The fasting period has begun and we would like to wish our Muslim readers a blessed Ramadan

In light of this, we look at five places to break fast that not only features traditional Malay eats but also a variety of other cuisines.

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From finely crafted French dishes to Nyonya specialities, Malaysia Tatler has got you covered this season.

The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur Juadah Buffet 

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We can't start our list without a place to let our readers know where to get great Malay food now can we? Head over to Charcoal at The Saujana Hotel KL for their Juadah buffet, boasting a well-rounded mix of traditional Malay delicacies and then going beyond with Western and Japanese selections. Potential diners should take heed of classic kampung eats like whole roasted lamb percik, itik kukus rendang cili padi, ruse berempah, sup gear box and more.

Rama V

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Dine like Thai royalty this festive season at Rama V with sumptious set meals catered for parties of 2 to 10 diners. These dinner sets are semi-buffets, offering unlimited salads, appetisers, soup of the day, desserts, dates and select drinks. After whetting your appetite, on comes a tantalising spread of Thai favourites for you to enjoy. Need we say more?

Bistro à Table

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Dine as the French would at Bistro à Table with their special 6-course truffle degustation menu, boasting dishes the likes of seared foie gras with scallop sashimi with shaved truffles and truffled egg linguine to name a few. Delicious from start to finish.

Hilton KL's Warisan Baba & Nyonya At Vasco's

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Hilton KL is offering a smörgåsbord of delightful nyonya delectables this festive season at their restaurant Vasco's. Standouts include their nyonya laksa, kuih, kambing panggang berempah Portugis, ayam pongteh and much more. We've tried it,  we love it and we think you would too.

Inside Scoop

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Who says dinner can't be just ice-cream? The folks at Inside Scoop sure didn't think so. The ice-creamery is featuring an all-you-can-eat buffet from May 29 until the June 9. Be warned though, the buffet will change everyday until the end and is only available during three time slots each day. Get the full scoop here.

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Tags: Buka Puasa, Ramadan, Iftar, Malay Food, Food, Break Fast, French Food, Ice Cream, Thai Food, Nyonya