Renowned Bangkok bars to hold a series of pop-ups at the Long Bar from May to July
May 25th, 2022
Four renowned bars in Bangkok take centre stage at Singapore’s iconic Long Bar in the latest Bangkok Tipples – A Pop-Up at Long Bar Level 3, a collaboration with Perrier. From now till 3 July 2022, in a series of four instalments, bartenders from each bar will present a specially curated selection of cocktails and mocktails that feature signature tipples and specially crafted concoctions for the pop-up.
- Vesper: Until 22 May (Ranked No. 19 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2022)
- Mahaniyom: 25 May – 5 June
- Tropic City: 8 June – 19 June (Ranked No. 17 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2022)
- Lennon’s: 22 June – 3 July
VESPER until 22 May 2022)
One of Bangkok’s most chic cocktail bars inspired by the preeminent martini bars of London, this elegant
bar has recently emerged No. 19 at Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2022 awards; the seventh year in a row it has
been included in this prestigious distinction.
The bar is named after James Bond’s favourite martini, a hint of the playful creations that await, inspired
by modern art and present barrel-aged interpretations of classic cocktails. Indulge in the clever concoctions
of Vesper by the talented Federico Balzarini, Bar Manager at Vesper who honed his bartending skills in
London and Italy prior to coming to Bangkok, as well as homegrown Thai talents Siriwan Sinpan and
MAHANIYOM (25 May – 5 June 2022)
One of Bangkok’s newest bars, Mahaniyom prides itself on sustainability, creating resourceful cocktails
using every part of an ingredient to create a single concoction.
Set up by a collective of Thailand’s leading bartenders, the team at Long Bar includes veteran award-winning
bartender, Ronnaporn Kanivichaporn, co-owner of Mahaniyom, alongside fellow award-winning
mixologists, Nitirut Angsawat and Thirawat Kailaihong. The three dynamic personalities come with a
wealth of experience and have worked at popular bars that are co-owned by Ronnaporn including
#FindTheLockerRoom and #FindThePhotoBooth. Mahaniyom, which directly translates to “very popular”
in Thai, is his most recent venture.
TROPIC CITY (8 June – 19 June 2022)
Ranked No. 17 at the recent Asia’s 50 Best Bar 2022 awards, Tropic City is Thailand’s very first tropical
cocktail bar, known for its innovative cocktails, with a strong focus on rum. This high-end neighbourhood
cocktail bar is the brainchild of hospitality veterans Philip Stefanescu and Sebastian De La Cruz who have
made a name for themselves working in some of Stockholm’s most respected cocktail bars before moving
LENNON’S (22 June – 3 July 2022)
A nostalgic yet contemporary speakeasy located in Rosewood Bangkok showcasing Southeast Asia’s largest
assemblage of vinyl LPs with its 6,000-album music collection, Lennon Bar specialises in offering signature
cocktails inspired by favourite tunes that have a lower environmental impact.
Seasoned bartender Giuseppe Carneli, who has worked in bars both in Europe and Southeast Asia and is a
recognised figure in the bar industry will be delighting guests with “Lennon’s Favourites” – the bar’s beloved
drinks that have been reimagined to take on an environmentally-friendly vibe, that eliminates typically
unconsumed garnishes. Journeying alongside him to Singapore is fellow Thai talent, Prapangkon
Patkapongpat, is a seasoned bartender and in-house mixologist of Perrier Thailand.
Dates: 11 May – 3 July 2022 (Wednesday to Sunday only) 5.00 PM – 11.00 PM
Prices: Cocktails available from $28++
Mocktails available from $18++
Long Bar: #02-01 Raffles Arcade, 328 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 188719
(Accessible via the North Bridge Road entrance)
Bookings: Long Bar – Raffles Singapore
(images credit Raffles Hotel Singapore)