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6 Best Nightlife Experiences in Kuala Lumpur that You Must Try for Yourself

Although there are many places that you can visit during daytime in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital city definitely does not have a shortage of nightspots you can visit.

That is because the city is teeming with pubs, clubs, and street foods that one must simply have to experience them all to truly enjoy Malaysia.

Whether you are going to enjoy the night alone or with a lovely girl escort, here are some of the best nightlife experiences in Kuala Lumpur that you must try for yourself:

Petaling Street

Petaling Street is a part of Chinatown and at night, some of the stalls transform into Hawker food stalls where you can find some delicious meals at very affordable prices.

The great thing here is that there are many hostels that you can find in the area so even if you get drunk and eat and be merry at the same time, you can rest assured that your place to stay is just around the corner.

Changkat Bukit Bintang

Changkat Bukit Bintang is in stark contrast with Petaling Street in that this is the premier place to be if you want to go to some of the most popular nightclubs and bars in the metro. You cannot miss this place because it has plenty of iconic landmarks such as the Starhill Gallery, the Pavilion Mall, and Jalan Alor.

Guests that want to party until the night ends will surely love this place, but I do have to advise you to bring plenty of money since the places here can be very expensive.

Rooftop Bars

Since there are so many high-rise buildings in Kuala Lumpur, you can expect to find plenty of rooftop bars.

Some of the places that I can recommend are the Marini’s on 57, Troika Sky Dining (any of the restaurants there), and the Sky Bar located inside the Petronas Towers. Do keep in mind that the aforementioned places are not cheap so again, you need to have a lot of money before you start partying.

Jalan Alor

People who have spent considerable amounts of money in some of the premier nightspots in Malaysia can head over to Jalan Alor after a night of sin and party.

This strip is open until dawn and here, you can find plenty of foods that will help you get back on track. And oh, you do not have to worry since the food here is so cheap and tasty.


This part of the city is a stomping ground for the metro’s nightlife. You can find plenty of mini night clubs and funky pubs in the area and you can expect to find some college students, tourists, and expatriates here as well.

The Row

If you do not want to party but instead have a quieter evening sampling some of the city’s amazing eats, head on over to ‘The Row’.

Formerly known as the Asian Heritage Row, ‘The Row’ offers plenty of bistros and stylish cafes that serve European, as well as Asian dishes.