The Best Bars in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

View of infinity pool at Aloaf hotel in Kuala Lumpur
View of infinity pool at Aloaf hotel in Kuala Lumpur | © I AM CONTRIBUTOR / Shutterstock
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26 July 2018

Compared to Kuala Lumpur’s city centre, nightlife in Brickfields is a little quieter. However, there are a handful of luxurious five-star hotels in the area with great bars for travellers to let their hair down. Discover the must-try bars in this charming part of town.

W XYZ Bar

Bar, Malaysian, $$$
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Located in Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral, W XYZ Bar is a modern and colorful bar that offers delicious cocktails in a relaxed environment. To keep guests entertained, there are pool tables and board games available. Must-try drinks here include Hendricks Hellfire Fresh Green Apple Martini, Espresso Martini, Passion fruit Pina Colada and Pink Old Fashion. If you’re feeling peckish, choose from the many tapas available on the menu.

Mai Bar

Bar, Pub Grub, $$$
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View of infinity pool at Aloaf hotel in Kuala Lumpur
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Enjoy sweeping views of the city at Mai Bar, which is located on the rooftop of Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral. This tiki-themed bar offers unique cocktails and gourmet bar snacks for patrons to enjoy. Hang out at the long bar or head over to the poolside lounges for a more relaxing time. Try the bar’s signature drink, the Malaysian Princess Mai Tai, which is made of rum, blueberries, kaffir lime, pineapple, and orange juice.

Zeta Bar

Bar, Pub Grub, $$$
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Head over to the fifth floor of Hilton Hotel and you will find one of the best bars in the area to enjoy live music. This uber-stylish and sleek bar features a live international band that will keep patrons entertained all night. Zeta Bar also offers an extensive selection of alcohol, from premium liquor to tasty cocktails.

Chambers Grill

Bar, Australian, Steakhouse, $$$
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Dry Aged Wagyu Entrecote Steak
Indulge in wagyu beef | © beats1 / Shutterstock
Indulge yourself in prime meat cuts, wine, whiskey and cognac at Chambers Bar & Grill. This stylish bar and restaurant, with its modern wine display, wooden furniture and warm lighting, is located at Hilton Kuala Lumpur’s lobby level. The main highlight at Chambers is the premium imported meat from Australia.

The Astor Bar and Decanter Lounge

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Contemporary, Dessert, $$$
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Choose from the exquisite range of fine vintage wines | © Stokkete / Shutterstock
With brass accents, rich leathers and luxurious gold leaf ceilings, the Astor Bar and Decanter Lounge at St. Regis Kuala Lumpur exudes an otherworldly elegance. The rich surroundings are further complemented by a carefully crafted menu featuring exquisite dishes such as royal king crab with Oscietra caviar and truffle cream. Patrons can also find an extensive range of champagne, spirits, fine vintage wines and cocktails at the bar.