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Long Bar

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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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I,m planning a visit to raffles in April, Just wondering wahat it costs to purchase a Singapore sling?

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mawsonmanor
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When in Rome do as the Romans do. When in Singapore go to the Long Bar at Raffles.This iconic place is a must do with it’s famous drink the Singapore Sling.It can get very busy so don’t be surprised if you have to queue up.Once...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic experience at the Raffles Hotel Long Bar. A bit strange throwing groundnuts skin onto the floor but that ways what the workers used to do! The original singapore sling cocktail was great. It was very interesting Watching cocktail being made using the original cocktail...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nancy G
Christian W, General Manager at Long Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Nancy G, Thank you for taking the time to visit us despite the restoration. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our newly restored Long Bar, where the iconic Singapore Sling was first concocted in 1915. The Singapore Sling...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whilst in Singapore a visit to the Long Bar at Raffles is a must. Although the hotel is closed for a couple of years for a major refurbishment the Long Bar is still open. Depending on the time of day you might have to queue...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Timothy_George1
Christian W, General Manager at Long Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Timothy_George1, Thank you for taking the time to visit us despite the restoration. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our newly restored Long Bar, where the iconic Singapore Sling was first concocted in 1915. The Singapore Sling experience...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Although the main hotel is currently closed, the Long Bar is still open and selling it's historic Singapore Slings, along with a full bar menu of other cocktails. Definitely worth a visit to experience the history, and nutshell strewn floor. Be prepared to queue at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vistasandvoyages
Christian W, General Manager at Long Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear vistasandvoyages, Thank you for taking the time to visit Raffles Singapore. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed the iconic Singapore Sling experience and the atmosphere of the newly restored Long Bar. The Singapore Sling experience has gone beyond the cocktail itself...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Famous as the birthplace of the Singapore Sling back in the 1950’s. An absolutely beautiful bar restored to it’s glory. The drinks were very expensive but also very good. Our wait in line on a Sunday was about 40 minutes. They pour 700-1000 Singapore Slings...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank paulaP6136LY
Christian W, General Manager at Long Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear paulaP6136LY, Thank you for taking the time to visit us. I am pleased to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our newly restored Long Bar, where the iconic Singapore Sling was first concocted in 1915. Indeed, the Long Bar does get very...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

When in Singapore you have to visit Raffles!!! The main hotel is closed at the moment but the Long Bar is opened. When we walked in was surprised to see loads of nut kernals on the floor but this is what you do, open and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Christian W, General Manager at Long Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear GlasgowBaywatchbabe, Thank you for taking the time to visit us. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our newly restored Long Bar, where the iconic Singapore Sling was first concocted in 1915. Enjoying the Singapore Sling at Long Bar...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited this place together with friends due to the historical reputation doing Singapore Sling. We enjoyed the atmosphere there and the drinks were very nice. I recommend to visit the bar at least one time when being in Singapore.More

Thank Peter_Pe
Christian W, General Manager at Long Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Peter_Pe, Thank you for taking the time to visit us. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our newly restored Long Bar, where the iconic Singapore Sling was first concocted in 1915. Enjoying the Singapore Sling at Long Bar...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hubby and I been there 8 years ago for dinner and we're very please with the service we received. 8 years on, we're in Singapore for holiday again, but this time round, Raffles Hotel is shut for refurbishment. Fortunately, The Long Bar is open...More

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Christian W, General Manager at Long Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear mangoes1977, Thank you for taking the time to visit us. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our newly restored Long Bar, where the iconic Singapore Sling was first concocted in 1915. The Singapore Sling experience has gone beyond...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tourist destination and worth the time . Expensive drinks but a wonderful ambience of old colonialism. We loved the experience.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patrick M
Christian W, General Manager at Long Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Patrick M, Thank you for taking the time to visit us. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our newly restored Long Bar, where the iconic Singapore Sling was first concocted in 1915. The Singapore Sling experience has gone...More

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186402Katie
January 16, 2019|
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Response from Sue S | Reviewed this property |
The Long Bar is open apart from the mezzanine,so you will not have any trouble in having a Singapore Sling. The bar does get very busy, we had to sit at the bar as all the tables were full but that suited us any way. If... More
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July 24, 2018|
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Response from mikesierra | Reviewed this property |
You need to check that the Raffles Hotel has reopened, as during our visit in April, it was under-going a complete refurbishment. To get the Singapore Sling experience, there was a very small temporary 'pop-up' Long Bar at... More
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Their FB site says 11 am to 8 pm.
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Naresh1410
New Delhi, India
Live Jazz in Shanghai (4 Replies)
I've been a regular visitor to Shanghai for the last 4 years and have been to House of Blues and Jazz, Peace Hotel, Long Bar at the Waldorf and JZ, all of these places have good music. What about other places in Shanghai, including other 5 star hotels, what am I missing ?? Smartshanghai and cityweekend do not do proper updates and for some reason exclude the 5 star properties. Both the Hyatts claim to have jazz Can some one help me out, and tell me what I am missing. Thanks.
June 03, 2014|
Response fromNaresh1410|
Thanx Iaowai88 for reply. I have been to the CC, in fact last time I was here there was a JZ jazz festival on. You are very right, not every jazz can appeal to every individual. I do find their jazz a bit too serious for me, let's say I am more on the bluesy side of jazz. How about other places in the 5 star hotels and like Bar Rouge, etc ? Worth checking out ? I am disappointed with the poor response to this post. One of the best things I like about Shanghai is the vibrant music...More
majesty318
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2 day itinerary - help with timing/ order/ what is feasible (0 Replies)
We will be in Singapore for 2 days: arriving via cruise ship the first morning & using the ship as a floating hotel that night. The next morning, we will get off the ship & transfer to hotel (Rendezvous), where we have a hop on/ hop off bus tour included. We depart the morning after. We are "wanderer" type of travelers and enjoy strolling through neighborhoods and people watching more than necessarily hitting every attraction. We are also very into food. So here are my lists of...More
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VCG
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I had a long transit at HK today. About 6 hours. Tried both lounges. Wing- Lounge is undergoing renovation and is partially open. It is located next to gate 2/3 at one end of the airport. The shower suites are ready and are NICE. I have used the shower suites at BA T5 ad LHR and these are much better. There is also a PC lounge that has 12 terminals. Besides this the lounge is very small as its being renovated. Not much space. Only wine and beer. Pier- Located at gate 65, other end of...More
September 05, 2011|
Response fromHK71|
There is also the "Cabin", located near gate 25 (I think). It is the newest Cathay Pacific lounge and has a good variety of food and drink. No showers though. G16 is the other business class lounge, near Gate 16.