Kuala Lumpur Food Tour: Simply Enak Review

If you’re planning to travel to a new country for the first time, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. That’s why we recommend beginning with a food tour! Not only does it allow you to taste delicious local cuisine, but it also gives you a sense of the country’s culture and history through its food.

When we visited Kuala Lumpur, Simply Enak’s Kuala Lumpur Street Food Experience caught our attention. It’s a walking tour that takes you through the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s “Heritage Zone” in Chinatown, where you’ll find a variety of delicious street food vendors.

Siew Pow Malaysian food.

Our experience

We met our tour guide, the charismatic and knowledgeable Pauline, at the local light rail station.

From there, she took us on a mouth-watering journey through the streets of Kuala Lumpur, stopping at various food stalls to try local delicacies and learn about their origins and preparation methods.

Our tour guide, Pauline, was an absolute gem! Her extensive knowledge of the local area and its cuisine was truly eye-opening.

As we walked through the bustling streets of the city, Pauline led us to local Indian cafes and street food vendors, and some hidden gems that tourists often miss.

Kaya jam Malaysian food.
Kaya jam is a beloved sweet spread made from a base of coconut milk, eggs, and sugar.

We tried more than 15 different dishes on this tour, and we loved all of them. By the end of the tour, we were pretty much rolling back our hotel and couldn’t even have dinner!

Indian roti Malaysian food.
We started with a few Indian dishes, and they were so yummy!

Pauline’s insider knowledge was fascinating, and she shared it all with us, from the history of each place to the secrets of how their signature dishes were prepared. It was like having our own personal food encyclopedia!

Laksa restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The famous Laksa vendor.

One of the highlights of the tour was visiting a Laksa vendor that had been featured in Lonely Planet and CNN.

The soup was made with a unique combination of flavors that left our taste buds tantalized. We were blown away by how delicious it was!

Laksa noodle soup Malaysian food.
We tried different Laksa dishes and pork noodles.

Another unforgettable moment was getting to sample a coconut pancake and watching how it was made. The vendors were so friendly and welcoming, and we felt like we were truly experiencing the local culture.

Coconut pancakes Malaysian food Kuala Lumpur food tour.
The coconut and peanut pancakes at this vendor were amazing.

We also loved the visit to the traditional Chinese food store. Here, Pauline explained different ingredients and how to use them.

Having grown up in the area, it was clear Pauline knew it like the back of her hand. Her passion for the local food scene was infectious, and we left the tour with very happy stomachs and a newfound appreciation for Kuala Lumpur’s culinary delights.

How to book Simply Enak KL food tour

Booking the tour is easy and only takes a few minutes.

You can book the “Kuala Lumpur Street Food Tour” directly with Simply Enak.

The price per person is RM 279. However, you can get a discount of RM30 per booking with the discount code EXPATOLIFE30. Book your tour here.

You’ll then receive a confirmation email with all the details you need.

The tour includes a tour guide with food and beverages at selected food stalls.

  • Price: RM 279
  • Discount code: EXPATOLIFE30
  • Duration: 3.5hrs
  • Time: 09:15 – 12:45 daily
  • Meeting point: Pasar Seni LRT Station
Fried rice restaurant in Chinatown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

After booking your tour, you can start looking forward to your exciting food adventure. The Kuala Lumpur Street Food Tour will take you to some of the best and most distinctive street food spots in the city, where you can sample a wide range of mouthwatering Malaysian dishes.

Whether you’re a foodie, a traveler, or simply someone who enjoys good food, this tour is an experience you won’t want to miss!

Other food tours by Simply Enak

In addition to Kuala Lumpur Street Food Tour, you can also join other tours in Kuala Lumpur:

If you’re heading to Penang, why not check out these tours too:

So what are you waiting for? Get on a fantastic food adventure with Simply Enak today!

Food vendor in Chinatown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Disclaimer: We were invited by Simply Enak, but as always, opinions are our own.

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