Fancy some cheap pinot noir, shiraz, chardonnay or sauvignon blanc? These wine happy hours in Robertson Quay, Ann Siang Hill, City Hall and beyond will quench your thirst
Rather wine than dine? Vying for a vino after a hard day’s work? Or you just want something more sophisticated than a beer or fun cocktail? Treat yourself to a glass of pinot noir or sauvignon blanc at these wine happy hours in Singapore – swirl, sip, and save.
Oyster Bar & Grill Wharf
What goes well with wine? Oysters of course! You might’ve already heard of this wharf’s $2 oyster promos all day on Tuesday, but did you also know that you can take double advantage of this with happy hour house wines ($8/glass) from 3pm-8pm? And it’s not just on Tuesdays; this wine happy hour lasts every day.
Oyster Bar & Grill Wharf, #01-01 The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238252, p. 6235 2466.
No. 5 Emerald Hill Cocktail Bar
Need a breather (or some booze) after your shopping splurge? Head to the adjacent Emerald Hill enclave, and you’ll find a spot that serves cheap wine, even during the day! At $12 nett, wines roll off the bar every day of the week, 12pm to 9pm (starts from 5pm on Sunday). Ready for round two? Shopping or drinks – you decide.
No. 5 Emerald Hill Cocktail Bar, 5 Emerald Hill Road, Singapore 229289, p. 6732 0818.
Arguably one of the busiest watering holes on the Ann Siang Hill strip, Gem Bar continues to be known as the go-to spot if you’re looking for a more vibrant, boisterous nightlife experience. How boisterous? Visit this diamond in the rough on Wednesdays for their “141 Housepours” promo, and you’ll find out once you’ve downed your umpteenth glass of red or white.
Gem Bar, 8-10 Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069789, p. 9646 6160.
Merchants @ East Coast
Other than supplying a wide selection of independent Australian and New Zealand wines, Merchants also lets you up your wine game with its regular cellar door tastings and wine dinners. Only available at the Eastern Joo Chiat outlet, you can order one-for-one wines from Mondays to Thursdays, 3pm-7pm. You’ll be a wine expert (if not, just really tipsy) after this one!
Merchants, 443 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427656, p. 6440 0892.
A sanctuary for Scots who love their whisky and rowdy live music, Highlander offers more than just that. From Mondays to Sundays – lasting as early as 4pm and as late as 9pm – thirsty folks can dive in for 50% off wines by the glass. Now you won’t feel left out when your pals wanna indulge in a whisky binge!
Highlander, B1-05 CHIJMES, 30 Victoria Street, Singapore 187996, p. 6336 1239.
Boomerang Bistro and Bar
Constantly packed with Rugby fanatics on match days, this is one of the best sporting bars in town. Everyone here is really friendly and welcoming too – it’s no wonder everyone’s a regular! But y’know what else keeps ’em coming? $11++ wines by the glass from 5pm to 8pm on Mon-Fri, and 2pm-8pm on Sundays if you need some last-minute perk-up on the weekend.
Boomarang Bistro and Bar, , #01-15 The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238252, p. 6738 1077.
Drinks & Co
A welcome respite from the flashy bars in the area, this under-the-radar bar offers some of the most affordable bottles in town. Hop down to the ever buzzing Club Street where you’ll find house wine at merely $7 nett a glass from 11am all the way ’til 8pm (7pm on Fridays). Better yet, this happy hour deal goes on every single day, even weekends!
Drinks & Co, 44 Club Street, Singapore 069421, p. 6222 2005.
Harry’s isn’t just a place for delish bar bites and intoxicating cocktails, but enticing booze promotions too. Head down to Harry’s Clarke Quay and Dempsey outlets where happy hour starts from 12pm to 9pm daily, with glasses of wine going at just $10++ each.
Harry’s Bar, #01-01, 3D River Valley Rd, Clarke Quay, Singapore 179023, p. 6338 7331./#01-17A, Blk 11 Dempsey Road, Singapore 249673, p. 6471 9018.
Vino lovers always come flocking to this quintessential wine bar and bistro for its extensive range of red, so it’s no surprise to find a wine happy hour that fits its reputation. On weekdays only, starting from 3pm to 8pm, fine wines start from $10 a glass. It’s the perfect after-work drinking sesh you’ve been waiting for.
Napoleon, 206 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068641, p. 6221 9282.