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Celebrate Deepavali 2023 with the best menus and buffets in KL

‘Feastival’ of lights


By Marissa Chin

Celebrate Deepavali 2023 with the best menus and buffets in KL

Deepavali, also known as Diwali, is a Festival of Lights that celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, and good over evil. It is one of the major holidays celebrated in Malaysia by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs, and usually lasts five days. 

With the festive occasion just around the corner on 12 November, here are some scrumptious buffets and menus around the city to light up your celebrations. From decadent spreads of classic Indian delicacies to hearty home-style platters that are great for families, you and your loved ones will be spoilt for choice come this auspicious occasion.

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Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

For the second time, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur has teamed up with The Oberoi Group to serve up an exquisite traditional menu from the lengths and breadth of India. Stepping into Mosaic, acclaimed Chefs Arjun Yadava accompanied by Senior Chef Damanraj Singh Dhindsa, Chef Arindam Basu and F&B manager Prateek Gulati curate an extravagant lineup of Indian delicacies not to be forgotten.

When: 9 to 12 November 2023

Price: RM205 per person for lunch | RM245 per person for dinner or Sunday brunch

Reservations: Call +603 2330 8888 | Email [email protected]


Sunway Resort Hotel

Indulge in the vibrant tapestry of Indian gastronomy whilst enjoying the stunning views at Sunway Resort Hotel’s Sunset Terrace this Festival of Lights. Upon stepping foot into the lobby, you will be greeted by a vibrant Kolam before making your way to the all-day dining restaurant set against the backdrop of the hotel’s serene tropical pool oasis. Travel through the renowned spice capital of the world with its plethora of well-loved dishes such as Kashmiri Pulao, Paneer Butter Masala, and Bhuna Mutton, complemented by a selection of freshly baked nanns and traditional desserts. 

When: 11 November 2023 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm (buffet dinner) | 11 to 12 November from 12pm to 2:30pm (buffet lunch)

Price: RM188 nett per adult and RM94 nett per child aged six to 12 years (buffet lunch) | RM228 nett per adult and RM114 nett per child (buffet dinner)

Reservations: Call +603 7495 2009 | WhatsApp +6019 381 5568 | Website 


Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel is set to light up your taste buds with its Spices & Sparkles Deepavali Buffet at Feast Restaurant. This gastronomic experience pays homage to the treasured and beloved Indian culinary heritage. Get ready for a touch of sparkle to your festive celebrations as you enjoy savoury favourites such as Mutton Varuval, Kadai Prawn, and Crab Rasam. Further, the hotel is collaborating with local Indian confectioner, Luxury Mithai, to offer unique interpretations of Desi sweets. Take delight in their signature Coffee-bite Coconut Candy, Sirap Bandung Ladoo and many more for an extra sweet touch to your celebrations.

When: 11 and 12 November 2023 at 12:30pm to 4pm (Hi-Tea buffet) | 9 to 11 November from 6:30pm to 10:30pm (buffet dinner)

Price: RM98 nett per person (Hi-tea buffet) | RM 108 nett per person (buffet dinner)

Reservations: Call 017 228 6098 | Email [email protected]


Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

This Diwali, embark on a culinary odyssey that captures the richness of Indian cuisine, from the tantalising Jhinga Masala and the aromatic Briyani to the zesty Panipuri and succulent Tandoori delights. You will be spoilt for choice at the Deepavali-themed buffet dinner happening at Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara’s Kwee Zeen.

When: 1 to 12 November 2023

Price: RM138 nett per person on Wednesdays and Thursdays | RM168 nett per person on Fridays and weekends 

Reservations: Website | Whatsapp



This Diwali, PichaEats invites everyone to join in on an empowering journey into the heart of the festive season. Enjoy specially curated Deepavali sets whilst supporting and uplifting talented chefs from the refugee community at the same time. Capturing the true essence of the festival, each platter is meticulously prepared and customers are able to better understand the cultures and stories behind each chef. Have your pick from delectable platters such as Salam’s Smoked Chicken Biryani Feast, Nustrat’s Vegetarian Biryani Feast, Sana’s Paani Poori Party and Salam’s Sweet Delights amongst others.

Price: From RM85

Order: Website


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