Address: The Majestic Hotel, 5 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur Opening Hours: Daily, 3 pm - 630 pm Website: Sometimes not having a view, is all the view you need — get it? Other perennial favourites at Baan 26 includes Pad Thai with Shrimp, Stir-Fried Glass Noodles with Tiger Prawns in Claypot, Thai Green Curry Chicken and the list goes on. Which one is your favourite? Simply walk to any one of the fruit vendors, pick out your selection, make sure you wear plastic gloves and dive into the forbidden stinky fruit. This restaurant is truly famous amongst locals for their various seafood offerings. They also claim to use extra virgin coconut oil and brown instead of white sugar in their cooking. It ticks all the boxes for rustic Italian food made with love but also sports an upbeat buzzing atmosphere with small plates and drinks perfect pickings for watching the colourful crowds roam this energetic street. Oh, the cycle of a Malaysian diner.
Alternatively, the nasi lemak is also served with fried chicken which adds a flavourful crunch to the overall taste. Encompassing of world-class services, the perfect ambience, and of course the toothsome cuisines, Cantaloupe indeed is one of the best romantic restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. Dishes to look out for include the Opor Rusuk — slow cooked beef ribs, and the Rendang Kambing — lamb shoulder cooked in an infusion of spices. Either way, this glass bungalow is ready to impress inside and out with a view of the twin towers from ground level. Tucked in a breezy open-aired space in Kepong, PoPo Steamboat Cafe has been striving to serve simplicity at its best since its establishment back in 2013. Babe European cooking techniques, local ingredients and chocolate desserts that are the bomb.
Suggested Read: What To Eat: Risotto with porcini Address: 20A, Jalan Kampung Pandan, 55100 Kuala Lumpur Timings: Monday to Friday: 11 am to 2. Ribs were fall-off-the-bone tender; best eaten dipped with dark soy sauce and the sizzling hot soup. Definitely not for the faint of heart or stomach. Cicchetti di Zenzero A mix of Italian and Spanish with some must-try porky pasta dishes. Head on down to Village Park early to avoid the lunch crowd! In addition to the obvious Hong Kong dim sum, standard Chinese fare with a twist is served. Relying heavily on age-old family recipes, the food at this halal pork-free restaurant has such a rich, home-made flavour to it and while the spice levels are just perfect for locals, diners can also request that the kitchen tone down the chilli factor to appease mellower taste buds. Baan 26 restaurant serves authentic Thai cuisine.
Come lunchtime, it can be tough finding a seat at this popular Indian vegetarian joint. Special arrangements or private events are available to cater to your specific needs. Run by a Sri Lankan Tamil, the food at Yarl is unique in that it specialises in cuisine from the northern province of Sri Lanka, aka Jaffna Tamil cuisine. Here, appreciation of quality produce and an unpretentious evening can exist concurrently. Must-tries include tom yam kung mae nam tom yam river prawns served in young coconut and chor ladda flower shaped dumplings stuffed with minced chicken and peanut while the wine list comprises of classic brands from France, California, New Zealand and Australia as well as new world selections from Argentina and Chile. It may have been past dinnertime, but there were about ten people ahead of us in line for nasi kandar this, I learned, is considered normal. The Madras thali will leave you fit to burst, while still attempting to savour all the flavours.
This airy and gorgeous space along Jalan Kemuja boasts a menu of foolproof brunch dishes. Hop on over to this gorgeous resto-bar in Bukit Bintang. Their pork bone broth and duck broth are non-spicy and equally good too! Perhaps I would give it a try for the soup noodle next round and hopefully it's better than the dry noodle. From having stunning views of one of the most sought after city skylines in the world to getting lost over dinner in the midst of nature, to even testing and pushing boundaries in the dark over an exploration of flavors and new senses. It goes without saying: come hungry. In one bite, the mentaiko is salty and creamy, the egg sweet, and the rice sticky and heavy. Kikubari Exquisite Japanese cuisine with beautiful plating.
My favorite dish is Hokkien Mee delicious dark friend noodles from Kim Lian Kee. The second starter of parcelled clam bake is more predictable, but still very, very good. Wood-fired pizza, hand-made pasta, meticulous care of ingredients and, in general, a passion for sharing authentic Italian food in Kuala Lumpur tie them all together. Looks and feels just like average neighbourhood Thai restaurant. If you and your date are feeling adventurous, Head Chef Modesto Marini is more than happy to prepare a personalised tasting menu. Being the capital city of and home to the famous Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur leaves no stone unturned when it comes to making your holiday, a romantic experience. Fried with scallions, mince meat, shredded black fungus and beancurd.
The staff will guide you through the menu and meal throughout the experience. The Italian menu is seasonal and changes twice a month, giving diners a whole new experience every visit. Seafood Salad at Portofino Bangsar South Honest-to-goodness Italian cuisine. The side salads were particularly memorable, thanks to the nutmeg dressing that added a sharp tanginess to the palate. The restaurant also offers a unique selection of Italian ice cream with flavors such as chocolate chili and kalamansi. The egg appears stiff and accurately rectangle like a yellow Lego piece, its surface burnished and bumpy from the marinated roe.
Be sure to try out their beef cheek! The clear intention of the players at these restaurants is to dazzle diners by putting out menus that will live long in the memory. The menu riffs on regional comfort food: Malabar snapper ceviche, hand-pulled biang biang-inspired noodles and cincalok fried chicken. The chicken wings are seasoned to the right amount and are flash fried to maintain the tender flesh underneath the crispy exterior. Where diners choose comforting, silken broth bases that bubble away in the centre of the table before everyone dunk ingredients into and cook- well, guess no one in Malaysia is unfamiliar with the concept of a steamboat. Dining customers look out at us from behind the glass doors with a perverted sense of pity.