Text by Janice Teh, Ainaa Ghazali & Iman Husna
It may be a little early, but now is the perfect moment to indulge in the Moon Festival that’s approaching this September. Hotels in Kuala Lumpur welcome the moon festival 2022 with a wide variety of Mooncake collections, making your moon-viewing night a memorable one.
This year, the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 10th September, a grand time for family reunions while enjoying delicious mooncakes and appreciating the fullest moon with lanterns. Meanwhile, we hope these mooncake gifting boxes will bring a little surprise to your loved ones at their doorsteps!
Scroll down to discover the most creative mooncake gifts.
1. W Kuala Lumpur
W Kuala Lumpur merges fashion and tradition with its Moonlit Fever Mooncake Collection. The modern gift boxes filled with mooncakes can be doubled as a fashionable carrier bag. In conjunction with celebrating the Mid-Autumn festival, the collection consists of six different mooncake flavors to choose from and be placed in two brilliant colourful gift boxes, Emerald Green and Sunrise Orange. If you’d like to have something especial, try Moonlit Fever Mixology Kit, which comes with two luscious mooncake flavors and a kit to prepare your cocktails.
Moonlit Fever Mooncake Collection – RM238 nett per box | Moonlit Fever Mixology Kit – RM268 nett per box | Moonlit Fever Gift Box – RM268 nett per box
Purchase from 1st July – 15th August 2022 to enjoy 25% of early bird discount; Mooncakes will be available for sale from 15th August until 10th September 2022 at W Kuala Lumpur and at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur’s Mid-Autumn Festival showcase from 23rd August till 11th September 2022. The Moonlit Fever Afternoon Tea is available from 2nd August till 30th September 2022.
For enquiries. please email [email protected] or contact +6012- 357 4788.ORDER NOW
2. Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Next up, you can’t miss out on Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s mooncake 3D light box collection, which includes four exquisite designs reusable as a wall decor or tabletop showpieces. Enjoy the variety of traditional mooncakes including baked and snowskin options. Golden pandan pure lotus with a single yolk, snowskin with white lotus, and snowskin with yam lotus paste with a single yolk are classic favourites. Mooncakes can be purchased from July 18 –10th September 2022.
Mooncake 3D Light Box comes with 4 pieces of mooncakes (180 gm each) – RM168.00 nett per set | Set D – RM198.00 nett per set (inclusive of light box and cooler bag)
For delivery services, guests can request for mooncake gifts to be delivered safely to your home. Delivery charges will apply accordingly.ORDER NOW
3. Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Featuring exciting flavours that will surely entice your tastebuds, Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s signature Cantonese dining – Jade Pavilion, introduces the Moonlight Garden mooncake collection in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Indulge in authentic baked mooncakes hidden inside a one-of-a-kind Moonlight Garden mooncake box that also functions as a rechargeable tabletop lantern. You may choose flavors from The popular White Lotus Paste with Single Egg Yolk, refreshing Pandan Lotus Paste with Single Egg Yolk, and rich Red Bean Paste, as well as the smooth taste of Yam Lotus paste with Single Egg Yolk, Sweet Corn Lotus Paste with Single Egg Yolk, and classic Lotus Paste with Single Egg Yolk.
Four (4) medium-sized mooncakes (160g each) – RM268 nett per box
The Moonlight Garden Collection by Jade Pavilion is now available for pre-order. Delivery and self-collection are available from 15th August until 11th September 2022.ORDER NOW
4. Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur
BAKE at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur is returning this year to celebrate the upcoming season of moonlight bliss that’s just around the corner. The new Executive Pastry Chef, Carlos Valente curated an all-new contemporary mooncake box design and premium chocolate mooncakes. Exclusively housed in a modern designed box, the unique gift box takes inspiration from the magnificent mid-autumn moon shining over Kuala Lumpur’s iconic cityscapes. Each mooncake is individually sealed and encased in a one-of-a-kind iridescent mooncake box.
The Moonlight City collection is now available for pre-order, delivery, and self-collection from 15th August until 11th September 2022.
Six mooncakes (110g each) – RM352 nett per box
For online orders visit Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur’s e-Shop at Banyan-tree-kualalumpur.myshopify.com/moonlight-city-by-bake OR WhatsApp/Call +6012 288 2135. Alternatively, customers can also email the order form to [email protected].ORDER NOW
5. The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur
Inspired by Astor’s love for Polo, the St. Regis Kuala Lumpur unveils its Mid-Autumn Festival Mooncake Trunks in suede with exclusive 6.5” Prosperity Mooncake with Eight Yolk. Crafted to exacting standards, Lotus Seed Paste with Egg Yolk mooncake is available in Classic or Super Mooncake sizes. The mooncakes are wrapped in an orange leatherette with features of fine stitching and studded with brushed metal hardware.
The Super Mooncake Trunk – RM398 nett per box | Classic Mooncake Trunk (8pcs) – RM388 nett per box | Classic Mooncake Trunk (4pcs) – RM268 nett per box | Super Mooncake Trunk with a Macallan 18 Year Double Cask – RM3,698 nett per box
For more information or to place an order, contact +603 2727 6696, WhatsApp +6012 280 1303 or email [email protected].ORDER NOW
6. Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
During this Mid-Autumn Festival, Grand Hyatt joined hands with local designer, Melinda Looi bringing the House of Shí Wǔ to mooncake lovers which comprise a novel collection of four classic mooncakes – Shanghainese Yam with Single Yolk, Pure Red Bean, Pure Pandan and White Lotus with Double Yolk along with a variety of curated treasures. The mooncake collection resembles an intricate wooden structure of a miniature house that moonlights as a multipurpose box or an advent calendar, complemented by a grand and functional canvas bag. A total of fifteen curated items respectively categorized in Food, Fun, and Flair could be found in the “house” and you are welcome to unbox daily within the 15 days leading up to D-Day.
Early bird offer at RM288 nett per box (Original RM328 nett), while stocks last. Available for pre-order now through the official website.
For more information, contact +603 2182 1234 or email [email protected]ORDER NOW
7. Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Hilton Kuala Lumpur welcomes the Mid-Autumn Festival with a sustainable bamboo mooncake gift box. Inside the premium box is a variety of traditional baked mooncake flavors, such as Pure Lotus, White Lotus, Pandan Lotus, Red Bean, and Mixed Nuts. Craving for something luxurious? You can choose from snow skin flavours such as Musang King Durian, White Lotus Paste and Truffle Macadamia, and Amaretto Lotus Paste with Blueberry Cheese Feuillantine. Hilton’s national mooncake box design pays homage to the auspicious full moon featuring a range of traditional baking varieties with both classic and modern flavors.
Lunar Reunion Box – RM142.20/RM160.20/RMRM308 | Moonrise Premium Box – RM250/RM268/RM388 | A La Carte – From RM38 – RM68. Mooncakes are available to purchase now till 10th September at the hotel lobby or online.
For more information or inquiries, call +603 2264 2264 or email [email protected].ORDER NOW
8. EQ Kuala Lumpur
Celestial Treasures by EQ Kuala Lumpur offers a selection of traditional baked mooncakes that are beautifully crafted featuring its signature Pearl of Harmony and the Golden Charcoal Musang King Durian. The Nerikiri Wagashi-inspired mooncakes are also added to the selection, making their mid-Autumn festival debut more artistic. These delectable treats are not only delicious when paired with a cup of Pu’er or jasmine tea, but also a sight to behold.
4 x Traditional Baked Mooncake | RM198
6 x Snow Skin Mooncake | RM238
6 x Handcrafted Nerikiri Wagashi | RM338
Don’t miss out on the early bird offers, 15% discount on orders made from now until 31st July and a 10% discount on orders made from 1st August until 31st August.
For more information, please visit [email protected] or Whatsapp +60 12 278 9239ORDER NOW
9. The Westin Kuala Lumpur
Marriott Bonvoy Hotels and Resorts celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival with an exclusive mooncake medley. Whether you prefer traditional or modern and contemporary flavours, the variety on offer will satisfy everyone. Featuring delectable options to enjoy during your family reunion or to pair with your tea and snacks, from the usual classics to creative and luxurious mooncakes, Marriott Bonvoy’s group of hotels brings you all things out of the ordinary this Mid-Autumn Festival.
Gift Box with set of 4 mooncakes | RM238 nett per gift box
To book your mooncake gift boxes, WhatsApp +60 12-305 2973. For more information, please email [email protected]
10. Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental is famed for its handcrafted mooncakes. This year, Mandarin Oriental is adding a touch of luxury to your festival celebration with an alluring selection of handcrafted mooncakes from the award-winning Lai Po Heen. Alternatively, there are also halal-certified baked mooncakes available. One of the key highlights, indulge in the traditional taste of the classic mooncakes coated with a layer of gold dust.
A wide variety of mooncake flavors are priced between RM38 and RM68 and will be available for purchase at the hotel lobby from 1st July until 10th September 2022, 10am to 9pm daily. Receive an 15% off when you purchase the mooncakes before 31 July 2022.
For enquiries or to place an order, please email [email protected]ORDER NOW
Last but not least, you can’t miss out the Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur X Jimmy Choo Mooncakes.