Amazing tipples with an even sicker view
|Part of our Nightlife Guide 2018.|
What goes well with a good tipple? A breathtaking view of Singapore, of course. If you're planning on exploring the Marina Bay basin, here are a couple of spots to stop by for a good cocktail or 10.
Californian chef David Myers’ East-meets-West small plates bar and restaurant occupies a cozy spot in the Marina Bay Sands hotel lobby. The cocktail selection, curated by Sam Ross, includes spicy, Singapore-inspired and classic concoctions alongside the signature Penicillin (blended scotch, fresh lemon, ginger, honey, Islay float). Tower 2 Hotel Lobby, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave., 6688-5657.
If you like your clubs to be at the mid-point between sophisticated and over the top, Bang Bang is the place for you. This snazzy nightclub features a state-of-the art L Acoustics sound system and a high-resolution LED wall. Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Blvd., 8127-2808.
A regular on the DJ Mag top 100 clubs list, Ce La Vi is a restaurant, bar and club with an expansive indoor dance floor and a long alfresco terrace perfect for soaking up the atmosphere and thumping tunes. And we haven’t even mentioned their legendary Sky High brunches. 57/F Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, 10 Bayfront Ave., 6688-7688.
A new import from the US, Lavo Singapore will be one of the hottest places to hang out in 2018. Serving up Italian-American cuisine and craft cocktails, you can expect Las Vegas-style VIP treatment as you wine and dine. And when you feel like it, dance the night away. 57/F Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, 10 Bayfront Ave.
The world’s highest urban craft brewery, up in the penthouse of the Marina Bay Financial Centre, LeVeL33 is still a favorite for its range of classic beers, the cuisine of Chef Jimi Tegerdine and the unique vantage point looking out over Marina Bay. #33-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, 8 Marina Blvd., 6834-3133.
Taking on a 1960s New York back alley club theme— imagine flickering neon signage and vintage-modern furnishings—Lulu’s is perfect for a classy night out with a classic cocktail or wine in hand while you jive to an eclectic mix of sounds that range from live acoustics to retro DJ performances. Pan Pacific Hotel, 7 Raffles Blvd., Singapore, 8322-4182.
Everyone’s favorite all-American diner and bar has undergone an upgrade of the best kind and now features fresh interiors and a brand spanking new menu from Chef Daniel Sia. Be sure to take a nostalgic spin on the old-school arcade machines they’ve added to the place. #01-06 One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Rd., 6684-1453.
Flanked with a water-facing deck on two sides, and with a pastel-and-metal color scheme, Super Loco serves upmarket Mexican fare and party-worthy drinks like tequila-laced sparkling sangria, mezcal-based margaritas and craft beers from Day of the Dead. #01-04 Customs House, 70 Collyer Quay, 6532-2090.