Clarke Quay clubs call for review of liquor hours

Clarke Quay, described as a 24-hour entertainment zone by its centre manager Adrian Lai, has over 60 restaurants, wine bars and entertainment outlets. These drew 12.3 million visitors last year.
Clarke Quay, described as a 24-hour entertainment zone by its centre manager Adrian Lai, has over 60 restaurants, wine bars and entertainment outlets. These drew 12.3 million visitors last year.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

They say sales curbs have hit business hard; mandopop club blames them for its closure

Nightclubs in Clarke Quay want a review of the rules that shortened the hours for selling liquor in the area, a restriction that mandopop club Shanghai Dolly blamed for its impending closure.

Some of the other nightspots said the rule has hit them hard as well.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 12, 2018, with the headline 'Clarke Quay clubs call for review of liquor hours'. Print Edition | Subscribe