Fusion, Lunch

Secret Garden by Passion Road @ Lorong Yap Kwan Seng

April 22, 2011

When I was driving back home yesterday, I texted my lunch gang to ask them for lunch since it’s Good Friday today. When they asked me where we are heading for lunch, I told them it’s a secret.


The Secret Garden by Passion Road is a colonial bungalow located at Lorong Yap Kwan Seng that has been tastefully turned into an exclusive venue for dining and private functions. The interior is full of Balinese themed decorations.


While the exterior or the garden is themed very Victorian-like and white, which I think there’s where the Secret Garden name comes from. The lunch set here ranges from RM10 to RM20 along with drinks and dessert. The selection will be depending on the day that you dine at this place.a

Like us, the available choices for today is either Ginger Chicken served with Steamed Rice or Penang Assam Laksa (RM10/set).


The Penang Assam Laksa according to Kel and Sherlin was not umph enough and lack the distinctive flavour of the actual Assam Laksa. They also did mentioned that it was not spicy enough.


A few of us ordered the Ginger Chicken with Steamed Rice and it turn out pretty good. The chicken is tender despite being breast meat.


There’s also a premier set lunch at RM15 that Jiun ordered Passion Road Nasi Lemak Special with Burmese Mutton Curry.


The set also comes with salad, Burmese White Fungus Mushroom Salad, which is quite appetizing as it’s a bit sourish, definitely a first time for me trying this type of salad. And since it’s a Nasi Lemak dish, definitely not to miss out is the sambal, which cooked with belacan instead of the traditional ikan bilis and it’s not spicy, which is good for Jiun cause she can’t take really spicy stuff.


Chin Chin, Shireen and Jiun


Kel and Sherlin.


Carrot Cake as dessert for the premium set lunch.


Pengat Pisang for normal set lunch. I like the taste as the banana is being cooked with Gula Melaka and gives a very flavourful and fresh taste.

A rather nice lunch for just RM10 and with nice ambience. The only thing to worry about it the parking as the compound of the bungalow only allow up to 5-6 cars to park at a time. However, there’s ample parking space around the bungalow.

The place is also close for Saturdays and Sundays to accommodate private functions or events. So I think now, the place is not that secret anymore.

Secret Garden by Passion Road
16 Lorong Yap Kwan Seng
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel No : 03-2166 7111
Website : http://www.passionroad.com.my

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  • Reply mimid3vils April 23, 2011 at 11:52 am

    Very nice decorated place but too bad they are closed on weekend 🙁

  • Reply JD April 23, 2011 at 12:20 pm


    Maybe you can organize Sam’s birthday there one weekend…?

  • Reply Shireen April 29, 2011 at 9:01 am

    I have to agree with you it’s nice place & ambience..the food so so only..

  • Reply Shireen April 29, 2011 at 9:03 am

    Just to add on ..we went thre on Good Friday anyway..so feels good..

  • Reply JD May 5, 2011 at 4:05 pm


    I think the food is ok lar, maybe we try their other menu next time.

  • Reply Sher Lin May 5, 2011 at 8:32 pm

    I wanna say our photos are looking good in this post! haha

    Oh, and JD – you’re not in the photos, so we shall take your solo picture next time to slot in 🙂

  • Reply JD May 6, 2011 at 10:06 am


    I’m normally not in the photo what.

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