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Roosevelt's Diner & Bar

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Roosevelt's Diner & Bar take you to a unique dining experience here at New Bridge Road. They serve artisal hot sandwiches, pastas, burgers, and selective gourmet mains with fine selection of wines, beers, spirits and mixed of cocktails.

Sun - Thu: 08:00 - 22:00

Fri - Sat: 08:00 - 00:00

+65 65383518
$29 based on 23 submissions
After Work (7 votes), Brunch (7 votes), Nice Deco (5 votes)
amyxperia

Thoughtful and friendly service, tasty comfort food

This is a regular hangout for my church mates and I every Sunday, cos their food's consistently good and their service staff would always ensure that we are well looked after. 

Great items to try would be the churros waffles, salted caramel waffles, teddy's burger and their ribs!

Spacious, cosy, and perfect for a relaxed dining experience. 

The HGW community like this place for...

  • Teddy's US Burger5 votes
  • Churros Waffles3 votes
  • Wine3 votes
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12 Sep 2014 • 1 review • 0 follower

Thoughtful and friendly service, tasty comfort food

This is a regular hangout for my church mates and I every Sunday, cos their food's consistently good and their service staff would always ensure that we are well looked after. 

Great items to try would be the churros waffles, salted caramel waffles, teddy's burger and their ribs!

Spacious, cosy, and perfect for a relaxed dining experience. 
03 Sep 2014 • 6 reviews • 0 follower

Disappointing first-time visit

After reading many positive reviews about Roosevelt's Diner & Bar, it was with great anticipation and excitement that my friend and I made our way to the place on 29 August. Prior to last Friday, we had made reservations in advance via Chope. I received an email notifying me that my reservation was confirmed, and another email on 29 August itself, reminding me about the reservation.   It was to much surprise and disappointment, upon arriving at the place, that we were told that Roosevelt's did not have any reservations under our name. Luckily, there was an empty table available, which we were ushered to. Imagine if the restaurant was full, and given that we took some time to travel down to Roosevelt's and there weren't any empty tables available. I would have been very upset.   Next, we ordered the US Teddy Beef Burger and the Lemongrass Prawn Burger. While it was great that the food arrived within 15 minutes, the burgers and fries were a little cold. However, we were quite tired and very hungry after a long day at work, and decided not to wait any further but to just eat immediately.   Lastly, the saving grace of our dinner date was the waffles. We enjoyed the Churros Waffles very much. The place has a great ambience, and is lovely for people to have dinner.    I would greatly appreciate it if my feedback can be looked at, and if explanations can be given.  
The management of Roosevelt's Diner & Bar responded to this review:
05 Sep 2014
Dear Michelle,
We would like to sincerely apologize for the experience you had at Roosevelt's. We have looked into the matter and found that one of our staff has made a genuine error; we have since counselled the staff responsible to prevent such incidents from happening again.
Similarly for the cold fries and burger that was served to you, we are very sorry for that. We are currently in the midst of improving our kitchen and service efficiency to ensure that such incidents do not happen again when we are operating at full capacity.
Thank you for your honest feedback and we want to assure you that what you have experienced is not our standard practice, and is totally unacceptable. Please drop us an e-mail at info@roosevelts.com.sg should you wish to visit our diner again, and our Manager will personally handle your reservation.
Hope to see you back at Roosevelt's some time soon!
Regards,
Management Team of Roosevelt's Diner & Bar
09 Aug 2014 • 237 reviews • 40 followers

Harvest my heart

For the complete review, visit my blog
http://fundamentally-flawed.blogspot.sg/2014/07/roosevelts-diner-bar-harvest-my-heart.html

Inside, the feeling is almost "ironic suburban" , expansive family tables with odd fashioned light bulbs dangling overhead, a table top of severely outdated magazines is given the death stares by the illustrious bathroom from across the hallway, pimped up by its fashionable array of luxe lotions and hand creams.   Our first visit was strictly a burger run, to mollify those crummy emotional out bursts. I had the Teddy's 100% US Beef Burger ($22) whilst S zoned in on the Mushroom Cheddar Burger ($22). At Roosevelts', the burger is kept simple, with just smears of mayo on the pillowy soft brioche buns that don't crowd your palate with an exuberance of flavor, allowing the story of the beef patty to be told in full glory; with its doneness cooked to order (plus points immediately!), it constituted an explosion of natural sweet beefy juices when you chomp down. It's architecture was slightly compromised by the inclusion of onions in the patty, but the overall flavors received a major boosting with that poignant addition. The Mushroom Cheddar burger made its appearance, fashioned with all manner of good things (especially those tender and delightfully seasoned mushrooms) and naturally went down with no complaints at the other end of the table. The fries are the only debacle in this fairytale, not that they were nasty or cold or anything drastically negative; they were just.. uninspired.

We fell in love with the Southern Fried Chicken ($18), the gorgeously sun-kissed crispy skinned chicken exposing flavorful and extremely tender plump flesh below. Benefits of day long soaks in buttermilk before taking to the fryers paying off immensely. The multitude of spices used in the coating unravelling gradually with every bite. 

That was done. The rest of the dinner presented a plethora of disappointments. Starting with the burgers.  Point to note is that if you plan to eliminate diners' choice to select the doneness of the patty then you had better ensure consistency all around. That can't be said about my experience that night whereby 3 of the burgers at the table emerged in different shades. An over zealously grilled patty set our friend to work, sadly picking around the dried beef. 

This insipidity extrapolated itself to our dessert, the Churros Waflles ($12) with cinnamon sugar, butter and mocha sauce on side, which was a let down by a tell-tale low grade ice cream threatening to abrade our tongues with the shards of ice crystals within its false creamy innards. 

Roosevelts started on an amazing foot with its inspired rift on the ubiquitous burger and crested in an uneven showing of the same dish a few days after. I find it hard to believe the discrepancies involved and despite having my heart broken the same time around, I promise I"ll be back to indulge in the burgers very soon.
08 Aug 2014 • 5 reviews • 0 follower

great value, best service in town, good comfort food

The service here is one of the best I've encountered in Singapore, even when compared to some fine-dining establishments! The main thing is that the staff truly care, and theyre always anticipating what we needed. Water refill was auto, they offered condiments too, brought extra serviettes for us when I was making a mess of my food, offered to heat up the food when our friend arrived late and the sides we were sharing had been sitting down for a while, and offered food recommendations based on what our flavour preferences are-rather than simply recommending the 'popular' items!  Was truly impressed how even the parttime staff were polite, fast, and clearly well trained! 

Food wise, the signature teddy's burger is to die for. Soft bun, juicy and flavourful patty! The other mains were generally good. For sides, 4 of us shared the truffle mac & cheese and it was very good.
04 Aug 2014 • 160 reviews • 6 followers

Roosevelt: Diner & Bar

More of a American Diner & Bar, Roosevelt is located at a corner of Tanjong Pagar, specifically right outside one of Outram Park Mrt exits. Their tall glass windows and entrance reminded me of Common Man Roaster. The interior was dark, edgy and with a touch of grunge, while visibility is sustained by the chandeliers and spot lights.

More pics and thoughts at

http://lepakwithyaops.com/roosevelt-diner-bar/