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Address: 1 Beach Road | 2F Raffles Hotel, Singapore 189673, Singapore
Phone Number: 65 6337 1886
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11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Home of the Singapore Sling, this two-storey bar located on the second...
Home of the Singapore Sling, this two-storey bar located on the second floor of Raffles Singapore is the place where travellers undergo one of the true rites of passage of travel. While there, sip on the world famous pink cocktail created in 1915 by bar captain Ngiam Tong Boon, and toss peanut shells onto the floor, the only place in Singapore where "littering" is permitted. The menu also offers a melange of cocktails and non-alcoholic concoctions, together with traditional pub favourites. The earthy interiors are inspired by Malayan plantation life in the 1920s. Oriental carpets are overlain on tiled floors and the furniture is traditional stained cane and rattan. A charming timber spiral staircase connects the two levels of the Long Bar with the seating above interspersed with teak lounge chairs.
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Went for the traditional Singapore sling and was prepared for the $32 price, but the service was very average and to me it just seemed to be lacking in atmosphere-maybe my... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Went for the traditional Singapore sling and was prepared for the $32 price, but the service was very average and to me it just seemed to be lacking in atmosphere-maybe my expectations were too high but was disappointed

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This year marks the centennial year of the cocktail. A trip to the Long Bar is a real must when visiting. Service and surroundings are exceptional and each time I am lucky enough to visit Singapore it is a ritual I will never break. After a day of sightseeing or high end shopping, a long drink is welcoming!

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Geelong, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I will be blunt, bar was slightly sleazy and smelt, cocktails are overpriced and $12 for a small bowl of McCain crinkle cut frozen chips is outrageous! Left feeling ripped off.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Knowing some of the history of the bar led me to believe their would be some serious bartenders serving serious drinks here. I ordered a Negroni, looking forward to watching the bartender make it, but by the time one of them finally acknowledged me and took my order, he wandered off down the other end of the bar and made... More 

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sussex
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Like most others being on a visit to Singapore you do the 'sling-thing'. Bar was dark, busy and upon entering I asked for access to the wifi as I am on my own with my iPad and wanted to enjoy a drink and browse my pad. Point blank refusal. No. Only to hotel guests. Even though it's free they absolutely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Worth visiting if you like Gin and thus the Singapore Sling. However, it is $40 per drink and thus overpriced! The service was good and the free monkey nuts were a nice touch.

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Was recommended this place by many, many people both in Singapore and elsewhere. Honestly, it's a tourist trap. The famous cocktail is served for a whopping $29 plus tax and mandatory tip, so we passed on that and went for one beer and one wine. Along with an order of "nachos" for a snack (which turned out to be just... More 

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Carmel
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Over valued nonsense! The bar is not the original, Singapore slings mass-produced and staff only of average quality. One visit is plenty

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

every one tells you to drink a Singapore sling here, and you can but pay $32 for one, $14 for a lemonade and $18 for a beer and you get a $8.50 for a service charge (at time of writing). you can buy a Singapore sling from changi airport cheaper ($12 at time of writing). there is not much to... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

After having High Tea in the Tiffin Room to wondered around the restaurant, ending up in the Long Bar. There was a short wait to be seated, they were extremely busy. We ended up sitting at at the bar itself instead of at a table. A few others mentioned that the staff weren't the friendliest, we saw the opposite with... More 

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Address: 1 Beach Road | 2F Raffles Hotel, Singapore 189673, Singapore
Phone Number: 65 6337 1886
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:30 am

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