There are many bars and pubs in Langkawi, mostly situated around Pantai Cenang and Pantai Tengah, offering everything from lively watering holes where you can enjoy a few drinks and friendly company to exotic lounges for relaxing at the end of a busy day and beachfront joints where you can enjoy a great view of the Andaman Sea. Thanks to the island’s duty-free policy, a pint of beer will not cost more than RM10, giving you plenty of opportunity to check out Langkawi's busiest bars in clubs.
While the Langkawi nightlife scene is always changing, the most popular bars and pubs on the island have managed to endure and flourish – making them legendary haunts among locals and foreign visitors. Read on for our top five favourite bars in Langkawi.
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Yellow Café Langkawi is an interesting all-day beachfront restaurant that transforms into a cosy bar after the sun sets over Pantai Cenang. The vibrant Yellow Café clearly stands out for its hip and unpretentious décor, with chairs, walls as well as beanbags and hammocks all in varying shades of yellow. The bar also exudes a hippie-like atmosphere, with guests lounging around in board shorts and bikinis. Diners craving a pint can get two beers for the price of one from 18:00 to 20:00 – an amazing deal given the already low prices for alcohol in Langkawi. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00 – 01:00
- Address: Jalan Pantai Cenang, Langkawi
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 elegant furnishings, white tablecloths, warm lighting, classy décor and a fully-stocked island bar in the middle of the venue, D’Reef can comfortably accommodate 40 people at a time. In addition to a wide array of beers, juices, soft drinks and wines, the bar also offers its very own cocktails, such as The Cliffhanger (rum, triple sec, peach syrup, orange, pineapple and lime juice) and Hang On (vodka, Midori melon, orange juice, mango juice, lime juice and sugar syrup). Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 23:00
- Address: 63 & 40, Jalan Pantai Cenang, Langkawi
- Tel: +604 953 3228
Rhu Bar is arguably the most upscale nightlife venue on our list, thanks its exclusive locale within Tanjung Rhu’s Four Seasons Resort. Fitted with Indian mogul hanging swings and coloured cushions, this Middle Eastern-inspired bar also faces the tranquil Tanjung Rhu, which is known as one of Asia’s best beaches. Guests can lounge on cosy wicker sofas while enjoying house special cocktails (highly recommended is Sunset at Rhu), exquisite wines and champagnes, single malts and beers, as well as a selection of authentic Japanese snacks such as yakitori, edamame, tempura and sushi rolls.
- Opening Hours: 15:00 – 00:00
- Location: Four Seasons Resort, Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi
- Tel: +604 950 8888
Antero Langkawi is a two-storey nightlife venue in Pantai Tengah, offering reasonably-priced cocktails and beers, as well as live performances and attentive services all night long. Featuring a tropical vibe, its downstairs bar area overlooks the beach and is fitted with a massive screen that airs live football matches, a pool table and a kitchen serving bar snacks. If you’re in the mood for dancing, head upstairs to enjoy a mix of EDM, house, hip hop tunes, reggae, funk blues and island world music by local artists. Drinks are priced at RM10 upwards, but ladies get to enjoy free flow alcohol every Wednesday until 01:30.
- Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 01:30
- Address: Jalan Teluk Baru,Pantai Tengah, Langkawi
- Tel: +6019 404 0762
The St. Regis Bar at The St. Regis Langkawi attracts affluent travellers with its extensive menu of premium wines, cocktails and cigars. Boasting plenty of natural lighting, fossilised wooden bar tables and a breathtaking view of the Andaman Sea, this elegant nightlife venue is a popular spot for honeymooners and couples looking to unwind in private. Standout drinks include the Lang Mary (RM85) – a localised rendition of a Bloody Mary, with refreshing hints of lemongrass, pandan and tamarind. There’s also the 55th & 5th (RM95) cocktail, with champagne, strawberry puree, crème de cassis and lime juice, and The 400 (RM 95), a dark rum-based concoction with lime juice, orgeat syrup, ginger beer and Angostura bitters. Live music is held from 21:00 onwards and, if you visit The St. Regis Bar during happy hour (18:00 – 19:00 and 21:00 – 23:00), you get to enjoy two-for-one promos on cocktails, house wines and spirits.
- Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – Late
- Address: The St. Regis Langkawi, Jalan Pantai Beringin, Langkawi
- Tel: +604 960 6666