Kuala Lumpur Nightlife

A city that never sleeps, Kuala Lumpur's streets come to life with bright lights, bustling bars, loud music and pumping clubs after dark. From karaoke lounges and pubs to discos and jazz clubs, there's something for everyone to enjoy on a night out in Kuala Lumpur. It may be predominantly Muslim, but due to its cosmopolitan nature alcohol is widely available and the city's nightlife is some of the best in Asia.

The city centre is the commercial and business hub by day, but once the sun sets things heat up and some of the city's most eccentric bars and trendiest clubs can be found along Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Ampang and Jalan Sultan Ismail. Visit the ultra-chic Sky Bar for intoxicating views of the city, or the trendy rooftop Luna Bar at the Pacific Regency Hotel Apartments, while the Caribbean-themed Ruums caters to all tastes with four rooms of different music genres to choose from.

Bukit Bintang is another one of the most popular areas for nighttime excitement, and in particular Changkat Bukit Bintang where the restaurants burst to life with bustling energy and busy bars pumping out the hottest tunes, while the young, hip and international residents and visitors spill out of Bangsar's bars and restaurants.

For those looking for a quiet night on the town, why not enjoy a few drinks at a karaoke bar where getting in on the entertainment is optional, or enjoy the local theatre, cabarets and cine-plexes showing contemporary English, Malay, Chinese, Hindi and Indonesian movies. With so many options the only difficult thing about heading out for a night on the town in Kuala Lumpur will be deciding what to wear and where to start.

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