5 new happy hours to check out in Singapore

Whether its an upmarket speakeasy or retro-inspired bar, these new watering holes are dishing out wallet-friendly offerings every day of the week. 


Featuring whimsical interiors lined with plush sofas, large wall spaces dedicated to witty one-liners and retro-inspired furniture, the newest kid on the block at the recently jazzed up South Beach enclave is dishing out all-day $10 happy hour deals on wine, beer and spirits daily.While you’re there, try their namesake cocktail the laugh laugh ($18), with a mix of vodka, butterscotch syrup, lime juice and fresh raspberries or for something a little stronger, have the blue whale ($20), which brings together dark rum, blue curacao, amaretto and an apple and lemon juice mix. 


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This ’90s-inspired bar does locally-inspired drinks from that era with a playlist of throwback hip hop and R&B songs. Decked out in ’60s retro wood-and-fabric chairs with high-and low-top tables, they’re doing one-for-one deals from 7-9pm on house cocktails like the Peach Fit ($22) with peach liqueur, Peychaud bitters, vanilla syrup and bubbles and the fresh South American Swing ($22) with cachaca, port wine, agave, lime juice. Also on the menu are $10 housepours, spirits and wines. 

Verre Modern Bistro & Wine 

, 5 new happy hours to check out in Singapore

Located in a refurbished warehouse off Robertson Quay, this oenophile’s dream boasts over 750 labels represented in its walk-in cellar with Bordeaux and Burgundy wines as the stars—bottles which come from small, family-owned vineyards which produce wines that are as distinctive as they are sought after. From 4-7pm daily, you’ll get to savour their extensive selection of proseccos, merlots and chardonnays from $14-$32 a glass.


, 5 new happy hours to check out in Singapore
View aside, the National Gallery’s rooftop bar does tasty bar bites like the batter-fried zucchini flowers with mozzarella and anchovies and pulled pork and pancetta crostini (both $18). Probably the most extensive happy hour in town, they’re doing $8-$24 glasses on offerings like bubblys, wines, gins, whiskies, rums and even cognacs from 5-8pm.


, 5 new happy hours to check out in Singapore
The decor resembles an upscale speakeasy, with marble top tables, a geometric stained glass bar facade and retro-chic glassware. Boasting a 60 cocktail menu, this bespoke cocktail and raw seafood bar is doing one-for-one on oysters from Mon, Wed and Sat, 5-8pm, which you can have with classics like their house cocktail, The Gibson ($24)—a smooth mix of Hendrick’s, Monkey 47 and Dolin vermouth that comes with a house-pickled onion, along with a quail’s egg and smoked radish. For something stronger, try the potent Crimson Bullet ($24), that sees a medley of Don Julio white tequila, Alipus mezcal, fennel-y Kummel, beetroot and lime.