Feel the heat, sip on Mezcal, taste and share plates as you savour the flavours and move to the Latin beat.
So, question is. Who is Poncho???
Poncho loved life and had many homes around Latin America. He enjoyed great food, drinks, music, cigars and movies. His house was for everyone. Combining the best of all his casas, the Casa Poncho team bring his home to Singapore for you to enjoy!
Enjoy menu highlights like La Pluma - grilled Iberico pork pluma with caramelized pineapple or Dedos de Poncho - chilli cheese churros with jalapeño and cheddar. Or the Pulpo Ranchero - tender grilled octopus topped with chili ranchera salsa, pumpkin seeds and a dash of scallion oil.
Don't miss ordering a Mezcal-based cocktail like their signature La Margarita del Poncho.
Go Big or Go Home – and that’s exactly what the trio founders of Monte Carlo Boys bar & restaurant did!
Exposed to Monaco’s lavish lifestyle at a very tender age, William, Anthony and Julien brought their game right to the heart of the Central Business District. Being the first Monaco establishment to set foot in Singapore, owners and notorious high school buddies Julien, William and Anthony expands their empire with its rustic metal and wooden fixtures, that enhances the captivating industrial-chic lounge located at the fringe of Club Street, so fret not Instagram enthusiasts.
The Monte Carlo Boys aim to socially share their homeland’s authentic flavours and vibes with their first international venture, while glorifying their own personal life motto – “Life’s too short to drink bad beers and liquors” – and to do exactly that, they have graciously brought in their very own cultivation of luxurious and full-bodied beer. Trust in the Monte Carlo Boys when they say you’ll never have another experience that pays homage with Monegasque dining delicacies infused with heritage and passed down tradition elsewhere.
Partner in crime William Scheffer will not disappoint. This man is the living example of ‘No Risk, No Rewards’. His experiences roaming South East Asia within the past decade has cultivated certain values he treasures, so don’t mess because the 30-year-old operational expertise definitely knows how to handle his liquor as well as his patrons. “I want to be able to provide a place where people feel at home, and that can be seen here where the crew is able to utilize their strengths. That also means they would be having fun, with our food and drinks of course!”. Geared up with several successful entrepreneurial rendezvous, what William embodies can be seen in the products he distributes to well known hotels in Singapore and now here at Monte Carlo Boys.
The glue that keeps these boys in check is none other than Julien Picard. The 31-year-old real estate connoisseur splurges his substantial experience deemed with impeccable taste can be seen in the establishments outlook. Make sure to come as often to meet the busy man himself. Be prepared for a crazy night out with the bartender’s and boys’ generosity, because that’s what makes everybody come back for more.
In line with its name, Monte Carlo Boys has so much more to offer on site for all age groups to dine, host events and network all while busking in a lifestyle concept that everyone indulges in.
The cocktails here are inspired by popular local dishes such as laksa and chicken rice.
Amrith, means nectar of immortality in Sanskrit.
The glasshouse bar is an extension of the Song of India restaurant and run by beverage consultancy, BarSmiths.
Their Hainanese Chicken Rice concotion ($26) is made with a fat-washed rye that takes on the flavours of garlic, ginger, shallots and sesame oil, a ginger liqueur and calamansi juice. The drink is served with a little side of chilled, Hainanese steamed chicken that is sprayed with a fragrant sesame and shallot oil.
The newly-opened Canjob Taproom on Tiong Bahru road offers draft cocktails, craft beers and spirits on tap.
Setting itself apart from the many night joints in Singapore; they carry a range of draft cocktails which can be "canned" for their patrons to bring home. They've got a machine that seals aluminum cans filled with their customers' choice of booze.
Zui Hong Lou (éçº¢æ¥¼), first opened as a Dim Sum Bar in 2013 and has now relaunched as a modern Asian diner and bar on 90 Club Street - packing a punch in traditional flavours of their cocktails and dishes. Created by the good people of the The Establishment who are also behind brands like Gem Bar, Nutmeg & Clove, Wanton and #FindTheLockerRoom Bangkok.
Offering modern interpretation of Chinese food with traditional cooking methods and Asian-inspired cocktails which are simple yet beautifully executed. Check out their menus here.
Picotin Express first came to life in 2007 at the old stables of the Turf Club Road. From the French word for a ration of horse feeds, the name “Picotin” has been promptly adopted. Presently, the family-friendly European bistro is opening its second outlet in the East region of Singapore. Indeed, Picotin Express has given a refreshing scenery to a heritage site previously hosting Hogs Bar and Restaurant. Bearing in mind the rustic roots of its birthplace of success, Picotin Express at East Coast endorses an invaluable part of Singapore’s history by featuring distinctive colonial architecture. In fact, it inherits the breath-taking sight of one of the estimated 500 remaining Black and White Houses in Singapore.
Old friends of Picotin Express will be pleased to reunite in the East once again with classics that have greatly been missed. Particularly, fresh handmade pizzas named after horse breeds including the Pinto Pizza and other magnificent dishes such as the Whole Roasted Spring Chicken and the Pico Burger. While retaining the same menu, the second outlet will see an exciting addition of breakfast dishes every day starting from June onwards.
Diners who are looking for a space to host a romantic dinner, birthday party, corporate retreat, engagement parties or weddings are from this day forward able to discover the memories and flavours of the colonial era at Picotin Express East Coast.
Picotin Express East Coast will be looking forward to welcoming new diners as well as old friends of its birthplace soon!
Hidden Door Concepts, the progressive restaurant group behind some of the most well-known lifestyle and F&B concepts in Singapore, unveils its latest venture, Nickeldime. Presenting an impressive showcase of premium international craft beers and a mouthwatering menu of contemporary pub dish recipes, the lively joint offers diners an approachable, laidback setting to enjoy good quality food and drinks. Tucked away on Mohamed Sultan Road in a characteristic shop house, the hangout’s grungy vibes and edgy graffiti brick walls go hand-in-hand with the team’s focus on bringing together the community, and is set to be the neighbourhood’s place to be for breakfast, dinner or just a few casual beers.
His culinary style is characterised by elevating comfort dishes through application of his refined fine dining skillset, a vision which is channeled into his menu at Nickeldime. All food items are prepared in-house from scratch, while working with fresh, seasonal produce and fermentation techniques to optimise flavours. With his personal approach and passion for curating unique experiences, Tim loves to interact with diners and goes above and beyond to tailor bespoke dishes to their preference.
Whether a true beer aficionado or complete novice, Nickeldime always has 16 distinctive international craft beers on tap, with all premium beers listed on its chalk boards. The broad selection available ranges from light and fruity – such as Stone & Wood Green Coast Lager and Lervig Orange Velvet, to more complex brews – including Pirate Life Mosaic IPA and Black Butte Porter. By establishing exclusive relationships with breweries around the world, the Nickeldime team is able to continuously update its offering with the latest, unique finds and share the insightful story behind each beer. For non-beer drinkers, the well-balanced beverage menu includes house-made lemonade, refreshing squeezed juices and a selection of sparkling and non-sparkling wines.
The Red Lion is a Balmoral Rd / Bukit Timah Rd neighbourhood British bar serving up hearty British pub grub in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, right besides its partner outlet, SMITHS Fish & Chips shop.
The food is complimented with ice cold beverages with a British flavour (eg, London Pride bitter on tap), but the bar also promotes a wine culture for the more discerning customer and offers a full range of spirits and cocktails plus bottled craft beers and ciders.
Opening at 4pm Monday to Thursday and at midday on Fridays and weekends. On Saturdays 'TRL' morphs into a sporty bar where its outside deck comes into its own and customers can cheer on their teams and stars in all major sports on the bar's 3 large TV screens.
Bar Canary is an uber-chic poolside bar where you can go barefooted on the lush turfs and chill under the stars. Enjoy great beats and also not forgetting "boozy pops" (a union between a cocktail and a popsicle) which are made exclusively for the bar by local frozen treats creator, Popaganda.
Wander up the side entrance of Meat Smith at Little India and you'll find a little bar known as 'Rogue Trader'.
With colonial Indian accents, this sophisticated gem welcomes thirsty travellers and restaurant patrons alike. Think tea time and tonics, think adventure tales and spice trade; all while embracing the ingredients readily available in the area.
CO2 guns, shared VIP tables and elimination of cover charge bring new dimensions of clubbing by the recently re-opened Bang Bang at Pan Pacific Hotel.
Gunning down conventional ways of looking at high-end merrymaking, Bang Bang is a refreshing alternative to your typical party destination. Bringing back the fun to nightlife, guests can expect all the familiar traits of a world-class nightclub including top-notch service for the nightclub savvy and sophisticated, but in an environment focused on crazy, over-the- top antics and high-energy sound.
Housed in a 5,000 square foot venue at the 5 Star Pan Pacific Hotel located at Marina Bay, Bang Bang draws its inspiration from the world’s top high-energy nightclubs and brings it into an intimate setting with a capacity of 400 revellers.
Attracting A-Listers such as Gordon Ramsay, Joseph Schooling, Omarion, Fabolous, Will-I-Am, and LMFAO to its' party scene, Bang Bang has garnered a reputation for being among the trendiest and most successful nightlife destinations in Asia.
Alongside smartly appointed furniture, fixtures, and eye-catching décor, Bang Bang houses a state-of-the-art L’Acoustics sound system which takes the experience to the next level.
Enjoy the ultimate Korean party experience with 36.
Located in the heart of Singapore, 36 is the first korean-themed danceclub offering a ground-breaking party experience, in a raw, aesthetically pleasing atmosphere that makes the nightlife experience in the intimate space of 36 so unique.
Alongside Korea’s many party antics, 36 aims to blend Korean music with electro and hip-hop genres, through its line-up of both Singaporean and Korean resident DJs, as well as local, regional and international performers.
WAN is your new sanctuary. A premium nightlife space with high-energy music, an elaborate design, delicious cocktails and stunning people.
WAN is a proudly Asian premium nightclub and outdoor gastrobar, located in Singapore’s prime area of Suntec City with a clear view of the iconic Fountain of Wealth. A venue catering for early evening and late night happenings that encourage indulgence in a decadent, distinctly Asian utopian setting.
During all evenings of the week, WAN | Bar + Eat welcomes you to kick back with attractive happy hour promos, get buzzed with hand-crafted signature cocktails and lick your fingers clean with OMG-worthy Asian-inspired culinary treats.
At late nights on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, WAN | Club invites you to escalate your night in the best possible way. Step indoors to a concoction of elite crowd, high energy musical sensations, elevated VIP service sections, and titillating jaw-dropping atmosphere supplemented with spectacles of thought-provoking design.
Atap is a non-alcoholic quintessential rooftop bar serving localised bespoke mocktails, located in the heart of Singapore’s heritage quarters, Arab Street.
With an amazing view, Atap is secretly located at one of the highest points of the area, nestled at the rooftop of a hipster hostel - Shophouse Hostel.
Atap is the first bar of its kind serving only non-alcoholic drinks and bespoke mocktails. All the drinks served at Atap are unique, just like their mocktails which are concocted using common herbs, fruits and spices from their very own garden to bring familiarity to your taste buds with a classic local twist. Every drink tells a story written deep within Singapore’s ancient history and folk legend. While you’re at it, come try their nostalgic nibblets and delicious bar snacks as well!
Going to Atap will transport you back to the colonial days of Singapore’s kampong past. Here you will take a trip down memory lane and relive back your younger days and get drunk on unbridled playfulness, fresh nostalgia and their favorite view of this heritage area.
p/s: you will need to climb 5 stories to reach the bar.
Inspired by the long-legged, long-necked wading bird — often viewed as a good omen — which builds large nests on the tops of trees and buildings, Mr Stork will house ten teepee huts set amid a lush oasis.
You can view their menu here. Mr Stork also offers the Andaz Pale Ale on tap, produced by popular local microbrewery, RedDot Brewhouse and it is exclusive to Andaz Singapore.
Sip a glass of classy Paris-inspired signature cocktails. And to make sharing even better, their chefs have created a selection of delicious sharing platters, including French, Spanish and Asian-style tapas, antipasti and premium cold cuts.
Enjoy a cup of their unique tea, Le Charme, created by ETTE Tea. It consists of silvertips white tea, black tea, pink rose buds, marigold & bergamot. Le Charme reflects the charm, whimsical music, dangling diamonds and breeze as you walk through the Novotel lobby.
They are committed to providing high-quality, locally roasted specialty coffee beans by A Stimulant by Sarnies, for home, businesses and offices. They care for their coffee at every step of the process – from seed to cup – to ensure you only get the best they have to offer.
Urbana is one of the city’s newest bars providing a unique destination for Novena locals and world travelers alike.
Urbana delights guests with a wide selection of 25 different cocktails and several boutique-style alcoholic brands, premium coffee and teas. A choice selection of 40 wines from reputable vineyards around the world is also available, with eight different wines offered by the glass.
Casa Poncho is a Latin destination restaurant, bar and enclave. It is located at 14 Bukit Pasoh Road in the former Keow Siong Club, which was transformed into a new a Latin enclave in Singapore. Step through the gates of Casa Poncho and enter a Latin haven that is a feast for the eyes, ears and, deliciously, the mouth.
Casa Poncho flows over four sections - the courtyard, the bar, the restaurant and the terrace. Reminiscent of a grand home in Mexico or Cuba, you are welcome to sit in the courtyard as the sun goes down, cocktail in hand, before you make your way to the great room – which is the restaurant. Rustic, fun, sexy and cosy, look and up see the tungsten light fixtures and the warm red walls with hand painted murals.
Cast your eyes around and you will see a collection of Poncho’s treasures. Listen and your hips will want to sway to the music. Who is Poncho? You’ll find him on his motorbike.
At Casa Poncho a sharing menu is served with flavours inspired by Latin American countries – they call them pequeñitos! The idea is to snack, savour and share with each other.
They serve a range of dishes, some of which include La Pluma - grilled Iberico pork pluma with caramelized pineapple; Dedos de Poncho - chilli cheese churros with jalapeño and cheddar; Pulpo Ranchero – grilled octopus, salsa “ranchera”, pumpkin seed and scallion oil; Lomito al Carbon – charbroiled Argentinian beef tenderloin with zucchini, grilled onions, and roasted capsicum salsa; and Crispy Chili con Carne – chili spring roll with minced beef, avocado, sour cream foam, chili, lime, coriander and garlic.
Some of their irresistible desserts include Poncho’s Flan – made with horchata, mango, mint and fresh berries; Tentacion de Chocolate – chili chocolate, egg custard and paprika sour cream; and of course, Churros with chili chocolate and cinnamon cream!
The Casa Poncho bar serves a diverse selection of beverages with signature Mezcal based cocktails at its heart. Guests can find cocktails like the Gregorio Negrito, made with Mezcal Reposado, Antica Formula, Campari and bitters, as well as the La Margarita del Poncho made with Mezcal Alipus Blanco, Grand Marnier, yuzu and agave syrup, and Poncho’s Favorito – tequila reposado, dry curacao, Aperol, cranberry and lime juice. A selection of beers and wines from Latin America and Europe are also on offer.
So, who is Poncho? Poncho loved life and had many homes around Latin America. He enjoyed great food, drinks, music, cigars and movies. His house was for everyone. Combining the best of all his casas, the Casa Poncho's team brings his home to Singapore for you to enjoy!
13% Gastro Wine has officially opened its third venue at 123A Telok Ayer Street. Originally established in 2015, the 13% Gastro Wine brand is renowned for great wines and gourmet food in the warmest of atmospheres at their Killiney Road and Aliwal Street outlets. Started by friends for friends, the 13% Gastro Wine team now look forward to welcoming you at 123A Telok Ayer Street!
Just a short walk from Telok Ayer and Raffles Place MRT stations, 13% Gastro Wine Telok Ayer is located on the second floor hidden from the hustle and bustle of the CBD. This familiar tucked-away position allows a sense of intimacy and cosiness as soon as you walk through the door.
Suitable for all occasions, 13% Gastro Wine Telok Ayer is the perfect place for casual lunch, business meetings or after-work drinks and dinner.
13% Gastro Wine Telok Ayer serves a menu designed by award-winning chef Geoffrey Weckx and features delicious, gourmet European food with a focus on fresh produce and high-quality homemade dishes. Charcuterie such as our rillettes and condiments are made in-house to ensure the most authentic of European flavours. 13% Gastro Wine Telok Ayer will be open for lunch and dinner service. Lunch specials include a selection of gourmet sandwiches, steak frites, grilled spring chicken and burgers.
Should you desire a glass of wine (or two!) our extensive wine list has been carefully curated by in-house wine connoisseur, Bruno Vaillant. In addition to wine available by the glass, you can purchase a bottle of your favourite to bring home and enjoy!
13% Gastro Wine at Telok Ayer comfortably seats 48 or 60 people standing. The venue will also host events such as wine masterclasses. 13% Gastro Wine Telok Ayer is also available to hire for private and corporate functions.
13% Gastro Wine looks forward to welcoming you with warm personalised service, top-quality wines and delicious food at all three outlets.
Tucked away at 74 Tras Street, Don & Tori is a modern Japanese restaurant that strips away the traditions of Japanese cuisine and serves Japanese inspired cocktails. Don & Tori is a complete and dynamic culinary experience.
Don & Tori’s extensive menu features an innovative list of signature donburi bowls and makis, as well as yakimono (grilled or pan-fried) items and creates a serene Japanese inspired dining enclave in the heart of the Central Business District.
Pleased to be joining the long list of culinary heavyweights on Tras Street and helmed by Chef Jack Chang under the guidance of renowned local chefs Raymond Tan and Max Lai, Don & Tori’s delectable menu showcases departure from traditional Japanese cuisine with instant favourites like Sakura Ebi Angel Hair Pasta ($32) and Truffle Wagyu Foie Gras Don ($38). Other dishes such as the Gyu Steak ($45) and the Scallop Butter Yaki ($25), which are cooked over an open charcoal grill, are a treat for the more traditionalists.
Flown directly from Japan’s iconic Tsukiji Fish Market, Don & Tori’s seasonal menu is unique and produce-driven, utilizing the freshest possible ingredients as they come into season. With a live sushi bar, diners are able to witness firsthand the kitchen’s undoubted knife skills that are a spectacle to watch.
Paired exquisitely with the food, a small, punchy cocktail menu holds its own with a Japanese twist on classic cocktails. Drawing on unexpected savoury ingredients such as salmon and wagyu, as well as more traditional flavours like yuzu and sakura and house-made syrups, Don & Tori’s cocktail menu takes you on a mouth-watering journey. Further premium Japanese sake and shochu varieties are also also available on hand for the more discerning of drinkers.
Don & Tori is now open, serving you lunch and dinner daily from Monday to Saturday from 12pm onwards.
Nightclub AVRY’s adjoining cocktail bar, Hairy Canary, is a daily bar open to the public during the earlier hours on Monday-Saturday from 6pm-12am, with the space transforming into an exclusive VIP bar during nights AVRY is in operation.
Hairy Canary will be offering a selection of beers, wines, and craft cocktails developed in conjunction with Head Bartender Lexis Tan, winner of the Gin Jubilee prize in 2016, as well as a dynamic menu of gastro bites and bar snacks. The mirrored, circular rose gold bar is the main focal point of the space, with bespoke floor tiling mimicking the appearance of feathers. The seating area offers luxurious and indulgent fabrics, provocative and memorable artwork and comfortable, intimate lounging areas for private conversations. Elliot James of Elliot James Interiors was commissioned to design both spaces inside AVRY.
Singapore’s latest nightclub, AVRY, is now open at Millenia Walk. Made up of two distinct areas, including an immersive day space and cocktail bar called ‘Hairy Canary’, AVRY brings the ultimate clubbing experience to the Lion City.
AVRY operates on every Wednesday, Friday & Saturday and the nightclub will play host to some of the most progressive nights in Singapore, with the 6000 sq foot venue set to bring a whole host of new features, not only exclusive to the Singapore scene, but to the entirety of South-East Asia, alongside a string of yet to be named international performers.
With the DJ booth taking center stage, four oversized birdcages (which double up as VIP areas) will form additional focal points inside the club. These four main birdcages surround the dance floor and are flanked by a statement three-meter wide DJ booth. Connected LED screens, wrapping around the entirety of the DJ booth and the 16 VIP tables clearly define the dance floor.
A Dom Perignon VIP Lounge Booth – the first of its kind in the region – will illuminate the opposite end of the club, using its iconic green bottle display. To the right of the booth sits an eleven-meter long bar, positioned directly in front of the dancefloor.
With audio and visual facilities custom-built for the site, AVRY will also be state-of- the-art in every sense. On the audio front, Void Acoustics, who have set up sound systems everywhere from Eden (Ibiza) to Omni (Taipei), will be installing their ground-breaking Air Tri Motion series in the main room. Located directly over the dance floor, Air Motion provides huge sonic impact as well as being a significant visual attraction. Boasting a truly innovative clubbing experience, AVRY will become the first club in South-East Asia to host the formidable set up.
V-Squared Labs, a creative technology studio that specializes in producing multi- sensory experiences, will oversee all the visuals throughout the club V-Squared Labs have previously worked with venues such as XS Nightclub and Drai’s in Las Vegas, festivals brands like Ultra Worldwide and artists including Skrillex, The Chainsmokers and Steve Aoki.
Wine Bonanza at Village Hotel Albert Court wants to be your wine and gourmet haven.
At Wine Bonanza, they pay particular attention to food and wine pairings with focus on fresh and quality ingredients. You will love their creative menu right on whether you are in the mood for a savory munchie, a full dinner or a decadent dessert.
FAME is the first rooftop KTV pub in town. Located on the top floor of Bugis+, this octagon-shaped pub with a woody cottage theme surrounded by glass windows provides you more than just coziness but an all new concept of what you have never experience.
FAME is equipped with a top notch ktv system, darts board, stage plus live band performances, open mic nights and many more that will ensure patrons' visits/private events will be more than a memorable experience. Whether it's a private function, networking event or a birthday party, they will assist you through the entire process from planning stages throughout the event with attentiveness and warmest hospitality.
The Merry Lion, Singapore's only full-time comedy club is 'unofficially' open for business.
With a combined bar management and comedy event experience of over 4 decades, The Merry Lion is proud to announce that it opened it's doors this month and will be the hub of all comedy in Singapore, providing a dedicated space for audiences and performers to ensure everyone has a great time.
There are now weekly shows in the calendar until the end of the year and beyond. The Merry Lion's resident host is Scott Mitchell, is a Singapore Permanent Resident and has lived here for 14 years.
Click here to view the comedians already booked to perform in 2017. The show schedule is filling up fast.
The Merry Lion's grand opening will take place in early January 2018.
It needs some tender loving care. The basics are in - stage, lights, bar, seats, toilet and balcony. The plan is to make it the premier choice for visiting and local artists and ergo, the premier choice or comedy fans. They have launched a Kickstarter project to help make this possible.
Pledges start from as little as $2. Besides the usual t-shirt and tote bag, they've added a few exclusive items too.
Level Up at Clarke Quay is a unique lifestyle concept aimed at providing a comfortable and relaxed social setting to promote conversations and interaction. Combining a wide array of retro arcade games and drinking games with live entertainment from key local musicians, Level Up serves up casual bar fare with an Asian twist, paired with an array of drinks and jug options that are perfect for sharing.
Whether you're an 80s baby or 90s honey, Level Up is sure to have you enticed with its variety of arcade games on offer that will appeal to anyone from button smashers to racing heads.
Comfortably accommodating up to 250 people, Level Up's graphic wall will be the ideal backdrop for both corporate and private events too.
Housed on the second storey of a conservational shophouse, Level Up spans over 6,400 square feet with an unparalleled view of Singapore River riverfront and is set to be the latest hotspot and go-to destination at the heart of bustling Clarke Quay with its 'Eat, Drink, Play' motto.
Expect a glitzy New Year’s Eve Party as LAVO, the world-famous restaurant and bar officially opens at the iconic Sands SkyPark of Marina Bay Sands on the last day of this year.
The much-anticipated LAVO Singapore, Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar will officially celebrate its grand opening on 31 December 2017, ringing in the New Year with revellers from around the globe and world-class entertainment. LAVO Singapore will open its doors to the public in January 2018.
A collaboration between Marina Bay Sands and TAO Group, a premiere entertainment, dining and nightlife group from the United States which operates over 25 venues in New York City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Sydney, Australia, LAVO Singapore will command a spot on the iconic Sands SkyPark. LAVO Singapore marks the brand’s first foray into Asia.
Perched 57-storeys atop Tower 1 of Sands SkyPark, LAVO Singapore will offer a new vibe dining concept set against the spectacular backdrop of the city sky-line. Inspired by LAVO New York and Las Vegas, the Singapore venue will feature an Italian American restaurant that offers a vibe-dining experience complete with a luxurious indoor and outdoor lounge with wraparound terrace and exciting nightlife programming that will include live DJ sets.
Designed by renowned Manhattan-based design firm ICrave, LAVO Singapore will be a modern, glass-wrapped venue that will take destination dining to new heights. Each element of the space – from the curved tiled bar with panel detail to the classic LAVO round leather booths – will converge to create the ultimate experience in dining and nightlife.
Guests can look forward to authentic Italian American cuisine by TAO Group Partner/Chef Ralph Scamardella, who has nearly three decades of experience working at some of the most esteemed restaurants in the world, including The Plaza Hotel’s French restaurant, Carmine’s and Polo Restaurant. The menu will offer all of LAVO’s greatest hits, including the penne a la vodka, linguini with clam sauce, chicken parmesan, and the famous LAVO one-pound meatball, spiced to perfection and topped with ricotta cheese.
Experience the art and refinement of Japanese cocktail making in an elegant, intimate setting. The Bar at Waku Ghin is a cozy lounge nestled within celebrity chef Tetsuya Wakuda’s acclaimed restaurant at Marina Bay Sands, offering the discerning drinker over 85 handcrafted cocktails, along with premium spirits, wines and champagnes.
If you are a fan of sake, Japan's traditional rice wine, you'll be delighted with The Bar's extensive collection - a testament to Chef Tetsuya's status as the first sake ambassador appointed outside of Japan. Try Chef Tetsuya's own sake label, Isojiman Junmai Daiginjo M, produced exclusively for Waku Ghin.
For an immersive luxury experience, accompany your drink with seasonal selections of caviar, oysters, cheese, and meat platters. The menu also features tapas-style small plates inspired by Waku Ghin’s renowned ten-course degustation, assuring you of an unforgettable evening of culinary delight.
Maru is a contemporary Asian fusion restaurant located in Singapore’s Central Business District of Tanjong Pagar. Integrating the cultures of Vietnam, Japan and America; Maru is set to become a major new addition to Icon Village, located at the corner of Tras and Gopeng Streets.
Enjoy Maru’s one of a kind fusion dining experience while being charmed by their uniquely designed interior integrated from different culture.
Thier goal at Maru is to transport your mind to the bustling but relaxed street scenes of the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Steel telegraph poles with the iconic Hanoi loudspeakers are set against rustic distressed concrete and brick.
An extensive selection of Sake will be on offer, which is displayed on a 7 meter tall wall, backed with hand-made glazed circular Vietnamese vent tiles. Lighting will change from vibrant in the day, becoming a soft glow in the evenings for a more relaxed and cosy atmosphere.
The Brightside on Duxton Hill is a fun little place where you can escape from your worries for a while. Named after the Monty Python song "Always Look on The Bright Side of Life". It's a little bit silly, but let's face it, life can be jolly rotten some times, so the people at The Brightside say bugger it, let your hair down and go laugh with them.
They serve simple, yet totally delicious, Thai Inspired Bar Snacks and Naughty Treats. Their cocktail list is totally focused on great flavours (ask for the Very Mai Tai) and value starting at $12 nett and beers from as little as $5 nett.
In short their "Mission" is to feed you great food and ply you with awesome drinks at reasonable prices.
Hidden away along the pedestrian-only and leafy Duxton Hill in a gorgeous shophouse (No.37), The Brightside is the perfect place to get together with friends. They have space for about 40+ people inside and another 16 outside, plus a couple of swing chairs. Reservations are welcomed.
Expect an extended design experience at the Red Dot Design Museum, with the exhibition galleries, museum shop and the design cafe & bar opening late till 2am daily!
As the only museum in Singapore that opens past midnight, the Red Dot Design Museum is an alternative night-time desitination to visit after-hours.
In 1955, the “Ständige Schau formschöner Industrieerzeugnisse” (Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products) was established in Villa HÃ¼gel in Essen, Germany. It evolved over the years to become the Red Dot Design Museum.
Today, the Red Dot Design Museum in Germany and Singapore presents the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design.
Red Dot Design Museum Singapore now sits on a glass building located along the Marina Bay Waterfront. The building used to be the Marina Bay City Gallery that showcase the story of Singapore’s urban transformation and the development of Marina Bay.
With the museum as the new tenant, the iconic building has been given a new lease of life with clever space transformations to include several galleries, retail, cafe and outdoor seating space to host year round design exhibitions.
WINE RVLT has evolved a lot from before.. now just called RVLT serving up tasty, wholesome and real food by chef Manel Valero.
WINE RVLT was Singapore’s first wine bar to have a clear focus on uncompromising natural wines.
RVLT started as WINE RVLT in September 2016 to be a constant evolution of the REVOLUTION to breakthrough from the mould, bringing a whole new experience to Singaporeans. Something different - never the same and always exciting, when it comes to your next bottle of wine. And in this spirit, they bring you the next evolution.
Version 2.0 will just be RVLT. Because life is simple, why complicate things right?
Tucked away in a garden oasis, Timbre @ The Substation has added greenery, dreamy lighting and also increased the seating capacity to cater to your nights out and to facilitate corporate parties.
Timbre @ The Substation also has a refreshed menu to complement the new surroundings. Get your hands on their new tender Battered Pork Ribs With Jalapeno Cheese Dip, Seared Beef Sirloin With Melted Truffle Brie and more. Put your own spin and customise your very own thin crust pizzas and pastas too.
British-style gastropub Oxwell & Co has added a secret bar, Apothecary, to the existing offerings at their prominent shophouse unit on Ann Siang Road.
The 12-seater hideout has interesting drinks priced between $14-$24/- such the Croak & Wheeze Relief, a concoction made of a 12-year-old Glenfiddich whisky infused with honey sage syrup, orange bitters and finished with cigar smoke.
Pearly White Polish, is one which combines a Balvenie 12-year whisky with elderflower, grapefruit soda and house-made raspberry toothpaste.
Harry’s is Singapore’s most-well-established bar and dining chain, with over 20 outlets located at key business districts and suburban areas. Dedicated to create the best bar and dining experience for every guest, Harry’s takes pride in serving quality brews including the signature Harry’s Premium Lager and dishing out delectable treats carefully executed to suit every taste for guests to enjoy in an inviting and welcoming environment.
At the spiffy new Harry’s @ Jiak Chuan, one can even take the adventure to greater heights with the library of whisky and rum collection. Whisky aficionados can also join an exclusive locker membership programme. Craving for more? Enjoy their curation of whisky concoctions that will get you into the groove with DJ spinning great tunes every Friday evening.
With outlets islandwide set for every occasion, head over to a Harry’s just around the corner for a revelry today!
The Container is a tapas and cocktail bar that draws inspiration from the elements of earth, air, water and fire. It is also one of two specially curated concepts – Aburiya Japanese Wagyu Yakiniku and The Container Wagyu Tapas & Bar which are located side by side, right next to the iconic Singapore River on Boat Quay, offering a comprehensive Japanese Wagyu experience.
In Hokkaido, wagyu farmers all have a second ‘home’.
At the end of the day, they will gather in old, used containers which are converted into informal ‘bars’.
It is at the bars where they share anecdotes about their day’s work and their family (or how some miss theirs who live in other prefectures). They enjoy small plates of wagyu dishes, served up along with sake and beer. Sometimes, the farmers take turns to prepare their hometown wagyu specialities.
Laughing, bonding, over their stories. A place of camaraderie and friendship. This is a celebration of life. The Container is inspired by this experience.
At Aburiya, you will embark on a real Japanese Wagyu beef journey in more ways than one. Presenting to their customers a unique experience with two specially curated concepts – Aburiya Japanese Wagyu Yakiniku and The Container Wagyu Tapas & Bar are both located on Boat Quay, right next to the iconic Singapore River.
As believers of the “nose to tail” philosophy, the people behind Aburiya and The Container respectfully ensure that they use all the cuts of the Japanese Wagyu beef which they import to Singapore from their partner farmers, to minimise wastage and also to showcase the various unique cuts of the beef.
At Aburiya, they pride ourselves in delivering the perfect yakiniku experience.
They also import their own ‘bincho’, also known as ‘white charcoal’, from their own source. A Japanese tradition for yakiniku, grilling Japanese wagyu over ‘white charcoal’ imparts a special flavour to the slices of wagyu beef.
Located on the second storey of a Boat Quay shophouse, Bee Bee's is the oasis in the CBD with a view of the Singapore River and skyline. Named after the matron of his life, 22-year-old Bryan Kishore emptied his bank account to open up Bee Bee’s, a Tiki cocktail bar with elements of Peranakan fare - a beautiful fusion of Malay and Chinese cultures, and each one's favourite ingredients and cooking techniques. Get ready for nights filled with swagger, spice, and bad advice.
Shanghai's iconic bund-side nightlife establishment, Bar Rouge will be opening their Singapore branch soon. It will be located on the 71st storey of Swissotel The Stamford.
In operation since 2004, Bar Rouge is one of the most famous clubs in Shanghai, A must-visit for out-of-towners sampling the high end of Shanghai nightlife. You can often use the password "Miss Rouge" to dodge the cover fee before midnight. Hopefully that will work the same for here in Singapore.
First rooftop bar in Harbourfront, Propeller sits at the top of Bay Hotel Singapore. Enjoy the lovely view of Sentosa and Keppel Harbour with a cocktail in hand.
With this successful launch of Propeller in Singapore, the second Propeller is already in the works at Bay Hotel Singapore’s sister property, Bay Hotel Ho Chi Minh. It is slated to open later this year.
Beautifully positioned at the gateway to Sentosa, couched in the verdant embrace of Mount Faber and with perfectly-formed views to match, Bay Hotel Singapore satiates urbane travellers with a taste for adventure and the different. With the opening of Propeller in the premise, it is even better!
Besides the amazing panoramic views, Propeller’s main draw is its specialty cocktails, the creations of Bar Manager Farhhad previously from Lantern and House @ Dempsey.
All of their drink garnishes are made in-house using their own dehydration machine and selected drinks come with herbs from the hotel’s mini edible garden.
After satiating your thirst, a tapas menu is available to curb all your hunger pangs as well.
An exciting new addition to Singapore’s night scene, Chikin (meaning “chicken” in colloquial Japanese) is a contemporary Yakitori-bar concept that offers an array of Japanese skewers, small plates and a delectable spectrum of house-infused cocktails.
The second and newest venue by lifestyle group Coterie Dining Concepts, Chikin was conceived with the aim of amping up the Yakitori experience through a package of great food, flavourful, tipples and a buzzing trendy bar setting.
Housed within a conservation shophouse at the up-and-coming Bukit Pasoh enclave, Chikin pays tongue in cheek tribute to Japanese popular culture and consumerism both with its out of the box characterisation of traditional Yakitori and cocktails , and with its affordability.
Boldly defying the traditionally premium price points of its offerings, Chikin believes that delicious Yakitori and well crafted cocktails can and should be enjoyed without breaking the bank.
On the ground floor of this three-storey Yakitori bar is where a long bar and open kitchen sits, guests are greeted with wall-to-ceiling murals sprinkled with iconic Pop Art symbols that are enlivened with neon lights and energetic graphics.
Through a climb up the stairway, the bar opens up to a lounge-like space in a dim-lit dining hall catered for cosy sit-down dining and for larger groups.
Over at the third floor, CHIKIN holds a private room space dedicated for functions and small group gatherings. Access to the private party room is by invitation or reservation only.
At Chikin, the authenticity and art of the Yakitori is preserved as cuisine-trained chefs serve up a mouth-watering selection of skewers and small plates. As its name suggests, the menu carries as many parts of the chicken as you can name: thigh, wing, heart, gizzard, tail, windpipe, neck,with other Kushiyaki (meat and vegetable) options grilled to a smoky perfection over Binchotan, a high quality Japanese charcoal.
Conceptualized by award-winning bartender Sam Wong, Chikin’s drinks menu boasts a bevy of up to 20 different cocktails, with a majority of 15 being house-made signature cocktail infusions. Infused over a period of three to four days, each spirit is expertly formulated with various ingredients to deliver a spectrum of subtle to profound flavour profiles. Just prior to serving, Chikin’s bartenders top the infusions off with carefully crafted ingredients to enhance and balance the cocktails.
Well-known food & beverage chain IndoChine Group has just added a new restaurant with bottle shop concept under its belt. #wtf (wine•tapas•friends) @ Holland Village is the latest addition in the IndoChine family, located at 44 Lorong Mambong and it features a fresh modern look of a tropical garden.
#wtf@ Holland Village serves a variety of delicious funky cuisine, including tapas and fresh raw vegetables for fiber and roughage that are in line with IndoChine Group’s philosophy of “nutraceutical” cuisine that has nutritional and pharmaceutical benefits.
Guests can enjoy the diverse culinary tastes of Vietnamese, Laotian and Cambodiancuisines in traditionally-prepared dishes such as homemade chicken and prawn sausage, stuffed with tiger prawns and chicken leg meat, and Gói Cuôn, Vietnamese fresh rice paper rolls. In #wtf @ Holland Village Bar’s every corner, new surprises for a sense of discovery awaits your visit.
Staying true to IndoChine’s eco-friendly practices, no endangered species such as sharks fin or Bluefin tuna will be served. In addition to the green choices made for their menu, IndoChine has gone above and beyond in support of environmental causes, even integrating policies in support of energy conservation and using renewable resources into their company’s core values.
The IndoChine Group is a unique reflection of contemporary Asian lifestyle, synonymous with authentic nutraceutical cuisine and award-winning designs. It is fast growing into an international lifestyle group that is rapidly expanding within Asia. It has also expanded the IndoChine brand further with luxury hotels and resort now in its current lifestyle portfolio.
The Writing Club is Singapore’s newest whisky-library in the heart of Orchard Road. Nestled in the stately Palais Renaissance, it is home to over 500 hand-picked labels of rare and collectible whiskies and spirits from across the world. The elegantly designed bar sits 36 comfortably, in a posh and cosy setting.
The Writing Club offers exciting beverage programs crafted by it’s talented team that will cater to the most discerning palate. Other than whisky, the selection also includes fine wines, craft beers and bespoke cocktails. These are painstakingly put together to provide a unique experience for both aficionados and new audiences. The Writing Club is a true reflection of passion gleaned to perfection.
GET JUICED is Singapore’s first cashless, queue-less bar experience. The 8,000 sq ft space in Clarke Quay will feature an online ordering solution that empowers partygoers to choose, order, pay and plan to collect a drink from within their phone. Opening on 25th June 2017.
Powered by Creative Insurgence, the people behind some of the city’s biggest entertainment venues, GET JUICED solves the biggest pain point facing consumers today; long queues and the jostle for a bartender’s attention.
Self-collection allows guests to have the freedom to sit where they please and the added profits of reduced staff cost allows GET JUICED to pass on savings to guests. Drinks will be priced at a super affordable price of 5 dollars, all day every day.
The GET JUICED app will be available for download on both iOs and Android on 8th July 2017.
Consisting of 3 entertainment rooms - Chill, Dance and Live, the venue allows users to pre-buy their drinks and food via athe unique GET JUICED App and then collect it upon arrival. Customers get to decide which room they would like to sit in choosing from a chill-out space, a dance floor and a live-band room. It is as simple as that.
Looking for a new drinking hole with your mates? Look no further than Catchfly.
Situated at the basement of 12 Ann Siang, guests can enjoy unique handcrafted cocktails late into the night at Catchfly, an American style cocktail bar with an intimate space that fuses plush interiors with industrial edges.
Headed by New York Mixologist Liam Baer, Catchfly's drink menu features contemporary twists on your classic favorites, bursting with fresh herbs and invigorating spices. Like The Honey Badger; a twist on a classic Whiskey Sour with rosemary infused Bourbon, lemon, honey, ginger and a kiss of Yellow Chartreuse. These cocktails are also perfectly paired up with their delectable small plates as well as a variety of main plates.
Lucky Bar brings the best to the West as the only cocktail bar in Holland Village. Serving up a dynamic list of craft beers and tasty cocktails along with fun bar bites, Lucky Bar is located on the rooftop of Full of Luck Club restaurant and is only accessible via the alleyway behind the restaurant.
You can order the best-selling signatures from the main restaurant to have at the bar; duck spring rolls with hoisin sauce, golden sand corn with salted egg yolk and braised pork belly bao with lettuces, pickled lotus roots and fried shallots and more.
Crackerjack, an all-day dining concept (8am to 12midnight) at Tanjong Pagar Road is by the people behind 28 HongKong Street and Proof & Company Spirits.
You will find a good selection of Highballs and other creative mixologies, but of course. Flat White here uses a double-shot espresso from locally-roasted beans by 2Degrees North Roasters. For food; Moroccan style Chermoula Chicken, Mojo Brandt Bavette Steak Salad, House Bone Broth, Lentil Mushroom Scotch Egg and more.
Singapore’s longest-running nightlife and music institution, Zouk Singapore, will open Capital club on 18th of February.
Capital is located on the second floor of Zouk at Clarke Quay and targeted at the urban, post-work crowd. It will have the feel of an estate home, and will include a number of specially commissioned works in each room in the club.
Capital is designed with a multi-faceted layout to offer the flexibility of creating a different tempo of experiences through periods of the night. Sized at 640sqm and capable of accommodating up to 540 guests, Capital luxuriates a lounge-like atmosphere of modern cool and elegance with four zones – comprising an island bar, whisky bar, cigar room, and a plush seating area. The room also boasts its own DJ console flanked by VIP seating and a dance floor.
WTF Coffee House and Bar is where a mouth-watering array of great food and drinks awaits you as well as the broadcast of LIVE English Premier League games.
Their popular signature dish is the Barachirashi Don served in an wooden bowl. Others on the menu includes Curry Chicken Baked Rice, Smoked Duck Hoisin Sauce Tortilla Pizza, Pork Trotter’s Braised Vermicelli and more.
Find WTF at the ground floor of Innotel Hotel, which is conveniently located in the Orchard Road area (right in between Singapore Shopping Centre & the ex-Park Mall).
The nationally treasured Parkview Square building is to reveal Singapore’s most highly anticipated bar concept of recent years - ATLAS.
Opening in March and located in the vibrant ground floor lobby of the unique office tower, ATLAS will welcome residents, professionals and drinks aficionados from Singapore and beyond to a stand-out, sophisticated all-day drinking and dining destination.
The ATLAS Gin Collection will provide the world’s most diverse and thoughtfully curated physical compilation of this popular spirit. Assembled in an impressive ceiling-high tower, the display will form the centrepiece of the expansive venue. Appointed by Master of Gin, Jason Williams, the selection includes everything from 1910 London dry gins to the best of modern craft gins from the far corners of the world.
Beneath the bar lies a bespoke rose gold walk-in Champagne Room housing the ATLAS Champagne Collection. Guests are invited to taste the rare treasures from one of Asia’s most sought-after Champagne lists.
Need a cosy bar for a round of beer and darts with the buds? Beer Xchange hits all the right notes with their wide ranging list of beers, spirits and comprehensive western menu of Italian favourites and delicious bar bites.
Beer Xchange also plays host to the popular Shagies Live Band every Tuesdays to Saturdays. A local cover band established since 1987, Shagies Live Band will mesmerize you with an amazing cover repertoire of dance hits, romantic ballads, rock-you-to-the-core music fuses hypnotic soul and alternative rock, R n B, reggae, Latin and anything under the sun.
The Wall is a new Food & Beverage establishment that seeks to re-orientate the world of whisky drinking in Singapore -- demystify it, make it friendlier, more accessible, more instantly enjoyable. And it’s not on the other side of Earth; it’s in Tanjong Pagar.
Housed within a 2-storey conservation shophouse, The Wall derives its name from the early 20th century brick walls on each side of the unit. Take a seat at their cosy 10-seater bar on the ground floor or climb the stairs to an intimate lounge decked out with plush leather chairs for more private conversations. They have an extensive cellar filled with exquisite wines and are also proud to showcase their extensive collection of rare whiskies that may be made available for consumption during special appreciation workshops.
Guests stepping into the bar are met with warm smiles and handed a full sumiyaki menu. ‘Novices’ less familiar with whisky can start with something they are more comfortable with --the food -- and then ease into the drink. Whisky is no longer just an after dinner enjoyment at The Wall, but paired with food to enhance the overall ‘spirit-ual’ adventure.
A new bar at Amoy Street, Native serves their signature Thai rum cocktail, Antz, with some crunchy ants. Vijay Mudaliar is the man behind Native and its creations which will raise some eyebrows.
The bar even uses lotus leaves for as drink coasters which are sustainable ware because when the coasters get wet, they would put the leaves back into the dehydrator to dry and then use them again. The steps will be repeated until the coasters can't be used anymore and they will then grate the coasters into powder to use as compost.
Not a long wait for us since the closure of its Jiak Kim Street premise just two weeks ago; Zouk, the best-known name in Singapore's club scene, is now at Clarke Quay.
Located at The Cannery block of Clarke Quay, the first floor of the new Zouk is dedicated to the two dance zones that were mainstays in the old club: the main Zouk dance floor, which plays dance music by resident and international DJs and holds 1,900 partygoers; and Phuture, which plays hip-hop music and holds 700.
Hopheads have moved to a new address. Find them at their new location in the basement of the Haw Par Glass Tower and head down to an underground Heaven.
Hopheads is an underground bar that believes that a nice pint of beer will solve life's greatest problems. With lots of room, darts, pool, ping pong and beer pong, boredom has no chance of survival at Hopheads.
Grignoter, which mean nibbles in French is the latest establishment brought to you by Chef Justin Quek. He is proud to partner the Bordeaux Wine Council CIVB to create Singapore and Southeast Asia's first Bordeaux Wine Bar! Apart from exclusive drops, they also serve a whole range of rustic French-style nibbles.
Justin Quek is one of Asia’s most celebrated chefs. With his modern approach to French cuisine that melds a mastery of technique with a delicacy of touch, he singlehandedly put Singapore on the global gastronomic map. His latest baby, Grignoter, is a 100% Bordeaux wine bar collaborated with CIVB, the sixth CIVB Bordeaux wine bar globally to promote less known, artisan and affordable Bordeaux wines.
Revolutionising the wine scene in Singapore with Authentic, Living, Raw, Natural and Honest wines is Wine RVLT, now open in Somerset.
They aim to start a wine revolution in Singapore! Changing the norm in the wine scene. Moving away from recipe made wines and a homogenous wine scene. A space which evokes spontaneous discovery, quirkiness and enthusiasm for the love of wine. Life is already complicated. Why further complicate it with wines?
Freehouse was birthed from a thirst that could only be quenched by good beer and cider, if you're like them, you'll understand when they say the thirst is real.
At Freehouse, they like their beers and ciders full of flavor, because nothing’s worse than the taste of bad beer. So it’s only natural that they made it their life mission to bring you nothing but the best beers out there.
They’ve got 16 rotational craft beers and an extensive bottle list that covers a variety of styles and breweries from all over the world. It gets even better, their menu of soulful Asian food (can’t take the Asian out of them) is crafted specifically to complement the beers they offer.
You'll find them on the second story of a shophouse in the heart of CBD, so go on, climb those stairs to (beer) heaven, you know you want to.