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“Rum Bar ”
Review of The Rum Bar KL

The Rum Bar KL
Ranked #78 of 5,049 Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
Price range: US$ 6 - US$ 15
Description: Widely tipped to be the next big thing in the spirit industry, premium rum is on the rise and it is happening rapidly around the globe. Home to the largest rum collection in Asia with more than 300 labels sourced from around the globe's best locales, The Rum Bar KL has everything from the classics (Havana Club 7), old and rare (Appleton Estate 50 YO) to limited editions (El Dorado 25YO). The wonderful molasses & sugarcane distilled spirit are available in the form of Craft Cocktails, Rum Flights, Artisan Cuba Libre, Rum & Cigar Pairings and Rum & Food Pairings. The Rum Bar KL is an epicentre not just for great rum, but food as well. The Contemporary Latino menu specially curated by Chef Proprietor Werner Kuhn was inspired from Modern Mexican to South American flavours which are known to be fresh yet incredibly artful. Indulge in endless selections of tapas, with your favourite rum.
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Description: Widely tipped to be the next big thing in the spirit industry, premium rum is on the rise and it is happening rapidly around the globe. Home to the largest rum collection in Asia with more than 300 labels sourced from around the globe's best locales, The Rum Bar KL has everything from the classics (Havana Club 7), old and rare (Appleton Estate 50 YO) to limited editions (El Dorado 25YO). The wonderful molasses & sugarcane distilled spirit are available in the form of Craft Cocktails, Rum Flights, Artisan Cuba Libre, Rum & Cigar Pairings and Rum & Food Pairings. The Rum Bar KL is an epicentre not just for great rum, but food as well. The Contemporary Latino menu specially curated by Chef Proprietor Werner Kuhn was inspired from Modern Mexican to South American flavours which are known to be fresh yet incredibly artful. Indulge in endless selections of tapas, with your favourite rum.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

It was a pleasant night here with my family. The services were so good and the beverages were surperb!

Thank henghengy
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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Rum Bar KL, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi henghengy, thanks for the encouraging reviews! We could not have been any happier to know that our customer enjoyed their time with us. It is our pleasure to be able to serve you and please come back to visit us anytime soon.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The bar was so nice and also the food with a very reasonable price..plus their bartender Arbee from the phillippines was very friendly and awesome he was so accomodating..me and my friends are so satisfied with the food and service they offer..really reccommended place to visit..#iloveTHERUMBARKL

Thank audrey1115
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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Rum Bar KL, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Hi audrey1115, thanks for the encouraging reviews! We could not have been any happier to know that our customer enjoyed their time with us. It is our pleasure to be able to serve you and please come back to visit us anytime soon.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

My friend told me to try various exciting restaurants while in Malaysia and found this The Rum Bar. I ordered a glass and food but was shocked of their awful prices~ it's not customer friendly for a taste like water, alcohol and sugar. I would understand the price if the foods and drinks are great, but it didn't give me a nice experience. The staffs looks nice at first but acted so rude everytime I ask questions. It seems that the guy had a bad day for not entertaining us well. I know a friend who have the same bad experience as mine. The oysters were not fresh - this can make a person ill. I hope they can improve their flavors and customer service in the future. I obviously won't recommend this to anyone. Try other exciting stuffs and restaurant while in Malaysia. IMPROVE YOUR RESTAURANT.

1  Thank G5014XKsam
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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Rum Bar KL, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Hi G5014XKsam, we would like to thank you for taking your time to share your experience with us. As a restaurant and bar that emphasises on the quality of food, beverage and service that have been recognised by our regular diners, we value each feedback that we receive in providing a better dining experience. We are well-known for cocktails that are not harsh and are fully balanced in flavours, even though we used a minimum of 50ml, 40% ABV rums in all the cocktails. Our oysters are air-flown live to us twice weekly and further kept alive in our oyster tanks. When you visit us next, please feel free to approach our service personnel who will be happy to accommodate your request to ensure you have a memorable experience with us. We look forward to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

good food! good service! good environment! absolutely loved it.
not to forget amazing cheerful guy Hom. EXCELLENT

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Thank johnj5145
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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Rum Bar KL, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Hi john j, Thank you for the lovely reviews, we are glad that you enjoyed our food, drinks & service as much as we do! It is our pleasure to be able to serve you and do come back to visit us anytime soon. See you again!

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Cocktails - One for one mojito. The amount of rum in this glass is somewhat non-existent. It's a glass of sugar water and ice... Perhaps this is their happy hour quality? I don't know but it was just pure diluted.

Rum Oyster Shot - Omg the oyster was unfresh I had to spit it out. Ridiculous quality!

Food - Everything small portion with exorbitant price, especially the scallop ceviche. RM35 for 1 scallop sliced into small cubes!!! The only edible item is the fried chicken which is pretty much JUST any fried chicken you get off the streets. The only difference is the price...

Overall - Food quality is terrible. Prices are ridiculous. Cold cuts are dry. Oysters are not fresh (the oyster shot). Mojito happy hour is nothing but ICE! Very stingy portion with exorbitant prices - be it drinks or food. I will definitely not return.

I cannot believe it, 2 pax, more than RM100 per person and we left hungry. Expensive food and did not meet expectations. Not just the food, even the drink is just sugar, ice and very little alcohol!

2  Thank Crystalism
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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Rum Bar KL, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Hi Crystalism, we would like to thank you for taking your time to share your experience with us. As a restaurant and bar that emphasises on the quality of food, beverage and service that have been recognised by our regular diners, we value each feedback that we receive in providing a better dining experience.
We are well-known for cocktails that are not harsh and are fully balanced in flavours, even though we used a minimum of 50ml, 40% ABV rums in all the cocktails. Our Mojito is a Rum Bar special, a special homemade concentrated pure mint syrup soda is used which many guests find extremely flavourful and refreshing. Our oysters are air-flown live to us twice weekly and further kept alive in our oyster tanks. When you visit us next, please feel free to approach our service personnel who will be happy to accommodate your request to ensure you have a memorable experience with us. We look forward to see you again soon!

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