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15 Wallet-Friendly Date Spots For Every Occasion In KL (Including FREE Date Ideas)

Running low on cash for dates in Kuala Lumpur? Don’t worry budget-conscious romantics, we’ve got you covered! Love doesn’t have to cost a fortune as we’ve uncovered KL’s best-kept secrets for planning unforgettable dates without breaking the bank.  


15 Budget Friendly Date Spots To Check Out In KL

1. Bookstore Date @ BookXcess, REXKL (Free Entry)

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Starting off, take your lover by the hand and head out for a fun-filled bookstore date at BookXcess in REXKL. Designed with a labyrinth of mazes and secret corners, exploring in BookXcess will definitely evoke a sense of adventure with its modern rustic vibe as every shelf ignites curiosity and every scent of paper leaves you blooming with excitement. Book lovers unite now!

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BookXcess, REXKL

Address: Second floor, at REXKL, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur 

Operating Hours: Open daily (Sunday to Thursday: 10 am – 10 pm, Friday & Saturday: 10 am – 11 pm)

Admission: Free entry

2. Weekend Bazaar Date @ Central Market KL (Free Entry)

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Next, sweep your significant other off their feet with a romantic weekend bazaar date in Central Market, KL! At Kuala Lumpur’s Central Market, the thrill never stops as it transforms into a vibrant bazaar spot filled with a lineup of fresh local vendors every weekend, promising a treasure trove of cool gifts, delicious snacks and joyful memories. After that, why not continue on your date with a romantic stroll around the bustling streets of Pasar Seni and Petaling Street that’s nearby to end the evening on a high.     

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Central Market KL

Address: Lot 3.04-3.06, 06, Jalan Hang Kasturi, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Open daily (10 am – 8 pm) 


Admission: Free entry 

3. Art Gallery Date @ National Art Gallery KL (Free Entry)

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Embrace your inner artist and let your imagination come alive as you step into a colourful art gallery date at National Art Gallery KL. From beautiful paintings to thought-provoking sculptures, prepare to be amazed and why not take an OOTD pic or two! Wink wink… 

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National Art Gallery KL 


Address: Lembaga Pembangunan Seni Visual Negara, 2, Jalan Temerloh, off, Jln Tun Razak, 53200 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Open daily (9 am – 5 pm) 

Admission: Free entry


4. Workout Date @ Perdana Botanical Gardens KL (Free Entry)


Rise and shine lovebirds! You can also kickstart your morning right with a healthy exercising date at Perdana Botanical Gardens KL park. With lots of green leafy trees and golden canopies, bask in the great outdoors with the sounds of nature all around you and be prepared to sweat it out on a fun run or cycling adventure together with your partner on the surrounding track. It’s time to seize the day and keep fit, one sweet workout at a time!   

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Perdana Botanical Gardens KL   

Address: ​​Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Open daily (7am – 8 pm) 

Admission: Free entry 

5. Museum Date @ Bank Negara Museum (Free Entry)

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Next up, travel back in time with your sweetheart and discover more about stories of early world currency notes and explore the Malaysian Ringgit’s vault of history at Bank Negara Museum. With many Insta-worthy artefacts, paintings, spiral staircases and informative exhibitions, this is a must-go dating spot for history enthusiasts. There’s nothing quite like a historical museum date to make your hearts skip a beat!

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Bank Negara Museum

Address: ​​Sasana Kijang, 2, Jalan Dato Onn, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur 

Operating Hours: Open on Sunday & from Tuesday to Saturday but is closed on Mondays (10 am – 5 pm)

Admission: Free entry

6. Night Walk Date @ Saloma Bridge KL (Free Entry) 

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To add to the delight, let the vibrant lights and comforting sway of the breeze at Saloma Bridge KL set the stage for a dreamy night walk date. Stroll down hand in hand and make sure to take lots of selfies with the colourful and brightly lit backdrop of Kuala Lumpur’s sparkling bridge to remember the enchanting moment for many years to come.      

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Saloma Bridge KL  

Address: 9, Lorong Raja Muda Musa 3, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Light Show Timing: Every night (7 pm – 10 pm)

Admission: Free entry

7. Photoshoot Date @ Digital Art Gallery (DAG), KEDAI KL (RM 8 Per Entry)

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Next, strike a pose and get ready to light up your dating adventures with an immersive neon-themed photoshoot at Digital Art Gallery (DAG), located inside KEDAI KL. Amidst the lively hues and futuristic patterns projected onto the walls, there is indeed something special for everyone so go ahead and get your aesthetic photography game on couples! 

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Digital Art Gallery (DAG), KEDAI KL 

Address: ​​Lorong Ilmu, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Open from Tuesday to Sunday but is closed on Mondays (10.30 am – 6 pm)

Admission: RM 8 per entry

8. Nature Date @ KL Eco Forest Park (MYKAD Holders: RM 10, Non- MYKAD Holders: RM 40 Per Entry)

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Wanting to escape the intense hustle and bustle of the city? Kick back and relax in a tranquil nature haven as you reconnect with each other at KL Eco Forest Park. Hike up hidden trails, walk across the Instagrammable hanging canopy bridge and let the soothing symphony of birds and rustling leaves comfort your hearts. It’s time to nurture your connection amidst this lush green eco oasis, making memories as timeless as the forest itself.  

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KL Eco Forest Park  

Address: Lot 240, Bukit Nanas, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50250, Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Open daily (8 am – 5.30 pm)  

Admission: MYKAD Holders – RM 10, Non-MYKAD Holders – RM 40 per entry

9. KL City Viewing Date @ KL Tower Observation Deck (MYKAD Holders – RM 30, Non-MYKAD Holders: RM 60 Per Entry)

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Take your love to new heights and spend an exciting day soaring over Kuala Lumpur at KL Tower Walk! With panoramic views that promise to thrill, couples can take their relationship to the next level at KL Tower’s Observation Deck all while enjoying breathtaking cityscape views. So what are you waiting for? Admire the beauty of Kuala Lumpur while sneaking loving smiles at your special someone too! 

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KL Tower Walk – Observation Deck  

Address: Menara Kuala Lumpur No. 2 Jalan Punchak Off, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Open daily (9 am – 10 pm) 

Admission: MYKAD Holders – RM 30, Non-MYKAD Holders – RM 60 per entry

10. Science Learning Date @ National Science Centre (RM 6 Per Entry)

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Come on and get your geek on! Unleash your inner nerd out loud and proud as you learn more about all things Science related on an electrifying date at the National Science Centre. With loads of learning-friendly exhibitions, experiment displays and interactive game stations you’ll soon be jumping for joy. Go on and spark some chemistry in your relationship, endless fun awaits!     

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National Science Centre

Address: 50662, Persiaran Bukit Kiara, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Open from Saturday to Thursday but is closed on Fridays (9 am to 5 pm)

Admission: RM 6 per entry

11. Gaming Date @ ATO Gaming Cafe, KL (RM 10 Per Entry)

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Hey girls, why not surprise your boyfriend with a fun date at ATO Gaming Cafe’, KL? With an unlimited play time of 12 hours for PS4, PS5, XBOX, Nintendo, arcade and exciting board games, your boyfriend will definitely love it here! Go ahead and purchase some snacks or food of at least RM 10 from the counter first and you’ll be free to enjoy unlimited gaming to your heart’s content.

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ATO Gaming Cafe, KL 

Address: Jalan Sungai Penchala, Kampung Sungai Penchala, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Monday to Wednesday (10 am – 10 pm), Thursday to Sunday (10 am – 12 am)

Admission: RM 10 per entry

12. Water Sports Date @ White N Black Aquasports, Taman Tasik Titiwangsa KL (RM 15 Per Entry)

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Make a splash and dive into a delightful day of water sports activities at Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, KL. There’s lots of cute swan paddle boats and kayaks for the both of you to float on while bonding with a beautiful view of the KLCC. Couples that ride the waves together, stay together!  

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White N Black Aquasports, Taman Tasik Titiwangsa KL

Address: Jalan Tembeling, Taman Tasik, Titiwangsa, 53200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Tuesday to Friday (9 am – 7 pm), Saturday & Sunday (8 am – 7 pm), Closed on Mondays

Admission: RM 15 per entry

13. Farm Date @ Farm Fresh UPM (RM 15 Per Entry) 

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Craving for a down-to-earth farm adventure? Head on over to Farm Fresh UPM for some fresh air and countryside vibes. From horse riding, adorable farm animal watching, tractor tours and fresh produce tasting activities, it’s the perfect place for you to live it up with your love and take lots of Instagram shots!

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Farm Fresh UPM  

Address: Jalan Maklumat, 43400 Serdang, Selangor

Operating Hours: Tuesday to Friday (10 am – 5 pm), Saturday & Sunday (10 am – 6 pm), Closed on Mondays 

Admission: RM 15 per entry

14. Cat Cafe Date @ Cuffymeow Cat Cafe, Bukit Jalil KL (RM 28 Per Entry for 30 Mins Playtime with Cats, F&B Not Included)

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This one’s for you cat lovers! Purrfect your next date by whiskering away to Cuffymeow Cat Cafe’ at Bukit Jalil KL. With a Korean and Muji inspired layout, this muslim-friendly cat cafe is so aesthetically pleasing! Enjoy the cozy ambience, bite into a fluffy souffle and let the extremely adorable cats add an extra feeling of joy and laughter to your time together.    

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Cuffymeow Cat Cafe’, Bukit Jalil KL  

Address: 37A, Jalan 16/155C Bandar Bukit Jalil, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur 

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday (1pm – 8 pm), Saturday & Sunday (12 pm – 8.30 pm) 

Admission: RM 28 per entry for 30 mins playtime with cats, F&B not included

15. Zoo Exploring Date @ Zoo Negara Malaysia (RM 45 Per Entry)

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Roar with excitement and let your wild side run free on a fun animal exploring journey at Zoo Negara. As one of the largest and oldest zoos in Malaysia, Zoo Negara has a great variety of incredible animals such as giraffes, tapirs, Malayan tigers, pandas, hornbills and is of course home to Oyen the viral cat who lives together with cute capybaras. So grab your lover and head on down to visit Zoo Negara today. Many cool animals are waiting here for you!  

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Zoo Negara Malaysia

Address: Jalan Taman Zooview, Taman Zooview, 68000 Ampang, Selangor

Operating Hours: Open daily (9 am – 5 pm)  

Admission: RM 45 per entry

Which Spot Are You Heading To On Your Next Date Spots?

Nestled in the heart of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur definitely offers a multitude of memorable experiences for all you budget-conscious romantics. So, feeling tempted to check out these 15 date spots? Get ready to dive into a world of affordable adventures and heartwarming moments with your better half without emptying your wallet now! 

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