Dining in Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur is one of Asia's must-see destinations. There is much to see and do: you can spoil yourself with luxury shopping, enjoy stunning city vistas, take in the history of the place, visit the plethora of attractions and enjoy fun-packed nights out in some of Malaysia's best bars and clubs. Here we take a look at dining in Kuala Lumpur.
When dining in Kuala Lumpur, you really are spoilt for choice. You can go for traditional Malaysian cuisine, western cuisine or the ever popular Asian fusion cuisine. You can find places suitable for romantic nights out, business lunches, family meals and almost every other conceivable occasion.
Shook is a top choice, especially for wine connoisseurs. They boast an exceptional wine list, have a walk in cellar with over 3,000 bottles and one of the biggest collections of Chateau Mouton Rothschild - with every vintage from 1945 to 1997. They offer Japanese, Chinese, Western and Italian cuisine. You can find this classy establishment in Starhill Gallery - be sure to make reservations.
Cilantro Restaurant and Wine Bar is an award winning restaurant in the MiCasa All Suite Hotel. The kitchen is run by Takashi Kimura who specialises in French cuisine with a Japanese twist. The food is fresh and the menu is imaginative. If you are a fan of lobster try the Étuvée of Maine Lobster, available for around £30.
Bijan Bar and Restaurant is a Malaysian cuisine restaurant located on Jalan Ceylon. They opened their doors in 2003 and won best Malay restaurant in 2004. It is a perfect place to go if you want to sample the local cuisine, with a perfect blend of traditional and modern Malaysian food.
Dining in Kuala Lumpur is half the fun of visiting this cosmopolitan city. What's more, you don't need to blow the budget to satisfy your stomach and tickle your taste buds - street food in Kuala Lumpur is some of the best in the world. Head to Little India for some toasted rati - delicious!