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Top clubbing spots in Kuala Lumpur

Top clubbing spots in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, by virtue of its status as the capital of Malaysia is one of the major entertainment hubs here with all types of places to enjoy a great night out. Anyone who works or stays in Kuala Lumpur will have experienced the clubbing scene every once in a while.

Top Clubbing Spots

If you are looking for a night out of fun and entertainment, where should you go? We list out the top and best ones around Kuala Lumpur.

Changkat Bukit Bintang

Nestled along a narrow street in Bukit Bintang, this place is known in short as Changkat. If you like a drink and loud music within some packed and small pubs, then Changkat is the place to go. There are at least 50 pubs and clubs around here, so take your pick!

  • Pisco Bar
  • Havana Bar & Grill
  • No Black Tie
  • Zion Club
  • The Rabbit Hole
  • and the list goes on..

 

Telawi Square in Bangsar

This used to be the ‘in’ place for party-goers until it mellowed down. Since 2010, the night life in Bangsar, particularly around the Telawi Square has resurfaced. Pubs and clubs are bubbling with people throughout the week with weekend nights being the busiest. Whether it is to drink or dance the night away, you will be spoilt for choice here. Among them are:

  • Gridiron Sports Café and Bar
  • SIX Cocktail Lounge
  • The Social Bar
  • Ronnie Q’s
  • La Bodega Lounge
  • Sino the Bar Upstairs

Chilling out at the skyscrapers

If your group likes to chill out at rooftops, there are more than a handful places to go around Kuala Lumpur. After all, the night skyline of KL is one of the most beautiful ones around especially with the Petronas Twin Towers as the backdrop. There are actually many options to choose from but prices can be slightly higher than the usual pubs and clubs. Here are some that you can choose from.

  • Atmosphere 360 – KL Tower
  • SkyBar – KLCC
  • Mai Bar – Aloft Hotel
  • Luna Bar – Pacific Regency Suites
  • View @ G Tower
  • Bridge Bar – G-Tower Hotel
  • Troika Sky Dining – KLCC
  • Heli Lounge Bar
  • Marini’s on 57 – Petronas Tower 3

TREC Kuala Lumpur

This is one of the recent additions to the nightlife of Kuala Lumpur. Built along Jalan Tun Razak, it houses Zouk KL, possibly the top club in Malaysia. This entertainment area has been growing in popularity since it was opened where it has a full range of outlets ranging from restaurants, pubs, clubs, cafes and such. Among the names you would find in TREC KL are:

  • The Social
  • Live House
  • LOL
  • Mango’s Tropical Café
  • Friendcino Darts Club
  • Donkey and Crow Irish Pub

Solaris Mont Kiara

A new development around the Publika-Mont Kiara enclave, there are rows of pubs and cafes here to choose from. They are known to open until wee hours of the morning where revellers come here to drink, party and be merry. Choices here include drinking places, pubs, clubs and several cafes. Parking might be a challenge though.

  • W Club KL
  • Barfly
  • Kinkii Bar
  • Brussels Beer Café

Scott’s Garden KL

Located along Jalan Kelang Lama, Scott’s Garden is quite a popular hangout if you are looking for a convenient and more close-to-home type of partying. There are clubs and pubs available at this commercial square and great food just a stone’s throw away. Partygoers usually enjoy a drink at the outlets here and then head to the nearby stalls for a Bak Kut Teh or other local delights. Among what you can find are:

  • Replay Karaoke Kitchen and Bar
  • The Beer Factory
  • Movida Scott Garden
  • The Remedy
  • Cocoon Bar and Club

Sri Hartmamas – Mont Kiara

This used to be quite a happening place. With other places rising in popularity, the crowd has since reduced in recent years. However, it is still a great place to hang out and party the night away with a lot to offer. Old loyals will still come here for their beer and snacks while there are new establishments along the way to attract the younger crowd too.

  • Soul’ed Out
  • Backyard Pub and Grill
  • Bulldog English Pub and Restaurant
  • Bricks and Barrels
  • 2nd Home
  • Bliss Gastrobar
  • Mystique