Christmas 2019: Where to go for the jolliest buffets in KL?
Festive eating for the win!
The green, the red, the elfs, and Santa. Everything you know and have heard about Christmas is coming to you live again. It's the festive season! Yes, it's Home Alone. Yes, it's The Grinch. And also Love Actually. Christmas films that give you the warm fuzzies. This is the time of the year to gather with loved ones—to give thanks and to celebrate each other. One way to do so is by having a meal together. With food being a major part of our lives, many Malaysians spend the period of joy dining with family and friends. Kuala Lumpur has a myriad of buffet destinations for the occasion and here's a list to help you decide.
1. The Westin Kuala Lumpur
The hotel's all-day dining restaurant, The Living Room, will turn into a Chocolate Village come this festive period. The Christmas Eve dinner buffet offers a variety of chocolate pastries, cookies, and desserts alongside a wide array of main courses. Highlights include Chicken Galantine with Fruit Pickles and Passion Fruit Dressing, Honey Glazed Spiced Brined Roast Turkey with Granny Smith Apple, Chestnut and Sage Stuffing, Sautéed Brussel Sprouts with Streaky Beef, Éclair Chocolate, Mont Blanc, Chocolate Pavlova, Marble Chocolate Gateau, Paris Breast, and Tarte Passion Framboise.
Price: RM188 nett per person
Availability: 24 December 2019 (6pm – 10pm)
Contact: 03 2773 8495
2. Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral
Head over to Nook during the season of giving for a jolly celebration with loved ones. Chef de Cuisine Mohd. Rais Effandi Zakaria has curated a Christmas spread featuring a variety of traditional and western Christmas classics as well as special local favourites. In addition to the carving station with Prime Ribs, Roasted Beef, and Roasted Lamb Leg, there is also the Roasted Brine Turkey with Bread Chestnut Stuffing, Cranberry Jam, and Giblet Sauce.
Price: RM118 nett per person
Availability: 6 December 2019 – 30 December 2019 (6.30pm – 10.30pm)
Contact: 03 2723 1154
3. Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur
The hotel's Latest Recipe restaurant has something special planned for the festive period—just for you. Celebrate the most magical time of the year with a festive-themed buffet showcasing authentic specialties, including Christmas favourites. Appetisers include Beef Cheek in Au Juice Jelly, Foie Gras Mousse with Smoked Duck Terrine, Stuffed Turkey, Grilled Scallop, and Prawn Tail with Peach Salsa tapas. Don't forget to indulge in ribs from Prime, Roasted Turkey Ballotine, Veal, Christmas Pudding, and more.
Price: RM218 nett per person (Christmas Eve Dinner), RM198 nett per person (Christmas Day Brunch), RM178 nett per person (Christmas Day dinner)
Availability: 24 December 2019 – 25 December 2019
Contact: 03 2263 7434
4. The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur
Head over to The Brasserie to revel in the magic of Christmas with family and friends. The Christmas Eve buffet dinner and Christmas Day buffet brunch consist of a spread of traditional roasts, live cooking stations where you can get options such as foie gras and risotto, an assortment of cheese, an oyster bar, a Christmas dessert corner, and more.
Price: RM368+ (food only), RM548+ (with free-flow sparkling wine, red and white wine, and cocktails)
Availability: 24 December 2019 (7.30pm – 11pm) & 25 December 2019 (12pm – 3.30pm)
Contact: 03 2727 1111
5. Sunway Putra Hotel
Held at the hotel's Coffee House, the Christmas Eve buffet is bound to spice up your festive spirit. Expect delights such as Fresh Tiger Prawns and Japanese Snails On-Ice, English Lobster Bisque with Toasted Garlic Sticks, Roasted Turkey with Cranberry and Giblet Sauce, Baked Rib Eye with Mustard and Black Pepper Sauce, Honey Glazed Meatloaf with Brown Sauce, and Turkey Casserole among others.
Price: RM128 nett per person
Availability: 24 December 2019
Contact: 03 4040 9888
6. New World Petaling Jaya Hotel
If you're looking for a hearty feast, the hotel's Pasar Baru is the place to go. The Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner buffet includes seafood on ice, chicken terrine, smoked duck breast, an assortment of sushi, a selection of cheese, Irish lamb stew, beef roulade with blue cheese, and turkey rice among many other choices. There will also be a carving station featuring roasted turkey with chestnut stuffing and roasted lamb leg with rosemary sauce.
Price: RM148 nett per person (Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)
Availability: 24 December 2019 (6.30pm - 10.30pm) & 25 December 2019 (7pm - 10.30pm)
Contact: 03 7682 0000
7. Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Rejoice in merriment at the hotel's Thirty8 this December. On both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, feast on an international buffet spread with appearances from Santa and carol performances. Selections include sushi, sashimi, sustainable seafood on ice (tiger prawns, blue swimmer crabs, black mussels, and Canadian lobster cocktail), oysters, slow-roasted lamb loin, Black Angus prime rib, salt-crusted sea bass, and Milan-style ossobuco.
Price: RM450 nett per adult, RM225 nett per child
Availability: 24 December 2019 (7pm - 11pm) & 25 December 2019 (12.30pm - 3pm)
Contact: 03 2182 1234
8. Pullman KLCC
The hotel's Sedap Restaurant will be serving a buffet spread with both local and international delicacies. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, head over for fresh seafood, sashimi, as well as Roast Turkey and Lamb. Where else to go for some magical memories but here?
Christmas Eve Dinner—RM178 per person with free flow of juices and soft drinks, RM198 per person with free flow of beer and wine
Christmas Day Lunch—RM138 per person with free flow of juices and soft drinks, RM158 per person with free flow of mulled wine and beer
Christmas Day Dinner—RM158 per person with free flow of juices and soft drinks, RM178 per person with free flow of mulled wine and beer
Christmas Eve Dinner—24 December 2019 (6.30pm - 10.30pm)
Christmas Day Lunch—25 December 2019 (12pm - 3pm)
Christmas Day Dinner—25 December 2019 (6.30pm - 10.30pm)
Contact: 03 2170 8888
For more Christmas/Festive content, visit our Buro Christmas Village.