The Place This entry is kinda dated as Nantsuttei has been around in the ramen scene for a period. Hailing from Japan, the only outlet currently in Singapore is in Millenia Walk. Per most other ramen joints such as Menya Musashi and Uma Uma Ramen, the seating capacity is limited and be sure to expect a queue during dinner time.
Note: Nantsuttei has closed at Millenia Walk and has reopened at Orchard Central.
The Food The ramen at Nantsuttei is famous for its pork broth soup and it is no surprise that the menu is mainly denominated by the various flavours of it.
I had the basic Ramen ($12) which in my opinion is sufficient to suffice my desire for a good ramen. The creamy pork bone soup here is prepared for 24 hours which explains the fragrant aroma. Another worth mentioned point is the thick layer of floating black ma-yu (roast garlic oil) which is prepared painstakingly over 7 phases. The soup is so good that I almost finished it all.
Other than that, we also tried the Chashu-men ($16) which is topped with its specially prepared chashu.
Will I return again? It is a fuss-free option to satisfy my ramen craving and the basic ramen ($12) at Nantsuttei is probably one of the cheapest and most value for money ramen around in town. No reason not to be back again.
Taste bud: 4/5
Hole in the pocket: 2.5/5
Overall Experience: 3.5/5
Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road
Tel: +65 6337 7166
Daily: 11am – 10:30pm, Last order 10 pm