Little India is one of the most famous tourist havens in Singapore primarily because of the fantastic shopping options available. Both locals and tourists, who are booked in hotels near Little India, flock to this enclave to explore the nooks and crannies within the maze-like districts.
Just like most shopping destinations, Little India has great food in abundance, courtesy of restaurants, mostly modest eateries and hole-in-the-wall establishments that serve an amazing array of food in affordable prices.
If you happen to be in Singapore and if you have adventurous taste buds, head to Little India and check out these places for great chow!
1 ) Sky Lab Cooked Food
Tekka Market, 665 Buffalo Road, 210665, #01-228
Tekka Centre is the go-to restaurant in Little India when it comes to good food, and Sky Lab Cooked Food is certainly one of the most popular stalls. Their specialty is the vadai, which is Indian donut eaten with a variety of dips, including spicy ones. Make sure to order their prawn vadai when you visit.
2 ) Yakader Muslim Food
Tekka Market, 665 Buffalo Road, 210665, #01-259
For the best briyani (or biryani) in Tekka Market, head to Yakader Muslim Food where they serve briyanis made of chicken, fish, or mutton. The resto’s briyani has tender meat and moist rice, which are essential for perfecting this dish.
3 ) Azmi Restaurant
Thye Chong Restaurant, 166 Serangoon Rd, 218050
This nondescript restaurant may not look much from the outside, but don’t let appearances fool you. Azmi serves the freshly made chapattis (also known as rotis) in all its hot and flaky goodness. Order this along with a serving of spicy minced mutton or keema and you will have a very happy tummy for sure.
4 ) Ghandi Restaurant
31 Chander Rd, 219538
The queue in this restaurant especially during lunchtime is enough testament to the quality of food served here. Enjoy a plate of cai (mixed fried rice) or nasi padang for a sumptuous heavy meal.
5 ) Moghul Sweet Shop
Little India Arcade, 48 Serangoon Road, 217959
By now you must be craving for dessert, so satisfy your sweet tooth at Moghul Sweet Shop inside Little India Arcade. It’s hard to pick just one or two among the colorful display of sweets, but you should definitely try the Gulab Jamun, a ball of dough deep-fried into crisp and soaked in syrup.
After a day of eating and shopping, all you need is a hotel nearby where you can relax and sleep safely and comfortably. For affordable accommodation with complete amenities, book rooms at The Claremont Hotel in Serangoon Road. Located right at the heart of Little India Singapore, the hotel is the perfect base for travelers who want to explore, shop, and eat in this part of the country.
You get budget accommodations that are actually worth more than the price you pay for. Clean and quiet rooms are equipped with modern amenities such as widescreen TV, phone, safe, mini-bar, and private toilet.
The Claremont Hotel Singapore is a traveler-friendly establishment with modern facilities and services that ensure the convenience of guests. Enjoy access to Wi-Fi Internet, 24-hour money changer, Western Union Money Transfer Service, travel agency, bar, and conference room.
Make your Little India experience as comfortable and convenient as possible by staying at The Claremont Hotel. Reserve rooms direct the hotel website. You can also check out their Facebook page for more information.