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The Penny Black Victorian London Pub

26/27 Boat Quay, Singapore 049817, Singapore (Singapore River)
+65 6538 2300
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Ranked #1,313 of 7,382 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: $12 - $25
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: English, Bar, Pub
Neighborhood: Singapore River
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located at the Raffles Place entrance to Boat Quay, one of Singapore's most colourful and vibrant river-front entertainment zones. The Penny Black Victorian London Pub is without doubt your quintessential Victorian Public House. All food is freshly cooked everyday. You will find hearty London Pub favourite meals and a mix of enticing local and western barfood on offer from 3pm. Most popular meals include Fish n' Chips with Mushy Peas, Traditional Roast, and the mouth-watering home-made Beef Burger.
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Singapore
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

I have been a fan of penny black for years and have come often for a meals and drinks. I came with relatives from UK who were visiting. .. not impressed. It has perhaps been a few months since my last visit but this time was a sunday .. allbeit before xmas .. but .. that should not be an... More 

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Nice, France
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19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It was a romantic night with my boyfriend. I'm currently in europe and trying burgers here and there, but the burger in the Penny black bits elsewhere! Can't forget the burger there!! I don't remember the exact name of the burger cuz it was almost 6 month ago. I came to leave comments because it was so much impressive one.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Another fellow review remarked that "Penny Black is basically an ex-pat pub..." However I did not realise it to mean that people of colour are unwelcome. All 3 waiters who served us made it clear that we were not welcome there (I'm Singaporean of ethnic Indian Origin) ... So if you want some place that practices racism, that's the right... More 

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this review

Dear Poonam We sincerely apologise for your experience at The Penny Black. Please be assured that our staff are constantly briefed and trained to provide a consistent level of service across the board to all customers, and we will definitely take action to investigate the incident and address it accordingly. In order to facilitate the investigation, we would like to... More 

Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Penny Black is basically an ex-pat pub on Boat Quay in Singapore. The food is pretty basic but it is a great place to go to watch sports with like-minded individuals and to have a chat over a beer or a few glasses of wine.

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We're constantly looking to improve, and I'm pleased to inform you that we have been reviewing our food menu and are looking at a revamp of the menu early next year. We look forward to welcoming you back with a fresh menu! Regards Natasha More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I went with new friends to Penny Black. I can say it was a perfect night out. The place was full of activities and people chattering around you. In this case, it make the place feel so alive. The draughts were awesome and we all agreed that we love the smell of the woody thing that you definetly find in... More 

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this review

Dear Ian Thank you for your kind words! We're so glad you enjoyed the hustle and bustle of Boat Quay and The Penny Black! Look forward to seeing you again. Regards Natasha More 

London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We visited this pub as an old favourite of my wife. The beer was good and we enjoyed a quiet half hour of people watching and nattering. The location is great and the booze list extensive.

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your time at The Penny Black. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Cheers, Natasha S. More 

Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Stopped in here for drinks by the water. Great location and choice of drinks. Very pricey to say the least so we only had one.

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We strive to continually improve our service to meet your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Penny Black. Cheers, Natasha More 

manchester
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96 reviews 96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We popped in here for lunch and were impressed by its location ( overlooking the singapore river ) at the end of the boat quay. The menu is impressive with lots of traditional english favourites, we had the full english and the octoberfest pork knuckle which were both excellent. Well worth a visit...

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Singapore
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great location, service can be a little hit and miss. Great terrace by the water and massive pub inside. Food is OK... Keep it simple here, though the "bacon butty" (even though it's not a butty its a roll) is a great hangover sponge. Regular spot for me to meet people before heading out.

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Sister pub to Muddy Murphy's, it shares the same menu, but not as good in my opinion. Perfect location for our gate to F1 or to the rest of Boat Quay, or a short walk to Clarke. If you want a little bit of home, and want to escape the heat and bustle this is not a bad spot. Lots... More 

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Additional Information about The Penny Black Victorian London Pub

Address: 26/27 Boat Quay, Singapore 049817, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6538 2300
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Singapore River
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 12 - 25
Cuisine: English, Bar, Pub

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