Restaurant offers kampung and other specialities
THE GARDENS HOTEL & RESIDENCES,
Mid Valley City,
Lingkaran Syed Putra,
Tel: 03-2268 1123
Business hours: 24 hours.
Buffet dinner is from 6.30pm to 10.00pm
THE Gardens Hotel & Residences has much to offer this Ramadan as it is not only a time to strengthen ties with family and friends, but also a time to enjoy good food amid a perfect ambience.
Served at The Spread, which is located on the 6th floor of the hotel, the buka puasa delights feature kampung favourites, sumptious Asian specialities and mouth-watering international and Middle-Eastern delicacies prepared in its most authentic way by the hotel’s executive chef Werner.
Among the Middle-Eastern specialities are Fatoush, Tahini (sesame), Hummus (chickpea), Baba Ganoush (eggplant), assorted Arabic pickles and fresh vegetables, tabouleh (parsley salad), Stuffed Dolmas (steamed grape leaf) and Arabic bread.
Meanwhile, for those who prefer to start off with Indian speciality at the ‘Little India’ corner, try out the Brinjal Masala, Dhall Tarka, Garlic Naan, Lamb Kofta and Briyani rice specially prepared by chef K Baskaran.
The Spread also features a sumptuous variety of Chinese specialities like chicken rice and its condiments and prawn mee. Apart from this, there is also a Japanese corner serving an exciting variety of delicious maki and sushi.
In the main course, you will be tempted to have the Falafel, kebab, Lamb Tajine, cous cous, Sambal Udang Petai, Ketam Goreng Berempah, Curry Fish Head, Stir Fried Long Brinjal with Red Chillies, Puyuh Percik and white rice.
If your friends and family prefer an outdoor experience, which gives a perfect view of the sunset and an outlook of city life, you can opt to have your meal just outside the restaurant in a verandah-like setting. Here, the hotel chefs have prepared a barbecue corner, mainly featuring roasted marinated whole lamb served with rosemary and garlic sauce with mint jelly, ikan bakar in banana leaf, sotong bakar and tamarind prawn as well as lamb, beef and chicken satay with condiments.
The dessert corner is one you should not miss as a variety of sweet delicacies such as Baklava, Basbusa, dates, nyonya and Malay kuih, assorted jellies, tapai and sago gula Melaka are there for your enjoyment.
Beverages available at the beverage corner are Nescafe tarik, teh tarik, sugar cane and soya bean.
There are three different menus being rotated in a week for this period and the buffet is available until Aug 28. It is priced at RM98++ per person and children aged 12 years and below will be charged half price.
This is the writer’s personal observation and is not an endorsement by StarMetro.