Christmas joy at The Resort Café, Sunway Resort

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This Christmas is going to be extra special… It will be the first time after a very long lockdown that we are able to celebrate again! The Resort Café at Sunway Resort is just the perfect place for a magical wonderland of gastronomical delights.

Let’s dive into a sea of epicurean spread, savouring every moment of our long-awaited freedom from the countless movement restriction measures. We certainly deserve to be pampered to the hilt!

Magical Christmas Village

Stepping into The Resort Café is like being transported into a Magical Christmas Village, with the dazzling display of Yuletide decor to set the mood for a very special Christmas. It starts with a German market place at the entrance, with quaint German wooden huts filled with assortments of German delicacies like pretzels and brötchens, Christmas cakes, cookies and chocolates. 

A sumptuous Christmas spread

The Christmas buffet spread features a beautiful seafood bar with fresh hauls of prawns, oysters, yabbies and mussels to tease the palates of seafood lovers. Being an occasional seafood eater, I found myself enjoying the seafood spread, which was delightfully fresh and scrumptious. 

Next is the carving station offering traditional as well as modern roasts like leg of lamb, herbed sirloin, beef and glazed turkey, along with a concomitant of sauces and stuffings. My husband enjoyed these very much!

Next stations feature a Chinese cuisine of lok-lok and dim sum, and Malay cuisine of various kinds of nasi (rice) and kari (curry). We loved the Kari Kapitan which was aromatic and richly spiced, created by Chef Jasper Chow himself, who is responsible for the entire festive fare. His talent in molecular cuisine, especially his specialty in French fine dining, certainly adds flavour to the entire Christmas buffet. 

Not to be missed is the dessert station laden with pretty Christmas goodies like mince pies, panettone, English fruit cakes, chocolate Yule log cakes, pralines and more… Oh, and they have a really tall chocolate fountain to top it all. Decadently satisfying.

A 5 stars rating!

We had a truly wonderful time and enjoyed being pampered by all the wonderful chefs and staff, who are so professional and passionate in their work. We also ordered the free-flow of wine, which really added to our enjoyment of this fine-dining experience. We happily give them a 5 stars rating.

If you rather stay at home, you can order all roasts and bakes with a 48-hour advance notice. Just visit the hotel’s website here for menu selections, or call 03 7495 2009 or WhatsApp to 019 381 5568. You can also use these numbers for table reservations.

The buffet is priced between RM138 – 256 per adult, depending on which day you want to attend. Children aged 6-12 years enjoy 50% off adult rates. Guests can enjoy an unlimited free flow for three hours of non-alcoholic beverages at RM60 nett, or a selection of alcoholic drinks at RM125 nett per person. More info here.

Find out where other buffets in KL take place this month and have a look here at our listicle for the 18 Best Christmas and New Years Eve buffets in 2021.

A New Year’s staycation

Fancy a New Year’s staycation? Ring in the New Year with a 2-day/1 night Staycation at Sunway Pyramid Hotel (RM850 nett per room per night for 2 pax) that includes a Gala Dinner at The Resort Cafe and breakfast for two, and enjoy the amazing fireworks display at midnight. Have a look here for more details.

We were invited to the buffet. As always, our opinion is honest and our own.

Photo credits of all images in this post: Mr. KV Soon


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