Pantai Cenang Nightlife

What to Do at Night in Pantai Cenang

Langkawi isn’t the place to come to for a nightlife scene of clubs, bars and pubs belting out skull-pounding techno electronica music. Still, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi’s most-happening stretch, boasts Langkawi’s best nightlife scene.

On the one hand, nightspots may not party on regardless of the hour like in Las Vegas strip but there are more than a few, mostly-sedate pubs where you can enjoy a cold glass of brew while you watch the sunset.

On the other hand, the strip does feature some of the finest places on the island to get your groove on. Liquor is cheap and you’re sure to wake up the morning after a bit whoozy due to all that duty-free booze. 


Top 10 Nightlife in Pantai Cenang

Pantai Cenang’s multitude of bars and lounges are perfect for nocturnal crowds who want to spend a breezy evening with their favourite beer in-hand over conversations with fellow tourists or friendly locals. Read More...

Yellow Cafe Langkawi

Yellow Cafe Langkawi is a bright and cheerful beachfront cafe where guests can enjoy delicious local and western fare while lounging in bright yellow hammocks and beanbags well after the sun sets in Pantai Cenang. Read More...

More Nightlife in Pantai Cenang

Beach Garden Resort Bistro & Beer Garden

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If you’d prefer to sip a cocktail in more sophisticated surrounds, try the bar at the Beach Garden Resort Bistro & Beergarden at the beach’s northern end. Shaded by a bright-yellow canopy, this watering hole has the usual selection of liquors but it is one of those places in Langkawi that has embraced the duty-free spirit; drinks are cheap and the atmosphere is incomparable.

Opening Hours: Daily, 08:00 – 24:00
Location: Beach Garden Resort, Jalan Pantai Cenang (10 minutes away from the airport)
Address: Pantai Cenang, Kuah 07000 Malaysia
Tel: (604) 955 1457


Cba - Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort

Cba beachside restaurant and bar in Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort is situated on the north end of Pantai Cenang. With an al fresco dining environment, guests can lounge on plush cushioned seats and enjoy the evening breeze and a panoramic view of the Andaman Sea. Cba beach bar serves a wide array of international cuisine including as Spanish tapas, salads, seafood, steaks, pastas, pizza and sandwiches. There is also a centrally located long bar that serves up cold beverages, wines, mocktails and cocktails. With a beachside venue and relaxed vibe, Cba is a great place to dine with friends and family during the day and watch the sun set with delicious cocktails.

Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 01:00
Location: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Pantai Chenang
Address: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Pantai Cenang
Tel: +604 952 8888


Chin Chin Lounge & Bar

Chin Chin Lounge & Bar

Chin Chin is a somewhat-upscale funky Asian bar serving cocktails, liqueurs and wines at reasonable prices. This comfortable and cosy Chinese-style lounge is filled with plenty of antiques to give it a homey feel and is usually filled with patrons enjoying pre-dinner drinks while waiting for a table at Nam Restaurant; try their liqueur-mix coffees.

Opening Hours: 17:00 to 02:00
Location: Bon Ton Restaurant and Resort, Jalan Pantai Cenang
Tel: 604 955 1688

D'Reef at The Cliff

D’Reef at The Cliff is a sleek open-air bar that is suspended over the headland of Pantai Cenang, offering a panoramic sunset view of the Andaman Sea. Decked out in dark furniture and crisp white table cloths, D’Reef accommodates 40 people comfortably with an island bar in the middle of the venue. In addition to a wide array of beers, juices, soft drinks, wines, and cocktails, the bar also offers its very own exotic concoctions such as the espresso-martini and romantic poison rose. D’Reef at The Cliff’s sophisticated ambience and wide array of drinks makes it the perfect place to unwind with close friends while enjoying the breeze and sound of waves in Pantai Cenang.

Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 23:00
Address: 63 & 40, Jalan Pantai Cenang, 07000 Pulau Langkawi
Tel: +604 953 3228

Debbie’s Place Irish Bar

Apart from the big, green shamrock hanging over the entrance, frankly Debbie’s Place doesn’t boast many other Irish inclinations. Located opposite the Malibest Resort along the Pantai Cenang stretch, this indoor bar has a noticeable outdoor-feel; it’s a pleasant place for a few cold beers, you’re given a warm resounding welcome and service is friendly and prompt.

Opening Hours: 17:00 – late
Location: Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang (next to Champor-Champor)
Tel: 604 966 8700

La Sal Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Specializing in a plethora of delicious themed cocktails, La Sal is the perfect place to enjoy a fruity drink while watching the sun set into the horizon. If you’ve spent the day enjoying Langkawi’s many exciting water sports activities, baking in the sun or island-hopping, then you’re sure to enjoy a quiet and romantic night with Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and a selection of over 100 wines.

Opening Hours: 07:00 – 23:30
Location: Casa del Mar, Pantai Cenang

Little Lylia’s Chill Out Bar

Little Lylia’s is a cute little reggae bar located between Rafi’s and Nasi Kandar Tomato; although most bars in Langkawi seem to sport this motif, Lylia’s is unique because it oftentimes has jam sessions. You’ll have to squeeze through the alley between the two restaurants to get to it. Try the Langkawi Sunset – a mix of red wine and mango juice – and the Wild Night Out – a mix of vodka, tequila and cranberry juice.

Opening Hours: 10:00 - late
Location: Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang (between Rafi’s and Nasi Kandar Tomato)

Little Mexican Restaurant & Cafe

Even if you skip the spectacular food here, namely the scrumptious tuna tacos, beef burrito and chicken quesadilla, you’re sure to enjoy the super-hot Little Mexican’s atmosphere. This nightspot is warm and inviting; service is prompt and prices are reasonable but the atmosphere makes it a great place to enjoy its selection of beverages.

Opening Hours: 12:00 – 24:00
Address: Lot 22, Baron Walk, Jalan Pantai Cenang
Tel: +604 955 5100

Naam OMG!

Naam OMG! is a lively bar situated right outside Cenang Mall in Pantai Cenang. While the establishment does not have a beachside view like most bars in the vicinity, Naam OMG! has a pleasant tiki hut-inspired al fresco dining section with bright yellow umbrellas and an massive open bar. As soon as they take their seats, diners are given cold towels– the perfect remedy to Langkawi’s constant hot and humid climate! Naam OMG! offers some of the best-priced alcoholic beverage in Pantai Cenang, with a glass of draught beer at RM6 and cocktail of the day at RM12. There is also a live band performing a medley of oldies and contemporary music every night.

Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 00:00
Address: Cenang Mall, Jalan Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi
Tel: +604 963 9200

Oasis Pub & Restaurant

A very popular congenial watering hole with an extensive cocktail selection prepared by a friendly bartender, Oasis is one of the most established businesses on the island. Try the Singapore sling and the Blue Langkawi while the sounds of chill-out jazz music permeate the air.

Opening Hours: 12:30 – late
Address: 838 Jalan Pantai Cenang (next to Charlie’s Motel)
Tel: +604 955 8236


Palo-Palo is an unpretentious, nipah-roofed beach hangout in Pantai Cenang, close to Samila Beach Hotel & Langkapuri Hotel. Heavily decorated with handicrafts, kitschy knick knacks, postcards and national flags by previous clients, this establishment has certainly proved its popularity among tourists and locals alike. Palo-Palo serves only beer, but guests are more than welcome to bring along their own alcohol, which can be purchased at nearby duty-free outlets located along Pantai Cenang. A number of activities, such as private barbecues and foot reflexology services can be arranged as well. Overall, Palo-Palo is a friendly and funky place to hang out with friends, both old and new, while enjoying the sunset in Pantai Cenang.

Opening Hours: 11:00 – 24:00
Location: Jalan Pantai Cenang (close to Samila Beach Hotel & Langkapuri Hotel)
Tel: +6017 569 2072

Pelangi Lounge

Pelangi Lounge, located at the main lobby of Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort, serves a wide range of liquor, coffee specialties, scrumptious snacks and tapas, flambé desserts, ice-creams, and tropical cocktails for guests’ selection. With a seating capacity for about 100 people, the establishment’s semi open-air concept allows for plenty of natural light and soothing evening breeze. Pelangi Lounge’s rustic interior design – complete with wooden flooring and exposed bar countertop – results in a casual and laidback vibe with talented musicians serenading the evening tropics with renditions of current and classic hits. For guests of Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort, Pelangi Lounge is a great place to kick off a fun night of exploring Pantai Cenang’s vibrant and duty-free nightlife.

Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 01:00
Address: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Pantai Cenang
Tel: +604 952 8888

Rafii's Beach Cafe

Rafii’s Beach Cafe is a quaint shack with a casual ambience where guests can enjoy delicious snacks and desserts after sunbathing in Pantai Cenang. With a satisfying mix of local, Thai and western fare with a price range of RM18 to RM20, definite must-tries at Raffii’s Beach Cafe are the green curry, fried calamari, and kampung fried rice. It is also well-frequented for its affordable beverages, where diners can enjoy a beer for RM4, liquor for RM8, and cocktails for about RM20. During the late evenings, the cafe transforms into a more intimate dining venue with floating candles and soft rock music playing in the background. Rafii’s Beach Cafe’s relaxed vibe makes it a great place to mingle and have a friendly chat with the locals and tourists.

Opening Hours: Thursday - Tuesday 12:00 – 00:00
Address: Jalan Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi
Tel: +6o12 476 7269

Red Sky Restaurant and Bar

Red Sky Restaurant and Bar, conveniently located just opposite the Underwater World Langkawi, is easily recognisable with abstract wall patterns in a vibrant red hue. They offer an extensive menu of both Malaysian and western food including homemade spring rolls, nachos, satay and chicken wings. Well-frequented by tourists and locals alike, Red Sky Restaurant and Bar serves a wide range of ice cold beers and well-crafted cocktails such as the classic Mojito, Geisha, Latin Lover, and Triple Orgasm. In addition to dirt cheap prices, the bar also offers happy hour promos from 16:00 to 20:00 for its beers and cocktails.

Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 00:00
Address: 6, Casa Fina Avenue, Persiaran Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang
Tel: +604 955 8736

The Sunset Deck

The Sunset Deck

The Sunset Deck is another nightspot located within the confines of Bon Ton’s perimeters; you can enjoy a selection of cocktails, wines, liqueurs and other beverages along with its tapas/mezze menu. However be aware that even though Langkawi is a duty-free island, The Sunset Deck’s upscale locale and atmosphere results in higher prices for your drinks compared to most other Langkawi nightspots.

Opening Hours: 17:00 - late
Location: Bon Ton Resort
Tel: 604 955 1688

Yellow Cafe

Yellow Cafe Langkawi, situated beside Langkapuri Inn, is an interesting all-day dining option that transforms into a cosy bar after the sun sets over Pantai Cenang. Proudly marching to its own beat, the vibrant Yellow Cafe clearly stands out for its hip and unpretentious decor, with chairs, walls and even hammocks all in varying shades of yellow. The menu focuses on affordably-priced local and western fare such as salads, croque madame (grilled ham and cheese sandwich served with fried egg), chicken wings, satay sticks, steaks, pastas and pizzas. Read More...

Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00 – 01:00
Address: Pantai Cenang, PO Box 121, 07000 Langkawi
Tel: +6012 459 3190

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