Singapore is home to world-leading hotel bars with innovative cocktails
Five Singapore bars have recently been recognised in the World’s 50 Best Bars list for 2018, putting Singapore in the same class as global nightlife hubs New York and London. With the help of the country’s Tourism Board, we’ve come up with six of our favourite Singapore hotel bars in a city where East meets West.
Manhattan – Regent Hotel
Recently earning its place at #3 on the World’s 50 Best Bars list, Manhattan is an elegant art-deco inspired bar fitted with glass elevators and marble floors. his breath-taking institution pays homage to New York through the ages, with throwbacks to the Prohibition and the Roaring 20s, spawning inventive cocktails inspired by each era. (pictured above)
SKAI Bar – Swissotel The Stamford
SKAI is a lively contemporary bar and grill, situated on the 70th floor of Singapore’s acclaimed Swissotel The Stamford. Shimmering views of the city skyline and bespoke beverages create the perfect ambience from which to savour Executive Chef Paul Hallett’s finely crafted menu.
MR STORK – The Andaz
Located on the 39th floor, Mr Stork offers stunning views of the Singapore skyline. It is home to 10 teepee huts and relaxed seating amidst lush greenery. The name of this rooftop bar was inspired by storks often viewed as good omens who build large nests on the tops of trees, churches and other buildings.
CE LA VI – Marina Bay Sands
Standing 200 metres above ground, this upbeat rooftop establishment towers over the bay area, offering visitors unrivalled views of the city skyline and nightly DJ sets with heavy beats and feel-good tunes.
Cloud 9 – Naumi Hotel
By day, Cloud 9 is an inviting place to take a dip in their gorgeous infinity pool overlooking the beautiful Singapore skyline. By night, the venue transforms into a hip cocktail bar.
Lantern – The Fullerton Bay Hotel
Sit back and watch the night unfold from this stylish rooftop bar and pool within the Fullerton Bay Hotel. Try the ‘Red Lantern’ cocktail, made from tequila, watermelon, cucumber, Cointreau and lime, paying homage to the lanterns that decorate the surrounds.