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Top 10 Halal Eateries in KL Your Tastebuds Will Thank You For

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Lyn Lydiana  •  Oct 05, 2016

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We all can agree on one thing, that Kuala Lumpur is best for their... FOOD! Yes, from local to Chinese and even authentic Korean dishes, Kuala Lumpur has a never-ending list of amazing eateries you should definitely try at least once! Foodies, be very excited for these eateries that we've picked for you. Be spoilt for choice!
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1. China Treasures
Located in Sime Darby Convention Centre, China Treasures is a regular favourite especially for families. The best part is, this is one of the few dim sum restaurants in KL that has halal certification! So you definitely don’t need to worry when chowing down on plates and plates of dim sum here.
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Credit: chasingfooddreams #HHWT Tip: Try their specialty mini egg tarts and steamed butter & salted egg yolk bamboo charcoal bun! They also have a dim sum buffet worth checking out if you’re big eaters (like us!) 😁 Address: Sime Darby Convention Centre, 1A, Jalan Bukit Kiara 1, 60000 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Opening Hours: 11:30am – 2:30pm (Lunch), 3:30pm – 10:30pm (Dinner) on weekdays, 10:00am – 4:30pm (Lunch), 6:30pm – 10:30pm (Dinner) on weekends and public holidays Contact Number: (+603) 2089 3788 Email: [email protected]
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 2. Meisan Szechuan Restaurant
If you’re looking for all-you-can-eat dim sum at an affordable price,Meisan Szechuan Restaurant in Quality Hotel is the place to go! Not only are they halal certified, they also have a daily buffet for only RM48 nett per person! That’s definitely value for money if you ask us…and the best part is, for 5 paying guests, the 6th person gets to eat for FREE!! Grab your friends and family!
Credit: iannrush on Instagram #HHWT Tip: Try the chicken char siew pau here! 😊 Address: Quality Hotel City Centre Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Raja Laut, 50750 Kuala Lumpur Opening Hours: 9:00am – 2:30pm daily Contact Number: (+603) 2614 8000 / 8056
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3. Sweetree
Sweetree not only serves halal-certified Korean food, it also has a culture centre – where they hold bazaars, classes and the likes. Sweetree is a place to chill in a cosy environment or even host a party at!
Credit: ILoveKL on Facebook  Besides traditional Korean dishes like samgyetang and kimchi jjigae, Sweetree also has other cuisines such as Malaysian style kampung fried rice, Italian pasta and even Vietnamese beef noodles – Definitely a place that will please almost any palate.
Credit: Tiffin on Facebook  #HHWT Tip:We also love that they’ve got a prayer area in the restaurant itself, soyou can hang out here for hours and not worry about a thing 😉Address : No 13 L-1 & 2, Jln. Ampang Putra, Taman Putra Sulaiman, Ampang. Contact Number: (+603) 4287 4685 Opening Hours: 10:00am – 12:00am (Closed on Sundays) Website|Facebook
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4. Kyochon (Pending Halal Certification from JAKIM)
Craving for some KFC? No...not that KFC. We mean KyoChon Fried Chicken! KyoChon has been consistently voted as the best fried chicken in South Korea for the last 13 years, and has branches around the world.
Credit: eatdrinkkl If that isn't enough  reason to dig in, their crispy, MSG and antibiotic free succulent chicken with Korean flavours will definitely change your mind! They’ve also got other things on the menu as well but we’d go straight for their chicken.
Credit: isaactan #HHWT Tip: They’re in the process of applying for JAKIM’s halal certification but do use chicken from halal suppliers. Do dine at your own discretion. 1 Utama Shopping Centre LG 311, Lower Ground Floor, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, No1, Persiaran Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan. Contact Number: (+6017) 2833 676 Menara Hap Seng Lot G-11, Ground Floor, Menara Hap Seng, 1-01, Jalan P Ramlee, 50250, Kuala Lumpur. Contact Number:1700 818787  Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Lot 1.54, Level 1, Pavilion KL, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100, Kuala Lumpur Contact Number: (+6017) 2833 707 Opening Hours: 10:00am – 10:00pm (Closed on Sundays for Menara Hap Seng only) Website| Facebook
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5. Mr. Dakgalbi (Pending halal certification from JAKIM)
For those who don’t know, dakgalbi is a popular Korean dish made from chicken that's marinated in gochujang (chilli paste) and stir-fried with vegetables and tteok (rice cakes). Mr. Dakgalbi is the place to try it!
Credit: carmenhong The cooking process is pretty fun as you get to do it yourself on the cooking pit. Make sure you put on aprons! #HHWT Tip: We heard that the cheese ring dakgalbi is where it’s at!
Credit: Mr.Dakgalbi #HHWT Tip: They’re in the process of applying for JAKIM’s halal certification. Do note that there is halal meat available and we advise all readers to dine at their own discretion. Solaris Mont Kiara No. J-G-02, SOHO KL, Solaris Mont Kiara No.2, Jalan Solaris, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Contact Number: (+603) 6206 5567 Bukit Bintang 61, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur. Contact Number: (+603) 2110 5090 Citta Mall Lot G-29, Citta Mall, No.1, Jalan PJU 1A/48, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Contact Number: (+603) 7832 5424Setiawalk C-10-G, Ground Floor, Setiawalk, Jalan Persiaran Wawasan, Pusat Bandar Puchong, 47160 Puchong, Selangor Contact Number: +603-58798166 Sri Petaling 12, Jalan Radin Bagus 9, Bandar Baru Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur. Contact Number: (+603) 7497 9786 Opening Hours: 11:00am – 11:00pm (depending on outlet). Facebook
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6. BBQ Chicken
BBQ Chicken is the No. 1 franchise brand in Korea, and among Korea’s Top 100 brands! With presence in a whopping 59 countries around the world, this one definitely makes our list, especially for those of you who might not be big fans of traditional Korean cuisine (although how could you not be!!).
Credit: lca0209 Besides their yummy chicken, they've also got gooey cheesy pizza, pasta and other fusion dishes.
Credit: lca0209 Outlets: They have outlets all around Malaysia, so do check out their website for all locations Opening Hours: Generally 10:00am – 10:00pm, depending on outlet Website | Facebook
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7. Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant
With one of its owners originating from Lanzhou, China, whose family has been Muslim for generations, you can be sure that the fares served at Amber in its casual chic interior are nothing short of authentic.
Credit: joeesjen on InstagramTheir yee sang offering for the lunar new year only comes in a vegetarian option, butthink hand-pulled noodles, Beijing-style roasted duck, Chinese-style lamb kebabs and fiery Sichuan flavours for the rest of your meal - the food at Amber is the best of China’s Chinese Muslim dishes! [caption id="attachment_5390" align="alignnone" width="900"]
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Yeap, the noodles are hand made daily![/caption] Credit: Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant on Facebook  Address: Unit – 1-14, Level 1, Nexus Bangsar South, No. 7, Jalan Kerinchi, 59200 Kuala Lumpur Opening Hours: 10:30am to 10:30pm Contact Number: (+603) 2242 1010 Website
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8. Jibby Chow
Jibby Chow might be the newest kid on the block, but the masterminds behind this contemporary halal Chinese restaurant is none other than the people behind Jibby & Co and always-packed Serai.
Credit: thefoodwizard on Instagram You’re in for a treat as Jibby Chow’s serves your favourite Chinese dishes but with their own twist, like spiced roasted duck in steamed mantao or Boston lobster in their signature chilli sauce. #HHWT Tip: Be sure to try the Mongolian-style lamb ribs for fall-off-the-bone meaty goodness, and their fried sweet potatoes in salted egg yolk batter *drool* Their yee sang is available until 22nd February.
Credit: jibbygroup on Instagram Address: Lot G-02, SS15 Courtyard (formerly known as First Subang), Jalan SS15/4G, 47500 Subang Jaya Opening Hours: 11:00am –10:00pmContact Number: (+603) 5612 7072
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9. Dotty’s
Not only is their display of pastries super pretty, with salted egg being the current craze of the season, so is the salted egg yolk cronut (combining two food fads in one!). From what we hear, their speculoos éclair isn’t one to be missed as well.
Credit: mydottys on Instagram #HHWT Tip: Their salted egg cronuts are released in 3 batches daily, and can be pre-ordered with a minimum of 6 pieces per order. For walk-in customers, purchases are limited to 4 cronuts per person.
Dotty's Cronut
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Credit: jommakanwithimran on Instagram #HHWT Tip #2: Do note that although the restaurant is not halal-certified, there is halal meat available. We advise all readers to dine at their own discretion. Address: 20-G, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 2, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, 60000 WP Kuala Lumpur Opening Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm, closed on Tuesdays Contact Number: +603 7733 4233 Facebook | Instagram
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10. Rimba & Rusa by Wondermilk
This light, airy space by long time "cafe-preneurs" and purveyors of delicious cupcakes Wondermilk is not only a stylish space for a cosy get-together, it’s also kid-friendly (big plus point for all new parents out there)!
Credit: @shaunteocreations on InstagramRimba & Rusa focuses more onall-day dining offerings instead of Wondermilk's signature cupcakes and light food. With great looking food like this and an 'instagrammable' corner everywhere you look, Rimba & Rusa might just be the place for your next get-together with friends.
Credit: @ellmarhamans on Instagram #HHWT Tip: They’ve got a terrarium mousse that looks pretty awesome, and  we’ve heard good things about their Laksa Rimba with Soft Shell Crab too 😋 #HHWT Tip #2: Do note that although the restaurant is not halal-certified, there is halal meat available. We advise all readers to dine at their own discretion. Address: D-GF-01, Sunway Nexis, Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Opening Hours: 8:00am - 11:00pm (Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday to Sunday), 4:00pm - 11:00pm (Fridays), closed on Mondays Contact Number: +603 6151 4022 Facebook | Instagram
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So there you have it! We know there are more halal eateries that we have not featured here, but if you do know of any awesome restaurants in KL, please feel free to share with us! We are more than happy to receive other suggestions from you! :)