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RAS The Essence of India

Block 3D River Valley Road | #01-05A Clarke Quay, Singapore 179023, Singapore
+65 6837 2800
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Block 3D River Valley Road | #01-05A Clarke Quay, Singapore 179023, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not dine here but took a take away . Excellent food which has flavor and taste, the location is great but then so is of all restaurants at Clarke Quay . Yes it is expensive but then it fine dining not a regular...More

Thank akshattyagi
Palatevine H, Manager at RAS The Essence of India, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Greetings from Ras the Essence of India! On behalf of my team, I sincerely thank you for choosing Ras the Essence of India as your preferred choice of restaurant at Clarke Quay. Thanks for your great feedback in Trip Advisor. We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is great, by the river, service was good, if not a little slow off the mark when busy. Food was good old fashioned Indian food, nothing special if you are from the UK, price of a beer was eye watering, food wasn't cheap. Overall...More

Thank Adrian B
Palatevine H, Manager at RAS The Essence of India, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for feedback. Have a blessed year ahead! Yours Sincerely S.Sasikumar

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy restaurant, fantastic service and amazing food. The chicken Chettinad was delicious. Portion sizes generous, and drinks nice and cold. Great value for money would visit again.More

Thank StewyNT
Palatevine H, Manager at RAS The Essence of India, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest Your compliments serve as motivation to our team. We would like to thank you for the appreciation. Rest assured that we always strive to enrich our guest’s experience with us. We hope to see you again upon your next trip. Have a blessed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hospitality...... Clarke quay is one of the most happening place for youngsters and Indians after leisure and pleasure, the way to there heart is good Indian food. The restaurant fulfills all the expectations. A warm welcome and some Indian faces in a virgin place. Taste..........More

Thank anuj729
Palatevine H, Manager at RAS The Essence of India, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest We hope our quality of food and service has enriched your experience with us in Clarke Quay. We look forward to see you again and have a blessed year ahead! Yours Sincerely S.Sasikumar

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has a lovely view of the Clarke Quay. The setting is vibrant and colourful at night. We really enjoyed our meals which were full of flavour, with just the right amount of heat. Service was on the slower side and prices on the...More

Thank Aralowie
Palatevine H, Manager at RAS The Essence of India, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Guest It our pleasure in having you with us and we would like to wish you a blissful year ahead! Yours Sincerely, S.Sasikumar Tel: 6837 2800

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Overall good view and food but was very crowded on new year eve. The waiting time was not too long if you have reservation.

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Thank sashikant
Palatevine H, Manager at RAS The Essence of India, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Guest We would like to thank you for appreciating our quality food and place. We hope to see you again. Wishing you a wonderful year ahead! Yours Sincerely, S.Sasikumar Tel : 6837 2800

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Great food and a pleasant ambience. The service was quite good. We tried a few mocktails and enjoyed them. Good vegetarian choices. Great service

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Thank prashantm869
Palatevine H, Manager at RAS The Essence of India, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for taking some time to express your appreciation via Trip Advisor. We look forward to see you again. Wishing you a blissful New Year ahead! Yours Sincerely, S.Sasikumar Tel : 6837 2800

Reviewed 24 December 2017

Located at the Clarke quay side on the banks of the river, this place has both outdoor and indoor seating’s. The menu covers the starters to the curries section. Prices are on the higher side and the staff service was ok. On this side of...More

1  Thank TusharVig
Palatevine H, Manager at RAS The Essence of India, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Dear Guest We appreciate and value your effort and time taken to embrace our existence at Clarke Quay! We are only restaurant where you are able some of the finest and authentic Indian dishes served along the banks of the Singapore river @ Clarke Quay!...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

It's locate in one of the most happening places in Singapore-clarke quay. There is an option to dine inside or outside near the river. The food was nice and quick service. The staff was friendly, however they didn't wait to take full order and had...More

Thank AnkyB007
Palatevine H, Manager at RAS The Essence of India, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Dear Guest It’s our great pleasure in serving you in the blessed month of Christmas! During the peak season, we are in the midst of a great challenge to battle against the high volume of guests so as to better accommodate each and every one...More

Reviewed 18 December 2017

Even though we did not come here for food, we enjoyed our time having a drink with a great view of the Singapore river. Service was good enough, drinks were cold enough..More

Thank Robin_Clare-Talbot
Palatevine H, Manager at RAS The Essence of India, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Dear Guest Greetings from Ras @ Clarke Quay! Thank you for patronizing with us. We appreciate and value your comments on trip advisor. We look forward to serve you with our authentic delicacies upon your next visit with us. Yours Sincerely, S.Sasikumar Tel : 6837...More

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Anantraj
7 April 2017|
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Response from Palatevine H | Property representative |
Dear Anantraj, Our outlet @ Clarke Quay serves ala carte dishes for both Vegertarian and Non - vegetrarian. Our Outlet @ Changi Business Park serves both buffet and ala carte for both Vegertarian and Non - vegetrarian... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Monday
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block 3D River Valley Road | #01-05A Clarke Quay, Singapore 179023, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6837 2800
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