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“Good to walk throguh but...”
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“Good to walk throguh but...”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Very good to walk through or cruise past on the river with some great architecture and photo opportunities. Proably give the food and drink options a miss or at least be aware that cheaper and fresher options (where the locals eat) are found elsewhere. In Singapore good places to eat should not be relying on touts. A bit touristy. That said it is at least an eating or drinking option. Overall not too bad but I eat where the locals eat.

Visited June 2013
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“Seafood restaurants on Boat Quay”
Reviewed June 22, 2013

being less upmarket than Clarke quay we expected better value here. In fact they are all doing big "rip off" on prices for pepper or Chile crab. Drag you in with offer of first drinks free, then try to sell you a crab dish for Sg75/90 per person. depending on the size of the crab... total ripoff.. Sg8 per 100gm or whatever. We walked out, after paying for the " free drinks", whole string of restaurants doing this. No prices on the menu, so you dont know how much it will cost until after you order...

Visited June 2013
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“Good selection of bars restaurants and clubs”
Reviewed May 31, 2013

The go to place for expats in singapore, can be expensive and touristy but still offers a fun night out with plenty of choice. Take advantage of happy hour deals and credit card one for one meals.

Visited May 2013
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“Drunken expats and restauranteurs haggling for tourists”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

The pubs are fun and the bars similarly, but it is frequently spoiled by drunken expats and restauranteurs haggling for tourists. The beer is amazingly expensive and the selection is not singapore's best by a long shot. It's also relatively characterless.

Visited May 2013
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“A nice place to visit....”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Boat Quay is one area along the Singapore River that is made up of restaurants that serve mainly seafood. Great view of the CBD (Central Business District) and you sit right on the river. When you are walking through, the servers are a little more assertive when offering you a meal. If you are not interested, simply say 'thanks - we've eaten' and walk on. There are a few pubs along this section as well. I like it better in the evening but the day views are nice too. Prices (as with many places along the river) tend to be inflated. Atmosphere is good. To get a picture of Boat Quay, head directly across the river along the promanade. Bring your camera. Take the MRT (Raffles Place station). A nice place to visit....

Visited May 2013
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