Looking to indulge in some yummy Italian flavours in Malaysia? Well, nothing says both comforting and luxurious quite like a bowl of pasta! From your classic beef Bolognese to aglio olio and other special flavours, here's a list of halal spots in KL and Selangor to get your fix of pasta right away ?
Halal pasta in KL and Selangor
1. Positano Risto
No need to travel all the way to Italy for that authentic taste of a freshly-made, homemade Italian pizza! Inspired by Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution with its emphasis on the importance of preparing your food from scratch, almost all of the ingredients at Wood-fired Oven Pizzeria is handmade, from the in-house dough fermentation to the locally-sourced buffalo milk mozzarella.
Address: 1-08-1, Presint Alami, Persiaran Akuatik, Pusat Perniagaan Worldwide 2, Seksyen 13, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor
Contact: +603-5523 0052 | +6019-227 9324
Situated in the heart of Bangsar, Portofino is no stranger to Italian food gourmands. Their offerings do not only come in their pretty extensive menu, but also in their affordable pricing and laid-back yet classy vibe, suitable for any special occasion.
Halal status: Ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers. However, please note that alcoholic beverages are available on the menu hence dine at your own discretion. Please also note that one of thedesserts, the tiramisu, has liquor in it hence do inform the establishment in advance if you wish to order it or opt for other non-alcoholic desserts.
Address: No. 1, Avenue 1, Bangsar South City, The Sphere, Jalan Kerinchi 59200, Kuala Lumpur
For something a little more special, Blonde's got you covered with their popular squid ink spaghetti. In both its visual and taste, this is far from your average pasta dish. Savour the faint hint of briny flavour from the gorgeous black spaghetti served with Hokkaido scallop, Blue Swimmer crab meat and a drizzle of chilli oil.
Halal status: Halal-certified
Address: G.03A, The Republik, Jalan MedanSetia 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Pokok is a glasshouse-inspired eatery that has always been the go-to spot for a meal in a gorgeous setting. But you can also expect all kinds of delicious food here including their Chilli Padi Pesto Pasta. With three levels of spiciness (mild, spicy & pedas gilerzz), experience a kick of spice with every bite!
Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients
Address: MAHSA Avenue, Block B, Jalan Elmu, off, Jalan Universiti, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
5. Jibby by the Park
Jibby by the Park may be known for their beautiful ambience, but there's no turning a blind eye to their delicious menu. Tuck into pasta variations here like pulled duck, basil pesto, seafood marinara and more. You'll definitely need more than one visit to try them all!
Halal status: The central kitchen is halal-certified by JAKIM
Address: FF-18 & FF-19, First Floor, The Waterfront@ParkCity, No 5, Persiaran Residen, Desa ParkCity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
6. KITA Dining
Among the variety of Asian fusion dishes at KITA Dining, you'll also be able to find Western favourites like crispy soft shell crab salted egg yolk pasta! With a combination of creamy salted agg and golden soft shell crab, one bite is all it takes to fall in love..
Halal status: All meats are sourced from halal-certified suppliers. No pork, lard or alcohol is used or served.
Address: 47 Jalan Dungun, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
7. Dough & Dolce
Besides their popular Burrata Margherita Pizza and Chipotle Grilled Cheese Sandwich, make sure to try the smoked duck and sundried tomato aglio olio at Dough & Dolce. Savour the aromatic taste of yummy pasta that comes with a little kick of spice. If the heat is starting to get to you, wash it down with a refreshing drink of pink lemonade.
Halal status: All meats and ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers.
Address: Lorong Datuk Sulaiman 1, Kuala Lumpur
Say hello to Tujoh, a cosy cafe tucked away in the quiet suburbs of Petaling Jaya. Considered a hidden gem if you aren't a local living in the area, step into its homey space where creamy lattes, delicious food and a great ambiance await you. Once you've placed your order, cop a table underneath the skylight and enjoy a comfortable catch-up session with your friends.
Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers
Address: 617 Jalan 17/10, Section 17, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 46400