Makan Kitchen

Makan Kitchen

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Hours
Sun
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Mon
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tue
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wed
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thu
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Fri
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sat
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Travellers' Choice 2023

RATINGS
Food
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.1 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.5 of 5 bubbles
About
All-day dining restaurant, Makan Kitchen, DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Featuring regionally inspired interior design and serving famous local specialties prepared right before your eyes, Makan Kitchen is a must for visitors wishing to experience some of Malaysia’s finest cuisine. Exciting live cooking stations and a juice bar showcase the delicious food and beverages we offer. Private dining options are also available.
PRICE RANGE
$16.00 – $44.00
CUISINES
International, Asian, Nonya/Malaysian, Malaysian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles808 reviews
Excellent
538
Very good
180
Average
55
Poor
18
Terrible
17
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

PSS
11 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 friends
The staff at Doubletree is friendly and attentive making sure we have everything we desire. (Terima Kasih Priya.) The food is consistently good. They served a decent red wine with afternoon tea and fresh made juices with breakfast. The cappuccinos were perfect!
Written July 17, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Dear PSS, We are grateful for your feedback! It is thanks to customers like you taking the time to tell us what we are doing right that we are able to constantly strive for excellence Our objective is that every customers that walks through our doors is able to have a similar experience We hope you give us the opportunity to connect with you again. Until next time, Thanks, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written July 17, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Felicia
Johor11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 friends
We had the dulang set for a company lunch at Makan Kitchen yesterday. First we was welcomed with very smiley faces of Syafiqah and Mr TJ. Then, you can choose to have either Chinese, Indian or Malay lunch set. This comes in a tray(dulang) with a salad, appetiser, soup, main course and also dessert together with ice tea. All the food was delicious and really taste like home. A set cost Rm29 and it was more than worth it. I would even give 10 stars for the food, service and hospitality given. Definately a lunch to remember. Thank you so much Makan Kitchen for your amazing lunch❤️ we all went home with a huge smile on our face.
Written October 20, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Hi Felicia, What a pleasant surprise! Your words of encouragement, make us feel proud of what we do as hoteliers Thank you for your kind words and for giving us a high five for all that we do. We will pass along your comments to our team. It is words just like these that keep us going Come visit us soon. You can count on everyone of us doing our best! that is our commitment to you. Thanks, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written October 21, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

ClusterLee
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 none
I had my Dulang set lunch at Makan Kitchen Double Tree Johor Bahru. First when seated, there will be 3 type of set which are the Chinese, Indian or Malay lunch set. Each of these set served with salad, appetizer, soup, main course and also dessert together with ice tea.
Written October 22, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Hi ClusterLee, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion Our team members take great pride on what we do and receiving feedback like yours encourages us. Customers just like you make doing what we do a true pleasure. Everyone looks forward to serving you and yours on your next visit. Our brand promise is all about delivering seamless experiences that exceed customer expectations! We sincerely look forward to serving you time after time. Warm Regards, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written October 23, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Paradise481381
1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 friends
The good point was the staffs were very welcoming with good service. However I am quite disappointed with the quality of the food. The seafood on the ice section which the prawns and scallops were very small in size and doesn’t taste nice. The Chinese kitchen section which the salted egg yolk prawns with very thick coated batter taste lumpy. For Indian kitchen wise the naan was too hard to chew. For the Peking duck section, it was always empty and the frequency of refill was very low. For the dessert section, the creame brûlée was super duper sweet. And one minor thing to be mentioned, I can understand that the kitchen is trying to make the customers as convenient as possible hence the fruits and desserts are arranged in a handy alignment for most of the people who are right handed. However it is quite challenging for a left handed person to handle the right sided aligned food without messing up. Overall I think that the quality of food need to be upgraded.
Written January 26, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Dear Paradise484381, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review after your recent visit to Makan Kitchen. We greatly value your feedback on our service & offers. I was concerned that your feedback generally suggests that your experience with us on this occasion was not outstanding. Rest assured your feedback has been duly noted and I have addressed your concerns with my management team to ensure we focus on lifting our service levels and attention to detail in the areas you have highlighted. I do apologize that we did not meet your expectations in all areas on this occasion. I would, however, encourage you to treat this as an exception rather than a reflection of the hotel. The Team and I look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Tilek Kerisnan Manager
Written January 26, 2020
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Jasman
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2020 family
The food is delicious, and not too spicy. Plus,the waiter is friendly always there to serve you, and also alert when you're done eating to pick it up immediately. Thank you to our waiter Malathy and Raj for the great service and experience here.
Written September 23, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Hi Jasman, Thank you for your feedback Our team constantly strives to do everything we can to deliver memorable experiences to every guest. By sharing it with us not only do you encourage our team; you give us the necessary information to constantly strive to try our best Your opinion also empowers other people in the community to connect with us and enjoy all the services we currently provide. We can't wait for the next opportunity to serve you; and will do everything in our power to once again allow you to experience the best that we have to offer. Thanks, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written September 26, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

wxnx
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 none
went to makan kitchen on saturday night for seafood dinner, very nice buffet and friendly staff. food tour by Chef Sam, very humble and nice chef. Restaurant manager, Tejah also very friendly and always ask us if there anything we need. they arrange me surprise birthday cake which is really not expected they're singing birthday song, so sweet all. very lovely and nice service by Aizat , Syafiqah and all Makan Kitchen Team.
Written October 20, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Dear Wxnx, Thank you for taking time to complete a review after your recent visit to Makan Kitchen. We greatly value your feedback on our service & offering. I was pleased to note that you find our extensive food & beverage selection to your liking and your kind comments are much appreciated - we would certainly share with the team as it is always a great motivation to note we have added value to a guest’s experience. Thank you so much for your positive comments which will certainly be shared with the team. Kind regards Tilek Kerisnan Manager
Written October 21, 2020
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alen xan
Johor Bahru11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 family
Flavors of The World, supper food with many arrays and variety No Pork, No Lard Doubletree by Hilton Johor Bahru’s Weekday Dinner Buffet. More than 100 kinds of menu Chinese, western, Malay, and Indian cuisines available are served in a relaxed atmosphere. RM108 per adult, RM58 per child, and Seniors. Birthday packages are available for plus about RM10 per person on the buffet price, which includes decorations such as balloons and a birthday cake. Recommended dishes include a cheese selection, salad greens are ok, chicken rice, Ikan Bakar, Assam oxtail, and chicken Parmigiano. It is rare for beef bulgogi to be served at a hotel buffet
Written November 23, 2022
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tilekkerisnan
Hi, We are extremely grateful for your review. Your words of encouragement and your assessment of our hotel & services make us proud of what we do Your comments about our team fill us with pride and equip us to provide clear and specific examples of how excellence looks like Please continue to visit us and help us implement a strategy focused on constant improvement We are honored to have had the opportunity to serve you. Thanks, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written November 24, 2022
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Jayden
Singapore6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 friends
I arrived early at the Lobby Lounge for the evening cocktail (about 5pm), but I was too early. I was however quite happy that Priya recognizes me from the evening before and immediately informed me that she can find an available seat in preparation for the evening cocktail. While waiting for the evening cocktail, Priya offered to serve me some muruku as snacks and a bottle of water. Absolutely 5 star personalized experience. Thank you Priya for making me stay memorable.
Written July 26, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Hi Jayden, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion Our team members take great pride on what we do and receiving feedback like yours encourages us. Customers just like you make doing what we do a true pleasure. Everyone looks forward to serving you and yours on your next visit. Our brand promise is all about delivering seamless experiences that exceed customer expectations! We sincerely look forward to serving you time after time. Warm Regards, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written July 27, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Saravana K
19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 friends
I dined at makannkitchen after a long time and I've got to say the didnt lose their touch. I used to patronise the outlet frequently and now I came back after a long time and I've got to say the food is still the best . They have maintained the service and food quality at top notched and the beat part is the staff still recognises me. My friends and I planned to have our lunch there and the lunch (ala carte)was so good that my friends wanted to go again for dinner . So we decided to try the buffet and makan kitchen buffet made them really happy . Thank you so.much to tj , tilek, malathy and the other crew . And last but not least not to forget the kitchen crew in preparing delicious food .
Written July 18, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Hi Saravana K, We wanted to take a moment to thank you for telling us more about your experience with us. We know that you have options and we are delighted that you picked us. Your words of appreciation make a world of difference and set the tone for our employee's morale. We will be sure to share your review with our team on our next staff meeting. Do allow us the opportunity to serve you again. We will do everything in our power to deliver an even better customer experience. Thanks, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written July 19, 2020
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Preetibah
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 none
This cozy restaurant has left the best impression -for myself and my colleagues. The most hospitable hosts (Tilex, Faziela, Malathy, Chef Sam, Tejah, Aaron, and a few others), serving us with the most delicious dishes (the amazing Dulang set for lunch, with a beautiful presentation) and their wide buffet list and wonderful dessert. I highly recommend Makan Kitchen to everyone! I would like to come back here again and again.
Written October 29, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Hi Preetibah, We are so delighted you took the time to share your experience Reading your review was of great encouragement to me personally reminding me why we do what we do. We will do everything in our power to make certain every single visit is equally delightful Know that are thankful for the trust you have placed on us. Know that we are working extra hard to always push ourselves to the next level. Looking forward to your next visit On behalf of everyone here! Thanks, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written November 2, 2020
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Serra
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020 none
I had delivery for Hari Raya for Talam Set Menu from Makan Kitchen, JB . It was very good set with variety of dishes and valuable to spend for 6 persons. All dishes are very tasty which included dessert of pengat pisang, and all of my family love it. Makan Kitchen, JB is also providing good delivery service and packaging. I will continue my next order for festival of Aidilfitri/Aidiladha. Makan Kitchen, JB ..Thank you with your good service.
Written May 27, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Hi Serra, Thank you for your feedback Our team constantly strives to do everything we can to deliver memorable experiences to every guest. By sharing it with us not only do you encourage our team; you give us the necessary information to constantly strive to try our best Your opinion also empowers other people in the community to connect with us and enjoy all the services we currently provide. We can't wait for the next opportunity to serve you, and will do everything in our power to once again allow you to experience the best that we have to offer Thanks, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written June 1, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

ONEMSBN
Singapore5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 family
Great cookie at check in, I hope they give that same cookie for check out too! Responsive staff, high level of English across all - makes a huge difference, as I speak with a heavy accent. Breakfast has huge selection, with Nasi Lemak that is better than some of the famous local joints. Vegetarians may have to ask about the dim sum selection before diving in.
Written December 5, 2022
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tilekkerisnan
Hi Onemsbn, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion Our team members take great pride on what we do and receiving feedback like yours encourages us. Customers just like you make doing what we do a true pleasure. Everyone looks forward to serving you and yours on your next visit. Our brand promise is all about delivering seamless experiences that exceed customer expectations! We sincerely look forward to serving you time after time. Warm Regards, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written December 5, 2022
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Shanxnx
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 family
Went for the hi-tea set with my parents and sis. We were served by Piriya and she was very engaging by answering all our queries as well as recommending other food available to accompany our meal. She offered us complimentary tea and coffee on top of the ones that came with the set and she made a huge effort to help plan a suprise for my sis with a pretty cake! Food overall is good, we truly enjoyed the experience.
Written June 6, 2022
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tilekkerisnan
Hi Hans, Thank you for your feedback Our team constantly strives to do everything we can to deliver memorable experiences to every guest. By sharing it with us not only do you encourage our team; you give us the necessary information to constantly strive to try our best Your opinion also empowers other people in the community to connect with us and enjoy all the services we currently provide. We can't wait for the next opportunity to serve you; and will do everything in our power to once again allow you to experience the best that we have to offer Thanks, Tilek Kerisnan Manager
Written June 7, 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

shairilrahayu
Petaling Jaya27 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 business
It was kind of unexpected, but the foods especially the Malay and Indian Kitchen was good. The nasi lemak and its sambal was well made, something that hotels usually fall short at. Some notable foods were the roti paratha and dhal, the mini western section, and there was also masala chai which was a bonus. Service was also good, with attentive servers and prompt service. One of the male server came up personally to me to inform that the masala chai has been refilled 😁 and Malathy, another server was also good and attentive without being intrusive. Keep up the good work and well done.
Written May 20, 2022
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tilekkerisnan
Hi Shairil, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion Our team members take great pride on what we do and receiving feedback like yours encourages us. Customers just like you make doing what we do a true pleasure. Everyone looks forward to serving you and yours on your next visit. Our brand promise is all about delivering seamless experiences that exceed customer expectations! We sincerely look forward to serving you time after time. Warm Regards, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written May 21, 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Tan Widjaya
Jakarta17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 family
Have always loved coming here. The food is good especially my fav Pandan Layer cake, Chocolate waffle and Rojak which is da best in town, not too sweet and melt in your mouth. You can taste that they use high quality chocolate. It goes well with the tea. They served great selection of high quality tea. i enjoyed the ambiance also, nice comfy chairs. Music was light. Very pleasant service especially big thumbs up for Executive Chef Mr. Aidjat Regards, Tan Jakarta
Written March 3, 2020
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tilekkerisnan
Dear Tan Widjaya, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion Our team members take great pride on what we do and receiving feedback like yours encourages us. Customers just like you make doing what we do a true pleasure. Everyone looks forward to serving you and yours on your next visit. Our brand promise is all about delivering seamless experiences that exceed customer expectations! We sincerely look forward to serving you time after time. Warm Regards, Tilek Kerisnan, Manager
Written March 5, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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