From champagne brunch to Sunday Roast, families in KL love a good brunch! Foodies big and small will love this round-up of the top family-friendly brunches and buffets in Kuala Lumpur. Have a feast and bond with the family as Little Steps brings you our top picks that this city has to offer!
The Sunday Bubbly Brunch at Curate in Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur is one of the top picks around town when it comes to luxurious weekend dining. Tuck into a generous buffet consisting of local favorites, Western classics and Four Seasons specialties, whatever your mood demands. From the finest seafood and meats, the ikan bakar (Malaysian-style grilled fish) comes highly recommended along with with roasted whole lamb and prime rib, and Chef's chicken and waffles. There's also fresh Boston lobster, Alaskan king crab, oysters from New Zealand and local artisanal cheese. Wash it all done with a variety of champagne or sample specially-crafted cocktails. Kids are not left out as as a live magician and balloon artist will keep young diners entertained. The Sunday Bubbly Brunch is served every Sunday, from 12pm to 3pm, and is priced at RM210 per adult for brunch, RM348 per adult with free-flow cocktails and wine (with one glass of welcome champagne), and RM488 per adult with free-flow champagne. Children aged 5 years and above can eat and drink for RM105.
Curate at Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 145 Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2382 8888, www.fourseasons.com/kualalumpur
Every second Sunday of the month, ATAS rolls out their Sunday Brunch buffet designed to impress as nostalgic Malaysian favorites are given a contemporary twist under the expertise of Executive Chef Tyson Gee. From light bites like puffed poori, Hainan French toast, vadai and sea bass satay to mains like corn-fed chicken and slow-cooked young banana curry, wash it all down with tempting desserts like liquid nitrogen strawberry ice cream, pearl sago, bubur cha cha and more. The buffet is priced at RM160 nett per person.
ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery, 7 Jalan Kia Peng, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2778 0888, email@example.com, www.theruma.com/en/kuala-lumpur-luxury-hotel-dining/atas-modern-malaysian-eatery
Known for its nose-to-tail culinary approach, this French eatery helmed by Executive Chef Masashi Horiuchi offers rustic French food enhanced with a touch of Malaysian ingredients. Located on the 41st floor of Alila Bangsar, the sleek interior, superior presentation and an aerial view of Kuala Lumpur will easily impress any diner. And the wow factor extends to the Weekend Brunch Menu which features locally-produced tropical caviar and house-made French waffles. For entree-sized servings (or Smalls as they call it), some of the options include Escargot & Caviar, Oyster & Caviar or perhaps Crab, Caviar & Waffle. For your mains, there's Duck Confit & Waffle, Lobster & Waffle and more. We reckon that this fine establishment would be the perfect choice for grownups looking for a lovely sit-down brunch minus the tiny tots. The Weekend Brunch is available on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 12pm to 4pm. To view the menu, visit here.
Entier French Dining, Level 41 at Alila Bangsar, No 58 Jalan Ang Seng, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2268 3819, www.entierfrenchdining.com
This beautiful, modern space at the Wolo Hotel in KL City Center is great for catching up with good company and sharing the fusion-style tapas. With 24 Asian-inspired dishes to choose from, take your pick from their Little Plates with choices like steamed bun with crispy chicken, sansho pepper mayo & pickled red onion and Irish oyster egg omelette on the shell, then dive into the mains with squid ink pancake, chermoula chicken, fromage blanc & salted egg, or marinated spicy red snapper on rice. For desserts, try the fusion 'dango' (sweet Japanese rice dumpling), corn ice kacang, keylime cheesecake and more. Priced at RM140++ per person, Mr Chew's Sunday Brunch takes place every Sunday from 12pm to 3pm.
Mr Chew's Chino Latino Bar & Restaurant, The Penthouse, Wolo Hotel, Corner of Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 4065 0168, mr-chew.com
Boasting a menu that will make any Italian mamma proud, Strato does Italian comfort food for its Sunday brunch where you'll find delightful Italian fare including pasta butternut squash ravioli, slow-braised duck ragù, polenta cakes, and more at RM 120++ per person. Second or third helpings are welcomed, so you can load them up once you discover your favorites. Happening every first Sunday of the month, expect over 10 dishes and desserts on the menu.
Strato At Troika Sky Dining, Level 23A, Tower B, The Troika, No. 19, Persiaran KLCC, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2162 0886, www.troikaskydining.com
For a fancy Sunday lunch with a stunning view of the Petronas Twin Towers, head over to Cantaloupe for their Scrumptious Sunday Lunch which happens on a chosen Sunday every month from 12pm to 3pm. Under the skillful hands of Chef Christian Bauer, you can expect a different menu each month. Enjoy the spread of delicious dishes and a free flow of champagne, priced at RM150++ for brunch only or add RM300++ for free flow champagne from 12pm to 2:30pm.
Cantaloupe At Troika Sky Dining, Level 23a, Tower B, The Troika, 19 Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2162 0886, troikaskydining.com
Dim Sum anyone? The Sunday Dim Sum Brunch at Toh Yuen in Hilton Petaling Jaya lets you indulge in 40 variations of delicious, handcrafted dim sum! The Chefs will also prepare hand-pulled noodles right before your eyes. This awesome Sunday brunch also comes with assorted appetizers, signature porridge and children activities based on a weekly theme from 11:30am to 2:30pm every Sunday. The buffet is priced at RM95 nett for adults and RM45 nett for kids from 4 to 11 years.
Toh Yuen, Hilton Petaling Jaya, 2 Jalan Barat, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7955 9122, petaling-jaya.hilton.com
Said to be one of the most lavish Sunday brunches around town, Flock's Retox Brunch takes place every first and third Sunday of the month, and we hear KL's hip and trendy are literally flocking to the place. Start off with cocktails at Woobar, then move on to starters like smoked salmon eggs benedict, foie gras chawanmushi. There's a cold seafood spread for Alaskan king crabs’ legs and freshly shucked oysters, live carving station for beef ribs and other mouth-watering fares like wagyu beef rending, wok-fried chili crab and barbecued slipper lobster. Other treats to look out for include locally-made artisanal cheese from Milky Wheya and irresistible chocolates from local chocolatier Chocolate Concierge. Sunday Brunch is from 12pm to 3pm, and is priced at RM198+ per adult; RM98+ per child for endless mocktails, soft drinks and selected juices and RM298+ per adult for endless crafted cocktails, house pouring wine, and beers.
Flock, W Kuala Lumpur, No. 121, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2786 8888, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/kulwh-w-kuala-lumpur
Red meat eaters will appreciate the Sizzling Sundays BBQ at Brasserie 25 in Stripes Hotel from 12pm to 3pm. Sit back and enjoy a Sunday barbecue where you can eat all you want but remember to bring a buddy along, as the restaurant is offering a one-for-one deal at just RM100. This means that you and your partner just pay RM50 each, and is that an amazing deal or what! From grilled ribs to meats, sausages and burgers, sides and desserts, this sounds like a satisfying Sunday at Stripes!
Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection, 5, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6011 3774 8099 (WhatsApp), enquiry@StripesKL.com, stripeskl.com
Every first Sunday of the month, it's Sunday Boozy Brunch at Drift Dining & Bar in the heart of KL City. Fill up on freshly shucked Irish Oysters, poached Tiger Prawns, Smoked Salmon, Eggs Benedict, Tortilla Grilled Chicken, Roasted Pork Belly and more, and wash it all down with wines or champagnes. This Sunday Brunch is from 12pm to 4pm, and is priced at RM120++ for food only, RM250++ with a free flow of wine, beer, bloody Mary, RM350++ with free flow of sparkling Cava or RM570++ with free flow of champagne.
Drift Dining & Bar, Jalan Bedara, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2110 2079, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.driftdining.com
Named after the creator of the lifestyle brand, Nala Designs, this charming cafe in Bangsar is unlike any other, mostly because of its hidden location, low key appearances and design aesthetics that oozes originality. Vegans and vegetarians will rejoice with the broad selection of comforting grub here, not to mention the pastries and cakes and Sundays mean a wider range on their buffet spread with picks like black rice nasi lemak, nitrate-free sausages, beef bacon, sauteed mushrooms, baked beans, eggs and more. Coming in at a more affordable range, buffets on Sundays and public holidays from 10am to 2:30pm are priced at RM55++ per person RM55++ per person. Children from ages 7 to 12 years eat at half price while children 6 years and below dine for free.
Lisette's Cafe & Bakery, 8 Jalan Kemuja, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2201 7772, www.facebook.com/lisettes.my
All things porcine can be found at Spanish restaurant, El Cerdo KL. On Sundays, bring an empty tummy as the Brunch Bacon Booze Sunday lunch from 12pm to 2:30pm is decadent and almost sinful. There will be pork steak, ribs, pork schnitzel, Spanish paella, cold cuts, salad buffet and more as well as a free flow of red and white wine, sparkling wine, beer, juices, and soft drinks. The buffet is priced at RM198+ per person.
El Cerdo, 43 & 45 Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6032145 0511/+6013 309 4197, email@example.com, elcerdokl.com
One of the first few restaurants in KL to first be widely known for its Sunday Champagne Brunch, The Westin Kuala Lumpur’s Italian restaurant, Prego has revived its much-loved weekend treat, now rechristened as Viva Italia Sunday Brunch under the expertise of Italian chef de cuisine Marco De Cecco. The generous Italian buffet which runs from 11:30am to 2:30pm is priced at RM188 nett for food only, or top up RM160 nett to get a free flow of red wine, white wine and Prosecco, draught beer, special Sunday cocktails, soft drinks, and chilled juices.
Prego, The Westin Kuala Lumpur, 199, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2731 8333, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/kulwi-the-westin-kuala-lumpur
Founder of Nathalie Gourmet Studio, Chef Nathalie Arbefeuille has carved a name for herself in the Malaysian culinary scene with her French restaurant, cooking school and catering services. Her current restaurant at Solaris Dutamas hosts a simple yet delicious Sunday brunch with two set menus for adults and a kids menu, perfect for those not keen on over-eating. Choose from the Frenchie Full Brunchfast priced at RM75++ which includes Smoked Duck Ham with Cheese Pain Perdu, and Homemade Duck and Foie Gras Sausage, or the French Full Brunch By The Sea set priced at RM65++ which comes with Buttered Lobster Brioche Benedict and more. Both sets include sides of pancakes, granola, homemade buttered croissant. For the young ones, go with the Kids Brunch at RM40++ which includes Homemade Milky Bread and Cheese Bechamel with similar sides to the adult menu. Sunday brunch is on every first Sunday of the month from 10am to 3pm.
Nathalie Gourmet Studio, Unit A4-01-5, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6207 9572, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.nathaliegourmetstudio.com