Knock off early and take advantage of some of our favourite happy hour offers on beer, wine, whisky and more
Work’s out, and all that’s on your mind is a stiff drink, good company and maybe even a bit of live music. If you’re lucky enough to be working at the heart of the CBD in city hall, here’re five bars with killer happy hour deals we’re sure you’ll love!
For Wine Oenophiliacs: Barossa
Apart from stellar Australian steaks, ribs and beef burgers, Barossa is a prime destination for wine lovers thanks to its attractive wine bottle happy hour. Unless you want to end up rolling home, come here with your mates to enjoy the beer bucket and bottle promos. If you find yourself here all by your lonesome, sip on $10 lagers while staring pensively into the Marina Bay skyline.
Barossa, 8 Raffles Avenue, #01-11 Esplanade Mall. Happy hour 5pm-8pm daily, $10 for draft beers, $45 for a bucket of 6 beers, 15% off first wine bottle, 20% off second and 30% off third.
For Whisky Lovers: Highlander
Hightail it to Highlander for their very attractive happy hour offer that sees beer, wine, house-pours, cocktails and selected whisky prices all slashed by half. You’ll enjoy Scottish music and prompt, friendly service kilt-clad serving staff while knocking back your drinks in either the industrial chic interior or the alfresco dining area outside.
Highlander,#B1-05 CHIJMES, 30 Victoria Street, Singapore 187996. Happy hour from 5pm-9pm Mon-Sat, all day on Sun, 50% off draft beer, wine, whisky of the month and cocktails.
For Irish Merrymakers: The Irish Times
Chase away the Monday blues like the Irish do at this lively Irish pub. Irish Night (all night on Monday) mean 20% off whisky by the bottle, one-for-one whisky glasses and Guiness & Kilkenny pints at $9 nett. Its regular happy hour from 5pm-9pm Tuesday to Sundays will bag you one-for-one pints of Tiger, Kilkenny, Erdinger and Guiness at just $16-$18 net. And, if you’re lucky enough to pop by on Tuesday or Friday, you’ll be treated to some rockin’ live Irish music.
The Irish Times,#B1-08 CHIJMES. Happy hour from 5pm-9pm Tue-Sun.
For Craft Beer Connoisseurs: TAP Craft Beer Bar
Tiger and Heineken don’t do it for you? Loosen those ties and make your way down to TAP to sample their selection of over 20 craft beers – on tap, of course. The menu here is organised by flavour profile, so even craft beer dilettantes will be able to pick out a brew that’ll strike their fancy. The selection of beers changes regularly, so multiple visits are a must!
TAP Craft Beer Bar, 01-K1/K2 Capitol Piazza, 15 Stamford Road. p. 6384 7188. Happy hour 12-8pm daily (12pm-5pm $4 off, 5pm-8pm $3 off).
For Music Addicts: Timbre @ The Substation
If it’s post-work drinks with live music you’re after, head right down to Timbre @ The Substation for a coupla cold ones and laid-back choons by established and up-and-coming local artists. Happy hour here knocks several dollars off bottled beers, wines and various spirits. And did we mention how much we love the roasted duck pizza?
Timbre, 45 Armenian Street, Singapore 179936. p. 6338 8030. Happy hour 6pm-9pm daily (see menu for happy hour offers).