1-for-1 deals, $5 Kronenbourg draft and sake, and plenty more close at hand if you’re working in the city

We scoured the city to uncover bang for your buck happy hour deals. Down pints of Asahi, San Miguel and many more from as low as $5.

BISTRO 1855

Carrying an extensive range of 500 wine labels, wine retailer 1855 The bottle Shop offers the option to dine in a gastro bar at bistro 1855. There is a salad bar buffet free for you to enjoy with every main course like Serrano pork cheek ($28). By night, the wine bar pampers you with premium house wines ($8 per glass) and pints of San Miguel ($6). #01-643 Suntec City Tower 4, 3 Temasek Boulevard. Tel: 6836 5994

CUSCADEN PATIO & CHIPS PUB

Fans of San Miguel light and Stella Artois can be seen popping away buckets ($30 for 6 bottles) here from 3-10pm. There is also Hoegaarden in pairs ($12). Can’t decide on who to finish up the last chicken wing ($10 per half dozen) or crispy popcorn chicken ($8)? Battle it out at the pool table or catch live football matches in the cosy space adorned in novelty knickknacks. #B1-111 Ming Arcade, 21 Cuscaden road. Tel: 6887 3319

DISTRICT 10

Escape from the hustle and bustle of Clarke Quay at this popular hangout spot for the after work crowd. Opt for a table outdoors to soak up some moonlight while you tuck into the succulent Black Angus beef burger ($22). Beer aficionados will like half pint draught beers ($6) on Mondays, with 1-for-1 deals on full pints, flavour-infused gin & tonic, as well as house pour spirits for the rest of the week. #01-15 UE Square, 81 Clemenceau Avenue. Tel: 6738 4788

FIVE SQUARE

There’s a lot going on at this 13,000 square feet space. Home to four different concepts—the bar, cafe, recess and bazaar—look towards a variety of cuisine from five different gourmet stalls serving Vietnamese, Asian and Japanese. While at the bar, chug all day and night to $5 Kronenbourg beers, house pour spirits and wines as you catch the big game on screen. #01-03 Great Eastern Centre, 1 Pickering Street. Tel: 8798 0245

LOOF

The iconic neon installation on its rooftop that reads ‘a beautiful day’ in Chinese, adds on to our list of instagram-worthy places. However, to city drinkers, loof’s happy hour promotion is the highlight. reward yourself with house pour beers, wines and spirits for $5 when you beat the clock from 5pm to 5:59pm. Prices increase by $1 with every hour that passes until 8pm. If you are famished, loof’s original ramly ($23) and chilli crab fries ($15) will satisfy. #03-07 Odeon Towers, 331 North Bridge Road. Tel: 6337 9416

PRIVÉ

From breakfast to after-work drinks and supper, they got it all sorted out with an all-day drink & dining concept—it’s a bonus for those working in the area! Start your day right with the classic eggs benedict ($15), or grab a quickie club seared skirt steak sandwich ($18) for lunch, before winding down to the breeze with a variety of mains. Top it off with Archipelago draught beers, wines and spirits at half price from 5pm to 9pm. #01-K1 Wheelock Place, 501 Orchard Road. Tel: 6776 0777

STANDING SUSHI BAR @ SAM

Did we hear five slices of salmon sashimi for $3? Get your fix of Japanese food, izakaya style, at pocket- friendly prices. you wouldn’t want to miss having 50% off nigiri sushi on Tuesday or handrolls at half price on Wednesday. Complement your meal with Asahi and sake, or end it off with a sip of wine for $5 all day, every day. Keep your eyes peeled for the promotions as they differ across outlets. #01-03 Singapore Art Museum, 8 Queen Street. Tel: 6333 1335

THE CHUPITOS BAR

At The Chupitos bar, you can literally call the shots. With 130 innovative shots to choose from, try exotic flavours like pandan cake, paddle pop and milo godzilla ($12 per pair), or get an adrenaline rush with the Amazing race ($35). Don’t worry if you are popping by for the first time and unsure if shots are for you. From 6.30pm till 9pm daily, tap on $6 deals on selected shots—cotton candy, yakult or ribena, which also apply to beers and house pour spirits. #01-05 Clarke Quay, 3B River Valley Road.