Watching movies or window shopping at malls are often the date choices for couples, but sometimes you do want to make your time together more interesting. You can always do this by preparing a sweet surprise for your partner, such as taking them on a romantic dinner date!
Dinner dates won’t only make you grow closer but it’ll also help you forget about your daily problems, even if just for an evening. While enjoying the sumptuous spread, the restaurant’s atmosphere or views from it can also create a more romantic ambience for the both of you.
If you have no idea on where to take your better half to celebrate their birthday or for your anniversary or wedding proposal, or even if you’re just looking for a romantic date night, we’ll lend you a helping hand by listing down a few dinner hotspots in the Klang Valley that are perfect for a romantic evening.
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Walking past its entrance, you might not even expect that this place is a restaurant! Far from the hustle and bustle of the city, Subak Restaurant lets you experience a Balinese and nature concept. This restaurant offers several interesting packages based on your celebration of choice, such as a birthday party or an anniversary party. The menu consists of both Asian and Western cuisines. The recommended dishes are the Subak Rendang Bebek, T-Bone Steak, Norwegian Grilled Salmon, NZ Lamb Shank, and Grilled Seabass. As you dine, you will be soothed by the sounds of the falling waterfall and chirping crickets.
Address: Lot 3213, Jalan Penchala Indah, Bukit Lanjan, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: http://www.subak.com.my/ | https://www.facebook.com/subakrestaurant/ | https://www.instagram.com/subakrestaurant/
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Tamarind Springs is one of the restaurants that is often the top pick when it comes to romantic dining. The candle-lit pathway to the restaurant will make you and your partner feel like you’re “walking down the aisle”. With its traditional Asian décor and nature as backdrop, you might even forget that you’re in Kuala Lumpur! Led by Executive Chef Somkuhan Wandee, who was exclusively flown in all the way from Chiang Mai, you will be served with various mouth-watering traditional Indochinese cuisines.
Address: Jalan 1, Taman Tun Abdul Razak, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
Contact: https://www.tamarindrestaurants.com/ | https://www.facebook.com/TamarindSprings.KL/ | https://www.instagram.com/tamarindsprings.kl/
Secret of Louisiana at The Lake
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At Secret of Louisiana at The Lake, you can get a taste of various authentic Cajun meals that are hard to come by anywhere else in Malaysia! Not only that, as they are reasonably priced, it makes them perfect for those planning a romantic dinner on a budget. Make sure to try the iconic Southern Louisiana menu such as the Jonah Crab Claws, Guff Shrimps & Crawfish Bisque, and Seafood Gumbo, as well as various pasta dishes for the pasta lovers! Oh, and as its name indicates, you’ll get to dine while taking in the beautiful lakeside view. We suggest that you book a table during sunset to make it even more romantic.
Address: D – 01, 1, Jalan SS 7/13a, SS7, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/Secretoflouisiana/ | https://www.instagram.com/secret_of_louisiana_/
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If you and your partner are fans of seafood, Cielo KL is a must on your list! This fancy restaurant is located on the rooftop of Vida Bukit Ceylon, so you’ll get to enjoy your dinner while looking out at Malaysia’s iconic skyscrapers, the Petronas Twin Towers and KL Tower. Among the recommended items on the menu are the Seabass Ceviche, Akami Tuna Tartare, Diamond Clams Bowl, La Lotte and Loup de Mer. For dessert, we suggest that you give the Vietnamese Coffee Crème Caramel and Bombe Alaska a try.
Address: 23-01, 1D, Vida Bukit Ceylon, Jalan Ceylon, 50200 Kuala Lumpur Wilayah Persekutuan, 50200, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: https://cielokl.com/ | https://www.facebook.com/cielokualalumpur/ | https://www.instagram.com/cielokl/
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ATSKY is a rooftop restaurant with a casual concept, which combines an air-conditioned space, an open space and a banquet hall. Even though the place might appear exclusive and extravagant, the meals are actually reasonably priced and could even give mamak restaurants a run for their money! Thanks to the experienced chefs from top notch hotels, you’ll get to try a wide range of menu, from Western to local delicacies. Don’t forget to check out ATSKY’s signature menu, Youyu Beef Steak, which is said to be on a par with Wagyu beef!
Dining In The Dark KL
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Looking for a dinner that definitely stands out from the rest? Then bring your partner to Dining In The Dark. Exactly as the name describes, you’ll be having your dinner in complete darkness. Prior to entering the restaurant, you will be served with a drink and asked to play a game, which is looking for a paper clip inside a small bucket filled with rice. Sounds easy? Not so much when you have to do it blindfolded! Afterwards, you will be ushered into a completely dark dining room. You will have to truly depend on your senses (excluding sight, of course) here!
Address: 50A, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: https://dininginthedarkkl.com/ | https://www.facebook.com/dininginthedarkkl/ | https://www.instagram.com/dininginthedarkkl/
SAMIRA by Asian Terrace
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This one’s for you fans of authentic Thai-Indochina food, SAMIRA by Asian Terrace has everything you’d ever want! With beautiful nature and a koi pond serving as its backdrop, it is the perfect place for couples looking to have a romantic dinner. Another attraction here is the first Nagashi Somen in Malaysia. It is a popular dish in Japan during the summer, in which the noodle is served by sliding it down a water-filled bamboo chute and diners must “catch” it with their chopsticks. It is then dipped into sweet soy sauce before being consumed.
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Ever since Hilltop Cuisine went viral on social media, the restaurant is often packed with diners, especially during sunset. Not surprisingly, with its outdoor concept and the captivating view from the hill, everyone doesn’t want to miss out on enjoying a meal or two there. Aside from the Western menu, you can also try the reasonably priced Shell Out meal. And since you and your partner are already at the beautiful place, might as well take tons of Instagram-worthy photos!
Address: Hilltop Cuisine, Persiaran Warisan, Kota Warisan, 43900 Sepang, Selangor
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/hilltopcuisinekotawarisan | https://www.instagram.com/hilltopcuisine/