A true oasis for fans of Indian cuisine, The Song of India serves authentic Indian cuisine in an upmarket, fine dining setting. Enter the large, opulent French doors of the restaurants, and prepare to embark on a gastronomical journey of epic proportions through India . Dining at The Song of India is truly a quest for the senses, a majestic feast for the palate as well as the eyes. Award wining chef Millind Sovani is a true artist, painstakenly and lovingly perfecting every single one of his creations right down to the minute details, creating a spectacular and extravagant culinary experience that resonates in the mind long after the meal is over. Leave all preconceived notions about Indian cuisine at the door, because the meal promises to be a one-of-a-kind experience-traditional Indian cuisine that is given a modern twist, redefining boundaries and stereotypes. The ultimate dining experience, expect first class treatment from the complimentary valet service, all the way to the top-notch, superb selection of sweets to finish off the meal.
Gone are the elaborate, gold-gilted, garish over-the-top decorations that are characteristic of most Indian restaurants. Instead, waft breezily through the wide colonial style French doors of the gorgeous heritage bungalow into a huge and stylish dining arena. The walkway is framed elegantly by antique wooden pillars and walls are graced by colorful, attractive paintings created by reputed Indian artists. None of the kitsch and camp of Bollywood, but only a quiet, simple elegance. Luxury pervades the interiors with the stylish French windows, cool white walls, warmth of dark wood and the huge opulent, chandelier which steals all attention. Diners can enjoy savory Indian cuisine against the fine backdrop of paintings and sheer fabrics.
Like its contemporary interior, The Song of India aims to present the modern side of India with its fine cuisine. The meal tells a story of India , as our senses are captivated and taken on a journey into the heart of India . Plates and tablecloths are stark white, made to represent an artist's canvas, because the food becomes the art form itself. An eclectic mix of designer Indian dishes and traditional favourites continues to thrill connoisseurs and regular customers alike. Begin your passage through India with the flavorful starters. The Tulsi Murgh ($24) is a succulent chicken kebab, in a holy basil and wholesome cashew marinade. Tickle your palate with the Gilawat Kebab ($24), a deliciously pan-seared, soft lamb kebab which is a Lucknavi delicacy, introduced exclusively to Singapore by The Song of India.
Once your palate is fully awakened, proceed onto the Lobster Moily ($51) which is a dish of pan-seared lobster in an exquisite lemon and chilly marinade layered with a delicate kerela moily sauce. Also try the delectable Nallo Ghosht ($28), a juicy platter of lamb shank in savory herb and a robust scented Lucknavi. Pair the curries and dishes with the aromatic and fragrant selection of Naans and saffron rice for the perfect meal.
Vegeterians will not miss out on the feast as a wide range of fabulous vegetarian dishes awaits them, including the Rajasthani Saufwale Aloo ($18), which is a compose of potatoes tossed in a creamy fennel and fenugreek yoghurt.
For a complete, holistic dining experience, desserts are a must. Tantalize and tease your palate with the marvelous selection of desserts available here. Unlike the traditional Indian desserts which tend to be cloyingly sweet, the Indian desserts here are moderately sweet and light. Milky and rich, the Kulfi Malai ($11), a frozen Indian sweet leaves a tingling sensation and a pleasant taste on the tongue. For diners who want to alternative to traditional Indian sweets, the Choco Chikka Torte ($12) is a heavenly fusion of smooth rich chocolate with a fry fruit nougart crust, to give it that slight “Indian taste”.
Address : The Song of India
The Song Of India
33 Scotts Road (S)228226
Contact : 68360055
Opening Hours : Lunch: 12.00noon-2.30pm