There’s nothing more enjoyable than having a relaxing night stroll on a chilly night of good weather. The current night market offerings in KL and Klang Valley sure have plenty of munch to choose from, alongside varied entertainment, superb bargains and a guaranteed buzzing atmosphere. Read on, as here’s a list of the 7 best night markets in KL and Klang Valley, from Monday to Sunday.
Best Night Markets to Visit in KL and Klang Valley from Monday – Sunday
Monday: Pasar Malam SS2
One of the best-known night market in Petaling Jaya and a foodie institution unto itself. This bustling Monday market roars with an array of street food, produce and crafty bits & pieces, making it the best go-to place for you to chase away the Monday blues. Try their Apam Balik that cost RM1- both thin and crispy and thick and soft are available. Another famous snack in this market is their Bakwa Sandwiches. Selling at RM3.70 per serving, the buttered bread is heated on a skillet with a choice of egg and then filled with chicken floss, chilli sauce, dried meat and cucumber.
Address: Jalan SS 2/64, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Monday, 5.00pm- 10.00pm
Tuesday: Pasar Malam Sri Petaling
This night market is spread around separate streets yet all are surely gastro grounds -zero of sorts. Its strengths lie in its whatever-ya-fancy variety. Taufu bakar? Got it. Deep fried mushrooms? Sure! Unfinishable gigantic plates of bite-sized sweetened glutinous rice cake? Of course! In fact, the vibe’s a little more refined and laid-back too, as food vans here set up tables and chairs for their customers to enjoy eating and drinking on the spot, perfect for your moon-lit “yum cha” session.
Address: Jalan Radin Tengah, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Tuesday, 5.00pm-10.30pm
Wednesday: Pasar Malam Taman Connaught
The transformation of a residential area to a bonafide food heaven continues apace, bolstered by this night market happening every Wednesday. Ever wondered how big a night market can be? This heaving strip of a weekday market stretching 2km – largely set down Taman Connaught in Cheras, and is being known as one of the longest night markets in KL! The market is occupied by 700 stalls and it will take you more than an hour to finish exploring the market. Street food, refreshments and produce of every shape abound, emptying the wallets of tourists and locals alike.
Address: Jalan Cerdas, Taman Connaught, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours: Wednesday, 5.00pm-1.00am
Thursday: Plaza Mont Kiara Fiesta Nite Market
This snazzy night market venue, sprawled around the fountain courtyard of Plaza Mont Kiara might seem a tad sheeny, but don’t be deceived: it’s is keenly curated stuff. In fact, it’s a great place for people who are looking for a carnival atmosphere. Consisting of more than 50 stalls in total, the fab fare is simply irresistible- from fictional books to affordable fabrics, fruity bits and tip-top chocolate chip cookies, definitely worth every penny.
Address: Unit E-01-21, Block E Plaza Mont’Kiara, NO.2, Jalan Mont’Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Thursday, 3.00pm- 10.00pm
Friday: Pasar Malam Seksyen 3 Kota Damansara
Located on Jalan Teknologi 3/6A, this night market takes up both sides of the road. This night market host stalls that sell groceries, clothes, and a variety of food. Expect plenty of varied street food vendors bringing a delicious selection of delectable cultural delights such as roti bom, nasi campur, char kuey teow, takoyaki and kuih muih. It’s not high-end dining for sure, but for an evening spent gorging on a number of different cuisines it can’t be beaten. This pasar malam closes at 9pm, earlier than the usual night markets. So head there early to experience it fully!
Address: 58, Jalan Teknologi 3/9, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Friday, 5.00pm- 9.00pm
Saturday: Pasar Malam Setia Alam
Officially the longest Pasar Malam in Malaysia. Stretching 2.3km long, Pasar Malam Setia Alam even made its mark in the Malaysia Book of Records! The stalls here serve a blend of Chinese and Malay cuisine with a little bit of everything else, all ready to satisfy your wildest gastronomical dreams. Foodies can get food like Okonomiyaki -Japanese pancakes, takoyaki – fried octopus balls, and Korean ddeobokki -spicy rice cakes from this market at a price below RM 10. Well, what are you waiting for? That’s a steal for sure!
Address: Jalan Setia Prima A U13/A, Setia Alam, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Saturday, 6.00pm-11.00pm
Sunday: Pasar Malam Taman Megah
If you can’t stand walking among a sea of people and would prefer a smaller crowd, this is the night market for you. Being a lighter version of Pasar Malam in Malaysia’s night market scene, this market is less crowded as compared to others. Foodies can enjoy food such as char koay teow, char koay kak, BBQ oyster and cakes at their own pace. Some of the recommended food to try from this night market includes Only One Nyonya Rice, Cheras Giant Pau and UCO cakes. So be sure to keep an eye out for these amazing treats!
Address: 11, Jalan SS 24/8, Taman Megah, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: Sunday, 5.00pm- 10.00pm
List: Night Market (Pasar Malam) in KL
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There you have it, folks! A complete list of which pasar malam to go to each day. Did we miss out on one that you regularly visit? Got a better suggestion? Leave a comment below to let us know!