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9 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089593, Singapore
+65 6223 7008
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Ranked #3,157 of 7,543 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tue - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Russian, Eastern European
Neighborhood:
Chinatown
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Buyan invites you to enjoy dishes from Russia and the former Soviet Union, from homely stews to caviar indulgence. This is the very place to try the real taste of the world-known Russian borscht, pirozhki (small pies) or pelmeni (dough pockets filled with mixed meat).
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English first
Singapore
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

You can't find a lot of Russian restaurant here. So this one is definitely worth to try. Tuck in at Duxton hill. It have a nice and cozy ambience. Like the bar set up just when you enter the place. The beef stroganoff is a must try with a creamy rich taste. Had the beetroot and beef soup as well... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

What started as an adventurous night with a new cuisine turned into a horrid dining experience, leaving a bitter aftertaste of Russian food. Choice of mains for the restaurant week dinner menu was between the beef goulash and chicken patties with mash potato. Ordered both, and while the beef goulash was tasty, the meat chunks were tough and really dry.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We have visited Buyan for the Singapore Restaurant Week and we ended up being very disappointed by the food. We had the dinner menu (after the staff mistakingly pointing us to the lunch menu, twice...) Starters were fine. Mains had major issues: the goulash was overcooked (dry meat), the buckwheat groats were overcooked too. The minced chicken breaded cutlets were... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Our first try of russian cuisine, and my husband & I both agreed that the food there is beyond our expectation. Thumbs up!!! Excellent food!!! We had meat khachapuri, which smell & taste equally awesome. The fragrance alone makes my husband & I craved for it. We also had shashlyk. The chicken, lamb & salmon were marinated & charcoal grilled... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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86 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I am yet to meet anyone who is a FAN of Russian food, but there really should be some. A good place to start is Buyan, a great Russian restaurant in Singapore, with an incomparable wine list. The food is authentic (a Russian friend confirmed this). We tried two salads - The Olivier (also known as "Russian salad" and Mimosa... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Nice interior, very good menu of food and drinks. Good atmosphere with nice music... Price level is very good considering the quality of food and drinks.

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Singapore, Singapore
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110 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Buyan has both a bar and dining section. The bar is stocked with extensive range of close to 50 different types of vodka. The range of whiskeys offered is almost as impressive. I thought the masculine setting attracted a more serious and business like crowd. This is good for drinkers that prefers a quieter setting and to have a good... More 

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Severodvinsk
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I was twice there. Musical band there is excellent. Pleasant atmosphere and arrangement. Restaurant has 2 floors: bar area+dinning area - ground floor, dinning zone plus open air bar located on second floor. Restaurant' furnishing - seems came from French or Dutch motif. My impression - Catherine Great style, very positive and romantic. Menu - designed with love, main intention,... More 

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Tokyo
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9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Set lunch at normal time is S$18++ and quite good. Eapecially liked the shashlyk, good chicken and lamb with grilled vegetables. During the resaurant week, set lunch is S$25++ and the value of the meal was much lower. We had choice of lamb fried rice or croquette, just carbs and very little meat. Would try again after restaurant week is... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

It has an extensive bar with a few tables. There is also live band entertainment playing predominantly classic rock n blues. It's probably the only place in Singapore serving Russian wines and a variety of vodkas, and in a casual setting too. The menu consisted of Russian favourites and we only had Chicken Kiev (ok, this one is Ukrainian) and... More 

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Additional Information about Buyan

Address: 9 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089593, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6223 7008
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Russian, Eastern European

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