Lifestyle & Dining Events to Look Forward to in October 2023

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Are you looking for some exciting dining events to visit right now? With so many options available, it can be tough to choose. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Whether you are a foodie or just looking for a unique dining experience, there are plenty of events happening right now that are sure to satisfy your appetite. So, let’s get started and explore some of the best dining events happening in KL throughout October 2023.

All the dining events you need to try in KL throughout October 2023:

Pink Afternoon Tea at the Lounge on the Park

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At Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, the establishment is collaborating with Estee Lauder to support its mission of creating a world free of breast cancer. Every tea set purchased will be given 10% of the proceeds to The Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Campaign. Available now til 23 November 2023, guests can indulge and relish in the curated menu crafted by Executive Pastry Chef Kevin Pannier. Before making a reservation, here’s what you need to know about the menu.

For its Pink Afternoon menu, you’ll find delicious bites such as its Grilled Fresh Tuna with Chipotle Mayonnaise sandwich, Red Shiso Bresaola Tortellini stuffed with Red Capsicum Cream Cheese Pesto, and more. On the other hand, their sweet treats consist of Ispahan Tartlet, Rose Lychee Macaroon, Peach Jasmine Profiterole and beyond.

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Where: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Price: RM188 nett per person.

Explore the best of Turkish Cuisine in Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

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Get ready to be transported on a gastronomical journey to Turkey. Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur will host a Turkish food collaboration from 25 to 29 October, where you can explore the rich and diverse flavours of the cuisine. Cooked to perfection by guest chefs from Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, your tastebuds won’t disappoint. Bask in the ambience as traditional Turkish music and decor fill the space. On the menu, you’ll find signature dishes such as Kuzu tandır – tender, slow-cooked lamb with aromatic spices, Hünkar beğendi – creamy eggplant purée topped with slow-cooked beef – and more.

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Where: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Price: RM208 (lunch) | RM258 (dinner)

KITA Food Festival returns..

From 26 to 29 October, food enthusiasts will have an opportunity to dine and explore curated Four-Hands Dinner menus by the finest chefs. On 26 October, you can purchase tickets to experience the finest curations by Julien Mercier (Claudine, Singapore) and Masashi Horiuchi (Entier, KL). While the 27 October blends the expertise of Chele Gonzalez (Gallery by Chele, Manila) and Sergio Meza (Mano, KL).

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Happening on the 27 & 28 October, you can opt for either Rene Stein (Tisane, Nuremberg) x Darren Teoh (Dewakan, KL) or Fukuyama Goh (Goh, Fukuoka) x Shaun Ng (Hide, KL).

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Visit the So Good Milk Bar

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Happening from 21 September to 15 October 2023, plant-based milk fans can enjoy a taste of Australia’s top plant-based milk brand at the So Good Milk Bar. Find them at four locations: Pavilion Bukit Jalil, W City, The Sphere and Plaza Arkadia shopping centres.

Guests will be able to explore the variety of plant-based milk and how you can create the perfect coffee pairing. That’s not all. You can participate in interactive trivia to stand a chance to win exclusive merchandise.


The So Good Milk Bar at W City Sales Gallery, OUG: 29 September – 1 October, from 11AM – 7PM.

The So Good Milk Bar at the Sphere, Bangsar South: 3 – 5 October, from 11AM – 7PM

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The So Good Milk Bar at Plaza Arkadia, Desa Park City: 13 – 15 October, from 11AM – 7PM

Art events to check out in October 2023:


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Embark on a trip to the REXPERIENCE. The immersive digital art gallery, which runs between 20 September and 20 January 2024, will transform your mind once you’ve stepped foot in the art space. Nestled in the heart of KL, the REX KL marks the perfect space to host an immersive experience like the “Other World”.

The exhibition takes viewers through cosmic, natural and abstract dimensions into a beautiful escape. There are three main immersive exhibits, so be sure to catch one from 10AM – 10PM. 

“Annihilation” by Colas Fiszman and Jonas Margraf

Dive deeper into the realm where dance, technology and music intertwine to create a stunning narrative. 

“Foreign Nature” by Julius Horsthuis and Ben Lukas Boysen

An exploration of intricate fractals that unveil the hidden geometry of the universe. 

“Yume” by Fahmi Hosnan Ashish Khilnani

Witness traditional masterpieces reimagined through projection and motion. 

Price: RM60 (regular) | RM80 (with live performance)

Purchase your tickets here. 




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.