Restaurants

Top Choice Malaysian in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Rebung

Occupying the top level of a multistorey car park overlooking the Botanical Garden, flamboyant celebrity chef Ismail's restaurant Rebung is one of KL's best. The seemingly endless buffet spread is splendid, with all…
Top Choice Chinese in Masjid India, Kampung Baru & Northern KL

Kin Kin

This bare-bones shop is famous throughout the city for its chilli pan mee (board noodles). These 'dry' noodles, topped with a soft-boiled egg, minced pork, ikan bilis (small, deep-fried anchovies), fried onion and a…
Top Choice Sri Lankan in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Restoran Yarl

This simple restaurant in Brickfields serves tasty Tamil dishes from northern Sri Lanka. Help yourself from clay pots of spicy mutton, chicken and fish peratal (dry curry), squid curry, aubergine sothi (mild curry w…
Top Choice Indian in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Lawanya Food Corner

Don't be put off by the low-key appearance of this simple joint with a few ramshackle tables lined up against a lime green wall under a sheet of corrugated iron. The same family has been preparing delicious curries …
Top Choice Malaysian in Kuala Lumpur

Zaini Satay

Mohamed Zaini comes from a long line of satay-stall owners – his grandfather was known as the 'King of Satay' in the 1960s – and these days KLites regularly make the trip to Ampang to satisfy their craving for the b…
Top Choice Malaysian in Kuala Lumpur

Sambal Hijau

One of the best places in the greater KL area to sample authentic Malay cuisine, served in the traditional buffet style. At lunchtime more than 50 dishes are laid out to choose from, including ikan bakar (barbecued …
Top Choice Malaysian in Masjid India, Kampung Baru & Northern KL

Limapulo

Its tag line is 'baba can cook', the baba being genial Uncle John who is often to be found greeting guests at this atmospheric and justly popular restaurant. The Nonya-style cooking is very homely, with dishes such …
Top Choice Indian in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Ganga Cafe

This bright little cafe on Lg Kurau is a great spot for a wholesome vegetarian Ayurvedic chapatis, wholewheat naans, parathas, dosas, curries, lassis and special masala tea. Come on Sundays for the self-service brun…
Top Choice Malaysian in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

Bijan

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 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…