Idris Club, Kuala Kangsar

The club's main entrance. (Photo courtesy of Raja Mariam Raja Mohamed Iskandar)

Described as the old watering hole for the ‘who’s who’ of Kuala Kangsar, the Idris Club still stand proud of its traditions. It was named after Almarhum Sultan Idris I and is well known amongst the British officers and planters in its heyday. The club building was originally a rest house, and had since undergone many changes. The club has been described (albeit with the somewhat unflattering pseudonym of The Iblis Club) in Anthony Burgess’ Time For A Tiger (part of his Malayan trilogy).

Reference:
1. Khong’s Travel Guide: Kuala Kangsar
2. Wikipedia

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