Major Mouthfuls at The Majapahit

The Majapahit at Arcoris Mont Kiara sets a tone with its twist on Southeast Asian cuisine that had us feeling royal. Here’s why The Majapahit got our standing ovation for their food and décor.

The Majapahit Arcoris Mont Kiara

Arcoris Mont Kiara is the new kid on the block, situated right opposite 1 Mont Kiara and just a few steps away from Plaza Mont Kiara. Located in one of the busiest areas in Mont Kiara, it is only apt to launch The Majapahit, where there was a lack of authentic Southeast Asian restaurants. The food served here are predominantly Thai and Indonesian dishes, with some Vietnamese and Malaysian twist, and seems to be a hit since the opening.

The Majapahit Arcoris Mont Kiara
Floor to ceiling windows bringing in natural light, with pops of wooden furniture that keep to the tropical-themed interior.

 

The Majapahit Arcoris Mont Kiara
Stunning feature wall, which pulls the look together, enables this restaurant to be converted to an event space for various purposes.

As we enter the restaurant, we were stunned with the tropical-themed décor which spans through the floor which can accommodate up to 200 pax. The restaurant is no doubt every social media influencers’ dream as each nook and cranny were a photo-op and the whole interior was lifted by pops of gold which injected a sense of luxe to the premises.

The Majapahit Arcoris Mont Kiara
Instagram-worthy feature wall.

Interiors aside, we wondered if the food was up to the par — and it was. We were presented with starter platters, which is deemed a favourite by their customers. Curry Galore is a platter of four curries of Thai, Indonesian, and Malaysian cuisine. It was the perfect dish to order for group lunches as it offered both spicy and mild flavour options. Also, we were also served the Maha Rice Royale; a quartet of four versions of fried rice that complimented beautifully with the curry platter.

The Majapahit Arcoris Mont Kiara
A full course of Southeast Asian galore.

 

The Majapahit Arcoris Mont Kiara
Curry Galore(RM52): Thai Red Curry Beef, Thai Green Curry Chicken, Indonesian Squid Curry and Malaysian Prawn Curry, served with a side of Chapati Bread & Cassava Crackers.

We were also intrigued to try the Crispy Flying Fish, which is a classic Indonesian special which is scrumptious with just plain white rice. Another recommendation was the Coconut Butter Chicken which was crispy chicken tenders in a creamy coconut cream sauce. It was succulent and can be eaten as an appetiser or as a side dish.

The Majapahit Arcoris Mont Kiara
The Maha Rice Royale (RM48): Thai Pineapple Fried Rice, Thai Fried Rice, Malaysian Kampung Fried Rice and Indonesian Fried Rice.

 

The Majapahit Arcoris Mont Kiara
Coconut Butter Chicken (RM32)

 

The Majapahit Arcoris Mont Kiara
Spicy Seafood Tom Yam (RM32)

Each and every item served was fine-tuned and it did not cease in its identity as a Southeast Asian dish. Chef Pak Isan Santibi, who heads the kitchen at The Majapahit, also curated the dishes here. His past experiences specialising in various Southeast Asian cuisines is translated fluently into The Majapahit menu and it was apparent that the full menu – once it is done – would be a highly anticipated hit.

In addition to that, The Majapahit also offers its take on tapas, aptly dubbed as ‘sea-pas’ for Southeast Asian Tapas. And to go with any styled tapas, the wine and cocktail list at The Majapahit is extensive and certainly worth a try (or two) especially with their all-day Happy Hour in conjunction of the official launch. Speaking of booze, The Majapahit comes to live in the evening as the chill mood from the day is spiked to match the beat of the music from the live DJ deck that starts from the evening onwards.

The Majapahit Arcoris Mont Kiara
Bar and lounge area.

Reservations are highly encouraged as the restaurant is full almost every day during lunch and dinner, but walk-ins are welcomed as the restaurant is big enough to accommodate up to 200 people at once. Lunchtime is popular here as the lunch sets start from a reasonable RM 18.90 only.

For reservation or inquiry on events, please refer to the details below.

The Majapahit

Lot No. G8, G9 & G10,
Ground Level, Arcoris Mont Kiara,
No. 10, Jalan Kiara, Mont’ Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.

Operation hours:
Sunday – Thursday :12:00pm till 12:30am
Friday & Saturday: 12:00pm till 1:30 am

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheMajapahit

Tel: 03-6411 7097/ 016-226 1878

*This story originally appeared on sister site, UPPRE.  Read more of that story here.

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