Cheers! What better way to celebrate the start of the new year than to visit the hottest and newest bars in Singapore!
The holiday season may be over, but you’ll never run out of things to celebrate when you’re in Singapore—no matter what kind of milestone it is. As we enter a new chapter, we have also updated our curated list of bars in Singapore to better help you choose the place that will suit the mood for the occasion.
Whether you’re up for some new cocktail creations or simply want to enjoy the same mix, Singapore’s newest bars have got you covered! Start checking your calendars and informing your friends about your latest hangout.
Explore the Newest Bars in Singapore this 2023
Keep tabs on these new spots to chill and unwind with your friends and colleagues. Here are the newest and hottest bars in Singapore that you definitely need to visit in 2023!
Expanding on its 1960s theme, Republic launches Volume Two of its cocktail menu. This year, the debutant of 2022 Asia’s Best Bars introduces 16 new cocktails that take inspiration from the iconic moments of the 1960s in the fields of music, fashion, cinema, and the arts.
What would Queen Elizabeth II’s favorite drink taste like? How about the Kim Sisters-inspired bourbon-spiked dalgona coffee? If you’re into the arts, don’t miss Georgette, which pays tribute to the renowned painter Georgette Chen. And if you’re more affiliated with fashion, try Mondrian, a cocktail dedicated to the haute couture dress of Yves Saint Laurent.
Location: Republic Bar, Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799
If you want a change of ambiance, maybe this new rooftop poolside bar on the 33rd floor of Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena will entice you. This drinking den will serve you a stash of booze and panoramic views that will ultimately change your overall drinking experience.
Aside from being a quick escape from the daunting realities of mundane life, this paradise in the skies offers cocktails that are split according to flavors and a menu that is crafted around classic American, Mexican, and Southern Californian dishes fused with an Asian twist.
Location: 99 Irrawaddy Rd, Level 33 Courtyard Marriott Singapore, Singapore 329568
Sofitel 1864 Bar brings leisure drinkers on an exquisite trip back to Tanjong Pagar Dock Company’s foundation with its signature barrel-aged cocktail menu. The 1864’s A Voyage Through the Maritime Silk Road features the five key ports located along the Maritime Silk Road, namely Italy, China, Kenya, India, and Singapore.
The craft cocktails are imbued with the heritage and culture of the different ports, like Italy’s Tiramisu, Inoculation, and Little Red Plumper; China’s Tao Hua Xiang, Ya Pian, and Wan Li Chang; and Kenya’s Jungle Disco, Caffe Noir, and Sugar Rush. On the other hand, India goes with Tipsy Curry, Masala Chai, and Holy Smokes. Lastly, the island city-state of Singapore is defined through the household flavors of Kaya on toast, Kaya on Ice, Singapore Unsling, and Ondeh Ondeh.
Location: 9 Wallich St., 5th Floor Sofitel Singapore City Center, Singapore 078885
The award-winning wine lounge has expanded its extensive wine list, curated by expert sommeliers in Singapore. Tenuta pays tribute to its wine origins by offering only wines and spirits that are made in Italy. This exclusive bar allows oenophiles and wine enthusiasts to take delight in 400 Italian wine labels hailing from the regions of Veneto, Tuscany, Piedmont, Calabria, and Molise.
Location: The Lobby Lounge, InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966
If you want a more laid-back drinking experience, then Dirty Blonde is the best place to go. Strategically situated in the city center, this upscale bar and lounge serves a flight of delightful drinks and cocktails that will allow you to groove into the night with their live DJ set.
Enjoy the party with their gentle yet provocative mix of muscat grape soju, vermouth blanc, and Peychaud’s bitters fondly called Blow Me, or try their parmesan vodka mixed with lychee soju, and pistachio, Pistachio Ice Cream. This exceptional bar has more than 130 labels of rum, tequila, and whisky to choose from.
Location: 3 Temasek Boulevard, #03-308/309 Suntec City, Sky Garden 038983