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“Excellent food and incredible service!”

The Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens
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Ranked #45 of 12,522 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$80
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Tanglin
Description: Nestled in the lush surroundings of the Ginger Garden, within Singapore's first world heritage - Singapore Botanic Gardens. The Halia was established in 2001 with great consideration to conform to the contours of the land and majestic trees. Our cuisine of Modern European with Asian Influences is a nod to Singapore's diverse and metropolitan landscape. Guests may choose to dine ensconced in the comfort of our air-conditioned Dining Room which still offer a view of the gardens through full-length glass windows or enjoy the natural breeze and surrounding view on the Viewing Deck.
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 12, a first time visit for my family from Poland. Our lunch party on 29 June was attended to by Raja, and the rest of the Halia crew. Raja was incredibly attentive, making sure our many food orders came out in good time. Fabulous service! The rest of the Halia crew during our visit were also great! Thank you so much for making our experience one to remember. :)

Bai, Anna & family.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We went for a walk in the Singapore Botanic Gardens and had breakfast at The Halia. We were made to feel like friends by the warm welcome from Alice and Edwin. My husband had an ‘Inglese’ breakfast and I had the Greek yoghurt and muesli. It was excellent and well-priced and the service and friendly smiles made us feel great. Certainly worth another visit!

Thank GretaLeighton
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

My Family and I came to Singapore Botanic Gardens 2 years ago and visited orchid garden.
We were tired so had some bites and drinks at Halia restaurant. Service’s fantastic with personalised touch.
They call my Father by name and we were amazed. This is how i remember this restaurant so I asked them to eat there again even it’s a little pricey.
We all decided to come back and was surprised they were halal because there are no restrictions for us.
Went to order quite a banquet for the family
The only dish that is very good and seemed not to change according to my Father was the Chilli crab spaghetti.
We order salad with prawn and the sauce was very different, unique and good.
Also had the corn bread with avocado which was okay with presentation but tasted bland.
We order few main dishes,
Daily special beef, burger, crab spaghetti and drinks.
The drinks were pretty good but the portion were too little for the price. I had the cucumber with turmeric and liked it.
Burger and fries were in the middle of the plate and almost toppled because patty is too big for the bun. It was bland even it is wagyu, flavor is not there under seasoned but anyways something is really lacking.
Fries some undercooked some hard?? Not cooked at the same time?
Service was okay at first that’s why I write in trip advisor. And we remembered Tao Ha who’s very friendly.
The others were not and find that from entering.
Seemed snobbish?
Some just talk near the bar they don’t see my Mother calling.
I’ll rate this high if food were not bland but hard to recommend again since service seemed declined too.

Thank Ariah8913
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Christopher J, Owner at The Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Ariah8913,

Thank you for visiting our restaurant and for your comprehensive review on TripAdvisor.

We regret to hear of your recent disappointing experience at restaurant. Providing our guests with a positive experience is important to us and we would like to hear more in order to improve on the overall Halia experience.

Should you wish to do so, please do not hesitate to PM us your contact details, or contact our restaurant manager Chan, at 8444 1148 or general.hsbg@thehalia.com.

Best regards,
The Halia

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful service and recommendations for hot drinks and even got us ponchos for walking in the garden

Thank indonsid
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Great atmosphere, fantastic selection of food and drinks. There were about 14 of us from 18 months old to 36 years old, and Halia pretty much catered to everyone. Worth a visit, definitely. Staff were lovely too :) thanks for a wonderful restaurant experience.

p.s. their pineapple jam is delicious!

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