Thomson food

Home to the Upper Peirce Reservoir Park, Thomson Road is a popular spot to visit for locals and tourists alike. It also helps that the area is also near some of the best tasting and affordable food. 

If you’re swinging by Thomson Road soon, here are five affordable restaurants you can visit for good food!

1. Hong Kong Street Family Restaurant

For sumptuous food for good value, this quaint food spot along Thomson Road is a must-try. They serve comfort Asian food like Beef Hor Fun in Bean Sauce ($7), Claypot Mee Sua with Seafood ($14), and Fried Beehoon with Pig Trotter ($16). It’s a good place to swing by if you’re looking to go on a satisfying food trip on a budget. 

Address: 273 Thomson Rd, #01-01, Singapore 307644

Hours: 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM and 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM everyday

2. Hajime Tonkatsu & Ramen

If you’re craving crispy katsu or a soothing serving of ramen, you should drop by Hajime Tonkatsu & Ramen in Thomson Plaza. They have various Katsu sets that are served with sides like vegetables, rice, soup, and pickles. Their Premium Pork Loin Katsu ($24.9) and Shoyu Ramen ($13.5) sets are definite must-gets, but we recommend getting their Tonkatsu Ramen ($16.9) if you can’t choose between both.

Address: 301 Upper Thomson Rd, #01-110 Thomson Plaza, Singapore 574408

Hours: 11:30 AM to 2:45 PM and 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM everyday

3. A-Roy Thai Restaurant

In the mood for Thai? Check out A-Roy Thai Restaurant. They have meal sets at $15.9 where you can choose between mains like Basil Chicken, Green Curry Chicken, and Thai Style Stewed Pork Trotters, paired with sides like sunny side up egg, mixed vegetables, rice, and Thai iced tea. They also have ala carte plates that we recommend trying, like their Fish Maw Soup ($20.9), Tom Kha Chicken ($17.9), and Crispy Pork Belly with Thai Garlic ($18.9).

Address: 238 Thomson Road #03-61/64 Novena Square Singapore 307683

Hours: 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM and 5:30 PM to 8:45 PM everyday

4. Brauhaus Restaurant & Pub

Brahaus is a good restaurant to visit if you’re looking to dine and drink with friends. They have a good selection of alcoholic drinks, as well as offer delicious dishes like Chicken Chop with Black Pepper Sauce ($18), Beer Battered Fish & Chips ($18), and their Signature Bee Hoon ($9.9).

Address: 101 Thomson Road, B1, #13/14 United Square, Singapore 307591


  • 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM from Mondays to Saturdays
  • 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM on Sundays

5. Chye Kee Goldhill Chicken Rice Restaurant

Quaint and underrated, this spot is the place to be for good Chicken Rice and Dry Macaroni. Their plates are as affordable as they are tasty, with their famous Chicken Rice costing $3.5 only. For a dollar more, you can have that served with either Roast Pork or Char Siew. Their Dry Macaroni, paired with either Roast Chicken ($4), Chicken Drumstick ($5), or Roast Duck ($5) is also a must-try.

Address: 151, Thomson Road, #01-151 Goldhill Shopping Centre, Singapore 307606

Hours: 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM everyday (but closed on Sundays)

Good, affordable, food abound in Thomson Road. If, when you visit, you suddenly need a loan, check out Raffles Credit, a licensed moneylender proving personal loans near Thomson. Get your free loan quote today!