4-2 Lorong Maarof,
Bangsar Park,
59000 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel:03-2283 2119
Business Hours: Daily (Lunch) 12noon-3pm
(Dinner) 3pm-10.30pm.

Celebrity chef’s signature restaurant offers traditional favourites.

For the past 10 years, local celebrity chef Datuk Ismail Ahmad has been serving up home cooked buka puasa delicacies to his guests at his quaint restaurant in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.

Not much has changed this Ramadan, he said, as Rebung would stick closely to what they do best, serving good authentic Malay dishes.
Chef Ismail stirring dodol at his restaurant where the dessert is available every evening during Ramadan.

Chef Ismail stirring dodol at his restaurant where the dessert is available every evening during Ramadan.

“We are all about food here, we do not really put much effort into decorating the place.

“The minute you step into our restaurant, we want you to be treated to the variety of food,” said Ismail who wants to keep his dishes simple but true to the traditional Malay culture.

Sambal Udang Petai.

Sambal Udang Petai.

The Negeri Sembilan-born chef said most of his dishes were not easily found in the city, hence he said those coming to Rebung would not only be treated to a full tummy but home cooked dishes.


Some of the dishes which will be made available are siput sedut masak lemak, pari masak assam pedas, telur itik masak lemak, dried salted fish curry, ikan patin masak tempoyak, ayam kuzi, daging salai masak lemak and ikan kembung sumbat.

Other favourites such as tauhu bakar, ikan goreng berlada, cucur bawang, roti jala, rojak buah, murtabak, assam laksa, popiah basah and rendang tok will also be served.

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Assorted drinks await diners – have your choice of Barley with Lemon, Rose Syrup with Coconut, or Cendol.

If you are not keen on making your way through the dinner queue at rebung for its curries, why not start your meal at the dessert table?

“Most of us break fast with something sweet after a whole day of fasting.

“So it is not wrong to start at the dessert table,” said the flamboyant Ismail who made sweet delights such as Pulut Durian, Pengat Pisang, Bubur Kacang, Wajib Durian, Badak Berendam and festive cookies.

While dining at the restaurant, guests will also be treated to local music performed on three different stages placed around the eatery.

Before heading home, Ismail packed us a box of dodol each.

“We make dodol here every night for our guests. They can even join in the fun of stirring this lovely dessert with us,” he said.

The buffet is priced at RM70 nett (adults) and RM48 nett (children aged five to 11 years).

The promotion ends on the last day of Ramadan.

The is is the writer’s personal opinion and not an endorsement by StarMetro.

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