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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Yes the place is touristic (especially near the famous Merlion) but if you do the whole walk around the bay (1h - 1h30) you will have access to different views that change as a function of the day light..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dmonchaud
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The Boat Quay stretch is lined with restaurants & bars, conveniently located along the river. This offers a great view for patrons and tourists.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank geraldchan
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Quayside full of restaurants and bars, quality is variable but fun place to visit in the evenings, however you will be accosted every 3 steps by every restaurant owner inviting you to enter their restaurant or bar. Displays of live crabs impressive but prices for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Woodychester1
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The Singapore Boat Quay is a way to cool down in tropical Singapore. Go for shopping, food or a boat ride. Boat rides are really nice at night to take in the amazing city lights.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TravePpro
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A place to dine along the riverside, however, also the most touristic place in Singapore. Remember to check out the places here on TripAdvisor before eating there. There are so many other nice places to eat in Singapore that I would not recommend eating there....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MadsDK
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The place has a good atmosphere with lots of restaurants to chose from; we tried a couple of restaurants here to eat chilli crab; not cheap don’t expect much change out of S$300 but good place to visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank macam t
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We (tried to) eat at the Harvester Chinese restaurant. Seating was shared with the Indian restaurant next door. Clearly the Chinese maître d' claimed ownership of our patronage over the Indian chap. But we were to be sitting in the Indian section and drinking his...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Danny Q
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The Boat Quay is opposite Clark Quay and boasts places like Jumbo Seafood, Harry’s and Brewerkz. A tourist and expat place for sure but nevertheless a fun place to visit to eat, drink and play.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Reslimpan
Reviewed 29 June 2018

A very touristy part of Singapore. You beter of to find restaurants away from this part as most of them are overpriced and the quality and service is not the same as in other places in Singapore. Great area to people (tourist) watch especially at...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank judithm607
Reviewed 22 June 2018

The Singapore River is the one of heritage, history and the core of Singapore’s transformation from sleepy fishing old village to modern metropolis. River Cruise in Singapore River by Boat Quay take on a voyage through Singapore’s historic moments to sail the route taken by...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from The-Happy-Traveller0 | Reviewed this property |
Well, you got all the answers in the tourist books already, but if you want to see the real Singapore you have to get away from tourist locations - but that of course depedns what kind of traveler you are. The key event in... More