For the second half of Ramadan, you’ve either ran out of ideas on what to cook or have simply given up on cooking altogether. Here, we round up 10 best places for you to indulge your buka puasa dinner fuss-free, while fulfiling all your post-fasting craving. Be sure to make early reservations as these places tend to get booked up very quickly.
Muhibbah Malaysia Buffet, Pavilion Hotel KL
This holy month, Pavilion Hotel KL invites you and your families for a wholesome buffet feast specially curated by a team of passionate chefs, lead by Chef de Cuisine, Chef Awie. Spread across the whole centre court and courtyard, Pavilion Hotel KL brings over 100 variations of local cuisine along with the season’s special menu that includes Kambing Panggang, Shawarma, Penang Char Kway Teow and Malaysia’s king of fruit, Durian. If you don’t feel like going out, Pavilion Hotel KL also offers a special “Muhibbah Feast At Home” sets that can be delivered right to your doorstep.
Venue: The Courtyard, Pavilion Hotel KL
Date and time: April 16 – May 12, 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Price: RM148 nett per adult and RM74 nett per child or senior citizen
Book now: +603 2117 2821
Jom Makan Dinner Buffet, Pullman KLCC
Here, you will find almost everything to fulfil your post-fasting craving, from Nasi Mandy Kambing to Japanese makizushi to the best oxtail soup in town. The restaurant also offers an extensive choice of grilled and fried dishes as well as an array of local desserts.
Venue: Sedap Restaurant, Pullman KL
Date: April 12 – May 12, 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Price: RM168 nett per adult and RM 84 nett per child
Book now: +6016 290 3864
Lagenda P. Ramlee Assisted Buffet, Hilton Petaling Jaya
Paya Serai at Hilton PJ takes the Ramadan buffet a little differently by introducing over 300 delicacies inspired by the celebrated legendary artist, Tan Sri P Ramlee. The assisted buffet dinner features most of Tan Sri P. Ramlee’s favourite dishes showcased at specially curated cooking stations and stalls. Pop by “Mamak Corner Simpang Enam Komtar” for some sizzling stir-fried Penang-style noodles or “Ali Baba Bujang Lapok” for a taste of Arabic dishes. Then, finish it off with ice-cream potong from “Ayu 20 Sen” or a cup of frothy Teh Tarik from “Ohh Manisku”.
Venue: Paya Serai Restaurant, Hilton Petaling Jaya
Date and time: April 16 – May 8, 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Price: RM188 nett per adult, RM94 nett per child
Book now: +603 7955 9122
Sajian Merentasi Zaman, Four Seasons KL
Themed “Sajian Merentasi Zaman”, the gastronomic team lead by celebrity chef Dato’ Fazley Yaakob curates a familial feast of nostalgic dishes inspired by the memories of Chef Fazley’s grandmother’s cooking. Here, you’ll find some long-forgotten dishes such as Puyuh Salai Kulit Mangga Muda Bakar and Nasi Tumpang Ayam Bakar Pasu.
Venue: Curate Restaurant, Four Seasons KL
Date and time: April 13 – May 12, 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Price: RM189 – 228 nett per adult, RM94.50 – 109 nett per child
Book now: +603-2382 8888
Sajian Istimewa Seafood Assisted Buffet, Shangri-La KL
When it comes to Ramadan buffet, Lemon Garden Café Shangri-La has always topped the list. The food selection here is extensive. On one end, you’ll find all sorts of fresh seafood and international fares such as sushi, pizzas and pasta. And on the other end, there are local flavours such as Satay, Sayur Lodeh, Rendang and Cendol, along with other classic desserts.
Venue: Lemon Garden Café, Shangri-La Hotel KL
Date and time: April 12 – May 12, 6.00 pm – 9.45 pm (Sunday – Thursday only)
Price: RM160 nett per pax
Book now: +603 2074 3900
Selera Kampong Enak, Shook! by The Starhill Dining
The newly renovated Shook! welcomes its guest to feast on selections of home-cooked, kampung delicacies. Savour yourself to the traditional local cuisine prepared by Shook! Tastemaker, Chef Rafizan, inspired by his grandmother’s secret recipes.
Venue: Shook! by The Starhill Dining
Date and time: April 16 – May 13, 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Price: RM98 nett per adult, RM49 nett per child
Book now: +6018 929 8060
Spotlighting the best of Malaysian favourites, DÔME is hosting an exclusive “Nasi Campur Aseana” set specially for this Ramadan. Enjoy a platter of fragrant steamed rice, hearty beef Rendang, chicken curry, salted egg, Sambal Ikan Bilis, sauteed veggies and fish crackers. Served in a set, the menu comes with dates and Sirap Selasih.
Date and time: April 13 – May 12, 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Book now: +6012 224 1735
De. Wan 1985 by Chef Wan
Especially for this month of Ramadan, De. Wan 1985 rolls out a specially curated buka puasa menu for both, dinner buffet and ala carte. The extensive menu consists of a repertoire of classic and modern dishes such as Cucur Udang, Kerabu Pucuk Paku, Ikan Bakar, Popiah Basah, Daging Puteri Manis, and the list goes on. Our top picks has go to be the Sizzling Itik Salai Masak Cili Padi for the main dish and Chef Wan’s Platter for the appetiser.
Date and time: April 16 – May 11, 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Price: RM128nett per adult, RM58nett per child, RM100nett per senior citizen
Book now: Via Tableapp
Atmosphere 360 KL
Elevate your iftar dinner to new heights at the highest restaurant in town. The Atmosphere 360 KL offers a unique Buka Puasa experience with a menu that extends from fresh seafood to staple local delicacies and a wide selection of desserts. We suggest you go around 6.30 pm for the best view of the whole panoramic sunset.
Date and time: April 1 – May 31, 6.30pm – 10.00pm,
Price: RM150nett per adult, RM109nett per child or senior citizen
Book now: +603 2020 5499
Restoran Rebung Chef Ismail
When it comes to the most authentic taste of Malay dishes, Restoran Rebung Chef Ismail cannot be ignored. The quaint restaurant in Bangsar offers arrays of classic dishes like Siput Sedut Masak Lemak, Ikan Patin Masak Tempoyak, Roti Jala, Tahu Bakar and festive cookies prepared by a passionate culinary team lead by a celebrity Chef Dato’Ismail Ahmad. A Ramadan bazaar-style delivery service is also available for those who prefer to buka puasa in the comfort of their home.
Date and time: April 13 – May 11, 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Price: RM84.80 nett per adult, RM53 nett per child
Book now: +603 2276 3535 / 2276 2525