Everyone is excited to celebrate and feast during Chinese New Year with their loved ones.
However, choosing a restaurant to meet different needs can be quite a chore.
After weeks of trying to find the right restaurant:
If you're looking to celebrate the holiday with Muslim friends or family, we're here to inspire you with a list of halal Chinese eateries in the Klang Valley:
From seafood to dim sum, Homst has something for everyone. Their signature dishes include asam steam fish, butter prawn, and deep fried squid. With eight branches all over Klang Valley, they're super accessible and you can choose to visit the outlet closest to you.
1. Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur.
2. Jalan Raja Abdullah, Kuala Lumpur.
3. Seksyen 13, Shah Alam, Selangor.
4. Taman Prima Saujana, Kajang, Selangor.
5. Setia Alam, Shah Alam, Selangor.
6. Dpulze, Cyberjaya, Selangor.
7. Ayer 8, Presint 8, Putrajaya.
8. Bangi Gateway, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor.
Daily (11am - 10.30pm)
2. Haslinda Sim Abdullah
When Haslinda Sim Abdullah converted to Islam, she realised that halal Chinese food was hard to come by. This inspired her to open her first restaurant. The restaurant's signature dish is the Cantonese fried kuey teow. The noodles are stir-fried in a hot wok and covered with savoury egg sauce.
No. 48, Jalan Medan Pusat 2c, Section 9, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor.
Monday (11.30am - 10.30pm)
Wednesday to Friday (12pm - 10.30pm)
Saturday to Sunday (11.30am - 10.30pm)
Closed on Tuesdays.
3. Haji Sharin Low
This halal-certified restaurant specialises in Southern Chinese cuisine. They have over a dozen outlets throughout Malaysia and their famous dishes include Kung Pao and Char Siew chicken.
1. Bangsar Utama, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.
2. Taman Sri Gombak, Batu Caves, Selangor.
3. Dataran Templer, Bandar Baru Selayang, Selangor.
4. The Strand, Kota Damansara, Selangor.
5. Seksyen 7, Shah Alam, Selangor.
Saturday to Thursday (11.30am - 11pm)
Friday (2.30pm - 11pm)
4. Amber Chinese Muslim
Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant serves mouth-watering festive delicacies such as roasted lamb, special sweet and sour tiger prawns, fried salmon, and beef ribs. They even offer special Chinese New Year sets complete with yee sang and treasure pot.
1. Nexus Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur.
2. Pavillion, Kuala Lumpur.
3. 1 Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Daily (11.45am - 10.30pm)
5. Golden Valley
Golden Valley aims to serve with passion, bringing customers delicious and nutritious options for halal Chinese food. Golden Valley is really well known for their scrumptious Marmite Chicken and Lotus Roots with Mixed Nuts. But not just that, they have various selections of other tasty food too! For those who love fresh air, they even have an open-air area for you to dine-in.Address:
310, Lorong Selangor, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor
Monday - Friday (11.30am - 3pm, 6pm - 10pm)
Saturday - Sunday (6pm - 10pm)
6. Mohammad Chow
Located at Perdana Business Centre in Damansara Perdana, Mohammad Chow is a family-founded restaurant and it has become popular for Chinese food lovers. Their extensive menu has everything from Marmite chicken to kam heong crabs.
1, 3, Jalan PJU 8/5h, Perdana Business Centre, 47820 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Daily (11am - 11pm)
7. Mohd Chan
With 14 outlets in Klang Valley, Mohd Chan is no stranger to those who frequent Chinese-Muslim restaurants. This award-winning chain mainly serves seafood and poultry dishes, but they also have a wide selection of dim sum.
1. Ara Damansara, Selangor.
2. Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor.
3. Bandar Baru Rawang, Selangor.
4. Bukit Sentosa, Rawang, Selangor.
5. Presint 15, Putrajaya.
6. Glenmarie, Selangor.
7. Kelana Jaya, Selangor.
8. Kota Kemuning, Selangor.
9. Meru, Klang, Selangor.
10. Ampang, Kuala Lumpur.
11. Padang Jawa, Selangor.
12. Shah Alam, Selangor.
13. Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur.
14. Taipan USJ, Selangor.
Daily (11am - 11pm)
8. Adam Lai
Adam Lai serves affordable seafood dishes such as salted egg squid and chilli crab. Established in March 2012, the restaurant is a collaborative venture between Chef Adam Lai, local celebrity Ebby Yus, and two other friends, Helmy Harun and Faizal Abdul Jabar.
1. Seksyen 15, Shah Alam, Selangor.
2. Prima Sri Gombak, Batu Caves, Selangor.
3. Dataran Wangsa Melawati, Kuala Lumpur.
Saturday to Thursday (11am - 11pm)
Friday (2.30pm - 11pm)