With Langkawi being the first travel bubble to open in Malaysia, many people are flocking there for a holiday with their loved ones. If you got bored eating the same old local food, why not try some foreign cuisines instead? Come! Take a look at these 15 halal and non-halal restaurants and cafes that serve foreign cuisines in Langkawi.
This restaurant is situated on the beachside in an al-fresco manner with a roof. There are a few marble tables and recliner lounges by the beach where you can sit and enjoy your beer accompanied by a sunset view. (check out our sunset dinner cruise). Do come early as it gets busy during peak hours.
📍Address: Lot 1388, Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Mukim Air Hangat, 07100 Langkawi, Kedah
Indulge yourself with a variety of authentic Italian cuisine prepared by an Italian chef in this restaurant with a cosy ambience. gnocchi, panna cotta, ravioli, pollo tonnato, they have it all. They are all so good that you will end up singing Con te partirò~ when you tapao the food.
📍Address: 19, Bandar, Jalan Padang Matsirat, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
It’s not easy to get halal German cuisine, so our Muslim friends are lucky! Located within the Oriental Village, this humble eatery is owned and run by a Muslim owner and his German wife. Get ready to be blown away by their huge food portions, all at reasonable prices here.
📍Address: Cable Car, Oriental Village, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Owned by an English man, this place is like a picturesque English garden in the summer. All of the food here are vegetarian and vegan. Plus, there are gluten-free and dairy-free foods on the menu too! Making this an ideal go-to place for those with dietary restrictions.
📍Address: The Fat Frog, 99 East Estate, Jalan Padang Matsirat, Mk Ulu Melaka, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Authentic French waffles and toasts are their specialties (including vegan options)! Guess what, even Tun M and wife has eaten here before! Try and take a guess at what they ate here.
📍Address: Jalan Pantai Cenang-Ground floor of the Langgura Baron Resort, Kampung Lubok Buaya, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
“Excellent authentic Korean food with super attentive staff.” That’s the comment that a past visitor gave. Owned by a Korean family, you can expect nothing less than authentic Korean cuisine. The restaurant is clean and the food is super fresh and tasty. This place is one of the restaurants that you have to stop by in Langkawi.
📍Address: Lot 31, Jalan Teluk Baru, Jalan Pantai Tengah, Mukim kedawang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
This restaurant is pork & lard free but they do sell alcohols. Treat your palate to some Japanese cuisine like salmon maki, teppan steak, seabass fillet and many more, all made with some of the freshest ingredients. You also get to enjoy the sea view if you sit outdoors.
📍Address: Jalan Pantai Tengah, Pantai Tengah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Uniquely built on stilts over the emerald waters of the Straits of Malacca, this place is only available for dinner. Salvage some authentic Thai food prepared by Thai chefs like tom yam, green curry, seafood, poultry, etc. There is also a great selection of vegetarian options. We suggest that you place a booking before coming to the restaurant.
📍Address: Berjaya Langkawi Resort Burau Bay, 07000 Pulau Langkawi, Kedah
Fancy some authentic Syrian cuisine? Why not come over to this restaurant run by a Syrian family. Their kebab is to die for and the meat is very juicy and not dry. Vegetarians and vegans should come here too as they have several options on their menu. (So many vegan options, uncle Roger is ?boiling right now)
📍Address: Lot 5, Persiaran dayang Pekan Rabu - baru Baron Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
This is one of the best Middle-Eastern restaurants along Pantai Cenang. When you are here, you must try their shawarma, many people have commented on how good it is. If you want to try some Yemeni food, then this place is for you.
📍Address: Jalan Pantai Chenang, melati tanjung, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Come here and try their different kinds of delicious kebabs. They also have cocktails & beers to compliment all those scrumptious BBQ meats. This place is currently being run by 2 brothers who are passionate about their food. Many people came back after a 2nd and 3rd time. (they came back for the food, not the 👨🏻🤝👨🏻brothers ok!).
📍Address: Jl. Teluk Baru, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
They have some of the best falafel and hummus in Langkawi (comes with freshly baked bread), all at very reasonable prices! The portions are pretty large, so don’t tell us we didn’t warn you to come with an empty stomach! Gluten-free options are also available here!
📍Address: Jalan Pantai Chenang, Kampung Lubok Buaya, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
They only open for a short 4 hours, from 6-10 pm. This restaurant overlooks the sea, so you get to enjoy your dinner while admiring the beautiful sunset view. Treat your palate to a variety of Mediterranean cuisine like chorizo meat balls, lamb osso bucco tapa, boquerones and many more. High praises have also been sung for their paella.
📍Address: Tubotel, Sungai Cenang, Pantai Cenang Langkawi, 07000 Pulau Langkawi, Kedah
Have you ever tried any Lebanese Shawarma before? Well, this is the place for it! Run by an Iranian, this place is a roadside eatery (roadside usually have some of the best food😋). Their Kebabs are said to be one of the best in Langkawi.
📍Address: 250.0m, 2, Jalan Pantai Chenang, Kampung Lubok Buaya, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Shawarma, falafel, fattoush, hummus, you name it, they have it. According to their owner, their food are all sold out daily, so you can be assured that the ingredients are fresh (no leftovers from yesterday). This humble but clean place also has Mexican tortillas, Greek salad, Arabic pies and a variety of mouth-watering desserts.
📍Address: F-1 Cenang Cenang Shops Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
These 15 restaurants and cafes that serve foreign cuisines will enable you to travel around the world with just your taste buds! As to why there are so many restaurants like this is probably due to the fact that foreign tourists might not get used to our local tastes. If you are planning to visit Langkawi, do check out our 3D2N Langkawi itinerary.