The Best Indian Restaurants In Singapore

Billy Poon

Singapore is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. Many Indians have migrated to this tropical nation and brought their rich cultural heritage with them. As a result, Singapore has a huge range of fantastic Indian restaurants. There is an area of the city named Little India, where the majority of the Indian community are living in. Here’s our guide to exploring some of the best Indian cuisine in Singapore.

1. Ananda Bhavan Restaurant

Restaurant, Vegetarian

Little India
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If you are looking for a big, healthy Indian feast why not pay a visit to Anada Bhavan Restaurant, located right in the entrance of Little India. The restaurant is one of the best Indian eateries in Singapore and is also the oldest Indian vegetarian restaurant in the country. Here the restaurant utilizes traditional Indian herbs, with medium thick curry and fresh vegetables. You may also try the spicy and delicious vegetable fried rice with yellow ginger and curry. The atmosphere remains the same as it was 80 years ago, with nostalgic Indian decorations and exotic furnishings.

2. Muthu’s Curry

Restaurant, Indian

It may be surprising to know that Singaporeans enjoy eating fish heads for their dinner. Muthu’s Curry is a household name which is very famous for its curried fish heads. This restaurant attracts its guests with its fresh fish, together with a thick spicy paste of curry which is made from numerous Indian herbs. The restaurant has an open kitchen, which allows you to watch how your dishes are prepared from scratch. You’re meal comes accompanied by complimentary vegetable dishes.

3. Punjab Grill

Restaurant, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Fast Food, Gluten-free

Little India
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Inspired by the cuisine of India’s North-East Frontier Province, Punjab Grill is dedicated to bring you the most genuine grill dishes from Singapore’s tropical neighbor, India. This award winning restaurant has an elegant ambiance, with crystals lights and dark wood furnishings. Vegetable curry and mutton masala are great choices as they are refreshing dishes with true Indian influences.

4. Samy’s Curry Restaurant

Restaurant, Indian, Asian, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Fast Food

Curry Masala
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Samy’s Curry Restaurant began as a cure for Indians’ homesickness after settling down in Singapore. Founded in the 1950s, this restaurant is a family run business that has been passed from generation to generation. The masala chicken and tendered mutton are served in a clay pot with eggplants and banana leaf. This restaurant is always crowded, so make sure you arrive early.

5. The Song of India

Restaurant, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Fast Food

Located in close proximity to Orchard Road, The Song of India is a luxurious black and white bungalow. Curry crayfish and shrimps are two of the most popular dishes served. Using fresh seafood transported to the restaurant everyday, the freshness of the ingredients is well complemented by the exotic and tropical curry sauce. A buffet lunch served before three o’clock is a great option for those looking for an Indian feast.

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