JOHORNOW Awards 2019: Most Popular Hidden Speakeasy Bars in Johor Bahru


Yep, JOHOR NOW will be celebrating its 4th year anniversary in December 2019! And as we turn four, we have good news for you: Vote for your favorite businesses or brands every day from November 18th to December 18th and JOHOR NOW will award whichever acquires the most votes! For today, we listed down the top 7 most popular speakeasy hidden bars in Johor Bahru! Great spots to chill with your friends with booze. So what are we waiting for? Let’s check them out and pick your vote!

**Note: The following are in no particular order.**

**All photos are provided by the stores.**


1. 何日Gin再来

This hidden bar set up by JWC’s team, located in Taman Sutera Utama, offers retro vibes of the 60s and 70s. If vinyl records have a soft spot in your heart, then 何日Gin再来 is surely a nice place to be. Not to mention that they also provide special-style alcoholic beverages.

Location: 65, Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/3, Taman Sutera Utama

Business Hours: Sun-Thu, 7:00pm – 1:00am; Fri-Sat, 7:00pm – 2:00am


2. SSHHH (红花会)

“Eat. Drink. Chill. Repeat.” Words in neon lights decorated at a hidden bar called SSHHH (红花会). Enjoy drinks such as shochu, cocktail, beer, and many more! It’s a place where you can really eat, drink, chill, and repeat them after another long tiring day at work.

Location: 17, Jalan Ibrahim, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000, Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 6:00pm – 11:00pm; Closed on Mondays 


3. Cabinet 8 by JWC

Who would think that a simple and stylish cafe, The Bear and FIsh, hides a speakeasy bar? Well, if you want to be relaxed with some glasses of special alcoholic drinks and feel nostalgic after your shift from work, then don’t miss to explore Cabinet 8 By JWC!

Location: 65, Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/3, Taman Sutera Utama, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia

Business Hours: Mon, 7:00pm – 12:00mn; Tue-Wed, Sun, 7:00pm – 1:00am; Fri-Sat, 7:00pm – 2:00am


4. Aura Bar and Lounge

Whether you’re tired or stressed, this bar hidden in Taman Molek promises to soothe your weary soul with its relaxing ambiance and luscious alcoholic booze! The dim light of the place is indeed very relaxing and comfortable to the eyes.  

Location: 60-01, Jalan Molek 1/28, Taman Molek, Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 4:00pm – 1:00am; Closed on Sundays


5. Haiiro Usagi

Same as with the other speakeasy bars, this one has no signage, just be a keen observer once you reached the 75A address on Jalan Maju. Haiiro Usagi has a stylish interior design with lime-colored walls and eye-catching neon signs. In addition to wine, there are also Japanese skewers, dumplings and so on. 

Location: No. 75A, Jalan Maju, Taman Maju Jaya, Johor Bahru

Business Hours: Mon-Thu, 7:00pm – 1:00am; Fri-Sat, 7:00pm – 2:00am; Closed on Sundays


6. 90洋服.龟来bar

Would you like to travel back in time with a glass of your favorite drink in one hand? This hidden bar in Kulai will let you experience the vibes of ancient times! The 90洋服.龟来bar is full of retro stuff in every corner, while there are neon lights on the outside which seems to draw you closer and discover the fun that awaits you inside. Unlike the general bar, it features a combination of foreign clothing and bar. In addition, it also said to be the cheapest suit rental in Malaysia where it only cost RM50 for an all-day rental.

Location: 21 Lorong Ismail 81000 Kulai, Johor Bahru

Business Hours: Fri-Sat 7:00pm – 1:00am; Sun, 7:00pm – 12:00mn


7. T15

T15 is a bar hidden in the majestic Taman Pelangi, and it features a combination of Chinese and Western styles. Chill with the retro vibes the place gives!

Location: 15, Jalan Kuning 2, Taman Pelangi, 80400, Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 6:00pm-2:00am

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