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Nam Heong Chicken Rice

56 Jalan Sultan | ChinaTown, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
+60 3-2078 5879
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (27 reviews)
“rice” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Asian, Malaysian, Chinese
$$ - $$$
56 Jalan Sultan | ChinaTown, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
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51 - 58 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 20 October 2014

The basic white chicken rice (a.k.a. "village chicken" here) is just okay. Very disappointed by the Spicy Vegetables side dish.

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank paolojcruz
Reviewed 11 October 2014

This place is open from 10am to 3pm daily and been in operation since 1938. You can look on their website at www.esquirekitchen.com . The hainanese chicken was great. We ordered half order of hainanese chicken which was alot for two people. We weren't aware...More

Date of visit: October 2014
1  Thank Charlene H
Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

Maybe this restaurant is for tourism, so for me, a local , just feel "so so " on this place. But if you are a tourism, you can try this restaurant.

Thank yee s
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

Been here a few times over the years. This time I was satisfied my chicken was plump and moist and a reasonable size. Rice could have been better or maybe just fresher. I think if your in chinatown and you feel like some hainanese chicken...More

Thank TomR1519
Reviewed 3 September 2014

A good place to go for a fast and easy lunch. They have chicken rice as well as noodles with soup and vegetables as a side dish. Franchising has meant that prices are now expensive and the quality not up to the mark. Still the...More

Date of visit: August 2014
1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Simple as it may looks, a good plate of chicken rice is not easy to cook or master. I used to frequent Nam Heong a lot. However, over the years, both it's service and food standard have deteriorated. Not to mention that the price had...More

Date of visit: April 2014
1  Thank 3Gorgez
Reviewed 24 April 2014

All the years that have been visiting this place, somewhat it has become mediocre. No longer having the original taste of Hainanese chicken rice. It is difficult to find proper and authentic Hainanese chicken rice in KL these days. So, only the name lives...

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank Long M
Reviewed 15 April 2014

We rode a taxi cab in KL and asked the driver where the best hainanese chicken can be found, he brought us to Nam Heong, he said it is popular among the locals. True enough, they have a very delicious steamed chicken and a very...More

Date of visit: November 2013
Thank sabi0james
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Jalan Sultan | ChinaTown, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2078 5879
Nam Heong Chicken Rice specialty is Village Chicken Rice. The first restaurant was started in 1938. The original restaurant is still located at its first location in Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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