There's A Unique Bohemian Airbnb House In KL That Will Give You a Real Kampung Experience (with Halal Food Nearby!)


Siti Aishah Ahmad •  Oct 01, 2021

Everyone needs a breather from an exhaustive time filled with work or school and as rules to travel within districts and states in Malaysia is loosening up, planning a short staycation elsewhere is definitely a good idea. What better way to spend time with your family or friends than being in a new, beautiful environment to create happier memories? If you're looking for a unique Airbnb as a getaway from the city life, then this Classic Bohemian Loft House should be in your list ?

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Staycation at Classic Bohemian Loft Airbnb House, Rich with Malay Arts & Decoration

Time travel is impossible but with this classic, Malay house in KL, it will take you back to the good ol days! Classic Bohemian Loft House is located at Kampung Datuk Keramat, one of the oldest Malay kampungs in the capital city. A true hidden gem in the heart of the crowded city center. Its mesmerizing entrance will instantly transport you to a whole new place filled with indoor plants and colourful traditional wooden furniture.

There's also a hanging swing chair in the living room for you to nestle yourself in with a good cup of tea and book or binge-watch a series on Netflix. This house which fits 5 people offers two master bedrooms and one bath. Their bedrooms give you a good sunny view when you wake up in the morning, a true kampung experience! ?

This house is the perfect spot for a weekend staycation with your family or friends to experience a vintage and relaxing bohemian-inspired Malay house. Book at their Airbnb website to plan out your holidays!

Halal Food Nearby This Classic House

Other than providing a comfy getaway, there are various halal food restaurants nearby to elevate that Malay kampung experience. Here are 5 restaurants that you can devour delicious food ?:

1. Mat Teh Ikan Bakar

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Mat Teh Ikan Bakar is the popular spot if you want to elevate that kampung experience with traditional Malay food. They serve fresh grilled fish with a side dish of spicy sambal or ulam and other lots of delectable dishes.

Halal Status: Muslim-owned

Opening Hours: Sat-Thurs, 10AM-4PM (closed on Fridays)

Address: Lorong Keramat Dalam 8, Kampung Datuk Keramat, 54000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

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2. Satay Zainah Ismail

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Satay Zainah Ismail is always full of customers queuing in line and this further proves that their satays are the best! The stall serves the juiciest, chunkiest satay that you could find in KL with delicious peanut sauce to complete the perfect satay experience for you.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 5PM-10PM

Address: 1077, Lorong Kiri 20, Kampung Datuk Keramat, 54000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

3. Songket Restaurant

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Their motto is "The place to go for quality 'Masakan Kampung' in KL" and they're not wrong! Songket's menu is full of chef's kiss Malay dishes and desserts that will make you crave for more.

Halal status: Halal

Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 12PM-10PM

Address: 31G, Plaza Crystavilla, 1, Jalan 22a/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

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Not craving for authentic Malay food? Well, we've got you covered as there are other foreign cuisine around Kampung Datuk Keramat! It's a diverse area and you'll find Western food and even Arab cuisine. In saying so, here are two restaurants that cook up amazing Arab food that will transport you to the Middle East:

4. Wadi Hadramawt

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Wadi Hadramawt is one of the most famous places where you can get delicious and mouth-watering Yemeni and Arab food. They serve family-portioned meals which you can share between 4-6 people and at a relatively affordable price! Their big portions are definitely worth the price.

Halal status: Halal

Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 11AM-10PM

Address: Petronas Station, Between Oakwood Hotel and, 226, Jalan Ampang, Kampung Datuk Keramat, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor

Contact: 03-4253 3333

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5. Marrakesh

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At Marrakesh, you'll find yourself satisfied and full with their authentic and finest Arab and Mediterranean cuisine. Just like Wadi Hadramawt, their large portions are worth every penny.

Halal status: Halal

Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 10AM-10PM

Address: 6 Jalan Putra, Jalan Raja Uda, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Contact: 012-664 0734

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