Best Romantic Bars Singapore

Whether you’re meeting your Tinder match IRL for the first time or celebrating a major anniversary with your SO, picking the right bar for drinks can make or break a date. Some folks are all about hidden speakeasies, others prefer aesthetic bars, then there are those whose main concern is that the pub grub is legit. Whichever vibe you’re after, this list of romantic bars in Singapore has you sorted.

For hipster baes who love underground bars

1. The Old Man Singapore

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Look out for the pineapple lamp and you’ll know you have arrived at the right place. If your date is into all things cultured, The Old Man Singapore will ensure you score brownie points. Its cocktails are inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s favourite drinks and spirits, as well as named after his novels.

Address: 55 Keong Saik Road, #01-04, Singapore 089158
Phase 2 opening hours: 5pm to 10.30pm (Mondays to Saturdays) | Closed on Sundays
Contact: Email info@theoldmansg.com
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2. The Other Room

 

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This secret gem’s the definition of a speakeasy bar. Unlisted in the hotel directory, it’s in that other room on the Marriott’s ground level. Describing themselves as a “drinking house for the discerning”, its charming vibe is old-fashioned and laid-back.

Address: 320 Orchard Road, #01-05, Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Singapore 238865
Phase 2 opening hours: 6pm to 10.30pm  daily
Booking: Call  6100 7778, email reservations@theotherroom.com.sg or make a booking via Chope  
Contact: Call 6100 7778 
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3.  Junior the Pocket Bar

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Tucked away in a back alley off bustling Tanjong Pagar Road, this stylish pocket-sized bar has regularly rotating themes and menus. The current concept: 1980s Tokyo. Savour authentic Japanese flavours under neon lights when you book one of the 90-minute slots—5.30pm to 7pm, 7.15pm to 8.45pm, or 9pm to 10.30pm—with a minimum spend of $50 per person and a $25 deposit.

Address: 43 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore
Phase 2 opening hours: 6pm to 10.30pm (Mondays to Saturdays) | Closed on Sundays
Booking: Fill in the booking form on its website
Contact: Call 8121 1462 or email office@juniorthepocketbar.com
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4. The Secret Mermaid

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Behind the door of what looks like an industrial storage room is The Secret Mermaid—a tasting room focused on American craft spirits. Displayed on shelf walls, the bottles can be reached via a rolling library ladder.

Address: 10 Collyer Quay, #B1-08, Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore 049315
Phase 2 opening hours: 5pm to 10.30pm (Mondays to Fridays) | Closed on Saturdays and Sundays
Booking: Whatsapp 9459 9476, email drink@thesecretmermaid.com or fill in the reservations form on its website
Contact: Email drink@thesecretmermaid.com
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For baes who can never decide what to order—leave it to the bartender

5. D. Bespoke

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With a seating capacity of 28, this lavish bar’s an intimate affair, making it undeniably one of the most romantic bars in Singapore. Beside its fortified spirit focus, the immaculately groomed owner, Daiki Kenataka, will insist on personally making your first bespoke cocktail—with finesse. Which is expected, since it has a minimum spending rule of $60.

Address: 2 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089816
Phase 2 opening hours: 6pm to 10.30pm (Mondays to Saturdays) | Closed on Sundays
Booking: Whatsapp 8141 5741 or email reservations@dbespoke.sg
Contact: Whatsapp 8141 5741 or fill in the contact form on its website 
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6. Bar Stories

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Show off your street cred by bringing bae to one of the OG bespoke cocktail bars in Singapore, where you can even look forward to your bartender performing some party tricks. Here’s how it works: tell the mixologists what you’re craving, or your alcoholic preference for the ultimate cocktail concoction. 

Address: 55 to 57A Haji Lane, Singapore 189248
Phase 2 opening hours: 5pm to 10.30pm (Tuesdays to Saturdays) | Closed Sundays and Mondays
Booking: Fill in the booking form on its website or call 6298 0838 (after 4pm for same-day reservations)
Contact: Call 6298 0838 or fill in the contact form on its website
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7. Bitters & Love

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Its name alone means it automatically qualifies as one of the most romantic bars in Singapore. Bitters & Love is another no-menu bar known for its artistic cocktail creations, customised for each guest. But it does have a standard list of classic drinks. If you’re seeking a little adventure, this cosy venue radiates a warm vibrance that welcomes all drink-lovers.

Address: 118 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068587
Phase 2 opening hours: 5pm to 10.30pm (Wednesdays to Sundays) | Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
Booking: Fill in the reservations form on its website 
Contact: Call 6438 1836 or email baileys@bittersandlove.com
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For baes who love all things atas

8. Manhattan

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This grand hotel bar is where craft bartending meets artisanal spirits. From the velvet armchairs to the Italian marble coffee tables and plush curtains, every inch of the bar is a nod to luxury. Order one of its champagne cocktails to take the spirit of excess even further: Mad Men, for example, is a heady mix of Balvenie whisky with elderflower black walnut bitters and Pol Roger Champagne.

Address: 1 Cuscaden Road, level 2, Regent Singapore, Singapore 249715
Phase 2 opening hours: 5pm to 10.30pm (Tuesdays to Saturdays) 
Booking: Fill in the booking form or make a booking via Chope  
Contact: Call  6725 3377 or email manhattan@regentsingapore.com.sg  
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9. Atlas

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Inspired by the 1920s Art Deco movement, Atlas Bar’s grand Gatsby-esque aesthetic lets you feel fancy as hell from the moment you step into the red-carpeted, gold-gilded room. The bar also provides a fine selection of drinks, including a dizzying collection of over 1,000 types of gin and 250 labels of champagne.

Address: 600 North Bridge Road, Parkview Square, Singapore 188778
Phase 2 opening hours: 12pm to 10.30pm (Mondays and Saturdays) | 10am to 10.30pm (Tuesdays to Fridays) | Closed on Sundays
Booking: Fill in the booking form 
Contact: Call 6396 4466
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10. MO BAR

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Named one of Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020, this lush hotel bar serves up an exquisite blend of Asian-inspired concoctions. Be it evening cocktails or afternoon tea, excite your palate at MO BAR while you watch the sunset over the city skyline.  

If bar-hopping is one of your favourite holiday activities, MO BAR is currently hosting a Nomadic Forager Virtual Bar Tour. Make like you’re on a romantic getaway by imbibing cocktails from top bars from around the region, such as Taipei’s ROOM by Le Kief and New Delhi’s Sidecar. 

Address: 5 Raffles Avenue, The Mandarin Oriental, Singapore 039797
Phase 2 opening hours: 12pm to 10.30pm (Mondays, Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays) | 5pm to 10.30pm (Wednesdays to Fridays)
Booking: Make a booking via Chope
Contact: Call 6885 3500
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11. Barbary Coast

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On the first floor of this dual-concept establishment is the gritty dive bar DeadFall, which offers a wide range of tipples and 1800s San Fran-inspired street food. Upstairs is the Barbary Coast Ballroom, a more extravagant affair with VIP booths where you can call for champagne at the push of a button.

Address: 16 North Canal Road, Singapore 048828
Phase 2 opening hours:
DeadFall: 12pm to 10.30pm (Mondays to Fridays) | 4.30pm to 10.30pm (Saturdays) | Closed on Sundays
Barbary Coast Ballroom: 6pm to 10.30pm (Mondays to Saturdays) | Closed on Sundays
Contact: Call 8869 4798 or email info@barbarycoastsg.com
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8 Romantic Restaurants In Singapore Worthy Of Date Nights And Proposals

For forever-hungry baes who need a spot to wine and dine

12. Le Bon Funk

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Le Bon Funk is a buzzy wine bar and kitchen that prides itself on its natural wines and quality produce. Its ever-changing menu keeps things fresh as chef-owner Keirin Buck cooks up a storm, from exquisite rose veal tartare to its much-raved-about Beef Tongue and Gribiche Sammy.

Address: 29 Club Street, Singapore 069414
Phase 2 opening hours: 5pm to 10.30pm (Tuesdays to Thursdays) | 12pm to 10.30pm (Fridays and Saturdays) | Closed on Mondays and Sundays
Booking: Fill in the reservations form on its website or make a booking via Chope
Contact: Call 6224 1490 or email hello@lebonfunk.com
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13. Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar

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This bistro-style restaurant is an ideal spot to grab both dinner and drinks, at an affordable price. With a list of 70 French wines always on offer, and wines by the glass from $6, this hangout spot deserves a bookmark.

Address: 200 Middle Road, Hotel G Singapore, Singapore 188980
Phase 2 opening hours: 11.30am to 10.30pm daily
Booking: Make a booking via Chope
Contact: Call 6809 7989
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14. Live Twice

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Escape to mid-century Tokyo while nestled in a cosy nook under warm lighting at Live Twice. It’s brought to you by the folks behind Jigger & Pony, whose other establishments are also some of the most romantic bars in Singapore. Sip on a variety of sakes and spirits as you chow on the bar’s signature sandos, from beef katsu to pork katsu, as well as ebi and corn.

Address: 20 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089834
Phase 2 opening hours: 4pm to 10.30pm daily
Booking: Make a booking via Chope
Contact: Call 69011 8304 or email info@livetwice.sg
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15. The Horse’s Mouth

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If you’re looking for something more substantial than sandos, The Horse’s Mouth boasts a wide range of Japanese snacks, such as grilled stingray fins and spicy salmon and tuna tartare with crispy gyoza skin. Plus, you can order meals from its sister establishment, Uma Uma Ramen, right up to the bar.

Address: 583 Orchard Road, #B1-39, Forum the Shopping Mall, Singapore 238884
Phase 2 opening hours: 5pm to 10pm daily
Booking: Call 8188 0900 or make a booking via Chope
Contact: Call or Whatsapp 8188 0900 or email info@horsesmouthbar.com
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For baes who are big on sustainable living 

16. NATIVE

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Winner of the Ketel One Sustainable Bar Award 2019, everything in Native is 100% locally or regionally sourced, whether it’s spirits, furniture or aprons—even the music spotlighted is by local artists. This bar not only supports local businesses but also reduces the carbon footprint created by importing goods. Oh, and did we mention? There’s an in-house compost and mini-garden too.

Address: 2A Amoy Street, Singapore 069878
Phase 2 opening hours: 5pm to 10.30pm (Mondays to Saturdays) | Closed on Sundays
Booking: Fill in the booking form 
Contact: Email info@tribenative.com
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17. Operation Dagger

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This underground bar makes its own in-house fermented spirits, has never used plastic straws since it opened (way before reusable straws were a thing), recycles glass bottles, as well as fashions dockets and receipts into paper for its bottle labels. Operation Dagger is also known for its experimental cocktails, and So It Wasn’t Coffee strikes both boxes. The beverage creatively makes use of recycled coffee grounds and boiled lime husks for a unique eco-friendly tipple.

Address: 7 Ann Siang Hill, #B1-01, Singapore 069791
Phase 2 opening hours: 6pm to 10.30pm (Wednesdays to Saturdays) | Closed on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays
Contact: Call 9395 6690 or email info@operationdagger.com
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18. RVLT

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Often recognised as the pioneers behind Singapore’s natural wine movement, RVLT is passionate about curating quality natural produce for both its food and wine menus. Explore eccentric new tastes produced in distinctively sustainable ways, such as grower Champagnes and amphora-aged wines.

Address: 38 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059917
Phase 2 opening hours: 4pm to 10.30pm (Mondays to Fridays) | 1pm to 10.30pm (Saturdays) | Closed on Sundays
Booking: Make a booking via Chope
Contact: Call 6909 5709 or email hello@wineRVLT.sg
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19. The Elephant Room 

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The Elephant Room makes its own in-house infusions and fermentations, as well as Indian-inspired pub food made from ingredients freshly sourced from Tekka Market. With aprons sewn from leftover saree cloths from Little India, you can sense a deep love for culture and the environment at the heart of this bar.

Address: 20A Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088391
Phase 2 opening hours: 5.30pm to 10.30pm daily
Booking: Make a booking via Chope
Contact: Call 9111 5131 or email info@theelephantroom.sg
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20. Smoke & Mirrors

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Enjoy Conscious Cocktails and panoramic views at Smoke & Mirrors. Located on the rooftop of the National Gallery Singapore, the bar has dreamed up a selection of sustainable-focused cocktails for a whole other kind of responsible drinking.

Think: Green Gimlet, a gin-based cocktail in partnership with ecoSPIRITS that saves an average of 30g of carbon emissions per tipple. Pass the Pineapple, on the other hand, is a zesty concoction that uses every single bit of the pineapple, including the rinds.

Address: 1 St. Andrew’s Road, #06-01, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore 178957
Phase 2 opening hours: 3pm to 10.30pm (Wednesdays to Sundays) | Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
Booking: Call or WhatsApp 9380 6313, email reserve@smokeandmirrors.com.sg or fill in the reservation form on its website  
Contact: Call or WhatsApp 9380 6313
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Check Out These Romantic Bars In Singapore For Your Next Dinner-and-Drinks Date

There’s no need to panic the next time it’s your turn to pick a place to meet bae for drinks—just turn to this list of romantic bars in Singapore.

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