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Founder Bak Kut Teh

347 Balestier Rd | New Orchid Hotel, Singapore 329777, Singapore
+65 6352 6192
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“bak kut teh” (41 reviews)
“ribs” (14 reviews)
“soup” (46 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Soups, Singaporean
$$ - $$$
347 Balestier Rd | New Orchid Hotel, Singapore 329777, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday night that wasn’t full. Service was inattentive, slow and curt. Some of their signature pork rib soups were “not available”. Terribly disappointed for a place with such a high reputation. A firm thumbs down.

Thank 662estherh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite places for supper as this outlet opens till the wee hours of the morning. The soup is clear with very nice herb taste in your mouth and the pork ribs are cooked to perfection too. Service is efficient and...More

Thank Concierge3725
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I often eat bak kut from another resto. This is one of my favorite. You can taste some herbal mix pork broth so well. Garlic so soft and mix well too with the broth. Overall i love it 😻

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Been coming here almost on a weekly basic! My go to for BKT! Service are fast and efficient ! Good are very well prepared!!

Thank TheVinesNBranches
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Fell in love with the place a while back ... but it has soon lost its magic as we are constantly forced to order the MIXED combo... when we prefer the all ribs options. They are never able to offer the All ribs combo (except...More

Thank K Y
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Came here with family for lunch for the first time. Meat was soft and tasty BKT soup broth, on the peppery side. Pig's stomach soup was good, ingredients were cleaned well and was not 'fishy'. Think they used alot of pork lard oil in their...More

Thank Candice N
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Usually do not write reviews for eating places in my home country but making an exception for this place. The Bak Ku Teh soup is fragrant and peppery and they provide free soup refills! The ribs are tender and chewy and taste heavenly with dark...More

Thank PC T
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Went there for two times. First time the soup was very peppery and I wasn't used to it. Then the second time I visited the place, the soup wasn't that peppery as before which disappointed me. Hope they can work on it.

Thank 494timmyt
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Ordered via Foodpanda and the food were hot and the peppery soup was good. Rice and vegetables are standard.

Thank Angie L
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Popular for its spicy and peppery soup , this BKT place is well known on Balestier Road. Normally the is a queue during peak period, its service tonight was fast and efficient. We had the ribs, 2 veggies, eggs and vermicelli. Quality was consistent ,...More

Thank Tracks1102
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Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Asian, Soups, Singaporean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 2:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 2:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 2:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 2:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 2:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347 Balestier Rd | New Orchid Hotel, Singapore 329777, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6352 6192
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