The Ultimate Ramadan Guide To Buka Puasa In The Klang Valley
1/22 New World Hotel
Made to look like a lively pasar to place emphasis on community dining, New World Hotel offers over 100 dishes of local and traditional Malaysian delicacies this Ramadan period. Stand outs include their signature beef and chicken satay, grilled seafood and bubur lambuk. Lok-lok and noodle stations will further give diners the chance to watch the restaurant's chefs cook up a storm. Available from May 17 to June 14, this promo is priced at RM168 nett per adult and RM84 nett per child. Head over to the hotel's official website for more info.
2/22 Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara
Indonesian delights come to KL courtesy of chef Harry Haryadi from Pullman Jakarta, alongside traditional Malay, Chinese, Indian, Japanese and Western favourites. Called 'A Journey Through Nusantara', the buka puasa promo will be priced at RM178 nett per adult and RM89 nett per child from May 15 to June 10 and RM138 nett per adult and RM68 nett per child from June 11 to 14. A delicious range of dishes the likes of kambing guling, sambal udang petai, rendang daging padang and more will surely put a smile on your face.
3/22 The Westin Kuala Lumpur
The Living Room will offer diners a lavish spread in the form of their promotional Juadah Iftar Kampung buffer, touting more than 50 dishes to delight. With the likes of assam pedas claypot, ayam bakar sambal, gulai keting kambing keluak and more, The Westin's buffet will start on May 19 and end come June 12, priced at RM158 nett per person. Those looking for a discount will be happy to know that a discounted rate of RM120 nett per person is available for those who purchase their vouchers by May 18. A bonus for durian lovers, there's also an additional all-you-can-eat durian buffet open to buffet goers and non-buffet goers alike, starting at RM18 nett per person and RM48 nett per person respectively. Head over to their official website for more info.
Fine dining Malay restaurant Bijan opens up this Ramadan period with their 'Kampung Warisan' buffet this May 21 to June 13 with four different rotating menus that promise a rich and colourful assortment of flavours to keep diners coming back for more. Priced at RM110++ per person, with an early bird promo price at RM100 nett per person, those looking forward to Bijan's buka puasa spread can visit their official website for more info.
5/22 Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
The ever popular Lemon Garden receives a makeover come May 15 to June 14 in anticipation for Ramadan season. With fresh seafood, night market stalls serving lemang, ketupat and serunding to go together with roasted whole lamb, as well as a large assortment of Malay dish offerings, diners can expect a large feast. The dinner buffet is priced at RM198 nett per person from Sunday to Thursday and RM228 nett per person from Friday to Saturday. Head over to their official website for the full rundown.
6/22 Mandarin Oriental
Try out the Buka Puasa Buffet at Mandarin Oriental’s Mosaic restaurant this May 15 to 22 (priced at RM168 nett per person) and June 1 to 14 (RM188 nett per person, inclusive of freshly-made cucur udang, goreng cempedak and other traditional snacks served at the Lounge on the Park’s outdoor terrace). A must-try would be the aromatic sambal tumis udang harimau petai gunung, while the deliciously tender ayam bakar percik pantai timur in coconut turmeric sauce will not disappoint. Learn more at the hotel's official website.
7/22 The Bowery
The restaurant group's restaurants, Bowery Publika, Bowery Metro and Bowery Petit, will serving satay spiced beef ribs and roasted harissa lamb shoulder alongside more classic choices such as bubur lambuk and bubur pulut hitam. Priced at RM55 nett per pax with a minimum purchase of a party of four, there's also a buy 5 get 1 free promo, the offer will run from May 18 to June 13.
Everyone's favourite shellfish gets some love this buka puasa season with Grandmama's promotional offerings. Two sets, one for 2 to 3 pax and the other for 4 to 5 pax, will feature the lobster cooked in either a curry hot pot or masak merah as the highlight. Both sets, A and B, will come with a wide variety of the restaurant's signature dishes, with the smaller set going for RM238+ and the larger RM388+. This promo will be available from May 17 to June 14. For more info, visit their official website.
9/22 The St Regis Kuala Lumpur
Our takings at the hotel's preview of the upcoming dining promotion included roasted lamb over rainbow rice; quail roulade soto with yellow noodles and truffle begedil; and a trio of lemang (original, pulut hitam and corn flavours) best savoured with chicken or beef rendang or serunding. Classical French pastries are also given a Malaysian makeover resulting in the likes of choux cendol paris cream, sirap bandung eclair and teh tarik crème brûlée. Available from May 21 to June 13 and priced at RM220+ per person, their official website has more info should you require it.
10/22 Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur
Traditional Malay cuisine and food specialities around the Jalan Kamunting neighbourhood comes to The Snug this ramadan period. From the Capital Cafe's own assam pedas and beef rendang, to essential buka puasa eats like sup ekor and ayam goreng berempah from the neighbourhood area MMZ, come May 15 to June 14, you'll be missing out on a great deal if you don't do yourself a favour and pay this place a visit. Priced at RM80 nett per person, visit their official website for more info.
Something out of the ordinary, Quivo is whipping up Mediterranean fare infused with Malaysian flair this fasting period. The likes of caramelised beef rendang pizzas and chicken satay tacos will definitely be a hit, while butter prawn risotto and lamb skewer briyani make for great sharing platters. The special 'Jom Makan' menu is available from May 10 to June 17 and those interested can visit their official website for more info.
12/22 Wau Dining
This tribute-to-Malaysia pop-up restaurant at the back of The Rabbit Hole in Changkat Bukit Bintang features charming throwback to the Malaysia of yesteryear, with nostalgic aesthetics and brands adorning its interior. The Muhibbah set is the crowning achievement of the restaurant, featuring a treasure trove of Malaysian delights such as ayam percik, pucuk paku, goreng udang, ikan bakar and so much more that can feed up to 4 hungry eaters for RM169.
13/22 Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
JP Teres at the Grand Hyatt will feature their signature 'Citarasa Malaysia' buffet dinner promotion starting May 17 to June 13. The hotel's promotional feast will offer diners the chance to taste Malaysian speciality dishes from different states around the country, such as percik roast whole lamb, nasi dagang, laksa, Neslo jellies and more. Availalble from 7PM to 11PM, the promo will be priced at RM178 nett per adult and RM89 per child. There's also an early bird price for those interested, and more info can be found at their official website.
14/22 The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur
Chefs at The Cobalt Room will be cooking up a storm this May 15 to June 12, creating a buka puasa spread that will feature signature dishes representative of the 13 states in Malaysia. Priced at RM118 nett per adult and RM59 nett per child, guests will be able to indulge in culinary delights from the Middle East alongside Malaysian delicacies. Those looking for more info can head over to their official website.
15/22 Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Vasco's dining promo this Ramadan season boasts over 200 authentic dishes served in-house. From Perlis gulai daging and Terengganu nasi dagang to Johor sup merah and Kelantanese singgang rusuk lembu, the restaurant also boasts more than just Malay cuisine for a complete experience. Available from May 17 to June 17, the promo starts from RM188 nett per adult and RM100 nett for kids. Find out more at their official website.
Aloft KL's all-day dining restaurant will be serving over 150 dishes on a rotational basis this buka puasa season. Made to resemble stalls like a Ramadan bazaar, diners can look forward to classics like nasi ayam dan itik, bubur lambuk beratur, beef rendang and many more, including Chinese, Indian and Western treats. Available from May 16 to June 14 for dinner and priced at RM138 nett per adult, those looking to make reservations can do so at their official website.
17/22 The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur
From May 15 to June 14, the The Majestic Hotel's function room will transform to serve a festive banquet. Priced at RM125 nett per person, guests can indulge in more than a 100 classic Malay recipes from around the country, featuring signature dishes such as such as kambing percik, rendang kambing and udang galah masak lemak cili padi tempoyak. There's also a festive variety dinner at the hotel's all-day dining eatery Contango priced at RM145 nett per person.
18/22 Serena Brasserie
If lobster laksa, roti john with venison and melted cheese, a live pasta station, sashimi and much more eclectic delights sounds good to you for buka puasa, then Serena Brasserie has you covered. Available from May 17 to June 14, InterContinental's special buffet menu will be priced at RM178 nett per adult and RM59 nett per child on weekdays and RM148 nett per adult and RM45 nett per child on weekends. For all of the hotel's other Raya promotioms, visit their official website.
19/22 The Straits Estate
Over at VE Hotel & Residence, buka puasa takes the form of "VE Straits Festival", a throwback to homemade dishes of yesteryear. From May 17 to June 14, break fast with all your favourites, starting the meal with beef ribs soup, moving on to laksa, udang masak merah, sotong goreng and ending your hearty experience with an assortment of desserts, cakes, cookies and kuih. Available from 6:30PM to 10:30PM this Ramadan, children and senior citizens can dine for RM64 nett while adults can do so at RM128 nett. Those seeking a little privacy can also opt for a private room via reservation. For more info, visit the hotel's official website.
20/22 Renaissance Kuala Lumpur
From May 16 to June 14, TEMPTationS restaurant is offering a buffet inspired to please every palate as created by Chef Supi Mansor. Priced RM138 nett per person, with a half price fee for children, guests can indulge in buka puasa dishes such as sup tulang rawan, ayam percik and sambal sotong petai. There will also be an assortment of chinese and indian selections for greater diversity. Get more info at their official website.
21/22 Melting Pot Café
Over at Concorde Hotel, their all-day dining restaurant will be having its 'Semarak Rasa' promo that will start on May 17 and end on June 14. Break fast with traditional kampung style dishes such as udang sambal tempoyak, ketam goreng berempah and daging dendeng kering berlado to more international favourites. Priced at RM148 nett per person for the nightly buffet, the hotel is also having a special Sahur supper buffet in the morning priced at RM55 nett per person. For the full brief, visit their official website.
22/22 Rajawali Coffee House
Those high in the sky at Genting will not be left out either. From May 18 to June 13, the coffee house at Awana Hotel will be serving an array of traditional Malay dishes priced at RM110 nett per adult and RM55 nett per child or senior citizen. From dedicated laksa stalls to an wide assortment of Malays dishes, there's enough Malaysian dishes to keep you satisfied for your trip there, or enough to warrant a second trip back to the restaurant should you require another chance to enjoy more dishes. Head over to their official website for more info.