Run out of leave days? Pretend you’re on holiday at these hotel bars with memorable tipples and a view to match.


This modern space not only possesses a great bar menu, but an equally stellar food menu. Helmed by head bartender, Tom Hogan from Chicago's Waldorf Astoria hotel, and Carlos Montobbio who honed his chops at the famed El Celler de can Roca, expect to be served sleek and sophisticated tipples and food. Drinks come with a local flavor with spices like nutmeg, while the luscious bar bites are more Mediterranean inspired.


With cool seating pods that make you feel like you're floating on water, this cool Pan Pacific lounge also boasts a 44-meter long circular bar. They even have an awesome daily happy hour where draft beers, house pours, selected martinis and wine go for $10.


Decked out with opium bed booths and all aglow with candles and fairy lights, this garden-themed rooftop restaurant and bar channels a romantic, dreamy vibe, all the more so after an intoxicating cocktail or five.

Cook & Brew

Located on the 33rd floor of The Westin, the views of the Singapore skyline aren't the only thing to look forward to. The luxe bar has an extensive drink menu and boasts an enomatic system for wines by the glass. They also have a pretty kick-ass menu to order from, whether you're only peckish or extremely ravenous.


Get away from the crowd at this rooftop gem of a bar. Complete with a wrap-around terrace, this is a great spot to sip on their top-notch cocktails while enjoying the relaxed vibe and a panoramic view of the city.

J Bar

Perched on the 9th floor, this sleek and contemporary bar is also home to one of Singapore's top local bands. With a drink in hand, soak in the view of the CBD from their patio or head inside for some cool respite on their couches. Ladies, there's even a $30 free flow of Champagne, martinis and wine every Saturday!


The Regent Hotel's swanky bar presents a seasonally rotating list of 25 cocktails based on the different characteristics of Manhattan neighborhoods. The Great Gatsby inspired decor will have you sipping on cocktails featuring homemade (or rather, bar-made) ingredients and the world's first in-hotel rickhouse where head bartender, Ricky Paiva concocts all sorts of aged oak barrelled creations.

One-Ninety by Javier de las Muelas

When you get a bartender as famous as Javier de las Muelas to consult, you know you can pretty much expect high-caliber drinks through and through. Try a variety of dry martinis, all of which are his specialty.

Post Bar

So named after its origins—the building was once the General Post Office—this CBD favorite delivers familiar classics with a fresh twist, from its “colonial chic” aesthetics to its old school martinis. Sip on drinks under the original coffered ceiling or at the alfresco area overlooking the Singapore River.


Awash in a futuristic glow, W Hotels’ signature lounge bar is about as stylish as they come. Unlike most bars around, the folks here pay tribute to Singaporean culture with a roster of top homegrown DJs and cocktails like the Bak Kwa Whiskey and Masala Teh Tarik.

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