The Peak Weekend Guide: Chinese-Themed Places To Visit

Follow our steps weaving through the streets in town, while discovering Malaysia’s melting pot of Chinese culture.
Chinese-Themed Places

Photo: Chai Huat Hin / Instagram

Over the years, Chinese culture has flourished in Malaysia from – fashion to food. Cities like Penang, Melaka, Ipoh, and Sarawak offer a melting pot of cuisine inspired by diversified cultures. In addition, some places in town have persisting inherited culture, innovation, and continuous development by generations.

Without further ado, let us bring you through the Chinese-themed places in Kuala Lumpur and spend the day hanging around for some unique goods.

Style In @ Khoon Hooi Gold

It is the Year of the Rabbit, and in a year that symbolises graciousness, elegance and beauty, you’ll be making the rounds in various traditional costumes. For this Chinese New Year, local fashion brand Khoon Hooi is introducing their undoubtedly gorgeous collection – Qi Pao 2023.

Rich colours and exquisite lustre lend a joyous and warm atmosphere around the city. The QiPao 2023 collection features textured brocade fabric and grain satin, framed by raglan sleeves with the label’s signature puffed sleeves, showcasing a hint of off-duty sophistication. Embellished with bows, jade buttons, and a pattern of cranes symbolizing longevity and peace, these cheongsams exude an unmistakable air of sophistication.

Step Into: APW Bangsar

Get Some Traditional Oriental Groceries @ Chai Huat Hin

Wondering where to do your shopping for the Spring Festival? Chai Huat Hin located on the Jalan Tun HS Lee has everything you need. The traditional store is offering a slew of festive products from premium Chinese New Year gift boxes to hampers.

Step Into: 152, Jalan Tun H.S Lee

Grab Some Vintage Goods @ SIDUO

SIDUO by SHUANGXI is a home for homeless goods. Here, you’ll find something you don’t usually own such as antiques, accessories, cameras, and toys. In celebration of Chinese New Year, drop by the store and perhaps you’ll bring back a little something special.

Step Into: 177, Jalan Tun H.S Lee

Your Beloved Cocktails @ Suzie Wong


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Set foot in Suzie Wong KL, a tantalizing and delicious glass of cocktails awaits. This is not just a bar, but your ultimate dinner party destination that provides a culinary adventure. Located in the heart of the city centre, tucked ingeniously amongst the buildings in Jalan Raja Chulan, getting to this place is in itself an experience.

Step Into: Ground Floor, Wisma Lim Foo Yong

A Different Night @ SHUANG XI


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Located in a hidden corner of Chinatown, Shuang Xi is the perfect place to gather with friends or relatives during the Chinese New Year. The songs surrounded by the mysterious setting overflows with a sense of nostalgic surreality.

Step Into: 177, Jalan Tun H.S Lee

Day Well Spent @ Kwai Chai Hong


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One of the Chinese-themed places that you should visit to celebrate good old times. At Kwai Chai Hong, you’ll be transported on a journey back to the 1960s golden era of KL Chinatown. Spend a few hours here taking some nice photos with numerous murals, walking the iconic red bridge, café hopping, and creating memorable experiences with your family.

Step Into: Lorong Panggung, KL

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