6 Best Bars to Watch Singapore F1 From
Besides a panoramic 360-degree view of Singapore’s skyline, the multi-storey nightspot that sits atop One Raffles Place also offers unbeatable bird’s eye views of the race track all the way from 282 metres up. The Altimate Circuit Party, in association with Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve, takes place on 18 September, while on 19 September, guests can sample cocktails at stations set up by Grey Goose & Martini, Moet Ice Imperial, Hibiki and Red Bull, all at the 1-Altitude rooftop.
$68 for entry to 1-Altitude rooftop bar or Altimate (includes one F1 cocktail and one housepour), $88 for entry to both venues (includes one F1 cocktail and two housepours); call 6438 0410 or e-mail email@example.com.
Axis Bar and Lounge
Set directly next to the street circuit at the Mandarin Oriental hotel so you can literally watch the race cars from your seat, Axis Bar and Lounge offers an unrivalled vantage point for race enthusiasts to be part of the adrenaline-charged action. The lounge will be transformed into a beautiful and luxurious Oyster and Champagne Bar, where guests can indulge in an unlimited flow of freshly shucked premium oysters from Australia, France and Ireland, champagne, Beluga caviar canapés and miniature desserts.
Priced at $350 per person on 18 and 19 September with free flow of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Champagne, and $550 per person on 20 September with free flow of Dom Perignon Champagne; guests will also be kept entertained with live music performances from 8.00-11.45pm; for reservations and enquiries, please contact 6885 3098.
While this place doesn’t offer a bird’s eye view of the race, you will certainly hear the race cars rev up their engines from your seats at Catalunya Singapore, whilst watching the live telecast at the lounge. As an after party, guests can burn up the dance floor to Resident DJ Heffny’s slick beats. From 19-20 September from 6pm onwards.
Get the party started with two bottles of Dom Pérignon Champagne for $520 nett; for reservations and enquiries, please contact 6534 0886.
CÉ LA VI
Celebrate the Night Race Weekend with international titan DJs will be helming the CÉ LA VI decks. Samantha Ronson, the talented DJ sibling of Uptown Funk’s Mark Ronson who has entertained stars such as Lionel Richie and Jay-Z, will be on deck on 18 September, while Cassidy will take over on 20 September. The Official Martini Racing Party happens on 19 September, supported by CÉ LA VI DJs YA5TH, Suren, Deepak and Styluxtakut.
$98 cover charge (includes one glass of champagne) for entry between 6pm and 11pm; $148 cover charge (includes one glass of champagne) for entry from 11pm. Tickets include entry into the Club Lounge only with one complimentary drink. For table reservations, please contact +65 6688 7688 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
New Asia Bar
Held from 18-20 September, the rooftop club’s F1 Ultimate Race Party will see international DJs take over the decks with smooth sounds. From a sizzling mix of R&B and electronic beats by the gorgeous DJ Tap Tap from Switzerland to wicked Electronic Dance Music with DJ R-Wan from France, and culminating with a live set on 20 September by New Asia’s resident DJ Claudio Lari who will be dishing out electrifying chart-topping hits, don’t expect to be going home early.
Cover charge is applicable after 10pm and priced at $35 nett and includes one beverage; VIP table packages start from $600 with tables by the window from $1,000; for reservations and enquiries, please contact New Asia Bar at 9177 7307 or email email@example.com.
Singapore’s only Italian rooftop restaurant and lounge — on the 43rd floor, to be exact — offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city and the Singapore Grand Prix race tracks and is the perfect hangout for the three days of Singapore Grand Prix celebrations, with its convivial ambience and contemporary Italian fare. To add on to the festivity, Zafferano has prepared a fantastic line-up of events taking place from the dining room, to the brunch or the terrace lounge. There will also be a large screen to watch the race live.
On 18 September, a a four-course dinner seating with a glass of champagne goes for $128++ from 8pm; on 19 September, ‘The Pitstop Saturday Brunch’ buffet from 11.30am till 3.30pm goes for $118++, and includes free-flow beer, house wines, Prosecco and soft drinks; the VIP Suites package at the Terrace Lounge goes for $1,200++ per night and includes 1 bottle of Magnum (1.5L) Champagne, 2 bottles of house spirits, and 2 servings of canapés (for six guests); for reservations or enquiries, please call +65 6509 1488 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.