Looking to chow down on some delicious, tantalizing local food for your next culinary adventure? Take a look at our pick of top high-end spots for Malay cuisine around the city of Kuala Lumpur.
Bijan is vegan friendly? You can always come and ask for vegan platters ? Just look at those vegetable crackers, herbed rice, stir fried wild fern, fried egg plant & jackfruit. All served with warm coconut soup & veggie curry ? Photo?: @pamelapalmer_ #bijankl#kualalumpur#malaysia#malaycuisine#vegan#vegeterian#menu#foodporn#veggie#healthy
Bijan Bar & Restaurant
Hard to believe that Bijan has been open for over a decade now but it’s still widely talked about today as one of the best restaurants specializing in Malay cuisine. At Bijan, the recipes are handed down from multiple generations to produce forgotten favorite dishes with a modern twist of new flavors. Surrounded in a posh setting, it’s the perfect place to enjoy wholesome flavors in an intimate environment. The restaurant has also enjoyed its fair share of accolades over the years, both nationally and internationally. Bijan was shortlisted in HAPA’s list of Top 10 Best Asean Restaurant, and their chef was included in the list of Top 5 Best Malay Cuisine Chef. They’ve also made special appearances in Food and Travel UK and Conde Nast Traveler US.
"Malay Cuisine is diverse as it is complex because of our wonderfully vibrant history and neighboring influences. We are famous for our food, and it is with great pleasure that Enak is able to offer a spread of culinary delights by constantly offering our guests new and exciting dishes every season," Sherena Razaly, Founder Of Enak. Taste the Malaysian rainbow at Enak with recipes that span four generations. Enak is a multi-award winning restaurant that serves contemporary Malay Cuisine. . . . For more information or reservations please call +603 21418973 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org . . #enakkl #malaycuisine #starhill #bukitbintang #kualalumpur photo courtesy of @sidney kan
‘Enak’ which translates to ‘tasty’ certainly lives up to its name with its combination of delicious authentic Malay cuisine and outstanding service, which won them multiple awards over the years. While dishes like Acar Rempah, Sambal Belacan, and ikan masam manis are staples in many regular Malay households, it is indeed nice to indulge in a lavish location outside of the comfort of your own home once in a while. The food is prepared delicately using renowned, traditional age-old recipes that’ll certainly bring you down memory lane.
Songket Restaurant places special focus on preparing Malay food with the freshest ingredients in a sophisticated ambiance. With its scrumptious dishes from some of Malaysia’s most notable states along with a beautiful surrounding, Songket is indeed the perfect place for a family dinner or a business meeting. If that’s not good enough, guests can also enjoy their meals while enjoying live performances by Malay cultural dancers to enhance the dining experience.
Bunga Emas Restaurant
If you’re looking to kick back at a hotel while enjoying some fine dining Malay cuisine, why not head over to Bunga Emas Restaurant located in Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur, a 5-star hotel which inspires a connection between Malay heritage and contemporary luxury? This award-winning restaurant is prepared in time-honored Malay traditions, beautifully presented to its guests to showcase the true Malaysian dining experience. Expect nothing but fancy and well-crafted food when dining at Bunga Emas Restaurant.