Treat what ails you at this moody, medieval apothecary you'll find in a secret room in Ann Siang Hill...
One door to a secret bar in Singapore closes, another one opens. British-style gastropub Oxwell & Co has quietly opened a new hideaway for lovers of vintage style and quirky cocktails: The Apothecary.
You’ll find this medieval pharmacy-themed bolthole on the third floor of Oxwell & Co, with a hidden door that leads to a private dining room. A secret spot for just 12 lucky souls, the interior is all lush emerald green and dark wood, with moody vintage odds and ends collected from all around the world; the shelves are lined with antique-style bottles containing house-made concoctions that promise to ‘treat all that ails you’.
What brings the magic?
Let’s start with the Croak and Wheeze Relief, a solution of Glenfiddich 12-year-old whisky and honey sage syrup, citrus, orange bitters and finished with cigar smoke. Sounds like just the kind of elixir that keeps cantankerous grandfather types unleashing inappropriate comments well into their booze-infused twilight years.
Or check out the Fennicilin (pictured top): a blend of Monkey Shoulder Whisky, Islay Malt Whisky, honey fennel syrup, root ginger and citrus. If gin is your poison, take the Butterfly Corpse Effect: a mix of Hendrick’s, fortified wine, blood orange and pea flower tea. This is no Mother’s Ruin.
Need something sweeter to soothe you? We’re already falling into a lull at the sound of the Sailor Painkiller, made of Sailor Jerry Rum, orange, pineapple, cream of coconut, palm sugar and nutmeg.
See? You’re feeling better already.
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