World's 50 Best Bars 2018
Manhattan - Best Bar in Asia, #3 in the World
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Manhattan

Inspired by the Golden Age of cocktails and fine drinking, Manhattan is reminiscent of a grand hotel bar, modern yet with a touch of old New York glamour and sophistication. Choose your tipple from artisanal spirits, and classic and forgotten cocktails, meticulously crafted from the world’s first in-hotel rickhouse and a remarkable collection of house-made ingredients, accompanied by gourmet bar bites. Manhattan was recently awarded #3 in World’s 50 Best Bars and #1 in Asia’s 50 Best Bars.

FRIENDS OF MANHATTAN SERIES: AGUNG PRABOWO, THE OLD MAN, HONG KONG

December 11 | Tuesday | 7 p.m. till late

Meet one part of the trio that propelled The Old Man, inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, to #5 on Asia's 50 Best Bars within a year of its opening. Awarded Asia's 50 Highest New Entry and ranked 10th in the World's 50 Best Bar Awards in 2018, The Old Man is turning heads with its inventive and unique menus. 

For one night only, Agung will be behind our grand bar shaking up a selection of Old Man's signatures. Think clarified banana ghee, glutinous rice cooked mezcal, celery syrup, and Campari sous vide with cocoa nibs.

Limited seats available. Make your reservation now

FESTIVE ADULTS-ONLY SUNDAY BRUNCH

December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | Sundays | 12 to 3 p.m.

Get into the holiday spirit at the adults-only Sunday Brunch with American classics like Caramelised Pecan Butterscotch Cake; White Christmas Peppermint Layer Cake; and Red Velvet Cheese Cake and Berries. Angus Beef Tenderloin is infused with Malt Beer, Bone Marrow Butter and baked to tenderness with Silky Pumpkin Puree.

$119 per person with non-alcoholic beverages
$158 per person with free-flow cocktails, wines and beers
$198 per person with all the above plus free-flow Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve Champagne

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NEW YEAR'S EVE COUNTDOWN PARTY

December 31 | 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

On New Year’s Eve, bring on the fanciest looks of the 1900s and bask in New York glitz and glamour. Behind the marble bar, bartenders will be turning out a selection of Manhattan’s ‘Best of 2018’ cocktails to get the party going while taking the floor is Leandra Leandra and the live band, setting the mood for an evening to remember with their beautiful aural display of soulful jazz tunes. Enjoy pass-around canapes such as Knickerbocker Beer Tempura Oyster with Negroni Aioli and Squid Ink Sea Salt while posing your champagne glass for a toast at the stroke of midnight.

$108 per person (includes pass-around canapes). Drinks available a la carte (from $24)

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VIOLET HOUR

Monday to Friday | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

As the sun sets casting a beautiful glow across the late afternoon sky, Manhattan will serve a complimentary warm cheese sandwich with every drink ordered.

AMERICAN WHISKEY EMBASSY

Putting a spotlight on the great whiskies from the United States of America, the bar team has scoured across the world to present a specially curated list of the American spirit, for the imbibing pleasure of serious whiskey drinkers and curious explorers. The collection now features just over 200 bottles of whiskies, including a range of rare and collectible ones. All of which is housed in a Whiskey Glasshouse, an elegant space within the Ingredients Room that displays bottles of the exquisite golden-caramel liquid; an arresting showstopper wall of only the finest, that are as visually enticing as they taste.

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Prices are in SGD, subject to 10% service charge and applicable government taxes.

Cuisine
American
Dress
Smart Casual (Closed-toe Footwear for Gentlemen); Strictly no Slippers, Flip Flops, Singlets and Tank Tops
Hours
5:00 pm - 1:00 am (Sun-Thur)
5:00 pm - 2:00 am (Fri-Sat)
Last order for food on Sun - 9.30pm
Sunday Cocktail Brunch:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Violet Hour: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm (Weekdays)
Location
Level 2

PRIVATE EVENTS & GROUP FUNCTIONS

The Rockefeller Room (seats up to 16)

Hidden behind a “secret” door and lined with ornate marquetry wallpaper tinted in silver blue tones, this uber-luxe space is reminiscent of private New York clubs in the 1920s. Settle into the plush tufted faux steel-blue suede banquette and enjoy this uniquely private experience. A dedicated service station ensures champagne glasses are never empty while our backlit Aged Negroni bottles guarantee you will never be short for inspiration.

 
The Rockefeller Room + Library (seats up to 30)

An intimate room for guests looking to escape the energy of the Main Salon, the Library is available in conjunction with the Rockefeller Room for parties exceeding 16 guests. Simply open the “secret” door. Timber paneling and lush green Italian velvet accents evoke quiet sophistication and a relaxed elegance that befits its name. 

The Private Salon (seats up to 12)

Tucked away from the Main Salon, this welcoming space oozes comfort with opulent Italian plum velvets and tan American leather seats amidst custom hand-tufted wool rugs. Be transported to 19th century New York while you sip on Singapore’s finest Bourbon. Perfect for intimate gatherings.

Please contact the Manhattan Team for more details

MEET THE BARTENDER

Philip Bischoff, Bar Manager

"Going in with 100% or not at all" has been Philip Bischoff's mantra since he first began his bartending journey. Living and breathing passion for the trade, Philip has led the award-winning Manhattan bar and its team to the world stage, earning a name in the big leagues as one of the World's Best Bars.

Philip honed his craft at Le Lion – Bar de Paris, which was awarded the ‘Best New International Bar at Tales of the Cocktail’. His career then took him to Amano Bar as the Bar Manager and under his stewardship, the bar was awarded the ‘Best Hotel Bar and Bar Team’ at the Mixology Bar Awards in Berlin. Now leading the team at Manhattan, Philip is all about the experience; the food, the ambience, the people and the service. A reputable bar which boasts a selection of inspired craft cocktails and gourmet bar food from the 1920s, Manhattan is where nightlife in Singapore, we believe, has been redefined. 

 

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