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“Fun to wander”
Review of Boat Quay

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Pahang, Malaysia
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“Fun to wander”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

Lots to see and do. Great for taking photos and learning about the history and founding of modern Singapore. Plenty of museums nearby, too. Not to mention great dining at one of many seafood restaurants.

Visited February 2013
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Chennai
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“Boat Quay - The Entertainment centre”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

Boat Quay is an amalgamation of clubs, bars and restaurants. The best prawns I have eaten was from one of the restaurants there. It was heavenly. A great place to spend an evening or a few evenings.

Visited April 2012
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Singapore
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“Tourist Trap and Rip Off”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

Boat Quay may be a good place to have a drink.
However, if it comes to food and restaurants, better stay out of this area. The chances of you getting ripped off are very high.
I once had a really bad experience for a business dinner.
The food in the restaurant was average at most but the prices were sky rocketing.
We ended up paying 450 SGD for a dinner that would have cost us less than half at place like Jumbo Seafood.
Recently, I had visitors in town and they got caught in the rain in the early afternoon. As the rain was extremely heavy, they decided to have lunch while waiting for better weather.
The restaurant did not show any prices on the menu.
On the bill, they found out that they were charged 28 SGD for a plate of fried rice!
They ended up paying 120 SGD for a simple lunch with 3 dishes and 2 glassed of beer.
Even at Newton Circus, which has its own fair share of negative and overpriced stalls, it would have cost only a fraction of this for the same amount of food.
So enjoy a drink or two at any bar or restaurant along the river but look for other places to have a simple meal!

Visited February 2013
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Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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“Entertainment Hub”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

Local entrepreneurs have created a mélange of eateries and nightclubs to satisfy diverse tastes at this popular entertainment hub along the Singapore River. Between 7 PM and midnight the area swells with people strolling along the pleasant quay.

Visited September 2012
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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“Restaurants”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Good selection of restaurants, fresh seafood. Food was excellent and well priced. It was nice to sit at the edge of the river with a cool breeze.

Visited April 2012
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