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The Banana Leaf Apolo

48 Serangoon Road, #01-32 Little India Arcade, Singapore 217959, Singapore
+65 6297 1595
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“naan bread” (10 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
48 Serangoon Road, #01-32 Little India Arcade, Singapore 217959, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The waiters are usually keen to serve the Caucasians than the Asians there. The menu were thrown on our tables and when the waiters kept ignoring us for at least 30 mins. The waiters were taking orders from other tables who had Caucasians in them....More

Thank 7frameshots
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited little India one afternoon and decided to have our dinner at one of the many restaurants. We enjoyed the veg samosa and chicken tikka masala with garlic naan and Kashmiri rice. Food was very tasty! Staff friendly. We didn't make reservation but noticed...More

Thank lp0013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good to hv food there any time can choice yr item from almost everything they hv less table space but great service & nice arrangement.

Thank century774
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being a big fan of Indian food I would be a bit remiss to go here while in Singapore. Based in the little India part of Singapore the sounds and atmosphere are everywhere. The menu is quite extensive covering all regional cuisines in India. The...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A clean Oasis in the middle of little Indian, Singapore. Great Indian food made to required spicy heat. Large selection of beers. Fish curry to die for as is the usual garlic naan, Bindi masala. Tahli is wonderful but need to dish out from the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I visited this restaurant 8 years ago when I was in Singapore.   This time I went with my wife for lunch. I had a chicken tikka masala with roti and my wife had lamb rogan josh with roti. Food was tasty though portions not...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

My partner had visited it over 20 years ago & wanted to take me there, hoping it was still as good. It was very easy to find using Trip Advisor. We weren't sure what to do on arrival but quickly caught the eye of a...More

Thank gsr53
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I stumbled upon this place and liked that you could see the kitchen and people cooking/working behind it. Ordered Chicken Dum Biryani and a cold Tiger been. Good food and they serve it on what looks like a banana leaf. Not sure if the banana...More

Thank KumarL1960
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great hotel with great Indian food, though there was heavy rush we still managed to get a table. The waiters also were very helpful.

Thank shankz004
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious, but experience marred by 1. Poor service. We waited a long time for someone to take our order. When we asked one of the many waiters serving food, we were told that only the manager could take our order. Subsequently we saw...More

Thank Marcus T
Little India
With a strong local Indian community, this pocket of
Singapore can feel like another place and time. Wander
past traditional barbershops while local residents in
brightly coloured saris patronize retailers from
decades past. Peruse streets lined with colourful
shops as the aroma of curry tempts you to indulge.
Listen to the Bollywood music echoing from storefronts
and take in the stalls selling bright flowers,
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Anthea S
Do you have a private dining room?
16 July 2016|
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Response from Clare P | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is a private dining room but there are different areas which can had been reserved separately the night we went. We went as a couple.
do you serve complimentary breakfast? and if so, is there anything indian in the breakfast fare?
2 February 2015|
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Response from tropicalnorth | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant not a hotel so there is no complimentary meals.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Serangoon Road, #01-32 Little India Arcade, Singapore 217959, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Little India
  • Neighbourhood: Little India
  • Phone Number: +65 6297 1595
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