Although known as a business and financial hub, Singapore’s nightlife has plenty to offer, and tourists or first time visitors won’t be disappointed. From Jalan Besar the upcoming hot spot to the traditional Bali lane and Clarke Quay, every taste no matter how eclectic is catered for here. A trip to this island for the live music, hottest DJs, and funny comedic nights have to be on everyone’s bucket list. When looking for a delicious meal or simply to party the night away, many options abound. No matter where you head to, you are bound to have a fantastic time.
Here are the best nightlife spots in no particular order.
1. 1925 Microbrewery & Restaurant
When it opened its doors in May 2014, it was soon noted that there was something special about this micro-brewery. From its lovely décor with a rustic appeal. They brew their own beer and serve them on tap, guest taps are also featured. They also have a mouth watering food menu. Table reservations can be done on their website although the arrangement is usually on a first come first served basis.
Location: 369 Jalan Besar Singapore 208997.
Contacts: +65 6294 9215, the1925.com.sg.
Operating hours: Monday – Saturday: 10 am – midnight. Sunday 10 am – 10 pm.
Located in a hotel, Suprette serves one of the best burgers available anywhere. They are a bit pricey but the unlimited servings of shoestring fries balance it out. Though not regarded as a party spot, it’s a fun and relaxing place with enticing meals.
Location: 383 Jalan Besar Singapore 209001.
Contacts: +65 6298 8962, suprette.com.
Operating hours: Breakfast and Lunch, Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 3:00 pm. Saturday – Sunday: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. Dinner and Drinks, Sunday – Thursday: 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm (Tuesday Evening is closed). Friday – Saturday: 6:00 pm – midnight.
3. Blu Jaz Café
Established in 2004, Blu Jaz Cafe began as a burger place, it has now grown to a popular night spot being one of the cool and hippiest spots in town. The style is laid back and has great meals on offer. It offers entertainment live with great music, this keeps it packed with revelers. It has 3 levels all with excellent bars and DJs spinning hot tunes. The second level has a dancing club for patrons to dance their hearts out. It also hosts comedy nights.
Location: 11 Bali Lane Singapore 189848.
Contacts: + 65 9199 0610, blujazcafe.net.
Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 11:30 am – 12.30 am. Friday 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. Saturday: 4 pm – 1:30 am. Closed on Sunday.
4. Cable Car 1890s Saloon
In this Japanese bar, a wide variety of drinks are available. From whiskeys to malts such as Yamakazi, this bar brings Japanese tradition to town. The rich interior and great atmosphere make it a lovely hang out joint. Snacks are available but it’s not really an eatery.
Location: 49 Cuppage Road, Cuppage Terrace Singapore 229466.
Contacts: +65 6835 3545.
Operating hours: Monday – Friday: 3 pm – 2 am. Saturday: 12 pm – 2 am Sunday 12 pm – 12 am.
5. Club Kyo
Located in the basement of a tower in the Central Business District, it is regarded as one of the best clubs, especially for house music. Club Kyo has hosted some of the best European DJs. It has what is regarded as the longest bar and serves Japanese whiskey. Its location makes for an intimate dance floor that is large enough but not too large like other city clubs.
Location: 133 Cecil Street, Keck Seng Tower #B1-02 Singapore 069535.
Contacts: +66 8299 8735, clubkyo.com.
Operating hours: Wednesday – Thursday: 9 pm – 4 am. Friday: 9 pm – 4.30 am Saturday 11pm – 6 am.
6. Zouk Club
One of the oldest clubs in the country, Zouk has grown from strength to strength. It has single-handedly put Singapore in the dance world map. With consistent top 10 placement in polls for top clubs, it is a fine place to be. It has 5 different clubs in its complex: Velvet Underground – Lounge, Velvet Underground – Dance, Phuture, Wine Bar and the main Zouk room. Combined, they offer a club with whatever atmosphere a reveler would want.
Location: 17 Jiak Kim Street Singapore 169420.
Contacts: +65 6738 2988, zoukclub.com.
Operating hours: Wednesday, Friday – Saturday: 9 pm – 4 am.
7. CANVAS Nightclub
Previously known as Home Club this nightclub acts as an art space during the day and turns into a nightclub by evening retaining its artsy feel. It offers a unique joint for revelers who enjoy art and clubbing. It holds huge parties integrating design, art and music for a trendy and hip crowd. This one of a kind club has a team of DJs playing all genres of music catering to a wide range of tastes. It’s visual array of lights make for a great experience.
Location: 20 Upper Circular Road, The Riverwalk B1-01/06 Singapore.
Contacts: +65 6538 2928, canvasvenue.sg.
Operating hours: Monday– Sunday: 3 pm – 3 am.
Opened in 2004, Attica has remained relevant in the Singapore night scene. Newly refurbished in 2014, it mostly plays mainstream dance music. It is a huge club that usually fills up every day of the week. It has hosted the biggest DJs in its history and continues to attract big names.
Location: 3A River Valley Road #01-03, Clarke Quay Singapore 179020.
Contacts: +65 6333 9973 , attica.com.sg.
Operating hours: Sunday – Tuesday: 5.30 pm – 11 pm, Wednesday – Saturday: 10.30 pm – 4 am.
9. Trace Club
One of the newest clubs of Clarke Quay located near Central Mall, Trace Lounge is mainly a hip hop and EDM kind of club with amazing laser effects. It ‘s open only 3 days weekly and hosts a lady’s night on Wednesday. Saturday and Sunday are for EDM fans.
Location: 5 Magazine Rd #01-03 Singapore 059571.
Contacts: +65 6443 4500.
Operating hours: Wednesday: 10 pm – 3 am, Friday – Saturday: 10 pm – 4 am.
Colbar is located at the western end of Singapore, it is a vintage bar that offers drinks at affordable prices. It in an idyllic part of town away from the noise and hustle of the CBD. It has been around since the 1950’s and is a lovely place to relax amidst the lush vegetation that surrounds it.
Location: Wessex Estate, 9A Whitchurch Road.
Contacts: +65 6779 4859.
Operating hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 11 am – 10 pm.
Michelle is a native of Singapore and imparts her experience and knowledge daily about this glorious SouthEast Asia jewel.