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Making the distinction between the best restaurants in Clarke Quay and the area’s best nightlife venues is no easy task, purely because many of the restaurants here double up as great bars and pubs too. This vibrant riverside location draws thousands every day; a mix of office workers, young professionals, tourists and families are all enticed by the huge range of wining and dining options in what is one of Singapore’s prettiest spots. Travel within Singapore quite comfortably with the help of express buses that will drop you off at the major points in the city. Book these express bus tickets online from www.redbus.sg for added convenience.

Little Saigon

There are many reasons why we love Little Saigon restaurant. Firstly, they serve up some of the best Vietnamese food around (be sure not to miss their lemongrass marinated beef tenderloin or melt in the mouth grilled duck breast.) The interior also wins marks in our book too, with plenty of hanging lanterns and sumptuous mood lighting.

Coriander Leaf Bistro

Coriander Leaf Bistro markets itself as Singapore’s ‘new Asian food hub’, and with a menu that spans the entire length and breadth of Asia, it’s no wonder why. From Thailand’s tom yam soup or crab cakes to Vietnam’s signature spring rolls and Japan’s chicken gyoza, this restaurant really is a melting pot of Asian flavours. The Middle East is not forgotten either, with hummus, falafel and various curries all joining the long list of exotic delights. Unlike some of our other entries, Coriander Leaf Bistro is more of a formal dining experience, with the emphasis firmly on the food.

Red House Sea food Restaurant

This picturesque riverside spot is located at Robertson Quay, just a short stroll up river from the main Clarke Quay area. Seafood fans are in for a real treat with this one, as Red House does some of the best about, including crab, lobster, shellfish and a variety of fish dishes. Their flexible dining options cater for all, with guests able to select individual dishes from the al la carte menu, or opt for a set lunch or dinner menu for two or more people.