Eat to your heart's content in the company of friends and family as soon as the golden hour strikes.

1. Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Meaning 'dishes of the archipelago,' Sajian Nusantara is the theme of the Four Seasons Hotel's Ramadan buffet in 2019. It's no secret that celebrity chef Dato’ Fazley Yaakob has been busy whipping up dishes for the seasonal spread. Catch him and executive chef Junious Dickerson at CurATE, one of the best all-day dining restaurants in town.

Dates

May 6 - June 4, 2019

Prices

May 6-12 and May 31-June 4: RM178; May 13-30: RM208

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur | 145, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur | Online reservations

2. Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur

Sink your teeth into a mind-boggling array of local and continental fare at Latest Recipe. Curated by Chef Budiman and his culinary team, the Citarasa Harmoni buffet sees an especially nostalgic sweets corner. Think kuih bahulu, apam balik, pineapple tarts, peanut cookies, and dodol in an assortment of flavours including durian and pandan.

Dates

May 6 - June 4, 2019

Prices

Adults, RM180; Children, RM90

*Early bird offer if you book by May 1, 2019: Adults, RM128; Children, RM64

 Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur | 2 Jalan Stesen Sentral, KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur | 03-2263 7434 | dining.lmkl@lemeridien.com

3. Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Picture 368 different dishes and 8 types of thirst quenchers. How's that for feasting like a king? Themed Santapan D’Raja, Vasco's Ramadan buffet is an amalgamation of dishes habitually served in Malay palaces. Witness live silat (the Malay art of self-defense) from Monday through Saturday, and take home your own miniature tengkolok (traditional Malay headgear).

Dates

May 5 - June 4 from 6-10.30pm

Prices

Adults, RM188; Children aged 6-11 years, RM100

Hilton Kuala Lumpur | 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur | 03-2264 2264 | kulhi-salesadm@hilton.com

4. The St Regis Kuala Lumpur

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Above Slow-Roasted Grass Fed Australian Spring Lamb Marinated with Malay Spices. Photo: Saint Regis Kuala Lumpur

The St Regis Kuala Lumpur's annual Ramadan buffet always exists strikes a nice balance between nostalgia and novelty. Take the soto ayam for instance; each bowl of chicken soup is crowned with a mini truffle-laced begedil or potato cake.  Themed Malam Warisan Melayu, this year's feast at The Astor Room will feature at least one dish from each state in Malaysia.

Dates

May 10 - June 2, 2019 from 6.30-10pm

Prices

RM228

The St Regis Kuala Lumpur | 6, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur | 03-2727 1077

5. Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Bored of the usual roasted lamb with mint sauce and chicken rendang? Then book your seats for Nobu's Twilight Symphony menu to sample shiso-crusted lamb and chicken truffle teriyaki instead. Not your run-of-the-mill dinner, the degustation will showcase Nobu's signature Japanese-Peruvian style with local flourishes. 

Dates

May 6 - June 4, 2019

Price

RM280

Nobu Kuala Lumpur | Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre | 03-2164 5084 or WhatsApp 019-389 5085

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Above Photo: Nobu Kuala Lumpur

6. New World Petaling Jaya Hotel

One of our top picks for local delicacies, the Ramadan spread at Pasar Baru is modelled after a night market complete with individual stalls. Start at the gorgeous ulam-ulaman corner before slurping down a bowl of sup ekor, but be sure to prioritise the signature curry laksa and oily chicken rice. The kids will go wild for the ice cream machine spouting vanilla and chocolate soft serve.

Dates

May 3 - 31, 2019 from 6.30-10.30pm

Prices

Adults, RM128; Children aged 5 to 11 years, RM64

*Early bird offer if you book before April 30, 2019: Adults, RM88 (ballroom) or RM99 (restaurant).

New World Petaling Jaya Hotel | Paradigm, 1 Jalan SS7/26A, Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Selangor | 03-7682 0000 | marketing.petalingjaya@newworldhotels.com

7. Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa

It's best to dress appropriately for Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa's Ramadan spread, and by that we mean your loosest garb! The seafood section showcases the best produce from our local waters while the 'goreng-goreng' station sees fritters in all shapes and sizes — pisang goreng, ubi keladi and keropok lekor is battered and fried before your very eyes. A highlight of this particular buffet is the Assam Pedas Sup Gearbox; each diner gets his or her own straw to suck up the marrow in their beef bones.

Dates

May 6 - June 4, 2019 from 6:30-10:30pm

Prices

Adults, RM188; Children aged 6-12 years, RM98

Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa | Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor | 03-7495 2009 or 03-7492 8000 | srhs.bookfnb@sunwayhotels.com

8. Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

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Above Chef Dato’ Chef Haji Ismail Ahmad. Photo: Sofitel

“Though he has a hectic schedule, Dato’ Chef Haji Ismail Ahmad spent 3 days with my team and I, sharing some of his greatest tips, tricks and cooking technique for our preparation,” commented executive chef Kim Gates when asked about the hotel's collaboration with the beloved celebrity chef. Come more than once, as different dishes will be in rotation throughout the month.

Dates

May 4 - June 4, 2019

Prices

Adults, RM188; Children, RM94

*Early bird offer if you book before April 30, 2019: Adults, RM158, Children, RM79

Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara | 6, Jalan Damanlela, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur | 03-2720 6688 | ha123-fb2@sofitel.com

 

9. The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

Can't find the time to go on a food-fuelled road trip? Let the chefs at The Cobalt Room bring the best of our 13 states to you. Think asam pedas ikan tenggiri from Malacca, ikan patin masak tempoyak from Pahang, nasi kerabu from Terengganu, Laksa Kedah, Penang rojak, and much more. The Cobalt Room is also the only Ramadan buffet we know of with its very own shawarma spit!

Dates

May 6 - 31 from 6.30-10pm

Prices

Adults, RM118; Children aged 12 years and below, RM59 

The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur | 168, Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur | 03-2782 9122 | dining@ritzcarlton.com.my

10. Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

One of few five-star hotels to partner with local vendors, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel will put Pak Udin's popular lemang bakar — glutinous rice steeped in coconut milk, stuffed into bamboo, and cooked over slow fire) — on a pedestal. Other highlights at the Sajian Aneka Rasa buffet include a carving station with whole roasted lamb, Chef Azrul’s gulai kawah kambing, and Chef Supi Mansor's sup tulang rawan. Eager to bring the party to your house? The hotel also offers catering starting at RM145 per pax for a minimum of 30 guests.

Dates

May 5 - June 3, 2019

Prices

Adults, RM138; Children, RM69
  
Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel | Corner of Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur | 03-2771 6692 | rhi.kulrn.fb@renaissancehotel.com

11. One World Hotel Petaling Jaya

Kembara Tujuh Sajian, One World Hotel's Ramadan buffet at Cinnamon Coffee House, brings kampung dishes and street food under one roof — and a comfortable air-conditioned one at that. Keep an eye out for authentic Malaysian dishes such as sambal udang petai, kambing semur kerisik, gulai daging tetel kawah tok, perut lembu masak cili api and sayur pucuk manis.

Dates

April 24 - June 4, 2019 from 6.30-10.30pm

Prices

April 24 - May 5, 2019: Adults, RM148; Children aged 6-12 years, RM78

May 6 - June 4, 2019: Adults, RM175; Children aged 6-12 years, RM90

One World Hotel Petaling Jaya | First Avenue, Bandar Utama City Centre, Selangor | 03-7681 1157 | cinnamon@oneworldhotel.com.my

12. Saint Pierre Kuala Lumpur

Leave your preconceptions at the door when dining at Saint Pierre Kuala Lumpur and allow Chef KimKevin de Dood to sweep you off your feet. Wine and dine over a 6-course Ramadan menu without ever leaving your seat to refill your plate from a buffet. French flavours will meet Malaysian ingredients in a fine dining setting.

Dates

May 5-June 4, 2019

Prices

RM546 or RM448 with or without non-alcoholic beverages

Saint Pierre Kuala Lumpur | W Kuala Lumpur, 121 Jalan Ampang L8, Kuala Lumpur | 03-2732 5008 | Online reservation

13. The RuMa Hotel and Residences

Celebrate the Holy Month in style by congregating in the most design forward hotel in KL. ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery at The RuMa Hotel and Residences will be serving a slew of lip-smacking specialities, from daging salai masak lemak to kari ikan bendi. The highlight of the buffet, however, is anything cooked in the Mibrasa Charcoal Oven, a state-of-the-art kitchen apparatus made in Spain.

Dates

May 5-June 3, 2019

Prices

RM168

*Early bird offer if you book before April 30, 2019: 15% off total bill

The RuMa Hotel and Residences | 7, Jalan Kia Peng, Kuala Lumpur | 03-277 808 88 | atas@theruma.com

14. The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Oozing colonial charm, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur is offering guests two separate Ramadan feasts — good luck choosing! Pile your plates high with more than a hundred classic Malay dishes at the first, which will unfold at The Majestic Function Room. Option B, on the other hand, takes place at Contango and offers a more international selection of cuisines, from Thai to Japanese and American to Italian, but not without forgoing Malaysian favourites.

Dates

Majestic Festive Banquet at The Majestic Function Room: May 11 - June 2, 2019

Festive Variety Dinner at Contango: May 3 - June 6, 2019

Prices

Majestic Festive Banquet: RM125

Festive Variety Dinner: RM150

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur | 5, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Tasik Perdana, Kuala Lumpur | 03-2785 8000 | guestservices@majestickl.com

15. Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur

Hotel Stripes, a boutique hotel under Autograph Collection Hotels, is paying homage to its 'hood' by rolling with the theme, 'Neighbourhood Food of Jalan Kamunting.' Indulge in neighbourhood specialities such as Capital Café's assam pedas and beef rendang as well as MMZ’s comforting sup ekor and sup ayam — all under one roof!

Dates

May 10 - June 6, 2019 from 7-10pm

Price

RM88

Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur | 25, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur | 03-2038 0000 | enquiry@stripeskl.com

 

16. W Kuala Lumpur

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Above Photo: W Kuala Lumpur

From locally grown greens courtesy of Weeds & More to kambing bakar topped with gooey raclette cheese, Flock at W Kuala Lumpur sure does things differently from its competitors. Don't leave without stopping by the dessert station crowded with mango tarts, jackfruit sago panna cotta and chilli chocolate mousse. In the true spirit of Ramadan, the hotel is distributing any remaining food from its Ramadan buffet to the city's needy via Kechara Soup Kitchen.

Dates

May 5 - June 5, 2019

Prices

May 5-12, 2019: RM168; Children, RM84, RM84

May 13-June 5, 2019: Adults, RM188; Children, RM94

W Kuala Lumpur | 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur | 012-347 9088 | bf.wkualalumpur@whotels.com

17. Grand Millenium Kuala Lumpur

There's no need to 'balik kampung' to sample time-honoured Ramadan recipes. Executive sous chef Razali Idris and team are ready to whip up the likes of sotong masak hitam, ayam panggang, gulai daging salai, ayam masak madu, and bubur pengat pisang. Even the best village produce is brought straight to the heart of KL via an all-you-can-eat durian buffet in the hotel's alfresco lounge.

Dates

May 6 - June 4, 2019 from 7-10pm

Price

RM178 or RM158 with or without access to the durian buffet

*Early bird offer if you book before May 5, 2019: RM99 per pax

Grand Millenium Kuala Lumpur | 160, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur | 03-2117 4163 | mill@millenniumhotels.com

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Above Durian buffet. Photo: Grand Millenium Kuala Lumpur

18. Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

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Above Apple Pecan Caramel Cake. Photo: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Coinciding with the launch of HM Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah's cookbook, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur has secured the rights to serve dishes cooked according to Her Majesty’s recipes. Live entertainment comes by way of traditional gamelan performances daily from May 6 through June 4, 2019.

Dates

A Taste of Malaysia: May 6 - 12, 2019

Royal Cuisine of Pahang: Mosaic, May 13 - June 4, 2019; Diamond Ballroom, May 13 - 26, 2019

Prices

A Taste of Malaysia: RM168

Royal Cuisine of Pahang: Mosaic, RM218; Diamond Ballroom, RM188

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur | Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre | 03-2330 8798 | mokul-fb@mohg.com

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