There’s always a little fancy in all of us – and this holiday season, it’s time to let yours shine! We’ve gathered these 10 recommended dining spots across Malaysia that would please your palate and boost your compulsory #foodstagram post.
So get dressed, and channel your inner atas in these places below!
1. Le Petit Chef, Kuala Lumpur
Let the world’s most miniature chef guide you through a 90-minute immersive culinary journey through a 3D map based on Marco Polo’s trail! You’ll be served a 6-course meal prepared by the culinary masters of the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur. Your dining experience is paired with soundtracks, scents, and props as if you’re travelling with the man himself! Talking ‘bout adding a little magic to your holiday!
Location: Level 1, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur 12, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur.
Contact: +60321821234 or email@example.com
Read more here: https://lepetitchef.com/lepetit-chef-kuala-lumpur
2. Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill, Kuala Lumpur
Known for his colourful personality and his Classic Beef Wellington, British chef Gordon Ramsay made his wave into the heart of Kuala Lumpur. This dining destination serves a menu inspired by Savoy Grill, one of London’s most iconic restaurants, prepared by a Gordon Ramsay-trained team. During this festive season, you can also experience themed culinary events with your loved ones!
Location: Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill, Lobby Level, Sunway Resort Hotel
Contact: +60374928000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Havana Kuala Lumpur
Right in the hustle and bustle of the city is a gastro-haven on the top floor of NU Sentral, Kuala Lumpur. Enter Havana Dining KL: serving authentic Cuban-inspired experience to its diners. From the soup kettle to the meat board, buckle up for a wholesome Caribbean serving so good you’ll probably feel like you left your heart in Havana ooh-na-na!
Location: Level 6, Nu Sentral, 201 Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +60196665318 or +60196547318
Read more here: https://havanadining.com/kl/
4. Blanc, Penang
Make a quick “detour” to France or feel the closest to the country served on a plate at Blanc, Penang. Enjoy contemporary French culinary artistry paired with an intimate ambience in this 42-seat restaurant, nestled in Macalister Mansion, a restored colonial boutique hotel in Georgetown, Penang. Don’t forget to say “c’est la vie!” when you take a snap for the ‘gram of your Frenchified Christmas dinner!
Location: 228 Macalister Road, 10400 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Contact: +60192399818/+6042283888 or email@example.com
Read more here: https://www.restaurantblanc.com.my/Restaurant
5. Spink Restaurant & Lounge, Penang
To quote them, this restaurant is “not for the Goth hearted”. Spink, the first colour-themed restaurant, is here to bring your taste buds on an adventure and aims to boost some fun in your Instagram feed! One would be spoilt for choice from tapas to course sets with their menu! Don’t know what to order? You can also play the SPINK (Spin and Pink) – easy, just add RM20 into the spinning machine and let it decide for you!
Location: The One Terrace Plus 1-1-7, 1-2-7, Tingkat Mahsuri 5, Bayan Baru, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Penang
Contact: +6046110747 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Read more here: https://spinkrestaurant.com/
6. Pound, Kota Kinabalu
Aspiring food explorer’s hub, Pound, strives to provide elevated dining experiences to its patrons. From a selection of premium Wagyu to an assortment of cocktails and mocktails, you won’t go back unsatisfied! If you’d like to catch the Kota Kinabalu sunset, book the window seat beforehand. On top of that, if you’d like to have a more intimate session with friends and family, you can always reserve the private room.
Location: L1-29, Jesselton Mall, 3, Jln Haji Saman, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Read more here: https://www.pound.com.my/
7. Jojo Gastrobar, Kota Kinabalu
This refined Asian Gastrobar identifies as that intersection of modern and traditional, with a rustic touch. You’ll be presented with fusion food and a wide variety of beverages, accompanied by serenades of the live band gracing the atmosphere. Not only that, Jojo Gastrobar occasionally runs some fun games and activities to keep their diners entertained!
Location: Block A, 1st Floor, Lot 3-3A, Sutera Avenue, Jalan Sembulan, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Contact: +60 183138080 or email@example.com
Read more here: https://www.jojobar.my/
8. Kisho Japanese Restaurant
In the mood for Far East cuisines? We’ve got you covered. Kisho Japanese Restaurant serves Kaiseki courses (traditional multi-course Japanese dinner) of the chef’s choice. Not only do they fly the best seasonal ingredients straight out of Japan, but their chefs are also being mentored by a chef from a 2-Michelin Star restaurant in Tokyo. The dedication poured into serving only the best from the Land of The Rising Sun!
Location: 59, Jalan Perang, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru
Read more here: https://www.kishojb.com/
9. L.Table, Johor Bahru & Kuala Lumpur
Branding itself as a casual-chic restaurant, L.Table ensures to only serve thoughtful comfort classics prepared by their dedicated chefs. They also use organic ingredients and source free-range poultry and sashimi-grade Norwegian salmon in their specialities. If you have a love for wine but at the same time are pretty reserved budget-wise, L.Table also offers an affordable selection of wines.
Locations: Taman Pelangi Flagship, 64, 66 & 68 Jalan Serampang, Taman Pelangi, 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor or 1 Utama, G210, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Contact: +6073391333 (Johor Bahru) or +60376218966 (Kuala Lumpur)
Read more here: https://ltable.com.my/location/
10. KayuPuti, Langkawi
Taking you up North, facing the ever-mystical Andaman Sea, stands KayuPuti – a restaurant designed by world-renowned architect Bill Bensley. An open kitchen gives diners a 360° view of chefs at work, giving them a richer dining experience. What to expect on your table: Pan-Asian-inspired Haute cuisine-influenced creations with a touch of exotic local flavours. And with a spectacular view to offer, your Christmas dinner couldn’t be better!
Location: The St. Regis, Jalan Pantai Beringin, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Contact: +6049606666 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Read more here: https://www.kayuputilangkawi.com/
Now that you have some ideas on your December Dining across Malaysia, arrive there in style to complete your holi-yay feels with TREVO! ‘Tis the season to go all out – but be sure to book your car on TREVO now before they’re all gone. Happy travels!