High Society: The Most Exclusive Private Clubs Where Singapore’s Elite Socialise

This is how the elite socialise
By: Cherelle Lim
February 24, 2023

Private clubs often conjure up images of exclusive benefits, opulent décor, and lengthy waiting lists. Private clubs, however, provide more than this. Becoming a member of a private club provides several benefits, including networking opportunities with prominent members of the community and access to special events. Yet, Singapore is dotted with an array of exclusive clubs that serve a wide range of interests. Below are some of Singapore’s most sought-after clubs to keep an eye out for, whether you enjoy wine, golf or the glitz and glams.

Exclusive Private Clubs in Singapore

1. 33 Club

33 Club is Singapore’s newest private club. It was founded to unite the city-watch state’s aficionados and collectors. Members can look forward to a dynamic schedule of exclusive masterclasses by some of the top watchmakers in the world, and exclusive bespoke watch-sourcing services. With preferential access to more than 500 watches including rare and exceptional timepieces. Members will furthermore have access to an exclusive private bar with some of the most renowned wines and spirits.

Membership$6.800 with monthly fees of $188
Address22 Malacca Street, 01-02, RB, Capital Building, S(048980)
Opening HoursMon-Fri: 8am – 10pm | Sat: 10am – 8pm | Closed on Sundays
Contact Details+65 6970 0033

2. Singapore Island Country Club

The Singapore Island Country Club is among the oldest golf clubs in Singapore and is regarded as the place where the “dawn of golf” began. The club now has three golf courses, one of which is the 18-hole Bukit Course, which encircles the MacRitchie Reservoir. Also, it provides a wide range of amenities only available to members, such as a hair salon, tennis court, a pool and bistros.

Membership$25,000 with monthly fees of $160 and an additional $20 for a spouse 
Address180 Island Club Road, Singapore 578774
Opening HoursClick here for all hours
Contact Details+65 6459 2222

3. 67 Pall Mall

In order to provide collectors and enthusiasts with a space to share their interests with like-minded people, the globe’s first private members’ club for wine lovers was established in London in 2015. Its wine selection features over 5,000 wines from 42 different countries, with 1,000 being offered by the glass. Members may anticipate an exciting programme of tasting and discovery activities to participate in throughout the year. Additionally, there will be exquisite food and wine. As one of the most exclusive private clubs, it features floor-to-ceiling windows that offer breathtaking views of the city. There is also a wine tower in the middle of the room. 

AddressThe Penthouse, Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Road, Singapore 228208
Opening HoursSun-Tues: 11am – 12am | Wed-Sat: 11am – 2am 
Contact Details+65 6797 6727

4. Mandala Club

A next-gen private member’s club in Singapore is Mandala Club. This private club aspires to be somewhat distinct from its conventional forebears. For Singapore’s business owners, intellectual leaders, and creatives from various industries, it provides a place to network. The 22,000-square-foot, four-story structure that once housed Straits Clan has entertainment areas, event spaces, conference rooms and even a gym. Aside from that, the Mandala Club recently launched its Mandala Masters series whereby they invite well-known chefs to run their ground-floor restaurant. Gaggan Anand and Mauro Colagreco’s Mirazur have also previously established residences at Mandala Club, and more will follow. Art aficionados will also enjoy the museum-quality selection of works by Salvador Dali and Picasso at Mandala Club.

Membership$5,500 with monthly fees of $198
Address31–37 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089845
Opening HoursMon-Fri: 8am – 10.30pm | Sat: 12pm – 10.30pm | Sun: 12pm – 5pm
Contact Details+65 8822 9154

5. 1880

Serving a wealthy and affluent clientele, 1880 believes that “conversations can and will make the world a better place”. This is reflected in the 22,000-square-foot space’s design, conceptualised by Timothy Oulton Studio. Located on the third level of Quayside@Robertson Quay, the concierge area is made of 1.5 tonnes of rose quartz. Moreover, the phone booths are designed to look like capsules. Other amenities include a restaurant, bar, co-working area, spa and outdoor patio. 

Membership$5,000++ with monthly fees of $180++
Address1 Nanson Road, Singapore 238909
Opening HoursMon-Wed: 8am – 12am | Thurs-Fri: 8am – 1am | Sat: 10am – 1am | Sun: 10am – 11pm 
Contact Details+65 6304 3200

6. Tower Club

Tower Club is the finest private business club for Singapore’s elite, with more than 20 years of history. From the 62nd to 64th floors of Republic Plaza One’s Penthouse, the magnificently designed club offers stunning city panoramas. Creating the ideal atmosphere for networking and socialising. The club features a number of conference rooms, a fitness centre, and three restaurants. Respectively, the Straits Bar, Ba Xian and Atlantic. Members may spend time with their families or network with like-minded people at club activities like the breakfast and dinner forums or annual golf championships.

MembershipBy invite only 
Address9 Raffles Place, Penthouse, Republic Plaza Tower 1, Singapore 048619 
Opening HoursMon-Sat: 9am – 11pm | Closed on Sundays
Contact Details+65 6737 3388

7. Tanglin Club

One of Singapore’s oldest private clubs and a sign of prominence is Tanglin Club. The club was originally founded as a suburban social hub for the British. Today, it includes members from nearly 41 different countries. The spacious estate features 8 dining experiences, 27 suites, and a boatload of recreational amenities. Including a tennis court, squash court, swimming pool and more. There is also a gym, kids’ playroom, jackpot room and a hair salon. 

Membership$100,000 with monthly fees of $107 for individuals or $214 for couples
Address5 Stevens Road, Singapore 257814
Opening HoursSun-Thurs: 6am – 1am | Fri-Sat: 6am – 2am
Contact Details+65 6622 0555