Even though Kluang may be deemed as an underrated district amongst its neighbors, this place has its own charms. Apart from a wide variety of amazing attractions and natural wonders, Kluang is also full of scrumptious local food. Ranging from appetizing dishes to fluffy pastry, there’s an endless list of delightful food you can find in Kluang, Johor.
Worry not; we have prepared a list of mouth-watering food you must try in Kluang. Avid foodie, this is for you!
When you reach Kluang, you ought to satisfy your tummy with an appetizing bowl of beef noodles. Prepared with the best beef and freshest ingredients, this dish is one of its kind. Smooth and springy noodles served with beef broth and topped with fried shallots and beef slices. It has a rich and savory flavor yet not too overpowering.
Yean Kee Beef Noodle
Address: 4, Jalan Murni 1, Taman Murni, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +6012-773 3088
Tuesday – Sunday: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm (Closed on Monday)
This is not typical, ordinary plain bread that you eat every day. This toast has a softer texture – fluffy on the inside and charred on the outside. You can choose your toast from three types of bread; wholemeal, white bread, and buns, and enjoy it with a spread of butter and homemade kaya. One bite of the charcoal-grilled toast and you’ll be hooked!
The Original Kluang Rail Coffee
Address: KTM, Jalan Station, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +607-773 8391
Opening Hours: Daily, 7.00 am – 6.00 pm
If you love some spices in your food (and life), why not have a flavorful bowl of curry noodles. The soul of the dish–curry gravy–is a combination of ground spices and coconut milk that is cooked to perfection. Loaded with fried tofu, cockles, fried fish cakes, and roasted pork – you’ll never forget the heavenly taste of Kluang-style curry noodles.
Gerai Makan Botak
Address: Jalan Panggung, Kampung Masjid Lama, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Friday – Wednesday: 7.00 am – 5.00 pm (Closed on Thursday)
Satay is one of Malaysia’s most famous and sought-after local delicacies. Surprisingly, Kluang also has its very own style of satay. Unlike ordinary satay, here you can choose from four types of satay; chicken satay, mutton satay, pork satay, and intestine satay. Pair your satay with special homemade sauce to add a more flavorful taste.
Ah Fu Satay
Address: 18, Jalan Raja Omar, Kampung Masjid Lama, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +6014-918 1876
Tuesday – Sunday: 4.00 pm – 9.30 pm (Closed on Monday)
For coffee enthusiasts, you must have a sip of Kluang coffee. Prepared using ingredients of the highest quality, it is made with a special roast. You can opt for different types of coffee; black coffee is roasted with sugar and vegetable oil, while white coffee is a pure roast that comprises three types of beans which are Arabica, Robusta, and Liberica.
Kluang Coffee Powder Factory
Address: 76, Jalan Besar, Kampung Yap Tau Sah, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +6011-5553 1966
Weekdays: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm
Saturday: 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Sunday: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
Looking for a delicious, flaky pastry to complete your foodie trip? Have a bite of Shanghai Mooncake, also known as ‘Golden Pillow’. This rugby-shaped mooncake has soft and crunchy skin. It comes with three different fillings – pandan, lotus, and black sesame. Once you have a taste of this delicious mooncake, you’ll certainly come back for more!
Yuen Fatt Biskut
Address: 39, Jalan Haji Manap Nordin, Kluang Baru, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +607-773 7107
Monday – Saturday: 8.30 am – 6.00 pm (Closed on Wednesday)
Sunday: 8.30 am – 4.00 pm
Tau Sar Pneah
This is another most famous traditional Chinese biscuit to include in your foodie trip – tau sar pneah. Even though it is claimed to be originated from Penang, you can get the best tau sar pneah right in Kluang. Filled with mung bean paste, the spherical biscuit has a crispy skin and just a right amount of sweetness. You can even bring this home as souvenir!
Tong Huat Confectionery
Address: 28, Jalan Cantik, Kampung Masjid Lama, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +607-771 4616
Monday – Saturday: 9.00 am – 6.30 pm (Closed on Sunday)
There you have it; a complete list of scrumptious food you must have in Kluang, Johor. Where would be your next foodie destination? For more amazing foodie trips in Johor and beyond, check out KKday now!
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