This post is brought to you by TREC KL.
If you live in Kuala Lumpur and haven’t heard about TREC, you must have been living under a rock. Because TREC is KL’s latest entertainment and F&B venue – and the largest in Malaysia.
The district has nearly 25 F&B brands currently – including restaurants serving cuisine from around the world, such as European, Asian and American, and two speakeasy bars – IKKI and Crime Cocktail Bar – with more slated to open in the coming months, as the venue gears up to celebrate its first anniversary.
TREC first anniversary video
Entertainment and promotions
It also has a strong live music and entertainment offering, with over 40 gigs per weekend, including live bands, comedy shows, DJ gigs. There’s also daily 50% off happy hour deal, 5pm-10pm, for selected outlets.
TREC also offers a number of promotional perks for visitors, such as: up to 10 rides to / from TREC KL with Uber, each worth RM15 – enter TRECHH as the discount code; two hours of free parking (7am-10pm) with RM30 minimum spend at F&B outlets; Grab taxi ambassadors available from 11pm – 6am, Friday and Saturday to help visitors get a metered cab, and four valet stations.
The grand opening parties and upcoming venues
TREC will celebrate the first anniversary of the opening Electric Boulevard on 20 January 2017 – and here are the recently opened venues that will have their official launches soon, as part of the latest chapter in TREC’s story book:
On 17 November the grand opening of Crime Cocktail Bar and sister outlet Crave Oyster Bar and Seafood House will see a selection of oysters available for RM5 or RM10 per piece, BBQ meats for RM5 per stick, free flow beer and cocktails from 6pm – 8pm and fresh gelato from RM5. Live band Body & Soul will provide the entertainment.
On 15 December, the grand opening of The Social KL will feature a 1920s Great Gatsby White & Gold party with novelty games, a Santa’s Grotto, raffle draw with prizes, live bands, photo booth.
Upcoming venues opening soon include Kbar Karaoke & Lounge, Retro Tapas Bar and DZH Saunaboat Restaurant.
Recently opened are Red Tomato, Wine Connection and Reggae Bar & Club. Red Tomato is a European restaurant that serves classic Western food and currently has an outlet in Langkawi; Wine Connection is a chain of wine shops and wine-themed restaurants across South-East Asia, first opened in Bangkok in 1998; and Reggae Bar & Club is party hub with venues already in Chinatown, KL.
What’s already there?
TREC launch video
Here’s a quick round-up of the other venues, too: there’s Live House, with comedy and live bands; Supperclub with European cuisine; Byblos Cafe & Lounge, serving Mediterranean / Lebanese food with belly dancing and live music on Fridays and Saturdays; Le Noir KL, a three-storey club / lounge / rooftop complex; and COMO with international DJs in the club lounge and tapas / cocktails at its bar-restaurant.
TREC also has: darts venue Friendscino and dining space Nicsmann 1940s by Lewre; Meja, with reasonably priced fusion Asian cuisine; Donkey & Crow Irish Pub; beach-themed Mango’s Tropical Cafe; Vibes dance club; R&B and hip hop venue Artebar; IKKI, KL’s largest speakeasy; and Hacha Mecha, which serves contemporary Japanese cuisine.
There’s also Red Room, an edgy venue modelled on the the streets of Brooklyn, with cosy nooks to chill out in and an intimate club space. From 7 to 10 December, Red Room will be celebrating its first anniversary with a free tequila shot for every loose drink purchased and a free bottle of champagne with every minimum RM1,000 bottle purchased per table.
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