Singapore: the best sky bars and rooftop bars in 2020

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The best way to enjoy Singapore's impressive skyline is in a sky bar or a rooftop bar. Here you will find the most beautiful places at a glance, including lots of useful information.

The mega-metropolis of Singapore offers a wide range of sky and rooftop bars. Most of them are located in the business district around the famous luxury hotel Marina Bay Sands. But there are also interesting locations in other parts of the city with completely different views.

It happens every now and then that bars and restaurants change their opening times, entrance fees or their orientation. Locations will also be closed and new ones opened. We do everything we can to keep the following list up to date. We are therefore very happy if you send us a short message if you notice any changes or additions during your trip to Singapore.

Skybars / rooftop bars in Singapore

Below you will find the best addresses and tips for a special view of the Singapore skyline.

The well-known Marina Bay Sands Hotel is a symbol of Singapore and houses several sky bars and lounges. The best known are the CÉ LA VIE restaurant and the Club Lounge of the same name.

From up there you have a fantastic view of both the skyline and the sea with the countless ships that head for the port of the metropolises.

On the ship-shaped roof of the three hotel towers there is also a Skypark , which can also be accessed without a bar / restaurant visit (for a fee), the Spago Bar Lounge and the LAVO Italian Restaurant .

The fantastic infinity pool is only open to hotel guests. A night in the world famous Marina Bay Sands is not cheap, but it is definitely a special experience. You can find the hotel on Booking.com and here on Agoda .

If you don't want to swim, eat or drink, but just want to enjoy the view, you can simply visit the Skypark. The view from there is definitely an unforgettable experience. Here you can conveniently buy the ticket online . Then you no longer have to queue on site.

Facts and figures about the CÉ LA VIE:
Floor: 57th of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel
Entry price: Hotel guests have free entry. Otherwise applies:
Before 10:00 p.m .: Purchase of an admission voucher worth SGD 22 per person, which will be deducted from the food and drinks.
After 10 p.m .: Sun - Tue Thu: Admission free.
Wednesdays: Ladies Night (women do not pay admission, men pay 28 SGD)
Friday, Saturday and public holidays: 28 SGD

Web: celavi.com
Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Telephone: +65 6 50 82 18 8
Email: sales@marinabaysands.com
Opening hours:
Daily from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. (restaurant)
Daily from 12:00 p.m. to late (Skybar)
Dress code and regulations: Smart Casual. Leisure clothing is only allowed on Mon, Tue and Sun. Reservations recommended.
Reservation: email , phone, website

One of the top addresses of the Skybars in Singapore is the 1-Altitude Gallery Bar . The world's highest open-air rooftop bar is a whopping 282 meters above sea level.

Located right in the center of Singapore, the famous Skybar offers a 360 degree panoramic view of the city's rooftops, from where you can enjoy the sunset with a cocktail in hand.

Live music from internationally known DJs and bands create the right atmosphere on the 63rd floor of One Raffles Place. The award-winning Stellar AT restaurant one floor below delights discerning gourmets with Australian star cuisine. Make sure to reserve early for the restaurant!

The Altimate night club is located on the 61st floor.

Facts and Figures about the 1-Altitude Gallery Bar:

Floor: 63rd of One Raffles Place
Admission:
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m .: SGD 35 including two free drinks
From 9:00 p.m .: 45 SGD including two free drinks

During the day a visit is possible between 10 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. At this time, however, it is very hot up there and there is hardly any shade. However, if you want to enjoy the fantastic view during the day / take pictures or have no time in the evening, you can choose this option. Tickets are available here, for example, from GetYourGuide .

Web: 1-altitude.com
Address: 1 Raffles Place, # B1 - 12, Singapore 048616
Telephone: +65 6 43 80 41 0
Email: info@1-altitude.com
Opening hours:
Monday: 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 6 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Thursday: 6 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Friday: 6 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Saturday: 6 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Sunday: 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Dress code and regulations: Smart Casual.
From 10 p.m. only women over 18 and men over 21 will be admitted. Wednesday is Ladies Night - women get free admission.
Reservation: website , email or phone

LeVeL 33 is one of the sky bars with a great view of Marina Bay. Fresh beers from the in-house brewery (the highest in the world) are served here.

In addition to the Sky Lounge, LeVeL 33 also runs a restaurant. The owners rely on relaxed elegance, which can also be found in the subtle furnishing style made of wood.

Facts and figures about the LeVeL 33 Lounge:

Floor: 33rd of Marina Bay Financial Tower 1
Entry price: free entry

Web: level33.com.sg/
Address: 8, # 33-01 Marina Blvd, Tower 1 Marina Bay Financial Center, Singapore 018981
Telephone: +65 6 83 43 13 3
Email: enquiries@level33.com.sg
Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to midnight,
Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Sundays and public holidays: 12 p.m. to midnight
Open until 2 a.m. on public holidays.
Dress code and regulations: Smart Casual
Reservation: website, email , telephone

The Lantern Rooftop Bar is located on the roof of the traditional Fullerton Bay Hotel . It is also unofficially known as the “Red Lantern Pier” - based on the red oil lamps that once showed immigrants and seafarers the way to the port of Singapore.

While enjoying exclusive drinks, you have a great view of Marina Bay and Singapore's skyline. A large pool is part of the exclusive bar.

Facts and figures about the Lantern Rooftop Bar:

Floor: 6th floor of the Fullerton Bay Hotel
Entry price: free entry

Web: fullertonhotels.com
Address: 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
Telephone: +65 6 59 75 29 9
Email: lantern@fullertonbayhotel.com
Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Dress code and regulations: smart casual, reservations in advance recommended
Reservation: email, phone, website

An overnight stay in the posh Fullerton Bay Hotel is definitely an exclusive experience. You can find the hotel on Booking.com and here on Agoda .

On the roof of the Jen Orchard Gateway Hotel is a hidden oasis in the urban jungle of Singapore. The roof terrace on the 19th floor is one of the more relaxed rooftop bars in the city and impresses with many palm trees and a cozy atmosphere.

The highlight is a large infinity pool that invites you to swim. Here you can enjoy a view of the impressive skyline of the metropolis with a cocktail in hand or while splashing around.

BayWatch @ Jen facts and figures:

Floor: 19th of the Jen Orchard Gateway Singapore by Shangri-La Hotels
Admission price: Hotel guests have free admission, visitors pay a fee

Web: hoteljen.com/singapore/orchardgateway/taste/bars/baywatch/
Address: 277 Orchard Road, Singapore 238858
Telephone: +65 6 70 88 88 8
Email: singaporeorchardgateway@hoteljen.com
Opening hours:
Pool: Monday to Sunday: 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Bar: Monday to Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Dress code and regulations: casual. Loose casual clothing is appropriate, swimwear is also fine. Non smoking area.
Reservation: no reservation necessary. If desired: by phone or email .

If you like the pool bar and would like to use it more often, you can check in directly at the hotel. The Jen Orchard Gateway Hotel convinces with its beautifully furnished rooms and suites. You can find the hotel on Booking.com and here on Agoda . And here is a review of the Jen Hotel .

On the 45th floor of Fitfly Raffles Place is the elegant Empire Lounge and one of the most exquisite nightclubs in Singapore.

Part of the Rooftop Bar is a restaurant with excellent cuisine. With DJ music and a glass of champagne, you can celebrate here casually and enjoy the modern ambience with a 360-degree panoramic view.

Data and facts about the Empire Lounge:

Floor : 45th floor of Fitfly Raffles Place
Admission:
Monday to Thursday: free entry
Wednesdays: before 10:00 p.m .: RSVP for free entry
Saturdays: before midnight: RSVP for free entry
Otherwise: 20 SGD incl. 1 drink

Web: fiftyrafflesplace.com/empire-c1vc2
Address: 50 Raffles Place, Level 45, Singapore 048623
Telephone: +65 6 22 19 55 5
Email: hello@50rp.com.sg
Opening hours:
Monday: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Tuesday: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Wednesday: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Thursday: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Friday 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
Sunday: closed
Dress code and regulations: Smart casual and elegant. Minimum age: women 21 years, men 25 years.
Reservation: website , telephone

On the roof of the Hi-SO Sofitel Hotel is the stylish 1927 rooftop bar with infinity swimming pool, seats and deck chairs.

Surrounded by skyscrapers, you can enjoy Singapore's nightlife with a good drink at this luxury hotspot. The bar does not necessarily offer the best view of Singapore, but it does provide a really nice atmosphere to end the day.

Hi-SO Sofitel Rooftop Bar 1927 facts and figures:

Floor: 6th floor of the Hi-SO Sofitel Hotel
Entry price: free entry

Web: sofitel-so-singapore.com/wine-dine/1927-rooftop-bar/
Address: 35 Robinson Rd, Singapore 068876
Telephone: + 65 6 70 16 80 0
Email: H8655@sofitel.com
Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Friday to Sunday and on public holidays: 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Dress code and regulations: Smart Casual
Reservation: email, phone, website

Bar 1927 is located on the roof of the Hi-SO Sofitel Hotel, where you can also book a luxury room (look here at Booking.com and here at Agoda ).

Champagne and seafood are Southbridge specialties. Here you can sip decadent oysters and choose from a variety of drinks.

The Oyster Bar is considered one of the best in Singapore. A spectacular view of Singapore's skyscrapers completes the perfect atmosphere.

Not easy to find, but that is precisely why it is a little insider tip among Singapore experts.

Southbridge Facts and Figures:

Floor: 5th
Entry price: free entry

Web: southbridge.sg
Address: 80 Boat Quay, Level 5 Rooftop, Singapore 049868
Telephone: +65 6 87 76 96 5
Email: info@southbridge.sg
Opening times: Daily from 5 p.m. to midnight
Dress code and regulations: Smart Casual. Access from the age of 21. No cash desired.
Reservation: website, telephone, email

The view of the Braci Bar provides visual variety. Instead of a classic view of Marina Bay, this skybar delights with a view of the Singapore River.

The bar offers classic and original signature drinks, the restaurant one floor below offers exclusive Italian dishes on the menu.

Facts and figures about the Braci Rooftop Bar:

Floor: 6
Entry price: free entry

Web: braci.sg
Address: 52 Boat Quay, Level 5/6, Singapore 049841
Telephone: +65 6 86 61 93 3
Email: book@braci.sg
Bar opening times:
Monday to Saturday: 5 p.m. to midnight
Opening times restaurant:
Lunch: Tuesday to Friday: 12:00 to 14:00
Dinner: Monday to Saturday: 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Sunday: closed
Dress code and regulations: Smart Casual. Both in the restaurant and in the rooftop bar, guests aged 12 and over are allowed. It is paid cashless.
Reservation: email , phone, website

Relax in the lounge chairs of the Ariaroof Bar. The bar is located in Chinatown on the roof of The Scarlet Hotel.

In the attached restaurant you can eat lovingly prepared Sicilian street food or try one of the signature cocktails.

Facts and figures about the Ariaroof Bar:

Floor: 4th
Entry price: free entry

Web: ariaroofbar.com
Address: 33 Erskine Rd, The Scarlet Hotel, Rooftop, Singapore 069333
Telephone: +65 6 83 64 64 7
Email: events@arearoofbar.com
Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday: 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Sunday: closed
Reservation: email , phone

The shortest way to the Ariaroof Bar is to book a room directly at the Scarlett Hotel. You can find it here on Booking.com and here on Agoda.

The Mr Punch Rooftop Bar is hard to beat in terms of casualness. Located on the roof of the Mint Museum of Toys, the bar delights with an interior inspired by the Toy Museum.

Delicious vintage cocktails or classics are given individual flair through special ingredients. Even the comparatively unspectacular view can be overcome. The perfect place for everyone who prefers casual to chic.

Facts and Figures about the Mr Punch Rooftop Bar:

Floor: 5th
Entry price: free entry

Web: mrpunch.com/rooftop
Address: 26 Seah St, Singapore 188382
Telephone: + 65 6 33 96 26 6 or Whatsapp: + 65 83 39 89 66
Email: reservations@mrpunch.com
Opening times lunch:
Friday and Saturday 12:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Bar opening times:
Monday to Thursday: 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Friday and public holidays: 3:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.
Sunday: closed
Dress code and regulations: no dress code required.
Reservation: telephone, Whatsapp, website , email

The Kinki Rooftop Bar invites its guests under the motto “Come in and get Kinki”. You can try drinks from East and West in an urban atmosphere.

The street art style gives the bar a special flair - the meeting point for all graffiti and tattoo lovers.

The Japanese restaurant of the same name is located one floor below and, like the rooftop bar, has a great view of Marina Bay and the laser show.

Kinki Rooftop Bar facts and figures:

Floor: 3rd floor
Entry price: free entry

Web: kinki.com.sg
Address: 70, # 02-02 Collyer Quay, Customs House, Singapore 049323
Telephone: +65 6 53 33 47 1
Email: enquiry@kinki.com.sg
Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 5 p.m. to midnight
Friday and Saturday: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Sunday: closed
Dress code and regulations: Smart Casual. No sleeveless shirts for men and no flip-flops desired. Guests must be at least 18 years of age, ID required. Reservation for restaurant recommended.
Reservation: telephone, website , email

Modern furnishings and a special atmosphere await you in this popular rooftop bar. The owners consciously rely on a local menu for an authentic Asian feeling. Be sure to try the Southeast Asian cocktail specials!

Loof facts and figures:

Floor: 3rd
Entry price: free entry

Web: loof.com.sg/
Address: 331 North Bridge Rd, # 03-07 Odeon Towers Extension Rooftop, Singapore 188720
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Email: loof@loof.com.sg
Opening hours:
Sunday to Thursday: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Friday and Saturday: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Dress code and regulations: No dress code required.
Reservation: website , telephone, email

The Upper Place Restaurant Rooftop Bar is located on the roof of the Wangz Hotel. The cozy, green terrace offers a great view of the trendy Tiong Bahru district and the nearby park.

The restaurant serves lunch and dinner in European cuisine, and the bar offers delicious cocktails, beers and wines.

It is one of the lesser known rooftop bars in Singapore. But it convinces with a good price-performance ratio, charming service and a cozy atmosphere.

Upper Place Facts and Figures:

Floor: 7th - on the roof of the Wangz Hotel
Entry price: free entry

Web: upperplace.com.sg
Address: 231 Outram Rd, R Level WANGZ Hotel Rooftop, Singapore 169040
Telephone: +65 6 59 51 38 0
Email: reservation@upperplace.com.sg
Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Sunday: closed
Dress code and regulations: Smart Casual. Reservations recommended.
Reservation: email , phone, website

The rooftop bar is located on the roof of the Wangz Hotel, which is regularly rated very well. You can find it here on Booking.com and here on Agoda .

The interior of the 1919 Boathouse is characterized by classic elegance. The restaurant is located on Marina Bay and serves snacks and drinks.

Special highlights on the menu are the in-house cocktail creations such as Merlion Punch and The Orchard. You are at the right place here if you love that certain something.

Data and facts about the 1919 Boathouse:

Floor: 3rd on The Fullerton Waterboat House
Entry price: free entry

Web: 1919.com.sg
Address: 3 Fullerton Rd, # 03-01 The Waterboathouse, Singapore 049215
Telephone: +65 6 53 89 03 8
Email: hello@1919.com.sg
Bar opening times:
Monday to Thursday: 5 p.m. to midnight
Friday and Saturday: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Sunday: closed
Opening times restaurant:
Lunch: Monday to Friday: 12 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
Dinner: Monday to Saturday: 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Sunday: closed
Dress code and regulations: casual
Reservation: website, email , telephone

Signature cocktails and a fabulous view of Marina Bay Sands make up the charm of the Smoke Mirror.

The bar is located on the roof of the Singapore National Gallery and scores with a modern interior. You don't have to buy a ticket to the exhibition to get to the roof.

Facts and Figures about Smoke Mirrors:

Floor: 5. On the roof of the National Gallery
Entry price: free entry

Web: smokeandmirrors.com.sg
Address: 1 St. Andrew's Road, # 06-01 National Gallery Singapore, Singapore 178957
Telephone: +65 9 38 06 31 3
Email: reserve@smokeandmirrors.com.sg
Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 3 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Friday: 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Dress code and regulations: casual city chic. No flip-flops and slippers. A minimum consumption of 45 SGD per person outside is required. Reservation is for two hours and is recommended. From 7 p.m. only guests over the age of 18 are admitted.
Reservation: website , telephone, email

"Sky is the limit" could be the motto of the sophisticated Aura Sky Lounge. The trendy bar with 200 seats impresses with Italian flair and a good selection of dishes.

Like Smoke and Mirros, the Aura Sky Lounge is on the top floor of the National Gallery. There you can end the day tastefully with one or more drinks.

Aura Sky Lounge facts and figures:

Floor: 5th floor of the new National Gallery
Entry price: free entry

Web: aura.sg
Address: 1 St Andrew's Rd, 06-02, Singapore 178957
[Texticon type = ”phone”] Phone: +65 6 86 61 97 7
Email: book@aura.sg
Opening hours:
Daily from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Dress code and regulations: Smart Casual. Guests aged 18 and over. Children and adolescents under the age of 18 only when accompanied by an adult. Reservation: website , telephone, email

The Orgo Bar offers a view of both Singapore's business district and Marina Bay. Recently, however, the bar and restaurant were closed due to renovation work. The new opening is planned for March 2020!

Orgo Bar facts and figures:

Floor: 4th in the Esplanade - Theaters on the Bay
Entry price: free entry

Web: orgo.sg
Address: 8 Raffles Avenue, # 04-01, Esplanade-Theaters on the Bay, Singapore 039802
Telephone: +65 6 33 69 36 6
Email: info@orgo.sg
Opening hours:
Saturday to Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Thursday to Friday: 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Sunday: closed
Dress code and regulations: Smart Casual
Reservation: website , email , telephone

More viewpoints

You have a particularly beautiful view of Marina Bay and the skyline of Singapore from the Singapore Flyer, the second largest ferris wheel in the world.

It is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are available from SGD 33 for adults and SGD 22 for children.

You only drive one lap, but it takes 30 minutes and is guaranteed to be an experience.

The operation of the Singapore Flyer was stopped on November 19, 2019 due to a technical problem. It is still unclear when operations will resume. The best thing to do is check the official website before you travel.

Web: singaporeflyer.com
Address: 30 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039803

An insider tip is still a sky bridge that connects several residential buildings. The facility is called Pinnalce @ Duxton and is located on the outskirts of Chinatown .

The platform on the 50th floor is mainly intended for the owners of the approximately 1,900 apartments - among other things for doing sports - but visitors are also welcome. And for just 6 SGD.

Above you have a great 360-degree view of Singapore and the container port.

A few more tips:

  • The entrance is at Block 1 G, Level 1.
  • Since the number of visitors per day is limited to 200, it is better not to be late.
  • To pay the 6 SGD, you need an ez-link card with the corresponding credit. You can find them in the 7-Eleven below in the building. You can find a detailed explanation here .
  • There is some seating on the sky bridge, but no shops or bars.

Address: The Pinnacle @ Duxton, 1 Cantonment Rd, Singapore

Hotels tours

Finally, a few quick tips for your stay in Singapore.

Hotels Accommodation:

  • Inexpensive but good: The Beary Best! is a nice hostel with a popular roof terrace in the Kampong Glam district ( Booking.com / Agoda ). You stay in futuristic capsules in the CapsulePod @ Aljunied ( Booking.com / Agoda ), which has always received excellent reviews.
  • More comfort: The Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong ( Booking.com / Agoda ) impresses with stylish rooms and a great rooftop pool. The Jen Orchard Gateway ( Booking.com / Agoda ) offers a great location and a pool with the best view.
  • Pretty chic: State guests ( Booking.com / Agoda ) also stay overnight in the traditional Shangri-La with its huge pool and great buffets. At the Fullerton Hotel you live in a prime location and in a royal ambience ( Booking.com / Agoda ).

Tours and excursions:

The top 3 most booked activities for visitors to Singapore are the zoo visit , the night safari and the hop on hop off bus .

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