If ‘All I Want For Christmas’ tune playing all night long, the merry season is the on the way and we are ecstatic! Cooking up a big traditional Christmas lunch in this heat ain’t for the faint of heart! If you aren’t dining in for Christmas this year, you’ll want to know where in Kuala Lumpur to head to for that festive ham, turkey and cranberry sauce!
Best Places To Dine & Take-Away For Christmas In KL
It’s the most beautiful time of the year, life has to offer and with Christmas, comes gifts galore, family time, and most importantly, the feasts. To gather everyone for a proper sit-down meal this holidays, we’ve handpicked and curated a merry list to choose from ranging from festive buffets to set meals with turkey, steak and plenty of seafood – these Christmas menus are sure to get you in the festive mood, whether you’re looking for lunch or dinner or even to take away some turkey so buckle up and scroll through to pick the best choice for you and your family!
#1 InterContinental Kuala Lumpur
The Winter Wonderland with a bling, roasted turkeys, and home-made Christmas Cookies better than grandma’s right here at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur. The Christmas Eve and Christmas Day buffet features Roasted Turkey with chestnut stuffing, Roasted Lamb with Lemongrass and if that is not enough, the traditional roasts are accompanied with a full selection of seafood including French oysters and Canadian lobsters. Leave room for dessert, mama! Carrying on with the wonderland theme with Christmas cookies and Panettone with Gingerbread House and Mince pies, plus a table laden with festive goodies, it’s a grand treat to have your Christmas feast at Serena Brasserie. Make your reservations before 15 December 2018 and enjoy 20% off.
#2 Christmas Party Menu @ Table & Apron
The homely location and warm waitstaff are simply more reasons why you should plan your Christmas family dinner here without having to spend a fortune for a night. Instead, immerse in the joy and find the delight of enjoying a traditional feast in a cozy space and even have the freedom to get slightly messy! They are believers that Christmas is not Christmas without a classic roast turkey and rolled pork belly with that shattering crackling. By dining-in, leave the cooking and after-mess to them or impress the mother-in-law and take-away their roasted selections and take credit! All roasts will be lovingly prepared with an advanced pre-order only, so act quickly if you haven’t and click on our website link below to fill in a pre-order form!
Address: 23, Jalan SS 20/11, Damansara Kim, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Hours: 11.30 AM to 4 PM, 6- 10 PM. Closed on Monday.
Phone: 03-7733 4000
#3 The Majestic Hotel
Celebrate the magical season the majestic way. From a traditional Christmas Feast at The Colonial Cafe to a decadent gentlemen’s experience at The Smoke House, Christmas at The Majestic is sure to be a delight. Start off with mulled wine before moving on to watercress soup with lobster meat and other must-haves like sliced roasted turkey, braised beef cheek and homemade chocolate fudge cake. Take in the grand view, tuck into some comfort food and ease into the festive season – who says Christmas has to be stressful?
#4 Afternoon Tea @ Garage 51
Christmas ain’t the biggest deal in the world, yet it be would be nice to share the spirit and maybe spend a little quality time with your girls or bros? Garage 51, a hip cafe in the Subang hood is feeling the season this time around and trying out something a little unconventional like a Christmas Afternoon TEA. How English?
At RM68++ for two people, indulge in sweet and savory snacks like sweet potato fries and raisin scones, to more traditional Christmas delights like gingerbread and Christmas Jelly served alongside Matcha Cocoa and their best-selling Magic Lemonade – both mixed with homemade pure cocoa and butterfly pea nectar respectively.Available on Fridays, Saturday, Sunday from 3 pm to 5.30 pm, on 1 December onwards – by reservation only.
#5 Shangri La @ Lemon Garden Cafe
Unbuckle your belts for the lavish festive spread on offer at Shangri-La Lemon Garden Cafe this season! Entice your festive taste buds with Roasted Whole Turkey with Apple-Chestnut and Raisin Stuffing, Maple-Laced Lemon Thyme Roasted Whole Turkey with Apricot and Italian Style Sausage Stuffing, Five Spices Roasted Turkey with Lotus Rice, Tandoori Turkey with Briyani Stuffing and be sure to leave some room for dessert mama! From Traditional Ginger Bread House to Noel Fruit Cake Loaf, they’ve got you covered! And if you’re looking more to pick up some ready-made festive treats to have at home check out their brochure and go big this time around.
Address: Shangri-La Hotel Address: 11, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Hours: 6 AM to 11.30 PM.Opens daily
Phone: 03-2074 3900
#6 IKEA Family Buffet Dinner
Does Christmas dinner at IKEA sounds odd to you and your family? They don’t think so and we don’t see how this can’t be liberating! They’re back again this year around with a traditional turn even with Mulled Wine (Non-alcoholic) being served with a whole lotta feasting options ranging from rooted turkey to Baked Smoked Salmon with Chive sauce and meatballs (DUH) with mash potatoes, looks like we’re booking a slot on the 21st and there’s a bunch of us so better hurry!!! They know they’re in demand hence this is a one day offer with two two-hour seatings at 5.30 PM and 8 PM exclusive for IKEA family members only (SIGN UP!!!).
#7 Sheraton Petaling Jaya Christmas Feast
They’ve got the roasted whole turkey with chestnut stuffing to BBQ beef ribs and smoked duck among other culinary delights for only RM118 for adults and RM59 net for children (5-11 years). If this isn’t the best time to buffet the whole season up, then it’s never the right time! Available from the 17th of December till the 30th, make your way downtown and spice things up!
#8 Take-away Roasted Turkey @ Ben’s Independent Grocery
Are you one of those peeps who spends hours rummaging through stuffs isle by isle sniffing your way through tea with different flavour and going through every cheese at the cheese section, we’ve got the right place for you to be this Christmas season to stack up your trolley with goodies and even take-away a turkey,Roast Lamb Racks and scrumptious side at BIG’s. Perfect for your office Christmas parties and get together! ?Pre-Order ends 20 Dec! They’re even hosting a few workshops for the kids like ginger man bread decorations! Check out their website to know more , participate and get slicin!
Address: Publika, Lot 1A, 83-95, Jalan Dutamas 1, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Hours:9 AM to 10 PM. Opens daily
Phone: 03-6205 2036
#9 Joloko @ Caribbean Inspired Christmas
Located in Chow Kit next to Hotel Stripes, JOLOKO is a Restaurant & Bar that has a delicious selection of spicy Caribbean style BBQ from the grill, enough Mezcal and Tequila to make you start speaking Spanish, all sorts of natural wines, and cocktails that will make you feel the ocean breeze.
Get your friends and family together to embrace the tropics this Christmas, because who needs snow when you’ve got sand. We’re breaking away from the usual turkey dinner and putting our own Joloko twist on Christmas feasting. Available from the 4th of December onwards.
#10 Fluffed Cafe & Dessert Bar
If you grew up with the clumsy, honey-loving Winnie The Pooh Bear in your childhood, you might like this place which evokes sweet memories of the character through their decadent waffle dessert. Historically a Belgian dish cooked from dough and batter between two iron plates resulting in a criss-cross pattern, they’re commonly found through many cuisines around this world and during this merry occasion, Fluffed Cafe & Dessert Bar are indulging you with the Nutcracker – Christmas Special Cocoa waffle, luxurious maple pecan ice cream, crispy creampuff, gingerbread cookie crumble, caramel sauce and fresh fruits. Truly delightful!