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Islamic Restaurant

#1,094 of 9,860 Restaurants in Singapore
$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
745 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198713, Singapore
+65 6298 7563
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“mutton” (27 reviews)
“biryanis” (8 reviews)
“rice” (23 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Singaporean, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
745 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198713, Singapore
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

So i ate the Famous Chicken Briyani for the first time at Islamic near the Sultan Mosque. I ate the Briyani set with comes with the Dalcha Gravy and vege, with drink ( coffee or tea ) Which cost a total of Sgd13. I asked...More

Thank NurAnaLiaaa
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We tried the beryani on the recommendation of someone we met at the nearby Malay Heritage Centre. Overall it was pretty good. It was different to biryanis that I have tasted elsewhere in that the meat - mutton in this case - was still on...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Ok, I do not understand what is the big deal with the biryani here? The mutton was not flavourful, the rice was yes somewhat flavourful and superior quality. Gravy was so so. acar was below average. But the price - WOW! We took away the...More

1  Thank Labripa
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I looked forward to eating at this historic restaurant, which is famous and enjoys the patronage of so many celebrities (but no Maharaja’s!) We had many dishes besides the mutton beryani (that’s how it’s spelled here) - mutton matharsha, fish cutlets, cuttle fish sambal, etc....More

2  Thank Lam N
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Dear All, I normally don't write on restaurants. As I believe there are good days and bad days. However it is a must I write about this place. I was simply horrible. Food - It just tasted like rice and chicken. All the added gravy...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Islamic1921, Business Development Manager at Islamic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Dear A Tripadvisor member, Thank you for the feedback and we regret to know that our food was not upto your expectation. Our regular beryani comes from dalcha and achar for between $10-$11. Our beryani set comes with dalcha, achar, brinjol pachady, pappadam 1pc and...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Tucked in amongst a row of shophouse in North Bridge Road is Islamic Restaurant..It makes the best Briyani..My family hve been regulars since I was a kid.We hve tasted other briyani but none comes close..The rice is fluffy and fragrant..the mutton is cooked to perfection..The...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Party of 14 had their dinner here! The setting is simple and please do not speak grandeur ambience, but the place was very comfortable. The food was marvelous! Please go for their mutton briyani, garlic naan, palak paneer and their mango lassi! They do not...More

Thank farakins
Islamic1921, Business Development Manager at Islamic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Dear farakins, Thank you for leaving us a positive feedback. Great to know that our restaurant provided you the satisfaction of space, comfort and tasty food as you expected. Please continue to support us.

Reviewed 27 December 2017

You can go high and low in search of the prefect Biryani in Singapore and you will feel in your bones that the hunt is over once a morsel of ‘Islamic Restaurant’s’ biryani gets in contact with your palate. This place has managed to hit...More

Thank Nasheer
Islamic1921, Business Development Manager at Islamic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Dear Mr. Nasheer, We are humbled by your comment. Thank you for sharing your positive feedback to fellow tripadvisor readers. We sincerely strive to maintain the taste and quality of our Beryani and other dishes by not compromising on the quality of raw materials used....More

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Recommended by staff at my hotel as offering excellent biryani and did not disappoint. The mutton was delicious and the rice very delicately flavoured. I also very much enjoyed mango lassi and the fresh soursop juice. Service was quick and unobtrusive but casual. It wasn't...More

Thank BJ0707
Islamic1921, Business Development Manager at Islamic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Dear BJ0707, Thank you very much for leaving us a Tripadvisor comment. We are happy to know that you took the suggestions by the hotel you stayed and chose to visit us. Thank you for also mentioning positive feedback about our Mutton Beryani and drinks....More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

It is depend on you that you like indian food or not. But for me it is just average, and the portion is so large. If you like indian food, i think you will be like this restaurant.

Thank Ariansyah
Islamic1921, Business Development Manager at Islamic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Dear Ariansyah, Thank you for the feedback. Perhaps you could try our Mee dishes and Roti dishes you visit us the next time.

Kampong Glam
This traditionally Malay enclave of Singapore offers
an alluring array of shops, cafes, and bars. A walk
down Haji Lane offers quirky shopping, while one block
over, Arab Street is a treasure trove of brightly
coloured fabrics, clothing, and Turkish rugs. Stop for
a leisurely coffee or cocktail and watch local kids
play traditional games along the lane. Also home to
the Malay Heritage Centre and one of Singapore’s most
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Waitstaff, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 745 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198713, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Kampong Glam
  • Neighbourhood: Kampong Glam
  • Phone Number: +65 6298 7563
  • E-mail
Islamic Restaurant was founded in 1921 by Mr. Abdul Rahiman. He made a very grand name to this brand through his core product, The Beryani. Currently being managed by the 3rd generation, the likes of authentic Beryani taste is still present. Along with the legendary Beryani, there are other dishes which caters to the customers. Islamic Restaurant also offers Delivery services(Dial-a-Beryani) Islandwide in Singapore and does caterings for events and functions. We want to make it easier for you to get our Beryani!
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