14 Best Bars in Singapore For Your Next Night Out
When it comes to having a good night out, Singapore is no stranger to some of the best bars in the world! From speakeasy concepts for an intimate date night or rooftop bars for that perfect girls' night out, here is our list of the 14 Best Bars in Singapore.
Look no further and sip the night away.
14 Best Bars in Singapore For Your Next Night Out
28 HongKong Street
Head down to 28 HongKong Street for good vibes! A word-of-mouth venue that is nestled behind a modest shophouse from the 1960s. Kickstart your experience with a relaxed atmosphere which gets livelier going deeper into the night.
28 HongKong Street specialises in artisanal spirits and American-style craft cocktails. Drinks are crafted by the award-winning bartender Zdenek Kastanek. Some of the popular drinks include the Lemongrass Mule made with lemongrass-infused vodka, ginger beer, and aromatic herbs.
Meanwhile, the food menu features elevated versions of American comfort food, such as Mac and Cheese Balls. Made from scratch and are perfect to share. If you know, you know. Furthermore, try the popular Pandan Churros for a unique blend of Singaporean and Mexican flavours.
60ml by Asador
Located inconspicuously at the back of Asador, is the new 60ml by Asador, a spirit-forward cocktail bar. The name says it all, each cocktail contains 60ml of spirit instead of the standard 45ml. We were really pleased to see how well they have managed to price their drinks!
Cocktails that stood out to us were their Spiced Margarita ($25++), as the name says it all. Ocho Blanco is infused with Jalapeno which most certainly packs a punch. The heat is balanced with Codigo 1530 Agave Nectar and fresh lime.
One of the best bars in Singapore serving Espresso Martinis, nothing comes close to their Reverse Espresso Martini ($22++). It is that one last drink to have before you call it a night.
60ml by Asador also serves an extensive array of spirits, aperitifs and digestifs along with bar bites. Their Anchoas, made with Santoña's premium 00 anchovies on toast, are a must-order.
Reservations are highly recommended as this bar seats just 25.
ATLAS is a grand lobby and bar located on the ground floor of iconic Parkview Square. Their architecture takes inspiration from glamorous Art Deco skyscrapers of Europe and New York. A celebration of the 1920s' rich culinary and beverage traditions.
At ATLAS, visitors can enjoy dining and drinking throughout the day and late into the night in a memorable setting. ATLAS boasts one of Asia's finest collections of gin, spirits, and champagnes sourced from all over the world. Here you can expect a huge variety of elegant European cocktails.
What's more, Sundays at Atlas is a must-experience. Happening only once a month, enjoy a free-flowing selection of their award-winning cocktails, champagne and a decadent abundance of irresistible nibbles. Reservations are highly recommended way in advance.
Don’t be deceived by the facade of Barbary Coast. This dual concept bar, Deadfall and Ballroom have hosted some of our best nights in Singapore.
Deadfall is based on the eponymous drinking holes popular in San Francisco during the California Gold Rush era. Rough and ready, cheap and cheerful, where all were welcome and anything goes. A rustic ambience with sailor-themed decor. What’s more, cocktails at Deadfall are affordably priced and based on colour!
Meanwhile, the dining experience at the Ballroom is plush and opulent. Referencing the Ballrooms of San Francisco's yesteryear and pushing flavours and experiences to the next level. They have a late night menu from 11pm till 3am that dishes out cold cuts, cheese platters, loaded fries and more.
One of the sexiest bars in Singapore, Corduroy Palace is perfect for anyone looking not to be seen on an intimate night out. This mid-century midtown Manhattan dining room is nestled inside a New York pizza pop-up, making back alleys hip yet again. What's more, they accommodate just 49 guests.
The wine hall prides itself on their team of experienced sommeliers. Headed by Marcus Chen, from the two-Michelin-star rated JAAN by Kirk Westaway, who’d gladly recommend you a choice you’ll love from their selection of over 300 bottles.
Corduroy’s Palace’s spirit collection ranges from the crowd favourites to rarer, more exclusive options to suit every palate, occasion and budget. The bar desires to create a more intimate, personal experience for their guests. A shortlist of classic drinks they currently love like Hanky Panky, Manhattan, and a John Daly will be used in place of a typical cocktail list. Do not leave without having a sip of their martinis.
Feeling hungry? Their classic pairings of oysters are only the freshest they could find in Normandy. They even serve authentic xiao long bao dumplings created in collaboration with hawker stall You Peng. Topped with a helping of lavish caviar. Or, eat your fill with steak tartare, 300g prime ribs, casual chicken sandwiches, or a Chicken Cordon Bleu.
CUT by Wolfgang Puck
If you love to be seen, One Michelin-starred steakhouse Cut by Wolfgang Puck located at Marina Bay Sands Singapore is for you. Dress to impress at CUT by Wolfgang Puck’s first Asian outpost.
The menu presents a contemporary twist on the classic steak restaurant, featuring the world’s finest meats, poultry, and seafood. All complemented by house-made sauces and delectable sides.
Their polished long marble bar serves unique cocktails and a great wine list with more than 500 international wines. With meats and mixology experts-crafted drinks, including their signature Rough Love. Cut by Wolfgang Puck is a perfect place to sip on some delicious cocktails before heading to Avenue to dance the night away.
Jigger and Pony
At Jigger and Pony, have classic cocktails and happiness shared. Located along Tanjong Pagar, Jigger and Pony is a chill spot to enjoy classic crafted cocktails and whiskies. Their cocktails are not just ordinary as they use nostalgic ingredients with a contemporary twist.
Their signature serve, the Chatham Artillery, comes in 15 to 20 portions and is perfect for large groups. Served with a full bottle of Louis Roederer Champagne, along with rum, bourbon and cognac. You can even customise the communal cocktail to your liking by selecting from one of four Jigger & Pony essences. Immerse yourself and a sense of place while sipping away with your friends, one craft at a time.
Manhattan at Conrad Singapore Orchard needs no introduction. For 8 years straight, it has been recognised as one of The World’s 50 Best Bars and was recently placed 9th in Asia’s 50 Best Bars.
Inspired by the Golden Age of cocktails and luxurious drinking. Manhattan evokes the grandeur of a hotel bar with a contemporary flair and a touch of New York glamour. Savour a range of artisanal spirits and classic and rare cocktails.
Furthermore, Manhattan has an extensive collection of over 200 American whiskies and is known for their selection of bourbon. Well crafted using the world's first in-hotel rick-house and a sizable collection of house-made ingredients. Pair your drinks with their gourmet bar snacks.
Bar and restaurant combined, Native embarks on a journey to uncover and rediscover the hidden beauty surrounding us. They specialise in soul food that brings comfort. Expect a family-style setting that is perfect for a warm meal.
Furthermore, drinks at Native are known as ultimate storytellers. Be it the cultures that inspire them, or the ingredients that make them a reality. These spirits are meticulously crafted by experts around the region. Drop by and have a trace of history with Native.
If you haven’t heard of booze made from ants, the ants mix with the alcohol in gin, producing aromatic esters. Try the Ants cocktail ($28) which combines regional ingredients like lemongrass gin, ants distillate, coconut yoghurt, calamansi, and basil.
Set of Six
Have a good time at Set of Six, a premier cocktail bar located at Craig Road. With an amazing ambience and insta-worthy interior. Just like their name, you can enjoy a set of six drinks. Bringing the six stories of the namesake book to life with unique and creative methods. Travel the world with flavours and spirits which will bring locations in the book to life.
Set of Six uses exceptional ingredients which transform into visually stunning and delectable dishes by Chef Gonzalos Landin. Furthermore, the menu is well curated with dishes inspired by Joseph Conrad’s book, bringing diners to a flavourful adventure. Indulge in Oysters, Ceviche, Seared Foie Gras, with the option to add Black Truffle or Caviar - as you fancy.
Smoke & Mirrors
Smoke & Mirrors is a destination rooftop bar known for its beautiful scenic views of Singapore’s skyline and unique cocktails. Their extraordinary cocktails come with interesting flavour combinations and adventurous twists.
Try their signature cocktails on their menu: The Real Art of Drinking Volume II. Split into eight categories, where each showcases a duo of cocktails guided by the principles of art. Drink in art with Smoke & Mirrors as their cocktails bring interpretations of art pieces, paying homage to the South East Asian culture.
Spago by Wolfgang Puck
Spago by Wolfgang Puck is right on level 57 of Marina Bay Sands Singapore. It is one of the best bars in Singapore to enjoy stunning views of Singapore's skyline and Gardens By The Bay. Accompanied by a terrace lounge with an alfresco bar that overlooks Marina Bay Sands’s famous infinity pool.
Spago’s menu is available from morning till late featuring seasonal Californian cuisine and global flavours. As the night approaches, relax in one of the semi-private cabanas while sipping on signature cocktails like Rough Love, Love You Long Time and The Garden of Eden as you run into people you know.
Hidden behind a bespoke tailor is speakeasy bar Taylor Adam. You may be reminded of Kingsman alongside the bar’s gentlemen theme, dimmed lights and buzzy vibes. Located in the heart of the CBD area, Taylor Adam has a great selection of spirits and classic cocktails.
With delicious bar bites like crab cakes, oysters, and more. Among their signature cocktails, try Carpe Diem if you fancy fragrances of cinnamon and cardamom, combined with Teeling Whiskey and citruses. Cajun-inspired cocktail The Big Easy is Taylor Adam’s version of Vieux Carre, a popular cocktail from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Established in 2008, Tippling Club is a renowned gastro-cocktail destination with both a bar and a dining room. Here you can enjoy a sense of excitement and a touch of theatre. Consistently recognised by World’s 50 Best Bars and Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants since opening. Tippling Club serves award-winning cuisine and world-class cocktails. Furthermore, the bar explores the limits of ingredients and textures to create a dynamic dining experience.
Check out Tippling Club’s latest continuation of their menu: A Guide to Modern Drinking, Volume III - 6 Decades of Music. Featuring a wide selection of 31 drinks assigned to different genres of music over six decades. Savour every drink as it takes you behind the story and emotion of each song.
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