If you do not want to miss out on the fun, then do make a date at this amusing nightspot in the Legend Hotel. Everything here is styled around monkeys—from lamps to mugs, artifacts and posters on the walls. More for the sophisticated crowd, this upmarket spot features the famous Seha 'n' Friends rendering great hits from the 1970s to current tunes, every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Saturdays are football nights, when fans can gather to watch live football matches. Do not miss out on the interesting cocktails such as King Kong, Gorillas in the Mist and Monkey Business.
This cigar divan is a great place to relax and unwind, as it features an excellent selection of fine cigars from around the world. Tastefully furnished with comfortable sofas and rattan lounge seats, Little Havana also has a well-stocked walk-in wine cellar. Upstairs is the venue for some irresistible and adventurous cuisine, where the Hemingway Restaurant serves great Cuban fusion cuisine. Sample exotic cocktails as you make your selection from an excellent assortment of single malt whiskeys and hand-rolled Havana cigars.
Based in Petaling Street, Chinatown is quite the colorful neighborhood. Also known as 'Chee Cheong Kai' (Starch Factory Street), which is in reference to its roots as a tapioca-producing district, Chinatown where one learns to haggle and bargain. You can find some great finds for dirt-cheap prices. Provided you've done your haggling properly. In addition to bargain shopping, you can find clubs, pubs and bars all along Chinatown. All of these things make for one extremely vibrant neighborhood.
Located within the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel, Arthur's is an elegant spot to unwind. High ceilings, cozy, booth seating, mellow hues and soft lighting create a relaxing vibe. The bar offers something for everyone, from classic cocktails and wines to beers and most other spirits. The food menu ranges from light snacks that go well with your drinks to heartier mains if you're feeling particularly hungry.
Asian Heritage Row is a long row of refurbished buildings that house a wide variety of cuisine. Locals and tourists alike head to the Asian Heritage Row for entertainment and dining. For Malaccan Portuguese head to Kristao Restaurant and Bar or for a snack the Bisou Bake Shop can't be beat. The Asian Heritage Row contains various nightclubs, including the Loft KL and the Rupee Room.
If you want to impress, venture into this award-winning restaurant, one of the trendiest upmarket eateries in Kuala Lumpur. This restaurant sports a chic and elegant look, accentuated by the wafting aromas of meals being cooked in the open-plan kitchen that lends a warm and relaxing ambiance. Specializing in funky fusion fare, the presentation of food is a work of art here, especially the dessert sampler selection. A variety of alcoholic beverages are available.
Zen Zero is a luxurious Italian restaurant where an Italian chef treats guests to the classics of his local cuisine. The menu alters seasonally to incorporate the freshest ingredients and the dishes are paired with premium Italian wines for a gastronomic adventure. The dimly-lit interiors are perfect for a formal dinner and the floor-to-ceiling glass windows reveal the greenery outside. The menu offers starters like Warm Seabass Tagliata, Black Angus Beef Carpaccio and Polenta and Gorgonzola Ravioli. For the main course, try the Atlantic Cod soaked in Sicilian Salmoriglio sauce. The side dishes and the wine served in elegant glasses completes the fine dining experience.
Choose from hundreds of beers on offer at Taps Beer Bar. The bar is known for serving over 800 beers on rotation. Besides beers, one can also find cocktails like Strawberry Margarita, Caipiroska and Dirty Martini on the menu along with smoothies, teas and coffees for the teetotallers. As for the food, Linguine Carbonara, Chicken Fingers and Bacon Mac and Cheese are also some of the decadent dishes on offer. Set in a casual space with wooden tables and redbrick walls, the bar is a great place for friends to spend some quality time together, especially during the happy hours when some great offers on food and drinks can be availed.
What could be more unusual than smooth jazz with miso soup? Like the name suggests, No Black Tie frees you of any order or stereotype and lets you loose. Join the patrons of this jazz club slash Japanese restaurant as they glide from one culture to the next Stylish and eclectic, NBT draws the alternative crowd with its fantastic menu and live entertainment. A perfect stage for upcoming and established entertainers including comedians and musicians, NBT promises an unforgettable night!
Pisco Bar offers a psychedelic mix of Spanish tapas, Peruvian classics, live music and ebullient dancing. The interiors resemble those of a typical bar with bare brick walls, a back-lit counter and mood lighting. Upturned buckets are converted into lampshades giving it a quirky edge. The chef has experience in Japanese and Peruvian cooking and blends these cuisines with Italian, African and Chinese flavors to form fusion food that is a treat for the discerning palate. Try cocktails such as the signature Pisco Sour from South America, a blend of Angostura bitters, egg white and lemon juice. This bar can be hired for a variety of functions such as film screenings, fashion shows, product launches, informal concerts and business parties, accompanied by catering and event planning services. Check the website for the detailed schedule of live music events.
Located in Hotel Istana, this cosy lounge overlooks the lush Kelantan garden. This is a great place to unwind after work or meet a few friends for drinks. If you are into some blues numbers, then the resident band would make your night. The band plays the blues, sentimental hits, commercial pop and slow rock numbers nightly except Sundays. Snacks are delicious and come in a wide variety. Spicy chicken wings, assorted finger sandwiches and calamari fritti are among the favorites. The bar also serves a variety of alcoholic beverages.