Highlights of Robertson Quay Singapore
Unlike traditional tourist attractions, there is a place in Singapore which offers spacious room to live, enjoy international fervors and cuisines and explore true colors of Singapore; all at one destination. Singaporeans call it Robertson Quay!
Robertson Quay shares the deliverance of pure Singaporean colors with Clark Quay and Boat Quay along the shores of Singapore River. Robertson Quay Singapore has become a real place for entertainment, nightlife & intimate dinner.
Robertson Quay area is largely a residential area. Robertson walk alongside river is a lovely location providing many choices to tourist in a short stroll. The offerings can be largely classified into residencies, eating spots and entertainment destinations.
Robertson Quay host a number of pubs, clubs and some of the finest restaurants of mixed delicacies ranging from European to Asian, South East Asian and Japanese food. The place is preferred by low budget traveler to elite class tourist who want something different from crowded hotels and busy places of downtown.
Nearby TheatreWork & Singapore Repertory Theatre is located the Performing Art House that offers theme based entertainments before going to the dining table. The area is a splendid amalgam of traditional Singapore culture, emerging from the historical roots, and the modern and developed civilization. A mixed locality of old and new expats coupled with new architecture in shape of commercial dinning places offers totally unique experience on every visit.
Places to Eat
It is impossible to cover all sorts of restaurants available on Robertson Quay. A bird’s eye view of some fine food choices is highlighted here.
1. Bacchus Bistro & Bar
It is a German Restaurant offering wine at subterranean vault kind of place and upper level having dining area. The menu is lengthy including Pork Knuckle, Chicken Schnitzel, Japanese Salmon Steak and UK style Fish and Chips.
2. Cafe Epicurious
Be early on weekends as you won’t get any table and need to wait for long. It is famous for Sunday brunches.
3. Cappadocia Cafe Restaurant
Do you want Turkish cuisine and food? Go to the Unity Street & Mohammad Sultan Road Intersection to find this fine restaurant on Robertson Walk.
Offering a totally different style of Eastern BBQ with Japanese flavors, it is a fun place for dine outs and attracts young crowd.
5. Bella Pizza & Limoncello Italian Pizza & Grill
These are two selections of restaurants for you to try Italian food. Both have a variety of Pizza and Pasta but with a wide gap in quality and pricing.
6. Brussels Sprouts
With a specialty of Belgian beer and Mussels on White Wine, it is among few Belgium eating places in Singapore.
7. Queen’s Tandoor
The Only Indian food place at Robertson Walk is Queen’s Tandoor. Vegetarian can enjoy a different variety served in Thali.
8. Boomarang Bistro & Bar
It is the only Australian restaurant at the Quay offering family-friendly environment and a nice food. Here is our guide to Australian restaurant’s in Singapore.
9. Foodbar DaDa
A new opening in recent years at Robertson, it is a Spanish restaurant and all items are reasonably priced with a good ambience.
Places to Lookout
Singapore River precinct is a place which was made attractive to tourist after 2009. The developments include entertainment business alongside river walk proposing a way to pull tourist concentration from Orchard Road shopping paradise and down town to this historic place where business, residence and pleasure-cum-fun activities are at their best.
1. Alkaff Bridge It is painted by Pacita Abad, a Filipino artist, and attracts most of tourists to take a break from walking and explore his talent. The artist with the team of rope specialists painted this bridge using 55 different colors and 900 litres of paint and it became Singapore’s first “Bridge of Art”.
2. Zouk Club This night club at the Robertson Quay is the ultimate place for enjoying long night music, dance and fun. It is a reasonably priced place that attracts youngsters. Early entry is not advisable as party begins after 11 PM.
3. The Polliwogs kid’s playgym
This Kid’s heaven is an indoor and outdoor playing area with lots of kids games and colorful attractions. Besides above highlights, if you desire to explore more on history front, visit art galleries at the quay, temples and walk around residential old buildings of the area. Here is our guide to best 10 attractions for kids in Singapore.
In a nutshell, Robertson Quay is a place to visit in Singapore if you’re looking for dinning, entertainment and lots of fun.
Photo Credit: Charlie Kwan