11 Best Halal Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur For Buka Puasa With Friends And Family This Ramadan

11 Best Halal Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur For Buka Puasa With Friends And Family This Ramadan


Farah Fazanna •  Feb 07, 2024

Ramadan 2023 is around the corner and while we’re in the midst of making spiritual or physical preparations for fasting and ibadah, there’s one question that we always ask ourselves — what should I eat for iftar? Well, no need to rack your brains because we’ve got the ultimate guide to halal eateries in Kuala Lumpur that'll serve you a delicious iftar this Ramadan!

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1. De.wan 1958 by Chef Wan

If you've never had the chance to try delicious local cuisine from Chef Wan, Malaysia's first celebrity chef, De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan is where you should enjoy an iftar meal this Ramadan. Situated at The LINC KL, you'll be able to savour everything at De.Wan's Ramadan buffet. Dig into tasty kerabu pucuk paku kerang and bubur lambuk pahang cooked to perfection, ayam kicap manis that will remind you of your kampung’s cooking.

Ramadan Buffet price:

Early Bird price (15 Feb - 25 Mar)

RM145 nett (adults)

RM115 nett (senior citizens)

RM68 nett (children)

All bookings are to be made on their website.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: The Linc, 360, Jln Tun Razak, Taman U Thant, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11am – 3:30pm, 6pm – 9:30 pm


2. Ahh-Yum by Kampong Kravers

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 ayam percik, sambal udang, beef rendang, nyonya laksam, and lontong vegetables!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 73, Jln Setia Bakti, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 7pm - 10pm


3. SeoulNami Korean BBQ

Korean food lovers and meat lovers, where you at? Korean food joint, SeoulNami Korean BBQ is where you should be to buka puasa with friends and family. Prepare your taste buds and stomachs with platters of torched beef, marinated lamb chops, bone-in short rib and chuncheon chicken. This is the ultimate dream for any meat lover!

Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients. No Pork. No Alcohol.

Address: F-215 The Gardens Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm


4. Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant

For iftar this Ramadan, why not give yourself a chance to taste 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. Delight in Shanghai marinated duck and dumpling beef. then, enjoy their braised lamb in sauce, sweet & sour tofu, and sesame mochi ball! before ending your dinner, let the cold noodle with mixed meat sauce cool you down.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: Unit 14, Level 1, Nexus, 7, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 12pm- 9pm


5. Siti Li

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 Nasi Lemak Ayam Masak Merah, Rendang and a variety of kuih! For those who prefer a more intimate setting, this spot is perfect for you.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 15, Jalan Setiakasih 5, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11.30am - 6pm (will have longer opening hours during Ramadan)

6. Padangs on Wheels

If Kampung Baru is too far from you to get your nasi Padang fix, the popular Padangs on Wheels is for you! Located strategically in Damansara Utama, the restaurant is super chic that you might mistake it to be a cute cafe. There are more than 60 dishes that you can choose from (yes, just like a true-blue Padang restaurant!). Try their signature dishes such as daging dendeng, gulai tunjang, ayam lemak hijau, paru goreng and gulai nangka. Besides nasi Padang, Padans on Wheels also serves Western-style cakes and traditional kuih-muih – which makes for good iftar treats. This Ramadan, enjoy free-flow of Padang dishes with their Ramadan buffet!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 92g, Jalan SS 21/62, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 7.30am - 7pm (will have longer opening hours during Ramadan)

To reserve your table, call or WhatsApp:
Damansara Utama: 011-1903 7672Shah Alam: 017-705 1280
Subang Bestari (special rate for Subang Bestari Residents): 018-787 4988


7. Lai Poh Heen

If you're looking to splurge on a dim sum meal for an extra special occasion with private rooms provided as well, Lai Poh Heen may just be the answer! This restaurant located at the swanky Mandarin Oriental hotel specialises in Cantonese cuisine and is the perfect spot to partake in an upscale dim sum feast. Choose from their extensive array of dim sum and main dishes, from classics such as siew mai and barbecue chicken buns to more unique options like black truffle and also roasted duck dumplings. You can even order mouthwatering Beijing roasted duck! For dessert, don't forget to get their famous durian pancakes.

Looking for more dim sum restaurants? Check out These 10 Muslim-Friendly Dim Sum Restaurants In KL That Are Perfect For Your Weekend Brunch!

Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers. Please note that alcoholic beverages are served here, so we recommend that you dine at your own discretion.

Address: Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

8. Restoran Rebung Chef Ismail

Owned by celebrity chef Ismail Ahmad and Malaysia’s first astronaut Dr Sheikh Muszaphar, this restaurant totally lives up to its reputation. You’ll be spoilt for choice with the variety of traditional Negeri Sembilan dishes, including masak tempoyak and asam pedas. If rice isn’t quite your thing, the laksa and noodle soups are great alternatives.

Make sure to keep some space in your tummy for the sweet treats! Restoran Rebung is where you can find delectable kuih-muih, traditional desserts like pengat pisang and pulut durian, as well as ABC and sago gula Melaka. If you’re here for the dinner buffet, look forward to BBQ chicken wings, lamb chops and satays!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 5-2, Aras 5, Parking Bertingkat Bukit Aman, No 1, Jalan Tanglin, Taman Botani Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: Mon-Sun; 7AM-10PM


9. 17 Hills

Previously known as Don's Diner, 17 Hills was recently revamped and now offers a plethora of Western and local cuisine. The restaurant is perfect for a get-together with friends and family. There's also a spacious surau to perform your prayers! Some of the must-tries include seafood pasta, smoked duck pizza, mee rebus and mushroom soup. This Ramadan, the restaurant is offering a Ramadan buffet where you can enjoy free-flow of seafood marinara, crispy fried chicken, asam pedas, long pizza and many more!

Halal status: Muslim-owned.

Address: 22, Jalan 17/54, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 12pm - 10pm (closed on Monday)

10. Yakiniku Kuro

Have a craving for meat? Well then, Yakiniku Kuro is perfect for you! This Japanese-style grill restaurant offers individual meals that you can grill yourself. The best part is, it's smoke-less so you don't have to worry about smelling like smoke during terawih! They have premium cuts of beef that are worth the price. We highly recommend the Kuro Trio set meal that comes with three types of meat which are short beef plate, chuck and skirt. This set meal comes with rice, kimchi and miso soup. Do try the wagyu beef as well - it melts in the mouth!

11. Jibby by the Park

Need an escape from the urban jungle? Then it's high time that you enjoy a delicious meal at Jibby by the Park. Part of Serai Group's amazing lineup of eateries like Jibby & Co. and Blonde, this gorgeous restaurant is literally a breath of fresh air! Here, you get to dine in an impressively bright space that's been decorated with plenty of greenery and natural decor. And if that's not enough, there's an al fresco area for you to get the full experience of dining outdoors. And just as exciting as its ambience, you can expect plenty of enticing dishes such as the Jibby Big Breakfast, Jibby's Moussaka Lasagna and Miso Glazed Salmon.

Click here to read more about Jibby By The Park!

Halal status: Uses ingredients from halal-certified suppliers

Opening hours: Mon-Thurs; 9.30AM-10PM, Fri-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


So, have you decided where you're having your next iftar? Gather your loved ones and schedule a meal with them for some good quality, intimate bonding time!