The Best Ramadan Buffets in KL
After fasting the whole day, wouldn't you just want to come home to countless delicious dishes on the table? If so you'd want to break your fast at the finest Ramadan buffets in town!
In this guide, we've scouted and compiled a list of the best Ramadan buffets, where you and your family can end your nights with delicious, sumptuous food. Let the feasting begin!
1. Paya Serai, PJ Hilton
This year, Paya Serai has extended their menu and now serve over 300 local delicacies! This includes a vast spread of original Malaysian favourites from Kedah, Perak, Malacca and so on. Expect Ikan Bakar Melaka, Lawa Roasted Beef Salad and Rendang Tok.
The Kerabu Spread here is one of the largest you'll ever come across. Besides the tantalising desserts here, you can also customize your own ice kacang, with over 20 types of condiments to choose from!
Dates: 28 June - 29 July 2014 (7 pm - 10 pm)
Prices: RM 139++ per adult, RM 79++ per child (aged 12 and below)
Phone (Reservations): +603 7955 9122
Address: Jalan Barat, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
2. Latest Recipe, Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur
Latest Recipe is known for their wide array of dishes from various stations such as the Malay Kerabu Station, the Goreng Goreng Station, Noodles Station and so on. Chef Zubir, one of the judges of Master Chef Malaysia cooking competition series, has featured the Ayam Masak Gulai Merah Lengkuas and Masak Lemak Cili Padi Daging Salai Bersame Rebung here at Latest Recipe.
Here, patrons can also savour traditional fare from Kelantan, Perak, Penang and more, so you need not travel all the way back to your kampung for the familiar taste of home.
There's always room for dessert at the end of a hearty meal, so check out the dessert station for Marshmallow Twist and Chocolate Cake, Tiramisu in Bowl, Cappucino Meringue Dome - the list goes on!
Dates: 29 June - 27 July 2014 (6.30 pm - 10.30 pm)
Prices: RM 138++ per person (Monday to Friday), RM 128++ per person (Saturday and Sunday)
Group Discounts: Children aged 4 - 12 are entitled to a 50% discount. Senior Citizens are entitled to a 50% discount on weekends only.
Phone (Reservations): +603 2263 7434
Address: Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
3. Contango, Majestic Hotel
With a seating capacity for 250 people and 2 open kitchens, expect the spread at Contango to be huge. They also cater to dinner parties of a minimum of 30 persons at RM 120++ per head. In addition to that, there will also be a special menu featuring Udang Galah Sambal from Perak, Negeri Sembilan’s famed Rendang Itik and Terengganu’s signature Singgang Tulang.
Serving not only traditional cuisines but also international ones, they also have the Teppanyaki Station, Thai Station and Tandoori Station. Last but certainly not least, make your way over to the dessert counter for traditional desserts as well as cakes and ice cream.
Dates: 9 July - 8 August 2014 (7 pm - 10.30 pm)
Prices: RM 98++ per adult, RM 49++ per child
Phone (Reservations): +603 2785 8000
Address: 5, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
4. Eccucino, Prince Hotel
Eccucino has numerous live cooking stations, where you will find freshly cut salmons and lamb roasted to perfection. Don't forget the grill, where your seafood and meat are cooked on the spot for you.
Other than the Sup Tulang and the traditional Bubur Lambuk, the chef strongly recommends Laksa Johor, which is no ordinary laksa. Instead of rice noodles, Laksa Johor is prepared using spaghetti noodles. Also, don't miss out on their Roti Canai Durian!
Dates: 30 June - 25 July 2014 (6.30 pm - 10.30 pm)
Prices: RM 108 ++ per person
Group Discounts: Children aged 6 - 12 are entitled to a 50% discount.
Phone (Reservations): +603 2170 8888
Address: No.4 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
5. JW Marriott
Serving over 130 promising dishes, JW Marriott's Ramadan Buffet is one of the best spreads in town. During the Ramadan month, the poolside area and the conference centre transform into a traditional kampung setting to usher in the Ramadan spirit. Enjoy your buffet by the poolside area, with the cool night breeze and the spectacular view.
JW Marriott's roasted lamb with black pepper sauce is a must-try - it's a burst of flavours in your mouth. Besides that, the grilled tilapia here is also worth a try. Be sure to sample their spread of western desserts as well as traditional ones such as Kuih Ketayap and Pengat Pisang.
Dates: 28 June - 27 July 2014 (7 pm - 10.30 pm)
Prices: RM 85 ++ per person @ poolside area, RM 75 ++ per person @ conference centre
Phone (Reservations): +603 2719 8666
Address: 183, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
6. Checkers Café, Dorsett Regency
Themed 'Dapur-Dapur Malaysia' this year, Dorsett Regency will be going all out to provide patrons with a quality Ramadan buffet. Diners here will be spoilt for choice as there will be quite a spread in each station for diners to sink their teeth into.
Apart from the thick and flavourful Bubur Lambuk here, the popular Kambing Panggang 'Kuzi" Style is one you need to sample as its delicious, tender and moist meat will have you going for second and third helpings. Another famous item here is their Sup Rusa Dorsett Regency, or Venison Soup.
Dates: 29 June - 28 July 2014 (7 pm - 10.30 pm)
Prices: RM 90 ++ per person (Monday - Sunday)
Group Discounts: Children aged 4 - 12 are entitled to a 50% discount. Senior citizen aged 55 years and above are entitled to a 50% discount.
Phone (Reservations): +603 2716 1000
Address: 172 Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
7. Melting Pot Café, Concorde
Over the years, Melting Pot has made a name for itself with its authentic, delicious spread. Of course, diners will be spoilt for choice as they also serve international fare here such as seafood and teppanyaki dishes.
It is strongly recommended that you try the Gearbox Soup, which you sip with a straw. Their smoked duck is also delicious and will leave you wanting more. The Rendang Daging meat literally melts in your mouth. Lastly, you will be awed at their magnificent display of traditional and western desserts.
Dates: 29 June - 27 July 2014 (7 pm - 10.30 pm)
Prices: RM 118 ++ per person @ Melting Pot Café, RM 98 ++ per person @ Concorde Ballroom (starts 7 July - 25 July)
Phone (Reservations): +603 2717 2233
Discounts: Children aged 5 - 12 are entitled to a 50% discount.
Address: 2, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
8. Sime Darby Convention Centre
Not only is the Ramadan buffet at Sime Darby worth the money, it is also tasty with a significant spread of over 100 all-time favourite dishes. Another reason to break fast here is because they have more than 30 stalls continuously serving diners fresh food.
For starters, try the light, fresh Bubur Lambuk. Also, keep your eyes peeled for the Mexican Fajitas served alongside Jalapenos and Pistachio Buns. As for desserts, the Chocolate Mousse is a must-have as well as Nyonya and Malay kuihs. The Ice Cream Goreng and ABC here sell like hotcakes.
Prices: RM 80++ per person
Phone (Reservations): +603 2089 3799
Address: 2, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
9. Seasons Café, Grand Seasons Hotel
At Seasons Café, patrons will be treated to an impressive spread of 130 dishes prepared by their Master Chefs. What's more, the chefs have prepared seven buffet menus to be rotated daily - you can never try everything in one visit.
Try the authentic Ayam Golek Berempah Panggang, hot and fresh from the stall. Don't forget to check out their special items, which include Ikan Tiga Rasa, Fried Mussel ala ‘Kam Heong’ and Pasta Aglio Olio. After your main course, head on over to the desserts section for a sweet treat like no other.
Dates: 29 June - 27 July 2014 (7 pm - 10.30 pm)
Prices: RM 85++ per adult, RM 45++ per child
Phone (Reservations): +603 2697 8888
Address: No 72, Jalan Pahang, 53000 Kuala Lumpur
10. Serena Brasserie, InterContinental KL
As this Ramadan buffet is inspired by the late P. Ramlee, get ready to be blown away by mouthwatering Malaysian dishes. You can also expect a showcase of the beloved artiste’s songs, films and themed settings.
Satays and roast lamb are a must for Ramadan, and the ones here at InterContinental are to die for. Satay here is served with delicious peanut sauce and the Kambing Bakar Saddiq Sigarana with garlic, thyme, roasted potato and garlic rosemary sauce. Don't forget the grilled items!
Dates: 28 June - 25 July 2014 (6.30 pm - 10.30 pm)
Prices: RM 120++ per person on fourth week (July 21 - July 25), RM 138++ per person on second and third week (July 7 - 20)
Group Discounts: 20% discounts apply for group bookings numbering 20 or more people.
Phone (Reservations): +603 2782 6228
Address: 165 Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
11. Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Breaking fast at The Saujana Hotel is truly spectacular, as you will be dining amidst lush greenery with an amazing view of the lake and pool. Diners will enjoy a spread of over 140 traditional and regional Malaysian specialities as well as international cuisines. They will also be rotating 5 different menus throughout the Ramadan month.
Feast on the Lemang Pulut Ketupat with Serunding Ayam or Daging. Let's not forget the Randang Daging Tok and Kambing Masak Gulai Kawah. These mains go great with aromatic rice such as Nasi Hujan Panas and Nasi Kedah, just to name a few.
There is no better way to end your night than with desserts such as Cendol and Ice Kacang. For those who want something more, they also have ice cream and cakes!
Dates: 28 June - 27 July 2014 (7pm - 10pm)
Prices: RM 115++ per person (Adults), RM 57.50++ per person (Children aged 6-12).
Group Discounts: 10% discounts apply for group bookings numbering 20 or more people.
Phone (Reservations): +603 7843 1234
Address: Jalan Lapangan Terbang Subang, 40150 Shah Alam
What are you waiting for?
So there you have it. 11 of the finest Ramadan buffets that will provide you with unique fast-breaking experiences! Be sure to make your reservations beforehand to avoid queues.
If you can you think of any more great Ramadan buffets to dine at just let us know in the comments below!