Kota Kinabalu Nightlife – Fun Spot for Nightlife in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu Nightlife

Don’t be surprised to know that the Kota Kinabalu nightlife is full of fun and excitement till the dawn. Season your stay in Kota Kinabalu or end your tiring yet exhilarating day in the best possible manner, by enjoying a chilled beer at one of the most happening pubs in towns. Pubs offer services to both party freaks and the composed kinds. Quiet nightlife includes sitting for a chat with a drink while others prefer a rowdy crowd with deafening music and live bands performing all night.

Just like all other fields of entertainment where Kota Kinabalu offers a wide variety of options, so is the case here. You will have a wide range of options to choose from to decide which watering hole, pub or club you would like to visit & make the most of the Kota Kinabalu nightlife.

The most sought for area for a happening nightlife is concentrated around the Kota Kinabalu Times Square and The Kota Kinabalu Waterfront area, which is at the heart of the city.

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Kota Kinabalu Nightlife

The glamour and attraction at these outlets are sure to please any tourist, mariner or mountaineer for that matter. Even though the cost of liquor may be quite exorbitant, but the temptation is irresistible. One of the recommended things to do in Kota Kinabalu for tourists is to make most of the fun nightlife that the city has to offer.

Some of the must-visit nightlife places in the Kota Kinabalu are listed below.

B.E.D Best Entertainment Destination
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1. B.E.D (Best Entertainment Destination)

Without debate, B.E.D can undoubtedly be called the most famous spot to make the most of the nightlife in Kota Kinabalu. It is here, that you can witness one of the most happening and chic parties ever. The reverberating interior is designed in an impressive manner, with a large stage being at the center to attract attention. The pleasure-seeking and self-indulgent people are usually seen visiting this nightspot. You can have non-stop night fun at the B.E.D from 7pm to 2am or even 3am.

Address: Lot 1A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000

 The Loft
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2. The Loft – Sports & Wine Bar

Located in the mid of the Kota Kinabalu waterfront, the Loft is a commodious and an exquisitely designed venue to party the night out. An added feature includes a large screen behind the bar for screening sports events, football being in highest demand. Live bands can get a platform to showcase their talent as well. Being a two storey club, the upper level is an open area ideal for socializing accompanied by a pool table, relaxing couches and a seating arrangement overlooking the waterfront, treating the visitors with a perfect crimson sky and breathtaking sunset. The variety of cocktails, beers and liquor is exemplary. No doubt, The Loft is one of the premier nightlife destination in Kota Kinabalu.
Address: The Waterfront Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88800
Phone: +60 16 833 3717

Beer Nest MIXO
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3. Beer Nest MIXO

A recent and latest addition to the nightlife scene in Kota Kinabalu is the Beer Nest Mixo Bar. It is the first bar of its kind – the first and only mixology bar in town. Located at the strategic point near the waterfront city it comprises of distinctive designs which make the décor quite attractive. The complimentary sunset is totally breathtaking and fresh draught beers are the perfect combination to go with it. The Beer Nest MIXO is not only a perfect Kota Kinabalu nightlife spot but it also arranges special parties on the occasions like Halloween, Valentine’s Day & other.

Address: The Waterfront Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88800
Phone: +60 14 664 6000

Sunset Bar
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4. Sunset Bar (Tanjung Aru beach resort)

This famous bar is a resort inspired by the customary and traditional residences of Borneo and occupies a differentiated position on a private island. Elite and high-class visitors usually visit this exotic place with cocktail parties and romantic weddings being held here. It can accommodate up to 100 people and sets the bar high for chic bars and pubs.

Address: 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Phone: +60 88 327 888

Shenanigan’s Fun Pub
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5. Shenanigan’s Fun Pub

The Shenanigan’s Pub is one of the oldest pubs in town and is found in the Hyatt Agency Hotel. Loyal customers keep the place crowded, which is famous for bang on and up to beat music. The bands performing here are very happening and are always pumped up to set the stage on fire and promise the visitors a truly fun-filled and energetic experience.

Address: Jalan Dato Salleh Sulong, 88991 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Phone: +60 88 221 234

These are some of the best Kota Kinabalu nightlife attractions for the tourists. If you want to recommend a place, please do so by adding comments below. If you’re traveling in Malaysia and want to know nightlife attractions in other tourist destinations, we have down below for more information:

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