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Restaurant Absinthe

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72 Boat Quay, Singapore 049860, Singapore
6562256207
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievably poor service, 40 mins for a glass of wine. 1hr+ to receive our mains and the restaurant was only a third full. Food was ordinary, nothing special, although the prices were not reflective of the standard of the food. Should be substantially cheaper given the quality. Would not go back.

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Thank LDSkywalker
Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the terrace is great. But food is pretty common for the price ( we took the cod and the seabass). Portion are small, as if we were in a real french gastronomic restaurant, which is far from the case. But the main issue is that the service is really slow. 45 minutes to get our meals, without... More 

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Thank Jy K
Singapore
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is reasonably good and staff is very friendly and approachable! I would recommend to visit the place when you want to experience French cuisine

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Thank 993priscillay
Singapore
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great value for money french cuisine with generous portions. The environment is also cosy with friendly service.

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to the size of the group, 14 people, we had our own room on the 3rd floor. Most of us had the 3 Course Set Lunch at $28++. There were 3 choices each for Appetizers, Mains and Desserts. Most of us had Soup of the day that was mushroom soup, while some had Pork Terrine and others had Tuna... More 

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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We were dragged out after a first morning of exploring Singapore. Absinthe was just the right stop! Not inexpensive, but the fixed price lunch was well priced for what we got. Particularly delicious mushroom soup. The rose wine was very nice.

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Thank avakianj
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I go there everyday for Lunch when I visit Singapore every lunch. Not nouvelle cuisine, quality French food with good taste and confortable atmosphere. A great location with also a beautiful terrasse overlooking the water and the Fullerton hotel in the background. Friendly service with staff knowing their job very well. A great and friendly Manager Vincent... la Classe!

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Thank chairmansupport
Singapore
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

After walking along crowded Boat Quay on a Friday evening, my wife and I were pleasantly surprised to find the area outside the restaurant to be relatively quiet. The restaurant is on the 2nd level, there was only one other couple there, and very quiet, which was great for us. We find the ambience of the restaurant very pleasant, cozy... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

it's the first that we came for a dinner and it was a nice surprice. The pricing is very fair (even better than most of the french restaraunt (overpriced in Singapore). Real french traditional good food (no fusion or trendy).Very good choice of starter and main course. The only negative point is the wine list (too limited choice for a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Location was perfect...chose to sit outdoors. Menu ideal although entree portions could have been 15% larger.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $150
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Boat Quay, Singapore 049860, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > The Quays
  • Neighborhood: The Quays
  • Phone Number: 6562256207
Description
Contemporary French Cuisine in a historical building with a view of Singapore River and landscape. Led by rising star Chef Nicolas Reynard and General Manager Vincent Jaureguiberry, Absinthe is best known for serving classic French cuisine complemented with signature Absinthe hospitality and extremely well- --priced wines in a convivial environment, right in the heart of Singapore's business district.

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