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1919 Waterboat House

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3 Fullerton Road The Fullerton Waterboat House, Singapore 049215, Singapore
+6565389038
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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
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Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So the place had a private event so it was too noisey - couldn't even hear myself think. We went upstairs which was much better. We still had the set menu but they ran out of one starter so we had to eat what they had; the soup was cold and watery for seafood bisque. Fish main course completely forgettable.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

My partner decided to book a reservation for our last night on holidays in Singapore. Firstly we decided to attend the Rooftop Bar for drinks prior to dinner. As soon as we arrived the waitress demanded my credit card even before we had ordered a drink or seen the menu. Then throughout the time we were there she was on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

We made a reservation for 6 for NYE 2016 at the water boat house (costing $240 per person excluding drinks) expecting a great night with a wonderful view of the harbor and great atmosphere. However, what we received was not what we paid for. We were promised a buffet meal at the patio restaurant on the second floor followed by... More 

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Yvonne-PRMgr, Public Relations Manager at 1919 Waterboat House, responded to this review

Dear Michael P, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with us onTripAdvisor. It is definitely disappointing to know that you have had such an unpleasant experience, and I am sorry that we have failed to make the NYE celebration a great one for you. At 1919 Waterboat House, we strive to bring each and every guest a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

I used to LOVE boathouse. Best dish was the seabass with mushroom essence. They were very generous with the mushroom essence and it paired very well with the nicely done seabass (flesh was tender and skin was crispy). They had a very special dessert, terrine, which made me return to boathouse pretty often! When they closed for renovation for a... More 

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Yvonne-PRMgr, Public Relations Manager at 1919 Waterboat House, responded to this review

Dear 756sheenal, Thank you for taking time to pen us your feedback, and it is indeed disappointing to learn that your experience was left for more to be desired. I will definitely be sharing your experience with the team, and we will look into ways to improve each and every dining experience at 1919 Waterboat House. If you may, do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We were attending a coffee event and decided to try the dinner and was very pleasantly surprised by the excellent food I tried the ribeye and my wife had the cod and the food was excellent both in size and freshness. I think this is the best restaurant I have tried for quite awhile. Service was great too.

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Thank Shuen Sheng F
Yvonne-PRMgr, Public Relations Manager at 1919 Waterboat House, responded to this review

Dear Shuen Sheng F, It is a great pleasure to know that you've enjoyed your dining experience with us at the 1919 Waterboat House. I will be sharing your kind words with the team, and I am sure it will inspire them to do even better. Thank you once again for taking time to share your wonderful experience, and we... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We were sold an amazing New Years Eve party with a band, DJ, fantastic food and views of the Marina for quite a hefty price. What we got instead was good views of the Marina. :( the food was average to poor, service was average and there was NO party. No band or DJ. Just a playlist being played. The... More 

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Thank mamari82
Yvonne-PRMgr, Public Relations Manager at 1919 Waterboat House, responded to this review

Dear mamari82, Thank you for taking time to pen your experience on TripAdvisor. It is regretful that you have had such an unpleasant experience, and I am very sorry to hear that we did not manage to meet your celebration expectations. May I please request that you contact me so that I can apologise to you directly. My email address... More 

Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Cute little restaurant in front of Fllerton. Nicely located and easy to access. Wide range of foods from meat, fish to carbs equally overpriced. Do not expect too much on foods but enjoy nice view of marina with a glass of wine.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

The food is typical for Singaporean restaurants for tourists (not so good), the service is again typical of Singapore (crappy compared to the Western standards) but the atmosphere is chill, most relaxed and the views are the best!

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

tried the Boathouse set lunch. First up some oysters naturale, which taste quite fresh. Then the house salmon appetiser, which is a bit bland and lacking flavour. For the main I have the wagyu beef (Australian). This was disappointing, certainly not melt in the mouth, the fat content seems like a normal steak in fact. Finally for dessert the sorbet,... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

the food was well enough presented but was expensive and really not quite sure why. Décor is average and typical of the modern industrial bared restaurants sprouting up across the planet. Not much of a view from the restaurant and not too impressed with the management. Snooty and absorbed in something but not the satisfaction of guests. The wine prizes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $70
Cuisine
European, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, 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: 3 Fullerton Road The Fullerton Waterboat House, Singapore 049215, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Marina Bay
  • Neighborhood: Marina Bay
  • Phone Number: +6565389038
Description
1919 Restaurant & The Rooftop Bar

Located at the entrance to the Singapore River and adjacent to the Merlion Park
the waterboathouse was built in 1919. Various historical items are displayed on tables and the walls as a connection to the history of the building and location. Entry to the restaurant is up the original staircase to the first floor, and on the rooftop directly above 1919, is the zsister establishment- The Rooftop.

The Rooftop offers a more initimate perspective on the roofttop drinking experience.
Located on the open air rooftop of the heritage listed The Fullerton Waterboat House, the prime harbourfront location presents unobstructed views across both the Singapore CBD skyline and the new developments around Marina Bay.

The menu features contemporary interpretations of European dishes-using fresh seasonal ingredients.

The Rooftop serves from a Drinks and Bar Bites menu, with the food being prepared in the kitchen of 1919 Waterboathouse Restaurant one floor below. Drinks offered include Signature Cocktails- muddled infusions of fresh tropical ingredients without artifical sugars such as "The Orhcard"- vodka, apricot, apple, cinnamon & lemon; and the "Merlion Punch" -vodka, passion fruit, white peach & pineapple. Other refreshing cocktail specialities include Cuban Mojitos- Classic, Berry Twisted, and Lychee.
Premium spirits and a selection of NV and vintage champagnes are avaialble by the bottle, draught beers are Heineken and Erdinger, and a range of specialty beers are imported exclusively from Japanese artisan brewery Baird Brewing.

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