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Bangkok Jam (Plaza Singapura)

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Here at Bangkok Jam you will fall in love with the taste of both Thai and Indochinese cuisines with a match of its modern bistro style interior.

Daily: 11:30 - 22:00

+65 63419188
$24 based on 25 submissions
After Work (5 votes), Vibrant/Noisy (4 votes), Ala Carte (3 votes)
Christopher Chan

Olive Thai Kaopat (Friedrice) and Thai Milktea

Not a good place for vegetarian, and health-concious people. Most of the food are Stir-fried! I ordered Olive Thai Fried-rice it was good but will be better if they add less oil and salt.. Milk tea was great, I requested less-ice but still have to personally remove like 5-6 cubes of ice. Service was so so, All service staffs greeted diners entering and exiting.. Overall rating: 5.8

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Menu see items here - Northern Thai Style with Tamarind (photo left below)
08 Dec 2014 • 1 review • 0 follower

Really bad service! Rude and clueless staff.

I had a good experience at Bangkok Jam at Marina Square so I was excited to try this branch at Plaza Singapura. It turned out to be my worst restaurant experience so far that it even made me create an account here so that I can warn others how bad this restaurant is!
 
 I ordered a Northern Thai Style Stewed Pork with Tamarind (under Shared Specialties, at SGD15.90) with (ala carte) rice. However, I was served with Northern Thai Style Stewed Pork with Curry (under Rice meals, comes with rice at SGD 12.90). I told several staff that the food served to me was wrong since it has curry and the portion was incorrect too. The staff insisted it was correct but after asking several of them whether they really knew what was served to me, they told me they were not sure! How can you not know what you serve to your customers?!
 
 So I asked them to change the food to the right one based on what I have ordered and still I got the same thing (curry pork) in a larger bowl! Ridiculous. The staff insisted (I'm guessing it was the manager this time) that it was correct. I told them that the menu indicated Northern Thai Style Stewed Pork with Tamarind and nothing like curry and tamarind combined. The choice is either curry or tamarind.
 
 In the end, I proved them that they really served me the wrong item as the receipt stated stewed pork with curry!!!! No staff had apologized for their mistake!!!
 
 Stay away from this place, rude staff and bad customer service!
01 Aug 2014 • 1 review • 0 follower

Underwhelming

Had the Egg noodles with prawn, crabs & bacon. Flavours were quite nice, there was an excellent dish waiting to happen. But the prawns tasted like they'd been poached days before hand. Tasteless & overcooked. Husband had the mussaman curry beef - flavour was ok but 4 small cubes of fatty meat was hardly worth the price. This is a cheap and nasty joint pretending to be a restaurant.
Taste: 7.3
Healthiness: 6.1
Presentation: 8.4

Olive Fried Rice, Too much Veg Oil.
29 May 2014 • 2 reviews • 0 follower

Olive Thai Kaopat (Friedrice) and Thai Milktea

Not a good place for vegetarian, and health-concious people. Most of the food are Stir-fried! I ordered Olive Thai Fried-rice it was good but will be better if they add less oil and salt.. Milk tea was great, I requested less-ice but still have to personally remove like 5-6 cubes of ice. Service was so so, All service staffs greeted diners entering and exiting.. Overall rating: 5.8
09 May 2014 • 31 reviews • 0 follower

Money could be better spent elsewhere

First time trying Bangkok Jam and expected to have a nice dinner with an empty stomach. 

Yellow Curry Chicken - It was amusing to see the portion of the broccoli and a thin slice of cucumber next to it.  The chicken cooked okay, but the curry lack of spice fragrant and watery.

Thai Olive Fried Rice - This is a simple dish with just few ingredient, the savoriness of preserved olive enough to flavor up the fried rice.

Overall, the food is not bad but same as what one can get anywhere else for Thai.

For more reviews and photos, please visit us @ http://3fatbees.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/bangkok-jam-plaza-singapura/
Bangkok Jam
22 Apr 2014 • 25 reviews • 4 followers

Bangkok Jam @ Plaza Singapura

This is an adapted review from my blog. The full review and more pictures can be viewed in:
http://draftsfromcoffeetable.blogspot.de/2014/03/singapore-food-blog-bangkok-jam-plaza.html
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A riot of color and organised chaos (if there is such a thing) greeted my senses at the entrance of this establishment. Lampposts and traffic lights stood randomly in the "compound", itself an interesting but effective utilization of space by situating itself next to a bank of elevators and in a spot where the geometry of the floor plan induce headaches with most interior designers.

My benchmark of Bangkok Jam's fare is against that of Thai Express, one of my favourite Thai chain restaurants, and it fell far from its competition despite the snaking queue that often form in front of its establishment. The taste is not as good but this is a rather personal preference. To elaborate the point, for dishes which are traditionally available in Thai restaurants across Singapore and Malaysia such as Green Curry Chicken, I find the taste not as strong as I would like yet my wife finds it agreeable.

In overall, I find Bangkok Jam agreeable although I also find that they have much room for improvement. A hectic and always busy staff is proof that the system running behind the establishment not efficient enough, leaving some customers evidently fuming while waiting for their orders to be delivered or bills to be settled. It would be faster to just walk to the cashier's counter and settle it sometimes. The dishes could do with additional touch-ups to improve the taste and texture.