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The Penny Black Victorian London Pub

) #670 of 9,191 Restaurants in Singapore $$ - $$$ , British,
27 Boat Quay 26, Singapore 049817, Singapore
+65 6538 2300
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good45%
  • Average31%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
27 Boat Quay 26, Singapore 049817, Singapore
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the first bar/pub to find as you enter Boat Quay from the finanicla district side. As such it gets a lot of "city types" both local and expat and there are times it wil lbe busy soon after trading. However, its still a...More

Thank Stephen_Lloyd
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey Stephen! Yes you’re right. The Penny Black does attract more “city people”. We’re in the middle of the central business district after all and people do enjoy coming for a pint after work :) It’s great to hear that you enjoyed your time at...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent English pub in Boat Quay. Has a good mixed crowd of locals, expats and tourists. Fantastic place to watch sport, particularly rugby. Has quite a regular crowd and staff service is friendly. Food menu is British pub food. The riverside is great for tourists...More

Thank domc189
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey Dom! We’re glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at The Penny Black. We are always striving for the best service for our customers and are glad that you received excellent service. We hope you liked our food as well! The river side...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good for watching rugby union. outside has no sound. Sound was on inside. Menu typically British. small serves. service ok.More

Thank Harvey F
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Harvey! We’re glad to hear that you loved the match being screened at our pub and also the service. We are always striving for the best service for our customers. We hoped that you enjoyed the food at the pub and look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We stopped at The Penny Black for lunch. It has outside seating so you can sit right next to the river and watch the world go by. We opted for a drink and a light lunch and it was served quickly and the food was...More

Thank moliere19
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave such an awesome review of The Penny Black. We are delighted to hear that you had a good lunch at our pub and will be sure to pass on your compliments to our chefs. We...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

We visited here on a Friday evening from the office. It was busy at that time but it took ages to get served. Was also difficult to find anyone when we wanted another round. And when we did they took ages and got the order...More

Thank Roger D
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi Roger, Thank you for taking the time to review The Penny Black. We sincerely apologise that you had to experience slow service while you were at the pub on Friday. We are trying to improve our services and hopefully would be much better the...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Called in for a bite to eat, a few beers, and as it turned out, to watch my football team getting humiliated on the large screen. Service was good, as the waitress was very attentive, food was good ( Fish & Chips for me, Lamb...More

Thank TankerBear
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review The Penny Black. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at our pub. We will pass on your compliments to our staff and chefs. We look forward to seeing you again with...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Reasonably priced drinks. Friendly staff. Great sport coverage. Really good to start a Saturday night off at.

Thank Shelley B
MuddyMurphyH, Marketing Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi Shelley, Thank you for taking the time to review The Penny Black. We are utmost delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time here at the pub. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Getting more runned down since last time we were there. And service is slower too.. But ok to have a beer and watch some sports.More

Thank Didi M
MuddyMurphyH, Marketing Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi Didi, Thank you for taking the time to review The Penny Black. We sincerely apologise that you had to experience slow service during your time at the pub however we are trying our best to improve and hopefully the next time you're here, we...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Had Fish n Chips for lunch with a lemon lime bitters and a pint of Guinness on St.Patrick's Day. Great location, food, drinks and service. Very relaxing. Was a busy day, so staff was a bit lost. Only one little issue. One of the staff...More

Thank Swissmimi
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review The Penny Black. We love hearing from our customers and we are delighted to hear that you were satisfied with your visit. We're glad you joined us on St Patrick's Day! We deeply apologize that...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful place to enjoy your beer in the evening with lovely breeze and good view. The place is usually booked so better to make pre-arrangements or arrive early. Food is good and especially the spicy chicken wings are good snacks but the service...More

Thank Tushar K
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review The Penny Black. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the ambience and food at our pub. We will definitely pass on your compliments to our Chefs! We deeply apologise that you had to...More

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offering a very different atmosphere. Boat Quay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Boat Quay 26, Singapore 049817, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > The Quays
  • Neighbourhood: The Quays
  • Phone Number: +65 6538 2300
  • E-mail
Description
Located at the Raffles Place entrance to Boat Quay, one of Singapore's most colourful and vibrant river-front entertainment zones. The Penny Black Victorian London Pub is without doubt your quintessential Victorian Public House. All food is freshly cooked everyday. You will find hearty London Pub favourite meals and a mix of enticing local and western barfood on offer from 3pm. Most popular meals include Fish n' Chips with Mushy Peas, Traditional Roast, and the mouth-watering home-made Beef Burger.
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