We’re sure we don’t need to remind you, but on the off chance you have forgotten, Malaysia is one of the best foodie destinations in Southeast Asia, and it’s waiting for you to come and eat your heart out!
Here are our top five picks for foodies visiting Malaysia:
Vespalicious Food Tours – Kuala Lumpur
Vespalicious is the first and only Vespa-based food tour in Kuala Lumpur (KL). Veer off the beaten track to some of the best-kept local secrets and experience the sensory overload that is KL in one of the most exciting ways possible.
Your tour ticket includes all street food items and beverages as well as all the protective equipment needed for your bike journey. Highlights include Chinese street food in Chinatown, Indian food served on banana leaves at Brickfields and delicious Malay street food at Kampung Baru.
Dining in the Dark Kuala Lumpur
A truly unique experience where every sound, every movement, every taste, and every breath is an adventure. The best part, the menu is a total surprise, for those with allergies and eating preferences, you can notify staff prior to dining.
Nestled into the heart of KL’s entertainment district on Changkat Bukit Bintang, travellers will love this dining experience which has been carefully curated to give diners the chance to use the food texture, aroma and taste to have a culinary experience like never before.
Kuala Lumpur Chinatown Speakeasy Hopping
Speakeasies in KL provide an intriguing experience, similar to that of underground drinking bars during the Prohibition era in the United States. The hidden gems create a secret and exclusive vibe and are the perfect place for a post-dinner nightcap or a few cocktails before heading out for the night.
If you’re after an upbeat vibe, check out ‘Small Shifting Space’ a trendy restobar done the Chinatown way with local pop-ups and deep house DJs’ on music duty.
Craft beer lovers can’t go past ‘Monster and Beer’, a buzzing spot for beer aficionados with bartenders who will quench your thirst with a lager from Japan or a draught from Belgium.
The Old Malaya Heritage Building provides a vast range of options, perfect for a group of travellers or a family. The Old Malaya is a unique heritage dining and events destination in the heart of Kuala Lumpur comprising of several heritage-modelled dining spaces which were tastefully converted from pre-existing colonial homes.
Dining options range from Poblano, a latin themed bar and eatery to Pier 12, a seafood tavern and Luce which offers traditional Italian cuisine. There’s something for everyone here, but if seeing as you are in Malaysia, we have to suggest dining at Manja to enjoy a modern Malaysian meal!
Got expensive taste? Malaysia is rich in supply of beautiful dining rooms or romantic seaside getaways with world class chefs who will serve your every delectable desire!
Nobu is a name known worldwide for being one of the best eateries ever in operation and its offering in the Kuala Lumpur city centre is no different, offering delicious Japanese fusion cuisine. Guests will start at home on entry with warm yellow light and the loving welcome from the staff, the signature dish, black cod with miso.
For a redefining and modern Malaysian cuisine dining twist, then a visit to Dewakan in Shah Alam is quintessential for all gastronomic-loving travellers. Ranked within the Top 50 for Asia’s best restaurants in 2022, your senses will overload you with delight as you dine with a view of the Kuala Lumpur skyline. Our highlights were the laksa leaf sorbet and Sabah giant grouper.