Check Out These 5 Affordable Fine Dining Restaurants In KL And PJ
If you’re in the mood to change up your casual outings for something a little fancier or celebrating a birthday, anniversary or just girls night out, yet won’t burn a hole in your pocket, then we’ve got just what you need. Here are 5 affordable fine dining restaurants in Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya that offer exquisite taste without breaking the bank.
Loo Loo Casual Dining
If you enjoy fine dining but prefer a more casual setting, then Loo Loo Casual Dining is the place to visit. Located in Sri Hartamas, the restaurant offers a clean modern interior and a glass kitchen window that may not give off the usual formality in a fine dining restaurant but best believe the food here speaks for itself. Named after head chef William and partner Nicole, who both share the same surname Loo, the spot serves a total of 16 dishes on the menu including starters and desserts, where each is beautifully made without the hefty price.
Highlights of Loo Loo Casual Dining
- Casual setting
- Clean modern interior
- Affordable choices
- Serves 16 items including starters and desserts to explore
Disadvantages of Loo Loo Casual Dining
- Some dishes required to pre-order
|Restaurant||Loo Loo Casual Dining|
|Opening hours||Wednesday to Monday: 12.00pm – 10.00pm|
|Address||B2-7, Block B, Plaza Damas 3, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur.|
Entier French Dining
Located in Alila hotel, Bangsar, Entier French Dining can be found on the 41st floor. The name which derives from the French word ‘Complete’ or ‘Whole’ offers a selection of dishes that can be experienced with family and friends. Without letting any animal or vegetable parts go to waste this restaurant incorporates them into their dishes for a unique exploration of taste. The restaurant also serves lunch menus of two to three-course meals to choose from. And while you dine away, take in the ambiance and enjoy its overlooking view of the city.
Highlights of Entier French Dining
- Offers a sharing portion
- Serves lunch 2-3 course meal
- Great ambiance with city view
Disadvantages of Entier French Dining
- Car park ramp is tight and the car park fee is quite expensive.
|Brand item||Entier French Dining|
|Opening hours||Monday to Friday: 6.30am – 10.30am
Saturday to Sunday: 6.30am – 11.00am
Tuesday to Sunday: 6.00pm – 11.00pm
|Address||Level 41, Alila Bangsar, No. 58, Jalan Ang Seng, 50470 Kuala Lumpur|
Eat and Cook
For an unpredictable night, make your way to Eat and Cook fine dining restaurant. Located in Bukit Jalil, KL this place offers an ‘Omakase’ dining experience, where you come in with the appetite to eat and leave it to the chefs to decide your menu for the night. The unique experience will leave your taste buds exploring various tastes through each dish. While the food is complemented with its beautiful interior in wooden touches and low-lit ambiance for an unforgettable experience.
Highlights of Eat and Cook
- ‘Omakase’ dining
- Unique and unpredictable dining experience
- Beautiful interior and ambiance
|Restaurant||Eat and Cook|
|Opening hours||Tuesday – Sunday: 11.00am – 7.00pm|
|Address||H6-1, Pusat Perdagangan Bandar Bukit Jalil, Persiaran Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.|
|Contact||+6 03 9765 6898|
Beta is a Greek alphabet that translates to the number 2 which represents the second outlet of Raymond Tham and his colleagues’ restaurant, Skillet@163. The casual fine dining spot located on Jalan Perak offers a combination of both restaurants, a taste of Malaysian cuisine with a modern European twist. With an impressive interior design of modern and traditional touches, it brings an element of warmth and fun for a night out with your friends.
Highlights of Beta
- Brainchild of Skillet@163
- Malaysian cuisine and modern European twist dining
- Beautiful interior and environment
Disadvantages of Beta
- Limited car park
|Opening hours||Tuesday – Sunday: 12.00pm – 3.00pm, 5.00pm – 1.00am|
|Address||163 Fraser Place, 10 Jalan Perak
Kuala Lumpur 50450
|Contact||+6 03 9765 6898|
Ruyi & Lyn
This modern Chinese restaurant in Bangsar Shopping Complex (BSC) offers a unique dining experience with its multi-conceptual space. From the main event hall, a casual dining area to a cigar lounge, and more, the restaurant provides a sophisticated space for large gatherings. Ruyi & Lyn serves innovative Chinese cuisine and a twist to the local flavours with artfully crafted dishes that are Instagram-worthy and delicious.
Highlights of Ruyi & Lyn
- Modern Chinese restaurant
- Multi-conceptual space with a speakeasy, lounge, bar, and restaurant option
- Great for big gatherings
Disadvantages of Ruyi & Lyn
- Not suitable for those who prefer a quiet evening
|Restaurant||Ruyi & Lyn|
|Opening hours||Opens daily 11.00am- 11.00pm|
|Address||4th floor, Bangsar Shopping Centre,
For those who enjoy a fancy night out without going off-budget, this list of affordable fine dining spots are great options whether you’re looking to take your partner on a night out, or planning a gathering with your friends and family.
It is always fun to explore new places for food and sometimes we want to dress up cute and splurge a little with good company. So, consider these spots and expect a night of exploration and amazingly crafted food.