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10 Best rooftop dining venues around the Klang Valley

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By Buro Malaysia

Featured images: Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur, W Kuala Lumpur
10 Best rooftop dining venues around the Klang Valley

Kuala Lumpur is home to a myriad of delicious food and dining destinations all around the city. The perfect ambience however, can ignite several different senses all at once, instantly elevating the dining experience to a whole other level. Here’s our list of breathtaking rooftop dining options for your next special meal in and around the Klang Valley. 




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The multi award-winning dining destination is the brainchild of founder and owner Cavaliere Modesto Marini. An Italian born chef, Marini has taken his passion for food and turned it into some of the most successful luxury dining and entertainment brands in the industry. Marini’s on 57 is a perfect example of the culmination of his exquisite work, incorporating an Italian restaurant, a rooftop bar, and a whisky lounge. The fine-dining experience here combines uniquely curated traditional dishes injected with innovation and creativity, with unparalleled views of the KL skyline from the 57th floor.

Address:  Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, 50088 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 7pm to 11pm daily

Contact: 03 2386 6030

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Fuego is a South American restaurant located on the 23rd floor of The Troika building with views of the KLCC Park and KL’s city skyline. Located among five other dining venues here, Fuego has the best terrace and view as well as a fun and lively atmosphere. The menu here consists of a mix of tapas with dishes like Argentinian squid, cauliflower steak, paprika lamb ribs, with a variety of guacamole and ceviche. A good selection of cocktails is also served here, with options such as the Fuego Mojito which is a twist on the classic mojito and Marimbar Summer incorporating Bacardi carta negra with aperol, passion fruit, lemon, and salted vanilla pineapple syrup. 

Address:  Level 23A, Tower B, The Troika, 19 Persiaran KLCC, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 6pm to 12am daily

Contact: 011 2389 7080

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Although Wet Deck isn’t located among the highest floors of W Kuala Lumpur, it’s still technically a rooftop destination—and the views here promise to impress. Some may even consider its vantage point of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers to be the best in the city, thanks to its proximity to the landmark. Nestled on the 12th floor of the leading luxury hotel, the poolside al fresco space serves up a plethora of international delights, spanning salads, snacks, pizzas, grilled meats, as well as Nikkei delicacies and antichuchos. But the place really comes to life after sundown, with signature mixes and an extensive list of wines and spirits ensuring a good time.

Address: Level 12, W Kuala Lumpur, 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 10am – 12am (Sunday to Tuesday) | 10am – 1am (Wednesday & Thursday) | 10am – 2am (Friday & Saturday)

Contact: 03 2382 8670

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The Horizon Grill at the Banyan Tree KL boasts a la carte breakfasts, executive lunches, and gourmet dinners with an impressive view from the 58th floor of the hotel. Take in stunning views of the city from the indoor Gatsby inspired dining area, the outdoor rooftop terrace, or one of the two private dining rooms available to celebrate any special occasion. Featuring the best of contemporary European cuisine with creative Asian inspired elements, the Horizon Grill seeks to provide diners with a gastronomic experience and exceptional service in the sky. Committed to sustainability, the restaurant utilises locally sourced and sustainably produced ingredients, including seafood from ethical and responsible fisheries.

 Address:  Level 58, Banyan Tree KL, 2 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 6.30am to 10am, 12pm to 2.30pm, 6pm to 10pm daily

Contact: 03 2113 1821

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Thirty8, as the name suggests, is located on the 38th floor of the Grand Hyatt in Kuala Lumpur. A unique feature of the restaurant is that the kitchen and bar is strategically located in the middle, allowing diners to enjoy a 360-degree view of the city. The menu comprises a variety of Western, Chinese, and Japanese dishes, with responsibly sourced seafood certified by MSC, ASP, BAP, and WWF. Several curated tasting menus for two, including a vegetarian option is also available for visitors who would like to sample some of the more popular choices. Also famous for their afternoon tea, Thirty8 offers a three-tier tea set of bite size sweet and savoury delights, with freshly brewed tea or coffee. 

Address:  12, Jalan Pinang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 6.30am to 12am daily

Contact: 03 2203 9188

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Sabayon is an award-winning restaurant situated on the highest floor of Sky51, within the Equatorial Plaza in downtown KL. Designed with dramatic high ceilings with copper and gold accents, this contemporary European dining venue has a luxurious feel set within an expansive backdrop of the stunning Petronas Twin Towers and the city beyond. Offering set menus with wine pairings, and a la carte options of caviar, oysters, and cheese platters, Sabayon is a dining destination fit for only the crème of the crop as it prides itself on serving high-quality cuisine with constant attention to detail, while maintaining the highest level of sophistication. As such, a strict dress code of either smart casual or elegant attire is required of guests who dine here.

Address:  EQ, Equatorial Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 5.30pm to 11pm (Mondays to Saturdays), 12pm to 3pm (Sundays)

Contact: 03 2789 7777

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A dining and lifestyle concept sitting high on the 50th floor of the Naza Tower in Platinum Park, the downtown location of Blackbyrd makes it ideal for a great outing with a view. Part of the Ismaya Group, a leading food and beverage brand in Jakarta, diners can expect to be delighted by a variety of European flavours and familiar Indonesian comfort food. Led by Executive Chef Jason Tan, some food options on the menu include bebek goreng (crispy duck), wasabi glazed salmon, and lobster nasi goreng. A unique dessert available is the Es Cendol Waffle which is a pandan waffle served with jackfruit, cendol and coconut gelato.

Address: Level 50, Naza Tower @ Platinum Park, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 12pm to 10pm daily

Contact: 012 689 8576

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Located on the highest floor of the Steg Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Gyukyoku is a stylish wine and dine venue designed by one of Japan’s renowned restaurant interior designers. Fully-owned and run also by a Japanese head chef and bartender, the menu is of course authentically Japanese with signature dishes including omakase, premium wagyu beef, and sashimi. The venue offers expansive views of the Petronas Twin Towers and is separated into two main areas—the indoor restaurant and the open concept cocktail bar. This is one place you can come to for really late night suppers as the venue is open until 5am every day!

Address: Rooftop @ Steg Hotel, 51, Jalan Tiong Nam, Off Jalan Raja Laut, 50350 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 6pm to 5am daily

Contact: 011 2365 8464

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 The city’s latest rooftop dining sensation is located on the 99th floor of the Ascott Star KLCC with exceptionally breathtaking views of the Petronas Twin Towers, The Exchange 106, and the vast cityscape coming alive at night fall. The casual and cheerful atmosphere delights diners from all over, as they come for some of the restaurant’s signature dishes such as the Atlantic cod with fragrance lotus leaf, spinach risotto with Thai grilled cuttlefish, and the garlic prawn pasta just to name a few. For dessert, Alva recommends the Above the Cloud Tiramisu, made with 70 per cent dark cocoa powder, mascarpone, airy almond sponge infused with Ipoh coffee and wrapped in a unique crispy outer layer that is sure to tantalise your taste buds. Advanced reservations are highly recommended to secure a table here. 

Address:  Level 99, Ascott Star KLCC, 1 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kampung Baru 50450, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 12pm to 3.30pm, 5.30pm to 11.30pm daily

Contact: 010 303 0099

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One of KL’s most premier rooftop destinations, Cielo has stunning views, gourmet food and a range of cocktails and drinks to be devoured. With a sophisticated atmosphere that is best enjoyed in the al fresco dining area, it is the perfect location to catch the setting sun with the mesmerising city skyline as your backdrop. Cielo has an extensive beverage menu to pair with classic seafood favourites, including organic chicken, duck, and baby lamb legs, as well as live oysters and caviar.

Address:  23-01, Vida Bukit Ceylon, 1D Jalan Ceylon, 50200 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 6pm to 12am (Sundays to Thursdays), 6pm to 1am (Fridays and Saturdays)

Contact: 03 2022 1798 | 012 365 5059

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