Chow Kit Road

Like all other historical urban centres, the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, contains a number of current and old roads and streets across the city. One of those famous old roads are Jalan Pudu ; Jalan Imbi & Jalan Chow Kit.

About Chow Kit Road

Named after wealthy Penang businessman Loke Chow Kit who made his mark in the 1880s. He was a prominent business tycoon who was the first local owner of a department store (Chow Kit & Co) established in 1892 which was the largest in Kuala Lumpur at the time.  He was also the first Malaysian Chinese to receive the Jaksa Pendamai (J.P.) honour.

Best known for its daily wet market known as Bazaar Baru Chow Kit (Chow Kit Market is Malaysia’s largest wet market), and a night market called Bundle Chow Kit by locals, Chow Kit also houses a number of prized local restaurants as well as sightseeing opportunities including Southeast Asia’s largest Sikh temple. Let’s get explore with Traple app for things to eat around Jalan Chowkit, Kuala Lumpur.

To Get There : Get on the monorail line and stop at the Chow Kit Monorail Station.

Tao Xiang Bah Kut Teh Fish Head Noodles (陶香肉骨茶鱼头米粉)

Popular claypot fish noodle that’s been around for many years at Tiong Nam road. The soup is boiled with adding appropriate amount of evaporated milk, pickles, tomato, ginger and fried taro. It is rich and sweet;  Fish head is crispy and refreshing without any smell.

Cendol Durian Runtuh


Durian cendol is one of Malaysian’s favourite desserts, and for RM13 you can get a generous heaping of durian on your cendol , not too sweet but with good santan flavor.

Limapulo: Baba Can Cook


Nostalgic design nyonya restaurant as if you live in the 60s. This restaurant serve their own unique taste in dishes, which the satay source is also different with the ordinary. Apparently the signature Nyonya Laksa is with limited offers (only available on Mon.Wed, Fri or Sat).