Marcus C •
18 Jun 2012 • 12 reviews • 0 follower
Was there on a Saturday night for the buffet dinner. Sat between the interior of the restaurant and the lounge opposite. Ambience wise was good as live music from lounge accompanied the dinner.
Food wise, we started off with the cold seafood section. Only the salmon sashimi and the cold poached prawns were good. The rest were disappointing. Didn’t try the oysters though…not a fan of that.
Next was the Japanese section. It was just a small part consisting of some sushi & maki and soba noodles. The only comment I have is, you can avoid this section and save your stomach space for other food. The salad section beside it was better. Tried a variety of different kinds of salads and the mushroom salad apparently stood out, even though I was not a huge fan of mushrooms. The other salads were ok, not too bad. The 2 kinds of hams were also quite good.
Onto the hot food, there was roasted beef and chicken, baked whole salmon in tomato sauce, some kind of vegetable fritter, fried pappadum & belinjo crackers (Really? At a buffet?), vegetable curry, green vegetable, some kind of tofu, lamb chop and a potato cheese gratin. There were a few more dishes but I could not recall what they were. The live station that night was mee siam. Dishes that were worthy of a second helping were the lamb chop and the potato cheese gratin. The cheese in the gratin were all almost scrapped off, leaving only a small bit of cheese and chunks of potatoes but still delicious nonetheless. The roast chicken was similar, all the skin were gone, leaving only all the dry breast meat on the tray.
Desserts wise, it consisted on a few kinds of bite-sized cakes (ok, maybe 2-3 bites), durian pengat, ice cream, chocolate fountain and fresh fruits. There was also portugese egg tarts ala KFC style. There were 2 flavours for the egg tarts, original & kaya. You can’t really taste the difference between the two but still quite nice. I would prefer KFC one slightly because they have more eggy taste IMO. Durian pengat and a chocolate cake was also nice. The chocolate was sweet and nice as usual but just 2 rounds would be enough if you do not want to end up being “jelak” or bloated.
The buffet includes soft drinks like Pepsi, MUG root beer and Mirinda grape. Also included are coffee and a selection of teabags, self-service or you could request from the waitress. You can sit back and relax, sipping tea and listening to the live band after your dinner.
All in all, a good place to try a buffet dinner. There was, if I remember, a 1 free for every 3 paying guests promo going on. You could check for that.