Take the whole family out for a sumptuous feast this Chinese New Year to give mum a well-deserved vacation. Just for you, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite halal Chinese restaurants. We’ve got your reunion meals covered, from dim sum to yee sang, so you can ring in the Year of the Tiger in style!
1. Mohd Chan
Mohd Chan is a big favourite when it comes to halal authentic Chinese cuisine. This restaurant franchise, which originally opened its doors in 2007, can now be found at Taman Melawati, Shah Alam, Bandar Baru Bangi, and many more locations throughout Klang Valley, demonstrating their trustworthiness.
Address: 28 & 30, Jalan Medan Pusat 2c, Seksyen 9, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
Contact: 03-7727 3153
Opening Hours: Daily: 11 am – 11 pm
2. Muhibbah Seafood Restaurant
Muhibbah is a seasoned player with decades of experience in the sector, having grown from a little stall to a full-fledged restaurant with enormous round tables like the best Chinese seafood restaurants. Nothing says CNY like a get-together of family and friends, and Muhibbah completes the get-together with their delectable food!
Address: Muhibbah Seafood Restaurant, Jalan Seri Penchala, Kampung Sungai Penchala, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-7727 3153
Opening Hours: Daily: 12 pm – 2.30pm / 6 pm – 10 pm
3. Mohammad Chow
Mohammad Chow, not to be confused with Mohd Chan, is a Chinese Muslim restaurant in Damansara Perdana. With a large menu, this family-owned restaurant serves classic comfort cuisine like yam basket and buttermilk chicken, which brings back memories of warm family dinners.
Mohammad Chow will be offering Prosperity Salmon Yee Sang to commemorate the Chinese New Year, so you can start the year off right! For your family get-together, the combination of salmon and mixed veggies is ideal.
Address: Mohammad Chow, 3-1, Jalan PJU 8/5H, Damansara Perdana Business Center, Petaling Jaya, Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya
Contact: 03-7731 6383
Opening Hours: Saturday – Thursday, 11 am – 11 pm
Friday: 4 pm – 11 pm
4. Zuan Yuan Chinese Restaurant
Zuan Yuan, a sophisticated halal-certified Chinese restaurant in the lobby of One World Hotel, is led by renowned Executive Chinese Chef Tommy Choong Chan Hoo. The newly renovated restaurant invites you and your loved ones to a Cantonese-style feast featuring three seasonal set meals, as well as a la carte and dim sum options.
Choose from three 9-course set menus, each with a different rendition of the necessary fish dish as well as traditional dishes like Braised Superior Abalone Soup, Crispy Buttered Prawns with Oats, Salted Egg Yolk and Salmon Skin, and Roasted Smoked Duck Breast.
Address: Lobby Floor, One World Hotel, First Avenue, Bandar Utama City Centre, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 03-7681 1159
Monday-Friday: 12 pm – 2.30 pm, 6.30 pm – 10.30 pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10 am – 2.30 pm, 6.30 pm – 10.30 pm
HOMST began its journey in 2002, when chef and entrepreneur Yusuff Lau bin Abdullah aimed to deliver authentic Chinese cuisine to the Muslim community. HOMST is your best bet for a laid-back supper with your loved ones.
The main challenge here isn’t what to order, but what not to order, with such a large selection. Whatever you choose, don’t forget to include their distinctive dishes of Assam steamed fish and salted egg yolk soft shell crab in your menu.
Make yourself at home at HOMST with its reasonable prices and big portions.
Address: 113, Jalan Raja Abdullah, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-7728 0760
Opening Hours: Daily: 11 am – 10.30 pm
6. Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant
Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant, which serves trendy Szechuan fusion food, is the perfect place to unwind after a long week and dine with your loved ones in a casual yet sophisticated setting.
Address: Amber Chinese Muslim Restaurant, Unit 14, Level 1, Nexus, Jalan Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: 03-2242 1010
Opening Hours: Daily: 11.30 am – 10 pm
7. The Majestic Kuala Lumpur
This auspicious season, go big or go home at The Majestic Kuala Lumpur, where you can partake in one of the city’s most opulent Chinese New Year feasts. On the eve of the New Year, gather for the Majestic Ballroom Reunion Dinner, where traditional and nostalgic foods will be served. A lion dance will also be performed throughout the supper!
Address: 5, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Tasik Perdana, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-2785 8000
Opening Hours: Daily: 12 pm – 2.30 pm (lunch), 6.30 pm – 10.30 pm (dinner)
8. Oriental Pearl Restaurant
When you dine at Oriental Pearl Restaurant, which is located in the lovely Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort and famous for its dim sum and delectable Hong Kong-style cuisine, you’re in for a treat.
Braised Hong Kong Ocean Oyster with Mushroom and Wok Fried Snow Crab Clusters are two of their hallmark dishes. Luxurious Salmon Yee Sang is priced at RM128 for a full serving while Golden Fortune Yee Sang with Assorted Fruits and Nuts is priced at RM138.
Address: Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort, Jalan Bukit Kiara, Off Jalan Damansara, 60000 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-2092 3118
Monday-Friday: 11.30 am – 2.30 pm, 6.00 pm – 10.30 pm
Saturday: 10.30 am – 2.30 pm, 6.00 pm – 10.30 pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: 9.30 am – 2.30 pm, 6.00pm – 10.30pm
9. Lamb Shepherd Restaurant
Are you looking for a way to liven up your family reunion dinner? Lamb Shepherd Restaurant serves real Xi’an cuisine, which is recognised for its bold, spicy flavours influenced by Sichuan province.
Lamb Shepherd Restaurant, which is owned by Chinese Muslims from mainland China, touts rapid service, reasonable prices, and ample amounts on top of wonderful food! The dumpling soup and fried lamb with dried chilies will take your breath away.
Customers can conveniently pray in the restaurant’s prayer area while they dine.
Address: No. 8A, Jalan 4/27F, Off Jalan Genting Klang, Desa Setapak, Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-4131 8144
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 11.30 am – 9.30 pm (closed on Monday)
10. Golden Valley Chinese Muslim Restaurant
Golden Valley Chinese Muslim Restaurant, located within Melawati Mall, is a popular halal food for a delicious family meal.
Address: L3 – 18 & 19, Melawati Mall, 310, Lorong Selangor, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia
Contact: 03-4161 3328
Monday-Friday: 11.30 am – 3 pm, 6 pm – 10 pm
Saturday-Sunday: 6 pm – 10 pm