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Le Nu – Taiwan Beef Noodle Bar

Le Nu 樂牛“, which means “Happy Cow”, aims to bring a smile to beef noodles lovers by offering quality and affordable Taiwanese braised beef noodles. 

 
Le Nu is a quick service concept by the Singapore based restaurant group – Paradise Group, armed with a mission to improve, enhance and create for its customers the ultimate experiential enjoyment, by marrying tradition with innovation – a match that, as they say, is made in heaven.
 
Menu are priced as low as from $5.90 for a bowl of Noodles in Braised Beef Soup, to $16.90 for Braised Wagyu Beef Noodles.The Authentic Braised Beef Broth undergo more than 18 hours of hard work using only the freshest beef marrow, bones and a variety of high-grade ingredients and traditional recipe, that promises true goodness and happiness of what a bowl of authentic Taiwan braised beef noodles should be.


The LeNu menu consists of eight different braised beef noodles with different combination of beef parts and choice of three different noodles types, as well as two types of non-beef noodles.
 
The quick and simple guide (The NU Experience) below will explain how you should order your beef noodles. 
 
The NU Experience
1. Choose your favourite type of beef.
2. Select the type of authentic soup base and noodles.
3. Fill in the order chit and queue at the cashier.
4. Grab some appetisers along the way.
5. Make payment and waited to be served

Braised Fresh Beef Noodles (Authentic Soup Base / Rice Noodles) $8.90
Braised Beef Tendon & Brisket Noodles (Authentic Soup Base / Thin Noodles) $12.90
Braised Beef Brisket Noodles (Beef Soup with Pickled Cabbage / Broad Noodles) $10.90
Noodles with Chicken Chop in Tomato Soup (No Beef / Thin Noodles) $7.90
For diners with preference for non-beef soup, a dense and flavourful tomato soup is available as well.
LeNu Special Dry Noodles (No Beef / Thin Noodles) $6.90
For those looking for dry noodles with beef, you can select the Braised Beef Tendon Dry Noodles $9.90 (not featured here). 
You can start your meal off right with a small menu of tantalising chilled appetisers.

 

All appetisers are priced at $2.60 each (Sugarcoated Whitebait / Chilled Bittergourd / Chilled Pickled Lettuce / Chilled Crunchy Cucumber / Chilled Long Beans / Chilled Pickled Tomatoes / Chilled Silken Tofu with Century Egg).

Malted Black Tea / Apple Black Tea ($2.80 each)
 
Taiwan is famous for its tea, and you will not surprised to find a native variety of black tea at LeNu
VERDICT
Go for the braised fresh beef noodle soup for authentic texture. Otherwise, settle for well-marbled beef brisket which will be just as flavourful and become very tender after stewing.
 

Do not miss out the homemade dipping sauce (not featured), which is the perfect condiment that will further elevate the taste and richness of the beef. It could be a little salty on the first taste, then mild spicy and finally, a sweet pleasant aftertaste. 

The chilled pickled tomatoes and chilled crunchy cucumbers are recommended. They are tastefully appetising and great for starting off your meals.


LeNu had recreated the Taiwan beef noodles to suit the local palate, therefore the overall taste was not as salty and intense compared to those I had in Taipei. 

 

If you have not had beef noodles in Taiwan before, LeNu is a good place to start with. 

LeNu at VivoCity
1 Harbourfront Walk, #02-91/92/93 VivoCity, Singapore 098585
Tel: 6376 9039

LeNu at Bugis Junction
200 Victoria Street, #B1-22 Bugis Junction, Singapore 188021
Tel: 6336 7965

Opening Hours
11am to 10pm daily (last order at 9.30pm)

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