The most romantic day of the year is just around the corner, and whether you’re in a serious relationship or just have a casual date planned, you’ll want to make sure you don’t disappoint. If you’re an expat in Singapore, and you’re stuck for ideas, here are just a few suggestions of what to get up to this Valentine’s Day.
For the lovebirds
If you’ve got that someone special in your life, why not pull out all the stops on V-Day? Buy them flowers and chocolate, write them a heartfelt card and take them out for a classy and romantic dinner.
You’ll be sure to impress when you book a table at one of the following Singapore restaurants:
Enjoy a stunning view of Marina Bay while you sample traditional Italian cuisine and fresh seafood.
82 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049327
With a menu and décor inspired by the Middle East, The Ottomani serves up rich and adventurous dinners, sure to impress your date.
48 Peck Seah St, #01-01A, Singapore 079317
Salt Grill & Sky Bar
Another restaurant with a view, from Salt Grill & Sky Bar you can enjoy a glass or two of champagne while tucking into some of the most authentic and contemporary Australian cuisine (prepared by celeb chef Luke Mangan).
2 Orchard Turn, #55-01 ION Orchard Mall, Singapore 238801
Jaan is complete with its own stunning views, adding an intimate setting as well as a Devonshire-inspired menu that doesn’t compromise on extravagance.
2 Stamford Road, Level 70, Equinox Complex, Singapore 178882
For the first date
While some may call it a dangerous move to plan a first date on Valentine’s Day, there are plenty of people that find themselves dating or as part of a new couple around the big day. For those that aren’t wanting to go overboard this Valentine’s, there are a number of alternative options for celebrating.
It’s often said that there’s no better place for a first date or to get to know your new love interest than a pub. That’s why we’ve created this list of some of the coolest, most interesting bars to take your date for a chilled out Valentine’s Day.
Atlas is a trendy and contemporary bar, offering one of the widest range of gins that you’ll ever find.
600 North Bridge Rd, Parkview Square, Singapore 18877
MO Bar provides a swankier environment, with lounge chairs and skyline views adding to the ambience.
5 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039797
Singapore’s equivalent of a Brooklyn or Shoreditch bar, Operation Dagger features cocktails and minimalist décor in abundance.
7 Ann Siang Hill, #B1-01, Singapore 069791
Those after an injection of Latin music needn’t look further than Piedra Negra. This Mexican bar is about as authentic as they come, boasting some of the best margaritas and nachos around.
241 Beach Rd, Singapore 189753
For the singles
You shouldn’t have to be part of a couple to enjoy Valentine’s Day. Fortunately, in Singapore you don’t have to be! With a rich and diverse nightlife, the city offers plenty to do on Valentine’s. So, grab some other single friends, or head out on your own to one of these exciting venues to celebrate V-Day and the single life in style.
Who knows, you might meet someone there…
It wouldn’t be a list of nightlife spots without Zouk. This nightclub is an institution in Singapore, having opened in 1991 and still playing host to some of the biggest names in dance music.
3C River Valley Road, The Cannery, Singapore 179022
Cé La Vi
Residing within Singapore’s world-famous Marina Bay Sands hotel, Cé La Vi is one of the most extravagant clubs in the world. Incredible parties, South East Asian-inspired décor and a host of amazing DJs can all be found within this club in the clouds.
1 Bayfront Avenue Marina Bay Sands Tower 3, Singapore 018971
Anyone looking for a bit more class will love this smooth cocktail bar. Complete with a huge drinks menu and live performances from jazz musicians, you can’t get classier than Astor Bar.
29 Tanglin Road, The St. Regis Singapore, Lobby Level, Singapore 247911
Those into their live music and a more alternative scene will love this dive-bar inspired venue. Crazy Elephant has been around for over 20 years and never disappoints, hosting a number of cover bands that belt out rock n’ roll anthems.
3E River Valley Rd, #01-03/04, Singapore 179024
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