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Songket Restaurant

No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
+60 3-2161 3331
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

By far the best Malaysian restaurant I've visited since I'm in KL. The food was inexpensive and very tasty. Staff was really friendly and had no issue explaining the dishes and making recommendations. definitive go to place!

Thank erik v
Reviewed 4 days ago

By far the best Malaysian food in Kuala Lumpur, went there for night with live music and dancing. Really great and authentic experience.

Thank Casper5783
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Casper, We are truly humbled and mesmerised by your most encouraging comments. Yes, we do try to keep things authentic, from the Malay Menu selection, the interactive dance and music and the kampong feel. Thank you Casper.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Really good food, Their potions size is good too. I curry could be split in 3. But if you cannot eat spicy food, please tell them to tone it down. I had that problem with one of the curries where I told the staff little...More

Thank Nikita S
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Nikita, I read with pride and encouragement, your description of Songket Restaurant. We do try to provide authentic Malay cuisine with ethnic dances from various parts of Malaysia. You could even join in for dances, photo sessions with the dancers in all their decked...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good atmosphere for a solo lunch, service is prompt and corteous. Althought at first they didn't have any Rendang available the chef managed to give me a portion :)More

Thank Andrea A
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Andrea, Thank you for your lunch visit. I am so glad our staff are able to provide the service excellence and to seek to give our best. I wish you could actually join us for the evening program when we showcase a number of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We came with visitors for the local cuisine and local dance performance. All of us felt that the sup ekor, sup ayam, rendang daging and pucuk paku goreng were exceptionally good. Alcoholic drinks were also served which is a welcome for those who needs it...More

Thank sp205_at
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi sp205_at, Wow, all of us at Songket are modestly flattered by your exceptionally encouraging comments on the service, food selection and traditional dances. We are truly inspired to do greater things and keep performing better. We look forward to welcome you again. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend Songket. We booked ahead for a Saturday which meant we got a nice table although there were some tables inside remaining if you haven't booked. The food was very good and they had a large variety seafood. The dancers are very...More

Thank Hamish E
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Hamish, Songket was set up to show our best authentic Malay delicacies in a kampong style ambience in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. We added in some interactive traditional Malaysian dances. We are very happy you have enjoyed yourself and recommending Songket. Thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious local cuisine. Truly will be enjoyed by all walk of life of any age limit. Away from hustle and tussle sounds of vehicles and truly enjoyable spot.

Thank Kalaivanan P
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kalaivanan, We at Songket Restaurant are immensely encouraged and happy to know of your enjoyment and awesome comments. We wish to thank you. We hope to do better for our guests. Looking forward to serve you again.

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I could watch good performance while having a dinner. It's so cool. Food is perfect and staff are friendly also.

Thank 수민 박
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear friend of Songket. We are very happy that you have enjoyed our Malay food offerings, traditional dance performances and service. You have given us much encouragement. Looking forward to see you again.

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Great selection of traditional Malay-Malaysian cuisine (as opposed to Chinese-Malaysian or Indian-Malaysian), and a lively song & dance performance from the crew :) Outdoors is a little warm, but there's an indoor area with A/C. A hidden gem in KL that not many seem to...More

Thank R8G8
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Hi R8G8, My colleagues and I are very happy to know you have enjoyed our Malay Cuisine and interactive Traditional Dances. I hope you have tried our favourite Rusuk Panggang(beef short ribs), curry udang(prawn curry) and my personal choice of Ikan Percik. Desserts are always...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great Malay meal with healthy portions. The entertainment at 830 was an unexpected surprise. Really enjoyed our evening!

Thank squadcard
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Dear Squadcard, Thank you for your lovely and encouraging comments. At Songket, we try our best to provide that extra, in service, authentic Malay food and a bit of fun for our widely travelled guests. We are greatly inspired.

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23 June 2016|
Response from FrederickSebastian | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They accept all major credit cards.
15 October 2015|
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Response from flsurfer | Reviewed this property |
Just checked with a coworker in KL who has lunch there often, and she told me that it is Halal, hope this helps.
7 April 2015|
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Response from Krockz77 | Reviewed this property |
around 8PM. yes can host private function for 18 n more. u can even choose aircond or outside wt fresh air. the performance is presented at the outside area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2161 3331
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Welcome to an oasis in the heart of the city.Savour the taste of Malay cuisine inspired from traditional specialties. Delight in live Malaysian Cultural Dance Performances. Luxuriate in the warm and elegant setting.Welcome to Songket. True Malay Flavours.
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