One long weekend ahead, 4 new bars to spend it at
That's the spirit!
Helmed by renowned mixologist and winner of the Giffard West Cup 2017 international competition, David Hans, this handsome new speakeasy on the third floor of BSC aims to serve up inventive cocktails that'll have you rethink ingredients once familiar to you. Think "Pei Pa Koa" syrup, chrysanthemum-infused gin, yuzu tonic water and ginger rootlets—a combination aptly named the 'Eastern Poem'.
Address: Level 3, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Jalan Maarof, KL
Opening hours: Mon to Sat (5pm-2am), Closed on Sunday
Their mantra: To give you an unforgettable experience. Their method: To spoil you silly with a vast range of wines amid plush interiors and serve up delectable dishes while they're at it. Host parties at events at either of their spacious venues that both boast cigar rooms and VIP chambers, or book a table to wine and dine that someone special.
Address (Taman Desa): 5-0-1, Jalan 3/109F, Taman Danau Desa, KL
Address (Sri Petaling): First Floor, 21-1, Jalan Radin Bagus 7, Bandar Baru Sri Petaling, KL
Opening hours: Open daily (4pm-2am)
What began as a passion shared by mates blossomed into a mission to share the very best wines and spirits from far and wide, both Old and New World, to customers and connoisseurs in Kuala Lumpur. In a space that exudes an atmosphere to match local wine bars throughout Europe, you'll surely find something to suit your taste; be it your favourite spirit, a mug of imported beer or a robust glass of claret.
Address: 7, Jalan Telawi 5, KL
Opening hours: Mon to Fri (5pm-2am), Sat and Sun (4pm-2am)
Yet another addition to the ever flourishing nightlife scene at Bangsar, I Don't Know Bar sets themselves apart first and foremost with an admission of guilt—claiming right off the bat to not know everything, they allow themselves to experiment with quirky concoctions like vodka and orange liqueur with fresh blueberries, blueberry jam, cream cheese and white chocolate syrup.
Address: No.4, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, KL
Opening hours: Mon/Tues (5pm-12am), Weds/Thurs (5pm-1am), Fri/Sat (5pm-2am)