Bangi is one of the hidden gems in Selangor, especially for its food. You can find a variety of restaurants, cafés, and mamak in Bangi. Especially for UKM students or food hunters who want to explore Bangi and taste delicious food! Here we listed the top 10 restaurants near UKM Bangi that you need to know about and explore to satisfy your cravings. Let’s explore together!
1. Hot Meal Bar, UKM
The first on our list is the Hot Meal Bar located in UKM, Bangi itself. The Hot Meal Bar was popular among UKM students because it sold lots of delicious foods. The signature dish is Mee tarik, where we can see the workers kneading mee itself. Other than mee tarik, dishes like dumplings, a variety of dishes to combine with warm rice or spaghetti.
Those who have a UKM Matric card will get a student/officers discount if they show it at the counter.
Address: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Level 3 PUSANIKA, Jalan Nik Ahmed Kamil, 43600 Bangi, Selangor
Operating hours: 8:30AM – 7:30PM (Mon-Fri), 10AM – 7:30PM (Sat)
2. Denali & Pinnacles The Wanderer’s Cafe
Denali & Pinnacles, an open-concept eatery, should be the first place that comes to mind if you want to have a meal in a lovely setting. The walls at this café have been given a bohemian touch, aesthetic vibes with unique ornaments such as tapestry hangers, green plants, and so on. Its placement on the building’s rooftop also makes it an unique café to visit and take pictures.
This place offers variety of western dish such as Blueberry ice cream, grilled lamb, Peruvian grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, spicy Provencal linguine noodles, burgers, and other dishes are available. The meal portion is likewise rather substantial, you will enjoy it!
Address: Lot 1-4, Tingkat 1, Pusat Perniagaan Seksyen 3, off, Jalan 3/70, Seksyen 3 Bandar Baru Bangi, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
Operating hours: 3PM – 11PM (Mon-Sun, Tuesday close)
3. D’ Limau Nipis
Next on the list is D’ Limau Nipis that offers a broad range of appetizing dishes (lauk-pauk) to pick from, not only due to the adequacy of the flavor, but also due to the freshness of its seafood dishes especially Ikan bakar, their signature dish. Other than that, grilled squid, and many more meals are available here. After you’ve decided on your favorite meal, you may add several varieties of sambal, such as sambal belacan, budu, tempoyak, and many more which bring you to the village’s vibes. Don’t forget to bring the prepared dishes such as ulam-ulaman to complete your plate!
Address: No. 201 & 205, Jalan 8/1, Seksyen 8, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
Operating hours: 8AM – 5:30PM (Daily)
4. Tuah Café
Tuah Café serves a wide range of western meals for those who want western cuisine. The café is also quite comfortable and neat, with a contemporary aesthetic vibes. Furthermore, you should be aware that, despite the fact that this café is bustling with people, their service is pretty quick and friendly! Their unique menus offered, which include butter chicken their signature menu, nachos, cheesy fries, carbonara, aglio olio, fish n chips, chicken mixed grill, and more. Desserts such as creamy ice cream also good to be paired with any western foods!
Address: No20, Jalan 7/1c, Seksyen 7 Bandar Baru Bangi, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
Operating hours: 12PM – 9:45PM (Daily)
5. Eat & Repeat
Eat & Repeat is a restaurant with a similar idea as Boat Noodle at the shopping mall. But at Eat & Repeat, every bowl of food cost much cheaper and delicious. Menu items available at Eat & Repeat include nasi goreng cina, nasi lemak, nasi ayam rendang, laksa utara, nasi daging/cincang, lontong, mee bandung, soto, and others. There’s nothing wrong with it; once you taste it, one or two bowl does not enough. They also offers desserts for you to paired it with your bowls!
Address: 10GF, Jalan 15/1f, Seksyen 15, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
Operating hours: 12PM – 8PM (Tues- Sun)
6. Mohd Chan
Mohd Chan Bandar Baru Bangi is a one of the best Chinese-Muslim restaurant. Thinking what is the best dishes to explore here? Don’t worry, we got you! You can try any of the menus we propose such as seafood curry, patin asam nyonya special, four-season veggies, fried rice, and other dishes are among them. Do you want to eat something different than usual? With precise culinary outcomes from a skilled chef? Do visit Mohd Chan now!
Address: 28 & 30, Jalan Medan Pusat 2c, Seksyen 9, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
Operating hours: 11AM – 8 PM (Daily)
7. Al Fariz Maju
One of the mamak restaurant you can find here in Bangi. Al Fariz Maju was popular among UKM’s students especially at night. Many people enjoying the garlic butter naan cheese which is cheesy and delicious. Other than that, the dishes sold here really caught people’s heart. The teh tarik also was amazing. Don’t forget to bring your friends because this is the best place to eat together!
Address: No. 2GF, Jalan 15/1e, Seksyen 15, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
Operating hours: 8AM – 8PM (Daily)
8. Mee Tarik Warisan Asli
Mee Tarik Warisan Asli restaurant is clean and very comfort for new consumers. You can see the workers making foods in this restaurant’s kitchen from the dining room. Before the meal arrives at the table, you can witness every step of its preparation. Don’t spend any more time when you get at the table. Continue to savor the taste of the noodles, which are unlike normal noodle but its a handmade noodles. For those who love spicy, you can ask soup that is more spicy than usual.
Address: 50, 38, Jalan Medan Pusat 2c, Seksyen 9, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
Operating hours: 11AM – 8PM (Daily)
9. Restoran Barra
Barra Restaurant, created as a mamak restaurant but owned by Malay entrepreneurs, provides a range of meals, each with their own specialties. Menu options include sizzling yee mee, naan bread with mozzarella cheese, naan bread with goat curry sauce, goat fried rice, Barra chicken fried rice, and others. The cheese on the naan cheese bread is quite thick. Aside from that, they also have a menu of banana cheese bread that tasted heavenly and worth to try! Their services also was fast and friendly.
Address: Seksyen 6, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
Operating hours: 8AM – 8PM (Daily)
10. Bookworm Café UKM
Bookworm café was located at Bangunan Perpustakaan Tun Sri Lanang, which is near UKM’s library. Many students enjoy eating here because this café sells snacks, bread, and many more! Oden was popular because it was cheap and tasty. Their menus also offer corndogs with a variety of toppings to choose from! Sweet beverages are also popular among students.
Address: Aras 4, Bangunan Perpustakaan Tun Sri Lanang, 43600, 43600 Bangi, Selangor
Operating hours: 24 hours (Daily)