Having food delivered or ordering ahead and picking it up yourself with minimal contact is the new norm for now. Food and beverage outlets that are closed for the duration of the MCO are offering delivery and takeaway; and this is also a great way to support the industry during this time of uncertainty.
Café style offerings include create-your-own rice or noodle dishes (base, sauce, protein, vegetables), hearty mains (roast chicken, grilled salmon, fish and chips), pasta dishes and sandwiches. Kreate is currently running their own delivery channel and there’s free delivery and a 30% discount on all orders.
This Japanese- inspired café is known for its cheesecake, cold brew coffee and cold steeped chocolate. They are offering meal packages for delivery and takeaway and all you have to do is order via WhatsApp. There are two meal deals at RM15 and RM20 comprising a main dish and choice of drink. Deliveries are made between midday and 2pm and is free for orders above RM50.
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If you’ve got a hankering for Nasi Lemak and all its tasty additions (fried chicken, squid / cockle sambal, chicken curry / rendang), this kopitiam is delivering. You can also pick it up yourself from their outlets in Bangsar South or Oasis Damansara and get a 15% discount. Other takeaway and delivery menu items include all kinds of fried and soup noodles, porridge, kaya toast sets, and teatime treats like roti jala and assorted kuih.
Dim Sum (steamed and fried choices), Asian-inspired tapas, pasta and noodles, and a good selection of Chinese dishes are on offer at Liberte. Available for delivery and pick-up (drive-thru), there’s a 20% discount on all food orders during the MCO. They are also delivering a wide selection of wine (buy five bottles, get one free), champagne (including Carbon, Dom Perignon, Mumm and Moët) sake, soju and spirits.
Tendon in Japanese cuisine is a donburi (rice bowl) dish comprising rice topped with your choice of tempura. And for those who thought this had something to do with collagen - it isn’t. Kohaku means amber, referring to the golden batter used to coat and fry the tempura. The Tropicana Gardens Mall outlet is offering delivery or takeaway options – choose your tempura (vegetables, chicken, prawn, kakiage) and base (rice, hot/cold Hoso udon) – and add on extras like pickles, Onsen egg, miso soup and more.
Din Tai Fung
Your favourite dumplings are available for delivery or counter pick-up at all Din Tai Fung outlets in KL. The food is frozen so you can prepare them at home, and they taste just like how you have them in the restaurants. The take-out menu includes shrimp and pork shaomai, vegetable and pork dumplings, mini red bean buns, mini lava custard buns, sesame rice balls and more.
Known for their wide selection healthy vegan and vegetarian bowls and chia seed puddings, Rawsome is offering take-away bowls for RM12 at their TTDI, Bangsar, Damansara Uptown and HQ (Sungai Buloh). There’s also the option of ordering their frozen signature dishes that you can easily reheat at home and serve with noodles, rice or vegetables.
This lunchbox delivery service is a good option if you want to eat healthy during your time in. Their hearty salads are priced between RM16-RM20, and you can ask for vegetarian and vegan options. The menu changes weekly and incorporates Mediterranean, Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern and Mexican flavours.
This popular brunch and lunch spot has come up with its own delivery (11am-9pm) and pickup (9am-9pm) service. The menu includes breakfast items like Bircher muesli and bagel with eggs and bacon, sandwiches (Caprese, Parma ham and buffalo Mozzarella, pulled beef), pasta, salads and burgers. They’ve got coffee to go made with their freshly roasted beans, and these can be purchased too.
Liao Fan Hawker Chan
Have a Michelin-starred meal in the comfort of your own home with Hawker Chan’s famed chicken rice. The food is available through GrabFood and pickup from the outlet. Individual meals include the classic soya sauce chicken rice and roast pork, char siew or pork ribs with rice / hor fun / noodles. You can also order half or whole chickens and combination platters, plus seasonal vegetables, beansprouts and tofu as side dishes.
PichaEats showcases the culinary talents of displaced families from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan and Palestine, and gives them the opportunity to earn a living. Choose delivery or self-pick-up for individual meal boxes, family-sized meals, light bites, platters, sweet treats and frozen food. Middle Eastern flavours abound with hummus, flatbreads, falafel, curries, chicken shawarma, chicken Mandi and more.