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“Fish Head Curry”
Review of Muthu's Curry

Muthu's Curry
Ranked #1,145 of 10,791 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
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.
Boise, Idaho
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fish Head Curry”
Reviewed November 20, 2012

While Muthu's serves a variety of dishes this is what they are known for. Easy walk from the Farrer Park MRT Station in Little India.

Visited March 2012
Thank Dean T
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Vientiane, Laos
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88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2012

One of my favorite places for Indian food. While there are many other more affordable places in Little India, Muthu's is always a crowd pleaser. It's one of my usual picks for Indian food and my friends have always agreed that it's a great choice.

Visited October 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Soggy rice, cold curry”
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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2 Thank w1n1
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Shanghai, China
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Best Fish head curry! Mind the spice levels”
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

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank RakeshShanghai
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Authentic cuisine!”
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.

  • Visited October 2012
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