Smoke & Mirrors


The best rooftop bars in Singapore

TimeOut - January 2020

The view Perched at the National Gallery, Smoke and Mirrors is a prime spot for views of the city from the Padang to the Bay. After dark’s the best time to take in the night glow of the city. 

The drinks With a new head bartender at its helm, Smoke and Mirrors launches its Illusions of Flavour menu, which comes artistry and chemistry. Jorge Conde reimagines classic cocktails by using techniques such as distillation, preservation and fermentation to create drinks like The Heart of Vincent ($28), an agave-based cocktail based on a quote by the artist that tastes of the sea and The Japanese Gang is Still Alive ($25), an experimental twist on a whisky sour with touches of local ingredients.

This adapted article was originally published in TimeOut on January 29, 2020.