8 places for a stellar bachelorette party in KL and Selangor
Organising a bachelorette party, a.k.a hen do, can be a little challenging. You want to pick a place with good food, splendid drinks, and a fun atmosphere where you can really enjoy the night with your entourage. We’ve got some suggestions for you, depending on the vibe you’re going for.
1. The Pawn Room
This sprawling new hidden cocktail bar promises mystique and mystery, imbued with an Oriental old-world charisma that summons the crimson-hued spirit of 1920s Shanghai, complete with herbal cabinet facades, classic rattan chairs, lanterns and oil-paper parasols. Sit back, enjoy some creative cocktails by resident mixologists McKay and Janice have the chops to conjure pleasurable potions that make for a magical evening with your girls.
2. Heli Lounge
Heli Lounge Bar isn’t just another KL rooftop watering hole. You can spend the evening sipping cocktails on the 34th-floor helicopter landing pad of Menara KH, with no walls or windows to fetter their 360-degree view of KL’s skyline.
3. CHAZE at Marquee
CHAZE is a sultry lounge inspired by a suave persona. There’s a hidden space within a hidden space – CHAZE’s Play Room can be accessed exclusively through a code on a safe that changes everyday. This self-contained private room accommodates up to 30 patrons, features karaoke, darts and pool facilities, and boasts its own separate exit and restroom.
You can even try their hand here at being their own mixologist, shaking up self-created cocktails. It’s an intimate haven for letting your hair down and enjoying some lively laughter with friends.
If you prefer something a little classier, these restaurants are great for a relaxed, sit-down dinner with your squad.
Pampering guests with distinctive fare that draws inspiration from Malaysia and beyond, Manja is a labour of love by professionals who clearly take pride in their work. Manja’s menu is a unique ensemble of original dishes that rise above borders and boundaries, layering familiar Malaysian flavours and textures with influences from across the globe, from the sushi joints of Japan to the tapas bars of Spain, the soul food shops of New Orleans to the osterias of Tuscany.
5. The Point
Every visit to The Point is a voyage through a series of surprises, exploring the imaginative prowess of a restaurant that’s been consistently creative since opening. From the carefully crafted menu of top-notch nosh to the classy decor, The Point make an elegant backdrop for a meal with your best ladies.
Casual / out of the box
6. The Bee
The Bee serves fuss-free food in a comfortably and casual space that is bouncing with fun vibes and live music. The team from The Bee are no strangers to organising fun parties and events, so they are ever ready to help you plan a unique hen party. Whether it’s a a highly-specific themed dinner to just a casual soirée with the gals, be sure to bring your dancing shoes and hit the dance floor.
7. Gaslight Cafe & Music
Taking inspiration from the Greenwich Village coffee house that became a focal point for folk music in 1960s New York, Bukit Damansara’s new Gaslight Cafe is an atmospheric venue that seeks to capture the essence of the era when Bob Dylan first warned of “battles outside ragin’ and old roads rapidly agin’”. Gaslight Cafe is a real refuge from the modern world – an unusual option for a bacholorette party perhaps, but definitely interesting.
8. Sugar Rush
Sugar, spice, and everything nice – give yourself a sugar rush with the cake and desserts on offer here for a sweet twist to a basic hen do.