8 Best Food To Eat In Sentul
#01 Sentul Curry House
This restaurant is located at Jalan Ipoh and was established in the year 1972. This spacious restaurant is famous for its curry fish head and can cater to more than 40 tables which is equivalent to 400 customers.
The restaurant serves a wide range of Southern Indian cuisine such as Curry Mutton, Fried Prawn, Curry Crab, Sambal Sotong & Chettinad Chicken. A must-have dish is the Curry Fish Head that is prepared using thick and fragrant curry with various spices.
There are varieties of curry and dishes for you to choose to compliment the rice meal. Apart from the Curry Fish Head, they are also well-known for their Mutton Curry. Pair it with rice or roti canai, and your meal is complete!
Address: No 239, Second Mile, Jalan Ipoh ( behind Balai Polis Sentul) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operation Hours: 0800 – 2330
#02 Ah Yap Hokkien Mee
Their business had humble beginnings in 1960, where they only had a stall in the market for five decades before finally expanding their business. The company grew to have many branches and are mostly located in shopping malls for easy access to their delicious fare.
The pioneer shop located in Sentul is still one of a kind. This is because they still stir-fry their Signature Hokkien Mee using charcoal. Compared to their branch outlets, the noodles are chewier with thicker and flavourful sauce. The aroma wafting from the kitchen is what attracts so many diners to their restaurant.
Another recommended dish will be the stir-fried lala which has a unique taste as they add chilli powder with a dash of lime.
Address: No. 744, Jalan Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur.
Operation Hours: 1100 – 0100
#03 Jalan Sentul Nasi Lemak
Next on the list, is a stall that sells non-halal Chinese style nasi lemak with home-cooked side dishes at a fair price. They are located just by the roadside of some shop lots, and the stall is very famous among the locals.
There are various dishes to choose from such as pork ribs curry, chicken rendang, vegetable curry, sambal sotong, prawn curry, fried egg and luncheon meat as well. The dry pork ribs curry and the sambal sotong is a must-try. Expect a long queue before the stall has even been set up as they begin their business for the day.
Address: Chinese Nasi Lemak Stall (opposite BHPetrol station), Jalan Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: 1800 – Finish
#04 Chin Heng Kopitiam
This is a popular restaurant among the office workers nearby. They serve a variety of noodles and western cuisine. What makes them special is a unique dish that the restaurant specialises in.
They sell Foochow Red Wine Mee Suah, which is hard to find in Peninsular Malaysia. This red wine mee suah is cooked with chunks of chicken, mushrooms and tiny strips of chopped ginger. That flavour of the red wine really brings out the flavours in the dish. The dish can be modified according to the diner’s request by reducing the liquid in the soup for a gravy-like consistency instead.
Address: Jalan Selvadurai, Sentul, 51200 Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: 0700 – 1600 (Closed on Sunday)
#05 Lau Heong Seafood Restaurant
Lau Heong Seafood Restaurant has been around for more than four decades. They have plenty of signature dishes that are the favourite of regulars. Even new customers are attracted by their speciality dishes and are willing to queue up.
A few of the restaurant’s signature dishes are clay pot curry fish head, fried chicken wings, salted egg squid, German pork knuckles and clam soup (siong tong lala).
Address: 43-A-0-9, Jalan 3/48A, Sentul Perdana, Bandar Baru Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 1100 – 1500; 1730 – 2030 (Monday to Saturday); 1130 – 2030 (Sunday)
#06 Samira by Asian Terrace
This eatery has been in operation since 2012 and serves Thai, Vietnamese and other fusion cuisines. The restaurant is located by the lakeside for a breathtaking view of nature. Customers can enjoy the delicious food while taking a break from the hustle and bustle of city life.
They serve various types of mouth-watering dishes such as Samira’s wheel of platter, pineapple fried rice and banana served with ice cream.
Address: Lot 268, Sentul Park (KLPAC), Jalan Strachan, Sentul West, 51100 Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: 1200 – 1530, 1800 – 2330 (Monday – Friday); 1200 – 2330 (Saturday – Sunday)
#07 Three Little Birds Coffee
Three Little Birds is a coffee shop that is operated by the coffee lover from Artisan Roast. The café is located at Sentul D7 and grew popular with excellent quality coffee using their own roasted coffee beans. Their roastery is located in a separate room beside the coffee shop.
Apart from coffee, the coffee shop serves light snacks as well. There is also a special menu that is only available during the weekends. It is a decent cafe that’s worth the visit if you’re looking for a great cup of coffee and a place to hang out.
Address: D7 Jalan Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: 0800 – 2300
# 08 Bistro Richard
This classic European bistro is located in Sentul Park. They serve authentic European fare from appetisers to dessert, together with a wide range of beer and wine. The restaurant has a classy exterior and beautiful indoor seating with a shaded alfresco area.
They are famous with their speciality dishes including escargot, black mussel soup, homemade wild mushroom soup and seafood paella. Another signature dish will be the braised lamb shank that you would not want to miss. The restaurant also serves other dishes such as roasted salmon, chicken in wine and crème brûlée.
Address: Lot 268, Jalan Strachan Off Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operation Hours: 1300 – 2300 (Tuesday – Friday) ;(Closed on Monday); 1200 – 2300 (Saturday – Sunday)