Kuala Lumpur Restaurants
A staple of KL’s dining scene since it opened in 2003, this is the place to indulge in top-notch Chinese cuisine. Group Executive Chef Justin Hor – based at the restaurant – focuses on retaining traditional flavours whilst invigorating them with international ingredients. Some of the mouth-watering specialities include Charcoal Grilled Pork Ribs Spanish Style, Braised Australian Whole Abalone and Ying Yang Pomfret.
Insider Tip: Keep your eyes peeled for celebrities. This is a go-to restaurant for visiting VIPs.
This place takes you on an exhilarating gastronomic journey though North India, from Mughlai to Punjabi cuisine. The restaurant’s namesake, in fact, means to eat and drink – so don’t hold back. The atmosphere is relaxed and fun, encouraging diners to feast and be merry. Tuck into delicious versions of classic curries with your fingers. These include lamb rogan josh, chicken korma and palak paneer (cottage cheese in spinach gravy).
Insider Tip: Try the speciality, KP’s Kebab Platter. The simple but delightfully tender grilled chicken, lamb and fish won’t disappoint.
The joint venture of two best friends, celebrity chef Ismail Ahmad and Dr Sheikh Muzaphar, this is a great place to experience Malaysian food. Tuck into a hearty buffet of local favourites such as Rendang Daging, slow cooked beef in coconut milk, and Sambal Ikan Bilis, a spicy, flavourful side of anchovies.
Insider Tip: The expansive restaurant is great for big groups.
Catering to a new wave of ethical vegetarians in the city, Kechara Oasis specialises in delicious, healthy meals that even the keenest carnivores would enjoy. Their ethos is to make the vegetarian diet delicious and appealing, and epitomises food made with love. The predominantly Asian dishes, from Chinese to Tibetan, use meat substitutes and fresh natural produce to maximum effect.
Insider Tip: If you’re after a quick bite, pick from a rotating choice of two specially selected value dishes that cost only US$3 and includes a drink. Available from Monday to Friday.
Chef Daniel says the plate is his canvas, the ingredients his paint – and it shows. This high-end restaurant lives up to its claim that food is art, with its selection of beautifully executed, world-class French dishes. The menu includes classics such as Aiguillette of Glazed Duck Breast with Radish and Foie Gras, and Pate en Croute Chicken with Foie Gras and Natural Jus.
Insider Tip: Don’t miss the opportunity of a perfectly matched tipple. The in-house sommelier can advise from a selection of more than 300 wines.