While Kuah is known as the main capital and commercial hub of Langkawi Island, its nightlife scene is comparably tamer compared to ever-bustling Pantai Cenang. After the sun sets, locals usually unwind at numerous Chinese coffee shops with a can of ice-cold beer while visitors head to the hotel bars for cocktails and late-night snacks. We have listed our Top 5 pubs and lounges in Kuah, where night dwellers can savour their fill of affordably priced beers and cocktails with the option of catching the latest sports matches or enjoying live music performances by talented bands.
- Grand Island Tour
- Mangrove Forest & Eagle Watching Tour
- Sunset Cocktail Cruise
- Private Half-Day Island Hopping Experience
- Half-Day Island Hopping
- Mangrove Forest & Eagle Watching
- Scenic Cruise with Lunch
- Private Cable Car & Oriental Village Visit
- Helicopter Experience Over Dayang Bunting Lake
- Half-Day Langkawi Island Tour
Breeze Lounge at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa is one of the swankiest nocturnal establishments in Langkawi, offering a wide range of cocktails, wines, beers and light snacks for a great night out with fellow companions. Guests can choose to unwind on deep plush sofas, soaking up the lively ambience at the open bar or find a serene spot on the outdoor terrace deck chairs which overlooks the beautiful Andaman Sea. To complement its signature martinis, Breeze Lounge also serves western delicacies such as succulent Wagyu steaks for lunch and dinner. From Tuesday to Sunday, guests are treated to a wonderful live performance by the lounge’s resident four-piece band, De Java.
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 01:00
- Location: The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa
- Tel: +604 960 8888 or +604 960 8952
Cappuccino House is a breezy bistro with an indoor bar that opens until the wee hours of morning. Housed in a corner shop lot in Kuah Town, there is a wide range of seafood, western, and local fare such as pizzas, pastas, fried rice, soups, and salad. Cappuccino House only serves chilled beer of different brands which are reasonably priced – it’s only RM4 for a Tiger and RM8.90 for a Corona. Non-alcoholic beverages offered here include coffee, tea, fruit juices, as well as sodas. Incredibly rousing in the wee hours of the morning, especially during football season, there is a large flat screen TV next to the bar. Cappuccino House also offers Wi-Fi service (RM3 per 30 minutes) and a PC with internet access.
- Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 03:00
- Address: 1, Jalan Pandak Mayah
- Tel: +6017 414 6666
Woodpecker Lounge at City Bayview Hotel Langkawi is the best place to be in Kuah town for a night of belting out to cheesy karaoke tunes with large group of friends. An upscale lounge with separate KTV rooms, guests can also enjoy an eclectic mix of reggae, pop, and rock performed by its resident band. Woodpecker Lounge serves the usual assortment of cocktails, liquor, and beers, with happy hour promos from 18:00 to 22:00 every night. Guests can also head to the KTV rooms (which accommodate up to four people) with an hourly rent of RM50 and sing the night away.
- Opening Hours: Daily 18:00 – 02:00
- Address: Bayview Hotel Langkawi
- Tel: +604 966 1818
An all-day dining option in Kuah, Charlie’s Place serves authentic Malaysian and western dishes, delectable cocktails and various non-alcoholic beverages to accompany the picturesque sunsets and sensual bellows of the sea. Located within the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, the breezy Charlie’s Place is an open-air restaurant and bar sited approximately 500 meters uphill from the jetty at the yacht club, accessible via a fairly long stairway. Serving traditional signature cocktails, it boasts great harbour views and is oftentimes full of sailors when a big cruise ship comes in. We recommend the Yacht Club Platter, Charlie’s Place’s signature dish with consists of chicken satay, beef, sweet and sour fish, crispy vegetables, fruits and a portion of rice.
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 23:00
- Address: Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, Jalan Dato Syed Omar
- Tel: +604 966 4078
Named after the rare deep-sea shell, Nautilus Restaurant– located within the Bella Vista Waterfront Resort & Spa is an elegant dining outlet that serves alcoholic beverages. Most people who patronise the place are here for the bar which operates until the wee hours of the morning. Featuring a resident band, Al-Batara’, the music here is a pleasant mix of popular favourites and easy listening tunes. The Naulitus Restaurant offers a breathtaking view of the Andaman Sea, making it a tranquil spot for after-dinner drinks. The establishment also offers a choice of Asian and western dishes to accompany its extensive range of beers, cocktails and liquors.
- Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 01:00
- Tel: +604 966 2800