Bored with the usual Cantonese, Italian or French restaurants? We are glad that we have a wide range of local and Asian restaurants that provide width and depth to the culinary offerings here. To help our readers who are searching for good Thai restaurants in Singapore, we have compiled a list of the best Thai restaurants in Singapore that we have tried. They range from classic formal Thai restaurants to budget Thai eateries as well as those in between. We have provided links to our respective reviews which will have more pictures of the places, food and sample menu pages.
Best Thai Restaurants in Singapore
We start our list of the best Thai restaurants in Singapore with three classic Thai restaurants in Singapore. The Thanying Restaurant in Amara Hotel, Singapore is well-known in the local Thai restaurant scene. This Thai restaurant, “serving the most exquisite Royal Thai cuisine fit for the royalties” has been around for 30 years, having started operations in 1988. It is a place to go for formal Thai dining. The restaurant is furnished Thai style such that we felt like we were transported to Thailand. Read our review here.
Thanying Restaurant Amara Singapore
165 Tanjong Pagar Road
Lunch: 11.00am to 3pm (Last order: 2.30 pm)
Dinner: 6.30pm to 11pm (Last order: 9.30 pm)
Tel +65 6222 4688
Nearby MRT Station : Tanjong Pagar
Patara is another Thai restaurant in Singapore that has withstood the test of time. The Patara Thai Restaurant has been at Tanglin Mall for as long as we can remember. It is a spacious restaurant with traditional Thai decor. It looks inviting the moment you enter. Its tables are far apart and we like having dinner without overhearing the conversations from the next table. The restaurant serves classic Thai dishes. It is a good choice for a formal business Thai dinner or a special occasion. Read our review here.
Patara Fine Thai Cuisine
163 Tanglin Road, #03-14
Tel: +65 6737 0818
12:00pm to 3:00pm
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Yhingthai Palace is located on the ground floor of an old restored shophouse on Purvis Street, two lanes behind the Raffles Hotel. It is also a traditional Thai restaurant. It has more humble accommodations as compared to the first two on our list of Thai restaurants in Singapore. It a Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant (2017 Singapore Michelin Guide). Read about our visit here.
Yhingthai Palace Restaurant
36 Purvis Street #01 – 04
Tel: +65 6337 1161
11:30am to 2.00pm
6.00pm to 10.00pm
Nearby Stations: Bugis, City Hall, Esplanade
Blue Jasmine is a relatively new restaurant, having only opened in 2017. This Thai Restaurant is located in Park Hotel Farrer Park which is close to the Farrer Park MRT station and a stone’s throw away from the bustling Little India district off Serangoon Road. Blue Jasmine offers Thai cuisine in a modern setting. Read about our visit here.
10 Farrer Park Station Road
Park Hotel Farrer Park
Mon-Sun: 11:30am to 10:30pm
Nearby MRT Station : Farrer Park
Long Chim Singapore by David Thompson is a unique and interesting dining option in Marina Bay Sands (MBS). The publicity material says “Long Chim, which means ‘Come and Taste’ brings to Singapore the finest renditions of Thai street food articulated by renowned Celebrity Chef David Thompson… evoking the mouthwatering roadside eateries and vibrant street markets of Bangkok”. We can’t say if the food at Long Chim is indeed the finest rendition of Thai street food but the place certainly has the atmosphere of Bangkok’s street markets in an upmarket setting. Read about our dinner experience at Long Chim here.
Long Chim Singapore
Level 2 dining, L02-02
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Tel: +65 66887299
Monday to tTursday
lunch 11.30am to 3.00pm
dinner 5.30pm to 11.00pm
Friday to Sunday
all day 12.00pm to 11.00pm
Nearby MRT Station: Bayfront
Sawadee Thai Cuisine is a casual Thai restaurant at Tan Quee Lan Street (near Bugis Junction) that serves nice traditional Thai food as well as dishes given a contemporary touch or local twist – such as Mao Shan Wang Durian Sticky Rice. It is a place for authentic Thai taste at a reasonable price. Read Sawadee Thai Cuisine Restaurant at Tan Quee Lan Street.
Sawadee Thai Cuisine
9 Tan Quee Lan Street
Tan Quee Lan Suites
Tel: +65 6238 6833
Opening Hours: 11 am – 2.30 pm; 6 pm – 10.30 pm
Nearby MRT Station : Bugis
We think that Folks Collective in China Square Central is the coolest Thai restaurant in Singapore. Folks Collective has the full range of traditional Thai favourites plus fusion items like Siam Spaghetti and Papadum Crackers. There is a buzz about the place and the cheerful casual atmosphere is simply great. Read Folks Collective – “Love You Long Time”.
Folks Collective – The Vintage Shope
20 Cross Street
01-25 China Square Central
Tel: +65 6536 6739
Monday to Saturday : 11am to 11pm.
Nearby MRT Stations: Telok Ayer, Raffles Place, Chinatown
The Lotus Thai Restaurant at Paya Lebar Square has a rather extensive menu and very reasonably priced set lunches. Enjoy classic Thai dishes in a simple unpretentious restaurant. The a la carte menu offers the usual Thai dishes – such as Tom Yum Soup, Green Curry, Pandan Leaves Chicken and Thai Basil Chicken as well Thai desserts and Lemongrass Drink. Read Set Lunch in Lotus Thai Restaurant at Paya Lebar Square.
Lotus Thai Restaurant at Paya Lebar Square
60 Paya Lebar Road
Opening Hours : 10.30 am – 9.30 pm
Nearby MRT Station: Paya Lebar
Basil Thai Kitchen is a casual Thai restaurant in Kallang Wave Mall (Singapore Sports Hub). The eatery is run by ThaiExpress, a member of the Minor Food Group. Its location provides a fantastic view of the Kallang Basin and the city skyline. Basil Thai Kitchen’s menu focuses on one dish noodle/rice meals – probably to cater for the those needing a quick meal when attending events at the Sports Hub. Read about our visit here.
Basil Thai Kitchen
#01-16, Kallang Wave, 1 Stadium Place
Nearby MRT Station: Stadium
We hope you have found our list of best Thai restaurants in Singapore useful. Cheers!
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