Singaporeans cannot get enough of Thai wanton noodles, a unique style of wanton noodles comprising springy egg noodles, tender char siew, and crispy wanton tossed in pork lard. But besides the ever popular Soi 19 Thai Wanton Mee, where else can you get a tantalising bowl of Thai wanton noodles in Singapore?
Situated along bustling Tan Quee Lan Street, KinMoo is a Thai eatery that opened early this year. Despite being relatively new to the food scene in the Bugis district, KinMoo has been gaining a steady reputation for their mouthwatering Thai food that is not overly expensive.
Just a short walk from exit D of Bugis MRT station, KinMoo is where you will find us slurping up noodles and spicy tom yum goong when our Thai cuisine cravings kick in.
You know KinMoo is the right place for authentic Thai food when the eatery is managed by a Thai owner who also runs another restaurant in Phuket—even more so when the place is frequently visited by Thais in Singapore.
If there is one dish on their menu you definitely have to try, that would be their signature Thai Wanton Mee (S$7.90++). The al dente noodles were executed to perfection, giving each mouthful a springy bite; the fragrance of the noodles was further elevated with the addition of pork lard.
The mouthwatering bowl of noodles came with wanton, char siew, vegetables and various condiments such as fried lard, shallots and coriander. Toss all the ingredients together and you get an amazing harmony of flavours that do not overpower each other.
We also highly recommend the Pad Thai (S$8.90++). The fragrant stir-fried rice noodles were accompanied with extremely fresh and large prawns, bean sprouts, egg and toasted peanuts. Squeeze a few drops of lime juice to enhance the overall flavour.
No dining experience at a Thai eatery is complete without having the Tom Yum Soup (S$12.90++). For those who have a decent level of spice tolerance, KinMoo’s tom yum soup will satisfy even the pickiest taste buds.
The myriad of sour and spicy tones perked us up immediately and we had bowls after bowls of this addictive soup together with our mains. The bubbling pot of soup contained juicy prawns, mushrooms, squid and others.
2 Tan Quee Lan Street, #01-02
Tel: +65 9767 7784
Daily: 11.30am – 3pm, 5.30pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Bugis