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Forum Seafood

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The Quays
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Singaporean
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42 Boat Quay, Singapore 049831, Singapore
+65 6533 0497
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Singapore, Singapore
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313 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2016

We had family visit us in Singapore so we thought we'd take them to dinner at Boat Quay. They wanted to try chilli crab, and this place looked good. The food was nice and the wait staff were fairly attentive. The main downside was the price - not so much for the crab (we were expecting that), but $20 for... More 

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Thank Evan L
Lund, Sweden
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Went with a friend and we picked the place mostly on nice location by the river. We were promised 2 free drinks included. We pick 3 small dishes (beef with vegetable, chicken red curry, steamed vegetables) and a medium fried rice with egg - price 120 SGD which is pretty much double price vs many other places. The two free... More 

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Thank Janake66
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here on a Monday night by myself. I was walking down the river and looking for a restaurant. They offered my a free beer and I went in, since the place was very crowded and seemd very lively. My seat was just at the river. I just had sweet and sour chicken and noodles with soja sauce.... More 

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Thank Gaurav B
Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Outrageous prices for very mediocre food. If chairs could be closer together you would be dining on each other's lap. Should have known better but I would steer well clear from this very bland food - under cooked fish, over cooked prawns in a gloopy brown BBQ sauce (allegedly) and the plainest of squid. The peanuts & towels were also... More 

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Thank Ben T
Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Well as you can see by my profile I often write about restaurants and enjoy sharing experiences and would like to advise this was experience would rate the worst Singapore has to offer. They offered a drink and i asked what drink and they said Chardonnay and tiger beer. I said no thanks i don't drink Chardonnay. He said he... More 

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Thank Sandra J
Florence, Italy
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741 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 481 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Walking on Boat Quay we were invited into this restaurant by a waitress. The restaurant (which appears Thai cooking) is housed in a large room rather bare, at the entrance some glass tanks are on display, with huge live crabs of different species. The waitress proclaimed that there would be for us a strong discount on food, and the drinks... More 

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Thank Brun066
Singapore
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We've been to Forum a few times because of its location on Singapore river and its Sri Lankan Chilli Crab. Comments on our last visit: - Chilli Crab: we paid $5 per 100 gr, $70 for 1.4kg crab. Price is not cheap but not very expensive either for this area. You can definitely find it cheaper in some other locations... More 

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Thank Sito_Journey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

If you like your food being served at different times, questionable food, funky tastes, rude staff, high prices, and being scammed...then go here. Otherwise I'd recommend elsewhere. Wish I could rate zero stars on this place.

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Thank Kimberly E
Singapore, Singapore
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1,335 reviews
860 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This place is the cheapest happy hour in the area. Also white wine was quite cheap too. The quality was exceeded me and my friends expectations. The food menu seem right on the roof. For example stir fried local veggies dishes price 22$ each.. Woah it was unreal. The seafood dishes charge per 100 grams which you can't know how... More 

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Thank 0_Gyrfalcon_0
2 reviews
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Food was awful, fried rice with seafood had only beans and eggs and just 2-3 small small pieces of seafood. We didn't get the promised free drink, neither the 20% discount they also promissed. Prices very very high, you can get excellent food anywhere for much less. Avoid it, it doesn't worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Singaporean
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Boat Quay, Singapore 049831, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > The Quays
  • Neighborhood: The Quays
  • Phone Number: +65 6533 0497

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The Quays
From Marina Bay, a walk along Singapore River will take you through the three Quays of the city, each offering a very different atmosphere. Boat Quay features historical sites and a buzzing riverfront vibe. Clarke Quay caters to the party crowd, while Robertson Quay appeals to the leisurely wanderer. Weekends at Robertson Quay and Martin Road also give a peek into the lives of expats in Singapore, as the riverfront teems with joggers, dog walkers, and those getting their caffeine fix over brunch or enjoying a burger and a beer. No matter what you’re up for, the three Quays have something to keep you happy, day or night.
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