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Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, 2017

In an attempt to help you find the best food in Kuala Lumpur we’ve recently created a bunch of KL restaurant guides giving you lists of the top cocktails bars in Kuala Lumpur, popular cafes, most scrumptious pizzas, live jazz music venues, best brunches, yummy afternoon teas, vegetarian food, natural wines, organic wines, pork restaurants, Latin American restaurants, best Italian restaurants and contemporary Malaysian cuisine. Here, we’ve made an attempt to put together a list of the best restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. It was no easy job, is restricted to only include those we visited in 2017, and for sure there are many others that deserve recognition but here goes… Our list of:

Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, 2017

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Nadodi

Engaging nomadic cuisine and degustation menus paired with just as equally innovative cocktails.

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Nadodi

Supperclub KL

A young French chef performing way beyond his years and a fine restaurant in the most surprising of places.

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Supperclub KL

Babe

Edible art. Magical views.

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Babe

Skillet @ 163

European cooking techniques, local ingredients and chocolate desserts that are the bomb.

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Skillet @ 163

Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Japanese cuisine with Latin American soul. Views. Views. Views.

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Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Stoked KL

Former Chef de Partie from the former number one restaurant in the world (!) Noma and some of the most respected taste buds in the wine-loving community of Kuala Lumpur. This is a serious wine menu – not chosen for face value, but personally selected for taste and value-for-money.

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Stoked KL

Thirty8

Dinner with a view. Superb ingredients.

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Thirty8

Sitka Eating House and Wine Bar

Fine food, casual setting, local inspiration.

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Sitka

Soleil

Simply superb.

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Soleil, DC Mall

Kikubari

Contemporary Japanese with a French twist and a very serious wine and sake menu.

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Kikubari

Tatsu

Exquisite Japanese cuisine with beautiful plating.

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Tatsu

Cocott’

Casual French restaurant. Outstanding quality and reasonable prices.

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Cocott’

Mandarin Grill

One of the most memorable wine and food pairings this year – don’t miss the Burrata with an orange twist paired with Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling.

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Mandarin Grill

 

Sushi Azabu

We’re pretty darn lucky to have a Michelin-starred sushi chef here in KL who prepares omakase menus less than a metre away from diners and serves them directly to each guest.

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Marble 8

Premium steak and stunning views.

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Marble 8

Nathalie’s Gourmet Studio

Some of the prettiest French dishes in KL prepared with heart.

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Nathalie’s Gourmet Studio

Iketeru

Beautiful Japanese cuisine.

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Iketeru

What would you recommend to visitors to Kuala Lumpur and KL residents alike as the coolest places to eat in KL? What do you consider to be the Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur? Where do you think we can find the best food in KL in 2018? Please leave us your recommendations in the comments section below.

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6 Comments

  1. All look so good!

  2. Great summary! Thanks!

  3. All so classy. I should find myself dining at one of those one fine day 🙂

  4. All of the dishes look like artwork on a plate 🙂

  5. Great collection thanks for sharing

  6. You had a very yummy 2017 indedd!

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