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Cheng Leong of xes.cx, avid wall climber, the original Melbourne shuffler, and lawyer extraordinaire only goes to several places for food. Village Park, Pappa Rich, Yut Kee, restaurant O&S, and maybe Cristang.

So when we met up for breakfast a couple weeks ago, it was over one of these handful of restaurants.

Village Park at Damansara Uptown
Village Park at Damansara Uptown

This wasn’t my first time to Village Park, but to be honest it isn’t exactly one of my favorite places due to the fact that it is always packed on the weekends, and parking is a bit of a nightmare at Uptown.

They do, however, serves very good nasi lemak and really awesome roti bakar (toast bread).

glorious nasi lemak with everything!
nasi lemak – chicken drumstick, cuttle fish, sambal, peanuts and anchovies

The claim of fame for this place is their nasi lemak. A full set of this signature Malaysian original comes with beef, cuttle fish, chicken rendang, sambal prawns, and all the other typical nasi lemak ingredients such as sambal, fresh cucumber, anchovies, peanuts, hard boiled egg, and of course, fragrant rice cooked with coconut milk.

The ful set costs RM 15, but if you don’t include all the main ingredients, they do come a bit cheaper. While a tad on the pricier side, it is really one of the best high end nasi lemak you can get.

nasi lemak, half boiled egg, toast bread
nasi lemak, half boiled eggs, soto ayam, roti bakar

The other absolute must-try dish from Village Park is their roti bakar (RM 2). The difference between their toast bread and those you get from other places is simple – the bread here is sliced twice as thin as typically done. Extra crunchy, and of couse twice the amount of kaya and butter over amount of bread.

Angeline, Cheng Leong, Haze, and KY
Cheng Leong & Angeline, Haze & KY

I’ve tried their Soto Ayam (RM 5.70) and it turned out to be pretty decent. The restaurant also serves prawn mee, ipoh hor fun, curry mee, asam laksa, and other local dishes. Try those at your own risk, I’ve not heard very good things about them though.

Other notable nasi lemak include the one with minced pork at 6-10, the triangle nasi lemak at 223, the seapark nasi lemak with awesome fried chicken, and nasi lemak tangling.

map to Village Park nasi lemak at Damansara Uptown, PJ

Address:
5, Jalan SS21/37, Damansara Utama,
47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

GPS: 3.137784,101.623358
Tel: 03-7710 7860

Village Park Restaurant

Discuss : Village Park nasi lemak at Damansara Uptown

  1. wah the nasi lemak does look good but the half-boiled egg is really tempting loh

  2. How is the sambal like?

  3. This place is packed like crazy. But the food (especially nasi lemak) is very good. Only setback is you can’t sit for long just to enjoy a cuppa and chit chat.

    • yeah, for that reason I usually only go slightly off peak, like 1-2pm on Sunday.

  4. Have yet visit them cause of the reason that u mentioned

  5. no fried chicken?? gasp!

  6. mmmm. Just went there for nasi lemak fix last weekend. Love it 😀

  7. haha…I love the nasi lemak there and it’s super near my house, but don’t like eating at the store simply because it’s super crowded.

    I actually love going there to ‘tapao’ the food – get the rice piping hot, add more gravy…and when I open it at home, the rice is still steaming and moist – then I get to enjoy it in front of the TV…hehehe…

    their horfun and curry mee are quite decent, although like you said the nasi lemak is still the ultimate dish. 😀

    • waa what a luxury staying nearby. the rest of us can tapao then go to your house or not? 😛

      • hahaha…I thot you also dun stay that far away from Uptown? of course can tapao and come over – if you don’t mind sharing your food with my 5 dogs… :mrgreen: all of them sure will want to tax!

        • don’t think that’s exactly acceptable unless one of the dogs can be scarified to make dog kut teh! :X

  8. I can attest to CL being there all the time! I went there a month back and saw him there as well.

    Totally love the nasi lemak and toast bread there.

  9. haze got food on her mouth so cute hahaahhaa

  10. been a while since our last visit, eeek u make my mouth waters!

  11. wow! will try it soon… yummy.

    bro have you tried the SS2 Murni Nasi lemak? that place is also bloody pack during dinner time. Tried that and make a review.

    IMHO, the nasi lemak in Murni also taste good as well.

    • I don’t like Murni. The place is a bit too dirty and a bit overrated in my opinion.

      • is kinda overrated it seems….As for the cleanliness and hygiene, i cant comment cos my friend “lao sai” after eating thier so called nasi lemak special!

        try it if you drop by ss2. no harm but dont look for me if you “lao sai” hahahaha.

        Have a great day bro!

  12. YOU MUST HAVE THE FRIED CHICKEN! 😀

  13. The Fried chicken is ganja-fied!

  14. im vry particular when it comes to nasi lemak coz it’s my favourite food. I like the rice to b vry fragrant and I would say that the more ‘lauk’ the better! 😛

  15. yeah the roti bakar is simply the best in PJ so far 🙂 similar to what I had in my fav kopitiam in Kuala Lipis
    normally I’d come here for their Nasi Dagang.. have u tried this??

  16. I just went today! Their Milo Dinosaur is good too as well as their piping hot fried chicken. It’s only my second time though. I only go when I have meetings which are there.

    Lunch is even worse during weekdays, both times I went, it was packed.

  17. Super Rich! I like it, but my Mom seems to be unable to tolerate the richness, unfortunately. But I go solo now and then..

  18. i want some fried chicken + rendang _ nasilemak ganja… !

  19. Everything for RM15 is still cheaper than Madam Kwan’s overpriced version. 🙂

  20. I tried the nasi lemak before. It’s really awesome!

  21. Nom nom nom.
    Yes! I love the nasi lemak of this place!!! A bit pricey but I always go for the fried chicken instead of the rendang. Hmm.. Maybe I should try the rendang next time, but the fried chicken is always oh so tempting.

  22. Hi there, I have been following your food blog for over a year & my whole family is going back to M’sia for a month of holiday in Mar & would like to visit some of the places that you’ve visited before.thanks for the sharing.

  23. I’m going to try this for the first time tomorrow – thanks for the map 🙂

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