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Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, 3rd Quarter, 2013

Here’s our third round of favourite restaurants visited in Kuala Lumpur for the third quarter of 2013. Click on each title to see the full review.

Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, July – September, 2013

Hit and Mrs. – we love their new brunch menu and the setting is a very pleasant place to be

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Pineapple Dessert


Fahrenheit 600 – perfectly cooked pizzas – not the super thin crust kind, but the chewy-something-to-bite-into variety


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Fahrenheit 600 Pizza

Tai Zi Heen – excellent value all-you-can-eat weekend dim sum brunch – 45 items for 45 Ringgit


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Weekend Dim Sum Brunch



MediTeca – good value set lunches and a porky menu

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Pork Neck

Cedar on 15 – the pumpkin seed crusted cod fish is a must order!


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Pumpkin See Crusted Cod Fish


Suzie’s Corner – best value steaks in the city


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Beast – Foie Gras Creme Brulee with Fig Jam!

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Foie Gras Creme Brulee with Fig Jam

Ribs by Vintry – Expertly paired wine dinners. This Heritage Rossco’s Shiraz 2005 is a ‘must drink’.


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Heritage Rossco’s Shiraz 2005

Graze, Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur – we love everything in their brasserie, but especially the value for money for such exquisite ingredients and professional service.

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Veal Osso Bucco

The Restaurant, The Club – we love Chef Alex’ rich dense Chocolate Mille Feuille

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Chocolate Mille Feuille


Pisco Bar – known for their lip smacking Pisco Sours, but their tapas menu is awesome too. We could have these minced beef stuffed red peppers for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


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Stuffed Red Peppers

Plate Culture – a clever platform enabling the underground supper club to thrive in Kuala Lumpur

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Kelly Siew – Plate Culture

Nosh – desserts here should be on everyone’s ‘eat before you die’ dessert list


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Carrot Cake

Burps and Giggles – okay, so it’s not technically KL, but we think this funky recycled cafe is worth the two hour drive to Ipoh

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Brother Dick Bagel

Sky Bar – with a view like this everything is good

Pear and Yoghurt Quino Parfait – The Daily Habit

Genting Club – Pulled Pork Belly and a mind blowing collection of aged whiskies and fine wines

Genting Club
Pulled Pork Belly – Genting Club

The Steakhouse at The Whisky Bar – giant slices of baked cheesecake and great steaks too

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Giants Slice of Baked Cheesecake – The Steakhouse

Thirty8, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur – Chocolate Buffet… mmmm…

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Chocolate Buffet at the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur


Acme Bar and Coffee – the Patate Frittes are perfect for nibbling and drinking. We love ABC’s new outdoor al fresco dining area too.

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Patate Fritte – Acme Bar and Coffee

Ante Kitchen and Bar – Sweet Pork Belly


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Sweet Pork Belly – Ante Kitchen and Bar

WTF – an extensive range of delicious vegetarian dishes


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Vegetarian – WTF

InterContinental – most creative mooncake packaging and most creative mooncake with its gummy bear centre.

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Creative Mooncake Packaging

Mai Bar – double stuffed jalapenos

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Mai Bar – Double Stuffed Jalapenos

Cesar’s – best live entertainment and endless feasting during their Middle Eastern promotion


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Cesar’s – Middle Eastern Promotion



Marini’s on 57 – mixologist Junior mixes up some of the best and most unique cocktails in the city

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Marini’s on 57 – a Signature cocktail by Junior

Enju – their unlimited weekend sushi deal available Friday and Saturday evenings is a steal at RM65++ which includes also a soup, main and dessert.


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Enju Japanese Restaurant – Prince Hotel and Residence Kuala Lumpur

Yeast – seriously delicious European style breads and pastries that you can really sink your teeth into


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Yeast Bistronomy

BreadFruits – you can’t go past their French toast made with rye bread, caramelized banana, thick slices of pork bacon and drizzled with passionfruit and wild honey 

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Bread Fruits

MO Grill – elegant dining at its very best


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MO Grill – Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Elegantology – their deconstructed cheesecake comes alive with a fireworks crumble – popping candy infused into the base sets your mouth alive with tiny pops


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Fresco at Jaya Grocer, The Intermark – Purchase salmon or steak from the supermarket and the chefs at Fresco will cook it for free! (with a minimum buy of a side order starting from RM6.90). No cooking. No washing up. No hefty restaurant price tag for quality fish or steak.


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Fresco at Jaya Grocer, The Intermark

Grill 582 – We’re smitten with Chef Arini’s Chocolate Chili dessert – a velvety caress of the mouth to begin that leaves a strong punch at the back of your throat with its spicy ending.


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Grill 582, Chocolate Chili


Find our favourite food finds for the first half of 2013 here:
Do share with us your most loved spots. We still have another three months of exploring for this year and would love to follow some of your leads.



  1. gosh, that is one awesome list! salute… 🙂

  2. You just made me incredibly hungry!!! Foie gras creme brulee and fig jam – I am sold!!! Thanks for the recommedation for Fahrenheit 600 too, shall bring my pizza monster there one day. Oh and thanks for including me in your list! 😛

  3. Life is full of hard decisions!
    Which should I start first?
    Still thinking…

  4. Delicious dishes… Really wanna to have all these food guides.

  5. What a great view and the food looks good.


  6. everything looks excellent, but that pork belly, yummsss

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