TD has been meaning to take me to Table 8 of Hotel Mulia. My birthday last month was the perfect opportunity to try out the buffet of this decadent Chinese restaurant. Tons of photos of the delicious food and the gorgeous chinoiserie-themed interiors after the jump!
I was surprised at the size of the restaurant and how grand the decor was. Just beautiful! My photos don’t do it justice. You have to see it in person!I loved how things were mismatched. The textures of the different chairs were amazing.
We started off with dim sum and soup.The salmon sushi is one clue that the chef is actually Japanese. That salmon was fresh and melt-in-your-mouth-like-butter delicious.
My surprising favorite of the night (aside from the pork) was the mie (noodles) in chicken soup. #YUM
I had to have seconds of the salmon sashimi. All the other appetizers were delicious too!This is TD’s plate full of the different roasted meats. The highlight of the meal was the roast pork!Grilled meats station
With everything we ate, I had to have some tea. I ordered their famous Kung Fu Tea, which is actually a flowering Chrysanthemum Tea (like the one I got from Vietnam here)
Check out this video of the tea master serving the tea below (Sorry it was a bit dark!)
For dessert, I liked the sunflower jelly but TD loved the gelato station.
Despite my protests, they still came and sang me happy birthday with a candle on this good luck bun. I was so touched when, the staff came to me and shook my hands happy birthday. This year I made a wish on a Chinese bun – a first! =)
The lady I took a picture with belos was one of the staff who was super helpful and quite the photographer. She was relentless in making sure she took great photos of us despite the low light. Her attention to detail and warmth made our evening unforgettable.
In the foyer I sat on one of these chairs for a few seconds before a server hurried over in panic. Eep! Apparently they are for decor purposes only!
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- Lunch: 12 nn – 3 pm / Dinner: 6 – 11 pm
- Weekend brunch: 8 am – 2:30 pm
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- Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jl. Asia Afrika Senayan, Jakarta 10270