Satisfy your cravings with these Deepavali feasts, deals and more

Few things bring people together like festivals. After all, it creates shared moments between people as they celebrate together. Along with fun and food, festivals usually promise a good time for everyone. And Deepavali is no exception.

When one thinks of Deepavali, aside from their eye-catching decorations and dances, the festival food is what jumps to mind. It’s rare to enjoy the tasty morsels that only seem to be available during the celebration. Well, do we have a treat for you. This Deepavali, enjoy selected feasts as you celebrate with friends and family!

1. Mandarin Oriental

It’s time to go back to the roots of India with this feast! Mandarin Oriental presents the regional cuisines of India, prepared by Chef Rajiv Vatsyayan and his kitchen brigade. Each authentic dish and drink allows visitors to indulge in the taste of India embodied by their seasonal spices and ingredients.

Some dishes that stood out were the Sikandari Khush Ran and the Tandoori Champein. Both dishes are made with lamb, just cooked in different ways. Sikandari Khush Ran is a leg of lamb marinated in the chef’s special blend of spices and air cooked in a steamer with root vegetables. The Tandoori Champein is made up of marinated lamb chops cooked in the tandor oven. But, if you like fish, the dish to try would be the Meen Moilee which is a specialty fish dish from the coastal region of southern India.

However, for dessert, we highly recommend trying the Fruit Pani Puri Shooter. It’s flavored water served with a fried crispy flatbread. Plus, it’s fun to eat because you can add your favorite ingredients to the flatbread before washing everything down with the flavored water. Tasting this popular Indian street food was definitely an experience!

This festival will take place in Mosiac from October 20 to 24. India’s regional cuisines priced at RM188+ per person for lunch and RM228+ per person for dinner or Sunday brunch. For reservations, visit their website. There is also a stay and dine option, with a package that includes a one-night stay in a Deluxe Park View Room, India’s Regional Cuisines Buffet Dinner at Mosaic as well as a free breakfast for two.

2. The Shangri La

However, if you are looking for vegetarian options, Shangri La is the place to go. With main dishes like Paneer Khatta Pyyaz (Indian cottage cheese cooked with pickled tomatoes, peppers and onions), Amritsari Cholley and Thosai Masala (stuffed pickled potatoes cooked in Thosai batter), vegetarians will certainly be delighted.

In addition to their vegetarian dishes, visitors can enjoy their seafood buffet specialties with additional festive Deepavali dishes. Indulge in their Indian rice and bread complemented with Kerala fish curry, Vindaloo lamb and butter chicken Tikka Masala, to name a few. And don’t forget to try their Indian desserts like Gulab Jamun, Payasam, Kulfi and Rava Kesari.


This Deepavali buffet will be available from October 21 to 28. The lunch buffet is available Tuesday through Thursday (RM198 nett) and Friday through Sunday (RM258 nett). The dinner buffet, on the other hand, is available Tuesday through Thursday (RM198 nett) and Friday through Sunday (RM258 nett). For reservations and other inquiries, please call +603 2074 3900, WhatsApp +6019 390 2257 or email [email protected]

You can also send your loved ones a selection of artisan pastries from Lemon Garden 2Go. This Deepavali, they have Deepavali themed cakes such as Orange Sugee Cake, “Light of Happiness and Harmony” Deepavali Cake and “Love and Spark of Joy” Deepavali Cake. The price of these cakes starts from RM108 nett.

Other desserts are also available such as their Deepavali Candy Gift Set (RM120 net) and a Premium Snack Gift Set (RM108 net). To order, browse their online store or contact their delivery team on +6032074 3900 or Whatsapp on +6019390 2257.

3. food panda

So dining out isn’t for everyone, but no worries! You can enjoy Deepavali delights sent from the comfort of your own home. Here are some Deepavali promotions and offers you can check out:

  • Promo code PESTAPANDA offer 50% off food orders (capped at RM13.50) with a minimum order value of RM25.00. You can also use the promotional code TEN to get RM10, with a minimum order value of RM35.00. While stocks last.
  • Receive 40% (capped at RM8.00) with a minimum order value of RM20.00 at select restaurants from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily with promo code ORDER NOW. While stocks last.
  • Enter promotional code FREEDEL for free deliveries with a minimum order value of RM25.00. While stocks last.
  • With promo code PESTAPANDAyou can try the brand new thick and crispy crust at pizza hut with a hint of extra crispy cheddar to all your favorite toppings with 75% off from October 1st to December. While stocks last.
Source: Facebook/foodpanda

If you’re shopping at pandamart, here are some discounts and codes you might be interested in. For the period of 14e october to 3rd In November, get discounts of up to 20% on various pandamart categories:

  • Grocery from 14e October to 20e October
  • Home & Beauty from 21st October to 27e October
  • Fresh Products & Dairy Products from 28e october to 3rd November

You can also get their special Deepavali which consists of Murukku, Pineapple Tartlets, Cornflake Cookies and Almond London Cookies. These will be available on pandamart for a limited time only.

These four boutiques also offer exceptional offers for this festive season. Lotus is offering up to 30% off foodpanda app deals from October 1-31. If you want Nestlé ice cream, a 10% discount is available until October 31. There are also branded deals of up to 50% off at Watsons from October 1 to October 31, so be sure to stock up! And, last but not least, 7-Eleven is offering discounts of up to 35% on select products from October 1 through October 31. That’s what we call an offer you can’t resist!

Source: Parade

We sure hope these feasts and offers make the festival festive for you! In the meantime, Happy Deepavali to all who celebrate it!

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