Best Cocktail Bars in Singapore 2018

Best Cocktail Bars in Singapore 2018

There’s nothing quite like sipping on a marvellous martini or a delightful daiquiri in a lovely cocktail bar. We love dive bars and their rugged aesthetic, but when you need to impress your colleagues after work or take your partner out for a romantic evening there’s no substitute for the class and ambience of a splendorous cocktail bar. Here’s a list of the Best Cocktail Bars in Singapore this year, which might come in handy for your next anniversary or birthday celebration.

First up on the list of Best Cocktail Bars in Singapore!

The Spiffy Dapper

 Spiffy Dapper Cocktail Bar

The Spiffy Dapper is a speakeasy cocktail bar that is known for its cocktail and mixology. Simply let the bartender know your tastes and preferences and they will concoct a bespoke cocktail specially for you and your taste buds. You will not be disappointed by the quality of the cocktails here but your pocket might hurt a little!

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Manhattan Bar

Manhattan Bar Singapore

Manhatten Bar transports you back into the 1920s with its luxe and dark themed decoration. You almost feel like you enter into another world. Clinching the top spot on Asia’s 50 Best Bars list in 2017, expect nothing less from Manhattan when you come here for cocktails. With exotic cocktails on the menu alongside the amazing ambience in this bar, you will be blown away by the top-notch standards here!

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Ah Sam Cold Drink Store

Ah Sam Cold Drink Store

Many bars try recreating the feel of a high-class, glamorous international cocktail lounge, but while Ah Sam Cold Drink Store doesn’t skimp on the ritzy furnishings, it doesn’t shy away from its Singaporean roots. As you could tell from its traditional- sounding name, this cocktail bar is a proud declaration of our nation’s rich cultural heritage and it demonstrates its dedication to this theme by serving up a range of innovative cocktails with a local twist.

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Amrith by Barsmiths

Amrith Cocktail Bar

One of the newest kids on the block but Amrith is no stranger to the cocktail scene! Headed by Mark Tay and assisted by Edwin Poh, both bartenders have loads of experience between them and that has resulted in the birth of Amrith being so spectacular. The cocktails at Amrith are all not surprisingly out of this world, they have locally inspired cocktails like the Katong Laksa and Hainanese Chicken Rice and even Spanish inspired cocktails like the Iberian GT. Each cocktail is an explosion of flavours in your mouth and you will truly understand why Amrith is one of the best cocktail bars in Singapore.

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Nutmeg & Clove

Nutmeg & Clove Cocktail Bar

Nutmeg & Clove pays tribute to Singapore’s heritage through the use of herbs, fruits and flowers that are native to the biodiversity in Singapore. Try out their signature drinks such as the King and Queen which combines the King of fruits, Durian and the Queen of fruits, Mangosteen. Sounds overwhelming but Nutmeg & Clove does it in a subtle way that the flavours do not overpower each but but blend together nicely in a complex cocktail.

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About Kelly

Kelly is a well known lifestyle writer with over 3 years of experience. She loves to travel and explore places; a majority of her work has been dedicated to reviewing famous pubs and restaurants around the world. She is also a renowned food critic and is known for her honest and tasteful reviews. Currently, she is working on her upcoming book.