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Buko Nero

126, Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6324 6225
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Ranked #101 of 7,217 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary, Eclectic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Planned a surprise proposal for my girlfriend at Buko Nero on August 28th. Had about 20 guests and we booked out the restaurant. The event went smoother than I could ever dreamt and the owners were extremely helpful with all of my special requests that helped make the night even more memorable. Everyone raved about the food and service!! Undoubtedly... More

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Bandar Seri Begawan
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151 reviews 151 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I hear this place has a following, and it was full the Friday night we were there. While the food was good especially the scallop tagliatelle, and the service attentive; I found the orders took a while to be served. The place can get stuffy, and seating a little uncomfortable. Overall a good casual ambience, but don't expect a quick... More

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15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A gem of a restaurant and definitely not your average Italian. Inter alia we had between us mushroom soup with truffles (the best mushroom soup my wife and I have ever had) and the special soup of the day which was leek watercress and smoked mackerel. This was simply delicious. Most mains were chocolate infused tagliatelle with wagyu beef which... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I went to Singapore for my best friend's farewell. We chose Buko Nero for the what so called "farewell lunch". At the time we arrived at Buko Nero, we were welcomed by warm greetings from Tracy. Oscar was very busy back there. I wanted to prove the quality of Buko Nero by ordering simple dish: spaghetti aglio e olio. It... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were here as part of farewell lunch with a friend that based in Singapore. She is a loyal customer of this restaurant and recommended this place as venue for our lunch. I was very impressed with cozy environment of the restaurant, it feels like you are sitting in the kitchen of a friend since it has only around 7-8... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The space was charming and food was decent, but service was cold. We didn't get a great vibe starting from when we walked in and we were greeted by an unsmiling, unfriendly "do you have reservations?" Yes, yes, we did. We ordered, we ate, we paid. We went through the motions of eating at a restaurant, as did the servers... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Managed to plan for this trip and snagged a table for a Saturday night. Food was excellent accompanied by a very professional but yet warm service by the small family team. The food was not pretentious and just yummy;very reasonably priced (but I do live in Switzerland). I know the principle is good food without the frills (and we don't... More

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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

After hearing so much about this difficult-to-book but great restaurant, I decided to dine there and am I glad I did. Not only was the food delicious and reasonably priced but service was adequate and competent. The cosy restaurant seats 20 and runs 2 dining sessions with the second session at 9pm. Despite its size, the restaurant has a sofa... More

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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Food was good albeit service can be a little wanting.. We were there on a Friday night. As we were still full from a later lunch we decided to order to share, one appetitiser and 1 main course. We finished quite early ahead of the schedule and we were chatting at the table when they wanted to move us to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The place feels welcoming and the food was surprising. Did not expect to find such good food there as I haven't heard much about the place. Only that I felt a little understaffed for them.

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