Revival is a swanky new bar in town, decorated in a plush and modern fashion. Revival’s concept is highly unique, with a specially curated menu of 35 drinks—all inspired by famous paintings around the world!
The bar treads the line between classic and experimental, with cocktails like The Storm on the Sea of Galilee ($24), Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog ($23) and The Calling of Saint Matthew ($25), just to name a few. To go along with their drinks, they also have a selection of food items such as Revival Mac & Cheese ($23), Choc Mochi ($12) and more!
Address: 205 River Valley Rd, #01-76, Singapore 238274
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 4pm-12am
Looking for something a little more cheeky? Foolwine is a saucy and eclectic wine bar with a groovy and quirky space. Foolwine is perfect for intimate gatherings, ideal if you’re looking for a drinking (and eating) experience that’s modern, yet unpretentious and experimental.
Foolwine serves up delicious wines and delectable bites that pair perfectly with their curated wine selection. Highlights from their menu include: Dark Rye Rolls ($12), Chicken Liver Eclair ($12), Arctic Char ($32) and more! As for the wine list, Foolwine doesn’t provide a menu online, so you’ll have to go to Foolwine yourself to find out what they offer!
Address: 21 Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069620
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 5pm-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 12pm-10pm
3. Analogue Initiative
Analogue pushes the boundaries of what it means to be sustainable, taking it above and beyond with their 100% plant-based and nutritionally-minded menu. Everything on the menu—from cocktails, mocktails to food—are all plant-based and sustainable. For the full Analogue experience, make sure to snag a seat at their gorgeous 3D-printed bartop!
For bites, get their Nuggetz ($18), Jackfruit Tacos ($26) or Pumpkin Dumplings ($22). Don’t miss out on their meticulously crafted drinks ($25 each): with Spirulina, Spaceman, Cactus and more! For more details on Analogue, see our full article here.
Address: 30 Victoria Street, CHIJMES #01-31, Singapore 187996
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 5pm-10.30pm
Enter a world filled with mystique with Entrance bar, an entrancing restobar that promises endless allure and multi-sensory experiences. The interior of the bar is decorated with class and elegance, with copper and black tones.
The menu features Japanese-European fare, with items like Hamachi Crudo ($28), Ebi Volcano ($22), Wagyu Tataki ($38) and more. For drinks, pick from beautifully concocted cocktails like Goodnight Kiss ($24), Pumpkin Cult ($26), Caviar Lime Bed ($25) and Sapphire @ Tiffany’s ($25), just to name a few. For more details on Entrance, see our full article here.
Address: 22A Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088445
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 6pm-10.30pm
5. IKO Restaurant & Bar
IKO has finally reopened, bringing you a swanky new look and revamped menu! The new space is bold and eclectic, with neon colourful neon lights that contrast the dark and black tones of the decor.
On the menu are items like Miso Baguette ($4.50), Heirloom Tomato Ohitashi ($15), Garlic Miso Butter Quail ($21) and more. For drinks, choose from IKO’s range of specially curated sake, sparkling sake, house sake and wines.
Address: 65 Neil Road, Singapore 088897
Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday, 12pm-3pm & 5.30pm-10.30pm
6. Last Word
The sister bar of Nutmeg & Clove is a much more toned-down and refined affair, with minimalistic and calming decor. Last Word is the epitome of no-frills, offering nothing much in terms of fancy interior design, but offering a stellar cocktail menu of elevated classics.
From the kitchen, get Japanese-inspired food items like Fried Chickpeas ($5), Koreatown Cauliflower ($14), Steelhead Trout ($28) and more. For drinks, you’ll find something for every palette: from lighter, more drinkable cocktails, to more hardcore stuff. Try the Coco Bay ($14), Rosie ($13), Planet Popstar ($13) or Pirates of Pandan ($14.50) just to name a few.
Address: 8 Purvis St, #02-01, Singapore 188587
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 5pm-10.30pm
Nemesis Bar is definitely a wild one—with walls plastered with defaced portraits of prominent historical figures plus other bold and vibrant decor. Befitting the eccentric decor, Nemesis’ food and drinks are also a force to be reckoned with. For food, try their fried Lasagna ($14) or one of their 10’ Pizzas (from $13) made with hand-kneaded sourdough.
For libations, don’t pass up on their House Cocktails ($23 each): Raisin’ Perfection, Manly Glass or Ol’ Salty. Or, for a healthier choice, go for one of their signature NoLo (No-or-Low ABV) Aperitivos ($19 each), such as the Odessa, Sunset Drip or Antebellum. For more details, see our full article here.
Address: 37 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089615
Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday, 5.30pm-10.30pm
8. Underground Taps
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Beer lovers, this one’s for you. Underground Taps is where you need to be for all the craft beers you could ever dream of. Boasting an extensive selection of over 65 craft beers, as well as seasonal beers on tap, you could spend the whole night (and day) drinking away!
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Underground Taps offers beers of different styles, such as Bridge Road ($10), Brewtiful Haze ($16.50) and more! For bites, go for the likes of Duck Rillette ($19), Mixed Bread ($8.50) and Proper Chips ($11.50), just to name a few.
Address: 6A Shenton Way, #B1-08 OUE Downtown Gallery, Singapore 068815
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday, 5pm-10.30pm