Kuchai Lama is one of the hottest spots to get your hands on delicious food, from local to foreign dishes, you will surely get your cravings satisfied! In today’s article, we will be listing some of the restaurants in Kuchai Lama that you have to visit. Be assured that their deliciousness is guaranteed!
1. Restaurant Goon Wah
Among all the restaurants in Kuchai Lama, you definitely cannot miss this! Located directly opposite the KFC drive-thru, Restaurant Goon Wah is one of the hidden gems in Kuchai Lama. They are most popular for their XO Fish Head Noodle, which is served in piping hot claypot filled with yam slices milky soup base and fried fish head. Another dish that you have to try is their Claypot Lou Shi Fun, filled with pork lard chunks, dried shrimp and minced meat, stir it well and you’ll have a flavourful lou shi fun dish like never before!
Address: G13, Jalan 3/115c, Taman Kuchai Jaya, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 7:45am – 4pm (Closed on Sunday)
2. Restaurant SiChuan Cuisine
Filled with the classic China interior, the Restaurant SiChuan Cuisine serves authentic Si Chuan dishes prepared by experienced chefs that went through many years of training. This restaurant is owned by China native Nikki Ni, who had an Anhui restaurant in China for about a decade, with local partners. Some of the dishes that shouldn’t be missed are the hot and sour potato, dumplings, Sliced Beef Tripe in Chilli Oil with Peanuts, and Shui Zhu Yu, and Chong Qing roast fish.
Address: 6, Jalan Kuchai Maju 6, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpu
Operating Hours: 10am – 2am (Daily)
3. CQB Steamboat Kuchai Lama
CQB steamboat serves authentic Chong Qing Si Chuan Spicy Steamboat that is pretty much on par with the one in China, attracting even diners from China. A must-try here is their dry Sze Chuan pot, where it is first served dry, and once you finish this dry version, soup will be added in to turn it into a hotpot. Some of the ingredients that really go well with the soup is mi xian, duck blood, lamb slices, beef slices and frozen tofu. As for the soup, try their signature Mala Soup and Salted Duck soup base!
Address: 42, Jalan Kuchai Maju 9, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 10am – 11pm (Daily)
4. Restaurant Fu Gua Thong
Located behind Papa Rich, Restaurant Fu Gua Thong is the best place to have a full course of bitter gourd meal during hot sunny days. As bitter gourd is known to detoxify bad agents from the body for health purposes, this restaurant is best for health-conscious people. Their signature is the bitter gourd and pork soup, which is adequately porky without being overly rich, while the bitter gourd slices are cooked to be crunchy and not too bitter. Other dishes to try are like the braised chicken with black bean sauce, pork belly with yam, and stir-fried fish with ginger and spring onion.
Address: 32, Jalan Puteri 2/4, Bandar Puteri, 47100 Puchong, Selangor
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 11am – 3pm, 5:30pm – 10pm; Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 10pm
5. Basil Pasta House
With green fluorescent signage, Basil Pasta House is not difficult to miss. This restaurant has a wide selection of menu, comprising starters, salads, pasta, mains, soups and dessert. Some of their must-try dishes include Japanese lamb curry fettuccine, Crab Farfalle, Mac & Cheese, Fettuccine & Parma Ham White with Truffle Cream Sauce and White Clam & Saffron Shellfish Cream. You’ll surely come back for more once you tried the delicious dishes they serve!
Address: 21, Jalan Kuchai Maju 6, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 12pm – 3pm, 4pm – 10pm; Saturday – Sunday: 12pm – 10pm (Closed on Tuesday)
6. Papasan Canteen
Inspired by the word Mamasan, Papasan Canteen hopes that their little space will bring joy to customers. This eatery gives out a very welcoming vibe by having simple canteen-like tables and chairs. What they’re well known for is their fun Japanese fusion fare, which forms the foundation of their pleasures. Another highlight is their tea selections, where you’re able to choose from varieties of tea, and talk to the friendly boss if you want to know more.
Address: 18-G, Jalan 2/114, Off, Jalan Kuchai Lama, Kuchai Business Centre, 58200 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 10pm (Closed on Wednesday)
7. Kum Kee Charcoal Roast Pork Restaurant
Famous for their roast pork in this neighbourhood, Kum Kee Charcoal Roast Pork is always packed with old customers who come back for more, and new ones who heard about its fame. They are famous for their roast pork which has soft and juicy meat with crispy skin, with a little hint of saltiness from their soy sauce. Many come for their juicy and moist roast chicken which comes doused with sweet and dark sauce.
Address: 90, Jalan Rukun 2, Taman Continental, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 9am – 5:30pm (Daily)
8. Lucky Quan
A Vietnamese restaurant that brings flavours of Hanoi to its customers, Lucky Quan serves authentic Vietnamese dishes that keep customers coming back for more. Their extensive menu encompasses interesting recipes like ark clams, purple yam soup with minced pork, octopus noodles soup, savoury frogs braised with coconut milk and many more. If you’re adventurous in trying these dishes, this place is truly a must-visit!
There you have it, 8 restaurants that to visit in Kuchai Lama! Now you know which restaurants to visit if you ever set foot in that area. If you’re in the mood to explore other great cafes, here are the recommended food spots in SS2 and Sri Hartamas. However, if you would rather have well-prepped meals at home, you can always order via foodpanda and have it delivered to your doorstep.