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Ramadan 2023: 18 ‘Buka puasa’ menus for iftar in the Klang Valley

Feast of the regions


By Buro Malaysia

TEXT: Lung Kye Lin & Natalie Khoo
Ramadan 2023: 18 ‘Buka puasa’ menus for iftar in the Klang Valley

Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims around the world—a period for fasting, prayer, and reflection. One of the highlights during this month is breaking fast with family and friends for iftar, and where better to do it than at one of the many esteemed restaurants and hotels in the Klang Valley that offer special Ramadan buffet menus catering to different tastes? Whether you’re looking for traditional Malay cuisine, international dishes, or fusion flavours, there’s sure to be a menu that will satisfy your cravings. 

Here’s a list of amazing Ramadan menus for your upcoming buka puasa feasts.


1. Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur

Awaken your appetite this Ramadan at Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur’s Santapan Serantau (Feasts of the Regions) whereThe CHEFS”Culinary, Hospitality Experience and Food Showcase programme—AKA 10 of the hotel’s culinary aces are bringing their illustrious expertise to present a sumptuous buffet spread of more than 200 dishes from all over Asia. 

Savour inventive dishes such as Sup Kawah Pecah Meletop (Beef Rib Soup with Potato & Carrot), Ayam Panggang Bumbu Bali Barongan (Roasted Chicken with Bali Marination), and Sotong Bakar Dengan Sambal Mangga (Grilled Jumbo Squid with Young Mango Paste Sauce)among many other must-try traditional Malay dishes from the main buffet counter. Apart from that, another unique thing to check out is the apam station for fresh apams.

Santapan Serantau buffet dinner at Serena Brasserie

Availability: 23 March – 21 April

Time: 6:30PM – 10:30PM

Price: RM258+ per adult | RM155+ for children (aged 6 – 12 years)

For reservations, please contact +6016 202 4623, or email [email protected].

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2. Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is featuring two buffet experiences by guest chefs from Istanbul, Türkiye and Chennai, India for this year’s Ramadan offerings. First on the list is the wonderful offerings at JP Teres, where you can enjoy a delectable feast featuring a quintessential Malaysian spread with special BBQ and authentic Indian cuisine. Don’t miss the memorable laksa Kedah from the noodle station.

Alternatively, for an exotic experience, make your way to the Grand Ballroom for the Grand Spice Bazaar buffet, where you can enjoy over 90 authentic Turkish-Middle Eastern dishes made by culinary extraordinaire from Malaysia and Türkiye. We got to sample a number of delicious desserts such as the kunafa, Turkish ice cream (a must-try!), and baklava. 

Ramadhan Feast at JP Teres

Availability: 23 March – 22 April

Time: 6:30PM – 10:30PM

Price: RM218 nett per adult | RM109 nett per child

For reservations, please contact +603 2203 9188 or [email protected]

Grand Spice Bazaar at the Grand Ballroom

Availability: 1 April – 18 April

Time: 6:30PM – 10:00PM

Price: RM228 nett per adult | RM104 nett per child

For reservations, please contact +603 2182 1234 or [email protected].

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3. EQ Kuala Lumpur

Explore Malaysia’s rich and diverse flavours at Nipah, EQ this festive season as the culinary team’s Malay chef, Muhammad Hajral Lisarni, has prepared a gastronomic spread of traditional Malay food and innovative takes on Malaysian favourites. You can’t miss sampling EQ’s signature satay, kambing golek, and the array of classics such as Gulai Lemak Cili Padi Daging Salai, Nasi Beriani Kambing Batu Pahat and Som Som Gula Melaka. We can vouch that the nasi biryani was addictive, especially with the accompanying rendang and curries.  

There’s also a wide variety of tasty kerabu prepared by Chef de Partie Saadiah, an expert who has modernised the traditional salad. Lastly, feed your sweet tooth with dessert and pastries such as nangka choux and durian crepe, as well as traditional kuih, pavlova, local fruits and sorbet gelato. 

Citarasa Nipah

Availability: 23 March – 21 April

Time: 6:30PM – 10:30PM

Price: RM228+ per adult | RM114+ per child (6 – 12 years old)

For reservations, please WhatsApp +6012 278 9239, or email [email protected]. You can also make your bookings here.

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4. Artisan’s Playground by Cookhouse

Take your tastebuds on a journey with Artisan’s Playground by Cookhouse’s all-you-can-eat spread featuring over 100 mouth-watering international cuisines under one roof. Highlights include grilled beef ribeye, leg of lamb, and chicken from the Josper Grill; piping hot pizzas with a plethora of toppings straight from the Stefano Ferrara Oven; fresh greens from the Farm to Table Salad Bar; fresh seafood; live-cooked paella; and British Fish and Chips.

Be spoiled for choice when it comes to Asian and local cuisines—think Japanese delights, classic Malaysian dishes with plenty of wok hei, dim sum steamers, and a noodle station. As for desserts, diners can start or even round up the evening with a delightful platter of scrumptious kueh, as well as cold and baked desserts from the Dessert Parlour.

Price: RM236 nett (Adults), RM99 nett (Children)

Availability: 25 March – 14 April 2023

Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Make your bookings here or contact +6010 948 1886 for group bookings. 

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5. Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel is offering two themed buffets for you to choose from this year. For a more traditional theme, go for Sajian Warisan at Feast; and for a Middle Eastern mix, try the Iftar Nusantara at the Grand Ballroom.

The Sajian Warisan buffet will take you down memory lane as Sous Chef Firdaus has curated a diverse menu of traditional flavours, including Sup Merah Temasik Bengkulu, a spicy and tangy soup made with bone marrow, oxtail, beef lung, beef tongue, beef tendon, and mutton; and Ayam Masak Lemak Rebung Tok Mizi, a family favourite of Chef Firdaus made with chicken, coconut milk, turmeric, chillies, and bamboo shoots. To add to that, there’s also a diverse selection of Middle Eastern specialties, sushi and sashimi, fresh seafood and other international fare to enjoy while being entertained by traditional music by a live ghazal ensemble.

Aside from that, Iftar Nusantara at the Grand Ballroom will take you on a gastronomic journey to the Middle East with its traditional music, intricate designs, and cutting-edge LED installations.  Break fast with a resplendent spread of traditional Malay flavours such as Rendang Daging and Bubur Lambuk, as well as Middle Eastern staples such as chicken Salona, hummus, shawarma, kunafa, sparrow’s nest baklava, and Chef Firdaus’ Whole-Roasted Ouzi Lamb.

Sajian Warisan at Feast

Price: RM168 (Adults), RM84 (Children)

Availability: 23 March – 21 April 2023

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Iftar Nusantara at the Grand Ballroom

Price: RM138 (Adults), RM69 (Children)

Availability: 27 March – 18 April 2023

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

For reservations, call 603 7622 8888 / +6017 228 6098 or email at [email protected]

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6. The Chow Kit

The lavish Citarasa Malaya spread at The Chow Kit Kitchen & Bar begins with dates and sweet Malay kuih muih (Ube Seri Muka, Gula Melaka Indulgence, and Corn Custard Pudding), and is followed by charcoal-grilled Satay Ayam with a house-made sweet and spicy peanut sauce and Cucur Udang. Sup Gear Box Kambing and Roti Bakar—a Penang favourite—round out the starters, which are accompanied by a refreshing Pandan Lemongrass Cooler.

Dig in to the main courses, starting with Kedah’s famous Udang Sambal Petai Berlada and a smoky, grilled Johor-style Ikan Bakar marinated in a fragrant medley of laksa leaves, daun kaduk, ulam raja, selom, and candlenut sambal served with your choice of Nasi Ulam or Nasi Minyak. This is followed by Terengganu’s Daging Masak Gulai with potatoes and kerisik, as well as a coconut and turmeric glazed Ayam Percik Madu. Finish the meal with two of the best Malaysian desserts, Bubur Pulut Hitam and Sago Gula Melaka.

Citarasa Malaya at The Chow Kit Kitchen & Bar

Price: RM420 ++ (two to three pax), with an option to add a Kambing Bakar or Kari Kepala Ikan platter for an extra RM150

Availability: 23 March – 21 April 2023

Time: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Pre-book here or call +603 2778 6688 or email [email protected]

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7. Maria’s SteakCafe

Maria’s SteakCafe is offering a special Raya Set for two which comes with its exclusive Raya Special Edition Percik Sauce, starting from just RM290++. Plus, there are options for both beef and non-beef dishes that you can mix and match to create the perfect family dinner. And if you’re a steak lover, you can even upgrade to Australian Black Angus or Japanese Wagyu A5 Miyazaki. The cafe is also serving a Ramadan special drink of rose and honey lemon for customers who break their fast at the restaurant or order the Raya sets.

Price: RM315++ (two pax) | RM290++ (two pax) 

Availability: 21 March – 30 April 2023

For reservations, please contact the outlets accordingly:

  • KLCC: 03-21816788 / 010-9020386
  • Sunway: 03-74966415 / 016-9020497
  • Bangsar: 03-22822220 / 016-90204951
  • POWERHOUSE: 03-77252313  / 016-9020490.

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8. Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Mandarin Oriental’s Santapan Warisan Melayu buffet at Mosaic features unique dishes from all 13 states of Malaysia, giving you a chance to experience the essence of each state’s culture and traditions. Sous chef Saiful Asrul bin Sadin has crafted a menu that reflects Malaysia’s rich culinary history, offering a variety of mouth-watering dishes from different states like Udang Galah Lemak Asam Nenas from Perak, Siput Sedut Lemak Kuning from Negeri Sembilan, Puyuh Goreng Berempah Bonda from Perlis, and many more. Guests are invited to indulge in the gastronomic journey while revelling in live Gamelan performances at the hotel lobby from 6.30pm to 9.00pm daily.

Santapan Warisan Melayu buffet

Price: RM298 nett per person

Availability: 23 March – 22 April 2023

Time: 6:00PM – 3:30PM

Hari Raya Brunch

Price: RM245 nett

Availability: 22 – 23 April 2023

Time: 12:30PM – 3:30PM

For reservations, please call or Whatsapp +603 2380 8888 or email [email protected]

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9. W Hotel Kuala Lumpur

W Hotel’s Bazaar Malam is bigger this year as the hotel transforms its restaurant, Flock, into a food heaven with a bazaar-like buffet serving up local delicacies such as Kudap and Jeruk Penang. Pay a visit to the sought-after Roti John Stall, which was a favourite at last year’s Bazaar Malam, to customise your roti john from a variety of delectable fillings, including lobster, chicken, lamb, and cheese.

If you love grilled dishes, there’s the All about Barbecue Grill section, offering high-quality meats from a range of grilling styles—from the rich cuts of the Middle Eastern Grill to the spicy and aromatic offerings of the Siamese Grill, and the classic and irresistible skewers of the Local Satay Grillthere is something for every barbecue fan.

Bazaar Malam at Flock

Price: RM288 nett per adult | RM144 nett per child (6 – 12 years) | Kids below five eat for free – 1 kid per paying adult

Availability: 24 March – 21 April 2023

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

For reservations, please call +6012 347 9088 or email to [email protected]

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10. Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

This Ramadan, Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara’s Kwee Zeen restaurant is introducing a sumptuous buffet dinner themed ‘Destinasi Rasa Serantau’ with live gamelan music to enliven the atmosphere. Inspired by the various states of Malaysia, Chef Azhar and Chef Hamizan have created seven signature dishes including fermented durian with silver catfish ‘tempoyak patin sangkar’ from Pahang; smoked wagyu beef cooked in coconut milk with bird’s eye chili ‘daging wagyu salai masak lemak chili padi’ from Negeri Sembilan; and osso buco red curry from Johor.

Destinasi Rasa Serantau at Kwee Zeen

Price: RM188+ per adult | RM99+ per child (7 – 11 years old) | Complimentary for a maximum of two children 6 years old and below per couple

Availability: 23 March – 23 April 2023

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

For reservations, please call +603 2720 6608 or email [email protected]

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11. ParkRoyal Collection Kuala Lumpur

Gather your loved ones at ParkRoyal Collection Kuala Lumpur’s all-day dining restaurant, Thyme, to break fast with a variety of traditional dishes that will transport you straight to your grandma’s kampung house! Dine alfresco-style with ghazal music playing as you savour dishes from the Selera Juadah Kampung spread like Kambing Golek, Nasi Kandar, Aneka Bubur, Rojak Lambung Mamak, and Gulai Kawah. Visit the live-action stations by the outdoor terrace to enjoy hawker-style char kuey teow, murtabak and made-to-order freshly cooked seafood of your choice.

Itching to visit a night bazaar? Make your way to Level 2 of the hotel to experience Nostalgia Bazaaria Negeri. You can find local delicacies from 13 different Malaysian states such as Johor’s Briyani Gam Lamb Shank, Melaka’s Ikan Bakar Portuguese and Nyonya Asam Pedas, Penang’s Nasi Kandar and Terengganu’s Nasi Dagang with Gulai Ikan Aya. Not forgetting, delicacies of East Malaysia such as Ambuyat, fresh sea grapes salad from Sabah and Ayam Pansuh and Umai Ikan from Sarawak. 

Selera Juadah Kampung at Thyme

Price: RM228 nett for adults | RM114 nett for children (6 – 11 years old)

Availability: 24 March – 21 April 2023

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Nostalgia Bazaaria Negeri at Level 2

Price: RM128 nett for adults | Complimentary for children below 6 years old

Availability: 24 March – 21 April 2023

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

For reservations, please call +603 2782 8493 / 8411 / 8391 / 8465 / 8491 / 8413 or email [email protected]

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12. Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

Chef Budiman from Latest Recipe

Check out Latest Recipe’s Ramadan buffet for a real treat with over 150 dishes to choose from! The restaurant’s Chef Budiman has some recommendations that are just too good to miss out on like the Signature Daging Tempayanit’s beef marinated in Asian spices and slow-cooked for nine hours in a tandoori oven and served with freshly baked bread and traditional Biskut Lutut. Another dish that’s definitely worth ordering is the Racikan Ayam, which is cooked to perfection at 63 degrees Celsius using a sous vide machine. Topped with chicken and free-range eggs, it’s served with the same sauce as the Daging Tempayan and is perfect for dipping your bread into. 

Ramadan buffet at Latest Recipe

Price: RM208 nett (adult) | RM99 nett (5 to 12 years old)

Availability: 23 March – 23 April 2023

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

For reservations, please WhatsApp +6012 215 8782, call +603 2263 7888 or email [email protected]

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13. Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown

Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown brings its festive Ramadan spread to Quan’s Kitchen, offering curated dishes created by the hotel’s talented culinary team in collaboration with celebrity chef Naem Ismail. One of the highlights is sous chef Meor Muhammad Syahir Meor Sahaid’s signature dish, Ketam Bunga Masak Lemak Nenas Cili Api, a must-try for seafood enthusiasts. Chef Meor’s commitment to using fresh seafood is evident in his hearty and flavorful dishes, allowing the ingredients to shine through in every bite. He skillfully blends traditional Nyonya techniques with Chinatown’s inspiration to create a delectable crab dish that features high-quality Josapine pineapples and reflects his Minang heritage and childhood memories. Indulging in this rich meal is akin to savouring a culinary story.

Quan’s Bazaar Selera

Price: RM148+ per pax 

Availability: 23 March – 21 April 2023

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

For reservations, please call +6012 507 3327 or email [email protected]

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14. Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Treat your loved ones to a lavish spread at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur’s signature Lemon Garden restaurant, offering an extensive range of traditional Malay, Middle Eastern, and international dishes. Among the staple Malay dishes to look forward to include Daging Rendang Minang, Satay, Udang masak Petai, Ekor masak Assam Pedas, and so much more. In addition, there will live stations resembling traditional warung stalls to allow guests to interact with the chefs and see them cooking in action. Other offerings such as Japanese sushi and sashimi, Italian pasta and pizza, and Indian tandoori will also be available. 

Sajian Istimewa Buffet at Lemon Garden

Availability: 23 March to 23 April 2023

Time: 7:00PM – 10:00PM

Price: RM250 nett per person, Monday to Thursday | RM290 nett per person, Friday to Sunday and public holidays

For reservation and enquiries, call +603 2074 3900 or email [email protected]

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15. RasaNya Steamboat

For a different kind of ‘buka puasa’ experience, try RasaNya Steamboat’s Ramadan buffet in collaboration with celebrity Chef Zam. This festive feast spotlights ​​a special recipe by the TV personality himself, dubbed ‘RahsiaNya’, which consists of slow-cooked chicken broth infused with fresh coconut water, chilli peppers and soybeans with a hint of fermented broad beans and tofu. To accompany the soup base, customers can select from a variety of buffet dishes spanning Kak Nya’s Specials, noodles or rice, butcher’s selections, fine seafood, vegetables, and drinks. Alternatively, there are also Ramadan sets available for two or four pax. Find out more in our review here.

RasaNya Ramadan buffet

Availability: 15 March to 21 April 2023

Time: 7:00PM – 9.30PM (dinner) | 9:30PM – 12am (supper)

Price: RM118++ per adult | RM58++ per child

To make a reservation, click here

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16. Amari Kuala Lumpur

Amari Kuala Lumpur welcomes you to feast on a resplendent buffet spread curated by Executive Chef Fadzil and his team, featuring signature dishes such as Curry Kepala Ikan, Ayam Panggang Percik, Roasted Lamb, Serawa Durian, and Kek Lapis Sarawak. Set in Amaya Food Gallery, customers will be able to interact with live cooking stations and hawker-style stalls as they indulge in the seasonal dishes, on top of other Asian and international flavours. 

Citarasa Amaya

Availability: 23 March to 20 April 2023 

Time: 6:30PM – 10:30PM

Price: RM168 nett per adult | RM84 nett per child aged 7-11 years old

For reservations and enquiries, contact +603 2330 5800​ / +603 2330 5855 or email  [email protected]

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17. Monroe 

If buffets are too heavy for you, head over to Monroe at KLoe Hotel for a taste of nostalgic local dishes in a modern American diner setting. The restaurant’s young chefs, Raja Imran and Baqi, have designed the Makan Together Ramadan and Raya Repast menu to bring family, friends, and colleagues together to fellowship over set dishes comprising Cucur Sayur, Ayam Percik, Tenggiri Bakar and Spiced Chai Flan served with Steamed Jasmine Rice and a refreshing Torched Ginger Cooler. Light eaters may also opt for a la carte orders. 

Makan Together

Availability: 28 March to 23 April 2023

Time: 6:00PM – 11:00PM

Price: RM120 for two pax

To make a reservation, click here

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18. MoMo’s Kuala Lumpur


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MoMo KL’s festive Mo’ Feast Mo’ Fun menu is back for this Ramadan, extending a seasonal twist to its famed dinner classics. Expect a Malaysian-inspired take on its burgers, fries, and juicy milkshakes, with options such as Sambal Loaded Cheeseburger and Salted Egg Yolk Burger, paired with Teh Tarik or Neslo milkshakes. 

Mo’ Feast Mo’ Fun

Availability: 23 March to 21 April 2023

Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Price: From RM40 per set | RM150 for a Family Bundle with four burgers, free flow of sides and refreshing iced teas

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