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Refreshed Bob’s Bar offers a true quintessence of Caribbean with "A Night at Varadero"

Capella Singapore’s Cuban-inspired bar launches new food and cocktail offerings alongside refurbished exterior

Bob’s Bar’s refurbished exterior

Singapore, 30 June 2016 On 23 July, Capella Singapore celebrates the revamp of its vibrant Bob’s Bar – a refreshing renewal of its décor, scrumptious Cuban delicacies and rum-based cocktail offerings with A Night at Varadero”.

“After constant feedback and refinement, we are excited to finally unveil our new Bob’s Bar. With a goal to bring our guests a genuine Cuban atmosphere, we have injected a dose of vibrancy into the décor, complemented with an array of new food and cocktail offerings curated by our award-winning Executive Chef David Senia. At Capella Singapore, we take pride in creating unforgettable memories for our guests and this is one of the many ways we do so,said Mr. Alejandro Helbling, General Manager of Capella Singapore.

A Night at Varadero

Enhancing its distinctively Caribbean experience, the one-night-only revelry on 23 July offers an authentic slice of Cuba including the bar’s first-ever Salsa dance session, its signature Havana barbeque station, pop-up Mojito and Rum Bars, a special Rum Appreciation Masterclass, as well as live music all the way into the night.

Tipplers can delight in the live Mojito Bar serving Bob’s Bar’s signature Mojito, enjoy a

cocktail its pop-up Rum Bar, or discover the art of rum tasting during the special Rum Appreciation Masterclass, where drink connoisseurs can select their own individual flight of three choices out of 30 different types of rum.

Music lovers can enjoy the lively band performances and Latin music all through the night; while food aficionados can savour classic Cuban cuisine with a twist, including the Bob’s Bar signature Havana Live BBQ station, Cuban Sliders which are mini burgers with juicy spiced wagyu patties, Mojito Ceviche made up of seabass marinated in lime juice as well as Chicken Rice Salad Cubano Style. To satisfy attendees with a sweet tooth, desserts served at the festival include the well-loved Bob’s Churros, melt-in-your-mouth Spanish doughnuts deep fried to perfection and Bananito, two hot crispy bananas served with coconut ice cream.

A Night at Varadero will start from 7pm till late while the salsa session will commence at 6pm. The first 50 bookings will also receive a Mojito with compliments of Bob’s Bar.

Bob’s Vibes

Moving beyond stellar food and service, Bob’s Bar brings to life the sounds and sights of the famed Cuban nightlife with its new weekend entertainment line-up, Bob’s Vibes. Guests can wind down to Latin house music on Saturdays from 5pm onwards while families and friends can enjoy live music with a twist of local beats performed by the three-piece instrumental band on Sundays 3pm to 6.30pm.

Brand New Cocktail Menu

In conjunction with the revamp, Bob’s Bar has also refreshed cocktail menu in entirety, including an introduction of 15 enticing signature rum-based cocktails. Some of which include Navegante, Capella Singapore’s very own brand of bespoke rum hailing from Barbados and specially crafted by master blender Richard Seale.

Signature highlights include the refreshing Mojito, featuring Navegante and perks the taste buds with its minty notes, perfectly complementing the tropical island experience. Bob’s Old Fashioned, another top seller, is an elegant Cuban rendition of a classic cocktail harmoniously balanced with flavours of orange zest and homemade spiced rum. Enhanced with thematic garnishing and intriguing serving vessels, the cocktails’ sensational tastes bring out the rich flavours, colours and spirits of the West Indies.

Authentic Cuban specialties

Halton Group's Executive Chef of the Year, David Senia is the key to the refreshed selection of sumptuous bar bites which include something for everyone.

Food enthusiasts can delight in delectable specialties including the Sandwich Panini Cubano toasted to perfection, a must-have among Cubans, delicately made with gourmet ham, pulled pork, cheese, pickles and mustard; health-conscious diners can opt for the nutritious Salad Frijoles Colorados while; meat lovers can enjoy the House-marinated

Barbecue Satay meats of wagyu beef, chicken and lamb, served on an individual mini charcoal grill.

Unwind and enjoy the warm tropical sunset

Paying homage to the Golden Age of Cuba, Bob’s Bar transports guests to an era renowned for its legendary nightlife, age-old glamour and the finest of rums. With a refurbished alfresco terrace that comes with an increased seating capacity, up from 80 to 110, complete with a new set of daybeds, sofas and dining tables, the bar transitions seamlessly as the perfect venue for leisurely evening bites, post work tipples, as well as large party celebrations. Set in a tropical oasis, the outdoor seating area allows guests to unwind in style as they enjoy the hotel’s enchanting colonial setting and arresting views of lush greenery.

Bob’s Bar is opened daily from 12.00pm to 12.00am. Make your reservation with Bob’s Bar at +65 6591 5047 or email [email protected].

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About Capella Singapore

Located on Singapore’s premier resort destination, Sentosa Island, Capella Singapore offers an inspiring natural setting while providing easy access to Singapore’s financial and shopping districts. The flagship property for Capella Hotels and Resorts in Asia promises the ultimate in personalised service and represents a new standard of luxury in Asia, combining the best of old and new Singapore. Capella Singapore offers the most spacious accommodations in Singapore. The 112 guestrooms include two Colonial Manors, villas that feature private plunge pools and outdoor bathtubs, suites and premier rooms. In addition, Capella Singapore offers the opportunity for extended stays with full access to the hotel’s facilities via The Club Residences at Capella Singapore. These long stay offerings include 72 sea-facing suites and duplexes and 9 manors with private pools. For more information or to plan an event at Capella Singapore, please visit www.capellasingapore.com.

For more information please contact:

Capella Singapore

Melissa Ng
Tel: +65 6591 5018
Email: [email protected]

A Night at Varadero Menu

CRUDITES

SALAD FRIJOLES COLORADOS

CHICKEN RICE SALAD CUBANO STYLE

MOJITO CEVICHE

COLD SOUP

SANDWICH PANINI CUBANO

CUBAN SLIDERS

VARADEO HAVANA MARINATED BARBEQUE

CAPELLA SATAY LIVE STATION (Wagyu, Chicken, Lamb)

BOBS’S CHURROS BANANITOS 

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