Genting Highlands isn’t just visited by people from all over the world, but from all over Malaysia as well. It’s popular not just for its premium and fun casinos. It also has cable cars, theme parks and natural cold mountain air that’s refreshing for those looking for a change from Malaysia’s tropical weather. You can also enjoy the delicious food spots in Genting Highlands! You often hear about it from foreigners, so as a Malaysian, you might as well get to see it for yourself, right?
If you’re from Kuala Lumpur, it’s only a short trip away either by public or private transportation. You can always visit Genting Highlands over the weekends with friends or family. Don’t be afraid to enjoy gambling in their top-notch casino games. When you get hungry from all the betting, they have the best food spots for you and your companions. Eat at the Top Food Spots in Genting Highlands, Malaysia this 2019!
Here are the Top Food Spots in Genting Highlands, Malaysia:
Good Friends Restaurant
Location: Level 1, Maxims
Opening Hours: 06:30 – 03:30, Daily / 13:30 – 03:00, Dinner
There are a lot of Chinese people living in Malaysia. We all probably know one Chinese friend or two, so it’s not uncommon to see many restaurants serving primarily Chinese cuisine. Good Friends Restaurant is located between the lobby of Maxims Hotel and Genting Grand Hotel. Here, you can enjoy Hakka cuisine (a cooking style from southern China now popular in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and other Asian countries). The restaurant’s food is reflected in its interior design, with its red doors and dragon carvings. It’s one of Genting Highland’s more family-friendly restaurants, with food for all ages.
Hou-Mei Noodle House
Location: Level 1, SkyCasino
Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday: 8am – 12mn / Friday, Saturday & eve of public holiday: 8am – 2am
Strategically located just outside the casino at First World Plaza, Hou-Mei Noodle House serves all kinds of delicious noodles! Try their Kai See Hor Fun, Curry Mee and Fish Head Noodle Soup. They serve dishes big enough to be shared with friends and family, and they also have special dishes of the month. They also have rice meals like congee and fried rice. Also, good news for smokers since they have a smoking area.
Ming Ren Restaurant
Location: Level 2, Maxims
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday
Lunch: 12nn – 2.30pm
Dinner: 6pm – 9.30pm
Saturday, Sunday & public holidays
Lunch: 11am – 2.30pm
Dinner: 6pm – 9.30pm
Have something different at Ming Ren Restaurant! This restaurant’s specialty are lamb cuisine, serving lamb dishes that are delicious to both the eyes and the tongue. Recommended are the Spicy Lamb Steamboat, StockRoasted Lamb Ribs, Stir-fried Sliced Lamb with Potatoes & Curry Sauce and Braised Lamb with Radish. In general, they serve Chinese cuisine highlighting Cantonese cooking methods complete with traditional spices and seasoning. It’s definitely a must-try if you’re looking for something new and elegant.
Location: Lobby Level, Genting Grand
Opening Hours: Buffet Breakfast: 7am – 10.30am
Buffet Lunch: 12nn – 2.30pm
Buffet Dinner: 5pm – 9.30pm
If you’re looking for a place to eat with your family, or are especially hungry (after all that gambling and sight-seeing), then Coffee Terrace is the perfect food spot for you. It’s a restaurant that serves an all-day buffet of various cuisines to choose from. It has a large dining area with a total of 4 sections, so you can bring along family and friends if you do decide to have a taste of their food. They have Western cuisine, Chinese, Japanese and Indian dishes. Pick which meal of the day you’ll be having by coming either during breakfast, lunch or dinner hours. The prices vary depending on the time of the day, though, so make sure to check.
Burger & Lobster
Location: Location: Level 1, SkyAvenue
Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday: 11am – 10pm
Friday & eve of public holiday: 11am – 12nn
Saturday: 9am – 12nn
Sunday & public holiday: 9am – 10pm
If you’re looking for a bit of a change and decided to have seafood, then Burger & Lobster is the restaurant for you. It’s a bit fancy, what with your lobsters being transported live all the way from the deep Atlantic waters to your very table, 6,000 feet on top of a mountain in Genting Highlands. Oh, did we mention they also serve burgers, and that they’re also halal? The Burger & Lobster in Genting Highlands is the first branch in Southeast Asia, and so tourists must try their Chili Lobster, Steamed or Grilled Lobster, or ‘The Burger’.
Location: Level 1, SkyAvenue
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday: 3pm – 10pm
Friday: 2pm – 12mn
Saturday: 12nn – 12mn
Sunday: 12nn to 10pm
La Fiesta shakes Genting Highland’s dining up a bit by offering its many visitors–from all over the world and the country–European cuisine, specifically Spanish food. The name of the restaurant, ‘La Fiesta’, loosely translates to ‘a good time’ or ‘party’, and a good time you certainly will have at this glorious food spot. They serve authentic Spanish dishes, with Paellas, Tapas, Churros and more. They also serve delectable alcohol such as the famous Spanish drink, the Sangria, which they serve in jugs for up to 4 people.
So, has reading this list make you hungry? Don’t worry! Genting Highlands is an extremely accessible place. After all, it’s just a short trip or drive away from Kuala Lumpur. If you want to drink or have a meal with friends, why not actually go to Genting Highlands? Share this article so they can pick where to eat! You can make it back in time even if you have dessert.