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10 Mouth-Watering And Affordable Eats Around Bukit Bintang

Residing in Kuala Lumpur all our lives, we understand the struggle when it comes to finding decently priced and tasty food in KL. It is no surprise that Bukit Bintang has been crowned home to expensive award-winning restaurants, but sometimes we’re just looking for relatively cheap eats to satisfy our tummy and bank account. In today’s article, we have rounded up 10 Mouth-watering and Affordable Eats Around Bukit Bintang.

10 Mouth-Watering And Affordable Eats Around Bukit Bintang

1. Capitol Cafe

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This is the perfect go-to after a tiring day of exploring the city. If you’re looking for an affordable restaurant that won’t charge you RM30 per plate, Capitol Cafe is the place to be. This old school kopitiam offers mainly local delights such as nasi lemak, toast and pan mee among others. If you’re working nearby, do drop by during lunch hour; their lunch set comprises nasi lemak ayam and limau ice at a price of RM10(*).

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Address : 46, 48 & 50 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 6:30am – 5pm. Opens daily.

2. Boat Noodle

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This eatery went viral years ago but we can’t deny that it is one of the most affordable noodle treats out there. For only RM2.20 per bowl, Boat Noodle serves 5 different flavours of noodles: Ayutthaya 2.0, Dry Tom Yum, Suki Nam, Sweet Kuey Chap and Pathumthani. They have side dishes such as chicken and beef meatballs as well so prepare to pig out here. Let us know in the comments below how many bowls you’ve stacked from your meal!

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Address : 03-104, 3rd Floor Berjaya Times Square, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 10am-10pm. Opens daily.

3. Hutong Lot 10

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Hutong is a food paradise when it comes to hunting down a wide selection of Malaysian dishes. With such an extensive list of food options under one roof, the place doesn’t lack in terms of its environment as well. This well-maintained and air-conditioned food court has definitely garnered considerable attention from both locals and tourists. We admit that this isn’t THE cheapest place around, but considering its location and food standard, it is certainly reasonably priced.

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Address : Lot 10 Hutong, LG Floor,Lot 10 Shopping Centre, 50 Jalan Sultan Ismail,50250 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours : 10am-10pm. Opens daily.

4. Jalan Alor

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If you’ve ever been to Bukit Bintang, you’ll know that this is a great place to explore the diversity of different cuisines. Located along the street of Jalan Alor, there is an array of hawker stalls offer a variety of inexpensive and appetizing local dishes to satisfy your cravings from roasted chicken wings to seafood. Known as a great supper spot, the street comes to life at night so you’ll get to experience a lively ambience while you dine.

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Address : Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : Opens 24 Hours.

5. Nagasari Curry House

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Happened to be at Jalan Nagasari and not sure of where to eat? Head on over to Nagasari Curry House! This Indian joint serves affordable “mamak” style food in Bukit Bintang and as the name suggests, they specialise in curries though their tandoori chicken seems to be a crowd-pleaser as well. They are halal-friendly but do take note that Nagasari serves beer.

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Address : Jalan Nagasari, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : Opens 24 Hours.

6. Restoran Nasi Ayam Chee Meng

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Appearing in our 10 Best Chicken Rice in KL, this affordable chicken rice has made its mark once again. Started back in the 1960s, this restaurant has certainly stood the test of time and up to this day, they have still managed to produce delicious chicken rice at a reasonable price too (RM7.50). This place is halal-certified – we’ve got your back, Muslim foodies!

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Address : 50, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 11am-10pm. Opens daily.

7. Sarang Cookery

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You may not notice Sarang Cookery at first glance but if you have ever visited VCR Galloway, this eatery is just a couple of doors away. Sarang Cookery serves Baba and Nyonya cuisines, so this is definitely a must-try if you have decided to be adventurous by trying something new rather than typical cafes and Kopitiam meals. Their Nasi Ulam (RM12.50) is often praised but if you’d like to opt for something cheaper, we recommend their Nasi Goreng Kerabu (RM8.50).

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Address : 8 Jalan Galloway, Bukit Bintang, Off Jalan Pudu,50150 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : Mon-Sat 11am-9:30pm, Sun (Closed)

8. SuKi-Ya Pavilion

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Okay, we know buffets aren’t the cheapest option out there but they are undoubtedly one of the more economical alternatives to a la carte meals. Less pricey than most other steamboat places, SuKi-Ya invites you to dine at RM35 (all you can eat) and feast like a beast. With its free flow of meat and four different types of broth for you to choose from, this buffet joint will surely satisfy your cravings.

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Address : 6.24.04, Pavilion, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 11am-10pm. Opens daily.

9. Sungei Wang Plaza Food Court

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Located at Level 4 of Sungei Wang Plaza, this food court may look slightly rundown but it’s the perfect spot for inexpensive food. This place is usually swarming with working adults during lunch hour as they are known for their variety and affordability. Prices usually range between RM6-RM10, which is rare especially since it is located in the prime city area.

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Address : Level 4, Sungei Wang Plaza,, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 10am-10pm. Opens daily.

10. Toong Kwoon Chye Wantan Mee

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One of the popular wantan mee places in KL, patrons usually go crazy for their curry chicken wantan mee, without forgetting their tender char siew. This old hawker stall has been around since the 1920s and their noodles are many locals’ long-time favourites!

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Address : 9, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 7:30am – 7:30pm. Opens daily.

10 Mouth-Watering And Affordable Eats Around Bukit Bintang

We hope you like the places we have discovered. If you have any other recommendations, do share them in the comments below. Happy eating!

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