10 Buffet Dinner & Brunch For Your New Year 2019 Celebration, Malaysia

Looking for a buffet dinner or brunch in town to tempt your palate this New Year’s Eve 2018 or scouting for a sumptuous feast to celebrate New Year 2019? We have got your back! Check out our hand-picked list of the top buffet for New Year celebration in Malaysia! Love to see more? Don’t miss out our list of Top Restaurants that Serve Festive Menus for New Year Celebration!

 

1/ A Wide Spread of Festive Treats at Shook!, Starhill Gallery



With an open-concept kitchen featuring 4 show kitchens – Japanese, Chinese, Italian and Western Grill to captivate all the senses, Shook! at Starhill Gallery is definitely your place to be for a wide spread of buffet to celebrate this New Year 2019. Treat yourself to a plethora of holiday treats like Freshly Sucked Oysters, Lemon Wedges, Smoked Salmon and Gravlax, Prawn Bisque, Roasted Prime Rib, Lamb Kebab Skewer, Roasted Whole Lamb and many other delights.

New Year Special:
New Year’s Eve Big Balloon Drop Dinner Buffet: 31st December 2018 at RM298 per person.
***Special offer: Ladies come in a group of 4 for countdown party (after 10pm) will get a bottle of prosecco for free. 
New Year’s Day Bloody Mary Brunch Buffet: 1st Jan 2019 at RM158 per person. 
*20% off for New Year’s table reservations at Shook! via TABLEAPP

Shook!
Location: Feast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at Shook!, Starhill Gallery

 

2/ Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill, Starhill Gallery

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Nestled in the food heaven Starhill Gallery, Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill stands out for its exceptional Sentidos twist and dynamic culinary. If you love an all-around experience of Spanish flavours that truly pays tribute to five senses, this restaurant would be a must-go. Savor delicacies like Fresh Prawns, Mexican Chicken Salad, Turkey Ham, Manchego Cheese, Spit-Roast Beef, Over Baked Herb Mushroom, Sea Grouper, Chocolate Fountain and other delights. 

New Year Special:
New Year’s Eve Latin Fiesta Dinner with Big Balloon Drop: 31st December 2018 at RM158 per person. 
New Year’s Day Tapas Buffet At The Table: 1st January 2019 at RM118 per person. 
*20% off for New Year’s table reservations at Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill via TABLEAPP

Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill
Location: Feast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill, Starhill Gallery

 

3/ JP teres at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

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If you love to get away from the hustle and bustle right at the center of Kuala Lumpur, treat yourself and your loved ones to a cozy buffet dinner at JP teres, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur which offers authentic selections of Malay, Indian and Chinese flavours and gratifies your senses with the show kitchens featuring satay grills, tandoor ovens, roti hot plate and wok stations. Immerse in delights such as Dahi Papadi Chat, Roasted Whole Lamb, Chili Crab, Es Cendol, Profiterole Bar and more. 

New Year Special:
New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet: 31st December 2018 at RM200 nett per adult; RM100 nett per child. 

JP teres
Location
Ground Floor, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, 12, Jalan Pinang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at JP teres, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

 

4/ THIRTY8 at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

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Located on the 38th floor of with a captivating 360 degree city view of Kuala Lumpur and vibrant cuisine, THIRTY8 will be all you could ask for this New Year. Usher in New Year 2019 by reveling in delights like Sustainable Seafood On Ice including Sushi, Sashimi, Freshly Shucked Oysters and so on or Imported Cheese, Foie Gras, Wagyu Beef, Prime Meat Cuts, Grand Desserts and many great treats!

New Year Special:
New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet: 31st December 2018 at RM800 nett per person (KLCC View) | RM680 nett per person (City View). Kids under 12 are not admitted.

THIRTY8
Location
: 38th Floor, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, 12, Jalan Pinang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to reserve a table at THIRTY8, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

 

5/ Gobo Chit Chat, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

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If you are a seafood lover, you simply cannot miss out taking joy in a seafood buffet spread of a variety of local and international dishes at Gobo Chit Chat, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur! With a wide array of delectable seafood delights and other items at Japanese Sushi Bar, Appetizer Bar, Open Noodle Kitchen and Bakery, the buffet would satiate even a discerning palate! Get ready to revel in Pineapple Chicken Wrap Salad, Cold Seafood Terrine, Smoked Salmon, Alaska King Crab, Unagi Teriyaki, Seared Salmon With Truffle Potatoes and Basil Sauce and so on. 

New Year Special:
New Year’s Eve Seafood Buffet Dinner: 31st December 2018 at RM218 nett per person; RM248 nett per person inclusive of free flow wine & bubbly.

Gobo Chit Chat
Location
Level 5, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Gobo Chit Chat, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

 

6/ Paya Serai, Hilton Petaling Jaya

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In search of sumptuous buffet offerings of gastronomic affairs and impeccable service in Petaling Jaya? You should not miss out Paya Serai at Hilton Petaling Jaya! The chic restaurant is preparing a feast with mouth-watering favourites of chef’s special recipe like Whole Roasted Turkey, Lamb and Venison with delightful trimmings, festive cookies, Yuletide Log and more. Don’t forget to get your complimentary party packs as well!

New Year Special:
New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner: 31st December 2018 at RM168 nett per adult; RM88 nett per child.

Paya Serai
Location
: Lobby Level, Hilton Petaling Jaya, 2, Jalan Barat, PJS 52, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at Paya Serai, Hilton Petaling Jaya

 

7/ Tosca Italian Restaurant, DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru

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What’s better than relaxing on the 13th floor and relishing the stunning views over the Straits of Johor while digging in your favorite holiday items? Tosca Italian Restaurant is not only loved for its contemporary flair of rustic Italian foods but also for its relaxing ambience with a sparkling poolside! A number of irresistible buffet delicacies are awaiting at the restaurant including Seasonal US Oysters, New Zealand Mussels, Crab Cakes, Grilled Capsicum, Roasted Whole Ribeye, Lamb Stew, Paella, Sous Vide Duck Breat, Assorted Cheese, Assorted Baked Pizzas and many great dishes.

New Year Special:
New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner: 31st December 2018 at RM198 nett per adult; RM99 nett per child.

Tosca Italian Restaurant
Location
: DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, No. 12, Jalan Ngee Heng, 80000 Johor Bahru.

>> Click here to book a table at Tosca Italian Restaurant, DoubleTree Hilton Johor Bahru

 

8/ A Luscious Spread of Buffet at Makan Kitchen, DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru

Not only can you enjoy authentic Italian cuisine at Tosca Italian Restaurant, you can also tempt your palate  at Makan Kitchen, DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru with exquisite cuisine ranging from Malay, Chinese, Indian and much-loved Peranakan dishes presented in a luscious spread of buffet with exciting cooking stations. What can you expect from a buffet here? Satiate your taste buds with Steam Prawn & Cocktail Dressing, Smoked Duck Breast, Yellow Fin Tuna, Rosemary Lamb Shoulder, BBQ Marinated Mini Steak, Korean Station, Fresh Baked Clay Pot, Traditional Fruit Cake and more delicacies. 

New Year Special:
New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner: 31st December 2018 at RM168 nett per adult; RM84 nett per child.

Tosca Italian Restaurant
Location
: DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, No. 12, Jalan Ngee Heng, 80000 Johor Bahru.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at Makan Kitchen, DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru 

 

9/ Globally Inspired Selection of Delicacies at Urban Kitchen, Hilton Kota Kinabalu

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If you are celebrating New Year at Kota Kinabalu, don’t forget to take joy in the International Countdown Buffet Dinner at Urban Kitchen, Hilton Kota Kinabalu! Be overwhelmed with globally inspired selection with live cooking stations showcasing local delicacies (Indian, Chinese and Malay) and Western dishes such as all-time-favorite roast of melt-in-the-mouth cuts of meat, delectable seafood on ice, great festive desserts and other dishes. 

New Year Special:
New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner: 31st December 2018 at RM168 nett per adult; RM84 nett per child.

Urban Kitchen
Location
: Lobby Level, Hilton Kota Kinabalu, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Urban Kitchen, Hilton Kota Kinabalu

 

10/ Breath-Taking View and A Wide Array of Festive Treats at TOP View Restaurant & Lounge

Perched on top of Komtar Tower at Level 59 and 60, it is no doubt that TOP View Restaurant & Lounge is a perfect place to count down to New Year 2019 while taking in the breath-taking view here. In this festive season, the award-winning chefs here have prepared a wide array of treats for you including Whole Poached Salmon, Continental Sliced Cold Meat, Festive Terrine, Roast Hereford Striploin, Orange Basted Roast Turkey, Chocolate Yuletide Log and more!

New Year Special:

– New Year’s Buffet Dinner: 30th December 2018 at RM138++ per adult | RM98++ per child.
New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner: 31st December 2018 at RM118++ per adult | RM98++ per child.
New Year’s Buffet Brunch: 1st January 2019 at RM88++ per adult | RM68++ per child.

TOP View Restaurant & Lounge
Location
: 59 Dining Room, Level 59, Komtar, Jalan Penang, 10000 George Town, Penang.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at TOP View Restaurant & Lounge

 

 

 

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5 Mansions in Penang That Crazy Rich Asians Would Visit This Merdeka Month 2018

Whether you love to have a taste of what it’s like to be a “Crazy Rich Asian” or simply want to step back in time to admire the glorious past, set your foot into these mansions in Penang and you will have what you wish for!

1/ Indigo @ The Blue Mansion

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If you are a fan of the sensational movie “Crazy Rich Asians”, you would not resist a thought of visiting Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (also known as The Blue Mansion) where some of the movie’s scenes were shot. Built in a traditional Teo Chew style, the UNESCO award-winning heritage mansion would capture your full attention with its indigo façade along with granite-paved courtyards, colorful textures of handcraft semi-opaque fabric lanterns and sprawling stairs. In honour of the film’s release, the mansion is offering to rent out the entire mansion at RM50,000 for 24 hours. If you are wondering whether to splurge such a fortune, remember that it’s always reasonable and value-for-money to spend a dinner at the mansion’s restaurant – Indigo @ The Blue Mansion. Go back in time and live an extravagant life of grandeur in the 19th century by savouring the exquisite cuisine carefully-curated by the head chef who is known for his skilful and meticulous preparation and cooking techniques.

>> Click here to book a table at Indigo @ The Blue Mansion

 

2/ Macalister Mansion

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If you wander around Macalister Road in the beautiful Georgetown, you would notice a colonial house that looks like a heritage museum. In fact, it is the most luxurious and sophisticated boutique hotel here – Macalister Mansion. Embellished with a simple and classic interior, the mansion will wow visitors with its 8 uniquely-designed rooms of special features and artworks. The renowned mansion is also known for its unique contemporary menu using local produces with European cooking techniques. Indulge yourself in the meticulously-curated courses by head chef Johnson and pair the food with a comprehensive selection of wines, you would have a great time dining like a true gourmand. Dining in Macalister Mansion is not about the food itself but about an experience that you would never forget.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Macalister Mansion – Dining Room

 

3/ Thirty Two at The Mansion

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If you are into a uniquely aesthetic experience dining by the sea, Thirty Two at The Mansion will definitely win your heart. The 98-year-old Italianate villa is one of the most beautiful and worth-visiting heritage buildings in town. Surrounded by carefully-trimmed greenery with elegant velvet curtains, the mansion has a lovely beach-side lounge where you can take a gulf of drink while enjoying the sea breeze. The interior design will drift you back to the Renaissance days as it reflects the love for Italian culture of the owner’s son – candle chandelier hanging aloft and gorgeous portraits on the walls. One would not miss a chance to dine at the pork-free restaurant here which offers a wide range of haute French cuisine, Western delights along with splashes of Asian flare and a collection of old wines. Treat yourself to a cosy and romantic meal here to enjoy the finest choices of ingredients as well as glorious creations.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at Thirty Two at The Mansion

 

4/ Farquhar Mansion

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If you love to walk down the memory lane to the earliest colonial days of Penang, there is no doubt Farquhar Mansion at Mission Place is one of your first destinations. The almost-200-year-old heritage building has exotically creative designs that are a far cry from conventional expectations. Its remarkable work of arts and well-thought-out furnitures with a classic touch would make you feel lost in time without further notice. Its posh and classy dining room has an intimate setting with dim lights and soothing jazz music that would be a perfect start for a gastronomic journey here. With an ever-growing menu that excites gourmets’ palate, the restaurant only curates high-quality ingredients for a palate-pleasing sensation in every dish. What would be better than a night affair of French haute cuisine, excellent wine, top-notch service in a luxurious and stylish restaurant?

>> Click here to book a table at Farquhar Mansion

 

5/ Suffolk House 

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Quietly tucked away right at the outskirt of George Town, Suffolk House is one of the few buildings that attract much attention as it is the first ‘Great House’ in Penang. The heritage building, built in the early 1800s, is a stunning epitome of a perfect amalgamation of Malaysia’s only surviving Georgian Mansion and Anglo-Indian garden house. Should you search for a unique dining experience surrounded by Georgian architectural design, look no further than Suffolk House Restaurant. The pork-free restaurant is set to entice your palate with a spread of delights like the classic char-grilled rack of lamb or the pan-fried cod fillet. Not only would the restaurant charm you with its fine-dining meals or the much-loved afternoon tea but it also wins the heart of diners for a menu free from addictive and freshly-prepared ingredients for the best taste of a life in the mansion.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Suffolk House Restaurant

 

 

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Food Trend 2017 2.0 : Top 10 Delectable Dim Sum Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

There are just too many Dim Sum Restaurants in Malaysia, however, we managed to identify some to satisfy your Chinese cuisine cravings. Scroll down for the listing…
 

Lai Ching Yuen at Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur

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Authentically known Cantonese cuisine, Lai Ching Yuen in Grand Millennium KL is recognised for its elegantly appointed chefs who present a carefully crafted menu. The authentic Cantonese cuisine is prepared only with the finest ingredients to create a delicate and extensive menu. One satisfying indulgence is to savour their lip-smacking dim sum. These small bites will definitely put a satisfying smile on your face!
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Toh Yuen Chinese Restaurant at Hilton Petaling Jaya

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Indulge in a scrumptious authentic Cantonese delicacies prepared with fresh and seasonal ingredients by Toh Yuen’s passionate Master Chefs. This restaurant also features a variety of steamed, pan-fried, deep-fried and baked dim sum, rice rolls, congee and desserts to savour on top of their main courses. Their delicious house specialties from Peking Duck to fresh seafood dishes are something to die for! Want something different? You can try their hand-pulled homemade noodles which are naturally coloured and flavoured with spinach and carrots!
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Chynna at Hilton Kuala Lumpur

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Stepping into an ancient regal Chinese dining environment and atmosphere in Chynna is an anticipation of what’s to come. Set in Tang style grandeur featuring a traditional Chinese herbal apothecary and an open dim sum kitchen, Chynna delights its guests by serving delicate and subtle modern Cantonese cuisine with a focus of healthy eating. Their weekends’ all-you-can-eat dim sum also features a premium dim-sum menu with dishes such as abalone dumpling. This place is not to be missed!
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Zuan Yuan Chinese Restaurant at One World Hotel

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Zuan Yuan Chinese Restaurant welcomes you with an aura of Oriental exuberance. The heavenly bite-sized and endless serving of freshly-made steamed or deep-fried dim sum delicacies are served daily for lunch. Indulging into chef recommendations are the must-haves in Zuan Yuan. To add to the truly authentic experience is an extensive list of Chinese Teas to complement your dining experience. Trust us, you will definitely be asking for more!
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Royal Canton at DC Mall

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Going to Royal Canton is merely having a dim sum trip to Hong Kong. You can never go wrong with Hong Kong dim sum served in this non-Halal Cantonese cuisine restaurant. Its popular dish, Peking duck, is everything a good Peking duck should have with its superb and crispy skin. Crispy siew yok (Roasted Crispy Pork Belly) is a must order dish when you dine-in as you could hear the amazing crispy crackling cracks as you sink your teeth in. There are many more scrumptious signature dishes to order from, always ask for recommendations.
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Way Modern Chinois at Damansara Heights

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Way Modern Chinois is a classy, sensual avant-garde modern cuisine restaurant specialising in contemporary Chinese-Asian cuisine. The essence of Way is modern fine dining Chinese cuisine where a simple dim sum dish is served with a subtle twist and sophistication. This place is well-known for its signature ‘Skinless’ Shanghai Soup Dumpling, you would not leave the place without savouring this house specialty. Not forgetting their housemade wok fried cheong fun with original spice paste, tasty!
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Oriental Chinese Cuisine at Pullman Hotel KL Bangsar

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The concept is a pure modern reinterpretation of the traditional Chinese teahouse featuring an exceptional range of Chinese teas. Unique dishes are carefully prepared by the master chef who oversees the whole kitchen and ensures every little detail of the customisation. The restaurant specialises in modern authentic dim sum and wok-friendly dishes, also not forgetting its hand-made Musang King Durian pancake. Do check out their menu for a wide-selections of mouth-watering dim sums.
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Ming Palace Chinese Restaurant at Corus Hotel KL Ampang

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Ming Palace Chinese Restaurant is awarded the Best Chinese Restaurant in 2013 by Malaysia Tatler and has proven its track record in the past for their refined culinary skills of the chefs. The restaurant not only offers Cantonese cuisine but the finest authentic Szechuan dishes. For dim sum lovers, sit back and be delighted by a variety of delectable bite-sized and ultra-light Chinese-like raviolis (dim sum). They are prepared and cooked fresh to be ordered daily.
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Han Pi Yuen Restaurant at The Royale Bintang Resort & Spa Seremban

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Known as one of the best Chinese restaurants in Seremban with some exquisite culinary delights from various regions in China namely Szechuan, Cantonese, Fujien, Shanghainese and Beijing. You will be amazed by how the dishes are presented with pure simple flavours and their authenticity. Buffet dim sum with their reasonable price for adults and children, not forgetting special price for senior citizens, is something that you cannot missed!
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Imperial Court Restaurant, Georgetown

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Feast like a king at the majestic Imperial Court Restaurant which the cuisine is a combination of traditional and contemporary dishes with palatial comfort. The chefs are specially flew in all the way from Hong Kong to curate the authentic dim sum, seafood and Cantonese dishes. Their specialties in the authenticity will definitely satisfy your cravings for Chinese cuisines. Check out their chef’s recommendations as you dine-in.
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