Do you wanna eat some delicious food in the middle of Kuala Lumpur?. Jalan Alor is a unique food street which is located at Bukit Bintang in Kuala Lumpur. It is one of the famous attractions for its street food. Jalan Alor is well known for its delicious and authentic street food with reasonable prices. This street is relatively quiet in the daytime, when the sun goes down it will transform into a bustling outdoor food court with hawker stalls and restaurants mixed with different types of cuisines.
You can find all types of Chinese, Malaysian, Thailand, Vietnamese, Mongolian, Indian and Myanmar foods in this street. One must not miss the chance to eat the variety of foods here in this bustling street.
The abundance of food stalls and types of street food servings are the main reason every traveller should pay a visit when they are in Kuala Lumpur. The people in Jalan Alor along with friendly hawkers and the delicious food make Jalan Alor a good place to spend your day with friends, family or travel companions. No matter what you are craving for Jalan Alor has all types of foods.
For those of you who want to experience the Malaysian and other country cuisines can find the food on this street. These stalls which sell foods best represent the Malaysian culture. It’s not just a place for locals, anyone can visit here frequently to taste the unique dishes that you may not be able to find in your hometown.
Some of the foods you should try in Hawker stalls and restaurants are Barbecued Chicken Wings, Hokkien Noodles, Dim Sum, Deep fried Durian, Rambutan, Dragon Breath, Oyster fried eggs, Salted Egg Yolk Seafood, Chicken and Beef Skewers (Satay), Curry Noodles, Char Kuey Teow and Roast Pork Noodles.
You should check out these famous restaurants which are Cu Cha, Meng Kee Grill Fish, Restoran Dragon View, W.A.W Restaurant (Wong Ah Wah), Alon Corner Curry Noodles and Sai Woo.
If you do visit Kuala Lumpur as a tourist, Jalan Alor is the main street where all foreigners or travellers will flock into this food area. All these types of food dishes in Jalan Alor can be rarely found in other restaurants outside this street. This street was literally called Food Heaven for travellers.
All the roadside restaurant’s sprawl along Jalan Alor street in Bukit Bintang are Kuala Lumpur biggest collection. It’s difficult to choose one dish within that many types, but mostly they have pictures on their menu to choose the one you like.
In Jalan Alor, some buskers who perform on the street for the money you can choose whether to give them or not if you like their performance. Some vehicles come through this road despite the crowd, So please watch out for them and give way. Beware of pickpockets when there is a huge crowd, some thefts are happening on this road. Many restaurants offer alcohol also for your convenience. Nearby there is a Changkat street, Once you had dinner in Jalan Alor move to Changkat street to drink in bar and clubs for entertainment.
How to Reach:
Jalan Alor is located within the Bukit Bintang area. It can be easily found if you are staying at Kuala Lumpur City centre.
- By train, There are two train stations nearby to Jalan Alor which are Bukit Bintang Monorail station and MRT Station.
- You can check out this links if you come by foot, car and taxi here for further details.
- Pink Coloured GOKL Buses are available for free transport within Kuala Lumpur to reach Bukit Bintang.