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“Frequent Customer Review”

Lagnaa...barefoot dining
Ranked #79 of 10,681 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $40
Cuisines: Indian, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Little India
Description: Lagnaa has introduced Set meals for Lunch and Dinner for as low as S$23 per head. Come check it out! We serve also Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Healthy & Halal options
Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Frequent Customer Review”
Reviewed March 10, 2013

Having eaten at Lagnaa regularly over the past 18 months, I would like to respond to some of the negative comments. Yes, for the amount and price you can get more and cheaper at other restaurants in Little India, just look for the B or C sanitation rating. The difference is Lagnaa cooks to order with no MSG. You can go to other establishments and get a beer or bottle of wine cheaper because Lagnaa does not get the quantity discounts as larger establishments. The "Western" toilet is upstairs for those tourists who rarely travel - along with the air conditioning. As for all the "foreigners" you see in the restaurant, most of them are locals not tourists. As for the owner ( K7) Yes, he will take issue with impolite comments from a "first timer" with "attitude" - so will every other owner of a restaurant I have eaten in all over the world. There is a reason Lagnaa has a loyal following who are willing to pay "more" - BECAUSE IT'S WORTH IT !

  • Visited March 2013
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2 Thank Richnutt
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Shunti, Manager at Lagnaa...barefoot dining, responded to this review, March 20, 2013
Thank you for your lovely review & your support.

I believe very few people understand about our quality control measures & when we mention no msg, we stand by it.

We love having you at Lagnaa & will continue giving our best. You have been a very appreciative customer. Thank you once again.
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Like eating at someone's home and best Indian ever”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

The ratings are well deserved. Just a few doors off the main street in a character shop house. Recommend you go upstairs abd sit on the floor. Here each dish is cooked to order. They go to a lot of trouble to discuss with you your chilli level ans soon after the most beautiful fragrant food arrives.

  • Visited February 2013
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Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Simply the Best Indian Restaurant in Asia!”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

I found this small family owned place by accident in 2007 whilst trying to navigate the maze of Little India. It is in a beautiful old shop house with open front seating down stairs and a "barefoot" dining area on the first floor. Here you leave your shoes on the stairs and sit on cushions on the floor eating off low tables. The food is excellent and curry strength runs from 1 to 6, except once a month on full moon night when they do special curries up to strength 10. I have only ever made it to level 4. I did try a spoon full of 6 and it blew my sox off. Perhaps that's why they insist you take your shoes off first. Food is served by the very lovely Shanti and accompanied by a selection of great Indian beer. The Kingfisher Extra Strong is highly recommended but after a couple of bottle it can be a bit tricky getting off the floor. After a great meal you can write your name on the wall downstairs and those who manage a strength 4 or above curry get their name on a close peg which hangs on the wall. I love this place so much I go there every time I am in Singapore!

  • Visited March 2013
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Frankfurt, Germany
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Tasty, yummy, perfect”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great Food, esp. the butter chicken...but actually just everything was really tasty with a perfect spicyness. The service is equally great - really friendly and helpful.
Even though we only spend 4 days in Sinpagore, we just had to go there twice because the food was just too good.

  • Visited March 2012
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Harrogate, North Yorks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

Great location, super service and amazing food without having to remortgage your home. The spice test is a a fun idea so you can enjoy your curry without pain. We sat downstairs to soak up the atmosphere of Little India and I would recommend this. Terrible wine list but that's my fault for not wanting beer.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank tomwaits8
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