No regrets visiting this place and it has become our favorite dining place when we think of having some Malay- Indon dishes. And Dancing Fish is indeed one of our favorites for the past 7 years.
Dancing Fish restaurant aspires to serve great “real” food with carefully selected ingredients to showcase the true unadulterated and uncompromising the flavors of Malaysia and Indonesia. It’s dishes are inspired mainly from the West Coast of Indonesia around Bandung area. This were the area in Indonesia than one can found lots of unique cuisine. And recently, they had revamped their 40% of their menu which brings you more choices this round.
We started our meal with the Emping With Sambal Terasi (RM 7.90). Enjoy the local favorites where where they are made from 100% melinjo nuts that brings you with the light bitter nutty taste which is perfectly balanced with their famous sambal terasi.
DF Appetizer Platter (RM 49.80) comes to our favorite where the platter is packed with their signature items which includes their charcoal – grilled Chicken Satay, Cumi Cumi Tahu Bakar with the Spicy Peanut Rujak Sauce, Seafood Sate Lilit and Spicy Green Apple Salad with Salted Fish. The platter is just awesome where they are packed with flavors as well.
Moving next, we had this awesomely prepared Sup Akar Teratai (RM 12.65) where this heart, comforting soup cooked with the local lotus roots slow boiled together with ground nuts, carrots and chicken. The bowl of soup is such a comfort meal to me and every sip comes addictively good and delicious.
Don’t miss out their Bebek Goreng Bali (Crispy Duck) with Sambal Hijau (RM 49.90) where the duck is perfectly marinated in our signature mix of Balianese herbs and spices for 24 hours. It is then fried till the skin is crispy.
A must to have Dancing Fish ( Nila Goreng) with Sambal Cobek Merah (RM 59.50) is one of my favorites as the fish is perfectly deep fried till perfection and beautiful platted. What’s more is where they are perfectly accompanied with the chillies, onions, garlic, tomatoes with the herbs and spices.
Udang masak Lemak Chili Padi Nenas (RM 93.50)
For fans of prawns, assured yourself to order this. Have this awesomely prepared Udang Masak Lemak Chili Padi which is well packed with flavours. Love how this classic Malacca Nyonya prawn curry is done with a twist. Have the fresh tiger prawns slow cooked with the turmeric spices, herbs and pineapple. The taste is simply delicious and every mouthful is divinely delicious .
Beef Ribs with Sambal Matah (RM 79.90)
And for those who are big fans of beef, you can opt for the Australian Short Ribs which is perfectly marinated for 24 hours with various herbs and spices. It is then being grilled over glowing charcoal embers and served with the homemade tangy lemongrass shallots relish.
And another dish not to be missed is their Terong Sambal Hijau dan Sambal Merah ( RM 18.55). This is where the eggplants is being grilled and topped with their special green and red chili paste.
Chef Trio (RM 13.80)
And of course, good meals will end with some desserts as well. One of their signature desserts is the Chef Trio where they brings you with a platter that comes with 3 signatures. Enjoy their Es Chendol with Coconut Gelato, Lemongrass Jelly with Pop pops and Mango Lolo
. Another would be the Sweet Potato with Coconut Scrapping, Palm Sugar and Vanilla Ice Cream (RM 13.35) which comes sinfully addictive.
If you are looking for a place with great ambiance and yet great food, hop to Dancing Fish.
Address: Lot T120, 121 & 122 285, 3rd Floor,
Bangsar Shopping Centre, Jalan Maarof,
59000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours : Daily : 11.30 am – 10 pm
Phone: 03-2095 6663