June 3, 2023

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Malay Fine Dining Cuisine at Bijan Restaurant Bukit Ceylon

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Malay Fine Dining Cuisine at Bijan Restaurant Bukit Ceylon

Where to find delicious Malaysian desserts in Kuala Lumpur? When you ask most locals where is the best Malay fine dining restaurant, the answer is always Bijan Restaurant at Bukit Ceylon or Ceylon Hill. They have built their reputation from scratch for being the top Malay fine dine restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. In our recent visit to Bijan Restaurant, we tasted some of their popular Malay cuisine.

The restaurant is ideally located at Ceylon Hill next to the ever busy Changkat Bukit Bintang. The backdrop of this restaurant is the KL Tower and it lit up beautifully at night. They offer valet parking services so you don’t worry about parking if you dine here.

There is good news to share as Bijan Restaurant is working together with the ENTERTAINER App. This means you can BUY ONE MAIN COURSE and GET ONE MAIN COURSE FOR FREE!

This is the beauty of The Entertainer App and you can save money in dining, drinks, games and even in hotel stays. You can read how we saved our money by staying in The Heritage Suites in Siem Reap Cambodia. The best part now is you can get the app at discounted rates!

Opor Rusuk

We had dinner and ordered some of their popular main dishes. First dish of the night is the Opor Rusuk which is the Stewed Beef Ribs in Spices. Words can’t describe how delicious is this beef ribs. The beef ribs is stewed to perfection. The texture is soft and it literally melts in the mouth and you can taste the flavours of the spices, toasted coconut, Gula Melaka (palm sugar) and coconut milk. The thick gravy and the beef makes it good with the rice. This is a must order.

Masak Lemak Udang dengan Nenas

Masak Lemak Udang dengan Nenas means prawn stir fried with pineapple. What we love about this dish is the sauce is not too thick and not too spicy. Not forget to mention about the huge fresh prawns they use for this dish. You get the taste of the sweetness and also the combination of the light coconut milk and chilies. This goes well with the rice.

Kambing Berempah Sambal Dendeng

Kambing Berempah Sambal Dendeng is a baked sliced lamb loin with sambal chili sauce. What interesting is they marinated the Australian lamb loin in turmeric, lemongrass, ginger and spices before they baked it. The beauty of Malay cuisine is the usage of the spices so the food is aromatic and flavourful. We love the combination of the lamb loin and the sambal dendeng. This is a lamb dish you won’t forget.

Ikan Siakap Sos Asam

This is a unique way to present Ikan Siakap Sos Asam or the Seabass with tamarind Sauce.  The fish meat is cut to slices and deep fried to perfection. Each and every single fish slice is crispy and yet tender on the inside. It is then complement with their special sauces of peanut and tamarind sauce, slices of raw four angled bean, red onions and red chillies. Fried food is addictive and so is this dish.

Ayam Masak Merah

Ayam Masak Merah is a popular Malay cuisine. It is a simple but yet delicious chicken dish that can goes along with rice, noodle or mee hoon. The chicken pieces are fried first before simmered in sweet and spicy sauce of chillies, tomatoes and spices. What we love is the texture of the chicken is still tender and it goes very well with rice.

Sotong Hitam Manis

The Sotong Hitam Manis means Black Sweet Squid. Don’t judge the book by its cover. The black sauce is sweet and the squid is cooked with chilli paste, lemongrass and squid ink. The squid is cooked to perfection. Many restaurants tend to overcook the squid to rubbery texture. This is something you can consider to order when you dine in Bijan.

Pucuk Paku Goreng Tahi Minyak

Pucuk Paku Goreng Tahi Minyak is something new we tasted in Bijan. Pucuk Paku is a type of wild fern that is very popular in Sarawak. You don’t find it in Kuala Lumpur and we were surprised to find this dish. We had pucuk paku when we were traveling in Kuching but never had one in Kuala Lumpur before. It is stir fried with chili and caramelised coconut with prawns. If you never tasted wild ferns before, you should try this.

With the ENTERTAINER App, you can buy one main course and get one for free. For the usual price for the ENTERTAINER App is RM 145 but if you can use our code WILSON2017 or click the link (https://goo.gl/FXdKCA) to get it at 10% off RM 75 which more than 45% OFF the normal price. Get it now and save more!

Overall, the food in Bijan Restaurant the good and tasty and well worth the visit. If you want to have a fine dine Malay cuisine, Bijan Restaurant is the best bet. You won’t be disappointed for sure. Remember to save more by getting the ENTERTAINER App. Save more money and eat more. Hope you like our food review and share this article if you like it. Sharing is caring.

Opening Hours:

Monday to Sunday from 4:30pm to 11pm

Bijan Bar & Restaurant Address:

No 3 Jalan Ceylon

50200 Kuala Lumpur


Tel + 603 2031 3575

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