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The Clifford Pier

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The Clifford Pier focuses on local dishes and Asian cuisine.

Mon - Thu: 11:30 - 00:00

Fri: 11:30 - 01:00

+65 65975266
$41 based on 9 submissions
Alfresco/Outdoor Dining (4 votes), Ala Carte (3 votes), Anniversary (3 votes)
Madame Chewy

Afternoon Tea in a stunning setting

For pictures and full review, pls visit:
http://madamechewy.com/2014/12/13/the-clifford-pier/

With the Marina Bay waterfront as the backdrop, tall ceilings, sweeping arches, plush silk carpets and well-appointed furniture, there’s no doubt The Clifford Pier is a stunner.

The historic landmark was the first port of call for immigrants in the 1930s. From the 1950s, the car park beside the Pier was transformed into a hawker centre at night. Staying true to the site’s rich history, The Clifford Pier serves reinterpretations of classic Singaporean fare.

The festive afternoon tea ($43), served on a quintessential 3-tier stand,  is inspired by distinctively local flavors, curated by Singaporean Cookbook author Shermay Lee. Its inclusive of a choice of one beverage ( Kopi Kosong, Teh Tarik, Air Bundung, English Breakfast tea, Earl Grey Tea, Moroccan Mint Tea, Café Latte, Cappuccino or Espresso) which is refillable. A live pianist serenade diners with his melodies and deep vocals.

The Kurobuta Pork sandwiched between the Kong Bao Bao was flavorful, but a tad too dry and tough. Stuffed with generous chucks of succulent flesh doused in chilli sauce, the Chilli Crab Bao fared much better.

Warm, fluffy Buttermilk and Tropical Fruits Scones sits on the first tier. A variety of condiments are available to accompany the scones- cream cheese, salted butter, berry jam, pineapple jam and kaya. The chilli is meant for the Kueh Pie Tee.

Handcrafted savory treats occupy the second tier, namely Hae Bee Hiam French Toast, Otak Sandwich, Mini Po Piah Wrapped in Handmade Nonya Egg Skin, Kueh Pie Tee, Bak Kwa Jam Sandwich and Nonya Chicken Curry & Roti Jala Wrap.

Dainty sweets include Red Velvet Swiss Roll, Roselle Linzer Cookies, Bundung Macaron, Mixed Fruit Cake and Pear Tart. Most outstanding of all was the pear tart- mildly saccharine pears encased in buttery tart base and glittered with crumble. The bundung macaron deserves a mention too. Textures were spot on-slightly chewy macaron shells with a crisp exterior and creamy rose centre. If only it wasn’t overwhelming sweet. Overall, we felt that the food only average, but gorgeous ambiance and attentive service made up for it. Festive afternoon tea set will be available until 31st Dec 2014

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13 Dec 2014 • 122 reviews • 7 followers

Afternoon Tea in a stunning setting

For pictures and full review, pls visit:
http://madamechewy.com/2014/12/13/the-clifford-pier/

With the Marina Bay waterfront as the backdrop, tall ceilings, sweeping arches, plush silk carpets and well-appointed furniture, there’s no doubt The Clifford Pier is a stunner.

The historic landmark was the first port of call for immigrants in the 1930s. From the 1950s, the car park beside the Pier was transformed into a hawker centre at night. Staying true to the site’s rich history, The Clifford Pier serves reinterpretations of classic Singaporean fare.

The festive afternoon tea ($43), served on a quintessential 3-tier stand,  is inspired by distinctively local flavors, curated by Singaporean Cookbook author Shermay Lee. Its inclusive of a choice of one beverage ( Kopi Kosong, Teh Tarik, Air Bundung, English Breakfast tea, Earl Grey Tea, Moroccan Mint Tea, Café Latte, Cappuccino or Espresso) which is refillable. A live pianist serenade diners with his melodies and deep vocals.

The Kurobuta Pork sandwiched between the Kong Bao Bao was flavorful, but a tad too dry and tough. Stuffed with generous chucks of succulent flesh doused in chilli sauce, the Chilli Crab Bao fared much better.

Warm, fluffy Buttermilk and Tropical Fruits Scones sits on the first tier. A variety of condiments are available to accompany the scones- cream cheese, salted butter, berry jam, pineapple jam and kaya. The chilli is meant for the Kueh Pie Tee.

Handcrafted savory treats occupy the second tier, namely Hae Bee Hiam French Toast, Otak Sandwich, Mini Po Piah Wrapped in Handmade Nonya Egg Skin, Kueh Pie Tee, Bak Kwa Jam Sandwich and Nonya Chicken Curry & Roti Jala Wrap.

Dainty sweets include Red Velvet Swiss Roll, Roselle Linzer Cookies, Bundung Macaron, Mixed Fruit Cake and Pear Tart. Most outstanding of all was the pear tart- mildly saccharine pears encased in buttery tart base and glittered with crumble. The bundung macaron deserves a mention too. Textures were spot on-slightly chewy macaron shells with a crisp exterior and creamy rose centre. If only it wasn’t overwhelming sweet. Overall, we felt that the food only average, but gorgeous ambiance and attentive service made up for it. Festive afternoon tea set will be available until 31st Dec 2014
31 Oct 2014 • 15 reviews • 0 follower

Ideal for a romantic dinner! Perfect ambience for an evening night out.

I came here to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday on a Saturday night. For more details on my experience, please visit http://doriateo.blogspot.sg/2014/10/birthday-celebration-at-clifford-pier.html!

I thought the ambience was incredible. The decorations were all so elegant and it wasn't too noisy as well. There was even a jazz band playing and we really enjoyed the music as well.

The food was pretty affordable. Most of the food were about $20 to $30? The westerns were good. We ordered the lobster roll and the lobster was really fresh! It came with truffle fries too and that was such a pleasant surprise.

However, i would not recommend ordering the hawker fare. We ordered the fried carrot cake. You could probably easily get it at any hawker stall and i thought the hawker food were not too value for money. The rickshaw noodles was not bad too but it wasn't exactly mindblowing.

Overall, for the ambience, i would nonetheless still recommend giving this place a try. It's really ideal for quiet birthday celebrations and romantic dates!

15 Aug 2014 • 36 reviews • 0 follower

Great Ambience

Was invited to a luncheon here and was amazed at the wonderful decor that beautified this place. If you are looking for a classy place with a wonderful ambience to impress your date or client, this is the place to go.

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28 Jul 2014 • 136 reviews • 0 follower

Great food with an awesome view and ambiance

And we indeed enjoyed so much at Clifford Pier. Service by some are better than others but on the whole is very good. Food is good too though not exceptionally extraordinary. But this is really a perfect place for good food and good ambiance. We were the last group of lunch ppl to leave and managed to sit till the high tea people start streaming in. Yeah, we had our lunch from 12.30pm till 4.30pm; we have beaten the French to a long lunch I guess. hahaha! Really good meal here for this long weekend!

For more details, please visit:
http://foodolicious.wordpress.com/2014/07/28/the-clifford-pier/
17 Jul 2014 • 88 reviews • 0 follower

Recommended for the Gorgeous Restaurant with Average Afternoon Tea!

For full review & photos, please visit: http://summerlovestoeat.blogspot.sg/2014/07/afternoon-tea-at-clifford-pier-80.html

Overall the afternoon tea items here were average so don't expect anything that is mind-blowing.. But they were very generous to provide so many items for afternoon tea. We feel very full after we finished the 2 tiers, so we have to force ourselves to finish the 3rd tier. Therefore i think no refill of the items is needed unless you're a super big eater..   As for the service, there were some hits and misses from the waitresses. Only the manager (Elvin) provides the best service which was worth to mention!     I think the main attraction to dine here is the lavish ambience rather than the food. It's really a very romantic place so i will definitely come back again. Hope the chef will continue to improve in the food quality and creativity!