Marriott Bonvoy Hotels & Resorts Unveils Merdeka Specials: A Culinary Ode to Malaysia’s Rich Heritage

Marriott Bonvoy Hotels & Resorts Unveils Merdeka Specials A Culinary Ode to Malaysia’s Rich Heritage

As Malaysia gears up to celebrate its 66th Independence Day, Marriott Bonvoy hotels and resorts across the country are joining in the festivities by offering an array of delectable dining experiences. From sumptuous buffets to exclusive specials, guests can indulge in a culinary journey that pays homage to Malaysia’s rich and diverse culinary heritage.

The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

In celebration of Merdeka, Malaysia’s Independence Day, The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur proudly presents a gastronomic journey – ‘Malaysiaku’. This immersive culinary experience pays heartfelt homage to the rich cultural heritage and traditions that shape Malaysia’s diverse landscape. Each dish is thoughtfully curated, utilising authentic ingredients and traditional cooking techniques from 14 different states, showcasing the distinct flavours and culinary treasures that Malaysia has to offer.

‘Malaysiaku’ dining experience stands as a cherished annual tradition at The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur, with each passing year bringing forth a captivating theme. This year, the enchanting theme selected is ‘Culinary Tales of Folklores and Fables’, weaving a tapestry of stories including ‘Puteri Santubong and Puteri Sejinjang,’ ‘Kisah Itik Bertelur Emas,’ ‘Batu Belah Batu Bertangkap,’ ‘Kisah Tiga Ekor Kambing,’ ‘Badang,’ and ‘Lagenda Pisang Raja Udang,’ that resonate with the rich cultural heritage and imagination of Malaysia.

Experience a memorable and immersive dining experience that pays homage to Malaysia’s vibrant heritage at The Brasserie, our Michelin-selected restaurant located at Level 2 of The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur. ‘Malaysiaku’ is exclusively available on selected dates only: 17 August, 31 August, 9 September, and 16 September, with prices starting from RM364+ per adult.

Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur

Drawing inspiration from every corner of Malaysia, Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur presents a spectacular Merdeka Buffet Dinner to celebrate the unity and diversity of Malaysia’s remarkable culinary heritage!

Amongst the highlights are Le Méridien’s Signature Sup Tetel, a hearty beef soup that features a tantalising blend of tender beef, vegetables, and potatoes, perfectly infused with the zesty essence of lime. Crab lovers will love the exquisite flavours of Nandu Peratel, a crab curry that promises to delight your taste buds. Indulge in the succulent crab meat simmered to perfection in a rich medley of mustard seeds and aromatic spices – simply divine!

Take a culinary voyage to the carving stations and delight in the Roasted Lamb Kuzi featuring tender and succulent lamb roasted to perfection, seasoned with aromatic spices. Or indulge in the Baked Seabass with Green Sambal, infused with fermented shrimp and a creamy coconut-lime symphony. It’s a feast for the senses with over 200 dishes, including treats like Pandan Vanilla Roulade, a Chinese noodle counter for your choice of noodles, and so much more!

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel joins the Merdeka festivities through its exclusive buffet promotions, ala carte specials, and refreshing drinks, all lovingly crafted by their culinary experts. At Kitchen@8 the culinary team has curated a grand Merdeka Buffet Extravaganza, featuring an exquisite selection of local favourites and international delights. Guests can also enjoy the hotel’s set menu specials for two, with a specially prepared Nasi Lalap, a popular Tawau dish featuring fried chicken along with a medley of vegetables.

For those seeking a blissful afternoon escape, step into The Lounge, where a delightful spread of delectable pastries, finger sandwiches, and premium tea selections await. Unwind at the Stylo Rooftop Bar and Terrace, where mixologists have expertly crafted an array of cooling beverages to beat the heat and raise a toast to Malaysia’s Independence, drink in hand.

Putrajaya Marriott Hotel

On Merdeka eve, from 5pm till midnight, Putrajaya Marriott Hotel will feature an enticing mini buffet and drinks at its vibrant lobby lounge. The mini buffet serves an array of finger food, from steak fries to nachos and much more, along with two pints of beer or two glasses of wine for people to quench their thirst.

Putrajaya Marriott Hotel - Merdeka Day Hi-Tea buffet
Putrajaya Marriott Hotel – Merdeka Day Hi-Tea buffet

After a blissful morning lay-in, check out the Zest Lifestyle Restaurant for a refreshing Merdeka Day Hi-Tea buffet featuring Malaysian favourites, including Briyani Rice with Lamb Masala; Nasi Hujan Panas with Beef Ribs Assam Pedas; Hainanese Chicken Chop; Peking Duck and more.

Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown

Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown is inviting guests to unleash the Merdeka Magic with an array of exclusive promotions at its three renowned outlets – Quan’s Kitchen, Jann, and Lady Yi’s Tea House. Relish in the FUIYOH Merdeka Magic Buffet at Quan’s Kitchen! Those born on 31 August 1957 can dine for free and those born on 31 August dine at only RM66+, an homage to Malaysia’s 66 years of independence!

Prepare for a captivating experience at Jann, a contemporary cocktail bar that whips up mesmerising concoctions! In conjunction with Merdeka, cocktail enthusiasts can indulge in two “Lost in Chinatown” cocktails for RM66+ until Malaysia Day (16 September). For those craving snacks to pair with their drinks, Jann offers a delectable snack platter at RM66+ featuring Chinatown-inspired light bites. Also, don’t miss the Merdeka Magic Afternoon Tea at Lady Yi’s Tea House. Available daily from 2 pm to 6 pm, guests can enjoy a Buy 1 Free 1 promotion afternoon tea experience between Mondays to Thursdays for RM98+ per set.

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral 

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral’s Nook Restaurant is all set to tickle your taste buds and leave you craving more with a special Merdeka and Malaysia Day Buffet Dinner. Indulge in a delightful array of local favourites, including the iconic Nasi Lemak Kukus Pintu Gerbang Kampung Baru, featuring fried Ayam Berempah, and a variety of tantalising condiments. Explore the “Goreng-Goreng Delights” corner for a taste of fried banana fritters, mushroom fritters, and more, paired with flavorful dipping sauces.

Don’t miss the succulent marinated roasted chicken Kuzi and many mouth watering clay pot dishes like Kambing Masak Hitam and Tunjang Masak Minang. Finally, end the meal with a range of delightful desserts from traditional favourites to exotic treats.

But that’s not all – kids and adults alike can delight in fresh popcorn at Aloft very own Popcorn Machine station, with a selection of locally inspired flavours to choose from. For a refreshing and cool finale, guests can unleash their creativity by making their own icy dessert dream with a variety of Malaysian-inspired ice cream potong, shaved ice, and condiments, including the oh-so-delicious Cendol Balang.


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