Klang is an incredible place, and the abundance of good food is among the things that it is famous for. We hope that this list of the best food to try in Klang will inspire you to make a food trip to the former state capital of Selangor!

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Top 10 Must-Try Food In Klang, Selangor

We have gathered our contributors to create this exclusive article just for you! When visiting Klang, easily locate the best food to try and skip the tourist traps by using this list. Bring your smile and a hearty appetite when going onto a food trip to Klang.

    Must-Try Food In Klang
    Top 10 Must-Try Food In Klang, Selangor


    The Royal Town of Klang, Selangor Darul Ehsan

    Klang is a combination of an old city with pre-historic sites dated from the late World War II, and newly developed areas mushrooming with high-rise buildings. Both traditional villages and modern residences exist harmoniously here. These important background factors are defining and shaping the food culture in Klang that you see today.


    Best Malay Restaurants in Klang
    Best Malay Restaurants in Klang


    Best Malay Restaurants in Klang

    1. Restoran Nasi Kukus Sotong Besar, Kampung Batu Belah

    This restaurant serves deep fried giant squids with fluffy, steamed rice, spicy sambal and a small bowl of gravy. The squids are prepared in a way that they are crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. Be prepared to wait as the restaurant is usually crowded with office workers during weekdays and families on the weekends.

    2. Warung Pak Din, Taman Palm Grove

    Bring back the memories of your childhood days with kuih-muih and hot, comforting teh tarik (‘pulled tea’) at Warung Pak Din. A popular spot for Klang-ites during teatime, it serves 28 different types of colourful kuih-muih. Located in the residential area of Taman Palm Grove Klang.

    3. Kedai Hafiz Char Kuey Teow, Pusat Bandar Berkeley

    Enjoy the taste of original Penang Char Kuey Teow right here in a makeshift stall located around the corner of the Berkeley roundabout. This humble place operates late in the evening serving wok fried Char Kuey Teow with fresh cockles.

    4. Restoran Rojak Klang Gani, Lebuh Tapah

    Rojak Klang Gani has been open since 1950 with only a few items on the menu, including its signature Rojak Klang. The original Klang favourite comes with bite-sized deep-fried kuih fritters, fried tofu, potatoes, hard-boiled egg, fresh cucumbers and grated sweet turnip. Blanched cuttlefish can be added upon request! Also try the Cendol – a popular shaved ice dessert that’s perfect for hotter days.

    5. Warong Wak Shariff, Kampung Rantau Panjang

    Taste the ultimate and legendary Mee Jawa that’s loved in Klang since 1972. This dish comprises yellow rice noodles with tofu, hard-boiled egg, sliced beef, bean sprouts and fried shallots drenched in a heavy and thick sweet potato broth. Red chillies and a calamansi are provided to add a kick of flavor to your food.


    Popular Chinese Restaurants in Klang
    Popular Chinese Restaurants in Klang


    Popular Chinese Restaurants in Klang

    6. Chong Kok Kopitiam, Jalan Stesen Klang

    Indulge in the comfort of hot black coffee, roti bakar (kaya toasts), and telur separuh masak (half-boiled eggs). Nothing epitomises Malaysian breakfast better than this heavenly combination. Opened in the 1940s, Chong Kok Kopitiam has preserved the traditional, old school interior of the shop till today.

    7. Kee Heong Bak Kut Teh, Taman Eng Ann

    When one thinks of Klang, it’s easy to associate it with three famous words: Bak Kut Teh! There are plenty of good Bak Kut Teh restaurants in Klang, but what sets Kee Heong Bak Kut Teh apart is its divine broth. Enjoy the piping hot soup loaded with tender meat and served with fragrant rice and golden yau char kwai.


    Top Indian Restaurants in Klang
    Top Indian Restaurants in Klang


    Top Indian Restaurants in Klang

    8. Love Mom Restaurant, Taman Chi Liung, Klang

    Here, you can find traditional Indian breakfast fares such as chapati, thosai, and their super famous appam. With a soft center with crisp sides, just one appam is enough to satisfy your tummy for a good part of the day. For lunch, go for the home-cooked chicken curry and chicken varuval for a filling meal.


    Other Popular Restaurants in Klang

    9. Klang Jaya Fried Chicken, Taman Klang Jaya

    At KJFC (Klang Jaya Fried Chicken), the fried chicken is absolutely delicious. This roadside stall in the residential neighborhood of Taman Klang Jaya serves crispy fried chicken with the option to have it with packed nasi lemak. Complete your meal with the sweet red bean soup dessert.

    10. Regent Pandan Layer Cake Shop

    Thanks to social media, this cake shop has been receiving a lot of orders for its famous pandan layer cake. The iconic cake was invented by Cheng Yew Ho more than 35 years ago using basic local ingredients, including pandan leaves. Each cake comes with five alternate layers of pandan pudding and soft pandan sponge cake that’s baked fresh daily. It is best eaten chilled.


    Happy exploring!
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