Fancy something different like a Mongolian gourmet cuisine with a western twist? Well, Rock Salt Restaurant is your go-to place. Experience cooking meats or seafood of your choice on a 260°C salt block right on your table! Yes! Pink Himalayan salt block! Crazy right? For your information, this restaurant is actually a branch of an ?award-winning establishment in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia! So you can definitely expect some authentic Mongolian dishes on the menu. Rock Salt Restaurant does not serve pork, and all their meats are halal-certified but, they do serve alcoholic drinks.
The ambience of this restaurant is pretty, with pink rock salts that have antimicrobial properties lining the wall. In a way, you can say that dining here actually makes you healthier. The chairs are super soft too, and you can sit here for hours enjoying some unusual cuisines with your other half. This restaurant will definitely turn your fine dining into one of your most memorable Valentine’s Days ever!
Nizza is a Mediterranean restaurant that specializes in French-Italian cuisines. They also have ??vegetarian and vegan options (much to uncle Roger’s dismay, haiyaa~). Their flavour leans towards the Provence style of cooking, with a heavy emphasis on herbs, vegetables and oil (as opposed to butter and cream). They also serve huge portions of beefs and fresh seafood that will surely leave your tummy satisfied. For the
jus haram alcohols, Nizza’s ?wine list offers exceptional value for money, with some good Pinot Noir and Pinot Grigio entry wines, starting at RM 158.00!
The interior of Nizza is embellished with an art deco look, furnished with tiles, couches and pillows, that are smothered in blue, white and earth tones colours. They also have an open bar concept where you can enjoy cocktails such as their signature, the Luxe Tropicale, by the poolside while smoking shisha.
Bring your beloved here to the Pier 12 Seafood Tavern for some exclusive seafood, this Valentine! This restaurant specializes in fish and seafood dishes that combine eastern and western flavours. No pork is served here but, they do serve alcoholic drinks. If you plan to *ehem* propose to your girlfriend here, you can request a beautiful table set up with decorations.
This restaurant is pretty cosy and has good ?music to accompany your high-quality seafood. The vintage interior and atmosphere will transport you back to the old Malaya during the colonial period in the early 1900s. You can even try to book a ?romantic dinner for your parents or grandparents so that the pang of nostalgia can make them reminisce about the past. It will turn into a picture-perfect memory for sure!
If you have “tekak melayu” and die die want to have local flavours, ok-lah, here is a restaurant by famous celebrity chef, Chef Wan! You can always count on him when it comes to any type of cuisine, especially local flavours. Chef Wan managed to turn some of the most humble Malay cuisines into gourmet cuisines, such as Kambing Kuzi, Kallo Telur Itik and many more.
This restaurant is very family-based, but hey! That doesn’t mean you can’t bring your kids and parents along for Valentine’s Day dinner, right? They even have set menus for up to 10pax! This restaurant is furnished in an eclectic mix of furnishings. This can be seen by the western-style chandeliers, fake foliage, chinoiserie wallpapers, some self-portraits of Chef Wan and many more.
If you and your Valentine are tapas lovers (well, as long as they love both you and tapas), you guys should come over to El Toro Loco! Some of the other Spanish dishes you should try are patatas bravas, croquetas de jamón and many more. Most of the prices on their menu easily come under RM50! This is pretty surprising, provided that it is located in the heart of KL and close to KLCC. Plus, the food presentations are artistic and ?insta-worthy! They also serve alcoholic beverages, and their Sangria is pretty much recommended by many past customers.
This restaurant has kind staff, and they are always ready to help you, which makes it easier for you to organize a surprise for your ?beloved. The environment is cosy, and you can choose to dine outdoor with cars passing by right in front of you or in the comfort of the air-conditioned indoor with dim lights. The inside is pretty small and intimate, with many tables that fit 2 people. Most of these seats are edged to a wall, giving a little privacy for dating couples.
Celebrate your Valentine’s Day right next to KLCC in a skyscraper at Envi Skydining! Yes, this restaurant overlooks the iconic KLCC, and you can enjoy your romantic dinner without breaking the bank too! It provides a cosy and exclusive dining atmosphere, especially at night with the illuminated KLCC. You can also ask their friendly and accommodating staff to decorate your table for this special occasion!
The outdoor seats are pretty limited, so make sure to book early. The meats here are halal-certified, and no pork & lard is served, but they do serve alcohol. Not to mention, you can always count on their staff to help you snap the best ?photographs since they know all the best angles there (a plus point eh??)
You don’t always have to go for western dining for Valentine’s Day celebrations. Ruyi & Lyn provides a variety of Chinese gourmet with very artistic and appetizing presentations. This is not your typical Chinese fine-dining restaurant. All the gourmet served here come with a modern interpretation. One of it is their famous Ruyi sushi that consists of nasi lemak, mango with sticky rice and Hainanese chicken rice, turned into bite-sized sushi. They also have a wide range of Dim Sum, which are essentially arts themselves!
This restaurant is spacious, and they have private rooms (can fit around 10 to 15 people), ?karaoke and a minibar. According to their website, they are one of the only two restaurants under the Oriental Group that do not serve pork. However, they do serve alcoholics drinks.
So, have you decided which of these 7 affordable fine dining spots from under rm50 in KL would you want to go for a romantic dinner with your Valentine? Hurry! Reserve a table now before they are fully booked!