Since the island of Langkawi is now a prime tourist destination in Malaysia, a number of restaurants, bars, grills, and food stalls can now be seen all over the island. World-class restaurants stand side-by-side with cheap local food stalls, which makes eating and drinking in Langkawi quite an experience. The cost of food, of course, is always a consideration since foreign tourists normally bring in a limited amount of money to make sure they don’t use up all their life savings. Dining at posh restaurants could cost a traveler about RM 150 per meal, while a meal in budget eateries is only about RM5 to RM20. Regular restaurants serve meals that cost about RM30 to RM60.
Although Langkawi archipelago has 99 islands, only two are inhabited and the bigger one is Langkawi Island. In Langkawi, most of the restaurants, hotels, infrastructure and commercial facilities are all situated in the town of Kuah, the island’s capital. The best places to eat are not difficult to find. There are too many good restaurants to decide which ones are the best. Different people have different taste preferences, of course. Below are perhaps the five top places to eat in Langkawi, however, in no particular order. [Read more…]