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7 Pink October dining experiences in support of breast cancer awareness

Dining with a cause


By Aina Nur Sarah

7 Pink October dining experiences in support of breast cancer awareness

Being surrounded by shades of pink in October has become a norm for most. In support of breast cancer awareness, these establishments have not only curated a menu in beautiful pink hues, but have also collaborated with multiple organisations to raise awareness and funds for the cause. 



Where: Element Kuala Lumpur, IB Tower, 8, Lorong Binjai, Menara Ilham, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

When: The whole month of October 

Price: RM148 nett per set, for two people 

Savour a delicious tea time treat with a breathtaking view on the 40th floor of Element Kuala Lumpur at Trace. In conjunction with Pinktober, the culinary team, led by Executive Chef Taib Ridhwan and Sous Chef Hasrul Hawari, have curated a tea set that features six savoury delicacies and five rose-tinted sweet treats that are pleasing to the eye and the tastebuds. Some highlights from the tea set include blinis with raspberry cream cheese and rose infused caviar, BBQ pulled beef short ribs tortilla wrap, rose panna cotta with strawberry cream cheese, and pink-coated red velvet popsicle.

For enquiries and reservations, call 03-2771 3388.



Where: Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur, 145, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

When: 2 – 31 October 2023, 3pm – 5pm

Price: RM232 per person with a choice of fine coffee or tea 

Spend an indulgent and meaningful afternoon at the Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur. Throughout the month of October, The Lounge is offering a special Pretty-in-Pink October Afternoon Tea that will take you on a delightful journey with rosy hues. 

The meticulously crafted set features six sweet and five savoury treats to raise breast cancer awareness. The sweeter side includes Coco, composed of roasted coconut sponge with a burst of strawberry jelly and coconut mousse; Earl Grey and Berry, a melange of juicy forest fruits, silken chocolate mousse and tea-flavoured cake; Pretty-in-Pink Macaron that’s infused with rich cherry compote and delicate elderflower cream; and a variety of scones that’s served with clotted cream, rhubarb-strawberry jam, and rosewater-butter.

On the other hand, the savoury treats include Pink Salmon Brioche, which has salmon gunkan, nori powder, and sakura denbu; Pickled Egg Salad with ikura caviar, pink flower petals and pickled quail eggs, served with hearty peppercorn bread; and the Beef De Cecina Leon, which has thin beef slices with horseradish root and Manchego cheese. Each table will also get to taste pass-around treats such as cotton candy mocktails, madeleine strawberries and praline financier cake.

To make a reservation, call 03-2382 8888 or email [email protected]



Where: Sofitel Kuala Lumpur, Damansara 6, Jalan Damanlela, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur

When: The whole month of October 2023

In an effort to raise awareness for breast cancer, Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara is hosting a variety of initiatives and campaigns to raise funds for the cause. This year, the hotel is collaborating with Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA) for the third year—where a portion of these proceeds will be donated to. 

Bite into sweet shades of pink from Le Bar Cocktails and Stories, offering a curated set of sweet treats in shades of pink. If you’d like to indulge in a hearty meal instead, head to Kwee Zeen’s Treasures from the Sea Buffet where an array of seafood—fresh lobsters, prawns, salmon, oysters, and more—awaits you! The highlight of the buffet is of course the Perfection Dessert Soiree, featuring a whimsical assortment of cakes, pastries, gelatos, scones, and more. 

For reservations and more information, call +603 2720 6668 or email [email protected].



Where: Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, 11, Jln Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

When: The whole month of October 2023 from 3pm – 6pm

Price: Starting from RM148 nett 

Get ready for a symphony of flavours at the Pink Afternoon Tea at the Lobby Lounge. The chefs of Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur have curated a dining experience that will tantalise your tastebuds. Indulge in smoked trout on a beetroot-infused cheese baguette, a luxurious waffle

with Avruga caviar, and crispy mushroom and beetroot arancini balls. For those with a sweet tooth, take a bite of the raspberry eclair, a velvety cheesecake bar, a zesty pineapple coconut lemon tart, a fruity apricot-infused chocolate cake, and classic macaroons with a hint of pink. 

For reservations, call +603 2074 3900 or email [email protected].



When: 1 September – 31 October 2023, 2:30pm to 6pm daily

Where: Lounge on the Park, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Price: RM188 nett per person (inclusive of free-flow of drinks for the first two hours)

From now until October, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur has joined hands with Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) to raise awareness of breast cancer and its initiatives through a Pink Afternoon Tea. Curated by Chef Kevin Pannier, the afternoon high tea set consists of a captivating menu of pink-hued pastries, sandwiches and scones. As a sign of solidarity, 10 per cent of the sales of the Pink Afternoon Tea will go towards ELC’s Breast Cancer Campaign, so you know you can indulge in a decadent spread for a good cause.

For reservations and inquiries, please contact [email protected] or call 03 2380 8888.



Where: Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel, Lorong Utara C, Pjs 52, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

When: Every weekend from 2pm – 5pm for the whole month of October 2023

Price: RM128 nett for two people (Monday – Friday), RM138 nett per set for two people (Saturday – Sunday)

Enjoy a splash of pink by award-winning chefs at the Afternoon Tea by Sala @ 33 at Sheraton Petaling Jaya. In support of the fight against breast cancer, RM5 from each afternoon tea set will be donated to Majlis Kanser Nasional (MAKNA).

The sweet treats include a fusion of fruity and floral flavours like Sakura Peach Bavarois, Hibiscus Lemon Madeleine, Roselle Shooter, and a Red Velvet Tartelette. That’s not all, the set also comes with savoury treats like smoked salmon rolls filled with cream cheese, chilli con carne tartelettes, sautéed vegetables wrapped in rice paper, and tuna egg mayo served between pink toast. 

To make reservations, call 017- 228 6098 or email [email protected].


7. EQ Kuala Lumpur 

Where: Bottega Lounge, EQ Kuala Lumpur, Equatorial Plaza, Jln Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur


  • The whole month of October 
  • Pinktober Afternoon Tea – Monday – Saturday, 12pm – 5pm 
  • Pinktober Afternoon Tea Buffet – Sunday, 3pm to 5pm


  • Pinktober Afternoon Tea – Weekdays, RM99+ per person and RM198+ for two people
  • Pinktober Afternoon Tea Buffet – RM128+ per person 

Get ready for a pink twist to the Dolce Vita afternoon tea at Bottega Lounge! In conjunction with breast cancer awareness month, EQ has collaborated with MAKNA (National Cancer Council) for a specially pink-themed menu curated by EQ’s Executive Chef, Federico Michieletto, renowned for his artistry and creativity. The set includes savoury bites like artisanal smoked salmon sandwiches and sweeter ones like black sea salt raspberry eclairs and pink macarons.

A portion of the proceeds from the set will be donated to MAKNA. Every customer that orders the tea set will also receive a pink ribbon pin and a souvenir photo.

For reservations, email [email protected], WhatsApp +60 12 278 9239 or call +60 3 2789 7722.


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