Mix it Up Like A Local At Singapore’s Reimagined Nightlife

For many of us, our next international trip will be the first in a long time. For several reasons, this only makes the prospect of crossing time zones and enjoying new sites even more exciting, with our fingers crossed collectively to make it a reality as soon as possible. If Singapore is at the top of your destination list, this spectacular city has one of the most diverse nightlife you’ve ever encountered, truly offering options for everyone.

Whether parking in a dizzying cocktail bar, sweating in a spinning class, or indulging in sustainable finger food, you’ll understand how Singapore’s nightlife ritual has been reimagined. to fully engage all your senses. So without further ado, let’s take a closer look at half a dozen of our favorite places in Lion City.

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Put your pedal to heavy metal

If you’re in the mood to burn calories while on vacation, head to Clarke Quay. Zouk Nightclub has teamed up with Absolute Cycle, Asia’s premier rhythm cycling studio, to deliver a spinning experience that will get your heart rate right where you want it. Expert instructors run a 45-minute multisensory session at one of Singapore’s largest nightclubs. Then you can enjoy the drink bar, which serves cool isotonic drinks, ice water, and delicious juices to invigorate you after your workout. Work as hard as you play and book your lessons at Absolute Cycle x Zouk before you buckle up.

Watch a movie at the Zouk Cinema Club

Also at Zouk, this entertainment for over 18s takes place every Friday and Saturday evening and has invaded the dance floor with all its special effects magic. It’s an intimate experience with limited seating, so be sure to book for their movie nights and reward yourself with popcorn, champagne, and designer cocktails.

The decor matches the theme of the movie, so you could easily find yourself in a cobbled Parisian streetscape looking at the Moulin Rouge. These are just two of the many ways Zouk has stayed ahead of the pandemic, with mainstream nightclubs temporarily on hold.

Discover a stunning futuristic bar in a former convent

Enter a time capsule at Chjimes (pronounced “chimes”), located in the heart of the Town Hall, which was once the high school of the Convent of the Infant Jesus. You will discover the extraordinary Analogue Initiative with its 3D printed worktop, made from 1600 kilos of recycled plastic bottles that seem to flow around the columns of the building.

singapore analog initiative
Photo credit: Analog initiative

Launched by Native’s award-winning Vijay Mudaliar, Analogue offers an all-vegetal and sustainable menu. Sit at a table made from mycelium – a form of mushroom – and enjoy your drink with finger foods knowing that everything in the space has minimal environmental impact.

Sip a cocktail at Sago House, ranked one of Asia’s 50 Best Bars in 2021

Located on Singapore’s Sago Street in Chinatown, Sago House was created by three industry heavyweights including Desiree Jane Silva, Jay Gray, and George Abishek during Singapore’s 2020 lockdown. It is redefining hip with its handmade and recycled walls, a mural by Distort Monsters (an artist from the Philippines) and an inspired cocktail menu that still features six classic cocktails. The actual drinks, however, depend on the availability of ingredients in local markets and usually change on a weekly basis.

A50BB21 SagoHouse Cocktail
Photo credit: House Sagou

If you get the chance, you must try the Don’t Go Bacon My Heart Impregnation – bacon-washed mezcal combined with tequila and root beer. Keep snacking on a bar snack of Curried Mac & Cheese, which is a surprising taste sensation from this trio of seasoned hospitality entrepreneurs.

Would you like a view with this?

Chuan By Nutmeg, on the 60th floor of UOB Plaza, is the work of the team behind Singapore’s award-winning cocktail bar, Nutmeg & Clove. Run by Colin Chia and mixologist Joshua Pang, the bar offers classic, tea-infused, handcrafted cocktails, with modern Sichuan and Cantonese bar bites. With its dizzying eagle’s nest, this 30-seat bar is luxurious and indulgent when you take in the breathtaking views of Singapore below. And if you are feeling extravagant, then you can visit the Chinese gourmet restaurant, Si Chuan Dou Hua, right next door.

It’s experiences like these in a reinvented Singapore that go far beyond the traditional sights to encourage you to immerse yourself and explore. Be spoiled for choice and rediscover the nightlife of Singapore.

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