8 Best Bars With A View In Singapore For Romantic Dates & Chill Gatherings With Friends
Chilling in a tropical-themed bar or a bar housed in a shophouse is a unique experience, but nothing beats overlooking Singapore's beautiful skyline and admiring the golden hour while sipping on drinks with your loved ones!
If that's your cup of tea too, here are eight best bars with a stunning view in Singapore to consider heading to for a romantic date night or a gathering with friends over cocktails.
Check them out below!
#1 Cook & Brew
Cook & Brew is a gastro bar located on level 33 of The Westin Singapore and offers a magnificent view of the Marina Bay area.
There are also outdoors seats for an unobstructed view of the landmarks and sea.
The indoor seating area features wooden floors, plush cushioned seats and dark red leather bar stools - perfectly embodying the soul of a classic gastro bar with a contemporary twist.
Try the Whipped Buffalo Milk Ricotta Cheese ($15) which comes with truffle honey and grilled bread when you are there. It's a hearty appetiser that will also go well with alcoholic drinks.
Other must-tries include The Chicken Schnitzel ($29) and Poutine ($16).
You won't have to worry about burning a hole in your pocket while at Cook & Brew too! Their daily Happy Hour deals (Monday - Friday: 3pm - 10pm, Saturday & Sunday: 11.30am to 10pm) include draft beers from $8 nett and house wines and mojitos from $10 nett - very affordable considering its location.
#2 Kinki Rooftop Bar
Have drinks in a laidback vibe with MBS as your backdrop for photos.
Kinki specialises in Japanese cuisine so make sure you order the Golden Age ($30), their bestselling seared salmon sushi roll with homemade mentaiko sauce, mango puree, cucumber, avocado, chives and salmon roe.
Other food options include sashimi, side dishes, sharing mains, grilled food, donburis and desserts.
We recommend getting the Kinki Originals ($19 - $20) for drinks, especially the Kinki Mango Mint which contains vodka, mango juice, kiwi and mango puree, and mint syrup. It has a slushie texture and is extremely refreshing.
Other drinks include Japanese sake, plum wine, vodka martini and more.
Located in The Fullerton Bay Hotel, Lantern is a stylish rooftop bar that transforms into a romantic and intimate setting in the evening when the water in the infinity pool reflects the lights.
You will also get a panoramic view of the Marina Bay waterfront while you are there.
Indulge in their signature drink, the Red Lantern ($24), specially made to suit the ladies' taste buds. It's cold and citrusy - an invigorating drink that will help you beat Singapore's heat.
If you prefer a bubbly instead, Lantern also serves an array of champagne and sparkling wine options.
Food wise, try their Lantern Truffle Fries ($18), Lobster Roll ($39) and Crispy Duck Leg Confit ($49).
Address: 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
Opening hours: 5pm - 10.30pm daily
#4 Mr. Stork
Mr. Stork is a rooftop bar located on level 39 of Andaz Singapore that offers an alfresco drinking and dining experience with 360-degree views of the city below!
The rooftop bar is also famous for their teepee huts where you can cosy up to your date. You could also choose to sit at the bar counters with your besties to drink the night away while watching the sun set.
Order their Chef's Signature dishes such as Beef Slider ($22), Avocado Bruschetta ($18) and Pira-grilled New York Striploin ($30).
Don't miss out on their Signature Cocktails ($22 - $35) and range of wine and champagne.
Address: 5 Fraser St, Level 39, Andaz 189354
Opening hours: 5pm - 10.30pm daily
#5 Potato Head
Potato Head's rooftop bar is nestled on top of an iconic heritage building in Chinatown overlooking city views.
Unwind under starry skies at this tropical-themed bar with comfy seats and warm lighting.
Try their Best Hits cocktails like the Zombie #36 ($25) and Peach Floyd ($18). The Suga Suga ($21) drink pictured above is something to try if you prefer a light drink. It's infused with Hendrick's Gin, Giffard Raspberry Liqueur, peach bitters, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup and tonic.
Potato Head is also known for their burgers made using only the freshest ingredients possible. Choose from plant-based burgers ($15 - $24) or their Signature Burgers ($17 - $34).
Address: 36 Keong Saik Rd, Singapore 089143
Opening hours: 11am - 12am daily
#6 The Other Roof
The Other Roof is a rooftop bar with a unique concept of tea-finished spirits & cocktails.
When night falls, the ambient lights make the place look ethereal, as if it's not located in Singapore! Avatar vibes, anyone?
Make sure you try their spirits and cocktails if you love tea! Their drinks also have interesting names, such as Whole Lotta Love, Monkey See Monkey Do and Stairway To Heaven.
Food options include Spanish Cheese Platter, Hummus, Mini Beef Slider, Sirloin Steak and more. The Other Roof is also known for their fresh oysters! Choose from Oysters Smoked with Whiskey Barrel or Oysters with Yuzu and Ponzu.
Address: 28 Ann Siang Rd, Rooftop Bar, Singapore 069708
Opening hours: 4.30pm - 10.30pm daily
#7 Smoke & Mirrors
Rooftop bar Smoke & Mirrors is known for its panoramic views of the lion city's skyline and creative cocktails, and it's also perched atop one of Singapore's icons - the National Gallery.
Go for their daily 1-for-1 cocktails from 3pm to 5pm which includes drinks such as Aperol Spritz ($24) and Gin & Tonic ($21 - $28) in several flavours.
They also have interesting cocktails of the month, sustainable cocktails and conscious cocktails (reducing carbon footprint with sustainable packaging). Of course, Smoke & Mirrors serves classic cocktails ($25) too.
Get their bestsellers like the Spicy Sichuan Pepper Chicken ($14), Beef Tenderloin with Golden Garlic ($18), Fried Prawns with Orange-Mayo ($38) and Roasted Pork Belly ($14) to go with your alcoholic drinks.
Address: 1 St. Andrew's Road, #06-01 National Gallery Singapore, 178957
Opening hours: 3pm - 11pm daily
#8 Dusk Restaurant & Bar
Dusk Restaurant & Bar is located 100m above sea level and offers stunning views of Harbourfront and Sentosa Island. Head there before the sun sets to witness the mesmerising golden hour!
Gaze at the cable cars travelling up and down while having a meal and chilling over a few drinks. The alfresco setting is also perfect for romantic dates.
Dusk Restaurant & Bar serves Tapas ($12 - $25) including Baked Raclette Cheese, Garlic Butter Escargot and Hokkaido Sea Scallops. They also offer a 3-course set meal ($65) which includes a Tapas, Main and Dessert.
The Côte de Boeud ($98) pictured above serves two and comes with roasted marble potatoes, buttered garden vegetables and red wine sauce.
Indulge in cocktails ($15 & $16), spirits such as gin and rum ($11 - $16), beer and ciders ($12 - $72), and even mocktails ($10).
Address: Faber Peak Singapore, Level 2, 109 Mount Faber Road, 099203
Opening hours: 4pm - 11pm (Sunday - Thursday), 4pm - 2am (Friday & Saturday)
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