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Out of Africa/Kudu Bar

by Matt Bellotti 1 Jun 2011
Out of Africa/Kudu Bar

Out of Africa is an institution among expatriates living in Malaysia. Dave, the landlord, is another. There is really no excuse for not knowing the place or the man but in case you’ve not had cause to head out to PJ, in the shadow of Amcorp Mall, then here’s a potted guide to why the bar is one of the Klang Valley’s finest and most popular.

For starters, there’s Dave. It is hard to imagine a more well-suited person to running a bar. Funny, welcoming, charming and in the know about exactly what live sport is going on when. Which brings us to the second big sell.

Hundreds of locals and expatriates poured into the iconic little Kudu Bar at Out of Africa, with its zebra skin and antelope heads on the wall and big screen showing live sport, for the recent Cricket
World Cup.

If you weren’t among them then you won’t have to wait long to savour the atmosphere as it’s the turn of the Rugby World Cup this September and that’s when the roof really comes off this cracking nightspot.

But it’s not just about the beer and the sport. Out of Africa is hugely popular with families and it’s easy to see why. The food is excellent, a lot of it homemade (the boerewors sausages are a must), and thanks to the location in the heart of PJ Palms Sport Centre, there is a huge swimming pool where youngsters can splash around and families cool off.

Plus there is a happy hour from noon until 8pm every weekend. What more can you ask? As the host of Kelawar Cricket Club and Bintang Rugby Club, can so many beer-loving and right-minded expatriates be wrong?


Address:PJ Palms Sport Centre, No 1 Lorong Sultan, Petaling Jaya, 46200 Selangor

Telephone: 03 - 7955 3432


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