I always use to think of 7atenine as more of a bar/club than a restaurant.
Trendy and cool, this is a great place “to be seen” and also to people watch.
From the deep house that plays to the swanky deco and strobing lights, it is easy to see how I could have been mistaken.
We were recently invited by Aly of RedFM to a dinner review and here is what we thought of the food.
Wild, wild rocket salad – a house specialty !
Pumpkin Chowder with Wanton
Succulent salmon sashimi
Smooth creamy Mushroom Soup
Starters a.k.a. the Lusciously light, were delicious. We had, homemade mushroom soup, served with deep fried bun, Lemongrass infused pumpkin chowder served with crab-meat chestnut wanton, wild rocket salad with poached pear, grape confit, fresh mango, avocado & nuts tossed in walnut scented dressing, green tea smoked salmon lightly cured & finally cold smoked Hokkaido scallop, pan seared, layered with cod roe on marinated seaweed & passion fruit beurre blanc.
If you think the starters were amazing, wait till you see the Mains a.k.a. the Luxuriously Lavish!
We were served the 789 platter of a combination of braised lamb shank, ginger poached chicken & charbroiled tiger prawn, the Saikyo cod which was pan fried to perfection, accompanied with seasonal vegetable & miso jus, Seafood linguini of scallop, tiger prawn, fish & squid cooked with a generous pinch of garlic, Pommery grilled chicken breast served with garlic mash potato & pommery mustard glaze, smoked duck breast mille-feuille, Sukhotai grilled lamb cutlets on taro puree, asian pea sprout & thai bbq sauce, and last but not least, the Gambero char broiled beef topped with prawn & scallop !
Of these, the most outstanding for me were the red meats. I loved the smoked duck breast mille-feuille for its rich flavour. It was smoky without being gamy. I also thoroughly enjoyed the grilled lamb. Those little lamb cutlets were perfect bite sizes which you can pick up at the bone and eat daintily with you fingers! The flavour was awesome.
Finally, Ciki at bursting point, was served Desserts a.k.a. the Sinfully satisfying!
Deep fried chocolate dumpling with coffee sauce , dark chocolate gateau which was flourless 55% dark chocolate with vanilla ice cream, sticky rice mango served with coconut ice cream & fresh mango and plantain brulee of caramelised banana with dark rum infused crème brulee. Wow! What a night..
My favourite dessert was the flourless chocolate gateau for obvious reasons.. flourless! LOL. Not just that but I love anything which is heavy on the dark chocolate and this dessert really was.
If I failed to mention earlier, Ciki loves 7atenine for the cocktail drinks as well!
Do not pass up the Caipirinahs – e.g. the thaipirinha, a special spicy thai syrup that will slowly but surely go to your head! I also loved the apple passion which had this super aromatic infusion of passion fruit coulis intertwined with apple syrup – a great lady’s drink. They also serve excellent Margaritas and Mojitos here .. don’t forget to catch the happy hours at 7atenine daily from 4.30 – 8 pm and Wednesday Ladies Night , for great cocktail offers.
All in all a great night out. Thanks Aly of RedFM and the 7atenine team for being such wonderful hosts!Address: Ascott Kuala Lumpur, 9 Jalan Pinang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Train: KLCC (Putra)
Contact: 603 2162 7789 Google Maps