Want to know our pick of the best nightclubs in Kuala Lumpur for 2020? Well, you should know that Kuala Lumpur's nightlife is an electric city full of energy that really comes to life when the sun goes down. With its exquisite array of hip bars and clubs to it’s up and coming music scene, KL's nightlife will leave you wanting more. From chilling out at luxury rooftop bars to dancing the night away to music from top international DJ’s or sipping on cocktails while taking in some four to the floor house tunes or the more commercial side of music, there is something for everyone.
An exciting and welcoming city, with a wide variety of things to do, you can ask any local where to go in Kuala Lumpur during the weekend and they’re sure to mention the electrifying nightlife. Take a look below at 11(in no particular order) of the best nightclubs in this top class city.
[Updated 7 January 2020]
1. Zouk KL
You can ask just about anyone where the best nightclub in Kuala Lumpur is and they will likely refer you to Zouk KL. This iconic spot next door to Trec is a top rated club in both Singapore and Kuala Lumpur and has been voted as the "Best Nightspot Experience" 6 times by the Singapore Tourism Board. Zouk caters to a variety of crowds with several club rooms to match your music vibe, a VIP lounge, members lounge, rooftop deck, a restaurant, a members lounge and much more.
Located at 436, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. Cover charges apply. Ticketing counter opens from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm (Zouk KL Office). Call +60 3-2110 3888 for inquires.
2. Club Kyo
Kyo is, for the most part, a Hip Hop/RnB club with house, techno and trance nights on selected nights from established promoters, doors open from 11 pm till close. Now into it's third year and widely regarded as the heart of the Kuala Lumpur club scene and is located in the basement of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, it has been constructed with minimalist industrial architecture and accents of Asian influents. With an infusion of European music and Asian sensibilities, this is an enigmatic atmosphere not to be missed.
Located at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, off Jalan Pinang, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur. Admission (with one drink): RM50 before 1am / RM60 after 1am. Free entry before 11pm. For table reservations contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 012-921 1730.
3.The Iron Fairies KL
The jewel of TREC and flagship of The Iron Fairies brand with décor themes taking its cues from a fantasy where ore miners stumble upon little-winged spirits and walls lined with vials of fairy dust. The dark enclosed Butterfly Room with its deep underground into a cast iron space resembles an iron mine with a mythical twist that opens till 5am with guest DJs every Wednesday and also at the weekend. We suggest you get there early as the room gets rather busy.
Located at Trec, 438 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Phone: +60 3-2110 5095
4. Wicked KL
Located at the W in downtown Kuala Lumpur at the heart of the Golden Triangle is Asia’s latest nightlife destination for the ultimate party experience. Offering an atmosphere through cutting-edge laser lights and state-of-the-art sound systems. With LED screens to create visual effects to enhance every party-goer’s experience. Discover new events with International and local DJs.
Located at W Kuala Lumpur 12th Floor, W Kuala Lumpur, 121 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Cover charges may apply. For booking and RSVP, call +60 3-2786 8888
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 22:00 - 03:00, Mondays Closed
5. Dragonfly KL
Recently celebrating their official opening in July 2019. Dragonfly has been Jakarta’s hotspot since 2004 and with claims that KL’s newest nightclub has an improved layout enabling people to dance more freely. Located at Naza tower in the hear of KL just off KLCC park, expect themed nights and international DJs providing a mix of Hip Hop, RnB and EDM jazzed up with a stellar lighting effect and advanced sound system.
Located at Level 50, Naza Tower @ Platinum Park, 50450, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Cover charges may apply. For booking and RSVP, call/text +60 12-628 9876
Opening Hours: Friday & Saturday 21:00 - 03:00
6. KX Kuala Lumpur
Classified as a high end luxury club, KX is a hotspot on the Kuala Lumpur nightlife scene, aimed at being a high society dance club. If you want to look like you belong at this exclusive spot, you will need to dress to impress. You can expect glitz, glamour and style at this cosy club that holds a capacity of 350-450 people.
Located at Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur. Cover charges may apply. For booking an RSVP call +60 13 345 2724
7. Zion Club KL
Zion Club is widely regarded as one of the best nightclubs in Kuala Lumpur and incorporates three stylish venues under one roof. These consist of Phabric, the designated nightclub section that boasts a neon-lit dancefloor, 808 Bar which is great for a midweek party with local acts and lastly, the Reggae Café Bar where, well it’s all in the name. Zion has been a game-changer on the Malaysian nightlife scene. With closing time only approaching well into the early hours of the morning, 5am to be specific, this is where to go in Kuala Lumpur at night for all those party animals who can’t get enough.
Located at 31 Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur. Cover charges may apply. For booking an RSVP call +60 12-209 7300
8. Zouk Genting
Zouk Genting whilst not in Kuala Lumpur is a complete experience you need to visit with the Zouk Genting main stage housed within the entertainment 45,000 square feet complex. The main space of Zouk Genting holds up to 1200 partygoers that will be illuminated by an ecstatic blend of music and pyrotechnics. Three ‘Motherships’ which look as if they are out of this world designed by global leaders in their field, LEDsCONTROL light up the club in multicoloured lights and reflect upon the 30 galaxy-patterned topped tables below and the dance floor. The state-of-the-art sound system by The Void flows seamlessly together with the lights to set the atmosphere of the club. On the ceiling are CO2 canisters, over 1,000 LED lights and a flame unit which will be used for live performances and acrobatic aerialists with regular International DJ bookings.
Located at Genting Highlands Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia. Cover charges may apply, for more information and RSVP call +60 19-390 3738.
Opening Hours: Every day from 11 PM - 5 AM
9. BAE Club KL
BAE KL is a recently opened Superclub replacing Play at The Roof, First Avenue. Expect a sound and visual experience from Colourful LED lights, Futuristic Geometric Shapes, Projection Mapping, Stellar Soundsystem and exciting line ups that will keep you captivated through the night!
Located at Sky level, 1 First Avenue, Bandar Utama Petaling Jaya. Cover charges may apply call +60 14-399 0015
10. Vibes KL
Located within Trec, Vibes spans over 3000 square feet and recently updated their Audio & visual Lighting. with regular events featuring locally based DJs playing hip hop, RnB & trap, this is a great choice if you are ever wondering where to go in Kuala Lumpur during the weekend.
Located at Trec, Jalan Tun Razak Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Cover information, RSVP & reservations call +60 12-664 7703.
Opening Hours: 21:00 - 05:00
11. Le Noir KL
A spin off from Singapore, Le Noir is a three storey venue found in the stylish Hive area of Trec. Located in this hot new lifestyle and entertainment district you can expect a club full of elegance and poise.Le Noir incorporates a dining space, clubbing floor and a rooftop bar that boasts exquisite 360 degree city views. The Kuala Lumpur nightlife scene will not disappoint when visiting Le Noir.
Located at Unit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. Roof terrace opens at 5 pm. Cover charge may apply after 11 pm. Email: / Phone/WhatsApp: +60 12-224 5416. Valet parking available.