We recently headed over to Tangerine restaurant at THE FACE Suites which is a luxury all-suite hotel located in the vicinity of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle – the city’s commercial, shopping and entertainment hub. The hotel is located along Jalan Sultan Ismail, and is a short distance from the Petronas Twin Towers and KL Tower as well as shopping and entertainment districts such as Suria KLCC and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.
The all-suite hotel comprises 200 suites with a stunning view of the Kuala Lumpur city skyline. Designed to cater the need for business and leisure travellers, the all-suite hotel offers One Bedroom and Two Bedroom suites in four room categories; Superior, Deluxe, Premier and Grand Premier. With One Bedroom Superior as the entry-level suite, ranging at 83 sqm to the largest suite at 138 sqm, the Two Bedroom Grand Premier. All suites are fully furnished with integrated modern living room, kitchenette that are equipped with modern appliances and spacious king-sized bedroom with en-suite bathroom as well as a functional space for work or study.
The infinity pool is located on the 51st floor also known as the Sky Deck is the highest floor of the building that offers a panoramic view of the Kuala Lumpur city skyline including the Petronas Twin Towers and KL Tower. In fact, this infinity pool is one of the most popular in the city with many hotel guests (yes the pool is only open to hotel guests) snapping a pic with the city’s landmarks in the background.
We were there for a fine dining dinner at Tangerine – the hotel’s rooftop fine dining restaurant that offers modern Western cuisine. The restaurant is located on the Sky Deck (Level 51) of THE FACE Suites and being so high up, offers a very scenic Kuala Lumpur city and evening sunset views.
Tangerine was designed sophisticatedly in all marble with floor to ceiling windows that lets in lots of natural daylight while also offering the aforementioned scenic views while you dine in luxury. Its fine dining menu focuses on using fresh ingredients and innovative flavours with modern cooking technique.
The restaurant has both an opulence indoor dining area as well as a more casual outdoor seating and is an ideal dining venue for intimate candlelight dinner, special celebratory occasions, and even private functions.
The restaurant has three (3) different set dinners available:
3-COURSE SET DINNER
RM288 NETT PER PERSON
5-COURSE SET DINNER
RM388 NETT PER PERSON
7-COURSE SET DINNER
RM488 NETT PER PERSON
We had the 5-course set dinner.
Amuse bouche to whet the appetite and set the tone for what’s to follow
1ST COURSE – CEVICHE OF KING PRAWN
Golden caviar, seafood reduction
A dainty little dish with fresh and umami flavours!
2ND COURSE – CHEESE AGNOLOTTI
Truffle shavings, fennel puree, lavender dust
Agnolotti is a type of pasta typical of the Piedmont region of Italy, made with small pieces of flattened pasta dough, folded over a filling of roasted meat or vegetables. This was another pretty dish thanks to the flowers on top. The truffle shavings added a touch of luxury to this dish!
3RD COURSE – SEARED FOIE GRAS
Gooseberry jam, vanilla glaze
Lovely earthy flavours of the foie gras went well with the gooseberry jam and red wine that we had!
PALATE CLEANSER – ICED TELANG TEA
4TH COURSE (Choice of)
Roots vegetable, baby onion, truffle jus
Rillettes fritter, eggplant and date, black garlic dressing
Definitely the most photogenic and Instagrammable dish of the night! I had this one as I love lamb. The lamb was beautifully slow cooked to a pink medium rare, and paired well with the reduction.
French scallop, fermented bean cream, royal chives
5TH COURSE – FRENCH CHEESE
served with Manuka honey
Three (3) different cuts of cheese paired with high quality Manuka honey!
Dessert – Burnt Milk Mousse
with Prunes Gel, Ginger Tuile
Something sweet to end the dinner.
The dinner was also supported by our generous partners SK-II, Shiseido Professional, Claude Bernard and L’Occitane.
Dining 51 storeys above KL was definitely a moment for us to shine in such a beautiful setting, and the L’Occitane Terre de Lumiere Parfum made the occasion extra memorable. We felt on top of the world, and confident knowing who we are, enjoying an unforgettable evening dining with lovely company, in a gorgeous ambience, and of course – a wonderful fragrance!
In Provence, there is a unique moment in time, when the light embraces the sky and blesses the earth with a fleeting interval of grace. This is known as the Golden Hour. L’Occitane translated this light into a scent which reveals an addictive and contrasted signature, an unexpected fusion of mesmerising gourmand notes and aromatic freshness.
Terre de Lumière Eau de Parfum, the first gourmand aromatic fragrance from L’OCCITANE, envelops the body in a scent full of contrasts. It leaves in its wake a soft, aromatic scent, with addictive, contrasting notes.
For more info, head over to https://my.loccitane.com/
The SKII signature bestseller – Facial Treatment Essence, has a beautiful new look with a Limited Edition design depicting a single black bird in a sea of white birds. The Little Red Symbol Limited Edition symbolizes an act of courage and strength to stand up and stand out from the crowd to pursue one’s dreams.
SK-II’s Facial Treatment Essence is made up of over 90% PITERA – a natural bio-ingredient containing vitamins, amino acids and minerals, which helps condition skin to retain its natural functions, boosting hydration, and keeping skin smooth, radiant and moisturised!
The set which is available now and priced at RM715 includes: Facial Treatment Essence (230ml) + Facial Treatment Gentle Cleanser (120g) + Facial Treatment Clear Lotion (20ml)
Shiseido Professional has 5 leave in treatments that provides strong and healthy hair and scalp:
THE HAIR CARE Adenovital Advanced Scalp Essence (RM333) promotes hair growth and prevents thinning hair, dandruff, scalp itchiness and hair loss – giving you strong and healthy hair.
THE HAIR CARE Aqua Intensive Oil Unlimited Silk (RM123 ) incorporates The Lasting Veil technology that creates lasting lightweight moisturizing effect.
HAIR CARE Luminoforce Gloss Spray (RM100) protects the hair from UV damage and makes hair silky and shiny through the ends!
THE HAIR CARE Future Sublime Volume Serum (RM168) is formulated with Resilience-Lift Complex*2 that instantly gives resilience and strength for a voluminous finish.
THE HAIR CARE Fuente Forte Toning Serum (RM168) alleviates scalp problems such as dandruff and hair itchiness while improving scalp health and thereby promoting the growth of beautiful hair.
Claude Bernard was founded in 1973, and takes its name from a master watchmaker from the Jura Valley where centuries earlier Switzerland’s watchmaking industry had taken hold. In the mid-16th Century Frenchman John Calvin broke with the Roman Catholic Church and fled to Geneva. French Huguenots followed him but when Calvin banned the production, and wearing of, jewellery because it had ‘no place in the worship of God’ local goldsmiths and jewellers were forced to turn to a new trade – watchmaking.
Most of these craftsmen farmed during the warmer months and honed their watchmaking skills in the winter and Les Genevez, a plateau high in the Jura, became a focal point for what became a roaring trade. It’s in Les Genevez today that Claude Bernard creates its timepieces, either with mechanical or quartz movements, all assembled with a passion for detail that can be traced back to those 16th-century pioneers and Claude Bernard himself.
Today, Claude Bernard prides itself on using the most modern of materials in its watches but without forsaking that magnificent Swiss watchmaking tradition. Precision, quality, reliability and attention to the finest detail are hallmarks of Claude Bernard watches, now distributed to more than 70 countries throughout the world.
Claude Bernard’s portfolio is diverse, with sleek diver’s models such as the Aquarider to the slick Sophisticated Classics dress watches and the elegant, ultra-feminine Dress Code family. Combining tradition and innovation and the highest quality but without the price tag to match, Claude Bernard watches are the best value Swissmade watches available today.
For more info on Claude Bernard timepieces, head over to https://www.claudebernard.ch/
Claude Bernard is distributed by Crystal Time in Malaysia. For more info, head over to http://www.crystaltime.com.sg/
Tangerine is located at:
Sky Deck (Level 51), THE FACE Suites,
1020, Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Telephone: +603 2168 1670
Operation Hours: Daily from 6.00pm to 10.30pm (For dinner only)
Dress Attire: Smart casual wear (Strictly no swimming & gym attire, singlets, sandals and slippers)
Do note that children below 10 years old are not allowed to dine in the restaurant.
Photos by Andy Kho Photography (www.andykho.com). All photos are copyright of MHB and may not be reproduced in any manner or form without written permission.