Fancy Halal Restaurants In KL

10 Fancy Halal Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur To Celebrate Any Special Occasion


Cheng Sim •  Dec 19, 2023

There are many moments and milestones in life that are worth celebrating. From your first wedding anniversary to your parent's 60th birthday, it's a great excuse to treat your loved ones to something special. And if you ask any Malaysian foodie, they're would most likely choose a celebration meal over gifts and flowers. If that special someone enjoys a delicious meal in a fancy and upscale restaurant in Kuala Lumpur, be sure to bookmark these places for many celebrations to come!

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10 fancy halal restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

1. De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan

True to its name, every food that is served to you at De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan has a thumb's up from Malaysia's award-winning chef himself. Datuk Redzuawan Ismail, fondly known as Chef Wan, helmed the restaurant and kitchen, so you can expect top quality, richly-flavoured Malaysian dishes that are truly authentic and heartwarming to the local tastebuds. Choosing your appetiser, main course, and dessert of the day may be tough because everything on the menu looks yummy. Thankfully, Chef Wan's recommendation will ease your decision making. Perfect for sharing, main courses like ayam kuah kacang, daging rendang Selangor, gulai lemak daging salai Negeri Sembilan, sotong sambal petai, and asam pedas sea bass come highly recommended, so order these dishes for the entire party. After a hearty dinner, explore the Instagram-worthy corners of The LINC KL for a beautiful group photo!

Halal status: All meats and ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers, and the restaurant has a Muslim co-owner

Average price of main dishes: RM54

Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 11AM-4PM, 6PM-10PM, Sat-Sun; 11AM-10PM

Address: Lot 2-2, Level 2, The Linc KL, No, 360, Jalan Tun Razak, Taman U Thant, 50400 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +6010 207 0383 / +6017 773 6124

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2. Subak Restaurant

When you tasked Subak Restaurant with dinner decorations, they'll deliver. Rose petals, fairy lights, red balloons - you name it and they'll handle it. All you need to do is bring your loved one for a wonderful evening. Situated at the edge of Bukit Lanjan, the flowing water and chirping crickets will soundtrack your evening as you wait for Chef Yusri to bring out his best dishes. Raise the steaks by diving your fork into beef tenderloin, rib-eye steak, sirloin steak, NZ lamb rack or chicken boneless leg. If you're craving for pasta instead, choose between mushroom and beef bacon carbonara, seafood aglio olio, and chicken alfredo.

P.S. You canread more about Subak here!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: RM70

Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-11PM

Address: Lot 3213, Jalan Penchala Indah, Bukit Lanjan, 60000 Kuala Lumpur

Reservations: Call +60 3 7729 9030/31 or +60 019 798 1465

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3. Makan Kitchen at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Can we tempt you with a celebration meal in a hotel? Situated at DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Makan Kitchen unites the familiar flavours of Malaysian dishes under one roof. Since 'makan' also means 'to eat' in Bahasa Malaysia, let the vibrant buffets and live stations take you on a culinary journey that is best shared with your family and friends. When you have roasted lamb with Malay spices, wok-fried kam heong crab, baked salmon with dill salt-crusted, and chicken satay on your plate, you're likely to get the entire table making a beeline to the buffet section. Once you add small servings of som tam, sup kawah meletup and fresh oysters to the table, catch up with your loved ones and talk about the milestones and achievements that brought them there.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Open daily; 6AM-11PM

Address: 348, Jalan Tun Razak, Kampung Datuk Keramat, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +603 2172 7272

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4. Positano Risto

Whether you're treating someone to a delicious meal or celebrating a significant milestone, you can explore a journey of Italian flavours at Positano Risto. Situated in the upscale neighbourhood of Solaris Dutamas, this is the restaurant's second outlet after its first opening in Singapore. Founded by Muhammad Imran Abdullah and his brother-in-law, Muhammad Ishak Ahmad, Positano Risto was inspired by the founder's journey to the beautiful Italian cliffside village which the restaurant was named after. Whether you're here for lunch or dinner, find a vacant table and flip through a menu of pasta, grilled meats, seafood, risotto and pizza. Besides having a broader dessert menu, there are a few dishes that are only available in Malaysia including chargrilled calamari with herbs, honey short ribs, duck tortellini, and ice cream brioche - remember to order them! Besides that, there are other Muslim-friendly Italian restaurants in KL to satisfy your cravings.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 11AM-10PM, Fri-Sat; 11AM-11PM; Sun, 11AM-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 (or book online here)

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5. TTDI Meat Point Steakhouse

The journey to finding good halal steaks in KL ends at TTDI Meat Point Steakhouse. Founded by a Malay restauranteur, you'll always find a group of family or friends having lively chatters over their plates of mouthwatering steaks. Serving a wide selection of meat ranging from wagyu ribeye to grass fed T-Bone, all of their prime cuts are sourced from Australia. Besides that, the ordering process at Meat Point is pretty easy. You start by choosing the size of your meat and how well done you want your steak to be. Next, choose your side dishes (anything from steamed vegetables to fries) and wait to be served! This local steakhouse will definitely delight any meat lover. When you lather your perfectly-grilled meat with sauces like black pepper, mushroom, mint sauce or chimichurri, you're in for a treat! Savour it till the last bite because you know you deserve it.

For more dining options, discover other halal steakhouses in KL that fit your budget!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: RM50-RM100 (steak range) and RM200-RM300 (wagyu range). Do note that the prices vary according to the weight and type of prime cut.

Opening hours: Open daily; 11.30AM-8PM

Address: 62, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +6014 360 4040

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6. Asumo

Say hello to Asumo, a Japanese-owned yakiniku that's serving mouthwatering halal charcoal-grilled Japanese wagyu! Located in SS15 Subang Jaya, Asumo has a whole halal-certified wagyu cattle shipped all the way from Miyazaki and Tokushima prefectures in Japan, and a seasoned Japanese master butcher awaits them in Kuala Lumpur. This virtuoso with a decade's worth of experience carves that marbled goodness into specific cuts for your table, like an artist creating a masterpiece. Read more about Asumo here!

Halal status: The wagyu and ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers. Do note the restaurant serves alcohol. We recommend you dine at your own discretion.

Address: No. 49 & 51, Jalan SS 15/5A, SS 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: Lunch: 11.30am-3pm with last order at 2:30pm, Dinner: 5:00pm - 11:00pm with last order 10:00pm

Contact: 03-28567350

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7. Me'nate Steak Hub

In the league of halal steaks in KL, you'll also find Me'nate Steak Hub that ranks high among Muslim foodies. While this also means that their menu is pricier than most local steakhouses, it's the sort of indulgence that you'll dream about but dine when the right celebration comes. At Me'nate, you can also choose the meat, the size, and how you want it to be cooked. Fret not as these dishes do not burn a hole in your pocket, as you have a variety of choices to choose from. The most famous dish on the menu is the Wagyu steak (and we even listed it as one of the best halal wagyu steaks in KL). The dish is then seasoned lightly with the chef's special recipe, accompanied by buttery mashed potatoes and black pepper sauce. Since Me'nate Steak Hub has other outlets in Ampang, Setapak Bangi and Shah Alam, you can find a delicious halal steak that's closest to you.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: RM33 per 100gm (the price varies according to the weight and prime cuts)

Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-10PM

Address: C-01-02 & C-01-03 StarParc Point, Jalan Taman Ibu Kota, 53300 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +6019-391 1047 / +6019-477 1047

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8. Blonde

Nestled in the neighbourhood of Bukit Damansara, Blonde has been gaining a buzz of excitement since its opening in September 2019. Serving a variety of fine comfort food in an urban and elegant setting, there's no wonder why this place has been seeing a stream of diners every day. From its cotton candy table to patterned floors, Blonde is every Instagrammer's dream. No matter where you're seated, you're bound to get a good snap for your feed! It's not a complete meal at Blonde if you don't sample their well-loved pizzas. While you can't go wrong with any of their selections, the Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella is a classic choice. From its crunchy, airy crust to the rich Italian tomato topped with fresh basil, this scrumptious dish is perfect down to the last bite. If you need further convincing, here are more reasons why this trendy halal restaurant should be your next weekend treat.

Halal status: The central kitchen is halal-certified by JAKIM

Average price of main dishes: RM45

Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-10PM

Address: G.03A, The Republik, Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +603-2011 6070

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9. Kenny Hills Bistro

Kenny Hills Hospitality Group is a name that needs no further introduction in the food and dining industry. The brand, which is famous for its cafe and bakery Kenny Hills Baker, has introduced Kenny Hills Bistro to KL folks and beyond recently. Located in Four Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, the new must-try dining spot is making waves among discerning foodies.

The restaurant has a cosy and chill vibe that’s perfect for catching up with friends or dining with your family. We loved that the restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating! Especially when you get a premium view of the KLCC Tower. We loved how spacious the restaurant was, especially if you want to dine with a large group! There is an open-view kitchen, and comfy seating areas with wood furnishings, making it a cosy spot perfect for both celebratory group dinners and intimate dates. Read our review of Kenny Hills Bistro here.

Halal status: Ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers. While there is no alcohol used in the dishes, the restaurant serves alcoholic beverages. We’ve checked and there is no risk of cross-contamination as the bar is separated from the kitchen. We recommend you dine at your own discretion.

Address: Kenny Hills Bistro KL, Shoppes at Four Seasons Place, G-07 (B), Ground Floor, 145, Jalan Ampang

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (Daily)


10. Flora Terrace at Hampshire Place

You don't have to do much if you're throwing a celebration at Flora Terrace at Hampshire Place because the restaurant's interior is already pretty. True to its name, there are florals and glittery fixtures hanging gracefully from the ceiling. Hence, it's no surprise why diners would look up as soon as they enter the room. Spot a medley of Malaysian and Western cuisine when you go through your choices. Ask the waiter and they'll probably recommend the honey-glazed salmon, grilled lamb chop, and laksa Johor. If you're planning to wrap up the celebration meal on a sweet note, you have creme caramel, chocolate fondant and mango mousse to choose from.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: RM39

Opening hours: Sat-Thu; 12PM-11PM, Fri; 3PM-12PM

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

Contact: +603 2181 0872 / +6019 223 3115 / +6012 463 6824 (only for calls and WhatsApp)

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You know what they say, every moment is worth celebrating! Whether you're throwing a birthday dinner for your best friend or surprising your parents with an anniversary meal, plan a wonderful evening at these fancy halal restaurants in Kuala Lumpur to show how special they are to you.