Review – Rooftop 25 Bar and Lounge Launches All-New Signature Dishes

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So yours truly here was over at the Hilton Garden Inn Kuala Lumpur South’s Rooftop 25 Bar and Lounge where they were introducing their new menu, featuring an array of crowd-pleasing comfort food to complement scenic views of Kuala Lumpur’s skyline.

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From traditional Malaysian favourites to exciting fusion dishes, there is something to suit every diner’s palate. The menu takes on a mix of western and local flavours and is designed to pair well with Rooftop 25 Bar and Lounge’s beverage list.  

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The first part of the menu features authentic local fare, rich in flavour history.

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Rooftop 25’s best-selling Mee Bandung Raja Laut is a soup-based noodle dish consisting of peanuts and seafood paste. The recipe dates back to 35 years and is the chef’s grandmother’s secret recipe.

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The Batu Road Fried Noodles too has a special place in the chef’s heart, as it is inspired by his grandfather who owned a hawker stall on Jalan Tar (previously known as Batu Road). Combining old and new ingredients, this charred noodle dish bursts smokey flavours.

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The Aromatic Ayam Bakar is the first dish the chef attempted to cook when he first started in this industry 15 years ago. Since then, this old-time recipe has evolved, featuring two different cooking methods and a special homemade sauce.

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The second part of the menu takes a modern twist, presenting an array of fusion dishes. Must-try dishes include the Fabulous Cilantro Pasta, a thai inspired recipe featuring linguine tossed with spicy garlic cilantro oil, baby spinach and parmesan served with poached seafood.

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The Classic Mobley Burger is Hilton Garden Inn’s signature burger. Named after Conrad Hilton’s first hotel, it consists of a homemade patty, Chef’s burger sauce, maple bacon relish and cheese and is served with fries.

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Perfect for sharing, the Javanese Chilli Fries is mixed with tempeh, groundnuts and anchovies in sambal sauce.

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Combining Japanese and Chinese flavours, the Pan Fried Salmon Asian Glaze is the chef’s very own recipe. Paired with mushroom rice pilaf, this dish makes a decadent treat.

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Especially for couples, a great way to experience the new menu is through the romantic, Date Night package. Priced at RM550 nett per couple (RM495 nett for early bird price), the package includes a 3-course dinner (choice of Pan Seared Beef Sirloin Steak, Butter Garlic Chicken Breast Skillet or Pan Fried Salmon Asian Glaze, two drinks (choice of beer, wine or soft drink), a complimentary 2 Day 1 Night room voucher with breakfast for two (valid for 6 months), and a 15% discount voucher for their next visit to Rooftop 25.

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I can’t help but enjoy the ambience and view here… And you can choose your preference from indoor and outdoor rooftop seating.. Just sit back and enjoy the breath-taking views of the city and watch the sky change from bright daylight to dusk to night… The restaurant is open daily from 10:00am – 10:00pm. 

For more information and reservations, please call Hilton Garden Inn KL South at +03 2771 6888 or visit eatdrinkhilton.com.

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