BlackByrd is one of the latest casual dining restaurants in the city centre where diners will be able to enjoy a stunning 360 view of KL City. Located on Level 50 of Naza Tower at Platinum Park, BlackByrd offers a stunning eagle’s-eye perspective of the town from both its restaurant and lounge. If you’re first time at BlackByrd, it is recommended to come at day and night as at night, the mood shifts into an elegant setting for dining and drinks.
A casual dining restaurant with a fine dining experience
BlackByrd has opened its doors for diners with warm interiors and they really spent a lot on perfecting the restaurant with lots of wood and rattan furniture as well as customised table and wall lamps. When you go to the restaurant, you’ll discover hand-shaved wood partitions and retro-style terracotta tiled flooring; an effort to imbibe as much local culture into the place as possible. The luxury detailings making it cosy yet sophisticated dining environment high above the city.
Elevated comfort food
Each dish has been meticulously created by the chefs and every element are made from scratch – only bring the freshest and best to the table. There are 36 dishes on the menu list to choose from. All the food rooted from ‘comfort food’ that presented with a touch of elegance.
BlackByrd’s menu has Indonesian influences such as Iga Bakar Sambal Ijo, features spicy green sambal layered atop tender, perfectly cooked meat and Mie Goreng Sambal Matah house-made noodles are tossed with spicy Balinese sambal. For a taste of classic comfort Southeast Asian dishes, you can try their bebek goreng of Yogyakarta that has the strong flavours of Southeast Asia using locally sourced ingredients.
Besides Southeast Asia dishes, BllackByrd also offers an array of modern European dishes with a local twist. Try the Crispy Crunch; fried seaweed, tempura-style and topped with spicy salmon sashimi, salmon roe and Parmesan shavings. The Wagyu Beef Satay also has gained a lot of traction among diners.
If you’re kinds of pasta lover, you should try the pasta and noodles as most of the pastas and noodles are made-in house. Try the Escargot Cavatelli with Porcini that will have you so thoroughly bewitched and you’ll end up tuck into a plate or two.
Head to the Lounge for a drink, there’s an extensive list of wines and spirits to choose from as well as in-hous signature cocktails. Try at least one of BlackByrd’s signature cocktails. There are currently eight on the menu and each varies in terms of its flavour profile, alcohol base and mixes.
For something light and refreshing, it is recommended to try the Gerry Baldini – a perfect thirst quencher. Coffee lovers on the other hand will enjoy the BlackByrd Espressotini comprising vodka, coffee liqueur, espresso and homemade palm sugar. The cocktail has a strong backbone of coffee and caramel. Several other cocktails for you to try are the sultry Smoke Screen, soothing Florence Nightingale; gin-infused Earl Grey tea, Southern Comfort, kyuri, lemon as well as Madame St Germain for something more herbaceous and light.
Level 50, Naza Tower, Platinum Park, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur
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