Malaysia is graced with a rich variety of food and there is no greater time when that fact is cherished than during Ramadan. During this upcoming holy month, break your fast with family and friends at these select buffet spreads in hotels we know and trust.
1| Jom Makan at Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Throughout the fasting month, Vasco’s at Hilton Kuala Lumpur will be highlighting a spread of all-time nostalgic favourites of Malaysian cuisine. With over 200 authentic dishes served from the in-house kitchen, you will definitely be spoilt for choice. This year, the 5-star hotel is inviting guests to break fast with a culinary voyage of discovery across 11 Malaysian states.
Themed “Kenduri – Kendara”, the extravagant menu has been specially designed with an enhanced focus on live cooking stations, authentic dishes and traditional flavours, which represents the ‘buka puasa’ feast. Bite into the best Malaysia has to offer, from Savoury Gulai Daging of Perlis and Spicy Sambal Tumis Udang Harimau Dengan Petai Berangkai from Perak to Melaka’s special Asam Pedas Dondang Sayang Dengan Burasak and Ikan Patin Sungai Tempoyak Gurindam from Pahang.
Price for the Jom Makan buffet spread starts at RM100 nett on select days and RM180 nett on others. For reservation please call +03-22642264 or visit life.hiltonkl.com.
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
3, Jalan Stesen Sentral,
50470 Kuala Lumpur.
2| Kampong Festive at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur
The famed Kampong Festive buffet at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur returns once again to Shook! in Feast Village Starhill Gallery. Shook! As per past years, a vibrant and exciting traditional Malay culinary showcase set in a kampong ambience awaits guests to reminisce the nostalgia of breaking fast in a traditional village setting.
The main highlight of the evenings, however, will be the scrumptious and extensive menu specially crafted by Chef Rafizan Abdul Rahim and his culinary team. For those who yearn for the traditional kampong experience, Chef Rafizan has created a menu that ranges from appetisers to salads, soups to mains, desserts and snacks – all inspired by age-old Grandma’s recipes. The comprehensive spread of authentic Malay dishes includes all-time favourites such as Rendang Daging ‘Tok’, Ikan Patin Masak Tempoyak, Nasi Briyani, Sup Ekor and Bubur Lambuk.
The buffet runs from 15th May to 12th June 2018 and is priced at MYR98 nett per adult and MYR50 nett per child aged 12 years and below. All fully paid reservations made from now until 30th April will enjoy a 10% discount off the normal price. For reservations and more information, please call +603 -27829122 or email email@example.com.
JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur
183, Bukit Bintang Street,
55100 Kuala Lumpur.
3| Majestic Festive Banquet Dinner at The Majestic Kuala Lumpur
This festive season, create an unforgettable experience with family and friends at the Majestic Festive Banquet Dinner, where more than a hundred classic Malay recipes prepared specially by Chef Zaidi and his team promise a journey of culinary discovery and fond food memories. Guests can expect Kambing Percik ala Chef Khairil at the kambing golek counter served with rosemary sauce, mint sauce, asam dip and chilli soy dip, Acar Buah, Sambal Tempe, Pajeri Terung and Rojak Buah just to name a few.
The Majestic Festive Banquet Dinner is priced at RM125 nett per person. For more information on the above and for reservations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +60327858000.
The Majestic Kuala Lumpur
5, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin,
50000 Kuala Lumpur.
4| Festive Feast at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur
The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur presents its inaugural Festive Feast in conjunction with the fasting month at The Cobalt Room, where chefs will be cooking up a stellar showcase of signature dishes of the 13 states in Malaysia, in addition to some Middle Eastern specialities. Executive Chef Chad-Jan Neuman and his team will showcase their culinary skills in the form of an exquisite buffet experience, taking guests on a gastronomic journey through colourful Malaysia.
Relish in well-known dishes from each state such as Asam Pedas Ikan Tenggiri from Malacca, Ikan Patin Masak Tempoyak from Pahang, Laksa from Kedah, Nasi Kerabu from Terengganu, Penang Rojak and more. Guests will also be able to experience delightful offerings from Sabah and Sarawak. The decadent dessert counter will feature classics for further indulgence and that include Kek Lapis Sarawak, Talam Pandan Sabah, and Cik Mek Molek from Kelantan.
The Festive Feast at The Cobalt Room will be from 15th May to 12th June between 6.30pm to 10pm. It is priced at MYR118 nett per adult and MYR59 nett per child 12 years and below. For reservations and enquiries, please call +60327829122 or email email@example.com.
The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur
168, Jalan Imbi,
55100 Kuala Lumpur.
5| Festive Celebrations at Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur
Indulge in an authentic dining experience featuring traditional Malay cuisine and other specialties prepared by Hotel Stripes’ Jalan Kamunting neighbourhood friends. Specially lined up dishes for guests are Capitol Cafe’s Assam Pedas and Beef Rendang, MMZ’s outstanding Sup Ekor and Sup Ayam, and other signature dishes representative of the hotel’s unique neighbourhood.
The offering is available at The Snug in Hotel Stripes from 15th May to 14th June at RM80 nett per person. For more information or reservations, please call +60320380000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur
25, Jalan Kamunting,
50300 Kuala Lumpur.
Prefer to spend the holy month outside of Malaysia instead? Check out our list of things you could do in Tasmania, Australia!