Restaurants

Top Choice Malaysian in Pulau Langkawi

Siti Fatimah

Possibly Langkawi’s most famous destination for Malay food – and it lives up to the rep. Come mid-morning, dozens of rich curries, grilled fish, dips, stir-fries and other Malay-style dishes are laid out in a self-s…
Malaysian in Pulau Langkawi

Melayu

The comfortable dining room, pleasant outdoor seating area and efficient service here belie the reasonable prices. A good place to go for authentic Malaysian food in the evening, since most of the island’s local res…
Chinese in Pulau Langkawi

Wonderland Food Store

Of the string of Chinese-style seafood restaurants in Kuah, Wonderland has been around longer than most and gets the best reviews. It’s an informal, open-air place where the food (steamed fish, giant prawns, fried r…
Indian in Pulau Langkawi

Padang Pasir

This well-positioned food stall with open-air seating on the main Cenang strip sells tempting chicken, lamb and naan bread fresh from the tandoor oven, as well as nasi kandar (rice with curry sauces) and rotis. It's…
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…
Malaysian in Pulau Langkawi

Llawa

First impressions of the ‘dining lounge’ at Llawa – low lighting, generously sized chairs with colourful cushions – are promising, and fortunately the ambience is matched by the flavoursome Malaysian food served her…
Thai in Pulau Langkawi

Wan Thai

A reminder that Langkawi is geographically closer to Thailand than the Malaysian mainland comes in the form of this buzzing restaurant serving excellent traditional Thai cuisine in a large dining room where the deco…
Malaysian in Pulau Langkawi

Privilege

The intimate, jazzy dining room here has great views over Telaga Harbour. On the menu are international and modern Malaysian dishes and some excellent deserts including steamed gula melaka (sugar from the coconut tr…
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…
Turkish in Pulau Langkawi

Istanbul

Istanbul features a cosy dining room, friendly service and a menu that extends far beyond doner kebab. We loved the Adana lamb with eggplant dip that was filling and tasty, but if that doesn’t sate your appetite try…