Date Night, Do it Right
When a culinary feast is simply not enough, these restaurants help elevate your date night with additional indulgences that are guaranteed to earn you brownie points
Cantaloupe @Troika Sky Dining
Treat your date to dinner with a sweeping vista of KL city. Twenty-three floors up in the sky, Cantaloupe’s floor-to-ceiling windows provide you with a magnificent view of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and the striking city skyline. Evenings are, by far, the best time to go as you get to sip your favourite tipple and watch the sun slowly dip into the horizon. Enjoy the stellar night view of the city as you partake in Chef Christian Bauer’s unique French-inspired creations that are guaranteed to tantalise the tastebuds. Here’s a rare all-around winner!
If you both like a little after-dinner entertainment, then Bobo KL is an excellent choice to spend your date night. Bobo has an array of sharing platters, including both Western and local favourites, perfect to nibble on as you admire the various art pieces that adorn the walls of this establishment, and enjoy each other’s company. After dinner, head on upstairs to the intimate piano lounge where you can listen to the sweet serenade of popular Malaysian crooners such as Sean Ghazi, Melissa Indot and The Michael Veerapen Trio, making for a very special date night indeed.
“After dinner, head on upstairs to the intimate piano lounge where you can listen to the sweet serenade of popular Malaysian crooners”
The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa
Whisk your date away to The Westin Langkawi on the mystical island of Langkawi, and indulge in the luxury resort’s Spa by Night. Relax and unwind as experienced masseurs pamper your tired muscles and alleviate your stress with the resort’s signature Heavenly Spa treatment. As you emerge rejuvenated from your treatment, a sumptuous dinner, underlined by the fresh local seafood and tropical ingredients, awaits you in an intimate spot on the pristine beach. Sit back, relax and indulge in this exceptionaltional dinner against a backdrop of the stunning Andaman ndaman Sea. It doesn’t get any better than this!
Stratosphere @The Roof
Take your date to dizzying heights — 25 storeys high, to be exact — at Stratosphere. Hailed as the region’s only infinity grassed helipad, the view from this luxurious rooftop champagne bar is guaranteed to make you see the Klang Valley from a whole new perspective. Arrive just in time to watch the sun fade over the city as you sip designer cocktails, crafted especially for you by Stratosphere’s experienced mixologists. It is an experience like no other.
If you want to get away from the usual fare, then a visit to Rama V is a must. Choose to dine at The Chalets, one of the few private dining rooms available for intimate get-togethers. Rama V allows you to customise your menu and their bartenders will even concoct a special drink for you. Imagine having a cocktail named after your significant other, now that’s special! As the chefs meticulously prepare your dinner, take in the charm of The Chalet with its uniquely Thai set-up, and bask in the tranquility of the lotus blossom pool that overlooks the main dining hall. Prepare for a feast of the senses – heavenly aromas, a spectacle of colours and a myriad of textures – as you nosh on delectable Thai fare.
“Imagine having a cocktail named after your significant other, now that's special!”
It is only 15 minutes away fromom the city centre but it might as well be in another statestate. This elegant restaurant, surrounded by lush greenery, is the perfect setting for couples who want a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. Sensuous lounge music plays in the background as you indulge in exquisite Indo-chinese fare. Give in to the gentle caress of the jungle breeze, the serenade of the crickets and the mesmerising wonders of Mother Nature. Regardless if you’re a nature lover or a city slicker, this chic establishment ticks all the right boxes for the perfect date night.