Kuala Lumpur Newest Attraction is to Dine in a Plane

Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, gastronomy

it is the talk of town in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’s capital newest restaurant is called “Plane in the City” and is a real plane where visitors will be served five-star cuisine…

They are dozens of restaurants which open every year in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. But that one is certainly unique and will create the buzz for a while. “Plane in the City” is a brand new and original concept. Set up in a former plane, the restaurant was launched on April 25 in the popular district of Bukit Bintang, a favourite among international visitors with its numerous hotels and shopping malls.

The restaurant is open on weekdays and weekends, usually in the evenings. The concept is copied from the one of a true airline. Guests are being served a three-course or four-course fine dining menu depending of the selected options. Like in a real plane, dining option include a First Class, Business Class and Economy Class service!

Food has nothing to do with local Malaysian flavours but more with international cuisine as airlines would normally serve. Fixed prices for the menu are proposed but it requires a minimum of two guests. Minimum price per head is RM199 (US$52), cooking being done by a Chef from Le Méridien Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.Additional services are offered such as cocktails, special dishes. For the first class option, there is even a one-night stay for two persons at the Meridien KL inclusive breakfast…

Food is served in a typical aircraft cabin layout offering a typical airline’s atmosphere.

The aircraft, which has been dismantled and rebuilt piece by piece in Bukit Bintang offers also some fun experiences. Such as taking pictures in the cockpit or standing on the aircraft wing. Two photo sessions are organised twice a day. Airplane’s aficionados will then have a time frame of one hour and a half  to visit and take photos in the cockpit, and take part in a “Wing Walk” on the wing of the Boeing 737 plane. Private sessions can also be organised. Only 20 people are allowed per session.