1. Briyani Ayam Madu @ Mahbub, Bangsar (halal)
Famous for its signature Nasi Briyani Ayam Madu (honey chicken) since 1974, Mahbub is the go-to spot for a good plate of fresh food at night.
The Indian briyani comes with acar (pickles) and curry. Aside from that, there are also other Indian-style dishes, naan, and tandoori.
7am - 2am daily.
15-17, Lorong Ara Kiri 1, Bangsar,
59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Damansara Damai outlet:
16, Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang,
50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
2. Cheese naan @ Nathan's Corner, Taman OUG (halal)
Nathan's Corner is said to have some of the best cheese naan in town, with the perfect balance of warm, soft cheese oozing out of each slice and topped with shredded cheddar.
Pair it with their juicy tandoori chicken marinated generously in spices. Yum!
Open 24 hours daily.
1, Jalan 6/155, Bukit Jalil, 58200,
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, 58200
3. Lamb burger @ Burger-Mbira, Damansara Uptown (halal)
Once you've tried Burger-Mbira's lamb special cheese burger, there's no turning back.
It's topped with everything that makes a Ramly burger perfect in Malaysia – onions, mayo, lettuce, and cucumber, among other ingredients. However, the secret lies in its special sauce which impeccably ties it all together!
8pm - 4am daily.
No. 56-84, Jalan SS 21/39, SS 21, 47400,
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 47400 Petaling Jaya
4. Dim sum @ Dai Sum Yun, Jalan Ipoh (non-halal)
There's nothing quite like a good plate of warm siu mai and har gow to end your night of partying.
This popular dim sum joint in Jalan Ipoh is perfect for a late night supper to satisfy those cravings! You win some, you dim sum. :p
6.30pm - 6am daily.
459, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah,
51200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
5. Roti tisu and roti canai @ Sri Melur, Subang Jaya (halal)
Chewy, non-fresh roti canai is a big 'no' in our books. Which is why we love it when warm, crispy, and fresh roti canai is served - perfect supper food!
Sri Melur has made headlines for its roti canai over the years and is famous for its roti tisu served in true Malaysian fashion - extremely tall and needing several plates to be laid down on the table.
7am - 1am daily.
No. 2, Jalan USJ 17/2, Usj 17,
47630 Subang Jaya, Selangor
6. Beef noodles @ Soong Kee, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee (non-halal)
Having been in operation for more than 40 years, Soong Kee Beef Noodle has been consistent in producing its iconic bowl of beef noodles.
The noodles are springy, while the minced meat is coated in a thick dark sauce mixed with a special meat sauce. Did we mention that it's affordable too - only RM7 to RM8 a bowl depending on the size.
Mon - Sat: 11am - 10.30pm
Closed on Sundays.
86, Jalan Tun H S Lee, City Centre,
50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
It also has an outlet at Lot 10 Hutong in Bukit Bintang.
7. Bak kut teh @ Law Tian, Klang (non-halal)
Known as one of the best spots for late night bak kut teh among Klangites themselves, Law Tian is opened till the wee hours of the morning.
Malaysian food enthusiast KYspeaks shared in a review that the "bak kut teh meat is true to Klang standard - soft, tender, and full of flavour," while the soup is "not overly strong" and "carries a good herbal note".
7pm - 5am daily.
20, Jalan Pos Baharu, Kawasan 15,
41300 Klang, Selangor
8. Nasi lemak @ Big Tree Head Mamak, Kepong (halal)
What's better than having a good ol' hot plate of nasi lemak after a long day?
Famous for its ayam goreng (fried chicken) that is coated in a special blend of spices, Big Tree Head Mamak fries its chicken fresh daily, giving it the perfect crunchiness on the outside while retaining its juicy meat on the inside.
Paired with their nasi lemak, this dish is the perfect tribute to the nation's most popular meal.
Mon - Sat: 4pm - 4am
Sun: 4pm - 12am
Persiaran Mergastua, Kepong Baru,
52100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
9. BBQ Chicken wings @ Restoran Wong Ah Wah, Jalan Alor (non-halal)
While Jalan Alor is famous for being lined with food stalls and restaurants, one particular Chinese restaurant stands out for its barbecued chicken wings.
Feeling peckish in the middle of the night? Take a drive to KL to enjoy its smoky wings packed with flavour!
5pm - 4am daily.
16, Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur,
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
10. Hokkien mee @ Ah Yap, Jalan Sentul (non-halal)
Listed as one of the best spots for Hokkien mee is this humble stall that began in Sentul, but has now grown to a number of branches across Klang Valley.
The noodles are cooked over charcoal fire giving it that smoky flavour. It is then topped with a generous amount of pork lard.
These are the areas where their outlets are located and their daily opening hours:
- Jalan Sentul (11pm - 1am),
- Damansara Utama (11pm - 2am),
- Dataran Sunway (11am - 1am),
- Sunwaymas Commercial Centre (11am - 1am), and
- Solaris Dutamas (11am - 9pm).
11. Ikan bakar @ Sambal Hijau KL (halal)
Labelled as one of the best places for Malay food by several reviewers, Restoran Sambal Hijau serves a variety of authentic flavours.
Its ikan bakar (grilled fish) has been particularly raved about by many KL-ites. According to Food Advisor, the restaurant serves up to 5,000 customers a day!
7am - 2am daily.
2990, Jalan Sungai Penchala, Kampung Sungai Penchala,
60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
12. Durian Cendol @ Cendol Durian, Kampung Baru (halal)
It can get pretty humid in Malaysia and nothing beats the heat like an icy bowl of cendol topped with fresh durian flesh.
Reviewers reveal that the cendol is not too sweet and is reasonably priced if it isn't off season.
Each bowl is priced at RM10 when durian is in season.
12pm - 12am daily.
Jalan Raja Alang, Chow Kit,
50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
13. Cakes @ Sugar Rush, Petaling Jaya (halal)
Located in a quaint bungalow area is this dessert parlour known for its large assortment of cakes and pies. To top it off, the cafe's ambiance is perfect for a chilled hangout with friends.
So, when that sudden sweet tooth craving hits you in the middle of the night, you'll be glad Sugar Rush is opened right up till midnight.
Mon - Fri: 4pm - 12am
Sat - Sun: 11am - 12am
28, Jalan Dato Abu Bakar 16/1
Seksyen 16, Petaling Jaya
14. Lala @ Boston Baru, Klang (non-halal)
Boston Baru has been named as one of the best places for steamed and kam heong lala.
The restaurant is notorious for its long queues during dinner time. However, several reviewers have said that it's worth the wait.
Several of its other popular dishes are: nestum prawns, hokkien mee, and kung pao squid.
Mon - Fri (except Wed): 7pm - 1am
Sat: 6.30pm - 1am
Sun: 6pm - 1am
Jalan Kapar, Kawasan 18, 41000 Klang, Selangor
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