Nightlife in Changkat at Bukit Bintang-Kuala Lumpur

What is the nightlife in Changkat like? What makes partying in Changkat different from anywhere else in Kuala Lumpur? When does the nightlife start in Bukit Bintang? To discover all these things you must know about Changkat Nightlife. Changkat is located in Bukit Bintang area in the City Centre of Kuala Lumpur and it is nearer to Petronas Twin Towers.6

In recent years, Changkat has widely known for its fast-paced nightlife, praised by tourists, travellers and magazines around Malaysia. Many of those who arrive at Changkat are taken back by the wide variety of Entertainment, bars and restaurants. Changkat Nightlife leaves no wish unfulfilled.1

When it comes to nightlife in Bukit Bintang, there are venues, dance festivals and nightclubs to suit every taste.DJs keep the crowd going with every music including trance to hip-hop, techno, funk and deep house. After dark changkat is transformed into a hotspot for revellers and party lovers. After the sunset, many local inhabitants and tourists like to stroll around through the busy streets of Jalan Alor and changkat lines with inviting food stalls, cafes, massage centres and bars.4

Changkat is a busy street that’s lined with plenty of international resto-bars, nightclubs, cocktail lounges, whisky bars along with Irish pubs and Italian music including hip-hop kinds of music. Its nightlife is all centred in one place, everything is within the walking distance from one street to another and rarely require an entrance fee. With one or two exceptions, there are hardly any dress codes and the bars stay open nice and late (Until around 3.00 am – 6.00 am every day).

The nightlife in Changkat centres around the main shopping street; Bukit Bintang. Alongside the bars are numerous small shops, restaurants and convenience stores, making a midnight snack easy to come by after the party time is over. There are also a number of bars and restaurants located on the neighbouring street, Jalan Alor, though this area is noticeably quiet nice for foodies. As you descend the Jalan Alor street starting. you will see that food street becomes massage centres, which then becomes nightclubs for partying.2

None of the bars charges an entrance fee- unless they open until 6pm, But you have to buy the drink once entering the bar in changkat. You can casually stroll around from one bar to another to which suits you the best. This street is always filled with people at night time, if you are a local or foreigner staying here for a long time, you are bound to bump into someone you know. It will get busy especially during the weekends and public holidays. Based on the new owners, new music and new decorations, the crowd will often change too. It might be a good idea to know the bars and clubs to have enough fun before entering.5

People tend to have few favourite bars which they often go. There are some famous clubs and bars with good entertaining music in Changkat street are Zion, Pisco, Why Not, HavanaOpium, Rock Bottom, Uptown and Latin Tropical Yoko’s. Along with these clubs nearby to Bukit Bintang are Trek, Zouk, Heli Lounge Bar and Sky Bar which are most famous for its nightlife. The Changkat nights are still young and go on till the after-hours as the place transforms itself into a dance floor. This two floored party bars welcome crowds of music lovers who flock from right across Bukit Bintang and beyond. Although the alcohol is quite expensive in bars, once you enter the place you will be satisfied with the music and environment. Some clubs will charge 50RM for entering the club, it’s your choice whether to go or not to this clubs.

By crawling the bars around changkat – you will find a lot of new people, listen to different genres of music and maybe stumble into that special person you met. Those who like to party through the night should make their way to bars – A popular area with party animals.

How to Reach:

Changkat is easier to reach by Monorail or MRT to see the nightlife of Bukit Bintang. You must cross the Jalan Alor food street while getting down the road through the massage centres. Once you reach the middle of this place, you will find Hotel Soleil and seven eleven stores. The street filled with different bars and clubs infront of you is the Changkat.

You can reach this place by free bus if you are near to the bus stop area. Though these free pink buses are limited to some places, when you are in the vicinity of that area you can find it easy to hop on.

All the transits are easier to reach this place since it is in the centre of Kuala Lumpur city.



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