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Reviewed 2 October 2011

We first visited boat quay on our honeymoon in summer 2009. Whilst Singapore nightlife has changed massively since then we were pleased to find that the food was still as good as when we first came here!

2  Thank SaradeUK
Reviewed 1 October 2011

The Boat Quay is easily accessible. You can get there on the MRT (Raffles Place station). There's a strip with a range of bars and restaurants of variable interest- I suggest you walk along there for the atmosphere. It's near to the Asian Civilisations Museum...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2011

Very touristy with every restaurant grouping at you to sit in their table by the river. All had "deals" and we got very tired of the constant hawking. When we finally chose a place, they sat us and then it seems we were no longer...More

Thank Traveler5548
Reviewed 7 April 2011

We have nice memories of Boat Quay from not that long ago. However, we got the feeling during our trip this past weekend that it was being left behind while the rest of Singapore progressed into a great world destination, at least in the area...More

5  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 16 July 2010

Yes, the hassle of ALL the places at Boat Quay are overwhelming and daunting to say the least. I am one who absolutely HATES it. But my family and I have eaten at this particular restaurant several times since living in Singapore. Once mgmt. found...More

5  Thank AlainaZepeda
Reviewed 11 December 2009

As a previous reviewer has suggested Boat quay is probably not the best place to eat well but the location remains good. It is incredibly difficult to choose a restaurant given the hassle you will get but whatever you do avoid the Fuqing Marina Bay...More

4  Thank HenleyonThames1
Reviewed 20 May 2008

The last couple of reviews of this place have been a bit apocalyptic compared to my experiences there. This is indeed a place where every restaurant employs people to try and persuade you to come in but if you simply say you want to look...More

3  Thank scottcabal
Reviewed 14 December 2007

Walked between Clarke and Boat Quays and Boat Quay in its day might have been a quaint fun place to eat overlooking the river. However, the presence of being hassled and stopped by every shop like you were traveling to a 3rd world country ruins...More

4  Thank SpahkeeTrav
Reviewed 12 April 2007

Unfortunately it is impossible to walk along Boat Quay and look at the menus and decide where you would like to eat. The restaurants workers hassle you so much to come in to there restaurant that it makes the whole experience horrible. Clarke Quay on...More

7  Thank allblacks
Reviewed 1 May 2005

Nice area to walk around, has been well restored. Lots of restaurants along the water to stop in, particularly if it's a nice day. Take a bumboat tour of the harbor - it's a great way to see the city. They use a recorded narration....More

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The Quays
From Marina Bay, a walk along Singapore River will
take you through the three Quays of the city, each
offering a very different atmosphere. Boat Quay
features historical sites and a buzzing riverfront
vibe. Clarke Quay caters to the party crowd, while
Robertson Quay appeals to the leisurely wanderer.
Weekends at Robertson Quay and Martin Road also give a
peek into the lives of expats in Singapore, as the
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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