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Shanghai JW Marriot KL

Dim Sum Ala-Carte Shanghainese Culinary

[Date Visited: April 2021]

     Shanghai restaurant, JW Marriot Kuala Lumpur is shaped by remarkable inspirations. Executive Chinese Chef Wong Wing Yeuk, together with his stellar culinary team, has designed a menu of exquisite Shanghainese classics and dim sum incorporating specially selected ingredients imported from Shanghai. The restaurant features a fine curation of over 200 dishes which showcase the vibrant and distinctive flavors of the city. Shanghai restaurant is a feast for the senses, from the exceptional cuisine and delicate flavors, to the stylish ambience which pays homage to Chinese arts and culture. You get to dine in a refined dining space featuring a touch of modern Chinese glamour.

Steamed Shanghainese Meat Dumplings- Xiao Long Bao (RM25)
Comment: It was good with the perfect thickness of skin, broth was quite rich and the pork meat was tasty.

Deep-Fried Spring Rolls (RM18)
Comment: Crispy skin with generous savory filling

Steamed Prawn Dumplings (RM18)
Comment: The skin was thin and smooth but I would prefer bigger prawns. Overall, it was quite good

Salted Egg Custard Bun (Liu Sha Bao)
Comment: The size was too small, preferred the normal size with generous filling. This dish is suitable for kids.

Steamed Cheong Fun with Shrimps (RM18)
Comment: The skin was soft and glossy but the shrimps were quite small. Taste was quite plain.

Double-Boiled Abalone Soup with Dried Scallops, Chicken and Bamboo Pith (RM88)
Comment: Loved this dish the most in Shanghai restaurant. Definitely one of the best soup I've ever had. Super flavorful and rich with herbs taste.

Braised Spanish Pork with Chinese Rice Wine (RM48)
Comment: Portion was too small but the braised pork was slightly tender and rich in flavor.

Imperial Fried Rice with Shrimps and Diced Chicken (RM38 per person)
Comment: Portion was too small for this kind of price, it was too simple and taste was plain, just a normal fried rice you find at home.

Sweetened Hasma with Red Dates (RM58)
Comment: One of my favorite chinese desserts!

     The food here was quite decent for me but I certainly expect higher quality from this kind of fine-dining Chinese restaurant. The dim sum did not impress me because I didn't find much difference compared to the other dim sum restaurants. However, it was worth the try! Check out their dim sum and ala-carte menu in the link below!

Price: $$$
Food: 3.5/5
Service: 4/5
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Menu: Menu
Address: JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, Level One, 183 Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL 55100

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