Wine down at these classy bars in Singapore for a buzzy night out!
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 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 in Singapore
1. 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
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 up to 15 wines, plus an ever-changing wine flight of the week to get that vino flowing through your veins.
Gaston, 25 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089132
3. 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
4. Le Quinze Vins
The wine paradise of LQV transports you to the finest vineyards in France. Its bounty of reds and whites pair perfectly with the menu’s cold cuts and cheese platters. Not sure what to order? The friendly staff will recommend something for you. All you have to do is relax and enjoy the laidback ambience.
Le Quinze Vins, 29 Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069624
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 Asian-inspired 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. The menu changes every so often, with new winemakers taking their turn in the limelight, so you’ll never tire of the selection. For the full experience, order a cheese and charcuterie board or get plates of grilled meats and sweets to share with the table.
13% Wine Bistro, 123A Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068592
Once the sun goes down, Regent’s tea lounge transforms into a wine bar. Taking you on a journey from Old World to New World, Park90 looks to the highly-rated bottles by Robert Parker Wine Advocate to curate its list of about 1,000 varieties. Bottles come in from across the globe, including the likes of France, New Zealand, Chile, Australia and Spain, and price tags can range from semi wallet-friendly to all-out splurge. To get the red carpet experience, sign up for any of the membership tiers to get exclusive event invites, access to limited releases and more.
Park90, Lobby, Regent Singapore, 1 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249715
8. Le Bon Funk
Pop by Club Street 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.
Le Bon Funk, 29 Club Street, Singapore 069414
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 bar resting on the ground floor of Hotel G Singapore takes a French approach to its menu of charcoal-grilled meats, cold cuts and cheese — all of which go beautifully with the lovely French wines. They’re pretty pocket-friendly too!
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 Cuppage Road, Robertson Walk and VivoCity.
12. La Taperia
“A day without wine is a day without sunshine,” says the restaurant, and we totally agree. This charming Shaw Centre gem takes its tapas and vino seriously, with bottles brought in mostly from Spain and France. Suss out its assortment of sauvignon blanc, chardonnay and pinot noir, or browse through the champagnes and sweet late-harvest offerings from one of the best bars in Singapore.
La Taperia, #02-10/11, Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Road, Singapore 228208
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 chorizo, ham and brie, take a swig of the affordable house whites or reds. Alternatively, for something on the premium end, have a look at the Bordeaux or Burgundy range.
Winestone, #01-09, 30 Stevens Road, Singapore 257840
14. Wine Mansion
Looks like good old Keong Saik’s a hoppin’ place when it comes to wine! But 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
Wine and dine at these top not-notch wine bars in Singapore!