Most KL city folk would know the popular Telawi strip in Bangsar
for its wide array of cuisine - seafood, Chinese food, Indian Muslim Mamak stalls, South Indian banana leaf restaurants, as well as Malay warungs all can be easily located within the area. Some of the roadside hawkers in Telawi area normally open in the evenings and close late at night, plus also there are lots of 24-hour restaurants within the area thus making it easy for you to look for food at any time of the day. It is also haven for the night crowd especially Friday nights and weekends where bars and pubs such as Absolutely Chemistry, Alexis, Bar Flam, Club 11:15 are filled with people having a good time and The Social is the place for sport enthusiasts especially for English Premier League Football fans. Just a little bit out of Telawi, there is the Bangsar Shopping Centre
, Bangsar Village, Bangsar Village II mall, One Bangsar, shops and convenience stores, restaurants and eateries such as Alexis, La Bodega, McDonald, Modesto’s, Coffee Bean, Starbucks, and San Francisco Coffee.
Telawi is strategically located and accessible through the Jalan Bangsar, Jalan Maarof, Jalan Pantai Baharu and it is also a mere 15 minutes journey to reach the Kuala Lumpur city centre
. It also has easy access to major expressways such as the New Pantai Expressway (NPE), Kuala Lumpur and Seremban Highway, Kerinchi Link, Federal Highway and also the SPRINT Expressway at the northern end of Jalan Maarof connects to Bukit Damansara
, Jalan Duta, Sri Hartamas
, the New Klang Valley Expressway, the Damansara-Puchong Expressway and several suburbs in Petaling Jaya
. Public transportation does not get any more convenient with the numerous buses that ply the route and towards the Bangsar LRT station to take the train to KL Sentral, the public transport hub of the city. so five minutes drive to KL Sentral which is major transportation hub in the neighbouring Brickfields
. Telawi is near primary schools such as Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Bandaraya, Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Pantai and Sekolah Rendah Jenis Kebangsaan (Tamil) Jalan Bangsar; secondary schools such as Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bangsar and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bukit Bandaraya; University Malaya (UM), Maktab Perguruan Raja Muda (Raja Muda Teachers’ College), Maktab Perguruan Bahasa (Language Teaching College). Telawi is also near Pantai Medical Centre, sports and recreation facilities namely Bangsar Sports Complex which comprises of a swimming pool, a multipurpose hall with badminton courts as well as squash, tennis and basketball, Kilat Stadium, Kuala Lumpur Hockey Stadium, a large night market or pasar malam held every Sunday nearby the Saidina Abu Bakar As Siddiq Mosque, wet market, and also situated nearby one of Kuala Lumpur
's largest shopping centres, the Mid Valley Megamall.