Singapore is a top draw amongst/for tourists and travellers from all over the world as it is home to some of the most exotic sightseeing places and offers fabulous putting up addresses. But Singapore is equally if not more, well known for being a gastronome’s delight.
Of all the ethnic cuisines that are available on the streets and upscale restaurants of the city, Indian cuisines seem to be a great hit not only with a large section of the native population but also with a wide cross-section of foreign visitors.
The Top 10 Indian Restaurants in Singapore that serve an extensive array of popular dishes from all corners of the Indian sub-continent have been presented below:-
1.Ananda Bhavan Restaurant : The Ananda Bhavan Restaurant set up shop way back in 1924 and is still the best address in town serving up vegetarian fare. It is situated on Selegie Road and you hit the restaurant just as you enter ‘Little India’. If you can take the non-air conditioned environs in your stride, you’ll be rewarded with a sumptuous South Indian fare that’ll linger in your memories for years to come. Choose from an eclectic array of thosais-six to be precise. Equally fetching are their naans stuffed with Kashmiri nuts and garlic.
2.Jiggs Kalra : The Punjab Grill by Jiggs Kalra located in Marina Bay Sands although a relative newcomer in the market, has quickly worked its way up to be become one of the most sought after Indian restaurants in Singapore. It has been established by Jiggs Kalra who was a food columnist for ‘Times of India’. The delectable spread of golgappas, and palak paneer (cottage cheese) garnished with fenugreek and spinach takes you on a nostalgic journey to Lahore.
3.Annalakshmi: This restaurant is actually one of a chain of international restaurants that serves vegetarian food in buffet style at unbeatable rates. A host of professionals ranging from doctors to plumbers and comely housewives join hands to prepare dhals, poppadums, chutneys, curries, yoghurts, chapattis and soups that are lapped up by the office going crowd in just three hours. It is situated on 104, Amoy Street.
4.Gajalee : This Malvani-style Indian restaurant once used to be the favourite haunt of ex-Singapore president, S.R. Nathan. It specializes in serving fresh seafood. You can select from an assorted array of dishes like clams in coconut with coriander paste, grilled lobster tandoori, and kapri pomfret, and their signature dish-the Bombay Duck. You can sample the routine vegetarian or non-vegetarian fare, if you’re allergic to seafood.
5.The Song of India : Safely tucked inside a colonial bungalow, The Song of India has entrenched its position as one of the best Indian restaurants in Singapore. You can take your pick up Lahsoona Jhinga, Lobster Moily, and many other delectable dishes and pair it with your favourite wine, beer or whiskey. The restaurant is located on 33, Scotts Road.
6.Rang Mahal : Rang Mahal is an Indian restaurant that is part of the Pan Pacific Hotel located on 7, Raffles Road and has been serving haute Indian cuisines for a long time. It is one of the favourite haunts of the rich Indian community in Singapore as it offers a splendid ambience coupled with an elaborate spread of local Indian dishes. Try their Thali Platter.
8.Kinara : Situated on 57, Boat Quay near the Fort Canning Park, you can enjoy the riverfront view as you tuck into a succulent dish of hari machli aaftab. You can also try their juicy and tender kebabs. The decor of the restaurant has an old world feel to it.
9.Kashmir: Kashmir ideally located on 52 Race Course Road is famed for its starters, vegetarian dishes, hot curries and Naan. You feel like a Nawab (Indian prince) as the waiter serves you warm water in a bowl along with a towel to cleanse your hands before you begin your feast. Try their Kashmiri dishes asterisked with maple leaves.
10.Countryside Cafe : Located on 71 Dunlop Street, Countryside Cafe has a relaxed and laid back charm to it and is frequented by solo travellers and backpackers. It is popular with the young crowd as it dishes out an extensive range of Indian and Western food at down to earth rates. Beers are real cheap.
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