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Bar & Billiard Room

1 Beach Road | Raffles Hotel Singapore, Singapore 189673, Singapore
+65 64121816
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Ranked #89 of 7,226 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French, Continental, Pasta, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Description: Established in 1896, the Bar & Billiard Room houses two original billiard tables from the turn of the century. A scrumptious international buffet is served for lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Saturday while a lavish Carving Champagne Brunch is offered on Sundays. You can choose among Mediterranean-style appetizers & salads, fresh seafood & savory meat dishes as well as a selection of cheese and some tempting desserts.
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Strengelbach, Switzerland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Bar and Billiard Room restaurant at the Singapore Raffles hotel is a legend in itself. We enjoyed the lunch buffet during our stay in Singapore for the F1 GP. The "old" interior is stunning and reminds you of times gone bye long ago. The food is outstanding and, of course, the Singapore Sling is "the real thimg".

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Grimstad, Norway
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The champagne brunch is amazing. At this price, and with drinks included however, its staggering to charge 15$++ for a bottle of water!!! Be sure to ask for ice water, which is free.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We are expats in Singapore and have been loyal diners at the Bar & Billiard room since 2001. We felt we had to write a review today, because as ever the Sunday Brunch was absolutely superb! Flowing chilled fine champagne, wonderful fresh oysters, lobster, crab & prawns. A beautiful carving station with carefully sourced meats all cooked to perfection! Deserts... More

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Lanzarote, Spain
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Expensive, but worth every cent. The food, drinks and service were excellent, but the real star of the show is the billiard room itself. The food at every section, from the seafood, to the pasta, meat, the cheese and the amazing sweets was fantastic, beautifully presented and really good quality. A great experience.

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Perth, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I will start by saying a massive thank you to Chef Mikaele (?) for looking after us last Sunday. He went above and beyond to relocate our table for 5 from outside. Original table was outside. This was not mentioned at booking, and was way too hot to sit back, eat and relax.... In the end we sat in the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It was the setting of our team union in Singapore --- a 3 hour Bacchanalian feast with an amazing and excellent array of food. It's very pricey compared to your regular hotel buffet, but if you know how expensive wine is in Singapore, it seems quite reasonable. The seafood starters included French, Irish and regular oysters, lobster from Maine, prawns... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

In a nutshell, this is an expensive buffet which caters for almost every palette and includes alcohol. Service is pretty good but nothing out of the ordinary. On to the food, the selection is vast, varied and plentiful. There really is everything from seafood (including lobster and oysters), beef, lamb and pork, to pasta and gnocchi, and pretty much every... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

What a nostalgic experience dining at the Raffles Hotel Bar and Billiard room. It felt as if you were back in the historical days in Singapore! A definite must try when visiting Singapore for the Sunday brunch . A very good spread of cheese, air cured meats and also superb dessert counter. The meat selection was also good and the... More

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Yeppoon
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This has to be a highlight in any trip to Singapore. From the moment you are welcomed to the restaurant to when you leave - you are made to feel special. The selection of foods is amazing and all presented immaculately. There is a seafood selection including 4 types of oyster and Maine lobster. A huge selection of cold entrées... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Difficult to fault the service here. Glasses were kept filled. Special requests not on the menu were met e.g. milkshake for my son. Thoughtful gesture of providing a complimentary cake when they knew we were celebrating a special occasion. All in all we felt very well taken care of here. Kudos to the team there. Food was very good. A... More

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