First published on 16 Nov 2011. Updated on 24 May 2012.
Ku Dé Ta
Bali’s world-famous beachfront hotspot recently arrived in Singapore and instantly overthrew the establishment by taking the prime location on top of the 57-story Marina Bay Sands. One helluva space, one helluva place. Sky Park, Marina Bay Sands North Tower, 1 Bayfront Ave. (+65 6688 7688).
This new hotel’s combo of city views, 25m pool, border of whirlpool niches, faux-rattan cabanas, live band and 5m-wide lantern-inspired bar are hard to beat – and the truffle fries are to die for. The Fullerton Bay Hotel, 1 Fullerton Rd, Marina Bay. (+65 6597 5299).
An eccentric rooftop bar that attracts an easygoing, eclectic crowd to its leather loungers on a deck lit by a huge electric billboard. Odeon Towers, #03–07, 331 North Bridge Rd. (+65 6338 8035).
This popular drinking spot is atop the Screening Room’s five-story cinemarestaurant- bar complex on trendy Ann Siang Road. The Screening Room, 12 Ann Siang Hill. (+65 6221 1694 www.screeningroom.com.sg).
Orgo Bar & Lab
A hidden treasure perched at the top of the Esplanade where you can admire the view or be entertained by the Japanese mixologist hard at work behind the bar. The Esplanade, 8 Raffles Ave. (+65 6336 9366).