3 Spots for a Sundowner in Johor Bahru

Wind down your evenings with decadent cocktails and stunning sunset views at these hot spots in the Malaysian city.

The Midnight Mint cocktail.

1. Tosca Italian Trattoria

Sip on your favorite tipple by the pool while taking in picturesque views of the Straits of Johor at Tosca Italian Trattoria. Perched on the 13th floor of DoubleTree by Hilton, the Italian restaurant serves hearty home-style Italian cuisine, with the highlight being a tapas-style menu available until 6 p.m. daily.

Golden hour at Tosca Italian Trattoria.

Diners can expect an extensive drinks menu boasting a range of imported white, red, and sparkling wines, as well as specialty beers and hand-crafted cocktails. Classic selections include mojitos, piña colada, and cosmopolitans. For something unique, order the Midnight Mint, which bursts with fresh flavors of lime, mint, and cinnamon.

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The outdoor patio at Sirocco Sky Bar.

2. Sirocco Sky Bar

Situated on the 13th floor of Phoenix Hotel at Forest City, Siroco Sky Bar is the only rooftop restaurant and bar in the area. Here, Western-style cuisine and an extensive menu of wines, beers, and cocktails await diners. The place boasts a spacious outdoor patio accented with a circular bar in the center, giving diners plenty of room to dance and mingle with their loved ones while enjoying the sunset. On the tapas menu, look for the chorizo and olives, which pairs well with The Classic, a refreshing concoction of Hendricks gin, cucumber, and Burma tonic.

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The infinity pool at SkyBar Bar and Restaurant.

3. SkyBar, Bar and Restaurant

Located at Hotel Jen alongside the beautiful marina at Puteri Harbour, SkyBar offers unrivaled sunset views. The best seats in the house, from high bar stools to comfy lounge chairs, can all be found by the side of the infinity pool. The bartenders here are known for shaking up some of the best margaritas in the city.

Satay at SkyBar, Bar and Restaurant.

The margaritas offer just the right blend of citrusy sweetness, and are topped off with a salted rim and zesty lime wedge. Pair this with the fragrant satay (grilled meat skewers) from the snacks menu and some great company for a relaxing evening.

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