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Songket Restaurant

No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
+60 3-2161 3331
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The restaurant was decorated with a "Kampung" vibe, or village-style look that would bring you back to the times when you lived in your hometowns. It had great atmosphere and taking pictures there was a joy. The dishes were delicious, my personal favourite were the...More

Thank Emily L
DesmondThong, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Emily, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are highly encouraged just knowing that you have enjoyed and appreciated our authentic Malay cuisine, our traditional ambience as well as our cultural performances. It was our pleasure to have serve you and your friends and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Ibis Hotel Kular Lumpur city Center for a few nights as our air travel plans were changed. I guess we were not ready to leave Malsysia without finding this hidden gem called Songket Restaurant (opposite Ibis Hotel).Splendid dinner, vibrant and active display...More

Thank Michelle B
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michelle, We are delighted that you have managed to find the Hidden Gem opposite Ibis hotel. All of us at Songket Restaurant are committed to deliver and make for an awesome evening experience for our wonderful guests. Glad you loved the dinner, traditional dances...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking of an authentic Malay restaurant and they didn't disappoint. We organised a large group for dinner from Australia, very easy to deal with and everything in place when we arrived. They really went the extra mile to make our evening wonderful. Great...More

Thank SSelkirk
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear SSelkirk, What a wonderful review you have given to Songket Restaurant and the staff. We are glad our staff have gone the extra mile to make for a wonderful evening experience. We must thank you for the recommendation. We hope to host you and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, very attentive waiting staff. Delicious food and interesting local entertainment. Worth a visit.

Thank cpc_fit
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear cpc_fit, We appreciate your review. We are happy to know you liked the atmosphere, enjoyed the food and ethnic dances. Our staff will be glad to know they had serviced you well. Please do come again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a good restaurant but a limited vegetarian selection. The spring rolls and stuffed tofu starters were delicious! However beyond this you are a little restricted when it comes to vegetarian food. The manager was brilliant, very humble and tried his best. His staff do...More

Thank Hosh P
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hosh P, We greatly appreciate your positive frank review about the traditional setting and ambience, the enjoyable ethnic dance performances and service excellence shown by the manager. We do have a vegetables and starters selection which is vegetarian in nature and can also be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend for Malay Food. If you want to try Malay Food, here is you should come.. reservations can help.. buffet and ala carte options available. The Malay dance performance too will make ur mood from long day better. I though prefer less of Malay...More

Thank Gaurav B
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gaurav B, Thank you for your highly recommended comments for Songket Restaurant and our servings of delicious authentic Malay cuisine. Our dancers will be greatly inspired by your appreciation of their ethnic Dance performances. Please do come again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved via the TableApp and it worked very well. Very kind service. Nice atmosphere. Good food!

Thank Serban T
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Serban, It is our honour to be able to serve you well. We are very happy that you liked the Malay dishes and the village ambience in the city centre. We hope to be able to welcome you again. Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good local fare and a great alfresco atmosphere. The performance was a nice touch as it was not overpowering/distracting and the staff were quite helpful and friendly.More

Thank E52
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Es52, We all at Songket restaurant have had the greatest pleasure to have you dine here. Your positive comments on the authentic Malay cuisine, atmosphere and helpful friendly staff is a great encouragement. We are glad you liked the traditional dances. We hope to...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this wasn't great. We did like the authenticity and they do try hard. However: Not much choice for vegetarians and drinks weren't good. Cocktails had barely any alcohol in them and our white wine was served warm. However the staff were very friendly and...More

1  Thank leglobetrotter7
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Dear Leglobetrotter, Thank you for your frank review which will be useful for our improvement process. We will greatly appreciate more details if any and to pm to my email philip@songketrestaurant.com.We do have quite an extensive vegetarian range. I do hope our staff have been...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Really nice place, excellent food and we had the opportunity to see the Malaysian show, fantastic. The people of restaurant really kindly. It is highly recommended, close to Petromas TowerMore

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Thank lcabreragarcia
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Dear Icabreragarcia, We are very happy to read your excellent review on Songket restaurant. Owing to the different taste buds of cultures and peoples of the world and you voted the food as excellent is a very great testimony for our authentic Malay cuisine. We...More

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Questions & Answers
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.
June 22, 2016|
Response from FrederickSebastian | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They accept all major credit cards.
October 15, 2015|
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Response from flsurfer | Reviewed this property |
Just checked with a coworker in KL who has lunch there often, and she told me that it is Halal, hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 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: +60 3-2161 3331
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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.
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