The Nasi Lemak burger at Mickey D’s: Succulent sandwich, or gimmicky garbage?

In a month-long period that saw not only the toppling of the Barisan Nasional coalition government that had ruled Malaysia since the country’s inception, but also the resignation of Arsene Wenger as Arsenal’s long-time head coach, it seemed like an appropriate time to throw tradition out the door, caution to the wind, and some Gaviscon ...

Restaurant reviews

Barat: Great vegetarian food, good social deeds, and the occasional lecture

Barat: Great vegetarian food, good social deeds, and the occasional lecture

Barat is a stylish and modern Mediterranean-inspired vegetarian restaurant with a conscience — their food comes from as close to the source as possible, dealing directly with...

High Steaks Reviews: Vantador

High Steaks Reviews: Vantador

Leaving no meat unturned on the grill, Coconuts KL has decided to review as many of Kuala Lumpur’s steakhouses as our pocketbook can handle. We dine anonymously. We pay our...

Changkat: Where to eat the best tapas, pizza, and street food in KL’s most popular bar strip

Changkat: Where to eat the best tapas, pizza, and street food in KL’s most popular bar strip

There are fewer places more teeming with tourist traffic than the famed Kuala Lumpur strip of bars and bodies known as Changkat Bukit Bintang, or just “Changkat.” It’s...

What to do in Damansara Heights: Pizza, cocktails, late-nights, boxing fights, and spray-tans in KL’s coolest neighborhood

What to do in Damansara Heights: Pizza, cocktails, late-nights, boxing fights, and spray-tans in KL’s coolest neighborhood

Brace yourself: Damansara Heights, the place where your posh Auntie and her friends like to go to split a tiramisu five ways, has been deemed one of the “10 world’s coolest...


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Coconuts KL Restaurant reviews

There’s a new restaurant near your house in KL but is it any good? Or that super thick toast that you keep seeing on your Instagram feed, is it really that yummy? Those are the questions you have a tough time answering because to be honest, life is too short to have bad food. That’s what our restaurant reviewers are for! Every week, we’ll hit the newest restaurants in town so that you don’t have to - unless they’re really, really good. Let our food critics become your personal food tasters; let them have all the bad food so that you know what to avoid during date nights.