Following the exciting new openings in the Merdeka month, which we are sure that everyone enjoyed quite as much as we did, we move on to September's roundup of new restaurant openings in town.
This month, we have a great mix of restaurants, bars and cafés at hand, which includes a new speakeasy bar, a magic-infused restaurant, two American eateries and a Mediterranean-influenced restaurant.
Read on for the list of new restaurants and eateries in KL and PJ that you need to try in the coming weeks.
Quivo, Pavilion KL
Adding to the chic aesthetics of Pavilion KL, Quivo is a Mediterranean-influenced 'speakeasy' restaurant. To find this restaurant, one has to pass through the doors of the Kate Spade boutique on the third level, where you'll find a hidden golden door within. Pass through the golden gates and you will be greeted with delectable burgers, paddleboard pizzas and unique cocktails. Alternatively, there is also an alfesco dining area that faces the dining boulevard of Pavilion KL.
Quivo is located at Level 3, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 168 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.
J&P Magic House, Changkat Bukit Bintang
A new establishment has opened along the busy stretch of Changkat, Bukit Bintang that offers something never before seen in this part of town. J&P Magic House, offers food and drinks with a side of magic performances for those looking for something different. While enjoying a host of tantalising Italian fare, which is the restaurant's specialty, magicians will pop by your dining table for a sleight of hand or two.
J&P Magic House is located at 19, Jalan Berangan, off Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.
ACME South, Bangsar Village
If you have a taste for the Southern flair, then ACME South is where you need to be. With a simplistic one-page food menu, the restaurant never fails to impress with its wide array of Southern United States dishes like beef ribs, po’boy shrimp sandwich and crab gumbo. While you’re at it, also try its homemade cold brew coffee that is guaranteed to satisfy your caffeine needs.
ACME South is located at Bangsar Village 1, Jalan Telawi 1, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.
Hyde at 53M, Damansara Uptown
For those who love our top 5 speakeasy bars, here is another place worth visiting. Opened by the folks of The Good Batch café on the upper level of the same establishment, Hyde at 53M is a place for cocktail lovers who need a night away from the city buzz. For you to find the bar, simple walk up the flight of stairs at The Good Batch and look for a sliding door to access this swanky watering hole.
Hyde at 53M is located at Jalan SS21/1A, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya.
Red Lobster, The Intermark
Opened earlier this week, Red Lobster joins in the American dining scene in KL with its delicious seafood galore. Debuting as the first franchise of the brand in South East Asia, expect tonnes of hearty American diner food in a casual, yet posh restaurant located inside The Intermark. Likes its name dictates, the shrimp and seafood are the must-try dishes, which includes wood-grilled lobsters, deep-fried shrimps and Alaskan king crabs.
Red Lobster is located at The Intermark, No 182, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur.
(Photos courtesy of all respective restaurants, bars and cafes)