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9A Whitchurch Road, Singapore 138839, Singapore
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went with my wife on a Sunday noon, and Colbar provided a surprisingly cool al fresco experience. Very authentic but clean 1960s style deco, with a good mix of expats and locals both family types and groups of friends. Food was however mediocre; we had the big mix grill and beef curry. Give the mix grill a miss. Nice selection... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

food at colbar is generally good, though pricier. i'd call it an "atas" tze char, for the local food selection. the western section is value for money. and awesome selection of beers and ciders! but whatever you decide to get, if it doesn't already include the curry, please order a side of the sauce which is not in the menu... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

good local food, in one of the original black & white neighborhoods- good selection of local food, reasonable and great atmosphere- can get via local bus and its a short walk to the restaurant-

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Zhuhai, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Knowing the place for 20+ years now, the owners still look the same and do recognize me, even though I'm only dropping by once or twice per year nowadays (left Singapore in '92 already). When they moved house (I went through the rubble of the old house then and found a nice memento), it didn't change the atmosphere, only the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

You don't go to Colbar for the food ! You go for every thing else. An oasis in the Jungle. The owners have been running the place since the year dot and now their daughter helps. You sit in the outdoor in an old low key heritage building that was moved about 1o years to put in an expressway.. and... More

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Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Wanted to look for a nice quiet place for our date. Was disappointed with the poor quality of the food. Won't return again.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This place is an oasis, away from the endless movement and bustle of Singapore. Although it has changed locations - it used to be further down the Portsdown Road - pretty much everything else has remained the same. In a city state that tends to change things incessantly this little anachronistic restaurant is a tonic, and a reminder of the... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Great spot, authentic, cool atmosphere, away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Really enjoy this place - no nonsense, good value food and beer.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

If you want a great, cheap chicken curry with no frills the come her for lunch. Massive selection of beers to wash it down and a bit of history with the building as well. I was a regular customer.

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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Don't expect a luxurious setting and table service. You order at the counter, grab a beer from the fridge and the food arrives shortly at your plastic table and chair. It's as simple as that, however, the food is amazing (we had a mixture of UK kids meals and Chinese for the adults). It's a very social affair and a... More

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Address: 9A Whitchurch Road, Singapore 138839, Singapore
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore

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