Xiao Ya Tou, or better known as XYT, is a modern Asian restaurant bar on Duxton Hill that serves up a plethora of playful and somewhat cheeky food and drink offerings—all of which find their inspirations stemming from cuisines from all across Southeast Asia.
The eatery is hard to miss. Its distinctive red lanterns, plastic chairs, and loud decor just call out to you as you walk past. Xiao Ya Tou is one establishment that will undoubtedly guarantee you and your mates a solid meal, yummy locally-inspired cocktail but more importantly, a great time out.
Thank God it’s Friday! Instead of heading down to the same bar that you have been frequenting since the beginning of this year, why not try something new? Singapore has heaps of beautiful rooftop bars that will impress even the cynics.
From extravagant bars to laid back ones, we have highlighted a list of gorgeous rooftop bars that exude vastly different vibes. Here is our guide to the best Rooftop Bars in Singapore with amazing views and great ambience—there is definitely at least one that will catch your fancy.
Several generations ago, speakeasies referred to the unlicensed saloons where patrons were required to lay low about drinking at these illegal establishments. Today, a speakeasy bar typically refers to a bar’s concept, where its appearance is more often than not deliberately unnoticeable or even camouflaged. Speakeasies are all the rage right now on our sunny island! Some of them are incredibly difficult to locate – but good things are worth hunting for, right?
From cocktail speciality bar Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall, underrated alfresco The Bar Above, hidden underground gem Operation Dagger to award-winning 28 Hong Kong Street, here is our guide to 13 Best Secret Bars in Singapore that are worth making a special trip to.
The bar scene in Singapore is growing from strength to strength and our nation is already home to an impressive list of award-winning bars.
A night out is no longer just about incessant drinking. The demand for high-quality cocktails, gourmet bar nosh and top-notch hospitality is ever-increasing and Singaporeans are becoming more receptive about splurging on such experiences.
Asian-inspired bars are trending right now and reputable watering holes such as Ding Dong and Sum Yi Tai are great examples. And Phat Cat Laundry is one new addition; it is Singapore’s First Laundromat-Themed Bar where you can expect Asian-inspired cocktails and Asian fusion dishes.