Bak kut teh or pork rib tea is close to the hearts of many Singaporeans. The more prevalent version is the Teochew garlicky and peppery broth, but you’ll be able to find others too.
Here are five of the more popular
Joo Siah, Blk 347 Jurong East Ave 1 #01-220/221, 9am- 9pm (Tue- Sat) 9am- 4pm (Sun) (Closed on Mon)
Song Fa Bak Kut Teh, 11 & 17 New Bridge Rd, 7am- 10pm (Closed on Mon) Branch: 6 Changi Business Park Ave 1 #01-38, 10:30am- 9pm
Leong Kee (Klang) Bak Kut Teh, 251 Geylang Rd (Beside Lor 11), 11:30am- 9:0pm (Closed on Tue) Branch: 321 Beach Rd, 11am- 9pm (Closed on Mon)
Founder Rou Gu Cha Cafetaria, 347 Balestier Rd, 12pm- 2:30pm, 6pm- 2:30am (Closed on Tue)
Outram Park Ya Hua Rou Gu Cha, 7 Keppel Rd #01-05/07 PSA Tanjong Pagar Complex, 7am- 3pm, 6pm- 4am (Closed on Mon) Branch: 539 Havelock Rd, 6pm- 2am (Closed on Mon)
Text and images by Catherine Ling @ Makansutra