14 Tattoo Parlours In The Klang Valley To Get Inked With Beautiful Body Art

Everything from small pieces to a full sleeve.

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Been dreaming of getting a customised tattoo but having trouble committing to a design or place to get it done at?

Well, search no further!

An artistic form of self-expression, the rise of body art in the form of tattoos over the past few years is a clear indicator of its popularity within society. Nonetheless, getting inked isn't a thoughtless process, and can oftentimes be quite daunting if you've never contemplated actually moving forward with the idea.

Balancing out diverse and quirky works while maintaining a hygienic and safe environment, we've gathered some of our favourite spots to stop by if you're thinking of getting a tattoo.

Disclaimer: It's crucial to remember that the following tattoo parlours have their respective methods, tools, and requirements for customers to get tattoos. Make sure to consult the artists in each store and provide a detailed description on the type, size, location, and design of the tattoo you're seeking to get.

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1. Wayang Kulit Tatu

From traditional designs to illustrative sketches and even Japanese-styled pieces, Wayang Kulit Tatu has artists skilled in a wide range of tattoo artwork. Using machines, the base price of a tiny tattoo would go for RM250, though it's best to get an in-person consultation to allow the artists of Wayang Kulit to bring your vision to life.

28, Jalan SS15/4,
47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
11am - 6pm (Tuesday to Saturday)
Closed on Sunday and Monday

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Contact number: +603-58880432

The Wayang Kulit Tatu studio.

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2. Cheer Ink Tattoo Studio

With over 20 tattoo artists at Cheer Ink Tattoo Studio, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting a design that suits your personality. From abstract pieces that paint a thousand words to cute animal characters, the studio only operates on an appointment basis, so be sure to consult the artists on Instagram before paying them a visit.

67-1, Jalan Metro Perdana Barat 1, Taman Usahawan Kepong,
52100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
12pm - 7pm (Daily)

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Contact number: +603-67340877

Cheer Ink Tattoo's studio.

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3. Yang Lee Tattoo

Established in 2008, the charm of Yang Lee Tattoo comes in the form of their openness to consider any reference material you'd like to get inked on your body. Be it a portrait, old-school tattoos, pieces that are in full colour, or even tribal patterns, a safe bet with this studio is that you'll probably get the tattoo you've truly envisioned.

52, SS2/55, 47300, Petaling Jaya,
Selangor, Malaysia

Operating hours:
12pm - 8pm (Daily)

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WeChat/Mobile contact: +6012-6066108

The exterior of Yang Lee Tattoo's studio.

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4. Inktime Studio

Inktime Studio's ability to take complex designs and seamlessly transition it onto one's skin using tattoo machines is remarkable to say the least. Whether it's writing word tattoos by a person who initially had that penmanship or creating surreal pieces that'll boggle your mind, keep a look out for their flash promotions that appear ever so often on their page.

5, 17-1, Jalan Radin Bagus, Bandar Baru Sri Petaling,
57000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
12pm - 7.30pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Closed on Monday

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Contact number: +603-95480078

The interior of Inktime Studio.

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5. Electric Dreams Collective

In their own words, Electric Dreams Collective does all kinds of tattoos! Housing five diverse artists with their individual and unique style, a cool fact about this studio is how they can rework a tattoo you're not sure you want anymore. While the price range of a tattoo from Electric Dreams begins at RM250, there's nothing more thorough than an in-person consultation to get everything you need detailed to the T.

Unit 9-6, Blok A, Jaya One, Jalan Universiti,
Section 13, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Operating hours:
11am - 7pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Closed on Monday

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Contact number: +6012-5488446

Electric Dreams Collective's studio.

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6. Kai Tattoo House

Demure yet intricate, the beauty of the designs illustrated by the tattoo artists in Kai Tattoo House is in their ability to take abstract concepts and reimagine it into otherworldly creations. From floral pieces to geometrical shapes, keep in mind that the studio charges a RM50 consultation fee if you're looking to discuss your dream tattoo.

14-3, Block B, Level 3, MAHSA Avenue,
Jalan Ilmu Kuala Lumpur, 59100 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
11am - 5pm (Daily)

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Contact number: +6019-3771115

The exterior of Kai Tattoo House.

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7. Tattoo Family Kuala Lumpur

If a tattoo parlour's motto is "Be Proud Of Who You Are", odds are that you'll be in good hands when getting a tattoo done. Founded in 2004, Tattoo Family KL's initial goal was to provide a friendly and relaxed environment to those who may be biting their nails to get a tattoo. Whether you're looking to do a piece in black and grey, full colour, a minimalist tattoo, or a Mandala creation, odds are you'll be able to get some of the most intricate pieces done at this parlour.

Lot LG114, Lower Ground Floor, Sungei Wang Plaza,
Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50250, Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
11am - 8pm (Daily)

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Contact number: +6016-2331717

The interior of Tattoo Family's studio.

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8. Thug's Tattoo Studio

As an award-winning tattoo parlour in Selangor, it's not hard to believe that Thug's Tattoo Studio has a reputation the exceeds expectations. With mind-blowing designs that go deep into contextual art, a perk at this parlour is their openness to walk-in appointments — just in case you have a spur-of-the-moment urge to get a tattoo. Nevertheless, pre-arranged consultations are still required to make the process satisfactory.

Business Center, 1-2-4, Jalan Semarak Api,
Off Jalan Gombak, Diamond Square, 53100 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
12pm - 10pm (Daily)

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Contact number: +6010-2504255

Interior of Thug's Tattoo Studio.

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9. Black Cat Tattoo Studio

After the initial success of their original tattoo parlour in SS15, Black Cat Tattoo Studio soared when they expanded their ventures to an outlet in Sunway Pyramid. With base prices starting from RM250, walk-ins are welcomed if any person wants to see how they can take their imaginative ideas to be realised as ink on their skin.

55, Jalan SS15/8a, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Sunway Pyramid
1st Floor, Asian Avenue, Sunway Pyramid, 3, Jalan PJS 11/15,
Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
12pm - 8pm (Daily, SS15 outlet)
11am - 8pm (Daily, Sunway Pyramid outlet)

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Contact number: +603-56129629

The interior of Black Cat Tattoo Sunway Pyramid.

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10. Pink Tattoos

Comprising of a dynamic duo who know their way around a tattoo needle, Pink Tattoos boasts a sanitary and private environment so you'll be calm and collected during your tattoo-receiving process. Featuring pet portraits and a range of floral conceptions, this enterprise's work is nothing short of stellar.

20A, Jalan Telawi, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur,
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
11am - 7pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Closed on Monday

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Contact number: +6017-3355778/+603-22017465

The interior of Pink Tattoos.

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11. ReplayInk Tattoo

With artists that have been in the tattoo business for over 15 years, there's one thing you can be sure to get when you make a trip to Replayink Tattoo — experienced professionals. Well-practiced in every form of tattoo service from blackwork, coloured pieces, custom designs, and cover ups, they even offer same-day appointments if you're lucky enough to land one of the artists at a free moment.

B-02-17, Aurora Place 1,
Persiaran Jalil 1 Bandar Bukit Jalil,
Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
11am - 6pm (Daily)

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Contact number: +6016-9029123/+603-50336058

The interior of Replayink Tattoo.

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12. Borneo Ink

Offering traditional hand-tapped tattoos, Borneo Ink's reputation as a pioneer goes all the way back to 1996. Bringing Iban art and tattooing culture to West Malaysia, the artists who inhabit this studio are internationally recognised, earning multiple awards for their phenomenal pieces with touching backstories.

B-09-15, Gateway Corporate Suites, 1, Jalan Desa Kiara,
Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
11am - 7pm (Wednesday to Sunday)
Closed on Monday and Tuesday

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Contact number: +603-64132628

13. The Tattoo Parlour

Passionate about custom designs and amazing service, The Tattoo Parlour has made its way to become one of the fastest growing tattoo studios across the nation. Creating everything from new-school designs to neo-traditional and realistic pieces, the parlour promises a unique tattoo should you decide to come to them, a one-of-a-kind for sure.

Zenith Corporate Park, 31-1 Block C, Zenith Corporate Park,
Jalan SS7/26, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
11am - 8pm (Daily)


Contact number: +6017-6945421/+6017-3242226

The interior of The Tattoo Parlour.

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14. Spec Body Art

Founded by an ex-Singaporean Air Force Pilot, the strength that lies in Spec Body Art's parlour is their openness to any person who is looking to get a piece of body art that unconditionally represents themselves. As outlets exist in both SS15 and Pavilion KL, you won't need to schlep to either end of the Klang Valley to get your preferred piece done.

Pavilion KL
Lot 6.24.08A, Level 6 Pavilion KL,
(Tokyo Street) 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Subang Jaya
90A 1st Floor, Jalan SS15/4,
47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
12pm - 8pm (Daily, Pavilion KL)
1pm - 7pm (Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Monday, Subang Jaya)

Website | Facebook | Instagram

WhatsApp/Contact number: +6017-2112789

The exterior of the Kuala Lumpur branch.

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