Top things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Nala's Kampung House

Lisette Scheers is the creative force behind the Nala brand of homewares, stationery, accessories and other arty items. All her products embody a contemporary but distinctly local design aesthetic and are beautifull…
Top Choice Malaysian in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Rebung

Occupying the top level of a multistorey car park overlooking the Botanical Garden, flamboyant celebrity chef Ismail's restaurant is one of KL's best. The seemingly endless buffet spread is splendid, with all kinds …
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Bukit Bintang, KLCC & Pudu

Suzie Wong

Push aside the heavy curtain at the end of a clubby bar to discover the wild goings on at this old-Hong Kong-style speakeasy cocktail bar. Expect a glamorous drag cabaret, live music and handheld fireworks to accomp…
Top Choice Southeast Asian in Bukit Bintang, KLCC & Pudu

Isabel

Isabel is pure charm and a great addition to KL's dining scene. Both in terms of its menu and contemporary tropical decor, the restaurant provides a sophisticated twist on local classics, with dishes from across the…
Top Choice South Indian in Bukit Bintang, KLCC & Pudu

Nadodi

The recipes and ingredients of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Sri Lanka are the foundation for the sensational tasting menus served at Nadodi (which means nomad). We highly recommend the vegetarian option – 12 courses may s…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Coley

Revive your parched tastebuds with inventive libations, such as whiskey and guava bubble tea, or coconut gin, at this sleek and sultry bar that's one of Asia's best. It's named after Ada Coleman, a female bartender …
Top Choice Park in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Lake Gardens – Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park

This 173-hectare lush, landscaped park is most commonly known by its colonial-era moniker: the Lake Gardens (Tasik Perdana in Malay). This is KL's largest green space, and you can spend the better part of a day expl…
Top Choice Tower in Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

Menara Kuala Lumpur

Although the Petronas Towers are taller, the 421m Menara KL, rising from the crest of Bukit Nanas, offers the best city views. The bulb at the top contains a revolving restaurant, an interior observation deck at 276…
Top Choice Museum in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

National Museum

This excellent modern museum offers a good primer on Malaysia's history, from prehistoric to present-day. The country's geological features and prehistory are tackled in one gallery (which features a replica of the …
Top Choice Mosque in Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

Masjid Jamek Sultan Abdul Samad

This graceful, onion-domed mosque, designed by British architect AB Hubback, borrows Mogul and Moorish styles with its brick-and-plaster banded minarets and three shapely domes. Located at the confluence of the Gomb…