9 Halal Group Friendly Restaurants In KL For A Gathering With Family & Friends


Ili •  Aug 06, 2020

One of the joys in life is having a catch-up session and hanging out with your loved ones while enjoying a delicious meal together. But with current times, something as simple as this can be tricky considering the social distancing measures put in place. It leaves you having to make a decision of where your group of friends or family can dine at comfortably without being separated. So to help you get started, we've come up with a list of halal group friendly restaurants in KL that you can check out if you're planning a gathering whether for a small or big group ?

1. Seoul Garden & Seoul Garden HotPot

Perfect for those who can’t get enough of Korean food, Seoul Garden is a cosy place for a get-together that serves up Korean cuisine in an eat-all-you-can buffet. Grab a table for your group and begin by picking the soup base of your choice - ginseng chicken, Thai tom yam, kimchi jjigae or super kimchi). From there, make your way to the buffet aisle where an endless array of seafood, marinated meats, sushi, side dishes vegetables, fruits and desserts are ready to be savoured. With such a variety, everyone is bound to find something that’ll suit their taste.

Halal status: All Seoul Garden outlets in Klang Valley are halal-certified. You can check Seoul Garden's list of outlets on its website that lists the halal status of each outlet throughout Malaysia. For those still pending certification, we clarified that all ingredients including meats and sauces are sourced from halal-certified suppliers, and no alcohol is sold or used in the preparation and cooking of its food.

Outlet details:Click here for a full list of outlets and their opening hours

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P.S. Can't get enough of Korean cuisine? Check out this list of 18 Muslim-friendly Korean restaurants in KL!

2. Positano Risto

If your family and friends are huge fans of Italian food, then make your way to Positano Risto. Situated in the upscale neighbourhood of Solaris Dutamas, this popular eatery is ranked as the number one halal Italian restaurant in KL, so you’ll be guaranteed an exceptionally flavourful meal here. Enjoy dishes like squid ink seafood spaghetti, Boston lobster fettuccine and soft shell crab linguine. Their portions are generous so that’s all the more reason to have a meal here with your family where you can share and taste each other’s dish ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 7.30AM-10PM, Fri; 7.30AM-10.30PM, Sat; 9AM-10.30PM, Sun; 9AM-10PM

Address: Block C1, Lot 2, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Solaris Dutamas, No. 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +603 6411 3799 / +6010-400 6944 (WhatsApp)

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P.S. If you're craving for more, make sure to hit up these other 5 Muslim-friendly Italian restaurants in KL

3. Mukha Cafe

If you prefer a calmer hangout spot for your smaller group of 2 to 4 people, then the cosy Mukha Cafe is right up your alley. Serving a fusion menu with Middle Eastern influences, such as Chicken Gulf Rice and Shakshuka, it's become a great place to have a quiet meal with friends. If you need a sweet treat, order cakes and other bakes from their sister cafe, Souka Bakeshop just beside ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 12PM-10PM, Sat-Sun; 11AM-10PM

Address: 15, Lorong Rahim Kajai 13, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 60000

Contact: +603-7732 2248

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P.S. Here's a handy list of 9 halal cafes in KL & Selangor that are perfect for social distancing

4. Carnaval Churrascaria

Meat lovers can rejoice with a one-of-a-kind meal Brazilian BBQ feast at Carnaval Churrascaria! Their all-you-can-eat buffet style meal is the perfect choice for you to satisfy your meat cravings to your heart’s content. Priced at RM90+ (with special discounts on certain days), enjoy juicy grilled meats that are sliced fresh off skewers by the waiters who will serve you throughout your meal. That means having an empty plate should be the last of your worries here ?

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Open daily; 6PM-11PM

Address: 77, Jalan SS 22/19, Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Contact: +603-7725 2252

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P.S. Take your meal to the next level at these 12 halal wagyu spots in KL & Selangor.

5. Beard Brothers' BBQ

Take your love for meats in a different direction by dining at Bread Brothers' BBQ. Serving Texas-style barbecue, their moist, juicy fall-off-the-bone brisket is achieved through a slow-smoke method that takes up to a whopping 20 hours of prepping and cooking ? Besides that, they’ve also got pulled lamb, lamb rib slab and beef rib bone - all of which you can enjoy through their meal sharing platters and so that every family member can enjoy a taste of all heir different meats.

Note: Beard Brothers' BBQ will be closed from 30 July 2020 - 7 July 2020. They'll be reopening on the 8th of August 2020.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Tue-Thu; 12PM-2PM, 6pM-10PM, Fri; 6PM-10PM, Sat-Sun; 11AM-10PM (closed on Mon)

Address: P-G-01, Persiaran Tropicana, Tropicana Avenue Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 47410

Contact: +6012-319 0962

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P.S. Satisfy your cravings for delicious meat at these 9 halal steaks in KL for every budget

6. Restoran Rebung Chef Ismail

Is your appetite calling for more local flavours? Then let Restoran Rebung Chef Ismail take you on a culinary journey with its variety of traditional Negeri Sembilan dishes, including masak tempoyak and asam pedas. Besides that, you can also get a taste of the more classic dishes like laksa, mee rebus and curry mee. Then, make space in your tummy for the sweet treats too ? From delectable kuih muih, traditional desserts like pengat pisang and pulut durian to the classic ABC and sago gula Melaka, you’ll be left on cloud nine once you’re done indulging them.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Open daily; 7AM-10PM

Address: 5-2 Cascade Parking, Jalan Bukit Aman, 1, Jalan Tanglin, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +60 3-2276 2525

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7. Jibby by the Park

For the cafe-hopping enthusiasts who can't resist a little fresh air and appreciate a dose of greenery while brunching, there's no better place to start than at Jibby by the Park. With a lovely al fresco dining area, soak in some sunshine as you dine on hearty meals like Champion Brekkie, Australian Beef Sticky Ribs and Ayam Bakar Madu. Don't forget to snap some Insta-worthy pictures while you're there too!

Halal status: The central kitchen is halal-certified. Ingredients used are halal and no alcohol is served or used in its food preparation.

Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 10AM-10PM, Sat-Sun; 9AM-10PM

Address: FF-18 & FF-19, First Floor, The Waterfront@ParkCity, No 5, Persiaran Residen, Desa ParkCity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +603-6263 1303


P.S. Treat yourself to more greenery at these 8 halal nature-themed cafes in KL & Selangor.

8. Flora Terrace at Hampshire Place

Celebrating something special and need a place where your friends and family can gather? Look no further than Flora Terrace at Hampshire Place! Filled with florals and glittery fixtures hanging gracefully from the ceiling, the place will simply take your breath away as soon as you lay eyes on it ?Admire the decors while savouring a meal of Western cuisine with an Asian twist through dishes like honey glazed salmon and grilled lamb chop. Then end your meal on a sweet note by having their creme brulee, chocolate fondant or mango mousse.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-11PM

Address: 157, Persiaran Hampshire, Hampshire Park, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +6019-223 3115 / +6012-463 6824 / +603-2181 0872

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P.S. Don't forget to check out these other 8 halal restaurants in KL where you can celebrate your special day.

9. Ibrahim's Fatty Crab

Anyone who’s got a family or friend group full of seafood lovers, it's time to make dinner plans at Ibrahim’s Fatty Crab. Established in 2016, this is where people flock to in order to get their fill of halal Chinese food on top of the seafood dishes. While you're here, don't miss out on some of the eatery's top favourites such as scallop sauce fried rice, assam steam Red Snapper and French crab with Mongolian sauce. Just thinking about all these fresh and tasty seafood has got our mouths watering ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 5PM-12AM, Sat-Sun; 3PM-11PM

Address: No. 18, Jalan Avenue 1, Ampang, Kuala Lumpur 68000

Contact: +6011-1144 4131

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Now that you've got this list in your arsenal, start planning your next gathering session with friends and family and get ready to have a good time together ?