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Dharma Realm Guan Yin Sagely Monastery Canteen

161 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
+60 3-2164 8055
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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“mixed rice” (3 reviews)
“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
161 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I found this place on TA whilst looking for somewhere to eat near our hotel. Took a little bit of searching out as it is tucked away down a side street. We had Sunday lunch here and as soon as we entered we were greeted...More

1  Thank Lizzie0909
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lot's of varieties to choose from and very affordable. Choose from a wide selection of hot precooked meals or go to the other stalls and get a dish custom made. A must try when in KL.

1  Thank Gabe08
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

If you're vegetarian / vegan and on a budget, there isn't a better option anywhere else in the city. There are about 20 hot, cooked, simple trays of food on offer. You grab a plate and help yourself to the white rice, then walk around...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I heard that this temple served food and I was very curious to try it out. After a quick prayer at the front of the temple, I headed to where everyone else seem to be going, the food area at the back. The setting has...More

1  Thank wolfisin
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Thanks toTrip Advisor we read about this canteen at the side of the Buddist Temple in K L. It's a serve yourself arrangement with lots of different dishes & you can have as much as you want. We had a plate each piled high, followed...More

Thank Maggie H
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This vegetarian place offers completely vegan food, more than 20options just for side dishes alone! Which also makes a great combination when paired with rice. Daily specials are also listed in the food timetable which makes it even more interesting. Not to mention that the...More

1  Thank 152rgk
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Quite a few locals told me about this place to have lunch. At first, I felt a little awkward going to a temple for lunch however decided to be adventurous and give it a go. To my surprise, the canteen is huge and there are...More

1  Thank Zefri_Alejandro
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This very large, bustling canteen serves an amazing array of vegan dishes including many greens, mock meats and curries. Food is freshly made by volunteers so has a very homemade style, the menu quite unique. I really enjoyed the informal atmosphere and a visit to...More

1  Thank bevinitaly
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Love the energy of the place and it has a fantastic variety of veg food. It's really chilled out and calm.

Thank Rhea857
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Located behind the monastery. A huge canteen able to cater to a hundred people easily. Gets real busy during peak hours. All self service up to returning the plates once you are done. Very affordable. Huge selection of vegan food. Taste wise some are really...More

1  Thank poopshooter
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2164 8055
This Buddhist Monastery serves cheap vegetarian food in a large'canteen' area/food court, behind the Monastery. It seats over 100. Self service. Five minutes walk from Petronas Towers.All vegetarian/Malaysian/Asian/fruit/drinks 7:30am - 4:00pm/
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