Modern twist for authentic Japanese cuisine

  • Metro News
  • Friday, 14 Sep 2018

SATISFY your cravings for authentic Japanese cuisine with a modern twist at Lexis Suites Penang’s Umi Japanese Restaurant.

The avant garde outlet in Teluk Kumbar is offering its popular Japanese Buffet Lunch every Sunday and Japanese Semi Buffet Lunch on weekdays.

Served from noon to 3pm, the former tops with exquisite taste, quality and freshness.

Chef Eric Lim Guan and his team have gone all out to entice diners with the delicate and delicious flavours of Japan.

The salad counter is coloured with fresh greens and appetising salads while starters consist of chuka kurage (seasoned jellyfish) and chuka hotate (seasoned scallop skin).

A delectable spread to tantalise taste buds at Lexis Suites Penang’s Umi Japanese Restaurant.

To further whet appetites are classic sushi dishes like salmon sashimi, maki rolls, tempura and takoyaki (octopus filled ball-shaped snacks), as well as seafood on ice.

Over to the mains, satiate your taste buds with shake chahan (Japanese fried rice), yaki udon (stir-fried Japanese noodle), chicken teriyaki, tori karage (Japanese-style fried chicken), unagi kabayaki (grilled eel) and zaru soba (cold soba noodle).

For more delectable options, there are also action stalls dishing out bowls of appetising ramen, sizzling hot chicken/salmon teppanyaki, yaki gyoza (pan-fried dumplings), fried sakana (Japanese snacks) and miso shiru (miso soup).

End your gastronomic adventure on a sweet high with desserts comprising of assorted fresh fruits, matcha ice cream and pastries.

The buffet is priced at RM110 nett per adult, RM80 nett per senior citizen and RM60 nett per child.

Alternatively, the semi buffet lunch is available at RM60 nett per person with a Buy 1 Free 1 promotion. Select the mains from the menu while enjoying the light appetisers, soup and dessert from the buffet line.

Known for its innovative new-style Japanese cuisine, the pork-free Umi is open from 11am to 3pm and from 6pm to 10.30pm daily. Tatami rooms are available for patrons who wish to dine in private.

For more information and reservations, contact 04-6282888 or email

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