Food In Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands food is not always expensive and bland. And, this dilemma is now a thing of the past!

There is Chinese and western cuisine and hotpot perfect for the cold weather.  Not only can you find a wide variety of great eats, but big brands and new offerings are available too!

This list of the 11 best Genting Highlands restaurants will make you want to jump in your car and drive up right now!

1. Burger & Lobster Genting

With sumptuous food plating and a decadent interior:

Burger & Lobster is the perfect place to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, etc.

Queue For Burger & Lobster, Genting
Queue For Burger & Lobster – Photo credits to angtzeyang (Instagram)

Among their selection of crustaceans, lobsters take center stage. Prices are reasonable and you can get a lobster roll for RM120 or a lobster for RM250.

The main star of the restaurant is the chili lobster. Which they serve with artisanal bread and premium butter. It’s a dish to savor every single morsel!

Some Of The Menu Items At Burger & Lobster Genting Highlands
Some Of The Menu Items At Burger & Lobster – Photo credits to bbiggy_ (Instagram)

The lobster sandwich is also a real treat, as is the grilled lobster, which is juicy and not rubbery. The latter comes with an exquisite hollandaise sauce.

French fries are unlike typical fast food servings too.

  • Address: Floor 1 SkyAvenue, Lot SA – T2 – 13, Level 1, SkyAvenue, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday, 12–10pm; Friday, 12–11pm; Saturday & Sunday, 11am–10pm
  • Contact: +603-61059186

2. The Laughing Fish by Harry Ramsden @ SkyAvenue Genting Highlands

The Laughing Fish restaurant hails from the United Kingdom. It serves English pub food in a gorgeous dining atmosphere.

Outside The Laughing Fish By Harry Ramsden At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands
Outside The Laughing Fish By Harry Ramsden At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands

Of their menu, Fish and French Fries has gigantic portions and you can choose between cod and haddock. The batter is crispy and tasty and not too oily.

Fish And Chips At The Laughing Fish By Harry Ramsden At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands
Fish And Chips At The Laughing Fish By Harry Ramsden At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands
Burger And Fries At The Laughing Fish By Harry Ramsden At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands
Burger And Fries At The Laughing Fish By Harry Ramsden At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands

Besides this, you can try some unexpected hidden gems on the menu. Like the savory thick tomato soup or Sticky Toffee Pudding.

  • Address: Floor 4 SkyAvenue, Lot SA – T2C – 22, & 23, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: 12pm–10pm; Friday & Saturday, 12pm–12am
  • Contact: +603-61059186

3. Beauty In The Pot At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands

Due to the popularity of Beauty In The Pot @ SkyAvenue Genting Highlands:

You should definitely make reservations ahead.

Entrance And Food At Beauty In The Pot At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands
Entrance And Food At Beauty In The Pot At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands – Photo credits to queksinwei (left) and brianofficiallyinsta (right)

The attention to detail of this hotpot restaurant is impressive. As is the impeccable service and cleanliness.

Ladies will appreciate the table settings, drawers of tissues, toothpicks, and storage bags.

Beauty In The Pop is famous for their beauty collagen broth. This flavorful broth has tender slices of lamb.

The spicy, nourishing broth is another must-have. For it has fresh ingredients and delicious side dishes and condiments.

  • Address: Floor 5 SkyAvenue, Lot T3 – 25 – 30, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: 1pm–12am
  • Contact: +603-61011623

4. Paradise Dynasty At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands

A close competitor to Din Tai Fung:

Paradise Dynasty offers guests more Taiwanese dining options in Genting Highlands.

Front Of Paradise Dynasty At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands
Front Of Paradise Dynasty At SkyAvenue Genting Highlands

The menu is like Din Tai Fungs. But Paradise Dynasty distinguishes itself with its signature Xiao Long Bao. These come in 8 colorful variations that are pleasing to the eye.

Another crowd-pleaser here is the chilled tofu with century egg. Also, their scallion pastry is aromatic and flaky and pairs well with dim sum.

Taiwanese Food At Paradise Dynasty At SkyAvening Genting Highlands
Taiwanese Food At Paradise Dynasty At SkyAvening Genting Highlands – Photo credits to ansonlce (Instagram)

Since the restaurant faces Din Tai Fung (DTF), diners tend to compare the two restaurants. And still many find DTF’s dumplings better than Paradise Dynasty.

  • Address: Floor 1 SkyAvenue, Lot T2-03, Level 1, SkyAvenue, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: 11am–3pm, 6–10pm
  • Contact: +603-61011772

5. Din Tai Fung At SkyAvenue Genting

As one of Malaysia’s leading Taiwanese restaurants:

Din Tai Fung offers the comfort of familiarity when you’re feeling less adventurous.

Queue Outside Din Tai Fung At SkyAvenue Genting
Queue Outside Din Tai Fung At SkyAvenue Genting

The menu is identical to branches in the Klang Valley. Though prices are higher at the Sky Avenue branch due to logistical costs.

As for the food, diners love the signature noodle dishes and, of course, their famous Xiao Long Bao.

Xiao Long Bao And Fried Rice At Din Tai Fung, SkyAvenue Genting Highlands
Xiao Long Bao And Fried Rice At Din Tai Fung, SkyAvenue Genting Highlands

You can watch the tenacious chefs knead the pau dough and shape their famous Xiao Long Bao.

Watch them carefully wrap minced meat, dried vegetables, and savory soup. Each dumpling has the same number of pleats.

The noodles with dried vegetables and pork is another crowd-pleasing dish. You can get crab wantons as a side dish too.

Spicy Shrimp And Pork Wonton At Din Tai Fung, SkyAvenue Genting Highlands
Spicy Shrimp And Pork Wonton At Din Tai Fung, SkyAvenue Genting Highlands

Din Tai Fung has prompt service as well. Waiters check to make sure you get all your dishes.

The stylish ambiance combined with the good food makes the restaurant a pleasure to dine in.

  • Address: Floor 1 SkyAvenue, Lot SA – T2 – 15, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 10am–9:30pm; Saturday & Sunday, 9am–10pm
  • Contact: +603-61012143

6. Shu DaXia HotPot Genting @ Resort Hotel

Another hotpot restaurant in Genting Highlands:

Shu DaXia HotPot resembles a dynasty palace. There are golden lattice decor and red lanterns.

Inside Shu DaXia HotPot Genting @ Resort Hotel
Inside Shu DaXia HotPot Genting @ Resort Hotel – Photo credits to vivianching28 (Instagram)

As for the food, the tomato soup with its rich tomato puree is one of our favorites. The mala soup is the talk of the town but it is very spicy.

Mushroom soup is a less spicy alternative. Combine the tasty broth with juicy and fresh fish filet for even more flavor to the already divine soup!

Steamboat At Shu DaXia HotPot Genting
Steamboat At Shu DaXia HotPot Genting – Photo credits to jazlyntey93 (Instagram)

But the location of the restaurant is a little obscure and hard to find. Head towards Genting Grand Hotel and then towards Marrybrown to get there.

It’s advisable to book at least a week in advance. Above all, bring your Genting membership card to enjoy an extra 5% discount!

  • Address: Resort Hotel, Lot No. R/L1.2, Level 1 Resort Hotel, 69000, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: 3pm–11:59pm
  • Contact: +6011-12965059

7. Dragon-i Peking Duck Restaurant @ SkyAvenue

Dragon-i Peking Duck Restaurant is at the top of SkyAvenue.

The duck doesn’t disappoint with its crackling thin skin. The portions are decent too. And the succulent meat is neither gamey nor dry.

Roast Duck And Another Dish At Dragon-i Peking Duck Restaurant @ SkyAvenue
Roast Duck And Another Dish At Dragon-i Peking Duck Restaurant @ SkyAvenue – Photo credits to tjineats (left) and xiaolongbaobaosss (right)

Other dishes, such as the pork belly in the pot and the vegetable dishes are also well prepared.

With fine food and good service, you’ll have to expect a perpetual queue.

But the waiters have a good handle on the crowds and urge diners to order from the menu. Plus, the waiting area has chairs and tables.

  • Address: Floor 1 SkyAvenue, Lot SA – T2 – 22 & 23, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 11am–3pm, 5–10pm; Saturday & Sunday, 11am–10pm
  • Contact: +603-61013880

8. LeNu Chef Wai’s Noodle Bar @ SkyAvenue Genting Highlands

Get Cantonese comfort food at LeNu Chef Wai’s Noodles Bar.

Entrance And Noodles At LeNu Chef Wai's Noodle Bar @ SkyAvenue Genting Highlands
Entrance And Noodles At LeNu Chef Wai’s Noodle Bar @ SkyAvenue Genting Highlands – Photo credits to godl3al3y (Instagram)

Their braised beef noodles with a hearty beef broth and al dente la mian (pulled noodles) are a real hit. They’re generous with the slices of beef. They top the dish with a runny egg.

Porridge is another popular choice. Because they have appealing side condiments. The century egg porridge with shredded meat is a real treat you don’t want to miss.

Do try the Hong Kong-style wanton mee too. It has thin noodles to soak up the delicious brown sauce.

  • Address: SkyAvenue, Lot T2-03, SkyAvenue, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday, 1pm–12am; Friday to Sunday, 1pm–1am
  • Contact: +603-61011296

9. KyoChon 1991 @ SkyAvenue Genting Highlands

Korean fried chicken specialist, KyoChon offers K-pop-loving diners Korean fried food goodness.

Garlic and honey-coated chicken are among their best sellers.

Korean Fried Chicken At KyoChon 1991 @ SkyAvenue Genting Highlands
Korean Fried Chicken At KyoChon 1991 @ SkyAvenue Genting Highlands – Photo credits to suhananaqieyra (Instagram)

It is especially suitable for guests who cannot take the heat of the spicier renditions.

The fried chicken has a glazing of a special soy sauce and garlic flakes. It is very addictive!

Or, you can turn up the heat with the red bell-pepper fried chicken.

The spiciness is easy to tolerate and it tastes flavorful! Crispy and well marinated, the inside is juicy and moist, although it’s cooked through.

The chicken wedges taste best with the soy garlic sauce.

  • Address: Floor 1 SkyAvenue, Lot T2 – 33, SkyAvenue Genting, Lot T2-33, Level T2, Genting Highlands Resort, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: 10am–10pm
  • Contact: +603-61011953

10. Loong Kee Gohtong Jaya

On your way up or down from Genting Highlands, make a pit stop at Long Kee Gohtong Jaya and you’ll not regret it.

Clam Soup And Other Dishes At Loong Kee Gohtong Jaya
Clam Soup And Other Dishes At Loong Kee Gohtong Jaya

The restaurant is famous for its steam marble goby (Soon Huat). They catch this right out of the tank when you order.

Moreover, deep-fried pork belly has excellent texture and great sauce. However, the dish is a bit too fatty for some.

Besides this, the grilled pork belly is a decent order. It retains a lot of flavor without excessive oil.

Finally, clam soup is the ultimate dish to try here. They cook it before your eyes on a portable stove.

The waiter then dishes up the mussels and serves them in a bowl. They keep the stove going so that your food stays hot all the time.

  • Address: 35, Jalan Jati 1, Gohtong Jaya, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: 11:30am–10pm
  • Contact: +603-61001149

11. Chin Swee Vegetarian Restaurant, Genting Highlands

For healthier food that’s not heavy in seasoning:

Stop by Chin Swee Vegetarian Restaurant, which has a few surprises in store.

Entrance To Chin Swee Vegetarian Restaurant, Genting Highlands
Entrance To Chin Swee Vegetarian Restaurant, Genting Highlands

This vegetarian restaurant is within the grounds of the Chin Swee Temple. Which makes for a quiet setting away from the noisy arcades and theme park.

Lotus Fried Rice is an unbeatable option that tastes great and is best eaten piping hot from the wok.

The mixed vegetable curry warms the stomach. It has a blend of long beans, brinjal, and tofu balls that are well-infused with a flavorful curry broth.

Their vegetarian goose impresses with its crispy texture and aromatic flavor.  It is not greasy either.

With a panoramic view, this is a great place for a decadent but inexpensive vegetarian meal.

  • Address: Chin Swee Caves Temple, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Opening Hours: 10am–8:30pm
  • Contact: +6017-8111613

Conclusion

Genting Highlands is becoming an interesting gourmet paradise. There is a mix of well-known and new brands offering guests countless options.

No doubt that food in Genting Highlands is more expensive than in the Klang Valley though. But the cool climate adds to the appeal.

While you’re here, you might want to check out Genting Highlands Outdoor Theme Park!

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