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Tamarind Springs

Jalan 1, Taman TAR (Tun Abdul Razak) | Ampang, SelangorJalan, Kuala Lumpur 68000, Malaysia
+60342569300
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Ranked #36 of 2,247 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $50 - $150
Cuisines: Asian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

The setting of this restaurant is fantastic. About a 25 min cab ride from the city and you are transported to a jungle oasis. The taxi dropped us off at the top of the road and we walked down a path lit by candles through what appeared to be jungle and all the noises associated with it which was amazing.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Great food...great environment...great wine..what else do we need....i just love the place and always go back for any ocassion.

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

The Tamarind Springs restaurant is a hidden gem in the hills of suburban Ampang, 15-20 mins from KL city centre. Not a cheap eating alternative, but certainly worth the visit as the food and service was great and the ambience was relaxing and romantic. Clinging to the side on a hill, the restaurant is built in traditional wooden terrace house... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Having spent a few days with Malaysian friends and eaten at hawker stalls and street eateries with them (wonderful and very tasty), my husband and I decided to treat ourselves to a "posh" dining experience at least once while in KL. As we were staying at the Villa Samadhi we decided to take advantage of their free shuttle service to... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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119 reviews 119 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The Balinese type of setting has all it needs for a great outdoors dining experience. Away from the hustle of KL, this is a multi level restaurant, clung to the mountains in the midst of the last part of not yet burnt down ´jungle´ of Ampang. It is great to wander around the various terraces. The restaurant features two kitchens:... More

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san francisco
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The owners of Villa Samadhi did it again with this wonderful restaurant serving "Indochinese" cuisine (blend of Vietnamese,Khmer and Lao cuisine) in an incredible setting at the bottom of a gully... A bit pricey ,but well worth the visit.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Taken to the Tamarind Springs by friends from KL - had a delicious meal. The restaurant is beautifully located, and has a good menu. Food served promptly, generous portions and very tasty. Had a delightful evening there.

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Albany, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We decided to go out for lunch on our last day in KL and this restaurant is connected to the hotel we stayed in. Great decision. As it's out of twon a little it's packed in the evening but we had it to ourselves for lunch, just brilliant. Food was delicious, river lobster in tom yum sauce, OMG. Service was... More

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Shanghai, China
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I thought of going for a try on a place that received good ratings and it was a good decision. On the way driving to the restaurant with the assistance of our GPS, we saw plenty of monkeys along the drive uphill. This basically started the excitement on where we are heading. Could it be somewhere in the jungle? We... More

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Phuket, Thailand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Dined at Tamarind Springs at the end of Chinese New Year, so we were offered a "Good Luck" starter which consisted of raw salmon and a variety of other ingredients from nuts to crispy noodles tossed in a Tamarind and Peanut sauce. (See Pic). This was a very pleasant start to an excellent meal. There are so many different choices... More

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