Christmas 2023: 13 best dinners in KL for an unforgettable festive feast

Ho ho ho! ‘Tis the time to be merry! Christmas 2023 is just around the corner. What could be more delightful than relishing a festive feast with your loved ones? Whether you prefer a 5-course menu or an all-you-can-eat buffet, we have curated a list that’s sure to suit your taste. 

Here are 13 best dinners in KL for an unforgettable festive feast this Christmas.

1. The Chow Kit

The Chow Kit - Festive Feasting
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Immerse yourself in an exceptional holiday season at The Chow Kit, where the open and inviting space of The Chow Kit Kitchen and Bar awaits guests for a Festive Feasting extravaganza. Enjoy 2 distinctive menus— the Seasonal Menu, available for dinner throughout Dec 2023, and the Celebration Menu, exclusively offered on 24, 25, and 31 Dec 2023.

The Chow Kit - 4-course menu
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Indulge in the exquisite 4-course Seasonal Menu featuring a captivating array of dishes, such as Scallop Tartare— featuring diced Japanese scallops, pickled pineapple, micro lettuce, calamansi dressing, and sambal oil. Enjoy Laksam— an irresistible blend of fish broth, creamy coconut milk, mixed ulam leaves, and angel hair. 

For the 4-course Celebration Menu, savour the flavours of Chilli Crab Linguine— crafted with crab meat, chilli sauce, and linguine. Finally, relish the Grilled Rack of Lamb— accompanied by grilled eggplant, steamed tapioca, brussels sprout salad, and lamb jus

Additionally, The Chow Kit offers private spaces tailored for large groups, adorned with festive decorations. For further details, please visit their website. If you’d like to secure your table, reservations can be made here.

4-course Seasonal menu (daily): RM220++ per person
4-course Celebration Menu (24, 25, & 31 Dec 2023): RM260++ per person

1012, Jln Sultan Ismail, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+603 2778 6666
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2. Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur - 5-course Christmas dinner
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Celebrate the Christmas season with an array of festive tastes at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur. Situated on the 58th floor, Horizon Grill offers a Gatsby-inspired atmosphere and features a rooftop terrace with a breathtaking view of the city. Indulge in a delightful 5-course Christmas dinner that is certain to evoke a joyful holiday spirit.

Dishes included in the 5-course meal are Gallagher Oyster Gratin, Smoked Japanese Hamachi, Bouillabaisse Soup, a choice of Santa Maria Grilled Tokushima Salmon or ½ Boston Lobster Gratin, Gingerbread Creme Brulee and Petit Four.

5-course Christmas Dinner: RM918+ per pax
Free flow of Prosecco, Red Wine, and White Wine: RM385+ per pax

2, Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2113 1888
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3. Maria’s SteakCafe

Maria's SteakCafe - Dine-in menu
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The popular steakhouse, Maria’s SteakCafe, is back for the holiday season with a dine-in Christmas menu. Indulge in a variety of delectable steaks, perfectly-seared seafood, and poultry of your preference, ensuring there’s a delightful choice for every member of the family.

Curious about the delights awaiting you during Christmas Eve and Christmas Day? Prepare to indulge in delightful holiday treats such as French Duck Breast with Orange Sauce, Japanese Wagyu A5 Miyazaki, Lobster Thermidor (pre-order required), Roast Turkey and much more.

Maria's SteakCafe - Delivery menu
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Maria’s SteakCafe also presents a Home Delivery Set tailored for an intimate gathering with your loved ones. The 5-person set comprises Caesar Salad, Spaghetti Chicken Bolognese, Roasted Potatoes, Creamed Spinach, and Prune Loaf. You can select your main dish from a tempting array: Wagyu MB5 Tomahawk, Black Angus Tomahawk, Angus Beef Wellington with Foie Gras, Angus Beef Wellington, Roast Lamb, or Roast Turkey.

Christmas Dine-In Set: From RM120+ per person
Christmas Home Delivery 5-pax Set: From RM850+

KLCC branch
Lot 157, First Floor, Suria KLCC Shopping Center, Jalan Ampang, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
+6010 902 0386

Bangsar branch
58, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2282 2220

Bandar Utama branch
1Powerhouse, Lvl 30, 1, Persiaran Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
+6016 902 0490

Sunway branch
5A, Jalan PJS 11/7, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
+603 7496 6415

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4. The Starhill Dining

The Starhill Dining - Shook
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Witness the lively heart of Bukit Bintang illuminated with the enchantment of Christmas. This festive season, the renowned shopping hub transforms itself into a destination for an unforgettable celebration. Within Shook in Starhill Gallery, discover dazzling holiday feasts that embody the essence of togetherness and the delight of cuisine.

Celebrate the holiday season by raising a toast during a Christmas Eve dinner and take advantage of a special 2-for-1 early bird offer when you book and prepay between 18-24 Dec 2023.

A Starry Christmas Eve (6.30pm – 10pm): RM200+ per adult & RM90+ per child

181, Jln Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+6017 872 4317
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5. W Kuala Lumpur 

W Kuala Lumpur - Flock
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Create cherished memories this December at W Kuala Lumpur. Nestled on the 8th floor of W Kuala Lumpur, Flock is a lively all-day dining restaurant boasting an expansive open kitchen. Delight in an array of Christmas offerings paired with unique Pan-Asian grill flavours from Flock throughout the festive season in this dynamic setting.

From 1 Dec 2023 until 29 Dec 2023 (excluding 24 Dec & 25 Dec 2023), savour a 4-course dinner designed for 2 individuals with the festive theme Courses of Christmas. Enhance your experience by opting for an add-on of a Moët & Chandon bottle at RM728+ for 2 people.  

On Christmas Eve, partake in the Holly Jolly Brunch from 12.30pm to 3pm, as well as the Christmas Eve Feast from 6.30pm to 10pm. On Christmas Day, satisfy your appetite at the Jingle Brunch from 12.30pm to 3pm.

Courses of Christmas: RM288+ for 2 pax
Holly Jolly Brunch: RM248 per person, alcohol packages from RM118+
Christmas Eve Feast: RM438 per person, alcohol packages from RM118+
Jingle Brunch: RM488 per adult, RM244 per child, alcohol packages from RM118+

121, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2786 8888
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6. Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar

Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar: Beef Wellington
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In search of the perfect Christmas turkey to indulge in? Head over to Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar where Executive Chef Yogi adds his touch to the signature Christmas classic. The Roasted Whole Turkey (RM550+) comes complete with stuffing and sides like carrots, baked onions, brussels sprouts, roasted potatoes, Yorkshire puddings, sausages, cranberry sauce, and roasted gravy.

If you’re dining with your family, have a go at the Christmas Family Platter (RM480+) which includes Roasted Crispy Pork Belly, BBQ Pork Ribs with Honey Glaze, Assorted Sausages, Roasted Whole Stuffed Chicken and a selection of side dishes. There’s also an à la carte menu you can choose from with dishes like Beef Wellington (RM420+ for 1kg), Crispy Pork Knuckle (RM145+), Roasted Whole Lamb Leg (RM320+), and Lamb Shepherd’s Pie (RM280).

Rockafellers’ Christmas delights are available for dine-in, delivery, or takeaway exclusively at Changkat Bukit Bintang, Bukit Damansara and Petaling Jaya. These seasonal specials are available from now till 1 Jan 2024. Pre-orders are welcome until the end of the year.

Changkat Bukit Bintang branch
37 & 39, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+6012 358 6836
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Bukit Damansara branch
Block 15-G, 17-G & 19-G, Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+6018 274 2608
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Petaling Jaya branch
G.001, The Square, Jaya One No. 72A, Jalan Prof Diraja, Jln Profesor Diraja Ungku Aziz, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
+6017 761 4088
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7. Element Kuala Lumpur

Element Kuala Lumpur - TRACE Restaurant & Bar
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Take your Christmas to the next level at TRACE Restaurant & Bar located on the 40th floor of Element Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy an organic salad bar, an array of starters such as house-special salads and shooters, a seafood-on-ice station, pasta and soup noodle counters. TRACE also has a distinctive live grill, delectable festive carvery, local and Asian delicacies, à la minute wok-fried Char Kuey Teow, Roasted Turkey (exclusive on Christmas Eve & Day), Wagyu Beef, and a dazzling spread of desserts crafted specially for the holiday season.

Festive Lunch Buffet (Every Sat & Sun, 1 – 23, 29, & 30 Dec 2023): RM138+ per person
Festive Dinner Buffet (Every Sat & Sun, 1 – 23, 29, & 30 Dec 2023): RM158+ per person
The Holiday Brunch Buffet (24 & 31 Dec 2023): RM158+ per person
The Holiday Dinner Buffet (24 & 31 Dec 2023): RM188+ per person
The Holiday Brunch Buffet: (25 Dec 2023 & 1 Jan 2024): RM158+ per person

IB Tower, 8, Lrg Binjai, Menara Ilham, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
+603 2771 3388
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8. The Farm

The Farm - Christmas menu
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Gather your friends and family to enjoy the festive season at The Farm in Bangsar South. Chefs at the best Farm-to-Table restaurant have curated a special menu for Christmas 2023. 

Choose from salads like The Farm Christmas Salad (RM22) or the Waldorf Salad (RM22) to begin your meal. Get into the Christmas spirit with the Whole Classic Roast Chicken (RM80) complete with chicken chorizo, mushroom stuffing and gravy. There’s also the Grilled Australian MB5 Tomahawk (RM600 per kg) with chimichurri verde and beef jus

The Farm - Christmas menu
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Don’t forget the side dishes! There’s Cauliflower Croquettes (RM24), Ratatouille (RM22), Meatballs with Mozzarella Melt (RM28), and Roasted Potatoes (RM28). End the night with a slice of Classic Apple Strudel (RM30).

Reserve your orders today for an unforgettable year-end celebration as festive dishes at The Farm require a 5-day advance order for dine-ins and takeaways.

Unit G-01 & G-02, Level Ground, The Sphere Bangsar South City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
+6014 993 3880
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9. Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur

Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur - Curate
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Experience the magic of Christmas in the heart of Kuala Lumpur at Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The Curate restaurant will transform into CandyLand for this holiday season with a lavish buffet to feast on. The buffet will feature international cuisine like Japanese and Middle Eastern, alongside local cuisine and festive dishes. Some notable dishes include Wagyu Roasted Beef, Chicken Leg Rougaille, and Fish in Brioche

There will also be a special appearance from Santa Claus and Christmas carolers, so you wouldn’t want to miss this! You can make a reservation here.

Festive Lunch (1 – 30 Dec 2023): RM188+ per adult & RM94+ per child
Festive Dinner (1 – 30 Dec 2023): RM238+ per adult & RM119+ per child
Christmas Eve Dinner: RM308+ per adult & RM154+ per child
Christmas Day Brunch (1pm – 4pm): RM308+ per adult & RM154+ per child
Christmas Day Dinner (7pm – 11pm): RM268+ per adult & RM134+ per child

145, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2382 8888
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10. Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur - Jinglefeast
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Experience Christmas at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur like never before! This year’s feast is in the house of Swez Brasserie where the restaurant’s open-space venue is perfect for the holiday season. The Christmas Eve and Christmas Day buffet features Roasted Whole Turkey, Yorkshire Pudding, Rack of Lamb, Salmon, Chilli Prawns, Spiced Duck Breast and much more.

Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur - Jinglefeast
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Experience a noodle customisation station where you can tailor your Mee Rebus or Laksa Johor. For a live culinary spectacle, venture to the pasta corner, where skilled chefs will prepare the pasta of your choice right before your eyes. Options include Aglio Olio, Seafood Marinara, Chicken Bolognese and Carbonara.

In addition to festive and local delights, savour the flavours of Japanese cuisine. Delight in an array of Tempura, Garlic Fried Rice, Prawn, Kitsu Fillet, Kakiage, and Vegetables.

Do not miss the XMAS Early Bird Special, offering a 20% discount until 15 Dec 2023.

Jinglefeast Xmas Eve Buffet Dinner (6.30pm – 10.30pm): RM168+ per adult & RM88+ per child
Jinglefeast Xmas Day Buffet Brunch (12pm – 4pm): RM118+ per adult & RM58+ per child

Pusat Dagang, 13, Jalan 16/11, Seksyen 16, 46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
+603 7665 1111
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11. Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara - Christmas menu
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Immerse yourself in the magic of the holiday season at Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara, where a range of experiences awaits you at Nizza and Kwee Zeen. From now till 31 Dec 2023, savour buffets, brunches, and dinners featuring an array of cuisines, including Pan-Asian and French delights. Experience the festive ambience with live band performances, classic Christmas carols, and a charming visit from Santa.

Indulge in a feast featuring expertly carved Roast Lamb, Roast Beef, Whole Roast Turkey, and Whole Roast Chicken, all prepared right before your eyes. Treat yourself to the enticing offerings of freshly-cooked Satay, Grilled Seafood, made-to-order Omelettes, and plump, fresh Oysters.

Conclude your evening with divine desserts, including Yule Logs, a cake resembling Durian, bite-sized treats, and a festive Christmas tree-shaped cake!

Kwee Zeen
Festive Sunday Brunch (Every Sunday 12.30pm – 3pm): RM188+ per person
Christmas Eve Dinner (6.30pm – 10.30pm): RM228+ per person
Christmas Day Brunch (12.30pm – 3pm): RM228+ per person
Christmas Day Dinner (6.30pm – 10.30pm) RM188+ per person

Nizza
Festive Set Lunch 2 or 3-course (Mon to Sat, 12pm – 3pm): RM78+ per person
Festive Set Dinner 4-course menu (6pm – 10.30pm): RM148+ per person
Festive Sunday Brunch Kitchen Party (12.30pm – 3pm): RM158+ per person
Christmas Eve 6-course menu (6pm – 10.30pm): RM198+ per person
Christmas Day Brunch Kitchen Party (12.30pm – 3pm): RM198+ per person

6, Jalan Damanlela, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2720 6688
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12. Sunway Resort Hotel

Sunway Resort Hotel: Sunset Terrace
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Experience the essence of Christmas at Sunway Resort Hotel. This year, at the Sunset Terrace, relish a delightful Christmas feast against the city backdrop by the poolside. Indulge in international cuisine served buffet-style for both lunch and dinner throughout the holiday season. So gather up your loved ones for a meal they’ll always remember.

Festive Buffet (Weekday lunch, 12pm – 2.30pm): RM158+ per adult & RM68+ per child
Festive Buffet (Weekend lunch, 12pm – 3pm): RM188+ per adult & RM88+ per child
Festive Buffet (Dinner, Fri & Sat, 6.30pm – 10.30pm): RM228 per adult & RM114 per child
Christmas Eve Buffet (6.30pm – 10.30pm): RM468+ per adult (with alcohol), RM268+ per adult & RM138+ per child
Christmas Day Buffet (Lunch, 12.30pm – 3.30pm): RM418+ per adult (with alcohol), RM218+ per adult & RM108+ per child
Christmas Day Buffet (Dinner, 6.30pm – 10.30pm): RM418+ per adult (with alcohol), RM218+ per adult & RM108+ per child

1, Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
+603 7492 8000
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13. Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill

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Immerse yourself in the enchantment of a Ramsay Christmas at Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill. Immerse yourself in meticulously-crafted dishes and indulge in 3- and 4-course menus personally approved by Gordon Ramsay, ensuring a truly luxurious dining experience. That’s not all—  enjoy the complete holiday ambience with special performances by Christmas carolers and live bands— it’ll be a festive celebration like no other.

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The 3- and 4-course menus will feature a wonderful selection of dishes, including Lobster Bouillabaisse, Roasted Rib Eye, Turkey Wellington, Sole, Tortellini, Oyster Vichyssoise Amuse-bouche, Beetroot-cured Salmon, Rum Baba and Christmas Pudding.

Do note that the Festive Set comprises a 3-course meal, while the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Festive Sets offer a more extensive 4-course dining experience.

3-Course Festive Set Menu (Weekdays, 6pm – 10pm): RM288+ per person & RM428 per person with wine pairing
Christmas Eve 4-Course Festive Lunch (12pm – 3pm): RM488+ per person & RM778+ per person with wine pairing
Christmas Eve 4-Course Festive Dinner (6pm – 10pm): RM588+ per person & RM878+ per person with wine pairing
Christmas Day 4-Course Festive Lunch (12pm – 3pm): RM588+ per person & RM878+ per person with wine pairing
Christmas Day 4-Course Festive Dinner (6pm – 10pm): RM488+ per person & RM778+ per person with wine pairing

Lobby Level Sunway Resort, Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
+603 7492 8000
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