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Top wedding venues in Malaysia are at private locations with a romantic ambiance. Some restaurants have banquet hall that shares entrance with walk-in guests, causing distractions hence not ideal. The lighting and setting play an important role in creating the perfect mood.


Convention Centres can accommodate more guests, suitable for big weddings. Bungalows and beach resorts usually have outdoor space catered to intimate garden or beach and small weddings. Hotels are excellent for grand weddings. Each venue has its positive and negative aspects. Choose the one with good reviews that fits your priorities.


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    Lakesight Galleria | Facebook | 017-304 7245 | Enquire Package

    Wedding venues Malaysia

    A rustic wedding venue that radiates vintage and industrial charm, Lakesight Galleria is perfect for an intimate wedding reception and a romantic ROM ceremony. With exposed walls and top to bottom glass facade, couples these days love a venue like this which is full of character and comfort with minimalist design, infusing modern elements with more vintage styles.



    RED by Sirocco | redbysirocco.com | 03-2603 1133

    Hotel wedding venue Malaysia

    The full-height glass panels at the RED Grand Sky Ballroom allow plenty of natural day light and offers good visibility of the greater KL city and its vibrancy. On one panel you have the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers, on another the graceful KL Tower. For a momentous outdoor wedding on the hotel’s rooftop, a transparent floating platform can be installed covering part of the infinity pool which will look stunning for exchanging vows, photography, etc.



    Bayswater at KLCC | bayswaterklcc.my | Facebook | Instagram | 016-555 3025 | Enquire

    Wedding Venue Malaysia

    A modern wedding venue created based on the current demand for comfort, love of nature and outdoor, Bayswater KLCC’s air-conditioned hall with a see-through facade gives the illusion that you are in a comfortable outdoor setting next to a charming garden. This Premiere Lifestyle Event Space is located right behind Doubletree by Hilton, in an opulent neighbourhood. They provide the flexibility to customize the layout & settings for your wedding and event needs.



    The Westin KL | thewestin | 03-2731 8333

    Wedding venue Malaysia

    Westin KL’s Grand Ballroom’s state of-the-art interior and smart lighting, complete with hand-blown crystal chandeliers, provides the perfect touch for an elegant entrance. With a natural setting for a wonderful rustic-luxe hotel wedding ceremony and after-party, their outdoor space is a great choice.



    Midlands Convention Centre | midlands.com.my | 012-917 4821

    Indian Wedding Venue Malaysia

    This venue has a cozy ambiance, is pillarless. Its hall is equipped with intelligent lighting, sound system for big events and magnificent chandeliers. Four projector screens are fixed at the four corners of the room to provide an all-round view with full visibility no matter where you sit. With special effects equipment such as moving heads, fog/ bubble machine, the stage is all-ready for a spectacular show.

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    KLANG VALLEY

    HOTEL WEDDING VENUES IN KL

    • Aloft KL Sentral 4★ | aloftkualalumpursentral.com | 03-2723 1188 | Grand Ballroom: 720 pax.
    • Berjaya Times Square Hotel 5★ | Jalan Imbi KL city | berjayahotel.com/kualalumpur | 03-2117 8000 | Manhattan (pillar-less) Ballroom has capacity of 2000 pax
    • Cititel 3★ Mid Valley | cititelmidvalley.com | 03-2296 1188 | Capacity: 360 pax.
    • Concorde Hotel 4★ | Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL | 03-2144 2200 | Website | 600 pax | Wedding package 2020
    • Corus Hotel 4★ | Jalan Ampang | corushotelkl.com | 03-2161-8888 – Wedding Package 2020  | Crystal Ballroom: 500 pax with pillars, value for money 4star hotel.
    • Dorsett Kuala Lumpur 5★ | Jln Imbi | Website | 03-2716 1000 | Capacity: 150 pax
    • DoubleTree by Hilton 5★ | Website | 03-2172 7272 – Oct 16: kudos on the food, food is tasty, warm, good service. 650 pax
    • Dynasty Hotel KL 3★ | Jln Ipoh | dynasty.com.my/dy | 03-4043 7777
    • EQ KL (previously known as Equatorial) | Website | Jalan Sultan Ismail -Reopened in Mar 2019 after comprehensive redevelopment.

    Wedding venues MalaysiaThe refurbished/ rebranded EQ KL  | Photo: EQ KL


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    Photo: de-views.com | Mandarin Oriental KL Hotel Wedding


    W hotel KL wedding ballroom venue malaysia grand banquet

    W Kuala Lumpur Hotel | Photo: W KL


    • Westin (Jln Bukit Bintang, KL) 5★ | 03-2731 8333 | 450 pax | thewestinkualalumpur.com/weddings – nice ambiance, modern lighting. food is good
    • Carcosa Seri Negara | Taman Tasik Perdana, KL | thesaujanahotel.com | for weddings contact Ms Erina: weddings@carcosa.com.my or +60 3 2295 0888 – luxurious 5 star hotel, surrounded by lush greens, grand, perfect garden wedding
    • Crowne Plaza Mutiara (Jln Sultan Ismail, KL) stopped operation


    HOTELS IN SELANGOR

    • Armada Hotel (PJ) | armada.com.my/meetings_wedding.php | Wedding Consultants: Ms. Diana Ooi/ Ms. Kelly Chin at Tel: 03-7954 6888 ext:4590/ 4618 – Wedding Packages 2020: from RM1008+ | Capacity: 360 pax
    • Concord Inn KLIA 
    • Concorde Shah Alam | shahalam.concordehotelsresorts.com ballroom has been refurbished in 2014, is grand and big. May 17: Wedding reception here. Helpful staff and damn good food.
    • Cyberview Lodge Resort and Spa (Cyberjaya) | cyberview-lodge.com/wedding/index.html – plenty of space, no parking issue, far away from KL, romantic, cosy and romantic ambiance, average food

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    One World Hotel | photo: Edwin Tan


    Wedding venue Malaysia

    Garden Wedding at Saujana Hotel by Fabulous Moments Photography


    • Grand Bluewave Hotel | Shah Alam

    Crystal Crown | crystalcrown.com.my

    • Petaling Jaya | crystalcrownpj.com – lower priced wedding packages. Dec 16: Thanks to the organising team, especially Ms.Thilaga for making my wedding dinner a successful event.
    • Port Klang | crystalcrown.com.my/port-klang – Sep 17: comfortable hall, good food. need to improve on toilet cleanliness.

    CONVENTION CENTRES IN KLANG VALLEY

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    Sime Darby Convention Centre


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    BANQUET HALLS IN KLANG VALLEY:

    • Astana Banquet Hall Cyberjaya | fb.com/astanabanquet – Dec 17: hiasan dewan menarik, 5 star hotel service, makanan terbaik, suasana sekitar dewan menarik.
    • Bizmilla Wedding Centre, The Place @ One City – Many grand and nice halls with different themes and design. can be confusing to locate the specific hall.
    • Chin Woo Stadium, Jalan Hang Jebat KL | chinwoo.org.my/en/home.php | 03-2072 4602 | Hall Rental: RM3700 (full day)
    • Emerald Ballroom | Batu Caves | fb.com/emeraldballroom – versatile space for banquet, ceremony, akad nikah, duo kitchen (halal and non halal). Wedding Packages: from RM78++ per pax | 600 pax.
    • Dewan Armada | Marina, Putrajaya | Rental 2020: RM7500 or RM6500 (Mon – Fri) Capacity: 500 pax – beautiful ceiling, carpeted, gorgeous.
    • Dewan Besar Tabung Haji KL | 03-2161 0439 | Sewa Dewan: RM4800 | 740 pax.
    • Dewan Gezal Minhat | Melawati, KL | fb.com/gezalminhat | infogezalmihat@gmail.com – Wedding Package 2018: RM32.90 per pax (500 pax @ RM16,450) | 500 pax. 
    • Dewan Cattleya, Wisma Perbadanan Pembangunan Pertanian (PKPS), Shah Alam (Tel: 03-5519 2621) – huge and nice ambiance, Pak Engku (Kuzie Catering)
    • Dewan GemalaSari Risda | Ampang | 03-42535395 (Kak Nona), 03-4256 4022 | Capacity: 400 pax. package is reasonable but hard to find parking. Pakej lengkap 2018 by Risda Catering and Event: RM27.50/ pax (min 1000 pax)
    • Dewan Gemilang Yayasan Felda | Kelana Jaya | feldadsaji.com.my | Capacity: 400 pax | erwan.m@felda.net.my | 03-2698 8302 | Package 2018: from RM32/ pax (min 700 pax). Reviews 2017-2018: The place is a bit run down. Ample parking. Hall huge. Felda D’Saji food is very good. Great wedding venue.
    • Dewan D’Kelana MBPJ, Kelana Jaya | 03-7956 3544 – May 12: rental: RM250/ hour, capacity: 2000 pax (come and go crowd), lots of parking
    • Dewan Mutiara, Jalan Ipoh KL |  03-6250 9318 | dewanmutiara.com – Hall rental: RM2800 (first 4 hours). RM300 for every subsequent hour. Capacity (banquet): 780 pax. 
    • Dewan Prima LJT | dewanprimaljt.com.my | Bandar Melawati | +603-4149 4440 | +6016-244 1187 | info@dewanprimaljt.com.my – Wedding Packages 2017: from 600 pax -RM 50/pax, 800 pax-RM 43/pax, 1000 pax at RM 38/paxbuffet capacity: 1500 pax
    • Dewan Seri Siantan of Perbandanan Putrajaya | WebsiteRental 2018:  RM8k (weekday) & RM8500 (weekend/ P.Hol.) | Capacity: 1000 pax.
    • Dewan Warisan Kompleks Warga Emas, Seksyen 24, Shah Alam | 019-357 1839 (Tuan Haji Bahary) – May 12: RM3500 for rental, tables, chairs. Deposit RM500. Hidden location at the back of Uptown Shah Alam.
    • Forest Valley Hall | Mahkota Cheras | Instagram | Facebook – Glasshouse in a forest

    forest valley Malaysia wedding venue hall glass house forest green nature

    Forest Valley Hall


    • Galaxy Banquet Hall | Sentul | galaxybanquet.com – Package 2018: from RM1368 nett per table. Amazing ceiling that looks like galaxy, stars
    • Golden Chersonese Media Hall, Parkson Maju Junction Mall KL – reasonable price, plenty of parking | 300 pax
    • Grand Centro Ballroom (formerly Grand Imperial Ballroom) | Centro Mall Klang | centro.com.my – 2018 Indian wedding package: fr RM808++ per table. Hall rental 2018: RM15,000 for half day. Can arrange for other caterers such as Big Rajah, Jumbo, Little Caterers…
    • Hokkien Association Hall | 950 pax | Klang | hokkienklang.com – Rental only RM4000 per day include PA system, Decoration and lighting. Air-cond is RM1000 per day. Deposit RM2000.
    • Kampung Pengantin Kuala Lumpur | The Sacred Garden | Setapak | kampungpengantin.com – indoor air-cond hall or outdoor Terrace at Sky Garden. Package 2016: from RM35 per pax
    • Kompleks Belia & Kebudayaan Seksyen 7 Shah Alam | Package 2018: RM19,800 (1000 pax) by Aroma Catering.
    • Muzium Sultan Alam Shah | 03-5519 0050 – May 12: rental RM2k inclusive of tables, chairs, air-conditioning, PA system. Capacity: 300 pax. 
    • Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) | Serdang | facebook.com/maepsserdang | 03-8948 4699 – Package 2017: fr RM60 per pax
    • Pusat Komuniti Bukit Damansara | facebook.com/LavenderDHall | 700 pax.
    • Pusat Komuniti Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) – well maintained hall. Hall Rental (2018): First 5 hours: RM500 | Every Consecutive hour: RM100
    • Ruang | Shah Alam | ruang.com.my | Capacity: 400 pax – affordable price of hall rental & wedding packages, good service and flexible. Rustic, comtemporary feel. Located in factories area.
    • Ruang | Subang Jaya | ruang.com.my | next to SS18 LRT Station. Industrial, casual vibe. 400 pax. Wedding Reviews (4)Wedding Packages 2018: from RM23 per pax.
    • The Venue | Shah Alam | facebook.com/thevenueshahalam – Mar 17: looks like a ballroom in a hotel. venue is a 3 storey building.
    • SJKC Pin Hwa 2 | Klang | 03-3290 1292/ +6011-1112 9293 | FB Page | Google page – Hall rental, 130 tables. big stage, LED screen, air-cond, sound system.
    • Sunshine Banquet Hall KR Klang – Great reviews about the event planners, Veeni and Rajan. Creative in matching the props and colors to create a personalized theme for each couple. Capacity: 800 pax.
    • UPM Banquet Hall | En Rahim: 03-8947 1164 / 019-3040 930 | E: rahim.upmholdings@gmail.com – capacity up to 2000 pax. Rental 2020: RM900 per hour.
    • Templer’s Ballroom | Templer Park, Rawang | Set among a rainforest reserve. Classic ballroom. Ballroom Capacity: 600 pax
    • TG Grand Ballroom Setia Alam by Hao Xiang Chi Seafood Catering –  Pork-free, dancing techno lights, impressive floral concave ceiling. food is fresh. Catering Menu 2018: from RM468 nett per 10 pax. Capacity: 1200 pax.
    • Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam (MBSA) Banquet Hall | Section 14 Shah Alam | mbsa.gov.my – Hall rental 2018: from RM7420 | 500 pax – Jan 16: Hall memang cantik, lots of bloggers recommend.

    OTHERS

    • KL Tower | menarakl.com.my – Nov 13: KL Tower Megaview banquet hall is a lovely place to host an event! Especially at night!


    BUNGALOW WEDDING VENUE/ STAND-ALONE:   

    • 9Kedondong | Ampang KL | facebook.com/9kedondong – Nov 15: The place is impressive, clean, spacious and nice. The food was delicious with generous portions too. the staff friendly, professional and helpful too! up to 300 pax. 
    • A-Park | Puchong | a-park.my – nice landscape, lake, garden wedding lakehouse, English cottage | Capacity: 400 pax. 3 Wedding Reviews.
    • Bijan, Jln Ceylon, KL | bijanrestaurant.com – up to 150 pax, Malay fine dining
    • Ampang Glasshouse | Taman Cempaka, Ampang | ampangglasshouse.com | up to 180 pax
    • Bora Ombak Wedding | Putrajaya Marina – Capacity: 700 pax. Package 2018/19: RM 59 per pax min of 1000 pax. Nice view of the lake. Tall window artwork, classic design ballroom, some say a bit dark. Not very customer friendly.

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    Bora Ombak Marina Putrajaya


    • Ciao Ristorante (ciao.com.my) – Jln Kampung Pandan, Off Jln Tun Razak, Tel: 603 9285 4827  – Gorgeous view of golf course, love the Italian food, highly recommended. Excellent service. Capacity: 300 pax. Temporarily closed for the whole of 2019 due to the construction of a segment of the Setiawangsa-Pantai Expressway (SPE)
    • Duchess Place | Ampang | duchessplace.blogspot.com – English style wedding, white marquee with air-cond, English style chairs.  Capacity: 1500 pax | Wedding Reviews.
    • EX8 Building Subang Jaya | City Harvest Church, Subang Jaya | for booking: chc.org.my/contact-us – Spacious industrial feel hall with brick walls, can get natural light through the glass windows in the comfort of indoor air-conditioned hall.
    • Flora Terrace at Hampshire Place | Jln Mayang Sari, KL | FB Page – impressive interior with English style princess feel, nice chandelier and lots of flowers decorating the ceiling.
    • Gita Bayu | Seri Kembangan –  wedding ceremony on a floating deck surrounded by nature and water.
    • Glasshouse | Seputeh | 460 pax – floor to ceiling glass panels, beautiful, lots of greenery indoor. Rental 2017: Weekend Rates: Full Venue half day (6 hours): RM11,000
    • Jam Factory Restaurant Puchong – ceiling of wooden carton, designer partition with flowers, wood+black, rustic.
    • K’Seena House | Kuang, Sungai Buloh | kseenahouse.com – Malay house, nice vintage interior, breathtaking garden wedding

    Wedding Venue Malaysia

    K’Seena Garden Wedding KL


    • Lanai Tamu Event Hall, Damansara Perdana, Selangor | fb.com/lanaitamu – RM24.90 per pax.
    • Laman Sutera Kajang | Packages 2018: RM22 per pax
    • Laman Kayangan Shah Alam | Package 2018: RM59 per pax (min 1000 pax)
    • Metal Bees Production | Sunway Damansara Technology Park, PJ | 280 pax (banquet) – Edgy bare walls, industrial style
    • NEO Tamarind | tamarindrestaurants.com/neo-tamarind.html | Jln Sultan Ismail – beautiful place with hefty price tag, Thai/Indo food
    • Passion Road (Lorong Yap Kwan Seng, KL) | passionroad.com.my – Wedding packages 2013: RM120nett per pax, romantic, modern, outdoor wedding, nice deco, extra charges: corkage, air cooler
    • Puri Buana Garden Wedding (Bangi) | FB Page | 03-8925 5388 – Beautiful garden wedding, but it is too hot, the fan/ cooler not sufficient. Wedding Package 2018: from RM20.50/ pax (min 1000 pax) by RISDA Catering.
    • Rahsia Restaurant, KL | rahsia.com.my
    • Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine | ramav.com.my | 250 pax- Cosy ambiance with delicious food
    • Saloma Theater Bistro | Ampang | saloma.com.my
    • Sangkot the Garden Wedding Place | Hulu Langat | facebook.com/sangkotplace – romantic garden setting
    • Subak Restaurant | Bukit Lanjan, KL | subak.com.my – semi jungle on top of hill, Balinese flavor, rustic
    • Tamarind Springs | Ampang | tamarindrestaurants.com/tamarind-springs.html – stunning jungle setting
    • The Wedding Heritage | Kota Damansara | theweddingheritage.com | Wedding Package 2018: Basic Premium: RM29,500 for 1000 pax (RM29.50 per pax). Beautiful Garden wedding at front yard, located at housing area, parking quite difficult.
    • Zebra Square | Jalan Kampung Pandan | zebrasquare.com.my – 450pax, Italian, French, and local fusion food, v beautiful hall and garden setting.
    • Courtyard Garden (Damansara Heights) | According to one of WEDresearch readers, the Courtyard Garden is closed for business. She called the number and the staff told her the restaurant has been closed down.
    • Casa Jardin | Jalan Damai – Bungalow, garden can accommodate 600 pax
    • Haven | Ampang Hilir | havenkl.com – stopped operation
    • Top Hat | Jln Stonor, KL | permanently closed.

    VENUE FOR ROM/ SMALL WEDDING IN KLANG VALLEY:

    • Dusun Garden Fairies | Hulu Langat – gardenfairies.com.my – wedding ceremony and pre-wedding photography
    • PKumar’s | kumars.my | Ara Damansara PJ | (2013) ROM 30 pax 8-10 dishes plus drinks at RM1.8k. There is a rooftop area for cocktail sessions. Maximum capacity 100 pax (2nd floor + rooftop)
    • BGT Lakeview Restaurant & Bar | Plaza Kelana Jaya | bgt-food.com – Italian and Asian food. Lake and sunset view. Fireworks service with extra fee. 450 pax. Wedding Packages 2018: alfresco lakeview setup, RM8000 for 90 pax (RM89 per pax).
    • L’Motichan Bangsar – chic retro and modern features, amazing lighting at night. Homestay option.
    • Lakesight | Plaza Kelana Jaya | fb.com/Lakesight.venue | Capacity: 150 pax – scenic lake backdrop
    • RGB @ The Bean Hive | Jalan Damai KL – eclectic and rustic cafe, artisan coffee, fusion food, vege options. ROM, photoshoot, small event.
    • Talent Lounge | PJ Trade Center, Damansara Perdana | mytalentlounge.com –  modern industrial space, garden courtyard, bright, serene, concrete wall, brick flooring, glass windows, good sound system
    • Teeq Brasserie | Lot 10 KL – It is closed

    CHURCH:

    TEMPLE: 

    VEGETARIAN:

    • Ahimsa | ahimsa.com.my | Endah Parade Sri Petaling: up to 400 pax. Nanking in PJ: up to 250 pax
    • Kechara Oasis | Viva Home, Jln Loke Yew | kecharaoasis.com – up to 500 pax, Chinese food, banquet, catering, Wedding package 2018: from RM688++
    • M&W Healthy Vegetarian Restaurant | Kepong | mwvegetarian.com – wedding up to 500pax
    • The Origin | originvegcafe.com | Ampang – Malaysian, fusion food
    • Radheys’s Pure Vegetarian | radheys.com.my | Brickfields – Indian cuisine, catering
    • Restaurant Cafe De Sky Garden | Old Klang Road | skys.com.my – Chinese food
    • Ring Zhi Vegetarian Restaurant | Kepong

    CHINESE RESTAURANTS:

    Tai Thong Group of Restaurants – offers one of the cheapest Chinese wedding packages in the Klang Valley
    Menu price: Tai Thong Wedding Menu 2020 (from RM828 nett per table)

    Imperial Series: Non-halal

    Non-halal

      • Imperial City Restaurant (Taman Segar, Cheras) 03-9132 0118 |  950pax
      • Tai Thong Odeon Restaurant (Kepong Baru) +603-6257 7918 | 480pax

    Pork-free

      • Spring Garden Chinese Restaurant (Tropicana Golf & Country Resort) | 603-7880 7226 – good ambiance, superb food, private ballroom, highly recommended, great food, big and tall stage, deposit RM5K, free invitation cards, good service from PIC, great food+ambiance
      • Oriental Pearl Restaurant (Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Resort) | 03-8994 4811 | 38 tables (restaurant) or 820 pax (ballroom) – good food (pork free)+service, average ambiance
      • Oriental Pearl Restaurant (Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort) | 03-2092 3118 | 560pax |  – good food, good service, average ambiance, dull looking, need extra deco, private hall, stage and projection is small, guests parking is far from the restaurant
      • Spring Garden Restaurant (Kota Permai Golf & Country Club) | 150 pax

    Oriental Group of Restaurants  – good food with average ambiance, a few new outlets have nicer designs       

    Wedding Packages (2020) – from RM1288 nett.

      • Oriental Pavilion (Jaya 33, PJ) – 60 tables, nice food+environment
      • Oriental Banquet (Section 19, PJ) – 80 tables – good food and service, grand+gorgeous hall, the restaurant rents building nextdoor for more parking space, tall stage, big projector screens and tv’s by the side of the hall, bad quality during food tasting but great on wedding day, sound coordinator is also a waiter!
      • Maju Palace (Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL) – 40 tables – fantastic food (halal), good service, average ambiance, narrow and winding path to carpark
      • The Ming Room (Bangsar Shopping Centre) – 15 tables – no room for bride to change, good food+service, modern oriental setting, too compact for weddings
      • Noble Banquet (Jalan Bukit Bintang) – 60 tables, good ambiance+food, good food+service, deposit 3K
      • Noble House (Off Jalan Tun Razak, KL) – 30 tables, private and simple modern hall, a bit worn out
      • The Han Room (The Gardens, KL) – 23 tables
      • Oriental Viva (Viva Home, Loke Yew) – 35 tables
      • Noble Mansion (Plaza 33 PJ)
      • Ruyi and Lyn (By Oriental Group), Bangsar Shopping Center – modern, fancy food presentation. Capacity: 400 pax.

    Palace Group (2020 Package: fr RM988 per table) – grand banquet halls

      • Imbi Palace (Off Jln Imbi, KL) – 60 tables, parking problem, high ceiling, large stage, grand hall
      • Grand Palace  (Pavilion, KL) – 50 tables, very nice ambience, good food+service, inconsistent service, average food, hall is not private, 2 big projector screens
      • Mutiara Palace Restaurant (Mutiara Damansara) – 60 tables
      • Jaya Palace (Wisma LYL, PJ) – 80 tables, classy setting, nice food, cramped table arrangement, inconsistent service
      • Klang Palace (Centro Mall, Klang) – 120 tables

    Oversea Restaurants – famous of its good food but not so great ambiance

    from RM998 nett per table (2020)

    Grand Imperial Restaurant (2020 Package: from RM1298 nett) – modern Chinese banquet hall

    http://www.grandimperial.com.my/index.php

      • Bangsar Shopping Centre –  good food, grand modern hall, substandard PA system, shared entrance with walk-in guests
      • Hartamas Shopping Centre – have to walk pass public area before reaching the reception hall
      • Royale Ballroom Subang – Next to Sunway Pyramid, grand ballroom
      • One Utama Shopping Centre – small and not very comfortable
      • The 19 USJ City Mall – 2018: from RM1188 nett, optional- live band
      • Casa Klang

    Dynasty Dragon Seafood Restaurant     

    Packge 2020 (from RM788 nett per table)

      • IOI Mall, Puchong (RM998) – simple modern setting, good food, non-obstructive pillars
      • Summit USJ (RM788) – great food, hassle-free parking
      • Klang Parade (RM898)
      • Brem Mall, Jalan Kepong (RM798)
      • Dataran C180 Balakong (R888)
      • Golden Seafood Restaurant Ampang Waterfront (RM798)
      • Damansara Jaya PJ (Atria Shopping Gallery)(RM1088)Dec 16: dishes were cold, lights and sound not handled well

    Unique Seafood | unique-seafood.com.my

    Extra Super Tanker Fine Chinese Restaurant (Wedding Packages 2019: from RM1288 nett/ table)

      • Glo Damansara – RM1488 nett
      • Club Drive, Bukit Utama – great food, good ambiance, big outdoor/indoor area for cocktail session, 2 layered table cloth and chair covers, private ballroom with projector, stage and spotlights, parking is hassle-free. 2018: from RM1288 nett

    Hee Lai Ton

    Duck King Tycoon | Wisma Selangor Dredging, Ampang | Closed.

    Chinese Themed:

    Chinese wedding venue Malaysia

    Copper Mansion PJ

    Halal Chinese Food (Most of the hotels serve halal food):

      • China Treasures, Sime Darby Convention Centre (Bukit Kiara) | simedarbyconvention.com
      • Connexion Conference & Event Centre, Bangsar South – Ballroom with futuristic LED chandeliers, Cool rooftop gazebo with garden and water features. 2018: spoke with them, they have halal cert.
      • Golden Valley Chinese Muslim Restaurant | Melawati Mall, KL | Facebook
      • Muhibbah Seafood Restaurant | Kampung Sungai Penchala, KL | muhibbahseafood.com
      • Setia City Convention Centre | setiacitycc.com – 2018: spoke with them, they have halal cert.
      • Bangsar Seafood Garden Restaurant (One Bangsar)- closed down

    JOHOR

    Hotels in Johor

      • Berjaya Waterfront, Johor Bahru Hotel 4★ | berjayahotel.com/johorbahru | 07-221 9999 | Package 2018: Chinese from RM1288 nett per table. Malay from RM838 nett. Indian from RM98.80 nett per pax. Jul 18: Fully halal. Cooperative wedding team. Thank you. I’m proud to choose this Hotel for my daughter ‘s wedding.
      • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru 5  | Website | Jalan Ngee Heng | 07-268 6902
      • ēRYAbySURIA Johor Bahru | eryabysuria.com | Tanjung Puteri | 07-223 1791 | Wedding Packages 2018: from RM35 to RM55 / pax.
      • Grand Paragon Hotel, JB 4★ – The PIC who take care the wedding dinner had make the wedding dinner a very good experience for all the guest, attended a friend wedding dinner at paragon. everything was great. the location was great.
      • KSL Hotel & Resort 4★ Johor Bahru City Centre | Jalan Seladang | 07-288 2999 | kslresorts.com.my | Jan 17: Two ballroom combind into 1, and the space was very big. Very nice decoration. Wedding ran smoothly.
      • Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor M.I.C.E. 4★ | palmresort.com | 07-599 6000 | Wedding Package 2018: from RM988 nett per table.  Capacity: 300 pax (Ballroom). 1500 pax (pool)
      • M-Suites Hotel JB 4★ | m-suites.com | 07-2211 000 | Straits View
      • Mutiara Johor Bahru 4★ | mutiarajohorbahru.com | 07-330 0300 – Packages 2018: Chinese Wedding: from RM1158nett. Malay Wedding from RM988nett per table.
      • Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel 5 | Website | 07-3813333 | Bandar Baru Permas Jaya – Happy with the service, thanks to Lizzanne Goh, the wedding planner, food wise still have room for improvement.
      • Straits View Hotel, JB 3★ | Chinese Restaurant: Marina Seafood – nice place, reasonable price
      • Thistle Hotel JB 5 – the hotel’s wedding team is very initiative, and detailed about providing information to the cutomers

    Chinese Restaurant Johor:

    Pekin Restoran | pekin.com.mya few branches in JB and Skudai

      • Restoran Daiman Pekin (18 Golf Club) | Jalan Persona | 07-354 4775 | Capacity: 1000 pax – Aug 17: tasty wedding food and service. easy parking.
      • Restoran Pekin Johor Jaya | 07-356 0739 | Capacity: 1300 pax – The food is delicious but the service during weddings can be better.

    Banquet Hall Johor:

    Others

      • Persada Johor International Convention Centre | persadajohor.com | Jalan Abdullah Ibrahim | 07-219 8888 | Wedding Package 2018: Malay/ Indian (vege options available) Menu from RM700++ per table. Chinese from RM898++ per table.
      • Ponderosa Golf & Country Club | ponderosagolf.com | Taman Ponderosa | 07-354 9999 | Wedding Packages 2018: from RM40+ per pax (Malay Buffet). Additional Garden themed wedding decor: RM1500

    PENANG

    Hotels in Penang

      • Bayview Hotel Georgetown 4★ (formerly City Bayview) | bhgp.bayviewhotels.com | 04-263 3161 | Capacity: 400 pax
      • Bayview Beach Resort Penang 4★ | Batu Ferringhi Beach | bbr.bayviewhotels.com | 04-886 1111 | Capacity – Grand Ballroom: 940 pax | Garden: 1000 pax
      • Berjaya Penang Hotel | Package 2020: from RM798++ per table
      • Cititel Hotel Penang 4★ | George Town | cititelpenang.com | 04-2911 017 – Package 2015: from RM928 nett per table – Feb 15: Great service. Hotel food quality maintain for my wedding event. Nice sea view
      • Doubletree Resort By Hilton Penang (previously Hydro Hotel Penang) 4.5★  | Batu Ferringhi | 04-892 8024 | doubletreepenang.info@hilton.com | Wedding Packages 2018 (Malay/ Chinese/ Indian): RM98 nett per pax. Capacity: 340 pax.
      • Equatorial Penang (Golden Phoenix Chinese Restaurant) 5 | Bukit Jambul, Bayan Lepas04-632 7000 Package 2018: from RM1588 nett per table. Capacity: 840 pax.
      • Eastern & Oriental Hotel (E&O) 5★ | eohotels.com | 04-222 2000heritage white bungalow, garden wedding by the sea, classic ballroom. Capacity: 400 pax.
      • Eastin Hotel Penang 4★ | eastin.com/penang | Bayan Lepas | 04-612 1111 | Wedding Packages 2018: Malay menu: RM998+ per table. Indian: RM1080+. Chinese: RM1338+. Capacity: 700 pax.
      • G Hotel Gurney 4★ | 04-238 0000 | ghotel.com.my/index2.php | Gurney Drive – right portion and good food. New and modern. Ballroom without pillars. Huge foyer.  Packages 2018: from RM1488nett per table. Capacity: 500 pax.
      • Golden Sands Resort Penang by Shangri-La 4★ | Batu Feringgi | shangri-la.com/penang/goldensandsresort | 04-886 1911, ext 7977 – adjacent to beach, lovely garden wedding with backdrop of the beach, some areas need refurbishment. Wedding Packages 2018. Capacity: 240 pax
      • Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La 4★ (formerly Traders Hotel)  | George Town |  hoteljen.com/penang | 04-262 2622 | Capacity: 800 pax – Wedding Reviews (2): Spacious ballroom, good food, need to improve on serving big crowd
      • Ixora Hotel Prai, Penang 4★ | ixorahotel.com | Perai | 04-382 8888 | Capacity: 760 pax | Wedding Package 2018.  – nice ballroom with many lighting configurations.
      • Lone Pine Hotel 4★ | lonepinehotel.com | Batu Ferringhi | 04-886 8686 | Packages 2017: from RM1288 nett per table. Capacity – Lawn: 350 pax. Indoor: 110 pax.
      • PARKROYAL Penang Resort 5★ | Batu Ferringhi | 04-881 1133 | WebsiteNov 15: The contingency plan to set up the venue during rain was not managed properly.
      • Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa 5★ | Batu Ferringhi | 04-888 8888 ext. 6634 –  western food and buffet is the best. Capacity: Ballroom: 300 pax. Outdoor marquee: 260 pax.
      • Vistana Hotel 4★ | vistanahotels.com/Penang/bukitjambul | Bayan Lepas | 04-646 8000 | Capacity: 500 pax | Wedding Package 2018: from RM800++ per table.

    Chinese Restaurant in Penang 

      • Maple Palace Restaurant (formerly Maple Gold) | maplepalace.com | 04-227 4542 | Wedding Packages 2018: from RM856++ | Capacity: 200-320 pax.
      • Ming Garden | Penang Time Square | minggarden.com.myPackage 2018: from RM568+ per table. Aug 16: Spacious, good service, yummy wedding food. parking can be challenging during wedding.
      • Shelaiton Restaurant | shelaiton.com | 04-502 2287
      • CRC (Chinese Recreation Club) Restaurant: Main branch at the Club @ Jalan Padang Victoria (mostly for walk-in customers) and New CRC Restaurant at Jalan Pangkor (mostly for weddings) | crc.com.my – delicious luxury Chinese cuisine, parking issues
      • Corner Club Restaurant, Gurney Drive | +604-228 2888
      • Stone Bay Restaurant | Website – Dec 12: Nice place to have wedding dinner with ample parking

    Halls in Penang

      • Jade Blossom Restaurant | Krystal Point 2 and 1st Avenue
      • Majestic Theatre | majesticpenang.com – 500 pax. events such as film screening, weddings…
      • Sunshine Square Banquet Hall, Bayan Baru | FB Page | 016-421 2222 | ivan@suiwah.com.my – up to 100 tables, fully air-cond, Rental: RM4.5k including tables & chair, exclude deco.
      • Taha D’ Mutiara (formerly known as Kompleks Tabung Haji Bayan Lepas) | Hall |+604-641 2286 | tahadmutiara.com | fr RM19/ pax (hall+food) | up to 1300 pax – air-cond, external caterer not allowed
      • Dewan Dato Haji Ahmad Badawi, Butterworth | Hall | Website – air-conditioned
      • Kompleks Sukan MPSP | Kepala Batas | Website | Nov 11: fit more than 1000 pax, plenty of parking, external caterer is allowed, air cond, high stage, PA System and tables/chairs not provided
      • Dewan Sri Endon, Kompleks Budi Penyayang, Kepala Batas | penyayang.org.my – beautiful and clean, air-cond, 3 caterers to choose from  

    Penang Others

      • Suffolk House | Bungalow | facebook.com/suffolkhouse | 04-228 1109the
      • David Brown’s Restaurant and Tea Terraces | Bungalow | Bukit Bendera | penanghillco.com.my | +604-828 8337
      • Macalister Mansion
      • Safira Country Club | site.safiraresort.com | 04-398 3111
      • Setia Pearl Island Country Club (Pearl Palace) | spsetia.com.my/spi_clubhouse
      • The Nattukottai Chettiar Temple, Jalan Kebun Bunga, Penang | pttemple.com – chokkatan (chequered) designed, popular temple in Penang

    PERAK

    Hotels in Perak

      • Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat Ipoh | Jeff’s Cellar | thebanjaran.com – limestone cave wedding, unique 
      • Impiana Hotel Ipoh (formerly Impiana Casuarina) | Website
      • Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites | kintariverfront.com.my | Ipoh – Apr 15: Well done wedding arrangement and decorations. The service provided from the banquet staff also good.
      • MH Hotel Ipoh –  boutique hotel, pillars in ballroom
      • Ritz Garden Hotel Ipoh | ritzgardenhotel.com
      • The Haven Resort Hotel Ipoh | thehavenresorts.com – garden wedding with backdrop of 280 million year old Rockhaven limestone, pristine lake. Aug 15: venue change from Tower Cycas to Ballroom due to thunderstorm, everything ended well.

    Chinese Restaurants

      • Royal China Restaurant, Ipoh (Tai Thong Group) | +605-241 3088 | 550pax | fr RM668nett per table
      • Oversea Restaurant – Jln Datoh, Ipoh
      • Oversea Restaurant Jalan Seenivasagam, Ipoh
      • Pusing Public Seafood Restaurant (Mun Choong) | Jalan Verasamy | 05 2419 348 – fr RM488 (+6% government tax)
      • Sun Lee How Fook | Ipoh – Dec 16: attended wedding, nice hall, great service, ramp for OKU

    East Ocean (Tung Hoi)

      • East Ocean, MenglembuNov 15: attended a wedding there and enjoy the food very much. 
      • East Ocean Chemor – Jan 17: nice food, big portion, good service 

    Others

      • Tropicana Grand Ballroom, Ipoh 
      • Royal Perak Golf Club (RPGC)up to 600 pax 

    Halls in Perak

      • Lestari Cinta Studio Ipoh | 018 955 4558 | fb.com/LCSIPOH
      • Brewster Village | fb.com/Brewstervillageipoh | 05-255 1159
      • Dewan Dato Sakthivel | 016-553 0770 | Indian Menu set at Banquet hall 2019: from RM16 per pax
      • Kinta Indian Association – K.I.A. | 05-241 1170 | FB Page
      • SJK (C) Chung Tack Hall, Ipoh | 05-545 2464

    NEGERI SEMBILAN

    HOTEL IN NEGERI SEMBILAN

      • Avillion (Port Dickson, NS) Resort | avillionportdickson.com | Menu packages 2017 – buffet: RM175 nett per pax, beach wedding at RM8888 nett.
      • Avillion Admiral Cove Resort (Port Dickson, NS) | avillionadmiralcove.com | Package 2017: garden wedding from RM5888 nett
      • Thistle Port Dickson Resort | WebsiteSep 14: wedding went well, magical event, no cooling system provided for the humid outdoor, clean beach front, good food.
      • Royale Chulan Seremban (previously Royale Bintang) 4★ | royalechulan-seremban.com | 06-766 6666 | Lake gardens | Capacity: 2000 pax
      • Klana Resort (Seremban) | klanaresort-seremban.com Package 2017: Chinese from RM1265 nett per table. Indian: from RM1050 nett per table. Malay: from RM850 nett per table

    OTHERS

      • d’Tempat Country Club | Seremban – luxurious carpeted ballroom, outdoor poolside wedding with amazing lighting and design
      • The Dusun, Seremban | thedusun.com.my | Capacity: 40 pax – socially-conscious eco-resort on a durian orchard, 800 feet above sea level, intimate wedding in nature, next to Berembun Forest Reserve
      • Dewan Samudera, RISTEC Port Dickson | Pakej Lengkap 2018: from RM21/ pax by RISDA Catering & Event.

    CHINESE RESTAURANT

    MELAKA

    HOTEL

      • Avillion Legacy (Jln Hang Tuah, Melaka) avillionlegacymelaka.com – from RM708nett per table
      • Holiday Inn | Website | 06-285 9000 ext 9110 – waterfront, straits view. Ballroom one of the best in Melaka.
      • Hotel Equatorial Melaka | Wedding Packages 2019: fr RM1068nett per table – most advanced banquet facilities equipment in Melaka.
      • Philea Resort and Spa | Ayer Keroh, Melaka | Tel: +606 233 3399 | www.phileahotel.com | Chinese menu fr RM888++ per table, Malay wedding menu fr RM 700++ per table

    OTHERS

      • New Lagoon Chinese Restaurant | Melaka Raya
      • L.T.P. Restaurant | Jalan Tun Sri Lanang – big venue, authentic traditional Chinese cuisine
      • RESTORAN KLASIK TERAPUNG (TOMYAM KLASIK) | Jalan Sungai Putat |  klasikterapung.blogspot.my – Wedding Packages 2017: from RM12.99 per pax (food only)
      • Spring Garden Chinese Restaurant (Tai Thong Group) | +606-2922933 | 100pax | fr RM638nett per table

    PAHANG

    HOTELS

    OTHERS

      • Ah Yat Abalone Forum Seafood Restaurantfr RM638nett per table | ahyatabalone.com.my | First World Hotel, Genting Highlands
      • GLAMZ | glamz.com.my | Genting Highlands | Capacity: 350 pax – Rental full day 2018: RM10,500. Wedding beneath the stars, transparent canopy for banquet
      • Jim Thompson Cottage | Brinchang, Cameron – colonial cottage design with scenic garden wedding
      • Puncak Dani | Genting Highlands – luxurious bungalow overlooking Awana Golf Club, Italian Baroque style bedroom, classic design, beautiful outdoor garden weding
      • Puncak Rimba | Hills of Bentong – huge lawn, mountainous view, beautiful Malay houses (home-stay)
      • Tanarimba | Janda Baik Bukit Tinggi – very popular venue with cooler temperature, great outdoor space, wooden banquet hall, rustic.

    KEDAH

    Sungai Petani

      • Dewan Mesra Perdana, IKM Sungai Petani | 04-4212382 | FB Page 
      • Dewan Majlis Perbandaran Sungai Petani (MPSP) | mpspk.gov.my | FB Page | 04-4296666 – Jun 15: very grand and huge 
      • Cinta Sayang Golf & Country Resorts Sungai Petani | cintasayangresort.com/ – Wedding Packages 2017: from RM1300 per table

    WEDDING VENUES SABAH

      • Cherry Restaurant KK | facebook | 010-960 0370 – Banquet hall capacity: 400 pax. Good wedding package, reasonably priced, nice food.

    Hotel

    WEDDING VENUES SARAWAK

    Chinese Restaurant in Sarawak

      • Lok Thian Restaurant | lokthian.com | Kuching | +6082-331 310 
      • KTS Garden | Contact&Reviews RM788++ per table
      • The Banquet | thebanquet.com.my | +60 82 – 451 414 | Kuching – halal Chinese cuisine according to the website, from RM468(+ 6% gov tax) per table, up to 55 tables – Dec 12: Grand place if you have a big number of tables. Doesn’t look nice if you have small number as they will partition the hall. Have to spend extra on decor for huge hall.

    Hotel in Sarawak

      • Grand Margherita | grandmargherita.com – Oct 13: from RM700nett per table, capacity: 60 pax (ballroom+restaurant)
      • Hilton, Kuching | Website | kuching.info@hilton.com | up to 500 pax
      • Marriott Miri | Mar 18: wonderful ROM, great food, thoughtful effort by the coordinators
      • Pullman, Kuching | pullmankuching.com | H6332@accor.com | up to 1500 pax – Dec 12: Hotel is clean and nice. Two huge pillars in the medium size hall.
      • Fourpoints by Sheraton | Website | +6(60)(82) 280 888 – Dec 12: Grand hotel, love the hall so much!
      • Kuching Park | kuchingparkhotel.com.my | up to 600 pax
      • River Side Majestic | Kuching | riversidemajestic.com

    Others

      • Borneo Convention Center Kuching (BCCK) | bcck.com.my
    • Anonymous
      January 20, 2012 at 5:44 am

      I'm looking for a not so Chinese-themed restaurant, less about RM800 per table. Not sure which one to choose. Bangsar Seafood restaurant looks good, meets my expectation.

    • siewkuen
      January 23, 2012 at 7:50 am

      This list is very useful, thanks. I've shortlisted TT Tropicana Golf resort and Oriental Banquet. good food and service is important.

    • Jen
      February 8, 2012 at 3:55 am

      Hi anonymous, Bangsar seafood is closed for good. try Noble banquet, oriental banquet or oriental pavilion. there are pretty modern looking with the cheapest menu less around or less than 800.

    • Anonymous
      March 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm

      Great list! So helpful. Thanks a million

    • Le Ann
      March 11, 2012 at 6:48 am

      hi Anonymous,
      you're welcome. if you have any of your experience to share, in terms of package, price, quality… do drop a note here for the benefits of other brides.

    • Anonymous
      April 15, 2012 at 9:48 am

      Hi Le Ann,

      By any chance you know Casa Jardin contact number or address? Been googling for their info but cant find any 🙁 you can email me at z_zuraini@yahoo.com

      Thanks dear 🙂

      • Le Ann
        April 16, 2012 at 12:41 am

        I think it could be non-existent. Where did you hear this restaurant from besides malaysia brides forum? I'm still waiting for whoever knows about it. I called the directory service, but Casa Jardin KL does not exist!

    • Anonymous
      May 6, 2012 at 3:45 pm

      I attended a wedding at Equatorial KL. I think the ballroom was nice, food serving was big (enough), taste wise ok. For the price, I think this hotel is a pretty good deal. Traffic was a bit of problem in KL on Saturday.

      • Le Ann
        May 7, 2012 at 12:28 am

        thanks for the comment addition to the existing info.

      • Anonymous
        August 12, 2012 at 4:03 pm

        Now under constructions…

      • Anonymous
        January 15, 2014 at 6:39 am

        Equatorial KL now is under redevelopment……not sure when will they reopen.

    • Anonymous
      May 20, 2012 at 1:36 pm

      I don't think Vistana still have RM888 nett package…

      • Le Ann
        May 20, 2012 at 1:57 pm

        thanks for your comment. It has been removed. Do you have the details of the latest menu packages?

    • Anonymous
      June 12, 2012 at 3:02 am

      Had my banquet with Armada Hotel. Besides the newly renovated ballroom, other things were not that satisfactory. Ballroom and foyer looks nice, but the food is not very good. Prawns are very very small that it was an embarrassment to us. Supposed to give us 5 tier champagne glasses but only got 4 tiers. Audio & lighting was badly co-ordinated that my mom had to run in to inform them to dim the lights! Table numbers are wrongly assigned and table arrangement is not as per final floor plan. Some relatives ended up unhappy as they were inadvertently seated at the corner coz of the table arrangement mix up. Being the hosts, we were too busy to ensure the program flow that we didn't expect the hotel to flip out on such details.

      • Le Ann
        June 14, 2012 at 2:18 am

        I've updated the list with your comments. In that case Armada PJ will not be a wedding venue I would recommend to my readers. the food during food testing was better?

      • CpMooN
        June 15, 2012 at 3:43 pm

        Hi Ann….Armada Hotel appears twice in you Selangor Hotels list. You may want to remove the second one 😉

    • aireez
      June 21, 2012 at 1:03 pm

      Im looking halal places to hold my chinese dinner. Any recommendations with affordable prices? Am hoping to get about 1k per table…

    • Le Ann
      June 22, 2012 at 2:30 am

      Thanks CpMoon for spotting that, updated.

      aireez, I would definitely recommend Tropicana Golf and country resort (Spring Garden). the service was excellent. the PIC Diana made sure everything is well organized. We had a small tea ceremony at the restaurant and Diana helped served the tea. Here's the link for more info: http://wedresearch.blogspot.com/2012/02/tropicana-golf-and-country-resort.html

      Other than that here's a list of all venues that serve Chinese food: http://wedresearch.blogspot.com/search/label/Halal

      Here's the venues that offer packages from RM500-RM1K per table: http://wedresearch.blogspot.com/search/label/500-1K%20per%20table

      Most hotels serve halal Chinese food but they are over RM1K per table. I think Vistana Hotel should meet your requirement, I'm not sure how much is the rate now.

    • aireez
      July 7, 2012 at 5:37 pm

      Hi Le Ann,

      Thanks for your suggestions, but i think not many know this and i would like to clarify…

      Pork-free does NOT mean halal at all. It just means that the restaurant doesnt serve pork, but the slaughter of the animals may not be halal as per Islam guidelines, and some people might mind that.

      In my case, mu husband and I dont mind, but his parents very much so mind =[. So Tai Thong and Oriental group restaurants, despite being pork-free, are out of the picture .

      So difficult. Vistana has good package, but 2013's after tax rate exceeds 1k, I'm afraid i might make a loss, which i can't quite afford.

      • Le Ann
        July 8, 2012 at 2:30 am

        Hi Aireez,
        I did ask specifically if the chicken and stuff are slaughtered in a halal way, Tai Thong told me they are halal. their kitchen is completely halal. the only reason why they could not get a halal certification is because they serve alcoholic beverages. Unless there was a mis-communication…..

      • Le Ann
        July 8, 2012 at 2:35 am

        Tai thong I meant, certain branches like the one at tropicana golf resort, bukit jalil golf resort and bukit kiara.

      • Aireez
        July 12, 2012 at 8:08 am

        I got an email response from Tai Thong. I asked them if their meat were slaughtered in halal way and their reply, as quoted, is "We just checked and the meat is not slaughters in halal way."

      • Le Ann
        July 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm

        oh ok. sorry for the misleading info. I'll change tropicana's tai thong to pork-free category instead of halal.

    • Aireez
      July 10, 2012 at 11:45 am

      Le Ann,

      You sure? They slaughter halal? This info you get from who? If they really are halal, my options are a lot wider!

    • Aireez
      July 11, 2012 at 6:52 am

      Le Ann,

      Do you know if Maju Palace is halal for real? They gave me a rather odd answer… not too sure what to think of it,

      "Maju Palace is the only halal restaurant under our group. We are certified to be halal no matter the way how they slaughter and the preparations of food and we are also one of the top halal Chinese restaurant in Klang Valley area."

      • Le Ann
        July 12, 2012 at 2:42 am

        Previously I dropped by at Maju Palace as well. They told me they source their meat from halal vendors. You can go check it out.

    • Aireez
      July 12, 2012 at 4:24 am

      Thanks Le Ann, will definitely do so. I triple checked with Tai Thong; they said the meat are not slaughtered in halal way =[ Hope Maju Palace give a positive answer *cross fingers*

      • Anonymous
        September 28, 2012 at 6:39 am

        Hi Aireez, hope not too late to reply.. vistana could offer 1k for a halal chinese set menu even their rate are above above the taxes.. mini is exactly 1k from her menu rate of RM1088.08nett.. cause i told her my budget range. If you have not decide, you may give them a call! wish u luck!

    • Anonymous
      July 30, 2012 at 2:48 am

      Avillion Legacy (Jln Hang Tuah, Melaka) avillionlegacymelaka.com – from RM708nett per table

      Any one tried this hotel b4? i though of having my reception dinner here, please help on this!

    • Estee
      July 31, 2012 at 7:49 am

      Hi all,

      I'm planning to have a garden-english-themed wedding. Plan to have luncheon instead of dinner. Besides Carcosa Seri Negara, any other hotel that provides good ambient for english-themed wedding and serves good-affordable food as well?
      Preferably around Subang and Shah Alam area. But if I can't find any suitable ones, then I will opt for hotels around KL area.

      Please share your thoughts. Have a nice day all!

    • Anonymous
      August 7, 2012 at 1:47 pm

      Hi all

      I am looking for a place to have my Indian wedding reception. Any suggestions? Good food and service is really important. Thank you 🙂

    • Le Ann
      August 9, 2012 at 2:50 pm

      Before I make any comments, I would like to hear from the others if anyone has suggestions – English themed wedding, and Indian wedding reception venue.

    • Anonymous
      August 31, 2012 at 6:23 am

      Hi, i would like to hav a beach wedding next year n a wedding dinner at chinese restaurant or hotel. any suggestion?

    • Winnie Chan
      September 10, 2012 at 12:22 pm

      Do you have any information of wedding dinner package about One World Hotel?

      Win

      • Le Ann
        September 11, 2012 at 12:24 pm

        Hi Win, I've added the wedding package for OneWorld hotel in the list above.

    • Vaani A
      September 16, 2012 at 1:16 pm

      hi thr, I'm planning to have a garden wedding but I don't want to take the hotel food…. do u know any hotel which rent out thr garden (for 350 pax) and allow outside food and external wedding planner? thanks.

    • Anonymous
      September 17, 2012 at 1:36 pm

      Hi Vaani

      Just curious – are you planning to cater Indian food for your wedding? Name is Jay and I am planning to have my wedding next year.

    • Haris Karl
      September 18, 2012 at 7:36 pm

      Dear All Just to Share with you on this very good informative Blog on Weddings & Gatherings. I am their official Wedding Planner and tied up with these 2 venues (Songket Garden Weddings)in Yap Kwan Seng and Sungei Penchala (Asmara Penchala)new management Near TTDI. May I suggest my venue that I have done many Weddings (Malay, English & Indian Fusion) whereby the venue does not serve alcohol and Pork free, we have applied for the new halal cert and in waiting to get the cert. The venues are really beautiful with indoor, terrace & garden with a WOW ambience (FB https://www.facebook.com/asmara.dpenchala & my other FB is https://www.facebook.com/halaman.livelaughlove. Both does weddings & gatherings. Go check out the FB's & see for yourselves. Contact me harisweddingplanner@gmail.com.The packages includes Free wedding planning. Reply assured withinh 24hours. If the food is not good, "Then don't pay for it".

      • clairessa
        December 19, 2012 at 8:14 am

        Hi haris,
        I was looking at the penchala location and honestly it was a huge disappointment. It was nothing like before. I felt it was rundown and the wooden chairs and tables had mites. Visited last month. Do you happen to know if they're going to refurbish the area? It was all so romantic and nice before.

    • ky
      October 18, 2012 at 3:14 am

      Hi all,
      My wedding is planned to be next year in seremban and we are currently scouting for the dinner reception venue. I've recently called the chinese restaurants in seremban, and here is the list:
      1. Regent (06-7639066) – the cheapest menu is 538 nett. there are two levels, upstairs can fit up to 50 tables. downstairs about 30+ tables. while I love the food served there, been to weddings a couple of times, I don't quite fancy the environment and the noise.
      2. Silver Dragon (012-6741910, wendy) – they are producing a new wedding menu for 2013, and the package starts from >RM500 one table. Have not attended any weddings there but the hall is the nicest in seremban. they have a grand ballroom. can fit max 75 tables, min at 15 tables.
      3. lucky palace (S2 opposite Jusco) 06-6011328 – from RM568nett. they have a long stretch of halls, when all opened up can fit up to 200 tables ! Environment is good, food is nice too.

      there are so many details to take care during wedding, just wondering if any of you had good or bad experience dealing with these restaurants for your actual wedding day. I've checked other bridal forums but the info seem to be outdated. please help me….

      • Le Ann
        October 18, 2012 at 2:03 pm

        Hi ky,
        I personally like the food at Hee Lai Ton Seremban (喜来登). I've been to quite a number of wedding dinners there.

        Regent (Tung Yat) for me is a no-no because the location is bad for receiving guests. The road is narrow and parking is quite a hassle. It's an old shop lot (they may have done some renovation), without proper rooms for more private event. You have to share the hall with other weddings, and karaoke singing is prevalent, the wedding becomes super noisy. No doubt the food is really good.

        Silver Dragon is the new restaurant with a ballroom. Ambiance wise, most suitable for weddings.

      • Bashful Brides
        November 13, 2012 at 6:24 am
    • Jo
      October 21, 2012 at 2:51 pm

      Was at my friend's weddding at Traders Penang. The ballroom is not amazing for a hotel standard. There's something about the lighting that makes the whole hall too yellowish. The stage was big but it looks too simple, without any nice design. Conclusion, the ballroom is not up to my expectation.

    • paulinetan
      October 29, 2012 at 8:55 am

      Hello, I have just started my wedding prep and I stumbled upon your site. I was very impressed with the content and would like to conduct more thorough research. I will be glad to share my experience with you guys later when I become more involved in the planning. Now struggling to find the right location. My initial idea was to have an outdoor wedding. Wish me luck! Thanks so much!

      • Le Ann
        October 30, 2012 at 1:43 am

        Good luck Pauline! Hope you have a pleasant wedding planning.

    • Anonymous
      October 31, 2012 at 4:31 pm

      I've also just started looking into a wedding. So don't have much to offer.

      I've contacted Amy at Park Royal and she has a very quick response time. Hilton and Double Tree KL which are both Hilton group, gave me absolutely useless responses to my initial queries, they didn't answer my questions and just cut and past generic responses without even reading my requests.

    • JCL
      November 6, 2012 at 6:09 am

      i am planning to have my wedding dinner in seremban. was wondering which to go? Allson Klana Resort or The Royale Bintang Resort and Spa …seek for information from you guys over here…..

    • Anonymous
      November 8, 2012 at 4:49 pm

      Hi there,
      Stumbled upon this site and find it very informative. I have just started planning for our wedding. Currently, looking for venues to hold the wedding reception. One of our favs is cyberview lodge-a partial garden concept. We would love to hear some suggestions from you regards to great wedding wedding venues, which will of course turn out great on pictures too!

      • Le Ann
        November 13, 2012 at 3:39 pm

        Cyberview Lodge is definitely very beautiful location for garden wedding. I attended a wedding there before, the view was amazing! However the ceremony was held in the evening when it was still rather hot. Everyone was sweating uncontrollably. Another hotspot for garden concept wedding is Carcosa. Royale Chulan provides an indoor garden which I think is a brilliant idea. For more cozy, relaxed and intimate environment, check out Passion Road and Ciao Ristorante.

    • Anonymous
      November 11, 2012 at 6:21 pm

      Hi there, am just started planning for our wedding for May 2013 but having some trouble looking for a venue that could meet below criteria:

      1. Minimal decoration yet it looks elegant
      2. Chinese cuisine preferred
      3. Budget: max RM90 – 100 per pax, inclusive of beverages and corkage fee
      4. Pax size: 120 – 150
      5. Location: KL or Selangor

      I like Banker's Club but couldn't get them to respond to my email at all. And, I am now working overseas so doing it via email is the best option I have.

      Anyone has any recommendation?

      Thanks,
      Kelly

      • Le Ann
        November 13, 2012 at 3:15 pm

        Swiss garden hotel has a small ballroom – Grand Lotus which can fit up to 180pax. However price is above 100 per pax. I believe the wedding package of Bankers Club is also above RM100 per pax. Other hotel with more reasonable rates and good reviews is Vistana KL.

        Tropicana Golf Resort is a good choice as well, it has nice ballrooms (ballroom I can fit up to 150 pax) and you can take the Spring Garden Chinese Restaurant packages which start from less than Rm100 per pax. Ming Room (Oriental Group) caters for small weddings, pretty good food and perfect for 15 tables.

      • Anonymous
        November 13, 2012 at 4:59 pm

        Hi Lee Ann, thanks for the tips. Finally Banker's Club responded though am willing to increase the budget but the date is not available anymore. Was thinking of not going to have it in hotel, but guess can explore that too. What is your thought on Neo Tamarind, Passion Road, Overseas and Ciao? Ya, I know 3 of them aren't really Chinese cuisine.

        Any idea on who is a reasonably priced MU for AD?

        Thanks.

      • Le Ann
        November 14, 2012 at 11:53 am

        Ciao serves Italian food, while Passion Road serves both Western and Asian food which may be something closer to what you are looking for. You can do a search for bungalow, it will show the reviews. Tamarind is suitable for small wedding party, however read below for the negative reviews.

        Tamarind's reviews:
        [1] Jul 12: It's too dark, the path from carpark not high-heel-friendly, therefore not recommended. Love their food, but on a more cozy ocassion, like dinner for two. Not for a party. *BAD*— [2] Mar 11: Tamarind Springs can be an option for garden/poolside ROM but quite expensive. *BAD*— [3] Dec 10: Good food and good ambiance for wedding dinner or just casual get together. Will definitely impress your guests. Get the direction right, it's quite secluded. *GOOD*— [4] Jul 10: Refreshing change from the norm. Surrounded by jungle, cosy ambience and exotic decor. delectable Indochine/ Italian food. In demand as a small wedding venue. place for wedding shoots. *GOOD*—

        For resonably priced MUA I would suggest:
        1.Yen Makeup
        2.Suki Ng
        3.Chris Fong

    • Crystal
      November 12, 2012 at 8:11 am

      Great list!!! It's helpful and thanks for sharing!

    • Meng
      November 12, 2012 at 12:40 pm

      Very helpful listing indeed! This helps allow when planning

    • Le Ann
      November 13, 2012 at 2:39 pm

      Crystal and Meng,
      Happy researching! Thanks for your support.

    • Amanda Tan
      November 14, 2012 at 2:28 am

      Fantastic website! Excellent detailed guides and the web links provided are very helpful. I recommend this site to all my friends which are getting married. Well done and thank you for your great effort, Lee Ann! 🙂 – Amanda Tan

    • Amanda Tan
      November 14, 2012 at 2:37 am

      The brilliant thing on this website is it has guides for everyone in Malaysia – Chinese,Malays,Indians etc. Its has tonnes of useful information for everyone. You don't have to keep on searching and searching on google. Every information is here under one website. Awesome!

      • Le Ann
        November 14, 2012 at 12:02 pm

        Thanks Amanda!

    • Amelia
      November 19, 2012 at 12:22 pm

      Great website, Le Ann. I'm looking forward to find a perfect location for my intimate wedding from your site 🙂

    • Christine Lee
      November 22, 2012 at 11:33 am

      Hello, any updates for the following news? For Imbi Palace.
      http://forum.lowyat.net/topic/2307165/all

    • Le Ann
      November 23, 2012 at 1:08 am

      1MDB said they did not authorize the demolishing of Imbi Palace, but the incident happened due to the dispute between the tenant and sub-tenants on vacating the premises. The Imbi Palace Group was then rebranded in Sep 2012. The website shows Imbi Palace is now located at Jalan Barat. I believe it is business as usual probably. Anyone has updates?

    • Ameris
      November 23, 2012 at 11:51 pm

      Hi I'm thinking of having an outdoor wedding ceremony at mines wellness hotel.anyone has experience with them before?i just got their quotation, they only charge 1000 for the ceremony, provided that u sign up for their dinner reception.i think it's quite worth it but am still considering.
      Anyone has any suggestion on this?

    • Kate Teh
      December 5, 2012 at 4:37 pm

      Hi Leann,
      Kate here, I am looking for garden style wedding from your site.

    • Joanna Samana
      December 6, 2012 at 8:06 am

      Hi Leann,
      I'm planning to do some homework for my wedding, 500 pax, wedding package 700++/table and below.

      Can you please kindly provide me access for wedresearch? my email is aizou37@gmail.com.

    • Stephen Jacob
      December 6, 2012 at 9:18 am

      Hi, Im planning for a Garden wedding reception next year for about 2000 pax, any1 knows any location in Klang or somewhere close to klang. I rather not take the hotel food if possible.

    • CARMEN NG
      December 10, 2012 at 11:54 am

      Hi. I am looking for a wedding venue for my garden wedding next year? Mind sharing the access with me? Any information available for Tanarimba in Janda Baik? The place looks awesome

    • Hotels in Abu Dhabi
      December 11, 2012 at 5:53 am

      Just curious – are you planning to cater Indian food for your wedding? Name is Jay and I am planning to have my sister's wedding next year.

    • Jocelyn
      December 16, 2012 at 12:20 am

      HI, my name is Jocelyn and I am looking for a wedding venue in Selangor/KL area on the 27th JUL 2013, and Melaka 28th Jul 2013. I went to several venues and mostly are fully booked for the dates I want. Your review here is very helpful 🙂 By the way, do you have any good venues to recommend in Melaka? Thanks

      • clairessa
        December 19, 2012 at 8:22 am

        Hi Jocelyn,
        How many people are you planning to cater for?

    • Anonymous
      December 27, 2012 at 8:37 am

      Hi, i am looking for a chinese restaurants with minimal "chinese touch". Streamed down to imperial China (Tai Thong Group) but did not see much reviews on that place especially for weddings. Perhaps someone can guide to some forum or recommend some other places?

      Thank you!

    • Muhammad Amjad
      January 2, 2013 at 7:19 am

      Great website ,its very beautiful blog and great info…
      Hotel furniture

    • TUNG
      January 2, 2013 at 12:43 pm

      Excellent website!!! Make my life easier! Love this.

    • TUNG
      January 2, 2013 at 12:58 pm

      Hi Le Ann,
      I just attended a wedding dinner in Golden Dragonboat Restaurant @ Jln Kampung Pandan. It was a bad experience as the overall dinner was not good. (My cousin chose this restaurant as this was the only choice for him that time, other restaurants were fully booked)
      Venue: The hall is big enough for 75 tables (there are more than 3 or 4 halls), think this is the only advantages. Lack of parking space. Unclear direction in the restaurant.
      Food: Overall not good. The roasted duck is not bad.
      Services: The manager is very cooperative, as she will try to get what we have requested. However, the most of the waiters are part time, keep breaking the glass, beer bottles, and plates…somemore, they are rushing to clear the dishes. The dinner was started ontime without any delay at 730pm, but they are still rushing till 3 dishes in the table at the same.
      MC: My cousin was super unlucky to get the 'famous' fatty mc who don't know how to speak nice word. My cousin's parent felt so humiliated when the mc keep saying he will be rich tonight after receiving so many big angpao (in fact he is a rich guy already)…and he keep standing in front of the couple, blocking them until the camera man and photographer started to complain.

    • Anonymous
      January 8, 2013 at 3:57 pm

      hi…
      im having my wedding at the end of this year and it will be an Inter-Racial Marriage…Chindian + Malay = 1 Malaysia…hahah…so we r planning to have a garden concept kind of wedding..
      i have surveyed CIAO,PASSION RD,RAHSIA,BANGI EQUATOTIAL & DUCHESS PLACE…but they are all over my budget..
      i need something below rm60 per pax for 300 people…any recommendation?

      • Le Ann
        January 9, 2013 at 3:44 pm

        Congrats on your upcoming wedding! Wherever the location of your wedding, could I ask the permission to post some of the photos on my blog? Hehe…Anyway having a garden wedding at the venue listed above would cost more. You can try searching (venue search) for "Club". You will see the results of 1. Kelab Darul Ehsan (48++/p) 2. Subang National Golf Club (48nett/p). Try also searching for Wedding package less than RM100 per pax. There are more options. You tried Bora Ombak?

    • libra girl
      January 13, 2013 at 2:50 pm

      i am having my wedding in 3 months… i wanna have a garden wedding.. around 600 pax.. any idea?

    • Queenie@Euiko
      January 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm

      Hi dear,
      I'm planning my wedding held on Nov 2013. Looking for approx. 600pax for a bungalow garden dinner @ klang valley area. If its provides a night stay after the dinner will be perfect.

      Seek for helpers for this. Appreciate.

    • Anonymous
      February 5, 2013 at 3:09 pm

      I have signed up my wedding banquet with Swiss Garden Hotel & Residence. Been there once to attend a wedding also. Like the deco and the no pillar hall. Can occupy up to maximum 40 tables.

    • mpling
      February 18, 2013 at 7:22 am

      thanks for sharing , it make my life easier,

      planing to have a beach/garden buffet wedding this year … still searching for a great venue… but not much choices in klang valley area, port dickson look nice …any suggestion ??

      cheers

    • Anonymous
      February 23, 2013 at 5:10 am

      Hey, any feedback or comment for grand imperial usj 19? Thx.

    • Anonymous
      March 6, 2013 at 8:28 am

      hey…im planning to hv wedding end of this year…..could u suggest any venues around PJ or puchong area that can accommodate around 700pax n tat allowed to hv indian wedding????? thank u…

    • Anonymous
      March 11, 2013 at 4:08 am

      Hi, I'm getting married the end of this year but the hotel insist me to pay full amount of money to them one week before my wedding. I wanna ask if this is common practice nowadays? This is different from wedding in Chinese restaurant whereby you only settle all the payment on your wedding night.
      Need some help here, thanks!

    • vlashinie
      April 22, 2013 at 1:59 pm

      hi ..im planning for my wedding end of this year .. any one have idea what is the ocst for garden wedding in Tmn titwangsa?

    • Bridesire
      May 11, 2013 at 4:52 pm

      Well indeed this is a real good help especially now that my best friend is about to get married by next 2 months now and she oblige me to help them out with anything. So certainly I will share this out to her aside from the site Bridesire.com too.

    • Iris
      June 25, 2013 at 12:27 am

      Lee Ann

      Great site and please keep it up. I am looking for reviews on Empire Subang and Aloft KL. Any idea on this?

      • Le Ann
        June 26, 2013 at 1:14 pm

        Iris, thanks! Reviews on Empire Subang can be found at the Advanced Venue Search. I have yet to compile information about Aloft KL. next research item.

    • Anonymous
      June 26, 2013 at 4:00 am

      Any venue in Klang/Shah Alam for a wedding reception caters chinese food for bout 1k?

      • Le Ann
        July 7, 2013 at 3:06 pm

        Palace @ Setia City
        Klang Palace @ Centro Mall
        both menu start at RM688nett per table up to RM1080nett.

    • Anonymous
      June 28, 2013 at 10:13 pm

      Hi there,
      Enjoy your forum very much. Perhaps you can give me some advise. I plan to have my wedding next year Valentine's day. I'm looking for a place where I can get ROM done follow by dinner. I need a place is wiling to cater small group about 20 people. I would also like it to be at the beach. Any suggestion???

      • Le Ann
        July 7, 2013 at 3:01 pm

        Hey,
        Many commented that Four Seasons in Langkawi is really great for beach weddings, if you are up for it. and the costly bill of course.
        Avillion Port Dickson is a popular choice as well.

    • shiausoo thun
      July 5, 2013 at 3:23 pm

      Hi Lee Ann,

      i will have my wedding on November 2014, may i know which restaurant can accommodate up to 80-100 tables.

      Please advise..

      Thank you

      • Le Ann
        July 7, 2013 at 2:43 pm

        Hi Shiausoo,
        Here are some restaurants:
        Dynasty Dragon SS2 Mall – 150 tables
        Han Dynasty in PJ – 90 tables
        Sin Choi Wah, Kepong – 100 tables
        Hee Lai Ton, Seri Kembangan – 100 tables
        Palace, Setia City (Imbi Palace Group) – 200 tables
        Klang Palace – 120 tables
        Jaya Palace – 80 tables

    • Anonymous
      July 28, 2013 at 5:50 am

      hi…very very useful forum..perhaps you could help..im holding my wedding reception in January….I'm looking for a place (hotels in kl/subang preferably) where I can get good Indian food for <1k and can accommodate 400+ guest……thanks

    • kc
      August 1, 2013 at 6:45 am

      hi, am planning to have my wedding banquet sometime in Mar – Apr 2014.
      Is it possible to get Tropicana Golf Club?
      Any other recommended venue. 50 – 70 tables.
      Thks!!

      • Le Ann
        August 1, 2013 at 12:40 pm

        Hi Kc
        Tropicana Golf Club is usually booked well in advance, and there are a lot of internal club functions too. Gotta check with them. Better luck in getting the lunch slot.

        Chinese Restaurants, you have Noble Banquet (Bukit Bintang) and Oriental Pavilion (Jaya 33) which receive good comments.
        Bukit Jalil Golf Resort is not bad, not as nice as Tropicana Golf Club in term of ambiance.
        Sime Darby Convention Centre is good too.

    • Lau Ai Di
      September 25, 2013 at 4:39 am

      Hello…. i just would like to ask, how about the oriental banquet? For the food n services n the environment ???

      • Le Ann
        September 28, 2013 at 2:05 am

        Check out Oriental Banquet's comments: here

    • Sjang
      September 27, 2013 at 6:38 pm

      Hi….I'm looking a place to have my wedding banquet in Mar 2014
      Prefer poolside or garden ( good view) . 150-180 pax buffet
      Thanks..

      • Le Ann
        September 28, 2013 at 2:16 am

        Is Lake side ok? Lakesight at Plaza Kelana Jaya has a beautiful view. check with them.
        The other one is Ciao Ristorante KL
        Hotels like Cyberview Lodge, Equatorial Hotel Bangi, Carcosa (expensive) also provide garden wedding.
        If you don't mind the distance Tanarimba Janda Baik, Bukit Tinggi, with its cool temperature and serene green environment is a very nice location. it has poolside wedding.

    • Lee Martin
      October 17, 2013 at 4:30 pm

      thinking of dynasty dragon ss2, i'm only looking at table of 30-40 and maybe sharing the banquet hall in the common area.any idea if their sound proof is good?

      • Le Ann
        October 18, 2013 at 2:10 pm

        Martin,
        I was there for my cousin's baby full moon party. We occupied a private room, music was played and it was quite good for me, didn't hear any external noises. The place is big, has huge sections and some private rooms. their ballroom sits 40 table just nice for you.

    • Celine Kong
      October 18, 2013 at 1:47 am

      Dynastydragon (ss2) outlet, can accommodate 190 table. Feel free to call 03-7954 6328 for more information.

    • Phoenixdoink
      December 22, 2013 at 2:00 am

      Feedback for Holiday Inn Glenmarie Shah Alam: We had our wedding dinner reception in Holiday Inn Glenmarie. We had to deal with 2 wedding planner representatives from the hotel because one left the hotel half way and the 2nd one took over. However, due to internal miscommunication the handover was not done well. As a result, we had to arrange for a meeting to go through everything with the new planner Ang Wei Jing. Thereafter, all the further planning discussion was via email. It went well at the beginning as she confidently stated that all will be as per my request. However, on the actual day there were a few items that I’drequested earlier that did not go as discussed. In particular:-
      1. The decorations it was not as per planned & discussed.
      2. The guest signature book was changed last minute and we were not informed.
      3. No bowl/paper bag was provided for keeping of red packets even though we'd asked for it.
      4. Besides that, she also did not introduce my coordinator (my sister who is in charge of the flow for the day on behalf of the bride & groom) to the floor manager for the event day even though I had communicated to her earlier plus my coordinator purposely met her 2 days earlier from the event day. Hence, this lead to the floor manager was unaware who was the coordinator during the event. He was difficult to find during the event day and hence during second march in, after the emcee announce our march in, the entrance door was not open and we had to open it ourselves as we couldn't find the floor manager at that point.
      5. Other service for the event that were not good was rude waiter, bridal cake was not served to VIP table, wine was not topped up promptly.

      However, on the positive note the parking was free and there are lots of space, the arrangement for bridal suite and complimentary room was prepared and ready by the time we checked in. The grand ballroom was very big, spacious and looked elegant with the lighting and decorated tables during the event day. No pillars hence there is good viewing of the slideshows and videos. The hotel has an LED screen right in the middle of the stage where it can be switched on to slide down and switched to slide up when not needed. It is big and clear and not required to have additional projector screen. There was plenty of space at the ballroom foyer during pre-dinner snacks and for guest to mingle around. Not much to say about the food served as it was as per the hotel standard. The advice here is, if extra deco is required perhaps good to outsource on your own as the value of the money will worth more than getting the hotel to do so. Make sure your coordinator are included in your discussion with the planner from the beginning so that if anything does not appear as discussed, you can consult immediately with the hotel.

    • Anonymous
      December 23, 2013 at 4:46 am

      we had our ROM and buffet in a cafe – Marmalade Publika. Its a close celebration of love. For couples who want an intimate wedding, cafe could be a good choice.

      • Anonymous
        February 9, 2014 at 5:00 am

        May I know how much this cafe cost u? How's the food? Thanks!
        Appreciate if u can provid me some info, jthylhs@gmail.com.

    • Anonymous
      January 4, 2014 at 5:01 am

      hi, i plan to have my wedding dinner this June. Looking for Chinese restaurant with good ambience & food. do you have any recommendation?

      • Le Ann
        January 5, 2014 at 2:55 pm

        I personally think Grand Imperial (there are a few branches) has the best ambiance. Food wise, Tai Thong and Oriental Group of Restaurants are good. For both ambiance+food, check out the Tai Thong outlets. You can use the ballroom of Tropicana Golf Resort if you get the Chinese wedding package from Tai Thong restaurant.

      • Anonymous
        January 17, 2014 at 3:37 pm

        Thanks Le Ann. But now i face a problem. had 2 venue to choose. first is Grand Imperial One Utama & another is Vistana Hotel. Which one is good in term of food & ambiance of hall?? thanks for your comment

      • Le Ann
        January 18, 2014 at 11:29 am

        The reviews I gathered:
        Grand Imperial One Utama-food is good. Good service. Does not have to share the hall with walk-in guests because it's small. The restaurant looks small and not comfortable.

        Vistana Hotel KL-negative point about vistana is the location and pillars at the ballroom. for a hotel their food is good. The actual day dishes are good, better than food tasting session. Decoration and services are good too. Overall, satisfied with the weddings. i just pay for the menu price the rest of it such as decoration, pa system all are free from the hotel! Everything was absolutely perfect. Lovely decoration. Banquet manager and staff were helpful. good food. highly recommended.

    • Anonymous
      April 11, 2014 at 7:27 pm

      Hi, im looking for a place for 800paxs indian wedding dinner, just the hall such as civic centre below 8k (just the hall).the thing with civic centre is not allowed for alcohol.

      • Le Ann
        April 12, 2014 at 9:02 am

        Maybe you can try convention centres and clubs like Midlands Convention Centre, HGH Convention Centre, Kelab golf negara subang, KL Golf and Country Club

    • Anonymous
      April 13, 2014 at 8:51 am

      hi. im holding a dinner for my course. so its kinda university kind of event with 100pax of students and lecturers. the theme is bollywood night, so is there any place that can suit to my event? with the budget of about rm70 per person. thanks for your recommendation 🙂

      • Le Ann
        April 14, 2014 at 5:55 am

        you may need to hire a separate decorator for a bollywood theme. Not sure about school functions, but for weddings the venues that suit the budget are:
        Kelab Golf Perkhidmatan Awam
        Federal Hotel
        Kelab Darul Ehsan
        UPM hall
        Subang National Golf Club

    • Anonymous
      June 14, 2014 at 6:28 am

      Hi.I am planning to have my wedding dinner on Feb 15. Received few quotations. The most resonable price i received is from "Corus Hotel". Have any one tried Corus Hotel before? How is the food, service, location, decoration, parking…etc? Thanks in advance…

    • Anonymous
      June 20, 2014 at 9:22 am

      Hi, I could not find Tropicana Golf and Country Resort (not the chinese restaurant) here. Anyone had experience there? Please share. Thank You.

    • Anonymous
      June 24, 2014 at 3:40 am

      Hi all, I have a really small wedding (60-70 guests)? Please suggest wedding venues with reasonable price. Thanks

      • Le Ann
        June 25, 2014 at 2:12 am

        Any specific requirement? Chinese, Malay, Indian food? location? budget? Here are some venues to consider.

        Tropicana Golf Resort – there are small rooms, and open courtyard
        Sin Choi Wah Restaurant – there are small rooms
        Ming Room BSC

      • Anonymous
        June 25, 2014 at 7:16 am

        Thank you for your replied. Do you know any chinese restaurants close to USJ areas? We prefer private small room which can fit 6-7 tables. Budget below RM1000 per tables. We found a lot of restaurants offer complimentary items with minimum 10 tables ;( Any other suggestions are welcome. Thanks.

    • Anonymous
      July 1, 2014 at 9:48 am

      Hi Le Ann,
      I am looking for a venue in KL/PJ for a private function for 50 pax. Budget around RM100 per head.
      Can you suggest some suitable venues? Thanks so much

      • Anonymous
        July 7, 2014 at 5:33 am

        Why not try Kumar's Restaurant, they cater to all types of functions, wedding, engagement parties, private dinners and corporate events.

        They have this beautiful 1st floor and the environment is amazing.
        Call their PR Manager Patricia at 03 7734 7742

    • Le Ann
      July 1, 2014 at 3:14 pm

      With smaller function rooms around your budget or slightly more:
      – Lakesight (http://www.wedresearch.net/2013/08/lovely-venue-lakesight.html)
      – Noble House KL, Oriental Banquet PJ, Ming Room… (Oriental Group) have smaller private rooms – There are packages for fewer tables but about RM100 per table more expensive
      – Sin Choi Wah Restaurant in Kepong
      – Summit Hotel Subang USJ
      – Dynasty Dragon in USJ
      – Armada Hotel PJ
      – Crystal Crown Hotel PJ
      – Cititel Midvalley
      – Vistana Hotel
      – Bukit Jalil Golf Resort, Tropicana Golf Resort

      – Other venues for intimate small weddings, price varies: Rama V, Tamarind, Passion Road, Top Hat (many small rooms), Dusun Garden Fairies Hulu Langat, Teeq Brasserie Lot 10, Bankers Club KL, Ciao Ristorante KL (Italian food), Carcosa (expensive).
      – Otherwise with bigger halls/ ballrooms you may have to share/ partition the hall and share entrance…
      – Besides having the banquet indoor you can choose the outdoor venue such as poolside, terrace, garden
      – Usually complimentary items/ banquet benefits come with 10 or 20 table or more. You can either settle that yourself using external vendor or discuss about adding them with extra cost.

      • seanooi plus photography
        September 29, 2014 at 5:25 am

        Hi Le Ann,

        Would like to check Teeq Lot 10 still operate?

      • Le Ann
        September 30, 2014 at 5:52 am

        I got this message from one of the readers.

        "Hi Leann,
        As I was planning for garden wedding, I came across Teeq Brasserie so I went to check out the place. It seems that it has been closed down, interior is quite messy, not sure if renovation was going-on or it was just left with the teary parts.
        Their website had closed down, so I am pretty sure that at least, the restaurant is no longer there. "

    • oli low
      July 7, 2014 at 9:46 am

      may i know the price for KL and SELANGOR HOTELS 2014 / 2015?

    • gwen
      July 17, 2014 at 6:03 pm

      nice

    • Lai Iries
      September 10, 2014 at 4:08 am

      Great list. Thank you for sharing. Appreciated

    • Yun Yun
      October 11, 2014 at 10:37 am

      Hi, Le Ann, thank you for the comprehensive list which has much aided my research in planning for my wedding. Do you have specific reviews for Klang Palace (Centro Klang) and Grand Imperial (Casa Klang)? Will appreciate that very much. Thank you.

    • ShuChinG
      November 7, 2014 at 2:50 am

      Hallo,

      I would like to seek for your professional opinion and information about private venue for small wedding dinner with closed families, which is approximately 60 to 80 guests in Penang area.

      Due to the small amount of guests, I find out that there are some difficulties for me to find a venue to cater less than 50 or 100 persons of guests.

      I would like to seek for your professional guideline to recommend me the venue which cater small group of people in a dinner. The venue can be restaurant, private building, hotel (indoor/outdoor) and etc. I want to refer any suggestion to plan a wedding dinner with my families.

      Thank you.

    • Anonymous
      November 15, 2014 at 4:27 pm

      Hi…how the recommend for hotel concode kl..the price, services, food, parking, environment, facility, decoration, pr system

    • Anonymous
      November 24, 2014 at 9:42 am

      Hi Lee Ann,
      wendy here,can i ask any review for The Mutiara Palace Restaurant wedding dinner?
      because when i click the link it didnt show the page.
      because i might need to consider this ask my wedding in 2015
      thank you so much.

    • Anonymous
      January 8, 2015 at 10:46 am

      Hi all,

      I planned to have my wedding reception at Vistana Hotel Kl.
      Can anyone give me review on this hotel whether it is good to book for wedding? Thanks

    • Anonymous
      January 21, 2015 at 8:59 am

      Hi all,

      I will hold a chinese tea ceremony or ROM. And I am planning to have a Garden concept wedding luncheon or dinner. My budget is less than RM80/pax for 150-200 pax.

      Any recommendations for the venue in KL / Klang Valley?

      Thank you.

      Any

    • Anonymous
      April 9, 2015 at 8:07 am

      Hi,

      I would like to know are they any other Vegetarian Restaurant hold wedding dinner except Kechara Oasis in Viva. Preferable to be in KL.

      Thanks & Regards,
      Carmen Lee

      • Le Ann
        April 10, 2015 at 3:26 am

        Hi Carmen,

        Other vege restaurants are below. anyone else has other suggestions?
        -Ring Zhi Vegetarian Restaurant, Kepong
        -Restaurant Cafe De Sky Garden, Old Klang Road | http://skys.com.my
        -http://originvegcafe.com – Ampang
        -M&W Healthy Vegetarian Restaurant, Kepong | http://www.mwvegetarian.com – wedding up to 50 tables
        -http://www.radheys.com.my, Brickfields – Indian cuisine

    • Anonymous
      July 3, 2015 at 2:54 pm

      Hi any review of wedding reception dinner at Corus Hotel? Thanks!

    • Soo
      September 9, 2015 at 7:57 am

      Hi Le Ann,
      I have enquire few restaurants in KL,PJ area. Mostly ask for 25 tables or above to get NETT price for menu else need to pay 16%++(service + gst tax) or venue fees.
      So, for 20 tables wedding reception in Chinese restaurant around Klang Valley, any recommendation?

      Thanks in advance.

    • Anonymous
      September 20, 2015 at 12:53 am

      Hi Le Ann,

      I am having difficulty finding for a venue which caters for small intimate wedding reception in KL / Klang / Selangor area. I'm thinking of having about 100 guests max for my wedding in May 2016.

      Would you be able to recommend any for me? Your help is much appreciated. Thanks.

      Yan

      • Le Ann
        September 22, 2015 at 5:28 am

        Hi Yan,
        You can try:
        Bankers club (English style. might have problem with PIC but some had good experience)
        Passion Road
        Tropicana Golf Resort (their small rooms look nice too)
        Noble House or Noble Banquet (private room)
        Top Hat Restaurant (private room)
        Sin Choi Wah (private room)

      • 张药师
        September 23, 2015 at 3:13 am

        Thanks so much for your advice, Le Ann! =)

    • Jenny Leong
      September 24, 2015 at 11:21 am

      Hello all

      I have a wedding dinner package with Concorde Hotel to let go. This package valid until end of year 2016 and can fit maximum 30 tables. The set menus are from RM 1,118 ++, RM 1,218 ++ and RM 1,388++. Secured the package with a RM 5,000 deposit and I am letting go at RM 4,500 negotiable.

      Package Includes :
      – Complimentary 1 night stay in Bridal Suite with
      A bottle of sparkling wine, pralines & fruit basket
      Choice of breakfast in bed or enjoy a sumptuous buffet spread at Spices Restaurant
      Traditional tea ceremony arrangement in the Bridal Suite (upon request)
      – Décor, Flowers & Such
      Flower arrangement and décor for reception table
      Six (6) flower stands (fresh floral arrangement included)
      Flower arrangement and special décor for VIP table
      Table number stands with flower arrangement for guest tables
      Ceiling drapes with matching colour theme
      Chair seat covers with your choice of coloured ribbons
      A special guest registration book
      A grand red carpet inside the function room
      Smoke machine for couple march in
      Standard design of backdrop with fairy lights
      Two (2) gold color signing pens for reception table
      – Lovely and meaningful giveaways for wedding guest
      Individually packed Chocolate Cake, Fortune Cookie or Heart-shaped Chocolates
      – Special Benefits for the lovely couple
      Two (2) LCD projector and screen for wedding photo presentation (laptop by guest)
      In-house PA system (for background music or speech usage)
      Food tasting for 10 persons with complimentary a bottle of red wine upon confirmation
      Wedding dummy cake for cake cutting ceremony
      Champagne fountain for toasting with a bottle of sparkling wine
      Free flow of soft drinks (Coke / Sprite) throughout pre-dinner cocktail & dinner
      Chinese tea served throughout dinner
      Complimentary tidbits for pre-dinner cocktail
      Corkage charge waived for hard liquor and wine (unlimited bottles)
      Tiger draught beer at RM1,300.00++ per barrel (30 litres) purchased from hotel
      Corkage charge – Beer can at RM3.00++ each (based on consumption basis)
      Corkage charge – Beer barrel at RM500.00 ++ per open barrel brought in by guest
      – For The Loving Couple and Family
      Complimentary allocated 1 parking space for the bridal car at the basement car park
      Complimentary parking for three (3) family cars at multi storey car park

      Please PM/ whatsapp/ text/ call me at 012 6295452 or email jennyleong2002JL@gmail.com for more details of the package.

    • Grace
      September 6, 2016 at 3:37 pm

      Hi Le Ann,
      I signed up with Vistana last Sunday at the PJ/KL wedding fair. It had one of the best rates around – cheapest set menu is RM938 nett for 8 dishes (no prawn). If I remember correctly, RM1.1++k will give you 9 dishes (with prawn).

      Also, signing up at the fair was really more beneficial if you have more min 20 tables. THe benefits: 2 extra rooms for parents to stay on that day (1 night, with breakfast included). Deposit was 1k only, normally is 5k (walk-in rate). And paying 1k deposit gave you a high tea at Majestic hotel. If you chose to pay more (RM1.5k), they give a 90 min oil massage at a spa instead.

      Even if you don't sign up at the fair, I think the package is really worth it. They give you a 3 day 2 night stay at one of the other YTL hotels (you can choose between Tanjung Jara, Camerons, or Gaya Island), a night for the couple on the wedding day, room for tea ceremony, pre-wedding dinner cocktails by the poolside, and 80% invitation cards. That was the most we heard after going to a few booths at the fair. Also, you only need to pay up till 50% and the remaining 50% you pay on that day. There were some hotels that wanted you to pay till 80% or even in full before the wedding dinner night.

      I also have to commend the lady who served us and who will be our wedding planner – Andrea. She was very nice, no hard sell, very polite. She even asked us to come by the hotel to visit and she gave us a mini tour, even taking us to see the bedrooms. And she even offered us 2 free drinks from the bar, on the house! Really good service.

      The only negative part is the hall can only sit 30 tables max and you have to choose who gets put behind the pillars (There is one right in front blocking the stage). They have LCD screens to compensate though.

      On the whole, I am very happy we chose Vistana as it fit our budget, and the wedding planner was someone whom we could see was very comfortable to deal with (I think that is very important as well!). I am looking forward to my wedding as at least this part has been taken care of after so much research being done.

      Hope my comments help other brides-to-be! 🙂

      • admin
        September 22, 2016 at 5:28 am

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