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The Elephant Room, One of Asia’s Best Bars, Arrives in Gramercy
December 9, 2023, 11:56.52 pm ET


Photo: The Elephant Room

A creative and imaginative cocktail experience packed with savory, spicy and umami flavors courtesy of The Elephant Room is now available in New York City. Co-founder Yugnes Susela, has joined hands with Salil Mehta, the force behind Singapura, to bring this exciting new cocktail experience to the Singapura restaurant space at 31 East 20th Street in Gramercy.

In addition to deftly executed cocktails, patrons can expect seasonal, Southeast Asian cuisine from the Singapura culinary team paired with signature cocktails from The Elephant Room.

Photo: Singapura

Cocktails include the Clarified Singapura Sling - Widely regarded as Singapore's national drink, is clarified with milk for a smooth and milky texture then finished off with pomegranate foam on top; Banana King - Subtly spiced, aromatic beverage infused with roasted banana gin, banana oleo, juice from the banana stem, sandalwood liqueur, and topped-off with a banana blossom sugar shard for garnish; Peranakan Fizz made with kaffir lime leaf, tamarind and chilli with soda water added at the last minute to give it a refreshing fizz; and Pandan Cake inspired by the famous pandan chiffon cake found in local Singaporean bakeries, it is a creamy, dessert-like cocktail.

The Elephant Room is located at 31 East 20th S, New York, NY. For more information, visit