Restaurants

Top Choice Malaysian in Pulau Langkawi

Siti Fatimah

This is possibly Langkawi’s most famous destination for Malay food – and it lives up to its reputation. Come mid-morning, dozens of rich curries, grilled fish, dips, stir-fries and other Malay-style dishes are laid …
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Pulau Langkawi

Yasmin

Langkawi is home to heaps of Middle Eastern restaurants and this Syrian place is one of the best. Expect friendly staff, slightly less fluorescent lighting than its competitors, and a reassuringly short menu that ra…
Top Choice Malaysian in Pulau Langkawi

Selera Akmal

This is where locals go for nasi campur (Malay-style buffet). Serve yourself from trays holding dishes such as rich rendang, fiery sambal, a coconut milk curry with chunks of pineapple, grilled fish, and a generous …
Top Choice French in Pulau Langkawi

La Chocolatine

This sophisticated, air-conditioned snack stop serves excellent French desserts – croissants, tarts and éclairs – as well as light salads, sandwiches, quiches and crêpes. Beverage choices include coffees, teas and h…
International in Pulau Langkawi

Nam

At Bon Ton resort, Nam boasts a well-executed menu of fusion food, from chargrilled rack of lamb with roast pumpkin, mint salad, hummus and tomato jam, to a nine-dish sampler of Nonya cuisine. There are plenty of ve…
Japanese in Pulau Langkawi

Unkaizan

Unkaizan serves lauded Japanese food, with seating in a cosy bungalow and on an open patio. The menu spans much that Japan is known for, but don’t forget to ask for the specials board, which often includes dishes ma…
Turkish in Pulau Langkawi

Istanbul

Istanbul serves a brief menu of familiar but hearty and delicious Turkish dishes, including İskender kebap, smothered in a rich tomato sauce and served with a thick home-made yoghurt. The folks behind Istanbul also …
Italian in Pulau Langkawi

Gallo Nero

A cheesy cartoon logo and Disney wall art contrast with the serious Italian food at this local staple. Come for handsome and hearty dishes, many using milk from local buffalos, such as buffalo ricotta gnocchi, toast…
International in Pulau Langkawi

Kasbah

A relaxed, friendly cafe housed in a spacious, open-sided wooden structure constructed and furnished by the artistic owners using recycled materials. Reggae, hammocks, books and games attract a crowd of happy travel…
Malaysian in Alor Setar

Nasi Lemak Ong

This efficient, family-run canteen is the most popular nasi lemak place in Alor Setar. At the counter, select your rice and choice of accompaniments from the wide array of dishes laid out, including rich, spicy samb…