Top Choice Malaysian in Bukit Bintang & KLCC


One of KL’s best Malaysian restaurants, Bijan offers skilfully cooked traditional dishes in a sophisticated dining room that spills out into a tropical garden. Must-try dishes include rendang daging (dry beef curry …
Top Choice Hawker in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

Jalan Alor

KL's biggest collection of roadside restaurants sprawls along Jln Alor, just north of Jln Bukit Bintang. From around 5pm till late every evening, the street transforms into a continuous open-air restaurant, with hun…
Top Choice Hawker in Masjid India, Kampung Baru & Northern KL

Ikan Bakar Berempah

This excellent barbecued-fish stall sits within a hawker-stall market covered by a zinc roof and is one of the best places to eat in Kampung Baru. Pick your fish off the grill and add kampung-style side dishes to it…
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Wong Ah Wah

At the southern end of the street, and justly famous for its seriously addictive chicken wings, this is an ideal spot for a late-night snack with a bottle of beer. A wide variety of other dishes is also served here.
Top Choice Indian in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Sri Nirwana Maju

There are far flashier Indian restaurants in Bangsar, but who cares about the decor when you can tuck into food this good and cheap? Serves it all from roti for breakfast to banana-leaf curries throughout the day.
Top Choice Hawker in Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

Madras Lane Hawkers

Enter beside the Guandi Temple to find this alley of hawker stalls. It’s best visited for breakfast or lunch, with standout operators including the one offering 10 types of yong tau fu (vegetables stuffed with tofu …
Top Choice Chinese in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

Sek Yuen

Occupying the same beautiful, time-worn, art deco building for the past 60 years, Sek Yuen is a Pudu institution. Some of the aged chefs toiling in the wood-fired kitchen have served three generations the same old-s…
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Glutton Street

Off the tourist radar but renowned locally, this hawker-stall alley near Pudu Market comes to life at night. Evening grazing could include addictive fried chicken, chai tow kway (radish cake stir-fried with soy sauc…
Top Choice Chinese in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

Kedai Makanan Dan Minuman TKS

On KL's busiest food street is this nontouristy joint serving spicy Sichuan dishes. It's all good, from the chilli-oil fried fish to the gunpowder chicken buried in a pile of mouth-numbing fried chillies.
Top Choice Malaysian in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar


Occupying the top level of a multistorey car park overlooking the Botanical Gardens, flamboyant celebrity chef Ismail's restaurant Rebung is one of KL's best. The seemingly endless buffet spread is splendid, with al…