Singapore’s Founder Bak Kut Teh is one of the city’s most beloved spots for – you guessed it – bak kut teh. This Lavender restaurant attracts diners from all over the world who want a taste of their special concoctions, and that includes hordes of locals who make their way to the restaurant regularly. Mr. Chua, a former pig farmer and the brains behind Founder Bak Kut Teh, inspires his workers and guests alike with his dedication to his craft – everything from the cuts of meat to the colour of his soup bases are meticulously checked for perfection. Believe us, you’re going to taste a difference at this famous restaurant. Located under Hotel Boss on Jalan Sultan, Founder Bak Kut Teh Singapore is usually packed to the brim. Book early to secure your table.
If you like bak kut teh or you’re a Chinese-food connoisseur, dining at Singapore’s Founder Bak Kut Teh should be at the top of your to-do list. Found under the glitzy Hotel Boss, this Lavender Chinese restaurant buzzes with activity day in and day out, as locals and travellers alike queue up to slurp Founder’s world-famous bak kut teh. In addition to bak kut teh, you’ll also find plenty of other excellent Chinese specialities to choose from at this Jalan Sultan hotspot.
The star of the show at this Singapore institution is undoubtedly the bak kut teh – it comes served in a variety of ways – but you can also look forward to some other tasty options to enjoy on the side. Choose from braised pig’s intestine, choy sim with oyster sauce and some tau pok (dried bean curd), or opt for seafood with an order of Founder Bak Kut Teh’s fresh abalone. Did we mention the excellent location? It’s located at Hotel Boss on Jalan Sultan directly across from the Old Malay Cemetery and only steps from the Rochor River and Lavender station. As we stressed before, a booking is essential for this busy local legend.
Food was ok. The salty vegetables were a tad oily though. Service was good right from entering the restaurant. Prices were a little high for the quality and quantity of food though.