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“Really expensive, but a must do Singapore experience”
Review of Long Bar

Long Bar
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US$ 44.01*
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Singapore by Night Tour with Dinner
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US$ 117.70*
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Private Tour: Singapore by Night Tour with Dinner
Ranked #3 of 141 Nightlife in Singapore
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Long Bar is now closed as part of our restoration programme and is slated for a grand reopening in the middle of 2018, along with the rest of the hotel. Home of the Singapore Sling, this two-story bar located on the second floor of Raffles Singapore is the place where travellers undergo one of the true rites of passage of travel. While there, sip on the world famous pink cocktail created in 1915 by bar captain Ngiam Tong Boon, and toss peanut shells onto the floor, the only place in Singapore where "littering" is permitted. The menu also offers a melange of cocktails and non-alcoholic concoctions, together with traditional pub favourites. The earthy interiors are inspired by Malayan plantation life in the 1920s. Oriental carpets are overlain on tiled floors and the furniture is traditional stained cane and rattan. A charming timber spiral staircase connects the two levels of the Long Bar with the seating above interspersed with teak lounge chairs.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Reviewed 9 June 2012

Part of the Raffles Hotel so this bar takes you back to the colonial days. The Singapore Slings are really expensive so think twice before ordering a second one. However, the experience is worth it. Don't forget to throw the complimentary monkey nut shells on the floor.

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Reviewed 8 June 2012

Everyone who travels to Singapore should experience the Long Bar at the Raffles Hotel. It is a throw back to the Colonial era and the famous Singapore Sling is reminder of simpler times.

The attached Long Bar Steakhouse also puts out some of the finest beef in Singapore.

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Reviewed 6 June 2012

Seeing as we were in Singapore it seemed wrong not to go to Raffles for a Singapore sling

The atmosphere was just as I thought it would be the Singapore sling was okay but very expensive I actually didn't like it at all

I loved the grand old hotel and enjoyed looking all around the place it is a lovely grand impressive hotel and well worth a visit

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Reviewed 3 June 2012

Yes it is expensive for a Singapore Sling but its got to be done!! $28 well spent, highly recommended

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Reviewed 3 June 2012

What a treat! Sitting up at the bar and ordering a light meal as well. The prawn and mango spring rolls were sensational and satisfying. A fantastic colonial atmosphere and nut shells all over the floor. Friendly and polite staff provided excellent service.

3  Thank Lisa P
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