You don’t have to count calories with these skinny cocktails...
Cocktails (or alcohol), in general, are not ideal if you’re looking to stay trim and fit. But hey, nobody’s asking you to be a teetotaller, especially with the amazing cocktails bars we’ve got all over the Litte Red Dot. In the name of having a good time, we’ve sussed out low-calorie cocktails that won’t bust your diet. Plus, you can always sweat it out later on the dance floor for good measure.
The Blond Mojito by Level33
Make your way up to Level33 for a low-calorie mojito that’s infused with beer – it is a microbrewery after all. The heady mix of white rum, black sugar, house-brewed blond lager and strawberries will just set you back 87 calories! Plus, you get to soak in the spectacular view of the city while enjoying your drink.
Level33, #33-01, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, 8 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018981
The É KHổ QUA by Operation Dagger
This cubbyhole of a speakeasy needs no introduction. The bar’s known for its creative concoctions and the É KHổ QUA is an apt choice if you’re not looking to go off the rails with your diet. Spiked with white rum, this transparent tipple is made with bitter melon, cane, whey and spinach (yay greens!). You can even go for seconds as it’s only 75 calories.
Operation Dagger, #B1-01, 7 Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069791
The Geisha by Neon Pigeon
Modern izakaya Neon Pigeon has crafted an elegant skinny cocktail that’s adds up to 110 calories – perfect if you’re going to have a long night out on the bustling Keong Saik Road stretch. Bursting with fruity, umami flavours, the Geisha is a blend of shitake with kombu-infused sake, umeshu, apricot brandy, angostura and grapefruit bitters, and fresh passionfruit.
Neon Pigeon, 1 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089109
Mizuwari by Live Twice
Forget about sugary mixtures and sip on this spirit-forward cocktail. The Mizuwari is essentially a mix of water and whiskey, with a blend of Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky and Nikka Coffey Malt Whisky that’s steeped in a pot with Hokkaido soft water for a minimum of three days. The result? A 118-calorie drink that goes down smoother than butter on warm toast.
Live Twice, 20 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089834
The Venetian by Summerlong
Revel in eternal summer at this Mediterranian riverside joint. Not visiting on cheat day? Save all the calories for its great nosh and go for the refreshing Venetian. Made with Solerno blood orange aperitivo liqueur, prosecco and soda water, this spritzer cocktail adds up to 97 calories.
Summerlong, #01-04, 60 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238252