Romantic Restaurants In KL To Wine & Dine

After months of prolonged total lockdown in KL and Selangor, it’s time to dine-in again following the government’s relaxation of SOPs. 

Kuala Lumpur’s top romantic restaurants are the ideal venues for when you want to spend a romantic night in style. These fine-dining eateries feature impressive culinary delights by the city’s finest chefs, imported wines and champagnes, romantic décor, candlelit ambience, as well as stunning views of Kuala Lumpur and its surroundings.

From award-winning rooftop restaurants in KLCC to rustic retreats atop a cool hillside here’s some best romantic restaurants in Kuala Lumpur that couples, will fall absolutely in love with.

Tamarind Springs Kuala Lumpur

Tamarind Springs

Tamarind Springs by Samadhi is a fine-dining restaurant set within Ampang’s natural forest reserve. The culinary direction is classic Indochinese with inspiration for the spicy food coming from Lao, Vietnamese and Khmer kitchens.

Merging seamlessly with the jungle, Tamarind Springs has impressive surroundings, from the candlelit entrance path dividing the tropical gardens to the romantic, intimate tables. Beneath the thatched roof of the restaurant, the interior is rustic with comfortable Balinese furniture, Asian sculptures and subdued lighting. Views of the garden make a meal here romantic and the food is presented with aplomb in typical fine-dining style by knowledgeable servers.

Nobu KL

Nobu KL

Michelin-starred establishment Nobu Kuala Lumpur is not only renowned for its innovative Asian-South American recipes, but also for its romantic ambience and gorgeous views of KL city. Nobu KL has moved to a swanky new restaurant at Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur.

Nobu gives diners something to look forward to this October with the Exclusive Selection For Two menu that features five courses, two of which can be upgraded to more premium dishes.

The Exclusive Selection For Two begins with Moriawase comprising Oyster Shooter with Ponzu Sauce alongside Salmon with Kelp in Jalapeno Dressing and the only Signature Dish featured, Whitefish Tiradito Style. Guests that choose to upgrade this course for RM55 will enjoy an additional serving of Scallop Karashi Su Miso with Caviar. This is followed by the Chef’s Sushi Selection meticulously handpicked by Nobu Kuala Lumpur’s Chef Masa.

The first main course features a crunchy and flavourful serving of Umami Seabass Tempura with Carrot Sauce. For those that have a hankering for something slightly more premium, there is an upgrade option to substitute this dish with Lobster Tempura with Carrot Sauce for RM55.

The penultimate course features a tender cut of Braised Wagyu Short Rib with Apple Teriyaki that offers a unique contrast in flavours without overpowering the natural beef taste. To end the five-course culinary journey, guests can indulge in delicate and creamy Tofu Bavarian on Monaka with Jasmine Sorbet and Palm Sugar Mochi.

The menu is priced at RM398++ for two people with two upgrade options featuring the Scallop Karashi Su Miso with Caviar and Lobster Tempura with Carrot Sauce; both priced at RM55.

Cantaloupe at Troika Sky Dining

Cantaloupe at Troika Sky Dining

Cantaloupe at Troika Sky Dining promises an elegant dining experience at an altitude thanks to its prime location in KL city centre. Set on The Troika’s 23rd floor with floor-to-ceiling angled glass windows, the restaurant offers a fine view of Petronas Twin Towers and KLCC Park.

The food menu consists of French, Italian, Greek and Spanish flavours – signature dishes include truffled poached egg, lamb tartare, and roast Wagyu sirloin served with truffle potatoes, crunchy Brussels sprouts and sweet glazed carrots.

For drinks, Cantaloupe serves unique coffee drinks such as Café Cantaloupe (coffee made in a spice-filled siphon, Japanese whiskey and hazelnut liquor) and Rick’s Afrogato Speciale (spiced rum, Grand Marnier and homemade vanilla ice-cream), which are prepared right at your table. 

Café Café

Cafe Cafe

Café Café’s classy French-Italian offerings and grandiose atmosphere makes it an excellent venue for first dates and wedding anniversaries. Set along Jalan Maharajela, this well-hidden restaurant is furnished with candlelit tables, chandeliers, and twinkling crystal decorations while French music plays in the background.

Café Café serves pricey but top-notch cuisine with signature dishes ranging from duck confit and escargots in garlic-scented oil to truffled honey king prawns and tender Wagyu beef cheeks with red wine sauce, served with du puy lentils and seasonal mushrooms.

Maison Francaise Kuala Lumpur

Maison Francaise

Maison Francaise Kuala Lumpur is set in a picturesque European-style building that has an al fresco dining area by the pool with a canopy of trees, twinkling lights and a veranda on the top floor.

The monochromatic interior is fitted with elegant crystal chandeliers, paintings of French artists, and massive windows that overlooks the Petronas Twin Towers.

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