Last Updated: November 2, 2018
In Singapore, given our limited space, it’s all about the high life. Buildings are built higher and higher and it’s no surprise that restaurants and bars are now coming with gorgeous views of the city skyline.
Great for a romantic date, these 30 restaurants and bars in Singapore offer the best rooftop views while dining on delicious food or sipping on cocktails. It’s not just about the height, it’s really about the view.
Come New Year’s Eve and National Day, Singapore always has spectacular fireworks. If you’re looking for a rooftop spot to catch those blooming colours in the sky, then Mr Stork at Andaz Singapore is your best bet.
Head up to Level 39 and lounge amongst the teepee huts and lush greenery at this destination rooftop bar with 360-degree views of the city. It’s a great place to chill and hang out with friends, with a cold pint of Andaz Pale Ale or two.
If you want something more sophisticated, try some of the botanically-inspired cocktails, such as the fizzy Rhubarb (S$22++) or the citrusy and refreshing Ruby (S$22++).
Mr Stork: 5 Fraser Street, Level 39, Andaz Singapore, Singapore 189354 | Tel: +65 6408 1234 | Opening Hours: 5pm – 12midnight (Sun – Thu), 5pm – 1am (Fri & Sat) | Website
Relax in the simple and calming minimalist space at SKAI in Swissôtel The Stamford, over an assortment of fresh fish, seafood and prime meats. Boasting a phenomenal city view from its spot on the 70th floor, they’re open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch with carefully curated menus.
You’ll want to grab a friend or two for the sharing dishes, which include artisanal beef specially sourced from Australia, America, Japan and Ireland. There’s also a spread of pastries and desserts you won’t want to miss. Unwind with a drink or two, because SKAI does bespoke cocktails carefully crafted with organic elements.
SKAI: 2 Stamford Road, Swissôtel The Stamford, Level 70, Singapore 178882 | Tel: +65 6837 3322 | Opening Hours: 12noon – 2.30pm (Lunch, Mon – Fri), 12noon – 3.30pm (Weekend Brunch, Sat), 11.30am – 3.30pm (Weekend Brunch, Sunday), 6pm – 10pm (Dinner, Daily) | Website
CÉ LA VI (formerly KU DE TA) is a modern Asian restaurant which offers both alfresco and indoor dining, as well as a panoramic view which embraces the Marina Bay skyline.
With fusion cuisine perfectly cooked by award-winning chefs accompanied with top grade wine, this is without a doubt a good place to enjoy the Singapore View.
CÉ LA VI: 1 Bayfront Avenue, SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands, Tower 3, Singapore 018971 | Tel: +65 6688 7688 | Opening Hours: 12noon – late (Daily) | Website
Located on the 62nd floor of One Raffles Place, Stellar at 1-Altitude serves a diverse variety of cuisines, mainly European, Western and Japanese.
The award-winning restaurant headed by Chef Christopher Millar is definitely a place to impress your date.
Stellar at 1-Altitude: 1 Raffles Place, #62-02, Singapore 048616 | Tel: +65 6438 0410 | Opening Hours: 6pm – 2am (Sun – Tue), 6pm – 3am (Thu), 6pm – 4am (Wed, Fri, Sat & Eve of Public Holiday) | Website
Situated at Keong Saik Road, Potato Head Folk has taken over the iconic building where Tong Ah Kopitiam used to be. With a pretty chill atmosphere, good food and drinks, this is a haunt of many hipsters.
The new rooftop garden on the 4th floor provides a bohemian escape with a stunning view of heritage houses with modern skyscrapers.
Potato Head: 36 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089143 | Tel: +65 6327 1939 | Opening Hours: 11am – 12midnight (Tue – Sun) | Website
Loof Restaurant, nestled on the rooftop garden on the top floor of Odeon Towers, has been awarded Singapore’s best rooftop bar.
With Asian influences throughout the bar, from the design to the drinks, it’s a nostalgic yet trendy experience.
Loof: 331 North Bridge Road, #03-07, Odeon Towers Extension Rooftop, Singapore 188720 | Tel: +65 9773 9304 | Opening Hours: 5pm – 1am (Mon – Thu), 5pm – 2am (Fri & Sat) | Website
Here’s something special for our friends that don’t like to drink alcohol! New in the scene of rooftop bars, Atap Bar is situated on the rooftop of Shophouse Hostel in Arab Street. Not only does it have a great view, this rooftop bar is also halal! Atap Bar’s space opens up to a porch area that has the nostalgic vibes a kampung.
Atap Bar: 48 Arab Street, Shophouse Hostel, Level 5, Singapore 199745 | Tel: +65 6298 8721 | Opening Hours: 5pm – 12midnight (Mon – Thu), 5pm – 1am (Fri), 4pm – 1am (Sat), 4pm – 12midnight (Sun), Closed on Tue | Facebook
LIN 林 is short for 树林 which means “forest”, and this is the main theme for the rooftop bar. Bamboo silhouettes surround the entire bar, with traditional Asian accents like terracotta warriors, Japanese paintings and oriental porcelain stools. This is definitely a refreshing change from the usual dark and cozy rooftop bar theme.
LIN offers cheap midweek drinks at only S$10, and these drinks are definitely not your usual house pours or diluted cocktails.
LIN Rooftop Bar: 50 Tiong Bahru Road, Singapore 168733 | Tel: +65 9487 4290 | Opening Hours: 5pm – 1am | Website
In one of the busiest shopping malls along Orchard Road, lies Salt Grill & Sky Bar, a lavish restaurant located on the top floor of ION Orchard.
Featuring Australian cuisine on their menu, the restaurant is owned by Australian celebrity chef-restaurateur Luke Mangan. Showcasing a dazzling panorama of Singapore, this is indeed the place to bring that special someone out for a perfect dinner date.
Salt Grill & Sky Bar: 2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard, #55-01 & #56-01, Singapore 238801 | Tel: +65 6592 5118 | Opening Hours: 11.3oam – 11pm (Daily) | Website
Probably one of the oldest restaurants on this list, the Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant was established in 1977, and has since been serving Beijing cuisine to customers. It sits on top of a grain silo and overlooks the sea. Spot Sentosa Island, Vivocity and the lights of the passing ships at night!
The entire restaurant revolves as you eat, so you will get a 360 degrees view of the scenery even as you dine.
Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant: 201 Keppel Road, Singapore 099419 | Tel: +65 6272 8822/+65 6272 8988 | Opening Hours: 11am – 2.30pm (Lunch, Mon – Sat), 10.30am – 2.30pm (Lunch, Sun & Public Holiday), 6.30pm – 10.30pm (Dinner, Daily) | Website
Previously known as The Jewel Box, Faber Peak Singapore sits on a hilltop at 100m above sea level. It offers a number of dining and entertainment options overlooking the Sentosa-Harbourfront skyline, and the running cable car line.
Choose from Spuds & Aprons, or the new Dusk Restaurant & Bar. If it is a special occasion, treat your loved ones to a cable car dining experience by booking a space for their Dining On Cloud 9 or the Singapore Delights onboard Singapore Cable Car.
Faber Peak Singapore: 109 Mount Faber Road, Jewel Cable Car Station-Mount Faber, Singapore | Tel: +65 6377 9688 | Opening Hours: 11am – 11pm (For specific restaurant timings, refer to website) | Website
Take the romantic vibes up another level by hopping on the Singapore Flyer! Sharing a private cabin up in the sky is an upgrade from your typical restaurant.
Enjoy their four-course meal in an intimate space surrounded by beautiful night scenery, and you have the perfect date! Groups of up to 10 are welcome too, so you get to share the view with your friends and families as well.
Singapore Flyer: 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039803 | Tel: +65 6333 3311 | Opening Hours: 11am – 3pm (Lunch, Mon – Fri), 5pm – 10pm (Dinner, Mon – Fri), 11am – 10pm (Weekends & Public Holiday) | Website
Orgo Bar & Restaurant got its name from the term “organic chemistry”, because of its use of fresh organic produce for their drink concoctions. Sit back and enjoy a range of unique cocktails and enjoy the view of the CBD skyline and the Marina Bay area.
There have been rave reviews of their interesting cocktail flavours made mostly with premium Japanese fruits, which are only available there so be sure to try something new!
Orgo Bar & Restaurant: 8 Raffles Avenue, #04-01, Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay, Roof Terrace, Singapore 039802 | Tel: +65 6336 9366 | Opening Hours: 6pm – 1am (Sun – Wed), 6pm – 2am (Thu – Sat) | Website
Dubbed one of the 50 best bars in the world by The Sunday Times (UK), the City Space Bar serves elegant cocktails and gourmet bites in an elegant and luxurious setting. Kick back, relax with a drink in your hand and take in the beautiful night scene – and you have your perfect, laid-back Saturday night.
City Space Bar: 2 Stamford Road, 70F Swissotel The Stamford Singapore, Singapore 178882 | Tel: +65 6837 3322 | Opening Hours: 5pm – 1am (Sun – Thu), 5pm – 2am (Fri & Sat) | Website
Indulge in a panoramic view of the Marina Bay waterfront as you dine in this posh restaurant. Tong Le 同樂 Private Dining is certainly a good place for Chinese banquet dinners and special events, with their luxurious looking interior and dishes.
This tower revolves too, so be sure to look out for the changing scenery as you dine on fine Chinese cuisine.
Tong Le Private Dining 同樂: 60 Collyer Quay, OUE Tower, Level 8 & 10, Singapore 049322 | Tel: +65 6634 3233 | Opening Hours: 11am – 3pm (Lunch, Mon – Sat), 5pm – 11pm (Dinner, Mon – Sat) | Website
Check out the beautiful Marina Bay waterfront and the Singapore skyline when you dine at Lantern! The magic happens when the sky darkens and the lights come on. Relax right by the water and get a few drinks to complete a perfect night out with your friends or other half.
Lantern: 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326 | Tel: +65 6597 5299 | Opening Hours: 10am – 1am (Sun – Thu), 10am – 2am (Fri, Sat & Public Holiday) | Website
Located on the roof of the Mint Museum of Toys, Mr Punch Public House is decorated with various vintage memorabilia, making it one of the more unique rooftop bars in Singapore.
Mr. Punch Public House: 26 Seah Street, Singapore 188382 | Tel: +65 6339 6266/+65 8339 8966 | Opening Hours: 3pm – 11.30pm (Mon – Thu & Public Holidays), 12noon – 1am (Fri & Eve of Public Holiday), 12noon – 11.30pm (Sat), 12noon – 6.30pm (Sun) | Website
Resting at the peak of the Marina Bay Financial Centre is the world’s highest urban craft brewery. Level33 offers an amazing view of the Marina Bay and city skyline, with both indoors or alfresco settings.
Drink some of their freshly brewed craft beers and indulge in the European cuisine. They also have separate menus on weekends so you can peg this restaurant on your “where to go for brunch” list.
LeVel33: 8 Marina Boulevard, #33-01, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, Singapore 018981 | Tel: +65 6834 3133 | Opening Hours: 11.30am – 12midnight (Mon – Thu), 11.30am – 2am (Fri & Sat), 12noon – 12midnight (Sun & Public Holiday) | Website
Party away with the night cityscape as a backdrop at this bar, which is 71 floors above the ground. Drinks at Bar Rouge can be pricey though, so catch their happy hour from 7pm – 9pm (Tue- Sun). Business class tourists and professionals are commonly spotted here, so dress to impress – you wouldn’t be allowed up anyway if you’re not in smart casual.
Bar Rouge: 2 Stamford Road, 71F Swissotel The Stamford Singapore, Singapore 178882 | Tel: +65 9177 7307 | Opening Hours: 5pm till late (Daily) | Website
LAVO is an Italian-American restaurant, bar and nightclub all rolled into one, setting a new beat on the 57th floor of Marina Bay Sands.
Once you step out of the elevator you will be greeted with warm ambience and the constant chatter of excited patrons. The decor of the interior gives off a homely vibe and their food portions are decent, it is a place best for lively banter amongst large groups of friends.
LAVO Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar: 10 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Hotel Tower 1, Level 57 Sands Skypark, Singapore 018956 | Tel: +65 6688 8591 | Opening Hours: 5pm – 2am (Daily) | Website
At 240m above the ground, Zafferano is a combination of a contemporary restaurant and rooftop bar.
Get a taste of their modern take on classic Italian food, and dine al fresco to be able to gaze at the business district skyline (in-doors option available as well). Since wine and Italian cuisine make great partners, patrons will be glad to know that they have an extensive range of the drink.
Zafferano Singapore: 10 Collyer Quay, Ocean Financial Centre, Level 43, Singapore 049315 | Tel: +65 6509 1488 | Opening Hours: 11.30am – 3pm (Weekday Lunch), 5.30pm – 11.45pm (Dinner, Mon – Wed), 5.30pm – 1am (Thu & Fri), 6.30pm – 1am (Sat) | Website
As its name suggests, Kinki Restaurant + Bar is anything but zen. A foot in and the decor will wash away your stereotypes right away. This funky place has graffiti plastered all over the walls, and looks more like a street joint than a restaurant.
But do not let its looks fool you – they serve fresh, quality Japanese food and a range of sake, whisky, wine, Japanese-themed cocktails and more.
Kinki Restaurant + Bar: 70 Collyer Quay, #02-02, Customs House, Singapore 049323 | Tel: +65 6533 3471 | Opening Hours: From 12noon (Lunch, Mon – Sat), From 6pm (Dinner, Mon – Sat & Public Holiday), 5pm – 12midnight (Bar, Mon – Thu), 5pm -2am (Bar, Fri & Sat), Closed on Sun | Website
Amidst the busy business district is Hi-So, an unassuming yet stylish bar. With an inviting sky terrace that wraps around their infinity-edged pool, you really get the feeling of lounging by the water even while surrounded by so many buildings. Also catch their weekend pool parties for some social fun!
Hi-So (Hotel Sofitel So): 35 Robinson Road, Sofitel So Singapore, Singapore 068876 | Tel: +65 6701 6800 | Opening Hours: 3pm till late (Daily) | Website
Prelude Rooftop Bar is an open air bar which sits on top of one of our heritage buildings, the Fullerton Waterboat House. From there you can get an unencumbered view of the the Esplanade, Singapore Flyer, Marina Bay Sands Tower and more.
Prelude Rooftop Bar: 3 Fullerton Road, #04-01, The Waterboat House Rooftop, Singapore 049215 | Tel: +65 6538 9038 | Opening Hours: 5pm – 12midnight (Mon – Thu), 5pm – 2am (Fri & Sat) | Website
View the Singapore River in a whole new light when you see it from Southbridge. From this outdoor bar you will be able to see a stretch of the river and the night lights from the surrounding buildings shining on it.
Also, if you love oysters, you are in for a treat – the shellfish occupies three different categories in the menu: Signature, Hot and Seasonal.
Southbridge: 80 Boat Quay, Rooftop Level 5, Singapore 049868 | Tel: +65 6877 6965 | Opening Hours: 5pm – 12midnight (Daily) | Website
This restaurant and bar is located at the exact spot where an actual lighthouse once used to direct ships to safety in the 18th century, thus the very apt name. The Lighthouse is now a comfortable diner overlooking the water, and offers a lovely ambience.
This is the perfect spot to bring your date, especially on New Year’s Eve, if you want to view the fireworks away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Lighthouse: 1 Fullerton Square, Level 8, The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore 049178 | Tel: +65 6877 8933 | Opening Hours: 12noon – 2.30pm (Lunch, Weekdays), 5.30pm – 11pm (Dinner & Drinks, Daily) | Website
Perched at the top of the SuperTree Grove, choose between the air-conditioned restaurant or the rooftop bar at SuperTree by Indochine. Both venues offer a view of the Central Business District and Gardens by the Bay. Their food, a mix of Indochinese, Western and fusion, is created with healthy eating in mind and with eco-friendly methods.
Head up to the bar for some tapas and enjoy the Garden Rhapsody light show, available on certain days of the week.
SuperTree by Indochine: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Gardens by the Bay, #03-01, Singapore 018953 | Tel: +65 6694 8489 | Opening Hours: 12.30pm – 12midnight (Daily) | Website
The word “jaan” is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning “bowl”, and is a multi-award winning restaurant that serves French cuisine — Jaan has been consistently in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants.
True to its awards, the interior is ornately decorated with the eye-catching Murano silver and silver chandelier, and they serve excellent French food. Check out the beautiful view, which is to die for.
Jaan: 2 Stamford Road, Level 70, Equinox Complex, Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore 178882 | Tel: +65 6837 3322 | Opening Hours: 12noon – 2.30pm (Daily), 7pm – 10.30pm (Mon – Sat) | Website
For refined Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine, visit Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant, which also offers 360 degree views of the city. Watch the tea master as he pours tea through a long-nosed bronze kettle, and try out their Sichuan dishes or get your dim sum fix. The tasty food comes at an
affordable price too, so no need to worry about leaving with a weightless wallet.
Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant: 80 Raffles Place, #60-01, UOB Plaza 1, Singapore 048624 | Tel: +65 6535 6006 | Opening Hours: 11am – 10.30pm (Daily) | Website
Currently the world’s highest alfresco bar, 1-Altitude is a multi-concept nightlife destination with a dancefloor in the middle, which becomes more of a club over the weekends. The typical seats rimming the circumference of the bar allow the highest possible view of Singapore’s cityscape, especially vibrant at night with the laser light show coming from Marina Bay Sands.
1-Altitude: 1 Raffles Place, #61-01/02, Singapore 048616 | Tel: +65 6438 0410 | Opening Hours: 6pm – 2am (Sun – Tue), 6pm – 3am (Thu), 6pm – 4am (Fri, Sat & Public Holiday) | Website