If you are someone who likes exploring a place long after the sun has set and lights have come out, there couldn’t a be better place for you than Singapore. Packing a punch with world-famous bars, restaurants, clubs and lounges, the nightlife in Singapore is exhilarating and exciting in equal measures. When in Singapore, party to your heart’s content at these top places.
The top choice for night revellers looking for a good time, Clarke Quay is at the bustling heart of Singapore’s nightlife. Set on the side of a river, the buzzing dining and drinking scene here gives some of the world’s top cities a run for their money. A wide array of restaurants, bars and pubs based on imaginative themes line up, serving everything from traditional Singaporean fare to Indian and continental cuisines. From Crazy Elephant to the Chupitos Bar, and from Hooters to Cuba Libre, Clarke Quay presents some excellent options for pub-hopping.
Marina Bay Sands
You’ve read about it, you’ve seen glimpses of it on television, but nothing can prepare you for your first tryst with Marina Bay Sands, the glamorous neighbourhood of Singapore, known for its record-making buildings that host many luxurious entertainment zones. It’s the best place in the city-state for rooftop dining and drinking, raising the toast to the twinkling city lights below. The waterfront bars make it possible to soak in the buzz of the waterfront promenade whereas the lounge bars and other nightclubs are the best places to spot the who’s who of Singapore.
Popular as the shopping haven of Singapore, Orchard Road also has ample lures for after the sun sets. There are number of trendy bars and night clubs lined up here, serving some of the best food and booze in the city inside creatively-themed spaces. Manhattan, the Other Room, and the Horse’s Mouth are the go-to places where you are guaranteed the good old time. If you are more in the mood for a lounge, do check out L’Espresso, House of AnLi Bistrot, Privé or Bar Canary. TWG Tea and other teahouses remain open long in the night for teetotallers.
The chic and young crowds in Singapore patronise the Holland Village, teeming with a range of great bars, pubs and restaurants. It’s the kind of place where you will find more locals than tourists, chilling after a day of work. From live band performances to unique bespoke cocktails and a range of local and international delicacies, the nightlife spots in the Holland Village have several recipes for a good time. Some of the most popular names include Wala Wala, Umi Nami, The Pit Restaurant and Bar, Lucky Bar, 72o Bistro And The Toys amongst many others.
Club Street, Chinatown
One of the busiest areas in Singapore has also turned into one of the best places for night-time fun. Don’t let the little watering holes and laid-back hangouts have you believe that fun and entertainment will be limited. When the rest of the city is long-asleep, these little bars and clubs come to life and welcome visitors looking for a great music and food as well as good company. IZY, Drinks and Co, Les Buchons, Oxwell and Co and Beaujolais are some of the places worth checking out.