Need a break from the hustle and bustle of the city life but couldn’t find a suitable place to? Tired of crowded areas that only add on to your already stressed out lifestyle? These hidden bar in KL are here to save the day!
Kuala Lumpur has tonnes of bars that are great for people to escape from their busy lifestyles, but hidden ones just up the game more as being inside feels like one is being segregated from the rest of the world, perfect.
Even though being hidden means that they could be harder to find, fret not as today we will be helping you to realize some of these hidden gems in today’s article!
1. Poison Apple
In the buy district of Sunway, lies a cute hobbit doorway that directs you to a mystical and whimsical hidden bar! Here, you will see holographic fairies and moving portraits, with delicious food and drinks, giving you a fantastical experience.
The concoctions here are all fairy tale-themed cocktails with the most surprising magic twist. Not forgetting their wide selection of delicious food, that will leave you wanting for more of the enchantment. Definitely an out of the world experience once you set foot into this bar.
Address: Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: 3pm – 1am (Daily)
2. The Deceased
Having a drink or meal here isn’t your typical bar experience – the concoctions and dishes are inspired by Chinese and Malay superstitions, spiritual beliefs and death mythologies. Going into the bar is no easy task as the entrance, a blue door, is easily missed by passer-by.
Inside, you will find creepy dolls and masks scattered around, with haunting blood stains all over the doors. Their meals are served in sets of mysterious drinks and food items, definitely not for the faint-hearted!
Address: 55, Jalan Sultan, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 6:30pm – 2am (Daily)
3. Suzie Wong
This charming bar has it all for seduction and romance – the mix of leather and velvet gives a special touch to it. Located at a neighbourhood hawker stall, this bar has an East meet West concept, blending the goodness of both Western and Oriental.
Try their popular Uncle Wong’s Cendol an alcoholic cendol dish which is infused with Malibu, pandan vodka, Baileys, coconut cream and gula Melaka syrup. Another drink is the vodka-infused Lai Chee Kang, traditional goodness with an extra twist!
Address: Wisma Lim Foo Yoong, 86, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 4pm – 3am ; Saturday: 6pm – 3am
*Closed on Sunday
4. Omakase + Appreciate
Deemed as one of the coolest speakeasy bar in town, this hidden place conjured Japanese simplicity and precision, as you can even find seaweed sheet on top of your cocktails!
They stay true to their “omakase” concept, where the bartender gets to make your drinks based on how he feels about you. The do have a fixed menu, but that too, is always changing and evolving to greater heights so, it is rather safe to expect better cocktails during your next visit!
Address: Bangunan Ming Annexe, 9, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 6pm – 1am ; Saturday: 9pm – 1am
*Closed on Sunday & Monday
5. Here Bar KL
Hidden behind a vending machine, walk into the fourth dimension – Here Bar, that throws you out to outer space with imaginative neon décor. Although it appears to be a drink dispenser on the outside, the inside is a psychedelic drinking den!
Fantastical and colourful, you’re able to forget about your worries and indulge in their wide selection of alcoholic drinks, while having an out of the “earth” experience.
Address: Jalan Riang Ria 8, Taman Gembira, 57100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 6pm – 3am (Daily)
6. Concubine KL
ooking for a drink after work but have no idea where to go to? Concubine KL is exactly where you should be at. Located at a street named Kwai Chai Hong, this hidden bar has a Chinese traditional touch to it.
With a grown-up ambience and outdoor area, it is amazingly chilled out with people mingling around, whether they are have or do not have a seat. What’s worth mentioning is that they serve some of their cocktails in recyclable “teh peng” plastic bags too!
Address: Lot 2, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 5pm – 1am ; Friday – Saturday: 5pm – 2am
*Closed on Monday
7. Botakliquor Bar
Botakliquor is a unique looking bar that requires customers to walk through a flight of spiral stairs in order to get in the bar. Once you reach the top, you will be welcomed by a jungle of leafy plants hanging from the ceiling above the bar, as they cultivate mixology of stemming from pure spirits and also in-house grown botanical.
Other than that, their cocktails are creatively decorated to be very instagrammable, blending well with their surroundings.
Address: 156, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 5:30pm – 1am ; Friday – Saturday: 5:30pm – 2am ; Sunday: 5:30pm – 11pm
*Closed on Monday
8. The Zoo
This bar is hidden behind what appears to be a fridge located above Mugs and Pints restaurant in Sri Petaling. Oozing with magic and mystery, you will be transported to the wondrous world of Alice in Wonderland once you set foot into the bar, as everything here is themed around the fairy tale’s Mad Tea Party.
Here you not only get to enjoy your alcoholic drinks, but also dance all night long to the music, and utilize their fun interactive gaming machines for an unforgettable night.
Address: No 12A-1, Jln Radin Bagus 3, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 7pm – 2am (Daily)
There you have it, hidden bar in Kuala Lumpur that are able to help you loosen up after a whole day of work! However, if you would rather stay at the comfort of your own home while enjoying a glass of cocktails, don’t forget that you can always order meals or snacks from foodpanda, and have them delivered to you in not time.
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