Shabuton Tei @ Sunway Giza, Kota Damansara [CLOSED DOWN]

Shabuton Tei Japanese Restaurant at Sunway Giza, Kota Damansara delivers a dual-restaurant concept, specializing in authentic Japanese ramen & Gyoza, as well as shabu-shabu buffet to satisfy the palate of both ramen and shabu-shabu lovers.

This restaurant is about two months old, unleashed in Izakaya style with a casual and welcoming ambience, ideal as a hang out place to unwind with friends after a long day at work. Get seated on their oil drum cushioned stool which can be opened up to throw in belongings; and enjoy your food in the half opened-air dining area surrounded by wooden furnishing.

Chicken Nanban RM11.90
Deep fried chicken chunks in sweet, sourish and salty profile, finished with Nanban sauce, the creamy Japanese tartar sauce. Crispy and addictive, goes well with a pint of beer.

Buts kakuni RM15.90
Guilty pleasure Japanese stewed German pork belly featuring tenderly soft lean meat and melt-in-mouth fatty layers, glazed with flavours laden braised sauce. A dollop of mustard is placed on top to add further piquancy.

Deep Fried Gyoza RM11.90
Deep fried dumpling, a lesser seen gyoza in Japanese restaurant.

Pan fried Gyoza RM11.90
The second plate of our gyoza goes back to the classic pan fried version, encasing juicy meat filling within dumpling skin, steam-fry to golden brown and crispy at the bottom, smooth and chewy for the counterpart.

Shio Tonkotsu Ramen Special RM23.90
Here comes the restaurant’s highlight. Shabuton Tei focuses on Shio and Shoyu ramen, where the former emphasizes the thickness and sweetness of original broth, while the later is enhanced with three types of carefully selected soy sauce.

Each and every bowl of Ramen holds on the principle of “Best Harmony” of all ingredients in one bowl. Each element, from the broth, ramen, Ajitama egg to chashu support one another to create harmonious in flavours- the one for all, all for one.

Shoyu Tonkotsu Ramen Special RM23.90
Tonkotsu soup base is prepared in very own method of Shabuton Tei, boiled from pork bones for 12 hours to result in thick, cloudy white broth enhanced with collagen; left overnight to acquire a more well balanced flavours.

Kuro Shoyu Tonkotsu Ramen Special RM23.90

Ramen is made in-house using carefully selected wheat flour imported from Japan, painstakingly hand kneaded by ramen chef, left overnight for a day at low temperature to achieve strands of thin, round, chewy and smooth texture noodles- The Hakata style.

Aka Shio Tonkotsu Ramen Special RM23.90
Since water is the most essential ingredient in cooking, Shabuton Tei takes the quality of water seriously. They are pride for using filtered soft water for all cooking, highlighting that soft water bring out the natural ‘umami’ taste of each ingredient, hence, better taste of food.

Of all the flavours, Shio ‘special’ is sweet and rich; Shoyu ‘special’ is flavoured up with light saltiness of soy sauce; Aka Shio ‘special’ is fiery hot, the best among all to us; Kuro Shoyu ‘Special’ is as good, flavour laden with aroma of black sesame.

Visiting Shabuton Tei for only once is not enough, as their Collagen Shabu-shabu Buffet seems promising too. Priced at RM28.80 per pax during lunch and RM36.88 for dinner, the buffet offers a varieties of chicken, beef, German pork slices, fishballs, vegetables, drinks and ice cream.

Choose from Tonkotsu broth or Clear Chicken Soup with Collagen, Miso Kimchee Soup or Sukiyaki sauce. Remember to add on RM9.90 for a piece of purely made collagen, extracted from pork bones using special pressure technology. Eat more for better skin!

Photography: Summerkid
Write Up: Summergirl

Shabuton Tei
Jalan PJU 5/14,
Dataran Sunway Damansara,
47810 Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia.
Business Hours: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Contact: 03-6150 5530