With Deepavali coming up on 24th October 2022, it’s time to plan our dining events with some of the best buffets and special menus held around KL and Selangor.
From authentic Indian recipes to those with a fusion twist, these buffets offer it all when it comes to sumptuous Indian cuisine. As one of the oldest cuisines, the use of spices and a myriad of ingredients offer vast complexity in flavours when it comes to Indian food.
Deepavali, also known as Diwali, is called the Festival of Lights, as it symbolises the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, the reason that devotees adorn their homes with lights is that it’s the time to destroy dark thoughts, eradicate dark evils, and provide the strength to carry on with good intentions and vibes for the rest of the year.
If you’re planning on celebrating Deepavali with your friends and family over carefully crafted dishes at buffets, take your pick from this list. Renowned and experienced Chefs have created enriching varieties of Indian food and delicacies for a truly amazing feast to honor the auspicious occasion.
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Scrumptious Deepavali buffets and special menus to check out in KL in 2022, so far:
Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara
Available from 21 October 2022 until 24 October 2022, Kwee Zeen at Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara is putting on a colourful and vibrant celebration of Deepavali with a specially designed festive buffet. Guests will enjoy an array of authentic Indian dishes set against the backdrop of the stunning restaurant. With a variety of themed buffets available on different days during the festival, you can revel in the spirit of Deepavali in a lavish and relaxed setting.
Deepavali themed Seafood Extravaganza buffet dinner
21st to 22d October 2022
RM148+ per person
Deepavali themed Sunday brunch buffet
23rd October 2022
RM148+ per person
Deepavali themed buffet dinner
23rd to 24th October 2022
RM128+ per person
Children aged 7 to 11 years old will enjoy 50% discount. To make a reservation, send a WhatsApp here.
Phone number: +603-2720 6688
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
For Deepavali this year, the iconic Mandarin Oriental presents a unique culinary experience in collaboration with the luxurious Oberoi Hotel and Resorts Group, a strategic long-term partnership that has been ongoing since 2020.
Chef Rajiv Vatsyayan and his Brigade de Cuisine will be featuring an amalgam of regional food and drinks from the length and breadth of India as well as authentic dishes such as Sikandari Khusk Raan, Tandoori Champein, and Meen Moilee, will be available at Mosaic, from 20 to 24 October 2022.
For those who want to make a staycation out of it, there’s also the Stay and Dine package that includes a one-night stay in a Deluxe Park View Room, the Regional Cuisines of India buffet dinner at Mosaic as well as a complimentary breakfast for two.
The Regional Cuisines of India buffet is priced at RM188+ per person for lunch and RM228+ per person for Dinner or Sunday Brunch. For reservations, please call +60 (3) 2330 8798, email email@example.com or visit the website.
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Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur has lined up some exciting treats and offers to celebrate Deepavali, the festival of lights. At Lemon Garden, enjoy a wide range of signature Seafood buffet specialities with add-on Deepavali festive dishes infuse rich aromatic spices and traditional flavours to embrace Indian cuisine.
Kerala fish curry, Lamb Vindaloo and Butter Chicken Tikka Masala are among the main courses, along with Hyderabadi Murgh Biryani and Tandoori treats are not to be missed. Vegetarians can enjoy main courses like Paneer Khatta Pyyaz, Amritsari Cholley, and Thosai Masala. Indian desserts include Rosewater marinated fruit salad, Gulab Jamun, Payasam, Kulfi, and Rava Kesari, and more.
This Deepavali buffet is available from 21 to 28 October 2022, lunch is available from Tuesday to Thursday, priced at RM178 nett and Friday to Sunday, priced at RM198 nett.
Buffet dinner is available from Tuesday to Thursday, priced at RM198 nett and Friday to Sunday at RM258 nett.
For reservation and further enquiries, kindly call +603 2074 3900, WhatsApp +6019 390 2257 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Celebrate The Festival of Lights with Nadodi’s delectable menus that are specially curated for the occasion. As one of the best Indian restaurants in the country, this menu won’t disappoint with its complexity of flavours and intricate use of traditional spices and textures.
The festive menu is only available on 24th and 25th October. For reservations, please call +60 17 296 9520.
Visit the website for more information.
Knowhere Bangsar is celebrating Deepavali month with, “Namaku Pasta Thaa Mukkiyam” featuring a fresh take on the rich fusion of Italian and Indian cuisine.
The creative names on the menu make a point of famous Indian warriors that have been depicted in various films and how all of their journeys highlight the triumph of light over darkness in difficult times. On the menu is a dish called “Asoka SeDucktions” named after the film Asoka which is seared smoked duck with squid ink pasta made in the style of Kerala. “The Tanhaji Mushrooms”, called after the movie that inspired them, Tanhaji, also offers the best of the Italian-Indian combination, so we didn’t disappoint our vegetarian friends.
Those dining in the restaurant will be transported to a vibrant and festive setting to ring in the Deepavali spirit. The restaurant will be adorned and decked out with lanterns and fairy lights, fit for the celebration.
Knowhere Bangsar is open every day, 11.30am to 01.00am. The Deepavali menu is available for dine-in, takeaway, & delivery from 17th October – 31st October, 2022.
Delivery is available up to areas such as Putrajaya, Shah Alam, & Rawang with delivery fees applicable. Orders and Reservations can be made via WhatsApp at +6010-2202358.
Kenny Hills’ Bakers
Celebrating the festive season, Kenny Hills’ Bakers is offering two special items, the Chicken Tandoori Pizza and Lamb Varuval Calzone. Both the Indian-Italian pizzas are wood-fired in the oven and cooked with flavourful spices and the juiciest meats. To those that enjoy a kick of spice in their food, these dishes are made for you.
Available from 21st to 24th October only, at all outlets except the BSC kiosk.
Visit the website here.