Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Top 10 Indian Restaurants in Singapore..

Singapore a jewel of the South- East- Asia, known for its commercial forte and unmatched hospitality, also offers the traveler with the most elegant and affable restaurants. Thanks to a vibrant economy and a proactive hospitality policy, Singapore has emerged as one of the most sought after travel destinations in the world today.
Food being one of the major concerns when it comes to South Asian Countries, Kesari has listed down the top 10 Indian Restaurants in Singapore.
Here are some of their wonderful restaurants, where you can unwind after a tiring day or spend quality time with family and friends.

1. Rang Mahal
Rang Mahal is an upscale Indian restaurant located at the Pan Pacific hotel, it has long enjoyed the reputation as one of Singapore's most spectacular Indian restaurants. Its elegant ambience, attentive waiting staff, extensive wine list and menu of haute Indian cuisine make this restaurant a perennial favourite. A great-value buffet lunch features a lavish spread of regional Indian favourites, complete with live cooking stations, every day except on Saturdays.

Address: 7 Raffles Blvd,Singapore, 039595

Phone: 65 6333 1788

2. Shahi Maharani
The Shahi Maharani restaurant at Raffles City serves North Indian cuisine admist settings similar to the royal palaces of India, which gives you a royal dining experience. House specials range from tandoori lamb chops to Goa fish head curry and crab mirchiwala.

Address: #03-21B, Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road

Hours: Daily: 12:00 - 14:30

Daily: 18:30 - 22:30

3. Punjab Grill by Jiggs Kalra
Those looking for a budget yet cheerful place should head to Race Course Road in Little India, to the Punjab Grill owned by celebrity chef Jiggs Kalra. This restaurant has won numerous awards in India for its gourmet versions of Punjabi cuisine. The favourites here include; the Tandoori Lobster, the Tandoori Duck, the Salmon Tikka and four different types of Kebab. The restaurant is resplendant with its glass and high-polish metal decor, combined with rich upholstery. One can choose a la carte or indulge in a five course avant-garde menu.

Address: The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, 018956

Phone: 66887395

4. The Song of India
Located in a black-and-white colonial bungalow, the Song of India enjoys the reputation as one of Singapore's finest Indian restaurants. Its opulent interior with modern art-strewn walls makes for a sophisticated setting to enjoy some fine-dining modern Indian cuisine. Choose from elaborate set menus, paired with wines, or go a la carte with favourites such as Lahsoona Jhinga (Jumbo prawns stuffed with spiced crayfish and shrimps in a garlic enhanced tandoor marinade) or Lobster Moiley (Lobster in pan seared lemon and chilli marinade with a delicate Kerals moily sauce). A buffet and four course gourmet set lunch is available Monday-Saturday, while a Gourmet Sunday brunch buffet runs from 12 noon to 3pm and includes unlimited servings of select dishes, with the optional addition of free flow beer, wine or champagne.

Address: 33 Scotts Rd, Singapore, 228226

5. Tiffin Room
The Tiffin Room at the famous Raffles Hotel dishes up authentic Indian cuisine in a refined colonial atmosphere. The restaurant has been serving tiffin since the 1890s, when Sunday tiffin curry was an essential aspect of colonial life. As such, the stiff white tablecloths, white-jacketed waiters and gleaming silverware whisk you back to this forgotten era. The lunch and dinner curry buffets are hot favourites with tourists and should be on your essential list of 'to-dos' when visiting Singapore. Also popular is the daily High Tea, which includes an English High Tea stand and local buffet.

Address: 1 Beach Rd Singapore,

6. Ras the essence of India
Ras The Essence of India is one of the more popular restaurants in Clarke Quay, serving up a wide range of Indian dishes from the different states of India. Choose from outstanding dishes such as Tandoori Lobster, Kacchi Mirchi Ka Chicken or Palak Paneer and enjoy friendly and attentive service. If air-conditioning is your thing, then take a seat in the cosy indoor setting, otherwise enjoy the bustling al-fresco riverside tables where you can watch the Clarke Quay nightlife unfold.

Address: 3D River Valley RdSingapore, 179023

Phone: 65 6837 2800


7. Khansama Tandoori Restaurant
Located up a narrow staircase in the middle of bustling Serangoon Road in the heart of Little India, this little gem continually churns out fantastic-tasting, great value curries. Its incredibly comprehensive menu features everything from starters to mains, and chaats to dahls, to raitas. The Mixed Tikka starter is a good way to kick off as is the Paneer. Meat lovers can't go wrong with a Mutton Lababdar with its creamy tomato gravy, or everyone's favourite -- Chicken Tikka Masala. Vegetarians won't be disappointed here either -- the Gobi Manchurian -- cauliflower in a spicy sweet and sour sauce should not be missed, nor should the Bindi Masala cooked with tomatoes and spices.

Phone: 62990300

8. Muthu's Curry Restaurant
Muthu's Curry is the self-proclaimed pioneer of fish head curry -- fish head steeped in a spice-filled curry sauce together with okra, tomatoes and eggplant, widely regarded as Singapore's national curry dish. This modern 350-seater restaurant provides a stylish contrast to many of the canteen-style restaurants on Race Course Road and is a popular choice amongst locals and visitors alike. In addition to Fish head Curry, Muthu's specialises in Southern Indian favourites, although the open tandoor in the heart of the restaurant churns out good quality tandoori specialties such as kebabs and freshly prepared naan breads.

Address: 138 Race Course Rd #01-01 Singapore,

9. Banana Leaf Apolo
Banana Leaf Apolo is a real crowd pleaser among a long line of popular Indian restaurants on Race Course Road. This lively restaurant has been serving up curries since 1974, and continues to pull in the crowds. As its name suggests, plates have been swapped for banana leaves as the serving dish of choice here. Choose from a selection of North and South Indian specialties, in addition to biryanis and fish head curry. Once you have made your choice the day's vegetable specials will be sploshed onto your banana leaf to accompany them.

Address: 54 Race Course Road Singapore,

Phone: 65 6297 1595

10. Samy's Curry Restaurant

Samy's is something of an institution in Singapore, having been dishing up cheap Indian cuisine in informal surroundings since the 1950s, making it one of Singapore's oldest Indian restaurants. The large mess-like brightly-lit hall sees groups of friends tucking into Signature dishes such as Masala Chicken, Mysore Mutton, Fish Cutlet and Masala Prawns. Whichever dish you choose, it will be unceremoniously sploshed onto your banana leaf along with as much rice, dahl and vegetable curry as you can manage. Don't expect any airs and graces, but do expect plenty of good curry and good times.

Address: 25 Dempsey Rd Singapore, 249670

Phone: 65 6472 2080

Monday, August 25, 2014

Its time to Relax & Rejuvenate Yourself in ANDAMAN

Andaman....truly a 'Treasure Island' would have to see it to believe it, and take in its mesmerizing beauty.

Kesari brings you the true spirit of Andaman...A family's delight, a couple's paradise and an adventurer's dream come true...

Together known as the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, they are like jewels floating in the Bay of Bengal, resplendent in aquatic beauty. The shallow reefs and underwater plant-life formed by volcanic activity ages ago, have transformed the Andamans into a paradise for underwater activities like diving and snorkeling.

The beautiful sea grasses, the colorful little fishes, and sunlight flowing down through clear waters, promise an enthralling diving and snorkeling experience that takes you to a magical world, and enables you to make new discoveries and explore the under water live like never before.

For diving enthusiasts, diving instructors are available for guided diving tours at Havelock, Ritchie's Archipelago and Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Wandoor, where one can witness hundreds of colorful varieties of coral reef fishes like the clown fish, the butterfly fish, the surgeon fish, the angel fish, parrot fish, bat fish and groupers. A White tip shark, hammer-headed shark, manta ray or a blue fin jack are also occasionally seen.
The divemasters conduct a complete session of dive profiles, dive briefings, safety measures, site conditions and flora and fauna prior to the actual dive. For experienced divers overnight diving excursions are also organized.

The Andaman and Nicobar islands showcase some of the most exhilarating locations on earth; like the Fisheries Museum, the Forest Museum at Port Blair, Radhanagar Beach, the Elephant Beach, the Samudrika Naval Marine Museum and beautiful historical monuments, like the Cellular Jail, ruins of churches and buildings, reminiscent of the British rule.

The Andaman Islands, with their scenic beauty and their historical past have a persona of their own, a treasure to those who visited there, do visit the Andamans with Kesari and we will ensure that you treasure the experience.


Friday, June 27, 2014

Ladies just want to have fun!

When you are with your favourite ladies, fun and frolic is something you can always count upon!

Right from dressing up dolls to seeing each other grown into strong women and take on life, you and your girl friends have been through it all. Today, as each of you is caught up in your own worlds, there might be very few chances to spend some well-deserved quality time with your girlfriends. Something has to be done about it!
Kesari totally understand this and so is offering to plan a trip to Thailand, for just you and your best girlfriends!

When it is about Thailand, the sky is the limit for fun! There is so much to see and experience and with your ladies it’ll all become extra fun. Kesari has the perfect plan for you, with our My Fair Lady packages. A 6- day holiday in Thailand, a mixture of culture, entertainment and exotic nature!
You and your ladies will spend time in two of Thailand’s favourite cities- Bangkok and Pattaya! Needless to say, you will be relaxing on some breathtaking beaches, whether you soak the sun while sipping on some fresh juices or you decide to indulge in some beach sports, the fun is up to you!
We know beaches aren’t the only thing Thailand is famous for, therefore we have plans arranged for you! Kesari will make sure you miss none of the sights of these cities with our perfectly arranged sightseeing trips. These trips will even give you some hours which you can dedicate to shopping with your ladies in the markets of Thailand! And this isn’t it…
There will be evenings dedicated to music and dance and lots of group games where you can bring out the child in you and can break the ice with the other ladies. Knowing how women love to dress up and feel good, we even have a fashion show for you all. Here, you’ll be the models and catwalk on the ramp dressed in your best! Because we understand how important it is for you to unwind this holiday, there will be a spa session where you and your girls can get the best massages to relax those muscles.

Do not wait longer and contact us or visit our site and check out the My Fair Lady packages for Thailand. It’s essential to take a break for yourself and leave all the stress behind for a few days. Imagine all the memories you will make and the special time you will be spending with all the special ladies in your life!

Everything you want from a holiday is here, but we haven’t forgotten about the food! Good food makes a trip even better and so we’ll make sure you get the best. There will be an Indian menu with your favourite dishes as well as some Thai and continental to add some more flavour! Also, Kesari will gift all the winners of the fashion show a Paithani saree which you can keep forever as a piece of Thailand’s culture and all the beautiful moments you had with your ladies.
A beautiful holiday is calling out to you. All you have to do is call your girls, just like those college days, and decide the dates! Leave the rest to Kesari.