8 Best Places To Warm Your Tummy With A Soup in Singapore

8 Best Places To Warm Your Tummy With A Soup in Singapore
December 31 08:58 2016

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If you’re looking for some of the best soups in Singapore on a gloomy and cold day, here are 8 places you should check out. From hearty soups to light but rich broths, we’ve got you covered.

1. Seattle Pike Chowder

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Taste the flavours of the Pacific Northwest with America’s raved about soup restaurant. Seattle Pike Chowder has even earned multiple awards from regional and national competitions in the USA. Each bowl of chowder is rich and creamy– perfect for a rainy day.

The New England Clam Chowder is perhaps the most popular soup on the menu, with generous servings of fresh clams. For a different take on the typical clam chowder, the Manhattan Style Chowder has fresh clams with tomato and celery. They also have Seafood Bisque, Smoked Salmon and Seared Scallop Chowder.

Multiple locations, details on website.

For some southern comfort, try out one of these Latin American restaurants in Singapore.

2. The Blue Ginger

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The Blue Ginger is a homely Peranakan restaurant that serves up many dishes that reflect the local Singaporean culture. The interior is also styled like a Peranakan home.

Their soups are definitely a hit with patrons. Try the Assam Puteh, which is a seafood soup with the flavours of lemongrass and lime, the Bakwan Kepeting is made with minced pork, crabmeat and bamboo shoots, or the Itek Tin is a soup with duck and pork knuckles, complemented by salted cabbage and sour plum.

Address: 97 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Singapore 088518

Opening hours:

Mon to Sun 12-2.30pm, 6.30-10.30pm

For more Singaporean restaurants in Singapore visit this article.

3. Open Door Policy

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This hip restaurant oozes an industrial chic vibe with their decor, and boasts a delicious yet healthy menu that is 100% gluten-free and dairy-free. Open Door Policy serves a menu that draws inspiration from Asia, Latin America and Europe.

Apart from the pastas and desserts, the soups are an underrated highlight. Go for the celery and almond soup with Hokkaido scallop and cauliflower, or the tapioca and Borlotti beans soup that goes perfectly with some warm bread.

Address: 19 Yong Siak St, Singapore 168650

Opening hours:

Mon, Wed & thurs 12-3pm, 6-11pm

Fri 12-3pm, 6pm-12am

Sat & Sun 11am-4pm, 6pm-12am

4. Thanying Restaurant

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For those who like their soups to be hot and spicy, Thai cuisine has the answer. Thanying Restaurant serves up a satisfying version of the classic tom yum soup, with generous portions of fish, prawns and mushrooms in the rich, clear broth.

With a dedication to providing the best authentic Thai cuisine, the restaurant has won several culinary awards like the Gourmet Choice Awards. Try other items on the menu, such as the Pomelo Salad and Basil Chicken with Cashew Nuts.

Address: 165 Tanjong Pagar Road, #02-00 Amara Hotel, Amara Hotel Properties Pte Ltd, 088539

Opening hours:

Mon to Sun 11am-3pm, 6.30-11pm

5. Soup Restaurant

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Known for their tender Samsui Ginger Chicken, Soup Restaurant, like its name suggests, also offers a range of delicious broths, filled with the flavours of traditional Chinese cuisine.

Crowd favourites include the Double Boiled Waisan & Ginseng Roots with Chicken Soup, and the Double Boiled Dried Scallop with Black Chicken Soup. Though their soups come with a clear broth, they’re all pack a flavourful punch and are made with healthy ingredients as well.

Multiple locations, details on website,

6. The Soup Spoon

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This is a classic spot to go for a bowl of warm soup. The Soup Spoon’s soups are inspired by cuisines all around the world, and they also have seasonal specials on their menu.

The Velvety Mushroom Stroganoff is a classic crowd-favourite, with it’s rich mushroomy aroma. For a meatier dish, the Beef Goulash is loaded with chunks of beef, along with a mix of vegetables. Asian-inspired soups include the SG Chicken & Mushroom and the Tokyo Chicken Stew.

Multiple location, details on website.

7. Korean broths

Chicken ginseng soupKorean food is all the rage these days and if you’re set on either BBQ chicken or Korean BBQ and skipping the broths, you’ll be missing out on some of the best that Korea has to offer. The broths and soups range in spice, intensity and flavour, but one thing’s for sure, they will all be delicious and full of goodness for your entire body.

When in need of a stew, just look out for the “jjigae” or “tang” at the end. We found it difficult to choose the best Korean restaurant in Singapore for this list so we decided to put the type of stew and then the restaurant we recommend to taste it at below. For our selection of great Korean restaurants in Singapore, check out this article.

• Budae-jjigae (army stew), a sort of sausage stew at Seoul Jjimdalk at City Square Mall in Kallang.

• Soondubu-jjigae, soft tofu stew at Superstar K Tanjong Pagar.

Kimchi or doenjang-jjigae, kimchi or fermented soybean paste stew at Seoul Restaurant at the Regent Hotel in Tanglin.

Samgyetang, ginseng with whole chicken soup at Hansik Korean Family Restaurant in Kovan.

If all else fails, just get a standard ramen, it’s sure to taste better than making it yourself at home and the sides comes standard with most meals.

8. Shabu Shabu Gen

Wagyu beefShabu shabu, also known as a hot pot, is a type of do-it-yourself clear broth. It’s similar in theory to Korean BBQ, where you sit around a communal table and cook your own delicious soup to your own taste.

There are a few shabu shabu restaurants in Singapore ranging in styles from Japanese to Chinese and Korean. Yet the poshest place to conjure up a tasty broth is Shabu Shabu Gen in Tanglin. Under the Les Amis umbrella (think Aoki at the Shaw Centre), this fine-dining extravaganza only serves premium cuts of meat, like Kagoshima and Hida wagyu beef. Try the truffle oyakodon (chicken/egg donburi) for something a little more special than the average. It is expensive, but so worth it.

Address: 1 Scotts Road, #01-15 Shaw Centre, Singapore 228208

Opening hours:

12am-3pm, 6.30-11pm

Closed Sundays

For more fine dining in Singapore try out these spots. But remember, as the Little Red Dot is a foodie haven, you don’t have to always dish out the big bucks for a good meal. Head to one of these Michelin-star restaurants in Singapore where you can get a meal at under 40 bucks!

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