Where to Eat around The Westin Kuala Lumpur
Collected by Westin AFAR
Kuala Lumpur is a remarkable, culturally rich destination, where multiple religious regional traditions come together in a beautiful mosaic. From the blend of ancient and ultra modern architecture, to the fantastic food, the K.L. experience is unlike any other.
50A, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
In the blackened dining hall of this restaurant you won’t be able to see the hand in front of you let alone your plate. Without sight, you’ll have a sensory dining experience that heightens your other senses and imagination. The dishes on your...
Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia
The Night Market (or "Pasar Malam" in Malay) can be found at various places throughout K.L. and Malaysia. It's an open-air market which starts around 4 p.m. and ends around 10 p.m. You can find a variety of things for sale. From fresh meat and...
50, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A good example of 'adhocracy architecture" to me (note: i'm not an architect so take my comments with a large bucket of salt) - cluttered and messy, this is Kuala Lumpur's shopper's triangle. A good place to walkabout to take in the pulse of this...
Petronas, 39904, Jalan Kolam Ayer Lama, Taman Dato Ahmad Razali, 68000 Ampang, Selangor, Malaysia
A typical light breakfast to be found in the local stalls is roti canai (pronounced "cha-nai"). Of Indian origin, roti means bread, and the dough is kneaded, stretched, flipped, and folded in lots of oil and ghee. Yes, it's not for the...
2nd Floor, 28, Jalan Atinahapan, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, 60000, Kuala Lumpur, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Cooking and eating is a central aspect of Asian cultures, known for multiple, often homegrown ingredients, freshly ground spices, herbs, and an intricately layered depth of flavors. A Malaysian cooking class located in the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur...
06, Pavilion, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Whenever I am in a large city in Asia, I check to see whether there is an outpost of the Taiwanese dumpling chain, Din Tai Fung. I have an unnatural addiction to their xiaolongbao, or pork soup dumplings. I have stalked these dumplings in...
Bangsar 51G, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Owned by Malaysian celebrity chef, Chef Riz, Flavours Restaurant offers both Western and Asian delicacies. Great food, and good ambience coupled with some fine tunes by in-house performers contribute to a great dining experience.
158, Jalan Tun H S Lee, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A popular street stall usually means there's something delicious going on. Uncle Bob sells fried chicken. To be exact: juicy chicken breasts covered in crispy bread crumbs and sprinkled with Original or Spicy flavoring. Should Colonel Sanders be...
Jalan Ampang, Hampshire Park, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I ate at Restoran Nasi Kandar Pelita, just down the road from the Petronas Towers during my first trip to K.L. in 2009. My first trip to K.L. was confusing—it is always busy, and a little intimidating. There are food court style stands along the...
Jusco Metro Prima Shopping Centre, 1, Jalan Metro Prima, Metro Prima, 52100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Bak-kut-teh literally translates as "meat bone tea". It consists of meaty pork ribs simmered in a complex broth of herbs and spices for hours. In addition, the soup-like dish ingredients may include offal, varieties of mushroom, and small dishes...
Kampung Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nasi lemak is a simple meal consisting of rice cooked in coconut milk, served with hard-boiled egg, fried anchovies, peanuts, cucumber, and sambal (a chili-based condiment). It's eaten at breakfast and is usually sold wrapped in newspaper or brown...
57, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Perched on the 57th floor of Petronas Tower 3, Marini's on 57 is Kuala Lumpur's highest rooftop bar, restaurant and lounge. Situated next to the Petronas Twin Towers, Marini's offers excellent views of that iconic site, as well as a 360-degree...