When night comes, Kuala Lumpur becomes a vibrant and lively city packed with various range of night crawlers – from loyal youths to international travelers, all seeking for midnight fun. Numerous bars, pubs and clubs lining up the streets, as well as other modest entertainment. Just because the sun has set doesn’t mean it’s time to retire for this city. Its whole different side offers almost no scarcity of things to do after dark in KL. With these nightspots offering a combination of lively and friendly ambiance, one cannot easily get away disappointed. Here are some fancy places to visit and things to do in KL during night time.
Well hidden inside a pre-war shophouse that was once a brothel in Chinatown, PS150 sets itself apart from other bars with its concept. The interior is divided into three different sections, marking three distinct eras in the history of Indochina and cocktail. Since its establishment, this bar has become one of Kuala Lumpur’s hippest bars that becomes hangout nest among nightbirds.
Other than cocktails, PS150 also serves up a lot of culture historic memories and amazing tales. Each drink has its own tale, having been created or modified as a connected effort by all involved in their alchemy. They also create a vintage toy shop facade to conceal the entrance which leads to an airy outdoor terrace that eventually wrapped up in a dramatic and atmospheric bar in the depths of the shop.
Operating Hour: Tuesday – Saturday : 1800 – 0200 /Sunday: 1800 – 0130 (Closed on Mondays)
Address: Ground Floor, 150, Jalan Petaling, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Spare your time and go enjoy the spectacular night view of Merdeka Square buildings embellished with glittering lights all over the places. The square is surrounded by many historical buildings in Kuala Lumpur such as the Old KL Train Station, Galeri Kuala Lumpur, Royal Selangor Club Complex, and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Many people often come here just to chill out and breathing in the cool night breeze after a busy day at work. Besides, the wide and green field beside the square makes it a good picnic spot and a spacious playground for kids. You could also enjoy street performances illuminated by stunning lights here at nights on most days. It is called as Dataran Merdeka because Malayan flag was first hoisted here in 1957 which is on the Independence day of Malaysia while ‘Merdeka’ means freed or independent.
Address: Jalan Raja, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Enjoy jazz, funk and groove at No Black Tie, KL’s leading jazz bar. A perfect place where good food and good music go side by side that embodies the artistic soul and essence of Kuala Lumpur, this is sure a great place for music lovers. The intimate wooden interior provides audiences with a delightfully cosy atmosphere. Mostly jazz sets are on offer, but No Black Tie has also hosted international poetry readings and readings by local writers. They also had featured Brazilian funk and the occasional dose of Chopin. It’s all presented in wood-paneled sophistication by owner, hostess and pianist Evelyn Hii, K.L.’s leading maestro.
Address: 17 Jalan Mesui Off Jalan Nagasari 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone: 03-2142 3737 (after 5PM)
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Every Thursday night, Frisky Rooftop Bar offers free outdoor movies and popcorn under the stars. This is one of KL’s best-kept entertainment secrets – outdoor
Screenings of mainly independent international movies, instead of playing the usual mainstream movies found in the commonplace cineplexes. Located on the rooftop with scenic skyscrapers on the background, this is a place to be for movie buffs. A close imitation to old American culture of a drive-by movie, this place manages to draw people to come together with a passion for the silver screen. An experience of a lifetime that you must try!
Address: Frisky Rooftop Bar 4A Lorong Yap Kwan Seng, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone: 03-2166 0750
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FriskyBarKL/
Join a symphony with Beethoven, Haydn and even ABBA and many else at Petronas Philharmonic Hall, the home of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO). Bringing together musicians from 24 countries, including 6 from Malaysia, an incredible example of harmony among different cultures and nationalities, MPO continuously presents variety of orchestral music programme drawn from over three centuries, as well as the appealing concert series. The MPO has always been praised for its fine musical qualities due to its flexibility in transcending genres, from classical masterpieces to film music, pop, jazz, contemporary and commissioned works. The magnificent architectural design of the Petronas Philharmonic Hall within the KLCC’S building also make them a “must-visit” destination for travelers and Malaysians alike.
Address: Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
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Enjoy an unforgettable aerial dinner with your feet dangling in the sky with Dinner In The Sky KL. This remarkable experience is thrilling yet interesting because diners will have an amazing view of the city in the sunset ambiance while being elevated up to 50 metres before being served dinner up there. Located at Malaysia Tourism Centre (MATIC), this dining concept has been operating since 2015. Imagine dining beneath the stars, utterly floating while viewing live-action of skilled chefs preparing dinner for you. It’s worth an experience at least once in your lifetime.
Stroll around Kuala Lumpur at night and get authentic night market experience by visiting them. There are some night markets that quite popular among the locals such as Flea Market Petaling Street, Fiesta Nite, Kampung Baru Market, Jalan Masjid India Market and Bangsar Night Market. Night market is a place where you will find copied goods which include watches, t shirts, bags and the occasional fruit and food stalls.
Flea Market Petaling Street
Address: Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Address: The Courtyard, Plaza Mont’ Kiara, 2, Jalan Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
Kampung Baru Market
Address: Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jalan Masjid India Market
Address: Jalan Masjid India, City Centre, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Bangsar Night Market
Address: Bangsar Baru, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
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