Malaysian pride is all about delicious food from Chinese and Indian Malay and Western styles. With so many 24-hour mamaks and food courts, tourists can quickly feel overwhelmed by the selection. Yugo makes it easy for you to decide with our list of the best restaurants in Kuala Lumpur for all tastes and budgets.
The Lafite is located in the beautiful Shangri-La Hotel and guarantees a luxurious atmosphere. It offers an exquisite selection of European dishes that are perfectly prepared and offer an extremely pleasant culinary experience. Lafite is ideal for an intimate evening or to celebrate special occasions with friends or business partners. The interior was designed by the world-famous interior designer Adam Tihany.
2. Bakti Woodlands
Bakti Woodlands near Masjid Jamek is considered one of the best Indian restaurants in Kuala Lumpur and offers a selection of North and South Indian dishes. Guests can choose between a vegetarian and a halal menu and choose between menus, Uttapam, Thali and Naan. The biggest highlight, however, is the low price for the large portions.
3. Soong Kee’s Beef ball Noodle
Soong Kee’s serves a delicious traditional meal. Anyone who loves noodle soup will appreciate Soong Kee’s secret recipe that has been passed down through generations. With a funky yellow exterior and regulars who claim to have enjoyed the noodles here for decades, this Chinese restaurant along Petaling Street is worth a visit.
4. Devi’s Corner
Visitors looking for an authentic dining experience can visit the Devi’s Corner banana leaf restaurant. Customers order a selection of dishes that are served on a large banana leaf rather than on a plate. The delicious South Indian food is available at a reasonable price and offers an insight into the local culture. Throw away the spoon and fork and use your fingers to make the most of the experience. Remember to eat with your right hand!
5. Restoran Husen Café
The Restoran Husen Café is located in Brickfields next to several budget hotels and offers Indian food at affordable prices. Expect the usual modest style of a Malaysian Nasi Kandar with options like self-service, roti, fried rice, and Nasi Lemak. With the English menu open 24 hours a day, it’s no wonder this budget-friendly traveler is often considered one of the best in Kuala Lumpur.
6. Restoran Yap Hup Kee
The red-painted shop near Chan Sow Lin Subway Station is one of the best restaurants in Kuala Lumpur for Hakka dishes. Yap Hup Keep offers an air-conditioned indoor and outdoor seating area as well as a selection of dishes for every taste at affordable prices. Try the selection of Yong Tau Foo, the traditional Hakka noodle soups and the vegetarian duck.
7. Dining in the dark
Would you like to experience a completely different culinary experience by eating in complete darkness? Dining In The Dark offers this type of service in famous Bukit Bintang. Guests choose a four-course meal before putting cell phones and watches in a locker and heading to their table in the dark. Online reservations are essential and customers must adhere to semi-formal to formal dress codes.
8. Tamarind Springs
Tamarind Springs is nestled amid the slopes and green of Ampang District, and the extensive menu offers a variety of Vietnamese, Cambodian and Laotian dishes, with the Vietnamese soft shell crab highly recommended. The restaurant also offers a unique selection of Italian ice cream with flavors such as chocolate chilli and kalamansi.
The Cilantro (an award winning restaurant) is known for its French cuisine with a Japanese influence and is popular with the discerning guests of the metropolis. The restaurant offers an intimate setting that exudes simplicity and a touch of sophistication. Private dining rooms can accommodate six to twenty people.
10. Li Yen at Ritz-Carlton
The internationally recognized Chinese restaurant Li Yen at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel combines elegance and intimacy with traditional Cantonese cuisine for lunch and dinner. The restaurant is famous for its dim sum (perfected by the dedicated dim sum chef Tan Tiong Guan) and its characteristic dish of baked ribs with Chinese tea leaves and avocado cream.