A new venue by the New Zealanders behind KL’s Antipodean cafes, Delirium is certain to attract an outpouring of attention in the months ahead. Its spacious setting in Menara Manulife boasts an appealing appearance, its menu showcases thoughtfully priced temptations with admirable ambitions, & its affable service team makes an appreciable effort to please.

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The Lunch Menu

We ordered three diverse dishes off Delirium’s lunch menu – each had its merits but could have been better executed. The orzo short-cut pasta with mushrooms & cheese (RM22) was a little watery, while the reinterpretation of the Reuben sandwich (RM20) was a mixed-bag surprise; we enjoyed the warm rye bread but the filling tasted like regular roast beef instead of cured.

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The tacos (RM20), meanwhile, comprised a stuffing of very salty & oily meat that overwhelmed the lifeless veggies – a guilty treat to be gobbled down in a hurry, paired perhaps with the opposite of an indulgence: a vanilla protein shake with Vegemite (RM15), targeting gym-goers at Fitness First nearby. Note that the cafe offers two menus, one starting lunchtime, after an earlier breakfast selection of salmon kedgeree, shiitake mushroom porridge, zucchini fritters with poached eggs & bagels with avocado spread. The kitchen is supposed to run till 6:45pm weekdays, but on one Tuesday, it was nearly closed by 5:30pm.

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Location and Contact Details

Delirium

Menara Manulife

Weekdays, 7am-7pm; weekends, 8am-3pm

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15 Comments Leave a comment

  1. Rofaiszlina Jaafar October 26, 2015 Subscriber

    Farahain Mohd Nor, Farah Amiruddin, Bradley Hooi…

  2. Mariana Hashim October 25, 2015 Subscriber

    Esotha Christine

  3. Jade Tong October 23, 2015 Subscriber

    Renie TanJelicia Tan near office

  4. Rozana Hussein October 22, 2015 Subscriber

    Fathil Snelling cafe kat lobby my office ??

  5. Shiau Wan Wong October 22, 2015 Subscriber

    Coffee is good. But the food is not up to expectation. Pasta tat we ordered were cold n tasteless.

  6. Ryan Siau October 15, 2015 Subscriber

    Kat John Hancock kah? Lim Shu Shin, Jaclyn Khoo, jom!

    • Jaclyn Khoo October 17, 2015 Subscriber

      Ryan Siau – why don’t you find out for us?? ?

  7. Zera Nahrawi October 12, 2015 Subscriber

    Rozana Hussein Lahm Aslam Amalina Mahmud Hazwan Zolkefli letups jugak cafe kat ofis kita ni

  8. M.T. Sritharan October 12, 2015 Subscriber

    And there’s topless staff lurking on the back.

  9. Clare Lim October 11, 2015 Subscriber

    Ben Chan

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