Pinktober 2019: Top dining deals and initiatives to support Breast Cancer Awareness month

Early detection saves lives.

​Woobar from W Kuala Lumpur will help raise funds for Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (Photo: W Kuala Lumpur)

October has become synonymous with the Pink Ribbon campaign, which has brought recognition and funding to breast cancer causes. This month, you can show your support by participating in one of the many meaningful initiatives below:


W Kuala Lumpur
​Woobar is offering a limited edition Pink Afternoon Party high tea set to raise funds for Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA). Guests can enjoy a medley of sweet and savoury delights, including the Inari Sushi with Sakura Denbu and Trout Roe Pearls, Smoked Eel Custard with Caviar and Pink Tapioca Cracker, Earl Grey Tea Opera, and Rose Lychee Macaron and Cape Gooseberry Scones. RM20 from every purchase of the high tea set will be donated to BCWA.

Woobar, Level 18, W Kuala Lumpur, 121, Jalan Ampang, KL. Until Oct 31, 3-5pm. RM208+ for two pax. For reservations, call 012 347 9088 or email [email protected].


Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

The hotel has been a keen supporter of breast cancer initiatives for years. This time around, Mandarin Oriental KL will be donating 10% of their Pink Afternoon Tea proceeds to the Pink Ribbon Wellness (L) Foundation, an organisation that provides medical support and regular seminars to educate women about the disease. Curated by executive pastry chef Antony Hoyle, the elaborate spread includes Berliner with vanilla custard, berry yoghurt cheesecake, scones, and more. Priced at RM158, the set comes with free flow of hot beverages.

Kuala Lumpur City Centre. Call 03 2179 8797 or email [email protected] to reserve.


Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya

In addition to eye-catching, pink-coloured culinary offerings, Utara restaurant at Hotel Armada will be presenting vegan dishes as part of their afternoon tea as vegan diets are potentially beneficial in preventing cancer. Ten percent of your total bill will go towards Breast Cancer Foundation to create broader awareness that early detection can save lives. Moreover, the hotel has partnered Kuvings Malaysia to provide guests with free health screening (on October 6, 13 and 20) that measures your blood pressure and blood glucose level, as well as analyse your body composition.

Available all Sundays throughout October 2019. RM78+ per person, noon to 4pm. All diners will stand a chance to win a Reliable Ryan Juicer worth RM1,589. Lucky winners will be announced in November. Call 03 7954 6888 or email [email protected] to reserve.


The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The elegant orchid — symbolic of love, luxury, beauty and strength — is a highly coveted ornamental plant that serves as a perfect gift for yourself or a friend. This month, show your support for breast cancer awareness with exotic Phalaenopsis orchids from The Majestic Hotel KL’s Orchid Conservatory. All proceeds from the sale of the Gifts Collection will be donated to the National Cancer Society Malaysia.

The Orchid Conservatory, The Majestic Hotel, 5, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Tasik Perdana​, KL. Until Oct 31, 3-6pm. RM50, RM80, RM150, RM250. For more info, call 03 2785 8000. 


Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

Altitude puts a pink spin on its classic Afternoon Tea with a specially curated menu called Chari-Tea. Indulge in a selection of savoury treats such as the Foie Gras Delight, a terrine with smoked duck breast, butter milk brioche and roasted onion as well as delectable desserts including the Choux Rouge, a choux pastry filled with raspberry compote and chocolate mousse. Guests can also pair their tea with a glass of Moet & Chandon Rosé Champagne or Cassiopea Rosato Rosé at a nett price of RM198 and RM143 respectively. Ten percent of all proceeds from the tea set will be channelled towards National Cancer Society Malaysia for the sponsorship of women from low-income households to undergo mammogram screenings.

Altitude, Level 53, No 2, Jalan Conlay, KL. Until Oct 31, 2.30-4.30pm. For reservations, call 03 2113 1823 or email [email protected]



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