A quick glance at the calendar tells us there’s only a few sleeps left to Christmas, and few more til 2015 draws to a close. I know I say it every year, but it’s still amazing how the time flies, or is it just plain scary? Either way, we still gotta celebrate the festive season and if you want to do it in style, you might want to consider Traders Hotel.
Starting with Sky Bar, one of the most iconic bar in KL with the most magnificent view, and for this festive season they have created 2 delicious cocktails, and you can sip merrily while waiting for the fireworks, which by the way, best view from Sky Bar itself.
Let’s take a look at Gobo Chit Chat, their all-day dining restaurant. I’ve done several reviews for the buffet and the food is generally good. There will be special festive items available for Christmas Eve Dinner, Christmas Day Brunch and there’s a not-to-be-missed New Year’s Eve Seafood Dinner as well. I shall let the food photos do the talking then.
There will be these Crustaceans…..
My favourite type of Shellfish..
Can’t go without Roast Turkey for Christmas, of course. But if you have a hearty appetite, you will enjoy the red meats too.
In fact don’t skip the Beef Wellington, it’s gorgeous.
There’s also some Lamb with all the trimmings.
I shall also show you some of the hot dishes, ranges from Chinese, to Indian, to general Western:
And of course, the desserts, to spread the Yuletide Joy:
For even more of a premium experience, head over to Gobo Upstairs Lounge & Grill for their Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve Dinner. The kitchen team has curated a set menu, you can have either 3-course or 6-course for Christmas Eve, and for New Year’s Eve you can even have up to 8 courses! Here are some of the dishes we sampled.
The Chestnut Soup. It was delicious and gave me a warm fuzzy feeling.
Deconstructed Seafood Tartare
Blue Swimmer Crab Meat served with Ahi tuna, fish cracker, black caviar and compressed honeydew. As oceany as it could get with all that exciting components.
Turkey Breast with Mascarpone, brussel sprouts and apple stuffing with cranberry sauce. Almost too pretty to eat. Love the pairing of mascarpone cheese with the otherwise bland turkey breast. Good thing they managed to keep it nice and juicy too, given how tough it is to perfect turkey.
Black Angus Fillet, aged 150 days. Amazing cut of meat, served with brussel sprouts, pomme puree and sauteed vegetables. Pure bliss.
Blueberries Almond Tart with rum & raisin ice cream, pot poached blueberries compote, raspberry volcano sauce and sprinkled with sea salt. Complete with some dry ice to for the wow factor.
D’Indulge – chocolate indulgence, gold flakes, meringue ring, crumble cookies soil, pistachio-coated cherries and mini vanilla cone ice-cream with raspberry sauce. Look at that shiny ganache!
For more information on the Christmas Menu, check out the hotel website, www.tradershotel.com
TRADERS HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
50088 Kuala Lumpur