5 Best Restaurants in KL for Valentines 2017

5 Best Restaurants in KL for Valentines 2017

Regardless you are in a courtship, long-time relationship, or married – win her / his heart over and over again at the right restaurant on this Valentine’s Day.

Everlasting Love at Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine

5 Best Restaurants in KL for Valentines 2017_RamaV

Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine has opened the book of love to create a delightful Valentine’s Day set – comprising Appetiser, Soup, Main Course, and Dessert paired with a special Beauty and the Beast Preserved Rose in Bell Jar or Devoted to You Preserved Rose Bouquet from RM350+ per couple. Be your own version of Belle this Valentines!

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Japanese Omakase with KL View at Nobu Kuala Lumpur

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Celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a premier dining experience at Nobu Kuala Lumpur which is located at the Level 56 of Menara 3 Petronas, overlooking KL night view. Available from 14th – 19th February, the 7-course Valentine’s Day Omakase special is priced at RM498++ per person with a premium truffle option at RM598++ per person with a glass of sparkling wine or special Valentine's Day cocktail.

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Leave Couples Breathless at Opium

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On the cheeky Valentine’s menu of the-Opium-regimes-inspired Opium restaurant, we spot ‘Leave Me Breathless’ soya ginger glazed scallops, ‘Hot n Spicy Temptation’ dark beer marinated halibut and roasted spring chicken and berry jus, with the dessert ‘Call Me Sweetie Pie’! What’s better? Free gifts and photo moments for couples! Set menu is priced at RM208++ per couple, available from 13th – 14th February.

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A Romantic Dinner with PJ View at Signature

5 Best Restaurants in KL for Valentines 2017_Signature

Make Valentine's Day a unique experience with 4-course dinner for RM288++ per couple or toast to the occasion inc of a bottle of GH Mumm bubbly for RM550++ at Signature at The Roof. Starter of the set is Fresh Oyster in Sherry Jelly, follow by a Lobster Bisque, choose a Slow Cooked Duck Breast with Foie Gras or a Chargrilled Steak or Soft Shell Prawn Pasta for Mains, and end the night with a Strawberry Cheese Tart!

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Be My Valentines at Ciao Ristorante

5 Best Restaurants in KL for Valentines 2017_Ciao

If you are looking for authentic Italian food in Kuala Lumpur, Ciao Ristorante is the place to visit. The restaurant resembles a rustic Venetian country house with a cosy garden and small lake overlooking at the golf course – a truly romantic setting perfect for Valentines Day!. This Valentines, Ciao is serving a 4-Course dinner set at RM228++ per person, including complimentary cocktail. Book your table now before the tables run out!

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Best of 2016

Best of 2016: Restaurants that Won 2016

We look back at best dining experiences that captivated that city in 2016. 


Best Exotic Cocktail: Assam Laksa Cocktail

Best of 2016_OpiumAssam Laksa Cocktail by Opium | Changkat Bukit Bintang
Asam Laksa lovers wouldn't want to miss this. The famous spicy noodle dish is recreated into a pleasant sweet and sour cocktail with spiced rum, pineapple juice, calamansi juice, ginger flower leaf, assam boi and its of mint. Have a sip of this exotic, jaw-dropping Asam Laksa Cocktail at Opium where the interior is inspired by the Opium regimes of the east.


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Best Unique Steamboat Broth: Coconut Broth

Best of 2016_YeziCoconut Broth by Yezi | Bandar Utama
Yezi is the first of its kind concept steamboat in the country that uses coconut-based broth. Yezi’s great emphasis on the broths of coconut base is complimented by a wide repertoire of organic and semi organic dishes fresh from the farm to the table. The unique offering of this specialty coconut-based broths are available in five unique variants; Original Coconut Broth, Imperial Canton Broth, Aromatic Taiwanese Beef Spice Broth, Fragrant 'Shao Xing’ Wine Seafood Broth and Wild Forest Truffle Mushroom Broth. 


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Best Bubbly Dim Sum: Way Modern Chinois

Best of 2016_WayModernChinoisBubbly Dim Sum Weekend by Way Modern Chinois | Damansara Heights

It’s not very often we could mix bubbles and broth except it is Way Modern Chinois’ Bubbly Dim Sum Weekend treats. The first 35 guests arriving from 10am will enjoy free-flow prosecco to go along with unlimited servings of Way Modern Chinois’ cool, contemporary interpretations of traditional Chinese dim sum. Held every Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 12pm.


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Best Unique Dining Experience: Dining In The Dark KL


Best of 2016_DiningInTheDarkKLDining in complete darkness at Dining In The Dark KL | Changkat Bukit Bintang

Dining In The Dark KL is a concept restaurant where your meal takes place in a room void of all light. The idea is that your other sense are heightened giving way to new tastes and sensations.  Patrons are guided to their dining tables by ‘darkness experts’ who are visually impaired. The entire dining experience at Dining In The Dark is similar to blind tasting as the restaurant serves a surprise set menu which will only be revealed after the meal.


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Buffet with Best View: Atmosphere360


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International buffet at 282m above ground level at Atmosphere360 | KL Tower

Atmosphere 360, a modern revolving restaurant situated 282 metres above ground level, is located in the tallest tower in Southeast Asia: KL Tower. Furnished in a spaceship-like atmosphere, the restaurant offers an unmatched view of Kuala Lumpur while starry fiber optic ceiling lights hover above. Enjoy an unlimited lavish buffet that complemented by a variety of delicious main dishes ranging from Rendang Tok, Stir Fried Chili Crab, Stir Fried Venison Fillet with black pepper sauce to assorted Dim Sum.


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Best Value Brunch Buffet: Sunday 'Snout to Tail' Brunch Buffet

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Sunday ‘Snout to Tail’ Brunch Buffet by Naughty Nuri’s Life Centre | Jalan Sultan Ismail

Probably one of the most tempting and porkilicious buffets in town. Every Sunday from 12pm to 3pm, Naughty Nuri’s Life Centre’s ‘Snout to Tail’ buffet brings patrons Balainese delights with its tantalising BBQ pork ribs, Flamed Grazed Iberico, Babi Guling, Ayam Penyat, Pork Ribs Curry, Roast Pork Rendang and more. For only RM49.90++ per person, with free flow of soft drinks and eat-all-you-can, this is no doubt the steal of the year.


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Best Hit Cafe: Pokémon Café

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Pokémon Café | Mid Valley Megamall

The pop-up café features themes from the highly-anticipated Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon games. Featuring Pikachu as the main character, the food and drink in the café’s Original menu has been conceptualized and inspired by Pokémon characters and stories. The cafe even has a taller-than-human-size walking Pikachu to meet and greet patrons. Gotta catch ‘em all as the pop-up cafe will only be around until end of February 2017.


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Best Comeback: Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine

Best of 2016_RamaVFineThaiCuisineRelaunching of Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine | Jalan U Thant

22 years since it first opened its doors, Kuala Lumpur’s first-ever Thai fine dining restaurant has received a well-deserved makeover earlier this year. Closed for renovation from March to May, the restaurant re-opened with a fresher, more vibrant look, while maintaining its traditional Thai feel. The highlight is of course the newly added bar and lounge area where diners can have a couple of drinks and sit down and relax.


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Best European: Soleil

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The Multiple-Award winner Soleil Restaurant | Damansara City

Recently awarded as the Best European restaurant by Time Out Kuala Lumpur Food Awards, Soleil continues to soar high in 2016. Serving modern European cuisine, Soleil boasts a plethora of fresh imported and local seafood options as well as other delectable items including a small selection of meats and pastas on its menu.


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Thank you, 2016.



5 Dishes with Cheeky Names in KL That Will Make You Smile

5 Dishes with Cheeky Names in KL That Will Make You Smile

From Cheese-sin to Fifty Shades of Grey, catch these cheeky dishes in KL!

5 Dishes with Cheeky Names in KL That Will Make You Smile_WayModernChinoisGolden Rose Wanton | Way Modern Chinois
Rose? Nope, it’s a quirky dish of crispy prawn dumpling with Shiso leaf. Way Modern Chinois is a class, sensual avant-garde modern cuisine restaurant specialising in contemporary Chinese / Asian cuisine. Other quirky dishes include their signature Skinless Xiaolongbao.

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5 Dishes with Cheeky Names in KL That Will Make You Smile_ThePointCheese-sin | The Point
A modern yet charming restaurant, bar and lounge, The Point offers exquisite flavours and innovative dishes including this dish named Cheese-sin, a cheese platter consists of Italian Gorgonzola, French Camembert, Spanish Manchego, English Sharp Cheddar, accompanied with pine nuts, pistachios, honey and a swirl of balsamic reduction!

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5 Dishes with Cheeky Names in KL That Will Make You Smile_TBFSunwayGizaDarth Vader Burger | T.B.F Sunway Giza
200g of homemade beef patty made into 4 mini burgers in two styles! Apart from this cheeky burger, make sure you try their Damn Good Steak, Pigs In Blanket, White Chick – oh my, the (pun) names!

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5 Dishes with Cheeky Names in KL That Will Make You Smile_OpiumFifty Shades of Grey | Opium
Dubbed “The best cocktail bar in KL”, oriental-setting Opium quickly gains reputation for its indulgent and creative cocktails, for example, this “ Fifty Shades of Grey” with liquid nitrogen infused roses. Other quirky cocktails include Genghis’ Poison Chalice and Mo Xi’s Orgy.

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“Fun Guy” Spaghetti | PLOY Publika
With a name that goes by “Fun Guy” Spaghetti, this is a bowl of delightful al dente spaghetti sautéed with a blend of fragant shiitake umami bits and olive oil along with heaps of oysters and button mushrooms. Check out other creative dishes like Emperor Burger and Spicy Salmon!

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5 Unusual Malaysian Flavours for The Adventurous

5 Unusual Malaysian Flavours for The Adventurous

How adventurous are you?


Be it a truth or dare session, or for some exciting fun, check out these unique dishes and drinks that redefine Malaysian flavours!


5 Unusual Malaysian Flavours for The Adventurous_TheRabbitHoleThe Rabbit Hole® is a dine, drink and dance establishment which is conceived, designed and build around inspirations of well-known fantasy narratives of Alice in Wonderland & Narnia Chronicles. Try their latest innovation – Nasi Lemak Pasta – which perfected the balance of our favourite local delicacy and added an Italian twist.

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5 Unusual Malaysian Flavours for The Adventurous_OpiumAsam Laksa lovers wouldn't want to miss this. Grab the wild, crazy, jaw-dropping Asam Laksa Cocktail at Opium where the interior is inspired by the Opium regimes of the east. Pair it with other unique dishes such as Phoenix Dumpling, Fern Leaf Salad, Crispy Duck Noodles, Wagyu Beef Rendang, and the signature Beef Brisket & Tendon Stew just to name a few.


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a5 Unusual Malaysian Flavours for The Adventurous_PLOY

Sambal Miso Edamame? Assam Steamed Seabass? Or Chicken Curry Popcorn? We thought we have seen enough unusual Malaysian inspired dishes but PLOY proves us wrong! Prepare to embrace Asian spices in not-so-Asian dishes as PLOY’s menu has over 60 offerings, influences that span 4 continents and over 35 new and original sauces.


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5 Unusual Malaysian Flavours for The Adventurous_WayModernChinois

The essence of Way is modern fine dining Chinese cuisine served with a subtle twist and sophistication. Go adventurous with their Fried Glass Noodles with Belacan, glass noodles with homemade spicy belacan sauce and prawn, and perfect the meal with Musang King Durian Pancake.


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5 Unusual Malaysian Flavours for The Adventurous_LuckyBoLast but not least, brothers and sisters, let’s welcome East Malaysia inspired cocktails, Tuaktails by Lucky Bo! Have a sip of these unique Tuaktails which are cocktails made from Tuak, a local fermented drink that is made from rice, coconut or sugar cane. We recommend to order a glass of Tuak Colada that comes along with a little glass of pure tuak – smooth, drinkable, and very palatable.

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5 Best Must-Try Cocktails in KL

Cool off with a cocktail!

From the classic cocktails to the modern upgrades, here are the must-try cocktails in KL. Bars with friendly ambiance and delightful cocktails to your preference. Enjoy!

opium_black_dragonOpium’s signature house cocktails @ Changkat Bukit Bintang
The moment you stepped into Opium KL, one of the most stylish resto-bars in Changkat Bukit Bintang, you will be impressed by the interior of the restaurant inspired by the Opium regimes of the east – age-old artefacts such as opium bed, opium pipes and rows of huge Chinese wine pots! Beautifully presented in charming ceramic bowls and glasses, Opium KL’s extensive beverage menu consists of single malt whiskies, Chinese rice wines, beers, spirits, and house wines, as well as uniquely-named signature and classic cocktails – Peking Man (vodka, puer tea, longan, lime juice, egg white, and orange bitters), and 50 Shades of Grey – just to name a few. The Black Dragon is a must-try at Opium, with its creamy crème de cassis, lemon juice and blackberries, all blend with a strong vodka to enhance it. Click here for online reservations >


Pisco Bar's Pisco Sours @ Jalan Mesui
Located in the very heart of Kuala Lumpur, Pisco Bar serves up a Peruvian-inspired menu in a trendy, laid-back setting. During dinner hours, Pisco Bar introduces to KL a great range of unique Peruvian and Spanish Tapas. But it is definitely after dinner when, encouraged by the raw and industrial sexy look of the interior, Pisco Bar acquires its unique character. The Bar proposes a flexible layout which allows cocktail party, live performances with some of the trendiest DJs in town, movie screenings, and many more. If you have the chance to come by here, you really should try the signature cocktails of the bar. One of the must-try drinks is of course, Pisco Bar’s signature Pisco Sours. It’s a light, foamy beverage containing pisco, egg white and sugar to give a sweet taste, while adding lime to balance the sweetness with some acidity. We also like the Peanut Butter & Jelly shooter, comprising frangelico & cranberry! 
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skybars_lychee_rose_martiniSkyBar's Lychee Rose @ Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
SkyBar is the one of the most stunning rooftop bars in KL, offering a great selection of wines, beers, spirits, and cocktails, including signature cocktails such as Lychee Rose. This martini evokes memories of fresh Turkish ‘rose lokum’ but with subtle alcohol undertones. The palest of pink with a plum lychee resting in the bottom of the classic glass, Belvedere vodka, lychee liqueur and rose syrup for your drinking delectation. Lychee Rose is a sweet and feminine drink, and is widely welcome by ladies. Located on the 33rd floor of Traders Hotel and with a modern interior design, SkyBar is the place to go to spend quality time with friends while enjoying the amazing views of the Petronas Twin Towers. Most nights feature mellow jazz and soft rock, with DJs kicking the atmosphere into high gear on certain days. Yes for relaxing ambiance! Click here for online reservations >



Ojos Bar's Taiwanese Cocktails @ Jaya One   

Ojos Bar came up with very original and interesting concept: Taiwanese cocktails. The founders behind Ojos Bar believe that cocktail making is all about stimulation of all 5 senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. At Ojos Bar, their cocktails carry a lot of Taiwanese influence and are easy to drink and well mix up. Their famous one is the Cococabana – the glass is coated nicely with cocoa powder and topped with a homemade cotton candy. It is a great mix of smirnoff vodka, creme de casis, white wine, lime, Ojos ginger syrup, and ginger ale. You can also enjoy their Taiwanese snack to accompany those tasty and sweet cocktails. Every 2 weeks, a Taiwanese mixologist is invited to become a guest mixologist in Ojos Bar to work along with David, a Malaysian mixologist to serve the best concoctions to customers. Click here for online reservations >


Maison Francaise @ Jalan Changkat Kia Peng

Maison Francaise is a special place that pays true attention to details. Here you will get to experience, the very best of French haute cuisine through a repertoire of inventive French classics and an extensive wine list of over 150 premium wines from France. Relax yourself while sipping the delightful cocktail ‘a la francaise’ while overlooking the pool. Some cocktails offered at Maison Francaise are great classics and some with a twist. Don't miss the signature Punch cocktails – French Punch is originally made according to a recipe that involves the following rhythm: “One of sour, two of sweet, three of strong, four of weak.“; That would be: lime juice, sugar, rum, and water. Although in new versions, many different fruits can be supplemented, so enjoy our signature collection of punches that make you feel the French inspiration. And that is not all, you can also enjoy the long list of Kirs – the most difficult task is to choose! Click here for online reservations >

5 Ultimate Coolest Restaurants in KL

5 Ultimate Coolest Restaurants in KL

Tips of how to be cool: Know where the coolest restaurants are in KL. Because cool people hang out at cool places.



Ever have the moment your friends look at you and wonder how you know about such cool places? Wanna be THAT cool friend? Don’t worry, this is going to be a cool guide to cool restaurants for cool people like you! Check out these coolest restaurants in KL!



Dining In The Dark KL


Ever imagine eating and drinking in pitch darkness? This idea might seem a little strange at first, but by suppressing the dominant sense of sight, you will enter a whole new world in which one is uncertain of their surroundings. The blind guides at Dining In The Dark KL will lead you through a gastronomical journey. At Dining In The Dark KL, guests will embark a new sensory experience where the thoughtfully designed and carefully prepared surprised menu fit for a fine dining will only be revealed after the meal.



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Atmosphere 360


Keep a close watch on your table here at Atmosphere 360 because the dining table area actually revolves! Housed in the world's 7th tallest tower – the KL Tower, Atmosphere 360 is crowned as Malaysia’s highest restaurant, 282m above ground. Other than having the crazy revolving experience, the 360-degree bird eye view of Kuala Lumpur surely makes the dining experience a memorable and lasting one.



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Hello Kitty Gourmet Cafe


Welcome to the World’s First Hello Kitty Gourmet Café! Styled on a chic Parisian café with atmospheric pastels and Kitty's iconic pink, you will be transported to a world of sweet romance and sophisticated flavours. Hello Kitty Gourmet Cafe is extravagantly decorated in Hello Kitty themes down to every detail. Their signature dishes are adorably decorated with Hello Kitty's cute character. Definitely a place of happiness for Hello Kitty fans!



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Brolly KL


A fun, quirky restaurant that brims with colour, character & charm – showcasing nine kitchens in one venue. Inspired by the fun disco era, the entire space is decked out like a garage, with automobile paraphernalia providing much of the design cues – tyres as wash basins and surrounded by sideview mirrors, walls decorated with hubcaps and tools of a mechanic, and there’s even a vintage car mounted upside down on the ceiling above a pool table, not to forget there’s a foosball table and a wall of vinyl records! At Brolly, break open the Canadian red lobsters, spanner crabs and meat crabs to reveal the sweet flesh, or get busy eating the Gumbo, Southern Chicken & Waffle and more. If it is a group dining, check out their ridiculously fancy bucket of goodness – Big Bang Theory. Ideal for a group of 8-12 seafood lovers, the bucket comes with king crab, lobsters, meat crabs, prawns, yabbies, mussels, corn, chicken sausages, potatoes and button mushrooms.



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Opium KL


Inspired by the Opium regimes of the east, the interior speaks for itself. Furnished with age-old artifacts such as an opium bed in the Rose Room, opium pipes and huge Chinese wine pots displayed vividly at the Communal area, the outlet aspires a 1930s-1960s look and feel. At Opium, Asian Oriental cuisines are served with a twist; such as Phoenix Dumpling, Fern Leaf Salad, Crispy Duck Noodles, Wagyu Beef Rendang, and the signature Beef Brisket & Tendon Stew just to name a few. One simply must try their Signature House Cocktails, Twisted Classic Cocktails and Opium Special Mocktails. These giggle juices are served up in bowls, even water and beer are served in the traditional Chinese way… in a rice bowl.



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