Admit it – there are times when the only proper way to end a working day is to ruminate through the day’s stresses over drinks and tiny plates of chow. This is the reason why the Orchard area is teeming with professionals even on weeknights.
Luckily, Orchard has a long list of bars and restaurants that are perfect for after-office chill-outs. Quickly dominating this list are izakaya bars that have been sprouting in this area for the past couple of years.
Izakaya bars are among Japan’s greatest gifts to Singapore. These are bars that take pride in wonderful pairings of Japanese-themed drinks and bar fare such as sake and shochu paired with an assortment of skewers. The atmosphere in izakaya bars is remarkably relaxed – conducive for therapeutic chitchats – unlike in most pubs where loud music booms through speakers.
Here are the 6 best izakaya bars in Orchard for after-office chill-outs: