ALCHEMIST THE MILL
The Mill is an imposing structure that stands out for its gothic architecture and dramatic elements. As you head up into Level 2, you would find Alchemist. The décor of the café can be described as a Victorian meets science lab. Dark and grungy, the grey-clad, industrial-chic space comes illuminated by warm downlights and chandeliers.
This specialty coffee place is called Apartment because the owner brought the vibes of inviting people home, to have chats with coffee lovers at the counter seats, and for them to feel welcomed. This minimalist coffee shop also has the laidback vibe to unwind with a book and freshly poured coffee.
Dawn isn’t just any pretty cafe. Sprouting unassumingly along the Clarke Quay stretch, you’ve got to keep your eyes peeled to find this unconventional storefront with its name in small print. This is a Japanese-themed coffee shop. They have a hole-in-a-wall decked with beige derelict walls, alluring travertine tables, and sleek wooden furnishings reminding us of a sushi bar.
Located in Flower Dome, the restaurant makes for a back-to-nature moment. There’s a calming sense of peace when you enter the space that is filled with handmade ceramics, botanical artwork, sleek furniture, marble table tops, and even two hand-sculpted boulders.
Anju Restaurant literally translates to dishes served with alcohol. This modern Korean dining concept is located on Tras Street. Showcasing a refined intersection between subtle modernity and tradition with muted earthy tones, leather, and hazelnut wooden furnishings.
Located in the basement of Palais Renaissance is a modern European restaurant that focuses on, of course, caviar. This restaurant serves European and Japanese mainstay menus made from fresh seafood, such as Obsiblue prawn from France.
With only 24 seats and evening-only dining, Buona Terra’s creates a cozy and intimate vibe. Housed in the quiet colonial-era bungalows of Chateau TCC along Scotts Road. Buona Terra takes things back to basics with color FROM a few tableaus of ’90s modern art that line the minimalist, white-washed walls) and a focus on experimentation with flavors and textures.
JIGGER AND PONY
Pass the two Chinese stone lions guarding the ancient Amara Hotel and climb the stairs, and you’ll find this magnificent drinking den. The space is divided into two parts: downstairs with a long bar, semi-circular booths and high tables and a lounge upstairs deck with plush velvet sofas, as well as a cozy nook and private bar that can be used for private events.
The grand art deco-inspired bar is located on Parkview Square 600 North Bridge Road Singapore. The Square looks exactly like a European hotel lobby of the era. Magnificent champagne-hued tapestries line the ceiling, intricate gold and bronze balconies surround the space, and, of course, a massive gin tower stands imposingly at one end.
Taylor Adam is a secret cocktail bar hidden behind a bespoke tailor’s storefront. Sit at the counter, or curl up in a cozy corner, and taste a menu inspired by trade and travel around the Commonwealth of Nations. Get a unique experience when it’s like doing a fitting