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Colbar

#757 of 8,873 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
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Singaporean, Chinese, Bar, Asian, Pub
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9A Whitchurch Road, Singapore 138839, Singapore
+65 6779 4859
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Showing 77: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'd heard great things about this place but honestly some things are better left in the past. It's basically a British army squadies NAFI (soldiers canteen) from the 1950's & nothing's changed since. The food wasn't great & neither was the service.

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Thank Razzi-B
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not in the menu so you would just have to ask for it but it's the bomb. One of the best I have tried!

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Thank Kelvin K
Singapore, Singapore
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68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like the rustic relax place.to hang out, Colbar is the place. Had late lunch with the hubby and 6 year old kid here yesterday. Awesome atmosphere, awesome choice of food , awesome choice of beers 😊. Oh they serve milkshakes too ! My son was so happy with his Fish and Chips. Hubby had the Fried Noodle Gravy... More 

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Thank sccs99
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The location away from the hustle and bustle makes this the perfect escape in Singapore. Highly recommended.

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Thank Luca M
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This COLonial BAR is a hidden gem off whitchurch road. The path is directly opposite the parking area for Pietra Santa (a very good Italian restaurant). Apart from the rustic ambience, the prices remain very affordable and the beer and cider selection is among the best to be found in Singapore. If you are staying west of centre it is... More 

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Thank Derek M
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

It has been years since I went to Colbar, and I am definitely glad that it is still around. Located away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Colbar provides a tranquil environment for my family to get together, and at the same time allowing my son to be exposed to nature. Food was decent, however take note that... More 

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Thank Shanelee86
Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I bump into this place while leaving the Italian restaurant across the road. This cafe was hidden behind some bushes and trees. I love the setting as it reminded me of Cafe/coffee shop back in the 1970s. The price of drinks and food are considered cheap for a cafe. Tea for S $2. Would recommend a visit for afternoon tea.

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Thank Meulaboh
Singapore, Singapore
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123 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Very unique place with nice environment. Out of city and busy street. Very good Hainan style cook. Must try are the chicken curry, pork chop!

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Thank Alex O
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Retained the old rustic feel after the relocation. Ordered: A) 3 mushroom soups - tasted like Campbell soup B) curry chicken rice - mild and like Japanese curry C) roasted chicken chips and peas - ok D) fish and chips - crispy on the outside and soft on the inside E) big mixed grill - interesting to have grilled liver.... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Yes it's historical. But it's no longer in its original location. Having had to be relocated due to road development. If you crave "British food" then absolutely come and you can order sausage sandwich, chips (fries), toast etc with ketchup etc (the menu is a who's who's of an english transport cafe) but you came away with the feeling it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Singaporean, Chinese, Bar, Asian, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9A Whitchurch Road, Singapore 138839, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6779 4859

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