The Iron Fairies KL
The latest in an international chain by Australian creative Ashley Sutton, The Iron Fairies KL in entertainment capital TREC certainly does its fairytale premise justice, for it’s a detail-rich, intriguing rabbit hole into the ex-miner’s famed fantasy books.
With every flick of the eye, there’s something ethereal to admire, whether iron mythical creatures in the Fairy Dust Factory, or 50,000 floating metal beauties in the Butterfly Room. More Sutton specials are in the works, sure to be embellished, as these distinct sections are, with fantastic nosh, beverages and DJ music.
The Iron Fairies KL
WHERE H-G-06, Hive, TREC, Kuala Lumpur
WHEN 5pm-3am (Mon & Tues), 5pm-5am (Wed-Sun)
TEL 016 221 3612
An ornate centrepiece, the back bar of this Four Seasons establishment is a floor-to-ceiling kaleidoscope of liquor bottles and Tetris-like reflective mosaic that effortlessly impresses. Above the bar top is another stunner, a light fixture showcasing several diabolo lamps frozen in mid-action.
Fancy, elegant designs adorn other surfaces too, and premium materials feature prominently, while tall windows do their part by according both flattering light and sweet KLCC views. Trigona is a name taken from a local bee species, whose desirable honey complete certain cocktails on the bar’s lush tipple and meal menu.
WHERE Level 6, Four Seasons Hotel KL, Kuala Lumpur
WHEN 6pm-1am (Sun-Wed), 6pm-2am (Thur-Sat)
TEL 03 2382 8670
On the commanding city vantage point that is the FACE Suites’ Sky Deck sits this rooftop bar, which tempts you into its embrace with the liberal use of specialised chromatic illumination and striking geometric motifs. These bring the walls and ceiling to pulsing life, creating a sleek atmosphere of futurism.
Settling on one optical focal point is not easy, but the grand chandelier and dressed-up staircase make good cases for attention magnets. The elevated DJ station over the dancefloor supply top hits, as enticing drinks and food flow amply around.
WHERE Level 51, The FACE Suites, Kuala Lumpur
WHEN 11am-1am (Sun-Thur), 11am-3am (Fri, Sat & public holiday)
TEL 03 2168 1671