8 new bars in Singapore in December 2021
December is here and that means it’s a month full of festivities and celebrations. Holidays are thirsty work, which is why we’ve put together a list of new bars in Singapore that should be on your radar as the New Year approaches.
Wine lovers are well taken care of thanks to the proliferation of new wine bars on the island. Binary is a force of European artisan labels on Orchard Road, and Fool offers lesser-known varietals in an irreverent space. On Purvis Street, Bar Uva serves Lebanese wines alongside Old World regions, while The Wine Cove and Drunken Farmer respectively bring classic focus and natural wines to the east.
Vertigo 26 stubbornly remains analog. The Mint Museum of Toys’ basement bar serves local craft beers, whiskey, and cocktails to enjoy to vinyl music. At Downtown Gallery, The Providore digs with a wide range of craft beers at Underground Taps. Finally, Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore hits a hole in one with golf-inspired drinks at Legends Bar.
Check out the eight new bars in Singapore you should check out in December below.
This story first appeared in Lifestyle Asia Singapore.
Binary is a new gastrobar at the Palais Renaissance that offers quality wines, craft beers and signature cocktails in a cozy space. They have over 60 predominantly French labels, which are available to take away or to enjoy on site for an additional S $ 30. Their house beer is a pale cream (S $ 16 ++) made exclusively for them by local brewer Rye & Pint, and cocktails ($ 24 ++ each) include a refreshing chrysanthemum tea (chrysanthemum tincture with kaffir lime, lemongrass, Grand Marnier and tonic) and Spice It Up (The Macallan 12 Years Old, green chili, curry leaves, lime and rasam powder).
Monday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Legends Bar by Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore
Play golf with cocktails at the new Legends Bar in Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore. Sharing the grounds of the Laguna National Golf Resort Club, the drinks read like a who’s who of the sport’s greatest legends. There’s Your Daly Smash (S $ 18 ++), a Gimlet variant that honors two-time Major John Daly champion, and the Long Banana (S $ 21 ++) is a tribute to Jack Nicklaus with Caribbean rum. , Spanish sherry and banana.
Monday to Sunday, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Underground tap craft beer bar
The Providore gets smart with the launch of their new tap room. Located just behind the wine cellar at their Downtown Gallery location, the bar offers a selection of over 55 craft beers from around the world and a rotating seasonal menu of four different draft beers. There’s currently 10 percent off a bottled six-bar mixed bucket, and draft beers range from S $ 10 ++ to S $ 13 ++.
Monday to Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Drunk Farmer (Joo Chiat)
Wine Bar and Bistro Drunken Farmer stumbles east with his last outpost in Joo Chiat. Similar to their original location, the concept takes the Common Man Stan cafe and transforms it into a watering hole serving natural wines. There is a rotation of 14 labels available by the glass (starting at S $ 18), or choose from over 80 labels (starting at S $ 87), including orange wines and pet nats. For the uninitiated or the adventurous, the Farmer’s Selection (S $ 50) offers three glasses prepared by the bar. Don’t miss the limited edition Drunken Farmer x Lise et Bertrand Jousse wine, a chenin blanc with notes of citrus and apricots.
Monday to Sunday, 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Fool is the newest addition to Chef Owner Rishi Naleendra’s concept group, which includes Cloudstreet, Cheek Bistro, and Kotuwa. The wine bar promotes unpretentious and exploratory consumption by offering wine producers focused on quality through themes. There is “Lost In Translation”, which highlights lesser-known grape varieties, and “Bet on Climate Change” presents the wine regions in the making. Those looking to broaden their horizons can opt for the Daily Specials by the Glass, which feature a rotating wine distribution.
Tuesday to Thursday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Uva combines a barbecue restaurant with a wine bar in the historic enclave of Purvis Street. There are over 150 labels, including a selection of natural and orange wines in addition to more traditional European and New World wines, as well as lesser-known regions like China and Lebanon. Very useful is the table at the start of the menu, which breaks down the grape varieties by light, medium and full body.
Tuesday to Friday, 3 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Vertigo 26 goes back in time in music with its vinyl bar. Combining record store, listening room and watering hole, drinkers can enjoy the signature sounds of records while drinking local craft beer on tap, Japanese whiskeys, a wide range of scotches and the named signature cocktails. based on songs like Sweet Child O ‘Mine: Milo infused Glenfiddich 12 years old, milk and butterscotch.
Tuesday to Saturday, 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Wine Cove is a bar in Siglap that draws on European wines. The list is heavy on Spanish, Italian and French labels, as well as a good part of Australian producers. Designed like a wine cellar, the space is full of alcoves and nooks to snuggle up with a glass of wine in hand and a good book in the other.
Tuesday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.