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Samy's Curry

#146 of 8,973 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Tanglin
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Block 25 Dempsey Road Singapore Civil Service Sports Club | Orchard Road, Singapore 249670, Singapore
+65 6472 2080
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Today
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Mon 11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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180 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been here a few times years back. Upon my return to my homeland to celebrate my friend's birthday we packed the food and had the works. We ordered the crab masala, prawn masala, fish head curry, chicken masala. mysore mutton, chicken liver, fried fish, papadam, briyani rice and white rice. Simply Awesome and you will not regret if... More 

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Thank DhonMennen
Honolulu
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132 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was nice to get outside the urban area in be in a different part of Singapore. The grounds are a former nutmeg plantation and British army barracks. The food was delicious. Enjoyed the mutton curry and chicken masala as well as the sides.

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Thank DKHNL
Tokyo
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eating alfresco on a cool afternoon, with fans whirling above, I tucked into garlic naan, butter chicken and gobi (cauliflower). Crunched on poppadum. Washed it all down with refreshing lime juice. That's the life! Food was reasonably good, moderately priced and the service was unobtrusive. I chose to visit at 1.30 pm, by which time the lunch crowd had dispersed,... More 

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Thank Mwi2jad
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most authentic Indian restaurants I've been to outside India. The authenticity applies to not only the food, but the restaurant decore, atmosphere and the waiters.

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Thank Joshin G
San Francisco, California
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first experience with banana leaf plated food. But it was quite tasty, and inexpensive. This is not a fancy place ... no way would one consider it for a romantic date ... way too much florescent lighting! Still, for a good taste of southern Indian food, this place is a good bet.

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Thank cadamsesq
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an Fellow indian, it can be difficult to find for good indian food which really fills you up and satisfies you. I am glad to say that this is considered to be one of those places which does this. Rice will keep coming in while you finish your food on the Banana Leaf provided and the curry and the... More 

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Thank Parameswaran01
Singapore
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I love this place, my family has been coming here for ages. The food is always a treat, as well as the vibe. It's a bit more old school than what Singapore normally looks like and there's lots of bars in the Dempsey area to check out for a drink after. Definitely a cool add-on to the Singapore experience. I... More 

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Thank deborahemmanuel
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Whilst Samys has rather overextended its menu recently, the old standbys are still v good: mysore mutton, chicken tikka, fish head curry, etc. All served on a banana leaf with a pile of rice and swilled down with icy draft beer

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Thank VineyardTractor
South Pasadena, California, United States
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Not the service, ambiance or other Indian food. The Fish Head Curry was exceptional, but the rest of the meal was average, and servers had minimal English-language skills making ordering an adventure.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Samy's was recommended to us by a coworker who lived in Singapore for many years. This is off the beaten path for tourists but worth the trip! Very reasonable prices, friendly service and great flavor- This family owned and operated establishment is a must on any list of dining places for a visit to singapore! And Dempsy hill is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Singaporean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block 25 Dempsey Road Singapore Civil Service Sports Club | Orchard Road, Singapore 249670, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Tanglin
  • Neighbourhood: Tanglin
  • Phone Number: +65 6472 2080

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?