Cocktail bars in Singapore are a many splendored thing. Head down any populated street, throw a stone, and you’re bound to hit a couple, especially if you’re around the Central Business District. Every couple of months, the number of bars increases — and tipple lovers can’t seem to get enough.
Before the incessant hype train that never seems to lose steam, Singapore had a handful of cocktail bars that formed the rock solid foundation. These are the places to be for great, innovative drinks that will rarely, if ever disappoint. Helmed by some of the most well-known bartenders on the island — even the world — here are the watering holes you ought to visit if you want to enjoy all the hallmarks of what contributes to a quality cocktail experience.
The next time you’re in the mood for an after-work nightcap, or you need to take your date somewhere to impress, here are the best cocktail bars in Singapore to visit.