Boat Quay may not get as much attention as its louder counterpart in Clarke Quay. Sure, it may be a little more chill and quieter, but it still offers the same excellent riverside atmosphere. There’s also plenty of watering holes and dining options here, with a wide variety of cuisines, from Asian to British fare. Here are 7 places in Boat Quay to check out.
You’ll be welcomed into a realm of seasoned sophistication at Charlie’s Paradiso, where delicacies of whiskies and flavours of cigars from all around the world can be found in one place. The kitchen here focuses on western cuisine. Diners can tuck into items like New York steak, plum chicken and their signature Charlie’s Burger.
If you’re craving for some Korean food after work in the CBD, Gangnaroo serves up hearty Korean fare, offering a range of classic dishes. Among the menu highlights here are the jap chae, sam gye tang and tteok bokki. The restaurant is located along Circular Road, near the chill location of Boat Quay and a short walk away from Raffles MRT station.
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Station 51 is the Campers’ Corner’s in-house bar and bistro. Located less than 5 mins from Bencoolen MRT station along Waterloo street, be sure to try out their items like slow braised pull pork burger, mentaiko fries, cheesy meaty beef fries and chicken satay fried rice.
Bringing authentic Sichuan fare to Singapore since 2011 is Tong Fu Ju, where its seafood dishes are amongst its highlights. Go for their House Special Charcoal Grilled Live Fish, a signature dish that diners return for. If you love your crustaceans, Tong Fu Ju offers crabs in four styles – Singapore Chilli, black pepper, Sichuan Chilli and egg yolk.
It can get difficult when it comes to choosing what to eat, so why choose when you can have it all? This restaurant offers international cuisine, from Asian delights to classic European fare. Here, diners will be able to find a good mix of dishes, including braised pork rice, squid ink pasta and chilli crab combo. It can be found along Circular Road, which makes it good for professionals and executives in the Raffles Place area.
We may have once been under British rule, but we never got to live out our Downton Abbey fantasies in the Victorian era. The folks at the Penny Black Victorian London Pub at Boat Quay have painstakingly rebuilt interiors built by English master craftsmen. Quintessential items that one can’t miss here are the English sausage pie, the Penny Hunter’s Chicken and the classic fish & chips.
By day, HSY3 is a bistro serving business lunches. By night, it turns into a games and karaoke bar. The kitchen serves up western and Asian options like grilled pork donburi, otah cheese pizza and Italian braised beef stew in claypot. Located along Circular Road, the establishment is well placed for professionals in the area to come chill out and have a good time.