Peninsular Malaysia's Northeast drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Kuala Terengganu

Vinum Exchange

Equal parts cafe, bar, restaurant and wine shop, Vinum Exchange is a game changer for Kuala Terengganu. The stylish interior features a great selection of international wine and spirits lining one wall. Other drinki…
Top Choice Bar in Kota Bharu

Only One

This is one of the few bars that serves wine (Spanish and Australian) to accompany surprisingly good Thai and Western food. The open-sided design makes it a great place to wait out a downpour, and there's a big scre…
Top Choice Cafe in Kota Bharu

Arnold Cycling Cafe

The cycling part of this contemporary-styled cafe refers to some of the decoration, which also includes bare-branched trees and suspended coffee-bean sacks. It's a very pleasant place to refresh on the city's best e…
Cafe in Kuala Terengganu

Star Anise

One of Kuala Terengganu's best coffee joints, Star Anise extracts a fine espresso and concocts several flavoured variations of coffee for those with a sweet tooth. Secure a table in the front and admire the display …
Pub in Kota Bharu

Restoran Golden City

A cold pint of draught beer goes down very nicely at this centrally located combination of pub and sports bar especially during happy hour from 4pm to 9pm. It serves Guinness, Tiger, Kilkenny and Heineken on tap, pl…
Bar in Pulau Perhentian

Jimmy's Bar

This friendly pop-up stall is one of only two places selling beer and other drinks on this beach.