Maison Francaise, or French House along Jalan Changkat Kia Peng has always be the hidden gem in Kuala Lumpur, located within close vicinity to the KL city center yet offering a calm and traquil ambience that portrays a strong contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city which is just 5 minutes drive away. Definitely the perfect place for a romantic dinner.
As the restaurant is named, Maison Francaise highlights the very best of French cuisine through a repertoire of inventive French classics, putting together simple flavours and premium ingredients with impeccable food presentation as visual artstry on a plate.
The Executive Chef, Chef Franck Lamache of Maison Francaise is an experienced chef who has worked in many established outlets such as 3stars Michelin, Crillion Hotelin, Paris (les embassedeurs), Alain ducasse and Le taillevent, just to name a few. Your dining experience in Maison Francaise, therefore, will surely be a memorable experience with fine French cuisine presented in a work of art by Chef Lamache and the kitchen team.
The restaurant itself is transformed from a three storeys bungalow, houses dreamy and artistic design in every floor. Upon entering, we were welcomed with a small bar brimming with alcohol. Parquet flooring, white walls adorned with bold colour posters, white curtains complementing windows frame in sleek black, tables covered with floral table cloths and elegant chandeliars sum up the whole restaurant into a classic, vintage interor with a sense of modernity. And not to forget, enjoy the breathtaking view of KLCC Twin Towers with your meal.
Scallop Tartar with Black Truffle Sauce
Scallop Tartar with Black Truffle Sauce, complimentary dish that is served before your orders arrive, pleasantly opens up the appetite with harmony in flavours. The dish combines finely diced scallop and tomato tossed in truffle sauce, with a faint hint of garlicky sensation to touch up the overall flavours.
Tuna Carpaccio RM58++
Fish roe, diced tomato and cheese topped over paper thin tuna, dotted with a light dash of pepper, salt and a swirl of olive oil. Sided with sliced beetroot and arugula salad. Squeeze on lemon juice for extra zing that bright up the flavours of tuna carpaccio.
Grilled Duck Breast from French RM98++
A beautifully grilled duck breast from France, showcasing glossy fat layer complemented by juicy, succulent meat perfectly locked with moisture. Served along with mashed potato and mashed sweet potato which deliver a strong contrast in both flavours and textures- creamy, buttery, sweet and melt in the mouth.
Coffee Entremet RM28++
Ends the meal with Coffee Entremet, a delicately smooth, custardy coffee mousse with crumbly, dense shortcrust base, topped over with almond flakes. Have it with the mango sauce, raspberry and blueberry to discover an extra fruity, sourish cross in the palate.
In short, Maison Francaise is an ideal place for intimidate dining such as anniversary and birthday celebration with your loved one, as well as for private party, corporate events or business meeting.
Write Up: Summergirl
Maison Francaise [French House]
5, Jalan Changkat Kia Peng,
50450 Kuala Lumpur.
GPS: 3.151256, 101.715215
Contact: 03-2144 1474, 019-243 1200
Parking Fee: RM10 per entry