21 December 2022

10 Restaurants with a View in KL to Celebrate Christmas & New Year’s Eve 2022

The festive season is finally here! Looking for places to celebrate Christmas and New Year? Look no further! We have curated a list of restaurants with the best views in Kuala Lumpur to celebrate a jolly Christmas and welcome a new year!


Stunning KL city views, delectable food and great company the perfect way to celebrate as the year comes to an end. Check out these amazing restaurants now!


1. Horizon Grill @ Banyan Tree KL

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Experience gourmet dining at Horizon Grill located on the 58th floor of Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur. Both the indoor and alfresco areas offer stunning views of KL’s skyline featuring the Petronas Twin Towers and KL Tower. The food here is just as good as the view with a meticulously curated menu of fresh seafood and premium steaks that you have to try.

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The Risotto Bouillabaisse, Grilled Meats from the Santa Maria Grill section and Lobster Thermidor are among the highlights here that will definitely tantalise your tastebuds. If you’re feeling like it, you can also pair your meal with a glass of wine. The 5-Course Christmas Dinner or the 6-Course New Year’s Eve Dinner are the festive selections available for this year’s festive celebrations. This is also one of the best places to catch fireworks displays on New Year’s Eve. Head on here to end the year right!

2. Dewakan

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Led by Chef Darren Teoh, Dewakan offers a tasting menu which focuses on the using of indigenous ingredients such as Sabah clams, local caviar from Tanjung Malim, to name a few. Diners are in for a gastronomic journey which they would be savouring specially curated dishes that represent Malaysia with a modern twist. Dewakan is also listed under Asia’s Best 50 restaurants 2022 amongst many other awards. Did you know that Dewakan is one of the only 4 newly minted 1 MICHELIN Starred restaurants at the MICHELIN Guide Kuala Lumpur and Penang 2023?

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On the other hand, the beautiful KL city view which one can admire from the restaurant tops the entire dining experience. This restaurant is located on the 48th floor of Naza Tower, offering one of the best views in KL with its floor-to-ceiling windows. Celebrating Christmas or New Year’s eve here would be an absolute experience that you won’t forget.

3. THIRTY8 @ Grand Hyatt KL

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THIRTY8, the signature restaurant of Grand Hyatt KL, showcases a 360-degree view of KL city from the 38th floor. Basking in the natural sunlight that comes through the window panes as you dine here is a magnificent experience. If you’re lucky enough to catch the sunset here, this will be the cherry on top. The day and night views here are absolutely stunning which is why it is in the list of restaurants with the best views in KL. 

Photos by Grand Hyatt KL via Official Website


THIRTY8 serves up a range Western and Chinese cuisine dishes from the vibrant show kitchen. This festive season, Glitz and Grand will be the theme for festive dining offerings at THIRTY8. Thinking of celebrating Christmas or New Year’s here? Perhaps you can check out their Christmas Buffet, New Year’s Eve Buffet and Festive Afternoon Tea. There’s also a Santa appearance and a performance by Christmas carolers that await you!

4. Japas by Jeff Ramsey

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Japas, led by Chef Jeff Okada Ramsay, showcases Japanese Tapas inspired from quintessential Japanese Izakaya using techniques and ingredients from around the globe. Pairing the remarkable dishes here with some sake or wine will enhance your flavour senses giving you an amazing dining experience.

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Japas, led by Chef Jeff Okada Ramsay, showcases Japanese Tapas inspired from quintessential Japanese Izakaya using techniques and ingredients from around the globe. Pairing the remarkable dishes here with some sake or wine will enhance your flavour senses giving you an amazing dining experience.

5. Flock @ W Kuala Lumpur

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Flock, an all-day dining restaurant with an open kitchen located on the 8th floor of W Kuala Lumpur gives you a taste of Pan-Asian flavours prepared with a mix of organic and locally-sourced ingredients. From a glamorous brunch to an elegant dinner setting, this is a great place to host celebrations for groups, with a significant other or even to treat yourself.

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Made The Guest List is the theme for Flock’s Festive Dining 2022! Set dinners, Christmas specials, festive buffets, New Year’s brunch, and lots more await you this Christmas 2022 and New Year’s. Enjoy a delicious spread with your loved ones here as you usher in the New Year 2023!

6. Atmosphere 360 Revolving Restaurant KL Tower

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Atmosphere 360 is a revolving restaurant located strategically inside KL Tower which provides you a spectacular view of Kuala Lumpur whether day or night! Lunch, high-tea and dinner buffets are available here with a wonderful variety of Western and Asian food favourites.

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This Christmas and New Year’s, enter a festive wonderland which is 282m above ground with special buffets perfect for celebrating the year coming to an end. Atmosphere 360 is a restaurant that you should experience at least once in your life. Head on here to amp up your celebrations with this unique dining experience with a KL city view!

7. Sabayon @ EQ

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Sabayon @ EQ is an award-winning rooftop restaurant in KL that gives you a gorgeous view of the Petronas Twin Towers. Dine indoors with the course menu selection or head to the alfresco area and try out the special alfresco menu. This restaurant will have you in awe with floor-to-ceiling windows and elegant decor throughout! Book a window seat to get the best experience here as the beautiful KL view will never fail to surprise you.

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Experience fine dining in KL at its finest at Sabayon this festive season. Feast on a European Christmas meal with the Pan-Seared Foie Gras, Dry-Aged Wagyu Tenderloin, Veal with Mushroom as the highlights. Head on here to immerse yourself in what Sabayon has to offer! 

8. Pampas Steakhouse at Old Malaya

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Located in an old colonial building built in 1919, Pampas Steakhouse is a gem in KL city. Bask in 19th century glamour at the indoor dining area or be seated at the outdoor bar for an unbeatable view of the KL Tower! Perfectly cooked steaks and an amazing view, what’s not to love?!

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If you’re thinking of heading here for Christmas, the Christmas Dinner Set is not to be missed! The entree choices include Pan Seared Fine Cut Black Angus Cutlet, Pressed Lamb with Whole Grain Mustard Sauce or Roasted Smoked Duck. Picture having Christmas dinner in KL with amazing food and an amazing view, sounds good doesn’t it?!

9. Rooftop 25 Bar and Lounge @ Hilton Garden Inn KL

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Located on the 25th floor of Hilton Garden Inn KL, this rooftop bar in KL presents panoramic views of the KLCC Twin Towers that will have you star-struck! Enjoy an array of gourmet snacks, drinks and specialty cocktails created by the resident mixologist in a chill and cosy environment.

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Christmas and New Year’s buffets are available this year here with highlights such as Slow Roasted Lamb Leg, Oven Roasted Tenderloin, Chicken Fajitas and plenty more delicious selections. Unwind with laid-back vibes and a stunning view this festive season at Rooftop 25 Bar and Lounge!

10. Jann KL

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How does a sophisticated night out paired with specially crafted cocktails sound? If it sounds amazing to you then Jann KL is the place for you! Sip on cocktails inspired by Chinatown all night long in an elegant setting with views of KLCC and KL Tower. Tau Foo Fah, Dear Jann and Bak Kwa are some of the favourites to try here! Thinking of dining here too? You can check out the local and Western selections available here.


Photo by Jann KL’s official website


Feeling festive? Then you should try Snow in Chinatown and Wintertide Emerald which are the Christmas cocktails specially crafted by head bartender Darwin for this festive season! What are you waiting for?! Dress up and head on here for a merry celebration!


We’ve come to the end of the list of restaurants with a view in KL to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve 2022! The festive season is the best time of the year to head out and celebrate! Check out any of these restaurants that are sure to add more sparkle to your celebrations with phenomenal views and a jolly feast!

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