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Founder Bak Kut Teh

347 Balestier Rd | New Orchid Hotel, Singapore 329777, Singapore
+65 6352 6192
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good52%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“bak kut teh” (41 reviews)
“ribs” (14 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Soups, Singaporean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
347 Balestier Rd | New Orchid Hotel, Singapore 329777, Singapore
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1 - 10 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 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 11 April 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 19 March 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 13 February 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 13 December 2016

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

Thank Angie L
Reviewed 11 November 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
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We went there for dinner and it was not packed at all. The services were prompt. We ordered 2 different of pork ribs, youtiao and teochew style pickle vege. The pork ribs soup was good and the pickle vege was the most impressed and tastiest...More

Thank Toasttoastbaby
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Loves coming back here for my craving of BKT. Always had their ren qi BKT and kidney soup! Service is fast and efficient.

Thank TheVinesNBranches
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Founder Bak Kut Teh at Balestier always reminded me of great memories I had in Singapore, memories that were spent catching with people that I loved. I was first introduced to this place by Ria during our quick trip to Singapore. The Founder bak kut...More

2  Thank Inex P
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

AMAZING. Must try in Singapore!!! The restaurant is air conditioned, nice and clean. Very quick service. It's opened pretty much all day. You can order everything on the menu. But of course the original dish is fantastic. Hot, not spicy, but very peppery. The taste...More

Thank HK_Traveller05
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Soups, Singaporean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 02:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 02:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 02:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 02:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 02:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 02:30
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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