9 Best Rooftop Bars In KL With Amazing Views Of The City

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As the year comes to a close, it’s time to organise a night out to ring in the new year. With the dazzling city lights and the raves, New Year’s Eve in Kuala Lumpur is the most anticipated event of the year.

And out of so many great places to countdown to the new year, the most memorable celebration takes place between the storied Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC). So, why not celebrate this exciting event by getting the best fireworks views when the clock strikes 12?

This New Year’s Eve, gather your friends and toast the new year at these incredible rooftop bars with spectacular views of fireworks.

New Year Eve KLCC - rooftop bars in KL

Blue @ EQ Hotel

EQ Hotel is newly renovated in 2020. Blue, the rooftop bar at Level 51 has a great view of the Kuala Lumpur city and the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers as the backdrop.

This modern rooftop bar has both indoor seating area and outdoor observation deck. You can choose to sit inside or outside at the deck. The view with the skyscrapers is simply breathtaking. 

Be sure to book in advance and dress up for a chill New Year Eve!

Oh yeah, and EQ Hotel is also one of the best hotels to stay with great view!

WET Deck at W Hotel

Hands down Wet Deck at W Hotel has the closest view of the fantastic Petronas Twin Towers! The rooftop bar got its name because of its setting by the pool area.

An indoor bar and lounge are combined with outdoor table and cabana settings around the expansive pool. The moment you enter the rooftop bar, you will be amazed by the stunning view of Petronas Twin Towers adjacent to the pool.

On top of the view from 12th floor, the rooftop bar serves great selections of cocktail and wide variations of yummy treats. The rooftop bar is 

Heli Lounge Bar

The helipad is perfectly situated between the Petronas Towers and the KL Tower, two of Kuala Lumpur’s most iconic buildings.

Because of its strategic location, Heli Lounge bar provides unobstructed views of Kuala Lumpur’s city centre, making it one of the most talked-about rooftop bars in the city. Come and kick off your New Year with a stunning view of the city from Heli Lounge bar. 

Marini's 57

Since its opening in 2012, the award-winning Marini’s 57 is one of the most iconic rooftop bars in KL. Located on the 57th floor of Petronas Tower 3, you can enjoy both up-close views of the iconic Petronas Towers and some truly breathtaking panoramic views of the city landscape.

Marini’s 57 has three distinct spaces that houses different moods and occasions. Not only the bar, the Italian restaurant at Marini’s is very well-known for its best authentic Italian food in town. Guests can choose between fine dining menu or a la carte menu. Another space at Marini’s is the Whiskey Lounge where they serve fine wine and whiskey especially for private events.

The interior of Marini’s 57’s rooftop bar is quite impressive. This place is Instagram-worthy thanks to its chic and stylish design.

Vertigo

If you are looking for rooftop bar that stands highest in Kuala Lumpur, head to Vertigo bar at Banyan Tree and you won’t be disappointed. The restaurant and bar at Banyan Tree hotel offers three levels of views of the KL city.

Vertigo rooftop bar, located on the 59th and top level of the hotel, has a tiny interior space with a bar that leads to a spacious outside terrace.

On top of the Vertigo, is the newly opened Vertigo TOO. At 60th floor, Vertigo TOO offers a panoramic 360° views of the entire KL city.

At 58th floor, is where the style Horizon Grill restaurant situated. Known for its premium steaks, Horizon Grill also sets for breakfast and lunch. However, a romantic dinner with breathtaking views is definitely best enjoyed here. Ring in the New Year 2023 with the incredible views at Horizon Grill or Vertigo bar for an unforgettable celebration.

SkyBar

Set on 33rd floor of Traders Hotel, SkyBar is a popular award-winning bar in the city.

If you love to visit bar alongside pool, SkyBar at Traders Hotel is another must-go besides Wet Deck. The rooftop bar offers a variety of beer and liquors in addition to delicious snacks.

Make a reservation for a seat at the pillow-filled cabana windows seat for the greatest views of the city and the Twin Towers, and you’ll be treated to a breathtaking nighttime panorama of the metropolis.

Canopy Lounge Rooftop Bar

Located just a stone’s throw away from the Petronas Twin Towers, Canopy Bar is another iconic rooftop bar set amidst the high rise buildings of KL city centre.

The rooftop bar serves a great selections of cocktails along with large selections of great food. On top of that, Canopy Bar offers premium shishas, which is one of the factors that distinguish it from other rooftop bars.

Deep Blue @ The FACE Suites

Deep Blue is an exceptional rooftop restaurant and bar that sits at 51st floor of The Face Suites.

The bar opens up to an infinity pool with the view of Petronas Twin Towers and KL Tower. Its 80s-inspired retro decor of the bar is also one of a kind. Although you need to be the hotel guests to swim in the infinity pool, but the rooftop bar and the restaurant are open for all guests to come and enjoy the spectacular sunset views. 

Come and dance the night into the New Year at this retro-styled rooftop bar!

Roofino Sky Dining

Sitting at the summit of KL Trillion Tower, Roofino rooftop bar strives to captivate its guests with lushly elevated views of the city centre and beyond.

Although the rooftop bar is situated further from the Petronas Twin Towers than other rooftop bars on this list, it nevertheless provides better bird’s-eye views of the city skyline from its outdoor terrace.

You can choose an inside seat with a floor-to-ceiling glass window that provides an unimpeded view of the city if you would rather be in a more tranquil setting with the city at night as the backdrop.

If you are planning for a great way to enter 2024, look no further! You can’t go wrong with this list of rooftop bars in KL to ring in the New Year and kick off 2024 in style!

If you want to look for hotel with KLCC views instead, check out this list of amazing hotel in KL. Have a prosperous New Year ahead!