Handcrafted basket-weave doors open onto a plush, marble floored gathering space with open kitchen. A conference room with floor-to-ceiling windows and flat screen TV becomes a private dining facility in the evening. The spacious, comfortable living room is just the place for relaxing while the indoor bar has an edgier vibe with sleek, black marble counter top.
An alfresco terrace spans levels 30 and 31, the area features an open deck with seats and alcoves framed by trees with huge daybeds and tables. Given the venue’s name, lighting plays a pivotal role while the overall scheme is designed to create a warm ambiance.
A tapas selection includes bagels with smoked Scottish salmon and Russian caviar, wagyu beef sliders and crispy soft shell crab with tamarind sauce. Craft cocktails, wine and a comprehensive beer selection make up the drinks menu with concoctions such as Mad Mango, a chili-infused vodka, mango puree, spicy mango, elderflower, lime, chili and salt; and Giant Pandan, a blend of vodka, grapefruit juice, pandan, a plant common plant to Southeast Asia, lime, egg white and bitters.
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