8 Absolute Bars Every Singaporean Must Visit in Holland Village ASAP

Like a pandemonium of parrots, drinking spots tend to cluster together in the deepest, darkest, and most delicious manner. Their allure is the collective vibe of wild freedom, excitement, and a place for you to rip your tie off and shake that bon bon without judgement. The buffet of drinking haunts may look overwhelming, but fear not, for we’ve sniffed our way down Lorong Mambong, Holland Village’s undisputed drinking ground for beer enthusiasts to uncover where the happiest hours of your life are waiting…for you.

1. Harry’s Holland Village

Harry’s, with its classy façade of dark awning and unusual tiling. Photo credit: Loh Xiu Ruth, Screenshot via Burpple.com
Standing tall on a spacious street corner right behind an even taller tree, Harry’s is hard to miss; its dark and intimate taproom beckons the thirsty traveller to slake any hunger for liquid moonshine. A large poster out front bellows ‘Good times, great vibes’ are now readily available during happy hour at $22++ for two beers, two wines, OR two spirits. They also have another special to celebrate the Cricket World Cup 2019: Five bottles of Bira 91 Blonde—official beer for the cup—at $49++. There are other happy hour deals, and your window of opportunity runs from 11.30am to 8pm, so climb in and make merry, all day long.
Address: 22 Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277681
Opening hours: 11.30am to midnight from Sundays to Thursdays, 11.30am to 1am on Fridays and Saturdays

2. Rumours Bar & Grill

Rumours’ narrow frontage belies its extensive drinks list. Photo credit: Loh Xiu Ruth, Screenshot via Burpple.com
The modest frontage seems unassuming, and the décor is dark and sexy in a slightly kitsch way, but its impressive deals list is a siren call for the parched wayfarer. Pick any two-hour slot between 8pm and midnight to imbibe all you want on cocktails, spirits, liquors, wines, beers, and shots...for $35++. If the high hits too hard or too soon, sober up a little with the mocktails...