Have A Good Thyme At Bukit Bintang’s Newest Dining Hotspot

Have A Good Thyme At Bukit Bintang’s Newest Dining Hotspot

Thyme is a new all-day dining restaurant in Parkroyal Collection Kuala Lumpur which serves both local and western fare and is led by head chef Khalil Zakhem. (Courtesy of Parkroyal Collection Kuala Lumpur.)

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Having just opened its doors a mere two months ago, Parkroyal Collection Kuala Lumpur is one of the hottest hotel openings in Bukit Bintang — but it’s the food we’re most excited for. The property’s main eatery, Thyme is a contemporary all-day dining restaurant that aims to provide customers with an unforgettable meal.

How, you ask? Well, they’ve been known to put on quite the show.

Thyme invites diners to witness the culinary action as it happens as its outstanding chefs cook up a storm at any of the seven live stations in an upscale food market environment. Ambient and aesthetically pleasing with its warm wood tones and minimalist finish, we find that meandering through each station is a breeze — and we love the interaction!

Food, glorious food

Theatrics aside, food-wise, we are spoilt for choice during our visit. Thyme prides itself on serving a variety of local and western delights. Diners can sample regional specialities like Nyonya curry laksa, butter chicken masala, and Hainanese chicken rice, as well as Western favourites like steak, fish and chips, and chocolate truffle simple. Although our personal favourite station had to be the fresh seafood stop — it was oysters galore topped with a heaping serving of bechamel and cheese.

For those who have dietary restrictions or are just more health-conscious, Thyme will cater to your palate and needs with the likes of an organic quinoa salad, acai bowls, and homemade bircher muesli.

If you need to know who to thank, direct your gratitude towards the team of skilled chefs led by Executive Chef Khalil Zakhem and Pastry Chef Mohamed Nazeri — the two brains behind this ambitious culinary project.

Thyme can accommodate any size party, from business lunches to wedding receptions, and it has chic, separate dining rooms for those who prefer a more private atmosphere.

So, what’s the damage?

The new Fabulous Seafood Buffet at Thyme is available Friday and Saturday from 6pm to 10:30pm at RM228 per person. Guests can choose from a large variety of fresh seafood and indulge to their hearts’ content.

There is also a Malaysian Buffet High Tea available every weekend from 12pm to 4pm at RM148 per person for those who would like to sample a variety of well-known regional and international dishes.

Don’t miss Thur5day Live @ COLLECTION on Thursdays from 6:30pm to 10:30pm, where you can taste endless plates of gourmet dishes from five different fan-favourite cuisines like Japanese, Western, Indian, Malay, and Chinese served directly to your table for RM178 per person.

Click here to make reservations and for more details.

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A journalist by profession, self-proclaimed horror movie expert by passion. Danisha needs to spend more time watching sunsets than Netflix. Ultimately, she's just another girl figuring out her place in the world in between the multitudinous demands of adult life.
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