Have a swirling good time at Singapore's best wine bars with all the grape stuff.
Forget cocktails or craft beers. Whether you’re all about dry reds, sweet whites or natural goodness, it’s always a good time for wine. And if you’re not in the mood to stay in, pop by top-notch wine bars and bistros in Singapore for some of the best bottles. From casual hangouts to intimate bistros to fine wine havens, there’s something for every occasion.
Best wine bars and bistros in Singapore
If you love all things wine, you might be a fool to walk past this spot without hopping in. All jokes aside, we love this unpretentious wine bar that spotlights a massive list of bottles from around the world. It’s the brainchild of chef-owner Rishi Naleendra, who’s also the one behind smash hits Cloudstreet and Kotuwa.
No matter if you love natural wines, champagne, zinfandel, Burgundy producers, volcanic wines, orange wines, or wines with names you can’t even be bothered to pronounce. There’s something for everyone in Fool’s epic, edgy collection. Pair your drink with menu stunners like wagyu beef tartare, quail schnitzel and Spanish mackerel for an unforgettable night out.
Fool, 21 Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069620
2. Vin Geek
Planning a chill night out with your best buds? Make Vin Geek your go-to. The hidden wine bar in Orchard is cosy and laid-back, with fab dishes made for sharing and vino at pocket-friendly prices. We also love the ever-evolving line-up of promos, from weekday set lunch menus to bottomless wines to year-end bottle sales. Plus, let’s not forget the unique self-service wine dispenser that lets you sample all sorts of grape varieties in different pour sizes. It’s perfect for newbies.
Vin Geek, #01-04 to 07, Pacific Plaza, 9 Scotts Road, Singapore 228210
A homely shophouse bistro on the hip Keong Saik Road stretch, Gaston takes the classic French fare of Burgundy to its kitchen in Singapore, pairing plates of comfort food with 350 wine labels from France and beyond. Prefer to sample grape varieties by the glass? The selection features over 10 wines to get that vino flowing through your veins.
Gaston, 25 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089132
4. Wine Rvlt
Edgy in all the right places, this funky hangout tears down the fancy facade of wines with its unpretentious atmosphere and chill vibes. Fret not if you’re new to the world of wine — the good folks here will point you in the right direction. Or, more specifically, to the wall stacked with all types of bottles, which they’ll happily tell you all about. Just keep an open mind with each mouthful and line your stomach with the kitchen’s impeccable small plates before you start sipping.
Wine Rvlt, Level 1, 38 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059917
5. Wine & Chef
Also located in the Keong Saik area, this joint’s outdoor high tables make for a great people-watching perch. But if you’d rather have a quiet dinner, head indoors to unwind in peace. The wines shine a spotlight on Italy and pair nicely with dishes that the kitchen whips up.
Wine & Chef, 7 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089115
6. 13% Wine Bistro
The cosy feels are strong at 13% Wine Bistro, where bottles are mostly brought in from family-owned vineyards, giving every pour that personal touch. For the full experience, order a cheese and charcuterie board to nibble and sip all evening long. Or get plates of grilled meats, seafood and sweets to share with the table. P.S. look forward to wine o’clock happy hour deals too!
13% Wine Bistro, Level 2, 123A Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068592
7. Le Bon Funk
In the mood for some of that funky stuff? Pop by Club Street or Holland Village and you’ll find Le Bon Funk bustling with wine aficionados, date-night couples and lively groups of friends playing catch up. Each visit is a pleasant surprise, thanks to the rotating list of natural wines and a daily menu of grub made with the freshest produce. We love a good hang at this wine hotspot!
Le Bon Funk, multiple locations including Club Street and Holland Village
8. Le Quinze Vins
The wine paradise of LQV transports you to the finest vineyards in France. Its bounty of reds and whites pair nicely with the menu’s lovely cheese platters, too. Not sure what to order? The friendly staff will recommend something for you. All you have to do is relax and enjoy the laid-back ambience.
Le Quinze Vins, 29 Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069624
9. Praelum Wine Bistro
A quaint spot in a shophouse unit on Duxton Hill, Praelum welcomes one and all for evenings of vino relaxation complemented by what it calls “French-inspired European cuisine.” If you’re having a major bout of indecision choosing from the extensive wine collection, seek advice from the in-house sommeliers on what suits your palate best.
Praelum Wine Bistro, 4 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089590
The sleek, high-ceilinged wine bistro resting on the ground floor of Hotel G Singapore takes a French approach to its menu of charcoal-grilled meats, seafood, cold cuts and cheese — all of which go beautifully with the lovely French wines. From pinot noir to chardonnay to champagne, the wines here are pretty pocket-friendly and perfect for brunch, dinner or anytime in between.
Ginett, Hotel G Singapore, 200 Middle Road, Singapore 188980
11. Wine Connection
Here’s a name familiar to any wine drinker. With numerous outlets scattered across the island, Wine Connection dishes out everything from cheese platters to tapas plates. But what it really excels in is its medley of affordable vino. To get up close and personal with the grape stuff, walk through the retail area within the restaurant to get your hands on the labels that call out to you. While you’re at it, take full advantage of the store’s perpetual promos and get a couple of extra bottles to wine down at home.
Wine Connection, multiple locations including Robertson Walk and VivoCity
The cuisine is modern European and the wines are gentle on the wallet — so much so that you can easily take home a few bottles without feeling the pinch. In between nibbles of steak, pasta or seafood, take a swig of the affordable house whites or reds served by the glass. These wines hail from across the globe, including places like New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, Greece and, of course, France and Italy.
Winestone, #01-09, 30 Stevens Road, Singapore 257840
13. Wine Mansion
What makes this chill haunt a cool go-to is its pocket-friendly prices, especially during weekday lunches. The bistro is also known for its regular drink promos, so keep tabs on this space for your next wine-fuelled night out.
Wine Mansion, multiple locations include Keong Saik and Thomson Plaza
14. Rebel Rebel
Don’t let the name fool you. This one’s a rebel with a cause – and that’s to give you an unpretentious, fun experience. No wine snobs here! The watering hole ticks all the right boxes for wine enthusiasts with its cosy ambience and great selection of grub to go along with lush wines. If you’re a wine newbie, these folks will introduce bottles you can appreciate (even rare ones). So let loose your inner rebel…
Rebel Rebel, 14 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089828
Once the sun goes down, round up your friends and head to this wine bar. Taking you on a journey from Old World to New World, Park90 spotlights the best wines across the globe in different grape varieties and wine-making styles. You can also pair your drinks with Western or Asian food from a menu that includes dishes from the Michelin-starred Summer Palace. If you’re a true blue wine enthusiast, consider joining the membership program to gain access to rare, exclusive bottles. The space also plays host to wine events and tastings for those keen to learn more.
Park90, Lobby, Conrad Singapore Orchard, 1 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249715
Go ahead, wine and dine at these top-notch bars and bistros in Singapore!