Buka Puasa Buffet @ Nada Lama, Equatorial Penang

Firstly, we would like to thanks Equatorial Hotel for the invitation for the food testing session. Basically is was a Buka Puasa Ramahdan Buffet Dinner presented by Nada Lama, Hotel Equatorial Penang.

Nada Lama was just renovated and refurbished. Overall it provides a cozy environment and there are indoor and outdoor seat which convenience to those smoker and non-smoker. The dining area was spacious and most important is the varieties of food was amazingly wide.

Let’s walk through the selections of foods you will get from dining here:

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Acar-Acar

Assorted Acar-Acar

Acar-acar is a type of vegetable pickles which made from mixed vegetables such as cucumber, carrot, cabbage… which are pickled with vinegar and aromatic spices. Acar-acar is commonly served as a condiment to be eaten with a main course.

Buka Puasa Meal

Buka Puasa Buffet Dinner @ Equatorial Hotel

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Breads

Variety of Breads, Pastry and Crackers

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial -Display

The Cold Plates

Besides acar-acar as above mentioned, there are types of cold plate starter like fresh prawn and mussels.


Ulam -Ulaman

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Assorted Curry

The Variety of Curry

If you stay in Malaysia, curry was a common dish to be appear on the dining table. In these buffet, there are few type of curry to satisfy your appetite, from sour spicy to sweet spicy. In Malay, we called curry as ‘Gulai’ or ‘Kari’ and you can find different types of ‘Gulai’ or ‘Kari’ here, eg: Gulai Ikan Tongkol, Gaging Rendang, Kari Kepala Ikan, Sotong Lemak Cili Api, Udang Sambal Petai…

Usually curry was served with white rice, ‘Nasi Lemak’ or ‘Nasi Kerabu’.

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Dishes

Variety of Dishes

Besides Curry, there are others dishes, such as Harrisa Garden Vegetables (top left), Sliced Chicken Szechuan Bean Sauce (top right), Singapore Fried Bee Hoon (middle left), Beef Goulash (middle right), Braised Mustard Heart with Garlic (bottom left) and the Signature Equatorial Chili Crab.

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial -Lemang


Lemang is a traditional food made of glutinous rice, coconut milk and salt, cooked in a hollowed bamboo stick lined with banana leaves. Lemang is a perfect match for ‘Kari’ and ‘Gulai’.

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial -Taukua Sumbat

Taukua Sumbat

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Sides

Assorted Condiments

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Raw Meat

Grill Station

Moving towards the outdoor section, there are few food stalls.

The Grill Station which also located at the outdoor section provides a wide variety of selection for grill items, such as satay, sausages, poultry, seafood and etc.

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial -Raw  Seafood

Grill Station 

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Grill Station

Chef on Duty

Buka Puasa Buffet @ EquatorialBuka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Kibas Panggang

Kibas Panggang

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Passion Fruits


Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial -Cakes


Assorted Desserts

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Puddings

Assorted Puddings

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - Eat All You CanMeals for The Night

Besides dished showed as above, there are wide selections of traditional kuih-muih, noodle station, soup and porridge counter and beverages…

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Equatorial - BackdropLast but not least, before we left, here our ‘Wefie’ for the night.


Buka Puasa Buffet @ Nada Lama, Equatorial Penang


Daily: RM120 nett per adult, RM60 per children (price showed inclusive of 10% service charge and 6% GST)

Dining Hour:

6.30pm – 10 pm (Daily)

Promotion Period:

18 June – 16 July 2015

For more information and promotion, please call:

Nada Lama, Hotel Equatorial Penang

1 Jalan Bukit Jambul,

11900 Bayan Lepas,

Penang IslandMalaysia

Tel No.: +60 4 632 7000

Email: info@pen.equatorial.com

Web: penang.equatorial.com



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