Isthmus @ NorthPoint Mid Valley City

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After hearing so much of ravings about this place, we had finally step our foot into Isthmus KL. It was being featured in The Star just recently and boolicious has been there too. Isthmus Kl is actually inspired by Isthmus of Kra, one of the most sought-after venues in Melbourne. It was brought in by Penang-born Chef Beh Kim Un.


Think again if you bear the perception that it will burn a hole in your pocket. Isthmus offers lunch combination at a very reasonable price (RM 25++ to RM 55++) started with a soup of the day, followed by main dish and tea/coffee. However the choice for mains are limited.

The interior is very much like a trendy and stylish place for hang outs. The staircase leads you into a upper section with lounge where you can lay back and have a drink.

The bar area is filled with liqour of all kinds.

Lotus Blue Dumpling (RM 15) – The skin tastes very much like ang koo kueh (Chinese glutinous rice cake) and the minced chicken filing is good. The delicate dumplings are topped with garlic oil.

Caramelised chicken stock dippings


Soup of the day – Vietnam Beef Soup

Spring Chicken Medina – The marinated chicken was grilled to perfection, the skin is crispy and meat remains tender.

It comes with some small roasted potato balls and acar (spicy mixed vegetable pickles)

Isthmus is definitely our cup of tea. The ambience is trendy yet relaxing, the serving staff are attentive and the food are of great quality. The menu might be limited now, but I heard that more new dishes are coming out soon. Stay tuned for my second visit!

From the entrance of the Northcourt of Mid Valley Megamall, walk through the crossbridge then take the elevators down and you will see Isthmus across the courtyard.


Isthmus KL
B-G-3 Ground Floor
Northpoint MidValley City
No 1 Medan Syed Putra Utara
59200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2282 8112
Pork-Free

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  1. boo_licious says:

    The lunch menu is kinda limited though. More things it seems for the dinner one. Glad you liked it as I did read one fried chillies forummer didn’t think it was good at all. They did a feature on it at the Star Metro tday.

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  2. Anonymous says:

    i like the Lotus blue dumpling tho…the filling taste so good!

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  3. Anonymous says:

    How about the price range?

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  4. KampungboyCitygal says:

    boo: i’ll go back for their new menu..i read about that..guess different ppl has different tastebuds

    ano: hehe yeah it was good..the price ranges frm rm 10 to 50

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  5. Galaxie says:

    Wow, they look very tempting… Didn’t notice this restaurant at all though I have been there for many times. Would try it out when I save enough money. lol. Cheers~

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