If you are in the southern region of Peninsula Malaysia and are looking for places to buka puasa (break fast), here is a list of hotels serving scrumptions dishes courtesy of The Star.
MERCURE Johor Palm Resort & Golf will be having a Ramadan Buffet promotion at their in-house restaurant Medan Palma priced at RM49 ++ for adults and RM30 ++ for children. The buffet also features a 9+1 Deal where, for every booking for 10, 1 person gets to dine for free. RM2 from each customer will be given to charity. Tel: 07-599 6000.
DORSETT Johor Hotel’s Ramadan Feast is back. The feast includes a sumptuous meal priced at RM40 nett for adults and RM20 nett for children. The offer is valid from Aug 24 onwards from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. For reservations, call 07-360 1000.
ZON Regency Hotel Johor BARU is organising Berbuka Puasa & Win for diners at its Salt ‘n’ Pepper Café Restaurant (Level 5) and Sukhothai Restaurant (Level 6). Over 52 dishes from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Middle East are available in the dinner buffet. It also offers Sahur by the sea throughout the fasting month. Food stalls and seats have been set up in an outdoor area where one can enjoy the gentle sea breeze. A spread of local delights such as Teochew Porridge and Chef’s Hot Wok Noodles is served from 11pm to 6am daily. Priced at RM60+ (adult) and RM30+ (children aged four to 12 years). For reservations, call 07-221 9999.
Diners can berbuka puasa at PULAI SPRING Resort JOHOR and feast on an array of dishes including ulam, salads, Malay porridge, seafood and grilled lamb. The buffet features a special offer where, for every booking of 10, one gets to dine free. The price is RM65++ for adults and RM38++ for children. For bookings or details, call 07-555 4717.
GRAND Paragon Hotel Johor Baru has a 1Malaysia buffet spread in conjunction with Ramadan. The buffet features a variety of items prepared by house chefs Leong and Syed Ramly. It is priced at RM55++ for adults and RM28++ for children. For bookings and other details, call 07-268 5222 ext 5255/5326 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
SUMMERSET Resort in Kuala Rompin, Pahang, offers traditional fare to break fast with. The buffet promotion costing RM30 nett per person ends on Sept 18. Pay for 10 people and the 11th person eats for free. The hotel also has room packages for Ramadan that cover buka puasa and sahur meals for two people. Buffet dinner on Saturdays and eve of public holidays is priced at RM40 nett (adult) and RM24 nett (child). Guests looking for music after dinner can head to The Lobby Lounge where Cherrie Berries from the Philippines is performing. The live music starts at 7pm nightly except Thursday. For reservations, call 09-4141 888.
DE RHU Beach Resort Kuantan is offering the Citarasa Malaysia buka puasa buffet priced at RM45 nett (adult) and RM19 nett (children aged four to 12 years) while senior citizens enjoy a 30% discount. More than 35 dishes are in the spread, including a selection of nine main courses. Room promotions are available during Ramadan starting at RM85. On the first and second days of Hari Raya, the buffet dinner will be priced at RM35 nett (adult) and RM24 nett (child). For reservations, call 09-557 9000.
Join the traditional breaking of fast while enjoying a spectacular view of the South China Sea at the simple yet elegant Kampung Restaurant in HYATT REGENCY Kuantan. It features over 60 dishes ranging from traditional Malay to Indian and Chinese prepared in open kitchens. It is priced at RM58++ (adult) and RM29++ (children aged five to 12 years). For reservations, call 09-518 1234 or visit kuantan.regency.hyatt.com
HOTEL SRI PELANGI in Muar, Johor is serving a combination of traditional and contemporary dishes for buka puasa at its coffee house. Asam Pedas, Gulai Lemak, Pengat Pisang and Ikan Bakar can be found alongside Black Pepper Beef and pudding. The Ramadan buffet is available until 10pm. It is priced at RM25 for adults and RM15 for children (seven to 12 years old). There is a 50% discount for patrons aged 55 and above. For reservations, call 06-951 8088.
PUTERI RESORT AYER KEROH MALACCA offers a kampung-style buka puasa buffet that includes roast lamb and traditional Malay kuih at RM23++ (adult) and RM16++ (child). For details, call 06-232 3333.
THROUGHOUT Ramadan, RENAI-SSANCE MALACCA HOTEL offers more than 50 dishes in its dinner buffet priced at RM60++ (adult) and RM35++ (child). Also, buy five Ramadan buffet vouchers at RM350 and get one free. For details, call 06-284 8888.
BAYVIEW HOTEL MALACCA is featuring a dinner spread of heritage cuisine such as Ayam Terutuk, Mee Bandung and Opor Ayam priced at RM48 nett per adult and RM25 nett per child. The hotel also has a 5+1 free promotion. For reservations, call 06-283 9888.
VISTANA HOTEL KUANTAN is offering a buka puasa buffet with a menu themed Ramadan Muhibbah. Prices are RM41.40 nett per adult and RM23 nett per child (three to 10 years in age). For reservations, call 609-517 8000.
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