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.
Looking for a change from your usual, consider this exotic eatery. The theme here is Africa, in particular South Africa. The interior celebrates all that is African--animal skins and heads hang on the walls that blend nicely with other African artefacts. Rather than daunting, this scene creates comfortable and inimitable character. The adventurous menu includes Mussels in the Potjie (delicious soup served in a quaint pot) and Venison Pie. They also have a selection of mouth-watering desserts such as Old Cape Brandy Tart. South African wines are offered.
The pulse of the city continues to beat till the wee hours of the morning at this outlet. It is hailed as one of the best dance clubs in town. The setup at Viva is very much 1960s-inspired, obvious in the colourful and vibrant setting. The interior is spacious with several bars strategically located to offer a good view of the dance floor and DJ console. This is one of the most happening dance clubs in Klang Valley and is often the venue for special events, launches and shows. Check out the bartenders' skills as they whip up great cocktails.
Located in the business district of Petaling Jaya, this venue is a great place for lunch and an ideal spot to hangout till the wee hours of the morning. Rattan chairs and wooden tables are placed at the patio for diners to have their meal. They serve sumptuous Western and local cuisine. Must-tries include the hot nasi lemak (steamed coconut rice with hot sauce) and a selection of super sandwiches. The wide variety of pastries is heavenly and the ice-blended lattes are definitely a refreshing treat.
For an evening of fun and games stop by the House of Lords Sports Bar. As the name suggests it is best suited to sports oriented patrons, although those not so inclined should not be discouraged. The bar has a ground and first floor, both featuring British and American pool tables and numerous dartboards. It is tastefully decorated with oil paintings of castles. One corner has two rather large swords adorning the wall-–this corner is apparently dedicated to drinkers. A bonus here is the extensive range of beers served.
If you are in the mood to taste beers that is refreshingly different from the ordinary, then Paus is the place to be. Offering about 50 different kinds of craft beers, Paus is popular with both novice beer drinkers and beer connoisseurs alike. Mornington IPA, Three Boys Happy Porter and Angry Boy Brown Ale are just some of the beers you can enjoy here that come highly recommended by the locals. There is a also a selection of bar bites from across cuisines for those who feel the hunger pangs while downing the tasty beers. If you are looking for a casual space to hangout, then Paus is the place to be.
Sip on delicious craft cocktails at this upscale bar at Alila Bangsar. Perched on the 41st level, the cocktail bar's American style drinks feature concoctions made from California Citrus Vodka, London Dry Gin etc. Offering views of Kuala Lumpur's skyline, the lounge makes for a great date spot.
Formerly Perfect Square Space, InTun Nation is one of the best places in the city for those who are looking forward to a memorable evening in the city, either by themselves or with some friends. Known for hosting live music performances by emerging and established singers and bands across genres, the club is a favorite with locals and tourists alike. Merchants of Mercury, Story Ends and Tree are just some of the performers who have taken up the stage here in the past. Other events like open mic nights also take place here on a regular basis. If you are in the mood for a fun evening out, then certainly head to the buzzing InTun Nation.