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Samy's Curry

#136 of 8,708 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Tanglin
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Block 25 Dempsey Rd | Orchard Road, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6472 2080
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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New Braunfels, Texas
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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211 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank wykee2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was invited here by a friend for lunch and the first thing which you like is the ambience. Set in the earlier military barracks, it takes you back in time to a somewhat canteen look in a barrack. We ordered some beer to start which was good considering the fish head which followed was spicy. So the beer helped in... More 

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Thank Pata2020
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157 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Established in 1970 (the old Civil Service Sports Club), I've been frequenting 'Samy's' restaurant since 1982. In other words hundreds of times! Obviously the curry is amazingly good, sometimes you dream about it. My favorites include masala chicken (breast), mutton Mysore (wet) and pregnant squid which are to die for. Kingfisher beer compliments nicely. They are famous for fish head... More 

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Thank Alexbdx
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to have some good Singaporean style South Indian food, then look no where else! The service was good. Decent food quality. Their chicken masala has always been my favourite. My only complain would be it's a little expensive. But that's the price you pay for Indian food these days.

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Thank Buhendran N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A decent option to go out for a casual dinner with friends or family. Not many options, in case you are a vegetarian.

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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, Kids, Child-friendly, 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?