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Songket Restaurant

No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
+60 3-2161 3331
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant might seems famous restaurant to tour group but I went there with my friends and absolutely have a nice dinner and night there. The food might be pricy but it taste good and delicious. The service is good, and luckily the day went...More

Thank Enochmingo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a tour group, which means we got a set menu. Though maybe(?) authentic, none of the food was to my taste: all too spicy, chicken consisted more of bones than meat etc. However, it could well be that the buffet is much better....More

Thank Be2704
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome night with hospitable and passionate host. Food is excellent here and the dance performances are fabulous. Guests can also join the dance and have big smiles all the time! Definitely a Malay restaurant worth visit when in Kuala Lumpur!More

Thank Yu-Fen C
DesmondThong, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jeanne, Thank you so much for your high appreciation of our hospitality and offerrings. We are glad that our hard work to provide the best wholesome experience to all our dining guests has left a good impression on you. Its always a pleasure for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, the service. Given the number of people here and the number of waitstaff, I was amazed that I seemed to have someone able to notice as my glass was nearly empty or my plate needed clearing. I stuck with the chef's suggestions of spicy...More

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

Dear Chris, We, at Songket Restaurant, are all super delighted to read your raving review. We are glad, the staff have been alert to your needs. We are even happier that you have found favour with our Malay food, service excellence, cold beer and reasonable...More

Reviewed October 11, 2018 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 October 14, 2018

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 October 9, 2018 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 mbadal
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

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 October 8, 2018

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 October 9, 2018

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 October 8, 2018 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 October 9, 2018

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 October 7, 2018 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 October 7, 2018

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 October 3, 2018 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 gauravbadiani
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

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.

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Paradise827692
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.
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Renee R
August 22, 2018|
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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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PeiMo
June 22, 2016|
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Response from FrederickSebastian | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They accept all major credit cards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $20
Meals
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
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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