Level 33, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Centre
10am-3am (Fri & Sat)
One of Kuala Lumpur’s most popular rooftop bars, SkyBar is located on the 33rd floor of the Kuala Lumpur trader’s hotel and features a variety of cocktails, night DJs and amazing views of the twin towers from its cabana booth. Sky bar currently serves most visitors to the area at night. Therefore, music is left to R&B, EDM and commercial house.
2. Omakase & Appreciate
LG, Ming Annexe, 9, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
9pm till late (Sat)
Often considered one of Malaysia’s top speakeasy cocktail bars, this speakeasy offers guests the chance to sample classic cocktails hand-picked by bartenders. They choose and make drinks for you, in the style of Omakase. There are two ways to do it — the easy way is, you just choose what’s on the menu. Cocktails will be on your table soon. Or the more exotic omakase approach is to tell the bartender what you like, get a rough idea of your style, and ask them to tailor it to you.
3. La Bodega Lounge
18-1, Jalan Telawi 2, 59100 Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur
9am till late
Located above La Bodega Deli, the La Bodega Lounge is a relaxing place pampered against a backdrop of comfortable sofas, books and flowing jazz music. Enjoy the cozy atmosphere while indulging in tapas and wine. For a bar bistro, La Bodega also has one of the best breakfast menus in town surprisingly. The kitchen can cater to their needs, as well as customise burgers or pasta to suit their tastes. While mom and dad drink, the kids are busy drawing with colored pencils provided by the staff.
E-G-04 E-1-04 Electric Boulevard TREC, 434, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
5pm till late
Founded by the owner of KL’s famous pisco bar, COMO is an eclectic modern Spanish “Copas y Tapas” bar with a vibrant and inviting dance floor on the upper floors. Como’s menu features custom cocktails and elaborate sips with Spanish tapas and local influences. The restaurant is open daily from 5pm to 1am, and the dance floor upstairs is active after 11pm until 4am, with resident DJs playing techno/deep indoor music. Diners can choose to sit under the hand-painted vaulted ceiling inside, or in the outdoor area, perfect for people-watching.
5. Barlai Bar
3 Jalan Sin Chew Kee, 50150 Kuala Lumpur
Located in an unassuming neighborhood in purdue, Bar Lai’s cocktail menu combines local flavors with your standard cocktail recipes. These include Milo Kaw with light whiskey, Siam Mojito with calamansi, and Lai Pina Colada with calamansi, their most famous. The interior design calls for a relaxing drink before a night out, perfect for group events and even dates. Watch out for special events like their pirate party, a low-key gathering of KL vinyl fans and DJs, or their biweekly open mic night!
L1-3, L1-4 & L1-5 Office Tower, 1 Jalan Nagasari, 50200 Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
4pm-3am (Fri & Sat)
The restaurant and bar consist of three sections, a stylish ground floor with a lively stage, a mezzanine known as heineken studios and an open-air area. Although Lust is more skewed towards being a club, the venue which is home to one of Kuala Lumpur’s best hip hop nights had to be highlighted in this list. Their Chocolate High Fridays group together some of the city’s most sought-after hip hop DJs.
7. Pisco Bar
29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, 50200 Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
5pm-1am (Sun, Tue & Thur)
5pm-3am (Fri & Sat)
The hottest bar in meishui is the tapas bar and cocktail bar. Perfect for intimate dinner groups in their very relaxed and raw restaurant/bar or dancing upstairs all evening. Music is different every week, from house, funk, nudisco to techno. If you want to cure a hangover, go to the pub on their lazy Sunday.
8. Heli Lounge Bar
34 Menara KH, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50450, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
6pm- 2am (Thur)
6pm-3am (Fri & Sat)
The Heli lounge bar is a fully functional helipad during the day, converted into one of the coolest rooftop bars in the world at night. Located in the Menara KH building, the complex consists of two floors: a nightclub on the top floor and a helipad bar on the roof. It will provide the perfect sunset skyline for your Instagram. Resident DJs play anything from EDM, top 40 remixes and R&B on Thursdays through Sundays, while guests dance on this barrier-free roof. If you want to go at sunset, make sure you book because it can be crowded.
9. Ril’s Bangsar
30, Jalan Telawi 5, Bangsar Baru, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Hidden above an award-winning steakhouse is Rilss Bar, a 1920s themed lounge area with one of the best Old Fashions in town. Every Saturday, the bar hosts live performances of soulful jazz and the original music. If you want to relax, Ril’s welcomes you to enjoy your dining and world class cocktails!
10. Red Room Bar
Royal Selangor Golf Club, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
6pm till late
The red room is based on the streets of New York and has seven function rooms. They include a barber shop, a hot dog stand, a vinyl record store and a very private space for the xon 1 speakers, dimmed by red neon lights. Have a few drinks on the street, or go to the red room and listen to music overnight.
How to go to Kuala Lumpur from Singapore
1. Private Taxi Service
Travel is more comfortable and less troublesome if you take a private car than by bus or van. You can save a maximum of 1 to 1. 5 hours by getting off the bus twice just to get out of the country. It is suitable for family or groups is to hire a private taxi. This is the most preferred and popular choices among the rest of transport since the travelling time will be most convenient as compare to others transportation especially if you have young children on board. The travelling time normally take less than 4 hours’ drive from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur and that of course must depend on both immigration clearance and traffic condition. Due to high demand, The Rickshaw Run (Main website link) is now providing this transportation services from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur too.
– Simple and easy to make a reservation through online in just few click.
– We will pick you up at your selected location in Singapore Island wide.
– With us you can enjoy sit in the car and across border without alight your luggage.
– Affordable price with 5 stars services experience.
– Friendly driver with simple English speaking.
2. Bus & Coach From Singapore To Kuala Lumpur
If you travel according to budget, consider taking a bus. The bus ticket can be booked online. To avoid traffic jams, it is recommended that you book a bus as soon as possible so that you can catch the ferry. Later, you need to get off the bus to clear the customs. Carry your luggage with you for scanning. Your destination is the bus stop in the TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan). The cost of the bus is about USD20 per person.