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Songket Restaurant

No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
+60 10-958 9598
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
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Reviewed today via mobile

So a close friend flew in from abroad and wanted to eat beef rendang. My take, as a local: The rendang was good. Yummy in fact. The spices just right. But, the beef was a little tough. They had this grilled lamb dish that was...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Songket is a great option if you want to be introduced to Malay food. Everything was good at a reasonable price (see the pic). We had grill fish, prawns curry, amazing lamb ribs and a great veggie. Go for the pink guava juice: very refreshing!

Thank rudyicloud
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dance, party in there: it was our first time in KL and we decided to go to Songket for our last meal to end our trip. there was a big party at around 8ish with loud music, dancers and feel free to join the dancers...More

Thank irismokyuenman
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Iris, I am so happy to hear from you and in Tripadvisor. We are so glad you have enjoyed our interactive cultural dance, Malay cuisine and hospitality. I am looking forward to serving you again. Yes, chicken and squid is awesome. Personally, I love...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been trying to find some nice traditional Malay food in KL and this is the best one we had during our trip. Prices are reasonable and the food is very delicious. The staff helped us to choose the popular Malay dish. Three of...More

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

Dear Whitney IP, I had the greatest joy chatting with you. We are so touched with your review. I feel good that you and friends enjoyed Songket's hospitality, our authentic Malay cuisine and cultural dance show. I am looking forward to welcome you to Songket...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my second time in Songket. And it's the second time that I can admit that the cultural program is very nice. Local dances, fun music, and friendly staff. The manager came to greet us too. Their phone wasn't working, to make a reservation,...More

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

Dear Rza A, I believe I met you and your friend. I am always very curious to meet and engage with our widely traveled multinational guests. It is truly warming to know you have enjoyed our cultural dance program and kudos to our ever attentive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst I'm not a fan of Malay cuisine, I wanted to try it before heading home. The service was friendly and efficient. The food was fresh and tasty. And the dance performance was really great. I enjoyed this restaurant immensely and would highly recommend.More

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

Dear Harvhouse, We truly appreciate your honest comments and are very glad you enjoyed yourself with our authentic Malay cuisine and interactive dance program. My colleagues will be very much inspired to do better for our valued guests. We are alive with your gracious words....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love it! Excellent food. Great service. Satay, Oxtail Soup, the prawn seafood dishes were fabuloud. Thank you for having us and making it as a great evening.More

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

Hello Alvin, It has been a pleasure having you and your friends at Songket restaurant. We feel really invigorated by your kind comments. We will always beam with pride to share our authentic local cuisine and interactive traditional dances with our valued guest. Thank you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant for my birthday dinner mainly for its proximity to our hotel. The food was excellent and reasonably priced and the service was very good. What made it for us was the display of traditional Malaysian dancing which finished with an invitation...More

Thank A770YDwilliamr
DesmondThong, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear A770YDwilliamr, Thank you for your positive review. We are equally happy that you have chosen to celebrate your birthday dinner at Songket Restaurant and please know that we are truly encouraged by your words of appreciation. It gives us much pleasure and motivation to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I had dinner there last night. tl:dr: food was good but we won't be back. Food Taste 5 Wait Time -3 Smiling Dancer Guy +1 We made a reservation (online) for 7:30pm and arrived about 5 minutes early. The restaurant is located...More

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

Dear Grateful, Thank you for your frank and honest review. I will address the issue of waiting time with the ordering and kitchen. It is definitely unusual to wait 1 hour. I thank you for the positive review on the dancers and food taste. My...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Went there for the very first time and had their Ramadhan buffet with my family. The food was good but a reminder to those who are planning to go there for buka puasa, you guys need to take everything that is served in the buffet...More

Thank Afareena A
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Dear Afareena, thank you for your kind review and praise for the food. We are happy that you had an overall enjoyable experience at Songket. On the food, we do continuously refill the empty trays. We agree that the cooking and refilling was not fast...More

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Questions & Answers
23 June 2016|
Response from FrederickSebastian | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They accept all major credit cards.
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.
7 April 2015|
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Response from Krockz77 | Reviewed this property |
around 8PM. yes can host private function for 18 n more. u can even choose aircond or outside wt fresh air. the performance is presented at the outside area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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 10-958 9598
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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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