It's 5 o'clock somewhere at the Raffles Singapore!
A guide to happy hour at Raffles Singapore
It's 5 o'clock somewhere! The Raffles Singapore beckons.
The Singapore Sling, widely regarded as the national drink, was first created in 1915 by Raffles bartender Ngiam Tong Boon and calls Long Bar its home. A tribute to the illustrious authors who have resided at the hotel, the Writers Bar is an inspiring setting for renowned and budding writers alike, and where you can discover the Raffles 1915 Gin by Sipsmith with the Million Dollar Cocktail, a lost treasure created in the early 19th century by Ngiam Tong Boon, now reinvented for your delight.
Over 200 premium labels of wines, including a meticulous selection of natural wines, is the drawcard at Butcher's Block. From swanky restaurant bars to lush outdoor respite, the Raffles Singapore has more than the average good bars for you to unwind and relax, even more during happy hour.
Long Bar, Raffles Singapore
The historic Long Bar continues its proud tradition as the Home of the Singapore Sling. Under the ecoSPIRITS Forest Program, Raffles Hotel Singapore is planting one native tree in the Kalimantan or Sumatran rainforest for every 25 Singapore Slings ordered, leaving a permanent legacy of carbon reduction and reforestation of endangered wild areas. Walk-in only.
Seasonal and signature cocktails, inspired by the written word, are handcrafted with care to dazzle the most discriminating aficionados at this bar, which also offers a refined selection of fine champagnes, spirits and wines. For a taste of mystery and history, browse the selection of bespoke craft cocktails influenced by “The Raffles Affair”, a crime novel set inside Raffles Hotel Singapore, from which the bar team, led by Head Bartender Nicolas Alexander, has drawn lines to classic cocktails, bridging then and the present for an intriguing cocktail experience. Accor Plus members enjoy 15% reduction on food and beverage from Mondays to Fridays.
Butcher’s Block is stylishly adorned with cobalt blue hues, complementary dark wood panelling and bold brass furnishing and accents which set the tone for a convivial evening of hedonistic pleasure. A key attraction of the restaurant is The Library, an exposed wine cellar that houses more than 200 different wine labels, including a good selection of natural wines. Accor Plus members enjoy 15% reduction on food and beverage on weekdays.
This friendly bar and lounge offer guests a garden respite against a colonial architectural backdrop, complete with refreshing shared summer drinks and a selection of Southeast Asian small plates, including authentic Singaporean delights. Perfect for the all-year-round summery weather in Singapore, this bar is where the city comes to socialize, meet, and spend time. Accor Plus members enjoy 20% saving on food and beverage from Mondays to Fridays.
Find your favourite place at the Raffles Singapore to unwind:
Singapore 189673, Singapore
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At Butcher's Block, take in the sight of specially curated produce proudly showcased in The Vault before watching our chefs transform these ingredients on custom-built ovens and grills in an Open Kitchen setting. Helmed by Chef de Cuisine Jordan Keao, who was born and raised in Hawaii where cooking, fishing, hunting and farming are a part of everyday life, it exhibits the highest quality of produce, meats and seafood sourced from around the world translated through fire.
The iconic Singapore Sling cocktail returned to the Long Bar following Raffles Hotel Singapore's two-and-a-half-year restoration. Revitalized with elevated craft ingredients, the iconic cocktail returned with a refreshed taste profile, crafted to suit the modern palate while staying true to its original recipe and heritage.
Established in 1896 as a recreation space and nestled in one of the most storied parts of the iconic Raffles Hotel Singapore, the evolved Bar & Billiard Room (BBR) of today continues to shine as a social space offering an authentic and tantalising taste of Italy while showcasing the inspirations of our Chef de Cuisine Natalino Ambra.
This friendly bar and lounge offers guests a garden respite against a colonial architectural backdrop, complete with refreshing shared summer drinks and a selection of Southeast Asian small plates, including authentic Singaporean delights.
Nestled in the frontmost corner of The Lobby, Writers Bar features a solid brass bar counter, textured walls adorned with stylishly charming mementos and books, and an alluring chandelier whose many pearls of light shimmer with sophistication.
(*) Average meal price calculated on the basis of starter and main course or main course and dessert, excluding drinks, menu and promotional offers. The average price is an estimate only, calculated according to the prices provided by the restaurant. Depending on the country, the average price may or may not include all taxes.
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