Who’s up for a toast to love and some mouth-watering, lip-smacking good food? ? We’re about to up your dating game, besties!
We’ve scoured the city’s gastronomic gems to curate a guide that takes you from the sun’s first rays to glittering, unforgettable nights. The likelihood of your date ghosting you is low if you’re smooth enough to take them out to any of these spots ?teeheee ~
So, loosen your belts (figuratively, of course), and let’s dive into our handbook for romantic eateries in Klang Valley!
Breakfast / Brunch
The best way to start any day? A yummy breakfast with your love one, of course! If you’ve spent the early mornings cuddling with bae, these spots are also good for brunch and lunch.
1.The Red Bean Bag
Originally located at Publika, The Red Bean Bag has since expanded and relocated to Mutiara Damansara. Avid brunch enthusiasts will surely have heard of this well-known restaurant. The Red Bean Bag hardly ever disappoints with their reliable dishes like pancakes, big breakfast spreads, sandwiches and more.
If you’ve never tasted their food, we highly suggest you try it!
Their new restaurant also has a play area for kids on the second floor so if you’re bringing kiddos along on your date (guess it’s a family date now, huh?) then this place is PERFECT for you.
Location: G-2, Menara Mudajaya, 12A, Jln PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: Open daily, 8:30am – 5pm.
Halal Status: No Pork or Lard, Serves Alcohol.
2. Sin Tong Hong Kopitiam
If you’re both craving a bit more culture then we suggest opting for an Asian style breakfast at this kopitiam that has a good balance of quaint ambiance and tasty, nostalgic food.
Sin Tong Hong Kopitiam’s menu offers traditional dishes such kaya toast, popiah, cucur udang, nasi lemak, and handmade noodles. The kopitiam is highly praised for it’s kaw milk tea and coffee.
Popular coffee shop Sin Tong Hong Kopitiam was first opened in 1999 in Sitiawan and swiftly gained popularity among the people of the northern Perak town. Since then, the kopitiam’s founding family has moved it to the Klang Valley in quest to share their good food with more Malaysians.
Location: No.105&105A, Jalan 20/7, Taman Paramount, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: 7:30am – 9:30pm, closed on Mondays.
Halal Status: Pork free
Blonde, a sleek and beautiful restaurant in Bukit Damansara, is totally worth a visit. This classy restaurant is owned by Serai Group (which also owns other popular restaurants like Serai & Jibby Chow) so you know the food is up to standards.
Here, Australian cuisine with a modern twist is served. Blonde is an Instagrammer’s paradise with it’s cotton candy tables, patterned floors, and an abundance of natural light. You’re sure to get nice memorable pictures of your significant other here!
Location: G.03A, Republik, Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Open daily, 10:30am – 10pm.
Halal Status: Halal
FEEKA is popular among urbanites, hipsters and coffee lovers in KL. The portions for their western – Asian fusion food here is filling and reliably tasty. What we love about this eatery is it’s cute location along Jalan Mesui near Changkat. They’ve got lots of plants and outdoor seating with good working fans so to keep you breezy as you enjoy chatting with your date.
Location: 4 different outlets across KL & PJ. 19, Jln Mesui, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Open daily, 8am – 10pm.
Halal Status: Halal
Tea / Coffee
You and your other half can gossip (or you know – confess your undying love for each other ..) over tea & desserts at these lovey-dovey spots.
5. Foo Foo
If you’re really serious about this date, (and you know they have a sweet tooth) you HAVE to bring them to Foo Foo, a fine French dessert spot in TTDI.
This café is cozily decorated with plenty of warm lighting, cooling aircon and unique windows overlooking the street. The menu may look a bit intimidating to some as they blend unique (albeit unconventional) flavours together – but honestly, whatever you order is sure to pleasantly surprise you. Hope you and your partner are adventurous with your palate though!
If you like Tuak then you’d be happy to know that they have a decent selection sold here and allll of them are refreshingly booozzzyyy.
Below is a photo of Foo Foo’s Sushi Rice Tuak & Balsamic Vinegar Ice Cream. How’s that for unique?
Location: 64A, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 3pm – 11pm, closed on Wednesdays.
Halal Status: Pork Free, Serves Alcohol
6. Three Years Old Café
If you both enjoy KL’s booming café culture then you might have heard of this place. It’s pleasantly decorated with lots of white, bright spaces and minimal touches – perfect for photos!
Three Years Old Café has a wide selection of cakes, pastries, tea and coffee. But this spot tends to get crowded most times. For a quick tea time session, we suggest you be seated here by 5pm.
Location: 1, Jln Sin Chew Kee, Bukit Bintang, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 9:30am – 6:30pm, closed on Wednesdays.
Halal Status: Muslim-friendly
Nothing screams ROMANCE like fancy French dining..
Be sure to make a reservation before going to any of these spots, okay!
7. Café Café KL
So you really like LIKE this person huh? If you REALLY want to impress them (granted they are open to eating French food) then Café Café is the best place to take your date. Just look at how gorgeously rich this restaurant is decorate?!! It’s inspired by Parisian cafés.
The chandeliers and floating crystals from the ceiling definitely adds that magical romantic touch..
If you like oysters then you’re in luck! Here, you and your sayang can fantasize ya’ll are on a romantic holiday in Paris…
French cuisine is famous for serving juicy duck meat so be sure to try one from their menu.
Location: 175, Jln Maharajalela, Kampung Attap, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Weekdays, 6pm – 12:30am.Weekends, 11:30pm.
Halal Status: Pork Free, Serves Alcohol
8. Sou Omakase Dining
BUT if French cuisine isn’t something you’re looking for then perhaps this fancy shmancy Japanese Omakase restaurant will suit your palate. Be prepared to SPEND and indulge with the freshest of food.
Customers rely solely on executive chef Fukuchi, who was born in Yokohama, and his staff to curate menus that offer a comprehensive exploration of Japanese cuisine as there isn’t an a la carte menu. Omakase loosely translates to “I’ll leave it up to you” in Japanese, as such the chef picks and curates the menu for you – all you have to do is sit and eat.
Their dinner sets are priced around RM350++ so this restaurant is for special SPECIAL occasions. One thing’s for sure though, it’ll be an unforgettable culinary experience.
Location: G247, Ground Floor, The Gardens Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 58000, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, 58000 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Open daily, 11:30am – 2:30pm & 6pm – 10pm.
Halal Status: Pork Free, Serves Alcohol.
If you’re still following this guide, at this point of the night – sure your date will already be impressed by you lah! So add the cherry on top and end your perfect day with some shimmery vibes coupled with pretty drinks.
Located within the golden triangle, JOLOKO is a vibrant, Afro-Caribbean restaurant bar. It’s lively and the ambiance is sure to get the good vibes going throughout the night! They’ve got plenty of great cocktails and wine to choose from.
Location: 43, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Weekdays, 5pm – 1am. Weekends, 12pm – 1am.
Halal Status: Non – Halal
10. Blue at EQ Hotel
Out of all the atas rooftop bars we know of in KL – Blue at EQ Hotel is most definitely in our top 5. The interior of this bar is absolutely STUNNING thanks to their genius play with lighting. All their cocktails are good here as well as their wide selection of wine.
Located on the 51st floor, you get incredible panoramic views of Kuala Lumpur. They’ve got plenty of indoor and outdoor seating for you and your date to pick.
Location: Level 51, EQ, Equatorial Plaza, Jln Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Open Daily, 5pm – 1am.
Halal Status: Non – Halal
And there you have it, lovebirds! A tantalizing tour through Kuala Lumpur’s most enchanting eateries, each one a canvas for romance, connection, and of course, exquisite cuisine. From sunrise breakfasts that make your heart skip a beat to moonlit dinners that redefine enchantment, this city knows how to serve up love on a platter.
But enough from us! We’re dying to know your thoughts. Have you explored these romantic havens? Or did we miss an under-the-radar gem that deserves a shoutout? drop your comments below with your favorite romantic KL restaurants.