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Get a taste of Malaysia’s finest foods on this guided, 3- to 4-hour, small-group walking and riding tour around Kuala Lumpur. Stop by three or more street vendors and hidden-gem restaurants off-the-beaten path to sample the best Malaysian cuisine. Learn about Malaysian customs and culture and visit food spots like mamak stalls and round-the-clock hawker centers (open-air food courts). All food tastings, including beverages, and any necessary transportation are included.

Highlights

  • 3- to 4- hour food tour in Kuala Lumpur
  • Experience KL's lively food culture at one or two of its popular hawker centers
  • Sample street food from local food stalls and discover hidden gems with an expert guide
  • Learn about Malaysian customs as you meet friendly locals
  • Try Malaysian delicacies from at least three different vendors/restaurants – and feast on as much as you can eat!
  • Enjoy air-conditioned transport between all food stops
  • Small-group tour limited to 4 people ensures a personalized experience with your guide

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What You Can Expect

Eat Like a Local: Kuala Lumpur Hawker Center and Street Food Tour by Night

Enjoy a Food Tour in KL!

Meet the guide and the rest of the small group at the Taman Paramount Light Rail Transit (LRT) station in Petaling Jaya. Hop aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle for a quick trip to a Kuala Lumpur neighborhood of the guide’s choosing to begin this evening food tour.

One possibility would be the Bangsar area, boasting a wide variety of food spots like mamak stalls with traditional Tamil-Muslim cuisine, plus South Indian banana-leaf restaurants and Malay warungs, or small, family-owned restaurants offering both local and Western food. 

Also, visit some of the food stalls in a round-the-clock hawker center (an open-air food court) in Petaling Jaya, or head to Brickfields to see some of their South Indian restaurants and Chinese coffee shops serving traditional Chinese fare like dim sum.

Allow the knowledgeable guide to make the selections of local favorites. Try dishes like nasi lemak (coconut rice with chili paste, anchovies, peanuts and vegetables; stir-fried Chinese noodles; Indian breads with chicken, fish and mutton curry; desserts like ondeh ondeh (rice balls with palm sugar and coconut shavings).

Customer Reviews

Linda D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Charles was a great guy and very knowledgable! Love all the local haunts that we went to and the market was an eye opening experience.
There was no shortage of food and by the end we were full to the brim.
Fabulous way to start our holiday.

Tariq S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Best tour I did in KL..Farrah was a fantastic guide. She took us to 3 main restaurants plus a food stand. Farrah is very passionate about her work and taught us so much about Malaysian cuisine and traditions. I really recommend this tour!

Jessica C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Charles by far provided us with the best experience in Malaysia. From the moment he picked us out of the crowd as the tourist that he would be escorting around to the moment he graciously dropped us off at our hotel instead of the meeting place like we thought. He provided us with the opportunity to taste the culture of Malaysia. I thought as a vegetarian, my experience would be slighted, but he took care to include dishes that I could partake in. He was kind, funny and we felt safe. In addition to being a vegetarian we had our toddler with us who was in a mood. She was being rather unfriendly and if I were the tour guide I would have ignored her. Instead, it appeared that Charles made it his mission to win her over which he did by the end of the night. We enjoyed the food, was never forced to eat or try anything and the food was plentiful. We were forced to wave the white flag as Charles was prepared to keep the food rolling in. We sampled fish head curry, nasi lemak, roti, satay, fried chicken and fried ice cream just to name a few of the dishes. It was truly an experience to remember.

Sarah M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Amazing! So much good food!

Anthony B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

no problem at all finding the guy and the food was excellent well done Charles would highly recommend this trip to anyone

Larry C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The food was outstanding, and Charles was a delight. Despite it being a rainy night, we had an excellent time visiting various food malls, and even a walk through little India as that community prepared for Deepavali. Highly, highly recommended!!

Mark T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent tour led by very knowledgable and friendly guide. Highly recommended

Jenny O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent Tour! Our guide, Farrah, was very knowledgeable and I appreciated the extra service especially since I brought along my 3-year old son. We were stuffed after the tour and the food was super! Highly recommended!

Stewart R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent value food tour of food from the three main ethnic groups in Malaysia - Malay, Chinese and Indian. Very much off the beaten track and all the better for it. We visited places and tasted foods which we would not have done otherwise. Farah was an excellent, informative and enthusiastic guide.

As an added bonus we were dropped off at out hotel back in central KL

Clive G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

A great experience , a great way of sampling the range of cuisines available in KL . It was also brilliant to get dropped off back at our hotel after an outstanding evening out .

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