Sunday, September 13, 2020

[FOOD REVIEW] Ombak Kitchen | Best Seafood Restaurant in Bangsar

Hi everyone! I recently had dinner at Ombak Kitchen with some friends for some fresh seafood dinner, and I can't wait to share with your our experience while we were there. Before i share about the delicious food we had, let me share with you why we chose Ombak Kitchen as a gathering location. Ombak Kitchen  has claimed to be the best seafood restaurant in Bangsar, offering halal seafood that is affordable and guranteed to be fresh from the shores. Operating since 2018, they are well known with their signature sauces, chief among them being the glorious Ombak Crazy Cajun Sauce that features a spicy tangy taste.

The concept of Ombak Kitchen was inspired by Louisiana's seafood boil concept, with the purpose to present seafood that is fresh and juicy. It's unique that the dishes that you order from the menu will be poured onto a covered table top, where you can freely dig in and indulge in their fresh seafood. Some of their premium dishes would include the Alaskan King Crab, the Canadian Red Lobster, XL Live Premium USA Oyster, and the XL Live Mud Crab. 

Ombak Kitchen Menu

When dining at Ombak Kitchen, you will be given a bib that says '#pakaitanganjer' which also means that you can just use your hands to eat and dig in. Alternatively, if you're not used to eating with your hands, utensils are also provided. But really, I think I would have to admit that getting your hands dirty would be the best way to enjoy seafood, especially when youre trying to enjoy the fresh prawns and crabs. It's also a popular dining location as the best restaurants for birthday celebrations in Bangsar as they also offer Birthday packages. Mostly, people enjoy celebrating their birthdays here for their 'Ombak Kitchen Signature Art of Dessert' featuring local and international fruits presented in an artistic way. 


Cheese Fresh Baked Oysters

While i was there, we decided to try the Cheese Fresh Baked Oysters as an appetizer. We had no regrets ordering this as it tasted very well seasoned. Under the Oyster, they prepared a special sauced with purple cabbage that complimented the baked oyster topped with baked cheese which surprisingly really builds up an appetite. Despite the sauce and cheesy combination, surprisingly it wasn't at all salty and the oyster still tasted very fresh despite it being baked. Rest assured, you know that your seafood is in good hands when youre at Ombak Kitchen. 

Signature Seafood Spread

Signature Ombak Crazy Cajun Sauce

Cheesy Zesty Lemon Sauce

For the seafood spread, we ordered a combination of prawns, crawfish, squid, clams and mussels in 2 different sauces, namely, the Signature Ombak Crazy Cajun Sauce and the Cheesy Zesty Lemon. Starting off with my thoughts on the Signature Ombak Crazy Cajun Sauce, I would have to say that it's definitely my favorite flavor cause it has just the right amount of spice. It blends in with the seafood really well, without overpowering the fresh juicy taste of the seafood. So, if youre a spicy food lover, be sure to try the Signature Ombak Crazy Cajun Sauce.

For non-spicy lovers, you would love the Cheesy Zesty Lemon sauce. The sauce offers flavors that is creamy but with a hint of cheese and lemon which makes it a great combination to enjoy fresh boiled seafood. Actually, since the flavors contrasts the spicy flavor, the combination of both these flavors actually tasted pretty good. Would I reorder these flavors? I would say its a yes! The Cheesy Zesty had some spices to add some 'zing' into the flavor, so you may need to request it to be less spicy if you have kids with you at the restaurant. 

Other Menu Options

Other than what we ordered, some of their signature dishes that you can also consider would be the Premium Alaskan Giant King Crab, the Live XL Mud Crab, and their Canadian Red Lobsters! I see people ordering their Lobster Thermidor with cheese sauce right next to our table, and that got me drooling. The other sauces that they offer other than the Signature Ombak Crazy Cajun Sauce and the Cheesy Zesty Lemon, you may also consider the Buttermilk Curry, Creamy Tom Yam, Peranakan Seri Nyonya, and Apple Cilantro Sauce.


To conclude on my review on Ombak Kitchen, I would highlight that if youre looking for fresh seafood that is presented in a unique twist, Ombak Kitchen is definitely the place to be. From my visit, the seafood presented tasted fresh and was well done by the chef. The menu offers a wide spread of combinations to choose from with a starting combo price of RM169.90. It may be a little on the high side, but I can assure you that the price youre paying for is actually for fresh quality seafood. All in all, I would have to say that this restaurant is a nice place to gather with friends or to celebrate special occasions that could be a conversation starter when you dine in. So, what are you waiting for? Go plan your week ahead and make your reservations today! 

Ombak Kitchen

12, Lorong Ara Kiri 2, Bangsar, 
59100 Kuala Lumpur, 
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Website | Facebook | Instagram

No comments:

Post a Comment