If the astounding decor of ATLAS – a breathtaking all-day drinking and dining bar at Parkview Square modelled after the grand European lobby bars of the Art Deco era – doesn’t have your jaw on the floor, the 15 metre tall tower of more than 1,000 bottles of gin most probably will. The impressive and carefully curated collection includes London dry gins that date back to 1910, and is presided over by Jason Williams, the bar’s Master of Gin. And for lovers of bubbly, check out the ATLAS Champagne Collection of 250 labels stored in the rose gold walk-in Champagne Room. The menu comprises European cuisine by Executive Chef Daniele Sperindio, who honed his craft in Michelin-starred kitchens in London, Chicago and Tokyo – and when we say "all-day", we mean the food's available right past midnight.
Of course, such a decadent spot calls for an official unveiling of equally grand measure, and ATLAS' opening gala on 25 March was all revelry à la the Roaring Twenties. The black-tie event was attended by over 200 well-heeled guests, including Jim Rogers, L'Off Squad members Paige Parker and Tan Min-Li, and Astrie Ratner.
Besides an evening of exquisite treats and champagne, the party also had other surprises lined up, including the dramatic reveal of the ATLAS Gin Tower, a veritable altar to the quintessential tipple that kept kicks high and spirits higher during the glamourous Jazz Age. Soulful vocals of Tien Chong took the night away, followed by heart-pumping beats from acclaimed Parisian DJ duo, Polo & Pan as many danced the night away.
Where: Parkview Square, 600 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188778. Tel: 6396 4466
Open Mon-Thur 8am-1am, Fri 8am-2am, and Sat 3pm-2am.