Welcome to the enchanting world of pink and Barbie-themed delights in Kuala Lumpur, where imagination knows no bounds and childhood dreams come to life. Nestled amidst the vibrant cityscape, Kuala Lumpur offers a myriad of whimsical destinations that cater to the young and the young at heart. Embracing the iconic charm of the ever-popular Barbie franchise, these venues beckon visitors to step into a universe adorned with the signature hue of pink and a dash of magic. As you traverse through this delightful landscape, you may find yourself transported to the realms of the much-anticipated movie "Barbie," starring the talented Margot Robbie and the charming Ryan Gosling, bringing a tangible touch of Hollywood glamour to this fantastical experience. Come on Barbie, let's go!
6 Barbie-themed places in Kuala Lumpur
1. EL & N
Previously conquering the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Bahrain, Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh, Doha, and Kuwait, EL&N London has now set its sights on Malaysia, welcoming local residents and international visitors alike. Their newly opened café at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur showcases their influencer-friendly aesthetics while embracing the abundant natural light that floods the space. The pink walls, floral decor and neon signs all scream Barbie-core and we're here for it. So, put on your best pink outfit and have a great time over brunch with your Barbies! Read more about EL & N here!
EL&N London café
Halal status: No pork and no alcohol. Ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers. We recommend you dine at your own discretion.
Address: Jln Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Opening hours: Daily; 8am - 11pm
2. GSC LaLaport Bukit Bintang City Centre
Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) recently unveiled the first glimpse of their most enchanting cinema in the heart of Kuala Lumpur at GSC LaLaport Bukit Bintang City Centre (GSC LaLaport BBCC). Get ready for an unforgettable movie-going experience as GSC LaLaport BBCC presents a delightfully uplifting and aesthetic vibe like no other.
Credit: Golden Screen Cinemas
Step into a realm of retro cinema charm, where pastel pink and baby blue interiors, complemented by rustic golden brass detailing, create a mesmerizing ambience. Adorned with peach-pink-themed walls along the cinema walkways, every corner is a picture-perfect spot tailor-made for your Instagram feed. Swing into picturesque corners, cosy up in intimate seating areas, and bask in the vibrancy of the colourful walls - all designed to let you enjoy your time before or after catching a movie!
Address: Level 2, BBCC Hub, Jln Pudu, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
3. Inside Scoop
To celebrate the highly anticipated Barbie movie, local ice cream brand Inside Scoop has undergone a magical transformation, turning three of its outlets into captivating Barbie-themed stores! The outlets have been revamped with a dazzling pink hue, adorned with colourful wallpapers, dreamy furniture, and enchanting decorations. Inside Scoop also introduced two delectable treats inspired by the movie – the Barbie The Movie Ice Cream Cake and the Pink Picnic Ice Cream, a delightful blend of dragonfruit, lychee, and raspberry ice cream. With such enchanting offerings, fans are excited to visit and capture unforgettable moments against the pinky backdrop. While the duration of the Barbie-themed stores remains unannounced, ice cream enthusiasts and Barbie fans alike are encouraged to visit the transformed outlets located in Setapak, Sunway Pyramid, and Queensbay Mall. So, come and immerse yourself in a world of pink perfection and indulge in sweet treats fit for any Barbie admirer!
Inside Scoop Setapak, Shop 1, The Palette Hab Komersial, Danau Kota No. 8, Jalan Langkawi Taman Danau Kota, Setapak, 53000 Kuala Lumpur
Inside Scoop Sunway Pyramid, Lot LG1.33C, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, No 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Inside Scoop Queensbay Mall, GF-136/137/138, Queensbay Mall 100 Persiaran Bayan Indah Bayan Lepas, 11900 Penang, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 10am - 10pm
4. The Swimming Club at The KL Journal
Imagine the sheer delight of plunging into a refreshing pool on a scorching sunny day! It's absolutely irresistible, especially when we face the never-ending hot weather all year round. We totally understand your feelings, folks! That's why we wholeheartedly suggest The Swimming Club, a true gem of a pool bar. Bursting with vibrant colours and captivating details, this rooftop oasis is an extraordinary experience among all other venues in Kuala Lumpur. Get ready to dive into a world of happiness and relaxation at The Swimming Club!
Address: The Swimming Club, Rooftop Level 11, The Kuala Lumpur Journal, 30, Jalan Beremi, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 2pm - 12am (Daily)
5. Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Barbie staycation
What's one thing that Barbie loves? Girls nights! Well, now you can enjoy yours at the Barbie-themed staycation at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur! The hotel teams up with the iconic doll brand to bring you the spectacular Barbie Ultimate Staycation! Picture this: spending the night in a Barbie-themed hotel room, and not just that, you also get to dine in a fabulous Barbie-themed cafe throughout your stay. The magic happens on the 33rd floor of this five-star luxury hotel, where 14 whimsical-themed rooms await your delight. Choose between the delightful 47-sqm Barbie Room or the lavish 105-sqm Barbie Suite, each with its own captivating theme like Barbie You Can Be Anything, Barbie Fantasy, and Barbie Extra. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of dreams and fantasies during your staycation at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur - it's an experience of a lifetime!
Each package is inclusive of breakfast, a surprise gift, and a Barbie Pink Afternoon Tea session from 12pm to 2:30pm the next day. Prices start at RM2,320 for two adults in a Barbie Room for one night and RM4,408 for two adults in a Barbie Suite for one night.
Address: 12, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-2182 1234
6. LaGula By The Hungry Tapir
The masterminds behind the sensational vegan haven, The Hungry Tapir, have unveiled their latest venture: the magnificent plant-based bakery and breakfast cafe known as LaGula By The Hungry Tapir! Brace yourself for a whirlwind of flavours and a burst of pink! Similar to Hungry Tapir, La Gula is a vegan cafe. So their coffee is in the choice of oat milk, coconut milk, and soy milk instead of normal milk. The same goes for croissants, cakes, hot food and the rest - they are all plant-based! Read more about the pretty in pink cafe here!
Halal status: No meat. Ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers.
Address: LaGula by The Hungry Tapir, G-02, Ground Floor, Four Points Hotel by Sheraton, 2, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 11am - 7pm (Wednesday to Sunday)
Contact: +6012 291 1147
The world of pink and Barbie-themed wonders awaits you! From charming cafes to the ultimate staycation, the city offers an array of delightful destinations to indulge your inner child. Whether you're a Barbie fan or simply seeking a splash of magic, these pink havens promise unforgettable moments filled with joy and nostalgia. Embark on an adventure like no other and let Kuala Lumpur's pink and Barbie-themed places whisk you away into a dreamy wonderland!