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“Must go for Alcoholic lovers !” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Boat Quay

Boat Quay
Boat Quay, Singapore, Singapore (Singapore River)
1800 6736 2000
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Singapore Boat Quay Historical Pub Walking Tour
Ranked #78 of 279 Attractions in Singapore
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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New Delhi, India
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“Must go for Alcoholic lovers !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Boat Quay has a Nice ambience...It is a place where you can drink along side river with lots of people around. You can find slots of Bars, clubs with some good sea food & even some restaurant offering musical live performances.
If one pass by it & go just opposite of it one can find a excellent scenarist view of Singapore. Lots of skyscrapers along side the river ...will find lots of people taking photos. It is a good place for spending around 1-1.5 hours of time.
Boat Quay is close to MRT Raffles place just 2 min walk,

Visited July 2013
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“Good to walk throguh but...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Very good to walk through or cruise past on the river with some great architecture and photo opportunities. Proably give the food and drink options a miss or at least be aware that cheaper and fresher options (where the locals eat) are found elsewhere. In Singapore good places to eat should not be relying on touts. A bit touristy. That said it is at least an eating or drinking option. Overall not too bad but I eat where the locals eat.

Visited June 2013
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“Seafood restaurants on Boat Quay”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

being less upmarket than Clarke quay we expected better value here. In fact they are all doing big "rip off" on prices for pepper or Chile crab. Drag you in with offer of first drinks free, then try to sell you a crab dish for Sg75/90 per person. depending on the size of the crab... total ripoff.. Sg8 per 100gm or whatever. We walked out, after paying for the " free drinks", whole string of restaurants doing this. No prices on the menu, so you dont know how much it will cost until after you order...

Visited June 2013
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“Good selection of bars restaurants and clubs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

The go to place for expats in singapore, can be expensive and touristy but still offers a fun night out with plenty of choice. Take advantage of happy hour deals and credit card one for one meals.

Visited May 2013
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“Drunken expats and restauranteurs haggling for tourists”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The pubs are fun and the bars similarly, but it is frequently spoiled by drunken expats and restauranteurs haggling for tourists. The beer is amazingly expensive and the selection is not singapore's best by a long shot. It's also relatively characterless.

Visited May 2013
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