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Best things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Restaurant
2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Enjoy brunches with your Best friends and you can even have your meals with wine! Awesome!”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant in Nexus Bangsar South is where some of the finest Japanese cuisine you can have when looking for the classic Japanese dishes to eat.”
2 locals recommend
Café
“Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam near Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur 何九海南茶店 – A decades old traditional Hainanese coffee shop that has gained so much hype among the foodies recently. Queue started as early as before 7AM, all ready for a good old taste of Hainanese Cham drink with soft boiled egg, kaya butter toast, and more. This teashop is just next to historical alley connecting Jalan Panggung and Jalan Balai Polis, which has now refurbished and opened to public as a tourist attractions, more known as 鬼仔巷. Note: best time to visit Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam is as early as possible, best by 7AM if you want to skip the queue. Address: 何九海南茶店 1, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Opening Hours: 7.30AM – 3.30PM dialy”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
1 local recommends
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1 local recommends
Spa
“Erawan provides a brief respite from the city's hustle and bustle. Within a calm interior decked out in standard Thai decor, you'll be spoilt for choice with their various packages: from a head neck shoulder massage, to a full blown body massage to sooth out all your tensed muscles. Minutes walk from our unit.”
1 local recommends
Lodging
“$$$ I love the feeling of colonial time when English were having their tea time and scones... they kept the mood and the food ... crazy love it but exclusive and expensive”
4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Located at the front of the development on Ground Level. I was pleasantly surprised just how good the Italian food and wines are. Although a little expensive, this has to be one of my favourites when I am in KL. In my opinion the staff are friendly and the food is exceptional.”
4 locals recommend
Betting Shop
“Vegetables and meat are fresh. Prices are reasonable and you can even ask for discount.....”
2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Nasi lemak, is one of the Malaysians all time favourite breakfast, whenever you are in Kuala Lumpur so here’s beginning this beautiful journey with our National staple dish! Nasi Lemak Tanglin is famous with their sambal that mildly spicy with a hint of sweetness accompanied with crunchy(very important) anchovies, nuts, firm and fluffy rice with nicely separated grains plus good aroma from a healthy dose of coconut milk (santan) speaks for itself. Another recommended squid dish as they’re pretty known for it! ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great place for brunch. Hidden in a little corner but popular with locals. Great selection of cakes, breads and desserts.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Combining the best of Malay cooking with an introduction to the traditions of Southeast Asia, Songket offers its diners a comprehensive cultural experience. Songket gets its name from a type of intricately patterned, hand-woven and traditional fabric. This fabric adorns the restaurant and visitors are offered an introduction to its history and its manufacture. Diners are also entertained with regular performances of traditional Malay singing and dancing. The food matches this cultural celebration with a menu featuring staples such as Masak Lemak Udang Nanas, prawn and pineapple chunks, and Rusuk Salai Berkicap, chargrilled marinated short ribs.”
1 local recommends
Train Station
“Take the LRT from Dang Wangi station to get to KLCC if you are lazy to walk or KL Sentral terminal to transit to other trains like KTM, Monorail and KLIA Express.”
6 locals recommend