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Songket Restaurant

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No. 29, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
03-2161 3331
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Songket for my iftar with the rest of my colleagues.My first imagination about this restaurant was the same when i came here last 2 years.It was amazing experience ever!with the cultural dance etc.But this time,it was dissapointed and unexpected!Not much choices for food,drinks and dessert etc.The worst part was,they refilled the food..but not enough to cover the... More 

Thank real_2399
Firenze, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We were suggested by the hotel concierge to come here. It was indeed a very good suggestion. Typical dishes and a traditional dance. The only concern is the price quite high in Kuala Lumpur!

Thank Daniele T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Location: It is located very central, in the heart of klcc, eventhough it is not at the main road, it is hidden at the back and he had to search for it... Cultural dance: It is very well organised, and the dance is really good. They dance many different kind of dance. They also go at the tables and tell... More 

Thank mdrydaki
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Last night, my wife and I went to songket for dinner. The food was delicious. Unfortunately, I had a bad experience with our waiter, Harun. He told us that the only water they have available was Evian bottled water. It was my mistake for not asking the price of this water. 2 bottles of it turned out to cost $9... More 

Thank Jack R
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

The place is touristy and has entertainment while eating. Not my scene, but if I have to only evaluate the food... I have to say it was great. The rendang was great and the curry too. The food is worth it if you can handle the entertainment.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

We live in KL close to the city's highlighlight - Petronas twin towers and Songket is sort of hidden from though walking distance to KLCC. The food is amazing and the ambience calming. I ordered the char grilled chicken with traditional Malay spices. Definitely recommend it to travellers and KLites alike. Cultural performances in the evening.

Thank greatchief
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Its a truly Malaysian malay traditional food and cultural. As soon as I stepped foot into the restaurant, suddenly thought of my hometown. All diamonds used reflect the culture and history of prior art. Similarly, the menu provided it is Malay cuisine. Here, every visitor who comes will be entertained with cultural dance performances Malays and other races in Malaysia.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Went here for an authentic experience recommended by hotel concierge. Tired decor, dirty floor, seated outdoors with broken furniture in background and very uncomfortable wooden chairs. Dancing was ok and kids were amused. Service was average as was food. Passable but I feel a Malaysian would be embarrassed if this was an authentic representation of culture and food. Fantasia in... More 

Thank Sammar F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Like other reviewers have written, this restaurant caters for western tourists who want Malay style food but do not want the food stall experience. The food had Malay styles, but the spice was very mild and not really what I was expecting. Our hotel concierges recommended this place to us, but I wouldn't really recommend it to others as I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

By sharing your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and pWent here with some colleagues while in KL for work. Not very impressed. The food is what I would call the tourist version of Malaysian food, sure it's cooked well but I found it slightly lacking in both taste and spice. Some people might like it but I wouldn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 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: 03-2161 3331
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?