The Best Places to Eat in KL

February 3, 2020

Check Out These Delicious Eateries in the City

If there is one thing Malaysians are known for – its food. Some of the best cuisines, ranging from Indian, Chinese, and Malaysian dishes can be found in the city of Kuala Lumpur given the diversity of its culture. The best part is that some of these restaurants are walking distance from popular residences such as Pantai Hillpark, Seni Mont Kiara and G Residence.

So whether you’re in the mood for some authentic Malaysian food such as nasi lemak and roti canai, or want to explore exotic flavours such as Italian, French or Japanese; we’ve got the ultimate list to cater to your taste buds. Ranging from the most affordable street food to exquisite fine dining, this list will surely satisfy the foodie in you!

Restoran Rebung, Perdana Botanical Garden

Location: 5-2 Cascade Parking, Jalan Bukit Aman, 1, Jalan Tanglin, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: 03-2276 2525

Opening Hours: 8am-10:30pm

The Rebung restaurant was started by celebrity chef Datuk Ismail, who is known for his unique preparation of popular Malaysian dishes. The restaurant features breathtaking views of the Botanical Gardens perfect for hi-tea, and a variety of authentic local cuisine such as ikan bakar, masak lemak and satay spread across a large buffet. The restaurant is also quite near to apartment residences like Seni Mont Kiara Kuala Lumpur, Pantai Hillpark sale, and rent room G residence KL

This makes it an ideal location for for special events such as parties and anniversaries, so be sure to reserve to make your events truly memorable. 

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Southern Rock Seafood, Bangsar

Location: 32-36, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: 03-2282 8315

Opening Hours: 11am-10pm

If you’re a seafood fanatic like us, then this is the place for you. Southern Rock Seafood is a favourite amongst people living in Bangsar – featuring a variety of seafood such as fresh fish, caviar, smoked mackerel and shrimps. However, the restaurant’s speciality is its oysters, which are meticulously prepared and packed with exciting flavours that are sure to enrich your taste buds. 

Moreover, apartments such as buy property G Residence KL, and Seni Condominium Mont Kiara are within its vicinity, making it a popular hangout spot for its residents. So what are you waiting for? Make your reservation here and book the spot for your next big event, or visit their website for great promotions on their online delivery. 

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Cilantro Restaurant & Wine Bar, Micasa All Suites Hotel

Location: 368B, Jalan Tun Razak, Taman U Thant, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: 03-2179 8082

Opening Hours: 6pm-10:30pm

Situated inside the luxurious Micasa All Suites Hotel in KL, Cilantro Restaurant & Wine Bar is one of the most exquisite places to eat in the city. The eatery is known for its distinctive blend of elegant French cuisine combined with stimulating Japanese flavours, that make for a truly unique eating experience. 

Some of their most favourite dishes include sweet prawns carpaccio with ikura, and seared scallops with cauliflower Meunière sauce. Their wine bar on the other hand, features a careful selection of champagne, Rosé, red, white and sweet wine. 

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The Ganga Cafe, Bangsar

Location: 17, Lorong Kurau, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: 03-2284 2119

Opening Hours: 8am-10pm

An excellent option for all the vegetarians out there. Ganga Cafe, run by Meeta and Prabodh Sheth offers a range of wholesome South Indian vegetarian dishes such as vada pav, paneer tikka masala, bhindi masala, and aloo gobi, served with hot and freshly prepared puris, dosas and naan. The cozy cafe also offers thalis and platters at affordable prices, as well as Malayian cuisine including nasi lemak, mee goreng, and maggi goreng. 

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Restoran Sek Yuen, Jalan Pudu

Sek Yuen Restaurant’s history and awards- Art Chen/ The Star.

Location: 313, Jalan Pudu, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: 03-9222 0903

Opening Hours: 11:30am-10pm

Restoran Sek Yuen is one of the oldest restaurants in the city, going strong since 7 decades, and thus one of the most beloved. The traditional Cantonese eatery is especially popular for its range of Southeast Asian cuisine such as Pei Pa Duck, beef noodles, Hokkien mee and fish head curry. 

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We hope the inner foodie in you is satisfied with our list of the best cuisines in Kuala Lumpur. There is nothing better than traveling and eating, and I am sure all the food lovers out there would agree! Check out this review of Express Cafe – one of the best hangout spots and cafes in Klang Valley for recommendations on what to order.

Also check out this video below to discover some of the best street food Malaysia has to offer!