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368-B, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur 50400 , Malaysia
+603 2179 8082
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We chose this restaurant to celebrate Xmas Eve. It was a set menu consisting of seven courses. Overall, we liked the menu composition, & the food was well presented. Perhaps the portions could have been slightly more generous! An illustration of this, was the first course of pan fried fresh fois... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and delicious food on the menu. it is innovative bad of great quality, we truly enjoyed it. Staff is very very nice and helpful. We had a great time.

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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had lunch there on a Friday, normally they only do dinners but every Friday, they do luncheon with a set menu, it's about US$50 a head including a glass of wine or bubbles. My husband, two kids and I all enjoyed every course. The menu is very innovative, the chef is French-Japanese influenced, good selection of wine and service... More 

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Garrison, New York
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Extraordinary food and service in this centrally located gem... probly the best restaurant you'll eat in that month, if not year. Small but mighty.

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Malaysia
Top Contributor
233 reviews 233 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Cilantro has somehow evolved into our family's "go to" restaurant for a special New Year meal. Whilst the saucing remains precise, there is a feeling that it is starting to become formulaic the quality of the ingredients is, as always beyond reproach, and the portions are skilfully managed so that one never leaves the table feeling too full, nor feeling... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Cilantro is definitely worth a visit. While you could order anything on the menu and not go wrong. I went with a friend who is KL born and bred and she insisted I have the chocolate pudding with earl grey sorbet. I'm still grateful. BYO wine if possible. The wine list is pricey.

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Grand Casablanca Region, Morocco
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

One of the best restaurants in town serving fine and creative cuisines which changes seasonally. Extremely intimate service which ensure a memorable dining experience

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

After reading some of the recent positive reviews, I decided to book the degustation dinner on New Year's Eve during our visit to Kuala Lumpur. The evening started off very well, and we were very pleased with the look and atmosphere of the restaurant. As we finished our third course of the meal, the evening began to change for the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We chose this restaurant to celebrate Xmas Eve. It was a set menu consisting of seven courses. Overall, we liked the menu composition, & the food was well presented. Perhaps the portions could have been slightly more generous! An illustration of this, was the first course of pan fried fresh fois gras. The tiny fig brioche looked lost on the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The food was really good, but the service was just so-so. Price is considered on the medium high side. It's located at a rather dodgy place. Environment was just normal and it was a rather small restaurant. Will go again, but not the first choice.

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Paris
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182 reviews 182 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We chose the 4-course menu (2 starters) and we ordered a champagne (Ayala 2002) for the whole meal, The chef is inspired by French and Asian (Japanese mostly) cuisine and overall the dishes were quite good and fine. Be ready for very small portions though, especially for the main course - I picked the poussin (baby chicken), I got about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 368-B, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur 50400 , Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +603 2179 8082

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?