Setting the bar
Laze on bean bags on a grass-carpeted al fresco bar, sample infused beers even non-drinkers would fancy, or enjoy oysters at $1 during Happy Hour – a drink in hand, of course.
So you think you can dance? Show off your moves at Wala Wala Cafe Bar, with live music from 7 p.m. every weeknight.
Then, quench your thirst with its seven brews on tap (from $12.50), 30-plus bottled beer selections ($9 to $15) and dozens of premium wines and spirits, while you dig into inspired bar fare, including Deep Fried Shrimp Paste Chicken Nuggets ($12), a New Zealand cheese platter (from $18) and Pizza Ribeye featuring wagyu beef ($28).
31 Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277689
NEXT: Bar Canary →
Fun bean bags and deck chairs take the place of bar stools at the Bar Canary, an al fresco, grass-carpeted hideout with summery vibes.
Its Boozy Pops ($16 and up) – cocktails in popsicle form – complete any laid-back night.
Level 4 Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238857
NEXT: Angie’s Oyster Bar ?
From its 45th floor location, Angie’s Oyster Bar boasts stunning views of the Singapore skyline, tasty drinks and the perfect excuse to knock on time: freshly shucked oysters go for just $1 each from 6 to 8 p.m. every day!
#45-01/02 Singapore Land Tower, 50 Raffles Pl, Singapore 048623
NEXT: Smoke and Mirrors →
A destination rooftop bar perched atop the Singapore National Gallery, this place could very well be an exhibition in itself.
They also do ingenious tipples are finished with ingredients like rockmelon juice, Peking duck jus and even edible paint.
#06-01 National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew’s Rd, Singapore 178957
NEXT: La Terre →
Fancy some old-world wonderful? Wine and whisky bar La Terre has a list of more than 1,000 bottles, thoughtfully paired with bites like Salmon Jerky and Duck Rillettes.
Pick up some alcohol appreciation tips from chief sommelier and co-founder Daisuke Kawai himself!
11 Upper Circular Rd, Singapore 058409
NEXT: Martini Bar →
Where to find the well-heeled: Martini Bar at Mezza9, which offers more than 30 specially concocted options, such as a signature Lychee ‘tini.
Mezza9, Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228211
NEXT: The Library →
Reveal the weekly password (found on The Library Bar’s Facebook page) to be led into a secret chamber, where cocktails incorporating Traditional Chinese Medicine add-ins await.
49 Keong Saik Rd, Singapore 089153
NEXT: Alchemist Beer Lab ?
Pendant lamps hang from high ceilings over black-marbled tabletops, but the 16 beer infusion towers at Alchemist Beer Lab steal the spotlight.
Finder fave: Ugly Sister Golden ale with grilled pineapple.
#B1-16 South Beach, 26 Beach Rd, Singapore 189768
NEXT: Wala Wala Cafe Bar ?
By Pinky Chng, The Finder (Issue 280), March 2017
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