Discovering the Best Rooftop Cocktail Bars in Kuala Lumpur
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Discovering the Best Rooftop Cocktail Bars in Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur becomes a beautiful tapestry of lights when the sun sets, and there's no better place to take in the city's breathtaking skyline than from a rooftop cocktail bar. Perched above the busy streets, these bars provide stunning views that uplift your mood in addition to flawless concoctions. Take a trip with us to some of the best rooftop cocktail bars in Kuala Lumpur.

Marini's on 57

Perched on the 57th floor of Petronas Tower 3, Marini's on 57 is the epitome of luxury and sophistication. This award-winning rooftop bar offers panoramic views of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and the city beyond. Sip on meticulously crafted cocktails while soaking in the stunning vistas, accompanied by a selection of delectable Italian cuisine.

Some of their cocktail highlights are Pinky Promise 35, Mojito 33 and the New Dawn. Marini's on 57 boasts an extensive selection of premium spirits, catering to connoisseurs of fine liquors. From aged whiskies to smooth rums and exceptional vodkas while the wine list at Marini's on 57 is carefully curated to include a diverse range of global wines that cater to varied palates and occasions.

Location: Marini's on 57, Petronas, Level 57, Menara 3, Persiaran KLCC, 50088 Kuala Lumpur

Contact details: 03-2386 6030


Situated on the 33rd floor of Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur, SkyBar is renowned for its stunning vistas of the city's skyline and the shimmering waters of the Petronas Twin Towers' reflective pool. The bar's chic ambience, complete with a shimmering poolside area and contemporary décor, sets the stage for an unforgettable evening. Savor innovative cocktails crafted by expert mixologists while grooving to the beats of resident DJs.

At Sky Bar, the cocktail menu is a showcase of creativity and finesse, with each drink carefully concocted to reflect both classic and contemporary tastes. Featured Cocktails are Beneath the Wind, Futurama and Frosty Ginger. Make sure to look for their drink 3 pay 2 special offer. Check out their menu here.

Location: SkyBar, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Contact details: 03-2332 9888


Nestled atop the Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur, Vertigo offers an oasis of serenity amidst the urban jungle. Surrounded by lush greenery and boasting unobstructed city skyline views, this rooftop bar provides a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle below. Whether you're lounging in one of the cozy cabanas or mingling at the bar, the laid-back ambience invites you to unwind and savor the moment.

Indulge in handcrafted cocktails inspired by local and international flavors while taking in the breathtaking sights from this urban sanctuary. Some of their highlights are the Moscow Mule, Gula Melaka Mojito, and Mount Genting. Check out their drinks menu here.

Location: Vertigo, Level 59, Banyan Tree, 2, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan

Contact details: 03-2113 1822

Man Tao Bar

Perched atop Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur, Man Tao Bar offers a trendy rooftop experience with a twist. Named after the Chinese steamed bun, this rooftop bar blends traditional and modern elements, creating a unique ambience. The rooftop setting offers a panoramic view of the city’s skyline, making it an excellent spot for sunset views. The bar has a casual vibe with a focus on simple yet tasty cocktails and a selection of local and international beers.

Location: Man Tao Bar, 25, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact details: 03-2038 0000

Cielo KL

Located atop Vida Bukit Ceylon, Cielo Sky Dining & Lounge offers a refined rooftop experience with stunning views of Kuala Lumpur's skyline. Indulge in a culinary journey with a menu featuring contemporary European cuisine paired with premium wines and handcrafted cocktails. Along with its drinks, Cielo KL is renowned for its exceptional seafood and grill offerings. The wine list at Cielo KL is a thoughtful collection that spans from well-known vineyards to boutique producers around the globe.

Cielo KL’s mixologists create cocktails that are as visually appealing as they are delicious, incorporating fresh ingredients, premium spirits, and unexpected elements such as Maker's Mark Boulevardier, Cachaca 51 Caipirinha and more. Check out their full menu here.

Location: Cielo KL, 23-01, 1D, Vida, 1D, Jalan Ceylon, Bukit Ceylon, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact details: 012-365 5059

Sky51 Sky Bar

Perched atop the prestigious EQ Kuala Lumpur, Sky51 Rooftop Bar beckons as a haven of elegance and refinement amidst the vibrant pulse of the city below. Offering panoramic views that stretch across Kuala Lumpur's iconic skyline, this rooftop oasis transcends the ordinary, inviting guests to indulge in a sensory journey of culinary delights, artisanal cocktails, and breathtaking vistas.

Some of their local drink menu highlights include Lush Temptation, a combination of Bourbon, Coconut Liqueur, Cranberries, Kafir Lime, Lemon, Aquafaba, Strawberry, or the Galactic Rose which is made up of Gin, Rose Liqueur, Hibiscus and others. Check out their menu here.

Location: Sky51 Sky Bar, EQ, Equatorial Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan

Contact details: 03-2789 7777

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