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23 Best Bars & Clubs In Singapore To Party At If Your Bedtime Starts At 6am

Best bars & clubs in Singapore


Nights out in Singapore are difficult – not because there aren’t enough options, but rather because there are simply too many to choose from. From the nightlife enclave of Clarke Quay to the swanky and glamorous watering holes in the Marina Bay area, we’ve rounded up the best bars and clubs in Singapore that you can count on for a great night.


–  Clubs in Singapore –


Ed Sheeran said that the club isn’t the best place to find a lover, but it’s certainly a hella great place to groove to some sick beats.


1. MARQUEE Nightclub


3-storey slides & indoor ferris wheel


MARQUEE Nightclub took the global nightlife scene by storm when it opened in 2019 as Singapore’s largest club hands down, spanning over 2,300 square metres across a 3-storey expanse. 

Indulge in a feast for the senses with MARQUEE Nightclub’s 8K-resolution screen display, measuring a whopping 20 metres long. Courtesy of their state-of-the-art Funktion One DJ console and sound system, you’ll be able to experience acts from internationally renowned DJs and artists such as Tiesto, Afrojack, A$AP Rocky, Steve Aoki, and Alan Walker, as well as local music acts showcasing the Lion City’s talent pool, all in ultra-crisp and immersive levels.

Fun fact: There’s even a mart within the club selling exclusive MARQUEE Nightclub merch, including caps, shirts and bags. Now you can rep your love for Singapore’s biggest club anytime, anywhere. Make sure to also stay tuned to the official MARQUEE Nightclub Instagram for the latest happenings.

Address: 2 Bayfront Avenue, #B1-67, Singapore 018972
Opening hour: Fri-Sat 10pm-6am (Closed from Sundays to Thursdays)
Contact: 6688 8660 | Marquee website


2. XclusiV


Open 7 days/week


Image adapted from: @radium147 & kathbbi via Instagram

Your fave Prism nightclub recently got a facelift and rebranded as XclusiV. And it’s open 7 days a week – great for anyone in need of letting their hair down in the middle of the week.

The soft opening saw local DJs Inquisitiv and Farah Fraz helming the deck, so you know the club will be spinning great EDM and hip hop tracks. No words on the weekly themed events just yet, but if it’s anything like the previous slumber party on Wednesday night, then you’re guaranteed a good time.

Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Raffles Link, #01-04, Singapore 039594
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 8pm-3am | Fri-Sat 8pm-4am
Contact: 8139 9437 | XclusiV Instagram


3. Drip


2 floors of IG-worthy decorations


Drip Singapore brings art and partying together at Concord Hotel and Shopping Mall. Or more specifically, the basement of the mall. 

It’ll be hard to put your phone down as you’ll be busy snapping a tonne of photos here. The club is filled with quirky art pieces, unique sculptures – think Einstein’s head – and even an empty swimming pool where you can chill in. You’ll also notice HDB-inspired tiles at the dance podiums – a subtle homage to our local culture. 

Address: 100 Orchard Road, Singapore 238840
Opening hours: Fri-Sat 10pm-3am (Closed from Sundays to Thursdays)
Contact: Drip Singapore Instagram


4. TUFF Club


Hosts international DJs like Peggy Gou


Image credit: @haute_encounters via Instagram

Not to be confused with TAF Club, the Trim and Fit school programme, TUFF Club is a pop-up club that occurs twice a week. The place is conveniently located at Oxley Tower, so you’ll notice a more mature crowd here – none of ‘em young recruits and XMMs. It has hosted international icons like Peggy Gou and Perc before, so you can expect top-tier music here.

Address: 138 Robinson Road, #19-01, Singapore 068906
Opening hours: Fri 10.30pm-3am | Sat 10.30pm-3.30am (Closed from Sundays to Thursdays)
Contact: 9667 9424 | Tuff Club Instagram


5. Headquarters


Techno & house underground club


Image credit: @headquarters.sg via Instagram

No need to travel to Europe for an underground rave. Headquarters provides an escape from your typical EDM tunes and is known for its techno and house tracks. While the place is smaller, there’s an open-air area right upstairs for you to catch a breather from all that fist-pumping.

Address: 66A Boat Quay, Singapore 049854
Opening hours: Wed-Sat 9pm-3am (Closed from Sundays to Tuesdays)
Contact: 9667 9424 | Headquarters Facebook


6. Zouk


Singapore’s longest-running club



Image credit: @bryner_colossal via Instagram

Ask any club-goer and chances are, their first club experience was at Zouk, the longest-running club in Singapore. Some might even call it Singapore’s OG. Ranked an impressive #5 in the world and popular among locals and tourists alike, this go-to club is a great option for anyone who’s searching for a great night.

Heads up girls, there’s ladies night with free entry every Wednesday.

P.S. If you’re an old millennial who remembers Mambo Jambo nights when Zouk was at Jiak Kim Street, the club has since been converted into a restaurant – Jiak Kim House.

Address: 3C River Valley Road, #01-05, Singapore 179022
Opening hour: Wed-Sat 10pm-3am (Closed from Sundays to Tuesdays)
Contact: 6738 2988 | Zouk website


7. Cherry Discotheque


Retro hip-hop club



Image credit: Cherry Discotheque Via Facebook

For a taste of nostalgia to go along with cocktails and R&B grooves, spend your evening at the retro Cherry Discotheque. With 80s inspired neon light art adorning the walls, old school TVs as well as private rooms hidden behind pseudo phone booths, this club is definitely one that’ll provide a unique night out.

Amidst all that dancing, have a go at some of their old-school arcade games like Pacman and Street Fighter.

Address: 133 Cecil Street, Singapore 069535
Opening hour: Tue-Sat 8pm-3am (Closed on Sundays & Mondays)
Contact: 9826 5055 | Cherry Discotheque website


8. YANG


Glitzy club with high ceilings & LED screens


They always say you’ve gotta live while you’re… YANG
Image credit: @yangclubsingapore via Instagram

Propped in The Riverhouse, YANG is a lavish nightclub with high ceilings, LED screens and raised golden birdcages for a glitzy night out. It’s also one of the newer clubs in town – a fresh new option for all the party animals who’ve already ticked off the rest on this list.

Image credit: @aaronnsnuff via Instagram

Address: 3A River Valley Road, #01-02, Singapore 179020
Opening hour: Fri-Sat 10pm-3am (Closed from Sundays to Thursdays)
Contact: 6261 1189 | Yang Club website


–  Bars in Singapore –


If you’re finding a lover in the clubs but to no avail, take Ed Sheeran’s advice: head to a bar. Here are the best bars in town, ranging from ones with panoramic views, to others with a wallet-friendly menu.


9. Manhattan


NYC vibes with Broadway cocktails


Image credit: @lessenceduvin via Instagram

Manhattan is the bar to go to for an old-school New York experience. Found in Conrad Singapore Orchard, the bar has a slew of pop-culture-inspired drinks that are a treat for your taste buds and your eyes. 

Take The Hamilton for example – it features the OG concoctions of American Whiskey, Remy Martin, Gonzalez Byass PX Sherry, Muyu Vetiver, and Mozart Chocolate – all of which are inspired by NYC’s Broadway stars.

Address: 1 Cuscaden Road, Level 2, Singapore 249715
Opening hours: Tues-Thu 5pm-12am | Fri-Sat 5pm-1am | Sun 12pm-3pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 6725 3377


10. Jigger and Pony


#2 best bar in Asia & #14 in the world


Image adapted from: @setthetables & @fridafrida.analog via Instagram

The rankings say it all. Jigger and Pony is where you can find cool cocktails with a twist, including the Soy Milk Punch ($28) and Pony Martini ($28) which has Sakura vinegar. They’ve also launched their “menuzine”, a menu presented in the form of a lifestyle magazine with stunning visuals of their drinks so you know what to expect when ordering.

Address: 165 Tanjong Pagar Road, Amara Hotel, Singapore 088539
Opening hours: Thu-Sat 6pm-2am | Sun-Tues 6pm-12am | Wed 6pm-1am
Contact: 9621 1074


11. AVENUE Lounge


Speakeasy bar with bowling, arcade games & pinball


Image credit: AVENUE Lounge

Located at the heart of Marina Bay Sands, AVENUE Lounge is a luxe bar draped in opulence. You’ll be doing a lot more than just sprawling on the swanky sofas or perched prettily at the bar counter though, as entertainment options here include vintage arcade game machines, a pool table, a mini bowling alley, and a karaoke room for you to sing your heart out.

Image adapted from: AVENUE Lounge

As tunes of myriad genres fill the air, savour AVENUE’s extensive selection of cocktails from original creations to age-old classics. Bar bites include premium gourmet delights like Tuna Tartare Tacos ($28), Truffle Waffle Fries ($24), and mouth-watering Wagyu Sliders ($30).

They’ve also got bottle packages for every occasion, be it birthdays, hen’s night/bachelor parties, or any shindig you feel like celebrating. 

Image credit: AVENUE Lounge

Every Wednesday is Ladies’ Night, where all the women are treated to a complimentary glass of prosecco. As for the dudes, there’s no need to FOMO as 8pm-10pm on Thursdays are Happy Hour where house pours and beers are $10 nett. and cocktails are $15 nett for everyone present. Stay tuned to promos and other updates on the official AVENUE Lounge Instagram.

Nearest drop-off point: Casino/Theatres

Address: 2 Bayfront Ave, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018956
Main entrance of AVENUE Lounge is located on Level 1 along Bayfront Avenue behind Theatres Bus Stop.
Opening hours: Wed 10pm-3am | Thur 9pm-3am | Fri 7 Sat 10pm-5am (Closed from Sundays to Tuesdays)
Contact: 6688 8680 | AVENUE Lounge website


12. Lantern


Rooftop bar on Fullerton Bay hotel


Image credit: @kakie811 via Instagram

Knock back a tipple while taking in the gorgeous scenery at Lantern, a swanky rooftop bar with a panoramic view of the iconic Marina Bay Skyline. There’s a fine collection of liquor to choose from, from the refreshing Mad About Yuzu ($26) to the signature Merlion ($26).

Address: 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 3pm-1am | Fri-Sat 3pm-2am
Contact: 6597 5299 | Lantern website


13. Kinki Bar


Izakaya bar facing MBS


Alfresco seats facing Marina Bay Sands.
Image credit: @kinkibar via Instagram

If fresh platters of sashimi with a glass of your favourite booze sound like a dream, hop over to Kinki, an Izakaya bar conveniently located in Collar Quay. Pick a drink from their fine selection of Japanese sake, plum wine, shochu (distilled spirit similar to vodka) and beer or usual bar selections of wine, champagne and spirits as you enjoy the unblocked view of the Marina Bay skyline.


Image credit: @lianneelow via Instagram

Address: 70 Collyer Quay, #02-02 Customs House, Singapore 049323
Opening hours: 12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm, Daily
Contact: 6533 3471 | Kinki website


14. RedTail Bar


1-for-1 deals in Clarke Quay



Image credit: Zouk

Getting a boozy beverage in the heart of Singapore’s party central isn’t easy on the wallet. So make sure to look out for RedTail Bar by Zouk’s affordable 1-for-1 drinks ($12) that are available from Tuesday till Saturday between 6pm and 8pm

There’s also a beer pong table for games.
Image credit: RedTail Bar by Zouk 

Address: Block 3C River Valley Road #01-04, Singapore 179022
Opening hours: Tue-Thu 2pm-11pm | Fri 2pm-3am | Sat 6pm-4am (Closed from Sunday-Monday)
Contact: RedTail Bar by Zouk Facebook


15. Cé La Vi


Skybar on the top of MBS


Singapore Sling cocktail.
Image credit: @kristiesimmons via Instagram

Set atop the iconic MBS hotel is the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Observation Deck where you’ll find Ce La Vi. This is where you’ll get an unrivalled bird’s eye view of the surrounding area.

Sip on one of the bar’s floral and dried fruit-decorated cocktails such as the iconic Singapore Sling ($25) or gin-based Summer Love ($25) while admiring the scenery of Marina Bay on one side and Gardens By The Bay on the other.

View over Gardens By The Bay.
Image credit: @karolinastateofmind via Instagram

Address: 1 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sand Tower 3, Level 57, Singapore 018971
Opening hours: Mon-Tue 4pm-1am | Wed 4pm-4am | Thu 4pm-3am | Fri 4pm-4am | Sat 12pm-4am | Sun 12pm-3am
Contact: 6508 2188 | Ce La Vi website


16. Kanpai 789


Affordable beer towers near Clarke Quay


Image credit: @jaceonthemove via Instagram

For pre-clubbing drinks, hit up Kanpai 789, known for its affordable Happy Hour in which a pint of beer or a glass of housepour starts from $4 if you order at 4pm. Situated just about a 10-minute walk from the likes of Zouk, this is a convenient spot to get yourself fired up before heading to the dance floors.

The bar gets crowded during the weekends, so drop a reservation a few days in advance to secure a seat.

Address: 11 Unity Street, #01-18/29, Robertson Walk, Singapore 237995
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 5pm-2am | Fri-Sat 5pm-3am
Contact: 8738 7996 | Kanpai website


18. Five Bar


$5 drinks daily


Image credit: Five Bar

Right across the road from Somerset 313 is Five Bar, a superb tavern to stop by for a post-dinner bevvy. Their drinks here won’t have you breaking the bank with $5 glasses of housepour spirits, wine, and Choya Umeshu.

Read our article on affordable bars in Singapore here.

Address: 25 Cuppage Road, Cuppage Terrace, Singapore 229454
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 5pm-12am | Fri-Sat 5pm-2am
Contact: 8038 6050 | Five Bar website


19. Mr Stork


Teepee tents on a 39th-floor rooftop


Regular bar stools are passe at Mr Stork, where you’ll be able to sip on your cocktails all night in cute teepee tents on the rooftop of the Andaz Hotel.

Image credit: @jayrunquist via Instagram

Comfort’s not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when you think about camping, but the tents here at this rooftop bar in Singapore are cosily set up with a soft cushioned base and pillows so you won’t feel like a grandma with an aching back by the end of the night. Drinks include their zesty Aliya ($27).

Address: 5 Fraser Street, Level 39, Andaz, Singapore 189354
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 5pm-12am | Fri & Sat 5pm-1am
Contact: 9008 7707 | Mr. Stork website


20. Level Up


Arcade games like Bishi Bashi & Metal Slug


Think bar games and the usual suspects like beer pong and poker cards might come to mind, but Level Up raises the bar. A first for an arcade-themed bar in Singapore, Level Up carries video games like Bishi Bashi, Metal Slug and Time Crisis to spice up the evening.

Beers here are priced from $13 and cocktails like margaritas start from $18. Each alcoholic bevvy also comes with 2 free tokens you can use for the games, but if that isn’t enough, you can purchase extra tokens priced from $0.70.

Address: 3A River Valley Road, #02-04, Clarke Quay, Singapore 179020
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 5pm-1am | Fri-Sat 5pm-3am
Contact: 9231 4992 | Level Up website


21. Chupitos


Variety of shots, with $1 deals


Image credit: @vibingwithjohn via Instagram

Any regular Clarke Quay-goer would be familiar with Chupitos, known for their shooters that’ll add an element of fun to your drinking sesh. 

Amazing Race.
Image adapted from: @crumplerboi via Instagram

You’ll be spoilt for choices here with more than 130 varieties of shots such as the Drunken Monkey ($12) that comes with banana liqueur and Malibu, and Girl Scout ($16), a powerful concoction of absinthe and marshmallow. Get a tray of 10 shots to snag 2 freebies so you can try a bit of everything.

Address: 3B River Valley Road, #01-05, Singapore 179021
Opening hours: Sun-Tue & Thu  5.30pm-1.30am | Wed 5.30pm-3am | Fri: 5.30pm-3am | Sat 5.30pm-4am
Contact: 8850 9412 | Chupitos Bar website


22. Potato Head Folk


Rustic rooftop bar with fairy lights



Image credit: Potato Head Singapore

To end a long and tiring week, head to Potato Head Folk at the quaint neighbourhood of Keong Saik. Grab a craft cocktail like the refreshing Garden Spritz ($21) and perch yourself up on the rooftop deck that’s illuminated with fairy lights.


Image credit: @roberhchohan via Instagram

If you’d prefer hanging out in air-conditioned comfort, there are also indoor seats available on the ground floor, decked out with quirky fairytale-themed sketches and paintings. 

Address: 36 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089143
Opening hours: 12pm-12am, Daily
Contact: 6327 1939 | Potato Head Folk website


23. Hopscotch


Cocktails with local flavours


Image credit: @uvamarketing via Instagram

Say you’re looking for an adventure for the palate, look no further than Hopscotch to take your tastebuds for a ride. You’ll find cocktails infused with local flavours here like Milo Medley ($23), a cognac-based booze with Milo, milk, and vanilla ice cream, served with Milo marshmallows on the side.

Full list of Hopscotch outlets


24. Atlas


The Great Gatsby-inspired bar


Image credit: @missyvonnehua via Instagram

Inspired by The Great Gatsby, Atlas is an ornate bar with high ceilings, spiral staircases and a towering display of more than 1,000 bottles of liquor. Drinks here include their caffeinated cocktail of Atlas Espresso Martini ($26) and signature gin-based Atlas Martini ($27).

Image credit: @sonikabhasin via Instagram

As an added bonus for all the DC fans out there, the bar is also located in Parkview Square, a.k.a Singapore’s version of Gotham City because of its uncanny resemblance to the fictional building.

Address: 600 North Bridge Road, Parkview Square, Singapore 188778
Opening hours: Fri-Sat 12pm-2am | Tue-Thu 12pm-12am (Closed on Sundays & Mondays)
Contact: 6396 4466 | Atlas website 


(Closed) Papa Doble


Image credit: @anjdrinkstothat via Instagram

Papa Doble, previously known as The Old Man, is a charming little bar along Keong Saik street known for its immaculately prepared cocktails. On the menu are unique beverages including Papa Doble, a blend of Bacardi, ananas, and peppers, and Papa’s Old Fashioned, the bar’s own rendition of the classic drink.


(Closed) Baliza



Image credit: Clubbable

If life’s been tough and ending the night at the usual 3am or so simply isn’t enough, head to Baliza where you can party till the club closes at a late 6am. With 8,000 square feet of space across 2 dance floors – the Main Room and VIP suite, there’s plenty of room for you to whip out those moves.


(Closed) Canvas


Your copy.Image credit: Canvas Club via Facebook

An art gallery by day and nightclub by night, Canvas is an intimate space where you can enjoy mainstream and indie music without having to jostle with a large crowd. Their music varies each week depending on the host DJ.


(Closed) Get Juiced


A popular spot for #BrokeUniStudents to unwind at is Get Juiced, with free entry for all who’ve hit the legal drinking age. There are 3 different sections – bar, lounge and club – which you can access, an easy solution for those who can’t decide between a) having a chill drinking session or b) dancing to EDM till the wee hours of the morning.


(Closed) Loof


Image credit: @trisksq via Instagram

The quaint rooftop bar Loof has open-air seats lit by neon lights that add an ol’ school vibe. While some rooftop bars exude extravagance, this is a comfortably unpretentious hangout spot for cosy nights out with the gang.


Best bars & clubs in Singapore to swing by with your pals

If your weekend nights seem dull, drop that bag of potato chips and pause your Netflix movie – a fun night out awaits at these bars and clubs.

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Cover image adapted from: @kakie811 via Instagram, AVENUE Lounge, Cherry Discotheque, MARQUEE Nightclub
Originally published on 4th September 2013. Last updated by Samantha Nguyen on 19th February 2024.

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