Talipon Steamboat Buffet & Grill – Kelana Jaya

I haven’t been to this place for ages, we used to go quite often, and got kind of sick of it, felt like a bit of steamboat and was around the area, so headed off to Talipon.

It’s recommended to go early, about 5.30-6pm when they are just opening for the freshest food and as many prawns as you can eat!

KY went quite recently too.


What you get is this, a normal steamboat thing, plus around it a tinfoil part on which you can grill things.


Grab some butter to start up the grilling.


Then grab all the good stuff!

The beef is ok, a little chewy, the marinated lamb is very good grilled.


They have all the normal stuff too like seaweed, tofu skin, mushrooms etc (mushroom are nice grilled or in the soup).


So fire on some butter and start grilling.

Butter Grill

Yummy beef steak!

Beef Steak

My favourite lamb chop!

Lamb Chop

Then my favourite, prawns!

Get a bowl of chilli sauce, throw the prawns in, splash some beer in and let them marinate for a few minutes, then marinate on the grill with plenty of butter and pour a little of the chili/beer mix over the top while they cook.




Ah, happy times, food and beer!

The soup is delicious once you’ve boiled enough things inside (add some baby corn to make it sweeter).


The grill ends up looking like this..


You can ask for some new foil it if gets too black.

Restoran Talipon, I recommend it (remember go early).





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14 Responses to Talipon Steamboat Buffet & Grill – Kelana Jaya

  1. FireAngel May 25, 2006 at 11:52 am #

    when we were there, it took forever for the shit in the pot to cook! and the oil kept flying everywhere! damn dangerous sial.

  2. KY May 25, 2006 at 11:56 am #

    It’s high time to go for the Asam prawn next door again. Been a while since we had that.

  3. Neo May 25, 2006 at 12:23 pm #

    Looks great! However, last time when I tried the restaurant, the place was a little dirty.

  4. beefstew May 25, 2006 at 1:27 pm #

    Now that’s a lot of char. Frightening…

  5. Kelvin May 25, 2006 at 1:35 pm #

    the fun part is to splash the soup onto the grill so that the butter splatters.

    and then when the soup clears up the stuck carbon on the foil, u can drink it all up for mucho healthy goodness…

  6. kimberlycun May 25, 2006 at 2:03 pm #

    the scar on my arm from talipon still here..but damn i love the place, don’t mind 10 more oil splatters. omg i miss asam prawnnnnnnn

  7. Matthew May 25, 2006 at 9:54 pm #

    there’s a branch in my area, Cheras, it’s just opposite the Middle Ring Road, it’s good and fresh, provided u come over early too 🙂

  8. Paul Tan May 26, 2006 at 3:59 am #

    omg. pls ask me along if you guys are going for assam prawn.

  9. Ben L May 26, 2006 at 7:52 am #

    eh ST how much is it per person?

  10. Terenceg May 26, 2006 at 9:25 am #

    the foils over hot grill spells cancer ! why don’t we have a good BBQ

  11. Hijackqueen May 26, 2006 at 2:45 pm #

    Saw the talipon everyday on my way to work but never try them before. Maybe i should? Issit eat-all-you-can-eat style?

  12. ShaolinTiger May 26, 2006 at 3:47 pm #

    FireAngel: Yah it is pretty dangerous, I kena a couple of times.

    KY: Yah I was gonna mention it in my post, I miss that place, high time we go there.

    Neo: It’s not greatly clean, it’s a car park in the day, but the food part is clean enough.

    Matthew: Yah I’ve seen that one too, haven’t tried it before though, I imagine it’s much the same.

    Ben L: $18.50

    Hijackqueen: Yah full buffet, eat as much as you like, unlimited. Just pay for drinks is extra from next door. You have to pay for wastage tho.

  13. Ruben May 26, 2006 at 5:48 pm #

    i didn’t know there was one in KJ.. there’s one in Cheras too….

  14. silentz December 27, 2006 at 8:40 pm #

    do talipon KJ got fon num? can i haff it if u haff?? tq!