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1 Beach Rd | Colonial District, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6338 3363
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

While pictures paint a thousand words... but it does not describe when I experience or feel. So I always prefer to spend time to share in writing After trying out the two restaurants owned by the same group in Shanghai recently (four seasons and royal china), I organized a lunch for a group of 5. I was initially skeptical of... More 

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2 Thank Albert L
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986 reviews
943 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 811 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The ambience is nice, service is good, food in general is ok. The lobster noodle is grossly over rated.

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1 Thank yeoc468
Singapore, Singapore
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120 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Royal China is tucked away on Level 3 of Raffles Hotel. We had Dim Sum on a Sunday morning and reservations are recommended. I enjoyed the food tremendously but my friends commented that the restaurant has seen better days when even the food tasted better. My friends and i were seated in a corner, almost like a private room. We... More 

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Thank Louis S
Singapore, Singapore
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250 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The go to place for quality dim sum in Singapore - make sure that you make a booking as it gets very busy on the weekends. 2 seatings for lunch on Sunday and peking duck is a must order (if you want to try something else then order the aromatic duck instead)

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Thank BrianTaylor9
Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

the price is very reasonable and food is really good. their hashima is very good. the service is very fluke and this time it was actually really fast and good.

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Thank rihwapon
Bunbury, Australia
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145 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Attended for dinner but did not know what to make of the restaurant when you enter and see a torn decorative mural and really tacky turquoise decor. To make it worse for such a large dinning room, we were the only patrons at 8.30 on a Friday night. Sometimes you don't know whether to run away politely excusing ourselves or... More 

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Thank BunburyTim61
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132 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

A nice location nestled in the Raffles Hotel. I found right from the outset the service mediocre. ..the toilets too far and closed and staff could not help...then service and flow although quick the smiles were missing. Food was good..and the desert superb. ..needs a few tweeks and it will get there...

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Thank MS123NAN
Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Food is still good - the XO carrot cake, the prawn cheong fun. BUT the service is AWFUL. 2 seatings on 1 Jan lunch - 1130 to 1 pm or 1.30-3pm. We opted for the first. The day before I received a reminder call, that my lunch rsvn is from 11.30-12.45 pm, I told the staff that in my initial... More 

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Thank KateChow
Singapore
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

The dim sum is simply to die for. Must order the char siew pastry. One of the best in SG. XO carrot cake; siew mai, century egg congee.

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Thank hijacker9173
Singapore, Singapore
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

One of the better restaurants serving Dim Sum Singapore. Must try - Roasted Pork. It comes in a very small plate; portion is small but the roast pork is one of the best you find. Service staff may give you attitude issues sometimes but if treat them well, you may be reciprocated with some attention. Price is steep here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Beach Rd | Colonial District, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6338 3363

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