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Songket Restaurant

No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
+60 3-2161 3331
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I have just returned from our first visit to Malaysia and KL. We'd read the reviews and heard good things about the Songket so thought we'd give it a try - and we weren't disappointed! We booked and selected our set meal...More

Thank NeilFarnham
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time visited Songket restaurant. The food was excellent with great cultural dances and cosy ambience. Highly recommended for all people especially tourists.👍

Thank sherrythonghinds
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our group came here for dinner and we enjoyed its good food and hospitality. We were warmly welcomed by its Manager and given a long table with a good view of its 30-minute cultural show which comes every evening. Food was delicious and served fast....More

Thank Manuel I
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Manuel, We are very happy that your group enjoyed the food, hospitality, service and the 45minutes cultural dances(except for Sundays). Yes, Songket restaurant is one of a few restaurants still providing ample free parking in the city centre. Thank you for the good review...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic dinner at Songket a few weeks ago. We met Philip, the owner, enjoyed the dancing, and the amazing local cuisine. It was our final night in Malaysia, this wrapped up our experiences nicely with such delicious food, fun conversation with Philip,...More

Thank ncbeth_12
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear NCbeth, We are greatly inspired by your review and recommendation of Songket Restaurant. We are very glad, you liked the local Malay cuisine, cultural dances and left with a memorable experience. We will definitely look forward to welcome you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were having lunch at Songket 2 days ago. i myself never thought that there is such premise behind the Old Town Building.. anyway, i would say meal is nicely done. though its quite taking sometime.. carpark quite limited during day time.. maybe alot during...More

Thank Wan_Merah_8777
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Wan Merah, Thank you for your review and we are looking at ways to Keep some parking for our guests during lunch. We wish to welcome you at night too.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous dinner and bonus entertainment. Coconut rice is a must have. Great outdoor seating and beautiful atmosphere. Don't miss thus hidden gem in the downtown area.More

Thank Paula L
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Paula, We are very happy you had a fabulous dinner and enjoyed the cultural dances. I think the coconut rice could be the green pandan flavoured rice which is cooked with the fragrant juices of the pandan leaves. Glad you liked it. I liked...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on the TA reviews, we picked Songket for our last meal in KL before moving further north. I expected a cultural show but when we arrived it was apparent that there was nothing planned of that type for this evening. We’ve looked online since...More

Thank DJD140215
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear DJD140215, We regret, we failed to impress you. We have dances 6(six) days a week from Mondays to Saturdays. The ethnic dancers are off on Sundays. I have seriously taken note of the issues raised. We are currently conducting an investigation and review to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After being a nit dis illusioned with real malay food, the concierge in our hotel recommended this place. The food is ok! Nothing special. Price is reasonable. And we had a wonderful evening.. great people, malay dance show with very nice and friendly performers. Smiles...More

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

Dear Mitch, We are so glad you chose Songket Restaurant. We are encouraged by your review. Glad that you liked the cultural dances, friendly staff and service. Personally, I loved the curry prawns, fried fern leaves(pucuk paku) and chicken Percik. Must not miss the desserts...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Good food combines with visual treats of Malaysia cultural dances and fun traditional games! The restaurant located in heart of KL

Thank Babybunny80
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Babybunny80, Thank you for your recommendation and great review of Songket restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed the ethnic dances and kitchen preparation. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 9 February 2018

Good generous servings of authentic Malysian food, lovely hosts, excellent and unexpected entertainment in the form of traditional dancers. Very reasomably priced. Located right in the heart of KL, but feels like a tranquil respite from the busy city around it. Couldn't reccomend more highly!

Thank Frankayclay
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Frankayclay, Thank you for your recommendation and amazing review of Songket restaurant. Glad you loved the tranquil ambience, authentic Malay cuisine and live traditional dances. Hope to welcome you again.

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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 Philor1 | Property representative |
The cultural dance performances start at 8.30pm to 9.15pm, from Mondays to Saturdays. The dancers are Off on Sundays, unless on special request and arrangement. There are private spaces for private functions either inside... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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