Celebrating their soft opening at the end of June, DRAGONFLY KL is the newest spot catering to the night owls and party animals of KL’s nightlife. With the heritage of the original Jakarta-based club behind it (established in 2004), the new branch in KL promises a fresh cutting-edge experience: lighting systems from Barcelona, and a top of the line VOID sound system, set against a luxurious interior.
Address: Level 50, Naza Tower @ Platinum Park Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Wilayah Persekutuan, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Telephone No.: +6012 628 9876
Operation time: Weds – Sat: 9pm – 3am
[Photo: DRAGONFLY KL Facebook]
Now it’s not open just yet, but Hong Kong’s multi-award-winning contemporary Chinese restaurant Mott 32 has been announced to open in Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands at the end of this year – their first foray into the country, and their fifth international branch. Expect an acclaimed menu and exceptional mixology programme, featuring authentic flavours of Cantonese, Szechuan, and Beijing cuisines. Some sensational dishes to look out for include the Apple Wood Roasted Peking Duck with Mott 32’s “Signature Cut”, Iberico Pork With Soft Quail Egg And Black Truffle Siu Mai, and the Crispy Triple Cooked Wagyu Beef Short Ribs. Open for lunch and dinner daily, so keep an evening free for dinner and drinks here.
Address: B1-42/43/44, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Telephone No.: N/A
Operation time: N/A
[Photo: Mott 32]
From The Pontiac mothership in Hong Kong comes the eagerly anticipated Pontiac Stardust, landing in the up and coming cocktail scene in Bali. Billed as a cosmic road trip through 1950s/60s Palm Springs, the progressive cocktail bar is helmed by award-winning Beckaly Franks (the superstar behind The Pontiac) and serves up a sensational assortment of fun and playful cocktails (signatures, MEGA cocktails for sharing, and 12 classics for the less adventurous), food truck-inspired fare, a vintage photobooth, a fairy-lit tepee for tarot and reiki readings (or a private spot for nattering between friends), nightly live DJ, and some eye-popping graffiti by London artiste Mista Crowe.
Address: Jl. Taman Ganesha Jl. Petitenget No.9, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Telephone No.: +62 361 4471192
Operation time: Mon – Sun: 4:30pm – 2am
[Photo: Pontiac Stardust]
For your next pizza fix in Bali, check out Flat Stanley (and neighbour of Pontiac Stardust). The vintage California-space specialises in hand-pulled sourdough pizzas topped with local Balinese produce for a supremely fresh taste. Here you’ll find a great array of pizzas, sharing boards, small plates, vegetables and salads, and a fine selection of meats and seafood fresh off the grill. Their drinks menu boasts craft beers, wines, the best local coffee, and a fresh cocktail programme (try the Bloody Stanley, or the Tarragon Collins).
Address: Jl. Petitenget No.35, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Telephone No.: +62 361 9346016
Operation time: Mon – Sun: 12pm – 11pm
[Photo: Flat Stanley]