Zi Wei Yuan Steam Boat (紫薇園魚頭火炭爐) Butterworth

Steamboats. What do you usually think about when someone mentions to you that word? Is it that usually crowded restaurant that you dread on going to? Or maybe the simple fact of dining together with family or friends or both in fun? Hopefully it is not the steam powered boats that used to exist a long time ago, otherwise you got the wrong idea. Of course, steamboats, being very popular in many cultures, it is the art of cooking your own food with a pot of soup bases. Different places may serve different soup bases.

Situated Butterworth, or more specifically Jalan Raja Uda, this restaurant is that restaurant that you dread of heading to, or in other words, it is usually crowded. Sure, this can mean a few things, either the food is good, the place is cosy and the not too expensive prices. These days, it is not easy to find a good place, with good food at reasonable prices. Fortunately, they have all those attributes in one. However, it is advisable to come early or avoid the peak times, as the very spacious restaurant can get very cramped up, it gets really busy. But fret not, service here is acceptable, food comes at a reasonable time and soup refills are always on standby.

Speaking about soups, there are two types of soup bases here – the fried fish and grouper fish. Both is equally satisfying and tasty, even more so after cooking all your ingredients in it. The usual steamboat ingredients can be found here, meat slices to the seafood items to even eggs. All in, it ensures a well rewarding experience to you and your tummy. 

Operating Hour

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Report this restaurant