Top 10 Wine Bars in Johor Bahru

Top 10 Wine Bars in Johor Bahru
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Looking for a good place to unwind with a glass of red or white wine? Well, whether you are here with your colleagues after a long day of work or simply hanging out with your loved one or friends, there are plenty of wine bars awaiting you. Combined with its cosy and relaxing vibes and depending on the places, there might be a live music performance to spice up the atmosphere. That being said, here is our Top 10 Wine Bars in Johor Bahru.

1) Romans Winehouse

Romans Winehouse
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Wind down and have a glass of wine or two at Romans Winehouse. They offer customers a fine selection of wines to choose from. Even if you are unsure which one to go for, you can count on their knowledgeable staff for some recommendations. And if you are hungry, they also offer gastronomic delights from juicy steaks to fresh seafood and delectable small bites using locally sourced ingredients. Coupled with its tastefully designed interior and elegant lighting, no wonder Romans Winehouse earned favourable reviews from many satisfied customers looking for a chill-out night or romantic dinner. | FB: romanswinehouse | IG: @romanswinehouse

2) JJ Wine & Tapas Bar

JJ Wine & Tapas Bar
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Operating since 2014, JJ Wine & Tapas Bar greets its customers with an impressive array of different types of wines. They carry exquisite selections from Italy’s Talamonti Kudos and Monteraponi to Australia’s Montalto, just to name a few. You can sit back and enjoy a glass of wine in the comfort of a classy interior no matter if you are with your loved one or friends. They also offer a food menu to complement your wine, covering the likes of well-curated steaks, poultry and seafood dishes. | FB: JJretails | IG:

3) Chateau Dc Eco Palladium

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Chill out at Chateau Dc Eco Palladium with its wide selection of fine wines. Whether you come in pairs or a large group, the bar welcomes you with plenty of seating across its spacious interior. And to enliven the atmosphere, you can also look forward to great music from different live bands taking on the stage. Need some bites? A menu of delectable appetizers, entrees and desserts ranging from cheese boards to its signature carbonara and cakes are available to tantalise your taste buds. For reservations, do give them a call at 010-886 1413. | FB: chateadceco | IG: @chateaudc.ecopalladium

4) Haiiro Usagi

Haiiro Usagi
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Haiiro Usagi, which means “grey rabbit” in Japanese, is a speakeasy bar specialising in cocktails and wines. The bar is limited to 40 people, meaning you need to book a reservation at 013-525 0062 beforehand. Its discreet atmosphere, coupled with the finely-decorated interior makes you feel like home upon stepping into Haiiro Usagi. But one should know that locating the bar isn’t straightforward. It certainly lives up to its speakeasy bar tradition as the entrance to Haiiro Usagi lies on the inconspicuous signage that reads “75A”.

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5) Chez Papa French Bistro and Wine Bar

Chef Papa French Bistro and Wine Bar
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Chez Papa offers the best of both worlds, combining authentic French cuisine and good wine selections. Both dishes and wines are reasonably priced while customers can look forward to its timeless decor that appeals to both young and old. When it comes to foods, the menu consists of familiar options such as the traditional French Onion soup, filet mignon with truffle sauce and crepes Suzette. | FB: chezpapafrenchbistro | IG: @chez.papa.jb

6) Fat Cork

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Visiting Fat Cork is like every wine lover’s dream come true. Beyond its cosy ambience and elegant interior, the bar houses more than 150 different types of wines available. All of these are proudly displayed on their open cabinets, allowing customers to take a look and choose their preferred bottle. Even if you are not familiar with your selection, rest assured the staff is more than happy to offer their suggestion based on your criteria and budget. Some of their food specialities worth trying include the Pan Seared Red Snapper, Iberico Char Siew and Sesame Ahi Tuna.

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7) Cabinet 8 by JWC

Cabinet 8 by JWC
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A speakeasy bar located in Skudai, Cabinet 8 by JWC welcomes its customers with its array of wines and cocktails. There’s no fixed menu here. In other words, you have to describe what you prefer and the bartender/mixologist will prepare your drink. Expect a homey ambience within its intimate and cosy interior while sipping your drink. To get to this hidden bar, just ask the staff when you enter 酉 (YOU) BY JWC cafe.

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8) Vigneto Wine & Dine

Vigneto Wine & Dine
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Amidst the stylish interior lies a contemporary bar that houses a wide variety of wines, cocktails and beers. Vigneto Wine & Dine also lives up to its reputation since the word “vigneto” is translated to “vineyard” in Italian. Operated since 2014, the wine bar has undergone a more modernised makeover dubbed “Vigneto 2.0”, offering better seatings and designated rooms adorned in wonderfully refined decor. They also serve comfort food choices like chicken wings, pizza and pasta dishes.

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9) Bar9

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Located at Taman Pelangi, Bar9 has two seating places available including a dimly lit indoor environment and an outdoor space. The bar offers more than just wines, beers, cocktails and liquors. They also have live music performances and appetising food menus, covering Hong Kong-style dim sum and main courses like ribeye steaks and grilled chicken chops. For small bites, you can opt for luncheon meat fries, popcorn chicken and potato wedges.

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10) Luna Bistro Johor Bahru

Luna Bistro Johor Bahru
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Whether you are here for a glass of wine or enjoying some good food, Luna Bistro has you all covered here. For the wine list, they offer both red and white varieties from different parts of the world, namely Spain and Australia. Food-wise, their menu includes various cuisines such as cheeseburgers, braised lamb shanks and seafood dishes.

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