15 New Restaurants to Visit in KL and Selangor in July 2015

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June 25, 2015
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You can view a list of our most recent new restaurant features here. This is part of a monthly series.

1. League of Captains at Jalan Doraisamy

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The revitalisation of The Row is now in full swing, thanks to League of Captains, which is spearheaded by local clothing label Pestle & Mortar. The venue’s name is an homage to two of barista Danial’s favourite Melbourne cafes, though it also reflects its founders’ ethos & aspirations.

Address: The Row, Jalan Doraisamy, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail

Find: Contact details and map for League of Captains

Read Review: League of Captains by Pestle & Mortar at The Row, Doraisamy: Restaurant Review

2. Ribs at the Burgeon at Aman Suria

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It’s been many months in the making, but Ribs At The Burgeon is finally open – founders Seth & Ray & their terrific team have carved out a contemporary barbecue restaurant & whiskey bar in the suburbs that’s boldly ambitious & distinctively appealing. This is one of 2015’s most commanding new restaurants.

Address: 8 & 10, Jalan BM 1/2, Taman Bukit Mayang Emas

Find: Contact details and map for Ribs At The Burgeon

Read Review: Ribs At The Burgeon at Taman Bukit Mayang Emas: Restaurant Review

3. Brulee Brasserie at Casa Tropicana

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It’s nearly 10,000 kilometres from the islands of the Mediterranean to Malaysia, but Brulee Brasserie tries to bring a bit of the spirit of Sicily & Santorini to Selangor, with European-accented offerings by a warm team that makes friends of its customers.

Address: B1-2, Casa Tropicana, Jalan Persiaran Tropicana

Find: Contact details and map for Brulee Brasserie

Read Review: Brulee Brasserie at Casa Tropicana: Restaurant Review

4. Livello Uno at Taman Tun Dr Ismail

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If the name Mashad Pino rings a bell, this may be the reason: Mashad was the chef in charge when Hit & Mrs opened in 2012 & Feeka the following year After slaving for two of KL’s toughest F&B monoliths, the Malaysian-Italian has now broken free on his own, opening a new Italian restaurant.

Address: 165A, First Floor, Jalan Aminuddin Baki, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Find: Contact details and map for Livello Uno

Read Review: Livello Uno at Taman Tun Dr Ismail: Restaurant Review

5. Huckleberry Food & Fare at Plaza Damansara

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‘There ain’t nothing in the world so good when it’s cooked right.’ Mark Twain was thinking of corn-dodgers & buttermilk, pork & cabbage & greens, when he wrote that line, but it’s promising that the sentiment scribbled on the chalkboard of Huckleberry is the principle that fuels the food at this Bukit Damansara boulangerie & bistro, one of 2015’s most encouraging new eateries.

Address: 2G & 4G Medan Setia 2, Plaza Damansara, Damansara Heights

Find: Contact details and map for Huckleberry

Read Review: Huckleberry Food & Fare at Plaza Damansara: Restaurant Review

6. Ngiu Chap Wong at Plaza Damas

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This little shop could become a big attraction, run by friendly couple Andrew & Jenny, whose retirement from the corporate world has opened up a new chapter in their lives. This month, they’ve launched a cafe on a hidden corner, serving a cherished speciality of Andrew’s hometown, Kota Kinabalu – Sabah’s ‘ngiu chap,’ or mixed beef noodles.

Address: P-1-3, Plaza Damas, Sri Hartamas

Find: Contact details and map for Ngiu Chap Wong

Read Review: Ngiu Chap Wong KK Beef Noodles at Plaza Damas: Snapshot

7. Aether Café at Taman Tun Dr Ismail

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Take a seat by Aether Cafe’s windows, enjoy the leafy view & watch out for Asian red-cheeked squirrels scampering outside – Malaysian brothers Mark & Shaun Chang have chosen a lovely location for their new cafe, which is poised to become a hidden sanctuary for the weary city soul, supplying some respite from the offices & malls.

Address: Pusat Kanak-Kanak Tuanku Bainun, 48 Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr.Ismail

Find: Contact details and map for Aether Cafe

Read Review: Aether Cafe at Taman Tun Dr Ismail: Restaurant Review

8. Project B at Sentul

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Project B is a new eatery that encapsulates the soul of social enterprise – it marks the first F&B initiative by Malaysia’s Dignity For Children foundation. The focus for food is fried chicken – customers can have fun trying three varieties: The ‘Signature Crunch,’ two pieces of crispy buttermilk-coated chicken with chicken-salt crinkle fries & coleslaw; the Malaysian hot-&-spicy berempah with flavourful nasi lemak; or the Korean sweet-&-sticky with kimchi jjigae stew.

Address: 25-G Jalan 11/48A, Sentul Raya Boulevard

Find: Contact details and map for Project B

Read Review: Project B at Sentul Raya Boulevard: Restaurant Review

9. The Rolling Pin at Plaza Damas 3

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Twirling into Sri Hartamas, The Rolling Pin puts a fun spin on Indian fare, with stimulating visual twists by chefs Rakesh Talwar & Abhishek Botadkar, both from Mumbai.

Address: Ground Floor, Plaza Damas 3, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Taman Sri Hartamas

Find: Contact details and map for The Rolling Pin

Read Review: The Rolling Pin at Plaza Damas 3, Sri Hartamas: Restaurant Review

10. Gourmet Vegetarian Kitchen at Bandar Sunway

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A unique new vegetarian restaurant has sprouted in Bandar Sunway, sowing the seeds of imaginative meatless dining.

Address: Eight Gourmets Gala, Ground Floor, Pinnacle Annexe, Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway

Find: Contact details and map for Yi Gourmet

Read Review: Yi Gourmet Vegetarian Kitchen at Bandar Sunway: Restaurant Review

11. Episode at Solaris Dutamas

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One of Publika’s most photogenic restaurants, Episode strives to be worth an entire series of visits for customers seeking cross-border cooking that spans Eastern & Western imprints.

Address: A4-UG1-1, Solaris Dutamas, Outside Publika

Find: Contact details and map for Episode

Read Review: Episode at Solaris Dutamas: Restaurant Review

12. Fat Olive at Dataran Prima

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Chef Enrique Garcia Fernandez – call him by his nickname, Kike (pronounced ‘Key-Kay’) – is ready to cook; Fat Olive is now open, helmed by Kike, who hails from northern Spain, & his partner Stacee, a Malaysian former advertising executive who recently returned home after a long stint in Shanghai.

Address: B-G-17, Menara Prima, Jalan PJU 1/39, Dataran Prima

Find: Contact details and map for Fat Olive

Read Review: Fat Olive at Dataran Prima: Restaurant Review

13. The Birdmen Co at Subang

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Let’s give ’em something to squawk about: Fans of chicken wings can flock together at The Birdmen Co, a newly hatched Subang restaurant that rules the roost with its playful range. Chicken wings coated with chopped garlic & cheese? Count us in!

Address: 113, Jalan SS 15/5A, Subang Jaya

Find: Contact details and map for The Birdmen

Read Review: The Birdmen Co at SS15 Subang: Restaurant Review

14. P&C Cocktail Bar at Desa Sri Hartamas

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KL’s newest speakeasy-style cocktail bar is an intimate hideout that strives to evoke the spirit of Prohibition-era America, complete with wanted posters of Al Capone & U.S. newspaper clippings that hark back to nearly a century ago.

Address: Desa Sri Hartamas

Find: Contact details and map for P&C Cocktail Bar

Read Review: P&C Cocktail Bar at Desa Sri Hartamas: Restaurant Review

15. Kotakotak Café at Shah Alam

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Two friendly Malaysian sisters & their collaborators have created this lovely-looking new cafe that showcases intriguing ideas like a complex, colourful stack of smashed pumpkin, sweet potatoes, crispy potato skin, mashed potatoes & tempeh with chilli basil oil squirts.

Address: 8 Jalan Presiden F U1/F Accentra Glenmarie Seksyen U1

Find: Contact details and map for Kotakotak

Read Review: Kotakotak Cafe at Glenmarie, Shah Alam: Restaurant Review

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Marina Kennerson

I’ll come up to eat at all those restaurants!! 😉

Lilsha Baisha

hahaha loser ! dah lama tau laa about the shops . i have this app duhhh

Firdaus Saidi

Yg penting dua kedai dekat ngan office i. X payah nak go jauh jauh. Hahaha

Evelyn Pl Lim

Fiona Novak here’s more to add to the ever-growing list

Fiona Novak

So many places…such a small tummy

Justin Valentino

I have seen once from Casa..

Lim Charleen

Yes.. Have to try before I leave this neighborhood

Lim Charleen

Justin Valentino time for food hunting

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