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Long Bar

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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The historic Long Bar returns fully restored and continues its proud tradition as the Home of the Singapore Sling. The famous counter shines like new amidst decor that marries architecture and contemporary plantation-inspired motifs. Long Bar was...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Beach Road Raffles Hotel | Raffles Hotel, Singapore 189673, Singapore
Central Area/City Area
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+65 6412 1816
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the Long Bar 3 weeks ago even though Raffles is under renovation still . Stunning Building .There was a long queue outside and took us about 30 min to get in and waited on the patio but was very hot standing around...More

Thank Sonja G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a trip back in time! The Raffles Hotel’s Long Bar is a step back to the ‘20’s in decor and atmosphere. I enjoyed my first Singapore Sling and soaked in the moment. The hotel is currently under renovation with plans to reopen within the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Two-to-go-together
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Queued for about 30 minutes to get in but once in it was a great experience. $32 singapore for a traditional singapore sling but worth it to be able to drink this in such a historic setting and where it was created. Unshelled peanuts on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PaulineK164
Reviewed 2 days ago

Read one of the reviews that said the bar was a must visit as i was full of history. However the review failed to mention that as the Hotel and the Long Bar have had a full renovation and the Hotel has been closed for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank michaelcZ7218ET
Reviewed 2 days ago

Raffles Hotel was still closed but we went for a Gin Sling at the Long Bar, which was open. A great disappointment. We were greeted coldly by a waitress who tried to seat us by the door. When we asked to move, she was not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Edward C
Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing experience! It was a step back in time to sit at the bar and drink a Singapore Sling and throw the peanut shells on the floor! The ambience was great with the ceiling fans sending a cooling breeze throughout the bar.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robyn C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a complete rip off. 75 dollars for two Singapore Slings that are in pretty small glasses with an over excessive amount of ice. I didn’t have much of a drink. It’s far more expensive than other bars. I understand the history of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 925Molly
Reviewed 5 days ago

Despite the hotel being close for refurb. the Long Bar was open. When we visited there was quite a queue but it didn't take too long to be shown to a table as most people only have one drink for the experience and don't order...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank spanishrose1952
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Another one for any tourist to tick off the list. Very expensive, but good service and nice drink (Singapore Sling, obviously). Just chuck your monkey nuts on the floor....

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RSam78
Reviewed 6 days ago

Last had a sling at Raffles in 1987. Went with my wife last month. After short queue managed to get a seat at the bar. Enjoyed the nuts, the ambience and the sling was very nice. It did take some time to get served but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Chickenthing
March 8, 2019|
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Response from Christian W | Property representative |
Dear Helen K, Thank you for your interest in visiting the Long Bar. Yes we welcome families and children are allowed in the Long Bar with the supervision of adults. We look forward to welcoming you! Yours... More
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terryandgails
March 2, 2019|
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Dear terryandgails, Thank you for your interest in visiting the Long Bar. Yes, there is a smart casual dresscode. No flip flops are permitted for the gents but ladies may come dressed in sandals.We look forward to... More
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Linda S
February 1, 2019|
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Dear Linda S, Thank you for your interest in visiting the Long Bar. Yes, there is a smart casual dresscode. No flip flops are permitted for the gents but ladies may come dressed in sandals.We look forward to welcoming... More
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