Souper Tang – Nutritious, Robust Flavours Worth Returning For

Author: Alex Chua

Unless you have been to The Centrepoint recently, chances are you would not know about Souper Tang, a Malaysia restaurant specialized in nourishing herbal soups, that opened on the 2nd floor of the building on Orchard. Despite the casual ambience of the restaurant which is contemporary and relatively serene, I am impressed by the health products they carry (bird nest, essence of chicken) and delectable array of dishes served to us.

The style of Souper Tang dishes gives me the best of both worlds. It is abit of Chinese upmarket cuisine with your health in mind. Nothing is more perfect than knowing that the food you consume contains just the right essentials your body needs.


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Our appetizer, the crunchy Fresh Cucumber Tossed in Sesame & Walnut Mix, gives off an unforgettable aftertaste. Walnut is good for brain health and cucumber brings your body temperature down, a simple dish good for Singapore’s sweltering weather.


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Speaking of the climate, we may be into the hot season, but I cannot say no to a bowl of nutritious, comforting Ginseng Chicken Soup. Yes, the signature of the restaurant the Souper Tang Signature Soup. If you guys are feeling tired the whole day and feel a need of a boost then drink this soup. It helps reviving vitality, boost energy, enhance mind concentration and has anti-aging effect.

When you first taste the soup, you will feel there is lots of things going on in it, the taste of the herbs especially the ginger, the chicken flavour and the strong taste of the soup from the long hours of brewing. No doubt you can feel the effort and time that was put into the soup. The chicken is soft and can be pull off from the bone with a slight touch of it and the amount is huge too.


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For the meat lovers, the Home Braised Pork Belly in Rich Dark Sauce is served on a hot plate and the smell of sizzling pork belly is heavenly and on top of it the shinning texture of the dark sauce makes it even more appetising. Just the sight and smell make the dish irresistible already.

Lets move on to the main highlight, the taste of it. The most important part of the pork belly is the fatty part and it is just cooked right, not hard but extremely soft and melty. The meat on the other hand is tender. Ratio wise of the fat and meat is a 6:4, PERFECT!

There is also angelica root being added to the dish and it helps with the blood circulation so if you guys are contemplating with it being unhealthy, destroy that thought and give this dish a try!


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Another Souper Tang signature dish, the Claypot beancurd with Sliced Fish and Pickled Olive tastes like the claypot beancurd dish I had in other Chinese restaurants in the Orchard belt, only more luxurious and healthier. Pickled olive is rich in fiber, which helps to promote growth and digestion. This dish contains high content of Vitamin B and calcium, certainly what I needed in this life juncture.


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The Caramel Beancurd/ Caramel Ginger Beancurd that served here is awesome! It is smooth and silky and is comparison or even better than those popular beancurd outside. When I have the first mouth of it, it just melted in my mouth.

It comes with caramel and caramel ginger flavour, with the mix of caramel and beancurd together I would say it is a perfect match, it complements the beancurd with a slight touch of sweetness. For those that don’t like sweet stuff you can choose not to add the syrup on it and for those adventurous there is the caramel ginger.

Souper Tang
The Centrepoint
176 Orchard Road, #02-52 & 02-K01, Singapore 238843
Tel: 6737 6772

Momiji Collagen Hotpot Buffet

Holy Holy ladies! Whoever is crazy over collagen have got to visit Momiji as…….

Momiji Shabu Shabu is now introducing Singapore’s first and ONLY collagen hotpot buffet!! I don’t think I need to elaborate on the benefits of collagen. Tell me, who doesn’t know that collagen is good for the skin?!

The soup base is made of collagen pudding – the culmination of 6 hours of simmering kampong chicken.

The taste was a little bland at first but this is due to different preferences. You can top it up with Himalayan Pink Salt yourself if you like it saltier. Ladies would generally prefer it to be bland while the guys would prefer the taste to be stronger.

Complementing the collagen soup are over 100 items including delicatessens such as Kurobta pork, half-shell scallops, deep red sea prawns, Asari clams and more!! From cooked food to non-cooked food. Well, you know me, I always spam all the chawanmushi!

Crunchy vegetables.

Golden fried ebi.

Chicken wings.

The pastes here are the guy’s favorites. They are handmade! There were 3-4 choices to choose from.

Bouncy balls.

And even fresh seafood!!

The red prawns were really so damn good. Even better than the tiger prawns. They even have timings that you have to observe.

For example, red prawns are best boiled for 4 minutes.

What is Shabu Shabu without meat. Sliced perfectly, the shabu shabu meat melts in your mouth. Best paired with a raw egg and drinks. Everyone was literally rushing for them but thankfully, the staffs there refills them fast.

I would suggest you to avoid the noodles and go for the meat! :X

The two pots and huge table sits 6 pax comfortably.

After a sinful yet hearty meal, end it with fruits, warm desserts or ice cream.

What you see in this post is only part of the food found there. There is really a huge variety but that is not the best part of it.

The best part is the price.

*For every two pax dining in, customers will get a complimentary premium item of either wagyu beef or snow crab.

Even though we stay in the west part of Singapore, we traveled all the way to Balestier for this!

Find them at Balestier Shaw Plaza #04-01 Singapore 329783.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/Momiji.JapaneseBuffet