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10 Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur That Every Foodie Must Try

Are you looking for a place to dine with your date? A place to bring your visiting family members? Then you have come to the right table. Because we are going to tell you best place to eat in Kuala Lumpur and These restaurants could just be the place you’re looking for! Here are 10 best restaurants in KL that all foodies must try!

Best Restaurants in KL For Foodie To Dine At

 

We did all the hard work and research so you don’t have to. From unimpeachable classics to pretty newcomers, these are the best restaurants in KL you need to know about right now. Don’t leave without visiting them when you’re in Kuala Lumpur!

1.Dining in the Dark KL 

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Looking for a dining experience like no other? This restaurant will give you an experience that’s one of a kind. Dining in the Dark offers what it says exactly in the name itself – a meal served and enjoy in complete darkness.

 

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By taking away your ability to see, it is said to enhance your other senses, such as taste, and improve the quality of the conversation you’ll have. Although there isn’t anything special about the food compared to other places, you will not taste food the same way you always did! The staff will guide you through the menu and meal throughout the experience. It is a place that should be visited at least once in your lifetime!

Price range: RM 118 – RM 168

Address: 50A Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Tel: +603 2110 0431 / +603 2110 3099

Operating Hours: 6-9.30pm (Mon-Sun)

2. Nobu KL

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If you’re looking to experience dining in a top-notch restaurant, this Michelin-starred restaurant is just the place for you! Nobu is a Japanese restaurant known all over the world for its unique blend of South American and Asian cuisines.

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This restaurant serves one of the world’s best sashimi, sushi and tempuras. Other standout dishes in Nobu includes the velvety toro tartar (RM80) – a savoury chunk of tuna belly, topped with caviar, served with shoyu mixed with wasabi sauce, and the lush Chilean sea bass (RM150) marinated with red jalapeno miso.

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Additionally, the halal Nobu KL offers a 360-degree KL skyline views, including an up-close view of the Petronas Twin Towers.  What could be better than that?

Price range: RM13-RM 380(multi course menu)

Address: Level 56, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tel: 03-2164-5084

Operating Hours: 6pm-11pm (Mon-Sat)

3. El Cerdo

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Calling all carnivores out there! This is the perfect place for you to hog out on pork and bacon! El Cerdo is Spanish for “The Pig” and they specialize in home-cooked pork flavours from all over the world. Everything about this place screams “pork”, from the menus, to the images on the wall and even the large pig at the entrance.

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One of the recommended dishes from this restaurant is the Cochinillo Al Estilo Segoviano – roasted suckling pig, served on a wooden chopping board. The piglets are butterflied and roasted till the skin becomes brown and crusty with while keeping the flesh moist and tender underneath. Muy Deliciosa!

Price: RM60 – RM100

Address: 43 & 45 changkat bukit bintang Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tel: +603-2145 0511

Operating Hours: 12.30-2.30pm , 6.00-10.30pm (Mon-Fri, Sun) , 6.00-11.00pm (Saturday)

4. Bijan Bar and Restaurant

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Feeling like having some local food? Check out the Bijan Restaurant! This award-winning restaurant serves Malaysian classics in a refined manner while retaining the the Malay flavours that we all love.

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Dishes to look out for include the Opor Rusuk – slow cooked beef ribs, and the Rendang Kambing – lamb shoulder cooked in an infusion of spices. If you like dining in nature, you can enjoy sitting outside amid the green while eating these flavourful dishes. You will not regret trying it!

Price range: RM10-RM60

Address: 3, Jalan Ceylon, 50200, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: +603 20313575

Operating Hours: 4.30pm-11pm (Mon-Sun)

5. Betel Leaf

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Are you craving for some Indian spices but not sure where to get the best? We’ve got just the answer for you and it’s Betel Leaf! It is one of the best Indian restaurants in the area and they offers set meals (thalis) and ala carte that gets people wanting more!

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They offer a good balance of meat and vegetarian dishes, as well as things like rice and rotis (pan bread). The place a short distance away from KLCC and it is a little easy to miss so foodies, be sure to keep a look out for the green signboard on the upper levels of the building!

Price range: RM6-RM40

Address: The Betel Leaf, 77a, Leboh Ampang, City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tel: +603-20325932

Operating Hours: 11am-11pm (Mon-Sun)

6. My Elephant Thai Restaurant

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Sawadee kap! If you’re craving for some Thai cuisine, My Elephant is the place to be. Famous for its Thai soups, rich curries and refreshing salads, this casual Thai eatery offers a pork-free menu that tastes delicious! Foodies should not miss the duck curry with tender roasted duck and topped with lychees, grapes or pineapples when visiting this restaurant. It also has several branches all over Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley!

Price range: RM5-RM50

Address:

i) No. 20-G1, Jalan Sri Hartamas 8,Taman Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
ii) 22, Jalan USJ 9/5N, UEP Subang Jaya, 47620 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
iii) Block C-G4, Happy Mansion, Jalan 17/13, Section 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Tel: +60 10 220 1283

Operating Hours: 11.30 am – 2.30pm, 6.00pm-10.00pm (Mon-Sun)

7. Kouzu Malaysia

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Like all things Japanese? Never get tired of eating Japanese food? Here’s a Japanese restaurant for you! Located in the middle of TTDI neighborhood, Kouzu is pork free and has a full bar for getting drinks to enjoy with their meal.

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This restaurant is famous for their Tapas and Baked Oysters. The Tapas is fried while the Oysters are fresh and baked with a generous amount of cheese. Sounds perfect for a cheese lover! Other dishes that you should try includes Pan Seared Foie Gras, Crispy Unagi Roll and Stone Grilled Sirloin. What are you waiting for? Put your activities to a halt and head on over!

Price Range : RM 15 – RM 40

Address : 18, Lorong Datuk Sulaiman 1, Taman Tun Datuk Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Tel:  03-7733-9309

Operating Hours: 5pm-1am (Mon-Sat)

8. Village Park

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Attention all nasi lemak lovers! If you’re in Damansara area, you should definitely stop by this restaurant! Operated by a husband and wife team, locals will tell you that this is where they come to get their nasi lemak cravings fixed!

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The rice, cooked with margarine, coconut milk and ginger, has a fluffy texture and a rich flavour that pairs up really well with their spicy rendang chicken and ikan bilis sambal (anchovies chilli paste). Alternatively, the nasi lemak is also served with fried chicken which adds a flavourful crunch to the overall taste. Want a bite into this delicious nasi lemak? Head on down to Village Park early to avoid the lunch crowd! If you’re not a fan of nasi lemak, this restaurant also offers dishes like Assam Laksa, Soto Ayam and Mee Rebus to cater for everyone!

Price Range : RM 2- RM 15

Address: 5, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Tel: +60 3-7710 7860

Operating Hours: 6.30am-7.30pm (Mon-Fri) , 6.30am – 6pm (Sat and Sun)

9. Coconut Flower Seafood Restaurant

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Craving for some seafood? Well, head on over to the Coconut Flower Seafood restaurant! This restaurant is truly famous amongst locals for their various seafood offerings. The signature coconut tom yum soup is one of the best sellers in the restaurant. A combination of prawns, squid and vegetables outdo the volume of soup and this results in a sour-spicy taste from the tom yum but a sweet taste from the remnants of the coconut water. Doesn’t that make your stomach growl?

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What’s more? You’ll get to try toddy sold in 1.5 litre plastic bottles here. It is the perfect place for a company dinner, a family gathering or even a birthday dinner!

Price range: We don’t have a specific range of price to share with you but overall, you can trust that it is reasonably priced for seafood!

Address:  702, Jalan Udang Galah, Telok Gong, 42000 Pelabuhan Klang, Selangor

Tel: +603 3134 1218

Operating Hours: 11am-10.30pm (Mon-Sun)

10. Restaurant Fatty Crab

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Fatty Crab has been known to have long waiting lines for their food because it is just that good! This restaurant is known for its crab as well as their chicken wings. The chicken wings are seasoned to the right amount and are flash fried to maintain the tender flesh underneath the crispy exterior.

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Other than that, the sweet and sour sauce crabs is their signature dish and the sauce taste like a blend of plum sauce, sweet chili sauce and fermented bean paste tinged with a little bit of crab essence. It is best enjoyed with fried mantao (bread or pao). If you happen to be in PJ area, head on over to this restaurant and give your palates a treat it’ll never forget!

Price range: RM10- RM80

Address: 2, Jalan SS 24/13, Taman Megah, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Tel: +603 7804 5758

Operating Hours: 5pm-11pm (Tues-Sun)

Guide: Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

In sum, these are of the best restaurants in Kuala Lumpur that you need to visit once in your lifetime.

Did we miss out on one of your favourite restaurants? Leave a comment below to tell us all about it and we’ll add it to our list!

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