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The Penny Black Victorian London Pub

27 Boat Quay 26, Singapore 049817, Singapore
+65 6538 2300
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good48%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
27 Boat Quay 26, Singapore 049817, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Penny Black is an infamous drinking hole by the water - so it's usually loud, fun and bubbly with beers from around the world. if that's your thing, this is your place. However, I recently had a lovely Sunday brunch by myself after the lunch...More

Thank AsiaMorgan
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for leaving such a lovely review of The Penny Black. It’s great that you dropped by for brunch on Sunday. The atmosphere really is different from weekdays where we have a much more boisterous and lively crowd. We’re delighted to hear...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a department event here, and ordered the beef pasta, which was pretty decent. We sat in a private area on the 2nd Level shophouse, well decorated to the Christmas theme.

3  Thank geraldchan
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Gerald, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of The Penny Black. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed our beef pasta and also our decorations during the festive season. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 December 2017

We stopped here for a drink and had a seat overlooking the water which was lovely. Service was prompt and they had free wifi, although I don't quiet understand why the waitress had to enter the code into my phone for me.

Thank samberly
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Hi there, thank you for the lovely review. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed the service from our team and also the wonderful view you had of the river. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 28 November 2017

The pub offers the expected British theme with a reasonable choice of beers. On a warm evening its offers a lovely place to simply sit on the riverside and enjoy a decent pint along with the excellent mini fish and chips.More

Thank WhiteVan
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of The Penny Black. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed your pint and the mini fish & chips by the quayside. I myself love to sit there and enjoy the view we...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

The mini pizza is about 15cm in diameter, so fits the description of MINI. Service was slow, even though the place wasn't crowded. On the plus it was easy to get a waterfront seat. When you go inside, they are running air so it's about...More

Thank Waidesworld
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of The Penny Black. We deeply apologise for the service that you received and will be sure to pass on your feedback to the manager. We hope you did enjoy your time at...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

This pub chose itself as it probably was the only one in Singapore to be showing our Premier League match live!. It became apparent why, when we turned up in the evening, as it had morphed into the official fan club pub for our opponents!...More

Thank tripeagle
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for The Penny Black. Yes, you're right. Though we are a London bar, we were happy to become the home bar for Newcastle fans. They are such delightful people. We hope you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

At the end of Boat Quay with seating by the river or inside Good to watch all sports. Visited Sunday for lunch. Number of people in watching the F1 Good atmosphere, service and foodMore

Thank Peter W
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Peter, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review of The Penny Black. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the pub and also the sports that we screen. Did you try our Weekend Special menu? We...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

I always enjoy lunch and a cold beer or two at Penny Black on Clarke Quay. Reasonably priced (for Singapore) and good choice and quality of food. Very relaxing after strolling along the river or around Marina Bay.More

Thank Keith-N14
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hi Keith, thanks for the lovely review! We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and cold pints at our pub. We're glad to know that our prices are reasonable. I guess no service charge and taxes helps :) Do drop by for dinner...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great little pub with outside seating on the river. I love to sit in the outside area next to the river and relax. Always my first place to start my walk down Boat Quay to Clark Quay.

Thank Bryvmo
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review of The Penny Black. We’re delighted to hear that you love spending time at our pub. We look forward to having you with us again. Cheers!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

This corner restaurant by the river boasts a good view of the river (if seated outdoors), has decent food, but was most impressed by the good service of the bubbly waitress there. First time there with my girlfriend to grab a quick meal after work,...More

4  Thank geraldchan
MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at The Penny Black Victorian London Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hi Gerald, thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review of The Penny Black. Did you managed to grab a seat by the quayside? We hope you did so you could enjoy the view with your meal. We’re glad to hear...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
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
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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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