Friday, 30 March 2012

Dukes & Duchess, TTDI, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The interior - not quite ready but looking attractive.
Ice cold beer! Each poured into an ice cold mug. Check out the frosty sides.

Champinones - sleek button mushrooms, chopped and sauteed with herbs and oil.

Artichoke Topped Toasts - tangy frays of thistle contrast the warm buttery toast.

Meat slides off the bone of these succulently sweet Hickory Smoked Ribs. That won't prevent you from gnawing the bone though - the marinade could be habit forming making you want to suck up every last drop. 

Nachos - notice the guacamole, tomato salsa and sour cream served in separate bowls ensuring your nachos stay crisp while you casually enjoy drinks with amigos.

Owner, Lawrence Tee's, childhood favourites - Deep Fried Meatloaf Sticks. 

House wine - 104RM a bottle, cold and a pleasant sip for the price.

Not yet officially launched, but open and ironing out the kinks, is the swanky new Dukes and Duchess Bar & Restaurant in Taman Tun Dr. Ismail. They currently offer light tapas and drinks early in the evening and lower the lights for more of a bar atmosphere later in the night. Already a thriving casual dining and drinking spot, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14 now has some added panache. While Dukes & Duchess is a little more up market than its neighbours, it still serves up bites and booze at competitive prices. Expecting to officially launch sometime mid April, I look forward to returning when they're in full swing.

Reason to visit:  swank place for a drink and small bites on that side of town

Dukes & Duchess
52 Lorong Rahim Kajai 14
Taman Tun Dr. Ismail
60000 Kuala Lumpur
Contact:  Jenni +6 017 21 4726
Same row as Sid's Pub (opposite the Police Station)


  1. Looks like a nice place to hang out. I don't remember trying any deep fried mealoaf stick during my childhood years.

    1. Lovely ambience. Deep fried meatloaf wasn't a feature in my childhood either - I'm happy to give it a try now though. :-)

  2. looks so refreshing on the ice cold beer..
    it sure helps me to refresh after a hot n tiring work day..

    1. I'm not a beer drinking but those frozen glasses had me thinking twice. :-)

  3. thanks babe! u the best! the photos r nice too :)

  4. Mmm. Artichokes on toast? Unusual and tempting... and all washed down with cold beer! Sighs, the stuff Friday evenings are made of! :)

    1. Artichokes - love 'em however they are served. :-)

  5. Hola Monica .. Mil gracias para ti y Canning para venir a Dukes & Duchess! Que maravilla la comida no? Pero cuando regresaras, vamos a probar mas de las comidas. Una cosa, el numero de mi celular es 017 21 4726..

    Por la parte de Lawrence, Ian Ong y Dukes&Duchess, te estamos muy agradezco como siempre! Mil gracias...amiga!

    1. Un placer como siempre! Ya cambie el numero arriba - gracias por chequear lo. Mwaa!

  6. A very interesting place! Can't wait for it to open... :)

  7. Beer in ice cold mug is the winner! And with the yummy bites you just showed...I think my birthday drinks is gonna be there this year! Hopefully they are opened by that time of April:D



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