For the very first time, Nobu Kuala Lumpur is offering a special Omakase menu for lunch and dinner this festive season.
For dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Nobu Kuala lumpur will be offering a 7-course Omakase priced at RM630 per person. For lunch on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the Omakase will be a 5-course meal priced at RM250 per person. On these 2 days, guests can also order from the a la carte menu.
We had a preview of the 7-course Omakase Dinner which featured some of Executive Chef Philip Leong’s newly crafted dishes. The dinner comes with a glass of Verve Clicquot, too.
Dinner got off on a good start with the visually stunning Botan Ebi Tartare with Caviar and Wasabi Soy Gelee. The chopped Botan Ebi with its smooth velvety texture when eaten together with the glee and caviar brought about a delightful menage of sweet marine flavours that’s immensely satisfying.
Next came a long platter of premium sushi, a staple in any Japanese meal. I saved the hotate and toro pieces for the last.
Madai Sashimi & Baby Spinach Salad with Yuzu dressing was light and refreshing. The crisp leaves and crunchy garlic bits gave the salad a different dimension in terms of textures.
Chef Philip Leong’s love affair with seafood rose another notch with the Seared Hotate with Shiso Salsa. Perfectly-seared plump scallops were served in a shallow bowl of sweetish tangy salsa broth fragranced delicately by shiso (aka perilla leaves).
One of the prettiest presentation of Kobe beef, Chef Philip Leong’s Kobe with Anticucho Miso was a visual treat even before we tasted it. The colourful baby vegetables not only gave the plate a vivacious touch, their crunch complemented the tender juicy beef perfectly.
Before ending the meal with dessert, we were served a small bowl of Inaniwa udon. This was the first time I had this udon and it’s incredible. The cream-coloured hand-stretched udon was the best I’ve had so far. The amazingly smooth udon slithered effortlessly down my throat all too quickly and I wished there was more in the bowl.
The Omakase meal ended with Apple Compote & Azuki Mille Feuille, something that has to be eaten quickly as the house-made ice-cream was melting fast.
So if you wish to have a taste of Nobu Kuala Lumpur’s contemporary Japanese cuisine curated by the talented Philip Leong, head on over to the restaurant perched on the 56th floor of Petronas Tower 3 where you get to dine above the splendid KL city skyline. And what better time to do that than this festive season?
Advance reservations are highly recommended. Please call 03-2164-5084 or WhatsApp 019-389-5085.
NOBU KUALA LUMPUR
Level 56, Menara 3 Petronas
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Opened for Lunch Mondays-Fridays
@ 12.00noon to 2.00pm
Opened for Dinner Mondays-Saturdays
@ 6.00pm to 10.30pm