Rain or shine, it is always mala hotpot time! Here are some of the numbingly good mala hotpot places in Klang Valley where you can indulge in this spicy dish and quell your hunger pangs.

Feng Huang Fu

Awesome mala hotpot originated from Chengdu, China. Flavour of the broth is very good. Bread will be given to absorb the excess oil from the hotpot. This ensures that customers get to enjoy the spicy and flavourful taste of hotpot without hurting their stomach.

Address: Bukit Bintang Street, C1213-G, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur


Xiao Long Kan


The wait is finally over. Xiao Long Kan is one of the best Chengdu cuisine, a traditional mala recipe that guarantees dining satisfaction. All renovation materials, fittings, lighting and equipment from  Chengdu. One of the best hotpot places to satisfy my mala cravings!

Address: Lot 03, Block D, 179, Fahrenheit 88, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.


Shu Daxia Hotpot


Shu Daxia Hotpot has over 400 plus outlets in the world. Shu Daxia Hotpot has finally opened its doors near the heart of Kuala Lumpur, KLCC. All materials are imported from China and the hotpot taste is absolutely authentic . The soup is slow cooked for hours with a combination of beef and chicken.


Address: 340-0-01, Jalan Tun Razak, Kampung Datuk Keramat 55000 Kuala Lumpur.


Lao Si Chuan Steamboat

The mala soup base here is very unique. The ubiquitous tougue-tingling Mala soup base! One of my favourite place to satisfy my mala-hotpot cravings.

Address: 47, Jalan Kuchai Maju 6, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Xian Ji Hong Kong Hotpot
This seafood hotpot restaurant is well known for their fish maw chicken soup. They use free range chicken to cook the soup base and the soup is cooked for more than 14 hours.

1-G, Jalan Excella 1, Taman Ampang Hilir, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor

Lili Chong Qing Steamboat

Love the pork bone base as it is very flavourful and tasty. The mala soup gets better in taste as it boils with varieties of spices and chilli peppers. One of my favourite place for supper as they are open until late night!


No. 28-G, Fraser Business Park, Jalan Metro Pudu, Pudu, 55100


Zhang Ge Hotpot

Looking for a romantic mala hotpot place with the stunning view of KLCC? You’ve come to the right place! Zhang Ge Hotpot offers not only the iconic view of KL twin towers, but also face-changing performance and long spout tea performance.

Lot 2-05, Wisma Star, No. 1, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Xiao Long Xin Jiang Hu Hotpot


Authentic mala hotpot from China and one of my favourite spot to get my mala-cravings fixed. The mala soup is cooked with a generous amount of Sichuan peppercorn, chilli peppers and various spices. Great varieties of hotpot ingredients especially the beef! Thick and fresh.


V05-01-02, Signature 1(V05) Lingkaran SV, Sunway Velocity, Maluri, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur


Shuguo Yinxiang Restaurant


A Szechuan hotpot restaurant with “Changing Face and Tea Dance” performance. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to watch the performance while you’re dining in here.


1st Floor, V03-01-03A, Level 1, Boulevard, Sunway Velocity 55100, 55100, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur


Beauty In The Pot


Savour the essence of health and beauty with every steaming pot of soup at Beauty in The Pot. Inspired by the culture of food for health, their hotpot concept offers six nourishing soup bases that promises rich flavours coupled with abundant benefits.


Lot T3-25-30, SkyAvenue Rooftop, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang


Haidilao Sunway Pyramid


You’re definitely paying for the end-to-end experience and service. While you’re waiting for your seats at their entrance, they’ll serve you snacks, ice cream and herbal drinks. Many options of soup base are available here.


Sunway Pyramid, G1.PT.02, 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Hong Kong Hotpot


One of the premium Hong Kong hotpot restaurant in Klang Valley. This place has a genuine atmosphere that is reflective of the name. Pork bone soup is highly recommended! Get their complimentary private karaoke room if you have 10 pax and above.


lot 9 &10 ,level 2 Telawi Square, Jalan Telawi 3, 59100 Kuala Lumpur

Sky Dome Hotpot
This hotpot restaurant is situated at the roof top of Wisma TRAX. Romantic ambience with KL skyline. Love their mushroom flavored soup which is good enough to be served as the soup of the day.

No.1, Jalan Lima, Chan Sow Lin, 55200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.


Chong Qing Lao Shan Cheng Hotpot


Finally there’s is a Chong Qing Mala Hotpot Restaurant in Nexus, Bangsar South. Their signature dishes include Mala Beef, Shrimp Paste and Aus Snow Beef.


G-2A, Ground Floor, Nexus Bangsar South City, No.7, Jalan Kerinchi, 59200 Kuala Lumpur

Zhaoyard Hotpot


The big bone soup is very flavorful and highly recommended as well. One of the great spicy mala hotpot in Kuala Lumpur. What’s even better? The chefs here are from Chongqing, China.


2nd Floor, Lot No V05-02-08, Signature 1 (V05 Lingkaran SV, Sunway Velocity, 55100, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


Yi Die Yi Wei


Authentic Sichuan mala soup base that is cooked with more than 40 herbs and spices. They even have more than 60 hotpot ingredients to choose from.


Plaza Arkadia H-G-11, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


Fei Fan Hotpot


Conveniently located in the heart of Mont Kiara. Comfortable environment for a relaxing hotpot buffet. Not bad selection of meats and vegetables. The pork slices were fresh and nice but the beef slices were way better.


1F-09, 163 Retail Park, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Wilayah Persekutuan, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


Chong Qing Old Pier Hotpot

Chongqing Old Pier Hotpot has launched its second outlet at Sunway Giza. Indulge with Chongqing Old Pier Hotpot and satisfy your cravings here! Chongqing hotpot is definitely a taste of life!

Sunway Giza Mall, Unit C-09-G n C-09-M , No 2 , Jalan PJU 5/14 , Kota Damansara , 47810 , Selangor.


XFY Steamboat


As you can see from the picture, the soup is cooked with lots of herbs and ingredients. The mala soup is not the same as the typical China mala soup, it is less spicy.


Jalan Puteri 2/1 No:49-G, Bandar Puteri, 47100 Puchong, Selangor


Shu San Guo Hot Pot


The mala soup is slightly adjusted to suit Malaysians as the numbness was quite low compared to the typical Sichuan Hotpot. The ingredients are very fresh.


12, Jalan Kuchai Maju 1, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


Chuan Xi Ba Zhi

Chuan Xi Ba Zhi is one of the China hotpot restaurants at Sunway Velocity. Many here can now enjoy the ying and yang that is the restaurant’s signature Sichuan Spicy Mala Broth and Savory Mushroom Broth.

2nd Floor, V03A-02-02, Sunway Visio Tower (V03A Lingkaran SV Sunway Velocity, 55100 Cheras, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.


 Jing Xiu Long Men


The mala soup is one of the highlight here as it initially comes in solid form and has everything turning into liquid within seconds once the pot is heated up.


1st Floor, VO3A Shop 1-02, Sunway Visio, Lingkaran SV, Sunway Velocity 55100, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Jiang Jun Fu Hotpot
This restaurant offers icy cold snow beer which is definitely a great compliment to a hotpot meal. Love their flower tea too!

55, Jalan SS 21/56b, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Ma Lu Bian Bian Ma La Tang


Ma Lu Bian Bian Ma La Tang has over 600 outlets in China. Unlike the ordinary mala hotpot, all of the hotpot Ingredients are in sticks and each stick goes as low as RM0.60.


V05-01-07, Signature 1(v05), Lingkaran SV Sunway Velocity


Huo Yan Shan


Huo Yan Shan Hotpot decorates the restaurant with the ‘Journey to the West’ theme and provides a variety of exquisite and unique ingredients set on the plate!


VO6-01-01, Signature 2, Lingkaran SV, Sunway Velocity, 55100, 55100, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur


Red Inn Hotpot

Hotpot is taken to a new level by adding the premium ingredients, posh setting, and good services to the dining experience. All the ingredients here are very fresh and premium.

No P-01-12 Tropicana Avenue, Persiaran Tropicana, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Jiang Nan Shi Fu

If you mind sharing hotpot with others, you can choose the mini hotpot options where everyone has their own mini hotpot! You can even choose your favourite soup base!

No.4 & 6, Jalan Utara, Off Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Hotpot Kitchen


“Ma La Xiang Guo” is a heavily spiced dish that I couldn’t get enough. It’s the dry version of hotpot. Get ready to get addicted to the numbness from the Sichuan peppercorns.


G355 Ground Floor, 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Shu Spicy Pot

It’s great to finally have a restaurant that sells spicy hotpot in Publika. Ingredients are prepared fresh daily and their dry mala hotpot is worth a try.

02, Unit A4-G1, 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur


TL Super Pot


Large vessels of piping hot and delicious ma la xiang guo. Don’t forget to try out some of the signature dishes here such as spicy baby Australian lobster and spicy Aussie crawfish.


Jalan Good Good 3, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, federal territory of Kuala Lumpur


Xiu Hai Fu Ma La Tang


Unlike the hotpot version, this restaurant serves everything in a big bowl of mala soup. The soup base is boiled with high quality bones and more than 30 kinds of ingredients.

V05-02-09, 2nd Floor, Signature 1 (V05), Lingkaran SV, Sunway Velocity, 55100 Kuala Lumpur


Red Chilli Hotpot King

This hotpot restaurant is quite similar to the other hotpot restaurants which offer varieties of ingredients to choose from. The hotpot here is quite not dry and quite watery which makes it slightly different to the other dry hotpot chains.

21G, Jalan Radin Bagus 1, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur