Xenri Japanese @ Wisma Elken, Old Klang Road



Chris, Christine, WenChing and EeSiong are leaving to the cooling breezy climates of UK soon. To throw them a farewell dinner, AiWei thought it might be nice to have a meet up before they go. Venue is Xenri, the cozy little Japanese restaurant where SugarBean’s write up on it is being published on The Star Sunday Metro last week.

Upon entering, we were greeted with the burnished warmth of bamboo plants, wood lacquered floor, elegant brown tables that will calm your senses

The interior of this Japanese restaurant offers visitors to dine in calm surroundings with the serene sound of flowing water. We also enjoyed the easy listening and relaxing music.



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The menu is comprehensive, encompassing both traditional as well as modern Japanese cuisine as well as the essential down to earth cuisine such as the teppanyaki sets and sushi. Do try our some of their house specialty if you are fully loaded on the pocket, as it comes with a slightly hefty price tag.

Let’s go through our food, shall we?

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 Hawaiian Roll (King Prawn Mango Roll – RM 28)

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 Teppanyaki Seafood (Salmon, king prawn, scallop and vegetable teppanyaki and garlic fried rice and salad – RM 40)

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 Tempura Zen (Seafood and vegetables tempura and salmon sashimi and rice – RM 40)

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 Xenri Bento (Grilled mackerel, selected sashimi and soft shell crab tempura with braised vegetables, chawan mushi, miso soup, rice and strawberries – RM 42)

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 Tempura Soba (RM 26)



 Chicken/Beef Sukiyaki Zen (Chicken/beef hotpot, vegetables and selected seafood and vegetables tempura with chawan mushi and rice – RM 42)


 Unagi Zen (Grilled eel and selected seafood and vegetables tempura with chawan mushi and rice – RM 40)


Xenri is a great place to experience good Japanese food, in a seemingly Japanese atmosphere. Be it food, service or ambiance, it was all great Not so great thing would be the great hole burnt on our pocket but it was all worth it.

As for Chris, Christine, WenChing and EeSiong, I wish you all very much success in the coming year. I hope our paths cross again and thank you for wonderful part of my life. May your journey be blessed. Hugs.


Restaurant Xenri
No. 20, Wisma Elken,
Jalan 1/147C, Batu 5,
Jalan Kelang Lama,
Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 77838118
(directly across
Pearl Point Shopping Mall)


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  1. mimid3vils says:

    Good food + good friendship = priceless~~


  2. japanese food lover says:

    hey kampungboycitygal…u guys can try out the buffet on sunday at RM46++


    nicholas Reply:

    erm can i know whether izzit is a morning session buffet ???


  3. Christine says:

    We will not forget those happy days we went through, the good food we shared, laughters….. and most importantly the friendship!!
    Plan Plan.. Trip to UK! yay.
    Take care u guys! *Hugz*

    xoxo, love from Chris and Christine :)


  4. ling239 says:

    the teppanyaki seafood looks very good !! ^_^


  5. Criz Lai says:

    Where’s the map? I want to visit the place now. Hmm… I wonder if there’s still a PG-KL flight left now. :P Haha.. I think I will make a trip back to the jailhouse japanese restaurant (Obake-Ya) here tonight for some “convict” japanese food tonight :P



  6. Nic (KHKL) says:

    awwww…nice collage in the end! wait til they come back then can go makan again already…hehe…the food looks good! ;D


  7. ai wei says:

    nice captures wer.. i have yet to blog bout this.

    miss u guys a lot! sobzzz…


  8. nikki lee says:

    I miss your the old times we shared while eating agadashi tofu I wai sek


  9. CHAN says:


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