The 50 best bars in Singapore
Yes, drinking in Singapore is expensive, but that shouldn't stop you from exploring the boundary-pushing cocktail bars, craft beer breweries, natural wine joints and all the other drinking holes the city has to offer. To narrow down the endless options at every turn, we’ve compiled this list of the 50 best bars in Singapore right now. We guarantee you won't be able to stop at one drink – just make sure you have a safe ride home. READ Five bartenders on what makes them Singapore's best and the best rooftop bars in Singapore. OR GO BAR HOPPING IN the CBD, Orchard or Bugis.
5 bartenders in Singapore share what makes them Asia's best
Five years ago, Singapore had barely any cocktail culture to speak of. Drinks were limited to a whisky and Coke or a badly mixed margarita. Today, we’ve got bars fermenting their own natural wines, putting grasshoppers in their tipples and collecting the largest collection of gin in the world. On May 3, the Singapore bar family celebrates how far its come with Asia’s 50 Best Bars hosting its third edition and first ever awards ceremony right here in the city – not to forget the Singapore Cocktail Festival happening from May 4 to 13 too. We quiz five bartenders on what makes their spots the best in Asia.
The best bars for Old Fashioned cocktails in Singapore
Few cocktails are classier than an Old Fashioned. Made by muddling sugar with bitters before whisky or brandy is added, this tipple is a symbol of luxury. It hit the big time in the 19th century and today there’s a huge array of different takes on the cocktail across the world. And we’ve got plenty of options in Singapore too. These three cocktail bars knock up an Old Fashioned like it’s going out of, well, fashion.