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Ananda Bhavan

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Block 663, 01-10, Buffalo Rd | Little India, Singapore 217964, Singapore
6297 9522
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good stop for vegetarian food

I recommend this place for vege lovers. Clean ambience and friendly stuff. Service is also prompt. Price of food is reasonable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Sera M
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I recommend this place for vege lovers. Clean ambience and friendly stuff. Service is also prompt. Price of food is reasonable.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Had a very good experience in Anand Bhavan, staff was polite and I think it is the best vegetarian restaurant in Little india, Couldn't find any other option other than this. Special mention for masala dosa, chole bhatture and the ginger tea :) and it is also 24*7 which is really convenient for everyone. And the service is damn fast,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Located very close to the Little India MRT, this restaurant is one of the best places where you can enjoy authentic South Indian dishes. From the Pongal vadai, Poori, Masala Dosai to the Coffee, it is just as you can have it in South India. Makes you feel extremely at home!

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Shenzhen, China
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My friends and I went to the little India area of Singapore hoping to find some authentic Indian food. None of us being particularly knowledgable about what authentic Indian food is, we got off the metro and started wandering. This place was only a short walk away and was pretty easy to spot. We walked in and must have looked... More 

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Perth
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very good all day dining from breakfast to late lunch and afternoon tea. Tried many menu items over a few days while holidaying in Singapore and no complaints or disappointments to be found. Quick walk from Little India MRT and very easy to find. Highly recommended for South Indian Veg.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is one of my must visit places whenever I am in Singapore. The place is always crowded but you can get a table in 15 minutes max. The paper dosai is a must try. In fact you will love most of the dishes. It's a good place for veg lovers and the prices are just right. Highly recommend if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Have breakfast at Ananda Bhavan if you like South Indian food. Very nice menu options and excellent taste. A good value for Money. You should try the paper masala dosa and the pongal. The service is good, more on the lines of a typical Indian Dhaba. If you want fine-dining (or anything above the usual Indian seating restaurants) then this... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Believe it or not, this was where my bf & I decided to go for our Valentine's lunch. We ordered 1 paper dosai, 1 paper masala dosai & a couple of ice milo. Can't remember exact cost but definitely under $20. I have had lunch/dinner here so many million times, i lost count. & it has become so bad, that... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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115 reviews 115 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Food was good there and price was also OKAY... Taste was real Indian Taste 100 % Vegetarian restaurant.... I liked NAAN of ANANDA BHUVAN.... :) :) :)

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The South Indian food is not bad here,given the intense competition for South Indian food in Singapore. The dosa and idlis were good, especially the onion dosa. However, the sambar was quite spicy and hence brought the ratings down.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Block 663, 01-10, Buffalo Rd | Little India, Singapore 217964, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Little India
  • Neighborhood: Little India
  • Phone Number: 6297 9522

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Things to do Nearby

Neighborhood Profile
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 colored saris patronize retailers from decades past. Peruse streets lined with colorful 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 Center, 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 colorful, lively taste of the subcontinent and is well worth the visit.