13 Rooftop Bars with Scenic Views in Klang Valley

13 Rooftop Bars with Scenic Views in Klang Valley

If you want to merge food, drinks, and a great view while you’re at Kuala Lumpur, then you better check out these awesome rooftop bars in Klang Valley!

When was the last time you dined at a cool bar or partied all night with your friends? If it has been a while, it is time to accompany your buddies to one of the rooftop bars in the city centre. Stunning views, live international music by deejays, cosy party spaces, signature cocktails as well as mouth-watering food – all these and more await! Here are some of the best rooftop bars in Klang Valley, which includes Kuala Lumpur and its nearby cities and towns in Selangor. 

1. Mai Bar

Most of the rooftop bars in the city centre are located at the top of well-known international hotels; the same applies to Mai Bar, which is atop Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral.

In Mai Bar, the gourmet bar snacks and crafted cocktails are crowd favourites. Try one of the Sake-infused cocktails such as Watermelon Sake, Cucumber Sake and Pineapple Sake. The visit to Mai Bar also wouldn’t be complete without enjoying its signature cocktail known as the Malaysian Princess Mai Tai.

Drinks aside, don’t miss the chef’s food recommendations, like the Deep Fried Falafel, Cured Salmon with Pretzel Sticks, and Minced Lab Quesadilla.

Mai Bar is also an ideal place to throw a party or birthday bash for someone!

Address: 5, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Sunday-Wednesday (12pm-12am), Thursday-Friday (12pm-1am), Saturday (11am-1am)

2. Stratosphere @ The Roof

You might have already heard of Stratosphere @ The Roof, which is an upscale rooftop bar in Petaling Jaya. It is located atop an infinity grass helipad and is the only bar with such a feature in Asia. Due to its popularity, you need to make reservations a few months ahead.

The spectacular views of Klang Valley and the skyscrapers make a great background for basking in the open air while drinking or chilling the night away with good company. They have delicious canapes, and their drink selection consists of cocktails, wines, and martinis, to name a few.

The bar is located on the Sky Level of First Avenue. There are seven different outlets – Liquidity, Signature By The Hill, Malt & Leaf, Yezi, Score, Play Club KL, and Stratosphere – to suit each customer’s liking.

Address: Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday (6pm-2am), Closed on Monday

3. View Rooftop Bar, GTOWER

Find your way to level 29 of GTower and get ready to party with your friends at the View Rooftop Bar. The view from this bar is unique, whether you come to watch the beautiful sunset or to socialise under the moonlight. So ignite your sense of taste, sight and sound while you enjoy the live music by deejays as you gulp down tasty premium single malt whiskies from the bar. This bar is definitely a good value for money.

Address: GTower, 199, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday (5pm-1am)

4. Marini’s On 57

Next, indulge in both fine dining and hardy drinks at Marini’s On 57. It is strategically situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, with the Petronas Twin Towers and Suria KLCC mall within walking distance.

At this rooftop, they have an Italian restaurant, bar, and lounge which you can opt to dine in or just have a drink. Their handmade pasta, pizza, and Italian whisky selection are superb and are crowd favourites. You can also order some exclusive wine, signature cocktail, or premium champagne while savouring the panoramic view of the area. On top of that, the live music by famed international and local deejays will make your nights even more cheerful.

Address: Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday (7pm-11pm), Friday-Sunday (6.30pm-12am)

5. DEEP BLUE (Rooftop Bar)

Located on the Sky Deck of The Face Suites is none other than Deep Blue, a new rooftop bar in Klang Valley.

Deep Blue provides a comfortable gazebo and a neon-lit outdoor roof that gives you an amazing view of the nightlife scene below. The dance floor at the bar is spacious and can accommodate a large number of guests at any time. But if you don’t feel like dancing the night away, they serve beer, wine and cocktails to everyone’s satisfaction.

Address: THE FACE Suites, Sky Deck (Level 51), 1020, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday (11am-1am), Friday-Saturday (11am-2am), Sunday (11am-12am)

6. Mantra Rooftop Bar and Lounge

The Mantra Rooftop Bar and Lounge is also worth visiting. Although it is a newcomer, it is one of the most frequented rooftop bars among locals and expatriates in Klang Valley. This is a place where you can party hard and drink till you’ve completely set aside your problems for the night.

Pamper yourself with the wide range of drinks and food at the bar and lounge. You’ll surely find something that will please your spirit and taste buds whether it’s their signature tapas or cocktails. Not a bad place to unwind at all.

Address: Lot R-E, Bangsar Village 2, 2 Jalan Telawi 1, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday (4.30pm-1.30am), Closed on Sunday

7. Elysium Bar+Terrace

Where to get the best happy hour or a special night for the ladies? A good spot would be Elysium Bar + Terrace located on level 31 in Wisma Goodhill. You will get a view of the famous KL Tower and Petronas Twin Towers at the open air terrace. But what’s great about this rooftop is that it offers an intimate indoor bar for patrons who want to have more privacy and some space to themselves.

Address: Wisma Goldhill, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Tuesday (5pm-1am), Wednesday-Saturday (5pm-3am), Sunday (5pm-12am), Closed on Monday

8. Canopy Rooftop Lounge & Bar


London’s famous rooftop bar is now in Kuala Lumpur. Established in 2010, Canopy Rooftop Lounge & Bar is not only well-known in London but also in Malaysia. It is located in Kampung Baru and is close to KLCC.

From its cocktails to the cosy VIP lounge, Canopy Rooftop Lounge & Bar is a cool, modern, and charming place to relax and behold a breathtaking view of the city. The professional mixologists are at your beck and call in the Shisha Lounge or rooftop bar if you need any recommendations as to what drink to order. They make sure only the freshest and finest drinks, whether they’re mocktails or cocktails, are served to the guests. You can laze around in the lounge and have some pizza, or you can order the All American Platter. Note that their food and drinks are subject to availability.

Address: 183, Jalan Mayang, Kampung Baru, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Sunday-Thursday (4pm-2am), Friday-Saturday (4pm-3am)

9. Fuego, Troika Sky Dining

Not all rooftop bars are open on a daily basis but Fuego, Troika Sky Dining is open seven days a week. Party, sip a glass of cocktail, indulge in the snacks and let yourself get lost in the music and panoramic view from the rooftop.

The recommended cocktails are Rum Rhapsody, Margarita and Fuego Cooler. The restaurant also serves different types of guacamole since their cuisine is South American inspired. Make sure you also have a taste of the wine at Cantaloupe, Claret and Coppersmith.

Address: Level 23A, Tower B, The Troika, 19 Persiaran KLCC, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday (6pm-10.30pm)

10. Tetto Rooftop Lounge

Looking for additional options? Tetto Rooftop Lounge offers you a rooftop bar experience that is intimate and fun at the same time. It is located in the heart of the Changkat Bukit Bintang area. You’ll discover Tetto Lounge perched on the rooftop of the Fuzio Italian Restaurant.

Make your reservations not just to enjoy the drinks but the magnificent views of the Golden Triangle as well. The bar also has a unique graffiti wall which adds to the artsy feel of the whole place.

While the Sky Bridge lounge area has a first come first served basis and can’t accommodate a large number of guests, you can always party to the live music by the resident DJ up to late at night.

Address: No. 29, Jalan Berangan, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday (4pm-2am)

11. SkyBar

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Looking for a more luxurious bar in the city centre? Here’s your answer. Located on the 33rd floor of Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur, the award-winning SkyBar is one of the most well-known rooftop bars in the city. The Petronas Twin Towers can be seen from a close range if you book one of the cabana booths at the bar. While admiring the view, sip the Sky 33, Kiwitini, Selangor Sling or the Lychee Rose. SkyBar also serves delicious tapas to satisfy your taste buds in case you feel hungry.

Address: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Stall 7, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Sunday-Thursday (10am-1am), Friday-Saturday (10am-3am)

12. Heli Lounge Bar

One of the most exciting and out of the ordinary rooftop bars in the city centre is the Heli Lounge Bar. Since it opened in 2013, the bar has managed to attract a large crowd and is among the most eventful bars in the city. You can imagine yourself taking off in a helicopter at the rooftop since you will be standing on a helipad with no windows or walls around you.

The helipad will give you a 360° view of the city centre (but try not to stand too close to the edge). This is definitely a perfect spot for photographers to snap photos of the city and skyscrapers from various angles.

Address: Bukit Bintang 34th Floor, Menara KH, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Monday-Wednesday (5pm-12am), Thursday (5pm-2am), Friday-Saturday (5pm-3am), Sunday (6pm-12am)

13. Luna Bar

If the first twelve rooftop bars mentioned above fit the bill, then you should also check out Luna Bar. This rooftop bar is surrounded by the city’s skyscrapers. Enjoying your cocktails while looking at the view from this vantage point is the best feeling you can have while you unwind. Luna Bar is strategically located on the 34th floor of Pacific Regency Hotel Suites and is one of the top nightspots among locals, expatriates and foreign tourists. Don’t forget to make your reservations in advance!

Address: KH Tower, Jalan P Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Sunday-Thursday (11am-1am), Friday-Saturday (11am-3am)

Make yourself available on the weekends or weeknights to hang out in these awesome rooftop bars. With so many options in Klang Valley, I’m sure you’ll find one that’s ideal and suited to your liking. So gussy up! These rooftop bars are waiting for you.

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Adrian Chew
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Adrian was born and raised in a small town called Muar, Johor in Malaysia. He likes reading, watching TV, surfing the internet and travelling (if he has time and budget). His favourite destinations are Perth, Siem Reap, Cebu and Singapore. In regards to writing, he loves travel writing too as it helps to broaden his horizon on the different countries, culture, food etc. around the world.


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