Friday, January 25, 2019

Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu Unveils Auspicious Celebrations

With the Lunar New Year is getting near, I bet you guys are busy making plans with your loved ones so why not come to gather this year at Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu for a savoury and auspicious Chinese New Year celebration?

Begin your festivities with Le Méridien's own Latest Recipe's fresh and delightful Prosperity Salmon Yee Sang from 22 January to 19 February. Priced at RM98nett for small, RM128nett for medium and RM168nett for large, the Yee Sang Platter is available for dine it or takeaway. Let's welcome the Lunar New Year with good wishes for fortune, happiness as well as healthy and long life.

Chinese New Year is a time for reunion of friends and families sso what better way to complement these delightful gatherings with an array of sumptuous cuisines. Indulge in Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu's lavish Chinese New Year Buffet offerings this year featuring popular dishes!

Steamed hybrid grouper.

Flossy butter prawn.


Japanese yam roll and kui fei abalone and to-fu with Chinese mushroom and ginger soy. 

Beef ginger.


Fried mussels with cincaluk sauce and Lamb shoulder with black pepper sauce.


Fried fragrant rice with BBQ chicken and anchovies and steamed sticky glutinous rice with chicken.


Steamed and deep-fried mantou.


Chicken herbs broth, braised assorted seafood with seaweed and Szechuan soup.


Chinese pear salad with poached prawns and Chicken and glass noodles with julienned smoked duck breast. 

Jelly fish salad with roasted sesame seed.


Sesame chicken salad with lime chili dressing and poached seafood with Thai sauce.

Noodle salad with sautèed mushrooms and Asian dressing in mini cups.

Chicken and glass noodles with julienned smoked duck breast in mini cups. 


Lantern-shaped cake and cherry blossom cake.

Assorted Chinese New Year cookies.


Chinese New Year Cupcakes and Raspberry Cream puffs.


Lantern-shaped cookies and mini lemon cakes.


Tang Yuan and White fungus with longan.

But I personally think this red-coloured white chocolate fondue has taken the spotlight for the day! I've kept coming back to it!

Below are some sweets and little cakes for you to dip into the fondue!

So what do you think? Call up your friends and family for a joyful gathering this upcoming festive month of February to enjoy all the delights above whether for lunch or dinner buffets  according to below dates:
  • Reunion Dinner Buffet on 4th February 2019 at RM138 nett per adult.
  • Lunar Lunch Buffet on 5th February 2019 at RM108 nett per adult.
  • Auspicious Dinner Buffet on 5th and 6th February 2019 at RM138 nett per adult.
  • Chap Goh Mei Dinner Buffet on 19th February 2019 at RM138 nett per adult.

But that's not all as in conjunction with the lunar celebration, the hotel is pleased to introduce their Oriental Weekend Dinner Buffet from 8th to 24th February (available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday); priced at RM138 nett per adult.

Photo taken from hotel's official website.

For a private and luxurious celebration, Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu also offers four delectable Chinese New Year Set Menus at RM888nett, RM1088nett, RM1288nett and RM1,888nett. Each set menu features a harmonious of 8 or 9 combination of scrumptious dishes with free flow of Chinese Tea.

This bountiful Chinese New Year dishes was exclusively prepared by the hotel's Chinese Chef, Chef Lum Kai Man and his culinary Team. According to Executive Chef Fahdrul Abd Malek, Chef Lum Kai Man has a long culinary spanning over 30 years, specializing in Chinese cuisines. "Chef Lum's approaches on food, taste as well as use of ingredients are creative and innovative. His menu boasts authentic and high quality Chinese culinary experiences," he added.

On that note, Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu will be hosting a Lion Dance Showcase by Yik Nam Lion Dance on the first day of Chinese New Year (5 February 2019) at the hotel lobby at 11.00am followed by Yee Sang Toss with the management of the hotel and hotel guests. See you guys there!

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Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu
Location | Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Contact | +6088 322 227 or email
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