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Songket Restaurant

No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
+60 3-2161 3331
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
No. 29 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My partner and I had dinner there last night. tl:dr: food was good but we won't be back. Food Taste 5 Wait Time -3 Smiling Dancer Guy +1 We made a reservation (online) for 7:30pm and arrived about 5 minutes early. The restaurant is located...More

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Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Grateful, Thank you for your frank and honest review. I will address the issue of waiting time with the ordering and kitchen. It is definitely unusual to wait 1 hour. I thank you for the positive review on the dancers and food taste. My...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for the very first time and had their Ramadhan buffet with my family. The food was good but a reminder to those who are planning to go there for buka puasa, you guys need to take everything that is served in the buffet...More

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Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Afareena, thank you for your kind review and praise for the food. We are happy that you had an overall enjoyable experience at Songket. On the food, we do continuously refill the empty trays. We agree that the cooking and refilling was not fast...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to KL looking for a restaurant with a bit of local flavour and we found it with Songket! We were visiting KL for a few days, starting a tour of Malaysia and tried all the normal places with mixed results. We arrived in...More

Thank Michael A
DesmondThong, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michael, Thank you for a wonderful review and for sharing your experience with the Tripadvisor community. We are always excited whenever we get such a positive assessment of our service and offerings. You have certainly picked a good time to visit Kuala Lumpur and...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

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 reviewResponded 20 May 2017

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 5 May 2017 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

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Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

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 4 May 2017 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 reviewResponded 6 May 2017

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

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Management response:Responded 20 April 2017

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

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Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

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 14 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 reviewResponded 15 April 2017

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

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Philor1, Director at Songket Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

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

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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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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.
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