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Gem of a neighbourhood bar

Tucked away in the corner of suburban Petaling Jaya, the space is sparse but full of joy. Try the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
via mobile
Needs improvement

Very few drink options and overpriced. Barely enough seating for a venue that hosts bands. They... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Jac M
via mobile
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8 Sep 2018
“Gem of a neighbourhood bar”
16 Jun 2017
“Needs improvement”
Independent Malaysian books and music. Cheap beer and wine. Live music almost every night. Immerse yourself in Malaysiana right here at Merdekarya.
352 (1st Floor Jalan 5/57, Petaling Jaya 46000, Malaysia
+60 16-207 1553
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in the corner of suburban Petaling Jaya, the space is sparse but full of joy. Try the Sarawakian tuak (rice liquor) sangria and the Langkau shot. Smooth but lethal.

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Very few drink options and overpriced. Barely enough seating for a venue that hosts bands. They should consider moving the DJ console to the back to prioritise their customers esp on days we have to pay cover charge.

Thank Jac M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The place is popular amongst a lot of locals / musicians. Went there with a regular and it was great to see a "community" there, where a lot of people knew each other already. I was quite hungry and the owner suggested making their version...More

Thank arijitraja
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Avoid this place. Being a musician my self I am quite accustomed to these kind of places around the world. This is so far the worse music. and the staff is very unpleasant and rude. Very hot inside. Bad decoration. Smoky. Pretty far from kl...More

1  Thank malaica2000
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great place to chill and relax with friends with open-mic music. Drinks and food was good! Recommended place =)

Thank Grace Yang G
Reviewed 18 January 2017

First of all, Merdekarya is not a shopping destination, but a cozy local live music space. Nights usually open with an open-mic session - be brave and take the stage, the crowd is very supportive. The house band, The Sons of the Soil, come on...More

Thank Ed W
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