Indulge in a sky-high experience
Nothing beats the special feeling of sharing a meal or drinks with bae, but it’s certainly better if you can do it while enjoying a killer view. So, if you’re planning a Kuala Lumpur itinerary, chances are for you to get introduced to the happening nightlife of KL. From fancy restaurants to rooftop bars and casual dining, there’s no shortage of hotspots with the best views in the city to suit anyone.
Dine with a view:
1. Take the highest view in KL at Atmosphere 360
Not only does KL Tower serves as an iconic Malaysian landmark, but it is also home to the restaurant with the highest view in town. The revolving restaurant, Atmosphere 360, is the place for you and your partner if buffets scream your names!
As the restaurant gradually rotates a full circle to give you a panoramic view, make sure to also dig into the buffet spread. From Western selections to local favourites, the weekly-updated menu will keep you wanting more. Besides, what screams love more than stuffing your face together with your favourite person in the world?
Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 11pm
Address: TH 02, Menara Kuala Lumpur, No. 2, Jalan Punchak Off Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
2. Taste some latin cuisine in Fuego At Troika Sky Dining
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If you and your partner are looking for something to excite your palates, the thoughtfully-developed fine dining menu at Fuego at Troika Sky Dining will deliver just that. It features South American cuisine with a twist, where you can find a selection of grilled meats and tapas.\
Don’t let the minimal yet stylish design of the restaurant fool you, they’re big on flavours! And just as you’ll have a newfound fiery love for this place, we hope you’ll feel the same with your other half. After all, Fuego means ‘fire’ in Spanish!
Opening Hours: Daily for dinner service in 2 seatings – 1st seating, 6.30pm to 8.30pm | 2nd seating, 8.30pm onwards.
Address: Level 23A, Tower B, The Troika,, 19 Persiaran KLCC, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
3. Savour scrumptious steaks at Marble 8
Calling out all the lovers out there, steak-lovers that is! From fine cuts of Wagyu and Angus beef in Marble 8, you’ll have a hard time deciding if you love your partner or your steak.
Accompanied by a view that is just as impressive, Marble 8’s design is elegant and luxurious.
Although it’s not the cheapest place in town, it’s worth it to splurge on the truly special person who’s been through the thick and thin with you. To make it an even more truly spectacular experience, make sure to make a reservation in advance to secure a seat by the floor-to-ceiling window.
Opening Hours: Daily, Lunch – 12pm to 2.30pm | Dinner – 7pm to 11pm
Address: Level 56, Petronas Tower 3, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur
4. Enjoy sky dining experience at Dinner in the Sky
Take it up the next level by dining in the sky with bae and we bet you’ll be soaring high in cloud nine. A fine dining experience like no other, Dinner In The Sky is a one-of-a-kind restaurant which has the best of sightseeing and dining experience all – under one roof. It certainly beats your usual rooftop bars or restaurants!
Choose from a menu of beef, chicken, fish, or vegetarian, all prepared by a professional chef. Get strapped in and feel yourself get lifted 50 metres off the ground with your legs dangling in the air. It’s the perfect opportunity to propose because your other half will have nowhere to run (we’re kidding, we’re kidding)!
Address: No 231, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
5. Get 360 degree views of KL at Heli Lounge Bar
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During the day, the rooftop on the 36th floor of Menara KH is a fully operational helicopter landing pad and by evening, it transforms into Heli Lounge Bar. Unobstructed by walls or windows, you’ll witness a truly unique 360-degree view of the city’s skyline at this KL helipad bar.
Amidst the frenzy photo-snapping and posting Instagram stories, don’t forget to take a moment to admire the view. And by the view, we mean both the city skyline and your date!
Opening Hours: Monday – Wednesday, 5pm – 12 midnight | Thursday, 5pm – 2am | Friday & Saturday, 5pm – 3am| Sunday, 6pm – 12 midnight
Address: 34th Floor, Menara KH, Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL
6. Have a unique pool-side dining experience at SkyBar
As the sun sets, the swimming pool on the 33rd floor of Traders Hotel transforms into something of a centrepiece. On the side of the pool is the bar and the other side contains sunken booths by the floor-to-ceiling windows.
Feel free to relax with your bae in your booth, as both of you enjoy the view of the city while sipping on your cocktails. The music and atmosphere vary on select nights, ranging from jazz to soft rock, pop hits and techno.
Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday & Sunday, 10am – 1am | Friday & Saturday, 10am – 3am
Address: Level 33, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Centre
7. Relish panoramic views of KL at Vertigo @ Banyan Tree
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Perched on the 59th floor, Vertigo in Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur is one of KL’s latest rooftop bar. In fact, it’s the tallest hotel rooftop bar in KL offering a stunning, uninterrupted panoramic view of the city.
Enjoy the view while sipping on one of their many Asian-inspired cocktails with the use of ingredients like pandan, gula Melaka and more. To go with your drinks, you can also order from their Asian-fusion tapas. One thing’s for certain, the view from Vertigo is a memorable one.
Opening Hours: Daily, 6pm – 1am
Address: Level 59, Banyan Tree Residence, 2, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
For the best of both worlds:
8. Discover rooftop nightclub experience at Luna Bar
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On the rooftop of Pacific Regency Hotel is one of KL’s most popular nightclubs, Luna Bar. This two-storey bar is made up of a restaurant on the upper floor overlooking the pool, while the floor below is an outdoor lounge and bar.
The background music playing at Luna Bar is pretty subdued and unobtrusive so you can chat with each other without having to shout. For that special person where time together never feels enough, Luna Bar is open all day so you can be generous with your time there.
Opening Hours: Sunday – Thursday, 11am – 1am | Friday & Saturday, 11am – 3am
Address: Pacific Regency Hotel Apartments, Menara Pan Global, Jalan Punchak, off Jalan P Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
9. Experience elegant & sophisticated dining at THIRTY8
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Well-known as one of the best fine dining spots in KL, THIRTY8’s sophisticated food and drinks menu will surely impress you. Savour some of the Chinese, Japanese and Western cuisine the city can offer and wash it all down with some eclectic cocktails and spirits.
As the name THIRTY8 suggests, it’s on the 38th floor of the Grand Hyatt and it’s designed with the same elegance and sophistication as the hotel. Its award-winning dining room, wine bar, and lounge will certainly make your Valentine that extra bit special.
Opening Hours: Daily, 6am – 11pm
Address: Level 38, Grand Hyatt, 12, Jalan Pinang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
10. Nibble some Italian cuisine at Marini’s on 57
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Adjacent to the iconic twin towers is Petronas Tower 3, which is home to a restaurant and rooftop bar called Marini’s On 57. Not only will you find a spectacular Italian food menu, but the fine whisky and rare scotch bottles at the bar will call out your name too.
Step out into the outdoor area and you’ll be met with the sight of the twin towers so massive and impossibly close, it almost feels like you’ll be able to touch them. More than just a place to wine and dine, Marini’s On 57 is an experience worth sharing with someone special and it’s definitely a place worth saving up for.
Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7pm – 11pm, Friday – Sunday, 6.30pm – 12 midnight
Address: Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur
Celebrate romantic nights in KL
While there are plenty of non-verbal ways to show your love to the special person in your life, it’s all about sharing the experience together. Once you’re done exploring the city during the day with popular attractions like Aquaria KLCC Ticket in Kuala Lumpur & Sunway Lagoon; also make a point to explore the nightlife of Kuala Lumpur. If you’re looking to save more on your trip, do use the promo code <CONFIVE> to take INR 500 off on a minimum spend of INR 5,000 on activities & attractions booked on the Klook app.