food
Soi 47 Thai Food has been said to have remained consistently good with it’s authenticity backed by friendly Thai staff & recipes. Soi 47 has even been featured on Straits Times, and endorsed as a “Cheap & Good Thai Fix”.
It’s prices have been kept relatively affordable & consistent. Soi 47 boasts an aesthetic interior with a decorative bar arena high ceilings and lots of natural light.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Soi 47 Thai Food:
Steamed sea bass is absolute must try. I finished a full fish myself it was so tasty. Zero oil and good juice lime sauce. Thai curry is good but prawns could be skinless. Overall very affordable good quality Thai food. One of the best in Singapore
To get a taste of BKK and Thai food, this is the nearest you can go, right here in Singapore in the midst of this pandemic and travelling restrictions. Place is cosy and staffs are friendly, attentive and helpful. Curry and Tom Yum is powerful and the servings are just nice too!
Address: 111 King George’s Ave, Singapore 208559
Opening: Monday to Sunday, 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:30-10pm
#9 Blue Jasmine
Blue Jasmine serves authentic Southern Thai cuisine. Blue Jasmine’s menu features a wide selection of dishes, inspired by traditional flavours and Thailand’s bustling street food. Their signature dishes include cha om fried egg and phad kee mao seafood!
If you’d like to try more of Thailand in a single meal, we highly recommend their bento boxes and savour a little of everything. They even have vegetarian options with the basil krapao set which has plant-based OmniMeat!
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Blue Jasmine:
We had the green curry, crab & pineapple rice, clear Tom yum, roasted chicken and blue Jasmine rice. Food was great, I especially like the clear Tom yum. The service was great. About 10mins of wait and all the food came. The ambience is really nice.. really love it here and would definitely come again.
Beautiful space and pretty butterfly pea rice and drink were perfect for Instagram! Super convenient as it’s located just above farrer park mrt. Everything was delicious and I wish I could take home the chili dip. You can see the fresh herbs used in the dishes and even seemingly simple dishes like fried eggs and grilled prawns was cooked to perfection.
Address: 10 Farrer Park Station Road Level 5, Park Hotel, Farrer Park, 217564
Opening: Monday to Sunday, 11am-5pm, 5:30-10pm
#10 Thai Tantric Authentic Thai Cuisine
Thai Tantric is a popular hidden gem in Orchard Road, where it’s known for scrumptious, authentic Thai food at reasonable prices. Although we won’t recommend it for a date night due to its small space, Thai Tantric is a no-frills restaurant where you don’t have to break the bank while in the Central Business District Area,
That being said, this restaurant is located at the shady Orchard Towers.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Thai Tantric Authentic Thai Cuisine:
Authentic Thai cuisine can be found here in a quiet corner of Orchard Tower. Simply delicious and brings back great memories of one’s trip to Thailand. If you are ever in town, this place is highly recommended. Today’s favourite dish is the deep fried chicken wings with honey sauce.
Wow, another hidden gem in Orchard Tower with excellent Thai Food. The food is authentic and you won’t be disappointed. Papaya salad was spicy, flavorful and pack a punch of fish sauce (not for everyone). I highly recommend it for papaya salad lovers out there. Basil ground pork – oyster sauce and soy sauce mixed with ground pork. Not a bad dish if you want protein. Chicken Pad Thai – rice noodles, chicken, bean sprouts, peanuts and scrambled eggs tossed in a delicious pad thai sauce. The noodle is not too dry or too wet just perfect! Price is quite pricey. We spent $30.00 SGD on three dishes. Ouch! It best to come here in a group as portion size is big.
Address: 400 Orchard Rd, #03-44 Orchard Tower, Singapore 238875
Opening: Monday-Saturday, 11:30am-10:30pm. Closed on Sundays
#11 Korat Thai Cafe
Although being located in a questionable area (Orchard Towers), Korat Thai Cafe is one of the best go-to for authentic Thai comfort food. With frequent customers raving about their fluffy fried omelette, you can be assured that their “wok hei” is top-notch and embedded in their fried foods.
As expected, their Chicken Thai Green Curry, Tom Yum Soup, & Basil Chicken are all solid choices that will leave you feeling satisfied and happy.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Korat Thai Cafe:
Tucked away at a corner on level 3 of Orchard Towers, if you can get past the sleazy areas of the building, the authentic street Thai dishes here will leave you wanting more. The must-eat dish would be the crispy fried omelette in my opinion, due to its perfectly thin and crunchy exterior. Other dishes were competitive too – the green curry fragrant and thick, the pork full of garlic. Pad Thai was a little disappointing though. Do throw health out of the equation as street Thai food in general tends to have a lot of oil.
My go to whenever i need to satisfy a good thai craving fix. Try their seafood tom yum soup and order a serving of fried egg so as to dip it in the soup with. Their beef noodles are pretty good too! Tom Yam Instant noodles as well. I enjoy places with a good Authentic Thai chef and this place has just exactly that!
Address: 400 Orchard Rd, #03-28, Singapore 238875
Opening: Monday-Sunday, 12:30-10pm
#12 Sawasdee Thai Restaurant
Sawasdee Thai is one of the few unique Thai restaurants in Singapore with a vegan section on the menu. Although the prices might be slightly more expensive than your regular no-frills Thai eatery, their dishes prove themselves worthy with their exquisite flavours and authenticity.
If you’re new to Thai cuisine, or just want some suggestions, their owner is frequently said to be friendly and happy to give suggestions! With great service and scrumptious Thai food, it is hard to go wrong with Sawasdee Thai.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Sawasdee Thai Restaurant:
Great place to eat Thai food if you are a vegetarian or vegan. The restaurant has a vegan section in the menu but on top of that, the staff is very accommodating to “veganize” any of the normal menu items. The staff is attentive and the food came out very fast. Will go here again to try other dishes on their menu.
Ate here yesterday evening. Somewhere in the heart of Chinatown is this Thai gem.Table of 4. I got the Sweet and Sour chicken for myself with the Thai Iced Green tea.I sampled also what my companions got and they are simply delish. Food was yummy and reasonably priced. You won’t regret eating here.
Address: 6 Trengganu St, Singapore 058460
Opening: Monday-Saturday 10am-2am, Sunday 11am-2am
#13 Patara Fine Thai Cuisine
Known for their posh environment and aesthetic presentations of authentic Thai cuisine, Patara Thai Cuisine is also noted for its classic Thai dishes made from premium ingredients. The restaurant stays relevant in changing times by constantly innovating to fit diners’ evolving tastes without straying too far from the heart and soul of the original dishes.
Patara Fine Thai Cuisine undoubtedly provides a luxurious fine dining experience, so this place is worth checking out if you’re into a great overall experience that is pricier than your standard Thai no-frills eatery.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Patara Fine Thai Cuisine:
I had made a reservation for dinner for 6pax at this wonderful fine dining restaurant. The decor is nice and elegant. The service staff was very friendly and prompt in taking our order. We ordered a variety of dishes from the menu and each of them were delicious. The olive rice, chicken in red curry were my favourite. Though I also liked the fish cakes and the spicy basil chicken. The thai young coconut was also super sweet and refreshing. We also ordered some mango sticky rice which was yummy. We will surely be back here again as we love Thai food. Their house white wine was also nice and crisp.
Great service and ambiance. Excellent quality of food. The set lunch is definitely value for money. The menu has a good variety of Thai dishes. Definitely a visit. One will return.
Address: 163 Tanglin Rd, #03-14, Singapore 247933
Opening: Monday-Sunday, 12-3pm, 6-10pm
#14 Pope Jai Thai
Pope Jai Thai is respected in the F&B Industry for being one of the few restaurants that employs staff with special needs and disabilities. This social enterprise prepares all the ingredients from scratch in order to preserve the authentic Thai flavour, so you can be sure that the taste & authenticity is on par with other Thai eateries.
Pope Jai Thai is a solid choice for succulent Thai cuisine if you’re at SCAPE Orchard. This social enterprise is definitely worth our support and encouragement.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Pope Jai Thai:
Their food is so good that I went back twice ! First time with my friend, second time with my mum. Their service is good and prompt as well! The staff will check on you on how’s the food when you’re almost done eating.
Super yummy and affordable food in Orchard! I’ve ordered delivery and dined in and I always enjoy the food. Their basil chicken with rice is the best I’ve had in SG (I love the spiciness!) and you can’t go wrong with their garlic honey chicken rice too! The restaurant is cozy and the staff and very friendly 🙂 Worth trying if you are in town and craving for Thai food.
Address: Scape, 2 Orchard Link, #03-03, 237978
Opening: Monday-Thursday 12-8:30pm, Friday & Satuday 12-9pm, Closed on Sunday
#15 Un-Yang-Kor-Dai Singapore
Un-Yang-Kor-Dai, which translates to “Anything Goes”, distinctly serves North-east Thai cuisine, which is characterised by strong spicy & sour flavours. With handmade ingredients and recipes passed down for generations, you can be sure that their scrumptious & mouth-watering dishes will satisfy your palate.
Although slightly pricier than your standard no-frills Thai eatery, the experience and taste is definitely worth it.
Here are what some Google Reviewers had to say about Un-Yang-Kor-Dai:
The best Thai food I’ve had in Singapore so far, hands down. I’m amazed at the quality and authentic Thai spices of the food + it doesn’t taste too greasy or salty, flavours was just the right balance. My fav dishes have to be the spicy steamed fish with lime & garlic (fresh & flavourful!) and the prawn omelette which was fluffy, lightly sweet & full of ingredients. Lastly the service was great too, waitstaff were attentive and dishes came quick and well presented. Will come back again soon to try the many dishes they have!
Authentic Thai dishes with great service and pricing. Our group came just right before lunch hour and the staff were attentive to get our orders in quick and served them quick too. Everything we ordered were so delicious and we also ordered sticky rice which were kept in small bamboo containers. Definitely recommends this place and my Thai in-laws approved!!
Address: 57 South Bridge Rd, #01-02, Singapore 058688
Opening: Tuesday-Sunday 11:30am-2:30pm, 6-9:30pm. Closed on Monday