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Bored Of Eating At Home? Here Are Five Ways To Buka Puasa This Ramadan

Ditch cooking at home!
As the holy month of Ramadan approaches, many Malaysians are eager to break fast with their loved ones and friends, savoring the joyous atmosphere and delicious meals that come with the occasion.

However, with varying budgets and preferences, choosing the right venue or dining experience can be a challenge. To cater to the diverse needs of fellow Malaysians, we’ve curated a list of affordable and luxurious options for breaking fast in Kuala Lumpur.

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Whether you’re looking for budget-friendly street food or indulgent fine dining, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this Ramadan.

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Explore Bazaar Ramadan for affordable delights

Ramadan bazaars are a treasure trove of affordable and delicious street food, making them a favorite among locals. Though the prices have risen at this year’s bazaar, it’s still bearable.

Bazaar ramadan stadium shah alam
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Head to bazaars like TTDI Ramadan Bazaar or Stadium Shah Alam Ramadan Bazaar to sample a wide variety of Malay, Indian, and Chinese delicacies at wallet-friendly prices. From savory satay, roti john to sweet delights like cendol and kuih, these bazaars offer a feast for the senses without breaking the bank.

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But make sure to check your food before buying, as there are too many food fails this year in Bazaar Ramadan. So, by checking your food, you can avoid falling victim to it.

Picnic in the park

For a more relaxed and scenic experience that embraces the beauty of nature, consider organizing a picnic in one of Kuala Lumpur’s enchanting parks. This delightful outing allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, immersing yourself in the serene ambiance of lush greenery and tranquil surroundings.

Buka puasa at dataran merdeka
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As you arrive at your chosen park, whether it’s the sprawling Putrajaya Square or the iconic KLCC Park, take a moment to find the perfect spot for your picnic. Spread out a comfortable blanket beneath the shade of a majestic tree or opt for a cozy spot overlooking a scenic lake or garden.

Before concluding your picnic, take a leisurely stroll through the park, exploring its winding pathways and beautiful view. Capture the beauty of the surroundings with photographs, preserving the memories.

Indulge in affordable buffet spreads

Buffet dinners at Sofitel Kuala Lumpur are a popular choice for breaking fast during Ramadan, offering a wide selection of dishes at fixed prices.

Buffet at sofitel kuala lumpur damansara
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Look out for their fancy buffet spreads, where you can indulge in an array of Malaysian favorites, including traditional Malay dishes, Indian curries, and Chinese stir-fries, all without exceeding your budget.

Chef cooking at a buffet setting
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Sofitel Kuala Lumpur’s Destinasi Rasa Serantau Buffet dinner at Kwee Zeen, where they added all seven flavors of Malaysia, ensures a delightful culinary experience, providing guests with the opportunity to savor an exquisite variety of flavors while enjoying the elegant ambiance of this luxurious hotel.

Sushi setup at sofitel kuala lumpur damansara
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Cafe hunting at Subang

As you explore Subang’s vibrant cafe scene, don’t forget to stop by quaint and charming establishments like La Cocina Spanish Restaurant and The Orange Couch cafe. These hidden gems offer a cozy retreat from the bustling streets, inviting guests to relax and unwind while savoring delicious food and beverages.

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The orange couch cafe in ss15
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With its diverse range of cafes offering everything from specialty coffee to gourmet meals and indulgent desserts, the restaurant and the cafe are the perfect destinations for cafe hunting enthusiasts.

Smoked duck ramen bowl at the orange couch cafe
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Whether you’re in search of the perfect cup of coffee, a satisfying brunch at The Orange Couch cafe, or a sweet treat to satisfy your cravings, they promise a culinary adventure like no other.

La cocina restaurant in usj
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If you’re bored of the same old dishes, then have fun at La Cocina, as their menu is nothing like you’ve ever seen.

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Dine at Budget-Friendly Restaurants

For those seeking a sit-down dining experience without splurging, Kuala Lumpur is home to numerous budget-friendly restaurants offering Buka Puasa menus.

Nasi kandar pelita
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Places like Nasi Kandar Pelita in SS15 are known for their affordable yet delicious Malay cuisine. Enjoy classics like nasi lemak, rendang, and ayam masak merah without burning a hole in your pocket.


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