Peranakan-inspired tearoom opens in KL Chinatown

The BOUTIQUE Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur-style hotel has opened its third dining establishment.

Adjacent to the hotel lobby on Level 7 is an intimate and serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of Kuala Lumpur, with sweeping views of the Chinatown district.

Floor-to-ceiling windows diffuse natural light, contrasted with intricate dark wood panels and the vibrant colors of patterned tiles, lavish furnishings, and a framed phoenix painting.

Lady Yi’s tea house has that rare thing: a sense of place.

Going beyond the limits of tea service, it is an invitation to explore the rich Peranakan culture through a selection of selected teas and refined delicacies of Peranakan inspiration.

Eager to leave a legacy for the next generation, Executive Director of the Masteron Group of Companies and Managing Director of Federal International Holdings, Datuk Choy Wai Hin, had a vision to embed Malaysian-Chinese culture into an internationally branded hotel.

Named after her eldest daughter Yuin Yi, Lady Yi’s tea house is a tribute to the memories and conversations she had over afternoon tea with her grandmother and their shared love for the kuih.

“Onde-onde with extra gula melaka, lightly charred otak-otak and kaya with extra coconut and pandan, that’s how we liked them,” recalls Yuin Yi, who worked closely with the chef. executive Gerald Chong to organize a contemporary Peranakan Afternoon Tea menu rich in Nyonya flavors.

Experience Peranakan Affair Afternoon Tea at RM98 + served on Peranakan porcelain, hand-picked by Yuin Yi to showcase the history of Chinese Straits housewares.

Treat yourself to a shrimp and chili pie t-shirt, braised tamarind duck in a Chinese pancake, and a lightly charred Otak Otak sandwich while sipping Lady Yi’s Signature 11 Treasures tea.

For that sweet treat, nibble on desserts inspired by Peranakan classics such as Onde-Onde, Pulut Hitam and Kuih Bahulu; served daily from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Available for take out and deliveries to RM128 +.

To pre-order, visit ladyyisteahouse.oddle.me

Lady Yi’s Peranakan Affair Basket (RM188 +) is also available.

Filled with an abundance of Peranakan inspired goodies such as Pandan Gula Melaka Sablé Breton, Rose and Coconut Beggars with Nuts, Spicy Ginger Cake, Homemade Apple Jam, Cranberries and cinnamon and a tin of Lady Yi Signature 11 Treasures tea, this is the perfect gift for any foodie.

Lady Yi’s tea house is open every day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For reservations call / WhatsApp 012-507-3327 or email Dining@fourpoints.com

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