It may be hard to believe, but we’re already almost four months into 2022. With the month of Ramadan a mere fortnight away, billions around the world are preparing for a period of fasting, reflection, charity and devotion. At the same time, many will look forward to gathering with family and friends over a sumptuous iftar spread.
In the midst of planning your upcoming buka puasa get-togethers? Our round-up of dining spots offering the best Ramadan buffet spreads might come in handy. From Mandarin Oriental’s Middle East meets Malaysian selection to The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur’s fruit-themed culinary feasts, keep scrolling for our list of the best places to break fast this season.
Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur brings together the best of Middle Eastern and Malaysian flavours this year with its Selera Malaysia dan Timur Tengah buka puasa buffet, as Chef Nor Saiful Asrul teams up with Guest Chef Amjad Karkazan to create a unique culinary experience befitting the season. Hosted at Mosaic and Lounge on the Park every evening, the buffet will also be accompanied by live Arab music performances at the lobby of Lounge on the Park. For at-home dining, the 10-course Darabuka Set Menu and 14-course Gambus Set Menu can be ordered for takeaway, with the option of adding on dishes like Whole Roast Lamb, Ayam Bakar Percik, Lamb or Chicken Rice Mandi, and Hyderabad Lamb Shank Dum Biryani.
The Mandarin Oriental Buka Puasa Buffet is available from 3 April – 2 May 2022 at Mosaic and Lounge on the Park, and priced at RM228 nett for the 6 – 8.30pm seating and RM138 nett for the 9 – 10.30 pm seating. A special Hari Raya Brunch will also be available from 3 – 4 May 2022 at Mosaic and Lounge on the Park, from 12.30 – 3.30pm at RM228 nett.
W Kuala Lumpur
This season, W Kuala Lumpur channels the lively energy and nostalgic warmth of a classic night bazaar market with its very own ‘Bazaar Malam’, complete with multiple food stalls serving up a delectable array of Malaysian favourites. Prepared by W’s Executive Chef Haznizam Hamzah and Chef Suhalmi Mohammed Tasir, the Bazaar Malam at Flock will feature tantalising local fare like authentic Malay Kerabu salad, Rojak Pasembor and Popiah Basah. Diners will also not want to miss speciality dishes like the Daging Salai, Rendang Tok, Sabah Slipper Lobster Roti John, and Ikan Mayong Assam Pedas.
The Bazaar Malam buffet is available from 3 April – 2 May 2022, 6.30 pm onwards. Prices are RM 238 nett for adults, RM 118 nett for children 6 -12 years old, and RM 50 nett for children 5 years old and below. There’s also an Early Bird offer of 20% off for those who book before 30 March for the dining period of 11 April – 2 March 2022.
For reservations or more information, call +60 3 2786 8888 or email email@example.com
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Hilton Kuala Lumpur pays tribute to Malaysia’s deep culinary heritage this year with the Jelajah Selera Ramadan Campaign, which features time-honoured local dishes alongside a selection of must-try recipes from 13 Asian countries. At Vasco’s, the Kembara Asia Dinner Buffet offers signature treats such as Ikan Patin Asam Tempoyak Sungai Pahang, Stir-fried Crabs and Cooked with Thick and Savoury Chilli Sauce, while those opting for In-Room Sahur Dining can look forward to favourites like Kerabu Sotong Dengan Soo Hoon, Bubur Lambuk Dak Mat, and Braised Lamb with Mint Leaf and Spicy Sauce.
The Kembara Asia Buffet is available from 2 April – 1 May 2022, 6.30 – 10.30pm, and priced at RM 208 nett for adults and RM 108 nett for children.
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur is ready to help you celebrate a season of togetherness and gratitude with its Sajian Tradisi Kita Festive Dinner, curated by Celebrity Chef Dato’ Fazley Yaakob. A flavourful taste journey showcasing ingredients, techniques and recipes from Malaysia’s diverse regions and communities awaits diners at Curate, with dishes like Nasi Kebuli Kambing, Itik Golek Pekan, Telur Pindang Rainbow, Lepat Loi and Soup Kali Umbu. Additionally, the selection of international fare will also tempt and tantalise with offerings like Indian tandooris and curries, Arabian Mezze, and Modern European classics. A takeaway feast is also available for pre-order for those planning to break fast at home. For Hari Raya, a lively festive brunch will be on offer, crafted around the beauty of Malaysian produce. Highlights not to be missed in the festive brunch include the Kuraboo Soo Hoon and Beef Gearbox Soup.
The Sajian Tradisi Kita Festive Dinner will be available from 3 April – 2 May 2022, 6 – 10.30pm. Pricing for the periods of 3 – 9 April and 26 April – May 2, are RM 198 per adult and RM 99 per child. Pricing for 10 – 25 April is RM 238 per adult and RM 119 per child. The Hari Raya Festive Brunch will be available on 3 and 4 May, 2022, 12.30 – 3.30 pm, and is priced at RM 198 per adult and RM 99 per child.
To make a reservation, call 03-23828888 or download the Four Seasons app. Festive takeaway sets can be pre-ordered here.
Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown
This Holy Month, Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown has prepared a lavish buffet spread of traditional and international delights, inspired by our nation’s cultural melting pot. Sous Chef Meor Muhammad Syahir Meor Sahaid takes diners on a taste journey that spans the ancient Silk Road while satisfying nostalgic cravings for classic Malay flavours, with offerings like Mongolian Roasted Whole Lamb served with Bukhari Rice, Braised Mediterranean Beef, Kambing Kuzi with Peas, Kam Heong Flower Crab, and more. Another highlight is the live Lan Zhou La Mien station, which will serve fresh hand-pulled noodles and beef slices in bone broth.
The Bazar Selera Buffet Dinner will be available from 2 April – 2 May 2022, 6.30 – 10.30pm, and is priced at RM 158 nett per person. There’s also an Early Bird promotion of RM 118 nett per person for those who make their reservations before 1st April. Bazar Selera To-Go Sets are also available, priced at RM 158 nett for 2 pax.
For reservations or more information, call or WhatsApp +6012 507 3327, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur
The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur offers a new take this Ramadan month with its Malam Warisan Melayu, a culinary journey through Malaysia’s 14 states, experienced through the prism of local fruits. Led by Chef Norazizi bin Taslim, the culinary team brings beloved dishes enhanced with the flavours of starfruit, jackfruit, star gooseberry (cermai), umbra fruit (kedondong), lychee, and longan, among many others. The Perak Beef Short Ribs Rendang Tok with Honey Jackfruit, in particular, is said to be the must-try dish of the season.
The Malam Warisan Melayu Buffet is available from 8 April – 1 May 2022, 6 – 10 pm, and priced at RM248+ per person.
For reservations or more information, call +603 2727 6696 or email email@example.com
The Westin Kuala Lumpur
Consisting of 24 days, 20 chefs, 380 dishes, and 350 ingredients, the Westin Bazaar Buffet Dinner at The Westin Kuala Lumpur this year is sure to be one to remember. Chief Executive Chef Halim Chek Lah and his team have prepared an All Day Dining line-up with something for everyone, with must-try dishes such as Fish Head Curry, Bhindi do Pyaza, Biryani Rice with Chicken, Chicken Tandoori Skewer, Kambing Golek Berempah Kuzi and Chinese Duck Rice with Scallion.
The Westin Bazaar Buffet Dinner is available from 6 to 30 April 2022, and priced at RM 188 nett per adult and RM 94 nett per child. There’s also an Early Bird promotion of RM 128 nett per adult for those who make their reservations before 5 April 2022.
For reservations or more information, call +603 2773 8495, WhatsApp +6012 305 1715, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur
This year, Latest Recipe at Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur won’t be holding back for its Jemput Santap buka puasa buffet spread, offering diners a wide selection of more than 200 food selections and 7 rotational menus. Guests can expect everything from fresh seafood to a Japanese counter, while Executive Sous Chef, Chef Budiman flexes his culinary talents with beloved recipes like Rendang, Tandoori Murgh, Lemang with Serunding, Kerabu, Bubur Lambuk and Mee Udang Bakar.
The Jemput Santap Buffet Dinner is available from 3 April – 7 May 2022, 6.30 – 10.30pm, and priced at RM 188 nett for adults and RM 94 nett for children between 5 to 12 years old.
For reservations or more information, call +603 2263 7888 or email email@example.com
Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur Managed by Banyan Tree commemorates this holy month with a celebratory feast that fully encapsulates Malaysian Hospitality, inspired by the melting pot of cultures of the country. At The Courtyard, the Muhibbah Malaysia Dinner Buffet brings an extravagant array of local delicacies such as Kedah’s Ayam Panggang Madu Berbijian, Penang’s Kari Kepala Ikan, and Malacca’s Gulai Udang Harimau Batang Keladi. For Hari Raya, The Courtyard invites all to a sumptuous Muhibbah lunch buffet featuring mouth-watering dishes prepared by its team of passionate chefs. Alternatively, the Muhibbah Feast Home Delivery by The Courtyard offers at-home diners an exquisite menu of authentic dishes such as Kerabu Manga Muda Sotong and Daging Masak Hitam, delivered right to their doorstep.
The Muhibbah Dinner Buffet is available from 7 April – 1 May 2022, 6.30 – 10pm, and priced at RM 188 nett per adult and RM 94 nett per child or senior citizen. There’s also an Early Bird offer of RM150 nett per adult for bookings made up until 1 April 2022. Home delivery is available from 7 April – 1 May 2022 and priced at RM 220 nett per set for 4 persons.
The Muhibbah Hari Raya Lunch Buffet is available from 3 – 4 May 2022, 12 – 2.30pm, and priced at RM 128 nett per adult and RM 64 nett per child or senior citizen.
For more information or to make a reservation, call +603 2117 2888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mangala Resort and Spa, Gambang
This month of fasting, celebrate togetherness away from the distractions of the daily hustle and bustle with an excursion to the quiet sanctuary of Mangala Resort and Spa. The resort’s Buka Puasa culinary experience, themed ‘Santapan Serantau’, treats diners to an exquisite journey exploring Malaysia’s unique flavours, as well as a selection of specially curated international-inspired creations. Open to all, the delectable buffet spread crafted by the resort’s talented team of chefs will include favourites like Signature Beef Rendang, Daging Opor Pekan and Kambing Bakar Berempah.
The Santapan Serantau buffet is available on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 – 23 April 2022, and is priced at RM128 nett per adult and RM 45 per child from 7-11 years old. There’s also an early bird promotion of RM98 nett per person for those who make their purchase before or by 10 April 2022.
For reservations or enquiries, call 09 – 505 7788, Whatsapp 013 242 6788 or email email@example.com
Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur is gearing up to bring a Bonda’s feast to KL-ites this Ramadan month, with a daily buffet dinner spread that spotlights an array of traditional favourites of the season. Hosted at Gobo Chit Chat, the lavish Sajian Bonda buffet will include culinary treats like Kari Laksa Udang Galah, Roasted Whole Lamb, Ayam Golek, Wok Fried Chili Crab, Sup Tulang Merah Muar, Asam Pedas Ekor, and Burung Puyuh Goreng Kunyit, just to name a few. For those who plan to dine at home, the Dulang Bonda takeaway set menus feature dishes like Kerabu Mangga, Otak-otak, Ayam Percik, Gulai Siakap Samudera, Rendang Daging Sapi, as well as an assortment of Kuih.
The Sajian Bonda Buffet Dinner is available every day from 1 April – 1 May 2022, with three rotational menus on weekdays and two rotational menus on weekends. The dine-in buffet is priced at RM 128 nett per adult and RM 64 nett per child on weekdays (Sunday – Thursday) and RM 148 nett per adult and RM 74 nett per child on weekends (Friday – Saturday).
There is also an early bird price of RM 88 nett per adult and RM 44 nett per child (Sunday – Thursday) and RM 106 nett per adult and RM 53 nett per child (Friday – Saturday) for bookings made before 31 March 2022.