Set amid tropical gardens and koi ponds, Pulai Springs Resort lies close to a number of notable landmarks that include Southern University College. The resort boasts a number of great facilities such as a golf course, 4 outdoor pools, a kids' play area, a spa and a fitness room, as well as a number of restaurants, bars and cafes to dine in and grab a drink. There are 7 of these dining facilities, with one of the more prominent ones being Qing Palace Chinese Restaurant. A testament to it's prominence is the fact that the restaurant has been receiving prestigious awards on a regular basis. For instance, the restaurant was voted one of the Best Restaurants in Malaysia by Malaysian Tatler for 15 consecutive years (1999-2013) was also voted Best Restaurant in Johor Bahru by the Tourism Johor is 2012.
As far as the food is concerned, the restaurant is famed for its Szechuan cuisine, with signature dishes such as the Szechuan hot & sour soup, camphor & tea smoked duck. Other dishes worth noting are the steamed fish, Hokkien noodles, mixed vegetables, and butter prawns.
There is also a great emphasis on the desserts served here such as oni (yam puree), mua ji (peanut balls), and gui ling gao to name a few. For more exclusive treatment, there is a private dining room that can be used for intimate gatherings. So do head to Qing Palace Chinese Restaurant for some of the best that Szechuan cuisine has to offer in Johor Bahru.