13 rooftop bars in Singapore that offer breathtaking views

Countries like New Zealand and Canada are blessed with gorgeous natural landscapes but Singapore has lush greenery and a magnificent city skyline to boot. With buildings getting ever taller, it’s no surprise that many bars now come with gorgeous views of our garden city.

What better place to enjoy a tipple than from such a picturesque perch? Whether you’re on a romantic date or having a relaxing night out with your friends, these 13 rooftop bars in Singapore offer you breathtaking views to lift your spirits.

1. Atico Lounge (ION Orchard)

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Atico Lounge is part of 1-ATICO, a luxe multi-concept destination spread across two levels at the peak of ION Orchard.

Offering spectacular panoramic views over the city, the lounge located on level 56 offers high tea daily from 12pm onwards. Their extensive drink list has almost every kind of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage that you can think of.

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Check out their ever changing Mixologist Specials (S$26 each) which highlight the meticulous craftsmanship of their bartenders. You can also try out Japanese-Peruvian cocktails from FLNT, their restaurant partner.

Try the Sawayaka (S$22), which is a cocktail of Sauza silver tequila, yuzu, sencha white peach tea, pink grapefruit and soda. If you’re seeking something bolder, the Gyanburu (S$24) will tantalize your taste buds with the addition of wasabi cordial in the mix.

Keen on having a cheaper drink? Be sure to catch their happy hour from 5pm to 8pm every Monday to Friday as well as Sunday.

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2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard, #56-01, Singapore 238801
+65 8028 1489
Daily : 12pm – 11.30pm
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2. 1-Arden Bar (CapitaSpring)

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1-Arden Bar is an al fresco rooftop spot perched on Level 51 of CapitaSpring, which is part of a collection of 5 unique F&B concepts. Boasting a superb view of Marina Bay and the Singapore skyline, it’s the ideal venue for after-work drinks and get-togethers.

Besides serving as an intimate space to enjoy a tipple, it also lets you enjoy a diverse variety of cocktails and booze while surrounded by the bountiful harvest of the food forest.

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Their collection of signature cocktails include The Oumi Blossom (S$20), a gorgeous drink with fresh raspberry, gin-infused milk oolong, lychee liqueur, cherry blossom syrup, and homemade aloe vera tonic.

Another beverage to lookout for is the refreshing Midsummers By The Bay (S$20), a mixture of vodka-infused cucumber and shiso, bitter lemon, egg white, homemade lemon myrtle cordial and fresh lemon.

88 Market Street, CapitaSpring, Level 51, Singapore 048948
+65 8518 3763
Mon to Thu: 4pm – 12am
Fri: 4pm – 1am
Sat: 6pm – 1am
Closed on Sun
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3. Mr Stork (Andaz Singapore)

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Come New Year’s Eve and National Day, the skies above Singapore are lit up by spectacular fireworks. If you’re looking for a rooftop spot to catch those coloursblooming  in the sky, 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 bottle of Andaz Pilsner (S$16 per bottle).

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If beers are too boring for your taste, try some of the special cocktails concocted by their tribe of mixologists. The Japanese-inspired Boom! Boom! Yuzu (S$25) is made up of Nikka coffee vodka, aged plum, yuzu, mirin and saline solution.

For something a little more refreshing, the Indian-influenced Amrita (S$25) is a lovely medley of Stranger And Sons gin, guava, lemongrass and mint.

5 Fraser Street, Andaz Singapore, Level 39, Singapore 189354
+65 9008 7707
Mon to Thu: 5pm – 12am
Fri: 5pm – 1am
Sat: 3pm – 1am
Sun: 3pm – 12am
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4. SKAI Bar (Swissôtel The Stamford)

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Boasting a phenomenal city view from its spot on the 70th floor, SKAI Bar in Swissôtel The Stamford is a chic and plush haven where you can truly relax.

Focusing on the light and refreshing versatility of rosé, Rosé in the SKAI allows you to explore the flexibility of rosés through their special pairing menus, against the drop dead gorgeous surroundings of Singapore’s skyline.

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Splurge on a 2019 Château D’Esclans, Rock Angel (S$145 per bottle) with a group of friends or try the sparkling Rosé Chandon (S$21 per glass).

Not to worry if rosé isn’t your cup of tea, they have a plethora of red and white wines, beers, spirits and cocktails as well.

Check out the Espresso Martini (S$25), a cocktail created with Johnnie Walker Black Label’s Sherry edition, buttered espresso, and salted caramel. If you’re looking for something more classic, the Negroni (S$25) and Pina Colada (S$25) will check all your boxes!

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2 Stamford Road, Swissôtel The Stamford, Level 70, Singapore 178882
+65 6431 6156
Sun to Fri: 5pm – 12am
Sat: 3pm – 5pm & 6pm – 12am
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5. CÉ LA VI Singapore (Marina Bay Sands)

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Perched atop Marina Bay Sands, CÉ LA VI (formerly KU DE TA) is a modern Asian restaurant, sky bar and club lounge all rolled into one. The sky bar offers a casual al fresco ambience overlooking Gardens By The Bay and the Singapore Strait.

Besides a range of classic cocktails like the Singapore Sling (S$25) and Mojito (S$25), they have a collection of exclusive CÉ LA VI signatures as well.

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Try the Summer Love (S$25), a lovely golden-coloured infusion of Gin flavoured with thyme, Peruvian pisco, fresh peach and a splash of prosecco.

Another cocktail to lookout for is the Guavarita (S$25), which draws inspiration from Singapore’s vibrant history. It consists of plum, guava, honey and agave.

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6. Las Palmas (Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena)

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It doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom once the sun goes down— one of the newest entries on our rooftop bars list is also one of the most colourful! The newly-refurbished Las Palmas at Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena sports a sorbet palette that injects vibrant colour into Singapore’s equally vibrant drinking scene.

Popping very obviously with the verve and fun that hints at its inspiration from the joy and optimism of the 1960s, this 33rd-storey drinking hole is the epitome of balanced fusion. Its Americana, Mexican and Southern Californian menu has been given a decidedly Asian twist to be enjoyed poolside with panoramic cityscape views.

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Make the most of that electrifying poolside energy with a Cabana Package. You and your friends get 3 consecutive hours of cabana rental with a minimum spend of S$150.

At sunset, watch the skies mirror the rose quartz bar counter that runs from the patio to the chic space indoors, where pastel terrazzo finishings draw the eye to iconic photographs by Slim Aarons.

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Just as Las Palmas rethinks how a rooftop bar in Singapore should look, its cocktail menu reimagines how the classics should taste. Cosmopolitans undergo a refresh where in-house raspberry syrup replaces the usual cranberry to create Not-A-Poppy (S$25). Is that a fly in your drink? No, it’s toasted sesame seeds for a dose of unexpected crunch.

Another is Nighthawk (S$25), a reference to the acute 1942 Edward Hopper painting Nighthawks. It’s listed— very appropriately— under the ‘Strong & Brooding’ section, considering the ingredients are Rye Whiskey, Italian Rosso Vermouth, Pastis, Strawberry, Root Beer Reduction, Chilli and Bitters.

A worthy inclusion in the ‘Sweet & Supple’ section is Cheesecake Factory (S$25), where Vanilla Vodka, Limoncello, Mascarpone, Citrus and Blueberry do a happy dance upon meeting each other.

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Meanwhile, it’s rewards galore for Marriott Bonvoy members, who will enjoy double points when they visit from now through Jan 2023.

99 Irrawaddy Road, Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena, Level 33
Singapore, 329568
+65 6250 0303
Tue to Fri: 5pm – 1am
Sat & Sun: 11am – 1am
Closed on Mon
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7. The Rooftop Bar (Potato Head Singapore)

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Situated at Keong Saik Road, Potato Head resides in an iconic building where Tong Ah Kopitiam used to be.

It may not have sky-high setting of the previous 6 entries, but The Rooftop Bar on the 4th floor has a pretty chill atmosphere. It provides a bohemian escape coupled with stunning views of the surrounding heritage shophouses and modern skyscrapers.

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Whilst soaking in the cosy atmosphere, complete your experience with their specially crafted tropical-inspired cocktails.

Make your selection from their 5 signature tiki cocktails which include Pinatubo (S$25) that contains spiced rum, coconut liqueur, coconut cream syrup, pineapple juice and lime juice, and Zombie #36 (S$25), a mixture of House 5-rum blend, spiced falernum, passion fruit syrup, pineapple juice, lime juice and angostura bitters.

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36 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089143
+65 6327 1939
Daily: 5pm – 12am
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8. LIN Rooftop Bar (Link Hotel)

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Lin Rooftop Bar is a contemporary Asian al fresco chillout spot on the rooftop of Link Hotel in the heart of Tiong Bahru.

Be amazed by their magical cocktails made by the finest bartenders in town. Besides crowd favourites such as Margarita (S$20) and Sex On The Beach (S$20), you can also check out their range of white and red wines.

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If you’re a non-alcoholic, you’ll be delighted to know that they have interesting mocktails which venture beyond the tried-and-tested such as Shirley Temple and Pussy Foot.

The Revitalizer (S$12) is a blend of carrot juice, apple juice, ginger syrup and lime juice. For something pink and pretty, try the Pineapple Cobbler (S$12), which is a brew of lime juice, strawberries, pineapple juice and soda.

50 Tiong Bahru Road, Singapore 168733
+65 8699 9866
Mon to Sat: 5.30pm – 12am
Closed on Sun
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9. Levant Bar (ST Signature Tanjong Pagar)

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Levant Bar is a stylish cosmopolitan drinking hole housed on the rooftop of a conserved shophouse (which also happens to be ST Signature Hotel) in the heart of Tanjong Pagar.

With smooth tracks and sassy beats accompanying the cool evening breeze, this chic hideout crafts sleek cocktails and Mediterranean-inspired mezze plates.

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Deciding on what cocktails to sip while dining here? Have a go at the fruity and sweet Levantine Shore (S$20), which is a harmony of Macchu pisco, Italicus bergamot and Turkish delight.

If you prefer a spiced and dry alternative, the Citrus Tree (S$24) will do just the trick. It features a combination of Botanist gin, candied citron, Bruto Americano, Cocchi Classico, Aleppo pepper and citrus smoke.

32 Tras Street, Level 4, Singapore 078972
+65 6304 3298
Daily: 5pm – 12am
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10. LeVel33 (Marina Bay Financial Centre)LeVel33 rooftop bar restaurant singapore best rooftop places

Resting at the peak of the Marina Bay Financial Centre is the world’s highest urban craft brewery. LeVel33 offers an amazing view of Marina Bay and the city skyline, with both indoor and al fresco settings.

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Drink some of their craft beers which are all freshly brewed on-site by LeVeL33’s resident brew master. If you head there before 8pm, the prices are much cheaper.

Choose from the light-bodied 33.1 Blond Lager , the aromatic India Pale Ale or the refreshing and smooth Wheat Beer (all at S$9.90 for 0.3L, S$14.9 for 0.5L).

They’ve even created a series of cocktails using their signature craft beers such as Blue Stout (S$23) (which is a concoction of 33.3 Stout, rum, blueberries, blueberry jam and lime).

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8 Marina Boulevard, Marina Bay Financial Centre, #33-01, Singapore 018981
+65 6834 3133
Daily: 12pm – 12am
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11. LAVO Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar (Marina Bay Sands)

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LAVO is an Italian-American restaurant, bar and nightclub on the 57th floor of Marina Bay Sands.

The 180-degree view of the city is not the only highlight of LAVO Singapore. It also flaunts a luxurious indoor & outdoor lounge with a fully equipped DJ booth situated in the heart of the restaurant.

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Enjoy their range of cocktails with quirky names such as Voodoo Economics (S$25), Dirty Mirror (S$25) and Trouble Maker (S$25) (which is a lovely blend of broker’s gin, Antica Formula, cucumber and strawberry).

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10 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sands Tower 1, Level 57, Singapore 018956
+65 6688 8591
Mon to Sat: 11am – 12am
Sun: 12pm – 12am
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12. Picotin – Waterboat House (The Fullerton Waterboat House)

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Picotin – Waterboat House is an open air bar which sits above one of our heritage buildings, The Fullerton Waterboat House.

This place offers stunning views of Marina Bay and the Central Business District’s theatrical skyline. That’s not all, it’s also perched on the seafront at the entrance to the Singapore River, adjacent to the Merlion Park.

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Their drinks menu features a total of 17 different cocktails so rest assured you will find the right pairing for every occasion and mood.

Try the Lychee Gin Fizz (S$22), Blue Lagoon (S$20) and Tokyo Iced Tea (S$24), or the Chocolate Rita (S$22) (which is a jumble of vodka, hazelnut liqueur, Bailey’s Irish cream and butterscotch).

If you’re more of a beer person, they have draught beers like Guinness (S$16 per pint) and Kirin (S$15 per pint).

3 Fullerton Road, The Waterboat House, #03-01, Singapore 049215
+65 6592 6674
Daily: 11am – 12am
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13. Southbridge (Boat Quay)

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Nestled within the heart of Boat Quay, Southbridge lets you view the Singapore River in a whole new light. Be treated to the picturesque backdrop of Singapore’s skyline while you relax over their selection of beers, wines, spirits, cocktails and mocktails.

The bubbly Yuzu Express (S$18) is a refreshing concoction of sparkling Zardetto spumante rosé, yuzu & grapefruit cordial.

Hard liquor fans can sip on Kraken Rum (S$16 per glass), Monkey Shoulder (S$14 per glass) or Los Arcos Tequila (S$14 per glass). If you’re in a big group, indulge and share the love with a bottle of Jack Daniel’s (S$240 per bottle) or a bottle of Baileys (S$300).

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For the best deals, be sure to head down with your mates during their happy hours from 5pm to 8pm (Mondays to Thursdays) and all-day on Sundays! You’ll be able to get Moritz Catalan Beer (S$80 for a bucket of 6) and Southbridge IPA (S$75 for a bucket of 6).

Chope Reservations

80 Boat Quay, Rooftop, Level 5, Singapore 049868
+65 6877 6965
Daily: 5pm – 12am
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