7 Halal Chinese Restaurants in KL, Malaysia

Looking for some good Chinese restaurants for the perfect CNY reunion dinner or simply wanting to try new Chinese dishes that are both halal and tasty? Well, nothing is impossible when it comes to food hunting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. No need to Google “halal chinese food near me” because we are about to unveil the best list of halal Chinese restaurants in KL that’ll turn you into a regular customer in no time!

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Must-try halal Chinese restaurants in KL 

1. Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant (Muslim owned)

Image credit (L-R): Al Amber Official Website; Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant Official Instagram Page

Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant should be your top choice for an authentic taste of Northwestern China's traditional dishes. That’s right, the spices used in the dishes here are specially sourced from China to maintain the authentic flavour of each serving. Not sure what to order? We recommend getting their hand-pulled noodles, kung pao chicken, braised fish, and signature roasted lamb. For something sweeter, try out their sesame mochi balls and steamed buns that'll make you crave more!

Locations:

  • Nexus Bangsar South, Unit 14, Level 1, Nexus, 7, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

  • LGM Properties Corporation, 148, Jln Ampang, Kampung Baru, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

2. Golden Valley (Halal-certified suppliers)

Image credit: Golden Valley Official Instagram Page

Nothing can go wrong when you bring your family to Golden Valley in Melawati Mall. Here is where you get to indulge in a wide selection of delightful Malaysian Chinese cuisine. You’ll have a hard time (in a good way) choosing between its Nyonya-style steamed sea bass and irresistible chilli crab! Other dishes to try out include the marmite chicken, Cantonese duck served with tangy sweet sour and chilli oil, and the tiger prawns in chef’s special sauce. Did we mention this halal Chinese restaurant also comes with a Muslim-friendly prayer room? Coolsies!

Address: Melawati Mall, 355, Jln Bandar Melawati, Pusat Bandar Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor

3. Dolly Dim Sum (Halal-certified suppliers)

Image credit: Dolly Dim Sum Official Facebook Page

You can't talk about halal Chinese food without mentioning everyone's favourite Dolly Dim Sum! With four outlets operating in KL, the blue-themed franchise specialises in modern, authentic, Szechuan-style dumplings. For the best experience at this contemporised dim sum house, we recommend you go for the classic "Har Gao" prawn dumpling, royal golden fried rice or Cantonese fried noodles, and their signature egg custard bun. Looking for something to wash it all down? Their pomegranate-infused jasmine iced tea will do you justice!

Locations:

  • Lot 1 . 102 . 00 & S1 . 102 . 00, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Jln Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

  • Suria KLCC, Petronas Twin Tower, Lot 426-428, 4th Floor, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

  • NU Sentral, LG.43, 201, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

  • Lot G-7, Sunway Putra Mall, 100 Jalan Putra, Kuala Lumpur, 50350 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

4. Ruyi & Lyn (Pork-free, halal dining options available)

Image credit: Ruyi & Lyn Official Facebook Page

Another halal Chinese restaurant to add to your list is Ruyi & Lyn in Bangsar Shopping Centre. Unlike the previous eateries, Ruyi & Lyn is a multi-conceptual dining space comprising a grand dining area, an outdoor terrace, and private dining rooms (with and without a karaoke system). The modern Chinese dishes here are as grand as their interior when it comes to plating and taste. If you do come here, try out their sushi platter consisting of Hainanese chicken rice, nasi lemak, and mango sticky rice-flavoured sushi. Or better yet, get their all-time favourite yee sang varieties to dig in with your loved ones!

Address: 4th Floor Annex Bangsar Shopping Center, 285, Jalan Maarof, 59000 Kuala Lumpur

5. Mohd Chan (Muslim owned)

Image credit (L-R): Mohd Chan Official Facebook Page; Mohd Chan Official Website

Your hunt for halal Chinese food in KL is incomplete without adding Mohd Chan to the list. Having over 20 outlets across the country, the brand is dedicated to serving halal Cantonese dishes infused with Southeast Asian flavours. What to order for a starter? You can try ordering their Crabmeat Soup with Abalone Slices, Classic Butter Prawn, Crispy Ayam Szechuan, or Shanghai Dumpling. To quench your thirst, we recommend getting either the Soda Lemon Laici or Black Pink drink. 

Address: 59-60, Jalan Negara, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur 

6. HOMST (Muslim-owned)

Image credit: HOMST Official Facebook Page; HOMST Official Website

If Chinese home-cooked meals are what you’re after, then HOMST is the place to be. Indulge in a wide variety of Chinese Muslim cuisine, each originating from different regions of China. Some of our recommendations would be their soft shell crabs, tasty buttered and salted egg prawns, and smoked duck with mantau. Eyeing for their dumplings? Get your hands on the Homst Siew Mai, Charcoal Salted Egg Yolk Bun, Hargao, and Sparkling Prawn Dumpling. Talk about a must-visit halal Chinese restaurant with an extensive menu choice!

Locations:

  • No. 34 & 36, Persiaran Zaaba, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

  • 113, Jalan Raja Abdullah, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

  • 2, Jalan Wangsa Delima, Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

7. Mohammad Chow (Muslim-owned)

Image credit: Mohammad Chow Official Instagram Page

Mohammad Chow is another halal Chinese restaurant one shouldn’t miss when visiting KL. Most customers come to this Chinese Muslim restaurant with their family, and you should too! The award-nominated establishment specialises in serving classic Chinese comfort dishes and has one active branch in KL aside from Gombak. Some of their must-tries include buttermilk chicken, salted egg squid, yam basket, and kam heong lala. This, paired with their longan sea coconut or cold Chinese tea — chef’s kiss!

Address: No 1, 1, Jalan 5/76b, Desa Pandan, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

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And that concludes our list of halal Chinese restaurants in KL you should check out with your loved ones! So pick one, or two, or try them all on your next visit to the capital of Malaysia. You won’t be disappointed. wink

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