Best Kebabs in KL

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The very mention of kebab usually conjures images of meat being slowly roasted over a rotating spit, filling the air with the rich, smoky aroma of charred beef or lamb. A dish considered to be of Turkish origin, it is usually served in pita bread with tomato, onion, sumac, pickled cucumber and drizzled in sauces. This type of kebab is the Doner kebab, which is commonly sold as a fast-food item. There’s more to kebabs than just the Doner, with Shish kebab (skewered grilled meat) and Adana kebabi (minced-meat kebab), just to name a few. Spanning from the Levant to the Middle East and South Asia, each region has its unique variant of the kebab set with distinct flavours from the use of different ingredients and cooking methods.

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    Al Amar Lebanese CuisineHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    A fine dining restaurant offering authentic Lebanese cuisine, the kebab menu mostly features minced lamb mixed with their unique blend of spices. Grilled over an open fire, the dish is served on a warm flat bread with a dollop of mint yoghurt and a small portion of Tabbouleh. A sparkling oasis of flavours and textures await to tickle your taste buds!
    Tips

    Check out their daily Breakfast Buffet and Sunday Lunch Buffet spreads.

    Things to expect

    Modern Labanese restaurant with live music performance in the evening. Serves alcohol, happy hours available.

    Best with

    Lamb Kafta with a side of Moutabal and Soujouk.

    Price

    RM13.00 to RM78.00

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    Al Amar Lebanese Cuisine View restaurant

    Lot 6.10, Level 6, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 168 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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    0321661011

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    10:00AM—01:00AM
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    Shwarma Raihani KebabPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    A local family run business strategically situated along the busy Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, this kebab recipe is a closely guarded family secret inspired by the land of Turkey. Shaved grilled meat hot from the spit are tossed onto a hot skillet together with freshly sliced tomatoes, onions with a garnishing of parsley and mint leaves. This delicious filling is then stuffed in your choice of half a Pita bread or a hot dog bun and drizzled with either chili sauce or black pepper sauce. After over 30 years, the business remains the same with customers still making a beeline for their affordable kebab.
    Tips

    Delivery service around Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahaman area is offered. Catering available.

    Things to expect

    Strictly take-away only – no seating area provided.

    Best with

    Beef Kebab in a hot dog bun with Black Pepper Sauce.

    Price

    RM3.00 to RM3.50

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    Shwarma Raihani Kebab View restaurant

    Along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, 50100, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    12:00PM—06:00PM
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    Ali Baba's Kebab RestaurantPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    The man behind Ali Baba’s Kebab Restaurant is an Iranian who has lived in Kuala Lumpur for over 10 years. Intending to serve the best Middle Eastern food to residents around Jalan Ampang in a casual ambience, the kebab is served in a wrap of thin, lightly toasted bread together with mixed vegetables and sauces. Juicy and tender to the bite, the kebab is served with fries and slaw on the side. Definitely worth confronting a band of 40 thieves for a mouthful! The restaurant also offers hookah smoking.
    Tips

    Hookahs are only available 7 pm onwards. Parking space not provided.

    Things to expect

    Menu offerings are rather limited yet affordable.

    Best with

    Beef Shawarma with their specialty Lassi drink.

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM32.00

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    Ali Baba's Kebab Restaurant View restaurant

    266, Jalan Ampang, 55000, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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    0342510025

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    12:00PM—01:00AM
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    Naab Iranian RestaurantPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    Renowned for their authentic Iranian cuisine and impressive interior design, the kebabs served here are remarkably splendid. Hot from the grill and succulent from all that slow roasting, the Chicken Koobideh Wrap is served in a toasted round flat bread with a contrasting Shirazi salad and a garlic flavoured yoghurt. Equally notable is the mouth-watering Lamb Koobideh Kebab – a minced lamb kebab that is sure to delight you with its robust flavour of lamb, chopped onions and parsley. A trip to this restaurant will evoke thoughts of magic lamps and flying carpets.
    Tips

    Nearest parking area is at Grand Millennium Hotel just before the restaurant. Alternatively, the KL monorail has a direct Bukit Bintang stop which is only a couple of steps away from the restaurant.

    Things to expect

    Separate dining areas for walk-in diners and VIP rooms for private functions.

    Best with

    Chicken Koobideh Kebab, Lamb Koobideh Kebab.

    Price

    RM13.00 to RM17.00

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    Naab Iranian Restaurant View restaurant

    130, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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    0321433949

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    12:00PM—02:00AM
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