The 5 Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s capital of Kuala Lumpur is a fantastic place to visit, a modern piece of the Far East that is as inviting as it is fascinating. While it may not have the reputation of Bangkok or the international renown of Singapore, Kuala Lumpur is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world, and is the 6th most visited city in the world. Kuala Lumpur is also a fast growing financial destination aiming to become the Islamic financial center of the world. With its financial aspirations come high class hotels and, of course, high class restaurants. So if you’re planning on going to Kuala Lumpur whether you plan on taking one of the many cheap fights to Kuala Lumpur that fly in from around the world or are flying first class with your business partners, here are five of the best restaurants in the entertainment capital of Malaysia.

1. Ploy

ploy Restaurant

This artsy restaurant does a take on Malaysian fusion food. You choose your food from an iPad App menu in a modern-traditional décor and are waited on by professional top notch staff. The food is simply fantastic and prepared with a touch of class and an eye for details.

Kuala Lumpur is a growing city fast on its way to becoming one of the biggest financial centers in the world. If you visit it soon, make sure to try some of the great restaurants that it has to offer! The quality of food in Malaysia is top notch. With cuisine influenced by several Asian countries the food is nothing short of diverse. You can find multiple gourmet restaurants downtown or occasionally in your hotel lobby.Nowadays Kuala Lumpur hotels are stocked with restaurants and full bars. This makes it easy for travelers to enjoy a nice meal after a day full of sightseeing. Visiting Malaysia will surely not disappoint your taste buds.

2. Bijan

Bijan Restaurant in Malaysia

A fine dining restaurant serving upscale Malaysian food, Bijan is located close to several of the top attractions in Kuala Lumpur. One might say that it is one of the top attractions in Kuala Lumpur as the food is just that great! Malaysian food served with a touch of class in a stellar atmosphere.

3. Gobo Upstairs Lounge and Grill

Gobo Upstairs Lounge and Grill

Located in the Traders Hotel this little restaurant is a fantastic find. Serving great grilled delicacies in an intimate atmosphere the Gobo has the distinct advantage of getting to see your food being prepared through the kitchen’s glass wall.



Bonissimo! If you’re looking for Italian food in Kuala Lumpur you cannot do any better than Nerovivo. Real Italian food prepared in a nouvelle cuisine way by an Italian chef means that you can sample a little slice of Europe in the orient. The prices are in tune with the quality but you’ll be hard pressed to find a better restaurant for a romantic night out.

5. Sao Nam

sao-nam Restaurant

While Singapore is the region’s multicultural and more importantly multiculinary capital Kuala Lumpur has a host of good ‘ethnic’ restaurants. Sao Nam is an excellent Vietnamese place that has garnered a reputation in recent years, especially amongst expats. Located close to a popular street food place it is a great place for an informal business or family dinner with a good wine selection and affordable prices.

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  1. Albi Morkel says:

    This is good information about restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. You easily find with the help of this blog.

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