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“Great food and service, first-timers should try!”
Review of Buyan

Buyan
Ranked #2,422 of 11,485 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: US$30 - US$50
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Description: Buyan invites you to enjoy dishes from Russia and the former Soviet Union, from homely stews to caviar indulgence. This is the very place to try the real taste of the world-known Russian borscht, pirozhki (small pies) or pelmeni (dough pockets filled with mixed meat).
Reviewed 30 April 2016

First time trying russian food and Buyan did not disappoint :) The staff and bartender were friendly and attentive!

Had the Caviar and Khachapuri for starters... Beef stroganoff and Baranya noga (lamb shank) for mains. Finally, had Blinis with cream / jam / condensed milk for dessert... And Russian vodka cocktails.

Prices were slightly steep, especially with caviar costing $40.. All the above came up to slightly more than $200... But it was ok for me since I had the 50% discount from my Amex card.

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Thank shubacca
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Reviewed 15 April 2016

We had very high expectations of this restaurant and have been planning to go there for a while. The food was ok - we had borsch, gulyash, pancakes with caviar, salted cucumbers (which were actually marinated cucumbers which none of us like generally), olivie salad, honey cake (medovik) and napoleon cake. Deserts were awful! Everything else was very average. Besides I didn't like the ambiance of the restaurant, didn't have this authentic feel. I have something to compare to - Mari Vanna restaurant in London, for instance. You feel you're back home the moment you enter the place: you are greeted by Russian waitresses, the place itself reminds of a very cosy Russian home with Russian music. That's the kind of thing we were expecting to see in Buyan. Also waitresses were very slow and not very eager to serve customers, I had to ask for the same thing several times. My verdict - I probably wouldn't come back there again.

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Great for family and dating. Great service in Singapore context, the (Russian? ) lady who introduce food and vodka to us is extremely friendly and good service. Will go back to try other dishes !

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Thank A K
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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Went on Friday evening. Restaurant cum bar was easily located on a slip road from Duxton road.

Ordered sautéed vegetables which tasted wonderful and its herring on fur coat appetiser was simply tasty and uniquely different! Napoleon dessert cake was simply divine- must try!

Service in the beginning was rather slow with wait more than 5 min before seated though reservation already made. However service picked up along the way with more dedication shown.

Thank AweJames
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

food is tasty though a bit priciy. we had borsht (soup), kwass (drink), mors (drink) cheese flat bread, grilled platter, beef straganov, blinis (dessert), honey layered cake (dessert). portion not big. nice ambience, not crowded when we were there. big bar area.
overall good place to chill out on a sat nite.

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Thank 530rachaelt
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