It’s been a while since the Japanese craze took hold of Malaysia, well, Klang Valley, at least, and it’s gotten so popular that there are even fine dining Japanese buffets now! We went around town looking for great Japanese buffets to share with all of you—from affordable ones to ritzy, upscale places. Take a look at what we’ve found!

1. Jogoya @ Starhill

Address: Starhill Gallery 181 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Starhill Gallery, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Phone:03-2142 1268
Hours: Wednesday hours 11:30 am–4:30 pm, 5:00 pm–12:00 am
More info: Jogoya @ Starhill Website
jagoya @ starhill

Jogoya @ Starhill

Located on the “Relish Floor” of Starhill Gallery, Jogoya’s ambience is classy and elegant. With its incredible design and special lighting, it’s got just the right amount of style and comfort. Here’s Jogoya’s buffet schedule:

Buffet Price per-Head Buffet Hour
Buffet Lunch RM78.00++ 11:30~16:20 [Weekday]
11:00~16:20 [Weekend and PH]
Buffet Dinner RM88.00++ 17:00~21:30 [Weekday]
17:00~21:30 [Weekend and PH]
Buffet Supper RM78.00++ 21:40~23:40 [Weekday]
21:40~23:40 [Weekend and PH]

Their buffet consists of a huge variety of Japanese and local/Western dishes, from sashimi to sushi to tempura and fresh seafood, and even Malaysian favourites such as wanton and satay!

Right beside opposite Jogoya, you’ll find Gonbei San, another Japanese restaurant which comes equipped with teppanyaki grills.

2. Gonbei San

Address: Starhill Gallery 181 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Starhill Gallery, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Phone:03-2782 3801
More info: Gonbei San @ Starhill Website
Gonbei San @ Starhill

Gonbei San @ Starhill

The entrance is a really cool bamboo structure:

Gonbei San entrance

Awesome entrance isn’t?

Gonbei San Bar

The bar, with a selection of Japanese beer.

Gonbei San serves buffet during lunch daily, from 12pm to 3pm.

BUFFET PRICE PER-HEAD BUFFET HOUR
Buffet Lunch RM88.00++ for adult
50% off for children
12.00PM ~ 3.00PM[daily]

They serve an amazing variety of food, especially raw seafood like sashimi, oysters, and scallop. There’s also yakitori and various grilled and fried dishes! Those with a sweet tooth would definitely enjoy their selection of desserts as well.

3. Eyuzu @ Eastin

Address: Eastin Hotel, 13 Jalan 16/11, Pusat Dagang Seksyen 16, 46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Phone:03-7665 1111
More info: Eyuzu @ Eastin
Eyuzu @ Eastin

Eyuzu @ Eastin

Located on the 1st floor of Eastin Hotel, Eyuzu offers a great fine dining/buffet experience for Japanese cuisine lovers. Here’s their buffet schedule:

Buffet Price per-Head Buffet Hour
Weekend Dinner Adult: RM90++
Child: RM45++
Saturday & Sunday

Eyuzu serves only Japanese cuisine, especially favourites such as sashimi, tempura, grilled eel, and much more.

4. Komura @ Corus Hotel

Address: Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Phone:603-2161-8888
More infoKomura @ Corus Hotel
komura @ corus hotel

komura @ corus hotel

Enjoy a selection of authentic Japanese cuisine right here at Komura. Here’s some info on their buffet:

BUFFET PRICE PER-HEAD BUFFET HOUR
Buffet Lunch Adult: RM60++
Child: RM40++
Friday – Sunday
and Public Holiday
Buffet Dinner Adult: RM98++
Child: RM68++
Friday – Sunday
and Public Holiday

The décor and ambience at Komura is decidedly Japanese, with its bamboo motifs all around, including the window shades!

5. Kampachi @ KLCC

Address: Lot G-3, The Troika, 19 Persiaran KLCC, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.
Phone603-2181-2282
More infoKampachi @ KLCC

Famed for being one of the most upscale Japanese fine dining restaurants in KL, Kampachi is a favourite of many food-lovers. Its brand new restaurant located at the Troika (KLCC) is a huge, double storey establishment with floor to ceiling windows, beautiful interior design, and offers a classy dining experience for patrons. Info on their buffet:

BUFFET PRICE PER-HEAD BUFFET HOUR
Buffet Session I Adult: RM150++
Child: RM85++
11.00am – 12.45pm
Every Sunday & Public Holiday
Buffet Session II Adult: RM150++
Child: RM85++
1.00pm – 2.45pm
Every Sunday & Public Holiday

**note: children is from 5-10 years old.

If you enjoy great views, Kampachi offers that as well! There’s beautiful greenery planted right outside the restaurant, so you can dine and enjoy the views at the same time.

Coming Up Next in 9 Japanese Buffet Restaurants in KL: Part 2

  1. Miraku @ Paradigm
  2. Xenri @ Jln Klang Lama
  3. Zipangu @ Shangri la
  4. Kajitsu Nihon Ryori @ Tmn Desa

Here’s the Part 2 of “All you can eat Sushi? Here are 9 Japanese Buffet Restaurants in KL