Bars

Puteh Beach Bar Kuantan

Puteh Beach Bar Kuantan

Puteh Beach Bar Kuantan Monica Tindall Puteh Beach Bar in Kuantan was born from the desire of three friends who dreamed of a relaxed party place similar to spots they’d spent many fond times in Bali. Originally, founders Alex, Olanda and Victoria put the establish…

Gekko Dining

Gekko Dining, Damansara Heights

Gekko Dining Words: Matt BrownPhotos: Monica Tindall The beautiful and intimate space that is Gekko Dining will allow you to really relax, slowing everything down so that you can savour the impeccable tastes and surroundings. As soon as you enter this upstairs l…

Kapitan Haus KL

Kapitan Haus, Cocktail Bar, Chinatown KL

Kapitan Haus Words: Matt BrownPhotos: Rich Callahan Three cheers for the reinvigoration of Chinatown, where after a few quiet years during covid, businesses are emerging and staking their claim to a piece of KL’s returning nightlife. There are bars that are hid…

Her House Bar Chinatown KL Entrance

Her House Bar Chinatown KL

Her House Bar Chinatown KL Words: Matt Brown Photos Rich Callahan Located upstairs in a space once used as an antique store and mahjong café is a solid metal door that doesn’t seem to be used for anything. Push it open and step into a psychedelic, neon-filled p…

Sip Society Speakeasy, Aman Suria, PJ

Sip Society Speakeasy Bar, Aman Suria, PJ

Sip Society – Take Life One Sip at a Time Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan Nestled in the heart of Aman Suria Tropicana in PJ, Sip Society presents a hidden bar focusing on value-for-money craft cocktails, whisky and wine.  The interior has a conte…

The First Chapter Speakeasy TTDI

The First Chapter Speakeasy Bar TTDI

The First Chapter Speakeasy- TTDI Words: Monica TindallPhotos: Rich Callahan The First Chapter Speakeasy – “There’s no bookstore quite like it.”  University pals Shawn Luke and Ben Nair dreamed of opening a secretive speakeasy while studying in 2014. Careers …

Cheong Somm KL

Cheong Somm, Wine Bar, REXKL

Cheong Somm – Biodynamic Wine Bar Words: Meg Alice & Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan There’s nothing more enticing than a neon red sign in a sparsely lit tucked away corner of a place like REXKL, especially when that sign says “Cheong Somm.” For tho…

best happy hours KL

MO Bar – Cellar Series Evening

MO Bar – Cellar Series Words: Claire Matheson Photos: Monica Tindall With fine wine free flows and decadent nibbles in hedonistic surrounds, the MO Bar at the Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur may just be KL’s best kept secret happy hour location. And the pri…

Cocktail Bar Chinatown Kuala Lumpur

Baijiu, Cocktail Bar & Dim Sum, Chinatown KL

Words: Matt Brown Photos: Monica Tindall If you’re partial to a selfie around something eye-catching in KL, chances are good that you’ve already been incredibly close to Baijiu, a bar that opened in September 2021. You’ve probably even posed by its front door, as …

International Womens Day Cocktail Week Malaysia

International Women’s Day Cocktail Week

International Women’s Day Cocktail Week Words: Matt Brown Photos: ThirstMag There are numerous opportunities this month to celebrate the achievements and effect of women around the world in our everyday lives, culminating in the International Women’…