With Malaysia’s dominantly Malay and Muslim population, it’s not difficult to find pork-free and halal restaurants around town. So, here at Foodpanda we have explored and listed these 15 Muslim-friendly foods in KL! You can thank us later.
1. Min Max Restaurant
Dim sum is a classic Chinese dish beloved by many. The only downside is that the cuisine is traditionally served with a lot of pork, making it non-halal. But Min Max Restaurant offers dim sum that is pork-free.
Min Max’s classic siu mai is served with chicken and shrimp instead of pork, and their shrimp Cheong Fan and har gao are sure to sweep you off your feet with how deliciously fresh they are! Come here to fix your dim sum cravings, all while enjoying a completely pork-free meal.
Address: Lot No. 2.1, Level 2, at PNB Darby Park, Jalan Binjai, 50450, Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: (Daily) 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
2. Arabesque Kuala Lumpur
As the name suggests, Arabesque Kuala Lumpur offers hearty Middle-Eastern cuisine. From traditional Turkish, Egyptian to Syrian delicacies, you’re sure to find something that suits your tastes here. Dishes like fattoush, falafel roll and grilled half chicken with saffron rice and a shawarma platter are sure to explode in your mouth and make you come back for more.
Address: Jalan Petaling, Chinatown Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: (Sat – Thu) 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm, (Fri) 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm
3. Melur & Thyme Restaurant
Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Melur & Thyme at Suria KLCC offers you beautiful décor and even better food. Here, you can enjoy local dishes such as Ayam Masak Cili Hijau and Nyonya chicken rendang, as well as other classic western comfort food for you and your family.
Address: GO3H-I, Level Ground, Suria KLCC
Operating Hours: (Daily) 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
4. Limapulo Baba Can Cook
Limapulo Baba Can Cook is the place to go for authentic, halal and decades-old Nyonya recipes and meals. Only available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, their delicious Nyonya Laksa is a real people-pleaser and understandably so. If you drop by on any other day, don’t worry. They also offer other daily dishes, including Ayam Berempah with rice.
Address: 50, Jalan Doraisamy, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: (Mon – Sat) 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
5. Peter & Mawar Café
Peter & Mawar Café is the perfect place to go for a cosy, and intimate get-together with friends. Their abundance of flowery murals, wooden furnishing, and plush couches up on the second floor are sure to create a homely atmosphere for those who are visiting. Their large selection of food and dessert items are sure to surprise your taste buds, with their Nasi Lemak Ketam being one of our personal favourites!
Address: C-01-GF, Block C, Jalan PJU 5/10, Sunway Nexis, Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya
Operating Hours: (Sun – Thu) 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm, (Fri) 3:00 pm – 12:00 am, (Sat) 12:00 pm – 12:00 am
6. Merchant Lane
Expect to see some innovative twist to both Western and local dishes, from Italian Chow Mein to Roti Jala + Gula Melaka Icecream dessert, when you visit this Chinese-Western fusion restaurant. Although all these combinations might sound extremely odd, don’t jump the gun until you’ve tried it! You might just be pleasantly surprised by their contrasting tastes and uniqueness. Who knows?
Address: 150, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: (Daily) 9:30 am – 10:00 pm
7. Lala Chong Seafood Restaurant
If you’re craving for fresh Chinese seafood, then Lala Chong Seafood Restaurant is the perfect place for you. They offer classic Chinese seafood dishes, such as Salted Egg Yolk Squid and many more. Considered one of the best seafood restaurants in Klang Valley, Lala Chong is a place you won’t want to miss!
Address: 952, Jalan Cempaka, Kampung Sungai Kayu Ara, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: (Daily) 11:30 am – 11:00 pm
8. Purradise Cat Café KL
If you love cats, then you won’t want to miss out on Purradise Cat Café KL. Here, you can enjoy an hour with their 20 rescued cats along with a delicious cup of juice or smoothie and play for just rm15! They also offer various sandwich and snack options, all of which are completely halal and pork-free.
Address: 24A (First Floor), Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 2, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, Petaling Jaya
Operating Hours: (Tue – Fri) 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm, (Sat – Sun) 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
9. Om Burger
A true Malaysian knows that a real burger craving is never truly satisfied until you get yourself a good ole Ramly burger. And where else to get one that’s both sloppy, and juicy than from Om Burger? Located right next to a 7-11, Om Burger offers original, sloppy Ramly burgers for as low as RM2.
Address: 7-11, Jalan Ayer Kerja Lama, Ukay Heights, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
Operating Hours: (Daily) 7:00pm – 5:00 am
10. Vicchuda Thai Restaurant
It’s almost impossible to find a good, halal Thai restaurant to satisfy your cravings, but that’s where Vicchuda Thai Restaurant comes in to fill the gap. Their TomYam Campur is an explosive combination of Thai spice and Malay-style soups and is a bestseller among customers, new and old. You can also choose from their Kerabu Perut (beef tripe salad), piquant Kerabu Mangga (mango salad) or even an exciting Kerabu Kaki Ayam (chicken feet salad), for something light and fulfilling at the same time.
Address: 24, Jalan SS 21/35, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: (Daily) 11:30 am – 12:30 am
11. Jibby & Co
Jibby & Co is Halal café heaven for café hoppers and casual customers alike. They offer delicious, hearty brunch and breakfast options, all in the comforts of an extremely instagrammable café. Come here for a large plate of Beef Bacon, Artisan Chicken Sausage, Spinach, Sauteed Mushrooms, and more.
Address: Empire Shopping Gallery, Jalan SS 16/1, Ss 16, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: (Daily) 8:30 am – 10:30 pm
12. Restoran Tuu Dok Ko 1488
Restoran Tuu Dok Ko 1488 offers Nasi Dagang, perfect for breakfast and loved by all locals. This dish combines glutinous rice with chopped shallots, ginger shreds, lemongrass and fenugreek seeds, and is sure to fill you up for a long day ahead. Note that the queues for this restaurant are looong, showcasing just how good their food really is.
Address: Jalan Samudera Utara 2, Taman Samudra, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor
Operating Hours: (Tue – Sun) 6:30 am – 5:00 pm
13. Strangers at 47
Strangers at 47’s large variety of sweet and savoury crepes will surprise you with their melt-in-your-mouth tastes. From savoury crepes perfect for a big, hearty breakfast, to lighter, sweeter crepes you can enjoy as dessert— Strangers at 47 has got you covered in all departments.
Address: 45, 47, 49, Jalan 17/45, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: (Daily) 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
14. Las Vacas Meat Shop
Craving for a good ole juicy steak? Las Vacas Meat Shop offers steaks made with halal imported meats, from Australian Wagyu, Pinnacle Grassfed to Black Angus Beef. All you have to do upon entering is to choose your cut from the display counter, and it’ll be prepared to your liking and served to your table soon after!
Address: Shop LG, New Wing @ Mont Kiara Shoplex, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: (Mon – Thu) 11:30 am – 10:30 pm, (Fri) 11:30am – 11:00 pm, (Sat) 10:30 am – 11:00 pm, (Sun) 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
15. Rimba & Rusa Kuala Lumpur
Rimba & Rusa Kuala Lumpur offers halal western dishes perfect for the family. Decorated with pastel furnishings, and complete with a small play area upstairs for families with young children, this restaurant is the place to go for a family gathering or even a meet up with a large group of friends. In particular, their braised glazed short ribs, peanut butter crunch milkshake and pandan French toast are highly recommended, and deservingly so.
Address: D-GF-01 Sunway Nexis, Petaling Jaya
Operating Hours: (Mon – Thu) 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm, (Sat – Sun) 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
There you have it – delicious Muslim restaurants in KL that serve irresistible ad delicious food! For more options, you can also check out our article on Muslim-friendly bakeries or halal burger places in KL.
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