Best Places for Date Night in KL

Best Places for Date Night in KL

We know how nerve-wracking it can be to plan the perfect date: You've got to pick a good place, make sure the mood is right and of course, make sure you'll both get a delicious meal out of it. We've got your back, Burpplers! Here are 12 spots to wine and dine with your special someone, from a casual bistro at Plaza Batai to French fine dining in TTDI and affordable European cuisine in Publika.
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So you’re planning for a first date and want to play it cool. Hop on over to this gorgeous resto-bar in Bukit Bintang. The menu is fun, sporting imaginative dishes like chicken ribs and sushi tacos to share – the perfect way to break the ice. Date going well? Move it upstairs to the cocktail bar for a drink. Pro tip: The restaurant only does two dinner services, so be sure to make a reservation before coming over.
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Don't sweat it if you've got to plan for a last minute date. Brasserie Fritz is open as early as 8am, so swing by for all kinds of good eats from Australian-style brekkie in the mornings to contemporary French fare for lunch and dinner. Excellent food and top-notch service in a classy setting — your date will be very impressed.
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Bookmark this spot for extra special occasions: birthdays, anniversaries or even to pop the big question. DC Restaurant is made for romantic dinners for two, promising a gastronomical adventure over reimagined classic French food. Expect full course meals featuring top quality ingredients like Hokkaido scallops and Japanese A4 Wagyu.
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If you’re looking for a cosy and intimate spot, Sitka is the place to be. The creative menu here focuses on small, sharing plates built around local flavours with modern cooking techniques – think dumplings, baos and pasta dishes! Finish off with a beer, cocktail, or a glass from their great natural wine selection.
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For a fun and adventurous meal with your gourmand partner, give this posh restaurant’s tasting menu a shot. Look forward to a seven-course meal decided by the chefs, based on their take on Italian cuisine. And for the final touch, let the friendly team recommend a glass of wine to match that tasty feast.
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Daytime dates are more fun when there's brunch involved. Nestled in DC Mall, Birch is decked out in floor-to-ceiling windows and lush greenery – the perfect setting for casual dates over eggs, toast and coffee. You don’t have to rush through it either – Birch turns into a cool dinner spot from 6pm, plus there’s a full-fledged bar that whips out cocktails all day long.
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Treat yourselves to an unforgettable dining experience at Nadodi, where traditional Indian cuisine forms the backdrop for an innovative and interactive meal. Each plate is designed to take you on a journey – the course meals called 7-miles (and more) consist of snacks, mains and desserts that are made to mirror the journey made by nomadic ancestors through the southern lands of India.
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This restaurant in Publika requires a bit of a search, and your reward is exquisite Asian-European fare centred around well-loved local ingredients. Whether you choose to dine indoors for a quiet night together or by the open kitchen to catch the chefs in action, Deuce will guarantee a good dinner date.
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The grandest foodie gesture you can give your loved one is an omakase sushi experience, and a meal at Oribe will be one for the books. Be sure to secure seats by the counter for the best view of the sushi-making process by the master. P.s If you’re here celebrating a special night, let the team know, and they'll likely fix something up for you.
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Set on the 41st floor of Alila Bangsar, this upscale French restaurant checks all the boxes for a great date night location: a unique nose-to-tail dining experience, friendly service and a breathtaking view of the KL skyline. The kitchen team here shows no wastage when it comes to the food, so expect dishes made with unconventional parts of animals and vegetables like tripe, ox tongue and chicken heart.
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A date that’s fun and engaging – that’s the meal you and your bae will discover when you dine at Beta KL. With course meals in three, five or seven dishes, each plate features familiar flavours and homegrown ingredients such as cincalok and gula Melaka. Pro tip: The resto-bar also does cocktail pairings for these meals offered.
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Nothing spells romance like warmly lit dinners over Italian grub. The restaurant exudes a welcoming vibe, and the classic Italian dishes are more than satisfactory for two — wood-fired pizzas and pasta dishes for the win. Portions are rather generous, so we suggest turning this night into a double or triple date night out. The more the merrier!
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