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“A lovely charming place.”
Review of Boat Quay

Boat Quay
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$492.98*
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Half-Day Private Group Singapore River Cruise
Ranked #84 of 879 things to do in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Is a beautiful corner of Singapore, one of those places where at first glance you remain speechless.
Along the river which crosses the city in one of the most famous old side of the city, a few hundred meters from the Clarke Quay MRT station and a 10-minute walk from the Marina Bay on the banks of the River along this waterway a host of pubs and restaurants, a very beautiful and picturesque especially in the evening with its many lights illuminate the entire outline, making it even more pretty, although I must admit that the prices of the restaurants are quite high, but in any case it is a very lively and full of people until late evening.
Along the embankment of the river built in steps in the evening lots of people sitting and talking to populate this fantastic place.

Thank Magellano81
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Met up with some old and lost friend there and had a great night out with them it was the crazy elephant if i am not mistaken, lots of drinks and good music there.

Thank brajan
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

We visited on St Patricks day, lots of irish themed parties going on, we didn't stop to eat, but there was plenty of choice, looks very good from the river boat though

Thank katkins_56
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Reviewed March 22, 2013

Please watch out if your coming to Singapore for a holiday or trip and you find yourself at boat quay looking for something to eat.
I have lived in Singapore for nearly 20 years now and brought a friend to boat quay last week for dinner, we ate a Thai restaurant, we only had the following, stingray , frogs legs a vegy dish , pineapple rice and 2 beers, now I know for a fact anywhere else this would have only cost 50 to 70 dollars, so when the bill came and it was 247 dollars you can imagine my shock.
The trouble is my friend paid and it was not until he had settled the bill with his credit card did I find out how much it was.
I felt terrible as it was my idea to bring him there.
There was a couple sat on the table next to us disputing their bill when we turned up, I did not think much of it at the time, but now I know why.
The trick they pull, is to repeat you order back to you very quickly, and as they walk away say "large" or "big"... If you look at the menu you will see a small portion is 12 dollars medium about 18 then large jumps up 50 or more, the thing is you not getting a large potion your just paying for it.
So be warned

4  Thank Mikesg69
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

It's never a bad idea to hop on a river sight-seeing cruise in Singapore and enjoy the view. Things always look so difference with a perspective from the water. Boat Quay, settled bravely right next to the massive financial giant's skyscrapers, like it's defending its right to exist, still gives you the feeling that once there was more to behold in Singapore than just concrete and steel. But when you set foot on land, you quickly realize the past is the past. Today, there's little more to find here than mediocre restaurants and a few bars aimed at a western drinkers crowd. There's nothing wrong with it, really, but many will call this place a 'tourist trap'. I had dinner here a few times, and lunch, and a few drinks (see my review of The Penny Black, London pub) and it was never spectacular, nor bad. At night, if you get a table by the water, the view over both the old colonial centre and the new district is very good, though. But Boat Quay should be worried about its right to exist in the long run. With Clarke Quay just a short stroll away, a 'tourist trap' as well but with a totally different style, I see little unique benefit in Boat Quay, other than maybe a few dollar less per order.

Thank Pacifico W
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