Kuala Lumpur simply has more and more to offer- in this list of top rooftop bars in KL, we’ll be unraveling some of this city’s wonders. It is home to several well-known nocturnal spots that range from the high-end restaurants to cocktail lounges located atop high-rise structures.
If you had any plans to go for bar hopping, these are the 7 breathtaking rooftop bars in KL that you must visit.
1. Marini’s on 57
This bar is situated on the 57th floor of Petronas Tower 3, which is also known as an exclusive Italian restaurant that is divided into three sections. They are the dining area, bar and Havana-esque lounge that has brown leather sofas.
We can go on speaking about the beauty of this place. Keep an eye on their extensive selection of wines, cocktails and champagnes- they serve top-notch ones. You can see the entrance of Marini’s from outside Mandarin Oriental’s hotel lobby.
Paintings by Italian artist, Rosalba Mangione hung on the walls, and the glass roof are sure to give you an astonishing view of the city. Please be reminded that drink prices start at RM25.
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs, 3pm-1:30am; Fri-Sat, 3pm-3am; Sundays, 5pm-1:30am
Address: Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur
2. Elysium Bar + Terrace
This place (32 floors high) overlooks the Petronas Twin Towers, KL Tower and more. Adding to it, dining and relaxing at this place could be the best thing you could do after having a long day at work.
The ambience here will leave you laid-back.. The surrounding is dimly lit, so patrons get to enjoy the city lights. You should definitely try their Hibiscus Sour for a kick of freshness and the Russian Spring Punch for a sweet taste. You’ll be sure to enjoy the breathtaking view of the city here.
Opening hours: Tues-Sun, 5pm-3am; Closed on Mondays
Address: Level 31, 32, Wisma Goldhill, 67 Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur
3. Luna Bar
This two-story bar built opposite to the KL Tower is a breezy spot, located on the 34th floor of Pacific Regency Suites. One of the best spots to go on dates or celebrate occasions- as you will be amazed by the staggering 360-degree view of Kuala Lumpur.
Try out their best-mixed grills and Luna signature cocktail that is a combination of dark rum, Cointreau, Blue Curacao and lychee liqueur. Enjoy the night!
Opening hours: Mondays, 5pm-1am; Tues-Fri, 5pm-3am; Saturdays, 10am-3am; Sundays, 10am-1am
Address: Pacific Regency Hotel Apartments, Menara Pan Global, Jalan Punchak, off Jalan P Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
4. Mai Bar at Aloft KL Sentral
You can find this beautiful and spacious bar on the 30th floor of Aloft KL Sentral. If you prefer a smaller crowd, this is the perfect place for you. You will enjoy the view of Kuala Lumpur and enjoy the laid-back environment. Sitting by the blue pool and catching up with your friends could be a great occasion here too.
So, don’t forget to try their tropical Malaysian Princess Mai Tai which is infused with rum, blueberries, lime, pineapple and orange juice Mr Jack. It gives you a sweet and fruity drink with a coconut kick!
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs, 12pm-12am; Fri-Sat, 12pm-2am
Address: Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Jalan Stesen Sentral
5. Heli Lounge Bar
Almost everyone knows its existence and the beauty of this place. It is directly across the KL Tower which leaves you in awe of the stunning view it has. You would surely want to snap thousands of pictures as you enjoy the sunset.
A helipad turned bar is the concept behind Heli Lounge Bar. Adding on, underneath the helipad hides a lounge bar whereby everything is constructed from an aeroplane. Yes, get yourself here tonight! During your visit, try their mojito or strawberry martini for a refreshing kick!
Opening hours: Mon-Wed, 6pm-12am; Thursdays, 6pm-2am; Fri-Sat, 6pm-3am
Address: 34th Floor, Menara KH, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
6. Sky Bar
Be prepared to be all amazed as you enter into this bar. It is situated on the 33rd floor of the Traders Hotel. This open bar allows you to enjoy the stunning view of the city’s skyline while you enjoy your drinks with your friends. The bar too plays music ranging from jazz to modern pop hits.
So, while you are relaxing and taking yourself away from the hustle and bustle of KL, try their Raised in Manhattan cocktail that is created with sweet Vermouth and Canadian Club Whiskey or the Kiwitini that leaves you a refreshing summery taste.
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs, 10am-1am; Fri-Sat, 10am-3am
Address: Level 33, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
7. Fuego at Troika Sky Dining
Located at the 24th floor of The Troika, expect a beautiful open-terrace with a complete view of the Petronas Twin Towers and other skyscrapers. This place is known for its South America cuisine which is well-decorated and very appetizing.
One of the most recommended drinks to try is the Act of Will. Or, you could try their Mojito that is injected with instant rum with lychee and chilli for a refreshing taste.
Opening hours: Daily, 6pm-12am
Address: Level 23A, Tower B, The Troika, 19 Persiaran KLCC, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
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