Published on September 28th, 2016 | by Subhash Nair


Experience a Genuine Italian Fine Dining Experience at The Re-Opened Senja Restaurant @ The Club Saujana Resort, KL

Discover an exceptional reinvented dining experience at Senja, the all-new Italian restaurant at The Club Saujana Resort Kuala Lumpur which just re-opened in their new home on 1 August 2016. Featuring a stylish lounge, a charming dining area and a beautiful alfresco terrace surrounded by a cascading pool and lush gardens, its intimate and tranquil settings make it perfect for relaxing and dining at anytime of the day.


Another focal point at Senja is its open kitchen concept with a wood-fired oven which at once draws attention as diners walk in. Its main dining area can accommodate up to 80 persons while the back portion of the restaurant can also be neatly converted into a private dining room which can fit up to 20 guests.


Leading the culinary brigade at Senja is none other than Italian born chef, Chef Marco Violano. With over 20 years of culinary experience in internationally acclaimed restaurants and luxury chain hotels worldwide, the industry heavyweight specialises in Italian cuisine and constantly brings to the table innovative new takes on classic dishes with a great flair.


With an eclectic menu of both classic and contemporary Italian cuisine, Senja offers enticing selections which will intrigue any palate. For an elevate dining experience, menus can be paired with vintage wines from the restaurant’s cellar that holds over 200 varieties, including an exclusive house label produced and bottled at the Frankland Estate in Western Australia.


Diners looking for recommendations can opt to try out some of Senja’s well-loved a la carte dishes – the delish Yellow Fin Tuna Loin Tartar with Crab Cake and Tuna Sauce, Juniper House Cured Wagyu Beef Carpaccio Filled with Soft Burrata Cheese and Rocket Leaves, Squid Ink “Carnaroli” Risotto and Mixed Sea Food, or the Grilled Rack of Lamb with Braised Artichokes and Kenya Beans.


In conjunction with the Malaysian International Gastronomy Festival (MIGF), Chef Marco has also put together an exquisite 5-course set menu featuring three main course choices for a divine epicurean experience. Available for both lunch and dinner throughout October, this festival menu is priced at RM280 without wine pairing and RM370 with wine pairing.

Other highlights at Senja include its prix-fixe Business Set Lunch served daily from 12.00pm to 2.00pm. Priced at RM68 nett per person, the lunch features a weekly rotating menu inspired by the season’s finest ingredients. Diners can customise their very own 3-course meal comprising of a starter, main and dessert for a quick and satisfying meal served within the hour.


Senja is opened daily from 6.30am to 10.30am for breakfast, 12.00pm to 2.00pm for lunch and 6.30pm to 11.00pm for dinner.

For dining enquiries or reservations at Senja, please call (603) 7806 7000 ext 6722, email [email protected] or visit

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