Hidden rooftop bar in Arab St is halal, serves S'pore folklore-inspired mocktails

They also have childhood games such as Snakes & Ladders and Old Maid.

Mandy How | February 03, 2018, 03:03 PM

At the end of a series of snaking stairs lies Atap Bar, a fifth-storey hidden halal rooftop bar overlooking town.

Yes, you have to ask staff for the 'secret door' entrance.

The place is only about a month old, but is already packed with reservations on weekends.

Besides the usual beverages like coffee, tea, and juices, Atap Bar is known for its local folklore-inspired mocktails. Prices range from S$13 - $16, and the establishment does not charge for service and GST.

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Halal Ladies Night.. 😊 #gbg #sseayp41

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For example, there are drinks like Sang Nila Utama's Mango Madness (S$15), made with soda, fresh lime juice, mango kombucha, mango pudding, nata de coco and such.

There's also [email protected] Serai (S$14), which has ginger ale, lemon juice, elderflower presse, and fresh lemongrass paste.

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And Rasa Sayang (S$14) looks interesting with coconut juice, lime juice, strawberry, rose infused water, and demerara (large-grained sugar).

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Naturally, bar bites such as Honey Wings (S$10), Chicken Nuggets (S$8), and Classic Curly Fries (S$7) are also available.

Plus, they have childhood games like Snakes & Ladders and Five Stones that you can borrow:

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Have you checked out the games at Atap yet? The games available at our bar will bring you back to your childhood for sure! Ask any of our staff for these games and transport yourself back to the good old days! #AtapBar #LifeIsAClimbButTheViewIsGreat #ArabStreet #bespoke #mocktail #childhood #games

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And the view up there looks pretty good too, as do its interior:

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It’s been a little rainy lately but we got you covered! (pun intended) The sheltered area at Atap is popular among our regulars for its chill and cozy vibes! P.S. We hear that the swing chairs are a favorite for that Insta-worthy picture ;) #AtapBar #bespoke #mocktail #ArabStreet #chill #rooftop

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Check out the swing chairs we have right here at Atap! Perfect for that Instagram moment, wouldn’t you agree? If you have not checked us out, join us for our countdown party, starting from 7pm tomorrow night! #AtapBar #bespoke #mocktail #LifeIsAClimbButTheViewIsGreat

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Judging by its popularity, we'd suggest going on weekdays, or making a reservation in advance on weekends.

However, note that reservations have a cut-off time of 3pm on the same day. 

Where to go:

48 Arab Street, Level 5, Singapore99745

When to go:

Mon, Weds, Thurs, 5pm — 12am

Fri, 5pm — 12am

Sat, 4pm — 1am

Sun, 4pm — 12am

Closed on Tuesdays.

Top image from @nurffz and @atapbar on Instagram.