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    Malaysia's Most Unique Restaurants

    Jeff’s Cellar, Ipoh

    International, Pork-Free

    With a setting within a limestone cave, Jeff Cellar’s isn’t just Malaysia’s most unique wine bar - it is also the best of its kind globally. You are invited to immerse your palate in the exotic flavors of organic and rare wines within the confines of chill, intimate cave interiors and refreshing natural coolness.

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    Unique wine and dine experience at Jeff’s Cellar, Ipoh.
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    Jeff’s Cellar
    1, Persiaran Lagoon, Sunway 3, 31150 Ipoh.
    Website: https://www.thebanjaran.com/cuisine/jeffs-cellar/
    Phone: +605-210 7777
    Email: tbhr.pomelo@sunwayhotels.com

    Pia’s The Paddy, Langkawi

    Local, Western, North Indian, Halal

    Located in the scenic Ulu Melaka and overlooking the paddy fields fronting the majestic Gunung Raya, this uniquely beautiful dining spot serves everything from Western, Northern Indian to local fares and dining experience is heightened through its open-air seating.

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    Dine in a unique Kampung setting at Pia’s The Paddy, Langkawi.
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    Pia’s The Paddy
    Jalan Ulu Melaka, Kampung Padang Gaong, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah.
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Pias-The-Padi-185372104940500
    Phone: +012-493 3713

    Dining In The Dark, Kuala Lumpur

    Western, Pork-Free

    Located along the vibrant Changkat Bukit Bintang, Dining In The Dark aims to elevate the appreciation for food through a unique approach: dining without sight. This enables the taste, smell, touch and sound senses to be more acute. Employees here are visually impaired and menu will not be revealed until after the meal is served, hence the name “Surprise Menu”. The varying taste and texture will definitely delight your mind and palate.

    Drop by and dine in total darkness for a memorable sensory experience!

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    Enjoy a meal in total darkness at Dining In The Dark, Kuala Lumpur.
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    Dining In The Dark KL
    50A Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    Website: https://dininginthedarkkl.com
    Phone: +603-2110 0431
    Email: customerservice@dininginthedarkkl.com

    BBQ Lamb KL Kemensah, Ampang

    Asian, Arabic, BBQ, Halal

    Experience a different kind of dining here, where you are invited to soak your feet in the river and breathe fresh forest air as you dine. Famous for its smoked duck and set lunch, you are encouraged to make your reservation one week in advance. Ps. ATV or quad biking is also available nearby!

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    Dip your feet into the water as you dine at BBQ Lamb KL Kemensah, Ampang.
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    BBQ Lamb KL Kemensah
    Jalan Taman Zooview, Ampang 68000 Malaysia.
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Bbqlambklkemensah
    Phone: +60 12-211 4100

    Dinner In The Sky, Kuala Lumpur

    Western, Halal

    As suggested by its name, DInner in the Sky allows diners to enjoy their meal while being lifted 50m up in the air by a crane. Strapped to a seat on a suspended platform, treat your palate to five-course meal prepared by the chefs at Hilton Kuala Lumpur and treat your sight to the Kuala Lumpur city skyline.

    Dining on a suspended platform? Yes, please!
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    Dinner In The Sky
    231, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
    Website: https://www.dinnerinthesky.my/
    Phone: +016-299-1396
    Email: info@dinnerinthesky.com.my

    Plane In The City, Kuala Lumpur

    Fusion, Pork-Free

    You can now be hungry and adventurous at the same time! Board the Boeing 737 for a remarkable 90-minute journey where you get to wine and dine, stick your head out of the Pilot’s cockpit, tread across one of the wings, and spend precious time with your loved ones.

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    Dine in a plane at Plane In The City, Kuala Lumpur.
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    Plane In The City
    231, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
    Website: https://www.planeinthecity.com/
    Phone: +03-2282-6413
    Email: info@planeinthecity.com

    Le Petit Chef, Kuala Lumpur

    Italian, French, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Pork-Free

    Le Petit has chosen Malaysia as its first base in Southeast Asia, where it present its innovation dining experience through 3D project mapping technology. You can watch a small animated chef captivatingly preparing your meal on a plate placed in front of you. The meal is a harmonious combination of sight, sounds and taste - brought to you by Michelin-starred chef, Jeff Ramsey.

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    Let the world's smallest chef prepare your meal for you at Le Petit Chef, Kuala Lumpur.
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    Le Petit Chef - Elements
    Hive, Unit H-G-11, Trec, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur.
    Website: https://www.elements.my/le-petit
    Phone: +03-2282-6413
    Email: info@elements.my

    Whimsy, Kuala Lumpur

    Fusion, Pork-Free

    Whimsy is the first-of-its-kind multi-sensory fine-dining experience, giving Malaysia’s culinary landscape a rare, unique touch. Bringing together award-winning chefs from across the globe, it incorporates 360 projection technology for creative culinary like never before.

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    Excite your senses at Whimsy Malaysia!
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    Whimsy Malaysia
    Skyland, 231, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
    Website: https://whimsy.com.my/
    Phone: +6016-2991455
    Email: info@whimsy.com.my

    Nam Heong, Ipoh

    Chinese, Non-Halal

    Have you ever been served by a mechanical waitress? You can now, at Nam Heong! Robots are programmed to transfer food to the tables on designated tracks, and you will be required to pick the dishes from the tray. They are also able to greet customers in both English and Cantonese, and their purpose is mainly to improve efficiency while cutting waiting time. Nam Heong currently has 8 robots in its Ipoh branch and 2 at Da Men Mall, Selangor.

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    Let these robotic waitresses serve you at Nam Heong.
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    Nam Heong Ipoh
    Block B, 2-15, Ipoh Soho, Jalan Sultan Iskandar, Ipoh.
    Website: http://www.namheongipoh.com/
    Phone: +05-246 0521
    Email: customerservice@namheongipoh.com

    Ice Cafe, Penang

    Dessert, Halal

    How does dining in Malaysia's first ice-themed cafe sounds to you? Said to be kept at a temperature of between 8°C to 10°C, the cafe comes with igloos and ice beds, and features an ice-themed menu such as its signature snowflake ice bowls. Drop by if you need a break from the heat!

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    Have you eaten in the cold? You can now!
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    Ice Cafe, Penang
    193 Lebuh Victoria, George Town, Penang Island.
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/IceCafe17
    Phone: +04-262 1193
    Email: info.icecafepg@gmail.com

    Atmosphere 360

    International, Buffet, Halal

    A revolving restaurant 282m above ground level, Atmosphere 360 is located at the top of Southeast Asia’s tallest tower - Menara Kuala Lumpur. Its modern atmosphere comes with a starry fiber optic illuminated ceiling and offers a breathtaking view over the KL city. Staffed by seasoned culinary artists, this unique dining spot in Malaysia serves both buffet and ala carte items, as well as specialty cocktails.

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    Dine at the tallest restaurant in Southeast Asia at Atmosphere 360.
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    Atmosphere 360
    Menara Kuala Lumpur, 2, Jalan Puncak, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.
    Website: http://atmosphere360.com.my/
    Phone: +03-2020 2121
    Email: info@atmosphere360.com.my

    Heli Lounge Bar

    Bar Snacks, Pork-Free

    The Heli Lounge Bar might look ordinary at first glance, but get ready for a whole new experience when you order a drink and climb a few short flights of stairs to reach the very top - the helipad. Here, you will be greeted by the amazing and uninhibited 360° view of the city skyline - the perfect vantage point to witness firework displays on special occasions, or just to get a bird's-eye view of the flashing city lights on a typical working day.

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    Climb onto a helipad in the heart of KL. Or better, dine on it!
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    Heli Lounge Bar
    34th Floor, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia.
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/Heliloungebar
    Phone: +03-2110 5034
    Email: ask@helikl.com

    Veg Fish Farm Thai Restaurant, Ampang

    Thai, Pork-Free

    Rejoice in authentic Thai cuisine prepared by experienced Thai chefs  in an unusual but fascinating lush, cool forest setting. The restaurant serves organic vegetables and spring chickens that they cultivate on their own in order to ensure that diners consume only safe, clean and pesticide-free produce. Your only worry is deciding if you'd prefer to dine under the stars, by the pond or at the hut!

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    Beautiful, serene lake setting makes the perfect dinner spot.
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    Veg Fish Farm Thai Restaurant
    KM4, Jalan Hulu Langat, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
    Website: http://vegfishfarm.com/
    Phone: +6016-293 6493

    The Restaurant at The Lakehouse, Cameron Highlands

    Continental, Buffet, High-Tea, BBQ, Steamboat

    Go back in time into the Old World when you visit this charming restaurant located in the soaring highlands (at 1,000m above sea level to be exact) of Pahang. Whether you are indulging in its semi-continental buffet for breakfast, ala carte and tea for lunch, or steamboat or BBQ or dinner, you will definitely enjoy this relaxing oasis in the midst of a lush green haven.

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    Cool weather, good food.
    Photo by The Lakehouse, Cameron Highlands.

    The Restaurant at The Lakehouse
    30th Mile Ringlet, 39200 Cameron Highlands, Pahang.
    Website: https://lakehouse-cameron.com/restaurant/the-restaurant
    Phone: +605-495 6152
    Email: info@lakehouse-cameron.com

    Happy eating!