Enjoy craft cocktails, Champagnes, spirits and wines in our sophisticated lobby bar – an alluring space that pays tribute to the many famous authors who have stayed at Raffles Singapore throughout the years.
Nestled in the frontmost corner of The Lobby, Writers Bar features a solid brass bar counter, textured walls adorned with stylishly charming mementos and books, and an alluring chandelier whose many pearls of light shimmer with sophistication.
A tribute to the illustrious authors who have resided at Raffles Singapore, referencing the literary legacy of Raffles, the alluring bar is a sophisticated refuge for intimate conversations over handcrafted tipples.
Established as a tribute to the many literary greats who have graced Raffles Hotel Singapore over the century, Writers Bar offers a meticulously curated cocktail experience inspired by the work of the Writer-in-Residence under the Raffles’ Writer’s Residency Programme, which showcases a literary work by an established or aspiring author each year.
Helmed by Head Bartender Nicholas Alexander, Writers Bar currently offers a selection of unique cocktails influenced by the various colourful characters in “The Raffles Affair”, a light-hearted murder mystery set in Raffles Hotel Singapore and written by Vicki Virtue, the current Writer-in-Residence. The bar also offers a refined selection of fine Champagnes, spirits and wines.
Palm Terrace by Writers Bar
Opens on Friday and Saturday evenings
5PM – 9.30PM
Relish a curated selection of refreshing highballs and tipples at our new al fresco bar, located at the eastern portico of Raffles Hotel Singapore adjacent to Writers Bar. Take in inspired moments set amidst the charming colonial architecture and with the serene Palm Court as a verdant backdrop.
Writers Bar x Macallan
The Story of The Macallan Double Cask
The marriage of classic The Macallan style and the unmistakable sweetness of American oak, matured in the perfect balance of hand-picked sherry seasoned American and European oak casks. Introducing the new cocktail creation by Writers Bar, showcasing The Macallan Double Cask 12 and inspired by The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu novel, let the distinctive exploration begin.
Sunday to Thursday: 5:00pm to 11:00pm (last order)
Friday and Saturday: 5:00pm to 11.30pm (last order)
Writers Bar will only be able to welcome guests who are 18 years old and above.
Grand Lobby, Raffles Singapore
1 Beach Rd, Singapore 189673
(Located at the Main Building, accessible via the main hotel entrance)
Gentlemen are encouraged to wear collared shirts and trousers with appropriate footwear. Ladies may be dressed in dresses, skirts or trousers with appropriate footwear. Slip-ons, flip-flops and baseball caps are not permitted.