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3 Concierge Recommendations for a Perfect Day Out in Kuala Lumpur

By Chris |  October 23 2007


Skybar at the Shangri-La Hotel

Beach on La ngkawi island

We asked Kuala Lumpur’s top concierges to share their personal recommendations for the perfect day

Azman Ismail

Concierge, Shangri-lA hotel

+60 3 2032 2388

Skybar at the Shangri-La Hotel

10am

Breakfast at Lot 10 Hutong (Malaysian Heritage Food Village) for a typical local breakfast.

11am -12pm

Take a private city tour inclusive of Twin Tower Skybridge, Merdeka Square, Old Station, Sultan Abdul Samad Building and Jamek Mosque (in the old part of Kuala Lumpur).

1pm – 2pm

Visit Lake Gardens, The Bird Park, Orchid Garden and the Deer Park.

2.30pm

Lunch at Madam Kwan (Malaysian cuisine) where guests enjoy local favorites such as nasi lemak, curry mee and asam pedas.

BEST RESTAURANTS

Lafite – at the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur – for fine dining.

Bijan Bar & Restaurant – serves the best Malaysian cuisine.

Rama V – serves authentic Thai food.

BEST SHOPPING AREA

Suria KLCC, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and the Starhill Gallery.

BEST ATTRACTION

Visit the Petronas Tower Skybridge (Skybridge, 86th floor, observation deck) and Menara Tower to see the magnificent city of Kuala Lumpur.

 

KESSAVAN BHASKARAN

Concierge, Ritz-Carlton

+60 3 2142 8000

Start with breakfast in Shook! at Feast Village.

Visit Wei Ling art gallery at Brickfield, and then have lunch at the Al-Amar Lebanese restaurant in the Pavilion shopping mall. Finally, finish the day with dinner at the Tamarind Springs restaurant.

BEST RESTAURANTS

Al-Amar Lebanese restaurant, Pavilion.
Gonbei at the Starhill Gallery -Japanese Restaurant
Prime at Le Méridien.

BEST SHOPPING AREA

Petaling Street, Chinatown, and the small tea shops dotted around.

BEST ATTRACTION

Visit Wei Ling art gallery in Brickfields.

Beach on La ngkawi island

 

NURUL NUZAIRI

Front Office Manager

Four Seasons, Langkawi

+60 4 950 8888

Savor a hearty breakfast spread at our contemporary Serai restaurant after your morning garden walk.

Explore Langkawi’s natural wilderness by going on a mangrove tour with our naturalist.Choose to depart either in the morning or afternoon. The 3.5-hour tour takes you into the spectacular mangrove wetlands, limestone caves and secluded coves. Teeming with wildlife, watch the eagles soar proud, see the macaques at play or visit the local family fish farm. Indulge in a gourmet picnic on an idyllic private beach.

Allow for therapeutic healing in the comfort of your private hideaway with luxurious treatments that reflect Malaysia’s cultural diversity. Savour authentic Malay flavors with the finest culinary array at our signature restaurant Ikan-Ikan while enjoying views of the Andaman Sea.

BEST RESTAURANTS

Ikan-Ikan Restaurant – highlights authentic Malay cuisine.
Serai Restaurant – celebrates sun-drenched flavours of authentic Italian flavours.
Kelapa Grill Restaurant – features Asian stir fries, wood-fired speciality pizza, western cuisine and grilled classics.

BEST SHOPPING AREA

Lobby Boutique with its eclectic collection of Asian fashion wear from elegant casuals to vibrant beachwear to inspired souvenirs.

BEST ATTRACTION

Experience the stunning sunset from the Moghul Swing at Rhu Bar while sipping favorite cocktails. For the more adventurous, take a trek through the ancient rainforests or dive into the crystal blue of the Andaman Sea.

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