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“Nice food well presented ”
Review of Opium KL

Opium KL
Ranked #18 of 5,039 Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian
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Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Introducing Opium KL! Established on 12th July 2014, this unique outlet focuses on Asian Oriental delights with a twist; such as Phoenix Dumpling, Fern Leaf Salad, Crispy Duck Noodles, Wagyu Beef Rendang, and the signature Beef Brisket & Tendon Stew just to name a few. Inspired by the Opium regimes of the east, the interior speaks for itself. Furnished with age-old artifacts such as an opium bed in the Rose Room, opium pipes and huge Chinese wine pots displayed vividly at the Communal area, the outlet aspires a 1930s-1960s look and feel. It's slogan, Eat Drink Man Woman takes a more subtle approach to distinguish Opium KL as the place for people to unwind and focus purely on the food, conversation and quality time.
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

I chose this restaurant for my only dinner in Kuala Lumpur based on it’s very good rating on Trip Advisor.
The service was excellent and they seated me immediately despite no reservation on a very rainy evening.
I would describe the food as very good with two of our four dishes being exceptional and the other two okay but not extraordinary.
Our two appetizers were the Lamb Frit Balls served with a nice dipping sauce which was great. The steamed Phoenix dumpling dish was nice but not extremely flavorful.
We shared the Mango Salad with Soft Shell Crab which was plentiful but again not special.
The hit of the meal was the Angus Beef Rendang which was delicious with tender beef in a flavorful sauce and a great version of a traditional Malaysian dish.
I had their Trader Vic Heads East cocktail which was very good and packed a punch(pun intended).
All in all a very nice experience

Thank Howie_Katz_13
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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at Opium KL, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Hi Howie_Katz_13, thank you for the encouraging remarks! It's indeed a pleasure serving you towards memorable dining experience! Glad that you enjoyed our food servings and our special concoction cocktails. Looking forward to see you again soon! :)

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Nice ambience and especially for couples. Try their cocktails with a twist. Very interesting ! The food portioning is small and quality is good.
Price is on high side if you compare with portion. Reservation is recommended.

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Thank happypeople888
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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at Opium KL, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Hi happypeople888, thank you for the lovely remarks! It's indeed a pleasure serving you towards memorable dining experience! Glad that you enjoyed our food servings and our special concoction cocktails. Looking forward to see you again soon! :)

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended. One the better food places in KL. Slight on the expensive side by KL standards but worth it. Chef is an experts in both food prep and presentation. My tasting menu was very filling (I have a small appetite) and came with a variety of foods. Check their website loved every bite, including the last ones, when I just could eat any more (and that’s the highest complement I can give). Place was packed for dinner hours (late hours), so I had to take a table at the bar. Service was excellent and staff very helpful and pleasant (majority from Philippines). Aside from the restaurant, the street is bustling with tourists and people enjoying a night out. It’s noisy and crowded around, being a popular nightlife area.

1  Thank Mirza A
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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at Opium KL, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Hi Mirza A, thank you for the encouraging review! Glad that you were enjoying our servings and the dining experience here! We look forward to see you again soon! :)

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This place had an amazing selection for vegetarians, and for meat eaters as well....the food was superb, the steamed buns were heaven. Whilst the cocktails were a little above average price they were amazing - so well exceuted as well. The staff were lovely and this place was really reasonably price

Thank matty-os
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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at Opium KL, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hi matty-os, thank you for the encouraging review! Glad that you were enjoying our cocktails and the dining experience here! We look forward to see you again soon! :)

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing lunch, we did the all you can eat dim sum, oh my gosh, absolutely amazing, service was brilliant our server Jonathan, was so friendly, efficient and clearly enjoys his job. Definitely recommend

1  Thank CarleeWilson
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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at Opium KL, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hi CarleeWilson, thank you for the encouraging review! Glad that you were enjoying our servings and the dining experience here! We look forward to see you again soon! :)

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