Buka puasa during Ramadan this 2021 at these hotels around Kuala Lumpur.
With travel restrictions still in place, those living within the greater Klang Valley can enjoy the authentic flavours of Malay food and more, as they buka puasa this Ramadan 2021 with a buffet!
That’s right, it’s been quite awhile since we’ve been able to treat ourselves to a buffet due to the pandemic, but it’s a good thing that hotels are now able to host a sumptuous feast, all with strict SOPs in place, of course.
You will want to check out these 8 hotels around KL for your buka puasa meal this Ramadan 2021:
1. Mandarin Oriental KL
The theme for Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur’s assisted buffet is a coming together of flavours from all around Malaysia. That’s right, while you may not be able to go back to your hometown, Mandarin Oriental tries to placate you by bringing a taste of your hometown to you instead!
On top of that, the options are going to be truly extensive as the buffet spreads over three venues within the hotel – Mosaic, Lounge on the Park and Diamond Ballroom. Diners are invited to go on a patriotic detour to the 14 states of Malaysia as Mandarin Oriental serves up authentic Malay recipes that are unique to the respective states, like Gulai Ayam Siam, Otak-Otak, Laksa Sarawak, Daging Masak Taucu and more!
Price: Mandarin Oriental Buka Puasa – RM188 per person; Grand Buka Puasa Buffet – RM238 per person
Dates: Mandarin Oriental Buka Puasa – 13 to 18 April, and 3 to 12 May; Grand Buka Puasa Buffet – 19 April to 2 May
Call +603-2330 8798 or email [email protected] to make your reservations.
2. w Kuala Lumpur
Flock over to W Kuala Lumpur for a truly lavish buka puasa buffet for Ramadan 2021. Among the attractions at the myriad of ‘stalls’ set up for W’s Bazaar Malam are the Hainanese Chicken Rice stall, Roti John stall, Otak Otak and Satay stall, Roasted Whole Lamb, and Chinese Hot Wok stall, to name but a few options. The bazaar theme intends to evoke fond memories of a truly Malaysian icon, the hustle and bustle of a lively night bazaar market.
Guests will be spoilt for choice when it comes to desserts as well, with a host of delicious kuih-muih offered, including some for the durian lovers – Durian Crepe Cake, Musang King Cheesecake, Durian Choux or warm Serawa Durian. On top of that, there’s an even sweeter deal if you book your seat before the 12th of April, as there’s a buy one free one promo, which allows you to dine anytime from 13 – 20 April!
Price: RM198 per adult, RM99 per child
Dates: 13 April to 13 May
Call +6012 347 9088 to make reservations
3. Four points by sheraton KL, Chinatown
This buka puasa buffet for Ramadan 2021 was inspired by the country’s melting pot of culture, as executive chef Gerald Chong takes you on an epicurean journey back to the ancient trade route. Thus presenting a medley of Central Asian specialties with local bazaar and kampung favourites at Quan’s Kitchen at the Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown.
The sumptuous buffet spread of delectable traditional and international delights, evokes a sense of familiarity from the Ramadan bazaars in the country that are often popular during this season. And apart from the food, this year’s highlights include the not-to-be missed live Lan Zhou La Mien station featuring fresh hand-pulled noodles served in a piping hot bowl of bone broth and thin slices of beef.
Price: RM158 per person
Dates: 13 April to 12 May
4. Grand Hyatt kuala lumpur
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur takes delight in inviting food enthusiasts to relish the wonders of our local heritage through the bountiful flavours for buka puasa this Ramadan 2021 at its JP teres. Its Sajian Warisan buffet comprises a myriad of flavourful spread with over 60 dish varieties – such as grilled seafood, laksa assortments and more.
All of which are curated by the hotel’s traditional food connoisseurs, chef Nazib, chef Haniff and chef Sanjay, with an emphasis on our treasured Malaysian heritage while also preserving sustainability and authenticity elements when it comes to sourcing the finest local produce. There’s also a special price for group bookings made for 10 pax and above.
Price: RM168/RM178 per adult (Week 1/Week 2-4), RM84/RM89 per child (Week 1/Week2-4)
Dates: 12 April to 12 May
For reservations click here and contact +603 2203 9188
5. Shangri-la Kuala Lumpur
Lemon Garden is ready to welcome guests with warm and traditional decorations that complement well the culinary experience laid out. Diners will be able to feast and break-fast with family and friends over a selection of seafood and international delicacies, alongside the main highlights – traditional, signature Malay cuisine.
Executive chef Scott Henderson, alongside Lemon Garden’s Malay kitchen chef Safee and chef Safril will provide guests with original and traditional flavours such as Kambing Masak Kurma, Udang Masak Sambal Petai, and Ayam Masak Lemak Cili Api. Also, Golden Circle discounts are available for Gold, Jade and Diamond tier of 10%, 15% and 20% respectively.
Price: RM148 per adult (Lunch); RM178/RM198 per adult (Dinner Sunday-Thursday/Friday-Saturday)
Dates: 12 April to 12 May
Call +603 2074 3900, WhatsApp +6019 390 2257 or click here for reservations.
6. le meridien KL
Latest Recipe in Le Meridien KL boasts seven rotational menus for a showcase of the very finest family-style cuisine brimming with diverse flavours. Chef Budiman adds a little twist of his traditional recipes into the variation of main Malay dishes he has lined up for our diners to take pleasure from. Be sure to try out the selection of main dishes featuring Rendang Ayam Pencen, Berbiri Maliki (pictured) and more.
There’s also a number of live stations to watch your favourite goreng-goreng dishes being whipped up. Plus not forgetting assorted dodol, Raya cookies, and fresh dates of course.
7. Aloft KL Sentral
Nook, the hotel’s sparkling all-day dining restaurant is inviting guests to experience the best of Malaysia’s heritage cuisine for a mouthwatering family and friends gathering.
The Warisan Melayu menu has been carefully crafted by executive chef Arfizan, Nook’s chef de cuisine – chef Rais and team.
Sink your teeth into our crowd-pleasing Kambing Bakar, Assam Pedas Stingray, Chicken Rendang Negeri Sembilan and more
Price: RM 148 per person
Dates: 15 April to 15 May
For reservations please call (60) 3 2723 1154 or email kulal.b&[email protected]
8. Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur
Curated by Malaysia’s favourite culinary celebrity chef Dato’ Fazley Yaakob, this familial feast will be hosted in the warm and inviting ambience of Curate at Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur. Featuring beloved recipes from chef Dato’ Fazley’s childhood, Sajian Merentasi Zaman re-introduces guests to Malaysia’s rich culinary heritage, and recreates long-forgotten dishes such as ikan sepat masin masak lemak cili api, puyuh salai and more.
The menu is inspired by the tastes of nostalgia, giving the older generation a chance to share stories from their own childhood with the little ones – a beautiful chance for families to connect across age groups and pass on precious memories.
Price: RM189 – RM228 per adult, RM 94.50 – RM109 per child
Dates: 13 April to 12 May
For reservations contact 03-2382-8888
9. The ritz-Carlton KL
For something slightly different, The Ritz-Carlton Kuala offers Middle Eastern flavours to buka puasa with this Ramadan 2021. The Cobalt Room once again presents its much-loved festive feast, specifically tailored by the hotel’s culinary experts where they will be cooking up a stellar showcase of Middle Eastern favourites.
Expect mouth-watering shawarmas, kebabs grilled to perfection and fragrant briyanis, alongside traditional Middle Eastern appetisers, mains and desserts.
Price: RM128 per adult, RM64 per child
Dates: 16 April to 13 May
For reservations, please call +60 3 2142 8000 or email [email protected]
10. The Ruma hotel and residences
Last but definitely not least, The Ruma Hotel and Residences brings back its Hidangan Tradisi buffet and invites guests on an epic journey through the peninsula to rediscover classic and nostalgic flavours.
This year’s menu at the hotel’s ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery includes a barbeque station serving Percik Marinated Leg of Lamb with Coconut Sauce, to go along with an enticing selection of traditional recipes, as the name suggests. Plus, if you make a reservation before the 15th of April, you’d be entitled to 25% off the regular price.
Price: RM180 per person
Dates: 16 April to 9 May
For reservations, please call +603 2778 0888 or email [email protected]