We at Food For Thought always want to bring you the best experience that we can, and we have put in the leg work so you don’t have to. Here, we have listed a number of our favourite bars and some of the best places to have a proper tipple. This is our repository of some of the best bars in Asia, including Kuala Lumpur as well as Hong Kong. For more in depth information about the bars, see our Bar Reviews, and for specific alcohol, see our Drink Reviews. For broader information about beverage culture, see our Drink Culture segment. Do not hesitate to let us know if you feel that a bar you have been to has been of the utmost great quality and experience, as they say, sharing is caring.
“Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.”
— Frank Sinatra
In recent years Kuala Lumpur has started to become more and more well known for its cocktail scene. With cocktail bars constantly popping up around the city, one thing is clear, that it is no longer difficult to find a good drink. Whether you're looking for a mezcal negroni or the Malaysian native junglebird, there is always something for everyone. From Chinatown to the outskirts of Taman Tun, the creativity of these bars continue to astound. Continue reading →
Singapore is world renown for having some of the best bars in the world. With some of the most talented bartenders gracing the city, Singapore bars offer a plethora of experiences, from luxurious hotel bars to unique concepts of experimental concoctions. With a continuous effort to elevate their bar scene, and so many making the top 10 at the Asia’s 50 Best Bars, we take a look at some of our favourites. Continue reading →
Malaysia celebrates their Independence Day from the British on the 31st of August, and this year we take a look at some of the tastiest cocktails around Kuala Lumpur celebrating the Malaysian memory. Most of the cocktails on this list are here because of its impact it has on our memory as Malaysians, but this list is honestly not exhaustive as there are so many good ones we could not list them all. Continue reading →
Cocktail culture in Kuala Lumpur has come a long way with more and more bars appearing throughout the city. With many speakeasies and thematic bars popping up all over, its no wonder the city that get its name from the meaning Muddy Confluence is starting to pique the interests of well-seasoned travellers as one of the best night life destinations in the region. With Chinese themed bars around Chinatown to hole in the wall bars in Bangsar, cocktail culture is certainly developing a tipple at a time. Continue reading →
When it comes to cocktail culture, Hong Kong is offers one of the most diverse and innovative experiences you will find in Asia. With so many new bars popping up you can see why there is always something for everyone. From gorgeous rooftops bars in Admiralty to the speakeasies along Hollywood Road, there are many hidden gems serving some of the most creative cocktails in the world. Whether you’re looking for a classic or something a little more adventurous, you're sure to find it on this little island that is constantly raising the bar. Continue reading →