Changkat Bukit Bintang Overview

Changkat Bukit Bintang or commonly called the times square of Kuala Lumpur, is a heavenly one stop destination for all party animals and clubbing lovers. This street avenue has an active night light, and its plethora of bars and restaurants and popular clubs will make you come back for more.

Also commonly called the Times Square replica in Newyork, the popular Changkat Bukit Bintang is one stop for all party lovers and clubbing enthusiasts. This street avenue becomes active post 9pm, and attracts an enormous young crowd of people. From food and drinks, to clubs and Dj parties, you can find everything at this ultimate party destination.

If you wish to dine on some exquisite and extremely fancy Malaysian cuisine, then look no further than Jalan Alor, at a walkable distance from Chagkat. With a plethora of street vendors, selling exquisite and cheap Malaysian, Balinese and Chinese cuisine, you are in for a treat. This place gets extremely busy at night and is the perfect spot to mingle with the local crowd.

The central area of Changkat features popular clubs. With loud music, featuring popular hits, tourists are sure to have a fantastic time at this location. The whiskey bar, Halal Arab restaurant and Jalan Mesui are some of the best bars/restaurants that you should try out.

If you want to enjoy the cityscape of Kuala Lumpur, then there is no place better than Heli Lounge Rooftop Bar at the exquisite location. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Kuala Lumpur night sky whilst feasting on some delicious oriental cuisine.

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• Active nightlife, hustling crowds, a plethora of clubbing spots, delicious street food from food trucks and more, makes Changkat Bukit Bintang a popular street avenue of Kuala Lumpur.
• Away from the skyscrapers and opulent ambiance, this street avenue best depicts the true local ambiance of Kuala Lumpur. While on a pub crawl mingle with people from across the continent and dance to the popular DJ hits at this part of the town.
• This street avenue receives a huge crowd post 9pm and the active night with a young crowd is the perfect escapade for you and your friends on your Malaysian excursion.
• If you wish to relish upon delicious street food head onto Opium and gulp down sumptuous food alongside extraordinary drinks.
• To level up your clubbing excursion, it is highly recommended to visit Havana Bar and Grill, where the aesthetic interiors, soothing ambiance and finger-licking good food promises to give you a fun time with your friends and family.

How To Reach

Hop on the 580 number bus from your accommodation which is an intercity bus and reach Changkat Bukit Bintang. There are a list of stops near this location of which some are at a walkable distance like Menara Hap Seng / KL Tower (Timur) (Kl18); Bukit Bintang; Life Centre (Kl81); KL Tower (Selatan) 

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Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit to discover Changkat Bukit Bintang is during late night hours. From 9pm to midnight, this popular street turns out to be an active clubbing and partying spot. Discover the best restaurants, clubs and mingle along with the crowd and make splendid memories to last a lifetime.

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Restaurants to dine out in Changkat Bukit Bintang

  • Opium: Serving world class oriental cuisine, opium is one of the most exquisite places to visit for a truly delicious dining affair. At Opium you can order for sumptuous finger licking good Chinese and Malaysian cuisine alongside delicious cocktails like no other. Opium is well known amongst tourists for a chill ambiance, quick service and greet staff services. This bar restaurant has a minimalist interior furnished with antiques and age old artefacts adding onto its aesthetics.
  • Dining in the Dark: With a unique concept of dining in the concept, this restaurant attracts a huge crowd who come here to put their olfactory and gastronomic senses to test. From delicious Italian and Spanish delights, to authentic Malaysian delights, one can find here finger licking good food. Gulp it down with exquisite drinks and vibe in the enthralling ambiance of this location.
  • Bijan: Order for their delicious best sellers Popiah Goreng, Cucur Udang, Daging Bungkus and Kukus alongside mouth-watering and third quenching shakes and cocktails. Bijan serves authentic Malaysian cuisine, with their own little twist. The restaurant has a unique setting with good lighting and quick services promising to make your dining affair a memorable excursion.

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Bars in Changkat Bukit Bintang

  • Opium KL: The reviews will tell for themselves that this restaurant serves the most delicious cocktails with the best presentation. From age-old wines, tequila shots and the most mouth-watering long iced teas, one can have a perfect evening with their loved ones. With subtle interiors and soothing background music with its dimly lit interiors will definitely have you come back for more.
  • The Rabbit Hole: White interiors and wooden furnishing, give this place a very offbeat ambiance. Order for delicious steak tossed in secret Malaysian sauces alongside delicious drinks. The rabbit hole serves delicious soups, burgers, pizzas and pastas and other exquisite Malaysian delights. You can also order cheap beers and age old brandy and wines at this restaurant. 
  • Havana Bar & Grill: A hustling ambiance of a young crowd, the Havana bar and grill is an extraordinary location that you must visit. At this exquisite location you can order for their special highlight the imported Cuban Cigars. Their bar menu features exquisite drinks which are a must try. With classic music hits in the background, a soothing ambiance and aesthetic interiors, you are sure to feel extremely at ease here.

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Tips to Visit Changkat Bukit Bintang

  1. Tourists are advised to wear appropriately, behave decently and not to indulge in any illegal activity at this street avenue.
  2. Any insolent behaviour will be strictly penalised.
  3. International tourists should carry their essentials, valuables like passport and identification carefully when visiting this location to prevent pickpocketing.

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Pub Crawl in Changkat Bukit Bintang:

Pub Crawl in Changkat Bukit Bintang:

On the most exquisite pub tour, discover a fabulous crowd, meet people from across the globe and interact with the locals and make memories to last a lifetime. Probably one of the most fun things to do in Changkat Bukit Bintang, the pub crawl will help you explore the local ambiance and hustle at its best.

While you mingle with the crowd, feast on the most exquisite authentic dishes alongside a plethora of thirst quenching drinks. These pub crawls are Thursday and Saturday meet up for a limited amount of time. Discover the most lavish club and dance to the tunes of hit music on your excursion.

Some of the most fascinating clubs to visit in Changkat Bukit Bintang are elevate 2.0 bar and club, Lit, VIP Room KL. This excursion is the perfect way to discover the Malaysian ambiance and soak up in the active night life of the capital city.

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