As you know, Langkawi is a very special place. But it’s not only thanks to the outstanding beaches and incredible wild nature. Being an original mix of Indian, Chinese, Thai and European traditions, Langkawi’s cuisine can also amaze you with its unique culinary features.
Unfortunately, not all of Langkawi’s cafes and restaurants offer really tasty dishes, high-quality service and affordable rates. Therefore, in order to avoid any disappointments during your travel, we recommend you to check out the following TOP 7 establishments where you can enjoy the tastiest food of Langkawi.
Privilege Restaurant & Bar
“Privilege Restaurant & Bar” is probably the most visited Langkawi’s restaurant. It specializes mainly in Malay cuisine, but Indian and Thai cuisines are also available.
Although the menu of the Privilege Restaurant is not very extensive, all the dishes are very delicious. The establishment is located in Telaga Harbor Park. If you want to get fascinating panoramic views of the harbor, book a table by the window. Remember that the restaurant is always crowded on weekends, so use the advance reservation to avoid waiting.
Coordinates: 6.368827, 99.682310
Hours: Monday-Saturday 12.00 pm-11.00 pm
If you’re looking for a lovely place for an unforgettable dinner on the beach with a spectacular sunset view, La Luna Restaurant at the Casa Del Mar Hotel is an ideal choice. The hotel and the restaurant are located on the popular Pantai Cenang beach. The cuisine is an original combination of local and Western dishes, including seafood.
One of the features of La Luna is a large choice of cocktails made of local fruits, fresh juice, spices and herbs. The dining area is located both indoor and outdoor – on the beach in the shade of swaying palms.
Coordinates: 6.296276, 99.722250
Hours: daily 7.00am-11.00pm
This cozy restaurant is a part of La Pari Pari Hotel. What is so special in the Fat Cupid? It’s a pretty spacious open-air restaurant located near the swimming pool in the midst of a beautiful garden with lots of tropical plants and trees. As this is an open-air restaurant, you may have some problems with mosquitoes in the evening. So, you shouldn’t worry about it, because the owners of this establishment always offer their guests to use repellents.
Coordinates: 6.279680, 99.734058
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 9.00am-10.30pm, Monday-closed
Tired of spicy Malay cuisine? Well, just visit Coco’s Bistro. It is a small open-air restaurant with an Irish chef. So, and what can you expect from an Irish chef? Of course, the Irish ragout – mutton stewed with onions and potatoes. Actually, Coco’s Bistro specializes in Western cuisine. The list of dishes in the menu is small, but every dish is very tasty, the portions are generous and the rates are quite reasonable. Not surprisingly, Coco’s Bistro is very popular among Langkawi’s tourists. The restaurant is almost full even on weekdays so it’s recommended to book a table. If you plan a romantic dinner, come there at around 6.30pm to watch the amazing sunset over the nearby island of Rebak.
Coordinates: 6.332909, 99.752345
Hours: Monday-Sunday 5.00pm-10.00pm, Wednesday-closed
“The Pavilion” restaurant is a part of the famous Datai Langkawi Resort. It’s built in a traditional Malay style and famous for its amazing Thai cuisine. The atmosphere in the Pavilion is fantastic. Just imagine: beautiful tropical rainforest, white orchids and flickering candlelight around…What could be better? So, this spot is especially recommended for loving couples.
Coordinates: 6.422859, 99.670487
Hours: daily 6.30pm-12.00am
The Cliff Restaurant & Bar
This is a lovely establishment focusing on fresh products and creative approach. It offers delicious Thai and Mediterranean menu and stunning views of the Andaman Sea. Located in the heart of Pantai Cenang, the restaurant is also famous for its excellent service, amazing cocktails and good coffee. This is perhaps the best place to enjoy a spectacular sunset. If you want to book a table with the best view, it is better to come there earlier or book a table in advance.
Coordinates: 6.422859, 99.670487
Hours: daily 12.00pm-11.00pm
The menu of L’Osteria is mostly presented by Italian dishes. Pizza is cooked in a special wood-burning oven imported from Italy. Covered with a thin crust it’s really very tasty. While waiting for the order, you can see how the chef makes your pizza behind the glass partition. In addition, light jazz or Italian music usually sounds there providing quiet and relaxing atmosphere.
Coordinates: 6.281635, 99.731449
Hours: daily 12.00pm-12.00am
Are you still hungry? Well, hurry up to find more worthy restaurants offering tasty food at affordable rates. And don’t forget to book a rental car for a hassle-free movement around Langkawi!
Author Bio: Lily Berns loves to travel. She adores getting to know new cultures and meeting new people from all over the world. She also writes about rental cars, specifically for Rentalcars24h.com in Malaysia.