Ramadhan Buffet @ Paya Serai, Hilton Petaling Jaya (Invited Review)

In the spiritual month of Ramadhan, Paya Serai’s brigade of talented chefs led by Chef Noor Hisham will spoil you with delicious and bountiful buffet spread ranging from authentic local delights and quintessential Malay Ramadhan dishes to Indian, Chinese, cuisine and hawker food. Moreover, the buffet menu is on rotation every day, so there is always something new to try!

The comfy and luxury interior for perfect dining experience.

Kick start your ‘Buka Puasa’  with arrays of starters such as Buah Jeruk, Acar Buah Sri Rampai, Kerabu Sotong Kering, Kerabu Nangka, Taufu Sumbat, Bubur Lambuk, and Soup Soto Ayam. Also, make your own salad by tossing the fresh salad ingredients together with a wide selection of dressing from Sambal Belacan to Italian dressing.

Spread of Kerabu.
Ketupat and Lemang
Ulam-ulaman with condiments
Next, move on the main course section which is divided into a few counters such as Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Malay, etc. For Malay offerings, there are Burung Puyuh Goreng Madu, Lobster Slipper Masak Lemak Belimbing, Fish Head Curry, Gulai Nangka Masak Lada Hitam and Ayam Pongteh. Various rice dishes such as Lemang, Ketupat, Nasi Bryani to accompany your mains.
Mouth-atering Spread from Chinese Section.
Dim sum, pau, noodles.
In the Chinese section, you can find Sweet & Sour Fish, Pineapple Fried Rice, Pau, Dim Sum, Fried Noodles and Deep Fried Chicken with Lemon Sauce. Not to forget the Indian delights which are equally scrumptious such as Roti Canai, Cukka Mutton, Bean Curd Keettu and Okra Masala.

Fresh and crispy Apam Balik, sourish and spicy Asam Laksa from the bazaar stall.
Other than that, you can find some hawker fares like Asam Laksa, Apam Balik, Putu Piring, Chicken and Lamb Shawarma with Pita Bread and Nasi Lemak near to the entrance. In contrast to the hawker food, there are luxury delights like big and Fresh Oyster, Fresh Mussel, Boiled Tiger Prawns and Boilded Slipper Lobster in the buffet spread too.

Apart from that, there is a newly added Chinese ‘Lok Lok’ steamboat section that you shouldn’t miss out. Just pick the ingredients and watch them prepared a la minute to get your pipping hot steamboat ingredients ready. Also, there is a small stall beside the ‘lok lok’ stall, busy frying fresh, hot and crispy prawn tempura. And next to prawn tempura stall, smooth and amazing taste Turkish ice cream is waiting for you.
While enjoying your food, quench your thirst with drinks such as Soya Milk, Air Sirap Bandung, Apple Juice, Barley Water, Cendol and Teh Tarik. Lastly, end your meal with arrays of mouth watering desserts that covers local Nyonya kuih, pastries, cakes, ice creams, Chocolate Fountain and Fruit Skewers. If you still have room for more food, continue with their sweet and juicy fruits such as duku langsat, rambutan, nangka, watermelon and kurma.

Various types of kuih at the dessert counter.
Make your very own ice kacang
Savour the French Pastries in colourful colours and chocolate fountain with dipping such as berries and biscuits.
Fruits such as watermelon, rambutan, langsat, papaya, nangka and honeydew at the fruits corner.
Tropical Fruits
Available from 7pm to 10.30pm, the abundant buffet feast is priced attractively at RM99++ per guest on the first week and RM129++ for the following days. Child below 12 years old will be entitled 50% discount on the Ramadhan price. Paya Serai turns really busy when comes to break fast time. So do make advance booking before you go to avoid disappointment.

Photographer: Summer
Writer: YLing

Paya Serai

Hilton Petaling Jaya,

No.2, Jalan Barat, 46200 Petaling Jaya.

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For reservation, please call: 03-7955 9122 (Ext: 4567/4261/4096)
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