Bangsar South is a ritzy suburban cityscape that encompasses lovely greenery across beautiful landscapes and architecture, equipped with water features that exude a relaxed and calming vibe amidst the bustling city. You’d be pleased to find that the dynamic lifestyle hub hosts an appealing scope of restaurants and retail outlets.
But where’s the good food, you ask? Read on to find out the best eateries in Bangsar South to tickle your insatiable tastebuds.
This restaurant is the epitome of self-sustenance, as they practice a farm-to-table concept and uses only ingredients harvested from their own farm or sourced locally. That’s how you know your food is 100% fresh! The Farm doesn’t fail to impress with its lush garden out front with al-fresco seatings and a fully-fledged hydroponics lab. Wow!
The innovative creations offered here are of local and Western cuisine, such as the curry beef lasagne, bunga kantan lettuce wraps and burnt cheesecake drizzled with teh tarik syrup.
Address: Unit G-01 & G-02, Level Ground, The Sphere Bangsar South City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.
Run by the same makers of Kakigori, Sunbather Coffee specialises in yōshoku—Japanese and Western fusion fare. Savour this unique gastronomical experience in Bangsar South with Neko-manma “cat rice” bowls, pasta with edamame pesto and breakfast platters with tamagoyaki (Japanese omelette), sausage onigiri (rice ball), teriyaki chicken meatballs and more.
If that didn’t sound tempting enough, the eatery also serves a delectable range of Japanese toasts and other eye-catching desserts. One look at their Insta page and you’ll be sold!
Address: UG-12 Upper Ground The Sphere, 8, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.
Previously the head chef of Ottolenghi Islington in London, Chef Ling doesn’t disappoint with this Mediterranean-style eatery. He’s Penang-born, and Penang people know good food, after all. Enjoy the mouthwatering concoction of the Mediterranean, European and Middle Eastern fare at Parklife. Vegans and vegetarians are also spoilt for choice with the glorious salad counter stocked with vegetable frittatas, couscous, rich legumes, fennels and more.
Check out their full menu here.
Address: No. 8, Unit 5, Level Upper Ground, The Sphere No. 1, Avenue 1, Bangsar South City, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.
Dao Xiang Chinese Cuisine Restaurant
Head over to Dao Xiang Chinese Cuisine for an elegant dining experience, where the chefs from China are trained to serve the most authentic Shunde cuisine in Kuala Lumpur. A must-try dish to order is their classic Shunde porridge. It has no seasoning, but you can choose from a range of high-quality freshwater seafood, meat and vegetables to dip into the dish for natural flavours and sweetness. Other specialities include claypot rice with eel, baked prawns and the Shunde Copper Hotpot.
Address: Unit 1-13, Level 1 Nexus Bangsar South, No. 7 Jalan Kerinchi, Kampung Kerinchi, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.
Helmed by Italian ex-pat Chef Keli—who has experience in Don Giovanni, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Italy—Portofino serves authentic Italian food made with ingredients imported from Italy. Its inviting atmosphere and the fragrant smell of homemade pizzas beckon to all visitors of Bangsar South alike. If you’re a seafood lover, order the seafood spaghetti or risotto, which are topped with fresh prawns, scallops, clams, mussels and squid.
Don’t forget to try the decadent desserts from creamy tiramisu to Pannacotta to fluffy cheesecakes.
Address: No. 1, Avenue 1, Bangsar South City, Kuala Lumpur.
As you can see, Bangsar South has some fascinating eateries with drool-worthy food that should be tried once or twice. Or maybe three times. Either way, a happy tummy equals happy life.