Totally a tourist trap. Part of the famous Oriental Hotel, it has simply become a place for tourists to go and try a Singapore sling. Expensive, noisy and really not much fun.
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When in Singapore you just have to have a Singapore Sling and what better place would you think to have that than where it was created in the Historical Long Bar at the Raffles Hotel. The building is lovely and so steeped in history, this...More
We went rather early to get a table and thank God we did! it was soon packed with people waiting.The Singapore sling was OK- OK, but had to be had. We were tourists after all. The ambience was very nice and was fun to litter...More
Visiting the Long Bar is certainly a MUST when in Singapore but…when we went there it was chaotic with many, many tourists and, anyway, the prices were extortionate! The peanuts (for dropping shells onto the floor) were free.
The place to go to have the true Singapore Sling cocktail! The Singapore Sling was invented at this bar. A bit pricey but worth the experience!
In Singapore how could we not stop by for a Singapore Sling? It was fun sitting at the bar, throwing peanut shells on the floor, enjoying the overpriced drinks though they are tasty. Not a surprise, just enjoy and allow yourself to imagine all the...More
A Singapore Sling is way over priced here. Yes its a cool place to see but with the construction and the mess it was not worth going. We had a couple drinks and it was over $60.
Had to try the infamous Singapore Sling. The building itself is pretty cool with fans gently swaying overhead. Peanut shells litter the floor. The service was spotty and the drink way overpriced.
Part of Singapore history, the Long Bar in the Raffles Hotel provides a small glimpse of colonialism. It seems that whenever we are in Singapore we end up here at least once. Recommend the Singapore Sling, a spare hour and a relaxed attitude - all...More
Raffles Singapore is one of those iconic places you simply must visit once in a lifetime. The building itself is impressive, but you really need to eat the peanuts and have a cocktail in the Long Bar to truly appreciate the Raffles experience. The famous...More