Dish of the Month March 2020

Dish of the Month - Tom Yum Goong | Chope

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How hot can you go?

Spicy, sour, and hot—is there anything we don’t love about the crowd-favourite Tom Yum Soup to kickoff our meal? This March, we celebrate this umami-bomb and show you where in town to get a savoury fix to properly sate your cravings. Whether you like it clear or red, we’re sure you’ll go Aroy Mak Mak after taking a sip!

Here are 6 best Tom Yum Soups in Singapore ranked, for all budgets!




Apart from being rich in Vitamin A, Tom Yum Soup can also alleviate inflammation and congestion problems.



The Thai Government is petitioning for it to be listed on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list.



Tom Yum is derived from two Thai words. "Tom" means boiling, while "Yum" refers to spicy and sour.



Tom Yum Soup has an average of only 90 calories!


Post a photo of your Tom Yum Soup (yes, any Tom Yum Soup!) on Instagram and hashtag #ChopeSG #ChopeDOTM to stand to win a $100 voucher at Sawadee Thai Cuisine!

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1. Sawadee Thai Cuisine

9 Tan Quee Lan Street

Top on our list is Sawadee Thai Cuisine, nestled along Tan Quee Lan Street, this cosy eatery serves up some seriously delicious Thai plates. Their Tom Yum soup comes in a clear version, and is served with prawns and a whole lot of flavour!

Tom Yum Talay: $12 (S) / $18 (M)


2. Jim Thompson Thai Restaurant and Wine Bar

45 Minden Road

With a two-chilli rating, the Tom Yam Goong served at this charming restaurant at Dempsey’s certainly not for the faint-hearted. Armed with a mission to deliver the very best of Thai flavours, we’re sure you’re going to love every minute of dining here!

Tom Yam Goong: $27 (S) / $52 (M)

A La Carte Menu

3. Un-Yang-Kor-Dai

57 South Bridge Road

With a name that means “anything goes” in Thai, the food served here is truly anything but—each dish here is served with some serious commitment to Isaan fare. Choose between a clear base for their Tom Yum Soup or with coconut milk, and get ready for an explosion of flavours.

Tom Yum with Fresh Prawns: $18.90


4. Noodle Thai Thai Kitchen @ Beach Road

327 Beach Road

With 2 locations at Zhongshan Mall and Beach Road, this family-friendly eatery’s all about options. You get to choose whether you want a clear or red version of your soup, and even get to select what toppings you want!

Tom Yum Goong with Prawn: $10 (S) / $16 (B)


5. Yaowarat Seafood

27 Teck Chye Terrace

Merging Chinese and Thai flavours together seamlessly, this popular restaurant at Serangoon’s truly a haven for those seeking strong and robust flavours. For their Tom Yum Soup, you get to select between a clear or red version, and whether you want it with Seafood, or XL Prawns!

Tom Yum Seafood Soup: $18.9 (S) / $28.9 (L)


6. Baan Ying Singapore

Royal Square @ Novena

Be greeted to a fiery red bowl of goodness when you order the Tom Yum Goong at this stunning restaurant at Novena. Served with succulent River Prawns, we promise you’ll be asking for seconds once you finish slurping your first bowl!

Tom Yum Goong: $16.8



Nakhon Kitchen

Multiple Locations

Pop by any of their 7 outlets during peak hours, and we’re sure you’ll be greeted to snaking queues. Serving delicious, authentic, and affordable Thai dishes, their Tom Yam Soup is also a classic that has some serious flavours. Opt for either the Prawns with a thick base, or the Seafood with a clear or thick base.

Tom Yum Soup - Prawn: $6

Nana Original Thai Food

Multiple Locations

Served in a traditional claypot, the Tom Yam soup here truly packs a punch. Creamy and rich with just the right amount of spice, it’s no wonder this place is usually packed!

Tom Yam Seafood Soup: $10

Diandin Leluk Thai Restaurant

Golden Mile Complex

Another favourite at Golden Mile Complex, this casual eatery serves Tom Yum Soup in a sharing pot, and you get to choose between the clear or the red version!

Tom Yam Soup: $12 (S) / $22 (M) / $32 (L)

Take Your Pick