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it is a great place to chill and hang out with friends
The waiter was very attentive and kept topping up our water, as we were there for food and drinks with our kids. The outside seats had a lovely view of the Padang. Nice especially during National Day. Only drawback is you might get many visitors coming up next to your table to get a free view. It was ok at first, but got a bit too annoying when they kept coming next to our table and couldn’t be bothered to keep their distance, even though they could see us having our meals there. We didn’t change our seats as that table had the best view of the Padang. My kids had fish and chips for lunch and the fish was really fresh as it’s one whole piece of fish meat and not the usual thin fillet. My daughter also enjoyed additional crispy fish skin as a snack. Overall it was a very pleasant experience for our family of 4.
Great drinks and excellent service. View could be better though
Pleasant place, nice atmosphere, great for having a chill and relaxed time.
The venue and the view are superb and the main reason for our return visit. The service wasn't brilliant on the first visit - but we didn't book and they were busy! However today they certainly weren't busy and the service was worse. We asked for a starter to share and 2 main courses - the starter arrived after the main meals! We then waited over 20 mins for ice cream. The table next to us 4 of the 5 people had finished their meals but they had to wait another 20 minutes before the last meal a panini to be served - they said the service was unacceptable and it all just spoiled the ambience of the place. Very keen to sell beers and couldn't remember when I asked fora glass of water. We spent 2 and a hours there - nice not to be rushed - but the time was dictated by the service. We only had prawn toast, fish & chips, ice cream & 2 beers!
We went for the view & got it even though we were seated indoors. Would have liked a little more food choice but our fish & chips were nice though would have liked a little more fish. Most people seemed to go for a drink rather than eating. It was lovely to exit via the gallery which was still open at 9pm on a Saturday. Staff v pleasant and a lovely end to our short Singapore visit. We had booked and would suggest you do if you want the evening session.
venue was good, but service has much to be improved - we were not informed earlier when we made a booking, that there would be a min spend of $60 if our group had more than 10 people, though we eventually spent way more than that - drinks were slow to come, and their bar did not seem equipped with sufficient drinks. Was not able to do a few mixers that we requested - we ordered a second round of good BEFORE the last order, but the waiter forgot about our order even though we had reminded them twice about the food. Eventually we were not served food because "we missed the last order" - Would have helped if the bar offered complimentary tapas (e.g. olives, nuts, crackers) to match our drinks (we did order quite a few rounds!)
The view is fantastic. If you offer local beer like Tiger will be good. Suggest to have fans to create some breeze, because in the night time, the wind blow from land to sea, the lounge is quite warm because of the wall blocking the wind. I suggest to have a slightly smaller single couch, now it is too wide for a person, too tight for two. Then you can afford to have more seats.
Drinks were pricey $24-25 and very small fancy portion .. one gulp and its finish ! Notin really special . Ambience on e other hand is beautiful . But too bad was spoilt by a big noisy group with one girl gotten herself completely drunk and screaming away . Service by asst manager was good , he led us to a more quiet area away from the rowdy bunch . herself compe
Really wonderful view from Smoke & Mirrors, from very comfortable chairs. Very nice experience. Only slight negative was the high price of the drinks and slightly slow service. But, overall, very enjoyable.