Have A Taste of Malaysia With These Contemporary Restaurants 

This Malaysia Day, treat yourself to a top-notch dining experience. 
Wednesday 16 September 2020
These dining spots will revive your love for Malaysian cuisine. Photo: @OpenHouse/Instagram

It’s hard to pinpoint what exactly makes a restaurant Malaysian. For a nation known for its cultural diversity, it’s no surprise why Malaysian cuisine today is such a mix of old and new and a combination of East and West influences. But one thing has remained the same over the years, and that is the warm hospitality and Malaysian’s love for food and discovery. Check out these dining spots to revive your love for Malaysia’s unique flavours. 


Akar Dining 

This modern-French establishment based in TTDI takes inspiration from Asian influences. Their four to five course menus feature haute French cuisine while also taking into consideration, the Asian 



Atas KL 

ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery housed in the cosy RuMA Hotel and Residences is already a well-known spot for their Sunday Brunch offerings. You’ll be hard pressed to find another establishment in KL that takes as much pride in their ingredients list as ATAS where you’ll be able to taste some of the best ingredients and locally-grown produce Malaysia has to offer. 




You’ll find all the usual Malaysian favourites here such as laksa Johor, beef mee kuah and rendang as well as some Western favourites such as beef ribs cooked with an Asian twist. Tucked away in KLCC, this makes a great spot to take in the beauty of the city and its skyline views.