This list was last updated in February 2017.
‘Love is in the air’ as Valentine’s Day approaches. Here are 14 romantic restaurants in KL to celebrate with your loved one.
1. Nobu KL, Menara Petronas 3
On the 56th floor of Menara Petronas 3 sits Southeast Asia’s first Nobu restaurant. This restaurant has a warm, woodsy interior with a 360⁰ view of the Kuala Lumpur skyline. Choose from Nobu’s extensive menu of signature Japanese cuisine with Peruvian and South American influences or choose the special Valentine’s Day 7-course Omakase-inspired menu that includes a complimentary box of homemade chocolate truffles and a glass of bubbly.
2. Rococo Restaurant
This rooftop restaurant is serene and secluded, with the smell of freshly baked bread and soothing music. It’s a perfect spot for a cosy night out with your date where you can really indulge in each other’s company while enjoying dishes from an exciting menu of European influence.
3. Zenzero, St Mary Place
Nestled in the quiet and calm atmosphere of St Mary Place, Zenzero serves sophisticated and contemporary Italian culinary creations. The dining area is small and intimate with low atmospheric lighting, perfect for your private dinner.
4. Samira by Asian Terrace, Sentul Park
This restaurant is a retreat by day and a hidden gem when night falls. Dine on fine authentic Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. With a verdant view of the lake and an enchanting setting, Samira by Asian Terrace is sure to spice up your Valentine’s Day.
5. Marini’s on 57, Menara Petronas 3
Bellissima! (Very beautiful) That’s how your Valentine will look and that’s what you’ll say about the view at this stunning restaurant. As the sun sets over the city, you’ll be sure that high quality, decadent and delicious food will be there to compliment your perfect romantic evening. Make your reservations early to get the best spot in the house.
6. Prime, Le Meridien KL
If you want to indulge in some good steak and wine, bring your date to Prime at Le Meridien, KL, where the refined décor with impressive floor-to-ceiling wine walls oozes chic and the open kitchen allows mouth-watering aromas to flood the air. Start with the mandatory warm house-baked bread with three types of butter, to your personalized cut of beef and finish off with an array of delightful desserts.
7. Bistro à Table, Section 17
Tucked deep in the residential area of Section 17, Petaling Jaya, Bistro à Table features a line-up of French classics with an inspired twist. Orchids suspended in stylish glass globes and striking French prints on the walls hints at romance. See what Chef Isadora Chai has to offer on this special evening and make sure you save room for dessert.
8. Cantaloupe at Troika Sky Dining, The Troika
Soaring ceilings and elegant chandeliers create a sophisticated ambiance while the soft lighting gives warmth and softens the modern décor. Cantaloupe lets you experience the genius of award-winning chef Christian Bauer while overlooking KLCC Park and the Twin Towers. The beautifully curated meals and innovative desserts complement a romantic evening for you and your date.
9. Drift Dining at 38 Bidara, Jalan Bedara
In search of a more relaxed and inviting setting? Drift Dining features modern Aussie cooking with influences from across the globe. There’s a diversely international wine list and fun cocktails to linger over after dinner.
10. Tamarind Springs, Ampang
The pathway from the entrance is lighted up with beautiful Chinese lanterns that lead the way into a jungle paradise. Buddha Bar tunes fill the air while the running water from the natural springs and crickets chirping affirms that you have stepped out of the hectic city life. To top it off, authentic Indochinese temptations will tantalize your palate at a candlelit dinner for two. What a perfect way to spice up your night!
11. Dining in the Dark, Changkat Bukit Bintang
How about adding an intriguing twist to a traditional Valentine’s date? Here you can experience the world and your food in a completely different way. Without your sight to rely on, you’ll taste a selection of carefully prepared dishes from a thoughtfully designed menu served in complete darkness. It’ll be an exciting night for sure!
Dining in the Dark KL Tel: 03 2110 0431
Website: Dining in the Dark KL
12. The Orchid Conservatory, Majestic Hotel KL
Surround yourself and your loved one with beautiful live orchids as you spend time with them in this exclusive glass atrium. You can either have afternoon tea or an exclusive dinner for two in this lovely botanical wonder with a hanging garden of seasonal orchids.
Orchid Conservatory Tel: 03 2785 8000
Website: Orchid Conservatory Majestic KL
13. Café Café
This little piece of Paris right here in KL oozes romance as you dine on fine French cuisine. This café is tucked away in a quite enclave and The soft light and contemporary Parisian décor is a the perfect setting for a celebration of love.
Café Café Tel: 03 2141 8141
Website: Café Café
14. Dinner in the Sky
Dinner in the sky is, as the name alludes, a chance for you to enjoy a four-course meal while being suspended about 45 to 50 meters above the ground, which also gives you a spectacular view of the surrounding city.
However, they are fully booked until 25th February, so if, for whatever reason, you can’t celebrate Valentine’s day on the day itself, or if you’re willing to wait a little longer to celebrate, you can book tickets in advance for later date and enjoy a dining experience that you will never forget. This is definitely worth the wait.
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