Kuala Lumpur, the city of gastronomes. Every month, a slew of new restaurants open their doors in the busy city, leaving one awestruck with choices. To make sure you’re keeping a tab, we’ve compiled a list of KL’s hot-ticket tables to try this month of June, 2023.
From a French-Chinese restaurant with high polish and pleasant vibes to an improved hipster café, we’ve selected the best of the new eateries in KL and the Klang Valley.
1. Flint KL
Flint, tucked inside now-revamping, The Curve, Damansara, is a trendy place with modern accents that is excellent for weekend hangouts. The menu has a mix of Eastern and Western cuisines. The cafe’s main feature is definitely the obvious bar and countertops. If you’re looking for a place that provides a one-of-a-kind and remarkable dining experience with an Insta-worthy background, head over to Flint.
Address: G 41A – G 43, The Curve, 6, Jln PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: Daily, 8am to 10pm
Contact Information: Instagram
2. Sloaft Cafe
Located in the centre of Kuala Lumpur in LYF Raja Chulan, Sloaft Cafe, provides a tranquil respite from the city’s bustle. The café is decorated in calming neutral tones and a friendly atmosphere. The creative coffee sips at this café set it different from others, though, with delicious brews with a Malaysian touch, such as curry powder, kaya, available for daring coffee connoisseurs to try.
Address: 13,Jalan Raja Chulan, Bukit Bintang 50250, Lyf Raja Chulan, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Daily, 8am to 7pm
3. Kuro Coffee
Kuro Coffee is a Japanese specialty coffee brewer that uses its own freshly roasted beans. The simple, monotone space comes with a custom-made furniture with modest creative accents, creating a perfect environment for exhibitions, and events. For the food selection, they provide the usual grab-and-go pastries and desserts. By the way, this cafe does not open for walk-ins, so you will need to book a table upon entering.
Address: Lot 3A, Jalan 51a/223, Seksyen 51a, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: Daily, 11am to 7pm
4. Flour, Fire & Stone
Flour, Fire & Stone is the latest brunch spot in Section 13, Petaling Jaya. The lush and expansive new restaurant, overseen by the best people at Kenny Hills, which offers an extensive menu covering breakfast mainstays, traditional pizzas, spaghetti, and other Western meals that are perfectly baked in a wood-fire oven.
Address: 17, Jalan Professor Khoo Kay Kim, Pjs 13, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: Daily, 9am to 10pm
5. Ling Long
Introducing a sophisticated French-Chinese restaurant that combines the best of both worlds. The name itself refers to “exquisite” and “intricate” in Chinese, representing the restaurant’s culinary concept of offering a refined dining experience. For the time being, only two menus are offered, each with five or eight dishes that showcase local foods blended with foreign aspects to create creative sensations for diners.
Address: Block E, L2-04, The Five@KPD, Jalan Dungun, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 6pm to 11pm (closed on Monday)
Contact Information: Book a reservation here
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