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Songket Restaurant

No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
+60 3-2161 3331
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this Restaurant as the reviews were mainly favourable and we were not dissapointed. Service is good, perhaps a bit too speedy. Flavours were excellent but both meals were very spicy so took a lot time to eat. For us personally we struggled with...More

Thank HappySue
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Happy Sue, Thank you for your warm and Inspiring review of Songket and service, spicy offering and ethnic dancers. We apologise that our Malay cuisine is still too spicy despite having made it milder for our overseas guests. Yes, we really wanted our guests...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best restaurants for local food with generous portion. Try the nasi lemak and mee kari here! Ambience is great with warm lighting and wooden furnitures and songket drapes. The place is rather quiet with relaxing music playing in the backgroup making it...More

Thank kanchana89
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kanchana, We are absolutely delighted with your kind comments. These kind reviews will always motivate us to perform better, serve better and cook up a storm. We are currently creating 3 beautifully build village huts(kampong style) for your enjoyment. We look forward to introduce...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

It was a great place to enjoy some local delicacies. Like its name, even the table runners were adorned with Songket. It served a good selection of Malay cuisine. Nice ambience. The location is rather tricky to find as it is hidden behind some other...More

Thank CarLi_1911
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Carli_1911, Thank you for putting the encouraging words for us. My colleagues and I were most delighted. We have always prided ourselves to keep the local ambience despite the peer pressure to modernise in tandem with our surrounds. We met a Designer who had...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Having stopped at Kuala Lumpur for a few days our hotel receptionist recommended this place All I can say we were not disappointed The food was lovely and the staff tried their best to offer a great service. We had a sharing platter as a...More

Thank kwehlule
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear Kwehlule, We are glad you liked our offerings, service and ethnic dancers. We have often been referred to as a hidden gem in the golden triangle enclave of KLCC. Songket will be embarking on a series of refurbishment and upgrades to improve the ambience...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

One of the few old traditional buildings left nestled amongst the skyscrapers of KL. These guys serve up a mix of authentic Malaysian food along with some entertaining dancing from all across SE Asia. Well worth a visit for couples, families and travellers.More

Thank IrishWill31
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear IrishWill31, Thank you for your frank review. It has been a carefully thought out deliberation to keep the building as kampong as can be. The menu offerings are authentic Malay cuisine from the various states of Malaysia. Dances will invariably comprise Malaysian dances with...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

By far the best Malaysian restaurant I've visited since I'm in KL. The food was inexpensive and very tasty. Staff was really friendly and had no issue explaining the dishes and making recommendations. definitive go to place!More

Thank erik v
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear Erik, Thank you for your kind words of encouragement. Yes, despite being a hidden gem in the city, we have a great desire to project the best of Malay cuisine and service to our guests. Our chefs do try their best to come out...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017

By far the best Malaysian food in Kuala Lumpur, went there for night with live music and dancing. Really great and authentic experience.

Thank Casper5783
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Casper, We are truly humbled and mesmerised by your most encouraging comments. Yes, we do try to keep things authentic, from the Malay Menu selection, the interactive dance and music and the kampong feel. Thank you Casper.

Reviewed 19 September 2017

Really good food, Their potions size is good too. I curry could be split in 3. But if you cannot eat spicy food, please tell them to tone it down. I had that problem with one of the curries where I told the staff little...More

Thank Nikita S
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Hi Nikita, I read with pride and encouragement, your description of Songket Restaurant. We do try to provide authentic Malay cuisine with ethnic dances from various parts of Malaysia. You could even join in for dances, photo sessions with the dancers in all their decked...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere for a solo lunch, service is prompt and corteous. Althought at first they didn't have any Rendang available the chef managed to give me a portion :)More

Thank Andrea A
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hello Andrea, Thank you for your lunch visit. I am so glad our staff are able to provide the service excellence and to seek to give our best. I wish you could actually join us for the evening program when we showcase a number of...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

We came with visitors for the local cuisine and local dance performance. All of us felt that the sup ekor, sup ayam, rendang daging and pucuk paku goreng were exceptionally good. Alcoholic drinks were also served which is a welcome for those who needs it...More

Thank sp205_at
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hi sp205_at, Wow, all of us at Songket are modestly flattered by your exceptionally encouraging comments on the service, food selection and traditional dances. We are truly inspired to do greater things and keep performing better. We look forward to welcome you again. Thank you.

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PeiMo
23 June 2016|
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Response from FrederickSebastian | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They accept all major credit cards.
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liza181270
15 October 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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AMMOHAM
7 April 2015|
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Response from terrenceG777 | Reviewed this property |
The cultural show starts at around 730pm as I believe. The resto is laid out in such a way the diners can have private spaces for groups. You also have the choice of indoor air condtioned dining or al fresco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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