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Fika Swedish Cafe and Bistro

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Kampong Glam
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
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257 Beach Road | Arab Street, Corner Of Beach Road and Arab Street, Singapore 199539, Singapore
6563969096
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Singapore
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was amazing and we didn't wait long for our dishes. Ambience was great, however, we wanted to be seated on the second floor which I heard was really pretty, but the staff mentioned that it was closed as there weren't many customers that Thursday afternoon and required us to be seated on the first floor only. Oh wells.... More 

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Thank ZahwahB
Singapore
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The meatballs were AMAZING. The open face roast beef, was good as well but maybe the beef could be slightly warmer? Overall a wonderful experience.

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Thank lydiakarinik
Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food portion is good, ambiance fantastic, service crew are pleasant. Second time at Fika - Beach Road and it never fails to impress.

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Thank danse_her
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here hoping for some authentic Swedish food. We were let down by the service as my meatballs and pasta was served shortly after ordering yet it took another 20 minutes before my wife's seasonal salad arrived. We were told the reason it took so long was to poach the quail eggs. Nobody apologized for my cold pasta nor offered... More 

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malaysia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

When I booked Fika via chope, I specifically mentioned not to put us right next to the entrance. When we arrived at the exactly at the reserved timing, there was no table prepared for us and we were asked to sit right next to the entrance ! There were still tables around so I specifically highlighted that I said not... More 

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Thank spookie007
Greater London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Clean Lunch for two, plate of food for one was Luke warm. Plate for second person came when first person finished her then cold food. Waiters not very attentive. Did not stay for what !ooked like nice cake with coffee.

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Thank Anthony B
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We entered this restaurant as it was the nearest to our hotel and we were very hungry. Basically, we entered the first place we can find without considering the food quality. It was such a surprise. The food was really good and very tasty. And it was halal too. In fact we returned for the second time that night and... More 

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Thank rmariff
Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were so surprised to find such authentic and delicious Swedish food in Singapore so close to our Hotel on Beach Road. The meals are reasonably priced and totally delicious. We are planning our trip to Sweden for next June for a family wedding and will be letting anyone stopping over in Singapore know about this exceptional place!

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Thank Alison A
Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The food at Fika is really good! The new menu, in particular, is interesting. The staff is friendly and give good service that is not common these days in Singapore! Kudos!

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Thank stephanielJ7530SM
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Located in a very touristic area of Singapore, this is a good option of a nice and beautiful place to have a brunch. Staff is nice. The menu is very attractive. We choose Halibut, lamb and meatballs of kids menu. The main dish were ok but not extraordinary, but very salty. For kids better, because usually we only can find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 Beach Road | Arab Street, Corner Of Beach Road and Arab Street, Singapore 199539, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Kampong Glam
  • Neighbourhood: Kampong Glam
  • Phone Number: 6563969096

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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

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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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