With just weeks before the end of 2018, many will be flocking to KL to revel in the vibrant nightlife scene for New Year’s Eve. If you’re planning on a memorable night out to welcome 2019, these rooftop nightspots offer stunning views of the city’s many fireworks displays as well as a top notch beverage list to help you toast when the ball drops.
Cé La Vi
Perched on Level 37 of Menara Ilham, Cé La Vi is KL’s hottest new all-in-one hot spot, boasting a restaurant, lounge and club. The outdoor lounge provides a panoramic view of Menara KL and the Petronas Twin Towers, and is exactly where you’ll want to be when the fireworks go off.
Feel the breeze on the al fresco area while having some modern Asian light bites to go with a drink or two. Capturing the ‘spirit of Asia’, bar tenders at Cé La Vi put a creative touch to their beverages by mixing up signature drinks that complement the tropical climate.
Cé La Vi
WHERE Level 37, Menara Ilham, Jalan Binjai, Kuala Lumpur
WHEN 3pm-1am (lounge)
TEL 03 2733 3163
High up on Level 59 of Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur is Vertigo, the new go-to place for a luxurious rooftop experience. Head straight for the outdoor area and you’ll get an unbeatable 360 degree view of the Klang Valley – the perfect spot to selfie with your gang when the clock hits 0 on NYE.
Apart from its wide selection of liquors, the menu also includes an exclusive selection of cocktails that can be personalised to your liking, as well as some appetising Southeast Asian tapas to snack on.
WHERE Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur
TEL 03 2113 1822
Another new luxury hotel brand to have recently opened its doors in KL, W Kuala Lumpur on Jalan Ampang houses Wet Deck, a place that matches incredible vistas with five-star service – personalised and refined in every respect. This chic and relaxing poolside bar gives off vacation vibes with sofas and long couches at the spacious pool deck and covered bar area.
Relish the moment with one-of-a-kind cocktails that are thoughtfully created with Malaysian flavours as you welcome the New Year when the fireworks light up the sky.
WHERE W Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
WHEN 10am-1am (Sun-Thur), 10am-2am (Fri-Sat)
TEL 012 347 9088