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Songket Restaurant

No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
+60 3-2161 3331
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“satay” (19 reviews)
“cultural show” (18 reviews)
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Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
€€ - €€€
No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently had a few days in KL and was recommended this restaurant, what a great night, the authentic Malaysian food was amazing, the entertainment was very enjoyable and the service excellent. visits to our table from Philip (owner) and Roslan (Restaurant Manager) to make sure...More

Thank Carolyn K
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn, I had the greatest joy chatting with you. Getting your honest feedback is my way of 'knowing' and the means to better our offerings to our treasured guests. My colleagues and I are very encouraged by your positive review. We are motivated to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner on a recent visit and selected the restaurant based on reviews. Terrific decision as the food was outstanding and plentiful and service wonderful including individual visits to tables by owners to engage with those visiting. Our biggest surprise was the entertainment on the...More

Thank oioioi1
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Oioioi1, I had the greater pleasure to chat with you, check on your needs and make sure you have an enjoyable time at Songket. We at Songket are immensely inspired and encouraged by your review. We look forward to having you and your friends...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good, food was authentic, show was entertaining. Cultural show starts at 8:30 pm. English friendly. Good wine :)

Thank Rza A
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Rza A, Thank you for your encouraging review and information. Our staff are always ready to assist and support our guests. Glad you enjoyed the food, show and service. We shall continue to do our best to make your day.

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service beautiful good. Perfectly cooked with traditional flaboyrs. The good tasty food to the well priced beverages. The rendang was so tasty and everything we tried was delicious. They accommodated a toddler and were so pleasant and kind. The restaurant manager was very knowledgeable...More

Thank travelathon123
Management response:

Dearest Travelthon123, Thank you for your kind words. We had a great time serving you and glad to know that you had an enjoyable time dining here. Please do drop by again anytime soon.

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Off the beaten path, tucked in among skyscrapers is Songket, where you will have good food and a great time. The food was good, the service impeccable. We were pleased and surprised that there was entertainment ... Malay dancers who performed many different cultural dancers....More

Thank magzweig
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Magzweig, We are very privileged to have you and your friends celebrating dinner in Songket Restaurant. Your gracious and inspiring comments are a massive encouragement to us at Songket to deliver excellence and leave an indelible memory for the guests following your persuasion. We...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Took a colleague who was visiting from overseas and she really enjoyed the food as well. Restaurant accommodated our request to have the food less spicy to suit her tastebuds. The beef rendang was really yummy, and if i could have had it spicy it...More

Thank Sharron L
DesmondThong, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sharron, Thank you for your patronage and positive review of Songket Restaurant. We have always strive to accomodate our customers' request and we are very happy to know that we have met your expectations, and that, you and your friend have had a good...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Happening restaurant in the town. Really enjoy with kg foods n entertaiment. With friendly management n staff.Recomended for gathering ocasion n family too.More

Thank Didava L
Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Didava L, We have the pleasure to have your presence and had such fun in seeing happy customers enjoying good Malay cuisine and be mesmerised by our interactive cultural dancers. At Songket, our multicultural staff are always ready to give you the best service...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were taken by friends and were most impressed. We arrive in middle of a monsoon after a drive through torrential rain The dinner was made a great success by the "cabaret" dancers from all the local cultures (Ensure you book a table near the...More

Thank Stuart D
DesmondThong, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, thank you for your positive review on Songket Restaurant. We are pleased to know of your good impression from your experience dining with us and we would also like to thank your friends who have brought you to Songket. This kind of feedback...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome food presentation even if it's just a nasi lemak dish. Very decent ambience and table setting. Best of all, they are on Fave. Affordable meal in KL.

Thank Ken G
DesmondThong, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Thank you for your patronage and positive review. We are happy to know you have enjoyed your dining experience at Songket Restaurant and we hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Made a reservation based on feedback from TripAdvisor. Extremely disappointed. The ambiance was extremely simple and the restaurant was dead with only one other table. We looked forward to our first Malay meal and again we're totally disappointed in the quality of the food. Prawn...More

1  Thank RRBB11
DesmondThong, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear RRBB11, We read with great disappointment about your bad experience dining in Songket Restaurant. Please accept our most sincere apologies on our shortcomings. I am not sure which day you have visited our restaurant but if it was yesterday (Monday 20 March 2017), then...More

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Do they accept credit cards?
22 June 2016|
Response from FrederickSebastian | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They accept all major credit cards.
Do you have Halal Certificate?
15 October 2015|
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Response from flsurfer | Reviewed this property |
Just checked with a coworker in KL who has lunch there often, and she told me that it is Halal, hope this helps.
1. When does the performance starts? 2. Does it designated room for private function / dinner ~18 people?
7 April 2015|
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Response from Krockz77 | Reviewed this property |
around 8PM. yes can host private function for 18 n more. u can even choose aircond or outside wt fresh air. the performance is presented at the outside area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2161 3331
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Welcome to an oasis in the heart of the city.Savour the taste of Malay cuisine inspired from traditional specialties. Delight in live Malaysian Cultural Dance Performances. Luxuriate in the warm and elegant setting.Welcome to Songket. True Malay Flavours.