If Dry January isn’t for you (aka. the challenge of going alcohol-free for the entire month), we’ve got you covered. From Shanghai to Tokyo and now, Singapore, here are the latest and greatest bars to get your drink on:
City slickers, don your finest Draper-esque suit to relive the era of three-martini lunches at this swish drinking den that pays homage to the 1960s in its inspiration, flavours and design. Open for business lunch, afternoon tea, dinner. Stellar playlist and killer vintage spirit menu.
Republic, Ritz Carlton Millenia, 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore, +6564345288
Set of Six
Dress to impress at this sultry, dimly lit lounge, full of the city’s pretty things. Inspired by Joseph Conrad’s travels, the 1870s tropical vibes, pink feathered trees and plush velvet seating make this a welcome, whimsical escape from the daily grind. Solid food menu and triple-cooked fries for proper dinner alongside cocktails, and a private room for hanky panky. What more could you want?
Set of Six, 20 Craig Road, #01-01, Singapore, +6581811829
Chill cocktail bar off Chinatown’s back streets helmed by former Monkey Shoulder brand ambassador Jay Gray, Spiffy Dapper owner George C Abhishek and ex-28 HongKong Street and EC Proof’s Desiree Silva. Sip on the weekly rotational menu of six core classic drinks: Martini, Old Fashioned, Sidecar, Flip, Highball and Sours. Come for the cocktails, stay for the conversation.
Sago House, 40B Sago Street, Singapore, +6588749936
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