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14 Romantic Date Night Spots In KL To Celebrate Valentine’s Day (Or Galentines) This 2023

Amour is in the air this February, and we can’t help but succumb to the annual excitement of love as well as coo at lovebirds from afar. Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is where partners shower each other with extra, extraaa affection to remind them that they are, in fact, special – and of course, the best way to one’s heart is through their stomach! As date night spots are plentiful in KL, we’ve compiled a quick guide of the best romantic places with the kind of ambience and dishes that’ll swoop your loved ones off their feet.

Our Guide To 14 Valentine’s Day Date Night Spots 2023

1. Mr Chew’s Chino Latino Bar

Located at The Troika (y’know, home to some of the most sophisticated restaurants in the city), Mr Chew’s is where Asian cuisine meets Latino flavours. Their inventive menu features the crowd-favourite Nori Taco, buns, buns and more buns, plus mains such as crispy skin duck confit with Szechuan orange plum sauce. Furthermore, the restaurant is absolutely spacious with high ceilings ensuring romance and classiness all around. Reserve a table by the window for that money shot of the Twin Towers!

Photos by: @troikaskydining (IG), Mr Chew’s Chino Latino (website)

Address: Level 23A Tower B, The Troika, 19, Persiaran KLCC, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 5pm-12am (Daily)

Contact: 03-21620886

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

2. Beta KL

Recently nominated for a Michelin Star, Beta KL is one of those hidden restaurants you might walk past but never knew existed. What lies behind its main door is a world of fine dining that celebrates Malaysian flavours from east to west. There are two inter-seasonal menus available where one is more elaborate than the other, and each dish presents with its own origin story. Here, you’ll discover a side of Malaysian snacks, produce and desserts like never before. As an added bonus, the cocktails – curated by the bartender – are especially jolting.

Photos by: KL Foodie & Beta KL

Address: Unit 3 & 3A, Ground Floor, Cormar Suites, No. 10, Jalan Perak, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: 6pm-10pm (Tues-Thurs & Sun), 6pm-11pm (Fri & Sat) [Closed Mon]

Contact: 03-21812990

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

3. Cafe-Bistrot David

Helmed by Chef David Chin, this French-inspired bistro brings Mediterranean flavours to the table with standout dishes comprising Tagliatelle Truffle Cream, Pan-seared Foie Gras, fresh seafood; even juicy Wagyu burgers. It’s the type of ideal date night that for a moment, resembles a Parisian escapade. Also known for their steak and mushroom pies (cue yum), Cafe-Bistrot David has been pleasing diners for the most part; if you’ve not been, we highly suggest booking in advance.

Photos by: @theisabellee, @amilyyap, @klnomz (IG)

Address: 135, Jalan Aminuddin Baki, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11am-4pm, 6pm-10pm (Daily except Tues)

Contact: 018-9120332

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. TenRyu

True Japanese foodies will certainly omaka-se yes to TenRyu (please appreciate this pun tq). The Kappo-style open kitchen is led by Chef Otomo Shinsuke who balances molecular gastronomy with Japanese fine dining, directly preparing and handing you each course. There are lunch and dinner menus, all serving fresh sashimi, hand rolls, dessert and other appetising affairs. Be prepared for an intimate experience, with both the banter-some Chef and of course, your partner.

Photos by: KL Foodie

Address: Lot.101 & 119, 1st Floor, Wisma Lim Foo Yong No, 86, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 Wilayah Persekutuan, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 11.30am-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm (Mon-Sat, closed Sun)

Contact: 018-3961888

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

5. Mercat Barcelona Gastrobar

Now if you really want a Spanish fiesta that subtly oozes seduction, here’s a Barcelonian spot for ya! Run by reputable Chef David from – you’ve guessed it – Barcelona, this restaurant is where locals turn to for freshly sliced Jamón Joselito Ibérico, Seafood Paella, Tapas and Patatas Bravas. What thoroughly completes your meal though, is 100% their extensive selection of Spanish/Mediterranean wines, gins and cava that’ll seal the date off with un besito.

Photos by: KL Foodie

Address: 1 Mont’ Kiara, 1, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours: 11am-12am (Daily)

Contact: 03-62117969

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

6. JOLOKO

Nestled in Chow Kit, JOLOKO’s a tantalising blend of hip, comfort and good vibes. If you’re looking to impress your significant other, don’t hesitate give this spot a go as it features a mouthwatering Afro-Carribean menu consisting of Jamaican Jerk Chicken, Shrimp Tacos, Jollof Rice and Pork Ribs while the agave cocktails will mentally transport you to a beach vacay. In lieu of Valentine’s Day, there’s a special menu only available on the 14th so get to booking a rezy asap!

Photos by: KL Foodie

Address: 43, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 5pm-1am (Mon-Thurs), 12pm-1am (Fri-Sun)

Contact: 011-64262645

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

7. The Iron Fairies

Just like the novel by Ashley Sutton, The Iron Fairies KL offers an enchanting experience that’ll have you swooning in delight. Visually? Mesmerising. It’s almost as if Tinkerbell has sprinkled her fairy dust all over this place. The best part is that they shake up cocktails with cute names such as “Fairy’s revenge” and “Butterfly juice” so you know you’re in for a great time. Plus, there are live performances on certain days where the bands are actually fun!

Photos by: @navakarti, @cherrie.pei (IG)

Address: TREC Entry 3, H-G-06, 438 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 5pm-12am (Tues), 5pm-5am (Wed-Sun) [Closed Mon]

Contact: 016-2213612

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

8. Gajaa at 8

Serving Indian cuisine, here’s where you should bring your partner to experience authentic Keralan flavours in a majestic interior that exudes opulence, guaranteed to set anyone in the mood. Their aromatic dishes are made to order and include vegetarian + non-vegetarian options. We recommend the Boneless Thalassery Chicken Biryani, Prawn Kizhi and Keerai Masiyal that’ll have you dreaming about the next visit!

Photos by: Gaaja at 8 (FB & Website)

Address: No. 8, Lrg Maarof, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours: 11:30am–3pm, 6pm–10pm (Daily)

Contact: 03-22017369

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

9. Bar Trigona

Ranked #29 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2022, Bar Trigona is the best bar in Malaysia, holding its prestige for 3 years in a row. Leave your worries at the door as you and your partner enter this futuristic land with stunning city views. As you gawk at its stylish core, sip on their handcrafted cocktails with house-made ingredients like no other and have your way with locally-inspired plates. Perfect date night, sorted.

Photos by: Bar Trigona (FB)

Address: 145, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 5pm-12am (Daily except Mon)

Contact: 03-23828670

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

10. Atmosphere 360

As the name suggests, this popular romantic restaurant lets you enjoy a 360° view of the city. Housed in KL Tower, it’s the highest revolving restaurant in South East Asia! The interior is akin to a spaceship, with starry fibre optic lights for an extra boost of sensuality. They serve lunch, hi-tea and dinner buffets exclusively, with a mix of Malaysian and Western cuisine. This Valentine’s Day, opt between their “sensation” or “romance” packages that include roses, macarons and a couple’s photo!

For an offer on Atmosphere 360 buffet packages, visit here.

Photos by: @atmosphere360official (IG)

Address: TH02, Menara Kuala Lumpur, 2, Jalan Puncak, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 12pm-10pm (Daily)

Contact: 03-20202020

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

11. Wildflowers

Stroll through Chinatown and you’ll discover this restaurant & bar in no time! Marrying Malaysian and other Asian cuisines, Wildflowers knows just how to please the tastebuds in both food and drink. Most dishes are served tapas-style which encourages you and your boo to share the love! Their Togarashi squid is seriously unmatched and we think you should try it too. Come evening, it does get busy so keep some patience as you hustle for a seat.

Photos by: Wildflowers (FB)

Address: 153, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 5pm-11pm (Tues-Thurs), 3pm-1am (Fri-Sat), 3pm-11pm (Sun) [Closed Mon]

Contact: 03-20223557

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

12. WOOBAR

Alright now this spot screams romance in a nutshell. Bold, well-lit interior (interchanging colours, hello!) paired with sumptuous fusion dishes and exciting cocktails = sexy. It’s hidden in the depths of W Hotel Kuala Lumpur, ergo there’s not much of a crowd on weekdays; you can spend some intimate time woo-ing your sweetheart. We know this list succinctly highlights charming date night locations, but if you must pick one with no fuss, it’s WOOBAR.

Photos by: KL Foodie, @journeywithlocals (IG)

Address: Level 8, W, 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 10am-11pm (Tues-Fri & Sun), 10am-12am (Sat) [Closed Mon]

Contact: 012-3479088

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Instagram

13. Pampas Reserve Steakhouse

Nothing brings couples closer together than a tender medium rare steak. That’s an exaggeration, but you get the drift. At this premier Argentinian joint that’s tucked in the heart of KL, it’s all about meat – from ribeye to tomahawk, these well-seasoned cuts are sure to get your juices flowing. They will also be having a special Valentine’s Day menu with multiple courses including tasting plates! Bonus: the restaurant is surrounded by lush greenery for a temporary escape from concrete buildings.

Photos by: Pampas Reserve Steakhouse (FB)

Address: Suasana, 2, Persiaran Raja Chulan, Bukit Ceylon, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 12pm-12am (Mon-Fri), 5pm-12am (Sat & Sun)

Contact: 011-12204109

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

14. The Tokyo Restaurant

Skip the trip to Tokyo and head to this restaurant for a culinary journey that encompasses the best of Japanese fusion. With ceilings draped in red, you could quite literally say love is in the air! Grab your partner and treat them to the likes of Omakase Sushi Rolls, Wagyu Beef Curry and Hotate Squid Ink Spaghettini because they deserve it. Don’t forget to end your meal with a cheesecake – thank us later.

Photos by: @thetokyorestaurant (IG)

Address: J’s Gate Dining, level 4 LOT 10 SHOPPING CENTER, 50, Jln Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 11am-11pm (Daily)

Contact: 03-21192622

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

Whether or not you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or Galentines, we hope this guide helps you navigate the best date night spots in KL! Bon appetit foodies.

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