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Sabah's Bars, Clubs & Pubs

Sabah's Bars, Clubs & Pubs

Shenanigan's Fun Pub

The 'Shenanigan's Fun Pub' at Hyatt Regency Kinabalu Hotel is the best pub in Kota Kinabalu, having won many awards till now. This traditional Irish Pub, offers delicious snacks and a long list of cocktails along with an on-house live band to entertain you all evening long.

Address: Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, 88991 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Borneo Lounge & Bar ( Visit )

The 'Borneo Lounge & Bar' at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is a place to enjoy a quiet relaxed evening with a swirling glass of red wine in your hands. Light snacks on your plate, friends and family by your side, and live music for your ears; your evening is made at The Borneo Lounge & Bar.

Address: 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Atrium Lounge

'Atrium Lounge', a lounge with a peaceful environment that offers appetizing snacks and lovely concoctions, with a live band playing pleasant music throughout the evening.

Address: Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, 88991 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Upperstar Cafe & Bar

Located just opposite Burger King in KK, 'Upperstar Café and Bar' is extremely popular among the young crowds, particularly those in their 20's. Along with a nice variety of cocktails, the café serves western and Malayan cuisine.

Address: Segama Complex, Jalan Segama 2, Pusat Bandar, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Rumba Latin Grill & Bar

As the word goes, 'Rumba Latin Grill & Bar' offers everything Latin; food, music, and ambiance. The bar has a great assortment of wines along with some spicy Latin food, and great Latin music. The highlight of this bar is its music band, called specially from Latin America which plays music like Salsa, Meringue, Bacciata and Cha-Cha.

Address: Le Meridien, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens Sinsuran, 88000 Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Malaysia


B.E.D (Best Entertainment Destination) has been unofficially voted as one of the best pubs and entertainment locations in Sabah. Located in the Waterfront area, which is Kota Kinabalu's one-stop dining and entertainment center, B.E.D offers everything that a pub-goer needs; fantastic, blaring, latest international tracks and large disc space to jive your body all night long.

Address: Lot 1A, The Waterfront, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Malaysia

Cock & Bull Bistro

'Cock & Bull' is another favourite pub in The Waterfront area of Kota Kinabalu. In this British-style pub, the in-house band plays lovely music every day, except on Sundays. There are a number of dining table arrangements, inside as well as outside the bar. A well-stocked bar and scrumptious food complete the entertainment value.

Address: Ground Floor, Plaza Tanjung Aru, Jln Tun Mustapha, Tanjung Aru, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

M-Cubed Bar

Don’t be surprised if you find the local youth heading to the M-Cubed Bar, located in Millennium Plaza. A swanky, karaoke bar in Sabah with a high-tech Karaoke system, it has everyone swinging & singing to the latest tunes. The bar serves the usual pub fare – beer, whisky, liquor, and cocktails, just for the ladies. The more you drink, the better you sing, vouches the pub. So, go gung ho at it!

Address: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

The Loft, Kota Kinabalu

On the big screen behind the bar at 'Loft Kota Kinabalu' they show European football matches and the upper floor where the pool table entertains those who like to keep busy between pints. The usual spirits and standard cocktails as well as The Loft's own Loftail creations fill the drinks menu, and for the wine drinker, a generous selection of mostly Australian white and red wines are on offer. Tiger, Guinness, and Kilkenny fill the draught taps, while one of KK's more extensive lists of bottled beer is also available at The Loft, Kota Kinabalu.

Address: KK Waterfront, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia