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5 places to dine this Christmas in Kuala Lumpur

  • By Nawaf Rahman

‘Tis the season to be jolly and local eateries are presenting menus with plenty of festive twists. Buffet or a set meal with turkey, steak and a spread of Asian cuisine, these specially curated Christmas offerings are sure to get you in jubilant mood.

Nobu Christmas Omakase

nobuC0073For those looking for a non-traditional Christmas dinner with a view that’s better than their own living room, Nobu ticks all the right boxes. Big bucks are required here, but it’s worth parting with RM560 for a superior seven-course Omakase-inspired menu, featuring the likes of scallop quinoa salad, smoked wagyu, pan seared chilean seabass and lobster spinach miso soup. For dessert, green tea bavarian with chestnut cream, chocolate raspberry and coconut will be served.

Level 56, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran Kuala Lumpur, KL.

Bowery Christmas Menu

BOWERY TURKEY SERVEDBowery is looking to its roots for some Christmas spirit with a festive feast. The centrepiece of it all is their signature roasted turkey with all the trimmings – alongside with other classic dishes such as chestnut and chicken terrine, New York Pizza, chicken liver pâté and yule log. For a fuss-free celebration, take advantage of Bowery’s special takeaways. Note: an advanced three to five-day order is required, for both dine-ins and takeaways.

The menu is available across all Bowery outlets (Bowery Petit, Bowery Metro and Bowery Kitchen & Bar).

TWG Tea’s Joy of Christmas Festive Menu

Joy of Christmas Festive Menu - Flay LayTo avoid slaving over a hot oven come Christmas, head to TWG Tea as it has pulled out the stops with their RM98 three-course set. TWG Tea’s Joy of Christmas Festive Menu speaks of posh home cooking, from seafood indulgence and foie gras lasagne or spiced green pea soup for starters, to Christmas yule log to finish. The mains are no less extravagant; choices include Magret de Canard, beef tenderloin and Poisson Au Beurre Blanc.

Available at TWG Tea Salons & Boutiques at Pavilion KL, The Gardens Mall and Gurney Paragon Mall.

Just Heavenly Cafe

just heavenlySqueeze in that last indulgent session on Christmas and/or New Year’s Eve at Just Heavenly Cafe. With dishes such as sizzling koji marinated steaks, chicken katsu curry, marsala butter chicken, tempura and salads, you know it’s going to be a fulfilling one. Desserts include the café’s signature cakes such as black sesame cake and banana cake and you’ll even get 50% off any salad if you buy a slice of cake!

Bangsar Shopping Centre, 285, Jalan Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, KL.

Deuce’s Christmas Set Menu

deuceDeuce is the new cool kid on the block. While the restaurant might not scream “Christmas”, the welcoming and simple interior offers a real home-from-home atmosphere. Dishing out only one-day Christmas affair on the 24th, Deuces’s five-course dinner set includes duck breast, pumpkin and prawn and roasted potata consommé. Round things off with a bread and butter pudding with rum and raisin.

D1-G4-6, Solaris Dutamas (Publika), Mont Kiara, KL.