Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu Unveils Auspicious Celebrations

Blogged by @Lan
Published for Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu
(Featured image: Prosperity Salmon Yee Sang)

Executive Chef Fahdrul Abd Malek

It’s a delicious and auspicious Chinese New Year celebration this year at Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu. Let’s welcome the Lunar New Year with good wishes for fortune, happiness as well as healthy and long life.

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Begin your festivities with the hotel’s fresh and delightful Prosperity Salmon Yee Sang from 22 January to 19 February. Priced at RM98nett for small, RM128nett for medium and RM168nett for large, the Yee Sang Platter is available for dine it or takeaway.

Lamb Shoulder with Black Pepper Sauce

Fried Mussel with Cincaluk Sauce

Beef Ginger

Fragrant Fried Rice with BBQ Chicken and Anchovies

Steamed Hybrid Grouper

Steamed Sticky Glutinous Rice with Chicken

Organic Vegetables

Japanese Yam Roll and Kui Fei Abalone

To-Fu with Chinese Mushroom and Ginger Soy

Flossy Butter Prawn

Chinese New Year is a time for reunion of friends and families, and what better way to complement these delightful gatherings with an array of sumptuous cuisines. Indulge in Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu’s lavish Chinese New Year Buffet offerings this year featuring popular dishes like Stir Fried Lamb with Honey Sesame, Creamy Mussel Salted Egg, Wok-fried Butter Prawn with Egg Moss as well as Braised Chinese Cabbage with trio of Mushrooms.

Braised Assorted Seafood with Seaweed

Chicken Herbs Broth

Szechuan Soup

Mantou (Chinese Fried Buns)

Mantou (Chinese Steamed Buns)


Chicken and Glass Noodles with Juliene Smoked Duck Breast

Chinese Pear Salad with Poached Prawns

Jelly Fish Salad with Roasted Sesame Street

Sesame Chicken Salad with Lime Chili Dressing

Enjoy these and more appetizing dishes with Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu Reunion Dinner Buffet (4 February) at RM138nett per adult, Lunar Lunch Buffet (5 February) at RM108nett per adult, Auspicious Dinner Buffet (5 & 6 February) at RM138nett per adult and Chap Goh Mei Dinner Buffet (19 February) at RM138nett per adult.


Nian Gao (Chinese New Year Cake)

Mandarin Orange Cheese Cake

Chocolate Fountain

In conjunction with the lunar celebration, the hotel is pleased to introduce their Oriental Weekend Dinner Buffet available only this February (8 to 24 February) with a wide selection of Chinese Style Gastronomy. This appetizing buffet is available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at RM138nett per adult.

Latest Recipe, Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu

For a private and luxurious celebration, Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu also offers four delectable Chinese New Year Set Menus at RM888nett, RM1088nett, RM1288nett and RM1,888nett. Each set menu features a harmonious of 8 or 9 combination of scrumptious dishes with free flow of Chinese Tea. Call the hotel’s Event Specialist at +60 88 322215 for more perks and details. The menu’s specifications are in the brochure below, feel free to download it.

Chinese New Year Set Menus

Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu will be hosting a Lion Dance Showcase by Yik Nam Lion Dance on the first day of Chinese New Year (5 February 2019) at the hotel lobby at 11am followed by Yee Sang Toss with the management of the hotel and hotel guests.

Buffet Station at Latest Recipe

This bountiful Chinese New Year dishes was exclusively prepared by the hotel’s Chinese Chef- Chef Lum Kai Man and his culinary Team. According to Executive Chef Fahdrul Abd Malek, Chef Lum Kai Man has a long culinary spanning over 30 years, specializing in Chinese cuisines. “Chef Lum’s approaches on food, taste as well as use of ingredients are creative and innovative. His menu boasts authentic and high quality Chinese culinary experiences,” he added.

Prosperity Salmon Yee Sang

For more information on the hotel’s Chinese New Year specials, please call +60 88 322227 or check out their Facebook page, @lemeridienkotakinabalu.


Executive Pastry Chef Suffian

Chef Stephen Bitor, Tournant Chef

Buffet Station at Latest Recipe

Buffet Station and Open Kitchen at Latest Recipe

Buffet Station and Open Kitchen at Latest Recipe

Buffet Station and Open Kitchen at Latest Recipe

Buffet Station at Latest Recipe

Buffet Station at Latest Recipe

Tossing Yee Sang

Buffet Station

More desserts!

Chinese New Year decorations at Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu

Chinese New Year decorations at Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu


This is not a paid review. Together with other media representatives, we were invited by Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu, under no obligation. For the benefit of our esteemed readers and followers, we chose to share their Chinese New Year highlights (Selected dishes in their coming Lunar New Year set menus,buffet sessions and Yee Sang).

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