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$10 - $40
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Bar, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Central Area/City Area
0.5 km from Merlion Park
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice alfresco dining with a great view of the river and museum. The staff are friendly and service is quick. The pork ribs’ generous portion is enough for 2 and comes with coleslaw, salad and fries. The garlic prawn mushroom and chorizo olive tapas are...delicious. I will give the pork cheeks a miss. Their wine prices are reasonable and they serve iced water. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes too much selection of restaurant in a place (Boat Quay) is not good, to pick one for dinner. So, with an old friend we end up in this place, which offers alfresco dining just in front of the Singapore river. We are more thirsty...than hungry, so we choose first a couple of cold Tiger glasses. Then we decide to have a hamburger each. It’s not that big, but the taste compensates for the size. The waiting staff is generally good, fast and attentive. The meal is simple and good, the beer is pleasant and cold as it should be, so this is a place where I would return another night to try something more alluring.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 12 September 2022 via mobile

Had lunch & a couple of drinks here whist in Singapore. It's located on the southern end of Boat Quay on the water. Staff are attentive, but not overly friendly. Prices are reasonable, for Boat Quay. They have a few TV's playing various sports, etc....Food was nice & beer was cold. All in all, not to bad! Worth a visit.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 2 April 2022 via mobile

I love how cozy the place is especially in the afternoon. My friend and I enjoyed our catch up with amazing food. I like how the charcoal gives amazing taste to the beef I ordered, the Plum chicken was the recommended 👍. Planning to have...another cozy afternoon again!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 3 March 2022

Freshest prawn in the tapas and paella. Interesting pork cheek main, and lovely sangria and whisky sour. Many many thanks to staff named Miu Miu for her genuine service and energetic support to help plan a surprise over dinner. Although I had difficulty reserving and...making the surprise plan over the phone. Great gateaway on a Sunday with less crowd.More

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Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 16 February 2022

Friendly staff, food and environment awesome,definitely will come again, plum chicken chop is recommended

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Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 3 January 2022

In generally, waiter & waitress services is very good & friendly. Food quality also good and acceptable.

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Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 5 December 2021 via mobile

Went there on Thursday early. What a disappointment.No stout and Erdinger... We proceed upstairs once the cigar bar was open at 3pm. You need to settle your bill before proceeding upstairs.. Limited cigar on sale... Staff were sleeping in the open! Franking speaking could have...visited other bars for drinks instead!!! What a letdown.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 1 December 2021

Charlie's is a perfect place for drinks and food by the water. Great helpful staff and cool vibe. We look forward to returning soon.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 18 April 2021

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
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Reviewed 16 April 2021

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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