Malaysia is famous to be food paradise, and Kuala Lumpur offers a huge variety of different cuisines.
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1 - Bijan Bar & Restaurant
Cuisine: Traditional Malaysian
Bijan Bar & Restaurant is an award-winning establishment in Kuala Lumpur, serving high-end Malay fare and desserts, as well as an extensive wine list. Accessible within a five-minute walk from Changkat Bukit Bintang, this restaurant’s pork-free menu makes it the perfect venue for quality and authentic Malay cuisine. Signature dishes include rusuk panggang or char-grilled short ribs (RM70) and kurma kambing (RM60), which is mutton cooked in spicy coconut milk curry. Its appetizer platter (RM36) is also a must-try, comprising of beef and chicken satay, cucur udang (deep-fried prawn fritters), tauhu sumbat (fried stuffed tofu cakes) and popiah goreng (fried stuffed spring rolls), served with spicy peanut sauce and hot chilli sauce.
Address: 3, Jalan Ceylon, Kuala Lumpur
Telephone: +603 2031 3575/6568
Monday - Saturday 12:00 – 14:30 & 18:30 – 10:30,
Sunday 16:30 – 22:30
2 - Saloma Bistro & Theatre Restaurant
Cuisine: Traditional Malaysian
Saloma Theatre Restaurant takes one on a gastronomic experience where wonderful aromas and flavours beckon. The style in which the food is served is Malaysian showcasing the flavours and cooking methods from the uniquely different flavoured 14 Malaysian states.
Strategically located in the Golden Triangle. The restaurant within the Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC) is the ideal one stop centre convenient for tourists.
Mesmerise with upbeat traditional and cultural performances. For 45-minutes, the 18-member Saloma Dancers will present a selection of Asia’s rich cultural heritage.
Monday – Sunday 11.00 am to 10.30 pm
Culture Show: 8.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Address: Pusat Pelancongan Malaysia (MaTic), 139, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Telephone: +603 2161 0122
3- Hakka Restaurant
Located within walking distance from Pavilion, Hakka Restaurant is an established Chinese restaurant in KL offering all kinds of Chinese food. The restaurant is a bungalow with plenty of parking spaces, and it offers a choice of indoor or al fresco dining. At night, many patrons like to sit at the outdoor dining area to enjoy the awesome view of the twin towers. Some of the must-have items here include Herbal Roasted Duck, Steamed Kampung Chicken, Braised Pork Belly with Preserved Vegetable and Hakka Abacus.
Address: 4, Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone: +603-2143 1908
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday: 12:00 – 15:00 / 18:00 – 23:30, Sunday: 12:00 – 15:00
4 - Nyonya Colors
Cuisine: Fusion Malay – Chinese Cuisine
Nyonya Colors specialises in premium homemade quality Nyonya Kueh and delights. It provides customers with the highest quality and tasty Nyonya Kueh, products bear the great authentic taste of the past. It a delightful fusion and taste of the famous Baba-Nyonya cuisine.
Opening Hours: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Address: K21, Level 2, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone: +603-2164 3188
5 - Taj Garden Restaurant
Cuisine: North Indian
Taj Garden Restaurant, accessible within a 10-minute walk from KL Sentral station, serves deliciously authentic north Indian cuisine behind the bustling main road of Brickfields, Little India. Nestled in a tropical garden setting, the restaurant’s spacious indoor and airy al fresco dining sections are adorned with white furnishings and minimal decor. Diners can find the usual array of tandoori, naans (oven-baked flatbread), and matar paneer (cottage cheese and green pea curry), though Taj Garden Restaurant’s specialities lie within its chicken chettinad curry and mutton madras curry. Best enjoyed with Rumali bread (thin flatbread), both curries are heavily seasoned with coriander seeds and fennels, resulting in a fiery flavour.
Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 23:00
Address: 5, Anexxe Leopad, Jalan Tun Sambanthan
Telephone: +603 2260 6489
6 - Mama San
Cuisine: Chinese, Indonesian, Indian, Malay, Thai, Singaporean, Cambodian and Vietnamese.
Mama San blazes into KL with style to burn: Bali's venerated Asian street food restaurant, spearheaded by Scots chef Will Meyrick, has opened its first Malaysian outpost in Suria KLCC.
Opening Hours: 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Address: Lot G 46, Ground Level, Suria KLCC, Jalan Ampang, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, WP, Malaysia
Telephone: 019-787 5810
7 - Cantaloupe @ Troika
The Troika, Overlooking the KLCC park and the Twin Towers, Cantaloupe’s stunning dining room by Melbourne interior designers Hecker Guthrie offers panoramic views of the city’s skyline.
Chef Christian Bauer presents a menu of beautiful dishes made with invention and integrity.
Opening Hours: Cantaloupe Bar 17:00 to 24:00, Dining Room 18:30 to 22:30 (last orders)
Address: Level 23A, Tower B, The Troika, 19 Persiaran KLCC, 50450 KL
Telephone: +603 2162 0886