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Top 24 Best Indian Restaurants in Singapore [2021 Edition]

Starving for some fascinatingly-spiced, scalding-hot, and absolutely authentic Indian cuisine? Perhaps you are wondering if there’s any new Indian restaurant in Singapore that’s worth trying? Luckily for you in Singapore, a multi culture and races country, you do not have to travel to India just to get it as you will see in our lineup of the top great Indian restaurants in Singapore. We have chosen these top best Indian restaurants in Singapore due to the consistency of their dishes and good service, as well as the appeal of their establishments. Now, it’s the time for you to enjoy our research contents by having them out. So let’s take a look at our top picks for the best Indian restaurants in Singapore!


1. MTR – Mavalli Tiffin Rooms

Introduction:

Mavalli Tiffin Rooms, popularly known as MTR in India was started in 1924 in Bangalore. It is one of the leading heritage restaurants, popularly known for South-Indian vegetarian food across the world.

At MTR Singapore they strive to combine heritage South-Indian vegetarian food with the fine dining experience for Singapore.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlight from Menu include
    • Masala Rava Idly
    • Uddina Vada
    • Khara Bhath
    • Ragi Onion Uthapam
    • Badam Milk

Location: 440 Serangoon Rd, Singapore 218134

Contact: +65 6296 5800

Website: https://www.mtrsingapore.com/


2. Thevar

Introduction:

Thevar is a modern Indian restaurant and bar along the vibrant Keong Saik Street by Chef Mano Thevar and showcases creative combinations of traditional Indian flavours. They serve classic indian cuisines and dishes with a unique twist with indian spices that will amaze your senses.

Incorporating European techniques picked up through their experiences, they deliver Indian inspired cuisine with a modern gaze. Thevar will bring us on a journey to titillate your senses and ignite our palate with unexpected combinations of flavours as well as all-time Indian favourites.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Masala Pork Murtabak
    • Chettinad Chicken Roti (2pc)
    • Cumin & Pepper Fry Lamb Pav (2pc)
    • Madras Crab Curry Rice
    • Naan (4pc)

Location: 9 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089117

Contact: +65 9750 8275

Website: https://thevar.sg/


3. Chat Masala

Introduction:

At Chat Masala they are dedicated to bringing the hot and vibrant flavours of India to the spice-loving people of Singapore’s East Coast. Come and join them at our colourful premises on Upper East Coast Road and experience a true taste of India, where their chefs blend together exciting colour and flavour combinations for a culinary sensation that will have your taste buds crying out for more!

Whether you want to spice up your life with a fiery curry or are seeking out something a bit milder but still equally as delicious, their menu caters to all tastes with plenty of options for the veggies too. Some of their most popular dishes include the Mama Mia Mussels (fresh and juicy mussels cooked in a sauce that fuses together flavours from the east and west) and their spicy masala chicken. You’ll find plenty of starters and sides on the menu, as well as an array of delicious desserts to conclude your meal with.

Offerings:

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  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Starter Platter
    • Fish Vadais (4 cutlets)
    • Dahi Samosas
    • Chicken Kebab Roll
    • Malai Kofta

Location: Chat Masala, 158 Upper East Coast Road, Singapore 455254

Contact: +65 6876 0570

Website: https://chat-masala.com/


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4. Urban Roti

Introduction:

Urban Roti is a Indian Grill & Bar located in the heart of Singapore that creating an informal yet sophisticated style of dinning and with a contemporary twist, Whether it will be an intimate gathering, corporate lunch and dinner or a more flamboyant affair, they will ensure every detail is taken care to the perfection of their guests.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • PANEER CHILLI DRY
    • HARA BARA KEBAB
    • SAMOSA CHAAT
    • BURNT GARLIC MUSHROOM DRY
    • MUTTON TAWA FRY

Location: Multiple Locations

Contact: Multiple Locations

Website: https://urbanroti.com.sg/


5. Rang Mahal

Introduction:

Centrally located in the heart of Singapore’s city centre, Rang Mahal is one of the oldest fine dining restaurants in Singapore, established in 1971. Since its inception Rang Mahal has consistently married luxurious interiors with authentic flavours from all the regions of India. Rang Mahal prides itself on using freshly sourced ingredients paired with culinary finesse to entice worldwide gourmands. Consistently being ranked as one of the best Indian Restaurants in Singapore, Rang Mahal ensures a delightful and glamorous meals to all diners.

Offerings:

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  • Highlights from Menu include
    • OLD DELHI BUTTER CHICKEN
    • KURKURI VEGETABLES
    • AVOCADO KEBAB
    • RANG MAHAL SIGNATURE
    • PALAK CHAAT

Location: 7 Raffles Blvd, Level 3 Pan Pacific, Singapore 039595

Contact: +65 6333 1788

Website: https://www.rangmahal.com.sg/


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6. Flying Monkey

Introduction:

Housed in the culturally rich district of Kampong Glam, Flying Monkey offers authentic Pan-Indian cuisine with a pinch of excitement. The restaurant brings the fun back into dining that serve casual, quirky dishes as well as a belly-rubbing good line up of classic cocktails with an Indian twist. With two 500ºF charcoal tandoors in their kitchen, experience dishes that are charred from the hot coals and come out Tandoor tender.​

Flying Monkey’s menu is served up by a team of chefs with strong traditional backgrounds and Five-star restaurant experience who are led by Head Chef Azad Kalam. Flying Monkey boasts a series of cocktail that are fused with Indian flavours and Head Bartender Kannan aka “The Beard” ensures diners will enjoy memorable drinks that will have them coming back for more.

Offerings:

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  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Pani Puri
    • Vada Pav
    • Paneer Cafreal
    • Baigan Bharta
    • Chilli Cheese Naan

Location: 67 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199480

Contact: +65 6291 0695

Website: https://www.flyingmonkey.sg/


7. Muthu’s Curry

Introduction:

Muthu’s Curry established in 1969, their founder Mr Ayyakkannu, it has been a journey of dedication and evolution. Yet, after decades, they continue to live by his legacy of serving with a passion and dishing out the best curry bowl. Almost five decades later, dining at Muthu’s Curry is not merely eating. It is more of a gastronomic journey, a culinary experience that stimulates all senses. The restaurant now boasts of the visual opulence and architectural brilliance of Chettinadu. Their menu has expanded to include several popular Indian dishes, while making a conscious effort to maintain the focus on the traditional cuisine from Chettinadu, replete with the freshest sea food, succulent meats and aromatic spices. In the midst of all these changes, two things have remained constant. The popularity of our Fish Head Curry and our passion to serve.

Offerings:

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  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Samosas
    • Masala Pappad
    • Beetroot Cutlet
    • Poricha Nethili
    • Chicken Tikka Masala

Location: 138 Race Course Road, Singapore 218591

Contact: +65 63921722

Website: https://www.muthuscurry.com/

8. Punjab Grill by Jiggs Kalra

Introduction:

Inspired by the splendour of India’s Maharajas, Punjab Grill, has been designed to capture the zeitgeist of that era. Singapore-based international architecture and interior design firm, Space Matrix, realised the vision with the abundant use of glass and high-polish metal, combined with plush, upholstered panelling. The glass façade at the entrance of the restaurant gives a full view of the wine cellar. At the private dining area, a glass window offers a wonderful view of the kitchen where one can see the chefs in action at the stunningly designed hand-beaten copper Tandoors. The kitchen view has the backdrop of a full titanium-alloyed wall. The restaurant has a chic and modern take on the glamour of Indian royalty.

Offerings:

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  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Lucknawi Lamb Chop Biryani
    • Chicken Lazeez Korma
    • Tava Grilled Vegetable
    • Almond Chicken Shorba
    • Subz Shai Shorba

Location: B1-01A, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, South Podium, 2 Bayfront Avenue.

Contact: +65 6688 7395

Website: https://www.punjabgrill.com.sg/


9. Kailash Parbat Restaurant

Introduction:

Kailash Parbat inherits the legacy of demonstrating extraordinary culinary skills since the 1950’s. “Mulchandani Brothers” started the journey with “Pani Puri” and their endeavor has now blossomed to reckon with a brand ”Kailash Parbat”, a chain of restaurants which is loyal to its heritage of serving exotic recipes across the globe.

Offerings:

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  • Highlights from Menu include
    • TANDOOR PLATTER
    • VEG BIRIYANI
    • SINDHI JO SWAD
    • SAMOSA RAGDA
    • PARATHA

Location: Multiples Locations

Contact: Multiples Locations

Website: https://www.kailashparbat.com.sg/


10. Ananda Bhavan Restaurant

Introduction:

Established in 1924, Ananda Bhavan Restaurant is the oldest Indian vegetarian restaurant in Singapore. Its humble heritage begins in Ellison building, a pre-war building at 221 Selegie Road and serves generations of families. It remains here for many decades till 23rd June 2018. Having to give way to the North-South Corridor, the outlet ceases its services.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Sheek Kebab
    • Kashmiri Naan
    • Pizza Thosai
    • Mysore Masala
    • Onion Rava

Location: Multiple Locations

Contact: Multiple Locations

Website: https://www.anandabhavan.com/


11. Madras New Woodlands

Introduction:

Madras New Woodlands is an Indian vegetarian restaurant. They opened in 1983, is one of the go-to spot because it serves good food and offers decent service. A thali is a selection of dishes, usually served on a metal platter. Their chefs decide what vegetable dishes to prepare each day, depending on what they get from the market to serve their customers.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Mushroom Manchurian
    • Chilli Paneer
    • Gobi Manchurian
    • Samosa Chaat
    • Curry Puff

Location: 14 Upper Dickson Rd, Singapore 207474

Contact: +65 6297 1594

Website: http://www.madrasnewwoodlands.com/


12. Komala Vilas

Introduction:

Having opened its doors in 1947, Komala Vilas, Singapore’s oldest vegetarian restaurant, has become a household name. It all began in 1936 when the founder, Mr. Murugiah Rajoo, came to Singapore from his native India. Out of his dedication, tenacity and foresight, Komala Vilas was born in 1947. In keeping with time-honored traditions in Tanjore District, Tamil Nadu, Mr. Rajoo started serving meals on fresh banana leaves. After 70 years, Komala Vilas continues to be a family-run business.

Today, Komala Vilas conjures fond memories of delicious dosais, sumptuous thali meals and aromatic South Indian coffee among our patrons. Singaporeans, Indians, tourists and vegetarians around the world continue to seek out Komala Vilas. They serve both South Indian and North Indian vegetarian meals at three locations.

Offerings:

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  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Andhra Meal
    • Dosai Meal
    • Chappathi Meal
    • Chappathi Plate
    • Rice Meal with Chappathi

Location: Multiple Locations

Contact: Multiple Locations

Website: https://www.komalavilas.com.sg/


13. Yantra

Introduction:

Yantra is where every dish is a history book on a plate. Some are complete chapters ­and perfect renditions of traditional Indian cuisine. Others are living chronicles of the times and inspired by tradition and contemporary influences.

Yantra pays tribute to fine Indian cuisine with a balanced mix of classic and contemporary dishes. In loving, reverent and highly skilled hands, cherished dishes are recreated with a passion. You will find many dishes are presented in incarnations that simultaneously stir loving memories while exciting your palate.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Hing Jeera Aloo
    • The Yantra haryali plater
    • Guppe Shup
    • Chicken kathi roll
    • Chapli kebab slider (Mutton)

Location: 163 Tanglin Rd, #01-28/33, Singapore 247933

Contact: +65 6836 3088

Website: https://www.yantra.com.sg/


14. Shahi Maharani North Indian Restaurant

Introduction:

Savour the exquisite flavors of North India at Shahi Maharani. Located at Raffles City, Shahi Maharani offers an unforgettable gastronomical journey through, authentic Indian cuisine with live music, admist a décor reminiscent of the royal palaces of India.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Kebab & Biryani
    • Ghar Ka Khana
    • The Royal Feast
    • Murghi Tik
    • Seekh Kebab

Location: 52 North Bridge Road #03–21B Raffles City Shopping Centre Singapore 179103

Contact: +65 6235 8840

Website: https://www.shahimaharani.com/


15. Tandoori Culture

Introduction:

Singapore – the land of shopping and multi-cultural cuisines! With many Indian expats living in Singapore; there is always been a demand for authentic Indian restaurants providing delicious & tasty cuisine and backed up excellent service.
Tandoori Culture brand was established in the year 2015, with Mr. Chandradev Kumar setting up the first outlet at Boon Tat Street with the dream of bringing quality Indian food to its customers. He was joined by Mr. Gilbert Rego who shares the same passion, vision and dream to provide quality dining experience and superior service to the customers. Collectively, they have about 40 years of F&B experience between them.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Vegetable Samosa
    • Paneer Tikka
    • Papdi Chaat
    • Hara Bhara Kebab
    • Fish Tikka

Location: Multiple Locations

Contact: Multiple Locations

Website: http://www.tandooriculture.com.sg/


16. Zaffron Kitchen

Introduction:

Zaffron Kitchen is a multi-award winning North Indian restaurant. Marrying cosmopolitan modern settings with the best of North Indian cuisine, the three branches are located at East Coast Road, Star Vista, and Great World.
Zaffron Kitchen (East Coast) is listed in the Michelin Guide Singapore for four consecutive years (2016-2019) and T Dining Tatler Singapore – Best Restaurants 2018/2019. It has won numerous awards including the RAS Epicurean Star Award for the Best Indian Restaurant – Casual Dining category in 2013, 2014 & 2017, and World Gourmet Summit 2015 – Restaurant of the Year.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Dahi Puri
    • Papadum
    • Chat Masala Fries
    • Bhel Puri
    • Papdi Chaat

Location: Multiple Locations

Contact: Multiple Locations

Website: https://www.zaffronkitchen.com/


17. Samy’s Curry

Introduction:

Samy’s Curry was founded by the excellent chef Mr. M. Veerasamy back in the 1960’s and the restaurant remains a family run establishment to this day.Mr. M. Veerasamy was born in the southern part of India. He came to Singapore to work as a cook for a group of Indian merchants who came to do trading in Singapore. Located at Block 25 Dempsey Road for more than five decades now, Samy’s Curry has become an institution in itself. With its quaint setting and a taste for tradition, Samy’s Curry is the perfect gateway for those looking to take a trip back in time.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Chicken Tikka 65
    • Sambal Prawn
    • Curry Fish
    • Curry Squid
    • Cauliflower 65

Location: Blk 25 Dempsey Road Singapore 249670

Contact: +65 6472 2080

Website: http://www.samyscurry.com/


18. Banana Leaf Apolo

Introduction:

Since 1974, Banana Leaf Apolo are popular with local Singaporeans and guests around the world serving authentic South and North Indian dining dishes at a great price!
The brand has earned a beloved place among its patrons purely because of their unwavering commitment to serve quality food and impeccable service standards. For them, food is a language of love. It’s beyond more nourishment. It’s memories, it’s comfort and it nurtures connections.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • APOLO FISH HEAD CURRY
    • FISH FINGER
    • CRISPY ONION PAKORAS
    • CHICKEN LOLLIPOP
    • APOLO CHICKEN MASALA

Location: Multiple Locations

Contact: Multiple Locations

Website: https://www.thebananaleafapolo.com/


19. Bombay Café (Mumbai Magic)

Introduction:

Gujarati traditional cuisine is famous for its perfect blend of spicy and sweet taste. Richness of vegetarian food items and a vast range of options in terms of dishes are some of the incredible specialties that turns Gujarati Gastronomy world famous. Mumbai Magic looks your way, with such authentic and richly prepared Gujarati dishes. They are eager to treat you to a unique and cost-effective dining experience with their special Menus and Services.

Offerings:

  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Khaman Dhokla
    • Batata Vada
    • Chinese Dhokla
    • Methi Na Gota
    • Mixed Bhajiya

Location: 87, Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207666

Contact: +65 6908 2966

Website: http://mumbaimagic.com.sg/


20. The Curry Culture

Introduction:

Passion for traditional Indian cooking, great service and life is the best way to describe the Curry Culture experience. The Curry Culture offers a sophisticated Indian fine dining experience with effortlessly charming staff, discreet service and authentic food. A classic combination of the new India, where authentic Indian food is served in a relaxed atmosphere without compromising on the traditional values of Indian cooking.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Punjabi Samosa
    • Onion Bhaji
    • Chilli & Paneer Pakoda
    • Kale Channe Ki Tikki
    • Mushroom Armitsari

Location: Multiple Locations

Contact: Multiple Locations

Website: https://www.thecurryculture.com.sg/


21. Khansama Tandoori Restaurant

Introduction:

Khansama is one of the most sought after North Indian Tandoori Restaurant in Singapore. They are offering both non Vegetarian and Vegetarian dishes for their patrons.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Punjabi Samosa
    • Onion Bhaji
    • Chilli & Paneer Pakoda
    • Kale Channe Ki Tikki
    • Mushroom Armitsari

Location: 166 Serangoon Road Singapore 218050

Contact: +65 6299 0300

Website: https://khansama.com.sg/


22. Jaggi’s Northern Indian Cuisine

Introduction:

Jaggi’s Northern Indian Cuisine is one of the Singapore’s Pioneer Punjabi or North Indian Restaurant. It is a restaurant which required self-served over the counter, quick and delicious.

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Butter Tandoori Roti
    • Rumali Roti
    • Palak Paneer
    • Jaggi’s Butter Chicken
    • Chicken Gravy

Location: Multiple Locations

Contact: Multiple Locations

Website: https://www.facebook.com/i.love.jaggis/


23. Springleaf Prata Place

Introduction:

Springleaf Prata Place is your one stop family restaurant for delicious Indian food. They are Halal caterers who can make prata at your venue also do catering for all occasions and offer various varieties of foods like prata, thosai, Noodles, murtabak and set meals. Come savour our famous “Chicken Floss Prata” and many more of their wonderful variety now!

Offerings:

  • Click link for menu
  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Ghee rice
    • Plain Prata
    • Basmati White Rice
    • Sambal Mutton
    • Fried Ladies Finger

Location: Multiple Locations

Contact: Multiple Locations

Website: https://spplace.com/


24. Zam Zam

Introduction:

Established in 1908, Singapore Zam Zam is one of the most popular Indian-Muslim restaurant in Singapore. Opens 7 days a week, this place is famous for perfecting Nasi biryani, Murtabak, Roti prata and many other dishes for over a century! The restaurant is two floors building, the seats are simple but cozy and warm. The staff are friendly and always happy to help.

Offerings:

  • Highlights from Menu include
    • Chicken Murtabak
    • Mutton Murtabak
    • Mee Goreng
    • Keow Teow Goreng
    • Mutton Chop

Location: 697-699 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198675

Contact: +65 6298 6320

Website: https://zamzamsingapore.com/



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