PETALING JAYA, Sept 20 ― A steamboat dinner is the perfect way to make the best out of a dreary, rainy evening.
Whether it’s for a family reunion or a catch-up with old pals, the communal aspect of cooking your food together at the table offers a welcome escape from the grey weather.
Feeling peckish already? Read on to find out where you can feast on the best steamboat buffets that the Klang Valley has to offer!
Village BBQ Steamboat
Opening hours: 5pm-12am, daily.
Price range: RM11 for children between 90cm to 120cm, RM21 for children between 120cm to 140cm, and RM46 for adults.
Kill two birds with one stone with Village BBQ Steamboat’s buffet spread; you can pick out ingredients to enjoy either a steamboat or barbeque option.
You can have your pick from an impressive array of fresh seafood and vegetables and choose between a chicken soup base or spicy tom yum broth.
Suki-Ya @ Tokyo Street
Opening hours: 11.30am-10pm, daily.
Price range: RM32.80 for adults during lunch time, RM39.80 for adults during dinner time. Children under 12 years old get 50 per cent off buffet price for lunch and dinner.
If you’re feeling ravenous, Suki-Ya’s buffet spread is at the ready to satisfy those gnawing hunger pangs.
Choose from a choice of four soup bases including sukiyaki, miso, shabu shabu, and kimchi to dip your selection of meat, seafood, and vegetables into.
Apart from its branch at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Suki-Ya has multiple outlets in the Klang Valley including branches in Mont Kiara, Paradigm Mall, Klang Parade, and more.
Moo-Ka-Ta Krua Thai
Address: G-11 First Residence Condominium, Jalan Vista Mutiara 1, Kepong Baru, Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 12pm-6am Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Mondays.
Spicy food lovers are in for a treat at Moo-Ka-Ta Krua Thai which serves authentic Thai steamboat fare with fiery curry and tom yum broths.
The restaurant also serves popular Thai dishes such as pad thai and green papaya salad alongside their steamboat offerings.
Hometown Steamboat Restaurant
Opening hours: 5pm-11.45pm, daily.
Hometown Steamboat Restaurant prides itself on its three delicious soup bases: their signature tom yum broth, clear soup, and claypot porridge.
The restaurant’s chocolate fondue is also available to provide a sweet ending to a satisfying steamboat dinner.
Besides their Setapak location, Hometown Steamboat Restaurant can also be found at Kota Damansara, Kepong, Balakong, Subang, Seremban, and Petaling Jaya.
QQ Steamboat Buffet
Opening hours: 5pm-12am Monday to Friday, 4 pm-12 am Saturday to Sunday.
Price range: All-you-can-eat spread priced at RM38.80 for adults, RM19.80 for a child’s steamboat set.
With 200 ingredients to choose from, QQ Steamboat Buffet is unrivaled in its spread of steamboat accompaniments for diners to pick over.
If the number of ingredients is too overwhelming, reviewers recommend getting the crab and prawns to fulfill your fresh seafood cravings.
HoHo Steamboat Restaurant
Opening hours: 3.30pm-12am, daily.
HoHo Steamboat Restaurant sources its seafood straight from Pulau Ketam every day so you know you’re getting the freshest ingredients for your steamboat dinner.
They offer more than 70 steamboat ingredients to choose from including fish balls, fish noodles, handmade dumplings, and QQ tofu.
Pak John Steamboat & BBQ
Opening hours: 11am-10pm on weekdays and 10am-10pm on weekends and public holidays
Price range: RM42.90++ per head
Pak John Steamboat & BBQ serves delicious steamboat in a modern environment that will make urban diners feel right at home.
Their signature offerings include their homemade secret recipe curry soup and their unique Pak John dipping sauces.
* A previous version of this article had some incorrect information which has since been corrected here.