Kampung Baru Food Worth Eating! 2022 Top 10

Kampung Baru Food
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Kampung Baru, also known as ‘new village’, is a traditional Malay residential area that was established about more than a hundred years ago in Kuala Lumpur. Although it is located in the heart of KL, Kampung Baru is still retaining their village lifestyle and feel within the city. Here, visitors not only could have a look at their historical landmark and night markets, but also the wide variety of mouth-watering food.

Hence, here are some places in Kampung Baru that are worth your visit for a tasty and hearty meal.

1. Suraya Seafood Kampung Baru 

Want to give Thai and Kelantanese cuisine a try? Then head on over to Suraya Seafood Restaurant at Kampung Baru. They serve some of the most unique and tasty seafood dishes. There is a wide variety to choose from on their menu, however, visitors must not miss out on their signature dishes.

On your visit here, don’t forget to try their Nasi Kerabu, Chicken Feet Kerabu, Maggi Kerabu, Tom Yam seafood, Som Tam, steamed fish and many more. As for the steamed fish, visitors should try the sea bass cooked in three flavours or Siakap Tiga Rasa. As for desserts, customers can try their Mango Sticky Rice, a traditional Thai dessert that is a must-try.

Address: Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours:
Monday – 5:00pm to 2:00am
Tuesday – 5:00pm to 2:00am
Wednesday – 5:00pm to 2:00am
Thursday – 5:00pm to 2:00am
Friday – 5:00pm to 2:00am
Saturday – 5:00pm to 2:00am
Sunday – 5:00pm to 2:00am

Contact Information: 017-396 2230

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/iMwUKQv3L1ikKUcNA

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2. Nasi Lemak Wanjo Kampung Baru

As Malaysians, we can’t get enough of Nasi Lemak. Here’s good news. There is a humble shop here in Kampung Baru that is deemed to have one of the best Nasi Lemak in Kuala Lumpur. With that said, if you happen to be in Kampung Baru, Nasi Lemak Wanjo is a must-visit.

Previously known as Nasi Lemak Mak Wanjo, this eatery has been operating for more than 50 years! Even so, locals still enjoy coming here for meals and supper since it’s open ’till late at night. Unlike the usual Nasi Lemak wrapped in banana leaf, they serve the Nasi Lemak on a standard plate. 

Address: 8, Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours:
Monday – 6:00am to 12:00am
Tuesday – 6:00am to 12:00am
Wednesday – 6:00am to 12:00am
Thursday – 6:00am to 12:00am
Friday – 6:00am to 12:00am
Saturday – 6:00am to 12:00am
Sunday – 6:00am to 12:00am

Contact Information: 011-6336 1963

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/hGdN9Z4FMRJeHRUP9

3. Masakan Padang Asli Kampung Baru

If you’re up for some Indonesian food, have a taste of some Minang classics here at Masakan Padang Asli Kampung Baru. Located in the depths of Kampung Baru, the humble eatery provides authentic Indonesian food served buffet-style with plenty of gulai and fried dishes to choose from. 

Masakan Padang Asli serves up a few classics such as fried beef with chilli (dendeng), beef tendons, beef rendang and many more. Your experience with the Nasi Padang here will not be complete if you have not added in some sambal merah and sambal hijau to go along with your rice. 

Address: 53, Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours:
Monday – 10:00am to 8:00pm
Tuesday – 10:00am to 8:00pm
Wednesday – 10:00am to 8:00pm
Thursday – 10:00am to 8:00pm
Friday – 10:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – 10:00am to 8:00pm

Contact Information: 03-2691 9072

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/bqJpZvZhzK3eyY95A

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4. Warung Pak Hassan Kampung Baru

If you’re looking for a good breakfast place, you’re in for a treat! Warung Pak Hassan is another famous eatery in Kampung Baru for their signature Roti Canai served with chicken feet. Everyone likes roti canai, right? It’s one of the best breakfast foods to eat here in Malaysia. 

Warung Pak Hassan’s roti canai is deemed to be one of the best in Kampung Baru. There is always a long queue at the shop, so customers need to be patient for a little while. The eatery is also a self-service joint where you queue, pick up the item you want, and pay for it at the counter.

Address: 45A, Jalan Raja Abdullah, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours:
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – 7:00am to 1:00pm
Wednesday – 7:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday – 7:00am to 1:00pm
Friday – 7:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday – 7:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday – 7:00am to 1:00pm

Contact Information: 017-223 7871

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/qpSXNeiTtLtpGGm58

5. Nasi Ayam Penyet Mak Maya

Ayam Penyet is a dish that many locals are fond of, especially when the crispness of chicken is covered in the hotness of sambal. Although Ayam Penyet isn’t a local delicacy, these Indonesian flavours fit Malaysia’s taste for spiciness. Ayam Penyet Mak Maya is a highly recommended place for some delicious Ayam Penyet.

Ayam Penyet is typically made with fried chicken, but Ayam Penyet Mak Maya’s rendition has a personal touch because their chicken is juicy and tender. That’s right! Their fried chicken isn’t dried up from frying, which makes the perfect fried chicken. Their sambal is also prepared fresh every day with a mixture of chillies, tomatoes, peanuts and other ingredients.

Address: 6, Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours:
Monday – 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Tuesday – 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Wednesday – 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Thursday – 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday – 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday – 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday – 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Contact Information: 03-2691 7914

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/DKWnvzs7b4KK8m9ZA

6. Apam Balik Nusantara

Never had Apam Balik before? It’s a delicious treat that you can eat with fillings folded warmly in a pillowy crust. It’s a simple dish that comes with fillings such as peanuts or chocolate. Apam Balik Nusantara seems to be an unassuming little road stall but they serve one of the best Apam Balik in Kuala Lumpur.

As aforementioned, Apam Balik Nusantara makes the best Apam Balik because it is not only fluffy but it is also crispy with molten sweet fillings. Apam Balik Nusantara offers about 20 options, but one of their most notable flavours is the chocolate banana. It’s absolutely generous in chocolate rice, and there is a drizzle of condensed milk for some extra sweetness.

Address: 14, Jalan Hamzah, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours:
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – Closed
Thursday – Closed
Friday – Closed
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – 3:30pm to 8:00pm

Contact Information: 011-5507 9065

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/N19yavcwPCeKBwhv8

7. Gerai Pak Hassan Kampung Baru

We all appreciate some delicious roti canai every now and then but have you ever heard of roti canai with chicken feet curry? Gerai Pak Hassan takes this dish up a notch by offering an exclusive chicken feet curry found nowhere else, and it’s amazing! They’re also incredibly popular with their shop often packed to the brim with customers.

Gerai Pak Hassan is said to be the best Roti Canai if the long lines don’t convince you enough. Although their curry is unique for using chicken feet, it’s not the only factor that makes them a best-seller. Their roti canai is praised for being incredibly fresh because it’s always made on the spot. The piping hot roti canai fresh from the stove goes perfect with delicious chicken feet curry for an unconventional but tasty feast.

Address: 45A, Jalan Raja Abdullah, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours:
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – 7:00am to 1:00pm
Wednesday – 7:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday – 7:00am to 1:00pm
Friday – 7:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday – 7:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday – 7:00am to 1:00pm

Contact Information: 017-223 7871

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/qpSXNeiTtLtpGGm58

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8. Cendol Durian Kampung Baru

Cendol is a great way to cool off during Malaysia’s never-ending summer. This icy cold goodness is a national gem, and nothing is more delicious than shaved ice with various syrups and toppings. But have you ever heard of Cendol served with durian? Typical Cendol is served with bite-sized fruits such as chopped mangos, so it’s entirely unconventional to find durian in Cendol!

Nestled in Jalan Raja Alang, Cendol Durian Kampung Baru is a popular destination for this particular Cendol. The Cendol is also incredibly affordable and comes with large pieces of durian flesh. It’s an experience that any Cendol AND Durian enthusiast should try at least once!

Address: 47B, Jalan Raja Alang, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours:
Monday – 11:00am to 12:00am
Tuesday – 11:00am to 12:00am
Wednesday – 11:00am to 12:00am
Thursday – 11:00am to 12:00am
Friday – 11:00am to 12:00am
Saturday – 11:00am to 12:00am
Sunday – 11:00am to 12:00am

Contact Information: 014-264 4441

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/FYvvofrNXt2bs6PLA

9. Satay Capitol 1951-Warisan

Ever tried Satay prepared with 71 years of expertise? That’s right, Satay Capitol 1951 had been serving Satay for over 70 years, with great success. They’re still popular for their Satay even today because they have a flavour that hasn’t changed for decades! It’s undoubtedly a nostalgic treat to those that had grown up eating their food.

Satay Capitol 1951 is proud of the quality control of their Satay. They always ensure that their chicken and beef are clean, high quality, and halal. The ‘Kuah’ of the Satay is also an essential element for this best-seller because it’s a secret recipe that uses only natural spices, and it’s cooked to perfection.

Address: 25, Jalan Raja Uda, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours:
Monday – 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Tuesday – 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Wednesday – 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Thursday – 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday – 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday – 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday – Closed

Contact Information: 019-676 9409

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/FYvvofrNXt2bs6PLA

10. Nasi Lemak Antarabangsa

Nasi Lemak, which is famous amongst the locals, is common knowledge for those that live around the area. However, have you ever heard of Nasi Lemak which is not only popular with the locals but also with the tourists? Nasi Lemak Antarabangsa is truly ‘Antarabangsa’ (international in Malay) that unites people from Malaysia and beyond.

Although Nasi Lemak Antarabangsa isn’t the only Nasi Lemak store in the area, this is a highly recommended spot loved by many. The secret to their Nasi Lemak can be partly attributed to their unique take on sambal that is sweeter than the typical sambal. Moreover, it’s cooked for over 6 hours, producing a unique flavour profile for their sambal.

Address: 4, Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours:
Monday – 8:00am to 12:00am
Tuesday – 8:00am to 12:00am
Wednesday – 8:00am to 12:00am
Thursday – 8:00am to 12:00am
Friday – 8:00am to 12:00am
Saturday – 8:00am to 12:00am
Sunday – 8:00am to 12:00am

Contact Information: 011-5111 1991

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/yWpKvK5nJCfU2bCa6

That is all for our short list of food recommendations here in Kampung Baru. Indeed, the food here in Kampung Baru should not be overlooked. We hope you will have a great experience trying out the different cuisines here.

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