Speaking about food in Tanjung Malim, most people will know about the famous halal Hainanese Yik Mun pau which is located conveniently at the Tanjung Malim interchange.
However, Tanjung Malim is not just about pau Today, Loctor will be introducing a good restaurant, the Garden Seafood restaurant.
I have been introduced to this restaurant by my parents in-law and they claim that the food here is somewhat the best in Tanjung Malim due to its nice atmosphere, friendly service, cleanliness and of course, good food.
We took our seats and decided to order their fried dao gan (a vegetarian food made from beans) with mushrooms, lemon chicken and the butter fried fish fillets.
While waiting for the food to arrive, I checked out the decorations..
The walls are full of cuckoo and grandfather clocks all showing ten minutes past ten O’clock. Ha ha… lots of ’smiley faces’.
The place is really clean, and is divided into smoking and non-smoking area. The non-smoking area is air conditioned. Not bad at all. In the background soft music is played so that.. erm.. you get to swallow better? Woa ha ha ha ha…
Soon, our food arrived. The first would be the fried dao gan with mushrooms:
Stir fried with carrots and peas, the dish is absolutely delicious. The gravy is not too thick and very aromatic. The bite sizes dao gan is just nice to be eaten with white rice and a little bit of cili padi on the sides.
Next up the Lemon Chicken arrived.
Just by looking at it, you can’t help yourself but to quickly grab a piece and put it in your mouth. The lemon sauce mixes well with the deep fried chicken cutlets gives it a very nice tangy taste. The chicken meat is not too hard and the skin is deliciously crunchy!
Finally, our last dish the butter fried fish fillets.
Oh my, how can you not go hungry looking at this?
I’m not sure what fish was used but the smell of sweet butter mixed together with the crunchy fried soya protein is absolutely heavenly! Bits of lemon grass (i think) also helps to give the dish a very nice balanced taste.
Together with one pot of tea and 2 plates of rice, the bill came up to slightly below RM35 for two persons. Not bad at all for such a hearty meal!
I highly recommend this restaurant to you guys who think that Tanjung Malim is all about Pau only Woahahaha..
The restaurant’s other famous dish includes the Nyonya steamed fish, char koay teow and deep fried taufu amongst others.
To reach Garden Seafood restaurant, from the highway exit at the Tanjung Malim interchange, take the 2nd left turn into Tanjung Malim and go straight on till you see it on your right. You will have to make a U-turn to reach it so don’t worry when you passed the restaurant.
The address is: 7-8, Jln Wangsa Utama, Taman Wangsa, 35900 Tanjung Malim.
In case you would like to make reservations, please call 05-458 3398.
Oh… for gearheads.. the GPS coordinates are:
N 03° 41.895′
E 101° 30.807′