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“Overpriced Teo chew porridge buffet” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Coffee Lounge

Coffee Lounge
Ranked #37 of 279 Coffee & Tea in Singapore
Price range: US$30 - US$50
Cuisines: International, Asian, Singaporean
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Best known for its Taiwan Porridge, local fare and local high tea buffet, the Coffee Lounge at Goodwood Park Hotel Singapore has been a favoured haunt of many local and foreign gourmands since its opening in 1977. The Taiwan Porridge menu has become a popular mainstay at the Coffee Lounge where diners have consistently returned to enjoy a quality dining experience and Taiwan Porridge fare at reasonable prices. The "Design Your Own Local Degustation Set Menu" showcases the best of popular Singaporean fare in 3-Course and 4-Course sets which feature small tasting portions of each dish. The menu also includes a delectable dessert buffet. Guests can eat to their hearts' content from a sumptuous high tea buffet spread with more than 20 popular local snacks, mains and desserts. It is a great way to spend a leisurely afternoon with family and friends.
Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Overpriced Teo chew porridge buffet”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner here with two other friends on a weekday evening. The food is good but not exceptional. Service staff is attentive and tries to accommodate a vegetarian (meatless) request but maybe the chef was the one who got it wrong. Because of the upcoming festive season there were 'festive' desserts but the selection was limited. Overall be prepared to pay for the food (which is not spectacular) and the 'classy' ambience. You might be better off at a regular Teo chew porridge place if you are not one for the hotel restaurant ambience.

Visited December 2016
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Australia
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239 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Spoil yourself”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is not a cheap cuppa but it is high tea at its absolute best.
Skip lunch save yourself for all the tasty offerings and you probably won't need dinner so in that respect it is good value.
Make sure you book.

Visited October 2016
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Geneva, Switzerland
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391 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Uninteresting”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

In the context of the Goodwood Park Hotel, the Coffee lounge is a rather middle of the road place with middle of the road food. We were there for a business dinner. Service was unattentive, and the waitress needed explanations on everything. The noodle dishes were nothing special, and the sateh was so-so. An uninspired and uninspiring place. SHame because the rest of the hotel and previous experience at the Chinese restaurant are really good.

  • Visited July 2016
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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940 restaurant reviews
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“Taiwanese porridge ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Love the Taiwanese porridge served here. You can have a choice of many varieties ... Remains you of olden days food... Recommended.

Visited June 2016
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Laurieton, Australia
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Relatively quiet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Efficient service and unassuming with good food, nice atmosphere and comfortable. There was an expansive choice of breakfast dishes too.

Visited February 2016
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