Berjaya Cafe, located on level 14 of Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, is Malaysia’s first fully vegetarian restaurant in a major hotel. Operating since 2020, Berjaya Cafe’s emphasis on sustainable eating is timely and important.
The restaurant’s ethos was inspired by Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan, Founder and Advisor of Berjaya Corporation Berhad. He stated, “Every individual can play a role to help Mother Earth, even in a small way, by being a vegetarian.”
HEALTHY, HEARTY & TASTY
Berjaya Cafe serves a broad variety of vegetarian dishes, many of which are also keto- and vegan-friendly. Try out these signature dishes by Berjaya Cafe:
- Crispy Oyster Mushroom Tempura with Sweet & Sour Sauce
- Nasi Lemak
- Rojak Pasembor
- Vege Soto Ayam Berempah
- Spaghetti Aglio e Olio
- Kampung Fried Rice in Pineapple Boat
- Mee Goreng Mamak with Peanut Sauce
- Assam Laksa
- Red Bean Cendol
Berjaya Cafe aims to raise awareness about the short-term and long-term health benefits of practicing a vegetarian lifestyle. The restaurant takes pride in using sustainable ingredients and offering a diverse menu, with prices starting at RM12. From daily buffet breakfast to special veggie hi-tea, Berjaya Cafe promises to delight your taste buds with healthier options.
GREENS ARE GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
“The evolution of vegetarianism is very evident as its influence is present in day-to-day meals. As a passionate and caring hospitality brand, it gives us the responsibility and opportunity to showcase a dining experience that emphasizes the concern of the people and the planet that caters for those dining out for a special occasion,” said the Executive Chef of Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
By reducing meat consumption, we can help reverse the adverse effects of global warming and preserve our natural biodiversity. Food production from farm to plate can account for approximately 30% of total global greenhouse gas emissions. This means even minor changes in our diet can have a positive impact on the environment. A meatless diet has been shown to have numerous health benefits, including a lower risk of developing various diseases.
A meatless diet will reduce the intake of saturated fats and cholesterol, lowering the risk of diabetes, heart diseases as well as food-borne illnesses that can be carried over from meat and seafood products. Eating vegetarian meals will also aid in the regulation and improvement of gut health, which is essential for our daily functioning.
GO MEATLESS WITH BERJAYA CAFE
Berjaya Cafe opens daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 PM and offers all-day dining at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. In addition, Berjaya Cafe is also available at Berjaya Penang Hotel, with authentic Penang cuisines transformed into healthy and tasty vegetarian delights. If you’re in Penang, you should check them out. It is open daily from 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM.