October 22, 2021

10 Bars & Breweries to chill at after clocking off this week

Tasha Lam | 11 October 2021

What better way to end the work day than having a drink with a long-time friend?

Having a drink with friends is one of the best ways to unwind after a long day. If you’re looking for new hip craft beer places or just want to try out a new whiskey bar, we’ve gathered together a list of establishments for you to check out!


1. KPO Cafe Bar

Price Range: $$

KPO is a lively two-story gastropub in the heart of Orchard. Sushi, sharing platters, and beef dinners are all offered, along with sake, tap beer, spirits, wine, and a large range of whiskeys. Customers may relax on the balcony, which overlooks the downtown streets, or in the lovely greenhouse on the second floor. Drop by for happy hour after a long day at work. Don’t miss their award-winning Chicken Wings and Satay!

Opening Hours: 1130am – 1030pm (Mon – Fri) 330pm – 1030pm (Sat & Sun)

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2. Good Luck Beer House

Price Range: $$

Haji Lane is home to a cozy 16-tap Craft Beer heaven situated among the fashionable mix of shophouses. With up to 50 craft beer labels to pick from, Good Luck Beer House has the best local brews on tap. You may enjoy their Asia-inspired creative cocktails, delicious burgers, and tasty dim sum meal bundle package to match thanks to their cooperation with Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall.

Opening Hours: 12pm – 1030pm (Mon – Sun)

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3. Wala Wala Cafe Bar

Price Range: $$

What could be a better way to spend a weekend than enjoying your favourite beer while listening to live music on set? Wala Wala Cafe Bar is a well-known two-story live music establishment in Holland Village, among the many other pubs, offering live music, beer, drinks, and casual cosmopolitan fare that draw a vibrant crowd.

Opening Hours: 4pm – 1am (Mon – Fri) 3pm -2am (Sat & Sun)

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4. Ice Cold Beer

Price Range: $$

This 22-year-old tavern, which is known for being one of the oldest beer bars in Central Singapore, takes pleasure in serving icy-cold beers from distinctive ice tanks! Enjoy their famed hotdogs and BBQ baby ribs while playing a few rounds of pool with friends on the second floor. 

Opening Hours: 3pm – 1030pm (Mon – Fri) 12pm -1030pm (Sat & Sun)

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5. La Maison Du Whisky

Price Range: $$$

Since 1956, La Maison du Whisky has specialized in whiskies and spirits, selling bottles of single malt, blended malt, bourbon, and more online. La Maison du Whisky Singapore, located at a cultural crossroads, offers a selection of over 700 whiskies to whisky aficionados from all over the world. On request, La Maison du Whisky Singapore hosts monthly tasting events as well as training seminars.

Opening Hours: 2pm -10pm (Mon – Sat) *Closed on Sundays*

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6. TAP Craft Beer Bar

Price Range: $$

TAP Craft Beer is a modern pub that offers a wide selection of craft beers on tap as well as food to complement the alcohol. TAP is definitely the spot to go for a drink and some quick bites on a hot afternoon, offering pints starting at $10++ throughout the day. They have a number of outlets located within Singapore’s CBD areas.

Opening Hours: 11am – 1030pm (Mon – Sun)

Locations:

  • 86 Robertson Quay, #01-02 river facing building of Robertson Blue condo, Singapore 238245
  • 252 North Bridge Road #01-15 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 179103
  • 9 Penang Rd, 01-08/09, Singapore 238459

7. Manhattan

Price Range: $$$$

Manhattan has consistently topped award lists and people’s minds thanks to its low-lit New York vibe, outstanding drinks based on classics, and, most all, fantastic friendliness. Manhattan also includes the world’s first in-hotel rickhouse, which serves barrel-aged cocktails created by the hotel’s own crew as well as guest beverages luminaries, as well as an inspired ingredients room with an incredible collection of ingredients.

Opening Hours: 5pm -1015pm (Tue – Sat) 12pm -3pm (Sun) *Closed on Mondays*

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8. The Writing Club

Price Range: $$$

The Writing Club’s brilliant crew has created intriguing beverage programs that will satisfy even the most sophisticated palate. Aside from whisky, there are rums, cognacs, exquisite wines, craft beers, and bespoke cocktails to choose from. These have been thoughtfully assembled to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience for both aficionados and newcomers.

Opening Hours: 3pm – 11pm (Mon – Sat) *Closed on Sundays*

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9. Almost Famous Craft Beer Bar

Price Range: $$

With minimalist decor and simple bar grub, Almost Famous Craft Beer Bar brings a modern flare to the historic edifice. There are 16 craft beers on tap, as well as delicious bar tapas and pasta main dishes to enjoy with them.

Opening Hours: 5pm – 1030pm (Mon – Fri) 2pm – 10pm (Sat & Sun)

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10. Brewerkz

Price Range: $$

Brewerkz sets itself apart from other restaurants and brewpubs by providing a broad range of fresh, hand-crafted brews made with high-quality ingredients imported from all around the world. As a result, the brewery is an integral component of Brewerkz’s identity and success.

Opening Hours: 12pm – 1030pm (Mon – Sat) 11am – 1030pm (Sun)

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Singapore’s bar culture is expanding, with a diverse range of venues springing up all across the city. If anything, we hope that this list will serve as a more structured starting place for learning more about Singapore’s drinking culture by exploring each bar’s quirky and distinct menu and environment!