1. Mallow Bar
Mallow Bar is a new plant-forward restobar located at The Intercontinental Singapore Robertson Quay Hotel with unique and quirky plant-centric dishes and cocktails! In partnership with Janice Wong, Mallow challenges the way plant-based foods and drinks are made and presented.
For the full experience, go for Mallow’s Taste of Mallow ($135/pax) degustation course, with items like Wild Wraps, Tartlet Tears, Modo, Shrooms!, Silky Chocolate and Kinda Like A Magnum, plus 5 cocktail pairings. For more details, see our full article and review on Mallow here.
Address: 1 Nanson Road, #02-07, InterContinental Singapore, Robertson Quay, Singapore 238909
Opening Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 4pm-10.30pm
2. The Kongsee
The Kongsee is a local-inspired eclectic and moody bar with an atmospheric neon-lit space. The intimate bar is bathed in a purple glow and with countless paper plane origami hanging from the ceiling for a whimsical vibe. The best part is, they’re open from 11am till late, so you can start your drinking early and carry on till the wee hours of the night.
Kongsee describes themselves as a Mod-Sin izakaya, with a contemporary take on the Singapore we know and love. This is reflected in the food they serve, such as Chicken Barley Risotto Roll ($14), Krapow Prata Pizza ($15), Iberico Satay ($15) and more. To go with their unique mains and bar bites are cocktails like Ong Lai ($22), Kopi O Su Dai Negroni ($21), Pisang Goreng ($21) and more.
Address: 12 Gemmill Lane, Singapore 069252
Opening Hours: Monday-Saturdays, 11am-late
Sugarhall is back in business in the heart of Singapore’s CBD area! Sugarhall is the boozy little sibling of the swanky Rosemead, located above the restaurant as a rum-focused cocktail pub with a carefully curated rum and cocktail list.
Expect classic drinks with a cheeky Sugarhall twist like Dark & Stormy ($24), Pornstar Martini ($22), Mango Colada ($24), Forest Negroni ($26) and more. And of course drinks taste best with good food such as Sugarhall’s Chicken Liver Toast ($8), Curry Empanadas ($8), Snapper & Laver Pie ($38) and more!
Address: 19 Cecil Street, Singapore 049704
Opening Hours: Wednesday-Thursday & Sunday, 5.30pm-12am; Friday-Saturday, 5.30pm-2am
4. The Tanglin Gin Jungle
Like the name suggests, the Tanglin Gin Jungle specialises in all things gin, and is opened by Singapore’s first distillery. Expect local and botanical-inspired gin drinks that highlight the Spirit of Singapore.
The bar is nestled amongst the lush greenery of Dempsey Hill, fitting of the name “gin jungle”. Expect gin-centric concoctions (from $22)like Smokey Black Powder & Tonic, Red Snapper, Tanglin Tonic, Tanglin Orchid Negroni and more.
Address: Dempsey Rd, 26B, Singapore 247693
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 6pm-12am; Friday, 5pm-1am; Saturday, 12pm-1am; Sunday, 12pm-10pm
HONCHO is not only a bar, it is also a swanky and trendy lifestyle venue for creative collaborations where talents and artists can gather to share and showcase their craft. The space at HONCHO is modern and chic, laced with black marble and gold accents.
Food at HONCHO are Japanese-Western fusion, and highlights from the food menu include the likes of Sakura Tomatofu ($14), Umeshu Asari ($18), Iberico Char Siew ($26) and more; as well as tipples like Blackforest Flambe ($25), Devil’s Tongue ($25), Summer Garden ($25) and more!
Address: 12 Ann Siang, Singapore 069692
Opening Hours: 5pm-10.30pm daily
If you’re looking for a spot that’s a little more upscale, Graft8 is the perfect spot for you—a luxurious wine bar with bespoke wine options to satisfy any wine connoisseur. Situated in the lobby of Sheraton Singapore, Graft8 is decked with high ceilings and even has a view of the waterfall amongst the lush greenery of nature.
Discover an extensive and specially curated wine list curated by Graft8’s experienced wine sommeliers that is sure to please any tongue. Highlights from Graft8’s food menu to complement the wines include the likes of Avo Crab Cup ($15), Duo Wagyu Beef Slider ($19), Kombu Crudité ($13) and more.
Address: Sheraton Towers Singapore, 39 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228230
Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday, 3pm-10.30pm
7. Chimi’s Somerset
Situated in the busting Somerset, Chimi’s Somerset is the newest addition to the Chimi’s family, a Mexican bar serving up cocktails, craft beers and tacos. The new Somerset outlet is purple-themed, bathed in purple neon lights, and is fully al fresco for the best vibes at night.
Highlights from the food menu include classic Mexican fare like tacos, quesadillas, bowls, churros, nachos and more. Pair Chimi’s food with drinks like Maracuya Mule ($18), Frozen Margarita Classic Lime ($16), Somerset Orange ($14), Tiki Do You Love Me ($12) and more!
Address: 313 Orchard Rd, #01-25B, [email protected], Singapore 238895
Opening Hours: Sunday-Wednesday, 12pm-11pm; Thursday-Saturday, 12pm-12am
8. Patina Bar
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Patina Bar is a grungy and rustic-style bar lovingly built from scratch by the owners themselves. That’s right—the owners of Patina built the space from the ground up with their own hands (with the help of friends and family too)!
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The result is a vibey and moody cocktail bar serving up sophisticated tipples and Southeast Asian bites. Expect local inspired mains like Kwispy Fish Skin ($14), Wan-A-Ton ($13), Papadam D’Tomat ($8) and more; as well as handcrafted drinks like The Nomad ($25), Mouthful of Honey ($23), Keyaba Seksi Pedas ($21).
Address: 378 E Coast Rd, Singapore 428985
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 5pm-11.30pm; Friday-Saturday, 5pm-12.30am; Sunday, 4pm-11.30pm