We’ve round up the hottest, latest, and spiciest restaurants for you to impress your guests at your next celebration. From the classic Chicken Tikka Masala, to Briyanis and more, have a fantastic feast wherever you are with our island-wide delivery
1. Indian Express
Be prepared for one of the heartiest meals you will ever have. Indian Express is the new casual concept by 2019 Michelin Guide Restaurant The Song of India. Indian Express prides itself in creating affordable dishes that utilise authentic herbs and the finest of ingredients. Ring in the Festival of Lights with their exclusive Diwali catering menu offering a myriad of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.
Titillate your taste buds with a Biryani Set ($18 per pax), an extensive meal featuring the signature Chicken Biryani. Share the celebratory love with those around you by adding on a specialty Kashmiri Lamb Rack ($20) or a Mixed Vegetarian Platter($18). Savour the mouth-watering taste of delectable Indian cuisine by Indian Express without burning a huge hole in your pocket!
Deepavali celebrations are not complete without family, friends and a heart-warming meal. Check the last box out with extensive and undeniably exquisite set meals from the unassuming Indian Curry House Bukit Timah. Founded over 10 years ago by three experienced food apprentices, this hole in the wall never fails to impress with authentic North Indian Tandoori Cuisine.
Give your loved ones the best and choose from four Diwali Dhamaka 2020 Special Menus. Tuck into both vegetarian and non-vegetarian specials included in the meals like Veg Jalfrezi, Chicken Masala and a basket of crispy Mixed Naan before ending off with a delicious Gulab Jamun. Add on to the meal and order individual specials such as Hara Bara Kebab (Veg) ($13.90) and Chicken Hariyali Tikka ($16.90). Remember to get your orders in 3 days in advance or miss out on the delightful spread!
I’m quite sure that picture got you as hungry as I am right now. Anglo Indian Cafe and Bar is guaranteed to pique your interest with an award-winning selection of dishes from the North to the coastal plains of India. The richness of the food is the perfect result of a liberal use of yoghurt, coconut, almonds and an assortment of Indian spices.
Go for the Chicken Dum Biryani ($23) or Vegetable Dum Biryani ($19) in their bundle offers, made special through Dum Cooking, an age-old method of preparation. Boneless chicken pieces or seasonal vegetables and fragrant Basmati rice are sealed in an earthen pot, retaining its authentic flavours. Finish off the divine meal with a cold beer or a cooling Ras Malai ($9), a specialty cheese cake sprinkled with saffron and pistachio. Are you drooling already? I know I am.
The world’s first 100% plant-based burger joint jumps in on the festivities this year with an innovative creation based on the quintessential ingredient in Indian cooking, dhal. VeganBurg’s November Special is the Curry Dhal Burger(from $13.90) and is one dish you won’t want to miss out on! The burger boasts a bold concoction of flavours and fresh plant-based ingredients topped with the highlight, slow-cooked Curry Dhal sauce. How yum.
Accompany this ingenious invention with more of their unique best-sellers such as a Cracked Mayo Burger(from $8.90) and a Smoky BBQ Burger (from $11.90). Join in on the global plant-based revolution and indulge in their wholesome and flavourful burgers right at the comfort of your doorstep!
Having clinched Wine & Dine’s Top Restaurants award and an exclusive feature on the Singapore Tatler’s Best Restaurant Guide, Tandoor prides itself on authentically prepared North Indian cuisine. Opened in 1985, the restaurant focuses on expertly handcrafted dishes using traditional methods of preparation that fulfil the rich history of Indian cuisine.
We’d choose their easy-to-go Bento Sets(from $15), perfect for any occasion. Cater to a variety of palettes with the Vegetarian Bento Set ($15) or go all out with the Tandoor Executive Bento ($25) before. No meal is complete without digging into signature North Indian desserts such as a Gulab Jamun ($12). Trust me, it’s worth it.
If you’re one to fancy a fine-dining treat, then Rang Mahal is the spot for you. Established in 1971, it is the only Indian restaurant to earn the name of Best Asian Restaurant by The Straits Times in 2017. Specialising in Indian fine dining with a modern twist, Rang Mahal serves cuisines from the northern, southern and coastal regions of India, prepared with only the freshest ingredients.
We’d definitely recommend the chef’s special Dhuwandaar Lamb Chops (from $40) which are marinated with an intense spice blend, then grilled to perfection in the tandoor with applewood smoke. The result? The chops are fall-off-the-bone tender with none of the gaminess of your usual lamb rack. Also, don’t miss out on their classic Chicken Tikka Masala ($30), a delectable combination of Chicken Tikka tossed with onion masala and bell peppers, which sounds like an absolute delight on the palate.
Take the heat up a notch with various signature dishes from the acclaimed Samy’s Curry Restaurant at Dempsey, known for its exquisite variety of South Indian cuisine. A family-run establishment, Samy’s Curry was founded by the late Mr. M. Veerasamy, who raised it up from humble beginnings to the local icon it is today.
Most locals would be familiar with their bestselling Samy’s Fish Head Curry (from $22), featuring a whole red snapper that’s laboriously simmered in a thick, punchy curry until the meat is perfectly tender. We’d also go for their Signature Masala Chicken ($6.50 per piece), which is marinated for a spicy, tangy flavour.
Anyone visiting Karu’s Indian Banana Leaf Restaurant will be spoilt for choice at their extensive menu.
Spanning all parts of the Indian sub-continent, Karu’s is known for specialties like Fish Head Curry (from $26) and Mutton Mysore (from $8.20). Using only the best quality spices sourced from India, the Fish Head Curry is perhaps the most authentic rendition you can find, with just enough spice to awaken your tastebuds. I guarantee you, they sure live up to their tagline “East or West, Taste is Best”!
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9. Punjab Grill
I’m sure we can all agree, there’s nothing like a digging into a warm, hearty Biryani. And that’s exactly what you get when you order from Punjab Grill. The menu offers an extensive range inspired by the gourmet metropolis of the Punjab region in India.
Indulge in a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, like the Nalli Gosht Biryani ($40), a luscious fall-off-the-bone lamb shank accompanied with saffron-hued basmati. Spoilt for choice? Have it all with Non-Veg Kebab Platter ($70), which comes with a delectable combination of chicken, fish and lamb kebabs, grilled to smoky perfection while retaining its moist, succulent mouthfeel.
Who wouldn’t love to be treated like royalty? At Shahi Maharani, be prepared to eat like a king. Like the name which translates from Hindi to mean “Royal Queen”, each dish is prepared to perfection and filled with exquisite flavours of North India.
Get an authentic taste of North Indian street snacks like Panipuri ($16), a popular street snack featuring mashed potato, chickpeas, and onion are stuffed in hollow crispy puris. You also do not want to miss out on their house special Tawa Jheenga ($40), a hearty plate of spiced tiger prawns that are carefully seared over a hot iron griddle.
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11. Zaffron Kitchen
How AMAZING does that spread look? A multi-award winning restaurant listed in the Michelin Guide Singapore 2016-2019 Bib Gourmand, Zaffron Kitchen is here to impress.
Go for the Seekh Mutton Kebabs ($18), which is marinated in a mix of yoghurt, garlic, coriander, garlic and a host of other spices to create an intense, smoky flavour that perfectly complements the mutton. If you’re hosting a party at home, impress your guests with the Zaffron Tandoori Platter ($47), cooked over an intense fire right in the Tandoor. If you’re not up for meats, then opt for their vast selection of vegetarian curries, coupled with some Tandoori Breads or even just a glass of wine!
Similar to the tiffin carrier that defines Indian meals, dining at Tiffin Room is a multi-layered experience. Indulge in their wide spread of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options that come in generous portions.
Savour a selection of Mithai, Diwali specialty sweets, exclusively made by Tiffin Room’s Chef de Cuisine Kuldeep Negi. Our Diwali Mithai GIft Box ($42) is available from now to 15 November 2020, each box of 15 pieces comprises of 5 lovely flavours- Chickpea Flour Ladoo, Dates Sweet, Almond Candy, Cashew Nut Cranberry Candy, and Fig and Amaranth Sweet.
Tucked in a cosy corner in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Serangoon Gardens, Shamiana Indian Restaurant is the epitome of fine North Indian cuisine. Indulge in signature dishes like the ChickenHariyali Tikka ($17.90) or Paneer Hariyali Tikka ($13.90), freshly prepared in a combination of mint, coriander leaves and aromatic spices.
If you’re looking for something fuss-free, indulge in their selection of Lunch Bentos Boxes, from Butter Chicken Set ($13.90) and Lamb Set ($13.90) to vegetarian choices such as the Palak Paneer Set ($12.90). No matter the choice, Shamiana’s dishes will surely excite and delight your palate.
Get ready to be wow-ed by the first and only Bengali and Punjabi Restaurant in Singapore. Mustard Restaurant brings the best from the region, with the use of a myriad of spices and a crucial ingredient in the Indian spice repository, Mustard.
Don’t miss out on their Chingri Maacher Malai Curry($19.90), made of succulent prawns and coconut cream, topped with the holy trinity of spices: cinnamon, cloves and cardamom.
Couple your delectable curry with a warm pot of slightly spiced Kolkata Special Chicken Biryani ($16.90), which can be ordered either boned or boneless. To add a little spice, cross the Indian sub-continent and add some Punjabi dishes to the combination. Bring the “Pride of Punjab” straight to your table with a Murgh Makhani ($17.90), more commonly known as Butter Chicken.