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Kuala Lumpur for Muslim Travellers

Everything You Need to Know for a Halal Holiday in Kuala Lumpur

This section has everything you need to know if you’re Muslim and visiting Kuala Lumpur for the first time. The Malaysian capital is undeniably a Muslim-friendly holiday destination, as the country’s main religion is Islam – though you’ll also find a multitude of cultures and beliefs such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity.

Food-wise, there are plenty of Halal-certified eateries, quaint cafes, and vibrant street markets in the city centre that are also heavily frequented by the local population. Shopping malls have dedicated prayer rooms (surau), while all guestrooms and suites in hotels have clearly-marked Qiblah markings. Check out our helpful guide of Kuala Lumpur for Muslim travellers.

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Kuala Lumpur Dining Guide for Muslim Travellers

Where to Find Halal Restaurants & Cafes in KL

Kuala Lumpur is known for its variety of cuisine, where you can find authentic Chinese, Indian and even international fare at various price points. Many restaurants now cater to Muslim diners by omitting pork and alcohol from their menu, but if you’re still feeling uneasy about dining in KL, mamak stalls (Tamil Muslim) as well as Chinese Muslim and Malay-owned eateries are your best bet as they use halal ingredients and cooking methods for their dishes.

We’ve compiled a helpful guide of where to find Halal restaurants and cafes in KL, from hipster cafes serving innovative fusion fare to local dining options where you can enjoy authentic Malaysian dishes such as nasi lemak (rice cooked in coconut milk and served with various condiments), rendang (spicy stewed meat), and chapatti (flatbread usually eaten with curry or dhal).

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