Best Places to Eat Near Lorong Panggung, KL’s Emerging Tourist Spot
by: The Beat Asia
July 13, 2023
For those who love to travel and explore lesser-known places, there is a hidden gem that is gaining the attention of travel junkies in Kuala Lumpur: Lorong Panggung.
While not as popular as Petaling Street and Batu Caves, Lorong Panggung boasts eye-catching murals, Instagrammable shophouses, friendly residents, and stores that sell handcrafted accessories. But that’s not all, as food spots are mushrooming near this emerging tourist destination.
After a day of touring Lorong Panggung with your family and friends, make sure to head over to these nearby restaurants and coffee shops that will satisfy your cravings. From traditional Malaysian dishes to Western-style treats, there’s something for every foodie to enjoy.
Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam
Just a stone’s throw away from Lorong Panggung is How Kow Hainam Kopitiam, a restaurant that specialises in curry dishes, Malaysian noodles, and all-day breakfast meals. One of its signature dishes is the spicy Golden Dried Chicken Curry, paired with crispy noodles. For tourists who want to try authentic Malaysian food, order the hearty Fried Chicken Sori Lemak, which is dubbed the “national breakfast” of Malaysia. Walk-ins are welcome, but it’s recommended to reserve a table in advance.
Location: Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam, No. 1, Jalan Balai Polis, 5000 Kuala Lumpur
Purple Cane Tea House
If you start feeling thirsty after strolling the neighbourhood of Lorong Panggung, head over to Purple Cane Tea House on Jalan Sultan road. This tea shop offers a myriad of refreshments, including the cold Lazy Blue Monday Drink and the cinnamon-flavoured Upset Cold Brew Tea. Feeling hungry? The establishment offers mouthwatering meals such as rice meals, potato balls, pancakes, noodles, and more. For queries, email [email protected].
Location: Purple Cane Tea House, No. 11, Ground Floor, Jalan Sultan, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Are you an adventurous foodie? If yes, make your way to Wildflowers on Jalan Petaling road. Get your mouth ready to munch on delectable dishes, including the protein-filled Honey Soy Chicken Wings (RM25), the umami-flavoured Togarashi Squid (RM28), and the cheese-filled Truffle Fries (RM26). What’s more, this restaurant boasts sleek interiors and ambient lighting that will instantly elevate your dining experience. Contact [email protected] to reserve a table.
Location: Wildflowers, 153, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Luck Bros Kopi
Opened in 2019, Luck Bros Kopi is one of the few food spots near Lorong Panggung that offers different kinds of dishes, from dumplings and rice meals to milk teas and Western cuisines. One of its latest offerings is the savoury Beef Noodle Soup, topped with carrots and broccoli. For desserts, try out the cocoa-filled Chocoluck or the sugar-filled Red Bean Gula Melaka. For queries, reach out via Instagram.
Location: Luck Bros Kopi, 14, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Take your kids to Beryl’s Chocolate, one of the most well-known dessert shops in Kuala Lumpur. This 28-year-old store offers a wide range of sweets, such as chocolate bars, cocoa pastries, fruit-flavoured chocolates, and more. Some of its best-sellers include the 450-gram Beryl’s Almond Coated With Milk Chocolate (RM23.50) and the 108-gram Beryl’s 99% Cacao Dark Chocolate Mini Tin (RM9.60).
Beryl’s Chocolate also offers a guided tour of its mini museum, where you can learn about the history of chocolate in Malaysia.
Location: Beryl’s Chocolate, Lot 18, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
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