Indian cuisine is more than just a serving of classic curry and na’an. There are so many delectable Indian food options you can try the next time you visit an Indian restaurant, with a myriad of complementing flavors bursting in your mouth. Spice lovers can always count on Indian food to fire up their taste buds, too. The spicy kick never fails to fuel up one’s appetite for the meal!
If you’re still undecided where to head over for your next food trip with your pals, here are some of the best Indian restaurants in the city state:
1. Tiffin Room
Tiffin Room is considered one of the most sophisticated Indian places in Singapore – located within the revered Raffles Hotel. This establishment has been running for more than a century now, and notably provides guests with the best Anglo-Indian dining experience they can ever hope for. Their lunch and dinner buffets are well-loved by patrons; specializing in North Indian food items such as naan, spicy chutney, and chicken tikka masala.
2. Rang Mahal
Dining at Rang Mahal might be pricey compared to other Indian restaurants; but the broad wine menu, impeccable service, and gorgeous interior is worth it. You can even say there’s nothing like dining at this place after enjoying a meal at Rang Mahal. All factors just add up to make your dining experience one of a kind. They serve classic Indian food with a contemporary flair. One of their best sellers is the: Tandoori Portobello, prepared in a classic Indian tandoori oven.
3. Chat Masala
This cosy Indian place is known for serving great North and South Indian dishes, as well as fusion dishes for over a decade now. Their must-try food items include the Mysore mutton pot and the butter chicken (perfect to pair with their crowd-pleasing garlic na’an). You’re in for an epic gastronomic delight until the dessert part – with classics such as Kulfi being given a brand-new exciting take.
If you’re particularly keen on Indian street food, then this is the place to be! Maziga is famous among party-goers who love to snack on light bites while enjoying a drink. Their menu features Indian street food dishes – such as the crispy masala pasta, soft shelled crab with tandoor-smoked salad, Amritsar fish and chips, and the Punjab naan pizza.
5. Komala Vilas
There is nothing as good as homecooked food, and Komala Vilas is known to serve authentic and homecooked Indian food. The dining experience at this Indian place is cozy enough to make diners feel like they’re enjoying their meals at home. Their vegetarian fare remains unchanged all throughout its 67-year history.
Their menu highlights hearty Indian cuisine at its best; from parata (flatbread) and idli (steamed rice cake), to 40 different types of dosai (lentil with rice flour pancakes) served with chutney and sambar stew.