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Raffles Grill

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An aura of timeless elegance sets the tone for the Hotel's formal dining room. Beautifully restored to its former glory, with French windows overlooking the Palm Court, Raffles Grill captures the true essence of fine dining. A blend of classical and contemporary French cuisine, the menu is light and innovative.

Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 14:00

Mon - Sat: 19:00 - 22:00

Closed: Sun & PH

+65 64121816
$277 based on 13 submissions
Dinner (8 votes), Quiet (8 votes), Business Dining (6 votes)
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I have been a client of the Bon Bon chocolate shop for years and unless something drastic forces me to stop eating chocolate it is quite possible that I'll still be a client for years to come, so when a friend suggested we had a cup of tea at their coffee shop (Which I had never visited) I jumped at the opportunity. Being informed that they had "English breakfast", "Earl Grey" and some other tea, we both though "Twinings" and since paying a few dollars for someone to pour boiling water over a tea bag seems a bit step, we decided to have coffee instead. I had a long black and a slice of orange and almond cake. The coffee was as it should be, slightly bitter with an intense aroma and low acidity, not bad at all. The slice of cake was moist, slightly sticky and with a delightful citrus flavour. As for the ambience, it is an interesting mixture, from the floor up, there is dark wood panelling which ends at about two meters high were meets with shelves where there are stacks of old suitcases which could pre-date WWII and other old things of similar age, the lighting is from an 'eclectic' set of lamps, some of which have rust on them and point up to where the ceiling should be. Instead of ceiling, there are just wooden beams exposed which gives the impression the place is unfinished (Perhaps they run out of money). While having our coffee, our ears were tortured by strange noises emanating from some invisible speakers, these noises were undoubtedly product of a recording made by some misguided person with no musical talent, taste nor understanding of the concept of basic civility. If they put some pleasant music and finish the ceiling, I would dare to take a lady for coffee one day. For now, I'll stick to their chocolates which are delicious.

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  • Stuffed quail rolls with black trompette mushroom, foie gras, butternut gnocchi and supreme sauce1 vote
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• 24 Oct 2014 • 294 reviews • 15 followers

White truffle season is back

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White truffle season is on again at Raffles Grill. Because of the ingredient's limited availability, dishes with Alba white truffle are served for both lunch and dinner only while stocks last. That is also the reason a main portion of this stuffed quail roll with white truffle and black trim petite mushrooms, foie gras, butternut gnocchi and supreme sauce is priced at $88. Every additional gram of white truffle is $19. Talk about living the rich life.
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• 10 Jun 2010 • 13 reviews • 0 follower

The Raffles Grill

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Very posh old world ambiance, quiet good for a Palace Grill, french cook, wine list and of course high end prices, but that is expected. Not a fun place, the day I went there two tables were occupied. The service? Slow, I had the feeling to be lonely in this lovely dining room, so no people watching and plenty of time to read my book between the rare appearances of the waiter. In the lobby, it is quiet amusing to watch the hotel customers, the bird flying around the piano, as for the waiter they seemed to think they are there more for decoration than attending. The famous Bar outside on the first floor? It is not my cup of tea and I don't drink Singapore Sling. It as a touch of a saloon in California in the 1880th, the floor is full of peanuts shells.As far as the service is concerned I rated it 5, because it is one of The Leading Hotels of the World, and I felt more like in a tiny luxury restaurant, service wise.
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• 04 Apr 2010 • 1 review • 0 follower

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Altogether overrated.  Dinner for 4.  Service was officious, bordering on pretentious.  Airflown scallops were bland.  Beef main course was average at best.  Wine was well overpriced.  Overall, meal was uninspiring, yet bill came close to SGD1,800.  Doesnt even compare to any of MPW's entry-level eateries in London.  Pity. 
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