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Boat Quay

Boat Quay, Singapore, Singapore (Downtown Core)
1800 6736 2000
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$28*
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Singapore Boat Quay Historical Pub Walking Tour
69%
Ranked #101 of 353 Attractions in Singapore
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Singapore, Singapore
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713 attraction reviews
534 helpful votes 534 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Most of the restaurants along this stretch of prime river front are fairly mediocre, and it's a little annoying as you stroll along here getting accosted by the various touts. If you come at lunchtime then there are quite a few good deals available, but it's warm outside.

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

It's a nice area for a stroll, a drink or a bite of food and some photo shooting. Nothing too special but a good place to spend a few hours in the middle of the city.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

the cafe is very nice , many atractions and also very romantic , i want to visit again if i go to singapore again

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Toowoomba
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Great place for a drink and a bite to eat. All sorts of western cuisine and bars to match. Seems to be the after work haunt of the expats.

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Dublin, Ireland
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Naff, crass, rowdy and like something out of a bad Spanish resort in the 70s. Overcrowded bars with drunken clientele. Why this is deemed and 'attraction' I have no idea. We crossed the bridge towards Clarke Quay and found a small row of nice, civilised restaurants between the two celebrated Quays, thankfully, and had a nice dinner in Ricciotti. Won't... More

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Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I was in Singapore for a one-week vacation, and ended up spending half my nights having dinner and drinks at the Boat Quay/Clarke Quay areas. This area is especially beautiful at night, and even though the quay runs along the entire strip, you can't detect any "fishy" or "salty" smell of the ocean, so you can have a pleasant dinner... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

very picturesque. behind thise modern building this place architecture is really good. but eating there is very expensive!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Singapore seems like a very modern city with skyscrapers but there is a hidden gem. This is Boat Quay. Like stepping back to Singapore I remember. Small bars and restaurants and a great atmosphere. The people are really friendly and take time to chat. Sit by the water and imagine years gone buy or party like it's 2014

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England UK
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We marked this as average because although it is well worth a visit it gets a bit too much after a while with so many restaurants and bars it was difficult to know where to go. We did select a bar which had its own beer (Red Dot) and had a couple of drinks and a snack there which were... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

For an area right in the centre of Singapore, it grates that this place is still lined with cheap restaurants where the staff accost you as you walk by and almost drag you in. This is central, waterfront Singapore, and it could be so much better done: LKY and LHL take note, please. Sure, the Penny Black's an old favourite,... More

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