It’s hard to resist Thai food, yes? The harmonious blend of sweet, sour, and spicy flavours never fails to leave us yearning for more. In Malaysia, the culinary delights from the Land of Smiles are highly regarded and cherished by the locals, readily available at every street corner.
But if you’re looking for a more upscale Thai dining experience, Kuala Lumpur’s city centre boasts numerous contemporary Thai restaurants. There, you’ll find a plethora of boujee twists on classic dishes like tomyam, pad thai, and Thai green tea. So why settle for ordinary when you can indulge in an atas Thai experience?
Head to these restaurants and treat yourself to the best of the best.
Situated within the premises of DC Mall, Erawan is an elegant Thai restaurant that prioritises comfortable dining experience. Their extensive menu boasts a selection of traditional, yet lavish Thai dishes, including their renowned prawn platter accompanied by a chef’s special homemade sauce. While the prices may be slightly higher compared to other establishments, we assure you that the exceptional quality of their cuisine will leave you thoroughly satisfied.
Address: Lot L1-17-18, First Floor DC mall, Plaza DC Damansara City, 6, Jalan Damanlela, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday, 11.30am-10pm. Sunday, 5pm-10pm.
Contact Details: 012-278 8438
2. Rama V
Rama V stands proudly as one of Kuala Lumpur’s first Thai fine-dining establishments. Over the years, they have consistently delivered menus of the highest calibre, seamlessly fuse traditional and contemporary flavours. Rama V presents an ideal setting for couples or families seeking a tranquil and intimate dining experience, while indulging in the extraordinary and robust tastes of Thai cuisine.
Address: 5, Jalan U Thant, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor, 55000 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Everyday, 12pm-3pm, 6pm-10pm
Contact Details: 011-7258 6110
3. La Moon
Who is not familiar with La Moon? This iconic Thai restaurant has been serving up delicious dishes in the trendy TTDI district for over a decade. Boasting a comfortable and contemporary interior, it is no surprise that the locals are consistently drawn to return. If you happen to be visiting, be sure not to overlook their highly acclaimed cockles curry, red tomyam, and chicken pad thai.
Address: Unit No.2-1,Greens Terrace, Jalan Wan Kadir 3, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Everyday, 12pm-3pm, 5.30pm-9.30pm
Contact Details: 012-289 5575
4. Tamarind Hill
Tamarind Hill has been providing exquisite Thai and Shan culinary experiences since 1999. Recognized on multiple occasions as a top destination for epicurean enthusiasts, this is the perfect place to savour the finest Thai cuisine while immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of national and local culture, far removed from the bustling city. Their delectable dishes are served piping hot, tantalising your taste buds and elevating your dining experience.
Address: 19, Jln Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Monday to Thursday, 12pm-3pm, 6pm-10pm. Friday & Saturday, 6pm-11pm. Closed on Sunday.
Contact Details: 03-2716 2737
5. Chakri Raintree Skybar
Chakri Raintree Skybar is an upscale restaurant-meets-bar concept situated on the topmost floor of Dorsett Hotel, Hartamas. The establishment presents an exquisite fusion of Thai and Western cuisine, blending in a delectable gastronomic experience. Moreover, the venue boasts a breathtaking panoramic view of the city skyline, providing an unparalleled ambiance to relish the tantalising flavours of Thai cuisine.
Address: ROOFTOP 27th Floor, 60, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Everyday, 4pm-12am
Contact Details: 016-227 7190