Located in heart of Bangsar South, the Nexus has redefined modern life in Kuala Lumpur by blending vibrant Lifestyle stores and FnB outlets to create an urban oasis for the discerning metropolitan. It is also home of one of Kuala Lumpur’s best kept secrets.
Gato Gateau /ga.to/:gateau
1.8, First Floor, Nexus Bangsar South,
Jalan Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur.
Business hours: 8am-10pm (Weekdays) and 10am-10pm (Weekends)
With the watchwords “Cakes . Coffee . Cafe”, ga.to gateau has been delighting patrons since its opening on the 5th December 2015. We met with Charmaine Ng, who is both the proud chef and owner, and spoke to her about her passion with scrumptious cakes and good food.
“I believe that with the right understanding of ingredients, you can make good food. We go to great lengths to discover how best to celebrate our ingredients, particularly of the local variety, as with the right know-how, all ingredients can be made to shine.” - Charmaine Ng
Not Pavlova (Size A: RM8)
Cheesecake Duo (Size B: RM15)Priced at RM8 for size A servings, RM15 for size B servings and RM21 for size C servings. Also available are smaller cakes with a more local flavour, such as the Cempedak slice, the Brown Butter slice, Choc-chip Cookies and the Sweet/Savory Muffin. These are priced at RM4 per slice.
Sweet Bites, RM4 per slice
Quino Stir Fry, RM15The Quinoa Stir Fry features freshly simmered and fluffed quinoa, which is fried with chillie and curry leaves. It is then served with a fried egg, sunny side up and fresh calamansi. It is amazingly light and fluffy, and yet the portion served makes for an ideal meal for conscious diners. For Jack and the Bean Stack, it is homemade baked beans with Worcestershire sauce served on wholemeal toast and stacked with poached eggs and enlivened with dukkah spices. The savory taste will leave you craving for more.
Jack and The Bean Stack, RM12
Homemade baked beans on wholemeal toast stacked with poached egg and dukkah spice
Avo Plate, RM17For Full Meals, we were given three choice picks, all of which quickly turned into favourites. They are the Avo Plate, which is fresh avocado and egg smash, served on top of house-made Fatty Bread and accompanied with poached egg and salad.
Beef Ragu Pappardelle, RM18
Wide-cut, hand-made pasta with slow cooked Australian beef in rich tomato sauce.
Smoked Trout Stack, RM20
Poached egg and smoked trout slices atop rocket leaves on olive focaccia, brought together with cucumber tzatziki sauce.
Don't forget to check out Chillin' 2016 Facebook Contest @ Nexus Bangsar South Campaign on Bangsar South Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/BangsarSouth) and stand a chance to win RM300 worth of Nexus Gift Vouchers each week! Contest runs from 7 June 2016 to 1 July 2016.
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