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Chinese Opera Teahouse, Chinese Theatre Circle

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Visit the Opera

The Chinese Opera House in Smith street is well worth a visit.The company put on a show most... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Deal kent uk
A Taste of Chinese Opera

After a previous food tour guide suggested we check this out we booked and to our delight we had an... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Brisbane Region, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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5 Smith Street, Singapore 058919, Singapore
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

The Chinese Opera House in Smith street is well worth a visit.The company put on a show most nights, the cost is 25 sds per person, this covers the show and specially brewed Chinese tea a dessert.The show starts at 2000 with a talk in...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Zimb
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

After a previous food tour guide suggested we check this out we booked and to our delight we had an hour long very interesting insight into the history of Chinese Opera. Explanations of movements etc. They even had two of the singers come in and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 568philippab
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Strongly recommended to all interested in Chinese culture.The place is cosy,the atmosphere is extremely pleasant.There is short spectacle of Chinese Opera,Cantonese style,performed by people who are proud of their rich and fascinating culture and able and willing to show it to whoever comes to see...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank MERiembau
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Small place. The singer could not sing live that day because she was cold and she was coughing pretty much. I totally understand that but then u should get another price or cancel the show. It was very expensive for what we got. Pretty much...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Romesan
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Joined only for the delicious tea and pudding. Introductory comments to the art of chinese opera were made and proved to be very useful to take most of this experience. Only issue was some members of the Theather speaking during the presentation....they should be more...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Alexandre P
Reviewed 21 November 2015

There was a final total of six patrons inclusive. We had a set Chinese meal which was fine and the whole feeling was of sitting in someone’s dining room having their home-cooked meal. It was a nice ambience. After a hour a leader of the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank sadoldman
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I travel to Singapore 5/6 times a year for business, but this time I took my kids and was looking for more regional things to visit. This did not disappoint. The tea house is tiny, tucked away in a busy chinatown street. When you arrive...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Zolou25
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This a very small, but very friendly venue. We really enjoyed the presentation and the short performance. The performers are keen to ensure that visitors have a great experience. Photography is welcomed, unfortunately we had no camera with us, but they kindly took a group...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank NowlookatmeBanburys
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

The Opera Troupe that performs here are well known and have won many accolades. They are passionate about sharing their talent and craft. I attended a session which included a 3 course Chinese meal for $40. You have the option of skipping the meal and...More

2  Thank highburychampion
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We really enjoyed both the food and the event at the Chinese Opera Teahouse. The venue is in Smith St, a busy location in the middle of Chinatown. Inside and away from the crowds outside, you are first provided with a Chinese meal which we...More

Date of experience: February 2015
3  Thank Margaret D
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Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful
sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling
sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its
blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an
Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit
almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony
continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to
the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill.
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