If you’re wondering where to go next for your foodie adventures, we’ve got just the place for you–the Royal Town of Klang. Klang is not only home to beautiful temples and vibrant shopping streets, but also mouthwatering local food. Whether you’re craving the hot andsteamy bak kut teh or the hearty banana leaf meals, Klang has it all!
Check out these five must-try foods in Klan on your visit!
Bak Kut Teh
Bak kut teh, a herbal soup made with pork and Chinese herbs, is a Klang staple. Numerous restaurants serve bak kut teh in Klang and they each have their own unique take on this classic Chinese comfort food. One place that’s definitely worth trying is Restoran Seng Huat Bak Kut Teh Klang. Head over to this restaurant and dig into a bowl of flavourful soup with a subtle yet fragrant herbal aroma. Enjoy the tender pieces of pork and mushrooms in the soup with rice and cakoi on the side.
Restoran Seng Huat Bak Kut Teh Klang
Address: 9, Jalan Besar, Kawasan 1, 41000 Klang, Selangor
Operating Hours: 7.30 AM – 12.30 PM, 5.30 PM – 8.30 PM daily
Contact Number: +6012-309 8303
Craving for delicious biryani cooked with a variety of aromatic Indian spices? Visit Bamboo Biryani Taste & See in Klang for some oh-so-yummy bamboo biryani. Steamed in bamboo before serving, this biryani has a unique flavour and the meat is wonderfully tender. Choose between chicken, mutton, fish, crab, prawn, and vegetarian biryani. Watch as hot, steaming biryani is tipped from a bamboo cylinder right onto your banana leaf. Enjoy some cool, fresh raita on the side. Finish off with a cup of soothing masala tea.
Bamboo Biryani Taste & See
Address: 16, Jalan Sri Damak 18, Taman Sri Andalas, 41200 Klang, Selangor
Operating Hours: 12 PM – 6 PM (closed on Mondays)
Contact Number: +6012-684 0922
Coconut Tom Yam Soup
Most Malaysians love tom yam soup and coconut water. But have you tried tom yam soup served in a young coconut? Coconut tom yam soup is one of the signature dishes at Coconut Flower Seafood Restaurant. This sour and spicy soup with prawns is every foodie’s dream come true. As you devour the tom yam soup, you get hints of sweetness from the remnants of coconut water. Once you finish the soup, don’t forget to scrape and enjoy the soft flesh of the coconut.
Coconut Flower Seafood Restaurant
Address: 702, Jalan Udang Galah, Kampung Telok Gong, 42000 Pelabuhan Klang, Selangor
Operating Hours: 11 AM – 10.30 PM daily
Contact Number: +603-3134 1218
Banana Leaf Meal
A hearty banana leaf meal is the perfect Sunday lunch option! Kanna Curry House in Klang serves delicious banana leaf meals with rice, a variety of vegetables, sambar, and crunchy papadams. Choose between a variety of tasty add-ons such as fried squid, fried chicken, and chicken varuval. After lunch, order a cup of coffee with fresh cow’s milk for an afternoon boost.
Kanna Curry House
Address: No. 20, Lorong Batu Nilam 34B, Bandar Bukit Tinggi 2, 41200 Klang, Selangor
Operating Hours: 8 AM – 9 PM daily
Contact Number: +603-3324 2510
After a satisfying lunch, head over to Fruit Bakery & Café for dessert. Their scrumptious apple strudels are the best in town! Enjoy layers of flaky, sweet pastry with custard, cooked apples, and soft whipped cream in between. The cooked apples still retain a little crunch and provide a wonderful texture to the strudel. Next time you’re in Klang, be sure to visit this bakery and savour this heavenly sweet treat. They also have a variety of other scrumptious pastries along with a wonderful lunch and dinner menu.
Fruit Bakery & Café
Address: No. 107, Lebuh Turi, Off, Persiaran Raja Muda Musa, Taman Chi Liung, 41200 Klang, Selangor
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 9 PM daily
Contact Number: +603-3373 1071
Ready to go food hunting in Klang? Book a guided tour of Klang and make a day of it! Explore historical and cultural sites in the royal town with a guide and enjoy some mouthwatering local eats!
*Featured image from Seng Huat Bak Kut Teh Facebook