Authentic Sichuan Mala Hotpot Restaurant Offers Mouthwatering Dishes Perfect For Sharing

Hailing from Chengdu, Shu Da Xia Klang Valley currently has four outlets in Malaysia — Sunway, Jalan Tun Razak, Hartamas Shopping Centre, and Genting Highlands.

Cover image via Shu Da Xia Klang Valley (Provided to SAYS)

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Over the past few years, hotpot culture has been spreading rapidly throughout Southeast Asia, including in Klang Valley

With more and more hotpot restaurants popping up, each one must do what they can to stand out from the crowd and offer something unique to customers.

Enter Shu Da Xia Klang Valley, an authentic mala hotpot restaurant hailing from Chengdu, which is located in China's central Sichuan Province. It currently has four outlets in Malaysia — Sunway, Jalan Tun Razak, Hartamas Shopping Centre, and Genting Highlands.

Facing the competition, Shu Da Xia Klang Valley is definitely setting a new standard in the hotpot industry, marking their position as one of the market leaders.

Stepping into Shu Da Xia Klang Valley is a pathway into one of KL's most memorable hotpot experiences, as you'll get to enjoy scrumptious Sichuan Chengdu mala hotpot in a wuxia-inspired ambiance

If you don't already know what wuxia is, it's a genre of Chinese fiction concerning the adventures of martial artists in ancient China.

First, a cute panda mascot will welcome you at the restaurant entrance. Then, as you are being ushered into the dining hall, the waiters will greet you with "大侠幸会" (dà xiá xìng huì), a traditional wuxia greeting which means "Shu Da Xia is honoured to have you as our guest!".

The restaurant's interior is decorated with beautiful lanterns and carefully chosen drawings and paintings, along with intricately crafted pillars, signboards, and window frames. All this aims to take you back in time to the wuxia era, where the highly sought-after swordsmen gathered for their feasts.

From the food to the service, any dining experience at Shu Da Xia Klang Valley is sure to be a memorable one

Not only is the food carefully prepared, it is also served in style and colour to match any special occasion. Meanwhile, the friendly service team/staff are always ready to cater to your every need.

Fans of spicy food will definitely get a kick out of cooking meat and vegetables in the restaurant's hearty and savoury Sichuan Mala soup

Their traditional Sichuan Mala soup is a unique soup prepared using a combination of flavourful vegetable oil and the spiciest of Chengdu spices. If you find it a little too pedas for your liking, no worries, 'cause you can choose from their range of spicy levels to suit your taste.

And if even the mildest Sichuan Mala soup is not your cup of tea, you still have other equally delicious soup bases to choose from — Mushroom Soup, Tomato Soup, and Beauty Collagen Bone Soup.

But wait! The good stuff does not end there; you can order up to three soup bases to cater to the different tastebuds of everyone at the table!

What's also great is that you'll be spoilt for choice with their wide selection of meat platters, from melt-in-your-mouth wagyu to yummy beef platters, all accentuated with spicy mala flavours.

As for their signature dishes, here's a look at some of the premium cuts of meat they have to offer:

1. Beef Platter

The thinly-sliced cuts of beef arranged around the hotpot are great for sharing with the entire table.

2. Marinated Pork Ribs

If you're looking for something meatier, these spicy pork ribs will do well to satisfy your carnivorous cravings. Marinated for over eight hours, it comes in a non-spicy version too.

Pro tip: Cook it for 25 minutes to achieve the right level of tenderness.

3. Imperial Princess Beef

See the bowl of milk in the middle? You can soak the beef slices in the milk to enhance the texture and flavour of the dish.

4. Hero Lamb Skewers

Slightly spicy and delightfully tender, these meaty skewers are a perfect match with the mala soup base. You won't be able to stop at just one!

5. Tai Chi Mashed Shrimp

Presented in the shape of a 'yin and yang' symbol, you can enjoy both the spicy and non-spicy variations of mashed shrimp in one dish. A must-try, as the freshness of the juicy and bouncy shrimp meat is clearly noticeable from the first bite.

All in all, Shu Da Xia Klang Valley is the place to be for a pleasant and memorable occasion, be it for a special celebration or a hearty meal with family and friends

By the way, free valet parking is available at their Sunway, Tun Razak, and Hartamas Shopping Centre outlets, yay!

Are you hungry for hotpot yet? Make your reservation at Shu Da Xia Klang Valley today through Facebook Messenger or simply order delivery

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