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“Best laksa” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Island Cafe

Island Cafe
320 Orchard Road, C. K. Tangs, Singapore, Singapore (Orchard Road)
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Ranked #1,349 of 7,379 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: $0 - $15
Neighborhood: Orchard Road
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Orchard Road
Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best laksa”
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.

Visited July 2013
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, AU
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“lovely lunch”
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...

Visited May 2013
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Australia
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19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
“Nice setting, but cold food”
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 crisps arrived accompanied by a silver dish containing two chicken legs in a thin curry gravy. When I tried both the rice and chicken they were only lukewarm. A staff member quickly took the meal away, and 10 minutes later a hotter new meal was delivered. Average taste, but nice prevention. Quite expensive, but that is expected due to the location on the 4th floor of Tangs.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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371 helpful votes 371 helpful votes
“Food poisoning”
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

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Tokyo
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Good local food and value, slow service”
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.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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