Klang Valley is an area in Malaysia which is centred in Kuala Lumpur, and includes its adjoining cities and towns in the state of Selangor. Located about 2 and a half hour flight away from Kota Kinabalu, Klang Valley offer a great variety of foods from international cuisine to local fare. The best introduction to Kuala Lumpur is by sampling some of their famous local foods scattered all around Klang Valley.
As I travel to Kuala Lumpur regularly to visit my family and friends, these are list of eateries I love and make an effort to dine there whenever I got the chance.
With the completion of KL MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang Line. Getting around Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley is easier as the MRT is connected to other major transportation system.
The lists are constantly updated from time to time.
Petaling Street, also known as Chinatown is famous for its fake goods and chaotic street. Other than the hustling and bustling of business activities, Petaling Street is also a good place to try some of the local Kuala Lumpur foods.
How to get there: Take KL MRT and aligned at Pasar Seni Station or Kelana Jaya Line Pasar Seni Station
We list down some of the foods you should try when at Petaling Street
1. Hokkien Mee @ Kim Lian Kee
One of the most famous place for Hokkien Mee at Kuala Lumpur. Hokkien mee is braised with dark sauce and usually served with pork lard is a popular noodle in Kuala Lumpur. Kim Lian Kee start from this humble stall and expanded into a more comfortable restaurant at nearby building
Kim Lian Kee
49 Jalan Petaling,
50000 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2032 4984
2. Madras Lane Yong Tau Foo
Tuck in Madras Lane is the famous Madras Lane Yong Tau foo. Customers pick their choice of yong tau foo and it’s served in dark sauce or soup. A must try for Yong Tau Foo lover.
Opening hours: 8am to 3pm
Address: City Center (old) Jalan Sultan,
Kuala Lumpur, 50000, Malaysia
3. Air Mata Kucing Mou Tak Ding
A perfect cooling drink at Petaling Street. Air Mata Kucing is a drink made up of Lo Hon kuo, Longan, winter melon and rock sugar. There are always a queue at the stalls which located strategically at the main corner of Petaling Street.
4. 四眼仔 Roasted duck
四眼仔 which mean bespectacled Guy’s roast duck operate from this little stall alongside the main street of Petaling Street. If a whole roasted duck is too much for you, you must try their Duck leg wrapped which is made with duck leg, Char Siew (BBQ pork), duck river and taro bound together with duck intestines.
5. Muah Chee
mochi coated with peanut crumbs. Perfect snack while walking around Petaling Street
6. Apam Balik
7. Uncle Bean Soya Bean
A very popular Soya bean stall located right at the corner of the junction.
8. Roasted Chestnut
Roasted Chestnut using charcoal. Hot snacks food at found commonly at PEtaling Street.
9. China Town Seng Kee 唐人街胜记 (Jalan Sultan)
Open 12pm to 3pm
Famous for their claypot lo shu fun, Seng Kee offer delicious hawker fare at night time. Seng Kee is actually located at Jalan Sultan next to Petaling Street.
Hutong 10, Lot 10
Located at the basement of Lot 10, Hutong 10 a popular Food court endorsed by Hong Kong’s celebrity food critic, Chua Lam. Hutong 10 gather many famous heritage brands under one roof. One of the must try at Hutong 10 is the Hokkien Mee, Beef Noodle and the Kin Kin Pan Mee. A food place to try famous local food all in one place.
How to get there: KL MRT and Aligned at Bukit Bintang Station, Monorail Bukit Bintang Station
Yut Kee Restaurant
One of the oldest Coffee shop in Kuala Lumpur. They been serving traditional Hainanese fare since 1928! Yut Kee is famous for their roti babi (pork bun), pork chop and classic butter cake.
How to get there: By Uber or Grab
Address: 1, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur
Win Heng Seng Restaurant at Jalan Imbi
Located at the corner of Jalan Imbi, Win Heng Seng is a coffee shop sharing space with different food stalls. Some of the famous food stalls at Win Heng Seng Is Fatt Kee Hokkien Mee (Night) and Imbi KL Pork Noodle (morning)
When in KL, Hokkien Mee is a must. Fatt Kee發記麵檔 a food stall at Restoran Win Heng Seng 永兴城茶餐室 along Jalan Imbi is one of the popular places for Hokkien Mee and Cantonese fried Yingyong.
KL pork balls noodle 三间庄猪肉丸粉 Business hours: 6.30am till 30pm
Kien Kee Spicy Soup权记辣汤花雕鸡专卖店@ Seri Kembangan
Famous for their Spicy soup, Kien Kee is located at the south of Klang Valley and 40 minutes drive away from Kuala Lumpur City centre. Kien Kee famous for their signature Spicy soup 辣汤 and clay pot chicken (花雕鸡). the spicy soup is a peppery hot soup that dosed in with crushed peppercorn. A must for spicy soup lover.
How to get there: Drive or by Uber/Grab
Location: Jalan SK 10/3, Kampung Baru Seri Kembangan,
43300 Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia (behind post office at Seri Kembangan)
GPS Location: 3.0221526N 101.7049299E
Business hours: 9am to 3pm, 6pm to 9pm, close on Monday
Vishal Food & Catering
Located hidden from the main street at Jalan Scott, Vishal Food & Catering serve original and tasty Banana Leaf rice. Enjoy the authentic Indian food served on Banana leaf and the many side dishes served with it.
How to get there: Uber or Grab
Location: Off, Jalan Scott & Jalan Tun Sambanthan 3,
Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
GPS Location: 3.1354784N 101.6920414E
Business hours: 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM
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