10 best makan places in KSL City Mall to add to your list

JB and Singapore residents are probably familiar with KSL City Mall, a multifaceted establishment comprising a shopping mall and two towers housing KSL Resort Hotel. This landmark has been a prominent fixture since 12 Dec 2010, housing 500 retail outlets, a theatre, and a water theme park.

Renowned for its extensive range of shops, KSL City Mall is a favoured destination catering to diverse needs, spanning from manicures and massages to fashion and gadgets. Notably, it offers an array of dining options as well. To assist you in exploring its culinary delights, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 eateries at KSL City Mall to add to your list.

1. Meng Meng Roasted Duck (L2-132 C)

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Meng Meng Roasted Duck has garnered a loyal following among locals since its establishment. Its popularity has resulted in expansions into shopping malls and even across the border into Singapore. It’s highly likely that many of you are already acquainted with this eatery.

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Some of their standout dishes include the Roasted Honey Pork (RM68 for 500g) and Crispy Roasted Pork (RM68 for 500g). Another crowd favourite is their Roasted Duck with Chinese Herbs, available at RM26.80 for a quarter of the upper portion and RM32.80 for the lower quarter.

Explore beyond roasted meats and savour the chef’s recommendations, including Fried Mixed Vegetables with Sambal (RM29.80), Traditional Hakka Yong Tau Foo (starting from RM19.80), Deep Fried Kampung Fish (RM14.80 each), and a variety of other tempting dishes.

+6012 968 1922
Sun to Fri: 10am – 10pm
Sat: 10.45am – 10pm
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2. D’Shanghai Dim Sum  (L2-132)

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D’Shanghai Dim Sum has always been my go-to eatery. Specialising in handmade dim sum, this restaurant guarantees freshness, with each dish prepared daily and steamed upon order.

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Make sure you sample their popular dishes, including the Signature Xiao Long Bao (RM9.40), D’shanghai Shrimp Dumpling (RM9.70), and Meat Dumpling in Spicy Sauce (RM9.70). Explore other classic dim sum choices like Siew Mai with Fish Roe (RM8.70), Steamed Pork Ribs with Yam (RM9.70), and Hong Kong Style Steamed Yam Cake (RM8.70).

No dim sum feast is whole without a pau! Enjoy their Traditional Handmade Char Siew Bun (RM8.90) and Steamed Creamy Custard Bun (RM8.90) with fluffy texture. Don’t miss the Fried Vermicelli Skin Shanghai Style (RM16.40) for a delightful twist. The menu holds many more treasures for you to uncover!

+607 557 6388
Daily: 10am – 9.30pm
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3. You Kee XO Restaurant (LG-33)

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Since its establishment in 1996, You Kee XO has been a cherished favourite among locals, serving up traditional Cantonese cuisine to the community. Its standout offerings include special tonic soup and delicious roasted meats.

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They proudly claim to be the pioneering eatery to offer clay pot simmered soup. Give their Soup of the Day (RM23.80) a go, which boasts diverse flavours each day. Be sure not to overlook their Classic BBQ Platter (RM48), showcasing succulent roasted pork, char siew, and duck. This one’s great for dining in with your gang.

Additionally, experience the Guangzhou Roast Goose (seasonal price), a hallmark of authentic Cantonese cuisine! Beyond their renowned roasted meats and soups, the eatery also shines with dishes such as the Golden Yam Ring with Char Siew (RM40) and Indonesian Curry Sea Prawn (RM65). With a plethora of tempting options to explore, it promises to be a gastronomic adventure you’ll treasure!

+607 289 1483
Daily: 10.30am – 9pm
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4. Nimmies Kiosk (G-K-07)

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In recent years, Nimmies Pastry’s café has attracted significant attention, as seen by its long queues and online buzz. In a bid to expand further, they have launched Nimmies Kiosk at KSL City Mall.

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The kiosk offers a variety of croissants in different flavours, ranging from classic to inventive choices. With its minimalist design, it emanates a cosy atmosphere.

Indulge in choices such as the Dirty Chocolate Croissant (RM16), Pistachio Supreme Croissant (RM18), Earl Grey Croissant (RM18), Green Grape Croissant (RM16), and various other enticing treats. If you feel like exploring something more unique, consider the Crab Stick Cheese Croissant (RM18) or the Nasi Lemak Croissant (RM16).

Daily: 10am – 10pm
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5. Tian Xi Kopi (L2-132, C3 & C5)

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Tian Xi Kopi is a favourite spot for satiating cravings. This Nanyang-style kopitiam specialises in local delicacies, featuring nasi lemak, toasts, and other familiar classics.

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Explore a variety of Malaysian flavours with Rendang Mutton Nasi Lemak (RM21.90), Boneless Chicken Mee Siam (RM15.90), or Curry Chicken Mee Siam (RM16.90). For heartier options, delve into their Chicken Hor Fun (RM15.90) or Tian Xi Curry Laksa Mee (RM16.90), both highly endorsed by the chef.

Conclude your dining journey with indulgent traditional desserts. Options include Durian Cendol with Gula Melaka (RM12.90), Ginger Tea Black Sesame Rice Ball (RM9.90), and ABC Ice Kacang (RM7.90). Don’t forget to explore the array of traditional beverages featured on the menu as well.

+6011 2075 2881
Daily: 10am – 10pm
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6. Cuan Yue Malatang (LG-02)

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Life wouldn’t be as joyful without spicy food! Drop by Cuan Yue Malatang for a flavourful bowl of ma la tang. In this self-serve eatery, patrons can customise their bowls with their preferred ingredients and portion sizes.

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The menu features 5 soup base options: Hot & Spicy Oil, Tomato Ma La Tang, Recommended Ma La Tang, Spicy Mix Ma La Ban, and Vitality Ma La Tang. Noteworthy is the complimentary soup refill policy, while ingredients are priced at RM6.30 per 100g.

The eatery offers an extensive array of ingredients, ranging from meats, carbohydrates, and vegetables to seafood and offal. Additionally, guests can enjoy unlimited complimentary condiments. This dining spot is certainly worth checking out!

+6012 792 1000
Daily: 11am – 9.30pm
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7. Yew Kok Ann Restaurant (L2-132A)

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In the aftermath of the pandemic, there is increasing awareness regarding health concerns. And Yew Kok Ann Restaurant stands out as the ideal choice for health-conscious individuals, focusing on serving nourishing herbal soups.

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Savour their Angel Beauty Soup (RM38), Ginger Strong Soup (RM48), and other enriching selections. You can also delve into a variety of meats, vegetables, noodles, and rice dishes, featuring highlights like the Claypot Pork Belly with Salted Fish (RM24.80) and Szechuan Spicy Chicken (RM27.90).

Begin your meal with the zesty Chilled Spicy Chicken (RM22.80), followed by signature vegetable dishes like Four Heavenly Kings (RM24.80) and Braised Amaranth with Century Egg & Salted Egg in Superior Broth (RM28.80).  Be sure to try their seafood delights, such as Milky Butter Prawn (RM49.80) and Curry Fish Head (RM53.80), along with a variety of other enticing options.

+6013 947 3198
Daily: 10am – 10pm
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8. Matang Seafood (LG-34)

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Matang Seafood, a well-established eatery in JB, is renowned for its exquisite seafood porridge. Starting from a humble shop lot in Mount Austin, it has now grown to expand its presence to KSL City Mall and even Puchong.

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True to its name, the restaurant specialises in seafood delicacies. Among its highlights is the luxurious Abalone Seafood with Minced Pork Porridge, offered in various sizes. Choose between the small portion at RM305, the medium at RM369, or the large at RM471.

In addition to their premium ingredients porridge, we recommend trying the  Claypot Seafood with Minced Pork Porridge (from RM35). It is served in a range of portion sizes, suitable for individual servings or groups of up to 8. Discover more delights from their extensive menu when you visit!

+6016 761 8909
Daily: 10am – 10pm
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9. Gatao Fried Chicken (LG-DF06)

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Explore beyond Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks’ fried chicken if you’re longing for a hearty chicken chop; there’s a plethora of choices awaiting you. Gatao Fried Chicken, a beloved local favourite, is renowned for its crunchy texture and ample portions.

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True to its name, fried chicken takes centre stage at this establishment. Enjoy their popular Batter Fried Chicken (RM13.90) and Crispy Fried Chicken (RM13.90) while you’re there. They also offer Taiwanese Popiah (RM9.90) in 3 flavours: Chicken Floss, Ham, and Mushroom. This is certainly worth a try!

For a more satisfying meal, add on Sweet Potato Fries (RM8.90), Fried King Oyster Mushroom (RM10.90), or Crispy Chicken Skin (RM9.90) to your order. Additionally, quench your thirst with a selection of beverages, ranging from milk tea to black tea and sparkling drinks.

+6011 5417 8533
Daily: 10am – 10pm
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10. Seoul Garden (LG-046, 047, 048)

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Seeking to indulge in Korean flavours? Look no further than Seoul Garden. This esteemed halal-certified Korean restaurant in Malaysia is famed for its buffet grill and steamboat selections.

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Diners can treat themselves to a basic tier buffet featuring imported beef and lamb, with standout options like the Black Pepper Marinated Beef. Seafood lovers will appreciate the black mussels, scallops, and prawns. And don’t forget to indulge in the complimentary cheese dip!

Weekday basic tier buffet prices stand at RM55 for adults, RM29 for children, RM44 for seniors, and RM45 for students. Weekend rates are slightly higher, with adults being charged RM60, children RM30, seniors RM48, and students RM51.

+607 333 8559
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
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KSL City Mall

33, Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia 80250

KSL City Mall

33, Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia 80250

Telephone: +607 288 2888
Operating Hours: 10am - 10pm (Daily)
Telephone: +607 288 2888

Operating Hours: 10am - 10pm (Daily)

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