A rather late post on Ramadan buffet, but better late than never right? I was back at Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre last week to savour their Ramadan offerings. Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre’s Executive Chef, Al Fitri Al Bakri and his culinary team featured a delectable Ramadan buffet spread of over 100 dishes, which will show-case the best of authentic local dishes and flavours that will remind you of home.
|Citarasa Ramadan Buffet @ Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur|
Taman Sari Brasserie
Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur
73, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel : 603-2141 9988 ext 3667
To start, diners can indulge in a delicious variety of Kerabu – Kerabu Isi Ketam, Kerabu Betik, Kerabu Udang, Kerabu Daging Tomato and Kerabu Pegaga, to name a few. Istana’s signatures dishes such as Local Style Smoked Catfish in Spicy Coconut Gravy, Butter Prawns, Chicken Kung Pow, Lamb Vindaloo are some of the offerings not to be missed.
|Kerabu Taugeh dan Kerang|
|Kerabu Kubis & Chicken|
|Kerabu Ayam Goreng Berlado|
Guests can also look forward to Chefs’ Live Action Stations, where local favourites such as Chay Kuey Teow, Lemang and its condiments, sizzling grill delights – Portuguese style, and last but not least, the Carvery Station (Whole Roasted Balinese Marinated Lamb served with a selection of Vegetables with Mustard, Black Pepper, Mushroom and Rosemary Sauce) and the list goes on.
|Lamb Mandy Rice|
|Chicken Mandy Rice|
To add to the excitement of this gastronomic journey, our Chefs have also added signatures dishes from various states in Malaysia and countries such as Johor Briyani, Pakistani Briyani, Kelantanese Traditional Rice with Fresh Long Beans And Roasted Beef, Vietnamese Spring Roll, among others.
In addition to authentic Malay fare, patrons can also choose from a selection of Indian, Western, Chinese and Fusion cuisines, so there is something for everyone.
|Stir fried seafood, made ala minute|
|Choose from a variety of fresh seafood|
As most Malaysians love the King of Fruits, Hotel Istana is also presenting a diversity of Durian Delights in the form of Glutionous Rice With Serawa Durian, Dodol Durian, Durian Strudel, Cendol Durian, ABCD – Air Batu Campur with Durian and Durian Crepes. Durian Delights will only be available on second and third week of Ramadan.
|All about durians!|
|Goreng Pisang Madu|
|Love it when they prepare Satay on the spot|
End the great culinary journey with sweet selections that include Malay Kuih such as Keria, Onde-Onde, Cucur Badak, Bingka Ubi, Tepung Talam, Kuih Lapis, Putu Piring or if you fancy a healthy dessert, seasonal local fruits will be on the buffet counter. If you are looking for something more Western – they offer Bread and Butter Pudding, Apple/Blueberry Crumble, Tiramisu, Chocolate Brownies, Cream Brulee.
|Almond Peach Tart|
|Marble Cheese Cake|
The “Citarasa” Ramadan Buffet at Taman Sari Brasserie in Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur is priced at only RM140.00 nett per person during the first week (6 June – 12 June) and last week (27 June – 5 July) of Ramadan and RM160 nett per person during the second and third week (13 June – 26 June) of Ramadan.
|Nice ambiance at Citarasa Ramadan Buffet @ Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur|
For group and private buka puasa gatherings, Hotel Istana is able to arrange for these events to take place in our function rooms. In addition to a great venue for breaking fast, there will be a designated prayer room, prayer mats, sandals and “Solat Tarawih” will be held daily by an Iman during Ramadan. For enquiries/ reservations, call 03 2141 9988, ext 3667.