A good bowl of beef noodles can satisfy not only one’s tummy but also do wonders for the soul. The combination of a warm beef broth, tender pieces of beef tenderloin and pieces of cow’s stomach is heaven sent! Read on to find out the restaurants that serve some of the best beef noodles in KL.
1. Soong Kee Beef Noodles
Having been in operation for more than 60 years, Soong Kee’s beef noodles are well-known by many who live in Malaysia. The fresh beef stripes and tenderloin meat enhance the taste of the soup, making it flavourful. The beef balls are meaty and firm, whereas the juicy minced pork is savoury. A must-try is their triple dry noodles, where each bowl comes with springy noodles, topped with homemade minced meat sauce, and served along with a bowl of beef intestines. Beefy goodness you would not want to miss!
Address: 86, Jalan Tun H S Lee, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: 11am – 10pm (Closed on Sunday)
2. Tangkak Beef Noodles
If you like food that is stronger and more aromatic in taste, Tangkak Beef Noodles is your first choice! Unlike other beef noodles shop that serves clear broth, Tangkak serves soup that is darker in colour, cooked with marinated beef and herbs that undergird the taste of the soup. The beef here is cooked to the perfect texture to maintain the optimum chewiness and tenderness which pairs well with the kuey teow.
Address: 35, Jalan Kuchai Maju 8, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Hours: 10am – 10pm
3. Uncle Cheng Special Beef Noodles
Uncle Cheng is well-known for its Johor style beef ball noodles that are different from the usual beef noodles that are prepared using the Hakka method. The soup is lighter in colour because of the lack of dark minced beef gravy, whereas the dry beef ball noodles are tossed with sesame seeds and peanuts to give it a nutty crunch. They serve both soup-based and dry noodles, where you are free to choose the beef parts you want to include in your dish.
Location: 54, Jalan SS 2/4a, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operation Hours: 10:30am – 3:45pm (Closed on Wednesday)
4. Ngau Kee
If you are craving beef noodles for supper, look no further than Ngau Kee, a KL dinner and supper food fixture for over four decades. Its signature dish is the dry beef noodles that are combined with minced beef and thick soy sauce, a must-try dish that is sure to open your eyes. Many alternations come with the noodle, such as you can choose to have beef balls only, beef innards or mixed beef. Ngau Kee’s signature thin, springy noodles and tender beef cubes will unquestionably remain a culinary favourite for generations to come.
Address: 25, Jln Tong Shin, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: 6pm – 3am (Closed on Tuesday)
5. Yung Kee Beef Noodles
Different from the beef noodles you have eaten in Malaysia, Yung Kee delivers authentic Hong Kong style beef noodles. The Hong Kong-style preparation method has become a unique feature of Yung Kee. Their dry style beef noodles comes with peanuts and thick sauce which was slightly on the sweet side. The broth here is not only cooked with beef parts, but also a special combination of herbs that give the soup a unique flavour. You could also order your beef noodles to be served with cuts of wagyu beef. You didn’t read that wrong, wagyu beef noodles!
Address: 9, Jalan Kancil, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5pm；Saturday 8:30am – 4pm；Sunday 8am – 4pm
6. Niu Niu Kulai Beef Noodles
Niu Niu serves Hainan beef noodles, the lesser-known beef noodles in KL. Their signature dish is the dry beef noodles, which is drizzled with a dark thick starchy gravy with salted vegetables and fried peanuts. If you want to take a break from the typical taste of beef noodles, make your way down to Niu Niu and you’ll be delightfully surprised.
Address: No 11, Jalan Hujan Rahmat, Taman Overseas Union, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: 7am – 8pm (Daily)；Thursday 7am – 4pm
7. Lai Foong Beef Noodles
Thanks to the internet, this eatery is not only popular among locals, but also tourists who follow recommendations on various websites. Here, you will be able to choose your preferred noodles such as bihun, mee, kuay teow that comes with beef tripe, meat, beef balls, tendon and intestines. The portion of one bowl of beef noodles is huge and can be shared between two people.
Address: 8, Jalan Nadchatiram, Taman Taynton View, 56000 Cheras, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: 8am – 4:30pm (Wednesday – Sunday)
8. Restaurant Argyle Beef Noodles
This beef noodles stall started out more than 10 years ago and has been winning fans over since then. What’s worth a note is that they use beef imported from Australia, ensuring that their customers would enjoy fresh high-quality beef. Their beef broth is delicious as it is constantly being simmered for a few days with beef bones, and is not overly laden with herbs and spices.
Address: Batu 5, 5, Jalan Batu Ambar, Taman Kok Lian, 51200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: 6am – 2pm (Closed on Friday)
And there you go! Get your fix of beef noodles in either of these restaurants! Don’t forget, you can always make your order on foodpanda if you want to avoid squeezing with the crowd.
Also, check out our various recipes for noodles by clicking here.