Monday, July 23, 2012

Top 5 Entertainment Places in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Besides the popular natural hotspots in Kota Kinabalu (KK) and its surrounding, some of you might be wondering what else you can do, especially at night in the city of Kota Kinabalu. Below are some of the top entertainment places recommended in no particular order to our fellow travelers.

1) Shenanigan’s Fun Pub

KK’s all time favorite nightspot goes to Shenanigan’s Fun Pub located at the Hyatt Regency Kinabalu and nearby Upperstar. If you are looking for a breath of fresh air, head straight to Shenanigan’s Terrace just outside the pub with your favorite drinks, order a few snacks and enjoy the cooling sea breeze and watch the city go by at night.

2) Cock&Bull
Looking for a place to grab a bite and a glass of cold beer or a pint of Guinness stout for the night? Cock and Bull Bistro and Bar is a friendly place and has two outlets around the city of KK. One is situated at Jesselton Point while the other is located at the KK Waterfront with sea-facing tables. Enjoy the live music and show your skills at pool table with other patrons all night long.

3) KK Times Square

This commercial building is slowly filled with pubs and restaurants as it was recently launched. Among the popular bars around are Fire Fly, WhiteRoom, Sam Tsui (just to name a few) which are closely established a stone throw away from each other within the building. If you are looking for live bands, talented DJs and vibrant night out, this is the place to be where you see a lot of the younger generation hanging out.
4) KK Waterfront
A place not to be missed, the KK Waterfront is strategically situated right in the city center nearby the Warisan Mall and is very well known for its beautiful sunsets. A cozy night out over dinner and a couple of drinks, you have the option of sitting by the sea here. There are few bars and pubs available along the stretch; Shamrock Irish Pub, Cock & Bull, BED and The Loft have been established for quite a while and continue to be the favorites chosen by many.

5) BB Cafe

This open air cafe located along Beach Street is a great place to relax and unwind after a long day of outdoor activities. Popular among backpackers because of its location, this place also provides live bands, shisha, food and booze - all at moderate prices.

If you are heading to KK for business or leisure and want to know where you can find some decent places, hope this list can assist you as highlighted above are some of the Best Places for Entertainment in Kota Kinabalu Sabah. 

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