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Songket Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 - 2019 Winner

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Welcome to an oasis in the heart of KL city centre, hidden away from the buzz of city life. Come savour the taste of our authentic Malay cuisine inspired from traditional specialties. Delight in our live inter-active Multi-Cultural Dance Performances 6x per week (Mon-Sat) from 8.30pm to 9.15pm, and capture the wonderful memory in beautiful pictures with our dancers in their glorious and colorful traditional customes. Relax in our warm and cozy traditional ambience with choice of indoor aircon dining, outdoor terrace dining as well as garden dining in wooden huts and pergolas. We bring you an overall experience you will cherish forever. Welcome to Songket Restaurant. True Malay Flavours.
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Songket is my favorite place to share with friends from abroad. Very well located, near KLCC, Songket offers during weekends, from Thursday on, a good combination of Malaysian typical food, friendly service and typical music and dances from different regions of Malaysia. Many friends have...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank luis_trevino72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, ambience is very good with live dance performances while dining. A great treat for the whole family.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MvLoveEarth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband came to visit me and I chose this restaurant for his first diner in Malaysia. The food and the show were great (a bit too spicy for European people and that’s the way it is and We have to adapt if one wants...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AlineTahiti
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

Food here is excellent and service is friendly and efficient ! I would have given 5 stars had there not been this really bad 'cultural show' ! (I have seen primary school kids perform way better than these 'professionnel ' dancers ! ) So :...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank kingofpeppange
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Songket this evening. There was an issue with one of our dishes which we reported to the director who couldn't have have dealt with the matter more professionally. After a huge apology and a promise to take the dish...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank PalaceChris
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Was staying in the IBIS hotel across the road and decided to give this restaurant a try especially with the high T/A rating. We were visiting on Sunday night so knew we would not have the show. When we arrived at the restaurant, there was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank darraghke
Reviewed April 16, 2019

My date and I went to Songket with high hopes based on the rating and were in for a huge disappointment. My only guess is that people have a different experience when they come as a big group for the dance performance and get buffet...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank teddyursa3
DesmondThong, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

Dear teddyursa3, Thank you for taking this great effort to provide such a lengthy review especially since this is your one and only review at Tripadvisor. It was obviously very important to you that your views be heard. For this we are extremely grateful. But...More

Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

Having visited Kuala Lumpur I looked for a local restaurant with Malay food. This place was excellent. The satay was fabulous, the Rendang was amazing. And so we're the other dishes we ate there. We liked it so much we went back on our last...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Rrooter
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

We stayed at the ibis hotel across the street and decided to visit one night to get some entertainment and dinner. The food was below average- it was cold and not very good. The service was very slow. The performance, however, was very good. There...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank WorkToTravel123
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Went there for diner , this restaurant is a little gem rounded by new buildings, but once inside we feel relaxed. They have covered terrace, good service and excellent food. Not too spicy , which was OK for our European taste, we enjoy it. Walking...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 251michell
DesmondThong, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Dear 251michell, Thank you for your wonderful words of appreciation. We are highly encouraged to know we have liven up to your expectations in our service and food quality and in providing a relaxing atmosphere for you to unwind yourself after a day of visiting...More

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February 21, 2019|
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Response from DesmondThong | Property representative |
Hello deepakppd, yes they do
October 29, 2018|
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Response from DesmondThong | Property representative |
Hi Nilaa, we have indoor aircon, outdoor terrace as well as outdoor garden sections to suit all preferences.
Renee R
August 22, 2018|
Response from DesmondThong | Property representative |
Hi Renee, our normal dining is ala carte menu. However, for group dining we do offer set menu options (min 10 pax) as well as buffet menu options (min 30 pax). Hope this clarifies. Thank you for your enquiry Renee.
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