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Samy's Curry

#141 of 8,914 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Tanglin
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Block 25 Dempsey Rd | Orchard Road, Singapore, 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
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Thank pgiulioni
New Braunfels, Texas
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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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Thank Chris_and_Krissy
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Samy's Curry is one of the oldest Curry Restaurants in Singapore, situated in an historical colonial house. The Food is served in banana leaves. The ambiente is not high class, nur the food is autentic and realy good. I Love the chicken tikka Marshalls, the dry mutton Curry and the Büroangestellte Rice. The service is typical Indian.

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Thank attobays
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Fast service and food fish curry & masala chicken.. very friendly staff. Definitely recommend them. ...............

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Thank Vall123456
Singapore
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221 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We had a nice lunch here. The only thing we found too oily was the squid. Picture & actual presentation totally off. Naam, fish-head curry, tandoori chicken was delicious.

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Thank WillBJust
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106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Probably through all the advertising on various food shows this place has become a bit overpriced, the same - btw excellent - quality of food can be had in Little India for about half the price. If you are only briefly in town you cant miss with this one but if you have more time on your hands dive into... More 

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Thank B V
Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Invited by family for lunch. Havent been there for years. The food is still good. Chicken masala as usual spicy and good. Naan has not changed. Portions served are smaller, no complains from me because the quality is there. All of us enjoyed the food. Try the fried promfret. Very nice.

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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
USD 5 - USD 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
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 Rd | Orchard Road, Singapore, 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?