Catch Them While You Can: Food & Drinks Events in July 2018

Mark your calendars for food and drinks events in Kuala Lumpur this month!

Wine and Cheese Night at GoldBar
Jun 29


What better way to usher in the weekend than with a fancy wine and cheese night hosted by DiineOut? For RM150, you’ll receive free flow red and white wine from 6:30 to 9:30pm, and two rounds of cheese platters with cheeses like smoked cheddar and buchette chèvre (soft cheese made from goat’s milk).

Book your spot here.

Quayside Fiesta Raya Fest
Jun 30-Jul 1
Twentyfive.7 Property Gallery
Free admission

Quayside Fiesta

Photo by Gamuda Land

The first ever #QuaysideFiesta organised by Gamuda Land will be happening at the end of this month in conjunction with the Raya celebrations. Joining them as partners are e-commerce Lazada and food blog Eat Drink KL, so you know you’re in good hands. Be sure to check out the Eat Drink KL Food Market featuring popular food vendors A Pie Thing, Curbside Cantina and Joy St, and do some shopping at discounted prices at stores curated by Lazada. The event also sees other weekend-worthy activities, such as an outdoor cinema screening local movies, and live music.

More details here.

Jul 7
The KL Journal


Photo by Thirst Magazine

If you’re a fan of both rum and gin, you won’t want to miss this. Organised by Thirst Magazine, GinRun.Me will give you the opportunity to taste over 20 labels of gin and rum, including those that are not typically available in Malaysia. A tasting glass will be given, along with a cocktail passport that allows you to purchase drinks across bars in the city at special prices until July 14. Other activities include a cocktail workshop on the brief history of both spirits, as well as a cocktail making class. P.S. Bottles will also be up for sale at discounted prices.

More info here.

Malaysia Coffee Fest 2018
Jul 12-15
1 Utama Shopping Centre
Free admission

Malaysia Coffee Fest

Photo by Malaysia Coffee Fest

This one is for the coffee lovers! Malaysia’s largest coffee festival is back for the second time running and this year, it will take place at 1 Utama Shopping Centre. Look forward to meeting coffee roasters and sampling coffee. You can also watch the next Malaysian Open Barista and Malaysian Open Latte Art champion get crowned. Spruce up your coffee knowledge at the coffee clinic to learn more about the beans and where they come from. Local bakers will be making an appearance too, so you’ll have fresh pastries to snack on!

Find out more here.

SHUCKED is Turning 4!
Jul 15
SHUCKED Oyster Bar, The Gardens
Free admission with registration


Photo by Burppler Fedoz Chong

SHUCKED oyster bar turns four, and you’re all invited to the party! Happening at The Gardens mall outlet, the celebration comes with sweet deals for the day — RM6 for oysters all day long, seafood snacks at RM15 and exclusive drink deals. The first 50 guests to register for the event will receive three free oysters upon arrival — hurry and book your spot now!

Register for the event here.

La Petite Fox Popup Cafe at Awesome Canteen
Jul 15
Awesome Canteen
Free admission


Photo by Burppler Sheaynee Lee

Fans of cosplay and otaku culture, add this to your calendar! La Petite Fox is Malaysia’s Comic Fiesta’s official fox-themed maid and butler cafe, and you can experience this Japanese phenomenon for one day only at Awesome Canteen. Come and play games with the foxes, and even pay to have them spoon feed (yes they will feed you!) and take pictures with you.

Read more about the event here.