Alor Street is a food heaven where you can taste a large variety of mouth-watering Malaysian cuisines.
Alor Street, or Jalan Alor in the local language, is the most popular food haunt in Kuala Lumpur hosting a lot of hawker stalls and seafood restaurants. You will see the street transform into a large open-air food court starting in the late evening with hundreds of tables and chairs, al fresco style. Whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you are sure to satisfy your palate here.
Alor Street is located within the Bukit Bintang area in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is about 60 kilometres away and KL Sentral transportation hub is about 5 kilometres away.
Opening Days and Hours
The street is open 24 hours daily, with most stalls closing up around 02:00 to 03:00. However, there are some 24 hour eateries at Alor Street too.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Admission to Alor Street is free.
How to Get There
The easiest way to get to Alor Street is by monorail. You can disembark at Imbi or Bukit Bintang station and then walk for 5 to 7 minutes to the food street. Alternatively, you can also hop on any buses (for example: RapidKL Bus 401, 400, GREEN or PURPLE) to the shopping district of Bukit Bintang area and then take a short walk to Alor Street. Of course, you can also opt to hail a taxi or take an Uber to get there.
This attraction is suitable for travelers of all ages, especially street food lovers.
Time to Spend
Spend about 1 to 2 hours sampling different foods at Alor Street.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The street gets busy from the evening to midnight as hundreds of plastic tables and chairs will be placed on the road, forming a large open-air restaurant. If you want to skip the crowd, you can visit after lunch hour and before dinner time.
There is a diverse choice of delicious eats at Alor Street, from hawker stalls to air-conditioned restaurants. Some of the must-try are Wong Ah Wah’s barbecued chicken wings, Uncle Lim’s Pan Mee, Gou Lou’s fish head noodles, Meng Kee’s grilled fish, Sister Drunken Chicken Noodle, and Corner Alor’s curry noodles.
Bukit Bintang Shopping District (Berjaya Times Squares, Low Yat Plaza, Lot 10, Farenheit 88, Pavillion) – 5 to 10 minute’s walk
Visitors can easily find accommodation in the city of Kuala Lumpur, ranging from budget hostels, mid-range accommodation to luxury hotels.
Good to Know
You can research online on which stalls are the best places to eat or if in doubt, simply eat at the busiest stalls.