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7 Best Jazz Bars In Singapore [2024]

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Best Jazz Bar Singapore
Best Jazz Bar Singapore

Singapore is a city that has so much to offer. From the sights, smells, and tastes of this multicultural city to the vibrant nightlife. But one thing Singapore does not have enough of are Jazz clubs! However, there are some great jazz venues here in Singapore that host live jazz music every day of the week. We’ve curated a list for you below with our 7 favorite jazz clubs in Singapore. Check them out for yourself and come back again soon for more updates on what’s happening around town!

1. The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club

The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club - Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club)
The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club – Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club)
Key ServiceBar, Jazz Club
Address39 Syed Alwi Road, The Vagabond Club Singapore, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel,
Singapore 207630
Phone+65 6291 6677 / +65 8866 0896
Operating Hours  5:30-10:30pm, Fri-Sat: 5:30pm-12am

The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club is one of the greatest whiskey bars in the world, housing over 1000 bottles of rare and refined award-winning whiskeys from across the globe. Set within the glamorous Vagabond Club and designed by world-renowned French designer Jacques Garcia, The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club oozes sophistication adorned with red velvet banquettes, a unique collection of art and handcrafted furniture.

Pair your smooth drams with equally silky tunes of Jazz during their Jazz & Whiskey Nights happening every Friday & Saturday. Guests can also look forward to an ingenious offering of French-influenced Pan-Asian cuisine that’s made for both intimate gatherings and larger groups.

Favourites include the Signature Vietnamese Beef Pho, Cold Truffle Angel Hair Pasta and the highly addictive Sichuan Style Spicy Chicken — all paired perfectly with The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club’s expertly crafted drinks.

For those looking for more, The Whiskey Library & Jazz Club also offers a membership programme that gives access to the captivating Vagabond Club experience.

Key Differentiators

  • One of the world’s great whiskey bars – home to 1,000 rare and unique whiskeys along with French-influenced Pan-Asian cuisine.

2. Blu Jaz Cafe

Blu Jaz Cafe - Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Blu Jaz Cafe)
Blu Jaz Cafe – Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Blu Jaz Cafe)
Key ServiceSalmon and burgers
Address11 Bali Ln, Kampong Glam, Singapore 189848
Phone+65 9199 0610
Operating Hours Monday – Saturday, 5:00 PM to 3:00 AM

If you’re searching for the finest jazz bar in Singapore that can accommodate birthdays, meetings, and business dinners, look no farther than Blu Jaz Cafe. It’s recognized for its delectable grilled salmon and burgers with homemade beef patties.

The Cafe Blue Jaz on Cabana Bay began as a 16-seater burger restaurant along Dunlop Street, but it has evolved into a popular destination for live jazz music and entertainment. It’s also the preferred location for most visitors and expats on the island who want to socialize with other humans.

Key Differentiators

  • Live jazz band
  • Mouthwatering menu
  • Can host private events

Customer Testimonial

“Great place to stop for a drink when the weather’s not too hot. Outdoor seating is nice if there’s not much crowds. Usually it gets a lot busier at night! Most people get the beer during the happy hours. Other than beer they also serve a variety of drinks. Staffs are quite attentive. Good service in general. There’s also a lot of small shops around this area if you have time to explore.”

3. Astor Bar

Astor Bar - Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Astor Bar)
Astor Bar – Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Astor Bar)
Key ServiceSignature alcoholic drinks
Address29 Tanglin Road, The St. Regis Singapore, Lobby Level, Singapore 247912
Phone+65 6506 6859
Operating Hours Monday – Saturday, 8:00 PM to 3:00 AM

The Astor Bar is famous for its wide selection of high-end vintage champagne, international spirits, great wines, and unique drinks. Fridays and Saturdays feature live jazz music until the bar closes.

Another factor that makes us think it’s one of the best jazz bar bars in Singapore is the fact that it has a youthful and working-aged audience. It’s ideal for meeting people and socializing on a night out if you enjoy mingling and making new friends.

Furthermore, Astor Bar has a staff of friendly and experienced bartenders who will make every customer’s visit something to remember.

Key Differentiators

  • Great crowd
  • Vintage champagne
  • Experienced bartenders

Customer Testimonial

‘Went to the bar for a celebration on Saturday night (12/12/20), and was served by Von. The ambience of the bar was great for a date night, and the service was impeccable. We want to extend our gratitude towards Von especially, who decided on the drinks for us when we couldn’t, and her choices were perfect to each of our liking. Amazing experience, would definitely return!”

4. Maduro

Maduro - Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Maduro)
Maduro – Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Maduro)
Key ServiceJazz and experimental musicians
Address40C Harding Rd, Level 3, Singapore 249548
Phone+65 9756 4775
Operating Hours Monday – Saturday, 11:45 AM to 10:00 PM

Maduro is Singapore’s best jazz club, and it serves up a one-of-a-kind night filled with nostalgic and emotional jazz music, as well as complimentary drinks. It’s recognized for its cocktail menu, which includes over 9 signature cocktails, vintage champagnes, and luxury wines.

On top of that, Maduro has some of the island’s best French cuisine, from terrines to duck rillette. Every meal is prepared by a team of expert chefs who have spent years mastering French cuisine.

The club’s reputation as one of Singapore’s best jazz clubs stems from its list of jazz artists, which includes National Arts Council, YST Conservatory, and Weixiang Tan and Michelle Martin among others.

Key Differentiators

  • Signature cocktails
  • Offers some of Singapore’s best French cuisine
  • Great lineup of Jazz artists

Customer Testimonial

“Hidden away in Dempsey – this gem of a place deserves not one visit, but several. A healthy mix of jazz music, dim lighting and art pieces showcasing surrealism lend a behind-the-scenes and clandestine vibe to this bar. The manager – Jack was extremely hospitable to us few who dropped in without a reservation. Looking forward to exploring (and enjoying) Maduro’s fine range of exquisite whiskeys and lounge back in a Chesterfield sofa with a Montecristo.”

5. Cool Cats

Cool Cats - Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Cool Cats)
Cool Cats – Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Cool Cats)
Key ServiceJazz and blues musicians
Address30 Beach Rd, Singapore 189763
Phone+65 6818 1920
Operating Hours Monday – Saturday, 11:45 AM to 10:00 PM

If you’re searching for a late-night hangout that closes before most, Cool Cats is the place to go. It’s the greatest jazz bar in Singapore for those who want an early nightcap and don’t want it to keep going past midnight.

Cool Cats serves all of your favorite foods, from burgers to fries, on its menu. You may even have breakfast or dinner here while listening to the soulful performances of its singers and bands.

It also has a long history of performing arts, with some of the island’s most renowned artists, such as Mathilda D’Silva, Anne Weerapas, and Carol Gomez, among others.

So, if you’re after a hangout place with a relaxing vibe, wide selection of drinks, and a roster of jazz and blues musicians, then there’s no better place than Cool Cats.

Key Differentiators

  • Internationally acclaimed performers
  • Relaxing vibe and atmosphere
  • Early operating hours

Customer Testimonial

“Exactly what you’d think of when you think of a jazz bar. Behind the heavy door is a wide open room filled with plush sofas and chairs and chic decor. The acoustics and audio system in the place is much better than many other bars out there and does the musicians justice. Good music aside, the cocktails are fantastic. Creative and well-executed, you’re unlikely to find similar drinks (unless it’s the classics) elsewhere. As a bonus, the drinks are all inspired by some significant jazz historical event. The snacks menu is mostly seafood-focused, you won’t find your fries here. But that’s okay, their chili cashews and freshly toasted, warm and flavorful that you won’t miss the overpriced truffle fries.”

6. Lulu’s Lounge

Lulu's Lounge - Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Lulu's Lounge)
Lulu’s Lounge – Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Lulu’s Lounge)
Key ServiceDJ performances and live bands
Address7 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039595
Phone+65 9829 1922
Operating Hours Monday – Saturday, 5:00 PM to 1:00 AM

Lulu’s Lounge offers a unique spin on Singaporean nightlife through carefully curated entertainment and eye-catching designs.

It may be one of the best jazz clubs in Singapore, but it’s also open for other music genres such as EDM, classic rock, alternative rock, hiphop, and r&b, among others.

Lulu’s Lounge also has a live band performance every night, from Monday to Sunday. It will lull guests with the most soothing music as they talk with their friends and coworkers over cocktails and bar bites.

Lulu’s Lounge is also open to hosting private events such as birthdays, corporate events, wedding receptions, and more.

Key Differentiators

  • Live jazz band
  • DJ performance
  • Eye-catching interiors

Customer Testimonial

“Edgy, whacky, definitely a unique experience. On a Friday, there is live music, DJ, live singing, interspersed with countertop dancing and live bongo drums. Very good crowd. Many mid 30s to early 40s expats and we heard some 70s 80s remixes as well. Post 1 AM got to hear very cool dance music. No entry fee but you should dress “appropriately” to enter. Cocktails range from 20 to 35 $. Definitely recommended.”

7. Monti

Monti - Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Monti)
Monti – Jazz Bar Singapore (Credit: Monti)
Key ServiceItalian Themed Bar
AddressFullerton Pavilion
82 Collyer Quay
Singapore 049213
Phone65350724 / 9111 5529
Operating Hours Mon-Thu noon-1am; Fri & Sat noon-4am; Sun 11am-1am

Taking over the space voided by Catalunya, at Fullerton Pavilion, is this swanky Italian restaurant and bar that’s pulsing with life by the bay.

At this hidden dining spot, which is located in the basement of a home on Boulevard Saint-Germain, you’ll eat like royalty. Individually plated and perfectly seasoned Italian dishes are served by chef Luigi Calcagno such as the Signor Monti ($52), a grilled monkfish fillet wrapped in pancetta, and the risotto cacio e pepe ($39) that is finished in a wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano, topped with black truffle tableside. 

Every night at 9 p.m., resident DJs Adam Sky, Stephen Day, Tirso Garcia, and Victoria offer sets that will take you from dinner to cocktails in no time. Try the Mr Monti ($22), a classic highball consisting of white rum, freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, grapefruit tonic, and basil leaves.

Key Differentiators

  • Swanky Italian themed location
  • Offers a wide variety of food
  • Live Band Performance

Customer Testimonial

“This place is impressive, from the food to the service. The burst of flavours when eating the mains is really indescribable. Some places rely on their views/ambience rather than focus on the menu and food, but Monti is impeccable in all aspects. The view, service, ambience and most importantly, food, were amazing. They told us that they spent the past 2 years perfecting their lunch menu, and I must say it was a job well done.

Went for a celebration, had a nice relaxed lunch. Kudos and thank you to the team!”

Jazz Bar Singapore

In Singapore, there are a variety of jazz clubs that cater to different tastes in music and atmosphere. If you’re looking for the perfect place to enjoy live jazz with friends over cocktails or coffee after dinner, then one of these 7 best jazz clubs in Singapore may be just what you need!

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Rachel Tan - FunEmpire

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Singapore. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Singapore. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Singapore has to offer.