Dining Events & Happenings to Check Out in May 2024

Looking for exciting dining experiences and happenings in Kuala Lumpur this month?

Get ready to tantalise your taste buds with an array of culinary delights as we explore the hottest dining events and happenings taking place throughout May 2024. From savouring a weekend hot pot buffet to embracing the cherry blossoms at a Sakura Hi-Tea, and indulging in a gastronomic journey at The Exchange TRX, there’s no shortage of delectable experiences waiting for you in the heart of KL.

Your guide to all the dining events and happenings in May 2024:

Weekend Hot Pot Buffet at Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, City Centre

From now till 31 May 2024

Calling all hot pot lovers – Head over to Sichuan Kitchen for an experience like no other. Curated by Sichuan-native Chef Justin Song, the Hot Pot Buffet menu includes their signature homemade paste, premium meats and seafood. Here, you can indulge in various soups from Sichuan Mala to Coconut Chicken and Tomato. In addition, you can pair your broth with fresh ingredients like Ocean Prawn, Red Snapper Fillet, Beef Roll and more.

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On the other hand, their Premium Menu (only available for dinner) offers ingredients such as Sliced Lamb Leg, Scallops, Cheese Seafood Tofu and more.

Price: RM168 nett per person (on Friday and Saturday) and RM138 nett per person (on Sunday).

Time: 6 PM – 10 PM (Friday and Saturday) | 12 PM – 3 PM (Sunday)

Make your reservations by emailing fpklcc.dining@fourpoints.com or contacting +603-2706-9099.

Sakura Hi-Tea at W Kuala Lumpur

From now till 28 June 2024

Embrace the cherry blossoms at the W Kuala Lumpur with their incredible hi-tea experience. Here, you will be whisked away to a fun-filled adventure filled with cherry-picked bites to enjoy with your loved ones.

Cherry-picked Bites (Weekday Sakura Hi-Tea)

Starting on 1 May – 28 June 2024 from 3 PM-5 PM

Price: RM108 nett per person

Cherry-picked Perfections (Weekend Sakura Hi-Tea Buffet)

Starting from 4 May – 30 June 2024 from 3 PM-6 PM

Price: RM148 nett per person

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The Exchange TRX’s Saturday Soirées


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You may be familiar with The Exchange TRX, but have you explored its exquisite dining selections? With their Saturday Soirées, it’s the perfect time to do so. From now till 26 May 2024, you’ll have a chance to indulge in a gastronomic journey of The Exchange TRX’s food and beverage experience at its Dining Terrace. Fueled with live musical performances and specially curated tasting menus, this exhilarating event is perfect for foodies and the adventurous. You can find restaurants and bars from Tispy Flamingo, Chica Bonita, Elementary Restaurant & Bar, and VCR Stacks, among many others, in attendance every Saturday for this soiree.

For more details, check it out here.

Summer Festival at the W Kuala Lumpur

25 May 2024

Get ready to party in the heart of KL with W Kuala Lumpur’s first Summer Series. The event will take place at the hotel’s famed poolside rooftop bar, WETDeck, and promises to be the hotspot destination for unforgettable memories. For their Summer Series #1, you’ll be enthralled with tunes by Dutch powerhouse Dave Nunes and a set by DJs BAD M.O.B, NADIA, DURANY, NAUFAL, AIDAHO and QIBA.

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Time: 4 PM till late
Price: Single Early Bird Ticket + 1 Drink – RM60 | Single Entry Ticket + 1 Drink – RM100
Purchase your tickets here.

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Now till 18 May 2024

Located in Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Lai Po Heen is all set to debut its exquisite culinary collaboration with Chef Thomas Fong from Mandarin Oriental, Doha. Setting the bar high with its authentic Chinese Cuisine in Liang, Chef Thomas Fong brings a culinary experience that merges tradition and innovation. On the menu, you’ll find key signatures such as Crispy Fried Half Duck, Wagyu Puffs, Chilled Angus Beef Salad, and Wok-Fried Handmade Noodles with Prawns.

For reservations, please contact Lai Po Heen at +6032380 8888 or email MOKUL-FB@mohg.com.


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Amalina Anuar is the Digital Director of Harper's Bazaar Malaysia. From covering the latest runway trends to the hottest happenings in Kuala Lumpur, she also delves deep into all things lifestyle and beauty.