Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Lancelot Tea Guild @ Nadayu 28, Bandar Sunway

This new Camelot for tea enthusiasts strives to sustain a code of culinary chivalry, spearheaded by kitchen knights who've pledged to protect the honour of their offerings - expect carefully thought-out recipes paired with well-executed beverages.

Lancelot is a full-fledged restaurant - the bounty of the ocean takes elaborately tempting forms here; our favourite might be the tender salmon infused with fruits like pomegranates & apples, conveying pleasant tastes & textures (RM25.90). The seafood omelette is also enjoyable, coupling creamy-savoury egginess with fresh prawns & mussels (RM15.90). If you prefer something lighter, the colourful prawn & mango salad would work for a wholesome, wallet-friendly lunch or dinner (RM10.90).

Meat matters too - the Lancelot team's ambition & hard work are on lovely display with photogenic highlights like pan-fried boneless chicken with rosemary gravy (RM18.90) & honey-glazed lavender lamb rack (RM25.90), both surrounded by eye-catching vegetable garnishes in rainbow hues. Most of these items will be available when Lancelot updates its menu April 1.

Naturally, scones are de rigueur at any tea parlour - Lancelot puts a playful spin on its own-baked scones by offering them in various flavours, including classic, lavender, chocolate mint & walnut-raisin. When we visited recently, the scones were paired with tea-flavoured cream, but the cafe is now introducing an intriguing range of tea ice cream instead - think Cherry Blossom, Earl Grey, Moroccan Mint & Apple Elderflower tea ice cream. A scone & ice cream pairing costs a fair-sounding RM8.90.

Above all, Lancelot takes special pride in its tea, made in a manner that marries tradition with technology. As can be expected, there's an extensive selection of English specialities by Whittard of Chelsea, from the 1886 Blend to the Piccadilly Blend, Camomile to Vanilla Honeybush, Gunpowder Green to Mango Bergamot (RM12.90 to RM16.90), but you'll also find contemporary cold brew tea (RM12.90), crafted with Steampunk machines for purity of flavour, & refreshing tea mocktails in varieties like Berry Pomegranate, Peach Jasmine & Apple Mint (RM13.90). Thanks to Lancelot Tea Guild for having us here.

Lancelot Tea Guild
5A, Nadayu 28 Dagang, Jalan PJS 11/7, Bandar Sunway, Selangor. Open Tues-Sun, 11am-10pm. Tel: 03-5613-6639

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12 comments:

  1. Those seafood dishes attract me more, hehe.

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    1. CK: heheh, the seafood dishes are quite nicely presented ya ;)

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  2. Ahhhhhh!!!! I saw some round tables. Ooooo...scones!!! Here comes King Arthur. LOL!!!

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    1. Suituapui: heheh, you're right, there are a few round tables (but perhaps not enough to fit king arthur and all his knights on one table!) :D but yes, arthur, come get the scones! :D

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  3. Some more pretty plating - always a good start.

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    1. The Yum List: yes, they have a good eye for plating here :)

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  4. This looks like a much better tea experience for sure...and I love their beautiful and colourful plating....it's a feast for the eyes! Lancelot...here I come!! ;D

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    1. Contact.ewew: yay! hopefully this will be a knight to remember for you, heh :D

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  5. The price is definitely out of my expectation for such luxurious setting restaurant!

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    1. Choi Yen: you're right, the prices here are somewhat lower than expected! :)

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  6. Where its this restaurant about? Near to any landmark?

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    1. Celyn: it's in a building called Nadayu 28 Sunway Residences :)

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