Home to some of the best restaurants, cafes, and eateries in Singapore, Bugis is a haven for all foodies! Apart from the wide array of choices at Bugis Junction and Bugis+, there are also many eateries within the area that will fit your palate and budget! Read on for some of the best food in Bugis that you should check out when you’re in the vicinity! Or, if large crowds are not your thing, you can always head onto Oddle Eats to order in.
1. Sawadee Thai Cuisine Restaurant
As one of the top five Thai restaurants in Singapore, Sawadee Thai Cuisine has been around since 2001, and boasts a warm and homey ambience. Serving only the freshest ingredients with a combination of sweet, spicy, salty, and sour flavours, every dish of theirs packs a punch that will leave you wanting more.
Tuck into all-time favourites: wholesome Thai Coconut Chicken Soup to warm hearts and bellies alike, Spicy Steamed Prawns ($26) drizzled with homemade spicy sour sauce, and not forgetting their uniquely spiced Tom Yum Clear Seafood Soup ($16) filled with a range of seafood like juicy prawns.
Besides these dishes, there are also other great options to choose from their extensive Thai menu. – Green Curry Chicken, Seafood Phad Thai, Thai Basil Minced Pork, and many more! To top it all off, Sawadee even allows you to choose your spice level for various dishes, making it a lifesaver if you can’t handle the heat!
Available on Oddle Eats, you can now have some of Thailand’s best foods delivered right to your doorstep!
2. Man Man Unagi At Duo
If you’re an unagi lover, then you should not miss out on one of the greatest spots in Bugis to satiate your cravings. Man Man Unagi is a Michelin Bib Gourmand awardee and the dining experience is like no other! Freshly grilled right before your eyes, you know that this place takes every grilled eel order seriously!
Give their Hitsumabushi ($34) a try – smoky and freshly grilled unagi marinated in savoury-sweet tare atop fragrant Japanese short-grain rice. For an extremely indulgent and nutritious rice bowl, you can always go for their Angus Beef Steak with Unagi Bento ($39.80). Juicy and tender slices of angus beef steak slices topped with garnishes to give the bento an extra oomph of flavours.
With dining-in still capped at two, you can always order in a Hitsumabushi Mix Combo ($117), perfect for three pax, to share with your family or friends! Simply order yours through the Oddle Eats platform, sit back and relax, as we will deliver your unagi bento bowls to your doorstep!
3. Yang Guo Fu Mala Tang
Calling all mala lovers, this next one is for you! Spice up your day with Yang Guo Fu‘s hot and soupy dish of meat and vegetables! Unlike other mala soups across the island, the one at Yang Guo Fu uses a unique soup base comprising of milk and rock sugar, turning the traditional Sichuan spicy hotpot into a bowl of goodness well-loved by many!
No mala is complete without the adventure and freedom of picking your ingredients. From tantalising tomato broths to aromatic beef ones complete with various herbs and spices, you can even choose your preferred spice level, making this mala tang perfect for all!
While you may not be able to head to Bugis with a few of your best buds to indulge in mala tang under the new restrictions, you can always order in! Or even better, send them a delicious bowl of mala tang while convening over a video call to slurp your spicy soups together!
To top it off, Yang Guo Fu is currently running promo sets that are good for one, at a tasteful price of just $9.90! Satisfy your mala tang cravings today and order in with Oddle Eats!
4. Vatos Urban Tacos
Unlike your traditional Mexican cuisine, Vatos Urban Tacos takes on a modern and contemporary twist by marrying Mexican classics with the unique flavours of Korea!
Sink your teeth into Barbacoa Pork Tacos ($13) – slow-braised sweet and spicy pork shoulder topped with cilantro, chopped onions, and not forgetting Vatos’ hot sauce. If burritos are up your alley then you should definitely try their Korean Po’ Boy Burrito ($22)! This stunner is filled to the brim with ingredients like Galbi beef short rib, Korean pork belly, sautéed kimchi, and so much more goodness that we know a single bite will never be enough!
Complete your meal with their famous Kimchi Carnitas Fries ($19) – braised pork carnitas, sautéed kimchi, melted cheese atop seasoned fries. Drizzled with cilantro lime crema, Vatos hot sauce, cilantro, and onion, these fries are a definite must-try!
Get the best of both worlds when you order from Vatos Urban Tacos on Oddle Eats today! Or, you can always reserve a table under our latest feature, Oddle Reserve, to skip the queues!
5. BeerThai House Restaurant
A gem located in Singapore’s Little Thailand, aka Golden Mile Complex, BeerThai House Restaurant is a quaint eatery offering authentic and affordable Thai dishes. Boasting over 4 stars and 500 reviews on Google, this is one of the best places to satisfy your Thai food cravings – we’re not kidding you when we say every dish has the ability to whisk you into the heart of Thailand.
The Pad Thai ($7) is served with generous portions of juicy prawns, beansprouts, and fried beancurd, topped with spring onion for garnish. All of these ingredients come together to create an aromatic blend of sweet and savoury, an all-time classic that everyone will enjoy. For something soupy, you can always try their Thai Beef Noodles ($7). Flat rice noodles in a rich and dark beefy broth, every bowl comes with beef slices, tripe, and meatballs. A foodie tip: ask for crushed peanuts to be added into your soup as garnish for a delicious nutty flavour.
Besides noodles, the restaurant also serves a good and wide array of zi char dishes with a taste of Thailand! Available for both pick-up and delivery on Oddle Eats, you don’t have to wait for the travel lanes to open to savour good and authentic Thai food!
Did you know, you don’t have to go boujee to have authentic French food? If you haven’t heard, Saveurmay have shifted to Bugis, but it still retains its promise of serving up timeless and classic French dishes using perfectly executed recipes.
Start your meal off with lightly salted Truffle Shoestring Fries or their Signature Saveur Pasta ($14) – Capellini hand-tossed in Truffle Oil, topped with Sakura Ebi, Chives, and Shallots.
Move on to the mains like the crowd-favourite, Saveur Duck Confit ($28) – juicy and tender duck leg served with a side of mashed potatoes, sautéed mushrooms, and orange. Check out other mains such as their range of steaks grilled to perfection, pizza, as well as pasta! If you have a sweet tooth, then you cannot miss out on their desserts! Indulge in the rich flavours of their Valrhona Chocolate Ice Cream or tangy Pear and Almond Tart ($14), to complete the entire meal experience.
Having a romantic night in, or just an intimate gathering around the table? Check out the Sharing Bundles available on Saveur from Oddle Eats today! ANNNNND… while Christmas may be 70 days away, it’s never too early to start ordering for your annual feast. From now till 30th October, you’ll get to enjoy 15% OFF when you order from our festive menu!
7. Saute San
Saute-San, a plant-based and vegetarian restaurant in City Square Mall serving up a plethora of dishes ranging from Japanese to Western. While ‘mock meat’ has always been stereotyped as inferior to its authentic counterpart in terms of taste and texture, Saute-San’s dishes will leave you feeling (and filling!) amazed by the many taste profiles and versatility of vegetables!
Take a chance on their interpretation of a classical hawker favourite – Orh Luak ($13.90). Retaining the Singapore-style fried egg omelette, the oysters are replaced with straw mushrooms, and the overall dish is served with Sauté’s very own house-made chilli sauce!
Let your fork gravitate towards udon in homemade spicy bulgogi sauce, Udon – Lion Mane Spicy Bulgogi ($15.90) – pan-fried udon with Trio Capsicum, Monkey Head Mushrooms, and assorted vegetables. If udon is not for you, then you can always give their Kimchi Aglio Olio ($18.90) a try – a bowl of al dente pasta tossed with sliced mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, soy bacon, and of course, kimchi.
Saute-San has nailed the poetic union of flavours from Korea, China, Japan, as well as Thailand, to bring about the perfect taste and versatility of vegetables. Available for islandwide delivery, visit Oddle Eats to place your orders today!
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