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“Curry buffet - okay but expensive” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Tiffin Room

Tiffin Room
1 Beach Street | Raffles Hotel Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
6431 6156
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Ranked #186 of 7,256 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Curry buffet - okay but expensive”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

A vast selection of food and of good quality however the whole dining experience was a little odd. Three chefs specials in addition to the buffet were provided direct from the kitchen and these just seemed to arrive when suited the kitchen!!! If you wanted to enjoy hot you needed to stop what you were eating and this for us was appetisers!!!
A reservation enabled us to get into Raffles and it was great to see the inside of this beautiful building. There was nothing particularly wrong with the meal but it was overpriced and now having been inside Raffles I would not go again.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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“Excellent curry buffet lunch in the tiffin room”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

The curry buffet in the tiffin room provides good value for money (about £30 each). We had enjoyed this buffet in 2008 and were looking forward to this return visit in 2013. We were not disappointed. Knowing how much delicious choice is on offer we took our time over lunch and ate enough for the whole day!
Plenty of choice with starters, mains and desserts.
The wine is sooooo expensive and added about £50 to the bill (the cheapest bottle). But we lingered over lunch and went for it. You could keep cost down if you stick to water!
book well in advance.
We were staying at The Fullerton which we loved as a hotel...the curry buffet at raffles though seems far far better having cast our eye over the fullerton one

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Albany WA
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“High Tea so so”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

This was our second high tea at the Tiffin Room, after going there in 2009. This time, the food was very disappointing. The service and setting are wonderful, but we found the food to be quite ordinary. And we were particularly annoyed when we paid the bill to find that the advertised price did not include taxes and service charges, ans so the plain afternoon tea was over $200 for three adults.

Only go for the ambiance and service of this lovely hotel !

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“Dinner in the Tiffin Room”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We enjoyed our evening meals in the Tiffin room.....staff were helpful....and discreet.....and service was quick.....

Visited March 2012
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“So-So Tea”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

The food was ok, but nothing to crave about, although they do have a great range of teas'. Other than that, the experience was 'normal'...No 'Wow's"

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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