Top 10 Indian Restaurants In Singapore

list of indian restaurants in singapore

Essentially, cooking is a form of science - bringing together different compounds to enhance one another and achieve perfect harmony on a plate. Each Indian dish has an average of seven ingredients wherein they contrast one another instead of being similar, providing greater depth in taste and also its uniqueness. Indian cuisine is highly sought-after and is loved by many, regardless of geographical location, or nationality. Do you have a similar craving for flavourful, sometimes spicy, food? Keep your eyes peeled and taste buds ready as you find out more about the top Indian restaurants in Singapore in this article.

1. Shahi Maharani

Shahi Maharani is a restaurant that strives to retain the traditional Indian culture as not only are they able to whip up a tantalising North Indian meal, they are the only restaurant that still has a traditional live Indian music performance during dinner service. Coupled with the grand and luxurious furnishing of the restaurant, Shahi Maharani will definitely do more than satisfy your taste buds as it will be a full-fledged experience! From familiar favourites such as butter chicken or chicken tikka masala to novel flavours found in dishes such as fish Amritsari and shahi maharani, will truly show you how North Indian cuisine is done and it is sure to blow your mind!

Shahi Maharani

Address: 252 North Bridge Rd, #03–21B, Singapore 179103

Website: Shahi Maharani

Opening hours: 12pm - 2:30pm, 6:30pm - 10:30pm (daily)

2. Komala Vilas

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Source: Photo by user Kai Hendry used under CC BY 2.0

Looking for awesome South Indian food but you have a tight budget? Don’t worry because Komala Vilas is just the place for you as it is a vegetarian restaurant with affordable pricing due to their set lunches, causing many people to often come back for more. Taking pride over their 40 different flavours of dosas, Koma Vilas has one of the widest range of flavours and you would just be in awe at how versatile the world of dosai is. You can play around with 40 different flavours and they are all uniquely good!

Komala Vilas

Address: 76-78 Serangoon Rd, Singapore 217981

Website: Komala Vilas

Opening hours: 7am - 10:30pm (daily)

3. Rang Mahal

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Managed by an award-winning chef, Rang Mahal elevates the elegance of Indian cuisine to a new level as it incorporates French plating techniques to their dishes while also challenging the tradition by reconceptualising many new dishes. The interior of Rang Mahal is classy as it is dimly lit and spectacularly furnished to provide you with a high-class dining area and delicious dishes. Determined to break the tradition, every dish served is pleasing to your eyes and your tastebuds! For example, one of the most popular dishes would be the tomato saar and mulethi herb foam where it is a classic Indian tomato soup with an unforeseen twist as the soup is added into a bowl with a layer of the Ayurvedic mulethi herb that enhances the flavour of the soup and also adds a hint of sweetness.

Rang Mahal

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

Website: Rang Mahal

Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 12pm - 2:30pm, 6:30pm - 10:30pm; Sat: 6:30pm - 10:30pm

4. Yantra

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Yantra can be truly considered a master when it comes to a delicate balance as it carefully weighs nutrition against flavour and creates many healthy dishes whose flavour profile is beyond imagination! Bringing out the true essence of North Indian cuisine, Yantra hits home with its traditional decor and with the spices they use as they are flown in straight from India. Ranging from food dishes to beverages, you will be able to catch the full experience as even their mocktails are made with an Indian touch - start off your meal with a tandoori mojito, which brings out the tangy taste of tandoori pineapples, but is also refreshing and a little bitter with the mint and rum. Following that, star dishes such as murgh kali mirch and lal mirch ka paneer will keep you salivating and keep you wanting to come back for more!


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

Website: Yantra

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 12pm - 3pm, 6:30pm -10pm; Sat - Sun: 12pm - 3pm, 6:30pm - 10:30pm

5. Mustard

Crowned as the “Jewel of Little India”, Mustard is just the place to go if you are craving for that rich, aromatic curry! Being the first and only Bengali and Punjabi restaurant in Singapore, Mustard is set apart from their competitors due to their wider range of flavour profiles and cooking techniques. Over here, you will be able to find their dishes so extravagantly spicey where every single bite sets off an explosion of aromas and flavours. Mustard has also served dishes that are highly appraised such as keema matar, doi maach and also baingan ka bharta - an eggplant dish where the eggplant is roasted in a clay oven before being mashed and sauteed with tomatoes and onions.


Address: 32 Race Course Rd, Singapore 218552

Website: Mustard

Opening hours: 11:30am - 3pm, 6pm - 10:45pm (daily)

6. Kailash Parbat Restaurant

Kailash Parbat Restaurant is a vegetarian restaurant, but don’t let the lack of meat get to you. Even though it is a fully vegetarian restaurant, it can whip up a table of tantalising dishes nonetheless. Wanting to be inclusive to all, this restaurant really has gone the extra mile to not only ensure their vegetarian dishes are scrumptious, but also to convert many popular Indian meat dishes into a plant-based dish, giving all the opportunity to enjoy the amazing flavours of these dishes. Well known for their chaat and pav bhaji, Kailash Parbat has attracted many people as they just keep wanting to return to enjoy such a depth of flavours, despite it being a vegetarian dish!

Kailash Parbat Restaurant

Address: 3 Belilios Rd, #01-03 Hilton Garden Inn, Singapore 219924

Website: Kailash Parbat Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 10:30pm (daily)

7. Flying Monkey

Flying Monkey places it’s focus on serving mouth-watering pan-Indian food in a casual setting. With modern furnishing, Flying Monkey is a very happening place and it is definitely a popular place for youngsters to grab a drink or to enjoy a wide array of Indian food. Being served on small and large plates, Flying Monkey offers delicious dishes in different serving portions! All-time popular small plates are tulsi cod, calamari 65 and also the papaya kebabs (a vegetarian take on the fried calamari). Moving on to big plates, popular ones are nalli gosht and meen kulambu.

Flying Monkey

Address: 67 Bussorah St, Singapore 199480

Website: Flying Monkey

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 12pm - 2:30pm, 5:30pm - 11pm; Fri and Sat: 12pm - 2:30pm, 5:30pm - 11:55pm (closed on Mon)

8. Tandoor

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Tandoor is a fine dining restaurant where you will not only be able to taste, but also to experience North Indian cuisine. Here, they offer gourmet sets where they are reasonably priced - the dinner gourmet set is USD 68 and above and it comprises of a total of 15 items! Tandoor serves food of a guaranteed quality and the food will be nothing short of spectacular. Besides, every meal of the 15 food items starts with an appetizing story, where the waiter would request for diners to pick up a story card. From these cards, you will get to learn the history and the making of the dish that is about to be served in front of you.


Address: 11 Cavenagh Rd, Singapore 229616

Website: Tandoor

Opening hours: 12pm - 2:30pm, 7pm - 10:30pm (daily)

9. Annalakshmi

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Annalakshmi on Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Annalakshmi is truly a very unique place as it is a buffet-style restaurant that strives to make you feel like you are eating at a friend’s house. What do I mean by that? Well, at Annalakshmi, there is no menu and you simply go around and pick up food items as you wish just like in a buffet and you get to pay as you wish! Eat to your heart’s content at a price that you are contented with - what a steal! In addition, there is also a live station - dosa delights, where diners are able to choose from four different flavours of dosas.


Address: 20 Havelock Rd, #01-04 Central Square, Singapore 059765

Website: Annalakshmi

Opening hours: 11am - 3pm, 6:15pm - 9:30pm (daily)

10. Zaffron Kitchen

Zaffron Kitchen is a restaurant that sells Indian food in an unconventional manner. Be it their cooking style or furnishing, the restaurant exudes energy and it is a popular place among youngsters to grab some Indian food! The interior is decorated with orange and grey colours and coupled with the kids’ play area, Zaffron Kitchen is vibrant and bustling with life. One of their most popular dishes would definitely have to be their dum chicken biryani, sealed with a thin layer of dough. By doing so, the aroma and flavours are kept inside, bringing out the fragrance and cooking the meat and egg to perfection. To add on, the traditional favourite - butter chicken, is also a great hit as the chicken meat is so tender and succulent along with its tangy and spicy gravy, it causes many patrons to keep coming back for more.

Indian restaurants - where aromas collide

Singapore is a diverse country where many different races live alongside one another in harmony. With such optimal living conditions, different races and religions have had ample space to develop, so as to preserve their culture and identity. So come over to discover and taste the tantalising Indian food in Singapore.

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