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Inside the Raffles Hotel, expect a little bit of old world charm in the heart of Singapore. The bar is solid mahogany wood and old fashioned palm fans line the ceiling. There is even a Super Heterodyne radio there. This bar is noted for the Singapore Sling. It was invented there…
When in Singapore it has to be done. We were lucky as due to Covid 19 the whole of Singapore was very quiet. This meant the queue was very short. Loved adding to the atmosphere with the peanut shells. I enjoyed the Singapore sling but wouldn’t spend that much on a second round.
The famous icon of Singapore is still a fun place to visit although expensive. The peanuts supplied at each table remain but ours were very stale, it is fun however to throw the leftover shells on the floor as is the local custom. If you are feeling luck and rich do have a…
I have been waiting for years to go to the Long Bar. It did not disappoint. The ambience of the place, the history, the superb Singapore Sling, the monkey nut shells on the floor and fab staff all added up to a perfect experience. It was so good I went 3 times whilst in…
Raffles is a mignificent landmark in Singapore and on our list of places to stay. We had to make do if you could describe it as such with a trip to Long Bar to sample an original Sling. A truly delicious drink, in a landmark location. Sure it was expensive but so what? You’re…