Update on 2012/10/11
National Stadium (1hr)
State-of-the-Art Malaysian Stadium
One of the most celebrated landmarks of KL is the Bukit Jalil Sports Complex, which was especially built for the 1998 Commonwealth Games. The National Stadium has opened her arms to numerous international artists, including Gwen Stefani who came to throw awesome concerts.
National Sports Complex, Bukit Jalil Sri, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-89920888)
Berjaya Times Square (2-2.5hr)
The Glamorous and Flossy Centre of KL
Containing two shopping malls and two 5-star hotels, Berjaya Times Square is the largest building in Malaysia and the definite place to be if you're looking to bask in the lap of luxury. With over 1000 retail outlets and restaurants, it has become a very popular place for shopping, dining and entertainment.
1 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-21173111)
Jadi Batek Centre (1-2hr)
Your One-stop Destination for Everything Batek!
Jadi Batek is a non-commercialized batik and handicraft gallery that offers a rich variety of products and souvenirs ranging from batik fashion to wooden handicraft and pewter. Visitors are also welcomed to visit the batik factory to experience the actual process of making batik design.
09:00-17:30 Mon-Fri, daily
30, Jalan Inai, Off Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-21451133)
Al-Amar Lebanese Cuisine
For Fans of Lebanese Cuisines
Al-Amar is making a name for itself by serving authentic Lebanese cuisines amidst its plush and posh Middle Eastern furnishing. Its signature dishes include the mezze and the Makanek, which is marinated lamb sausage with Lebanese spices.
Hummus (RM16.00), Makanek (RM22.00)
Lot 6.10, Level-6, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 168 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-21661101)
Serving Numerous Chinese-Malaysian Fusion Dishes
Cafe 2369 is a cafe that offers a wide range of Malaysian-Chinese fusion dishes. It is famous for its Fresh Prawn & Fish Head Mee Hoon Soup that comes with huge prawns that are cut into halves and fried fish head flesh.
10:00-00:00 Sun-Thur, daily
Fresh Prawn Soup (RM16.90)
No. 2, Jalan Kuchai Maju 1, Off Jalan Kuchai Lama, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-79843268)
A'Tan Coffee Shop
A Simple Coffee Shop Serving Homely Food
A'Tan Coffee Shop feels like home with its bits and pieces of antiquity, cushioned couches and wooden dining tables and benches. This coffee shop serves traditional Hakka Chinese favourites. If you're not familiar with Hakka food, you can ask A'Tan (the owner) or the staff for recommendations.
11:00-22:00, close on Wed
Hakka Yam Ball (RM6.00)
125, Jalan Sarjana, Taman Connaught., Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+6019-2232308)
Cocoa Boutique (1-1.5hr)
A Place to Fall In Chocolate
Forget love, I'd rather fall in chocolate! The Cocoa Boutique is Malaysia's largest store selling and exhibiting chocolate exclusively. It offers many chocolate brands and has a wide variety of different chocolate flavors, including tropical fruit chocolate.
09:00-18:00 Mon-Fri, daily
Vezzo hand-made chocolate (RM3.00)
26, Jalan Kamuning, Off Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-21417010)
Royal Selangor Club (1.5-2hr)
Rub Shoulders with KL's Bigwigs
Established in 1884, the Royal Selangor Club is the oldest high-class social club in KL. The building's exterior imitates Tudor design style and the club is located near Dataran Merdeka. In the past, the club was a place for casual gatherings for British colonial officials, and now members include Malaysia's most influential people.
Reservation is recommended
Membership is recommended
Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-26927166)
Bazaar Baru Chow Kit (1-1.5hr)
Street Haggling and Shopping, KL Style!
The Bazaar Baru Chow Kit is a daily market for the community, vendors and wholesalers. Also known as the Chow Kit Road Bazaar, this marketplace offers a variety of merchandize including fashion wear, children's clothing, household utensils, therapeutic oils and choices of local delicacies.
484 Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-92354848 Kuala Lumpur Tourism)
Home of All-time German Favourites
"This German-themed restaurant is a popular new hangout place due to its wonderful ambience. For those with a liberal appetite, a meal in the biergarten will be very much worth it as the portion is generous. Specialties include the famous Pork Knuckles with crispy skin and juicy meat. "
J-01-04, SohoKL, No. 2 Jalan Solaris, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-62030958)
Traditional Malaysian Fine-dining Restaurant
Enak KL is a fine-dining restaurant that specializes in traditional Malay cuisines. The interior of the restaurant is beautifully decorated in warm earthy colors. The Malay dishes rely chiefly on the secret family recipes of the owner, which have been passed down for four generations.
Rendang Padang (RM27.00), Botok-Botok (RM34.00)
LG2, Feast Floor, Starhill Gallery, 181 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-21418973)
Bubu Rooftop Restolounge
Doorway to Exotic Indian and Middle Eastern Cuisines
Breathe in the tantalizing aroma of Indian herbs and spices as you stand at the entrance of Bubu Rooftop Restaurant. The restaurant prides itself in serving some of the best Northern Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines using a blend of ingredients.
07:00-10:30 Breakfast, daily
Prawn Tandoori (RM25.00)
7 & 9, Tengkat Tong Shin, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-21458003)