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El Cerdo

43 & 45 Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
+60 3-2145 0511
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (117 reviews)
“pork” (167 reviews)
“cerdo” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
43 & 45 Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 807 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everything is nice here - the food, the friendly and attentive service, the ambience, and the price. I had the 300g black angus steak and it was marvellous!

Thank Shobha T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed this place, the food was delicious and plentiful and the staff were attentive and helpful. We got the fried machengo cheese which was delicious, followed by the pork knuckle. It was huge! We ended up taking about a third of it back to...More

Thank fisherj999
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Super awesome service. We were provided a private room for our birthday celebration. The food is up to par. The service is exceeding expectations. Kudos to the team!

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 4 days ago

The place serves spanish cuisine. The specialty is the roast piglet. It has become a KL institution for this particular dish. We were a table of four for dinner. Waiters were well trained and responsive. We had a great night of good food and wine.

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant was full, we had to wait but a few minutes for a table, huge menu and wine list. Excellent waitress, knowledgeable with good suggestions. It's all things pork, we had the chiefs special rib platter. Was tasty and filling Great place to celebrate...More

Thank HarryHank
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really great meal at El Credo last night. Excellent food, really nice and affordable house wine (4 white and 4 red to choose from) and very attentive service all made for a very enjoyable experience. And they also serve a hot pancake...More

Thank Brian L
WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Brian, thank you for the lovely remarks! It's indeed a pleasure serving you towards memorable dining experience! Glad that you had an enjoyable gastronomic journey with our food and desserts! Looking forward to see you around soon! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great meal at this restaurant. Would definitely recommend the suckling pig. We also had the garlic mushrooms and calamari. Tiramisu certainly packed an alcoholic punch. Wine expensive but so quaffable!! Special thanks to our waiter Hom who made the whole experience good fun....More

Thank Malaysia25
WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Malaysia25, thank you for the lovely review! It's indeed a pleasure serving you towards memorable dining experience! Glad that you enjoyed it! Looking forward to see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely meal at this pork themed restaurant on the busy bustling restaurant street. The restaurant was packed and service very good. We had some lovely pork sausage started and then the suckling pig. We did the tradition of chopping the pig with a plate...More

Thank escholte
WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi escholte, glad that you were enjoying a memorable dining experience with us here! It's truly a pleasure serving you! Looking forward to see you around soon! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've lived in KL for many years and fancied something different for a Saturday night, we turned up without booking and managed to get the last outdoor table - which was fab! The staff were very friendly, particular excellent service from Hom our waiter. He...More

Thank Jan G
WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jan G, thank you for the lovely remarks! It's indeed a pleasure serving you towards memorable dining experience! Glad you were enjoying your time there! Looking forward to see you around soon! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in KL and El Cerdo gave us a memory for life. Highly recommended Suckling Piglet. AWESOME food, AWESOME staff and AWESOME service!!!

Thank AdviseU
WernersGroup, Public Relations Manager at El Cerdo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi AdviseU, thank you for the lovely remarks! It's indeed a pleasure serving you towards memorable dining experience! Really humbled by your words of encouragement and support! Looking forward to see you around soon! :)

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Ivonne R
Hello, we are traveling to KL to celebrate my husband's 40th Bday in about a month's time, I am sure he will love this restaurant, I am just wondering if you will be willing to help me with a little surprise for him, maybe a little cake with some candles to blow and some balloons or something to decorate the table. if you do, could you please contact me or let me know the options for it and how much will that cost me? Thanks in advance for all your help :)
23 January 2017|
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Response from Wong2080 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ivonne All you need to do is send a email to the restaurant to make a Booking and make whatever requests you wish Booking is necessary becos the place is always full house They have a Special Plate Breaking Birthday... More
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lola817
Is it expensive? Mid Range? Or quite cheap for good food?
18 January 2017|
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Response from Kai Cheong W | Reviewed this property |
The price range is on the high side but food is of equivalent high standard.
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michellelui2412
the photos of this restaurant seem great. What dishes is this restaurant famous for? How much would be about per person?
19 April 2016|
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Response from suitcase0413 | Reviewed this property |
The crispy knuckle or the Japanese pork steak were superb but everyone in our group loved their meals so I suggest you couldn't go wrong. (those that had the sausages were especially pleased!) We didn't find the food... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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