Fancy drinks or dinner with a view? Here’s our pick of the best sky-high restaurants and rooftop bars in Singapore for wining and dining in style
Call us biased but we think Singapore offers some of the best skyline views in the world! So head over to one of these rooftop bars or sky-high restaurants when you want to sit back with a drink in hand and admire the stunning views!
Scroll on for all the best rooftop bars and restaurants in Singapore!
1. 1-ATICO (NEW!)
1-ATICO is the very latest rooftop bar set to open in Singapore on 18 December 2020. This spot (by 1-GROUP) is right up there 56 storeys above ION Orchard with unrivalled views across the city. There are three concepts under one roof at 1-Atico (Spanish for “Penthouse”): FIRE, FLNT and 1-Atico Ultra-Lounge (opening in 2021). FIRE is where you’ll find authentic Argentinian wood-fired Asado dining, while at FLNT, look forward to a Japanese-Peruvian sumiyaki bar experience.
1-ATICO, 2 Orchard Turn, Level 56, Singapore 238801 [email protected], www.1-atico.sg
2. Artemis Grill
Artemis Grill is a rooftop bar and restaurant on the top of CapitaGreen building, with views of the CBD and beyond. Have a drink in the outdoor “Sky Forest” rooftop bar that’s great for after-work drinks. For dinner, head indoors to the main restaurant for Mediterranean-inspired cuisine using sustainably sourced fish and seafood, hormone-free meats and locally sourced vegetables for an upmarket dining experience.
Artemis Grill, Level 40, CapitaGreen Rooftop, 138 Market Street, Tel: (+65) 6635 8677, artemisgrill.com.sg
3. Smoke and Mirrors
Perched at the National Gallery on top of the Old Supreme Court Building, Smoke and Mirrors is a glitzy rooftop bar with breathtaking views of the city from the Padang to the Bay. Cocktails here are top-notch too and there’s also a Special Sips menu, inspired by the artworks of Salvador Dali.
Smoke and Mirrors, #06-01 National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrews Rd, Singapore 178957, www.smokeandmirrors.com.sg
4. Dusk Restaurant & Bar
A rooftop bar and restaurant that affords a different view? Heads over to Dusk Restaurant & Bar perched on Faber Peak! Make a real occasion of your evening and head over by cable car (if you are there in the day for lunch – this arrival will thrill the kids!). Dusk Restaurant & Bar has panoramic views of the sea and Sentosa Island and makes a great spot for sunset drinks or dinner.
Dusk Restaurant & Bar, Faber Peak Singapore, Level 2, 109 Mount Faber Road, 099203, www.onefabergroup.com/dusk
The steak restaurant 665°F is perched on level 38 of the Andaz Singapore, right behind the Gotham building where Atlas Bar is. This rooftop restaurant is surprisingly intimate with an open kitchen as well as windows with a view. Opt for the private room if you are in a group for the best views. Meat (which is all halal) is the main name of the game at 665°F: order the Dry-aged, grass-fed Irish Ribeye chargrilled in the Pira oven, which creates the flavour, aroma, and juiciness unique to an open-fire barbecue. Desserts ($28) are table centrepieces so leave room for the Baked Alaska!
665°F, Andaz Singapore, 5 Fraser Street, Singapore, 189354, Tel: (+65) 6408 1234, andazsingapore.com
6. Mr Stork
Before you get to level 38 for your rooftop resto meal, make a stop at the stunning rooftop bar, Mr Stork on Level 39 of Andaz Singapore hotel where you’ll be rewarded with killer 360-degree views across Singapore (unless you are snuggled up in one of their cute teepee tents on offer). Do note currently entry is only via reservation so book ahead!
Mr Stork, Andaz Singapore, 5 Fraser Street, Singapore, 189354, Tel: (+65) 6408 1234, andazsingapore.com
7. Lantern Bar
Lantern Bar at the Fullerton Bay Hotel offers a low-level rooftop view (complete with fabulous pool) that is worth a visit for its different angle to admire the beautiful Marina Bay waterfront and the Singapore skyline. This rooftop bar is a popular spot so advance dining reservations are recommended.
Lantern Bar, Fullerton Bay Hotel, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326, Tel: (+65) 6597 5299, www.fullertonhotels.com
Lavo is one of the newest Italian restaurants to join the MBS clan. This rooftop restaurant is 57 floors up on top of Marina Bay Sands so expect pretty views of Gardens by the Bay and the Singapore River. On the menu; Italian-American dishes like chicken parmigiana and its signature Lavo one-pound meatball topped with a sinful mountain of ricotta cheese.
Lavo, Marina Bay Sands Tower 1, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956, www.lavosingapore.com
9. SKAI Restaurant & Bar
SKAI Restaurant on the rooftop of Swissôtel The Stamford offers oh-my-gosh-jaw-dropping views. This rooftop dining spot is on the 70th floor of so Swissôtel The Stamford so need we say more? Floor to ceiling windows complete the scene and you’ll not be able to stop yourself gazing out onto Singapore’s stunning skyline. The rooftop restaurant has a great buzzy atmosphere and the dining is tip top, too – think Josper-grilled steaks and seafood with a Japanese influence. Desserts are equally stunning: try the Caramelised Soy Bean Cheesecake, caramelised at the table with a blowtorch. Do note the rooftop bar here is temporarily closed due to Covid-19. Read our full write up here.
SKAI, Level 70, Swissôtel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178882, Tel: (+65) 6837 3322, or email [email protected], www.swissotel.com
10. Bar Canary
Rooftop bar Bar Canary is slap bang on Orchard Road. There’s usually a bunch of great drinking deals on offer here like Ladies’ Night (every Wednesday from 7 to 9pm) offering a dangerous sounding $55 “liquid buffet” (free-flow Champagne, house pours and select cocktails), while Gentleman’s Night offers $10 beers on tap and 15% off whiskies every Thursday evening. However with Covid-19 restrictions it’s best to check if any offers are ongoing. If not, just have one drink and savour the view!
Bar Canary, Level 4 Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, Tel: (+65) 6603 8855, parkhotelgroup.com/en/orchard/bar-canary
11. CÉ LA VI
Probably one of the most iconic rooftop bars in town, CÉ LA VI offers stunning 360-degree views of Singapore from the top of Marina Bay Sands with both alfresco and indoor dining. Make a point to pitch up for sunset cocktails (though be warned you will need to pay to enter if not dining — redeemable against drink). This very upmarket restaurant offers Modern Asian cuisine by award-winning chefs.
CÉ LA VI, SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands, Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue Singapore 018971, Tel: (+65) 6688 7688, www.celavi.com
12. JAAN by Kirk Westway
Jaan by Kirk Westway is a multi-award winning 1-Michelin Star restaurant helmed by Chef de Cuisine Kirk Westaway serving modern British cuisine. Interiors are sophisticated: a huge Murano crystal and silver free-form chandelier takes center stage above, while the views are breathtaking given Jaan is on the 70th floor of Swissotel The Stamford hotel.
Jaan, Level 70, Equinox Complex, Swissotel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882, Tel: (+65) 6837 3322, www.jaan.com.sg
LeVeL33, as its name suggests, is a rooftop bar on the 33rd level of Marina Bay Financial Centre, and offers one of the best panoramic views of Marina Bay Sands in town. It’s a popular spot with the corporate crowd working in MBFC, too. There’s a small outdoor terrace (best to book ahead for a spot) and the air-conditioned indoor dining area. Level33 is also the world’s highest urban craft microbrewery, with beers made on site! On the dining menu: contemporary European cuisine (with suggested beer pairings).
LeVeL33, 8 Marina Boulevard #33-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, 8 Marina Boulevard, Tel: (+65) 6834 3133, level33.com.sg
Japanese restaurant Kinki is a rooftop restaurant atop the Customs House building and offers knockout views of MBS with edgy beats in the background and graffiti plastered all over the walls. On the menu, Japanese food, namely sushi rolls, from the classic to the kinkier remakes like Foie Gras and Scallop Sushi or Kinki Style Okonomiyaki, with a “pizza” of seafood and a range of sake, and Japanese-themed cocktails.
Kinki Restaurant + Bar, 70 Collyer Quay #02-02, Customs House, Singapore 049323, Tel: (+65) 6533 3471, www.kinki.com.sg
Located on level 57 of Marina Bay Sands, Spago is Chef Wolfgang Puck’s second restaurant at Marina Bay Sands (his first being premium steakhouse CUT). Spago is a stunning rooftop restaurant serving Californian cuisine with Asian accents (don’t miss the spicy tuna tartare cones with chilli aioli) with 360-degree views as a backdrop — so it’s a popular choice for date night. There’s an indoor dining room, or step outside for alfresco dinner and drinks with views of the hotel’s infinity pool.
Spago Bar & Lounge, Level 57, Sands SkyPark Tower 2, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Tel: (+65) 6688 9955, marinabaysands.com
16. Stellar at 1-Altitude
Located on the 62nd floor of One Raffles Place, Stellar at 1-Altitude is a rooftop restaurant that serves up modern gastronomic cuisine headed by Chef Christopher Millar.
Stellar: 1-Altitude, 1 Raffles Place, #62-02, Singapore 048616, Tel: 6438 0410, www.1-altitude.com
17. 1-Altitude rooftop bar
The alfresco rooftop bar 1-Altitude one floor up from Stella at 1-Altitude is the world’s highest alfresco bar and offers stunning 360 views of the city for a post-dinner drink.
1-Altitude, 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616, Tel: 6438 0410, www.1-altitude.com
18. GEMMA (NEW! Temporarily closed)
Gemma by Beppe De Vito is a new (but temporarily closed) Italian steakhouse on top of the National Gallery. Wow guests with large-format bistecca to prime meats sourced from around the world, all exclusively sourced and dry-aged for GEMMA. The view from this rooftop restaurant features sweeping panoramas of Singapore’s stunning skyline from the flyer across to MBS and the financial centre with the lush green carpet of the Padang at your feet.
Gemma, 1 St Andrew’s Road, #05-03, National Gallery, Singapore 178957, (+65) 87870977, www.gemmasteakhouse.sg
Vue means ‘view’ in French – so you’ll know what to expect at this rooftop bar on top of OUE Bayfront on Collyer Quay! The view is stunning – gaze through the floor-to-ceiling windows, and enjoy the scene of the Civic District from the 19th floor of OUE Bayfront. VUE is home to Singapore’s first rooftop spritz bar, so order up a Basil Spritz ($24) with dry gin, basil, and lemon as you admire the cityscape. The dining menu offers binchōtan-grilled specialities.
VUE, Level 19, OUE Bayfront, 50 Collyer Quay Singapore 049321, www.vue.com.sg
The Terrace Lounge at Zafferano is a rooftop bar on the 43rd floor of the Ocean Financial Centre. It’s a prime spot to have a drink and admire the city lights (and it’s usually popular for fireworks which this year won’t happen – thanks Covid!). If you are here for rooftop dining, the cuisine here is Italian by Head Andrea De Paola.
Zafferano, 10 Collyer Quay, Level 43, Ocean Financial Centre, 049315, Tel: (+65) 6509 1488, zafferano.sg
21. 1-V:U (Temporarily closed)
Rooftop day club 1-V:U by 1-Group, is the place to head for daytime-poolside-rooftop drinks to the beat of international and local DJs. 1-V:U takes up the entire rooftop of The Outpost Hotel and features a pool overlooking Palawan Beach. Fancy a drink before lunch, no questions asked? This is your spot. DJs are on hand to spin the beats from day till night, and there’s more than nibbles to satisfy with the indoor Asian Restaurant helmed by Chef Ace Tan offering communal progressive Asian cuisine inspired by the land and the sea. On the menu: Hamachi sashimi with lime shoyu dressing ($16), Jospered octopus with gochujang emulsion ($32), and ‘Char Siew’ Iberico secreto with a ponzu ($34). Venue temporarily closed.
1-V:U, 10 Artillery Avenue, The Outpost Hotel, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099951, Tel: (+65) 6513 7708, www.1-vu.sg