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Singapore Restaurants

The Banana Leaf Apolo

  • 54–58 Race Course Rd. Map It
  • Indian
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 02/05/2014

Fodor's Review

This casual, cafeteria-style Indian restaurant is one of the best (and busiest) of its kind in Little India. Fish-head curry is the signature dish, and fish tikka and prawn masala are also standouts, but choose whatever sounds good and you'll still do well. Everything is served on large banana leaves; cracker-like papadam and two scoops of the day's vegetables come with every meal. Spice levels vary, but if the heat catches up with you, ask for curd (traditional yogurt)

or raita (yogurt with cucumber and seasonings) to help cool things down.

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54–58 Race Course Rd., Singapore, 218564, Singapore

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  • Credit cards accepted

Updated 02/05/2014


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By Paul

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Jul 5, 2002

Get your fingers into it!

This simple if hectic Indian restaurant is the real deal in Indian cooking. Plenty of upper middle class Indian families abound to sample the food eaten in the traditional manner with the right hand. The food is at a temparature to match the eating style so if you like steaming hot curries, this is not the place to be.

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