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Drink in style : Top 5 Cocktail Bars in Kuala Lumpur

Cocktails are the drinks for every mood or occasion at any bars. This special edition is bringing you to explore more on cocktails to quench your alcohol thirst. Read more for special and customisation concoctions here.
 

P&C Cocktail Bar, Hartamas

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P&C Cocktail Bar, an America Prohibition-era stylish speakeasy cocktail bar and it is accessible via a discreet door behind Naughty Nuri’s Hartamas. This bar is a perfect place for catch ups and most importantly, their cocktails. Their cocktails customisation idea is superbly excellent that attracts guests to come back for more variations. The customisation is catered to allow guests to have their own say about their taste buds by choosing the taste of their cocktails be it sweet, sour or bitter. You name it, the bartender will fulfill it! Come and experience this yourself.
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Opium KL, Changkat Bukit Bintang

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Opium KL, inspired by Asian cuisine with some local tweaks in the restaurant concept, is not only known for its food but their ever-lasting cocktails concoction. Guests from around the world travel to Opium just to indulge into the widest selections of house cocktails concoction. Their cocktails are specially concocted and cultivated to match the concept with more than 30 signatures to try out, all geniusly concocted by its famous mixologist. Should you feel sensual for the night, do ask for their 50 Shades of Grey or if any point of time you’d like to have something local, ask for their Asam Laksa cocktail. It’s all worth a trip!
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Private Room, TTDI

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Private Room, a hidden gem located at the heart of Taman Tun Dr Ismail, is the first speakeasy wine bar in Kuala Lumpur. Being the first that offers a wide range of quality wine, the bar is also serving cocktails, whiskey, liquor and spirits. This bar is started by a group of young enthusiasts to provide a sanctuary for great drinks and music with good company. If you don’t drink hard liquor, but are here for a glass (or more!) of cocktails, fret not, you will not be disappointed either as the bar also tackles into wine-based cocktails. Shy not to ask for their tempting wine cocktails.
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IKKI, TREC Kuala Lumpur

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IKKI is the largest speakeasy bar with haute-rustic, classic grandeur and rich colours décor that specialises in crafted cocktails. This quote says it all about the bar ‘‘Ben Franklin once said "In wine, there is wisdom; in beer, there is freedom" Well, we've got cocktails, and in that – there is one heck of a great night’. If you are in TREC, keep yourself busy with crafted cocktails from IKKI, if not, keep the bartenders busy at least.
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Pisco Bar, Changkat Bukit Bintang

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Pisco Bar, introduces to Kuala Lumpur a great range of unique Peruvian and Spanish Tapas for dinner. This atmosphere of course is leading towards an eclectic urban chic ambience that attracts international travellers, trendy locals and yuppie expats for their outstanding cocktails they have to offer. Be ready to be entertained by the live music performances and take the chance to keep the dance floor occupied with some of their invited trendiest DJs in town.
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A cocktail done right can really show your guests that you care. – Danny Meyer

 

Halloween 2016 in KL

5 Places in KL to Celebrate Halloween 2016

Whether you're celebrating Halloween 2016 or just want to spice up your everyday life, here are KL's best places to celebrate the spooky event!

 

 

 

Halloween 2016 Pisco Bar
Pisco Bar | Bukit Bintang
 

One of KL's hottest yearly Halloween party, this year Pisco Bar will be celebrating Dia de los Muertos with free face painting, eerie-themed drinks, costume contest at midnight and many more. There will be dancing, drinking, and amazing display of costumes and general merry-making spirit. Come dressed up to the nines as your favourite character and win prizes!

 

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Halloween 2016 SkyBar

SkyBar | Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Zombies Invasion with DJ Kesha Ayres at SkyBar on this October 29, Saturday! The award-winning SkyBar, one of the city's most popular rooftop bars, is located high up on the 33rd floor of Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, and features a variety of cocktails, nightly DJs and amazing views of the Petronas Twin Towers from its cabana booths. Free face painting + Triller bites + Bloody shots will be available on the Halloween night!

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Halloween 2016 Ojos Bar

Ojos Bar | Jaya One

 

Dress up and stand a chance to win prizes at Ojos Bar’s Halloween Costume Party on this October 29, Saturday, 9pm onwards. Prizes include Hennessy, the world’s finest cognacs since 1765 and Ojos Halloween Signature Cocktail. If you need a helping hand for your make-up, make-up artists will be available from 7pm to 11pm. What are you waiting for?

 

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Halloween 2016 The Point
The Point | Damansara Heights
 

Join The Point for this exclusive Yelloween party happening on the 28th October 2016, Friday. There will be a live band performing from 8pm to 10pm. Get ready and dress up as the best dressed wins a beautiful golden-yellow Veuve Clicquot Magnum champagne. The party is by reservation only, so grab your spots now!

 

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Halloween 2016 The Rabbit Hole

The Rabbit Hole | Changkat Bukit Bintang

Spooky alert: “Chinese opera” ghost will be appearing 3 times per night at The Rabbit Hole®  on both 28th and 29th October! It’s time to visit this dine, drink and dance establishment which is conceived, designed and build around inspirations of well-known fantasy narratives of Alice in Wonderland & Narnia Chronicles.

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BONUS:

Halloween 2016 Forbidden City

Forbidden City | Changakat Bukit Bintang

“Follow us into the DARK HALLS" of Forbidden City for an exquisitely aristocratic Halloween Show!  For this exclusive evening, Forbidden City opens its doors to all the lost souls of former times. Enjoy Ryotjones’ 8 piece Funk/ Soul Band that has garnered rave reviews before partying with DJ Jazzy Jay. Also, dress in their best interpretation of a “beautiful creature” and stand the chance to win spooky prizes. Cover charge is RM50 per person which includes an irresistible “Immortality Shooter”! 

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Looking for more places to celebrate Halloween 2016 in KL? Check out more here >

 

 

 

5 Best South American Restaurants in KL

5 Best South American Restaurants in KL

With the opening of 2016 Rio Olympic Games in this week, let’s dive into the bold flavours of South American cuisine. Check out the 5 Best South American Restaurants in KL!

 

5 Best South American Restaurants in KL_Fresca

Frequently rated as top Mexican (or South American) restaurant in KL, Fresca offers Tex-Mex staples such as tortilla chips with guacamole, fish tacos,fajitas and burritos. Here at Fresca, Mexico’s rich cultural heritage and vibrancy are captured by the striking coloured talavera tiles as well as hand-crafted ceramics and paintings displayed around the restaurant. Highly recommend Fresca’s Tacos Ensenada (battered fish and coleslaw) and Pollo a la Parilla  (coffee marinated grill chicken).

 

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5 Best South American Restaurants in KL_LaMexicana

With two Mexican chefs in the house, it’s a true blessing for patrons who crave for authentic Mexican flavours in KL. At La Mexicana, the tortillas, sauces and cheeses utilised on every dish are made by hand. Apart from the usual tacos and guacamole, patrons could go adventurous with La Mexicana’s grilled cactus and beetroot soup – definitely a mind-blowing experience!

 

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During dinner hours, Pisco Bar introduces a great range of unique Peruvian and Spanish Tapas. But it is definitely after dinner when, encouraged by the raw and industrial sexy look of the interior, Pisco Bar acquires its unique character that caters to the unique mix of residents in this area with live music performances. Oh, also, we are so in love with their Pisco Sour!

 

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In the dining room, Pampas offers a daily tasting menu with a journey of seasonal ingredient, pure, clean and intense flavours. Pampas Reserve is proud to have a menu designed around the best steak that South America has to offer. 

 

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The Shepherdoo brings a wide range of culinary experiences in the form of dishes such as caramalised cebolias and pan de ajo to pizza and fajita or hamburger hybrids. The restaurant’s interior of lemon-painted walls coupled with wood and brick elements owes its rustic appeal to it’s two owners drawing from their experience in the hospitality and interior designing industry.

 

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5 Best Bars with Great Vibes in KL

Great vibes bars!

Escape yourself for a night at one of these bars – sit back and enjoy a drink or a dinner with wonderful live music performances. Check this selection of 5 Best Bars with Great Vibes in KL you should better go for it, it’s worthwhile!

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Located along Jalan Mesui, Pisco Bar, the highly-popular restobar, is known for introducing a diverse and unique range of mouth-watering Peruvian and Spanish tapas in KL. A marriage of Spanish hot bloodedness and the poised, chic ambiance, Pisco Bar is one of the most established gathering spots where you can meet your friends and make new ones. With the electric urban chic atmosphere that the bar offers, you can easily absorb the ambience with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Head upstairs to a welcoming setup for live music; there are bar stools and sofas around a generous performance space, and an elevated stage that offers the ideal layout for a variety of events such as cocktail parties, live performances, movie screenings, fashion shows. Many of Kuala Lumpur’s trendiest revellers flock to Pisco Bar – especially on the weekend – so make sure you have your table booked beforehand!

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Blog #20_5 Best Bars with Great Vibes in KL_COMO

COMO is, in fact, a rejuvenated version of its thriving sister outlet Pisco Bar in Changkat Bukit Bintang. COMO has an unique character that attracts trendy locals, yuppie expats and international travellers – a great opportunity to meet new people and make friends all around the world. You can get some drinks and bespoke cocktails at COMO while enjoying the techno and deep house tunes all night long. Need a bite? Grab some awesome Spanish traditional tapas with a contemporary Malaysian twist at COMO! With great line-up of live performances every week, it is not a surprise that COMO is always full house. Have fun at this little treasure located in the trendy area of TREC KL, one of the hottest nocturnal nightlife spots in KL!

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After a long day at work, Mezze Bar & Bistro in one of the quiet rows in Damansara Heights, is the perfect place to relax with live bands performances. The bar welcomed lots of international and local famous artist, mainly staging contemporary mainstream and jazz performances. Jazz music icons like Michael Veerapen, Rachel Guerzo and Dasha Logan already have set fire during their talented performances. Every Friday and Saturday nights from 9.30pm onwards, the Malaysia’s well-known jazz pianist, Michael Veerapan performs live music performance at Mezze Bar. It is not a huge space, but the cosiness of the venue makes for an intimate, casual sessions with the musicians. Enjoy the performances while savouring vivacious variety of small tapas, charcuterie and cheese plates. Go ahead and pair them with an excellent wine, cocktail or whisky. 

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Located along the infamous street of Changkat Bukit Bintang, right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, The Rabbit Hole is a must-go restobar. You will be impressed with its interior offering different concepts – the colourful and artistic graffiti bar perfect for casual gatherings with friends, the green laser dance club room where the walls, DJ console and bar are made of 3-Dimensional Origami Art, and the chic and comfy Arthur's Lounge which bears resemblance to an old English gentlemen's club. Concerning the drinks the bar offers a wide array of beers and cocktails with signature fantasy-themed drinks like Mad Tea Party and Firefall. This very original and unique concept bar is designed and builds around inspirations of the well-known fantasy narratives of Alice in Wonderland & Narnia Chronicles. Reservations are highly recommended.

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Located in Bangsar, Bobo KL is one of the famous bar and restaurants in KL. Bobo KL offers unique jazz performances at the Piano Lounge upstairs, just above the restaurant. A beautiful entrance and stairway adorned with art leads to a space where music takes centre stage. Here, you can come for a dinner and enjoy the relaxing and chilling ambiance the restaurant offers. If you like Jazz music, then it would be heaven for you – the restaurant invites artists for live jazz music six nights a week. You may have the chance to meet Elvira Arul or Stephanie Reese during their talented show at the restaurant.

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5 Best Must-Try Cocktails in KL

Cool off with a cocktail!

From the classic cocktails to the modern upgrades, here are the must-try cocktails in KL. Bars with friendly ambiance and delightful cocktails to your preference. Enjoy!

opium_black_dragonOpium’s signature house cocktails @ Changkat Bukit Bintang
The moment you stepped into Opium KL, one of the most stylish resto-bars in Changkat Bukit Bintang, you will be impressed by the interior of the restaurant inspired by the Opium regimes of the east – age-old artefacts such as opium bed, opium pipes and rows of huge Chinese wine pots! Beautifully presented in charming ceramic bowls and glasses, Opium KL’s extensive beverage menu consists of single malt whiskies, Chinese rice wines, beers, spirits, and house wines, as well as uniquely-named signature and classic cocktails – Peking Man (vodka, puer tea, longan, lime juice, egg white, and orange bitters), and 50 Shades of Grey – just to name a few. The Black Dragon is a must-try at Opium, with its creamy crème de cassis, lemon juice and blackberries, all blend with a strong vodka to enhance it. Click here for online reservations >

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Pisco Bar's Pisco Sours @ Jalan Mesui
Located in the very heart of Kuala Lumpur, Pisco Bar serves up a Peruvian-inspired menu in a trendy, laid-back setting. During dinner hours, Pisco Bar introduces to KL a great range of unique Peruvian and Spanish Tapas. But it is definitely after dinner when, encouraged by the raw and industrial sexy look of the interior, Pisco Bar acquires its unique character. The Bar proposes a flexible layout which allows cocktail party, live performances with some of the trendiest DJs in town, movie screenings, and many more. If you have the chance to come by here, you really should try the signature cocktails of the bar. One of the must-try drinks is of course, Pisco Bar’s signature Pisco Sours. It’s a light, foamy beverage containing pisco, egg white and sugar to give a sweet taste, while adding lime to balance the sweetness with some acidity. We also like the Peanut Butter & Jelly shooter, comprising frangelico & cranberry! 
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skybars_lychee_rose_martiniSkyBar's Lychee Rose @ Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
SkyBar is the one of the most stunning rooftop bars in KL, offering a great selection of wines, beers, spirits, and cocktails, including signature cocktails such as Lychee Rose. This martini evokes memories of fresh Turkish ‘rose lokum’ but with subtle alcohol undertones. The palest of pink with a plum lychee resting in the bottom of the classic glass, Belvedere vodka, lychee liqueur and rose syrup for your drinking delectation. Lychee Rose is a sweet and feminine drink, and is widely welcome by ladies. Located on the 33rd floor of Traders Hotel and with a modern interior design, SkyBar is the place to go to spend quality time with friends while enjoying the amazing views of the Petronas Twin Towers. Most nights feature mellow jazz and soft rock, with DJs kicking the atmosphere into high gear on certain days. Yes for relaxing ambiance! Click here for online reservations >

 

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Ojos Bar's Taiwanese Cocktails @ Jaya One   

Ojos Bar came up with very original and interesting concept: Taiwanese cocktails. The founders behind Ojos Bar believe that cocktail making is all about stimulation of all 5 senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. At Ojos Bar, their cocktails carry a lot of Taiwanese influence and are easy to drink and well mix up. Their famous one is the Cococabana – the glass is coated nicely with cocoa powder and topped with a homemade cotton candy. It is a great mix of smirnoff vodka, creme de casis, white wine, lime, Ojos ginger syrup, and ginger ale. You can also enjoy their Taiwanese snack to accompany those tasty and sweet cocktails. Every 2 weeks, a Taiwanese mixologist is invited to become a guest mixologist in Ojos Bar to work along with David, a Malaysian mixologist to serve the best concoctions to customers. Click here for online reservations >

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Maison Francaise @ Jalan Changkat Kia Peng

Maison Francaise is a special place that pays true attention to details. Here you will get to experience, the very best of French haute cuisine through a repertoire of inventive French classics and an extensive wine list of over 150 premium wines from France. Relax yourself while sipping the delightful cocktail ‘a la francaise’ while overlooking the pool. Some cocktails offered at Maison Francaise are great classics and some with a twist. Don't miss the signature Punch cocktails – French Punch is originally made according to a recipe that involves the following rhythm: “One of sour, two of sweet, three of strong, four of weak.“; That would be: lime juice, sugar, rum, and water. Although in new versions, many different fruits can be supplemented, so enjoy our signature collection of punches that make you feel the French inspiration. And that is not all, you can also enjoy the long list of Kirs – the most difficult task is to choose! Click here for online reservations >