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320 Orchard Road, C. K. Tangs, Singapore, Singapore (Orchard Road)
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
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142 reviews 142 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

premise - quaint and rustic design. Gives you the 'island' feel as the theme suggests. Nestled on the top floor of CK Tangs. location - centrally plonked at CK Tangs, carpark is a breeze everywhere. staff - friendly as most of CK Tangs staff. crowd - couples / friends verdict - it's quite good and there are choices for the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I have been eating at this place since I was a child. I take my overseas guests there almost all the time because it has a good selection of both western and local favourites at good prices and excellent quality. My personal favourite dish there is Crayfish Laksa. The gravy is superb! But it is a large portion, so you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

$6 SGD for 2 fresh prawns set among in dark yellow noodles. I think the environment was really clean and I enjoyed the food too.

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Singapore, Singapore
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108 reviews 108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Interesting to find the cafe tucked in the Tangs shopping mall. Setting of the cafe is comfortable. Quite a good range of local food. The food quality, portion and presentation was good. I had hainanese chicken rice with Moroccan mint tea. I had especially enjoyed the tea. We also shared a platter with spring rolls, fried wanton, satay and fried... More

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Did not disappoint. Best laksa, hainanese chicken was great, so was the crayfish fried rice. Nice location beside Lucky plaza. Staff were very courteous and helpful. Two thumbs up.

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Sydney, AU
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Liked this place a lot. Service was reasonably fast, decor pleasant and staff helpful. Food was good quality and tasty. Nice place to rest from the heat. We ordered asian platter (satay skewers, spring rolls, won tons & chikn wings) and a crayfish fried rice. Soft drinks reasonable at SIN$3...

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Australia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

I had to wait until I could check into my Orchard Road hotel so I visited Island Cafe in Tangs as I wanted somewhere quiet for lunch. Staff were attentive and I had a lovely Cranberry Cooler drink, plus cold water was provided free of charge. I ordered the chicken curry biryani rice. The plate of rice, pickles and prawn... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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431 restaurant reviews
358 helpful votes 358 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

We were brought here by a colleague. The lychee mojitos weren't good. The starters of satay and fried tofu was ok. Most of us had the laksa and a local colleague found the tofu sour, which meant past the expiry date. Our american friends unknowingly had most of it and ended with diarrhoea that night. Never again

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Tokyo
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

I have eaten here a number of times on various trips and enjoy the food- main courses as well as desserts and drinks- but service seems to be mostly trainees and their English pronunciation is at times hard to understand- but Overall a comfortable place with good food at an ok price.

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127 reviews 127 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

Situated at top level of Tangs, quiet and secluded from shopping district downstairs. Food offering is plain simple and usual local dishes. Pricey for the quality and quantity offered.

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Address: 320 Orchard Road, C. K. Tangs, Singapore, Singapore
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Orchard Road
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15

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