Best New Restaurants And Cafes In Kuala Lumpur – July 2024

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Best New Restaurants And Cafes In Kuala Lumpur

Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure like no other in Kuala Lumpur – the city that never sleeps! With new restaurants and exciting venues popping up all the time, the only question is, which one are you going to try first? Are you in the mood for some juicy burgers, authentic local street food, or perhaps a tantalizing fusion of flavors? Whatever your preference, we’ve got them all covered for you, hot off the press. We hope you’re hungry, Kuala Lumpur! Let’s dig in.

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  • Kanbe Sushi KL

    KANBE SUSHI: A Genuine Japanese Dining Experience

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    When in Mont Kiara, visit Kanbe Sushi at Shoplex on Jalan Kiara. This fresh addition to the area offers a cozy, traditional Japanese atmosphere and a variety of nigiri sushi and sashimi, from tuna and salmon to golden eye snapper and monkfish. Alongside their popular yakiniku and ramen, you'll find unique dishes like uni, ikura-filled eggs, and crab paste with seaweed. Whether you're a regular or a newcomer, Kanbe Sushi delivers a genuine Japanese dining experience.

    Kanbe Sushi, Lot 1A, Lower Ground Floor, New Wing @ Mont Kiara Shoplex, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2011 7979

  • Lad and Fry with Alright Provisions

    LAD AND FRY WITH ALRIGHT PROVISIONS: A Taste Of Singaporean flair In KL

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    Lad and Fry with Alright Provisions, an offshoot of Singapore’s Lad and Dad gastropub, offers a simplified, yet perfected menu focused on one dish: fish and chips. Featuring fresh sea perch and crispy potatoes, the fish is expertly battered to achieve the perfect crunch. Paired with tangy tartare sauce, this dish delivers a delightful and satisfying flavor experience.

    Lad and Fry with Alright Provisions, Ground Floor, 88, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,

  • Ordinery Taman Melawati

    ORDINERY: A Melawati-an Gem

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    Discover Ordinery in Taman Melawati where cozy ambience meets delightful comfort food. Indulge in their signature dishes such as smoked duck carbonara and crispy chicken karage served with deep-fried kale. Don't forget to treat yourself to their irresistible sea salt chocolate chip cookies, perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth in a serene setting.

  • Barkar KL

    BARKAR KL: Merging The Essence Of "Bar" And "Barkar"

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    Crafted by the innovative creators of Eat and Cook, Barkar KL seamlessly merges the essence of "bar" and "bakar" in both nomenclature and vision. Anticipate a fusion of local favorites imbued with the tantalizing touch of the flame, alongside a delectable array of comfort cuisine, all within the embrace of an awe-inspiring setting. Welcome to Barkar KL, where culinary ingenuity meets a spectacular dining experience.

    Barkar KL, G-06, G Tower, 199, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia +6011 2277 3131

  • Niku29

    NIKU29: Exquisite Japanese Flavours

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    Diving into the realm of Japanese culinary delights, Niku29 is all about transforming meat into a sensational experience. From the Land of the Rising Sun, we bring you the exquisite Wagyu, coupled with the finest black Angus from the vast landscapes of Australia, right to the vibrant heart of Kuala Lumpur. With a splendid array of carefully crafted set menus and an enticing selection of a la carte options, Niku29 caters to the diverse palates of all who seek an unforgettable dining adventure.

    Niku29, Unit 1-02, 1/F, Menara Hap Seng 3, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia +6019 257 2033‬


    SERA BY APOSTO: An Exclusive Dining Experience

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    Perched elegantly above the contemporary Italian haven, Aposto, Sera by Aposto beckons you into a world of culinary sophistication. This upscale venue boasts a collection of intimate private dining rooms, each setting the stage for an exclusive dining experience. Indulge in meticulously curated set menus, thoughtfully paired with an impressive array of fine wines, as Sera by Aposto invites you to savor the artistry of gastronomy in a truly refined atmosphere.

    Sera by Aposto, 38A, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6010 282 2690

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    Trattoria Dacristian *Taste Of Italy In Bangsar

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    Experience the taste of Italy at Trattoria Dacristian, where authentic Italian comfort dishes take center stage. Chef-owner Cristian's passion shines through in every housemade pasta and pizza he serves. With its cozy and welcoming ambiance, this Bangsar Utama gem is perfect for romantic date nights or heartwarming family dinners. Don't miss out on the star dishes - from involtini di maiale to gnocchi gorgo e salsiccia and sautéed tiger prawns - each bite is a delightful journey through the flavors of Italy.

    Trattoria Dacristian, 14, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6738 8908

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    CARBON *Kota Damansara’s Ultimate Grill Haven

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    Embrace the flames at Carbon KL, the ultimate grill haven. In its soft launch phase, this Kota Damansara gem curates an inventive menu focused on their fiery wood grill. Indulge in mouthwatering dishes like Wagyu beef tartare on a potato pavé and crispy baby prawns donabe with mizuna, white corn, and a luscious egg yolk on top. If you crave the taste of charred perfection, don't miss out on Carbon KL - your go-to spot for casual fine dining with a fiery twist!

    Carbon, 7, Jalan Pekaka 8/1D, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +6012 800 4511

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    Crema Pasticceria Moderna

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    Indulge in a taste of Italy's finest pastries at Jalan Doraisamy's Crema Pasticceria Moderna! Executive pastry chef Giuseppe Palladino works his magic, creating a delightful array of fluffy fresh crema treats that are truly picture-perfect. Don't miss the chance to explore the lesser-known Italian pastries or savor the signature cornettos, maritozzis, and bombolinis that will transport your taste buds to pastry paradise. Hurry and try them all – these Italian delights are waiting to be savored!

    Crema Pasticceria Moderna, 64, Jalan Doraisamy, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2602 1299, Website

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    SUSHI HANA *Delectable Lunch And Dinner Set Menus

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    Discover the sushi haven in Setia Alam - Sushi Hana! Chef-owner Haruka Hokune, previously from Sushi Azabu, showcases her expertise in sushi making at the elegant eatery. Experience the freshest catches of the season at the sushi counter, where Hokune and her team craft each piece with skill. Indulge in the delectable set menus for lunch and dinner, featuring not just sushi and sashimi but also seasonal delights like Spanish mackerel tataki with Japanese onion sauce. Don't miss the exclusive Tasting Edomae omakase events for a delightful sushi and sake pairing experience!

    Sushi Hana, 5B, G-3, Jalan Setia Nusantara U13/17, Seksyen U13/17, Setia Eco-park, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, +6012 921 2343, Reservation Site

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    Isan Kaya *Culinary Fusion Of Tokyo And Bangkok In KL

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    Step into the vibrant world of Isan Kaya, where the culinary fusion of Tokyo and Bangkok awaits. Graffiti art adorns the walls, setting the stage for a playful dining experience. From the creators of the renowned Last Project in Bangsar, this Section 17 gem promises scrumptious delights that blend the best of both cuisines. Indulge in unique dishes like the Japanese oyster omelet with Thai basil and tobiko, and savor the Wagyu beef tartare with lemongrass and sesame sauce. Arrive early and treat yourself to tantalizing tipples at the lively cocktail bar by the entrance.

    Isan Kaya, 22A, Jalan 17/54, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +6019 767 5277

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    FUKUNIKU: Japanese Comfort Food

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    Craving for some delicious Japanese comfort food? Head on over to Fukuniku in Bangsar South! They serve up some seriously scrumptious rice bowls with juicy handmade pork patties, baked to perfection and topped with a variety of tasty toppings. Want a little zest? Try the refreshing yuzu or tangy umeboshi. Feeling adventurous? Go for the punchy wasabi-zuke. But if you want to taste the best of the best, go for their signature bowl topped with a raw egg, grated radish, and their housemade sauce. It's a bowlful of pure joy!

    Fukuniku, Unit G01, South Link, Jalan Kerinchi Kiri 2, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6011 5423 2219, Facebook Page

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    JWALA: North Indian Cuisine In Bukit Damansara

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    While Malaysians are blessed with a selection of South Indian cuisine, there is a vacuum of upscale North Indian cuisine, which is why Jwala provides a great focus on tandoor-style cuisine expressed by North Indian flavors and produce. Using custom made tandoors fit for the finest degree of charcoal grilling, Jwala is not just a dining destination, it is a theater where fiery performances are staged, bringing drama and delight to your plate and palate.

    Jwala, E-2-01, Level 2, Block E, The Five, Kompleks Pejabat Damansara, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +601 2947 9100, Website

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    SHIKOMI COFFEE: New Taiwanese Cafe In Subang Jaya

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    This rustic Taiwanese-inspired charm serves beautiful butter cake and silky creme caramel coupled which is best paired with their hawthorn lemonade. You can also fuel up with their affordable quality cups of coffee and simple Japanese and Taiwanese breakfast pastries and sweets for a quick pick-me-up!

    Shikomi Coffee, 5, Jalan SS 18/6, Ss18, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 5612 3180

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    BLOOM: Rejuvenating Breakfast & Happy Hour Spot

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    Immerse yourself in a lush green oasis at Bloom, nestled in The Troika. Indulge in a hearty brunch amidst an airy and bright space, formerly Acme Bar & Coffee. Savor classic favorites such as scrambled eggs with bacon on brioche, linguine with tuna and artichoke, and thyme roasted chicken. Drop by during happy hour for refreshing coolers or sip on cocktails. Let Bloom be your go-to spot for a rejuvenating morning experience.

    Bloom, RG1 The Troika, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Website

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    BIANG BIANG NOODLE BAR: KL's Boldest Noodle Bar

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    Step into Biang Biang Noodle Bar, where warm bowls of noodles offer comforting nourishment with a contemporary twist. Indulge in the true star of the menu—hand-beaten Xi'an-style biáng biáng noodles, available in various spice levels. Not only is the food a draw, but the unconventionally bold interior decor, blending graphic art with neon luminescence, adds to the appeal. Ready for some 18+ noods? Get your taste buds tantalized at this Petaling Jaya gem.

    Biang Biang Noodle Bar, 30, Jalan SS 2/66, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +6012 239 9854, Instagram Page

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    COAL AND CLOUDS: Gym-Owned Culinary Restaurant In KL

    Best New Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

    Ignite your senses at Coal and Clouds, the latest brainchild of Babel Fit. Located at their KLCC outlet, this unique dining experience combines fitness and flavor like never before. Indulge in nutritionally balanced dishes that don't compromise on taste. Try their signature charcoal-grilled Furikake Corn Hob, perfectly charred and sprinkled with Japanese furikake flakes for a burst of umami. As the first-ever 'gym-owned culinary restaurant,' rest assured that your dietary needs will be meticulously catered to.

    Coal and Clouds, Carigali Tower, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6016 963 3520, Instagram Page

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    YELLOW FIN HORSE: Celebrating Fresh Local Produce

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    Chef Jun Wong, known for her mastery of elemental cooking, is making a comeback at the flagship dining experience, Yellow Fin Horse. After honing her skills in Michelin-starred kitchens, she took the helm at Kikubari restaurant before her hiatus. Now, she returns to showcase her finesse at Else Hotel's luxury boutique accommodations in Chinatown. Her curated menu celebrates fresh local produce and seafood, prepared with a simplified approach, highlighting her culinary excellence.

    Yellow Fin Horse, 4th Floor, 145, Jalan Tun H S Lee, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6018 211 0313, Website

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    LOCARASA RESTAURANT & PATISSERIE: Newest Addition To KL's Stunning Bamboo Hills

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    Treat yourself to a delectable feast of pastries, cakes, and breads at Locarasa, the newest addition to Bamboo Hills. Delight in a wide selection of hot foods, ranging from local delights like nasi lemak and butter chicken to western bites like Angus striploin. Indulge in their signature Locarasa club sandwich or savor a steak sandwich. Locarasa offers a culinary journey that satisfies all taste buds with a fusion of flavors.

    Locarasa Restaurant & Patisserie, Lot P02-2, Bamboo Hills, Taman Bamboo, 51200 Kuala Lumpur, +6012 390 6778, Instagram Page

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