Category: French

Maison Francaise (French House) @ Changkat Kia Peng, Kuala Lumpur

25 February 2015
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I was really really looking forward to this day of the week where I can finally have a taste of the food at Maison Francaise (French House). I’ve heard so much about Maison Francaise and therefore, I must try it to believe it!
Maison Francaise (French House)
Maison Francaise (French House)
Maison Francaise KL is a hidden gem located inside the residential area on Changkat Kia Peng; just far enough to escape from the hustle bustle of the city but yet, they are only 5-10 minutes away.
This 3-storey white bungalow might look ordinary from the outside but you’ll be surprised how romantic it looked like on the inside. Maison Francaise was fitted with elegant crystal chandeliers, artistic French paintings and high-end leather seats. Overall, it’s a modern French house with minimalist design.
During daytime, Maison Francaise receives a lot of natural sunlight thanks to the glass windows which enable us to enjoy the beautiful view outside. We were seated at the second floor of the restaurant, overlooking the blue pool at Soirée.
S.Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Water
S.Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Water
We didn’t order anything fancy to drink, just the finest sparkling natural mineral water – San Pellegrino to prepare our palate for some fine French cuisine.
Complimentary French breads
Complimentary French breads
As this was my first visit, I totally had no idea on what I should order from their extensive menu. Finally, I met their French Chef, Executive Chef Thierry Le Baut and we agreed to go according to chef’s recommendation. After confirming our food preferences, Executive Chef Thierry Le Baut went back into the kitchen and whipped up some excellent dishes for us.
Broccoli mousse topped with caviar
Broccoli mousse topped with caviar
Our starter was Brocolli Mousse Topped with Caviar that has an amazingly smooth texture. Bursting with flavor of broccoli, it almost melted instantly on our tongues. The caviar was a bonus.
Crunchy snail in butter, garlic and hazelnuts, sauteed spinach
Crunchy snail in butter, garlic and hazelnuts, sauteed spinach
Price: RM 90++
Clumsy Boy was served a warm appetizer – Crunchy snail in butter, garlic and hazelnuts, sauteed spinach. Every bite of this was so heavenly as it is crunchy on the outside but soft and scrummy with garlic butter foam. I couldn’t help but to secretly take more servings from Clumsy Boy’s portion.
Tuna fish tartare, ginger oil, cucumber jelly
Tuna fish tartare, ginger oil, cucumber jelly
Price: RM 55++
For my appetizer, it was a very visually pleasing Tuna Fish Tartare, Ginger Oil, Cucumber Jelly. The cold tuna fish tartare was constructed beautifully on top of the cucumber jelly. I can totally imagine the amount of effort put by the kitchen team to come up with these dishes. Hence, I savored each and every part of the dish slowly to properly taste it.
Pan fry seabass, sauteed cocktail potatoes and grapes, lemon grass sauce and ginger and mint emulsion
Pan fry seabass, sauteed cocktail potatoes and grapes,
lemon grass sauce and ginger and mint emulsion
Price: RM 88++

Clumsy Boy had Pan fry seabass, sauteed cocktail potatoes and grapes, lemon grass sauce and ginger and mint emulsion as main course. The seabass was pan fried perfectly to retain the moisture inside and topped with lemon grass sauce, ginger and mint emulsion to further enhance the taste.

Lamb with crunchy mint, sauteed favas beans and tomatoes, sweet potatoes and raisins tatin
Lamb with crunchy mint, sauteed favas beans and tomatoes,
sweet potatoes and raisins tatin
Price: RM 98++

I love my mains to bits – it was Lamb with crunchy mint, sauteed favas beans and tomatoes,
sweet potatoes and raisins tatin. I requested my meat to be prepared medium rare and hence, I was greeted by lovely juicy and tender lamb coated with crunchy mint! The sweet potatoes and raisins tatin that complemented the dish was excellent too.

Super juicy lamb meat!
Super juicy lamb meat!
Guanaja Pyramid, Raspberry Sorbet
Guanaja Pyramid, Raspberry Sorbet
Price: RM 34++
Guanaja Pyramid and Raspberry Sorbet was a sinful yet delectable dessert. According to the informative staff, the pyramid shaped chocolate mousse was made using the most expensive chocolate in South America. The raspberry sorbet was very refreshing and suitable to balance the sweetness of chocolate.
Apple tart, creamy saffron sabayon, chocolate mousse, apple sorbet
Apple tart, creamy saffron sabayon, chocolate mousse, apple sorbet
Price: RM 36++
Another dessert we had was Apple tart, creamy saffron sabayon, chocolate mousse, apple sorbet. The chocolate mousse was definitely a sweet ending to an excellent fine dining experience. I just hoped the apple sorbet was less sour.
Overall, we had a great time enjoying carefully crafted French cuisine at the romantic Maison Francaise. Every dish is a piece of art that deserves admiration. The service was also excellent as all their staffs are very well-informed about the dishes and wines offered. If you need any help, they’ll be happy to suggest and explain the details.Besides A la Carte, Maison Francaise also offer Gourmand and Dégustation Menu. Price and list of dishes can be found in the link below. Price is a bit on the higher side but rest assured that it is money well spent =)
Address:
Maison Francaise
5 Jalan Changkat Kia Peng
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2144 1474

Opening Hours: Daily 11:30 am – 11:30 pm

Menu: Maison Francaise Menu

E-mail: info@maisonfrancaise.com.my

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Soirée @ Maison Francaise, Changkat Kia Peng

3 October 2014
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Since the opening of Maison Française a.k.a. French House, they have been receiving a lot of attention and positive reviews from online media like Time Out KL for their excellent food quality.
Maison Française
Maison Française
Just recently, Maison Française has opened the lowest level of their restaurant to public. Aptly named Soirée which means “an evening party or gathering, typically in a private house, for great conversation or music”, it is a spacious, casual yet chic palatial spot in the sunny, warm-weather of KL.
Overview - Soirée
Overview – Soirée
Soirée @ Maison Française
Soirée @ Maison Française
Guests can come together and enjoy cocktails and wines, between the hours of 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Touted to serve some of the best cocktails in town, the bar will serve complimentary canapés and tapas during this time as well.
Soirée's Interior
Soirée’s Interior
Soirée's classy bar
Soirée’s classy bar
Cheers!
Cheers!
Chillax time made better with the presence of loved one
Chillax time made better with the presence of loved one

After 10 pm, the bar will transform into a more clubby atmosphere, where folks who like a little boogie might stay on to unwind. mingle, have a little dance and help themselves to more drinks. Great opportunity to release the stress built up after a long hectic day!

#emo pose
#emo pose

On the weekends, there is the opportunity to indulge in brunch at Maison Francaise, and sun worshippers might prefer to make a splash in its secluded, captivating turquoise-aquamarine colored pool. Whatever it is, you are sure to find yourself in the perfect mood here for drinks and and cocktails with family, friends and colleagues or even to entertain a boss or two.

 

Let's have a drink and forget the worries of the world for a moment
Let’s have a drink and forget the worries of the world for a moment
Soirée's B-52 shot and Cosmopolitan cocktail
Soirée’s B-52 shot and Cosmopolitan cocktail
Soirée's Caipirinha
Soirée’s Caipirinha
Soirée is the perfect place to mingle, meet and greet and act as a social hub for networking. Splash among the beautiful people, get some sun or just relax.
Introducing Maison Française's new French Chef, Executive Chef Thierry Le Baut
Introducing Maison Française’s new French Chef, Executive Chef Thierry Le Baut
A glimpse of KLCC from Soirée
A glimpse of KLCC from Soirée

There are few green lungs left in the center of KL, and this might be one of it. Nature surrounds this bungalow in the shape of huge trees, and if you look to the East, you will see a spectacular and breathtaking view of KLCC.

#ootd
#ootd
How can a chillout night be perfect without my beloved friends?
How can a chillout night be perfect without my beloved friends?
Soirée @ Maison Française has a seating capacity of 150 pax and standing capacity of 250 pax.
Address:
Soirée @ Maison Française
5 Jalan Changkat Kia Peng
50450 Kuala LumpurMobile: 019-2431200

Tel: 03-21441474

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/soireekualalumpur

Opening Hours:
Monday to Sunday: 11.00 am – 11.30 pm (last order)
High Tea (available on weekend only): Saturday & Sunday 2 pm – 5 pm

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