Located at the banks of Singapore River, Robertson Quay is the largest of the three quays, the other two being Boat Quay and Clarke Quay.
Known for its relaxed vibe, replete with its riverside walks, art galleries and charming cafes, Robertson Quay is able to maintain a balance between urbanity and languid quietude. For those looking to up the tempo by a notch, the bustling entertainment zone at Clarke Quay is just a hop away. Being well-connected by numerous transportation modes makes commuting a breeze.
EAT & DRINK
BISTECCA TUSCAN STEAKHOUSE (6-min drive)
Being conferred on the title of being the 13th best steakhouse in the world, this restaurant is humbly set in a lovely old shophouse along the vibrant Mohammed Sultan Road.
FINE SPIRITS BY LA MAISON DU WHISKY (2-min walk)
Housing one of Singapore’s most comprehensive collection of whiskies including single malt, blended, single grain, single pot still, bourbon and many more, Fine Spirits by La Maison du Whisky is definitely the go to place for anybody with a love for the distilled beverage.
IPPUDO (3-min walk)
Ippudo is well heralded in Singapore for its more-than-delicious ramen, and surely, this joint at Robertson Quay does not disappoint. Offering Ippudo’s favourite thick and robustly flavoured Tonkatsu Ramen broths, we are all in for a delightful treat.
ROBERTSON WALK SHOPPING MALL
Just at our doorstep, this mall offers a range of shopping and dining options, incredibly popular with both tourists and locals.
ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES
ALKAFF BRIDGE (3-min walk)
One of the most unique bridges in Singapore, the Alkaff Bridge was a gift to the city by talented Filipino artist Pacita Abad. Painted with bold and beautiful colours, the bridge truly comes to life at night when the perfectly positioned lights hit it. Take a 3-minute stroll to the bridge whilst the Singapore River laps gently underneath.
ASIAN CIVILISATIONS MUSEUM (8-min drive)
Visit Singapore's national museum of Asian antiquities and decorative art today. Civilisations Museum is an institution which forms a part of the four museums in Singapore, with free tours and exhibits.
CHINATOWN (6-min drive)
Explore a Chinatown like no other, and be enchanted by historic temples, hip bars and the heritage of Singapore. Its blend of old and new, with traditional medicinal halls sitting alongside bold new bars and trendy lifestyle shops. Gain insights into Singapore’s rich, multi-ethnic culture by visiting some of the country’s most fascinating places of worship, located in the heart of Chinatown. This age-old precinct is home to myriad different cultures and is the only Chinatown in the world to boast a Buddhist temple, a mosque and a Hindu temple along a single street.
CLARKE QUAY (10-min walk)
Historical riverside quay in Singapore, located within the Singapore River Planning Area. The quay is situated upstream from the mouth of the Singapore River and Boat Quay. Whether you’re looking to dance up a storm or indulge in a pint, Clarke Quay and Boat Quay are bound to slake your thirst for entertainment nightlife. Along with Circular Road, this stretch is lined with bars and nightclubs for just about any party animal. With all these bars and clubs to visit, you will be spoiled for choice to party the night away in the city.
OLD HILL STREET POLICE STATION (10-min walk)
The Old Hill Street Police Station is a historic building and former police station of the Singapore Police Force located at Hill Street within the Downtown Core in the Central Area of Singapore.
TIONG BAHRU (4-min drive)
Located in one of Singapore’s oldest residential estates, Tiong Bahru has become synonymous with
trendy cafes, quirky boutiques, unique architecture, mural art and good old-fashioned foods! Perfect for a history buff, a foodie, a shopaholic, or simply just looking for something to explore.
FORT CANNING PARK (8-min walk)
Steeped in rich history, Fort Canning Park dates back to 700 years ago Once known as ‘Forbidden Hill’ and later became a military base during WWII. Explore the hill leisurely, combing the expansive lawns and variety of arts and heritage experiences.
Did you know back in the early 1800s, Clarke Quay’s main activity was a dock that loaded and unloaded cargoes for warehouses situated along the Singapore River? Together with Boat Quay and Robertson Quay, these three quays played an integral role in the flourishing of Singapore’s trading and port industry.
Walk around Clarke Quay and you would see rows of shophouses that have been converted into fine-dining restaurants, dance clubs and even karaoke bars. These shophouses were once warehouses, trading offices and shopfronts, with the upper levels being the living quarters for the workers.
A "Do You Know?" moment. Experience the destination like a local.
BEYOND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
Ready, get set, shop! The city’s renowned shopping belt is just six-minutes by car. This iconic retail street is over 2.5km, lined with glitzy malls that house world-famous brands. Time to get your retail therapy.
Recognised as a centre of entertainment that embodies the ideal of utopic recreation, this destination has everything necessary for this purpose: a 3km-long strip of luxurious beaches, fashionable hotels, breathtaking amusement complexes, unique themed parks and historical attractions.
SINGAPORE BOTANIC GARDENS
Designated as Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015, this national park is worth setting aside half a day for. It’s a half-hour car ride away or take the train from Expo station on the Downtown Line (in the direction of Bukit Panjang) and get off at Botanic Gardens station.
DECEMBER 2022 / JANUARY 2023