This colorful former warehouse district has been given a new lease on life with its boundless dining options and hopping nightlife. There is truly something for every taste and preference, from intimate jazz bars to hard-partying dance clubs. You'll find swanky clubs like Attica and Gotham Penthouse; upscale bars like Fashion Bar and Clinic; cozy joints like Asylum and Bar Cocoon; and even a comedy club. Basically, there's a party here every single night of the week! Individual business hours vary; bars and nightclubs may have a cover charge.
Blu Jaz Café is a bohemian-style bar/pub that features regular live jazz, DJ and comedy sessions. Located on Bali Lane, in the middle of indie-chic Kampong Glam (or Arab Quarter), Blu Jaz Café is set-up in a restored shophouse in a beautiful heritage area. Inside, tables allow for convivial dinners with friends, while lounge seating and cozy corners are set up for more intimate encounters. Outside tables spill onto the surrounding sidewalk and courtyard for late-night conversation and good times. Blu Jaz pride themselves on their affordable menu, which features a selection of bar snacks (burgers, hot dogs & wings), comfort grub (fish & chips, lasagna and Bolognese), local delights (chicken curry, seafood fried rice) and Middle Eastern favorites (shwarmas, falafels and kebabs). A large selection of draft and bottle beers, spirits and cocktails are also on offer.
Local Expert tip: There is always something going on at Blu Jaz Café - check out their website for the upcoming calendar of events.
Since its opening in March 2005, Home Club has become Singapore's favourite underground club, and at just 2,800 square feet makes an intimate alternative to the city's many mega-clubs. Here you can expect to hear an eclectic mix of music from drum n' bass and dubstep beats, to indie and electro tunes, and psy-trance and techno sounds. Home Club prides itself on being a platform for Singaporean DJs, bands and promoters to showcase their own brand of music, but has also played host to an impressive range of visiting international DJs, including Mercury Prize winner and drum and bass pioneer Roni Size, affluent DJ, producer, artist and actor Goldie, Kele Okereke of platinum record-selling UK indie band Bloc Party, Al Doyle of Grammy-nominated electropop band Hot Chip and three-time World DMC Champion DJ Craze.
Local Expert tip: Home Club hosts Comedy Masala open mic night every Tuesday