There’s something about jazz that gets you into a jovial or chillout mood, depending on the genre played in the background. And more so with the like-minded crowd, atmospheric vibes with good foods & drinks all around. Visiting a jazz bar is among the great ways to unwind after a long day at work or simply a weekend night out. That said, here are the 6 Best Jazz Bars in Singapore For a Jazzy Night.
An ideal spot for catching up with friends or having a night out with your loved one, thanks to Maduro’s overall cosy and intimate ambience. Not to forget, the location at Dempsey Hill makes it a tranquil hideaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. Enjoy a glass of cocktail or two. They have extensive selections of wine and whiskey too while food-wise, do check out their range of bar bites and mains like Duck Foie Gras Terrine and Cheese Platter.
Amazing drinks and foods aside, Maduro warms your soul with its well-curated lineup of jazz musicians taking centre stage for your listening pleasure. A friendly reminder, though: it’s best to book a table to avoid disappointment.
Address: 40C Harding Road, Level 3, Singapore 249548
2) Bob’s Bar
Situated within Capella Singapore, the Cuban-inspired Bob’s Bar gives you a sense of respite with its classy, yet laidback interior. Take a sip at some of their exciting choices of cocktails, namely the vodka-infused Keppel Cobbler or Peacock Punch — a combination of Rebel Yell Bourbon, Pinot Noir and other ingredients like oat milk and Gula Melaka.
To satiate your appetite, they have quintessential bar bites ranging from corn tortilla chips to chicken wings (with spicy marinade). And of course, the likes of lounge music and Latin jazz help to set the mood.
Address: 1 The Knolls, Singapore 098297
3) Astor Bar
Beyond its exquisite St. Regis Singapore houses a timeless New York-style jazz bar, complete with matching plush leather seats. Astor Bar has a fine selection of cocktail lists too, with highlights like Hever Castle in New York (strawberry gin, apricot, mint liqueur, clove & lemon) and Duke of Jazz (light rum, tequila, pineapple, honey water & lemon). For bar bites, expect familiar favourites like shoestring fries, cold cut platters and assorted meat skewers (satay).
Astor Bar offers live jazz performances to entertain the guests with resident singer Eugenia Fernandez and pianist Chris Robinson at the House of Astor. Click here to reserve a table.
Address: 29 Tanglin Road, The St. Regis Singapore, Lobby Level, Singapore 247912
4) Blu Jaz Cafe
Regular live jazz music and equally lively vibe make Blu Jaz Cafe such a favourite among many customers. Not to forget, its wide array of mouthwatering Western and Indian cuisines, covering burgers to steak & chops and assorted tikka. If you prefer small bites, they have fries, corn tortillas and buffalo wings.
As a watering hole, customers can look forward to enjoying various booze selections from draught & bottled beers to cocktails, whisky and wines. Blu Jaz Cafe is also blessed with its strategic location, where it only takes around 4-5 minutes of short walking distance from Bugis MRT (Exit B).
Address: 11 Bali Lane, Singapore 189848
Get in the mood for a groovy night of jazz and good food at Simply Jazz by Tin Box. Founder Jeremy Monterio, Singapore’s very own jazz musician, offers customers a diverse choice of jazz genres from contemporary to bebop and Latin. Customers can expect live performances from either veteran or budding musicians to light up the night on stage with amazing vocals and instruments — all of which are specially curated by Jeremy himself.
Don’t forget their in-house cocktails such as Lil White Lie, Charlier Parker and Louis Armstrong. Or take a sip of some of the familiar favourites like Manhattan, Whisky Sour and Pina Colada. They have varieties of beer, spirits and house wines too. Fancy some bite-worthy tapas? They got you covered here as well, namely chicken wings and truffle fries. For reservations, you can make a booking right here.
Address: 30 Victoria Street, Chijmes #B1-07 Singapore 187996
Whiskey and jazz? Now, that’s a perfect combo that makes your chillin’ night a memorable outing. Speaking of whiskey, The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club houses an astounding 1,000+ whiskeys from all over the world. We are talking about bottles that are well-curated from notable global distilleries such as Scotland, Japan and Ireland.
Looking at the menu, expect French-influenced Pan-Asian cuisines such as Herb Crusted Five Spice Pork Belly Confit, Grilled French Poulet and 30 Days Bourbon Aged Argentine Ribeye. For starters and sharing platters, satisfy your appetite with the likes of Mala Whiskey Cured Chicken Liver & Fois Gras Pate, Konbu Parmesan Truffle Fries and artisanal Trio Cold Cut Platter. All this while smooth jazz music and vocals enliven the atmosphere with performances from Farhan, Richard Jackson and Nicole Duffelle Quartet. For reservations, click here.
Address: 39 Syed Alwi Rd, Singapore 207630
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