Hotel Equatorial Celebrates 50 Years of Iconic Hospitality

Hotel Equatorial, the homegrown hospitality brand with international reach, celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding on 27 December 2023, making it one of Malaysia’s most enduring hotel brands.

To mark Hotel Equatorial’s golden anniversary, an exciting calendar of events has been planned, which takes into account all segments of the hotel’s public. The launch date of the anniversary celebrations is set for 5 July 2023, with a Corporate Golf Day to follow in the third quarter of the year. Among the celebratory events planned throughout the year are a pop-up Equatorial pictorial gallery, a series of treasure hunts, and social media contests. Details of individual events will be announced closer to the event dates.

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Chalet Pop-Up

The iconic Chalet restaurant, renowned for its delectable offerings and nostalgic ambience, is set to make a much-anticipated comeback from 28 July to 12 August 2023. Returning as a pop-up restaurant, the Chalet will once again delight patrons with its beloved classics, including raclette, cheese fondue, pressed duck, and the delightful dessert known as Sabayon. This limited-time revival promises to transport diners back in time to experience the charm and indulgence of a bygone era.

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Blue Moon Nostalgia Party

On the enchanting night of 30 August 2023, as Malaysia prepares to celebrate its National Day at the stroke of midnight, a unique and extraordinary event awaits. The serendipitous alignment of a rare Blue Moon with Malaysia’s momentous occasion has inspired the creation of the Blue Moon Nostalgia Party—a night filled with reminiscence, celebration, and enchantment. Set against the backdrop of Malaysia’s vibrant culture, this gathering promises to be a magical journey into the past, awakening cherished memories and creating new ones.

Culinary Time Travel: Children's Cooking Class with a 1970s Menu!

Step back in time and embark on a delicious journey to the 1970s! At EQ’s Children’s Cooking Class, young aspiring chefs are invited to experience the flavours and culinary delights of the past. This unique class takes children on a trip down memory lane as they prepare classic 1970s dishes, including the iconic Prawn Cocktail, delectable Chicken Maryland, and the mouthwatering Cream Caramel. Let’s dive into the details and discover how this hands-on cooking adventure unfolds!

Children from 6 years – 12 years old must be accompanied by a parent

Sushi Shin by Miyakawa-Tokyo

Prepare your taste buds for an extraordinary culinary adventure as the renowned sushi guest chef, Miyakawa-san of Sushi Shin, is set to grace the shores of Kampachi, Malaysia. This highly anticipated event, scheduled to take place at the end of 2023, promises to be a remarkable experience for sushi enthusiasts and gastronomes alike. With his expertise, precision, and artistry, you are sure to be enthralled with his special menus that showcase the finest flavours of traditional Japanese cuisine.

Golden Phoenix Pop-Up

Join us in celebrating the legacy of Golden Phoenix, a culinary institution that held the hearts and taste buds of countless diners for over four decades. The pop-up promises to pay homage to this esteemed heritage by delivering unforgettable dining delights that reflect the spirit, craftsmanship, and dedication that defined the restaurant.

Mark your calendars: 9 – 18 February 2024

Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur Façade circa 2000
Kampachi circa 1990
Lobby circa 2000
Flo Lobby Lounge circa 2000
Equator Club Lounge circa 2000
Nipah CoffeeShop circa 2005
Flo Lobby Lounge circa 2000
Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur Façade circa 1980
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