For those who fancy a good drink without the BS

It’s ironic that this new bar along North Canal Road is called Fancy, because there’s nothing really elaborate about the place, and that’s a good thing. Perhaps they’re referring to the other meaning of the word, which then makes perfect sense, as you’ll likely find yourself easily taking a liking to this minimalist space.

There are no plush leather sofas nor bartenders with attitudes here. Instead, what you’ll find upon entering are clean white walls, white ceilings and a white C-shaped bar counter with just 16 high stool seats. And with affable bartenders Sin Kim Shin (formerly from Jigger & Pony) and Jayden Ong (formerly from Sugarhall) behind the counter, you can be sure there’s no cocktail snobbery to be found here.

Drinks take on the minimalist ethos as well, where silly Instagrammable props find no place and even garnishing is kept to a minimal. The attention then naturally falls onto the liquid itself. The current menu is a flower-inspired one named Pollen, and in it are reinterpretations of classics as well as a couple of unique creations, all priced at $22.

You’ll also find a decent food menu here for bites to go with your choice of poison, which is substantial enough for dinner too.

Fancy is located at #01-01, 35 North Canal Rd., open Mon-Sat 5pm-12mn.