Real KungFu Authentic Klang Bak Kut Teh @ Taman Connaught, Cheras

Recently, there’s a trend in Bak Kut Teh restaurants to serve the meat and soup in single, personal bowls instead of claypots. At first it may seem to be because of hygienic reasons but Bak Kut Teh connoisseur will know that this is the traditional way of serving back in the old days.
One of the latest restaurant to join this ever-booming food business is Real KungFu at Taman Connaught Cheras, claiming to serve authentic Klang Bak Kut Teh. It’s hard not to notice this restaurant because Bruce Lee’s face appears at their shop front. Pretty good decision I must say, as it would certainly generate a lot of buzz and attention.

bak-kut-teh

We actually discovered this restaurant by chance and thought it belongs to a popular chain restaurant with the same name in China. FYI the one in China is a fast food serving steamed dishes, also with Bruce Lee as logo. So despite the same naming it was obvious they weren’t the same.
A variety of meat like Tai Kuat (big bone), Sai Kuat (small bone), Sau Yuk (lean meat), Sam Chan Yuk (3-layer), Pai Kuat (pork ribs), Sai Cheong (small intestines) and many others are available here, all priced at the same @ RM9.50. One downside I could see is that you would not be able to customize your Bak Kut Teh as freely as you want. But it’s a boon for those who do not know what to order other than Pai Kuat, since the options are stated clearly in the menu.


small-bone-bak-kut-teh

Among the different meats we had I especially liked the Sai Kuat, no doubt one of the best part of pork when it comes to Bak Kut Teh. The fat distribution is just nice and the meat is tender, not too soft nor too tough.

3-layer-meat

Shown above are the 3 layered meat and lean meat, both also very enjoyable. Basically we were very satisfied with the food we had that day and even the You Tiao @ RM2 deserves a special mention for tasting fresh and still slightly crunchy. This is something I consider quite rare after having Bak Kut Teh on so many occasions. I think the only time I really enjoyed the You Tiao was when we brought our own.
Anyway, thanks to Mo Sang Kor and Ah Her, there is a perception that Bak Kut Teh that comes in small bowls like these might not have free soup refills. Well I can assure you that is not the case here, because we actually had ours refilled twice FOC.
If there’s anything I could complain on (honestly I am nitpicking here) I would say it’s the soup, which tasted a bit too salty for me when drank directly. Initially, I suspected the heavy use of MSG but I was wrong, since my throat felt fine later.

kettle

Also, this was my first seeing a Bak Kut Teh restaurant using induction cooker to boil the water for Chinese tea. I don’t know about you but I definitely feel safer sitting next to an induction cooker, than a gas tank with a boiling kettle sitting on top lol.

kungfu-bak-kut-teh

Real KungFu Bak Kut Teh restaurant has just been open for 3 weeks and they are planning to add more items into their menu like pork stomach and braised pork in the coming week. So if you fancy these you should pay them a visit soon.

Real KungFu Authentic Klang Bak Kut Teh
30, Jalan Cerdan,
Taman Connaught,
Cheras, KL
GPS Coordinates: N3 04.886 E101 44.300

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Recently, there’s a trend in Bak Kut Teh restaurants to serve the meat and soup in single, personal bowls instead of claypots. At first it may seem to be because of hygienic reasons but Bak Kut Teh connoisseur will know that this is the traditional way of serving back in the old days.
One of the latest restaurant to join this ever-booming food business is Real KungFu at Taman Connaught Cheras, claiming to serve authentic Klang Bak Kut Teh. It’s hard not to notice this restaurant because Bruce Lee’s face appears at their shop front. Pretty good decision I must say, as it would certainly generate a lot of buzz and attention.

bak-kut-teh

We actually discovered this restaurant by chance and thought it belongs to a popular chain restaurant with the same name in China. FYI the one in China is a fast food serving steamed dishes, also with Bruce Lee as logo. So despite the same naming it was obvious they weren’t the same.
A variety of meat like Tai Kuat (big bone), Sai Kuat (small bone), Sau Yuk (lean meat), Sam Chan Yuk (3-layer), Pai Kuat (pork ribs), Sai Cheong (small intestines) and many others are available here, all priced at the same @ RM9.50. One downside I could see is that you would not be able to customize your Bak Kut Teh as freely as you want. But it’s a boon for those who do not know what to order other than Pai Kuat, since the options are stated clearly in the menu.


small-bone-bak-kut-teh

Among the different meats we had I especially liked the Sai Kuat, no doubt one of the best part of pork when it comes to Bak Kut Teh. The fat distribution is just nice and the meat is tender, not too soft nor too tough.

3-layer-meat

Shown above are the 3 layered meat and lean meat, both also very enjoyable. Basically we were very satisfied with the food we had that day and even the You Tiao @ RM2 deserves a special mention for tasting fresh and still slightly crunchy. This is something I consider quite rare after having Bak Kut Teh on so many occasions. I think the only time I really enjoyed the You Tiao was when we brought our own.
Anyway, thanks to Mo Sang Kor and Ah Her, there is a perception that Bak Kut Teh that comes in small bowls like these might not have free soup refills. Well I can assure you that is not the case here, because we actually had ours refilled twice FOC.
If there’s anything I could complain on (honestly I am nitpicking here) I would say it’s the soup, which tasted a bit too salty for me when drank directly. Initially, I suspected the heavy use of MSG but I was wrong, since my throat felt fine later.

kettle

Also, this was my first seeing a Bak Kut Teh restaurant using induction cooker to boil the water for Chinese tea. I don’t know about you but I definitely feel safer sitting next to an induction cooker, than a gas tank with a boiling kettle sitting on top lol.

kungfu-bak-kut-teh

Real KungFu Bak Kut Teh restaurant has just been open for 3 weeks and they are planning to add more items into their menu like pork stomach and braised pork in the coming week. So if you fancy these you should pay them a visit soon.

Real KungFu Authentic Klang Bak Kut Teh
30, Jalan Cerdan,
Taman Connaught,
Cheras, KL
GPS Coordinates: N3 04.886 E101 44.300

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14 Comments on “Real KungFu Authentic Klang Bak Kut Teh @ Taman Connaught, Cheras

  1. Will I see Bruce Lee here serving BKT? hahaha!
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  2. I noticed this shop when we drove past the other day too… that Bruce Lee logo is certainly very eye-catching. Will give their BKT a try since you say it taste fine.
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  3. i think they got their idea from this famous fast food chain in China, J-Kungfu with Bruce Lee logo. LOL
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  4. ops just saw that you mentioned about the same thing :P
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  5. Adrian Quah

    bro… pao xiang BKT oso uses induction cooker for the kettle FYI, more modern lerrr, anyway, using gas stove with kettle is more traditional, and more older days they use charcoal….

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    1. oh yeah Pao Xiang.. that’s one BKT on my list to try. They have opened their latest branch in Kepong just yesterday if not mistaken

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      1. Adrian Quah

        yeah, u can go try, they have a few branches, but different branch different price, due to location… gd luck! :D

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        1. I treid Pao Xiang last night, it’s better than this Real KungFu

          But wow, the Kepong branch was FULL of people omg lol

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  6. Both my family and I like BKT very much, would like to visit this place real soon. I like those meat with lesser fat.. haha.. Thanks for sharing, they cooked a really fine BKT:)
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  7. ming tat

    yeah one bkt shop in Taman segar also uses induction cooker for the kettle ….its the kl style now

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  8. JD

    This place is really near my place, base on your feedback, will give them a try. There’s a Pao Xiang BKT on the other side of the highway. Personally, I find that the one in Puchong is good, but the one at 1U is so so.
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    1. Soong

      got branch in Puchong also right?

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  9. The Bruce Lee logo itself interesting enough to attract me :)

    PS: FYI, Pao Xiang also use induction cooker for the kettle :)
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  10. Soong

    Yes I have been there before but so so only

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