Haha Thai – Ngee Ann City [Permanently Closed]

It’s nice to visit a restaurant who’s name spells laughter. When we visited Haha Thai at Ngee Ann City in Orchard, what struck me first was the (well-lit) ambiance. The industrial finish gave a hipster vibe to the trendy mall setting. The place is spacious and good for large groups. We love Thai food, so the ‘Love Thai’ bold font signage worked for us.

Haha thai decor
Haha thai decor

The moment I saw their menu page listing their mains, I wanted to know if the traditional Thai curries were available. They were ready to customize and make them vegetarian instantly. They said the food would take 20 mins to prepare it as they would cook it separately. I was happy with their understanding about food choices.
Haha Thai mains menu
Haha Thai mains menu

The Orders
For the salad, we ordered the ‘Thai Mango Salad’ to get the Thai spice kick. The mango was quite tangy but the salad was not very spicy. This was not one of the best mango salads that we have tasted. Since it’s a seasonal fruit, I would prefer not to be too critical about it.

Thai mango salad
Thai mango salad at $8.8

On the other hand, their ‘Fried Spring Rolls’ were quite good. They were crispy and a delectable mouthful of vegetables that made us wish for a larger portion. The chilli dip on the side was also well balanced.

Veg spring roll
Fried spring roll at $4.8 (3pcs)

For the mains, we ordered the ‘Veg Green Curry’ and the colour of the curry appealed to us instantly. There was a distinct Thai aroma emanating from it and it was delicious. It was creamy and filled with vegetables and tofu. Go for it and enjoy your meal.

Veg green curry
Veg green curry at $9.8

We also ordered the ‘Veg Red Curry’. Loaded with potatoes, mushrooms, and tofu, this dish offered a more hearty take on the traditional Thai curry. Spice wise, there was no difference between the green and red versions. On the whole, the green curry had a slight edge in taste over the red.

Veg red curry
Veg red curry at $12.8

We have heard a lot about their ‘Red Velvet Cake’ which we plan to try next time. Yes, by that I mean we will be visiting this place again! For their happy service staff, for their decent prices in an upscale setting and for the love of Thai food, pay them a visit.

In a Nutshell Deelightful Rating
Cuisine Type: Thai ★★★1/2
Nearest MRT: Orchard
Address: 391 Orchard Road, Ngee Ann City #05-29, Singapore 238873
Timings: Mon-Thu: 11.30am – 10pm ; Fri-Sun: 11am – 10pm
Website: https://www.facebook.com/HahaThaiRestaurant

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