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“Soggy rice, cold curry”

Muthu's Curry @ Dempsey
Ranked #682 of 11,764 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Little India
Description: Founded in 1969, this small humble eatery has now transformed into a modern dining space. This Indian restaurant has made a name for itself with its signature fish head curry, cooked South Indian style. It serves mainly South Indian dishes, such as Masala chicken, mutton curry and Briyani Rice, but also offers North Indian cuisine, including Naan, Tandoori chicken and chicken Tikka.
Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

Visited the Suntec branch with friend for lunch. We got there early hence it was rather empty. Ordered two curry dishes with white rice.
Pappadum was available while we wait for our meal. It's tasty but gets soft really fast.
Took about 15 mins before dishes arrived (we had to get refill of the pappadum after frantically trying to get their attention).
Rice arrived steaming hot but was disappointing because it was soggy and nothing like basmati rice that you'd expected from a good curry house.
We had the chicken Marsala which was piping hot and pretty good but the lamb curry stirfry with cashew nuts was horrible! It was served luke warm and tasted fatty. It was dry and the meat was tough and tasted like days old curry.

Overall, not a good experienced and will probably not visit if I can help it.

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Reviewed November 4, 2012

This is my fav spot to sample the famous Singapore Fish Head Curry! They serve free rice; popaddams & veg curry with all dishes. Also go for the Dry pepper mutton with draft tiger beer to wash it all down. However, mind the spice levels.... if you are unaccustomed to Indian spice levels, you will definitely break a sweat

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

Go and enjoy your food served on a banana leaf as plate and use your hands if you like, as many people do in this restaurant.
Food is good quality for the price you pay, and it is actually quite nice.
The place is packed with locals enjoying their food much. The draft beer jugs are very refreshing.
Food comes either immediately or takes quite a while. I suggest you order something that is already prepared first (there is an area where you can see what it is available right away) and then ordered other dishes immediately soyo can have your food cooing as you eat.
The place is very close to little India main street and there is a big public parking right in front of the restaurant, at 50 cents per 30 minutes on weekends.

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1  Thank LuisMiguel808
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

The fish head curry was just ok. After a lot of hype I was disappointed that Muthu's was just ok. Also the fact that it was a wasted chance at eating somewhere better in Singapore that hurt...

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Reviewed October 18, 2012

Friendly staff and almost no waiting a) to be seated and b) till the food arrives. Portions are right sized, not too big, not too small.

Thank Tim S
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