Dong Dong Chiang – Chinese New Year is just around the corner! Some of you are probably still deciding where to have “Sou Gong”, “Hoi Gong” lunch/dinner or the reunion gathering. There could be factors to consider such as location, budget or menu selection. To strike a balance, it ain’t an easy job. If you are around KL vicinity, here are the Chinese New Year menus of 10 restaurants for your consideration.
1) Hee Lai Ton Restaurant, Pudu
It is one of the older restaurants in town that still serve excellent food. Patrons are generally the older generation and repeat customers. Click here for more details.
2) Tai Thong Group
Tai Thong’s Chinese New Year Set menus range from RM538++ to RM1,188++ for 6 pax and from RM828++ to RM1,928++ for 10 pax. Being the largest Chinese restaurant chain in Malaysia, it is known for its exquisite offering of traditional Cantonese specialties. For more information or reservations, please check out their website or Facebook for contact details.
Non-halal outlets: Imperial China Subang, Imperial Garden PJ, Imperial Palace Puchong, Imperial City Cheras, and Tai Thong Odeon Kepong.
Pork-Free outlets: Oriental Pearl Bukit Kiara, Oriental Pearl Bukit Jalil, Spring Garden Kota Permai, and Spring Garden Putrajaya.
Pork-Free Outlets: Spring Garden Tropicana and Spring Garden KLCC.
3) Overseas Restaurant, Jalan Imbi
Businessmen always claim that this restaurant is the best Chinese restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. Prices are steep though, no two ways about it so only go there when you really feel you need a great meal. Please make sure you make a booking before you head over, otherwise, there will be a high chance of you not getting a table especially during dinner! Check out their website for more information.
4) Youmiqi, Jalan Klang Lama
Unlike many other typical Chinese restaurants, Youmiqi serves dishes which are originated from Shun De, China, of which most are unique and unheard of! Not only the dishes are special, most of the dishes taste pretty good too. Click here to find out more details.
5) Grand Imperial Group
This is another chain of Chinese restaurants. The luxurious ambiance takes you on a journey of the most elegant and courtly dining. For more information, please check out their website for locations and contact details.
6) Elegant Inn, Menara Hap Seng
Elegant Inn is a pretty luxurious restaurant that serves Hong Kong cuisine. Despite the higher end prices, considering that one gets the freshest ingredients and the exacting standards. The set menus are made available on their website.
7) Restaurant East of Highway, Sri Kembangan
This is the most economical set menu. The restaurant is just by the roadside, 5 mins drive from The Mines. This place is congested with excessive cars and crowd. Most visitors like to organise their family lunches or dinners here. If you are looking for good food with decent price, this restaurant should be one of your top picks. Click here for more information.
8) Kechara Oasis
If you would like to try out something different this year, you may opt for a more healthy menu. Kechara’s unique vegetarian Yee Sang is freshly prepared with finest ingredients including walnuts, pine nuts, lemons, oranges, carrots and mangoes. Full of nutrition, vitamins and minerals, and free from colouring and preservatives. Click here for more details.
9) Xin Cuisine, Concorde Hotel
The menus comprises braised soup with dried seafood, steamed cod fish with garlic, stewed abalone with fish maw and seasonal vegetable, baked fresh water prawn with King superior soya sauce, waxed meat rice in claypot, pomelo puree with mango sago and many more. More details are available on their website.
Note : Xin will be closed for on the first day of new year and reopen for business on January 9, 2016. Dim sum breakfast starts from 9.00 am. Look out for lion dance show and other exciting shows at the hotel lobby.
10) Shang Palace, Shangri-la Hotel
Five set menus – Great Prosperity, Rich Fortune, Happy Reunion, Wealth Treasures and Immense Wealth – ranging from RM221 nett per person to RM5816 nett per table of 10 are available at Shang Palace. The set menus are available on their website.