It’s that time of the year again and what’s better than having a wholesome buffet spread during Ramadhan where you can break fast joyously with loved ones.
Save the hassle of cooking for buka puasa; instead bundle your family over to Impiana Hotel for their sumptuous Selera Serantau buffet spread featuring authentic Malay dishes put together by Executive Chef Mazlee.You’ll get to enjoy family-style favourites such as their signature sup gear box, kari kepala ikan pedas, gulai daging keting rebung, nasi kerabu and roast lamb, just to name a few. If your family is made up of durian lovers, then you’re in for a treat – Impiana offers an unlimited durian buffet alongside the regular buffet. At the end of the meal, kids will probably go for the 12 flavours of Baskin-Robbins ice cream. If not, tempt them with more traditional desserts such as pulut durian, Malay kuih and many more.
May 27-Jun 24. Adults, RM148nett; children (4-12 years old) RM74nett.
Break your fast with a delectable array of authentic Malay and international dishes at Gobo Chit Chat. You’ll be spoilt for choice as the spread includes more than 100 dishes, including kerabu kaki ayam, lemang pulut hitam, serunding daging, biryani rice cooked in bamboo, and more. Aside from the usual traditional and Western fares, Gobo Chit Chat further spices things up with a Japanese station where you can find maki rolls, sushi and even sashimi. Don’t miss out on the pengat durian and 30 different types of bite-sized Malay kuih to choose from for dessert. For the kids (and adults too), there are 12 flavours of New Zealand Natural ice cream served. If your family consists of six people, the sixth can dine for free.
May 26-Jun 9, adults, RM124nett; Jun 10-24, adults, RM135nett. Children (6-12 years) get to dine at half price.
Craving for authentic and traditional Malay cuisine? Sample more than 50 Malay dishes by celebrity chef, Chef Ismail and team at Rebung this holy month. The buffet is heaped with Rebung’s specialties such as ikan patin tempoyak, asam pedas ikan pari, daging gulai kawah, daging salai masak lemak cili api, siput sedut and more. Don’t miss the food stations outside for additional dishes like Penang laksa, grilled fish, murtabak and rojak pasembor. For dessert, the pulut durian and homemade dodol here are winners. There’s nothing more heart-warming than gathering with family and loved ones to break fast over delicacies that remind you of home.
May 27-Jun 23. Adults, RM75nett; children (4-11 years old), RM50nett.
People say ‘quality over quantity’, but at Latest Recipe you’ll get both. With highlights such as roast lamb, rendang ayam pencen with pucuk ubi, gulai lemak merah, ikan bakar air asam and a variety of Malay salads, this is one buffet where you wouldn’t mind going for seconds, or thirds. You can also get Japanese fare (like teppanyaki and sashimi), Middle Eastern dishes (kebabs and koftas) and a whole range of fried delicacies at the fried corner. There are over 30 types of desserts here – kids (and parents) can look forward to a variety of sweet treats such as a Nutella cake, date cheesecakes, trifle and more alongside traditional dessert favourites such as roti jala and serawa durian.
May 27-Jun 24. Adults, RM180nett; children, RM90nett.
Presenting some of the best flavours of northern Malaysian, Eastin Hotel’s Swez Brasserie ups the typical Ramadhan buffet standard with dishes inspired by Penang, Kedah and Kelantan cuisine. You can look forward to ikan bakar Kuala Kedah, kepala ikan Padang Kota, kambing bakar, nasi kandar, sup gear box and more. Kids will love the desserts here as the spread is filled with traditional Malay kuih such as kuih bangkit, onde-onde, kuih sago and even must-have Raya cookies like almond London and pineapple tart.
May 29-Jun 4, Jun 10-11, 17-18, 22-23; adults, RM100nett, children, RM50nett. Jun 5-9, 12-16, 19-21; adults, RM145nett, children, RM72nett.
Be prepared for a gastronomic storm at The Westin KL’s The Living Room with its Jom! Berbuka Puasa buffet. Featuring a mix of foolproof favourites such as ayam bakar percik sri Kelantan, ikan patin assam tempoyak, nasi kandar, sup tulang and more, this spread will have something to satisfy everyone’s preference. For an extra sweet ending to your meal, check out the array of desserts they have on offer. It’s such an extensive one that the desserts get their own room! Choose from a delightful spread that includes pulut hitam, bread pudding, cendol, tau fu fah, cakes, tarts and many more. There’s also a corner of frozen desserts where you’ll find ice cream, frozen yoghurt, and machine where you can make your own ais kacang.
May 29-Jun 23. Adults, RM158nett; children (5-12 years old), half price.