GALLO NERO ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Located in the corner unit of the recent shop lot development which houses the Smith House Hotel in Padang Mat Sirat, Gallo Nero is the creation of Lorenzo Zecubi, a long time and respected restaurateur and renowned Italian Chef in Langkawi. The intimate ‘bistro’ style atmosphere creates a friendly and casual environment for both locals and visitors. The menu offers new dishes daily to take advantage of fresh produce, fish and meats on the island. Gallo Nero has both a fixed lunch menu and the evening fare that includes Antipasta, Pastas, Steaks, Lamb, Chicken and Fish and Seafood , vegetarian dishes and of course desserts and Italian Coffee. *Open: Tuesday-Sunday 1:00pm-10:30pm Tel: 04-952 3555
WARUNG KAK IMAH
Warung Kak Imah is located just south from the ‘Field of Burnt Rice’ and Sunday Night Market parking lot. Look for the banana shop on the left hand side and the mint green shop front of Kak Imah’s restaurant is right next door. This intimate open-air Malay Restaurant has an excellent menu selection of traditional noodle dishes, favorite local beverages and sweets. From Pisang Goreng and Cendol to Bakso and Laksa Utara, Kak Imah has it covered. *Open: Daily 10:00am-7:00pm Can read more HERE
MAJU PAK JANG DZIR
Roadside Roasted Chicken
(Jalan Kuala Muda)
This little roadside eatery serves up succulent, flavorful, slow spit-roasted chicken grilled over a charcoal fire. The chicken is marinated in a honey and chilies (and secret spices) that give it a spicy sweet flavor and a caramelized glaze. They roast both whole chickens and wings and you have the option to have a quarter, half or whole chicken complimented with their aromatic rice and soup. Or just go for the wings with a spicy dipping sauce. Either way this is some of the best, roasted chicken on the island and you have the option to dine al fresco on the shore of the Langkawi Lagoon or take away. Located on Jalan Kuala Muda (Road 115) on the north side of the airport runway. Can read more HERE
One of Langkawi’s newest restaurant additions, Santai Café is located near the waterfront in the quaint fishing village of Kuala Teriang. The café’s relaxed elegance, excellent customer service and affordable menu is a refreshing change from the local norm. Malaysian and Western cuisine is their specialty and their generous entree and appetizer portions are especially attractive for family style diners.
*Open: Wednesday-Monday 5:30pm-12:00am (Closed on Tuesdays) Tel: +604 955 2702
Can read more HERE
KUALA TERIANG ROTI
*Under new management 2022 This small Roti stand at the intersection of Jalan Kuala Teriang and Jalan Kuala Muda is the place for a quick Roti Canai. They also offer a selection of Malay dishes that are well worth the value. *Open: Daily (Closed on Friday)
RESTORAN HAJI JIT
Located directly across the street from the Kuala Teriang Polis Station is Restoran Haji Jit. Serving traditional Malay café cuisine with a strong Thai influence Haji Jit has been serving the community for more than decade. The Tom Yum is excellent and can be ordered with plenty of fresh chicken or seafood. Fried rice with chicken, fresh stir fried vegetables and lots of noodle dishes fill out the menu selection. They have seating on the street side, which is a favorite with the local constables, and also on the covered patio facing the beach and the sea. The chef will often be seen cutting fresh herbs from the seaside garden to harvest what he needs per order. Talk about fresh! Restoran Haji Jit is local kampung dining at its best.
*Open: Saturday-Thursday 7:00am-10:00pm
SHIN MI SEAFOOD VILLLAGE
*Relocated to Kuah 2022 A Chinese Thai restaurant, located on the Kuala Teriang fishing harbor, Shin Mi’s live tanks are always full of the days catch. From crab, to tiger prawns, fresh grouper and local clams; cooked to order. The large open-air building timber building was reclaimed after the tsunami of ’04 and overlooks the busy harbor front. In addition to fresh seafood Shin Mi offers Chinese and Thai vegetarian, chicken, beef and duck dishes. Beer and wine are available.
*Open: Daily 2:00pm- 11:30pm Tel: 012-476 5652/04-955 1431
MANGOES BAR & GRILL
*Closed 2023 Located in Kuala Teriang, tucked away at the left end of the waterfront, this hidden gem is popular with locals and the adventurous tourist. The owner is also the chef and is constantly creating new dishes and specials. And she is a maestro with deserts. With Mangoes’ intimate and friendly atmosphere customers find themselves staying long after the meal. Mangoes also serves up a traditional Sunday brunch with Eggs Benedict and fresh Mimosas!
*Open: Wednesday-Saturday 5:00pm-10:00pm Sundays 11:00am-10:00pm
Tel: 017 589 8117 / 017 564 0307. Can read more HERE