Looking for the perfect place to slow down and celebrate life? Well, there’s dozens of secret bars in Singapore offering a one-of-a-kind hospitality experience to thrill you. From hiding away in underground drinking dens, to relaxing in cosy hubs in the sky, or discovering secret doorways to other worlds at Suntec City and Fortune Centre…you’ll be spoilt for options. Here are 13 of the coolest secret bars and speakeasies in Singapore.
1. Set of Six
Adventure around the world with spirits and flavours at this incredible secret bar in Singapore. Interestingly, the bar is inspired by the tales of historic novelist Joseph Conrad. Customers can expect exquisite designs, delectable food, and an innovative cocktail experience – concealed behind a mysterious entrance on Craig Road.
20 Craig Rd, #01-01, Singapore 089692
2. Taylor Adam
This bespoke cocktail bar is hidden behind a tailor’s shopfront in the heart of the CBD. Wander past the fitting room and velvet curtains, through a sliding mirror door, which reveals a cosy speakeasy. Excitingly, the setting and menu are inspired by Singapore’s history with Britain and the theme of travel is relevant through crafted cocktails. Definitely, one of the best secret bars to visit in Singapore.
1 Raffles Pl, #01-03, Singapore 048616
3. Ume San 100
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Singapore’s first umeshu and highball bar is hidden in plain sight at Fortune Centre. Discover the concealed new bar behind a colourful row of Japanese-inspired vending machines. To enter, you must push the blue vending machine that sells condoms. You heard that correct! There, you’ll find a small dining space serving the biggest collection of umeshu in Singapore, and more than 100 drink varieties to sip on.
190 Middle Rd, #02-07 Fortune Centre, Singapore 188979
Synthesis is a unique new secret bar and dining concept, hidden behind an unsuspecting dark oak TCM-inspired storefront, in Suntec City. It features a sliding door, which reveals a sleek, neon-lit alleyway, boasting lanterns, leading into a chic speakeasy. It’s superb for a date night or group dinner because there’s a mix of private booths and high/low dining tables, as well as bar seats. Learn more about Synthesis via our review.
3 Temasek Boulevard #01-643 Suntec City Tower 4, next to 7-11, 038983
5. Live Twice
This new venture by Jigger & Pony is becoming a hit among Singaporeans. Escape to the past at this vintage secret bar inspired by mid-century Japan. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail or five, paired with shared platters and katsu sandos, in a cinematic setting. Certainly, a romantic place to hide away with bae.
8-20 Bukit Pasoh Rd, Singapore 089834
As one of the most unique eateries in Singapore, you know you’ll be treated to something special. Enter the hidden bar through a bizarre fridge door inside a café in Chinatown. Boasting old-world secret society vibes, with guerilla-style Chinese food and refreshing drinks…you’ll be in total bliss. Definitely, one of the best secret bars to try out in Singapore.
2 Circular Rd, Singapore 049358
Cat Bite Club is a secret new bar, concepted by Jesse Vida and Gabriel Lowe, opened at Duxton Hill in 2023. The cocktail bar is hidden below a glowing red sign of a mischievous Cheshire cat grin behind a secret entrance. The bar celebrates agave and rice spirits, and offers a chic drinking den highlighting personality trails of a cat – excited, curious, and a little bit naughty – to the delight of customers. Learn more about Cat Bite Club.
75 Duxton Rd, Singapore 089534
Bincho at Hua Bee is another one of the coolest secret bars in Singapore. The modern yakitori bar is concealed behind a traditional hawker stall serving mee pok in Moh Guan Terrace. Expect a rich Japanese culture at this stylish hipster hub. From beer, sake, and cocktails to delicious yakitori…it’s the perfect place to relax after a long week at work.
78 Moh Guan Terrace, #01-19, Singapore 162078
9. Roxy Bar
Get your rock & roll attitude on for a jam in this sophisticated NYC-inspired bar. It boasts a nightclub feel inspired by back rooms of Lower East Side Manhattan. Guests will lose themselves inside a chic lounge decked out in red light hue, vintage furnishing, and iconic portraits of NYC celebrities. All you need to do is find the entrance in the loading dock of the Sail at Marina Bay!
6 Marina Boulevard, 01-19 The Sail at Marina Bay, Singapore
Hide away at this funky duo café and bar on Amoy Street. Particularly, inside the coffee house you’ll find the hidden Stay Gold Lounge, behind velvet curtains. It boasts a dark lounge with a Rock N Roll attitude, and serves an array of comfort food with an Asian twist, Japanese and American whiskies, and more. Learn more about Stay Gold Flamingo.
69 Amoy St, Singapore 069888
11. Here Kitty Kitty
Here Kitty Kitty is one of the most instagrammable bars in Singapore. It’s set in a Japanese-inspired speakeasy lounge. Definitely, you’ll feel as if you’re down a bustling nightlife alley of a 1950s Shinjuku. Wander through various richly designed secret rooms like The Fat Cat. Plus, there’s endless photo ops for your #OOTD picture here.
3E River Valley Road, #02-01, The Cannery, Clarke Quay, Singapore 179024
12. Mama Diam
Non-Singaporeans will be surprised to learn that behind the magazine shelf, at this old-school convenience store, lies a secret speakeasy bar concepted by the same folks behind Synthesis. Stroll past the vintage entrance, decked out on old-age discs, magazines, and other shop essentials, to reach a cosy nostalgic space – where you can drink exotic cocktails al night long.
38 Prinsep St, Singapore 188665
13. The Bank
Be transported to 1980s New York City at The Bank along Craig Road. The secret burger bar is concealed behind an ATM. Slide open the bank machine to be greeted by a neon-lit diner boasting an 80s speakeasy theme. The cosy hipster venue features vintage posters, disco balls, and groovy tunes alongside authentic American burgers, craft beers, and milkshakes. Learn more about The Bank.
Additionally, some other noteworthy secret bars and speakeasy bars in Singapore for your list include Tanjong Pagar’s 25-seater Junior The Pocket Bar, which was selected as a World’s Best Bar in 2022, The Secret Mermaid at Raffles Palace, and The Other Room hidden inside Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel along Orchard Road.
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