It’s that time of the year, when bonus pay checks roll in (or out) and more of your colleagues start to look chirpier as their end of year block leave approaches. It might also mean an end-of-year team dinner and drinks session, with subordinates batting their eyes at their bosses to foot the bill in lieu of the festivities. Should you have the all-important task of deciding on the appropriate venue for this celebratory event, don’t sweat it! Delegate’s got a great selection of venues that will fit any type of team gathering, be it a cosy bar to chill in or a lively fiesta to dance off the year’s worth of hard work. Here’s our round up of the top venues in Singapore for your upcoming team dinner and drinks.
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With all 3 locations situated on the second floor of quaint shophouses, you can be sure that their cosy yet classy spaces will be perfect for European aficionados as they pour over charcuterie paired with vino and other gourmet delights. Boasting a pompous range of wines from over 10 countries and 30 grape varieties and champagne for those preferring a glass of bubbly, this will be a great place for team dinner and drinks as there will be something for everyone to enjoy (and at affordable prices, might we add). Besides fromage options, indulge in their popular grilled squid and duck rillettes sandwich for a complete dining experience.
Capacity: 50 – 60 pax
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Set in accents of royal blue and emerald green blending into the rays of sunlight streaming in from its floor to ceiling glass windows, CIN CIN is not just any regular bar –– it specialises in Gin. With its name derived from the sound of glasses clinking, and it’s logo that of a fox, this ebullient watering hole is great for a midday luncheon (and pick me up). Build your own martinis and G&T under the guidance of their knowledgeable bartenders and raise a glass to your fellow tippler.
Location: 100 Peck Seah Street, #01-02 Singapore 079333
Capacity: 70 – 100 pax
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Previously housed as a speakeasy at the back of a nail salon, Jekyll & Hyde has evolved into a full fledged bar by itself over the years. As its name alludes, this watering hole promises to deliver to both the nice and the naughty with cocktail offerings titled as the seven deadly sins. Knock back a drink within it’s industrial decor and feast your eyes on their extensive collection of liqueur behind the bar stand. Rent out the back bar for an intimate gathering or the entire venue for a full blowout.
Location: 49 Tras Street, Singapore 078988
Capacity: 20 pax (back bar), 70 pax (entire venue)
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Need to entertain a large group of guests but not sure how? Try Holey Moley, an indoor mini-golf park with a bar to boot. Try your hand at their courses with whimsical contraptions and fun details to match the theme of every hole, there’s even a dark room lit up by neon lit paint on the course itself. Their menu is equally fun as well, with candy coloured cocktails and sharing platters such as pizzas to curb the munchies.
Location: 3B River Valley Road, Singapore 179024
Capacity: 50 – 100 pax
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Be spoilt for choice at this open concept craft beer bar, with 20 varieties of local and international beers on tap and even more of which bottled. TAP Craft Beer Bar is the best place for a casual kick-back to unwind with colleagues who want a more relaxing experience. And for those who aren’t a big fan of alcohol? They have coffee, tea and cold-pressed juices for a tea time treat. Apart from their selection of nibbles and mains, they also carry Carmen’s Best Ice Creams in multiple flavours which are a rarity if you have a sweet tooth!
Location: 86 Robertson Quay #01-02, Singapore 238245
Capacity: 100 pax
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Staying true to its name, this bar boasts an understated minimalist aesthetic of white washed walls and sparse furniture. A joint venture between FLY Entertainment and marketing house GOODSTUPH, the venue is available for bookings on a quarterly basis for brands to decorate the location as they please. Mix outdoor advertisement into food and beverage for a redefined event space for your company in this two-storey bar.
Location: 95 Club Street Singapore 069463
Capacity: 60 – 100 pax
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Loved for their authentic thin crust pizzas, Extra Virgin Pizza is a craft pizza parlour that uses twin Woodstone ovens for the most authentic pies. To throw a pizza party to remember, try their lush al-fresco dining area to savour their warm crust and bask in its laid back vibe with a drink or two. A fitting spot for both corporate and casual team dinner and drinks, they offer event packages so that you don’t have to do all the planning by yourself.
Location: 8, #01-04 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 1, Singapore 018960
Capacity: 80 – 120 pax
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A popular spot for working professionals during lunch hour turns into a bustling open-air rooftop restaurant when dusk falls. Lit by overhanging fairy lights and shrubbery all around, this vibrant mexican restaurant and bar, their menu (and vibe of the entire place) is inspired by the various street offerings in the city of Mexico experienced by the founders, so you can be sure you are trying the real deal. Prepare yourselves for a lit team dinner and drinks session in this eccentric venue where you can be sure that their alcohol is up to par, with highland tequilas and cocktails to boot!
Location: 15 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089598
Capacity: 140 – 250 pax
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Scenic views are not just exclusive to the wealthy as they sip on champagnes overlooking the city skyline in their secluded penthouse, Southbridge is prominently located in the heart of Boat Quay for an encompassing view of the Marina Bay Sands to Parliament House. The world becomes your oyster as you take in the scenery while literally slurping down these delectable seafood treats, which is what they are known for. Savour them fresh and raw or piping hot with sauce to taste. Not a fan? Take in their wagyu sliders or lobster rolls instead and enjoy the top-shelf spirits to pair.
Location: 80 Boat Quay, Level 5 Rooftop, Singapore 049868
Capacity: 80 – 150 pax
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A modern boutique hotel with a touch of history, the Warehouse Hotel marries heritage and modernity for the best of both worlds for every traveller. Locals can rest in it’s comforts too, with it’s Lobby Bar serving three signature cocktails that represents the rich history of this hotel –– The Spice Trade, Godown Era and The Warehouse Disco. Beyond the Lobby resides the Den that can accommodate a group as large as 120 if you combine the Lobby with the Den to host a grand evening with delights served by Po, a local restaurant serving elevated Singaporean staples to tantalize the palate.
Location: 320 Havelock Road Robertson Quay, Singapore 169628
Capacity: 20 – 40 pax (The Den), up to 120 pax (The Den & The Lobby)
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The perfect rendezvous from the mundane concrete jungle, Fish Pool has pushed the envelope in terms of experiential dining, with a literal pool that diners can peer into from their seats. If you are lucky enough, their mermaid will make an appearance for a show that will be something to definitely make a mark with your clients and bosses. Described as a raw bar, expect oysters, caviar, kinglas and of course Louis Roederer champagne to top it all off.
Location: 32 Beach Road, Singapore 189764
Capacity: 40 – 90 pax
Where will you be bringing your team for dinner and drinks? Let us know what are your favourite venues for these celebratory get togethers!
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