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Charlie's Restaurant & Bar

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#145 of 613 Bar in Singapore
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US$ 10 - US$ 40
Bar, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Central Area/City Area
0.5 km from Merlion Park
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing view for river side and good Ambience. Visited once and have been regular since then. Cannot match the quality of food and the taste. Must try their pork ribs, burgers and chocolate volcano desert. Staff is very friendly and efficient. If you enjoy whiskey...then must go upstairs and lookout for Vijay. He will explain you about different types of whiskies and will recommend you based on your type. Cheers to Vijay!!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is just average. Their signature is paella but it doesn't taste that nice. Their plum chicken is better than the paella. Chocolate lava is decent. I think most people went there for their alcohol. It's ok but the food is quite pricey. Not...that worth it.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 17 February 2021 via mobile

It was our first time to Charlie's. The outdoor table was breezy and nice. Waitress was very pleasant. There are too many choices on the menu. As we weren't hungry, we could only order rosemary lamb and 3 tapas from their "little mains of Spain"....All 4 dishes were delicious! We will be back.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 3 January 2021

Very nice restaurant tucked away at Boat Quay. Staff is friendly and attentive. Nice atmosphere. Food tastes great. Parking is available near the vicinity. Otherwise a great place to have dinner and drinks with friends on a weekday.

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Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 20 December 2020 via mobile

Haven’t been here in a while. But it was surprisingly good. We ordered the chicken quesadillas, prawn aglio olio, and prawn tapas. The quesadillas were quite big, not the flat rubbish you get at most places. So there was substantial meat between the pita, accompanied...by generous salsa, guacamole and sour cream on the side. The aglio was not what I expected... it’s more of a herb and asparagus pasta with prawns. If you get past that cognitive dissonance, it tasted great. The Gambas with mushrooms was great... prawns were super plump. But it cost 18 bucks... which is a bit steep for a tapas. You’ll probably be better off ordering a main course instead. Perhaps Charlie’s can consider a rethink of the tapas pricing. Service was attentive and helpful. Would come back again :)More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 November 2020

We were at the Charlie's Restaurant a second time, first in September and last week. We have always enjoyed the excellent service extended by Vijay. He is very pleasant and very professional. We are back because of you, Vijay! Keep up the excellent service! :)...Next i would like to mention is the value, with the Entertainer app, 1 for 1 main, it is great value for money! We will certainly be back :)More

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Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020

Originally wanted to head to a restaurant at China Sq but it didnt offer afternoon drinks. So we headed over to Boat Quay to try our luck and we discovered a gem of a restaurant with good food and an excellent view of the Singapore...River. Seated along the river with a cool afternoon breeze blowing, it made for the best drinks.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 15 September 2020

Four fussy diners, each with their own preferences. Thanks to Charlies wide ranging menu, no problem and we all found something we liked. Great cocktails too, a table overlooking the Singapore River and attentive staff. We all came away feeling happy.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 30 July 2020

Truly one of the worst spanish food places. The paella was soggy, and seafood was completely not cooked together. The salmon was dry. And the fried squid tasted like it was fried a long time ago. I will not recommend this place, unless some changes...are introduced.More

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Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 28 July 2020

Food is very nice and portion also is not small. This restaurant has good view and atmosphere near riverside

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Date of visit: July 2020
FeloDR, General Manager at Charlie's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2020

Thank you very much for your kind review

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  • Charlie's Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4