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The 10 Best Bars In Tiong Bahru, Singapore

The 10 Best Bars In Tiong Bahru, Singapore

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Updated: 9 February 2017
With ambient coffee shops in the day, and quirky bars at night, Tiong Bahru lives up to its reputation as Singapore’s hippest district. Formerly a housing estate area, it has been rejuvenated in recent years, bringing in locals, youngsters and tourists looking for fun and affordable nightlife.

Coq and Balls

One of the most popular bars in Tiong Bahru, this joint is sure to grab your attention with its quirky name. Coq and Balls has the fun, laid-back atmosphere that every neighborhood bar should have, with industrial-modern decor, Western comfort food, and casual drinks. They have an impressive list of craft beers, cocktails, and ciders, all of which are worth their price and are sure to make you feel right at home.

Address: 6 Kim Tian Road, Singapore 169246, +65 62766609

Tiong Bahru Bar

The biggest nightlife spot in Tiong Bahru, Tiong Bahru Bar (or TBB as it is affectionately known) is a huge 4000 square foot space filled with cushy armchairs, dark decor, and a chilled-out vibe. This not-trying-too-hard philosophy extends to its drinks list and menu, which are no-nonsense and straightforward. They don’t have many cocktails, but they do have a great range of beers and shots. Hit the TBB at the start of your night of clubbing, or stay all night if you’re up for a lazy night of drinking without the bustle of the average bar.

Address: 3 Seng Poh Road, Singapore 1688911, +65 64384380

Lee Tai Fu

This cosy joint takes inspiration in its decor from Tiong Bahru’s history as a housing estate while also using modern Western elements, creating a nostalgic and quirky ambience. Formerly known as Potbellies, Lee Tai Fu serves Western and Mexican food, mixed with local flavours and ingredients with great results. They have a fantastic selection of craft beer and ciders, some of which are difficult to find elsewhere in the city. You will love the unique ambience and the hearty food and drinks.


Address: 16 Kim Tian Road, Singapore 169251, 65 63762338

Breeze Beer Garden

Colourful cocktails, delicious food, and a view over the city are what Breeze Beer Garden is all about. This rooftop bar is situated on the top of the Link Hotel at the edge of Tiong Bahru. After dining on Western and local cuisine, enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine at this al-fresco bar. The mellow jazz music creates a relaxed and classy atmosphere with a fantastic view over Tiong Bahru and Chinatown.

Address: Link Hotel Singapore, 50 Tiong Bahru Road, Singapore 168733, +65 6622 8585

Tiong Bahru Club Singapura

This open-air establishment is sure to satisfy any nostalgia with just the decor alone. The mosaic tiled floors, care-worn wooden furniture, and marble tables pay tribute to the history of tropical, multicultural Singapore. As a restaurant and bar, Tiong Bahru Club Singapura’s nostalgic vibe carries over to their food, which are variants of local classic dishes. They have both local and international beers on tap, as well as a good wine and champagne list.

Address: 57 Eng Hoon Street #01-88, Singapore 267208, +65 6438 0168


This high-end Japanese restaurant, famed for the simplicity and sophistication of its elegant setting and food presentation, has opened a sake bar on the restaurant premises. This addition lives up to the reputation the restaurant enjoys, as it offers you the best and purest sake. Alternatively, you can take a regular table at the restaurant and enjoy a glass of sake along with your lunch for the complete Ikyu experience.

Address: 5 Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168643, +65 96632003

Roosevelt’s Diner and Bar

Located on the outskirts of Tiong Bahru, Roosevelt’s Diner and Bar is styled as a cosy American-diner. They serve hearty, honest fare, including popular all day breakfast options. There is an impressive variety of drinks: international beers, imported wines, classic cocktails and all kinds of shots. Available at affordable prices, you can have a glass of wine with your dinner, or share some beers late at night in this homey café.

Address: 331 New Bridge Road, #01-02 Dorsett Residences, Singapore 088764, +65 65383518

The Rabbit Stash

Located on the top floor of the Wangz Hotel, which is situated on the fringe of Tiong Bahru, The Rabbit Stash is a first-rate restaurant and bar. With an indoor dining area and a rooftop bar, The Rabbit Stash creates a sophisticated drinking experience. After enjoying a tasty seasonal meal, head out to the terrace for an innovative cocktail or a delightful wine from a European vineyard, while the vibrant lights and life of Tiong Bahru stretches out before you.

Address: 231 Outram Road, Singapore, +65 9858 8607

Thirsty Craft Beer Store

This craft beer store is so popular, this is their third branch in the city, right in Tiong Bahru. And it’s no wonder they are so well-loved with over 200 labels of craft beers and ciders, imported from various locations in Australia, Europe, America, and Asia; Thirsty’s is a beer lover’s heaven. As they have new products coming in all the time, you can bet on being able to try something original at Thirsty.

Opening hours: 5pm – 11pm (Tue – Fri), 12pm – 10pm (Sat – Sun), closed Mon

Address: 3 Seng Poh Road #01-01, Singapore 168891, +65 6532-0116

Drink Culture

This chic restaurant-cocktail bar has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, an after work chill-out with friends, or a party venue. With its colour scheme of cream and gold and chandeliers hanging from the ceiling, Drink Culture radiates class and charm, making it one of the most romantic venues in Singapore. The a range of cocktails are impressive in their range, creativity and flavors.


Address: 49 – 51 Kreta Ayer Road, Singapore 089007, +65 65570538