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REBIRTH OF LEGENDARY CLUB

08 Jul 2022

The Star Metro – New rooftop bar beckons with its signature cocktails and panoramic view of KL skyline.

Nestled in the bustling hub of Kuala Lumpur city centre, perched 51 floors atop the newly redeveloped EQ Hotel is the latest watering hole – Blue.

EQ Hotel, previously known as Equatorial Hotel, has always been a landmark in the Malaysian nightlife scene.

 

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ASIA’S BEST AWARDS 2022: MALAYSIA’S TOP HOTELS, RESTAURANTS, BARS AND MORE

01 Jul 2022

Travel + Leisure Asia – The votes have been counted for the first ever Asia’s Best Awards 2022 and here we reveal all your favorites in Malaysia.

No. 1 Best City Hotels in Malaysia – EQ Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad probably couldn’t imagine his contribution to the country’s hospitality industry when he decided to swap KL’s former horse racing track for the now iconic César Pelli-designed Petronas Twin Towers. These days, most of the city’s five-star hotels swoon around the said towers including EQ KL. Its rooftop Blue, with a strong Insta-feed predilection and front-seat Twin Tower vistas, is a bar that at weekends gets so buzzy you definitely need to call up (or Whatsapp) for a table reservation. Then add the snazzy Kampachi, a Japanese joint whose very name generates hushed whispers of amazement from a clientele nurtured since the restaurant’s first iteration opened back in 1974. To wit, one voter said: “Kampachi has the best Japanese food in KL! Will definitely visit EQ every time I have the chance!”

 

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8 AFTERNOON TEA MENUS IN KL THAT YOU ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO TRY

03 Jun 2022

Buro 24/7 – Afternoon teas spent in the heart of Kuala Lumpur are unbeatable in many ways. From the mouth-watering bites to the finest refreshments, we all love a relaxing tete-a-tete over a lavish afternoon tea with a beautiful view overlooking the city. Here are eight of the best spots for afternoon tea in KL, plus an option for those visiting the breathtaking island of Langkawi.

No. 1 – Dolce Vita, EQ
In collaboration with Malaysian sculptor, Nizam Abdullah, EQ introduces their all-new afternoon tea menu, Dolce Vita, at the Bottega Lounge where you can experience the finest delights.

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