16 Top Tattoo Parlours in Malaysia We Love

Our bookmark list of top legit tattoo parlours for our next inking adventure.

Top Tattoo Parlors Malaysia 16 Top Tattoo Parlours In Malaysia We Love

I’m a fan of tattoos – especially #floraltattoo. Judging from the most popular posts on this blog, I believe you probably are one too. If you’re based in Malaysia (or will be visiting the country soon) and you’re contemplating where to get your tattoo done, here are 16 reputable tattoo parlours in town that we love. They’re legit, modern and most importantly, hygienic.

1. Pink Tattoos

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Where20, Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
WhoLynda Chean @lyndapinktattoos (founder), Fin @fintattoos and Khang Wei @knull_void
What / WhyThe 1950-ish themed Pink Tattoos studio is probably the least tattoo-ish – it’s bright, filled with cutesy owl figurines and has a cute resident cat (the longest serving employee) named Rarr. If you love delicate tattoos, this is the place.

2. The Tattoo Parlor Malaysia

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The Tattoo Parlor Malaysia. Image: JUICE Malaysia

Where31-1 Block C, Zenith Corporate Park, SS7 Kelana Jaya (016 353 4340)
WhoMazda Beh, Kei Lee, Juwei Teh, Oren, Wendy
What / WhyFounded by married couple Cheryl and Prinz in 2014, the young the Tattoo Parlor Malaysia is one of the more well-known tattoo parlours in KL area. The studio has 4 resident tattoo artists at the moment, and they’re quite accommodating to your budget. #RocknRollVibe
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3. Black Canvas Tattoos

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Where4SKIN Cafe, B-26-UG, Jalan C180/1, Dataran C180, Cheras, 43200 Selangor (Private Studio, by appointment only)
WhoMing Shern, Mae Oh @maeooh
What / WhyPrivate tattoo session only by appointment, the Black Canvas Tattoos is a real hidden (private) gem. Ming Shern is best-known for photo-realistic tattoos. Mae is known for floral tattoos. (Check out her Instagram.)

4. Inktime Studio

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No.17-1, Jalan Radin Bagus 5, Bandar Baru Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WhoTelwin Thong @telwinthong, Kia Pei @pei_tattoo, Raice Wong @tattooist_raice
What / WhyFrom tribal, cartoon to botanical, Inktime Studio covers all styles although they’re relatively new. The studio was founded in 2017.
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5. Cheer Ink Tattoo

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Where69-3a-1 , Jalan Metro Perdana barat 1, Off Jalan Kepong, Taman Usahawan Kepong, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WhoYing @ying_tattoo, kcamlow @kcamlow_tattoo, Yen Nee @yennee_tattoo, Yu Fan @lyu_fan_tattoo, Mer @mer_tattoo, Lego @lego_tattoo, xuhuan @xuhuann
What / WhyLooking for cute tattoos or cartoons? Cheer Ink Tattoo is the place. But that doesn’t mean the studio can’t deliver other tattoo types as good. With seven in-house artists (including apprentices), you’re not short of options.
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6. Wayang Kulit Tatu

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Where28-2, Jalan SS15/4, Subang Jaya, Malaysia
WhoJoe @tacojoetaco, Julian @cakarayamcakar, Rynny @rynnyelf, Reef @reeftattooer
What / WhyPrior to opening Wayang Kulit Tatu, Joe and Julian have been tattooing privately in Malaysia and abroad. The studio occasionally invites international tattoo artists for guest tattoo sessions. This tattoo parlour is well-respected in the local tattoo community.
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7. YangLee Tattoo

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Where52, SS2/55 47300,Petaling Jaya, Selangor Malaysia (Opposite Alliance Bank)
WhoYang Lee @yangleetatoo, E’leen @eleentattoo
What / WhyFounded in 2005 by Yang Lee, YangLee Tattoo is one of the OG of local tattoo scene. From a multimedia design student to an award-winning full-time tattooist, Yang Lee is a success story. Unquestionable skills aside, they probably have the coolest parlor place with Asian-inspired decor. If you’re looking for Chinese-inspired tattoo, this is the place.

8. Skin Nation Tattoo (Penang)

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Where51, Jalan Burmah, Penang, Malaysia
WhoMC NG, Phang @giliguru, Daryl @daryldeviltattoo, Jennifer @jenniferneoh_tattoo
What / WhyIf you’re in Penang, don’t miss Skin Nation Tattoo. The tattoo parlor opens everyday since 2012, and it’s been a favourite of tattoo fans living in the northern region.
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9. Black Cat Tattoo

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WhereF1.AV.90, 1st Floor, Sunway Pyramid (Near IT Centre, Asian Avenue), Jalan PJS11/15, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
WhoJoshua J Nonis @joshuanonis, Elton Ike Nonis @eltonikenonis, Kevin Mitchel @kevmitch
What / WhyThe Black Cat Tattoo was founded in 2008 by brothers Joshua and Elton, and their brother-in-law Kevin from Melaka. Before opening own studio, Joshua has already been tattooing for 13 years. Although they’re highly experienced, the price range is still reasonable.

10. Tribal Bodyworks Tattoo

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WhereF028, 1st floor, Sungei Wang Plaza, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
WhoLing @ling_1017, Miyuko @miyuko_tattoo Bu @ah_bu9, Keong @keongtattoo
What / WhyFrom cute cartoons, tribal to geometric, abstract tattoos, you’ll have no problem to turn your ideas into reality at Tribal Bodyworks Tattoo with their four artists. Although there are a few other tattoo parlours in Sungei Wang, Tribal remains one of the top favourites (besides Bloody Ink and Iron Bunny) based on customer reviews. The studio also offers body piercing.
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11. Haiyuan Tattoo Studio

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WhereNo.123, First floor and 2nd floor, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WhoHai Yuan Sun @haiyuantattoo, Hishiko @hishikotattoo, Peggie @xf_ng, DoubleLing @doubleling_00
What / WhyThis parlor has a rather unique origin. Founded by tattoo artist Hai Yuan and his wife Hishiko in 2013, Hai Yuan Tattoo Studio is one of the most popular parlours in Kuala Lumpur favoured by Chinese-speaking community. Hai Yuan is from China (so he mainly communicates in Chinese) and he’s also a tattoo teacher currently offering tattooing course at the parlour.
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12. Mao Tattoo Studio

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Where4-1 Jalan PJS 11/28, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
WhoKelly V, Yagami Nick @yagaminick, Ling Ng @aling_maotattoo
What / WhyKelly V of Mao Tattoo Studio, as well as permanent guest artist Yagami, has 17 years of tattooing experience – that speaks volumes about their skills and status in the tattoo community. If you’re looking for colourful and photorealistic tattoos, this parlour is a great option.
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13. Borneo Ink Tattoo

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Where8-3, Jalan 27/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
WhoEddie David @eddieborneoink, Ben Tong @bennnnji_tatts
What / WhyFounded in 1996 and ran by siblings Eddie David, Simon David and Lina David from Sarawak, the international award-winning Borneo Ink Tattoo is the pioneer in the local tattoo industry. The parlour has remained one of the most popular parlours since its inception. If you’re looking for traditional tribal tattoo, this is the place.

14. Inkcraft Tattoo Studio

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WhereA-10-36, Scott Garden Soho, Jalan Klang Lama, 58100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WhoJiun and more! Including guest tattooists.
What / WhyJudging from the tattoo works posted on their Instagram, it’s not hard to tell that Inkcraft Tattoo Studio is known for amazing tattoo sleeves. Body piercing is also available at the parlour.
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15. Bloody Ink Tattoo Studio

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WhereF099, 1st Floor, Sungei Wang Plaza, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WhoHanzhi @hanzhitattooer, Aric @air_be_c, Miiao @hi_miiao, Sally @sally.seventeen
What / WhyTribal Bodywork, Iron Bunny and Bloody Ink Tattoo Studio form the “trilogy” of the best tattoo parlours in Sungai Wang plaza. Although Bloody Ink has has gone through many iteration over the years (and changes in talents), the quality remains unchanged and the parlour remains highly recommended.
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16. Iron Bunny Tattoo

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WhereF078, 1st Floor, Sungei Wang Plaza, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WhoKong @kong_tattoo, Criss @criss_tattoo_, Kita @kita_tattoo, Alvin @alvin_ii, Jen @jasper.jen
What / WhyDon’t’ be fooled by Iron Bunny Tattoo‘s cutesy bunny logo and the small and cozy parlour – their tattoo artists top-notch talents are they will have no problem delivering complex and serious custom tattoos.
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