Changkat Bukit Bintang Nightlife

What to Do at Night in Changkat Bukit Bintang

All the rage in Kuala Lumpur now, Changkat Bukit Bintang nightlife is well-regarded as the ‘it’ party venue in the city’s lively yet fluid clubbing scene. A busy street that’s lined with plenty of international two-storey restobars, snazzy nightclubs, posh cocktail lounges, subdued whisky bars, and lively Irish pubs, it is one of the city’s most vibrant boulevards.

Hosting plenty of themed nights, international DJs, and live band performances, it’s safe to say that nightlife in Changkat Bukit Bintang is anything but dull. Amongst the bevy of watering holes available here, there are a few establishments that stand out due to their unique concepts. Stand-up comedy, gay friendly parties, foreign film screenings and open mic nights are just some of the events you can find on Changkat Bukit Bintang.

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Nightlife in Changkat Bukit Bintang

Barflam KL

Barflam KL is a truly opulent establishment in Changkat Bukit Bintang, Featuring a plush red carpet running up its front steps a la Hollywood style. Happy hours are between 17:00 and 21:00, where you can enjoy two pints of Asahi for RM42 and two-for-one promos for all martinis. Every Friday, ladies get to enjoy free entry and dance to R&B tunes all night long - for guys, there's a cover charge of RM35 (with a free drink) after 01:00.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 - 04:00
  • Address: 37 & 39, Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +6018 399 6754
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Bonne Gilla Bar & Restaurant

Bonne Gilla Bar & Restaurant is known for its pork dishes served in generous portions, but diners can also find a selection of pastas, seafood, lamb and poultry on the menu. Tucked away from the vibrant Changkat Bukit Bintang in KL City Centre, it also boasts an extensive and affordable wine list – you can enjoy house wines like Australian Sauvignon Blanc and Chilean Chardonnay for RM110 by the bottle and RM17 by the glass. Bottled wines cost less than RM200, with imports from France, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand.

  • Opening Hours: Mon – Thu & Sun 15:00 – 02:00, Fri & Sat 15:00 – 03:00
  • Address: 31 Jalan Berangan, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +6016 365 6113
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Brix Union Gastro Pub

Brix Union Gastro Pub is fitted with plenty of TV screens that attract sports lovers looking to catch the latest live sports, while its extensive menu of hearty burgers, pastas, pork ribs and alcoholic offerings makes it a must-visit when you’re in need of some comfort food. Located along Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang, this English-inspired pub also offers attractive all-day promos like RM165 for a tower of Carlsberg, shisha and a pan pizza. Great for sharing, a bucket of five Asahi, Tiger and Somersby here costs RM100.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 15:00 - 03:00
  • Address: 51, Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 2145 7100
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Ceylon Bar

One of the longest running bars in Changkat Bukit Bintang, Ceylon Bar draws a steady clientele of expats and locals due to its relaxed vibe and friendly staff. Adorned with kitschy decor and impressive beverage offerings, guests can opt to order a drink at the terrace upstairs or unwind by the bar and immerse themselves in football matches aired on the bar’s flat screen television. Ceylon Bar also offers mouth-watering Sri Lankan and western fare in massive portions such as savoury BBQ pork ribs and fried rice platter with plenty of chicken, fish cakes, eggs, and prawn crackers. Delicious cocktails are offered in this establishment as well, namely Ceylon Island Iced Tea, frozen margarita, and snowball (advocaat liquor, and sprite).

  • Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 17:00 – 01:00, Sunday 11:00 – 01:00; Closed on Tuesdays
  • Address: 20-2 Changkat Bukit Bintang
  • Tel: +603 2145 7689
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Fire and Ice Club

Fire and Ice Club is a vibrant nightlife venue along Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang, with a bar (and live bands from Tuesday to Sunday) on the ground floor and a spacious nightclub upstairs. Every Wednesday, resident DJs spin R&B and hip hop tunes until late while ladies get to enjoy free chocolate martinis, Long Island iced teas, tequila or Sex on the Beach from 21:00 onwards. The club also offers attractive promos for the opposite sex on Thursdays, including two-for-one on draught beers, house wines, cocktails and shooters until 23:00.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 15:00 - 03:00
  • Address: 24, Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +6017 632 4961
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Fuzio Bar & Ristorante

Offering Italian cuisine in a classy setting, Fuzio Bar & Ristorante is a two-storey restaurant situated just a few lots after Bakita in Jalan Berangan. Pastas and pizzas feature heavily on its menu, along with main courses of grilled lamb rack, baked cod fish, and beef tenderloin; but the restaurant also serves a noteworthy dish of grilled rabbit and rabbit ragout. Cocktails, mocktails, whisky and various liquors are served for fun-filled gatherings with friends while a wine cellar boasting French labels pairs well with meat dishes. Invoking a fine-dining environment, Fuzio Bar & Ristorante is decorated with oak furnishings, warm lighting, and neutral earth tones. While the ground floor caters to a large group with long tables and spacious seats, the second floor is best for diners who prefer a candlelit dinner in an intimate setting. Fuzio Bar & Ristorante is a non-smoking establishment but diners can head to the rooftop lounge for a livelier nocturnal concept.

  • Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 17:00 – 01:00
  • Address: 29, Jalan Berangan, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 2110 0303
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Havana Bar & Grill

Renovated in August 2009 and previously known as Little Havana, this establishment is divided into three separate areas – an open-air pub, a cigar lounge and a restaurant. Featuring Cuban and Latin specialties, with a Salsa Party Night every Friday and Comedy Thursdays every first Thursday of each month, Havana Bar & Grill really draws in Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 17:00 – 01:00; Closed Mondays
  • Address: 2 & 4 Lorong Sahabat, Changkat Bukit Bintang
  • Tel: (603) 2142 7170 or (6012) 390 3610
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Hubba Bar at Invito Hotel Suites

Hubba Bar, situated on the ground floor of Invito Hotel Suites, is a quirky cafe by day and a vibrant drinking joint by night. Just a five-minute walk from the ever-bustling Changkat Bukit Bintang, its spacious interior is decorated with an eclectic mix of bicycle installations, wooden furnishings, hanging vines, and quirky cartoons painted on the exposed walls. Great for a fun evening with friends, Hubba Bar’s alcohol-infused desserts such as the Bailey’s Chendol (coconut ice cream, red bean, cendol, palm sugar syrup and Bailey’s Irish Cream) are simply delectable. For drinks, Hubba Bar serves a decent selection of bottled beers, imported wines, as well as classic and signature cocktails.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 02:00
  • Address: Ground Floor, Invito Hotel Suites, 1, Lorong Ceylon, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +6017 786 7611
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Nagaba Bar and Restaurant

Nagaba Bar and  Restaurant is the latest addition to Bukit Bintang’s nightlife scene. A neighbour to Table 23 Restaurant & Bar and No Black Tie jazz bar, drawing instant attention are its whitewashed exterior walls, every inch covered in graffiti-style mural images of famous celebrities such as Amy Winehouse, Audrey Hepburn and Abe Lincoln. A lovely Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 17:00 – 01:00 Monday & Tuesday; 17:00 – 03:00 Wednesday – Saturday
  • Address: 31 Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, KL
  • Tel: +603 2141 1015
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No Black Tie

No Black Tie is KL’s leading jazz bar and where some of the region's most established musicians have performed. The unpretentious bar has been around for over 14 years now and is considered an institution in the city. It is very laidback and casual, and local and visiting jazz performers play to a sophisticated, respectful crowd. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 17:00 – late Monday – Sunday (closed on random Sundays)
  • Address: 17 Jalan Mesui, Off Jalan Nagasari, KL (a few streets away from Changkat Bukit Bintang)
  • Tel: +603 2142 3737
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Opium KL

Opium KL is a cool concept bar and restaurant that offers a wide array of Oriental delights with a twist such as Phoenix Dumpling, Fern Leaf Salad, Crispy Duck Noodles, Wagyu Beef Rendang, and the signature Beef Brisket & Tendon Stew just to name a few. Inspired by the Opium regimes of the east, Opium KL Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday & Sunday 16:00 – 01:00 Friday & Saturday 16:00 – 02:00
  • Address: 50, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 21425670
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Palillos Bar Kuala Lumpur

Palillos Bar Kuala Lumpur specialises in Japanese yakitori with a Spanish flair as well as a wide range of cocktails, sakes, and Spanish wines. Located above Pinchos Tapas Bar within Changkat Bukit Bintang, its interior is kept simple with wooden fixtures, warm lighting, Japanese-style screen panels, a bar-facing communal table, cushioned high chairs, and several tables Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 18:00 – 23:00
  • MRT: Bukit Bintang
  • Address: 18A, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 2110 5051
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Pinchos Tapas Bar

Pinchos Tapas Bar is a Spanish-style bar and restaurant that is an ideal place for a light, casual dinner. On the night we visited the place was crowded but with plenty of tables, it was easy to get a seat. Salsa music plays over the speakers, creating a sultry, animated vibe and making it a great Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 17:00 – 02:30 Tuesday – Sunday
  • Address: 18 Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL
  • Tel: +603 2145 8482
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Pisco Bar

Pisco Bar is well-regarded as one of the busiest nocturnal hotspots in Bukit Bintang, and is always packed with a multitude of expats, trendy locals and international travellers. The spacious two-storey establishment can accommodate up to 250 partygoers who love outstanding cocktails and live music performances, and dancing all night long with some of the best Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday 17:00 – 01:00, Wednesday 17:00 – 02:00, Friday & Saturday 17:00 – 03:00
  • Address: 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 2142 2900
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Reggae Bar

Reggae Bar, re-located to Zion Club, is one of the oldest surviving bars in Changkat Bukit Bintang. Offering a chilled-out vibe with a Jamaican theme, the bar is decked out in a colour scheme of red, yellow and green with a massive bar downstairs and a balcony area upstairs. Reggae Bar mostly caters for the western palate and features Italian pastas, pizzas, salads, meat cuts like fillet steak and lamb racks and even fish and chips. A satisfying selection of beverages including wine, cocktails, local and international beers are offered here as well. With a wonderful ambience unlike other bars in Changkat Bukit Bintang, Reggae Bar is a perfect good choice for an exciting night out or even a place to unwind during the weekend.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 16:00 – 03:00
  • Address: 31, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 2141 8163
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Table 23 Kuala Lumpur

Table 23 is a quaint bar and restaurant in Jalan Mesui, a modest yet vibrant alternative to the often overcrowded Changkat Bukit Bintang. Adopting a rustic theme with exposed brick walls, unpolished wooden tables, hanging filament light bulbs, and a spacious al fresco dining area, it is the perfect place for hosting any occasion, from intimate dinners to casual gatherings with a large group of friends.

Serving Asian cuisine by day and Western delicacies by night, Table 23’s must-try dish is its beef cheek served with bacon, parmentier potatoes, cherry tomatoes and zucchini. Perfectly tender yet full of flavour, it is a sinfully meaty dish that pairs well with a glass of wine. In addition to its wide range of draught beers, wines, and cocktails, Table 23 also hosts a number of live performances with happy hour promos starting from 17:00 till 22:00.

  • Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 11:30 – 01:00, Saturday 16:00 – 01:00
  • Address: 23, Jalan Mesui, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 2857 1051
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Tetto Rooftop Lounge

Tetto Rooftop Lounge is a trendy graffiti-themed lounge perched atop Fuzio Bar & Ristorante. With resident DJs spinning funky tracks all night long, the lounge offers great happy hour promotions early in the evening, followed by great selections of beer, liquor, champagne and wine. The lounge also features a sky bridge in the centre, which holds limited VIP sofas for guests to enjoy breezy evenings and a panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur. A distinctive feature of Tetto Rooftop Lounge is its 22 metre-long graffiti wall, which showcases artwork of Hollywood icons such as James Dean and Angelina Jolie. Tetto Rooftop Lounge also hosts a variety of live performances such as stand-up comedy, live bands, as well as guests DJs.

  • Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 18:00 – 03:00
  • Address: 29, Jalan Berangan, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 2110 0303
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The Green Man

The Green Man is one of the oldest restobars along Changkat Bukit Bintang. Set in an abandoned pre-war terraced house, it looks like a typical British pub with a bar and pool table. There are pencil-drawn sketches of old London Town and a few teakwood tables for you to sit at inside but most people choose Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 – 24:00
  • Address: 40, Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 2141 9924
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The Rabbit Hole Kuala Lumpur

The Rabbit Hole Kuala Lumpur, inspired and designed to emulate well-known fantasy narratives of Alice in Wonderland and The Chronicles of Narnia, is one of Kuala Lumpur’s trendiest nocturnal establishments. Set in a three-storey pre-colonial building strategically located along the infamous street of Changkat Bukit Bintang, The Rabbit Hole is divided into several unique concept environments Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Sunday, Tuesday – Thursday 16:00 - 02:00, Friday & Saturday 16:00 – 03:00
  • Address: 14 & 16, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +6016 680 2200
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The Whisky Bar

A favourable location at the end of Changkat Bukit Bintang and an intimate atmosphere helps The Whisky Bar to stand out in one of Kuala Lumpur’s prime clubbing areas. Though it is surrounded by nightclubs, this place is a drinking and dining spot primarily for a mature crowd. A jazz-infused sanctuary of single malts, it has Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 16:00 – 03:00
  • Address: 44 & 46 & 48 Changkat Bukit Bintang 52000 KL
  • Tel: +603 2143 2268
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A popular haunt amongst the young and uber trendy, the sleek and sophisticated, Kitchen + Bar is a restaurant that transforms into a throbbing party venue at night, particularly during weekends. Opened in 2007, the main dining area downstairs serves mouth-watering dishes in a quieter atmosphere but the best place to enjoy the delicious food is at the outdoor lounge. Try the penne drowned in three cheese sauce, diced chicken and sun-dried tomatoes; enjoy free cocktails on Thursdays if you don a pink outfit.

  • Opening Hours: Daily, 12:00 - Late
  • Address: 20 – 1 Changkat Bukit Bintang
  • Tel: (603) 2142 0021
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Zion Club Kuala Lumpur

Zion Club Kuala Lumpur is the latest party venue to arrive on Changkat Bukit Bintang’s lively nightlife scene, boasting sleek designs, extensive music genres, and three stylish venues under one roof. The spacious two-storey nightlife occupies the now-closed Frangipani Restaurant & Bar, just a ten-minute walk from Bukit Bintang Monorail Station.
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  • Opening Hours: Monday – Tuesday 17:00 – 03:00, Wednesday – Saturday 17:00 – 05:00, Sunday 17:00 – 03:00
  • Address: 31, Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 2072 6887
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