10 Happy Hour Spots Along Orchard Road That Will Make You Countdown To End Of Work

Orchard Road Bars

For as long as adulthood and monthly bills started becoming a concern to us, nothing has helped alleviate that miserable feeling better than an ice-cold beer or a punchy cocktail at the end of a stress-filled workday. Yet, necessary as they are, alcoholic drinks do not come cheap in Singapore.

But did you know that besides the bar-laden enclave of Clarke Quay, Robertson Quay and Boat Quay, there lies a number of excellent bars in town with some unbelievable happy hour deals?

Forget idling around in your mundane office clicking on random icons on your computer to make yourself seem busy. Just get your work done and countdown to Happy Hour! Here are 10 Sensational Happy Hour Spots On Orchard Road That You Need To Know About.

Acid BarPhoto Credit: Acid Bar


Situated just a door away from sister outlet Alley Bar, Acid Bar’s happy hour specials focus mainly on beers and house pour liquors.

From 5pm to 9pm, get refreshed without breaking the bank with beers that go for as low as S$10.90 a pint. House pours go for S$6 a glass and you can choose to have them neat, on the rocks or with a mixer of your choice.

180 Orchard Road
Singapore 238846
Tel: +65 6738 8828
(Closed on Saturdays)
Sun to Thu: 5pm – 2am
Fri: 5pm – 3am
Nearest Station: Somerset

Alley BarPhoto Credit: Alley Bar


Decked out in old-school furnishings reminiscent of the Peranakan households of old, Peranakan Place’s Alley Bar is our favourite go-to bar for spot-on cocktails and martinis.

During happy hour, martinis go for S$9.90 with flavours changing day by day. Feel free to phone them to ask for the flavour of the night prior to making your way down.

180 Orchard Road,
Peranakan Place,
Singapore 238846
Tel: +65 6738 8818
Sat to Wed: 5pm – 2am
Thu & Fri: 5pm – 3am
Nearest Station: Somerset

Bar On 5

Photo Credit: Bar On 5

#3 BAR ON 5

Armed with a magnificent view of bustling Orchard Road and housing some of the world’s best whiskies, Bar on 5 is easily one of our favourite venues for enjoying a drink or two among the company of friends.

For that much-needed single-malt fix that will not cost an arm or leg, head down to Bar on 5 in Mandarin Orchard Singapore. From 5pm to 9pm daily, enjoy S$7 house pours, premium liquor for S$15 and beers for only S$8 per half pint!

333 Orchard Road, Level 5
Mandarin Orchard Singapore
Singapore 238867
Tel: +65 6831 6286
Sun to Thu: 11am – 1am
Fri & Sat: 11am – 2am
Nearest Station: Somerset

Five Tapas Bar


Payday seems like a heck of a long time away, but if you find yourself in a dire need of an after-work tipple, then FIVE Tapas Bar has got you covered with their daily value-for-money S$5 drinks promotion that includes half pints of draught beer.

Do try to head down as early as possible because this watering hole is usually bursting with white-collar workers and tertiary students.

25 Cuppage Road
Cuppage Terrace,
Singapore 229454
Tel: +65 6733 8097
Mon to Thu: 5pm – 12 Midnight
Fri & Sat: 5pm – 2am
Sun: 6pm – 12 Midnight
Nearest Station: Somerset

KPO Cafe & BarPhoto Credit: KPO Café Bar


KPO Café Bar is a stylish drinking spot located right opposite Orchard Central that boasts not only good vibes and affordable tipples but an attitude as well.

From 3pm to 8pm daily, house pours are priced at S$12 and draft beers at S$14. Soak in the vibrant atmosphere as you rock out to top 40s tunes with a tipple in hand.

1 Killiney Road
Singapore 239518
Tel: +65 6733 3648
(Closed on Sundays)
Mon to Thu: 3pm – 1am
Fri: 3pm –  2am
Sat: 6pm – 2am
Nearest Station: Somerset

5 on Emerald Hill


Conveniently located near Orchard Road, No. 5 Emerald Hill (aptly named after its address) has a great number of cost-effective drinking options. This Peranakan-inspired bar has won the hearts of many with their happy hour deals that run until 9pm daily and feature S$8 house pour spirits too.

Look out for their various martini promotions after 9pm as well as a tantalising array of bar bites as well.

5 Emerald Hill Road
Singapore 229289
Tel: +65 6732 0818
Mon to Thu: 12pm – 2am
Fri & Sat: 12pm – 3am
Sun: 5pm – 2am
Nearest Station: Somerset

mezza9 Martini Bar


Located in mezza9 at Grand Hyatt Singapore, Martini Bar is another of our favourite hangout.

This martini-centric bar serves up refreshing drinks at 50% off during happy hour from Mondays to Saturdays between 4pm to 9pm. From the classic, sophisticated gin martini to some inventive variations—some even featuring fanciful garnishes—there is bound to be a martini to suit any fancy.

Grand Hyatt Singapore
10 Scotts Road
Singapore 228211
Tel: +65 6416 7322
Mon to Thu: 5pm – 12 Midnight
Fri & Sat: 5pm – 1am
Sun: 12pm – 12 Midnight
Nearest Station: Orchard

Prive Wheelock


Need a boost after a long day out? Privé’s daily happy hour from 5pm to 8pm when you get 50% off all house pours is the perfect way to do just that.

Sit back and relax in a convivial and laid-back atmosphere in the heart of Orchard Road and enjoy special deals on beers, wines & spirits as you tuck into an array of delicious bar snacks or full-on entrées.

501 Orchard Road
Singapore 238880
Tel: +65 6776 0777
Mon to Fri: 9am – 1am
Sat & Sun: 8am – 1am
Nearest Station: Orchard

Tanuki Raw


For the love of cheap drinks and even cheaper oysters, Tanuki Raw is the best place to be.

During their happy hour special from 5pm to 8pm daily, every pint of beer, cocktail or martini ordered entitles you to half a dozen freshly shucked oysters at just S$2 each—now that’s a hot deal.

181 Orchard Road, 04-01
Orchard Central
Singapore 238896
Tel: +65 6636 5949
Daily: 11.30am – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Somerset

Bar Canary Singapore


If the prospect of happy hour prices on spiffy cocktails makes gets you ecstatic then Bar Canary is one hotel bar you would want to coop up in.

Perched atop Grand Park Orchard, Bar Canary adopts a concept whereby prices increase as the hours go by, that is, between 6pm where a bucket of either 8 bottled beers, a set of bottled wine and 4 signature cocktails are priced at S$60 and subsequently S$70 at 7pm and so on until 9pm. In that case, drop by the bar earlier to enjoy drinks at lower prices!

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270 Orchard Road
Singapore 238857
Tel: +65 6603 8855
Sun to Thu: 12pm – 1am
Fri & Sat: 12pm – 2am
Nearest Station: Orchard Road

Read: 10 Bars in Singapore’s CBD with the best happy hour deals.