Hot pot, anyone? It looks like the family-friendly, sharing platter has found itself back in popular books again. After all, what’s not to like about a warm, hearty soup bubbling right before your eyes as you add on the toppings that you like? We especially enjoy the selection of barbecue meat and seafood that goes on— lip-smackingly good!
Here are our picks of the 7 best halal and non-halal hotpot and steamboat places to get you soup on in the Kuala Lumpur!
Hotpots are a staple in several cultures, which is evident with Sukiya. This Japanese restaurant serves their classic shabu-shabu in the best possible way: all-you-can-eat style! You might want to take a look at their timings though, to ensure you get the best slot to get at all the unlimited servings of paper thin slices of lamb, chicken, and beef.
Seoul Garden (Halal)
Get a taste of South Korea with Seoul Garden, a buffet style korean BBQ and hotpot. Best known for their large selection of meat (bulgogi beef, kimchi hiken, black pepper dory, tom yam squid and more!), you’ll be spoilt fo choice.
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Hai Di Lao (Non Halal)
The hotpot craze that started it all could be traced back to Hai Di Lao. This iconic experience of a restaurant has people waiting in line for hours— because yes, it just is that good. Make sure to get your reservations beforehand so you can try their 4 hotpot bases.
Hotpot King ( Halal)
This Muslim owned steamboat and grill outlet may be a little on the underrated side but we can’t seem to get enough of it! Their all-you-can-eat portions extend to their seafood platters as well, and the best part is you can request for it to be grilled!
Monster Planet Grill & Steamboat(Halal)
You might end up running to Monster Planet Grill & Steamboat as this insanely affordable halal steamboat restaurant is only RM20 per person! Monster Planet also has lamb in their selection of meat, so you’re definitely in for a good time.
Fei Fan Hot Pot (Non Halal)
Keeping in the theme of affordable steamboat options, Fei Fan Hot Pot is next on the list. This Hong Kong style hot pot offers two soup flavours; the spicy Sichuan mala or the hearty white pork broth. Make sure to try their house speciality meatballs when you make your trip!
Xiao Xian Guo ( Non Halal)
If you’re in the mood to treat your friends or family, Xiao Xian Guo offers a more premium selection of soups and meats. From options like herbal chicken and mush milk for their bases and imported meat slices; this would be a hot pot to remember.
Johnny’s Restaurant Thai Cuisine Steamboat (Halal)
We couldn’t end this list without a childhood staple! Specialising in Thai cuisine, the restaurant also offers full meals for those who aren’t too hot on the steamboat concept. There’s always room for everyone at Johnny’s!
Which one of these hot pot and steamboat places are your favourite to go to in KL? Let us know if we missed out any of your top picks!