Gulai House Kuala Lumpur
Gulai House in Carcosa Seri Negara, Taman Tasik Perdana serves Malay cuisine in a century-old colonial building-turned hotel, where guests are able to indulge in a variety of local delights in the newly refurbished Seri Negara mansion. Some of the classics here are Crab Soup, Mild Chicken Curry with Lime Leaf and many more.
Senja Bistro introduces complex flavours of Malay cooking amidst a kampong style, with dark wood and warm tones filling the room. The food specialties here include Otak-otak, Rendang Tok, Nasi Tomato and Nasi Briyani Gam, pengat, Nasi Lemak and more. There is even a buffet spread of Malay dishes for breaking fast during the Holy month of Ramadan.
Putra World Trade Centre is not only a venue for exhibitions, conferences and other functions, the dining establishment, Riverside Restaurant isnít too shabby for breakfasts, lunches, snacks and dinners either. Some of the favourites here include Nasi Lemak, Roti Canai, Teh Tarik, pastries, sandwiches and others.
Tupai Tupai Restaurant & Cafe
Amidst the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur is Tupai Tupai Restaurant & Cafe, a one-of-a-kind Malay restaurant serving Malay cuisine and steamboat looms. The restaurant provides a perfect ambience for an exquisite dining experience with traditional kampong style decor. And the food selection is extensive too, with a wide range of dishes from Grilled Fish to Royal Bubur Lambuk served here.
JM Bariani House Ampang
If you have not heard of JM Beriani, itís time you find out about them and have a taste of their scrumptious offerings. The famous JM Beriani is the products of years of researching by its founders; and as a testament to the restaurantís popularity, over 7 outlets are in operations in the Klang Valley today. Watch out for Chicken and Mutton Beriani, along with Beriani Rice with Kampung Spice Fried Chicken.
Ibunda Fine Dining
You definitely had never came across any Malay fine dining restaurant before or you seldom see any of it. Ibunda Fine Dining offers you an extraordinary dining experience with a little of tradition and a bit of the Eastern and Western combination. Not only that. You get to taste the authentic Malay flavor as well. What you can find in their menu are main courses like itik emping padi, daging panggang berlabu ikan sultan kukus or dessert and appetiser or soup.
Simple yet mouth watering. Baiti's promises you a very distinctive flavor of home recipe. The menu offers you a variety of dish that came from the owner's mother own recipe. Remember to try their nasi lemak, roti canai, murtabak, lontong, ikan bakar and many more. Breakfast is available as well and they cater to parties and wedding as well.
Restoran Rasa Utara Sdn Bhd
Restoran Rasa Utara serves Malay and Indonesian cuisine. To you who loves this kind of cuisine, this is a place not to be missed. Serving you the authentic flavor of mee kari, mee rebus and laksa, you are sure to return for more.
One of the popular Malay cuisine in Malaysia is of the Kelantanese dishes. Belanga serves you the authentic flavor of the Kelantanese with a selection of rice to choose from the menu. Kelantan local specialties include nasi kerabu, nasi dagang, keropok lekor and dessert like kuih talam, lompat tikam and many more.
Saloma Theatre Restaurant
Saloma Theatre Restaurant is strategically located in the Golden Triangle, within the shopping, entertainment and business hub. The buildings and surroundings provide tourist a breathtaking view of the city's skyscrapers with the backdrop of the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers. Saloma offers special Malay / International buffet dinner or with one-hour cultural dance performances nightly. The simply relaxing outdoor lounge and courtyard with a beverage bar are ideal places to unwind. One can also find Saloma's very own Spice Garden featuring an interesting walkthru' of various types of aromatic herb and spices plants that promises to spice up your dishes.
Bijan Bar & Restaurant
Bijan is a modern restaurant that specialises in fine Malay cuisine. Bijan opened its doors in September 2003 to offer a unique dining experience to discerning palates. The Bijan experience is modern in presentation yet wholesome in flavour. Traditional Malay cuisine is taken out of hawker stalls and buffet lines, and served against a lush backdrop. Modern in its surroundings with distinctive Asian accents, Bijan is warm, yet chic; intimate yet spacious.
Switchblade Kuala Lumpur
A unique concept store of a diner and clothing store, Switchblade is something not to missed with their Europe retail line. Accompanied by the rockability country music, you get to dine in this open kitchen concept and enjoy their food made fresh daily. Food served here includes burger, pizza, pasta and a huge selection of appetizer and desserts.
Displaying a paraphernalia of Malay artefacts, Rebung (bamboo shoots) incorporates vivid colour combinations and contrasts, contemporary furniture and a modest collection of traditional Malay household utensils and accessories. In every nook and cranny, one may find apt dťcor pieces for an establishment owned by Chef Ismail and his business partner, Sheikh Muszaphar, the first Malaysian astronaut. The menu features a wide range of authentic Malay dishes and true to its name, rebung dishes are always available every day at the restaurant.
Typical Malay wooden interior decor defines this fine-dining restaurant which is charming in a rustic sort of way. Patrons can also choose to dine seated on a tikar (rattan woven mat) - while taking in a show of Malay music and dance. The extensive lunch and dinner buffet spread includes a wide selection of spicy and mild curries, vegetable dishes, soups, meaty rendang and ulam (raw vegetables) and an assortment of sambals (chilli pastes) and sweets and cakes. Familiar dishes include satay (chicken on skewers cooked over charcoal), roti canai and laksa (noodles in spicy soup).
Stan's Assam & Garam
This is an ideal venue to sample Malay and Asian food, among which is the Nasi Lemak Kukus (steamed rice cooked in coconut with condiments) which uses Bario rice. This is served with sambal sotong, minang chicken and tok beef for brunch and on the side, peanuts, ikan bilis or anchovies, cucumber slices and a hard-boiled egg. Patrons who are partial to rice will enjoy the Bario Rice Sets which comes with the Minang Chicken, Tok Beef or Chicken and Beef Stew. A highly recommended noodle dish is the Assam Pedas Tofu Mushroom Noodles which will satisfy vegetarians. For afternoon tea, there are scones, profiteroles and cakes. A popular dish here is the Chocolate Durian Cake and the Banana Cream Pie. Selections of local sweets include the Seri Muka Pulut Hitam and Bingka Labu.
Situated along the historic Tengkat Tong Shin, this unique Malay restaurant adopts a traditional concept but with a chic and trendy edge. Pieces of artwork dominate the walls which are painted in contemporary bright colours while classic carved teak furniture gives it its traditional appeal.
The menu features a range of Malay specialties such as Nasi Lemak (rice cooked in coconut milk and served with a variety of condiments), Beef Rendang (beef marinated with spices, ginger, lemongrass garlic, dried chillies and onions and slow cooked in coconut gravy), Fish in Chilli Paste Broth, Fish in Spicy Coconut Broth (with a thick spicy gravy brimming with the flavours of coconut milk and chillies), Fish Curry, Egg Kurma (boiled eggs with kurma paste and honey seeds, cloves and coconut milk), Lontong (a traditional Jawa dish) and Mee Rebus (Penang style gravy, which is a blend of sweet potatoes, coriander seeds and herbs).
The East Coast State of Kelantan is well known for its unique cuisine. The state is a treasure house for some of the best food found in Malaysia. Nasi dagang, nasi kerabu, nasi berlauk, laksam, ayam percik, daging bakar, lompat tikam and akok are among the popular items from Kelantan. The best nasi dagang and nasi kerabu are the ones prepared by families which have managed to keep their secret recipes for generations. The Kelantan Delights' family is one such family, which served the Kelantan royal house in the 1970s and 1980s. Today, food lovers who go for authenticity, quality and taste will find Kelantan Delights synonymous with delicious, value-for-money good food.
HOTELS IN KUALA LUMPUR
Ranging from all stars, you will surely find something affordable yet enjoying your stay comfortably. Choose your location and budget then ask for packages available. Budget hotels in Kuala Lumpur can be found mostly in Chinatown and Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman. While the moderate ones to luxurious hotels are always at the business district and also where most shopping centres are especially in Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Bukit Bintang.KL Hotels Guide