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11 Best Christmas Day Dinner Ideas in Kuala Lumpur 2024

11 Best Christmas Day Dinner Ideas in Kuala Lumpur 2024

11 Best Christmas Day Dinner Ideas in Kuala Lumpur 2024

Where to celebrate Christmas in KL for 2024? It’s a question we all ask ourselves every year, do we invite family and friends around with the hidden fear of getting Turkey right or should we just save all the hassle and buy in a pre-cooked one with all the trimmings? On the other hand, we could just gather everyone in limited numbers, of course, and head out to our favourite restaurant.

So at The City List, we have decided that now would be as good a time as any to let you know some places that are offering Christmas dinner in Kuala Lumpur 2023 and let someone else take the responsibility of getting that Turkey cooked just right. Whatever you do this year, we have put together this helpful guide for a Kuala Lumpur Christmas in 2023.

Updated (13 December 2023)

1. 'Jingle Brunch 2023' at the W!

Time to indulge in some festive delights for Christmas Day 2023 that ignite the Christmas spirit in you. With every bite, you will taste the magic of the holidays, and with every sip, you will raise a toast to the joy of this special time of year.

Available only on Christmas Day, 25th December from 12:30pm to 3pm

MYR488 nett per adult, MYR244 nett per child 7 and over (children 6 and under with paying adult are free), Alcohol Beverage Bundles from MYR118.


11 Best Christmas Day Dinner Ideas in Kuala Lumpur 2023 - W Kuala Lumpur


Flock at W Kuala Lumpur: No. 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For reservations call +60 12 357 4788  or

2. Celebrate Christmas Cheer at Sid's Pubs

Experience the warmth of a traditional British pub feast at Sid's Pubs for Christmas Day 2023 offering hearty food, and a friendly atmosphere that's perfect for sharing Xmas memories.

If you didn't know already, Sids Pubs have been around since 2007 and are not about pretence or gimmicks, just good food, good company, and a welcoming environment for everyone. Sids pubs can be located throughout KL, including TTDI, Bangsar South, Bukit Tunku and Damansara Heights.

This Christmas, expect a festive feast that we are sure will delight your taste buds. Their chefs have crafted a special menu for RM150 net per person which includes pumpkin soup, Choice of Beef, Lamb, Turkey or Ham mains with all the trimmings, homemade mince pies with brandy butter and lastly mulled wine!

Join Sid's Pubs for an inexpensive Christmas day lunch and experience the true spirit of Christmas. 

Sids Pubslocated in TTDI, Bangsar South, Bukit Tunku and Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For reservations or more info call +60 12 234 7576 

3. Christmas Bruch Italian Style!

The ever popular Italian restaurant Nero Nero in DC Mall has become a firm favourite with its Southern Italian Cuisine. Serving up authentic Italian food, Christmas day for 2023 will be no exception hosting a Brunch session between 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm. 

Expect authentic dishes inspired by Nonna, free-flowing Prosecco, white and red wines, and live music with adult prices at a very reasonable RM188 net per person and children 6-12 years RM100 net each.

A 7 course chef's special set menu is also available in the evening at RM258 net per adult with 2 seatings available 5:30 pm - 8 pm & 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

Nero Nero KLL3-02, DC Mall, Damansara City, 6 Jalan Damanlela, Damansara Heights,50490 Kuala Lumpur. for reservations phone: +6019 667 4546 Email:

4. Festive feasts at Hilton KL

The festive agenda for 2023 features a fantastic fusion of expertly made food and entertainment, as well as premium settings and welcoming hospitality. Celebrate the joy of togetherness with every bite as you savour seasonal specials including hearty roasts and delectable desserts at Vascos!

The award-winning culinary team at Vasco’s will serve up a carefully crafted Christmas buffet dish with menu highlights including a Special Oyster Market, Roasted Pecking Duck Roll, and Australian Whole Beef Leg with Mustard Jus will help guests get into the festive mood. 


11 Best Christmas Day Dinner Ideas in Kuala Lumpur 2023 - Hilton Kuala Lumpur


Christmas Lunch or dinner at Vasco’s

Christmas Day Lunch Buffet Price: RM318 nett per adult and RM128 nett per child (6yrs to 12yrs) Time: 12.30pm to 3.00 pm

Christmas Day dinner Price: RM288 nett per adult and RM118 nett per child (6yrs to 12yrs) Time: 6.30pm to 10.30pm

Beverage package: RM160 nett per adult (2-hours) Enjoy free flow house wine, Carlsberg bottle beer, soft drink and chilled juice.

Buy 3 get 1 Free for lunch or Buy 4 get 1 Free for dinner Early Bird offer is valid from 22 November – 11 December 2023, dine in is applicable on 25 December 2023. Prices are inclusive of 6% Service Tax. Reservations must be made at least 48-hours in advance.

Hilton Kuala Lumpur3 Jalan Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur, 50470, Malaysia. For reservations call +603 2264 2264 or book online here.

5. Boozy Christmas day brunch or Dinner for 2023, why not!

For Christmas Day 2023, Joloko KL is having their free-flow brunch again this year plus a 7 or 10 course sharing dinner menu with some traditional but also newly invented Caribbean festive dishes.


11 Best Christmas Day Dinner Ideas in Kuala Lumpur 2023 - Joloko KL


From 12 pm - 3 pm on the 25th December 2023 and priced at a reasonable RM135 per person Nett for food only,  Add FREE-FLOW drinks at RM185 Nett per person (drinks only).

Christmas day dinner from 5 - 10pm for the 7 or 10 sharing course is available at RM185pp nett for food only,  Add FREE-FLOW drinks at RM165 Nett per person.

As always this will be a full house and highly suggest you book early below!

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Joloko: 43 Jalan Kamunting, Off Dang Wangi, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. RSVP to For reservations call +60 3-2694 1100

6. 2023 Christmas dinner with a view at Marini’s on 57

Enjoy seasonal favourites while you wine and dine in the sky-high settings of Marini's during Christmas 2023. Christmas dinner at the Marini’s on 57 Restaurant starts off with a house favourite – Scrambled Eggs with Parmesan cheese foam and black truffles, followed by a savoury twist on a traditional cannolo – a delicious Prawn & Crab Cannolo with lime mayonnaise, pomegranate jelly, salmon & herring roe and chives.


11 Best Christmas Day Dinner Ideas in Kuala Lumpur 2023 - Marinis on 57


Next up is a decadent Ravioli with Ricotta and Black Truffle, with a butter parmesan cheese sauce and balsamic reduction, garnished with black truffle shavings. Go traditional with a Baked Turkey with Chestnut Purée, red cabbage, gravy and cranberry sauce, or go light with Baked Cod Fish with Chickpea and Rosemary Cream, roasted pumpkin and braised leeks. For something hearty, opt for the Braised Beef Cheek with celeriac purée, Brussels sprouts and green asparagus.

The evening’s sweet treat is an elevated version of a classic Italian frozen dessert – indulge in smooth textures and rich flavours of the Panettone Semifreddo where a  slice of panettone is stuffed with rum and raisin ice cream and served with rum Chantilly cream and meringue.

The Marini’s on 57 Christmas 2023 set dinner menu is available on 24 and 25 December 2023 and is priced at RM680++ for non-window seating and RM780++ per person for window seating

Marini’s on 57 is located at Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas. For reservations, contact +603 2386 6030 or email For more information on Marini's on 57, visit For information on The Marini’s Group, visit

7. Christmas 2023 at home with Picha Eats!

Picha eats built a platform in January 2016 enabling refugee Mothers in Malaysia who can cook authentic meals to support their families and ensure their Kids receive an education whilst Picha, market and deliver the food to the public and have helped 40 families from Syria, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Palestine, Iraq and Pakistan deliver 135,000 meals.

There's nothing better than enjoying scrumptious meals together with your loved ones in the month of Christmas! Check out these sets, made with love by the Picha Chefs to celebrate this festive season. 


11 Best Christmas Day Dinner Ideas in Kuala Lumpur 2023 - Pichaeats


Enjoy homey flavours from the Berry Xmas Feast at RM220 with Herb-Roasted Chicken to our Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Chicken Meatballs!, or why not try Holly Jolly Chickmas, a French inspired Chicken Chasseur made with a demi-glace sauce as a base and includes mushrooms and shallots paired with some homey Mashed Potatoes & Homemade Italian Chicken Cranberry Meatball that's perfect for your festive family get-together at RM245 to name but a few

To view the full menu or Book online with Picha eats here

8. Festive season 2023 at the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

The centrally located Shangri-la Hotel on Jalan Sultan Ismail has an abundance of choices for Christmas Day 2023. Enjoy exquisite dining experiences from Lavish buffets or timeless classics with the Live Carving Trolley!  


11 Best Christmas Day Dinner Ideas in Kuala Lumpur 2023 - Shangri-la Kuala Lumpur



Festive Delights Arthur’s Bar & Grill

Celebrate the festivities with Arthur's joyous holiday menu featuring timeless classics, a live carving trolley, and a selection of handcrafted cocktails. The holiday spread boasts a scrumptious selection of favourites including the hearty Christmas roast chicken, oven-roasted Australian leg of lamb, beef Wellington, an assortment of hot and cold seafood, and divine holiday desserts.


25th December, Christmas Day: Lunch & Dinner - RM258 per adult 


Festive Feast at Lemon Garden

Revel in the warmth of festive reunions at Lemon Garden, where a lavish buffet spread eagerly awaits you and your loved ones! This year's Festive Buffet Extravaganza promises more than just a meal; it's a captivating culinary journey through the rich tapestry of holiday flavours. 


25th December, Christmas Day: 12pm to 3pm and 6pm to 10pm, respectively.

Lunch - RM298 per adult.

Dinner - RM298 per adult. 


Up to 2 children (under the age of 7) can enjoy complimentary buffet meals at all-day dining  venue when accompanied by a paying Shangri-La Circle member. Additional children under the age of 7, and children aged 7 to 11, will enjoy a 50% discount.


Shangri- la Kuala Lumpur: 11, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For reservations call +603 2032 2388


9. A French Christmas Day 2023 

Chez Gaston the casual dining French restaurant nestled in a leafy and shaded corner of Bangsar which we reviewed back in January 2019 will serve a 2023 5 course silver menu for RM195 nett per person or 7 course menu Christmas day lunch or dinner package for RM380 Nett per person between 12 pm - 2 pm or dinner from 6pm.

Starters include things like Cauliflower creamy soup and smoked salmon whilst mains consist of a rack of lamb, half lobster and dessert including Cheese, or dark chocolate tart to name a few. Fantastic food all cooked by Chef Gaston himself!

Early bird discount of 1% off if you also book before 15 December 2023!

Chez Gaston12 Jalan Bangsar Utama 9 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia . For reservations and more information on their packages call +60 11-3993 0036 

10. Christmas Day Dinner in the heart of KL!

Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel & Convention Centre and Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, City Centre is Marriott Bonvoy’s first dual-branded property in Malaysia that recently opened in Kuala Lumpur on the Corner of Jalan Sultan Ismail & Jalan Ampang and has an abundance of festive offerings. Expect intriguing neighbourhood-inspired curations and unique local influences, all under one roof for you to experience the best of both worlds.

The Renaissance will be offering a Christmas Day Brunch Buffet on December 25, 2023, from 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM at MYR 288 (Adult)  & MYR 144 (Child). Beverage packages are available from MYR 148 per person from December 22 to 30, 2023. 20% early bird discount from now till December 15, 2023 and 10% from December 16 to 21, 2023. For reservations, call +603 2706 8088 +603 2706 8088 or email

Whilst at the Four Points by Sheraton, The Mesh offers a Christmas Day Lunch Buffet on December 25, 2023, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM at MYR 218 (Adult) & MYR 109 (Child). Beverage packages and Early bird discounts are the same as in The Renaissance above. For reservations, please call +603 2706 9099 or email

11. Christmas Glitz and Grand at the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is celebrating 2023’s curtain call this December with an abundance of festive offers including quintessential holiday buffets, tipples of festive cocktails joyful cheers and special buffet menus, curated by Celebrity Chef Daniel Green!


Begin your holiday indulgence with an international feast of cuisines featuring Christmas delicacies. Inclusive of unlimited non-alcoholic signature drinks, chilled juices and soft drinks.

Time: 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Price: MYR 498 Nett (Adult) ǀ MYR 249 Nett (Child) with city view.


11 Best Christmas Day Dinner Ideas in Kuala Lumpur 2023 - Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur


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Ignite the holiday spirit with a fusion buffet of local flavours infused with festive magic. Inclusive of unlimited non-alcoholic signature drinks, chilled juices and soft drinks.

Time: 7 PM – 11 PM, Price: MYR 218 Nett (Adult) ǀ MYR 99 Nett (Child), Indoor.

*Alcoholic beverage packages are available for add-on from MYR 70 Nett onward. 

From Nov 10, 2023 onwards, enjoy an Early Bird discount of 15% for festive buffet ticket purchases (applicable only to adults and first 50 persons only).

This season, let the hassle of party planning fade away with our thoughtfully curated set meals with a single click on Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Online Store.Take delight in Chef’s curated Festive Feast Set from MYR 1,500 nett featuring Christmas classics ideal for a group of ten persons.

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur: 12 Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50450. For reservations call +60 3 2182 1234 or email

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