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Vive la France
Vive la révolution! Celebrate Bastille Day 2017! Ooh la-la! It's a perfect time to gather with friends and family to do savor French cuisines and wines.
With a presence of large and active French community here, we list the crème de la crème of celebrations around the island:
French Flag. Photo courtesy of Alliance Francaise de Singapour
Dressed up in Bleu, Blanc, et Rouge, bring a baguette, and be très chic with a beret, any guest could strike a pose in the photo booth decorated in the national colors!
Get two drink coupons upon arrival and take part in the quiz to win Justice concert tickets, sommelier corkscrews, or vouchers for the Ciné-Club. It's free admission for all.
When: 15 July, 5.30pm to 7pm Where: Alliance Francaise, 1 Sarkies Road, S 258130
Organic Rotisserie Chicken. Photo courtesy of Ginett
Bastille Day Celebration at Ginett While enjoying French wines and delicious cuisines at Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar helmed by the acclaimed Chef Sylvain Royer, visitors could also be entertained by Margot Anna and her band. The French singer will present familiar French classic tunes to the latest hits from Piaf, Moustaki, to Nouvelle Vague, and many more.
French wines are available at affordable rate from $6 per glass and from $30 per bottle. The modern chic eatery has over 70 French wines to boost. Special Combo of a bottle of Rosé and a whole Organic Rotisserie Chicken is only priced at $52.
Bastille Day - French Apero 2017 Think of French wines, French cheese, cold cut French feast platters, and French music? Francophiles, make your way to this Parisian-style bistro decorated with black-and-white photographs, vintage signs and historic French newspapers cutouts.
When: 14 July, from 6pm
Where: O Batignolles Wine Bar & French Bistrot, 2 Gemmill Lane, S 069247
French Wine Tasting. Photo courtesy of Lewin Terrace
Bastille Day Weekend
Let's celebrate the French National Day with a selection of French Wines and signature French dishes. Marie-Agnes Labopin, sommelier from Ewineasia, will guide guests in this wine tasting session. The selection of wines are Chateau de Berne Esprit Mediterranee 2016, Chateau Tour Des Gendres Classic White 2013, Chateau de la Roulerie Anjou Blanc 2011, Dourthe No 1 Beau Mayne Red 2014, and Patrick Clerget Coteaux Bourguignons 2014.
When: 14 July, 5pm to 11pm
Where: Hollandse Club, 22 Camden Park, S 299814
Association Française de Singapour plans a party with DJs spinning the music and guests are welcomed to hit the dance floor. All guests are entitled to 15% discount on beers, house wines, and traditional cocktails and finger foods. Get the specially designed French Flag cocktail at only $10 net. It 's free admission for all.
When: 14 July, 7.30pm-2am
Where: Woo Bar, W hotel, Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way, S 098374
Bastille Day - French Party 2017
Show off your best moves on the dance floor while a DJ spinning the music and a French band performing live! Get special offers on ciders, Ricard - the iconic French, anise-flavored liqueur- and wines. Don't miss galettes and crêpes!
When: 15 July, 6pm to late night
Where: Ô Comptoir, 79 Circular Road, S 049433
A Rooftop Affair // La Fête de la Bastille
Come to the roof top party and get a special deal 1 for 1 on house pour wines. Twin bottles of Moet are available at $196. From 8pm onward, DJ Rica will entertain all guests.
Enjoy a complimentary French Cheese platter with every bottle of premium French Wine purchased from now until 15 July.