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9A Whitchurch Road, Singapore 138839, Singapore
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place to chill with good food

Visited a few times since moving into the neighbourhood and have enjoyed the meals and the ambience every time. The Hor fun is delicious, well worth the above average price. Pity there is no good coffee. Love the location, wonderfully green and terribly amusing if you happen to get trapped there in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
MikeYong1A
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Bangkok, Thailand
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English first
Bangkok, Thailand
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Visited a few times since moving into the neighbourhood and have enjoyed the meals and the ambience every time. The Hor fun is delicious, well worth the above average price. Pity there is no good coffee. Love the location, wonderfully green and terribly amusing if you happen to get trapped there in a thunderstorm. Walk around the black and white... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

There is something about this place that will just attract you back. The place is simple, noting fanciful, quiet but the food is just gorgeous. The Simple Curry rice, the breakfast set and the hor fun are just those type of food that you want to go back for more but problem is you want to eat all everytime you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Authentic taste with simple food display. The food brings back my childhood memories. A good place to catch up with friends and/or a simple family meal. A good spread of food to be served at Colbar. The Mrs at the counter, who took our order, she is friendly and thoughtful. 😊

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Hidden away from the city center you will find Colbar eathouse where the absolutely serve the best Chicken Curry Rice! A must try. Apart from that they have an extensive menu with other great food to choose from though. They also have a lot of international beers ranging from local to Belgium and German beers and more.

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Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The place certainly hasn't been touched since colonial days, so don't expect credit cards, air con, wine or fancy chairs. The food is simple and was delivered quite quickly. The long grass around the restaurant means some mozzie spray is probably a wise idea. It's nice a quiet and certainly a hidden gem, but it felt a little like a... More 

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Singapore River, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

If you're looking for old school Hainanese western food... look no further! this is the best place for hainanese pork chop rice! service is good, a little pricey but great place to chill for weekend brunches! Try the beef curry! yumz

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Quiet Heaps of ciders to choose from Old school decor Outdoors so don't expect air conditioning Limited food options (don't expect to eat after 9pm either) Relatively Easy on the wallet, great place to just chill and hang out with friends. Casual. No dress code required. I think they accept cash only

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Been threatening to write a review about the Colbar for a long time now but I'm afraid more folks will find it! Hidden away is the best way to describe the location of the Colbar at the end of Portsdown Road. Enjoy the laid back ambience surrounded by trees and wildlife... Peaceful, no hustle and bustle! Patronage varies wildly... Every... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Tried out the pork chop with peas which was quite tasty and tender with a mushroom sauce. My daughter has the chicken curry with rice which seems to be the best seller. Not sure why as the curry is not spicy with the oomph. We think the biggest draw is probably the rustic and cool atmosphere and environment. You make... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Not only does this pace ooze character and uniqueness but it has good service. A simple but excellent menu with traditional basic British food and an extensive range or English beers and ciders. It's also family run with Auntie and Uncle still serving you from behind the bar and plenty of places for the kids to play while parents and... More 

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

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