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Island Cafe

320 Orchard Road, C. K. Tangs, Singapore, Singapore (Orchard Road)
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Ranked #2,198 of 7,194 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: $0 - $15
Neighborhood: Orchard Road
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Neighborhood: Orchard Road
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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55 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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 reviews 5 reviews
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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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36 reviews 36 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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19 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 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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367 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

With aching feet, I hesitantly found my way into Island Cafe in Tang. Ordered the Indonesian fried rice which was a whole meal by itself. Portion was good. Taste was good. Spice level was adjusted for tourists. Overall, quite a good experience. Ice water was topped up every time I finished the whole glass. The heat in Singapore can dehydrate... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

My wife and I were looking at the Christmas decorations for sale on the 4th floor of Tang's, and we decided to try the small but inviting Island Cafe on the same floor. It was raining heavily at the time, and we were hungry. We guessed that Tang's would ensure that high quality food was available for their in-store restaurant,... More

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