For more than 25 years, the Chalet has offered the public professional and friendly service, not to mention the delicious Swiss cuisine. Sporting a charming ambience, most of the furniture here is made of Alpine. There is also a lounge area that is perfect for a quiet drink, before or after dining. The subtle lighting adds a touch of romance. The specialties include air-dried beef with melon and the veal and mushroom in cream sauce. For a more straight forward option, choose something from the range of grill items prepared at the table. A commendable wine list includes choices from France and the New World.
Taking up about half the entire basement in one of Kuala Lumpur's classy shopping centers, this spacious restaurant is popular with the sophisticated crowd and it boasts a fanciful ambiance, good food and live jazz music. The kitchens are see-through, which makes it possible (and interesting) for diners to witness their meals being prepared. The food; Italian, Chinese, Japanese and Western Grill; is cooked in four separate kitchens and served in four different seating areas. Favorite dishes include the roasted Peking duck and the seasoned smoked salmon. Fruit juices, soft drinks, tea and coffee will quaff your thirst.
Located within the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel, Arthur's is an elegant spot to unwind. High ceilings, cozy, booth seating, mellow hues and soft lighting create a relaxing vibe. The bar offers something for everyone, from classic cocktails and wines to beers and most other spirits. The food menu ranges from light snacks that go well with your drinks to heartier mains if you're feeling particularly hungry.
Asian Heritage Row is a long row of refurbished buildings that house a wide variety of cuisine. Locals and tourists alike head to the Asian Heritage Row for entertainment and dining. For Malaccan Portuguese head to Kristao Restaurant and Bar or for a snack the Bisou Bake Shop can't be beat. The Asian Heritage Row contains various nightclubs, including the Loft KL and the Rupee Room.
If you want to impress, venture into this award-winning restaurant, one of the trendiest upmarket eateries in Kuala Lumpur. This restaurant sports a chic and elegant look, accentuated by the wafting aromas of meals being cooked in the open-plan kitchen that lends a warm and relaxing ambiance. Specializing in funky fusion fare, the presentation of food is a work of art here, especially the dessert sampler selection. A variety of alcoholic beverages are available.
Situated in the prestigious Eastin Hotel, this restaurant has a reputation as one of the best places for Chinese food. The setting is fabulous as well. The interior has an air of understated elegance with subtle Oriental touches. Chinese calligraphy paintings decorate the walls. In terms of food, the Roasted Crispy Peking Duck is a recommended house speciality. For dessert, the somewhat "un-Chinese" deep-fried durian is a special treat. An elaborate variety of Hong Kong dim sum is a popular choice for lunch. There is an impressive list of wines to choose from.
For a quick value-for-money local or Western meal, this is the place to go. Easy and fuss-free modern decor provides the right ambiance for a quick yet pleasant dining experience. Framed pictures cover the walls and local knick knacks decorate the place nicely. The pricing is very reasonable and the service is impressive. Western offerings include sandwiches and steaks while Curry Laksa (noodles in thick spicy soup) and Penang Fried Kway Teow (fried noodle dish) are two of the local favorites. Beers and soft drinks are available.
For something a little different, this restaurant offers a delightful Norwegian gastronomic experience. The interior is elegant with soothing background music--wonderful for a romantic evening. The warm lighting creates a tasteful atmosphere and accentuates an appealing art collection. If you enjoy seafood, the gravalax (cured salmon) is a traditional dish worth trying. Other favourites include the fiskegrateng (baked fish fillet) and the karbonadetallerken (meat patties served with vegetables). The selection of beverages includes coffees, teas and soft drinks.
This restaurant with superb Thai cuisine is tucked away in a busy mall. Intricate woodcarvings tastefully dominate the entrance and interior. The tables and chairs are crafted from dark wood and the window seats offer a breathtaking view of the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park. Many delicious dishes are on offer--the all-time favourite tom yam, plus a variety of curries and stir-fried dishes. This restaurant takes pride in their steamboat dishes--you cook your own seafood, meat and vegetables in tom yam soup at your table. Have a glass of freshly squeezed fruit juice for a refreshing treat.
If you think healthy food doesn't taste good, then think again, because Cascade at Mandarin Oriental begs to differ. A tasty fare of soups and salads all prepared in a Mediterranean blend, this quaint little place is wonderful for those who want to just relax and lay back. The most spectacular part of this restaurant however is the view of the cascading edge of the swimming pool as it tumbles into the tropical KLCC Park.
Ramah Tamah, located in the opulent and classy Hotel Maya is well known for its friendly and warm atmosphere. Light fare offered here is delicious and mouth watering. Craving for something sweet? What can be more better than the cakes offered here. On your way, you can grab a bite of a sandwich, or if you are in the mood to chill, sit down and relax with the varieties of drinks offered.
The BBC, not to be confused with the venerable British Broadcasting Corporation, stands for the Borneo Baruk Club, a meeting place that is infused with Malay culture. Enjoy a tropical cocktail in the Borneo Bar; the Borneo Dreams cocktail has a generous dash of tuak in it, Sarawak's famous rice wine. The Rafflesia restaurant serves up a mix of Malay and foreign cuisines - what's even better, though, is the panoramic view of the Petronas Towers. The Breadkick cafe forms the final corner of the entertainment triangle; it's a great place to pick up a snack on the run.