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La Barca Ristorante

90 Goodman Road Goodman Arts Centre | Goodman Arts Centre, Block C, Singapore 439053, Singapore
+65 6346 5813
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Italian, European, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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90 Goodman Road Goodman Arts Centre | Goodman Arts Centre, Block C, Singapore 439053, Singapore
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1 - 10 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this place 1) food is excellent. Delicious. Well made. 2) fantastic set up catering to kids. Indoor and outdoor play areas with lots to keep them occupied. Bouncy castles, trampolines 3) still has an adult setting/ambience so you don't feel like u r in...More

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Thank Joanne Y
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic food and even better service, highly recommended. The manager provides an immaculate personal touch enriching the overall experience.

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Thank Badhri I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the artsy goodman arts centre La Barca has a lovely location , alfresco dining , kid friendly ...located close to residential area's . Unfortunately the food does not do justice , though not too expensive it leave a lot desired . I am...More

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Thank Nimikes
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Although we have been several times to this place I didn't expect to be that happy today. Everything we ordered was absolutely great, service is up to expectation. Can't wait to be back soon. Pictures highlight our great lunch.

Thank Lovemakan
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Spigola with roasted potatoes and tomatoes was nice. Others are not that special and did not taste that authentic Italian. Homemade pasta was more like soft noodle and the prawn used was not of high quality considering the price. Location is a bit hard to...More

Thank yosuaisk
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We had a very enjoyable evening at La Barca with attentive service from the staff. The only minor thing was the carbonara that was too dry and had overcooked bacon in it but the other dishes from starters to desserts were fine. We'll be back.

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Thank jurganito
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Definitely short of staff to handle two birthday party and full house situation. Staff was too busy and keep forgetting us, missing cutlery, plates, bread, and chairs?! It was my second visit, so sad to see the service standard has drop so much.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

We went for my wife's birthday, and the restaurant was very kind to waive corkage to accommodate us bringing a special bottle of wine for the occasion. The restaurant manager and staff were very engaging and gave tip top recommendations and service. This restaurant is...More

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Thank leonchan74
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We had a special birthday dinner there. The staff were really friendly and accommodating to our requests. The service was very good and the food, awesome. It was located at a quiet but central location so you could enjoy a private dinner with very easy...More

Thank FangGao
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Got introduced to this restaurant by my french friend. Found the place really cozy and informal.There is a separate indoor and outdoor play area for the kids, I think its a well though of arrangement to keep kids busy while parents can have some relaxing...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 114
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Goodman Road Goodman Arts Centre | Goodman Arts Centre, Block C, Singapore 439053, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6346 5813
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Description
Hidden away in Katong, La Barca Ristorante & Wine Bar is a stunning restaurant set within the spacious grounds of the Goodman Arts Centre. ‘La Barca’ – the Italian word for ‘boat,’ was so named due to the shape of the site that it is situated on. We serve classic Tuscan fare with a modern twist, and an emphasis on fresh flavours and stylish presentation. Being quietly tucked away, we offer a unique calm and serenity absent from restaurants in the city. Thus, we find ourselves excellent host for business lunches or those heart to heart with close friends. However, we are not all business. Come weekends, we transform ourselves into a family friendly restaurant boasting a Kids’ Playroom, a bouncy castle, inflatable water slides and even a trampoline. A welcoming outdoor wooden deck, makes it a popular choice for children’s parties or just for taking in the tranquility. La Barca is helmed by Executive Chef Michele Sorrentino. Michele graduated from hotel school in 1979 and has worked as a professional chef ever since. In 1992 he opened Antica Trattoria Botteganova, which was listed in Frommer’s guide’s ‘Top Ten Restaurants of Italy’ from 2000 to 2008. In 1999, Chef Michele received his Michelin star which he maintained throughout the lifetime of his restaurant. Over the years he has received numerous awards and favourable reviews in the international press and has appeared regularly on Italian TV. Having been at the top of his game in Italy for over 25 years, Michele is continuing his innovation here at La Barca.
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