8 of the hottest restaurants in Kuala Lumpur right now

kuala lumpur restaurants

June 20th, 2015


We recently scoured the streets of KL to find the hottest dining spots among the plethora of both new, and well-established restaurants that compete daily for the attention of the discerning palates of locals and visitors alike. Standout restaurants where great food is complemented by well-crafted cocktails and wine lists. Exemplified by places that encapsulate well-executed concepts featuring contemporary chic design overlaid with a relaxed, unpretentious dining aesthetic.

Our roundup features 8 notable restaurants that are among the most popular in KL right now – click on the images in the slideshow – or the links in the list below – for our full review articles for each restaurant.

Our suggestions for great dining experiences in Kuala Lumpur

  • bakar kl
    Bakar - modern grill restaurant
  • Ohla Tapas & Cocktails
    Ohla Tapas & cocktails- modern Spanish tapas restaurant
  • chambers grill
    Tomahawk Steak - 1kg dry-aged Wagyu
  • hit & mrs
    HIt & Mrs - modern restaurant & cocktail bar
  • WIP @ BSC
    WIP @ BSC - contemporary all-day dining and bar
  • tujo kl
    Tujo - contemporary brasserie & bar
  • signature the roof
    The Roof - Signature restaurant & bar
  • Hubba Ceylon
    Hubba Hubba Ceylon - bar & restaurant

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The Hot List:

  • Bakar – modern grill restaurant in Bangsar residential enclave
  • Ohla Tapas & Cocktails – modern Spanish tapas cuisine
  • Hit & Mrs – modern restaurant & cocktail bar
  • Chambers Bar & Grill – modern grill restaurant at Hilton Kuala Lumpur
  • WIP – contemporary all-day dining & bar at Bangsar Shopping Centre
  • Tujo – contemporary brasserie-dining & bar
  • The Roof – rooftop dining and bar at the Signature Restaurant
  • Hubba Hubba Ceylon – vibrant restaurant & bar