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Derwish

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Neighbourhood:
Kampong Glam
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Bussorah Street, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6298 8986
Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 01:00
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Coolum Beach, Australia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We regretted our decision to eat here from the moment we sat down. One of the staff was eating a meal and smoking (despite non smoking laws) at the table next to us. The menu had random Italian items as well as Turkish (we came for the Turkish experience). The food was very ordinary and was of low quality ingredients.... More 

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Thank jacq_waters
Singapore, Singapore
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Derwish serves good Lebanese & Mediterranean food. Service is prompt and the overall decor is great. Price point - mid-range.

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Thank amitgoenka20
Penang, Malaysia
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231 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

There are so many middle eastern restaurants to choose from in this area. I chose this one as I was dining by myself and there were already plenty of other diners in the restaurant. I had two dishes, both of which I wasn't overly impressed with. Each time I wanted to order something or to get my bill I had... More 

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Thank webbsm
Singapore
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I went there to make my colleagues discover Turkish foods. What a disappointment: basics such as hummus and tabbouleh are tasteless and tasted stale and not fresh. Sauces for the meat were weird, meaning no specific distinct flavour though the colour was bright. Meat is OK only, it tasted good compared to the rest BUT really was nothing special. Apart... More 

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1 Thank Foodie044
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely food served and the taste is real authentic. Great menu with loads of variety and lovely dessert menu too. Bonus of sheesha add to the charm of the place. Service has to be improved drastically when there is too much rush and they are not able to manage it properly. Nevertheless great food to eat.

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1 Thank shadaaaab
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Had the spiced rack of lamb and the borek filled with feta cheese . Both were excellent . The lamb tender and juicy and the borek was much better tasting than the spring rolls served locally . The big plus ? The ambience of the place .

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Thank Abdur R
Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Visited this restaurant with Wife, son and daughter in law during the Ramadan period. Had Turkish kebabs and some of the baked Mediterranean dishes. food wasn't great but the exquisite view of the Sultan Mosque added to the experience. The street was over all bustling with energy and festivity.

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Thank Pramod53
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

A friend recommended the food - the food was fantastic. I love their tea. Was busy and service was slow.

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Thank Swas2015
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch. Food was divine, thoroughly enjoyed it. We had the lamb pide, falafel and meze tabagi plate to share. Very generous serves. Service a little slow but worth the wait

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Thank Francesca M
Varna, Bulgaria
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138 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with friends. Delicious and fresh turkish food, good service, clean and beautiful decor. Worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bussorah Street, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Kampong Glam
  • Neighbourhood: Kampong Glam
  • Phone Number: +65 6298 8986

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Kampong Glam

Neighbourhood Profile
Kampong Glam
This traditionally Malay enclave of Singapore offers an alluring array of shops, cafes, and bars. A walk down Haji Lane offers quirky shopping, while one block over, Arab Street is a treasure trove of brightly coloured fabrics, clothing, and Turkish rugs. Stop for a leisurely coffee or cocktail and watch local kids play traditional games along the lane. Also home to the Malay Heritage Centre and one of Singapore’s most prominent mosques (Sultan Mosque), Kampong Glam is a must-visit for a tantalizing taste of Malay life in this city.
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