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2019 KL Iftar Guide: 18 Restaurants For An Amazing Iftar


Iyesha •  May 06, 2019


You know Ramadan is here when you've started planning your iftar dinners for the month! It's a month of gatherings and feasting, and KL does not disappoint with its iftar options either. You'll be spoilt for choice with Ramadan promotions, buffets, and special sets all month long ? Credit: Giphy With so many choices for iftar around, how can you even decide where to go? Here are our top choices for an exciting Ramadan feast. Gather your friends and family for an epic 'buka puasa' session! FYI, we suggest you book these places in advance since they can get pretty packed during Ramadan for iftar.
1. De.wan 1958 by Chef Wan
Credit: @irwan_ariffin on Instagram This stunning new restaurant by iconic Malaysian chef, Chef Wan, serves the best of Malay fine dining cuisine and you'll be able to savour everything at De.Wan's Ramadan buffet starting on 10th May ? Eat tasty cucur udang cooked to perfection, daging rendang that will remind you of your kampung’s cooking or a hearty bowl of nyonya laksa ? Date: 10 May - 2 June Price: Early bird (25 April - 9 May) Adult - RM140, Childen below 11 - RM64; Normal price Adult - RM150, Childen below 11 - RM70 Food status: Muslim-owned and uses halal certified ingredients. Address: Lot 2-2 Level 2 The LINC KL No, 360, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Contact: 603 9213 0383 Website | Facebook | Instagram
2.  Dolly Dim Sum
Credit: @dollydimsum on Instagram Add an oriental taste to your iftar with Dolly Dim Sum's Sesuci Lebaran set! Aren't we lucky to find this gem since most of us can't savour a delicious dim sum lunch till the end of Ramadan ?The Sesuci Lebaran comprises of two different sets to accommodate the different number of people in a group. Munch down on tasty Chinese cuisine such as har gaos, siew mais, beef balls and crispy egg noodles! Date: 6 May - 30 June Price: Set Teratai RM52.80 nett for 4 pax group, Set Bunga Raya RM57.80/pax Food status: Ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers. Alcohol is served on the premises (some outlets). Address: NU Sentral outlet - LG.43 NU Sentral, No. 201, Jalan Tun Sambathan, 50470 Kuala Lumpur Contact: 6012 301 8161 (Nu Sentral outlet) Website | Facebook | Instagram
3. Siti Li
Credit: @sitilifood on Instagram Nestled in a contemporary studio in Bukit Damansara, Siti Li's dining focuses on quality heritage Malay food. Indulge in a massive spread of dishes like laksa sarawak, asam pedas, and a variety of kuih! Date: 10 May - 3 June Price: RM100 adult, RM60 child Food status: Muslim-owned Address: 15, Jalan Setiakasih 5, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-2011 2220 Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. Lambaian Rasa at TPC
Credit: @tpc_kl on Instagram Hosted annually by TPC, the humongous buffet spread with a total of 22 stalls! You'll be spoilt for choice with traditional Malay favourites like gulai ikan patin tempoyak, danging masak merah, lidah bakar, asam laka, kambing panggang and a whole lot of desserts ? Date: 8 May - 2 June Price: Early bird (while stocks last) TPC Member - RM83, Non-member RM96; Normal price TPC Member RM96, Non-member RM110 Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients Address: 10, Jalan 1/70 D, Bukit Kiara, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-2011 9188 Website | Facebook Instagram
5. Bijan
Credit: @bijankl on Instagram A Ramadan buffet in one of the most beautiful restaurants in KL? We're totally down for that ? Bijan's new Head Chef Razif will be stirring up a variety of Malay favourites such as lidah salai, ikan kerapu, satay udang, satay sotong, kaki kambing, salai lemak sembilang. How could you say no to that? Date: May 9 - 31 Price: Early bird RM110, normal RM120 Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients. Alcohol is served on premise. Address: 3-5, Seri Bukit Ceylon, 8 Lorong Ceylon Off, 3, Jalan Ceylon, Bukit Ceylon, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-2031 3575 Website | Facebook | Instagram
6. Songket Restaurant
Credit: Songket Restaurant on Facebook What's better than a Ramadan buffet? A Ramadan buffet with a cultural show (excluding Sundays)! Their extensive buffet menu changes daily but you can expect to enjoy traditional kampung dishes such as kurma kari ayam, masak lemak ikan tempoyak and kerabu jantung pisang! Date: 6 - 31 May Price: Adult RM88, Child (5-11) half price, Senior citizen (above 60) 30% off Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients Address: 29, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kampung Baru, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-2161 3331 Website | Facebook | Instagram
7. Ahh-Yum by Kampong Kravers
Credit: @ahh_yum on Instagram Nestled in the heart of Bukit Damansara, Ahh-Yum is a sleek and cosy restaurant serving the best of Malaysian cuisine. Their Ramadan buffet will showcase iconic Malaysian dishes such as asam pedas, masak lemak cili padi, dambal udang petai, sotong goreng berempah, mee soto, bubur manis and grilled kambing! And just FYI, they also provide prayer spaces ? Date: 6 May - 3 June Price: Adult RM55.90, Child RM39.90 (below age 12). Book 3 days in advance for 10% off. Food status: Muslim owned Address: 3, Jalan Setia Bakti, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-2011 2530 Website | Facebook | Instagram
8. Hadramawt Kingdom Restaurant
Credit: @hadramawtkingdom on Instagram With an Arab chef on board, you're guaranteed an authentic Arabic iftar buffet at Hadramawt Kingdom! Devour up to 20 awesome Arabic dishes including  nasi mandy, kebabs and hummus ? Date: the whole of Ramadan Price: Adult RM34.90, Child RM17.90 Food status: Muslim owned Address: 71, Jalan Raja Alang, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 017-886 9414 Facebook | Instagram
9. The Majapahit
Credit: @themajapahitmy on Instagram Why stop at Malaysian dishes? The Majapahit's Ramadan buffet spread encompasses Southeast Asian delights! Savour all sorts of delicacies from Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam at this stunning restaurant in Mont Kiara  ? Date: May 6 - June 3 Price: Adult RM98, Kids (4-12) and senior citizens (above 60) RM78. Early bird prices are RM10 off (till 12 May) Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients. Serves alcohol on premise. Address: Lot No. G8, G9 & G10, G Level, ARCORIS MONT KIARA, 10, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-6411 7097 Facebook | Instagram
10. The Manhattan Fish Market
Credit: @mfmmy on Instagram Not a Ramadan buffet, but a value worthy seafood meal instead. With seven different platters to choose from starting at RM65, you'll be sea-lebrating with joy! Enjoy a range of seafood from a prawn and beef rendang platter to a flaming lobster feast ? To top it off, make sure to collect a stamp by ordering one Ramadan platter and enjoy free items on your 2nd and 3rd visit! On your fourth visit, you can get a Ramadan Platter for free with the purchase of two Ramadan Catch! Date: May 2 onwards Price: Ramadan sets start from RM65 Food status: Halal certified Address: Has multiple outlets Contact: Has multiple outlets Website | Facebook | Instagram
11. Rebung
Credit: @rebung_taman_botani on Instagram Malaysia's iconic traditional cuisine restaurant returns with its annual Ramadan buffet ? At over 90 dishes from you to choose from and at less than RM100 per person, you might find yourself at Rebung multiple times this Ramadan! Daging salai masak lemak, nasi kerabu, pari asam pedas, paru sambal - you name it! You'll find all at Rebung ? Date: the whole of Ramadhan Price: Adult RM84.80, RM53.00 child (5-11) Food status: Halal certified Address: 5-2 Cascade Parking, Jalan Bukit Aman, 1, Jalan Tanglin, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-2276 2525 Website | Facebook | Instagram
12. Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine
Credit: @rama.fine.thai.cuisine on Instagram No place does authentic fine Thai cuisine like Rama V, and to feast on a buffet of their delicacies? Total food paradise ? Savour tasty tom kha chicken, thai fish cake, pad thai, stir fried basil with beef, chicken skewers, seafood tom yum, and plenty of desserts to devour! Date: 13 May - 2 June Price: RM89.90 nett per person. Early bird promo: Buy 5 Free 1 (13-18 May 2019). Add-on RM9.90 per pax for free-flow beverage. Food status: Uses halal-certified ingredients. Serves alcohol on premise. Address: 5, Jalan U Thant, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-2143 2428 Website | Facebook | Instagram
13. Joke and Lok at The Joke Factory
Credit: The Joke and Lok on Facebook Founded by award-winning Malaysian comedian, Harith Iskander, The Joke And Loke is a cosy restaurant next to his stand-up studio, The Joke Factory. This year, the restaurant will showcase an impressive spread of traditional Malay cuisine ala warung kampung. Enjoy plenty of traditional cuisine such as nasi biryani Johor kambing, daging gulai kawak, asam pedas ikan tenggiri, urap taugeh and satay ? Date: 6 May - 5 June Price: RM68 nett for adults, and RM40 nett for children (7-12 years old) and senior citizens (above 55 years old). Food status: Muslim-owned Address: 1,Jalan Dutamas Publika Shopping Gallery, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur Contact: 013-523 1491 Website | Facebook | Instagram
14. Mohd Chan
Credit: @pinkyalive on Instagram Craving Chinese food instead? Drop by one of the many Mohd Chan outlets for a scrumptious Chinese cuisine iftar! Every year the restaurant provides Ramadan meal sets for group dinners starting from a (suggested) 3 pax. Eat tasty Chinese-muslim cuisine such as delicious crab meat soup with abalone slices, kam heong lala, classic butter prawn and black pepper beef. Date: Whole of Ramadan Price: Starts at RM153 (3-4 pax) to RM367 (8-10 pax) Food status: Halal certified Address: Ara Damansara outlet - B-G-2, Jalan PJU 1A/20A, Dataran Ara, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Contact: Ara Damansara outlet - 603-7859 0907 Website | Facebook | Instagram
15. SeoulNami BBQ
Credit: SeoulNami Korean BBQ Korean food lovers and meat lovers, where you at? New Korean food joint, SeoulNami Korean BBQ has special Ramadan KBBQ promotion sets perfect for an Iftar feast! Enjoy a delicious platter of torched beef, marinated lamb chops, bone-in short rib, chuncheon chicken, and first rice. And don't forget to try their add-on menu too - the charcoal burnt cheesecake is a must ? Each set comes with complimentary premium dates and a special Korean sweet barely drink, and a free flow of side dishes and Korean steamed eggs. Date: the whole of Ramadan Price: Starts at RM48.00/pax (min 2 pax) Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients. In the process of applying for halal certification. Address: F-215 The Gardens Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-2202 3336 Facebook Instagram
16. Amber Chinese Muslim
Credit: @amberchinesemuslim on Instagram Add to spice to your life with some awesome Szechuan delicacies for iftar ? Deep fried meat with chili, mapo tofu, fish fillet soup in hot chili oil - bring it on! Date: 6 May - 3 June Price: RM69 for adults, RM35 for kids (aged 6 - 11) Food status: Muslim-owned Address: Unit 14, 7, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-2242 1010 Facebook | Instagram
 17. Muhibbah Seafood Restaurant
Credit: @anida_salwani on Instagram This super spacious seafood restaurant in Kampung Sungai Penchala is perfect for an iftar gathering. Muhibbah has been around since 1986 and with its selection and quality of food, it's no surprise why it still remains a favourite among many. Savour plenty of seafood and meat such as  deep-fried butter prawns, deep fried fish in soy sauce and garlic oil, marmite chicken, and beef with ginger and spring onion ? Date: No promotion prices Price: Estimated RM30-60 per person Food status: Muslim owned Address: Jalan Seri Penchala, Kampung Sungai Penchala, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-7727 3153 Facebook | Instagram
18. Sri Nirwana Maju
Credit: @seriouslywawan on Instagram Hey, who says you can't have banana leaf for iftar? After a day of starving, your tastes buds will love the colourful flavours of curry ? Imagine taking a bite out of a juicy deep fried chicken, or a delicious crab curry! And don't forget to 'banjir' your rice with all the different curries available too. Date: No promotion prices Price: Estimated RM10-30 per person Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients Address: 43, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: 03-2287 8445 Facebook With all these food around, it's not going to be easy deciding where to eat. We know we want to eat EVERYTHING on this list! But there are 30 days of Ramadan so you'll have the chance to visit many of these places at least twice ? What are you waiting for? It's time to round up the iftar gang for an epic Ramadan feast! And hey, don't forget to make your reservations beforehand in case it gets too packed for iftar. Happy feasting!