Archive for the 'Bars & nightlife' Category

Sep 01 2011

A Singapore Sling at Raffles

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It’s taken me three years of living in Singapore but I finally did it – I had a Singapore Sling at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel. Sipping this cherry-red cocktail in the place where it was invented in 1915 may be the most iconic thing to do in Singapore, but it’s also exceedingly expensive … read the full post

Aug 01 2011

7 days of drinking in Singapore

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It doesn’t take long to realise that drinking in Singapore is an expensive habit, but drink promotions can make an evening out a little more affordable. While we have already covered Singapore’s best happy hours, here are my latest suggestions for getting the most booze for your buck every day of the week. Monday Timbre@Arts … read the full post

Jun 29 2011

Ladies’ nights in Singapore

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As a modern, independent gal I’d normally turn my nose up at the thought of drink prices depending on gender…  but, given Singapore’s expensive nature – especially when it comes to drinking – I’ll take all the deals I can get! Many Singapore bars combat the mid-week lull with a “Ladies’ Night” promotion every Wednesday. … read the full post

Jun 13 2011

Strain your brain at a Singapore pub quiz

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Don’t let your brain turn to mush while you travel – flex those neurons at one of Singapore’s pub quizzes. By my count five bars reliably host a weekday trivia night with prizes and a drink special to accompany it. By the very British nature of pub quizzes there tends to be a UK-leaning to … read the full post

May 02 2011

Singapore bars: The Clinic

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UPDATE: Clinic Bar has closed. Make yourself comfy in a gold-plated wheelchair and order up an IV bag of booze at Singapore’s hospital-themed Clinic Bar. Located in the trendy Clarke Quay area, the bar creates a morbidly chic atmosphere with shots served in syringes, servers wearing scrubs, and hospital bed couches. Clinic Bar is the … read the full post

Jan 09 2011

Singapore’s best happy hours

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Drinking in Singapore is infamously expensive, but you can get most booze for your buck during happy hour. Most bars and lounges offer drink discounts from 17:00 to 19:00 or later to attract the after-work crowd, and this is a great opportunity to try the trendy bars at half the price. These are my favourite … read the full post

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