Halal restaurants can be found everywhere in Kuala Lumpur due to its mostly Muslim population and you’d be pleased to know that they’re not limited to serving Malay cuisine. Yet there are a few stylish but affordable eateries situated within KL city centre as well. Here is a list of the most popular halal food restaurant for you to have a good time with your family and friends at this festival.
1.Melur & Thyme Restaurant @ Suria KLCC
Located on the ground floor of Suria KLCC, Melur and Thyme can be found right across from Harrods Cafe and the Ralph Lauren boutique, inside it is soundless than the rest of the mall, lending the place a purified, graceful atmosphere. The decor is understated yet maintains classy vibes, expect an East-meets-West interior with Kopitiam marble-top tables, low-hanging bulbs, white brick walls and intricate wired art, all spelling ‘elegant’ without having too much glamour, enticing both casual mall strollers and working executives.
Location: GO3H-I Level Ground, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 22:00
Contact: +603 2181 8001
2.K Street @ SS15
Satisfy your love for Korean food at SS15’s K Street, which serves genuine Korean fare inspired by the best food off the streets of the republic. You’ll find classics here like seafood jajangmyeon, bulgogi bibimbap and samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup). Established since 2008, the restaurant has been recognised by numerous media outlets for its quality and is the sole appointed Korean cuisine caterer for Sunway Lagoon.
Location: No 28 Jln SS15/8, Subang Jaya Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 47500
Opening Hours: Opens daily 11:00 to 23:00
Contact: 03-5632 9822
3.Sihaf Arabic Restaurant @ Shah Alam
The best Arabic food in KL and also in Malaysia as it is very unique in flavour and presentation.
Location: B-LG-1, Shop Lot Vista Alam, Jalan Ikhtisas, Seksyen 14, Shah Alam, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 23:30
Contact: 011-1111 0500
4.Goodness Greens Cafe by La Juiceria @ Petaling Jaya
Goodness Green Café by La Juiceria is a casual all-day dining spot, where health-conscious diners can enjoy a wide range of Asian and western dishes, coffee and tea. A standout breakfast (or brunch) choices is the smoked salmon quinoa, which comprises a generous amount of smoked salmon, mixed quinoa salad with pesto dressing, scrambled local eggs, served with toast and butter. If you’re lactose small-minded but can’t stomach the taste of black coffee, you can give a try the vatte as it contains homemade almond milk (instead of cow’s milk) and double shots of espresso.
Location: 32, Jalan Datuk Sulaiman, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Petaling Jaya
Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 22:00
Contact: +603 7732 0235
5.Rimba & Rusa Kuala Lumpur @ Petaling Jaya
Rimba & Rusa Kuala Lumpur is a halal-friendly dining venue in Petaling Jaya, featuring a roomy and naturally-lit dining space with light-coloured furnishings, potted greenery and an upstairs play area for families with young children. Food-wise, the braised glazed short ribs (with whipped potato, charred corn and onion rings), peanut butter crunch milkshake and pandan French toast come highly suggested.
Location: D-GF-01 Sunway Nexis, Petaling Jaya
Opening Hours: Mon – Thu 12:00 – 22:00, Sat-Sun 09:00 – 22:00
Contact: +603 6151 4022
6.Hadramot Village @ D’Pulze Cyberjaya
Named after the region at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula, Hadramot Village at Cyberjaya is an authentic Yemeni restaurant. Among the items on offer here are many chickens, lamb kebab and falafel. Everyone in the restaurant is Hadramj and speak fluent Hadhrami Arabic, including the chefs, whose many years of experience establish guests get the best dining experience.
Location: D’Pulze Mall, 2F, Cyberjaya, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor
Opening Hours: 10:00 to 22:00 daily
Contact: 017-279 7269
7.Bake O’ Cake @ Jalan Ampang
This restaurant on Jalan Ampang offers western and Arabian dishes. Right down to its Middle Eastern roots, the menu is filled with attracting options so their best bet, on your first visit, is to go for its mandi lamb or spicy crispy chicken taco. Falafel sandwiches and kebab are readily available for those who are in for the best in town.
Location: R11-G, M City Ampang, No 326, Jalan Ampang Kuala Lumpur 55450 Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 09:00 to 22:00
Contact: 03-2722 7501
8.D’Tandoor @ Damansara
The establishment of this Indian restaurant in Malaysia began from the vision of a young man who worked his way up the food chain. Reality quickly followed suit with Abdul Malik Abdullah’s opening of the country’s first D’Tandoor in Damansara Utama.
Location: 52 SS21/62, Damansara Utama, Selangor, 47400 Petaling Jaya
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 15:30,18:30 to 23:00, Saturday to Sunday from 11:00 to 23:00
Contact: 03-7728 2020
9.Sakura Kristal @ Taman Melawati
The Taman Melawati outlet has been in operation for seven years now. Sakura Kristal offers the variety of Asian and Western fusion dishes.
Location: No 301, Jalan Bandar II, Taman Melawati, 53100, KL
Time: Noon to Midnight daily
Contact: 03-4108 5897
10.The Kitchen @ Melia KL
The Kitchen @ Melia KL encloses the modern dining experience with its wide offering of àla carte menus and international lunch and dinner buffets. The restaurant is designed around an open kitchen concept so diners can enjoy watching our expert chefs cook up amazing dishes.
Location: Melia Kuala Lumpur, 16, Jalan Imbi, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 22:00 daily
Contact: 03-2785 2828