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Anjappar Authentic Chenttinaad Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Little India
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78 76 Race Course Road, Singapore 218575, Singapore
+65 6296 5545
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
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98 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Anjappar is never as crowded as its neighbouring establishments the food is equally good. I had the regular South Indian Thali with a side of chicken 65. The thali comes with two vegetables, three gravies, yougurt and pappadum. The chicken 65 was nothing to write home about but the rest was very good.

Thank JojiJacob
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Went for Dinner on a Friday. Restaurant was decently crowded. Ordered Butter Naan with Gopi Manchurian and Veg Thali. Naan and Gopi was yummy.

Thank SelvamLoganathan
Singapore, Singapore
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143 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice decor and warm atmosphere was what attracted us to this South Indian Chedttinadu restaurant. Food was pretty good all round and spicy just wasn't spicy enough for us locals. The thava fish fry was ordinary. The garlic and Kucha naans were great. The boneless mutton tika nice and full of basil and curry leaves. Mango lassi was overly strong... More 

2 Thank Ctan1965
Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Not sure if this is genuine Chenttinaad food but either way it really wasn't good. The 'mutton' masala was inedible. That was one big fat 'goat' with very little meat around its fat! Also, this was one of those curries that has loads of 'bits' in it. You have to pick your way to the very minimal meaty bits. The... More 

Thank adlynmeg
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Went in the afternoon with a few friends, most of the item in the menu wasn't available. The mutton briyani was so-so. For the price paid, I would recommend Sakuntala just down the road.

Thank Sk008
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116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The main problem when most visit these restaurants is an expectation mismatch. Every one is keen that the taste matches the original Indian restaurant. This is an unfair expectation as there are various factors that impact the taste. Local ingredients, matching the taste to suit local palates etc. Anyways, I found it to be the next best if you are... More 

Thank JKKDelhi
Carshalton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Pleasant environment good selection of vegetarian and meat and seafood dishes good service and large portions

Thank Sivauk
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120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

There is nothing to find fault with Anjappar food. But definitely the taste you get here and Chennai is very different. At any time, the Anjappar in Chennai outclass the ones here. Generally the food is about good to average. But portions can be smaller than what you pay for and the overall bill shocked me on both the occassions... More 

Thank Wineglass2000
Singapore, Singapore
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150 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Many restaurants claim that they serve authentic chettinad cuisine but serve dishes that didn't originate from the chettinad cuisine. I'm glad that Anjappar decided to include a few authentic dishes in their menu to justify their name. The dishes include kozhi rasam ( chicken clear soup), nandu rasam ( crab soup) and uppu Kari. The rest of the dishes in... More 

Thank Laksh85
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6 reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very tasty food but price is a bit high. Atmosphere is really good silent & peaceful. good to spent time.

Thank Ankit C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Indian, Asian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 76 Race Course Road, Singapore 218575, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Little India
  • Neighbourhood: Little India
  • Phone Number: +65 6296 5545

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Little India

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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, fabrics, and spices. At the 24-hour, four-level Mustafa Shopping Centre, you can shop through the night and find everything from pharmacy and grocery items to Bollywood DVDs and diamond necklaces. Singapore’s Little India offers a colourful, lively taste of the subcontinent and is well worth the visit.
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