5 Easter-themed brunches and tea for you to enjoy a foodie hunt
Easter marks an important celebration in the Christian calendar and it is also the commemoration of spring. With that, Easter is synonymous with eggs, chocolates and other sweet treats. In honour of this special day, we list down where you can go to get an egg-cellent sugar fix and more. Bunny not included!
1. Nobu Kuala Lumpur
Featuring a combination of decadent flavours, the special dessert menu for this Easter features intricate sweet creations to whet your appetite. Among the standout items include Hojicha Kakigori, Apple Sour Cream Cake and Mango Yuzu Pavlova. Look out for the Easter Egg (pictured above) that is made with Chocolate Miso Macaroon, Yuzu Pistachio Nougat and Green Tea Grammy Soft Cookies.
Also for this month only – enjoy the Hanami High Tea that is available on every Saturday and Sunday at Nobu KL. The beautiful Hanami sets feature three kinds of bento boxes with Sakura-inspired dishes to give your taste buds a joyful experience.
Date: 19 April – 2 May 2019
Price: From RM45++ onwards for the desserts; RM150++ each for the Hanami High Tea bento boxes
For reservations: 03 2164 5084 or WhatsApp 019 389 5085
2. W Kuala Lumpur
From foie gras chawan mushi to smoked salmon eggs benedict, wagyu beef rendang, wok-fried chilli crab and barbequed slipper lobster, there are many reasons to check out the Easter Edition at the W Kuala Lumpur. The mouthwatering offerings also include artisanal cheeses and tiny dim sum chocolates in the shapes of har-gao and siew mai. You can also try your luck at winning a free night's stay at the W—just look out for the Golden Egg at the Easter Egg Hunt!
Date: 21 April 2019, 12pm - 3pm
Price: RM188+ per adult; RM98+ per child (free flow mocktails, soft drinks and selected juices); RM288+ per adult (free flow cocktails, house pouring wine and beers)
For reservations: 012 347 9088 or email [email protected]
3. The St Regis Kuala Lumpur
Bring the whole family to The Astor Room for a fun time together. The Easter Sunday Brunch menu is set to delight with live-cooking stations and dedicated corners with fresh seafood such as Alaskan King Crabs and French Oysters. From the kitchen, enjoy Scallop, Saffron and Parmesan Risotto with Porcini Oil, Oven-Baked Orange-Marinated Spring Chicken and more. For desserts, you can't go wrong with house-made cakes, pastries and ice cream. Kids get to go on an Easter Egg Hunt to burn off the energy and do Easter Egg Painting as well.
Over at The Drawing Room, the Easter-themed Afternoon Tea will sweeten you right up with its selection of treats including chocolate Botero 'Horse', traditional Easter Egg chocolates and cookies. You can gift these too for a warm festive greeting.
21 April 2019: Easter Sunday Brunch
15 April – 21 April 2019: Easter Afternoon Tea
Easter Sunday Brunch – RM368+ per person with free flowing non-alcoholic beverage; or RM568+ per person with free flowing alcohol including sparkling wine, Asam Boi Mary cocktail, white and red wine, or buy 1, free 1 bottle of Veuve Clicquot
Easter Afternoon Tea – RM158+ per person, or RM238+ per person with a glass of Veuve Clicquot
For reservations: 03 2727 6696 or email [email protected]
4. Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur
Get ready for an 'egg-stravagant' spread of local and international gourmet delights as Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur celebrates Easter Sunday. The brunch spread at the all-day dining venue, Latest Recipe includes some notable highlights such as the BBQ glazed beef prime ribs, roasted chicken, Hungarian style rustic roasted leg of lamb and Easter pizza. If you still have room for more, enjoy the Easter-themed desserts such as hot cross buns, Easter bunny cake, cookies, soft yoghurt ice cream, waffles and more. Little ones get to take part in Easter egg colouring, balloon sculptures and face painting activities.
Date: 21 April 2019, 12.30pm – 3pm
Price: RM180 nett per person (add RM88 nett per person for free flow red and white wine); half price for children below 12 years old
For reservations: 03 2263 7434 or email [email protected]
5. The RuMa Hotel and Residences
Take your pick from the Easter Sunday Brunch or Easter Afternoon Tea, both will leave you equally satisfied. Enjoy the local flavoured brunch with a modern twist such as the Crispy School Prawn Curry with chilli, lemongrass and baby eggplant, or the Black Angus Tri Tip cooked rendang style. The buffet will be perfect for the whole family. Stay for teatime after that with sweet treats of cakes and petit fours – the Dulcey and lemon mascarpone chiffon cake got our attention.
21 April 2019: Easter Sunday Brunch, 12.30pm – 3.30pm
21 April – 27 April 2019: Easter Afternoon Tea, 3pm – 5.30pm
Easter Sunday Brunch – RM168 nett per person (add RM100 nett for free flow of sparkling wine, red or white wine, beer and soft drinks)
Easter Afternoon Tea – RM118 nett per set (with a complimentary glass of Cava)
For reservations: 03 2778 0888 or email [email protected]