Top 10 Bars in Singapore

Whether we’re drinking our sorrows away or having an unforgettable night, here are 10 amazing bars in Singapore that you absolutely must visit.

1. LeVeL 33

Overlooking Singapore’s bustling financial district is LeVeL 33, the world’s highest craft brewery. Situated at level 33 of Marina Bay Financial Center (hence the name), you’ll often find company executives here with a glass in hand, admiring the skyline whilst enjoying the restaurant’s specialty beers.

LeVeL 33

Marina Bay Financial Centre 8 Marina Boulevard #33-01

Singapore 018981

Tel: +65 6834 3133

Mon to Thu: 11:30am – 12am

Fri: 11.30am – 2am

Sat: 10am – 2am

Sun: 12pm – 12am

 

2. Bar Stories

In the heart of Kampong Glam lies Bar Stories, a quaint little place that’s become famous because of it’s drink selection. In addition to offering the usual beers and spirits, the talented mixologists offer personalized recommendations for cocktails based on what the customer wants. If you’re aiming to be pleasantly surprised, look no further.

 Bar Stories

55-57A Haji Lane

Singapore 189248

Tel: +65 6298 0838

Sun to Thu: 4pm – 1am

Fri & Sat: 4pm – 2am

 

3. No. 5 Emerald Hill

Located just a stone’s throw away from Orchard is No. 5 Emerald Hill, a wonderful place for shopaholics to kick back and relax. A whopping nine hour long ‘happy hour’ period ensures that shopper’s alcoholic needs would be catered to from throughout the day. If martinis are more your thing, head over from 9pm to 1am for even more tempting deals.

 No. 5 Emerald Hill

5 Emerald Hill Road

Singapore 229289

Tel: +65 6732 0818

Mon to Thu: 12pm – 2am

Friday, Saturday & Eve of Public Holiday: 12pm – 3am

Sunday & Public Holidays: 5pm – 2am

 

4. Bar & Billiards Room

Located within Raffles Hotel, Bar & Billiards Room is Singapore’s oldest bar that’s still around to this day. The rustic, stylish interior pay homage to the original’s design, and even has one of the original five billiards tables available for use. Featuring a monthly event dubbed ‘Whiskey Wednesdays’, specific whiskies are priced at 1-for-1, with handpicked selections being made available for public tasting. This is a must-visit for whisky lovers!

 Bar & Billiards Room

Raffles Hotel Singapore, 1 Beach Road

Singapore 189673

Tel: +65 6412 1816

Sun to Thu: 11am – 12:30am

Fri & Sat: 11am – 1:30am

 

5. FIV 五 Izakaya Bar

Synonymous with it’s $5 all-day every-day happy hour deals, FIV is one of the more popular picks on our list. Of course, who can argue with $5 beers, wines, and house pours? With multiple outlets around Singapore, this is an easy recommendation for anyone looking for a cool and affordable place to hang out with their friends.

 Fiv Izakaya Bar

16 Collyer Quay (formerly Hitachi Tower), #01-05B

Singapore 049318

Mon to Fri: 12pm – 12am

Sat: 6pm – 12am

Closed Sun

Tel: 98261049

 

6. Loof

Situated on a rooftop in the middle of the city is Loof, a uniquely Singaporean bar most known for it’s trendy design and food. With local spins on bar snacks such as the bak chor mee burger and chili crab waffle fries, your taste buds will be as thrilled with the food as your eyes are with the Singapore skyline.

Loof 

331 North bridge Road, Odeon Towers Extension Rooftop #03-07

Singapore 188720

Mon to Thu: 5pm – 1am

Fri to Sun: 5pm – 3am

Tel: +65 6338 8035 / 9773 9304

 

7. Wine Company

Wine aficionados rejoice! For those looking for a finely curated selection of wines from around the globe, Wine Company offers an unparalleled range that’s as diverse as the countries they originated from. Selected wines are available for tasting at $9.90 per glass, and bottles can occasionally be had at discounts, so be sure to pay a visit if you ever need a wine fix.

 Wine Company

Block 14D, Dempsey Road

Singapore 249688

Tel: +65 9181 7004

 

8. Stickies

If you plan on going drinking with a group of friends, Stickies is a great choice with multiple outlets around the island, each with a variety of things to do such as beer pong and billiards. Another affordable option, stickies offers deals on beer towers, and even has a beer-by-the-hour system, where the price of a pint corresponds with the time of day.

 Stickies

#01-10 The Riverside Piazza, 11 Keng Cheow Street

Singapore 059608

Daily: 12pm – 12am

Tel: +65 6443 7564

 

9. City Space

City Space is the epitome of a classy bar. Located on the 70th floor of Swissotel Singapore, the views alone are worth paying a visit for. Of course, the list of drinks on offer is extensive, and you can expect nothing less than 5-star service and attention to detail. Saddled in comfy leather armchairs with soft jazz playing in the background, this is an ideal place for dates if you’re looking for a quieter, more romantic setting.

 City Space

2 Stamford Road

70F Swissotel The Stamford

Tel: +65 6837 3322

Sun to Thu: 5pm–1am

Fri & Sat: 5pm–2am

 

10. Operation Dagger

Operation Dagger was voted as the Best New Bar at the Singapore Bar Awards, but you wouldn’t know it at first glance. Hidden in a basement along a back alley, finding the bar is an adventure in itself since there are no signs showing you the way. The bar décor is equally nondescript, with cryptic drawings labelling the bottles, and minimal design elements other than a few bar stools and ceiling lights. Looks aren’t everything though, as the drinks on offer are creatively concocted with unorthodox ingredients, suitable for an adventurous palate.

 Operation Dagger

7 Ann Siang Hill

Singapore 069791

Tel: +65 6438 4057

Sun & Mon: Closed

Tue to Sat: 6pm – 12am

 


Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published