Yik Heong Restaurant
Bak-Kut-Teh is a pork meat and ribs dish cooked in a complex herbs-infused broth commonly served in clay pots or porcelain bowls together with fragrant white rice. Nothing beats a delicious warm bowl of Bak-Kut-Teh in Yik Heong Restaurant, perfect for any time of the day!
The origin of Bak-Kut-Teh in Malaysia is disputable. According to local popular belief, Klang is the origin of this aromatic flavourful pork-laden dish. Yik Heong Restaurant in Klang has been in the business for nearly 10 years. The locals often refer to it as “Bak-Kut-Teh under the Batu Belah Bridge.” Bak-Kut–Teh served in this restaurant is simmered over a long time in a sweet and savoury broth. You will be treated to tender and juicy meat that is perfectly cooked to melt in your mouth. Other offerings on the menu for anyone who likes to supplement their Bak-Kut-Teh with side dishes include stir-fried lettuce and enoki mushrooms. Visitors can also try the more modern dry Bak-Kut-Teh dish, which is slowly gaining popularity among the locals.
Yik Heong restaurant, located at Lorong Pauh Kijang, Klang, is about 4 kilometres away from the town centre of Klang. For visitors traveling from Kuala Lumpur, it is about 36 kilometres west of the city. The nearest airport to Klang is the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. This restaurant is approximately 60 kilometres north of the airport.
Opening Days and Hours
The restaurant opens daily from 08:00 to 14:00.
How to Get There
This restaurant is accessible by car or taxi, about 40 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur and an hour’s drive from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. You can also travel to Klang by taking the KTM Komuter Train from Kuala Lumpur. A single journey will take about 50 minutes and RM 3.60 (USD 0.87). Visitors have to get on the Port Klang-Batu Caves route and disembark at the Klang Komuter station. At the station, you can take a 15-minute taxi ride to the restaurant.
This restaurant serves non-Halal food, so it is not suitable for Muslims. Visitors who are following a pork-free or vegetarian diet can find vegetable dishes on the menu. Otherwise, it is good for all visitors who enjoy a tasty herbal pork dish.
Time to Spend
Visitors may find themselves spending about 1 to 2 hours inside this restaurant to devour a bowl of irresistible Bah-Kut-Teh with a good pot of Chinese tea.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The restaurant can get crowded during meal times and weekends.
- Indian Klang Mosque (8.5 kilometres)
- The Sri Nagara Thendayuthapani Temple (9.5 kilometres)
- Sultan Sulaiman Royal Mosque (9.5 kilometres)
- Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery (9.1 kilometres)
Visitors will find a lot of hotels in close proximity to this restaurant in Klang. They can choose from a range of budget, middle to deluxe accommodations.
Good to Know
The Bak-Kut-Teh in Yik Heong Restaurant is served at the table at mid-range prices. A single portion for a person will cost around RM 15 (USD 3.65).