Nightlife

Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

28 HongKong Street

Softly lit 28HKS plays hide and seek inside an unmarked 1960s shophouse. Slip inside and into a slinky scene of cosy booths and passionate mixologists turning grog into greatness. Marked with their alcohol strength,…
Top Choice Club in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Zouk

After a massive farewell to Zouk's original location, this legendary club has settled in to its new home in pumping Clarke Quay. Drawing some of the world's biggest DJs and Singapore's seen-to-be-seen crowd, this is…
Top Choice Bar in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Smoke & Mirrors

Oozing style, this rooftop bar offers one of the best views of Singapore. Perched on the top of the National Gallery, the vista looks out over the Padang to Marina Bay Sands and is flanked by skyscrapers on either s…
Top Choice Lounge in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Landing Point

For a decadent high tea, it's hard to beat the one at this chichi waterside lounge. Book ahead (one week for weekdays, one month for weekends), style up, and head in on an empty stomach. Steaming pots of TWG tea are…
Bar in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Lantern

It may be lacking in height (it's dwarfed by the surrounding CBD buildings) and serve its drinks in plastic glasses (scandalous!), but Lantern remains a magical spot for a sophisticated evening toast. Why? There are…
Bar in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

CÉ LA VI SkyBar

Perched on Marina Bay Sands' cantilevered SkyPark, this bar offers a jaw-dropping panorama of the Singapore skyline and beyond. A dress code kicks in from 6pm (no shorts, singlets or flip-flops) and live DJ sets pum…
Cocktail Bar in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall

Get that in-the-know glow at this sneaky cocktail den, perched above the tacky Boat Quay pubs. Adorned with vintage Hong Kong posters and feeling more like a private party than a bar, Ah Sam specialises in Asian mix…
Cafe in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Ronin

Ronin hides its talents behind a dark, tinted-glass door. Walk through and the Brutalist combo of grey concrete, exposed plumbing and low-slung lamps might leave you expecting some tough-talking interrogation. Thank…
Club in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Fleek

When you're 'on fleek' you're at the pinnacle and this shrine to hip-hop is just that. Tiny compared to neighbouring Clarke Quay megaclubs, Fleek packs a megapunch with a potent formula of pumping beats, cheap drink…
Lounge in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Chihuly Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton's plush, posh lounge keeps afternoons fabulous with its superlative high tea. Book ahead (two days for weekdays, a week or two for weekends) and join the coiffured on weekdays for eight mini courses…