Openings in June 2018

Updated: 31 Jul 2018

Aori Ramen
The highly anticipated ramen shop opened by Big Bang's Seungri is now operating in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. It was no surprise when we saw a queue just to get in to the store. With over 30 other outlets across Korea, China and Vietnam, this is the first outlet in Malaysia.

What gives Aori Ramen it's fame is not just Seungri's name attached to it but its signature Don Kotz Ramen with Hoso noodles cooked in tonkotsu broth. It also offers Asahi beer, soft drinks, green tea, and sparkling water.

Address: Lot 6.36.00 Level 6, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 168 Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Telephone No.: +603 2110 1700
Website: www.pavilion-kl.com/viewstore/Aori-Ramen
Operation Time: Daily: 10am – 10pm

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Meet & Dine

Openings in June 2018, Meet & Dine
Located in Kajang, Meet & Dine is an eatery that specialises in Western cuisine with an Asian twist. They offer chili crabs, pan-fried gyoza stuffed with duck meat, Australian beef, pastas, sandwiches and more. Meet & Dine also offers juices, coffee, tea and soft drinks. It's a cosy spot to have dinner with family and friends.

Address: 29, Jalan Budiman, Budiman Business Park, Bandar Sungai Long 43200 Kajang, Malaysia.
Telephone No.: +603 8733 9929
Website: https://www.facebook.com/meetanddine
Operation Time: Daily: 5pm – 11pm

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Rawsome

Openings in June 2018, Rawsome
What started out as an online business delivering homemade organic chia seed puddings has now grown into a third physical outlet in Kuala Lumpur. Rawsome is well-known for its health-conscious menu consisting of its popular chia seed puddings, meatless meat bowls, and fruit smoothies. The new outlet shares its space with The Flow – Yoga & Pilates studio so expect the place to be as zen as it sounds.

Address: 7, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Telephone No.: +6012 683 4943
Website: https://www.facebook.com/rawsomeawesome/
Operation Time: Closed on Fridays. Sat – Thu: 7am – 5pm

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Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar

Openings in June 2018, Rockafellers
Established by The Olive Tree Group, Rockafellers is one of two newly opened outlets in SkyAvenue, Genting. It's pretty much a sports bar with a giant LED TV, furniture arranged to mimic the diagram of a football team formation, a football table, a pool table, and an al fresco dining area. There's even a small stage for live bands to serenade you every night from 8pm onwards. The food offered here includes North Indian, European and fusion cuisine.

Address: 28 & 29 Asian Bar street, 4th Floor, SkyAvenue, Genting Highlands, 69000 Pahang, Malaysia.
Telephone No.: +6016 597 9640
Website: https://www.facebook.com/rockafellersgenting/
Operation Time: Daily: 11am – 3am

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TWG Tea


Bangsar Shopping Centre's new addition is TWG Tea, a luxury tea brand offering a range of over 300 types of teas. Founded in 2008 by Taha Bouqdib in Singapore, the brand has expanded its efforts worldwide from Dubai to Thailand to India. It's gleaming interiors and colourful packaging make it an enticing place to spend an afternoon in. It also offers delicious hi-tea sets as well as light snacks like sandwiches, pastas and salads.

Address: Lot G10, Ground Floor, Bangsar Shopping Centre 285 Jalan Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Telephone No.: +603 2093 0205
Website: https://www.facebook.com/TWGTeaMalaysia
Operation Time: Daily: 10am – 10pm

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The Good Guys

Openings in June 2018, TGG
The Good Guys (TGG) has a new outlet in Plaza Arkadia! This is its second outlet, following the success of the first one in Damansara Uptown. Divided into two floors, downstairs is a casual lounge area while upstairs is a wide space suitable for small functions, parties or gatherings. This TGG outlet is also one of the few restaurants and pubs in Malaysia that offer Somersby Cider on draught. As for the food, make sure to try its delicious Moo Ping (Thai grilled pork skewers) and the Char Siew Garlice Rice.

Address: B-G-9, Plaza Arkadia, No.3, Jalan Intisari Perdana, Desa Parkcity 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Telephone No.: +603 2733 3994
Website: https://www.facebook.com/TGGArkadia
Operation Time: Closed on Mondays. Tue – Sun: 5pm – 1am

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Vertigo Bar

Openings in June 2018, Vertigo
Vertigo is the city's latest much-anticipated bar. Located on the 59th floor of the Banyan Tree KL, the bar offers guests a choice of al fresco or indoors. Of course, both choices give you a breath-taking view of the Kuala Lumpur skyline. If you're feeling peckish, the bar has a selection of South East Asian-inspired tapas.

Address: Level 59, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur, 2 Jalan Conlay 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Telephone No.: +603 2113 1822
Website: https://www.banyantree.com/en/malaysia/kuala-lumpur/dining/vertigo
Operation Time: Daily: 5.30pm – 1am

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WOW

Openings in June 2018, WOW
WOW, an acronym for Whiskey or Whites, is an al fresco dining spot that serves gourmet Asian-fusion cuisine and some of the finest whiskies from around the world. Nestled on top of SkyAvenue's rooftop (can you imagine the view?), sipping on a glass of whiskey up there is going to be as therapeutic as going to a five-star spa.

Address: 30, Asian Street Bar, 4th Floor Sky Avenue, Genting Highland, 69000 Pahang, Malaysia.
Telephone No.: +6019 690 3266
Website: https://www.facebook.com/WOWGenting/
Operation Time: Daily: 11am – 3am