The rising popularity of izakayas in Singapore is no surprise, especially with Singapore’s growing bar scene that sees drinking holes in all forms and themes.
An Izakaya is essentially Japan’s equivalent to a Spanish tapas bar where you get to dine and drink under one roof. The answer to the woes of the Japanese working class, Izakayas are seen as a haven where people can go to after work to enjoy a tipple, snack on some food and unwind with their mates.
Whether it is an ice-cold beer you crave or something a little more punchy, here are 10 Izakaya bars in Singapore for you to unwind, get fed or simply to drown out your sorrows.
Here’s to all with an undying love and passion for alcohol, in particular, beer.
This addictive alcoholic beverage complements so many cuisines and it never fails to perk you up after a long and tiring day at work. It is also great for nights out with the lads (or the girls) because of its lower alcoholic content and relatively affordable pricing (compared to hard liquor).
One type of beer that we will never be able to get enough of is craft beer. Aside from the personalised touch to the drink, there is an emphasis on traditional brewing methods which contributes towards better flavours and standard of the beer, as opposed to generic ones that you can pull off the shelf at the supermarket.
Here are 20 Craft Beer Places In Singapore For Nights Out With The Lads.
Speakeasy bars in Singapore are getting increasingly popular, well-loved for their sophisticated cocktail crafts or classy ambiences. But as much as we love indulging and feeling refined, every once in awhile it is always nice to hang out at a neighbourhood bar where you can have a cold one absent from any form of pretentiousness.
Never mind the dinginess, or the smelly toilets; neighbourhood pubs are where we head to when we want to kick back and crack open a beer with our buddies and the best part of these all is being able to wear slippers and shorts without being judged.
Here are 9 Neighbourhood Bars In Singapore you can wear slippers to without being judged.
If you like a good drink from time to time but constantly find yourself on a tight budget, then this guide is for you.
There is no better way to wind down after a long work-week than to share a round (or more) of drinks and good laughs among friends. Yet, it is often easier said than done to make it in time to snag those happy hour promotions. In the end, we just settle for expensive drinks, only to regret how much we actually spent the following morning.
Everyone deserves a solid night out every once in a while and a great night should not come at a high price. Here is a list of bars in Singapore that offer unbelievably affordable drinks, both during and after happy hour. Yes, drinks under S$10; we are in.
Yakitori bars have been sprouting up a lot recently in Singapore, especially with the pairing of cocktails and Japanese meat skewers gaining immense popularity. Nestled along the cafe-strewn street of Bukit Pasoh Road lies Chikin, a new Yakitori bar that dishes out hearty meat skewers with a twist.
Opened by the owners of Sum Yi Tai, Chikin is an unassuming bar which specialises in clever cocktail infusions, comforting Japanese eats as well as Szechuan mala yakitori—the first of its kind. Combining traditional Japanese methods with mouth watering Szechuan flavours, Chikin aims to reshape the way we think and feel about Japanese yakitori forever.
There is always a good reason to wind down at a bar with your mates over a tipple and great food after a long day at work; you earned it.
As part of Martini’s initiative to celebrate time and to appreciate it with your loved ones, they will be collaborating with a number of bars, bistros and restaurants across the city this racing season, dishing out delectable eats paired with Martini’s refreshing tipples to honour the golden hour. Together, enjoy life and celebrate great moments with your loved ones over a Martini or two!
During the golden hours—typically anytime between 4pm to 8pm—wind down at any one of these locations across the city and allow the harmony between food and drink provide you with an out-of-this-world dining experience.
Here is our guide on 7 cool spots in Singapore for sunset hour Martini drinks after work. Thank you for reminding us that life is wonderful, Martini.
For many working professionals, Telok Ayer is the go-to place for after-work drinks at trendy bars. Telok Ayer is always bustling and full of life because of its strategic location in the heart of the Central Business District.
The vibrant neighbourhood is an interesting place to explore too—boasting the most exciting food establishments and cafes that turn into bars at night housed in traditional shop houses. It is a culture-rich place that is home to not just popular chill out spots, but also hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered.
Here are 12 Bars In Telok Ayer For The Night Owls. READ ON
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.