Top 10 Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

1. Celestial Court


Celestial Court’s grand pagoda façade invites you to indulge in the most delectable Chinese cuisine, presented by Chinese Chef Ho Boon, who has re-imagined classic dishes and favorites for sophisticated modern diners.

– Starwood Preferred Guest

You can make a reservation for Celestial Court Restaurant at

2. Enak


Enak is another upscale Malay eatery, this one in the very posh Starhill Gallery.

Diners can try home-style Malay dishes, many based on recipes handed down through the generations in owner Sherena Razaly’s family.

The presentation may be modern, but the flavors are all traditional in signatures such as sambal tumis udang (fried chilli prawns) and ayam goreng lengkuas (fried chicken with blue ginger).

– CNN Travel

You can make a reservation for Enak at

3. Bijan


At Bijan restaurant, we are innovating ways of enjoying Malay food, introducing accompanying wine to enhance flavours and ways of preparing local delicacies in a fine balance of old and new. Our dishes are a mix of recipes handed down over the generations and innovations of the real thing, to produce forgotten favourites and delicious new flavours and textures.

Located a mere stone throw’s away from KLCC and Bukit Bintang, Bijan is the ultimate destination for fine Malay cuisine. It is an oasis where you can unwind with a cool glass of wine while the food remains deliciously and unmistakably Malay. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks on the terrace while sampling our delicate canapés.

– Bijan

You can make a reservation for Bijan at

4. Kampachi


For 40 years, the award-winning Kampachi has been acknowledged to be Kuala Lumpur’s leading Japanese restaurant. We serve the finest air-flown sashimi from the famed Tsukiji market in Tokyo. Our Ginza-trained master chefs are also very passionate about each plate they serve to ensure guests get a taste of an absolutely authentic dining experience.

Our culinary journey has been humbly graced by the presence of royalty, heads of state and celebrities and it remains today, a favourite dining destination of many. Since our initial store opening at Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur, Kampachi has added additional locations in various Hotel Equatorial locations, The Troika KLCC, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Johor Premium Outlets and Plaza@Jaya33.

– Kampachi by Equatorial

You can make a reservation for Kampachi Pavilion at

5. Garibaldi Italian Restaurant and Bar


Garibaldi is one of Singapore’s most popular and respected Italian restaurant landmarks and now it has arrived in Malaysia.

Located in Bangsar Village, Garibaldi provides a fine example of a stylish Italian eatery –modern, elegant yet friendly and dynamic. The contemporary and hip atmosphere has helped to make “Garibaldi” a classic Malaysia social gathering place.

Distinguished for its fascinating character and strong identity, the atmosphere in the main dining area is always stylish without being stuffy.

The enticing menu emphasizes authentic Italian cuisine prepared with the best ingredients imported directly from Italy.

The elegant bar offers a great selection of wines by the glass and excellent cocktails; it is the perfect setting for social gatherings and events.

The success of Garibaldi is based on serving well-prepared Italian food, executed with explicitness and taste and served with flair, care and attention.

– Garibaldi

You can make a reservation for Garibaldi at–2

6. PRIME Steak Restaurant


PRIME prides itself in serving only the finest imported beef, complemented with exquisite wine selections. Imaginative interior design with secluded sections enables diners the chance to see and be seen, or to be discreetly seated away from the crowd. PRIME also offers an innovative ‘private dining room with a view’ which seats 10, offering diners an up close and personal view of the kitchen activities.

A large built to order show kitchen, fronted with a solid glass wall, provides diners with a visual experience of all aspects of the food preparation. The grill used for preparing steaks is supplemented by a flaming rotisserie, and PRIME is the only restaurant in town that offers guests the choice of having their steaks grilled on either imported charcoal or on lava stone.

The extensive menu features a large variety of steaks in different cuts. Australian and Japanese beef are featured, with the famous Wagyu beef guaranteed to provide the tenderest of steaks. PRIME also features Black Angus 200 days grain-fed steaks and Australian 120 and 80 day aged steaks. The restaurant also features premium beef from US.

A highly experienced team of female servers and male kitchen professionals has been assembled to ensure that product and service delivery is truly First Class. Coupled with soft Jazz Music throughout, this really will deliver “Prime Grill, Prime Wine, Prime Time” for PRIME’s guests, ensuring their return for more.


You can make a reservation for PRIME at

7. Hakka Republic Wine Bar and Bistro


Hakka Republic, KL’s hottest and latest fine dining restaurant & wine bar – expect the best here. Plan your next event here, be it a product launch or a cocktail evening with your customers and friends. We are different and we assure you a memorable evening.

– Hakka Republic

You can make a reservation for Hakka Republic at

8. Li Yen at The Ritz Carlton


Popular with the affluent crowd is Li Yen, which features dim sum lunches and authentic Cantonese cuisine served in a stylish and intimate oriental setting. Patrons dine to the serenade of traditional Yan Qing performances, while digging into signature dishes prepared by the restaurant’s award-winning chefs. Deep-fried silver fish with salt and pepper and baked spare ribs with Chinese tea leaves are just some of the musttry dishes at Li Yen.

– Time Out Kuala Lumpur

You can make a reservation for Li Yen at

9. Cilantro Restaurant and Wine Bar


Probably the top fine dining restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. Chef Takashi Kimura dishes up sleek modern French cuisine laced with Japanese influences.

Think grain-fed lamb rack with houba miso and unagi paired with foie gras.

Purely French staples are given a deft contemporary twist, such as the steak tartar with a sunny quail’s yolk and wafer-thin parmesan crisp.

The degustation menu lets you sample his signatures for just 220 ringgit for three courses, a definite steal given the top quality of the cuisine.

– CNN Travel

You can make a reservation for Cilantro at

10. Dining in the Dark


A restaurant in total darkness. A completely new sensory experience. DINING in the DARK KL, the very first of such restaurant in Malaysia.

Thoughtfully designed and carefully prepared surprised menu fit for a fine dining—Starter, Main, Dessert—with varying flavours to give your palate a wonderful experience and your mind… an exciting challenge!

One may think it as a challenge, or simply a unique experience of learning and discovery. All you have to do is step in with an open heart (with some excitement of course) and, trust our expert guides to lead you through the whole dining experience.

– Dining in the Dark

You can make a reservation for Dining in the Dark at


2 Responses to Top 10 Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

  1. LFFL says:

    Gorgeous restaurant pictures!

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