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.
We are just a few sleeps away from 2017 and wow, what an eventful year it has been! All of us seriously deserve a pat on the back for a year of hard work and surviving life’s setbacks.
The idea of having a quiet night and catching up on sleep might sound enticing for workaholics, but you should really consider spending quality time and ushering into 2017 with your loved ones instead. You don’t have to be abroad or drunk to make it count. What matters most is the company of your closest family and friends.
Fret not if you have yet to make any plans because it isn’t too late. We have a list of 6 Stylish New Year’s Eve Parties for you to pick from.
Source: Employees Only Singapore
Specialty cocktail bar Employees Only is an exceptionally popular bar in The Big Apple. The nightlife destination has been around for more than a decade—a testimony that it has long since established a special place in the hearts of New Yorkers.
The World’s 50 Best Bars has reconfirmed its status in the competitive industry by ranking it fourth on earth.
Employees Only opened its first international outpost in Singapore’s Amoy Street and the opening sees co-founder Igor Hadzismajlovic, principal bartender Steve Schneider and executive chef Julia Jaksic, moving from The Empire State to our sunny island.
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.
The annual Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix is taking place from 16 September 2016 to 18 September 2016 and we are expecting a fantabulous line up of exciting after-parties during this adrenaline-rushing weekend.
For regional visitors who are flying in specially just for F1, here is your go-to guide on where to party during this period and how to maximise your trip.
From the high-end Amber Lounge, burlesque-themed Boudoir Noire to Cé La Vi’s daytime boozy brunch, here are 8 Best Places To Party At During The 2016 F1 Singapore Grand Prix.
Former Australian miner Ashley Sutton is renowned for his outrageous bars in Bangkok and the influential tastemaker has recently opened a whimsical nightlife playground in the heart of up-and-coming Hong Kong district Wan Chai.
The fantastical concept bar is none other than Ophelia – a peacock-themed cocktail speakeasy that is unlike anything we have ever seen.
The Singapore Sling – a national cocktail created in year 1915 – is an alcoholic beverage that everyone should try at least once in their lives.
While there are various interpretations of this drink across Singapore today, the key ingredients of Singapore Sling include cherry brandy, cointreau, D.O.M. Bénédictine, gin, lime juice, pineapple juice and angostura bitters.
How does celebrating National Day with a national cocktail sound? From the original Long Bar’s Singapore Sling, celebrity restaurant Adrift by David Myers’ Singapore Sling to award-winning Manhattan Bar’s Singapura National, here are 10 Singapore Slings to Sip On This National Day.
While the Singapore Sling cocktail is not the most common cocktail choice, the alcoholic concoction is still integral to the history of Singapore in the Straits Settlements.
Back then, women drinking in public was frowned upon and social etiquette has deterred them to do so. But the creation of the Singapore Sling in 1915 has since changed the ladies’ fate forever.