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“Singapore GP”
Review of Boat Quay

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London, United Kingdom
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“Singapore GP”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Great mixture of lively bars and restaurants, both sides of the river. Something for everyone and very mixed groups.

Visited September 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Was pretty to see”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

Was very nice to see if you have extra time or want to do some walking around. It is mixed with old culture and very westernized culture (Materialistic stuff). Water looks nasty though lol.

Visited September 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Many restaurant staff standing outside to bait potential customers”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

You can't walk along this part of the river at night without being "greeted" by numerous staff hawking their menu. The more appropriate word to use here is "hounded" perhaps, especially if you are in a big group, because that's what the restaurants are looking out for - to get big groups in & make the hell lotsa money. Their main clientele in the daytime is office workers & come night-time, it is tourists.

There will be the occasional big 'Live' Sri Lankan crab with one of its pincers tied to a pillar on the ground to entice potential customers to walk in & try their Sri Lanka crab.

Conclusion: Don't dine here as it is really expensive.

Visited October 2011
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Best place for pubs, chillax”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

River is very clean, shop houses are all brilliantly decorated. A lot of pubs and clubs along the riverside. come at night to experience all the vibrant life.

Visited October 2011
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Ascot, United Kingdom
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“Iconic part of Singapore”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

I prefer Boat Quay to Clark Quay - very close, and definitely worth any extra walk. Really comes alive as the sun sets - some good places to grab a beer at happy hour. Plenty of choice for places to eat.

Visited August 2012
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