With Valentine’s day fast approaching, the stress of planning a perfect night out for your significant other is starting to get immense. Where should you go? Do you even know of any romantic restaurants to research? Exactly HOW MANY romantic restaurants are there in KL? Well, you won’t have to worry anymore! Here at foodpanda, we’ve compiled together 10 of our favourite romantic dinner places in KL to help you with your date plans.
1. Café Café (Pork-free)
What’s more romantic than the city of love? Complete with checkered floorboards and antique cabinets and chairs, Café Café’s Parisian ambience is sure to set the mood for a romantic date. Indulge in authentic French-Italian cuisine while you celebrate with your loved one, enjoying delicacies such as Australian lamb, Norwegian salmon, and French oysters, among others.
Address: 175, Jalan Maharajalela, 50150, City Center, Kuala Lumpur.
Opening Hours: 6 pm to 12 am daily.
2. Villa Danieli (Pork-free)
Among all the romantic dinner places in KL, you definitely cannot miss this. Before you even walk into the restaurant, Villa Danieli’s dimly lit walkway to their entrance will be enough to sweep you off your feet. Their medieval torches lining their walls, large murals hung on top, and warm, dimly lit lighting exudes a comforting and intimate ambience like no other. Come here for an exquisite experience of authentic Italian cuisine when planning your date with someone special.
Address: Level 5, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Chow Kit.
Opening Hours: 12 pm to 2:30 pm, 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm daily.
3. Lafite (Pork-free)
Authentic French cuisine, but with a modern twist. Lafite offers beautiful plating paired with an explosion of flavours and heat in the dishes they serve. And with a beautiful view of verdant gardens and elegant decor, it’s no wonder that this restaurant is often frequented by the rich and famous.
Address: Lobby Level, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
Opening Hours: 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm daily, closed on Sundays.
4. Gobo Upstairs Lounge & Grill
Love steaks? Then, Gobo Upstairs Lounge & Grill is the place to go. Their tender, juicy steaks grilled to perfection are bound to sweep both you and your date off your feet with their explosive flavours. As a bonus, the restaurant outlines the beautiful KL skyline—the perfect view for a romantic dinner date.
Address: Level 6, Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 12 pm to 2:30 pm, 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm daily.
Being the first and only Malaysian restaurant to have broken into the ‘Asia’s 50 Best’ list, it goes without saying that Dewakan is a restaurant for those who enjoy the finer things in life. Serving Malaysian cuisine, but with a modern twist, you’re sure to be pleasantly surprised when dining here. Unlike most restaurants, Dewakan uses local produce for all their dishes, highlighting what you can do without having to import meat from overseas. Come here for a taste of what the Malaysian culinary scene is becoming, and go on a culinary adventure with your loved one while you’re at it, too!
Address: Dewakan, Lower Ground Floor, KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie, Jalan Kontraktor, U1/14, Seksyen U1, 40150, Shah Alam, Selangor.
Operating Hours: 6.30 pm to 10 pm daily, closed on Sundays.
6. PRIME Steak Restaurant – Le Meridien (Halal-certified)
This one is for our Halal-certified-meat lovers! PRIME offers the best of the best when it comes to their international beef cuts— from Angus beef to Wagyu beef, among many others. Besides that, they also offer a wide assortment of classic wines to pair with their steaks. So, bring your significant other here for a dinner of a lifetime.
Address: Level Five, Le Meridien, 2, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Brickfields.
Opening Hours: 12 pm to 2:30 pm, 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm daily.
7. DC Restaurant
Located in a 3-story building built in the 1970s, DC Restaurant offers you a fine-dining experience you can’t get anywhere else. With each floor providing you with a different experience, the ground floor, ‘Le Comptoir’, offers pre-dinner drinks while you wait to be seated at your table. The second floor, ‘La Salle’, on the other hand, serves as their main dining hall. With over 230 wine labels to choose from, you’re bound to get a classy, and simple date.
Address: 44, Persiaran Zaaba, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 7 pm to 12 am daily, closed on Mondays.
8. Enak KL (Pork-free)
Ever wanted to try fine-dining but with Malay food? If you’ve been craving something that tastes a little bit more like home, but also something classy as well, then Enak KL is the place to be. Enak KL offers Malay food classics, such as sup ekor, Sambal udang petai, and Ikan Asam Pedas, among many others.
Address: LG2 Feast Floor, Starhill Gallery, Bukit Bintang, 55100, City Centre, Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 12 pm to 12 am daily.
9. Five Sen5es
With an open kitchen concept, you’ll be able to enjoy a delicious meal of dim sum all while watching Five Sen5es’ master chefs make them right in front of you. Why opt for the typical western restaurant options, when you can go for something more oriental and homely instead? Topped with amazing interior, and even greater food—you’re in for a dinner of a lifetime.
Address: The Westin KL, 199, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 12 pm to 2:30 pm, 6 pm to 10 pm daily.
20X offers one of the most affordable French cuisine, 3-course dinner meals you can find in KL, without having to sacrifice any of the taste. The ambience of the restaurant is quiet and quaint, paired with their extensive menu, you’ve got a recipe for the perfect for a cute and intimate date for valentine’s day.
Address: The Row, 54G & 56G, Jalan Doraisamy, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 11:30 am to 3 pm, 6 pm to 11:30 pm (Monday—Friday); 11:30 am to 11 pm (Saturday); 11:30 am to 11:30 pm (Sunday).
There you have it – 10 undeniably romantic dinner places in KL for you to celebrate love with your Valentine! You can also check out these dessert places in TTDI, Uptown Damansara and Bangsar if there’s still room for dessert.
But, if you’re looking to DIY your valentine’s surprise but don’t know how to cook, you can always order food from foodpanda instead! The foodpanda app offers quick and easy delivery services straight to your doorstep. You’re sure to find something to surprise your loved one with there.