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Songket Restaurant

No. 29, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
03-2161 3331
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Ranked #77 of 2,381 Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Malaysian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: 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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Farnham, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Really nice clean and friendly restuarant serving excellent food with the added bonus of some authentic Malay entertainment

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Curacao
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I visited Songket in August 2014 with a Malaysian friend. I had been traveling for two weeks with her and had been to many restaurants and always the food was very good. We had some doubts about the food after reading some of the reviews. However we were pleasantly surprised by the good quality. We also truly enjoyed the cultural... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

when there during Ramadhan . The food doesnt compliment the price paid for ramadhan buffet. The plus point is that it has local/traditional dances at night starting at 7.30PM.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice open restaurant with good local Malay food they have every evening an intersting cultural show that get the customers to be part of it

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The dancers were great, real feel of the local deep culture! On the other side the food was average, the waiting was looong..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My husband and I did have a lovely cultural experience dining at Songket. The food was distinct and quite delicious and the performances were quite splendid and We did join in the fun and shake a leg as well :) You might want to make a reservation online in advance though and be there around 8-815 as the performances start... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Songket restaurant secretly tucked in between the high-rises of KL. We went there as for a group gathering for Berbuka puasa (Iftar) buffet and ala carte options is not available during that time. They serve Malay traditional food, but the food is just average. Nothing overwhelmingly delicious. It was less spicy than usual Malay food (probably to cater for the... More

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Paris, France
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137 reviews 137 reviews
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111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Indeed, Songket is definitely geared towards tourists, but it's not always a bad thing. The cuisine felt authentic and the service is stellar. The show is a definite plus, everybody is friendly, some nice photos to make. Of course, all of this comes with European prices: our bill was around 200 RM for two, perhaps because they add service and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

This place is set up for tourists, but don't let that put you off. The food is traditional Malay, with a pretty wide range. Prices are on the high side for local food, but still cheap by European standards. The service is among the best I've seen in KL - and staff are super sweet. The food was tasty, portions... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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62 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Great Malay food, which has been tailor made (not too spicy) for the tourist market. The selection is a great representation of the of traditional Malay food. The restaurant is not on the main tourist roads, however, it is a must to visit. The traditional dancers perform local dancing, and at the end of the performance, patrons are welcomed to... More

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