Get inspired with The Asia Collective’s latest after-dark guide to the Best Bars in Singapore! Read on to explore Singapore’s stylish speakeasies, sophisticated tipple hangouts, and opulent cocktail bars that should be on your radar.
Singapore has kept its place as the cocktail capital of Asia landing an impressive 12 bars within elite Asia’s 50 Best Bars list. From bespoke cocktails at Native – ranked eighth best bar in Asia, innovative cocktail pairing and mixology at Asia’s seventh-best bar, Tippling Club, to carefully curated wine, craft beer, and spirit selections at Manhattan – named the number one bar in Asia and Singapore!
The Asia Collective’s latest guide to the Best Bars in Singapore is the only guide you need for a night out in the sparkling city oasis of Singapore!
The Best Bars in Singapore
ADDRESS: 2 Cook St, Singapore 078857 (Location Map)
OPENING HOURS: Daily, 5:30pm – 10:00pm
CONTACT: +65 6914 1400
Located within the historical Maxwell Reserve hotel, Isabel is one of the most luxe bars in Singapore, oozing femininity with its hand-painted wallpaper, African ebony herringbone floors, Persian silk hand knotted rugs and banquettes clad in plush red velvets. At the centre stands a colossal Pink Onyx statement bar, filling the room with a warm glow and an atmosphere like no other. Isabel boasts a selection of the best hand-picked wines and champagnes, spirits and liquors from far and wide, including tonics and elixirs, which expert bartenders use to create an outstanding selection of cocktails and after dinner digestifs.
An expert team of mixologists serve both originals and refined interpretations of the classics, creating memorable drinks that explore the boundaries of flavours and heighten the experience. For a celebration like no other, why not indulge in a signature Isabel afternoon tea, featuring a Tea leaf selection exclusively curated to flow along with the flavours ranging from sweet and delightful pastries to savoury pillows of finger sandwiches.
ADDRESS: 83 Duxton Road, Singapore, 089540
OPENING HOURS: Daily, 5:30pm – 10:00pm
CONTACT: +65 6914 1428
An enchanting tribute to Bond girl turned interior designer Anouska Hempel, Anouska’s brings you her favourite drinks from around the world in an eccentric golden and yellow oriental space. The interior radiates elegance and charm adorned with golden fans, oriental screens and century-old calligraphic wallpaper from Anouska’s personal collection.
Sip on cocktails inspired by the disco era of the 70s and 80s alongside mouth-watering Asian-fusion delights from the modern Chinese gem Yellow Pot. The bar showcases top shelf spirits, premium wines, local craft beers, artisanal Chinese teas and nostalgic Eastern-inspired cocktails which incorporate native Chinese herbal ingredients and sweet botanical accents.
Insider Tip: Get Hungry in Singapore to receive exclusive privileges at one of the best bars in Singapore, including 20% off the bill at Anouska’s.
The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club is one of the greatest whiskey bars in the world, housing over 1000 bottles of rare and refined award-winning whiskeys from across the globe. Set within the glamorous Vagabond Club and designed by world-renowned French designer Jacques Garcia, The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club is adorned with red velvet banquettes, a unique collection of art and handcrafted furniture. Anyone and everyone are welcome to experience the art of whiskeys or explore the well-loved selection of expertly crafted cocktails. Pair your smooth drams with equally silky tunes of Jazz during weekly Jazz & Whiskey Nights every Friday & Saturday.
Guests can also look forward to an ingenious offering of French-influenced Pan-Asian cuisine that’s made for both intimate gatherings and larger groups. Favourites include the Signature Vietnamese Beef Pho, Cold Truffle Angel Hair Pasta and the highly addictive Sichuan Style Spicy Chicken — all paired perfectly with The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club’s expertly crafted drinks. For those looking for more, The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club also offers a membership programme that gives access to the captivating Vagabond Club experience.
Insider Tip: Get Hungry in Singapore to receive exclusive privileges at one of the best bars in Singapore, including 20% off the bill at The Whiskey Library.
ADDRESS: Level 40, CapitaGreen Rooftop, 138 Market Street, Singapore, 048946
OPENING HOURS: Monday – Friday, 11.30am – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 10pm | Saturday, 5.30pm – 10pm | Sunday, closed
CONTACT: +65 6635 8677
Escape to this unique culinary destination elevated between the clouds and a 15,000 square-foot Sky Forest in the heart of Singapore offering spectacular views of the city’s skyline and Marina Bay. The Roman term Artemis meaning the “sea in the middle of the earth”, offers a menu delivering Mediterranean delicacies crafted using fresh seasonal vegetables, traditional grains and legumes, fresh seafood and grilled meats.
Enjoy a range of gourmet plates that reflect the region’s rich cultural heritage fused with international influence through favourites such as the Sweet Pea Agnolotti with ricotta, wild garlic, and preserved lemon or the 420-day Grain Fed Wagyu Ribeye which is tenderised and delicious.
Insider Tip: Get Hungry in Singapore to receive exclusive privileges at one of the best bars in Singapore, including two glasses of sparkling, house wine or mocktails on arrival at Artemis Grill & Sky Bar.
Bar-A-Thym specialises in mouth-watering French cuisine, plating up delectable seafood and meat dishes cooked a la Plancha. Their unique French Omakase menu has been designed by French Chef François Mermilliod with each dish inspired by the regional specialties of Southern France. Special favourites from the menu include the Wagyu Cote De Boeuf, Seafood Bouillabaisse, Morisseau® Bouchot Mussels, TE MANA Lamb Rack and the Angel Hair Pasta with Sea Urchin.
Mermilliod is known to have a knack for incorporating both French and Asian cooking techniques in his cuisine. We all know French fare and a good drop of wine are a match made in heaven, so for the wine enthusiasts Bar-A-Thym boasts an extensive wine selection from some of the best vineyards across the globe.
Insider Tip: Get Hungry in Singapore to receive exclusive privileges at one of the best bars in Singapore, including 15% off the French Omakase Menu at Bar-A-Thym.
ADDRESS: 31 Keong Saik Road, Singapore, 089138
OPENING HOURS: Lunch Wednesdsay – Friday, 12pm – 2.30pm | Dinner Tuesday – Saturday, 5pm – 10.30pm | Sunday, Roast 12pm – 4pm, Dinner 5pm – 9.30pm
CONTACT: +65 6221 6833
Brought to you by the team behind Cure, uber-cool Butcher Boy invigorates the senses and tantalises the tastebuds with their melting pot of exotic Asian flavours delivered in a stunning metro setting. This lively east-meets-west style bar and grill cannot be missed while savouring the culinary delights on popular Keong Saik Street.
Experience social dining as you enjoy Butcher Boy’s menu favourites such as the Premium US Grain Fed Beef Short Rib and their unique selection of their mouthwatering cocktails.
Insider Tip: Get Hungry in Singapore to receive exclusive privileges at one of the best bars in Singapore, including two complimentary Bellinis with any order at Butcher boy.
CUISINE: Contemporary Asian
ADDRESS: 1 Bayfront Avenue Marina Bay Sands, Hotel, Tower 3, 018971
OPENING HOURS: Monday – Friday, 5:30 – 10:30pm | Saturday, 12 – 10:30pm | Sunday, 12 – 9pm
CONTACT: +65 6508 2188
From sunset to moonlight, you’ll feel transported to the top of the world at CÉ LA VI Sky Lounge and SkyBar, the rooftop of the iconic Marina Bay Sands. Guests can take in the mesmerising views from atop the 57th floor whilst sipping signature cocktails crafted for you by a talented team of mixologists or select from an abundant range of wines, beers and premium spirits.
You can also enjoy sharing plates such as Fine de Claire Oysters, Wagyu Beef Steak Tartare and King Salmon Jicama Rolls whilst soaking in the vibrant sky high atmosphere, making CÉ LA VI one of the best bars in Singapore.
This alluring cocktail bar conceived in downtown New York boasts an old world charm in both its interior and ambience. Uniquely tucked behind a fortune teller’s lair, Employees Only flaunts art Deco accents and a glamorous design with its curved bar and elevated back dining room. Employees Only are well deserved one of the best bars in Singapore and your perfect escape for an intimate tipple with the closest of friends.
Ignite your taste buds with Employee Only’s signature aperitifs such as the classic Manhattan Cocktail crafted using Rittenhouse Rye, Italian Vermouth, Grand Marnier & dashes of Angostura Bitters, or the must-try Provencal made with lavender-infused Tanqueray Gin with herbs de Provence, infused Mancino Secco and Cointreau (drool). Also on offer are fancy cocktails and long drinks served alongside a mouth-watering menu of American style gourmet cuisine.
ADDRESS: 48 Peck Seah Street, Singapore, 079317
OPENING HOURS: Monday – Friday, 11.30am – 3pm & 5pm – 10.30pm | Saturday – Sunday, 11.30am – 3pm & 5pm – 10.30pm
CONTACT: +65 6221 7794
Fat Prince Meshing the vibrancy of bohemian Istanbul with Parisian sensibilities of a casual bistro – Fat Prince is a cafe by day and bar by night. Well known for its mouth-watering kebabs and koktails inspired by the streets and stories of today’s nomad.
The city’s hotspot Fat Prince is an obvious choice for delicious Middle Eastern dishes accompanied by koktails curated by their talented bartenders. Attracting a cool and chic crowd, soak in the atmosphere with a koktail to take you from day into night.
Insider Tip: Get Hungry in Singapore to receive exclusive privileges at one of the best bars in Singapore, including two complimentary house cocktails with any order at Fat Prince.
Located within the sleek Regent Singapore Four Seasons Hotel, Manhattan Bar resides as an opulent reminiscent of a grand hotel bar. Flaunting modernity fused with old New York glamour and sophistication, the Manhattan Bar is one of the best bars in Singapore and your meeting place for stylish cocktails and American inspired gourmet bar bites. Inspired by the eras of New York you will find mirrored ceilings, plush leather sofas adorned with velvet cushions, gold-flecked marble and brass tables, tied together perfectly with mood lighting and music that create an incomparable ambience.
Allow the Manhattan’s talented bartenders to guide your taste buds to the ultimate cocktail experience with rare spirits, artisanal vermouths and unique cocktail bitters. Not to be missed is The Princess Cut crafted using G’Vine Floraison Gin, June eur de vigne liqueur, house-made hibiscus syrup, fresh lemon, rosewater, and champagne.
Its days at Keong Saik Road may be in the past, but an exciting new journey is about to begin as the hot spot leads the flock of eclectic souls to a sprawling new nest at Carpenter Street.
The self-described misfits that add novel twists to regional Japanese flavours and traditional cooking techniques, now bring you a new adventure in Neon Pigeon 2.0.
New to the Neon Pigeon experience is the Raw Bar, which celebrates an ever-changing selection of beautiful, seasonal ingredients in true Japanese fashion. Neon Pigeon 2.0 also takes it up several notches with an expanded cocktail bar swirling and shaking up Tokyo-inspired tipples. Sake continues to rule but makes ample space for crushable tipples featuring Japanese spirits and ingredients.
ADDRESS: Sentosa Golf Club, 27 Bukit Manis Road, Singapore, 099892
OPENING HOURS: Daily, 12 – 10pm
CONTACT: +65 8817 0961
Panamericana is the ultimate casual bar and grill, bringing to life mouth- watering fare from the rich diversity of cultures and cuisines found in the 14 countries along the Pan American Highway stretching through the North, Central and South Americas.
Indulge in Panamericana’s Farm-To-Fire philosophy with whole meats, greens, grains and fresh seafood, along with wines, signature cocktails, share serves and boozy concoctions. Set across 7,000 sq. ft. accompanied by breathtaking sea views, The Lawn and lush tropical greenery, Panamericana is your new best escape in Sentosa!
Inside an iconic heritage building in Chinatown resides the unique and innovative Potato Head Singapore. Spread over four floors you will find Potato Head’s Studio 1939 cocktail bar on the third and a tiki-inspired rooftop bar above serving up serious cocktails with a punch. Setting a sophisticated mood with a dimly lit atmosphere and opulent furnishings, Potato Head Singapore is one of the city’s must-visit cocktail bar hotspots.
Reflecting an art deco meets modernism vibe, the intimate drinking space is complemented with vintage rattan armchairs, antique chesterfields, and a semi-circular marble bar. Take your pick from an array of classic and contemporary cocktails, and an extensive wine and artisanal spirit list.
ADDRESS: 1 Fullerton Road, #02-06, One Fullerton, Singapore, 049213
OPENING HOURS: Tuesday – Friday, 12pm – 2.30pm & 6.30pm – 11pm | Saturday, 6.30pm – 11pm | Sunday & Monday, closed
CONTACT: +65 6690 7564
With seamless views of the historical Fullerton precinct and Marina Bay waterfront, this elegant new addition to the celebrated Riviera Restaurant is one to tick off your Singapore dining list. Whether you fancy an apéritif or digestif, a cocktail or a wine from their worldly selection stemming across the Mediterranean, there is something to quench every thirst.
Pair your drink with a selection of delicious savoury or sweet bar bites from their Mediterranean inspired menu, carefully crafted by Executive Chef Rémy Carmignani and Executive Pastry Chef Nicolas Vergnole. Make your visit into a more extravagant affair by dining at their sister dining concept, Riviera Restaurant, where you can enjoy exquisite modern Mediterranean cuisine with a twist! The Lounge at Riviera is the perfect location for fruitful business lunches, relaxed gatherings and unforgettable romantic evenings.
Insider Tip: Get Hungry in Singapore to receive exclusive privileges at one of the best bars in Singapore, including two complimentary welcome cocktails with any order at The Lounge at Riviera.
Award-winning Tippling Club is a modern gastronomy restaurant and bar helmed by world-renowned chef-owner Ryan Clift. Spanning across three authentic shophouse units on Tanjong Pagar Road, Tippling Club is comprised of an experiential dining room, a private dining room and an innovative cocktail bar.
Tippling Club plates up fresh and delectable fare in an ever-evolving dining experience, a long kitchen counter means diners can watch the culinary team up-close and in action! Winning awards for “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants” it’s no surprise crowds flock here for their mouth-watering gourmet cuisine and world-class cocktails.
Insider Tip: Get Hungry in Singapore to receive exclusive privileges at one of the best bars in Singapore, including 15% off the food bill at The Tippling Club.
A classic speakeasy without the fuss, 28 Hong Kong Street is your best keep secret and one of the best bars in Singapore for a refined cocktail, soul tunes, and buzzing atmosphere. Never heard of 28 Hong Kong Street before now? You’re probably not the only one. Advertised via word-of-mouth only and hidden behind a nondescript façade, 28 Hong Kong street boasts a uniquely intimate and social setting for every first-time visitor.
Wet your lips with 28 Hong Kong Street’s creative mix of classic themed cocktails with a cheeky twist. The menu is split between experimental cocktails from the 28HKS workshop, bartender creations, and American-style cocktails crafted using artisanal spirits.
Read on to immerse yourself in more of Singapore’s delicious dining scene with The Asia Collective’s guide to the Best Restaurants in Singapore, and Best Cafes in Singapore, leading you to exclusive gastronomic delights, mouthwatering menus created by globally renowned chefs, and bespoke cocktails at Singapore’s most stylish venues.
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