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The Banana Leaf Apolo

54 Race Course Road, Singapore 218564, Singapore
+65 6293 8682
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“rice” (89 reviews)
“curries” (36 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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54 Race Course Road, Singapore 218564, Singapore
Neighbourhood: Little India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Apolo was a wonderful find amidst little India. Wonderful food, impeccable facilities and utterly professional and friendly service. Ravi was particularly accomodating and kind. A must for a Singaporean-Indian food experience!

Thank CocaClaro
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to the Indian quarter with friends recently on a trip to Singapore. This restaurant was recommended to us, its large, and noisy with lots of Indian families out for dinner and celebrating birthdays etc. The food was amazing, spicy, and sometimes not quite...More

Thank Ann-Marie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an established restaurant in Singapore with a couple of locations in Little India. The place was very busy with locals and some tourists. Based on a recommendation from a friend I went for the fish head curry - served with rice veggies this...More

Thank Michal S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the midst of little India in Singapore it's difficult to single out one restaurant from another. The banana leaf is different as it uses thick banana leaves instead of plates. This seems to be ecologically friendly and the word is that the food is...More

Thank Jgdutyfree
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Salty mutton curry, moghul briyani like sambar rice with frozen dried mutton, chicken -65 with no taste, like rubber and not sure what oil was used to fry.. Total disappointment and the restaurant surprisingly crowded .. it's real waste of money and a food court...More

Thank Sundar S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a large Sri Lanka crab, $35 on the menu. They charged $45 on the bill. The crab was not considered large for one. When asked for the overcharge refund, they said they have talked about the price and was by weight, and I agreed....More

Thank Bong C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for the last two days. The Restaurant seems to be crowded everytime but be sure, the waiters will find a place for you. It's loud, but the food is maybe the best you can get in Little India. It's not the cheapest...More

Thank Hans D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been wanting to try this Indian restaurant for some time. Had a lovely ambience also great food and not expensive , $10 for mains and lots of choice, clean and well worth the visit . I can highly recommend it if you like northern...More

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place and a must to visit. The food is great and service fantastic. I highly recommend this restaurant. you really have to savour the flavour. It is truly devine.

Thank Melbbo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quirky place serving the food on banana leaves. It's a roll your sleeves up and get stuck in sort of place. We ordered far too much for one sitting but would do it again because it was so good. Such an extensive...More

Thank Barneswallisred
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 coloured saris patronize retailers from
decades past. Peruse streets lined with colourful
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,
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Richard S
Hi, My wife is in a wheelchair - can anybody advise if there is disabled access ?
23 April 2017|
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Response from Ari L | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I cannot answer that question. Within the restaurant they had plenty of spaces for wheelchair access, but not sure about the entrance.
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are the foods halal?
14 December 2015|
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Response from pragasam | Reviewed this property |
I have dined here with religious Muslim friends. The restaurant is run by South Indians, and they definitely do not serve pork. My Muslims friends were quite happy with the restaurant's fish head curry and vegetable dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Race Course Road, Singapore 218564, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Little India
  • Neighbourhood: Little India
  • Phone Number: +65 6293 8682
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