Operation Dagger

7 Ann Siang Hill #B1-01, Singapore, Singapore, 069791
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About Operation Dagger

When it comes to setting an atmosphere of mystery, Operation Dagger scores full marks. Near to the action but not quite, the basement bar is hidden along a back alley at the junction of Club Street and Ann Siang Hill. The entrance – unwashed floor, plain glass door, illegible scribbling on the top – is so nondescript that even the building it’s in doesn’t have a name. It opens to a dingy staircase that leads further down, but it’s the smell that hits you first: an acrid smokiness of burnt herbs.

Headed by Luke Whearty and Aki Nishikura, the bar lies under a cloud of light bulbs and against a backdrop of shelves, on which stand rows of tinted bottles labelled with a grid of faded drawings. (One of the indifferent bartenders explains that they’re a code for each liquid.) In 2015 alone, Operation Dagger was voted Best New Bar at the Singapore Bar Awards and came in the top ten for Best New International Cocktail Bar at Tales of the Cocktail. Proof is in the pudding or, in this case, every one of the duo’s multi-sensory concoctions.

Cuisine: Contemporary, Cocktails
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Excellent drinks and ambience

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Unfriendly staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Felt pressured to leave :(. Not the most elegant way to deal with the restrictions at hand so will likely not come back before these restrictions are lifted.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 October 2020

great experience

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Visited On Friday, 16 October 2020

Service was a bit slow since it was a busy night but otherwise had a really really good time!

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Visited On Thursday, 01 October 2020

Being our 1st visit here , we are impress with waitress and the Manager .However bartender needs to improve her service attitude , to make this place a "WOW" factor . Otherwise, worth the visit ......

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Superb drinks, even better people. Extremely recommend

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Visited On Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Really cool place to hang out

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Great service and innovative with a cool hidden underground vibe! Thanks team.

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Ash was very skillful and take good care of us at the table. Great service and awesome drinks. Had a great time there!

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

Really enjoy coming here. The new selection of cocktails is nice - a good variety.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 September 2020

The drinks are incredible! Just wish the size of the drink was a little bigger.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Amazing atmosphere and delicious drinks. Excellent service!

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

Cocktails amazing and food was delicious!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 August 2020

Food options are too limited Drinks and service are great Drinks prices above $20 gotta really stand out from the rest .

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Visited On Friday, 28 August 2020

Drinks is amazing. But one thing i would really like to point out, your staff services is definitely one of the reason for us to return

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Visited On Saturday, 22 August 2020

Great service and decor. Drinks were worth it as well. Thanks for the wonderful experience!

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Visited On Friday, 21 August 2020

Staff was very friendly and hospitable - The guy who admitted us into the bar even remembered my name and checked in on us later during the night to see if everything was okay. The bar ambiance was great as well :)

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Visited On Thursday, 20 August 2020

Great atmosphere. Their drinks are fantastic. Will come back again 👍🏻

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Operation dagger was my first hidden bar. I guess I expected it to be more hidden. It would be fun to have a password or puzles involved to get in or order certain drinks. It would be interesting to have some more info about the concept written on the menu(the name and history). The "wanker" explained but it was hard to hear. The drinks were tasty.

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Visited On Friday, 14 August 2020

Great pre or post-dinner spot. Cool vibe and great service. Unique take on cocktails.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Amazing ID and amazing cocktails

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Ashley’s cocktails are some of the best in the game! It’s always great to see her and chat about her new concoctions ❤️

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

Thank you for the warm and kind service as well as accommodating to our bookings at a late call. The usual classic legend hot & cold are our favourite. :-)

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