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初 INITIAL — This farm to table restaurant serves modern European cuisine with a Japanese twist. Chef Koh believes that the best ingredients always come from the local farms, so the emphasis at INITIAL is to always source the best fresh local ingredients. Everything has a beginning, and INITIAL is the start of a new and refreshing culinary journey.

 

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“初 INITIAL is an expression of my own culinary aspirations. After years of working and travelling overseas, I decided to return to my roots in Johor Bahru, to bring the beautiful local Malaysian produce into play by showcasing it in a refined way with a touch of European and Japanese flair.”


 

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Offering a relaxing and friendly dining ambience, the restaurant has solid wood tables and chairs, beige walls, a wooden bar, and a minimalist Japanese feel. The restaurant also has an open kitchen with a chef table suitable for up to eight persons.

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Fresh products are sourced from Johor. Savour the"Catch of the Day" or the "Veg of the Day" prepared with modern European techniques and a hint of Japanese. As a tribute to local flavour, the egg comes with chunks of pineapple chicken. The pork belly is served with crispy skin on a bed of cabbage puree and minced pork belly wrapped in cabbage, and the sea bass is presented with kale, semi-dried tomatoes, water chestnuts and saffron butter sauce.

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Useful Information

GENERAL
Opening time:
Open Tuesday to Sunday
Dinner 18:00-23:00

Closing period:
Weekly Closing: Monday

Annual closing:
N/A

Time zone: (GMT+08:00) Kuala Lumpur
Currency accepted: MYR
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, JCB, Diners, UnionPay
Electricity voltage: 220V
Electricity plug type:  
ACCESS
On Jalan Molek 3/20 – near the junction with Jalan Molek 3/19

CONTACT
9-G Jalan Molek 3/20 Taman Molek Johor Bahru 81100.
Dress code: smart casual. Johor Bahru – Malacca, Malaysia
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“Located in the centre of Johor Bahru, 初 Initial is a farm-to-table restaurant serving modern European cuisine with a Japanese twist.”
Kim, the discoverer.
 

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