Cheers! 4 KL Bars Make the Cut on Asia’s 50 Best Bars’ 51-100 List for 2023
by: The Beat Asia
July 14, 2023
With Asia’s 50 Best Bars set to be announced on July 18, the team behind the esteemed list has released the 51-100 list, recognizing the bars within the continent that continue to set the bar. Similar to how the top 50 are chosen, the 51-100 list was voted on by bar owners, bartenders, and cocktail fans.
The city of Kuala Lumpur, known for its skyscrapers, historical landmarks, and rich culture, is represented on the 51-100 list by four must-visit bars that have gained quite a following. Whether you’re a cocktail connoisseur or a casual drinker, you’ll find something to discover in these bars.
As the first rum bar in Kuala Lumpur, JungleBird takes pride in its rum and rum-laced concoctions that are guaranteed to deliver a buzz. To complement the drinks, the interior of the bar is tropical-inspired, with palm leaf prints dominating the overall look. Here, you’ll instantly feel warm – from the drinks and overall ambience.
Location: JungleBird, 61M Jalan Medan Setia 1, Plaza Damansara, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Debuting on the Asia’s Best list, ranking 65th, Reka Bar is known for its picture-perfect designer cocktails. What makes the bar unique is how it likens itself to a laboratory where unforgettable mixes and good spirits are made. Curious? If you want to visit, it is best to reserve a slot in advance.
Location: Reka:Bar, 67M Jalan Setia Bakti, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur 50490 Kuala Lumpur
#67 Coley Bar
A hidden gem that is sure to impress cocktail lovers, Coley Bar has an intimate setting perfect for sipping drinks of your choice. Here, the cocktails are prepared with fresh ingredients, and if you can’t seem to choose, the staff can give recommendations to help you decide. There are also gins, whiskies, and other spirits available.
Location: Coley Bar, 6G, Jalan Abdullah off Jalan Bangsar, 59000 Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
#77 Three X Co
Known for its great atmosphere and wide selection of drinks, Three X Cole attracts guests with its creative cocktails that leave a lasting impression. Located in the trendy area of Kuala Lumpur, it also highlights a hip and modern interior that matches the neighborhood.
Location: Three X Co, Level 3, Bangsar Shopping Centre, 285, Jalan Maarof, 59000 Kuala Lumpur
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