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Working at the KLCC area basically dictates that I usually frequent Wisma Sentral for lunch. Afterall, it breaks the bank to satisfy the stomach at the KLCC food courts and restaurants otherwise. Hence it was a delight to find out there was a new establishment in the building busiest around lunch time, the Ikan Bakar Portugis (Portuguese style BBQ fish).

Ikan Bakar Portugis at Wisma Sentral, near KLCC
a pretty small establishment just next to the main elevator area

I went to the place on friday after 1pm, the best time as our muslim brothers are at the mosque and thus the place is not too packed. Then again, it is Puasa month now, so that might not be a factor at all anyway (in fact, I’m not sure if the place is open for business at regular hour during Puasa month. update – open for regular business during puasa month)

The menu is simple enough, starting from RM 4.50 to RM 6.50 for seafood and rice. There are sting ray, tilapia, squid, lala, prawn, and other combinations such as sotong with petai, sting ray with lala, and so forth. I ordered the string ray with petai (twisted cluster bean) and a glass of sea coconut drink.

Ikan Bakar Portugis at Wisma Sentral, near KLCC
string ray with petai, yumm

Since every dish is freshly cooked, I had to wait for some 10 minutes before lunch is served. The smell that attacked my nose was first indication that lunch was going to be good. Fish + sambal + petai can never go wrong for me. The string ray and petai were very well cooked, with plenty of excellent sambal on top. For a Malay dish, the ikan bakar was not overly spicy. The rice was of nice and soft texture and goes down well mixing with the fish and sambal. It was a very good lunch.

map to Wisma Sentral, near KLCC
here is how to get to wisma sentral

My lunch combination and drink cost me RM 7.50. Slightly high for Wisma Sentral standard, but definately worth it. Still a lot cheaper a plate of mixed rice with 3 items at the food court anyway. Give it a try if you are around KLCC.

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Discuss : KY eats – Ikan Bakar Portugis at Wisma Sentral, KL

  1. U ate petai during the day? Didn’t it stink up yr office after that?

  2. boo_licious,

    I didn’t have a meeting to attend. Plus, I always have a set of toothpaste and toothbrush at the office just in case. :D

  3. the only thing u are afraid of after petai during working day is the stading beside someone at the urinal …ahaha and the next one is a blowjob …. hahahahhahahaha

  4. ya dunno if the guy is open today. i like his sambal… got distinct belacan taste and not too spicy

  5. You stil love stingrays…. I thought that post of eating ikan pari bakar is just a joke, or maybe you’re in love with eating stingrays…. Pasar Ramadhan’s here, lots of nice ikan bakars out there to feast on! :D

  6. Jom berpuasa…

  7. CLF,

    Irregardless of Steve Irwin’s misfortune, I have been enjoying stingray since day 1. =D

  8. WAH..nice ikan bakar.

    damn long din eat one delicious stingray man. either too spicy or the sambal like shit. damn.

  9. today i ate again. the fella very friendly so i support his kedai. not the best ikan bakar but consider orait for this area.

  10. Eat more stingray. Eat more stingray. We hates thems stingrayssss…. Gollum, gollum.

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  12. I was there today with bunch of my colleagues walking up and down still couldn’t find the shop…. KY, which floor is it located? Thanks….

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