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View from the helipad

Imagine being on a platform that offers a 360-degree view of the city and its surroundings. That’s The Roof for you, located at 1 First Avenue right in the heart of Bandar Utama. This 50,000 square feet integrated gastro & entertainment hub boasts 5 concept outlets – Stratosphere, Signature, Malt & Leaf, Score and Play – to cater to the needs of every customer segment.



Hard Hat Tour



Gorgeous sunset

Targeted to open to public this November 1st, I was given a Hard Hat Tour of The Roof last weekend. While the outlets were still undergoing construction, I was bowled over by the magnificent view of the city skyline and its surroundings from Stratosphere; a luxury rooftop champagne bar nestled on top of an infinity grass helipad. This is said to be Asia’s first and only green helipad bar, for now.


Stratosphere — ample of space for creativity!


I think it’s a great place to have a garden wedding – think beautiful flower arch and the stars gazing upon you as you utter your “I do”. Ok fine I watch way too many romantic movies haha.




Every outlet promises customers a unique experience – from state-of-the-art staging, audio & visuals at Play to a chic dining experience at Signature. I’m quite keen on checking out Malt & Leaf, The Roof’s cigar and whisky bar that carries a collection of single malts and cigars. I’m in it for the whisky, not so much the cigar.

Malt & Leaf


Score is a casual sports bar that aims to feature live telecasts during major sporting events. Not my kind of place, but definitely rif’s type of hangout since he’s a football fanatic. That way, he can come here to scream his lungs out and leave me in peace at home lol!


Hi Don!


With Anna

All in all, I think The Roof has a lot of potential given its location and unique concepts. I know I’ll be hanging out very often at Stratosphere and will probably visit the other outlets once things are up and running. Hopefully they are as impressive as what they’re said to be. :)


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The Roof
1, First Avenue,
Bandar Utama,
47800 Petaling Jaya
Tel: 03-7729 1628
Website: www.theroof.com.my
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheRoofMalaysia
GPS Coordinates: N 3 08.815, E 101 36.970

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Delian November 3, 2013 - 4:28 pm

Waste of time… i thought it would be as scenic as marini’s 57…turn out crappy. sorry , just got to be honest babe.

Bangsar Babe November 4, 2013 - 4:29 pm

Sorry to hear you didn’t have a good experience Delian. I have yet to check the place out since the Hard Hat tour as I’m waiting for them to be in operation for a month or so.

Will update you if there are any improvements.

Nolie December 23, 2013 - 5:37 pm

Hye dear I want to go there for Christmas eve… its is good plan or not ya

Bangsar Babe December 23, 2013 - 5:39 pm

Hi Nolie,

I think it would be better to call them to check. In case they are overbooked… :)

Leven February 4, 2014 - 4:57 pm

Hi pretty,how was the food quality and price here?

Bangsar Babe February 4, 2014 - 5:03 pm

Hi Leven,

You can read my review here: http://www.bangsarbabe.com/2014/01/signature-at-the-roof.html


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