A Royal Toast to Merdeka: Marriott Bonvoy’s Regal Culinary Celebrations

Celebrate Malaysia's 66th Independence Day in Style!
By: Iffah Salleh
August 16, 2023

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to embark on a culinary adventure like no other as Marriott Bonvoy hotels and resorts across Malaysia roll out the red carpet for a feast that celebrates the nation’s vibrant cultural heritage and rich culinary traditions. 

Just in time for Malaysia’s 66th Independence Day, these luxurious destinations are coming together to offer an array of delectable dining experiences that are bound to tantalise your taste buds and leave you craving for more!

Celebrate Malaysia’s Independence Day with Marriott!

1. The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur: A Gastronomic Odyssey – Malaysiaku!

Picture yourself immersed in a tapestry of flavours at The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur’s annual Merdeka tradition, ‘Malaysiaku.’ 

Led by the brilliant Executive Sous Chef Norazizi Taslim, this culinary journey is a heartfelt tribute to Malaysia’s cultural diversity. Each dish, meticulously curated to encapsulate the spirit of 14 different states, embodies the essence of Malaysia’s heritage. 

The theme this year, ‘Culinary Tales of Folklores and Fables,’ weaves captivating stories into an enchanting menu, including dishes inspired by legendary tales like ‘Kisah Itik Bertelur Emas’ and ‘Kisah Tiga Ekor Kambing.’

Experience this grand feast on selected dates: 17 August, 31 August, 9 September, and 16 September, with prices starting from RM364+ per adult.

2. Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur: Unity Through Cuisine 

In a celebration that honours Malaysia’s unity through its remarkable culinary heritage, Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur presents the Merdeka Buffet Dinner. 

Amidst the stunning backdrop of Malaysia’s landscapes, indulge in Le Méridien’s Signature Sup Tetel and savour the exquisite flavours of Nandu Peratel, a crab curry masterpiece. 

Delight in the succulent Roasted Lamb Kuzi and relish the Baked Seabass with Green Sambal. With over 200 dishes and delightful treats like Pandan Vanilla Roulade, this buffet is a true sensory delight.

3. Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel: A Fusion of Local Favourites and International Delights 

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel invites you to revel in the Merdeka spirit with a grand Merdeka Buffet Extravaganza at Kitchen@8. 

Let your taste buds dance to the symphony of local and international flavours, and don’t miss the specially prepared Nasi Lalap, a Tawau dish that combines fried chicken with a medley of vegetables. 

Whether it’s buffet promotions, à la carte specials, or refreshing drinks, the culinary experts at Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel have you covered.

4. Putrajaya Marriott Hotel: A Feast Fit for Merdeka

Putrajaya Marriott Hotel’s Merdeka celebrations are a journey of flavours. 

Enjoy a mini buffet and drinks on Merdeka eve, and the next day, treat yourself to a sumptuous Merdeka Day Hi-Tea buffet featuring Malaysian favourites like Briyani Rice with Lamb Masala, Nasi Hujan Panas with Beef Ribs Assam Pedas, and much more. 

Quench your thirst with two pints of beer or two glasses of wine and celebrate Malaysia’s spirit of independence.

5. Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown: Unleash the Merdeka Magic 

Prepare for a magical Merdeka experience at Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown. 

With promotions at Quan’s Kitchen, Jann, and Lady Yi’s Tea House, you’re in for a treat. Relish in the FUIYOH Merdeka Magic Buffet at Quan’s Kitchen! 

Those born on 31st August 1957 can dine for free, and those born on 31st August dine at only RM66+, an homage to Malaysia’s 66 years of independence! Savour captivating cocktails at Jann and indulge in a magical afternoon tea at Lady Yi’s Tea House.

6. Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral: A Flavourful Farewell to Merdeka

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral is ready to captivate your taste buds with a special Merdeka and Malaysia Day Buffet Dinner at Nook Restaurant. 

From iconic Nasi Lemak Kukus Pintu Gerbang Kampung Baru to a variety of fried delights, including banana fritters and mushroom fritters, this buffet promises an unforgettable gastronomic journey. 

And don’t forget to explore the Popcorn Machine station and create your own icy dessert dream with Malaysian-inspired flavours.

The Most Flavourful Culinary Experiences Ever!

Get ready to indulge in these fantastic culinary experiences and celebrate Malaysia’s 66th Independence Day in the most flavourful way possible. 

Marriott Bonvoy hotels and resorts are rolling out the culinary red carpet to make this year’s Merdeka celebration truly unforgettable. 

So gather your loved ones and embark on a journey of flavours that pay homage to the nation’s rich heritage. Cheers to a joyful and delicious celebration! Make your reservation today at Marriott. 

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