Monday, January 2, 2017

Chunciou Hot Pot Malaysia - 1st Authentic Taiwanese Imperial "served-to-table" Hot Pot Buffet

Happy New Year 2017 to all my readers! On new year's day, I had a very delicious authentic Taiwanese Imperial "served-to-table" hot pot buffet at a newly open restaurant, Chunciou Hot Pot Malaysia at Old Klang Road. Chunciou Hot Pot is here to serve you the best from Taiwan. Chunciou Hot Pot ingredients are 80% imported from Taiwan and 100% truly Taiwanese recipe.

The restaurant is nicely decorated with many Chinese historic elements and has a good, cozy ambience for its customers. There are terra cotta army replicas and antique designs.

There are 6 different types of soup base. Tomyam, Herbal, Spicy, Lakesalt, Tonkatsu and Sukiyaki. We tried the Lakesalt and Sukiyaki soup which was recommended to us as the most popular soup base. The Sukiyaki was quite sweet and absorbs into the food to make food sweeter and tastier. Try not to cook your food too long in the Sukiyaki soup because when too much soup is absorbed into the food, it'll taste too sweet. My daughter loves to put mushrooms into the Sukiyaki soup so it'll taste sweet. I prefer the Lakesalt soup because it's very tasty and is suitable for all the different types of food even if it's cooked for longer period.

There are many types of meat served. The fresh meat are cut into thin slices. You can get the Australian strip loin, Australian rib eye, lamb shoulder roll, pork belly, pork shoulder, pork neck, chicken fillet and duck roll.

There are many types of  balls including the wasabi balls, premium prawn balls, premium cuttlefish balls, mushroom fish balls, duck meatballs, curry fish balls, Taro fish balls, handmade meatballs and cheese fish tofu which was my favorite. There is also the 'mua chee' ball with sweet black sesame inside which needs to be cooked before eaten.

The sauce plays a very important role when you eat hot pot. The food tasted more delicious with the right sauce. There are many different types of sauce here. I like the Fruity sauce which is a little sweet and sour. My daughter likes the sha cha sauce which is a little spicy. 

You can customize your own signature sauce, the golden egg yolk Sukiyaki sauce by following the 4 steps here.

  1. Add sesame sauce
  2. Add 1 egg yolk
  3. Add chopped shallots and spring onions
  4. Add a dash of shichimi to spice up the sauce
This sauce can enhance the texture and juiciness of the meat while making the temperature just nice to stimulate your taste buds. The sauce adds juiciness to the fresh-cooked meat,while bringing down that hot pot heat.

In Malaysia, we love to eat vegetables and you can refill as much as you like. There are pumpkin, cabbage, tomato, carrot, chinese yam, sweet potato, cucumber, chinese fungus, bok choy, spinach, white carrot, Chieh Gua, mushroom, abalone mushroom, golden mushroom, yau mak, corn and eggplant.

Besides these, you can get glass noodles, udon, spinach noodles, beancurd and braised pork rice.

Braised Pork Rice

All these food are served to your table and this is what I love when having a buffet. I do not need to walk to take my own food. 

Many different types of drinks are available including soft drinks, tea, milo, coffee, lemonade, ice lemon tea, orange juice and others.

Last but not least, there are yummy deserts such as ice cream, red bean soup and sweet lemon slices. 'Ancient General' will randomly make surprise appearances during meal hours to offer diners free rewards in the form of delicacies such as bird's nest and special items.

I really enjoyed dining here and I would recommend this restaurant to all my friends. It is a great place for family dining or for meeting up with friends.

Chun Ciou Hot Pot Malaysia Price List 
Adults Lunch: Mon to Fri from 12noon to 3pm RM60++
Adults Dinner: Mon to Fri from 5pm to 11pm RM75++
Adults All Day: Sat & Sun RM75+

Kindly take note that there will be additional 10% service tax and 6% GST. Dining time is 100 minutes. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Chun Ciou Hot Pot Malaysia
Lot 306, Batu 3, Jalan Klang Lama
Jalan Klang Lama
57000, Kuala Lumpur
Tel:  012-6882860, 016-5454348, 018-2776503

For more information, please visit their Facebook HERE 


  1. Not that expensive for that kind of feast. No need to travel so far. We can get this in Malaysia.

    1. Yes, we can dine the Taiwanese hot pot style here in Malaysia. The food is delicious.

  2. Very reasonable price, and food looks amazing. Love the place

    1. Yes, great food all you can eat for a reasonable price.

  3. Nice place to have steamboat. Will try it out this weekend.

  4. I love a good steamboat now and then but prefer to be served. HAHAHA BTW, I've not tried Lakesalt soup base before.

    1. This steamboat food is served to your table but you need to cook it yourself.

  5. The price seems reasonable for the amount of food! Looks good!

  6. Oh my goodness this place is definitely I would enjoy dining in. Plus the site of that terra cotta army (is he a waiter??) lots and lots of selfie will happen :)

    1. The guy in the army suit is the General, there for you to pose and take photos. The waitress is the one in black with all the food taken out in many containers as shown in the photo.

  7. Wow ..looks yummy ! The waiter attire looks so special ~

    1. Come and dine here. I am sure you will enjoy the food and cozy ambiance.