The Whisky Bar
44 & 46, Changkat Bukit Bintang
50200 Kuala Lumpur
T: 03 2143 2268
The name says it all
Another extension of outlets by Chef Werner Kuhn who also owns El Cerdo and Werner’s, The Whisky Bar has a fairly wide collection of more than 200 labels currently available for consumption ranging from Scot Blended, Single Malt, American, Japanese, Irish, Canadian, and even Welsh whiskys.
Next door to The Whisky Bar is Carmen’s Vinothek, and bothÂ have recently opened its doors replacing La Vaca in Changkat Bukit Bintang. Click here to read about Carmen’s Vinothek.
Clientele Whisky aficionados and dabbling whiskey fans.
Music policy Live band playing jazz music every Mondays to Saturdays between 8pm-12mn.
Drinks Among some of the rare whiskys includes Yamazaki 1984, Dalmore Single Malt 1973 Cabernet Sauvignon, Bowmore 1983, Laphroaig 1989 18 Year Old, Whyte and Mackay 40 Year Old. All whiskys on the rocks are served with an Ice Ball,Â so that the iceÂ melts relatively slower than normal so you can enjoy your whiskys without excessive dilution of water. All whiskys are available for purchase by the glass in three serving sizes; tasting portion (25ml), standard portion (45ml), and double portion (90ml) with prices ranging from RM17 – RM350. You can also purchase whiskys by the bottle, priced between RM230 – RM4,000. If you’re not a fan, wine isÂ served inÂ portions of 25ml (tasting portion, below RM20 each), 75ml or 150ml.
Every purchase two bottles of Famous Grouse 12 Years or one bottle of Famous Grouse 18 years entitles you to a free bottle of Famous Grouse Finest, and you will also be able to brand your names on the label of your very own Famous Grouse bottle. The Whisky Bar also serves a ‘Whisky Flight’ which allows customers to try a variety of five whiskeys by the glass in a packaged price. Three types of Flights are currently available: Branded Whiskys, Single Malts, and World of Whiskys.
Happy hours are daily between 5pm-9pm. For wine, it’s buy 1 free 1 during Happy Hours.Â ‘Sunday School’ is a special luncheon which promotes rare whiskys and wines, are held at both bars in the late afternoons every Sunday of course.
Food Non-halal. Their signature dish is Oyster Rockefeller, topped with creamy spinach and breadcrumbs. Other food served at both the venues include Oyster Kilpatrick, French and Spanish Cheese, and Iberico and Serrano Ham. You can also order selected items from Werner Kuhn’s affiliated outlets in Changkat Bukit Bintang.
Dress code Smart casual.
Door policy Free entry.
Open Daily, 5pm – 1am (Sundays to Mondays) and 5pm-3am (Fridays & Saturdays).
Parking Plenty of valet parking is available down the street, opt for that instead because street parking is very limited (especially on weekends) and also because it can minus the fuss searching for a parking.