Asian Heritage Row Restaurants
Best places to eat in Asian Heritage Row
Located just off Jalan Sultan Ismail adjacent to Sheraton Imperial Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Asian Heritage Row restaurants have evolved in leaps and bounds over the last few years. While the area is best known for its nightclub offerings, today its dining scene embraces diversity and creativity, and you will find both destination restaurants, as well as simple but trendy dining rooms offering local food. A quiet street during daytime, you will find that the best places to eat in Asian Heritage Row have a somewhat brisk mentality, with service that is fast, resulting in brisk table turnovers particularly during lunchtime.
Popular with workers from the nearby office towers, as well as guests from the five-star Sheraton Imperial Hotel Kuala Lumpur next door, the more inexpensive restaurants here serve local food, but adding to the flavour palate of Asian Heritage Row’s diverse food community are flashy, western restaurants. Standing should-to-shoulder with the city’s top dining rooms, read on to find out more about the best places to eat in Asian Heritage Row…
Toastina Café & Bar
Toastina Café & Bar, situated within Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur, is a stylish cafe that serves salads, pastries, sandwiches, premium-brewed coffee and fruit juices by day and transforms into a sophisticated bar by night. Perfect for lounging in the evening, gusts can opt for oversized sofas and low coffee tables indoors or the al fresco section which offers rattan sofas with bright orange cushions. Toastina Café & Bar serves 18 varieties of whiskeys, cocktails and mocktails, as well as imported beers and wines from Starwood’s Wines of the World menu from South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Chile and Spain. A large selection of Cuban cigars is also available at Toastina Café & Bar.
- Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 11:00 - 01:00, Saturday 15:00 - 01:00
- Address: Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Sultan Ismail
- Tel: 603 2717 9352
Limapulo: Baba Can Cook
Standing out from Asian Heritage Row’s nightclubs and bars is Limapulo: Baba Can Cook, a humble-looking eatery that is well-frequented for its authentic Nyonya offerings. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant’s signature dishes include its oil-free tamarind chicken and ayam berempah (chicken with spicy coconut gravy) served with rice, fried omelette and a side of vegetables. Also highly recommended is the nyonya laksa, a hearty bowl of rice vermicelli with fish balls, fishcakes, chicken, fresh cucumbers and boiled egg. Perfect for warm afternoons, Limapulo: Baba Can Cook also serves delectable desserts including ais kacang (shaved ice, palm sugar, and corn) and cendol (coconut milk, jelly noodles, shaved ice and palm sugar).
- Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 22:00
- Address: 26, Jalan Doraisamy, Asian Heritage Row
- Tel: +603 2698 3268
W Wine Room
W Wine Room, true to its name, is great place for the more sophisticated crowd to unwind with friends over imported wines, champagnes and spirits in Asian Heritage Row. Reminiscent of a New York loft with an Oriental twist, W Wine Room is furnished with deep red cushioned seats, throw pillows, and low tables resulting in a laidback yet intimate setting. Offering an extensive alcohol list, guests can enjoy indulgent wines imported from France, Spain, and Italy as well as a selection of snacks after a long day of exploring Kuala Lumpur city centre.
- Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 16:30 – 03:00
- Address: First Floor, 56 & 58 Jalan Doraisamy, Asian Heritage Row
- Tel: +60 2691 8672
Cynna is a relatively small nightclub in Aisan Heritage Row that offers a sensuous and more intimate clubbing experience. Occupying a spot on the first floor with a breezy outdoor terrace that is perfect for a breather between dances, Cynna’s house DJs present clubbers with a groovy blend of house, techno, progressive, RnB and disco. Popular amongst local revellers, male guests are required to pay a cover charge of RM40 while ladies get in for free on Wednesday and Thursday, but on Friday and Saturday, male guests and ladies are charged at RM50 and Rm25 respectively.
- Opening Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 22:00 – 03:00
- Address: 34-38 Jalan Doraisamy, Asian Heritage Row
- Tel: +603 2694 2888