Sunday, January 13, 2019

CNY 2019: The Resort Café, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa

Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa welcomes the upcoming Lunar New Year with a series of festive offerings under the theme “Winds of Prosperity”, available from 21 January to 19 February 2019.

During this festive period, the hotel’s main street, Persiaran Lagoon will be festooned with red lanterns and gold fairy lights, to create the Chinese New Year atmosphere in Sunway City Kuala Lumpur. In the main lobby of Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, guests will be welcomed by monumental lantern pillars with cherry blossom and mini lanterns in the centre of the lobby, complemented by large pots of kumquat trees symbolising prosperity and luck.

Taking centre stage is the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, The Resort Café which will feature Executive Chef Peter Lee and his team of Chinese banquet chefs celebrated recipes, auspicious dishes and reunion dinner menus and yee sang selections for a joyous reunion.


For an unforgettable round table gathering, The Resort Café presents three 8-course prosperity set menus for a joyous reunion with family, friends or business associates this Chinese New Year. The set menus are priced at RM1,688 nett (Billow of Happiness), RM1,888 nett (Billow of Prosperity) and RM2,088 nett (Billow of Longevity) per table of 10 persons respectively. Some of the highlighted dishes in the set menus are the Double Boiled Chicken Broth with Antler Mushroom, Hokkaido Dried Scallop and Fish Maw, Steamed Kampung Chicken with Yam, Olive Oil Poached Dragon Trout Fillet with Cloud Ear Fungus in Superior Soya Sauce and Sautéed Alaska Scallop Roll with Assorted Vegetables.

Note: The Resort Café is able to accommodate up to nine tables of 10 persons.

When: Available from 21 January to 19 February 2019.

Hakka steamed chicken with yam

Stuffed Alaskan scallop

During our preview, we sampled the Billow of Longevity Menu, here are the dishes that we tried.

Fresh Salmon and Abalone Clam with Snow Pear Yee Sang

Double boiled chicken broth with antler mushroom, Hokkaido dried scallop and fish maw

Duo variety chicken: Deep fried chicken slices with cranberry sauce and Chicken roulade with ma lat paste

Braised South African abalone and money bags with black garlic sauce

Crystal prawn meat with golden sand and pine nuts

Chef Peter Lee with his CNY dish

Waxed meat rice in claypot

Thousand layer radish puff with Chilled lemongrass jelly and sun-dried persimmon syrup


For larger groups, diners can opt to host the dinner in the hotel’s function rooms. There are two 8-course set menus available, priced at RM2,200 nett and RM2,500 nett per table of 10 persons respectively. Some of the unique dishes includes the “Shunde” Style Braised Seafood Soup topped with Lobster Oil, Rock Melon Consommé with Dried Agaricus Mushroom, Hokkaido Scallop and Sea Conch, Roasted Chicken with Home-made “Ma Lat” Paste and Pumpkin Pickles, Steamed Dragon Tiger Grouper with Golden Papaya Pumpkin Broth and Crispy Fried Stuffed Shell Crab with Glutinous Rice.

Note: A minimum confirmation of five tables of 10 persons will be required.

When: Available from 5 January to 28 February 2019.


This year, diners can five different variants of Yee Sang which includes the Crispy Shrimp & Snow Pear, Salmon & Snow Pear, Alaskan Scallop & Crispy Salmon Skin, Fresh Salmon & Soft-Shell Crab and Cooked Lobster. The yee sang are freshly prepared daily, with a selection of sauces including the signature Plum Sauce and Wasabi Sauce, or choose one of the new flavours such as the fresh Avocado Plum Sauce or sweet and tangy Rojak Plum Sauce.

When: Available for both dine-in and takeaway from 21 January to 19 February 2019.

Price: RM148 to RM228 for full portion and from RM88 to RM118 for half portion servings.


For Lunar New Year, The Resort Café, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant will be putting out an auspicious lunch and buffet dinner, that symbolises abundance, prosperity and good health.

At the Oriental corner, guests can indulge in the many types of celebratory Chinese delicacies which are on rotation daily such as the Crispy Fried Soft-Shell Prawn with Salted Egg Yolk, Deep Fried Barramundi Belly with Nam Yee Sauce,Chinese Herbs Braised Lamb Loin, Herbal Chicken Drumstick, Yam Abacus Seed, Roasted Duck, Braised Lion Head (Meatball) Dumpling, a variety of noodle dishes, fried rice and much more. Also available is the festive steamboat on the dinner buffet spread which will feature 48 condiments to select from and 16 home-made sauces on rotation to dip into along with numerous other toppings.

At the dessert section, sweetened ‘Tang Yuen’ served with Ginger Infused Syrup or coated with Peanuts, Fried and Steamed Nian Gao, Traditional Cookies like Pineapple Tarts and Peanut Butter Cookies, and a range of Nyonya delights like Kuih Kapit, Kuih Bangkit, Kuih Bahulu, Kuih Ros and more.

When: Available from 21 January to 19 February 2019.

Price: 21 January - 19 February Dinner (except 4 February): RM138 nett per adult, RM98 nett per senior citizen and RM78 nett per child. 5 - 6 February Lunch: RM98 nett per adult and RM68 nett per child.


Gather your family and loved ones for a special and memorable reunion dinner on the eve of the celebration, 4 February 2019, with a sumptuous spread for the occasion, such as Waxed Meat with Seasonal Vegetables, Braised Stuffed Chicken with Herbs and Seafood, Steamed Fish Head and Belly with Minced Ginger and Garlic in Soya Sauce and more.

When: Available on 4 February 2019.

Price: RM148 nett per adult, RM98 nett per senior citizen and RM78 nett per child.


Usher in the New Year with a showcase of Chinese New Year Lion Dance performances on Tuesday, 5 February 2019, on the first day of the celebration at Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa’s Main Lobby at 8.30am. Guests are invited to catch the amazing performance as the lions perform energetic jumps and moves to the loud beat of the drums symbolic for reigning in good fortune, success and prosperity.

For reservations and enquiries, please call 03-7495 2009, 03-7492 8000 or email directly to

Location: The Resort Cafe, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Selangor, Malaysia. (Parking RM3 per 2 hours)

Tel: 03-7495 2009


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1 comment:

  1. The lotus leaf would surely bring the taste of the chicken to a whole new level.


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