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The Original Boat Noodle @ Bugis Junction

200 Victoria Street, Bugis Junction, Singapore 188021 #02-46

6665 0246

$5 · Halal Certified · Cafe · Thai · Boat Noodle

Monday: 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM Tuesday: 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM Thursday: 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM Friday: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM Saturday: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM Sunday: 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM

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Rated 4.0/5.0 7 months ago

Tasty boat noodles. My favourite was the first flavour with beef. Love the grilled chicken too, it was so tender and juicy, pairs really well with the sauce provided too. The red ruby desert, however, tasted quite artificial. We cant really make what it taste like but we definitely did not like it. The mango sticky rice was not bad.

Adeel Azhari

Rated 5.0/5.0 a month ago

The bowls are small like melaka chendol size, but with the combo meal for 5 bowls and a drink for 11 dollars is quite worth it, you will be quite full. I recommend to skip the kuay chap, and the tom yam is the best. Both beef and chicken options are cooked nicely. Recommend if you are craving soupy noodles. The table was small and was just nice for me eating alone, although i can see you can squeeze 2 people. Just make sure to clear the bowls before more orders come. Good that they provided free tissue, slurping up the noodles will sure make you need them. Staff are friendly and accommodating and help explain patiently to new customers like myself.

Lea L

Rated 3.0/5.0 3 weeks ago

The hot steamy sangkayaa is delicious. The boat noodle on the other hand though, it's not to my liking. The dried beancurd and minced chicken were too dry and hard to swallow. The soup can be stronger in taste.

Katherine Chong

Rated 3.0/5.0 9 months ago

Highlights - Small bowls of 5-6 spoonfuls of various traditional Thai broth(tom yam,spicy herbal,sweet soy,herbal) with rice/springy noodles made tasting different flavours broth possible and each only S$1.50! It's snack platter with deep fried chix skin, calamari, chix wings and vegetables taste good too. mains dishes like phad Thai and crabmeat fried rice however was not as well executed and lacked a punch in terms of flavours. Desserts came saving e day once again with the savoury kaya pandan SteameD fluffy bread and sweet Mango w sticky glutinous rice. Both tasted good so were the Thai milk tea to end the meal! Avg. Price per Person - S$20


Rated 3.0/5.0 4 months ago

Came for lunch. The boat noodles is $1.80++. Per bowl. For the fun to try, is OK. The pad Thai taste ok. Not too sweet.. But the ingredients are made far too long ago. Chicken discoloured.. and tau kua is hard... Cannot bit thru. Could at least deep fry again before the lunch crowd comes in... The chicken skin is a nice side.. The roasted chicken is a bit flat... Like already pre roasted long ago. then when order , just microwave... The skin was not crispy.. and inside the chicken is a bit flat. A bit no taste... The drinks, I feel is a bit expensive..$5 for a Thai milk tea.. $4.5 for a normal ice lemon tea... Which they just write as Thai ice lemon tea... Bill came up to 40+ on the APP, that we use to order.. Just shows with TAX.. means GST. But when we pay at counter... There is additional Service Charge of 10% Wonder how many people see the amount on app.... Then start to count AA... Then when go counter pay... Then realize the outlet charge another extra cost. Overall... Just come for the experience

CHuang Huei Deng

Rated 2.0/5.0 6 months ago

I read through most reviews before coming, aware that the noodle portion is definitely small. But when i saw the real thing, still very shocked. I ordered 2 tomyum chicken noodles which were served rather quickly. However when i finished the first and went for the 2nd, it is cold already. Just can't imagine if you order 5 or 6 bowls. The tomyum soup just too plain and tasteless, i would not even call that a creamy tomyum. Definitely not eating here again unless they offer a "normal" size noodle serving and improve the food quality.

Isabella Tan

Rated 4.0/5.0 9 months ago

Ambience feels as if I was in Bangkok! The food was all right & the boat noodles were delicious. I liked that it is served in small portion so that I can try other flavours. Overall, service is quick & friendly.

John Miko Ventayen

Rated 5.0/5.0 5 months ago

Had a chance to try this famous boat noodle here in bugis junction. At first the place was great the aroma of of noodles while cooking was so delicious and when we strat eating the noodles are great and the platter was so delicious specially the chix wings. Had to try also the thai tea it was also good.

Chalton Ciptadi

Rated 4.0/5.0 3 months ago

The original boat noodle in Bugis Junction was one of my favorite thai restaurant in the area. Huge space (indoor and outdoor), the cooking time wasnt that long. All the boat noodle in a small bowl are great. We loved it

Bosch Xie

Rated 3.0/5.0 a year ago

Food portion was ok and taste not too bad. The only thing was it had increased price from $1.50 to $1.80 per bowl. Sweet kway chap bowl was the better one out of the 3 bowls. Fried wanton skin was crispy and not oily l.

Gordon Tan

Rated 4.0/5.0 7 months ago

This is a halal food place that serve excellent thai cuisine. It is situated in the heart of Bugis Junction. The choice of food is a lot of they serve the boat noodles pretty fast after you hit the order button from the apps or webpage you are using. The serve yiur typical thai food like Phat Thai, Thai Milk tea, red ruby, mango sticky rice, Tom Yum noodle etc. Of course not to mention the almost authentic boat noodles. The place looks like your typical thai store only with the added hygiene and aircon. Parking is in the mall itself. The staffs work fast. The only issue here is the cleanliness of the table, after wiping down it is still sticky and my phone is actually stuck on the table.

Yvonne Luk

Rated 4.0/5.0 4 months ago

The pad Thai is fine, but the sangkayaa is a must to try!!!! It taste really good. Recommended to come early as there is a long line outside from 7:30pm

The Wayfarer

Rated 4.0/5.0 4 months ago

Service was prompt, spacious restaurant, authentic deco. However my beef is with the food. I ordered pad thai and it tasted sweet. The boat noodle gravy also tasted sweet. I wished they can alter the recipe and use less sugar

Rarchelle SY

Rated 5.0/5.0 2 months ago

Not friendly / welcoming staff but food is decent! Fried food came piping hot but noodles seems to be “ luke warm” taste is decent and acceptable.

Warren Ong

Rated 3.0/5.0 4 months ago

The decor and photos of yummy, nice Thai dishes were screaming at me at the front entrance when I happened to walk past this nice restaurant in the heart of Bugis Junction. The crowd in the restaurant was pretty decent too on Sunday lunch time. Decided to step in to try out. The decor is nice and sprayed across the walls and tables are the rugged colours of the land of smiles :) lovely place with ample seating at different corners of the restaurant. Food was ok, the fried rice was really just pretty ordinary and the hot Thai milk tea was good and had some omph in it. Overall, a good tummy filler at a higher than average price, but then again it’s at Bugis Junction so, can’t complain too much :x

Wai Chan

Rated 3.0/5.0 4 months ago

First time trying this. The noodles are the only dishes that I think worth trying. The Tom yum noodle is nice, it is not super spicy, suitable for those who can’t really take spicy food. The rest of the food that we ordered are disappointing - fried papaya: there is no taste at all. I really don’t know what am I eating - grilled beef balls: very average, can easily find better one outside - fried tofu: super oily, not worth the price - Bangkok omelette rice: it’s really just a fried egg and white rice! Not worth the price too. For whatever reason, I thought it is fried rice. But it is plain white rice with just some tiny bits of minced chicken. I think this will be my first and last visit. They need to have more tasty sides dishes to attach dinners..


Rated 4.0/5.0 3 months ago

After ordering their krapow chicken rice, definitely prefer their rice options over their boat noodles but both options are relatively good. Good sized portions. Love their vegetable sides especially the Popeyes side because the sauce is so good. Good for sharing for two people. Nice restaurant design to replicate the atmosphere in Thailand.

Jack Ng

Rated 3.0/5.0 2 months ago

I never order any of their boat noodle so I’m not going to commend any of that. I’ll just described the food i had there and the service by the staff over there. Staff services were not attentive and were very slow. The phad Thai is very wet and definitely not near a decent phad thai taste at all. Gotta wait awhile for the noodle to absorb the sauce. The crab omelette rice, the omelette was the driest I ever tried in my life. Only the drinks were ok and decent. It’s good for those who have not much standard in Thai food and want affordable and just to fill up your hungry stomach, can consider coming here, else…

Charisse Grace

Rated 1.0/5.0 a week ago

We ordered the tomyam noodles, beef noodles and omelette. The one decent one was the tomyam noodles. Got the mango sticky rice to try but the mango was so sour. Milk tea wasnt fantastic because it tastes bland. Service wise, it was bad. We don't feel welcomed. Overall, it just makes us not want to come back.


Rated 2.0/5.0 2 weeks ago

Not authentic Thai food. Sub par in flavours even for uncategorised cuisine. Pad Thai was unrecognisable in looks and taste. Boat noodles was half portion of Thai size instant noodles. Side dishes taste like what's available in supermarkets frozen food section. Portion and ingredients wise, not value for money. Staff service non existent. Hygiene of the table surfaces and cutlery, dubious. Not worth a revisit.