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The Canteen by Chef Adu

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National Textile Museum, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 10-422 3014
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Asian, Malaysian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
National Textile Museum, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a first stop when i arrived in first time KL. Everything there are steal my heart. Gentle and nice people in there. In a restaurant is beautiful, gorgeous and cool. I ordered tortilla rotee that's amazing! Good cheese and crispy rotee. I'll surely...More

Thank nicechan d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I suggested this place to my friends to celebrate birthday for two of us after reading rave reviews about it. Sadly there were hits and misses about their food. We ordered laksa johor, chicken masak lemak, salad nasi kerabu, nasi lemak, and chicken satay. Laksa...More

Thank Fadhir T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first glance, we didn't even know it was a cafe, it looks like an extension of the gift shop. The decoration is charming and eclectic. We were the only people there, so it was nice and quiet spot to relax. The air conditioning was...More

Thank praha83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this cafe and it looked so promising, with signs that the restaurant owner / chef was a judge on masterchef Malaysia, I was excited to try some of their food. The decor and ambiance, top marks, so much to look at and...More

Thank Sian J
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The Canteen by Chef Adu, what does that name conjure up? Whatever comes to mind, the actuality will delight you. Just about the most atmospheric cafe I have ever encountered, one feels enveloped in an old world charm, with delightful and unexpected touches that catch...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Although this cafe was hard to find it was well worth it! It's a great little cafe hidden inside the Textiles Musuem near Merdeka Square. You need to enter the musuem to get to it, but can walk straight through the exhibit for free. The...More

1  Thank zakizuri
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Fantastic atmosphere and really nice decorated place to have drink or a lunch. The food is very good as well are the variety of drinks. The textile museum has a free entrance so going to this place is no struggle. The staff is very polite...More

1  Thank Michel616
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We came across The Canteen by pure chance, tucked away in the Textile Museum. Interesting décor, great service and superb local food and great fresh fruit juices. All very reasonably priced. We look forward to returning.

1  Thank ChrisPE2014
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This cafe is a must-go for those who wish to experience authentic Malay cuisines native to the southern state of Johor. Mee bandung and laksa Johor are my favourites, hence they are highly recommended. The smoked banana brownie is something worth the thrill for a...More

2  Thank amar_farid
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent. We ordered "Laksa Johor", "Mee Bandung" and nasi lemak. All of the food are so flavorful.

3  Thank khairunnisaaa
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Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: National Textile Museum, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 10-422 3014
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