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Lemon Garden Cafe

Shangri-La Hotel, 11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur 50250, Malaysia
(60 3) 2074 3900
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Ranked #188 of 2,314 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Lemon Garden Cafe @ Shangri-la is a well known name in Kuala Lumpur. It's rate is one of highest but there are so many good reviews so I had to try the food when I was in KL for holiday from 26 - 29 June 2014. Lemon Garden Cafe is located at rear right side lobby of Shangri-la Hotel which... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We went to dine at Lemon Garden Cafe last night, a friend of ours highly recommended it to us. The first impression you have is that the level of the restaurant is not the one you can expect from a 5* hotel like the Shangi-la. Many and many tables close to each other, a lot of people and a great... More

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New York City, New York
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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

we choose Lemon Garden for lunch. Coming in the Hotel was great. Very friendly doormen and the flower and smell outstanding. The Lemon Garden was a big "down"! The Restaurant is a fast food place. No atmosphere, hectic, running around, because the place is quite small. The selection of Japanese Sashimi and Sushi good. All other food very basic. Next... More

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I used to eat at the buffet here a lot and it had a reputation as having one of if not the best buffet in KL, however, it has really gone downhill a great deal. The selection was poor, things ran out and were not replaced, the salads were very basic, there were no roasts or chefs to cook in... More

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Bristol
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

As we were staying at the Shangri La Hotel ,thought we would try the restaurant. Service was ok nothing special. Food only average, thought I would try the nasi goring not very good and not one of the best I have had. My friend had nasi leak, again only average. Would we eat in this restaurant again, probably not. Considering... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Celebrating my wife birthday and choose Lemon Garden as being talk of the town they has one of the best seafood buffet. Made a reservation with mentioning our purpose to celebrate birthday. Upon arrival, been greeted well by friendly hostess and efficiently brought to our table. For the meal, I break it to below remark: Variety- Not as expected. Have... More

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My husband and I had the seafood night buffet on 27th March. The seafood including mini lobsters, prawns, sashimi, scallops, crabs, oysters were fresh and good. There was also local delights like satay, fish head curry, chinese style soups, dim sum, pizzas, tandoori chicken and not forgetting, desserts such as local 'kuay', cakes, mouse, fondue. Well worth the price. The... More

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Melaka, Malaysia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

had hi tea here last saturday, I have been here for hi tea before and mind you the price here is very expensive at RM 90++ for Hi tea. This time around i found that a lot has changed and the buffet actually is smaller and items cut back. It did not have the abundance and grandeur feel of before.... More

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Senior Contributor
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26 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Was having dinner buffet and post this review right after I finished it. Most of the food are not particularly tasty, but decent. I've pretty much tried all of their dessert, sadly that only few of them are nice. Bear in mind that, please do not take waffle, it's as hard as rock. P. S: Don't expect the waiter/ waitress... More

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Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We had dinner here on Valentine's Day. We were greeted warmly by the staff. The food range was extensive with the deserts having a real Valentine's day theme. We really enjoyed the seafood and deserts. The oysters and prawns were huge and tasty. The menu caters for western and eastern preferences. There certainly were a lot of people but staff... More

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