We are very excited that INTA is coming to Singapore this coming May and getting to know the place where INTA will be held is one of the keys to a successful conference. Edy Rusbandi, a member of our Singapore team, describes his favourite bars to visit in Singapore, and highlights that listing five bars was not an easy task at all, as there are simply too many nice bars in Singapore that offer their specialty beverages and unique ambiance. We hope you try at least one during your visit!

(i) Smoke & Mirrors (
This rooftop cocktail bar is located at the National Gallery Singapore with a panoramic view of Singapore skyline. Smoke & Mirrors was listed in Asia’s 60 Best Bars in 2022. If you plan to visit the National Gallery Singapore, do drop by Smoke & Mirrors. The best time to go is around 6:30 PM to watch the sunset while enjoying your cocktails. If you have more time, you may proceed to the National Kitchen by Violet Oon ( and savor peranakan cuisine.

Address: 1 St. Andrew’s Road, #06-01 National Gallery Singapore, 178957
Opening hours: Monday-Wednesday, 6 pm – midnight; Thursday-Saturday, 6 pm – 1 am; Sunday, 5 pm – midnight.
Nearest MRT station: City Hall (Green or Red line)

(ii) Atlas Bar (
Atlas Bar is situated at the ground floor of one of the iconic buildings, Parkview Square in Bugis area. The distinctive architecture of Parkview Square is inspired by the Art Deco skyscrapers of Europe and New York. The beverage highlights in this bar include European cocktails and one of Asia’s finest collections of gin, spirits and champagnes originating from around the world.

Address: Parkview Square, 600 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188778
Opening hours: Monday-Thursday: noon – 1 am; Friday-Saturday: noon – 2 am
Nearest MRT Station: Bugis (Green or Blue Line)

(iii) Bar Stories (
If you wish to enjoy bespoke cocktails in Singapore, please visit and try Bar Stories experience. Established in 2010, Bar Stories is known for its concept of personalization and attention to the customer’s experience. Nestled in a heritage Kampong Glam area, Bar Stories has no formal cocktail menu. Your drink will therefore be customized around your mood, taste and palette 😊.

Address: 55-57A Haji Lane, Singapore 189248
Open from 5 pm to 10.30 pm, Tuesdays to Sundays
Nearest MRT station: Bugis (Green or Blue Line)

(iv) CÉ LA VI (
Ce La Vi is a rooftop bar located at one of the most iconic buildings in Singapore Marina Bay Sands. It is a must-go bar when you are in Singapore. If the weather is perfect, you may be able to see Indonesia and Malaysia from this bar! Best time to visit is before the sunset.

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Address: Level 57, Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, Hotel Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971

Opening hours:
Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED; Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 6 pm – 4 am; Thursday 6 pm – 3 am; Sunday 6 pm – 1 am
Monday – Sunday: 5 pm – 1 am

Nearest MRT station: Bayfront (Blue or Orange Line)

(v) Artemis (
Artemis is a bar and restaurant located at 40th floor of CapitaGreen Building in the central business district. Artemis has a terrace occupying an outside rooftop space with panoramic views of Marina Bay. The outdoor area is beautifully decorated by eco-friendly umbrellas and circulating a 100 year old olive tree! If you fancy grilled meats and seafood, you are at the right place as the restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine being known as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world.

Address: 138 Market Street, CapitaGreen Rooftop (Level 40), Singapore 048946
Restaurant Hours: Monday Closed; Tuesday to Friday: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm | 5:30 pm to 10 pm; Saturday: 5:30 pm to 10 pm
Nearest MRT station: Telok Ayer (Blue Line)

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