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6286 8785
Opening Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sun
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Review (33)
Level3 2015-01-22
There aren;t many cheap and good eating places in Hougang area but this is a raw gem - looking at the long queue outside, folks patiently waiting for a slice a Thai heaven.We tried almost all the key dishes as we have a group of 6. Our fav turns out to the Thai fish cake - it's so soft and fragrant with hint of lemon grass, lime leaves, fish and all things nice. Every bite is a piece of heaven and you will want to crave for more! Aside to that, the pandan chicken also makes it to the top 5. Juicy meat wrapped in pandan flavor. The meat seems to have been seasoned as it is very smooth to the mouth. Honey chicken is a must have for my son too! Sweet, crispy and juicy chicken is always a crowd fav! I have no space to put the fried tang hoon but it is also worth mentioning as it has the wok hei! If you are here, leave some spaces for desserts too. We sampled all 3 and they were all great! I esp like the mango with sticky rice as the mango is very fragrant and smooth.  continue reading
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Level4 2014-03-24
Credits to the colleagues who were fast and puntual for dinner, also not forgetting our organiser who took the time and trouble not only to introduce Nakhon Kitchen to fellow us but also make our visit there real.Located within walkable distance from Hougang Bus Interchange or Kovan MRT, Nakhon is one of the top Thai Cuisine recommended. Known for its popularity, we were prepared to wait in the queue for dinner but we were lucky to grab hold of the last table before the crowd moved in. For those who are thinking of reserving, I'm afraid that there are no such privileges. Indoors and outdoors seatings are all available. Help yourself with the condiments and the toilet roll given on the table. Cheers to their efficiency, although we had order quite a number of dishes, they all did come within 10 minutes to ease our appetite. Dinner started with carb intake from the deletable plate of black olive fried rice with minced chicken. Each grain of rice was consistently coated in the dark sauce and every mouthful gave a good crunch with the onions as well as the cashew nuts. Do remember to squeeze the lime juice over it to enjoy its refreshing taste!Opted for the clear type of Tom Yam out of 2 others which were its thick and with coconut type. This dish which originally gained us some hype before the meal turned the other way round. Though it was clear, the spice had fully shot up to my threshold for spiciness as i had my first mouthful, with tears welling up. Nonetheless, the seafood ingredients were not any lesser and truly Thai!A consecutive hit of surprises after the incredibly spicy dish, the green curry color was another out of expectation. It's green was way off artificial in its lime color with aplenty of essential ingredients like brinja and peppers adequately added to its flavour. Beef slices were tender but for not-so coconut milk lover like me, I find that the dish was kind of overdose with coconut milk.How can one leave the stomach empty without such staples drink like Thai Iced Tea as well as the Iced Fragrant Lemon Grass Drink? A few sips or two of these cooling beverages in between the meal were simply amazing as it aids in reducing the spice from the food ordered.This fiery dish had its spice comparable to Tom Yum Clear Soup. Avoid the chilli padi to skip your tongue from getting numb. A typical Thai appetizer with grated green mango, fish sauce added to its taste topped with a handful of cashew nuts.Searching for "Wok Hei" in Thai's Way of Hor Fun? Sorry! There's none here. The starchy gravy and sticky hor fun that lump altogether with its typical ingredients like prawns and vegetables were more of less the same to a typical plate of Hor Fun from a Zi Char Stall, less the Wok Hei smell.Fancy tearing off the dried pandan leaves that wrapped those yummy chicken up? Well, one simply cant wait any longer to check them out. These tender meats were processed in turmeric powder and have a good infused aroma in it. For me I would like to taste the original instead of dipping them into the sweet & sour chilli sauce which would eventually covered up its flavour.We will never let go of the vegetables, thats my kakis style of dining! We had the sitr-fried asparagus with mushrooms. This was one of the few dishes with no spice included and suitable for children. Simply love the sweet tasting gravy over the crunchy asparagus and carrots.Another appetizer we had was its home made fishcake, its spongy chewy texture was what we got. What I like about Nakhon was that they actually make use of those dolly paper to absorb the oil from the food.The deep fried brown stripes of pork were outstanding and delicious, one of the favourite dishes for the night. It looked a little bit hard on the outside but in fact it was crunchy once you sink your teeth into them.Dinner ended well with Red Ruby as the last dish shared among 4 of us when it was supposed to be Mr Chua's dessert. Everyone had enjoyed his/her lion share and of course the thinly sliced fragrant chempedak on the heap of snow mountain with the starring red rubies burried underneath.In summary, I would say that the level of spiciness is not of the average and definitely not for the faint hearted. For those who have taken a closer look at their menu, the dishes cost an average amount of $6 which is pocket friendly as compared to those overly expensive ones in the malls.There are only 1 kind of serving throughout without complicating matters. For those who want to enjoy this cost saving Thai Cuisine, be early to avoid the queue!For more reviews, visit http://www.umakemehungry.com/2014/03/nakhon-kitchen.html continue reading
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Level3 2013-12-17
Was there to try out its food after hearing many many good comments about this restaurant. The restaurant is in the HDB Area, but it will attract queue almost every night. The ambience is great as well.Tried its Clear Soup ($6), also its Tom Yam Soup ($6) and also its Phad Thai ($5). The clear soup is suitable for those who cannot take spicy food. The ingredients inside are also very fresh, and they are also very generous on the ingredients. As for the Tom Yam Soup, its suitable for those who can take spicy food. I meant real spicy food. The soup broth itself is already very spicy, the tom yam smell is very fragrant. Phad Thai is my favourite amongst all. There are many ingredients including prawns, tang hoon and peanut. The Phad Thai is nicely made, also very generous on the amount of ingredients. continue reading
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Gaining claps from thousands of customers, Nakhon Kitchen was serving fuss-free Thai food with high standard but low priced. The queue was irritatingly lengthy, always. Fortunately, our table of two didn’t have to wait too long. I was happy with their service, dished up cup of plain water for us without being asked to, thoughtful.went with a classic soup, it was unbearable spicy. Toned my tastebuds up, it was tangy to the max. Stern warning fiery, for those who like to challenge kick-ass hot soup were welcome. Condiments such as chilli flakes, peanuts and lime were readily put aside on the plate. The noodles texture really remarkable, heavy flavours of sweet, sour and spicy was in a harmonious balance. Fried rice on the other hand was fancifully sweet-tasting and well-done with generous dollop of pork floss. Both were $6.00 per plate. In summary, I quite satisfied the prompt service, delicious food and most importantly decent price. I would definitely recommend to my friends. continue reading
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Level4 2013-10-30
One of my favourite dishes, the Tom Yam thick base soup is a must order at this place! Less spicy than the clear base, but super rich in flavour!The fragant pandan chicken is one of the popular items here in Nakhon. In set of four, I had friends who ordered servings after servings cause one was just not enough. It might look big, but once the pandan leaves are unwrapped, 3 bites is all you need to polish one of it off!The papaya salad here was so so only, we found it a tad too spicy with their generous dousing of chilli padi into the mix.I stumbled upon this dish when I was looking for something new to try and I never regretted it. Moist, fragrant and sprinkled with ingredients, I will unknowingly finish the entire plate in a blink of an eye! ***This location is a little hard to find as it is tucked away from the busy crowded portion of Kovan Central. But the long snaking queues daily will definitely catch your eye if you drive past the area.This entire meal came up to $24 for 3 pax and we thought that this is way more worth it than to go to an overprice cafe to pay for atmosphere and lousy food. continue reading
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