Royal Selangor, the world's foremost name in quality pewter, and Ombak Kitchen, the leading premium seafood restaurant famed for its very Malaysian Pakai tangan jer... concept, have come together to offer a unique weekend of being enriched by a 135-year pewter smithing heritage and the finest in seafood dining.
In October this year, Royal Selangor launched A Weekend @ The Café, a series of themed weekends where Malaysian restaurants are invited to showcase their culinary crafts at its in-house café at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre here. It was a creative initiative to invite locals to spend a weekend exploring Malaysian history, arts and culture with good food within a short trip from home.
At the helm of Royal Selangor International is its Managing Director, Yong Yoon Li, who is also the fourth-generation descendant of the founder of Royal Selangor, Yong Koon who started his craft 135 years ago. Yoon Li says, 'The Royal Selangor Visitor Centre helps us tell the story of Royal Selangor and its rich heritage of pewter design and craftsmanship. We pride ourselves as a Malaysian brand who is passionate about what we do and we love reaching out to other local brands in the community who share this dedication. This is why we've been inviting restaurants like Ombak Kitchen over to our café at the visitor centre at the weekends to showcase their respective culinary crafts.'
Ombak Kitchen became an instant household name for celebrations and get-togethers due to its fuss-free Pakai tangan jèr. and Insta-friendly dining concept serving ocean-fresh premium seafood, double-boiled and drenched in its signature sauces. Its Group CEO, Sharita Loo says, "We're committed to offering the best quality seafood and ingredients to create the finest dining experience that truly enriches lives. During this pandemic, the call to evolve, unite and creatively work together to revive businesses for the well-being of all was a clear one. When we were invited by Royal Selangor, we knew it was a time to celebrate and, to uphold our traditions of craftsmanship and culinary excellence together despite circumstances.'
Royal Selangor Visitor Centre offers complimentary tours of its timeless museum. Visitors may choose to explore a wide variety of activities such as pewter-crafting workshops at its School of Hard Knocks or experiencing the science of pewter at The Science Discovery Gallery among others. Ombak Kitchen will be serving its selected premium seafood menu at the visitor centre's café on
Saturday and Sunday, 19 - 20 December from 9 am to 7 pm.
About Ombak Kitchen
Ombak Kitchen is a family and an Insta-friendly restaurant with one clear mission: to enrich life and living, whilst giving seafood-lovers a memorable experience. We go to great lengths to source
the best premium ocean-fresh catch and meticulously prepare them using only the double-boiling method to ensure the natural seafood flavours are intact. Pure butter and Western spices are
combined to create exotic sauces. At our outlets in Bangsar and Bukit Jelutong, our customers simply Pakai tangan jer... to enjoy the freedom of savouring seafood the Malaysian way! This urbanised dining concept at an affordable price is what led us to the helm of seafood dining.
About Royal Selangor
Since 1885, Royal Selangor has been synonymous with innovation and quality. Offering a wide range of tableware and gift items, our designers and artisans continuously expand the limits of pewter design while staying true to our heritage of craftsmanship. Today, Royal Selangor exports to more than 20 countries and can be found in prestigious stores such as Harrods in the United Kingdom. It also has its own retail stores in Malaysia, Singapore, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China and Australia.
About Royal Selangor Visitor Centre
The Royal Selangor Visitor Centre is the one-stop destination for KL-ites, local and international tourists, to explore Malaysian history, arts and culture. One of TripAdvisor's top three KL destinations, the visitor centre has been a consecutive winner of the following TripAdvisor awards; Certificate of Excellence (2012-2018), Hall of Fame (2014-2018) and Travellers' Choice Award (2014-2016).