Guide to the best bars in Singapore

From swanky wine bars to innovative cocktail joints, here's our guide to the best places to get your drink on. Bottoms up!

The best bars in Singapore

Whether you sip or quaff, these are the city's top watering holes for a boozy night out. We've got joints stocked with quality vino, speakeasies hidden behind unmarked doors, dens devoted to whisky, and much more in our roundup.

Best rooftop bars
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Best rooftop bars

Take your thoughts (and cameras) to these rooftop bars around town

Best wine bars
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Best wine bars

Searching for some quality vino? We sniff out seven wine bars that meet the mark

Best whisky bars
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Best whisky bars

We check into the top bars in town to down a shot of Scotch

Best sake bars
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Best sake bars

We suss out the city's top sake bars to cradle a ceramic cup and unwind over a bottle of rice wine. Kampai!

Best microbreweries
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Best microbreweries

Leave the commercial beers on the 7-Eleven shelf and get your taste buds in a tangle at these local microbreweries instead

Specialist bars in Singapore
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Specialist bars in Singapore

Whatever your poison, you’ll find it at these bars that are dedicated to a single liquor

Best craft beer bars
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Best craft beer bars

The best bars in town to quaff down your craft beers

The best bar bites in Singapore
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The best bar bites in Singapore

Put down those deep fried chicken wings and turn to these bars for some serious nosh instead

Bar crawl: CBD
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Bar crawl: CBD

Take a drunken trek from Tanjong Pagar to Raffles Place, stopping by these watering holes along the way

Bar crawl: Orchard
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Bar crawl: Orchard

Skip the infamous Four Floors and take your liver on a spin ’round these cocktail bars instead

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Best cocktail bars

The new classic Singapore cocktails
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The new classic Singapore cocktails

As the local cocktail scene continues to mature, we wonder if there’s a new drink that can rep the Lion City.

Three bars for bespoke cocktails
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Three bars for bespoke cocktails

We sent two Time Out Singapore staffers to check into three bars and order bespoke cocktails suited to their taste buds – some were amazing, and others, not quite

Looking for cheap ways to drink? Check these out

Cheapest happy hours in Singapore
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Cheapest happy hours in Singapore

Take happy hour to the next level with these cheaper deals

Cheap drinks in Singapore
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Cheap drinks in Singapore

Whatever your choice of tipple, we tell you where you can get the cheapest beer, spirits, wine and cocktails, without breaking the bank