Is there a dress code for Raffles Singapore?
Casual Chic. Gentlemen are encouraged to wear collared shirts and trousers with appropriate footwear and dress shorts will be allowed during lunch. Ladies may be dressed in dresses, skirts or trousers with appropriate footwear. Slip-ons and flip-flops are not permitted.
Which hotel is famous for the Singapore Sling?
It’s a tradition that dates back to the 1900s, when the Raffles hotel was surrounded not by skyscrapers but by nut plantations. Nuts were in such plentiful supply that they were offered to drinkers for free (and still are, hence the huge sacks lining the bar).
Why do you throw peanut shells on the floor in Raffles?
The peanuts or monkey nuts are very small and not very tasty, so I prefer to crack them open and throw the shell AND the nut on the floor! … The tradition was to throw the nuts on the wooden floor to help with clearing the dust. The bar is now open again, although the floors are now mostly tiled. Well worth a visit.
Do you need to book Raffles Long Bar?
No need to book, just turn up at The Raffles Hotel and follow signs to The Long Bar. Enjoy.
Can I wear shorts in Singapore?
Wearing shorts is not a problem in Singapore with a few execeptions such as places of worship or fine dining restaurants and clubs that specifically require dress code. For general sightseeing, no problem with shorts. Your concerns are however applicable if you visit Malaysia or Indonesia.
Is tipping customary in Singapore?
Tipping is not customary in Singapore. You don’t need to worry about paying tip for using any services in Singapore. However, there may be times that you want to reward a waiter or bellhop for providing excellent service. Most restaurants in Singapore add a 10% service charge to the bill so a tip is not expected.
How much is afternoon tea at Raffles Singapore?
It is exquisitely created to take guests on a cultural mind trip while enjoying the tranquillity of English afternoon tea. This is available from 3:30pm to 5:30pm everyday at S$58++ per Adult and S$30.50++ per Child ages 6 to 12 years old. Do note that our menu and prices may change without notice.
What does Singapore Sling taste like?
The Singapore Sling looks like a glass of Koolaid, and it tastes fruity, so the alcohol effects can sneak up on unsuspecting drinkers. That makes it a stealth drink.