For the majority of us, eating out during lunchtime is an everyday reality. And sometimes, we fall victim to indecisiveness and can’t agree on one location for the entire group.
And if budget is a concern, you should visit these delicious and cheap Ampang lunch places and give them a go!
It’s almost impossible to dislike Korean food. And with Sweetree being Halal-certified, this outlet is definitely suitable for everyone. A bowl of filling Jajangmyeon costs around RM23 while a Bulgogi Kimbap only costs RM14. As the portions are big and the selection diverse, you get more bang for your buck when you come in a group. The BBQ sets for the evenings start from RM140 for three people or more. Again, perfect for a gathering of office coworkers and friends!
Opening hours: 11am – 10.30pm
Address: Jalan Ampang Putra, Taman Putra Sulaiman, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
2. Yeah Cuisine
A hidden gem in the area, Yeah Cuisine specialises in Hakka dishes made with the owner’s family recipes that have been passed down for generations.
From Pork Porridge to Dried Minced Pork Lou Shu Fun, Pork Patty Rice, and Curry Mee, Yeah Cuisine is a one-stop location for all things local and authentic. We hear they provide unlimited pork lard refills in 5 different flavours (Tom Yum, Garlic, Curry, BBQ and Salted Egg), too! Thus, making it a lunchtime favourite among meat- and pork lovers.
Opening hours: 8am – 3pm
Address: No.53, Jalan Awan, Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
3. Loke Yun Chicken Rice
Ah, good ol ‘guy fan’. Sometimes going back to basics solves everything.
Chicken Rice is a national favourite, and there’s no arguing when it comes to Loke Yun’s Chicken Rice. The restaurant has been in operation since the 1970s, and they aren’t going to stop anytime soon either.
Enjoy generous servings of Kampung Chicken with fragrant rice, drizzled with dark soy sauce on top. Though pricier than most chicken rice stalls, the impressive flavours definitely make up for it.
Opening hours: 10.30am – 3pm
Address: 158, Jalan Besar Ampang, Pekan Ampang, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
4. Restoran Kin Kin
With several outlets across the city, Kin Kin is the Pan Mee stall you HAVE to try. With decades of experience (established in the 1980s), their Pan Mee recipe has been perfected over the years, making it the go-to lunchtime spot for those of you who are craving Pan Mee. The fragrant chilli flakes pair perfectly with the al dente noodles, while the poached egg gives every mouthful a nice thick coating.
Opening hours: 8am – 8pm
Address: No. 6, Jalan Perubatan 4, Taman, Pandan Indah, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
5. Gaffe & Co.
Hidden inside The Garage KL, Gaffe & Co is the definition of a hipster cafe. While the neighbouring shops sell vintage clothing and items, Gaffe & Co keeps it modern with their western and local dishes. According to their Instagram, the Kambing Bakar is one of their best-selling dishes, so be sure to stop by if your lunchtime allows for it!
Opening hours: 12pm – 12am
Address: Jalan Hillview, Taman Sri Ukay Ampang, Selangor, 68000, Malaysia
Food For The Midday Grind
We know we’re not the only ones who think lunchtime is sometimes the only thing that keeps us going while at work. And with this list of affordable Amapang lunch places, we hope we catered to all kinds of preferences and food palates!
But for days when there’s a mountain of work to get through, and you can’t seem to catch a break, look to foodpanda to help you out. We’ll grab your favourite lunches and have them delivered to your desk in no time. Bon appetit!