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El Cerdo

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43 & 45 Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
+60 3-2145 0511
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We always eat here when in KL! Girls love the Iberico ribs and we just have it every time and without fail they taste just yummy. Dessert a must have is the Werner Special. Just order one and let them know you wish to share and they will happily split into 2 portions for you.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You get the option to have alcohol but I'm actually not drinking right now so I'll be back for THAT option. It's really good, my only regret is that I didn't bring an entire squad. If you bring a large group, it'll be easier to try the dishes that aren't part of the buffet that's set out. Things I didn't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here for our Anniversary, Love the food,it's tasty n fresh, their staff very patient with me questioning about the food.

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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this review

Hi there, happy anniversary to you! Thank you for the wonderful remarks. It's a pleasure serving you towards memorable dining experience. Looking forward to see you again soon! :) More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the name suggests, definitely one for pork lovers. They do a very reasonably priced Sunday brunch with all things porky and a free flow of wine, beer and sparkling.

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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this review

Hi there Yum List, thank you for the lovely remarks! It's truly an honour and pleasure serving you our Sunday's Bubbly Brunch! See you again soon! :) More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for a group but good for two in the heart of the bars in Changkat. Iberico ribs whilst seemingly high in price compared to others are well worth having. Fantastic flavour and the suckling pig with a group is fun.

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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this review

Hi there jtkl1234, thank you very much for your kind and honest review. It's indeed our pleasure serving you top-notch quality servings, namely our Iberico Ribs. Yeah, 2 is a company, but the more the merrier, yes? :) We look forward to see you again soon with more of your friends and family members! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and ambience is great... our waitress Cho is really good and attentive.. always smiling and accommodating...

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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this review

Hi Flora, glad you enjoyed the food and ambiance! It's indeed a pleasure serving you towards a delightful dining experience. Looking forward to see you again soon! :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Indeed a lively restaurant, suitable for celebration. We came for the plate-breaking ceremony for good luck party and we were well taken care by Cho, Amy n team. They were attentive n very accommodating. Food was good. All in all, we had a very good time that evening and it will be memorable. Thanks to God hospitality by Cho

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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this review

Hi asherchoo, thank you very much for the lovely remarks! It's such a pleasure to know you were enjoying a remarkably memorable dining experience. We'll surely share the love with Cho, Amy, and the rest of the team! Looking forward to see you again soon! :) More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our fourth visit to this iconic establishment, and it continues to impress. Great atmosphere, attentive and friendly staff, wonderful food. The perfect place for a special occasion. Thank you for a great experience! Plate smashing was unique. And the suckling pig mouth-wateringly delicious. We will be back!

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WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this review

Hi sueseepoo, thank you very much to you for the lovely remarks! Glad you were enjoying a memorable experience here with the suckling pig that was specially prepared for your dining pleasure! Looking forward to see you again soon! :) More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very lively place- maybe to do with the fun of smashing plates- one must get the suckling pig not only for the taste but the experience. The service was excellent and our waiter ensured we didn't over order-as it all looked and sounded so good we wish we had more than 2 people. Highly recommended.

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Thank Rae J
WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this review

Hi Rae, glad you enjoyed the whole experience! Thank you very much for your kind support and encouragement! It's truly a pleasure serving you towards memorable dining experience! Looking forward to hear from you again soon! More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having tried and loved some local restaurants decided to visit El Cerdo (a Spanish establishment)) last night as it was highly recommended by Trip Advisor). My husband and I opted for the Paella for two people - it was so disappointing, the dish was dry, the prawns and squid overcooked and not in plentiful supply - the 4 scallops were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 & 45 Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2145 0511
Description
Backed by 40 years of experience in various fine dining kitchens around the globe, Werner Kuhn set up El Cerdo KL, in the year 2005. The restaurant is well known to many as the No. 1 European style Pork Specialty eatery in Kuala Lumpur, focusing on traditional recipes. Having gathered many accolades for its outstanding food and service quality, the most popular item is "The Cochinillo Segoviano", a Spanish style roasted suckling pig dish that is served with the obligatory Plate Cutting Ceremony. Our slogan shouts out loud 'Nose To Tail Eating'.

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