Top 10 Herbal Soup Restaurants in Singapore

Top 10 Herbal Soup Restaurants in Singapore
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Whether you are feeling under the weather or simply craving something nice and warm, you can’t go wrong with a bowl of soup. There are different types of soups but we choose to focus primarily on herbal broths, which are typically double-boiled using various herbs and ingredients that nourish your body. From turtle soups to classic favourites such as herbal chicken soup and Buddha Jumps Over the Wall, here is our list of Top 10 herbal soup restaurants in Singapore.

1) Tan Ser Seng Herbs Restaurant

Tan Ser Seng Herbs Restaurant
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Operating since 1946 and nearly 80 years later, Tan Ser Seng Herbs Restaurant still made its mark as one of the go-to restaurants for nourishing herbal soups. Turtle soup and ginseng black chicken soup, to be exact — both of which are signature favourites on the menu. These piping-hot soups are simmered for long hours using only the best quality herbs and fresh ingredients, making them potent and flavourful. They have turtle soups in double-boiled and claypot styles and also cordyceps chicken soup. | FB: TanSerSengHerbs | IG: @tansersengherbs

2) Seng Kee Black Chicken Herbal Soup

Seng Kee Black Chicken Herbal Soup
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Seng Kee’s speciality lies in its assorted tze char dishes, mee sua and of course, their signature Black Chicken Herbal Soup. They have three choices here including ginseng, dang gui and cordyceps, all of which are served hot. Each bowl of soup packed with herbs, wolfberries and other ingredients, notably the tender, fall-off-the-bones flavourful black chicken. If you are not into chicken soup, they also serve other options including Mixed Pig Organs Soup and Fish Maw Soup.

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3) Soup Restaurant

Soup Restaurant
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Soup Restaurant, which has several outlets from Clementi Mall to United Square specialises in home-style Cantonese dishes. Given its name, one of its signature dishes is Double-Boiled Cordyceps Flower with Pork Loin Soup. They also serve other nourishing herbal soups such as Double-Boiled Dried Scallop with Black Chicken Soup, Double-Boiled Waisan and Ginseng Roots with Chicken Soup and Double-Boiled Angelica Roots with Pork Loin Soup. | IG: @souprestaurantsingapore

4) Earth Jar Treasure

Earth Jar Treasure
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Earth Jar Treasure is where you can enjoy rich-tasting traditional Chinese herbal soup using assorted herbs and various ingredients. They have over 10 choices to choose from, covering the classic Ginseng Chicken Soup to Heat Relief Lotus Root Soup, Watercress Pork Ribs Soup and Salted Vegetables Duck Soup. They also serve rice and side dishes, offering delectable options like Omelette with Onion/Dried Carrot, Sambal Lala/Squid and Ginseng Imperial Chicken.

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5) Imperial Restaurant

Imperial Restaurant
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Over 35 years and still counting, Imperial Restaurant’s illustrious history speaks for itself when it comes to healthy and nutritional gourmet Chinese dishes. They also adhere to the age-old cooking tradition of using minimal sugar, salt and seasonings. This also goes to their range of double-boiled herbal soups such as Tian Qi Soup, Ling Zhi Soup and American Ginseng Fish Soup. You can also find nutrient-packed tonic soups including Lady’s Tonic Soup and Cordyceps Seedling Tonic Soup. | FB: imperialherbalrestaurant

6) Lao Huo Tang

Lao Huo Tang
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Lao Huo Tang has several outlets around Singapore, covering from Causeway Point to Jurong Point, NEX and Waterway Point. Its speciality lies in its traditional Chinese soups made from a combination of assorted herbs and fresh ingredients. Choices are aplenty here such as Beauty Collagen Soup with Peach Gum, Ginseng Herbal Chicken Soup, Classic Buddha Jumps Over The Wall and Lotus Root Soup with Pork Rib & Peanut. Best paired with some of their Cantonese side dishes. | FB: LaoHuoTang | IG: @laohuotanggroup

7) The Herbal Bar

The Herbal Bar
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True to its name, The Herbal Bar emphasises healthy soups and side dishes that use less salt, sugar, oil and above all, no MSG added. Come for their signature double-boiled healing soups, serving piping-hot goodness that warms your tummy with lots of flavours and herbal taste. Some of their recommended soups include Ginseng Chicken Soup, Mini Buddha Jumps Over The Wall Soup and vegan-friendly Healthy Mushrooms Soup. They also serve familiar favourites such as Watercress Pork Ribs Soup, Mixed Beans Lotus Roots Soup and Herbal Chicken Soup. Alternatively, try some of their handmade broths in a convenient pack for home cooking. | FB: theherbalbar | IG:

8) The Soup Store

The Soup Store
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The Soup Store offers you a choice of a la carte or set meal, where the latter includes white/brown rice, seasonal vegetables, braised peanuts and mixed Oriental salad. They use the double-boiling method for their soup selections, ensuring the maximum extraction of flavour from all the ingredients used in the recipes. Some of the options available include Herbal Black Chicken Soup, Ginseng & Cordyceps Flower Chicken Soup and Chinese Pear & Apple with Goji Berries Pork Rib Soup.

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9) ToGo Soup @ Bugis Village

ToGo Soup @ Bugis Village
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At ToGo Soup, their Cantonese cuisine speciality is cooked using all-natural ingredients with no MSG added. If you are here for their signature soups, they have seven choices available. This includes the White Fungus Pig’s Stomach Chicken Soup, Lotus Root Pork Rib Soup, and Herbal Chicken Soup among others. You can visit their restaurant at Bugis Village or the kiosk at Eastpoint Mall. | FB: | IG:

10) Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant

Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant
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Fans of authentic Cantonese cuisine might want to check out Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant, offering choices from dim sum to BBQ meat, roast duck and braised dishes. Not to forget their nourishing, yet hearty soup options such as the vegetarian-friendly Thick Soup of Pumpkin and Mixed Vegetable. Or enjoy the herbal goodness of Double-Boiled Clear Chicken Broth with Bamboo Pith, Tientsin Cabbage & Mushroom and Bird’s Nest Buddha Jumps Over the Wall. | FB: SheratonTowersSingapore | IG: @sheratontowerssg

That’s not all! More Top 10s in Singapore are waiting to be discovered!