Openings in December 2018

Updated: 12 Jan 2019

The BARºN, The Waterfront @ ParkCity

Opening the sixth outlet of iconic wine bar-cum-restaurant, the 4,700sqft space is home to a wide range of old- and new-world wines sourced from Australia, New Zealand, USA, France, Spain, and Italy. They also have on hand Wine Ambassadors to help with your wine selection, be it for pairing with your dinner, or afterwork drinks with friends. The venue is pork-free.

Address: GF-02A, Ground Floor, The Waterfront @ Parkcity, 5, Persiaran Residen, Parkcity, 52200, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Telephone no.: +603 6419 9188
Website: http://www.thebarn.com.my/
Operation time: Mon – Sun: 11am – 12am
Google Map:

[Photo: The BARºN]

Wicked

KL’s latest clubbing venue opens up on W Kuala Lumpur’s 12th floor, and here they know how to party hard. Their state-of-the-art sound system hits you with surround sound, and the LED panels and laser lights transport you into another world, while the DJ pumps out fresh tunes every night - house music on Lucid Dream Sundays, R&B nights for Bootie Mashtronix Tuesdays, Boom Bap Wednesdays playing Hip Hop, Lui Lui Thursdays going old-school retro, and EDM with open-format on Bang Fridays. Lock in a table booking and get the star treatment all night long.

Address: L12, W, 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Telephone no.: +6010 838 1888
Website: www.wickedkl.com.my
Operation time: Tues – Sun: 10pm – late
Google Map:

[Photo: Wicked KL]

Transparent Coffee

Keeping Coley's spot open during daylight hours, Transparent Coffee serves up piping hot coffee and delicious sourdough bread that they make with love inhouse. Their coffee is fair trade and uses transparent sourcing (hence the name), with the aim of bringing the customer to the coffee farm. So you can be sure what you're getting is sustainable, ethical, and damn fine coffee.

Address: Jalan Bangsar, 6- G, Jalan Abdullah, Bangsar Park, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone no.: +6014 333 4521
Website: https://www.facebook.com/transparentbangsar/
Operation time: Weds - Mon: 8am - 5pm
Google Map:

[Photo: Transparent Coffee]

The Sake Place

The one-stop-shop for all things sake. Drop in for a drink, or sit in on one of their regular masterclasses to learn more about the world of sake. The owner is one of the first eight Master Sake Sommeliers in the world, so you are assuredly in good hands.

Address: F-1-16 Plaza Arkadia, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Telephone no.: +603 6419 6981
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thesakeplace/
Operation time: Tues - Sun: 4pm - 11pm
Google Map:

[Photo: The Sake Place Facebook]

Yardbird Singapore

Formerly known as The Bird Southern Table & Bar, Yardbird in Marina Bay Sands was relaunched in early December to celebrate their new offerings and name change. Like their parent company, they are committed to farm-fresh ingredients, soulful American cooking, and gracious hospitality, featuring an insane menu (meant in the best way possible, have you seen their Funfetti Pancakes, Donut Tree, and Truffle & Foie Gras Roasted Whole Young Hen?), an extensive bar programme, and home to one of Asia’s biggest selections of whiskeys. Welcome back, Yardbird!

Address: L1 & B1-07, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Telephone no.: +65 6688 9959
Website: https://www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/american/yardbird-southern-table-and-bar.html
Operation time: Mon – Fri: 11am – 11pm; Sat – Sun: 10am – 4pm
Google Map:

[Photo: Yardbird Singapore]

Zouk Genting

Sneaking in at the last minute and throwing open their doors on the New Year’s Eve, Zouk Genting is the newest addition to the Zouk family. The 35,000 square feet space brings the most high tech nightlife experience to Genting Highlands, soon to welcome world-famous DJs and live performances to a world-class venue.

Address: Zouk Atrium, Level G SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
Telephone no.: +6019 390 3738
Website: http://zoukgenting.com
Operation time: Weds – Sat: 11pm – 3am
Google Map:

[Photo: Zouk Genting Facebook]

Beer Bank

Keep an eye out inside Selections Groceries supermarket and you’ll find the entrance to Beer Bank, the latest (and possibly greatest?) collection of beers in one place – over 250 different types, with 70% of them craft beers from round the world. This is a chilled out bar with a great ambiance, where all you need to do is drink and enjoy the music.

[Photo: Beer Bar]

Address: Wisma Lim Foo Yoong, 86, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Telephone No.: +6016 218 9219
Website: https://beer-bank.business.site/
Operation Time: Mon – Sat: 12pm – 2:30am