Wondering where to break fast this Ramadan? Here’s a comprehensive list of the best buka puasa buffets and meals at hotels and restaurants in and around Kuala Lumpur.
Hilton Garden Inn Puchong
Good food and great times await at Hilton Garden Inn Puchong, as guests are invited to come together and celebrate the true spirit of Ramadan, Malaysian style. Themed “Selera Desa”, enjoy a rich spread of unique and diverse tastes at Garden Grille, with kampung-inspired dishes such as traditional Malay salads, Gulai Kawah, Bubur Lambuk, Nasi Briyani and Rendang Ayam. Those craving for international fare will even find dishes such as Korean tteokbokki (rice cakes) and chapchae (glass noodle stir fry). Dine with family and friends and relish the companionship as the sun sets.
- When: 13 – 31 May
- Where: Garden Grille, Hilton Garden Inn Puchong
- Price: RM69 nett (early bird until 6 May), RM80 Nett
- Reservations: +60380841299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
PNB Perdana Hotel & Suites On The Park Kuala Lumpur
Guests will be spoilt for choice at PNB Perdana Hotel & Suites On The Park KL in the month of Ramadan, as they will be offering a wide spread of delicious dishes at both their restaurants. 10 Binjai will be transformed into a vibrant Ramadan bazaar, featuring street stalls and signature dishes such as Kambing Golek, Satay, Apam Balik, Aiskrim Goyang, Ais Batu Campur and Murtabak Cheese. For a panoramic view of the city, head up to Restoran 39 where live music serenades guests as they tuck into scrumptious offerings such as Sup Gear Box and Kari Kepala Ikan. Maghrib and tarawih prayer facilities can be found on the hotel’s 5th floor.
- Where: 10 Binjai and Restoran 39, PNB Perdana Hotel & Suites On The Park Kuala Lumpur
- Price: 10 Binjai – RM98.00, Restoran 39 – RM135.00
- Reservations: +603-7490 3838 (10 Binjai), +603-7490 3939 (Restoran 39)
Hotel Sri Petaling
Let the taste of colourful Malay recipes take you back to yesteryears at Hotel Sri Petaling with the #Throwback Ramadan buffet dinner promotion. Paying homage to the kampung environment that is strongly associated with the festive season, à la minute stations have been decorated to look like traditional hawker stalls in order to set the mood. Using the extended space that the hotel ballroom affords, the buffet line comprises authentic and unique traditional Malay recipes from Ayam Percik Kelantan to Asam Pedas Daging Tetel and Siput Sedut Masak Lemak. Enjoy some of the main Ramadan favourites such as Gear Box Soup, satay and whole roasted lamb with Middle Eastern rice. At the end of a hearty feast, satisfy your sweet tooth with assorted traditional kuih, a selection of cakes and pudding, assorted ice cream, freshly made apam balik and sweet drinks.
- Where: Ballroom, Hotel Sri Petaling, Bandar Baru Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
- When: 8 May – 3 June 2019
- Price: RM79 nett per adult, 20% off for senior citizens, RM39 nett per child aged 5 to 12; special rate for first week of Ramadan (8 – 12 May) at RM50 nett per adult
- Reservations: +603 9058 2323
One World Hotel, Bandar Utama
‘Spoilt for choice’ is an understatement for diners who choose to break fast at Cinnamon Coffee House, One World Hotel this Ramadan. Savour the flavours of seven west coast states with the Kembara Tujuh Sajian promotion – an extensive buffet line-up featuring specialties from Kedah, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca and Johor. Choose your favourites from six rotational menus with over 100 dishes being served daily, from the tasty choices of kerabu to Gear Box Soup served in enamel cups and buffet highlights such as Sambal Udang Petai, Kambing Semur Kerisik and Gulai Daging Tetel Kawah Tok. Don’t forget to explore the exterior of the restaurant, where decorated stalls serve grilled seafood, whole roasted lamb, bubur lambuk and more. For variety, Cinnamon Coffee House also serves much of its regular fare such as the seafood on ice, sushi counter and Western desserts in addition to its Ramadan offerings.
- Where: Cinnamon Coffee House, One World Hotel, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya
- When: 24 April – 4 June
- Price: RM175 nett per adult, RM90 nett per child from 6 May to 4 June
- Reservations: +603 7681 1157
EQ Kuala Lumpur
The nostalgic taste of home beckons at EQ Kuala Lumpur, as they introduce their Nostalgia Nipah buffet at Nipah Restaurant throughout the month of Ramadan – offering culinary delights and dishes that harken back to its golden yesteryears, when it was still known as Hotel Equatorial. Not to be missed is the signature Curry Laksa, which represents a classic recipe handed down from the early days of Hotel Equatorial back in the 1980s. Diners will find signature varieties often found at joyous Malaysian events such as weddings, open houses and street carnivals, as well as live stations offering everything from Roti Canai, Murtabak Ayam and Popiah Basah to Rojak, Ais Kacang and whole roasted lamb with spice rubs. The festive outdoor line up of stalls is complemented by a full buffet spread indoors, with over 100 dishes to top off the feasting experience. Other highlights include the Briyani Gam, Daging Salai Masak Lemak, Ayam Goreng Berempah, Sambal Udang Petai, Ayam Tikka Masala, Ikan Kukus Pedas and many more.
- Where: Nipah Restaurant, EQ Kuala Lumpur
- When: 6 May – 2 June 2019
- Price: RM178 nett for adults, children aged 6 to 12 dine at 50 percent.
- Reservations: + 603 2789 7777
Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur
This Ramadan, Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur presents a culinary journey across Malaysia and Asia with ‘Sajian Nusantara’, specially curated by celebrity Chef Dato’ Fazley Yaakob and Executive Chef Junious Dickerson. Hosted at CurATE, the hotel’s lively all-day restaurant, Chef Fazley’s signature menu promises guests a celebration to remember, bringing together flavours from Thailand, Indonesia, China and Malaysia. Take a culinary journey across the different states with dishes such as Manok Pansoh (chicken cooked in bamboo) from Sarawak and Hinava (raw seafood salad) from Sabah, Minang-style dishes from Negeri Sembilan, and classic dishes like Rendang Ayam and whole roast lamb. While you’re here, don’t miss out on unique offerings at the dessert table, such as the macaroons featuring local flavours like Teh Tarik, Salted Egg, Jagung Bakar and Bandung.
- Where: CurATE, Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
- When: 6 May to 4 June 2019
- Price: Chef Fazley’s signature menu will be available at RM178 nett per person from 6 to 12 May and 31 May to 4 June; RM208 nett from 13 to 30 May.
- Reservations: +603 2382 8630
Impiana KLCC Hotel
This Ramadan, visitors to the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur need look no further than Impiana KLCC Hotel for a relaxing place to stay and berbuka puasa. Their Selera Serantau Ramadan Buffet Dinner spread features more than 200 specially prepared local favourites, served to the soothing sounds of a live traditional ghazal performance. Highlights of the spread are the chef’s signature dishes such as Sup Gearbox Meletup!, Kari Kepala Ikan Selatan and Nasi Briyani Gam Kambing Istimewa, as well as Impiana Roti John, Kerutub Daging, Telur Itik Serati Lemak Cili Padi and Ayam Goreng Ketumbar Istimewa. Diners with a sweet tooth will want to make a beeline for the ice cream section, which has unlimited servings of Baskin Robbins and durian. Make it a full getaway when you opt for a two nights stay at RM380+ per room, which includes the buffet dinner as well as breakfast.
- Where: Tonka Bean Café & Deli, Impiana KLCC Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
- When: 5 May – 4 June 2019
- Price: RM148+ per adult & RM74+ per child. 20 percent off on the first and last week of Ramadan (5 to 9 May, 30 May to 4 June)
- Reservations: +603 2147 1111 (ext. 3034, 3035) or e-mail email@example.com
Sama-Sama Hotel, KLIA
Themed ‘Gerbang Pesona Malaysia’, a ‘buka puasa’ session at Sama-Sama Hotel KLIA promises to be a memorable one. The hotel’s Grand Ballroom foyer at Level 1 has been transformed into a slice of old Malaya, with decorations inspired by some of the country’s most iconic architecture. Indulge in signature dishes that reflect Malaysia as a melting pot of cultures and flavours, such as Banana Bud Salad, Beef Ghoulash Stew, Jaipur Vegetable Beriani, Cantonese Butter Prawn, and many more. Of course, no spread would be complete without the hotel’s popular mainstays, Kambing Golek and Ikan Bakar. For those who prefer dining outdoors, live-cooking stalls with hawker-style seating are at the ready at the port cochere, where chefs showcase their skills right in front of guests. Alternatively, dine with a view at the hotel’s waterfall garden, a tranquil in-house oasis offering an intimate buka puasa experience with family and friends atop a large wooden deck overlooking a man-made pond. Finish off the meal with an array of Malaysian desserts, including ais kacang, apam balik, cendol or freshly peeled durian.
- Where: Grand Ballroom Foyer, Sama-Sama Hotel KLIA, Sepang, Selangor
- When: 5 May – 4 June, 6:00PM to 10:00PM
- Price: RM145nett
- Reservations:+603 8787 3333 extension Sales Department or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur
The breaking of fast during the Ramadan month becomes a grand occasion when one dines at The Cobalt Room, Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur. Allow the culinary team at Ritz-Carlton to take your tastebuds on a journey across the country in this festive feast with a showcase of signature dishes from each of the 13 states in Malaysia. From Malacca’s Asam Pedas Ikan Tenggiri to Pahang’s Ikan Patin Masak Tempoyak and Terengganu’s Nasi Kerabu, the buffet line brings together the best of Malay cuisine from every corner of the country and more. Find more variety in the Penang Style Rojak Buah station, Kuala Lumpur Roti Canai and Murtabak, Sabah Ikan Bakar and even an Arabian corner, where diners can have shawarma and the quintessential whole roasted lamb. Don’t forget to save some room for dessert as there is a wide variety of traditional kuih to choose from, as well as sweet porridge, ais kacang and ice cream.
- Where: The Cobalt Room, Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur
- When: 8 – 31 May 2019
- Price: RM118 nett per adult, RM59 nett per child aged 12 and below
- Reservations: +603-2782 9122
VE Hotel & Residence
Go on a flavourful heritage journey this Ramadan with their buka puasa buffet dinner, themed “Ramadan Bersama Citarasa Bonda” at The Straits Estate. Inspired by Malaysia’s straits heritage and rich melting pot of cultures, signature dishes include Asam Pedas , Kari Ayam Kapitan, Portuguese Lamb, Siakap Teochew (Teochew Sea Bass), Daging Kerutuk , Gulai Umbut Pisang (Banana Stem Curry), Chicken Pongteh, Madras Lamb Masala, Lamb Roghanjosh, and Chicken and Apricot Tajine. Besides the spotlight dishes, select from various live stalls featuring delightful appetizers such as Onde-Onde, Pie Tee, Keria Gula Melaka, Cakoi, Otak-Otak and Popiah.
- Where: VE Hotel & Residence, Kuala Lumpur
- When: 6 May – 4 June 2019
- Price: RM108 nett
- Reservations: +603 2246 2888 or email to email@example.com
Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Share the joy of Ramadan with an exclusive selection of delightful culinary experiences at Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur‘s TEMPTationS. Themed ‘Sajian Aneka Rasa’ and inspired by Malaysia’s melting pot of cultures, diners will be treated to a feast for the senses, with live cooking and carving stations for the eyes as well as the tastebuds. This year’s main highlights include dishes such as their signature sup tulang rawan, homemade gulai kawah kambing, grilled whole lamb and more. Keeping in line with the company philosophy of involving local communities in celebrating local flavours, the hotel has tied up with local food vendor, Pak Udin, to showcase his ever popular lemang bakar. Other must tries are the wide selection of appetisers, from kerabu mangga muda, ulam, tauhu sumbat and acar buah, to delectable main courses ranging from ayam percik, daging rendang, sambal udang petai, kari kepala ikan, bubur lambuk, and kambing kari. Complete the dining experience with sweet delights at the dessert counter.
- Where: TEMPTationS, Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur
- When: 5 May – 3 June 2019
- Price: RM138nett per adult and RM69nett per child
- Reservations: +603 2771 6692 or email firstname.lastname@example.org