Opened by a pair of young French expats, Napoleon Food and Wine Bar has a casual, youthful atmosphere. Their wines are mostly imported from Europe, available by the glass at inexpensive prices. They have an impressive row of smart-looking enomatic machines along one of their brick walls, arranged by flavor, ranging from fruity to spicy. Unsure where to begin? Ask the cheerful staff, happy to make recommendations based on your tastes.
Address: 206 Telok Ayer Street Singapore 068641, +65 6221-9282
Opened by a French couple, O Batignolles offers a quintessential French experience of fine wine. It serves French-imported wines, authentic French food and cheeses and the outdoor seating area is reminiscent of a Parisian cafe. Their wines cover a wide price range, so there is sure to be something affordable for everyone.
Address: 2 Gemmill Lane, Singapore 069247, +65 64383913
During the day, Caveau is a coffee shop but after 5pm it transforms from chic cafe to sophisticated wine bar. They offer a wide range of both red and white wines, imported mostly from Europe. They also have an impressive collection in the retail store, which you can open in the bar or bring home to savor. Caveau serves food from the nearby Bistro Du Vin, to go with your wine.
Address: Caveau Wines & Bar, #02-10 Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228208, +65 6737-2622
Located on the rooftop of One Raffles Place, one of the tallest buildings in Singapore, 1 Altitude Gallery & Bar is the world’s highest alfresco bar. Towering over all the other buildings in its vicinity, including the iconic Marina Bay Sands, It offers a 360 degree view of Singapore’s breathtaking skyline. 1 Altitude Gallery & Bar has an impressive wine list that includes vintages from France, Australia and various other countries.
Address: 1 Raffles Place 63/F, Singapore 048616, +65 64380410
This wine bar has several branches all over Singapore, from the original Dempsey store to the vintage Evans Lodge restaurant, to the latest location by the water on Sentosa Broadwalk. The Wine Company imports a great variety of wine from wineries all over the world, so you will definitely find something that suites your tastes. There are many choices available and some of them lesser-known bottles.
Address: Multiple branches
This unpretentious yet classy wine bar, located in Robertson Quay, has an impressive collection of wines. At Verte Wine Bar bottles range from the prestigious Bordeaux wines to wines from small, family-owned vineyards. Rare vintages are displayed in their walk-in cellar, which holds over 750 labels. They also have a rotating wine-by-the-glass selection that makes it possible to try glasses of different wines every time.
Address: 8 Rodyk Street, Singapore 238216, +65 65091917