Actors The Jam Bar

Karaoke knocked up a notch, there are guitars and drums for you to play on the stage if you’re brave enough. The band will try their best to make you sound a whole lot better if the bubbles have affected your rhythm.

13A-15A South Bridge Road

The Secret Mermaid

The American spirits haven right underneath the Raffles Place MRT looks so out of place, but still feels like an alleyway bar tucked away from civilisation. You’ll find a decent selection of rare bourbons here.

10 Collyer Quay

Potato Head Folk

The first floor is dedicated to good burgers and cocktails served in bottles. Head upstairs for a mural-covered dining room, and above that, a gorgeous marble top bar called Studio 1939. The Rooftop on the top is set back in time, adorned with pot plants and wooden benches.

36 Keong Saik Road


Chicken rice cocktail, anyone? Inspired by local dishes, the laidback cocktail bar in Red Dot Traffic Building offers creative concoctions, like the smoked duck-infused bourbon – essentially a new take on an Old Fashioned.

28 Maxwell Road

Horse’s Mouth

An obscure entrance through a ramen restaurant, this classy basement cocktail bar – inspired by Japanese watering holes and a love for bookshelves in bars – is perfect for a tipple and a talk.

583 Orchard Road

Image: Potato Head Folk