Let’s face it, drinking in Singapore is crazy expensive. But what if we said you could enjoy a few beers, wines or cocktails and still be kind to your wallet? Here, we’ve rounded up some of the best happy hour spots in town, guaranteed to help you save at least a couple of dollars!
#1 Alchemist Beer Lab
From Mondays to Thursdays, 4pm till 7pm, Alchemist’s happy hour has pints of beer from $12, wines, whiskies and spirits from as low as $10, and cocktails from $14. You can also enjoy a free-flow special ($48 per person for two hours, 7pm to 9pm; $68 per person for three hours, 7pm to 10pm), where you can order any of its Little Island Brewing Co craft beers, drinks from infusion taps, house wines, and house spirits. A tasting flight set (a selection of four of the beer taps and infusion taps) is only $25 during happy hour.
#2 Acid Bar
Between 5pm to 9pm daily, enjoy live music and happy hour deals at this well-stocked bar, with house-pour spirits from $6, draught beers from $10.90 per pint, promos on bottled beers (two for $20, three for $22), a Heineken tower for $68, and a martini special on selected flavours of the night for $9.90 nett.
#3 Alley Bar
Like at its neighbour Acid Bar, the happy hour specials at Alley Bar run from 5pm to 9pm daily, and include the same deal on house-pour spirits (from $6), draught beers (from $10.90), two for $20 or three for $22 promos on bottled beers, and a martini special for $9.90 nett.
Happy hour at Highball runs from 4pm to 8pm on weekdays, and 6pm to 8pm on Saturdays. Look forward to one-for-one Suntory Premium Malt beer for $12, Sapporo beer for $10, house-pour spirits for $10, and house red and white wines by glass for $10.
#5 No. 5 Emerald Hill
This popular cocktail bar just off Orchard Road features an all-day happy hour (12pm until 9pm) with deals such as $8 “gentlemen’s pours” and $10 house wines, followed by one-for-one martini specials from 9pm until 1am.
#6 Chupitos Shots Bar
During happy hour (6.30pm to 9pm daily) at this Clarke Quay bar, selected shots, bottled beers and house pours go for just $6. Other happy hour specials include one-for-one bar bites on Mondays alongside a set of two specially crafted shooters going for $10.
#01-05, 3B River Valley Rd, Clarke Quay
At this rooftop bar, happy hour runs from 5 to 8pm on weekdays, and comes in the form of a beat-the-clock promo where the price of drinks increases by the hour – from $5 from 5pm to 5.59pm, to $6 from 6pm to 6.59pm, and $7 from 7pm to 7.59pm.
#8 The Exchange
Kickstart your weekend with an all-day (9am to 1am) happy hour on Fridays at The Exchange, where house-pour spirits and selected bottled beers go for $8.50, house pour wines for $12.50, a bucket of San Miguel for $40, and a bucket of Asahi or Budweiser for $45. Happy hour is almost as long from Monday to Thursday, too, stretching from 9am to 8pm.
#9 BAM! Tapas Sake Bar
Every Monday from 6pm to 8pm, happy-hour hunters and sake lovers can enjoy a tasting menu of five unique sakes paired with five tasty tapas at $48 per person.
#10 The 1925 Brewing Co
Happy hour at this brewery runs from 2pm until 6pm, and continues from 10pm to midnight from Monday to Thursday – prices are $5 for half pints and $10 for full pints. You can also look forward to free-flow Sundays ($58 per pax), and special promotions on certain beer-based cocktails on Wednesdays.
#11 Hi-So Rooftop Pool Bar
Happy hour deals at Hi-So come in the form of themed evenings such as $10 martinis on “Martini Mondays”, $10 house-pour wines on “Wine Down Tuesdays”, ladies’ night on Wednesdays, one-for-one house pours, beers and wines when you provide your name card on “Industry Thursdays”, and, on “Foodie Fridays”, 25 percent off your total food bill plus one-for-one house pours and beers.
#12 Martini Bar at Mezza9
From 5pm to 9pm daily, you can look forward to the special price of $14 on all selected house-pour martinis, cocktails, wines by the glass and spirits (except bottles), $9 on all beers and $56 on all house-pour wines by the bottle.
Don’t miss LeVeL33’s daily happy hour – a whopping eight hours, in fact, from opening to 8pm – where 0.3-litre craft beers go for $9.33, and 0.5-litre craft beers go for $13.33.
#14 Hopscotch Bar
Drop by Hopscotch any day of the week from 5pm to 8pm and indulge in one-for-one deals on half-pint beers, wines and cocktails.
#15 Skyve Wine Bistro
From 4pm till late from Sunday to Thursday, Skyve’s happy hour features a glass of Merlot or Chardonnay for $9 nett, and two half pints of Hoegaarden or Stella Artois for $15 nett.