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Published on February 7th, 2011 | by email2me

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Sanook Bistro and Sports Bar Kelana Jaya Plaza

Sawadeekap! Sanook de mai? (In Thai means, Hello! Are you having fun?). This is a common greeting in Thailand which slightly different from ours. We usually use Hi, What’s up? There are no reason for it and just a greetings in common.

Base on this word, the God Father of Sanook Bistro and Sport Bar CF  Yow named his place. The name god father, people pleaser, chief people pleaser, chief food artist and many more is the position name for the crew and members of the place. This breaks down the barrier of communications among the crew members as it makes them more comfortable.

This place is located side by side the Kelana Jaya lake and were divided into 2 sections. The photo above is called ALFRESCO @ SANOOK which patrons can choose to dine outdoor by the lake or indoor in a romantic setup.

The upper part is called Arriba @ Sanook where it comprise a sport bar with nicely decorated ambiance. Ventilation here is good and instead of the smokey smell, you will smell lemongrass which come from the aroma oil imported from Bangkok.

Clean and cozy place to hang out after long day at work. The range of booze here are enough to quench your thirst. Kilkenny will be my choice of icy cold smooth Irish beer.

Thachi Broken Earth, Bavernet Sauvignon 2006 Australian Red Wine – RM19 per glass

Brewed in Riverland South Australia gives you a dusty chocolate mocha aromas with cassis and oak on the palate. It is quite full bodied and give you a rich taste complimented with a grainy tannin finish. It is good to drink before meals and after meals hence I strongly recommend this wine for all time drink.

For those who can’t take alcohol, you should try out their range of juice and imported Premium Mountain Fresh Fruit Juices.

Variety of drinks served freshed from the bar

Premium Mountain Fresh Fruit Juice – 100% Fruit juice with no sugar and water added. If you can find a drop of water from the lab test, you will get rewarded. – RM12 RECOMMENDED

When we talk about premium stuff, do expect that this juice do not come cheap. The availability also are on selected locations which appointed by the distributor (Grace Interlink (M) Sdn Bhd).

Most of the drinks were Apple based. All the juices were pasteurized to preserve its freshness and also to enhance its shelf life.

A range of the Apple + Other fruits combination drink. Each of it will taste different but I can tell you no matter how they mix, it will definitely surprise you and healthy by drinking it. For more details, do check out http://graceinterlink.com/product-juices-intro.html for list of availability of the flavors you like.

Next we move on to the starters where we were served with lots of goodies prepared by the Chief Food Artist – Benhar Amirul

Chargrill Zucchini with prawns & aioli – RM16

Bruschetta De Gambas – RM13

This bruschetta may look simple at a glance. The topping comes with loads of seafood like prawns, calamari, mussels, mozzarella cheese and served with tomato sauce.

Baked Oysters – RM23

Baked oyster with cream mushroom ragout & mozzarella cheese

Tod Man Kung – RM24

Thai Style Deep Fried Shrimp cakes with sweet basil and perfect as your beer snacks

Baked Potato Skin with bolognaise beef or chicken served with sour cream and guacamole- RM24

Those entrées are sinful enough for a start and then we head on to the main course which impress us more.

Twister Braised Lamb Shank – RM46RECOMMENDED

Tenderly cooked over a slow fire with rosemary herbs, served on a bed of braised baby kailan vege. The lamb shank also come with special tomato chili chutney, home made mashed potatoes and rosemary emulsion. The texture of the lamb were tender and I personally love the gravy.

Roasted Chicken Chop with Lemon Thyme and Herbs – RM25

Roast chicken American style served with Idaho jacket potatoes, corn on the cob, ratatouile and mushroom sauce

Sang Har Mee – RM38

Wok Fried Chinese style crispy noodles with jumbo fresh water prawns served with bok choi in a rich prawn gravy. We dig down till the last drop of the gravy.

The prawns were the highest quality imported from Indonesia which famous with all the prawns having roes.

Hainanese Chicken Rice – RM17

You may sound why we go and order chicken rice in this kind of place. I can tell you that the chicken rice here were on par and better compared to the one sold on certain hawker centers. The rice were imported Thai Fragrant rice and the poach chicken are done just right. Not too hard and pair with home made chili and garlic mix.

Barra Barra Gourmet Pizza – RM35RECOMMENDED

Hand tossed and baked in wood fire oven pizza which comprise of Barramundi fish with baby leeks, olives, mango mojo and dressed wild rockets

The crust were very thin and is good for people who are on diet and yet want to have a good food.

Authentic wood fire oven and not the gas stove

Chocolate Mud Cake – RM19

Savory mud cake with a scoop of Haagen-Daz Vanilla Pecan Ice Cream with Vanilla Sauce

Tiramisu – RM16 – RECOMMENDED

Old time Italian favorite sponge cake soaked in espresso and drown in Mascarpone cheese

Sanook Bistro and Sports Bar is located at :

C-06 Plaza Kelana Jaya, SS7/13A, Petaling Jaya 47301, Malaysia

Location Map : CLICK HERE

Open Monday to Saturday for lunch & dinner
(Saturday dinner & drinks only)

Lunch : 11:30am – 2:30pm
Dinner : 6:00pm – 11:00pm

‘Happy Hours’ starts 5:00pm
Party ‘til late

Website : http://www.sanooking.com

Promotions : http://sanooking.com/promotions.html


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9 Responses to Sanook Bistro and Sports Bar Kelana Jaya Plaza

  1. Wine – my fav but can be pretty expensive when you have it outside, therefore try to serve at my house parties and I will have some at the same time.

  2. iamthewitch says:

    The food looks awesome.. especially the cute tapas. Love anything with cheese on it! 🙂

  3. iamthewitch says:

    The food looks awesome.. especially the cute tapas. Love anything with cheese on it! 🙂

  4. mimid3vils says:

    Mango on a pizza? That’s very interesting 🙂

  5. mimid3vils says:

    Mango on a pizza? That’s very interesting 🙂

  6. lionelong says:

    yum ! nice food, just hopefully it’s a lil cheaper so that i can afford to go everyday 🙂

  7. lionelong says:

    yum ! nice food, just hopefully it’s a lil cheaper so that i can afford to go everyday 🙂

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