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Song Fa Bak Kut Teh

11 New Bridge Road #01-01, Singapore 059383, Singapore (Singapore River)
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Ranked #164 of 7,193 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $10
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Singapore River
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Singapore River
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Thai first
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Went with my boyfriend during my trip to Singapore. I love bak kut teh, especially peppery flavored ones, but I have to admit, I was disappointed by this place. I went around 9:30PM, a little before their closing time but there still was a long line of people waiting to be seated. I was hungry so I decided to go... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

For those of you non-chinese descends, Bak Kut Teh is basically pork soup. Ingredients include garlic and pepper (and some other secret spices, I suppose). In Song Fa, there are several options to choose from, but the most popular ones are the premium loin ribs or pork ribs. For side dishes, there are several choices also, like dough fritter (we... More

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Seremban, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Went around 5.30 to 6pm and need not line up. After eating, we saw a long queue. So go early! Saving bucks? Decline the wet tissues provided. It's chargeable. Ask the waiter to recommend what to order and they will know how much to order based on your number of pax. Pay upon all food served at the table. Soup... More

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Shanghai, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The local restaurent is just on the main road, 10 mins walking from MRT station NE5. It was crowded with lots of students around 6pm (close to some primary school). Price is reasonable with good quality for Singaporean foods - ~$30 for 3 dishes (2 meats & 1 vagetable).

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I've tasted before a Bah Kut tea during my visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at first i would expect the same thing as what is on my mind about Bah Kut tea it is. But Song Fa, is a very different Bah kut Tea style, it really blow out my thought about the same Bah Kut Tea, the soup is... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

First time when We were in Singapore, we already love songfa very much. Rib meat is slide off easily from the bone and very tender. Soup is bit peppery, but its ok overall. If possible, songfa might reduce the pepper. Really recommended BKT in SG.👌

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Was Good..Malaysian bak kut teh and Singapore bak kut teh are different so don't make any complaint on the pepper taste ;-)

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

During my short layover in Singapore, this was just 2 minutes walk away from my hostel. The pork rib soup has a white pepper base. Meat is tender. It went well with a little bit of the sweet sauce that is black. It is above average. However, avoid dinner time as the queue starts to build up. As I was... More

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Hong Kong, China
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86 reviews 86 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Recommended to visit this restaurant by a friend. Took a taxi to the restaurant though it is actually located at the corner across the road from Clark Quay MRT station. There was already a queue of a few people when we arrived. The restaurant has a Chinese style fitting with black wood table and square stool. The store wanted the... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Bak Kut Teh is one of the Chinese famous pork ribs soup. The ribs was are tender and the peppery taste soup was delicious. The soup have to drink when its really hot. There are also other good stuff like braised pork trotter and pork intestine (try it and you will loved it). Authentic yet fabulous.

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