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New Year Eve Countdown at The Lido Rooftop Bar KL

A rooftop bar is always the best place to count down to the new year. Not only will you get a vantage point of the fireworks, but the city view is also a gorgeous one to drink to. Ring in the new year at The Lido Rooftop Bar KL in Alila Bangsar with flutes of bubbly champagne, strangers in high spirits, and a special guest DJ French Chris from – you guessed it – France.
You can choose to join the party for a cover charge at RM80 per person inclusive of one drink or pick from two other packages ranging between RM500 and RM1,800.

Address
The Lido Bar, Level 42-44, Alila Bangsar, 58, Jalan Ang Seng, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-22683820
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM80 - RM1,180
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Jann - All You Can Party

Ring in the new year at one of the newest hotel bars to open in the city centre: Jann. The hotel has included a pretty good deal at RM120 per pax for unlimited soft drinks, wine, beer, and house spirits. All this plus a DJ spinning tunes make for a pretty great way to count down to 2020.

Address
Jann, Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown
Website
Phone
+603-20357333
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM120-RM230
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New Year’s Eve Party at Vertigo

Boasting some of the best views in the city, Vertigo will probably be one of the hottest spots to catch the fireworks. Your cover charge will get you either a Mumm Brut Cordon Rouge NV Champagne, Beefeater Gin, Ballantine Whisky, or Absolut Vodka. If you want to make it a big party with your friends, you can get a table package for six and eight people at RM3,350 and RM4,850 respectively.

Address
Vertigo, Level 59, Banyan Tree Residence, 2, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
-
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM150
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Light It Up: New Year's Eve ft Huxley

When it comes to partying, W Kuala Lumpur knows how to do it best. Boasting not one but two in-house events, those who want to party with a view can head to Wet Deck where UK-based DJ Huxley will be spinning house music until the fireworks are released. Simply pay a cover charge of RM180 which will come with a glass of champagne, wine, spirits or beer.

Address
Wet Deck, W Kuala Lumpur, 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+6012-3479088
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM180
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New Year's Soiree

Following the hotel’s many themed celebrations, this New Year, Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara is throwing a Moulin Rouge themed bash with specially curated dishes from the team behind Kwee Zeen. Prices vary between RM258 and RM498 with the latter boasting a free flow of beer, wine, and sparkling wine.

Address
Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara, 6, Jalan Damanlela, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
-
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM258-RM498
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2019 New Year Eve Dinner Buffets at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Counting down to the new year doesn’t necessarily need to mean loud music, dancing, and way too many people stomping on your feet. It can also be a classy and elegant affair, and you’ll be able to find that in the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur hotel. Themed “A Night at the Big Top”, choose to celebrate at Thirty8 or JP Teres. Both will serve an international style buffet, while the former will have live performances by Bob the Trumpeter and DJ Miss Newell as well as lucky draws.

Address
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, 12, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-21821234
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM258-RM800
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NYE KLCC Fireworks Party

If you love the food at OpenHouse KLCC, you’re going to love celebrating 2020 with the restaurant. Sit by the private balcony and you’ll be able to enjoy a spectacular view of the countdown fireworks. Feast from the grazing table and carving station, enjoy the music by a DJ and stay entertained with activities leading up to midnight.

Address
OpenHouse KLCC, G48, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
-
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM269
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New Year's Eve in the Sky

Another one of the newest spots in town that will be showcasing a great view is the rooftop of EQ Kuala Lumpur. Start your evening at the Equator Club lounge with a fantastic selection of food, cocktails, and live music. Later in the night, you’ll be ushered to the Sky51 after-party at Blue to count down with a live band and all-night-long DJ. Internationally acclaimed singer Donny Ray Evins will also be performing throughout the evening.
Alternatively, you can also choose to have a contemporary European 8-course dégustation menu prepared by Michelin star Chef Hans Boren at Sabayon prior to the after-party.

Address
EQ Kuala Lumpur, Equatorial Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
-
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM588-RM1,388
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Light It Up: Woobar New Year's Eve

For a more private and intimate way to usher in the new year but still hanging with the cool crowd, head to WooBar in W Kuala Lumpur instead. Sip on specialised cocktails by the team behind WooBar or try out its boardgame-themed menu – it’s going to be a fun one with friends.

Address
WooBar, W Kuala Lumpur, 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+6012-3479088
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
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New Year’s Eve Countdown Party with Fireworks at Crystal

Every year, The St. Regis KL never fails to pull off some of the most spectacular fireworks display in town. This year’s no different with the hotel planning a 600-shot fireworks display running at eight minutes. The cover charge is RM98 and includes a welcome drink, but there are also private tables and cabanas if you’re planning on bringing a group of people.

Address
The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur, 6, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-27276696
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM98
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2020 - A Celebration of the Extraordinary

If you’re raring to make 2020 a unique one, make sure it happens by ushering it in the most unique way at Joloko’s celebration of the extraordinary. There’s no entrance fee and no dress code limitations – come as you are in the best possible way. The night will be hosted by Kumela Kumslut with DJs Renry Hollins, Rizki & Yugo T spinning throughout.

Address
Joloko, 43, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-26941100
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
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Live Performance by Yazmin Aziz, Live DJ set, Countdown

Celebrate the new year fashionably with Vogue Lounge KL by catching the fireworks display from a 360º rooftop, champagne in hand. You will be entertained by music from DJ Hard Lights and DJ Nica who will be spinning till 3 AM – now that’s a hard party.

Address
Vogue Lounge KL, Level 38, Menara SuezCap 1, KL Gateway, Jalan Kerinchi, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+6016-6655984
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM128
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Claret Cicchetti on KL fireworks

Another location with an incredible vantage point of the fireworks is Claret at Troika Sky Dining. With your cover charge, you’ll be served an aperitivo while you graze on the Venetian snack bar comprising assorted housemade pickles and cured meat on pizza bianca crackers, beef prosciutto, and more.

Address
Claret at Troika Sky Dining, The Troika, Level 23A, Tower B, No. 19, Persiaran KLCC, 50450, Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-21620886
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
Price
RM120
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NYE Block Party at Concubine

Ain’t no party like a block party at Concubine KL, they say. It’s no swanky club or rooftop bar, but the people at Concubine KL promises a good time with DJs playing from Kwai Chai Hong’s balcony and lots of booze.

Address
Concubine KL, Lot 2, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
-
Start Date
December 31, 2019
End Date
January 1, 2020
PohNee Chin
Editor, Kuala Lumpur
Poh Nee is the editor and writes about travel and drinks. When she's not living out her holiday dreams via Google Earth and sipping on an Old Fashioned down at the local bars, you can find her snug at home bingeing on Netflix and mystery fiction.