8 Halal Eateries In Bangsar You Should Visit For A Fun Foodie Adventure


Ili •  Aug 30, 2020

The best thing about food hunting in KL & Selangor is that you could be in any neighbourhood and there will be plenty of delicious eateries around for you to choose from - whether that's a cosy cafe with yummy Western dishes or a local joint serving traditional classics. If you happen to be exploring the outskirts of the city, this list of halal restaurants in Bangsar should come in handy to you!

1. PODGY Kurau

One of the best coffee places in KL, get your daily cuppa from PODGY Kurau - a place that was once known as PODGY & The Banker that was located in Sri Hartamas. Enjoy a large menu selection from pasta, salad and sandwiches. Besides that, you must try their smooth coffees and of course their awesome desserts as well ?

Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients.

Opening hours: 10AM-7PM (closed on Tuesday)

Address: 5, Lorong Kurau, Lucky Garden, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +603-2022 0024 (for reservations too)


2. Ali, Muthu & Ah Hock 

The 1Malaysia concept that Ali, Muthu & Ah Hock brings is enough to lure you in. Located in Oasis Damansara, this vintage decor style that conceptualises the theme “KopiTalk” is popular for its fragrant nasi lemak. Get a taste of its famous nasi lemak ayam berempah that's nicely seasoned and fried to a crisp. Unlike other nasi lemak places that serve sweet aromatic sambal, Ali Muthu & Ah Hock prepares the sambal with many spices that will give your taste buds a nice kick.

#HHWTTip: Pair your meal with a cup of teh tarik and you're good to go!

Halal status: All ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers

Opening hours: Open daily; 8AM-5PM

Address: B-G-01 Block B, Oasis Square, Jalan PJU 1A/7, Oasis Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Contact: +603-7832 3138

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3. Nasi Lemak Famous

Can't get enough of nasi lemak? We totally understand! Another spot you can and should definitely hit up is Nasi Lemak Famous. The nasi lemak is sometimes referred to as “nasi lemak ganja” only because it makes you keep coming back for it ? For a change, try the nasi lemak with the sambal sotong. Although the ayam berempah is best-selling, Nasi Lemak Famous also serves a wide variety of side dishes besides the chicken that would tickle your tastebuds.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Sat; 5PM-5AM (closed on Sun)

Address: Jalan Telawi 1, 59100 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +6012-230 3864

4. Marmalade

Out and about with young kids? Then Marmalade is the perfect place for you to settle down and enjoy a peaceful meal. This bright and spacious cafe is popular for its menu which includes a range from brunch favourites to western and local mains. They also have a children's play area filled with toys and trinkets that are perfect for keeping kids entertained. It's a win-win situation for everyone ?

Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers

Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-7PM

Address: Level 1, Bangsar Village II, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +6017-240 3440

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5. Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant

Sitting down for a dinner at Amber is the closest thing to experiencing an authentic meal in Northern China. Every plate is a cacophony of fresh spices and bold flavours that are masterfully orchestrated using traditional cooking techniques. Kick start your meal with appetisers like Chinese chives pancakes and sesame mochi bun. Then, enjoy their special roasted lamb, braised fish, kung pao chicken and sauteed broccoli with mushroom in between conversations. Before you bid goodbye, let the lotus seed with white fungus soup cool you down.

#HHWTTip: Besides Bangsar South, Amber has two more outlets - one in One Utama and one at Pavilion mall!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Open daily; 11.45AM-10.30PM

Address: Unit 14, 7, Jalan Kerinchi, Nexus Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +60 3-2242 1010

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6. Bala's Banana Leaf

Ready for a feast of local flavours? Fill up your table with stingray masala, fried fish, and butter egg curry. Then, count your blessings for your delicious lunch in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Did you know that Bala's Banana Leaf also serves a variety of healthy thosai? While the spinach and pineapple flavours sound tantalising, come during the weekends and try their famous pink beetroot thosai instead. You can read more about it in this article.

Halal status: All ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers

Opening hours: Open daily; 7AM-12AM

Address: Bala’s Banana Leaf, 21, Lorong Ara Kiri 1, Lucky Garden, 59100 Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +603-2201 7107

7. Niko Neko Matcha

Craving for some matcha? Then how about dropping by Niko Neko Matcha where they're known for their artisanal blend of matcha powders in teas, coffees and desserts. Step into its IG-worthy space with an impressive paper installation, giving us a slight Japanese impression. Once you've taken a snap of the interior, explore its menu of various sweet treats and drinks ?

Halal status: Halal-certified by the Japan Halal Association that is recognized by JAKIM Malaysia

Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM-7pm

Address: 82A, Lorong Maarof, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +6019-213 6456

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8. Dotty's Parlour

Those who are avid fans of Dotty's, you'll be glad to know you can get your fix of their scrumptious desserts and savoury bakes at Dotty's Parlour. Located in Bangsar Shopping Centre, satisfy your sweet tooth cravings with a whole variety of their creations such as Salted Egg York Cronut, Chocolate Doughnut and Cinnamon Doughnut Cone filled with a Speculoos spread. Pair these with a creamy matcha latte and you're good to go!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-10PM

Address: Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

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