Whether you’re looking to get a little tipsy in a social setting, have yourself a romantic evening with a date or simply take the edge off a rough day at work, there will always be bars in Singapore for you to wine and dine.
But as fancy and as occasional as the notion surrounding wine drinking is, it really is something that can be had as frequently as a beer—just with a higher alcohol percentage and served in spiffier-looking glassware.
Drinking lavishly does not have to come with a hefty price tag in Singapore, you just need to know where to look. Here is our guide on 9 cheap places to drink wine in Singapore.
When it comes to Thai options in Singapore, most people may think of Golden Mile Complex but we sometimes find ourselves heading to Tan Quee Lan street because apart from the ever popular Ah Loy Thai, we also enjoy visiting Kin Moo and our most recent discovery—Sawadee Thai Cuisine.
Having been around for more than a decade, this Thai restaurant teleports you all the way to the Land of Smiles with its decadent Thai dishes and soft Thai jazz music serenading you while you dine.
Given its close proximity to offices in the Bugis district and communal dining concept, Sawadee Thai Cuisine is an ideal dining destination for working professionals during lunch time. READ ON
A metropolis, Seoul is home to some of the most spectacular dining establishments in the world that have attracted plenty of foodies from all walks of life to visit the city for their brilliant cafe scene.
With its simple facade, Rose Bakery may not be able to compete when it comes to aesthetics but it is precisely its comfortable and cosy vibes that attracted throngs of locals and tourists to visit if they are just looking for a place to unwind and enjoy mouthwatering brunch items and coffee.
Hailing all the way from Paris, this French cafe shares the same space as popular Japanese fashion label Comme des Garcons, so guests can always go for a shopping spree before or after grabbing a cuppa! READ ON
It’s only been a few weeks since Isaac Toast announced its plans to open in Singapore but the wait has been agonising. But all’s good now because Isaac Toast will begin operations at Plaza Singapura from tomorrow (15 July 2018) onwards!
This popular Korean toast chain is famous for their breakfast toasts that come in an assortment of flavours which include the likes of ham & cheese, bulgogi and more. Locals and tourists alike love their sandwiches for the over-the-top fillings and crisp bread slices.
We had a sneak peek of their menu before they officially open so carry on reading to find out more! READ ON
Managed by famous sommelier Gerald Lu—two-time National Sommelier Champion—and his partners, Praelum Wine Bistro is a welcoming space for not just wine connoisseurs, but anyone who enjoys good food with even better wine.
Its location at Duxton Hill is just one of many reasons why working professionals head there after work for a good time with their colleagues and friends.
Service is intimate, food is impressive and they have their very own walk-in cellar which houses about 1,000 bottles of vino. What other reasons do you need to visit Praelum Wine Bistro? READ ON
Wan He Lou is a traditional Chinese restaurant along Maude Road that is well known for its popular Lobster Porridge and myriad of classic Chinese dishes.
It is the kind of restaurant that will gain instant approval from your grandmother for its cosy ambience, comforting Chinese food that will never go wrong and attentive service from the friendly wait staff.
When it comes to Chinese restaurants in Singapore that evoke nostalgia, Wan He Lou is an established brand that always seeks to deliver. READ ON
One of Singapore’s most well-known cafes, The Marmalade Pantry is officially closing down their flagship outlet in ION Orchard next month!
Having been around for eight long years, this homegrown brand will be sorely missed as our go-to cafe at Orchard Road for their decadent mains and exquisite desserts. For fans of The Marmalade Pantry, you have one last chance to bid adieu to their ION Orchard branch from now to 12 August 2018.
Diners who visit them during this period of time will also get to enjoy a sweet treat at S$8 when they pay with Mastercard and an additional 15% discount off their total bill for a la carte items as well. Do note that this is only for The Marmalade Pantry’s ION Orchard outlet. READ ON
As one of the top travel destinations in Southeast Asia, modern Taipei is known for boasting marvellous sights and if you are one who appreciates the dazzling city lights, then a panoramic view of the city’s skyline is a must.
While the general consensus for the best photo taking spot is at the viewing gallery of the majestic Taipei 101, those who are not keen on squeezing with the tourists may want to opt for a hike up Taipei’s Elephant Mountain instead. Its close proximity to the city makes this a popular hiking place among both locals and travellers who wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city without having to travel far.
A spectacular view awaits at the top—whether you choose to visit in the day or night—and there are many opportunities for you to take pictures again the sunset and the iconic Taipei 101 which lights up at night.
If you are looking for a free family-friendly activity to burn off all the calories from the delicious Taipei street food, include Taipei Elephant Mountain in your itinerary! READ ON