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UR Kuala Lumpur
by LUXE City Guides

  • Acme Bar & Coffee, Kuala Lumpur
    Cafes & Coffeeshops

    Gotham called and they want their style back! This chic industrial beauty is just perf for a lazy lunch, a hot cuppa, or crafty snifter, or float in for the ace weekend brunch.

    19 The Troika, Persiaran KLCC
    http://acmebar.coffee/
    +60321622288
  • Alexis
    Relaxed Bars

    Come for the hearty, old-school wood-fire pizza, classic bistro bites and an impressive lineup of global drops. Stay for good vibes (and jazzy riffs on weekends).

  • Alia Bastamam
    Fashion

    Ethereal, effortlessly draped gowns for glamazons, gals-about-town and brides-to-be in an assortment of flattering shapes and styles. Pick up a runway-ready piece or have your own little custom number stitched up.

  • Andy Ho Haute Coiffure
    Salons

    Stylist to the stars, Andy's crack team will take you from E to A-list with just a few snips (and perhaps some well-judged dye).

  • Aquaria KLCC
    Water Activities

    Gawp at tropical fish, sharks, turtles and manta rays gliding overhead from the safety of a travel-ator. Plus piranha, otter and shark-feeding daily. Snap!

    Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Kuala Lumpur City
    http://aquariaklcc.com
    +60323331888
  • Ashley’s by Living Food, Kuala Lumpur
    Relaxed Restaurants

    Health-conscious honeys pack into this simple, plant-speckled stable for clean eats, all-day brekkie plus great vegetarian and vegan options. Treat yourself to one of the guilt-free desserts.

  • Babe, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    KL's first Michy-starred pan-man Jeff Ramsay makes quite the entrance with precision, fusion 'Japas' - aka edible art. Save yourself for the juicy and self-proclaimed 'best' lambchop.

    11/F, Work @ Clearwater Jalan Changkat Semantan
    http://babe.com.my
    hello@babe.com.my
    +60320958599
  • Bait
    Relaxed Bars

    You’ll be, er, hooked on the seafood snacks and spirits from this pink-popped stalwart in no time. Nab a counter seat at the oyster bar, or sit alfresco to soak up the street-mos. Don't miss DJs spinning vinyl on weekends.

  • Batu Caves
    Religious Sites

    Fifteen kilometres north of the city, these impressive limestone caverns feature a 272-step glute workout, legions of thieving macaques (who're after only one thing – your nuts), and nestled within: a temple of Hindu statues endowed with more body piercings than an ageing punk. Upon descent, turn right for NFP tours of fascinating eco site Dark Cave where fruit bats, millipedes and rare spiders scuttle among the lofty rocks.

  • Be Urban Wellness
    Hotel/Day Spas

    Panoramic pamper palace of cutting-edge therapies. 3D face pep, detox crystal bath, oxygen chamber, Nutriceuticals and yoga-meditation rooms. Gym and pool open from 7am daily.

    10/F, Work@Clearwater, Jalan Changkat Semantan
    http://beurbanwellness.com
    +60320951999
  • Ben’s Independent Grocer
    Food & Drink

    Urban grocery one-stop shop. Have these on speed dial: Barn Butchery for rare cuts and festive roasts; Bouquet Garni for blooms; BoozeIT for super sips and wine glass hire; Ben’s General Food Store for gourmet hampers and picnic baskets; or learn to cook in little nook Masak-Masak. Yes, chef!

  • Beverly Wilshire Medical Centre
    Medispas

    Entrust your bits to KL’s A-team of top plastic surgeons and aesthetic specialists, who nip, tuck, fill and Botox without batting an eyelid. They also offer help with hair loss and health concerns around aging; if you’re seeking the fountain of eternal youth, this is a good place to start.

  • Bijan, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    This lowlit, commodious charmer with a semi-outdoor deck is perfect for soaking up flavour-packed plates such as duck rendang and opor rusuk (beef in aromatic gravy). Big portions, top drops and 'tails. A must.

  • BNM Museum & Art Gallery
    Museums & Art

    This striking steel n’ glass edifice is home to over 2,000 national treasures, including the Bank Negara Malaysia's epic stash of Asian and Southeast Asian art and coinage. You might want to skip the economic lessons but tots will love the dedicated Children's Gallery.

  • BOTAK Liquor
    Relaxed Bars

    Shab-fab, character-packed, fern-strung watering hole with sheltered patio-balcony on the first floor of a refurb’d heritage block in Chinatown. Master-mixers pour faffy but tastefully embellished cocktails with a bent on pure spirits and farm-to-glass homegrown botanicals.

  • Cantaloupe, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    Hotshot chef Chris Bauer's degustation darling headlines the glittering 3-tiered triumvirate Sky Dining concept with inventive French plates, surreal city vistas and chic clientele. Just don't look down!

    19 23A, Tower B, The Troika, Persiaran KLCC
    http://troikaskydining.com
    +60321620886
  • Cilantro, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    The style set smoulders against the moody, charcoal n' glass backdrop to revered stove jockey Takashi Kimura's show-stopping, Franco-Japanese mouthfuls. Ace wine list too.

    368 MiCasa All Suite Hotel, Jalan Tun Razak
    http://cilantrokl.com
    cilantrosvr@micasahotel.com
    +60321798082
  • Coley
    Relaxed Bars

    Named after The Savoy London's fabled female 'tail shaker Ada Coleman, this styley little alcove is treasured by those-in-the-know for its chilled atmos and zesty libations. Ask for the 'Koktel' menu, mixing local tinctures in coffee-shop-style glasses.

  • Common Grind @ The Row, Kuala Lumpur
    Cafes & Coffeeshops

    Relaxed, laptop-friendly hang with A-grade Joe and almond salted caramel crepes. Plus sun-dappled outdoor patio spilling out onto buzzy Jalan Doraisamy.

    42 Jalan Doraisamy
    +60326022177
  • Coppersmith
    Smart Casual Bars

    Stylistas saunter down the grand glass walkway for exquisite, snap-worthy craft 'tails, chic situ and chiselled crowd at this contempo lounger with sweet city vantages. Signature brassy accents come courtesy of copper connoisseur Tom Dixon.

  • Dataran Merdeka
    Explore

    Although the spot where Malaysia first declared independence in 1957 is merely a sprawl of clipped green grass, there’s plenty to ogle around it, incl. the OTT Sultan Abdul Samad palace, VIP-flocked mock-Tudor Royal Selangor Club, Malaysia’s oldest surviving Anglican hangout St Mary’s Cathedral, the National Textiles Museum and historic KL City Gallery. Pointy, pointy!

    Jalan Raja
    60326937905
  • Devi’s Corner, Kuala Lumpur
    Street Eats

    Don't expect anything in the way of decor – foodies flock to this Mamak mama for simple yet soulful portions of palate-popping tandoori chicken and buttery naan.

    14 Jalan Telawi 4
    +60122676714
  • Dewakan, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    Bringing Noma flair to contempo fare via locally-sourced ingredients including jungle fern, jackfruit and pomelo, presented in a Picasso-like fashion. Worth the 40-min schlep.

    U1/14 KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie, Jalan Kontraktor
    http://dewakan.my
    +60355650767
  • Dewan Filharmonik Petronas
    Entertainment

    This cultured concert hall is home to the acclaimed Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra; it’s also a friendly host for a top-notch edit of visiting acts. The magnificent architecture and impressive acoustics should trigger an additional gasp or two...

  • DR.Inc, Kuala Lumpur
    Relaxed Restaurants

    Buzzy nabe shophouse with lots of sup-ortunity. Nab a seat on the leafy patio for scrummy Asian-tinged plates and coffee; grab home-baked goodies to-go, start a' sippin' at on-site Coley, or shop for knick-knacks at Nala Designs upstairs.

  • Drift Dining & Bar, Kuala Lumpur
    Relaxed Restaurants

    This super chilled, semi-alfresco nook is beloved by expats and still the bees-knees for casj group grazing. Sit on the breezy deck, or opt for beers, bites n' banter at the chef's table.

  • Energy Day Spa
    Hotel/Day Spas

    Clue’s in the name, Jane... Energy Day Spa will reboot you, with help from swish Swiss products and a fleet of nimble-knuckled masseuses, on hand (literally) to help with everything from ear candling and Pilates to Reiki + lymphatic detox. Styling is serene and contemporary: wafting white fabrics a-go-go.

  • Farah Khan
    Fashion

    Get frocked at this polished emporium of sequin-embellished fabrics, slinky silhouettes and on-trend hues, all of which make Farah’s threads a savvy stylista must. Preen and be seen.

  • Feeka, Kuala Lumpur
    Cafes & Coffeeshops

    Stripped-back minimalista in prime posi with neat sun-dappled terrace. It's the kickin' house blends, top-notch service and all-day brekkie plates n' pastries that'll have you lingering for longer.

  • Flycycle
    Fitness & Yoga

    Wanna feel FLY? Don your Lycra and get your core sculpted to perfection with these fun, muscle-busting sweat sessions, complete with bikes, beats, neon lights and the kind of crowd you wouldn’t mind bumping into at a nightclub.

  • Fuego, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    Searing, flame-licked meats speak to the fiery moniker, while innovative tapas for sharing and five flaves of guac zing against the cityscape backdrop. Book ahead for a prime semi-alfresco perch on the vibey balcony.

    19 23A, Tower B, The Troika, Persiaran KLCC
    http://troikaskydining.com
    +60321620886
  • Galeri Petronas
    Museums & Art

    Treat your eyeballs to rotating selections from the prestigious Petronas collection, plus global shows, and a stocked-to-the-gills gallery shop. Petronas continues its two-pronged mission to champion Malaysian artists and shine a spotlight on international talent.

  • Hammam
    Hammam

    It may be in a mall, but this steam-dream gets you squeaky clean with tea tree black soap and languid massage. If they can't squeeze you in, skip over to their nearby Publika branch to get all lathered up.

  • Havana
    Relaxed Bars

    Leafy, heaving terrace and bi-level Latino villa with colourful murals, thumping dancefloor and industrial-strength libations. A hit with the styley expat set. Viva Cuba!

  • Heli Lounge Bar
    Rooftop Bars

    Wowza 360-degree pant-dropping scenes from a terrace-cum-copter pad with cocktail lounge and after-hours jive fest. Arrive promptly for a pew with a view.

    34/F, Menara KH, 34/F, Menara KH, Jalan Sultan Ismail
    https://www.facebook.com/Heliloungebar/
    +60321105034
  • Ilham Gallery
    Museums & Art

    This studio, repping eye-opening mod-Malay works and sculpture garden, secreted inside a commercial high-rise, is taking the city by storm. Keep peepers peeled for top informative talks and rotating workshops for insights into local and regional art.

  • Ish Salon
    Salons

    Tresses in tropical heat = help! If you’re in possession of deplorably frazzled locks, take them to this soothing salon for instant de-frizzification. Goldilocks, in particular, rave about the handy colour technicians and their Midas-touch treatments...

  • Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
    Museums & Art

    Moon over this panoply of intricate calligraphies, Mughal gems, carpets, jewellery and Asian textiles stashed in a star-chitectural manse of decorative domes. Don't miss the nifty gift shop on your way out.

  • Jadi Batek Gallery
    Art

    One-stop batik-chic emporium of individual makers touting original and one-off Malay-made handicrafts, from hammered pewter and silver to silky sarongs, nipah-leaf handbags and natural soaps.

  • Jalan Alor, Kuala Lumpur
    Street Eats

    Pack a moist towelette and brave the durian pong for a gutsy foray into KL street dining. Our picks: Wong Ah Wah at #1 roasts ring-a-ding wings; Meng Kee at #13 flips a grilled flounder, and mop yer plate Sino at #81 Dragon View.

    Jalan Alor
  • Jaslyn Cakes, Kuala Lumpur
    Cafes & Coffeeshops

    Fluffy, buttery, creamy – and you will be too if you’re not careful. This twee teahouse is best known for its diet-derailing desserts, but the cute vintage tea merch is also worth a peek. Nab a table at the back, or grab your goodies to-go.

  • Just Heavenly
    Cafes & Coffeeshops

    Indulge your sugar craving with dinky cupcakes from this bitty mall stall specialising in decadent butter classics, plus semolina-tinged sugee cake, sticky date and cheesecake. Sweet.

    285 2/F, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Jalan Maarof
    http://www.justheavenly.biz/
    +60320114866
  • Kedai Bikin
    Home & Furny

    Homegrown design house collaborating with local artisans to create contempo, woven in/outdoor furniture, lighting and home accessories in a panoply of eye-popping shades and styles. Bespoke services include design advice on a project-by-project basis.

  • KitaKita
    Concept Stores

    The grandslam of Malay-made multi-coloured ceramics, glass, batik fabrics, baskets, beaded jewellery et al from a host of carefully selected makers. Take arvo tea on-site.

  • KLPAC
    Entertainment

    The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre is a razzmatazz venue, sitting pretty in Sentul Park, for the city’s most acclaimed stage plays and dance shows; there’s also a slick cinema that screens indie flicks.

  • Lai Po Heen, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    Lunching ladies go loco for bitesize tidbits including dim sum and other Canto classics at this elegant chinoiserie and polished gold deco sanctuary. Request a table by the open kitchen.

    Mandarin Oriental Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur City Centre
    http://www.mandarinoriental.com/kualalumpur/fine-dining/lai-po-heen/
    +60321798885
  • Lake Gardens
    Gardens & Parks

    Green and glassy estate hosting a maze of manicured bushes, vibrant hibiscus and orchid plantations. As if that weren't enough, there's also a deer park, walk-in aviary, fam-fave KL Bird Park, and the magical KL Butterfly Park – home to over 5,000 flutterbys, jazzy bugs and exotic plants.

  • Limapulo, Kuala Lumpur
    Relaxed Restaurants

    Retro, antique decor adorns the diner, while the even older recipes live on. Uncle John's Baba-Nyonya cooking is an ode to his Malaccan roots. Perch on the prime people-watching porch.

  • Lord's Tailor
    Bespoke

    Jimmy Choo, Mel Gibson and Muhammad Ali – KL's premier family-run tailor shop has dressed them all in Zegna and Piana, and they'll craft a killer suit for you too. Allow 2 weeks to 1-month turnaround.

    1/F, Bangsar Shopping Centre, 1/F, F18-F19, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Jalan Maarof
    http://lordstailor.com.my
    bangsar@lordstailor.com.my
    +60320949776
  • Lot 10 Hutong, Kuala Lumpur
    Street Eats

    Dive in fork first at this food hall where many hawkers have been in the biz for 3-3 generations. Malay, Chinese, Indian, Peranakan all mingle under one roof, plus pumping aircon for quicksticks heat relief.

    LG/F, Lot 10 Shopping Centre, 50 Bukit Bintang
    http://lot10hutong.com
    enquiries@lot10hutong.com
    +60327823500
  • MAP
    Museums & Art

    Mega art n' culture epicentre hosting contempo exhibitions at 6000-sqft White Box and new media/visual spectacles at 250-seat performance space Black Box.

    1 G2, Block A5, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1
    https://www.facebook.com/mapkl/
    +60362079732
  • Marini's on 57
    Rooftop Bars

    Reach-out-and-touch vistas of KL's sparkly Twins from the city's highest sip spot with two outdoor patios. Gussy up glam and leave the vertigo at home. Rammed for sundowners – book ahead.

    57/F, Tower 3, 57/F, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC
    http://marinis57.com
    reservations@marinisgroup.com
    +60323866030
  • Marini's on 57, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    Is that a Petronas Tower or are you just happy to see me? These trad Italian portions will melt your AmEx, but it's well worth it for the full sensory spectacle, including pant-dropping city scopes. Frock up.

    57/F, Menara 3 Petronas 57/F, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC
    http://marinis57.com
    reservations@marinisgroup.com
    +60323866030
  • Nadodi
    Glam Restaurants

    Quixotic cocktails accompany an equally theatrical multi-course degustation journey at this molecular Indian fine-diner. Locally grown ingreds, presented like artworks on the plate, are rivalled only by the elegant slate-grey decor, sinuous light installations, and striking photography lining the marble-ous walls.

  • Nala Designs
    Concept Stores

    KL's vibrant heritage comes to life through bold patterned pillows, totes, kebaya blouses and homewares repping Malaysian, Indian and Chinese elements, plus crafty workshops. Refresh at on-site DR.Inc or Coley (see Dining).

  • Nathalie's Gourmet Studio, Kuala Lumpur
    Relaxed Restaurants

    Blah decor, da bomb Gallic plates. KL's French community flock to this little nabe fave for all manner of traditional delicacies plus regular chef-led classes. Take-home one (or five) of Nathalie's sweet coconut and cassis-violette macarons.

    Unit A4-1-5, Solaris Dutamas A4-01-5, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1
    http://nathaliegourmetstudio.com
    sales@nathaliegourmetstudio.com
    60361516610
  • Nurita Harith
    Fashion

    The sauciest wardrobe staples since lacy knicks. LBDs are out; silky, pastel separates, chic, embroidered frocks and capes are in. Wedding wear, too. Off the peg or MTM.

  • Old China, Kuala Lumpur
    Relaxed Restaurants

    Step back in time at this shab-fab fest of sepia photos, antique tabletops, Sino-mixed plates and dim sum in pulsating Chinatown... and reemerge with a quivering waistband.

  • Ozmosis
    Hotel/Day Spas

    Wrap yourself in a batik sarong for an aromatherapy rub, calming Pevonia facial, slick mani/pedi or a pre-flight preen (including handy airport transfers), plus plenty of spoils for the little wrigglers.

  • Peter Hoe Evolution
    Home & Furny

    Mr Hoe has consolidated his expansive stash of printed textiles, lamps, baubles, brass and silver homewares and scented candles into a delectable mini emporium. Post-shop flop at adjoining Peter Hoe Café.

    56-1 1/F, The Row KL, Jalan Doraisamy
    +60182235199
  • Petrosains, The Discovery Centre
    Museums & Art

    Budding Einstein’s will squeal with glee for the interactive exhibs and A/V experiences at this science and tech hub with ace gift shop.

  • Pinchos
    Relaxed Bars

    This simple but splendid tapas haunt has weathered the years, but continues to draw voguish locals and rowdy nomads who cram elbow-to-nip on weekends.

  • Pisco Bar
    Relaxed Bars

    Barcelona stylin', shaking a tight edit of classics – plus a mean sour – in a buzzy, bare brick, in/outdoor crib. Shimmy upstairs for partying prettylings and global beatmakers on the decks.

  • Precious Old China, Kuala Lumpur
    Relaxed Restaurants

    Old China's sister supper looks to preserve the namesake's 'precious' and sadly diminishing cultural heritage via nostalgic do-up, auspicious motifs and trad eats. Service can be patchy.

  • Prime, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    Wrap your trap around top Oz and US-imported beef cuts, best enjoyed from a frow seat by the kitchen in the sleek, 10-seat private dining room. Pair with an impressive selection of global drops.

    2 Le Meridien, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Jalan Stesen Sentral
    http://lemeridienkualalumpur.com
    +60322637888
  • PS150
    Smart Casual Bars

    Probe beyond the faux 'toy shop' facade, past the slinky two-seater booths and into this vibey, neon-lit lair where Angel Wong's clever concoctions lubricate and hip-cats stay up late.

  • Richard Koh Fine Art
    Art

    This adventurous and eclectic stable has been showcasing Southeast Asia's finest talents along with gorge vintage furny for over a decade. Swoop in for mainstay mavens including Thai artist Natee Utarit and Malaysian Wong Perng Fey, plus a more recent embellishment of fresh talent.

  • Royal Selangor Visitor Centre
    Museums & Art

    If pewter toots your hooter, get on your scooter! Daily complimentary tours, plus 30-minute School of Hard Knocks classes, and 18,000 square feet of shiny shopportunity. Tin-tastic!

  • Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman
    Museums & Art

    Beautifully restored by the Heritage of Malaysia Trust, this wooden village headman’s house affords a fascinating insight into local culture.

  • Sage, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    French elegance marries Nippon finesse for innovative dishes created from locally-sourced produce. Paired beautifully with one of 300+ fine vinos. Opt for the degustation menu.

    6/F, The Gardens Residences The Gardens Residences, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra
    http://sagekl.com
    sage.fnbghr@stgiles-hotels.com
    +60322681328
  • Screening Room
    Entertainment

    Reruns of 30s black n’ white flicks from the comfort of reclining leather armchairs in a snazz little cinema privé. Perf for small groups. Alternatively, plonk your bot at Golden Screen Cinemas for blockbusters and naughty twin-seaters. Just add popcorn.

  • Sek Yuen, Kuala Lumpur
    Street Eats

    This no-frills local fave kicked open its doors in 1948 and to this day cooks old-school Cantonese cuisine with siu heng wine and loadsa garlic over a wood fire. Put dibs on the delish duck.

    315 Jalan Pudu
    +60392220903
  • Southern Rock Seafood Kitchen, Kuala Lumpur
    Relaxed Restaurants

    Settle in for flip-fresh maritime morsels and succulent bivalves on the alfrisky patio. Plenty of communal options for larger groups, including mega seafood sharing portions, plus nifty gourmet shop for take-home goodies.

  • Spa Village
    Hotel/Day Spas

    Five-star bells n' whistles retreat with tropical private gardens and pools. Therapeutic rubs, vibrating sensory sound bath and the Royal Malay couple's treatment combining massage, facial, scrub, herbal bath and body steam. If that don't up the romance ante, you might consider ditching him.

  • Sri Maha Mariamman Temple
    Religious Sites

    Towering over Chinatown like a colourful croquembouche, this Insta-ready, five-tier shrine is the oldest functioning Hindu temple in Malaysia and arguably one of KL’s most iconic stacks. Artisans were brought in especially from South India in the 1800s to craft its hundreds of intricate carvings of the Hindu deities.

  • Sri Nirwana Maju, Kuala Lumpur
    Street Eats

    You’ll need to wrestle a few Malaysian grannies to the ground for a table at this rave-busy South Indian curry house, or expect to stand in line. Don't miss their beloved banana leaf rice and cooling lassi.

    43 Jalan Telawi 3
    +60322878445
  • Strato, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    Don't be fooled by the swank, sky-high salon, this joint plates up some of the city's best Nonna-approved, rustic-y helpings of pasta n' pizza. The vantages from the floor-to-ceiling windows aren't too shabby either.

    19 23A, Tower B, The Troika, Persiaran KLCC
    http://troikaskydining.com
    +60321620886
  • Strip
    Salons

    Fuzzier than a wombat’s armpit? Gals n’ guys can banish the bush at this hot little strip joint. This is no one-strip pony: there’s a choice of soft or hard wax, an array of hair-free looks to choose from, and a range of take-home pre- and post-wax products. Rrripper!

    4/F, Suria KLCC, 4/F, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre
    http://www.strip-my.com/
    60321815579
  • Sushi Hinata, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    Nab a front-row seat for a slice of the omakase action at Chef Oritsuki's hinoki wood counter. Bitty parcels are a feast for the eyes and the palate, with fish flown in fresh from Tsukiji. Hai!

  • Suzie Wong
    Clubs

    A KL homage to the Hong Kong siren, with scarlet-hued, neon-popping, 50s-esque fit-out, plus showgirls, live music and sultry nightly shows.

  • Tamarind Springs, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    Nab a canopy-level perch on the airy verandah of this tropical villa just 20 mins out of town firing Thai, Lao and Burmese delights amid lush, jungley environs. Perfect for a romantic, candlelit affair.

    Jalan 1, Taman Tun Abdul Razak
    http://tamarindrestaurants.com
    +60342569300
  • The Co, Kuala Lumpur
    Miscellaneous

    If deadlines beckon, this perf posi’d co-working space is the spot with all mod cons, meeting rooms, communal and private desks. Plus walk-in yoga every Tues.

    42-48 Jalan Doraisamy, The Row
    http://jointhe.co
    +60322020336
  • The Curiousity Shop
    Antiques

    It's root n' rummage o' clock at this dusty treasure trove of colonial-era curios, restored Malaysian antiquities and Mid-Century movables. Follow with local treats and java at the onsite caff.

  • Thean Hou Temple
    Religious Sites

    Lively, rouge-hued, 1894-built, six-storey paean to the sea goddess Mazu, the oldest and largest surviving Chinese temple in Southeast Asia. Take in the pagoda panos, then have a peaceful wander through the TCM herb garden with tortoise pond and sacred Bodhi tree.

  • Waterski & Wakeboard
    Water Activities

    When the sun sizzles, cool your lalls on this out-of-town shimmery body of water, and get flippy with waterskiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing and kneeboarding pros.

  • Way Modern Chinois, Kuala Lumpur
    Smart Casual Restaurants

    Real-deal foodies love the refined and perfectly executed experimental dishes, but you can still get your standard carb-fix with steamy dumplings and plenty of Sino staples.

    G-1, Work @ Clearwater Work @ Clearwater, Changkat Semantan
    http://way.com.my
    +60320951118
  • Wei-Ling Gallery
    Art

    Revamped pre-war shophouse endowed with the crème of the country's contempo works, by a core lineup of names including Amin Gulgee, Anurendra Jegadeva, Diana Lui and more.

  • Yogshakti
    Fitness & Yoga

    Perfect your sun salutations and downward dog in this green, serene bungalow compound, set in a surprisingly tranquil patch of KL. Try Buteyko breath workshops, integrative yoga, yin yoga and a host of other classes; you can also sign up for 21-day (or shorter) courses. Ohmmm...

  • Yut Kee, Kuala Lumpur
    Street Eats

    The Lee family’s trad kitchen has found a new home to replace its crumbling old residence. Situ'd just around the corner from the original, it still heaves at lunchtime with off-duty suits and locals jostling for chicken chop and roti babi.

    1 Jalan Kamunting, off Jalan Dang Wangi
    +60326988108
  • Zouk Club
    Clubs

    Shake n’ break your way through eight distinct rooms: EDM-repping Phuture, plush VIP Imperial, boppin’ Velvet Underground and Mainroom with headliner DJs.

  • {X} Coffee, Kuala Lumpur
    Cafes & Coffeeshops

    Top-notch bean brewer getting steamy in the hushed, bookish corner of a Japanese concept mall. Speciality blends include Maruyama coffee from Japan, teamed nicely with a cute lavender Earl Grey mille-feuille. Lazat!

    50 3/F, Isetan The Japan Store, Jalan Sultan Ismail
    http://exhibitcafe.com.my
    hello@exhibit-at.com
    +60 32147777

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