Changkat Bukit Bintang used to be a street of pre-war colonial houses. At the turn of the century, these colonial houses were refurbished and some upper class restaurants and bars started to move in. Aside from the abundance of alcohol, there are many places to eat on Changkat Bukit Bintang. Thinking of where to dine in KL? Look no further!
Opium is one of the best place to eat in Changkat Bukit Bintang. It made headlines with its unique cocktails and Asian dishes with a twist. Stepping into the restaurant, you will notice the resemble to opium dens in the olden days of Shanghai. The Black Fried Rice is a must try at Opium. The glutinous rice obtains its black from the squid ink and it is served with soft shell crab, eggs, and papadam. For a healthier option, there is the Fern Salad with Grilled Prawns & Sour Plum Pan Seared Duck Breast. Every dish in Opium is deliberately made to go great with alcohol and therefore all customers must try their signature cocktail, especially the Black Dragon. The Black Dragon is a vodka based cocktail with sweetness from blueberries. Opium also has weekdays lunch set with all you can eat dim sum, noodles and bottomless ice lemon tea.
Opium KL cannot be missed if you are looking for a place to dine in Changkat Bukit Bintang!