The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar In Damansara Uptown, PJ - travelswithsun

Family members recommended The Good Batch to us quoting tasty food and a comfortable ambiance.

What else should you know about The Good Batch before you come for a visit? And is it worth the higher pricing to dine here?

Find out in this post based on our own experience going to The Good Batch.

Table Of Contents:

Location Of The Good Batch

The Good Batch is not easily seen from far as the signboard is much smaller than the neighbouring shops around it.

It is however, one of many restaurants and cafes in a tight shophouse row that directly faces the entrance to the parking complex of The Starling Mall.

  • Location: 23B, Jalan SS 21/56B, Damansara, 47800, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Opening Hours: 10:30am–10pm
Small Sign Of The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Small Sign Of The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar

Ease Of Parking At The Good Batch

Despite the many parking lots in this area, these are nearly always occupied during lunch time. You’ll have to be extremely fortunate to find a free spot then.

So you may want to choose parking at the parking complex across instead.

Ambiance Of The Good Batch

This might be a small restaurant but there’s ample seating inside – mostly for groups of 4 and more. The tables outside can sit a big group comfortably.

Interior Of The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Interior Of The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar

And as long as your pet is well behaved, you can bring your pooch too.

Both the interior and exterior are welcoming and stylish with real (and faux) greenery and natural light from the large front windows. There is air-conditioning if you choose to sit inside.

View Of The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar From The Back
View Of The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar From The Back

That said, because the restaurant is small, expect it to get quite loud when crowded.

Outdoor Seating At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Outdoor Seating At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar

Service At The Good Batch

There were only two members of staff on duty when we visited on a Wednesday for lunch. They are very polite and friendly and the food and beverages came quickly (only one other table besides us).

Window View At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Window View At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar

Food At The Good Batch

There’s a good variety on the menu. Some mains are a fusion of Asian and Western influence. Like the buttermilk fried chicken with omurice.

Buttermilk Fried Chicken And Japanese Omurice At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Buttermilk Fried Chicken And Japanese Omurice At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar

Other items on the menu that caught our eye are the lamb shank, sea bass (fish and chips), big breakfast. For burgers, there are only two options.

Sea Bass Fish And Chips At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Sea Bass Fish And Chips At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar

We got the sea bass, buttermilk fried chicken with omurice, grilled salmon don, big breakfast set and the carbonara pasta. There was soup of the day (potato) with the set buttermilk fried chicken with omurice.

Carbonara With Turkey Ham Strips At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Carbonara With Turkey Ham Strips At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Big Breakfast At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Big Breakfast At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Soup Of The Day (Potato With Turkey Ham Strips) At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Soup Of The Day (Potato With Turkey Ham Strips) At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar

Our drinks were orange juice (this came as a set with the buttermilk fried chicken with omurice), green tea latte (Niko Neko), and cold brew coffee (white).

Cold Brew Coffee (White) At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Cold Brew Coffee (White) At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Matcha Latte At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Matcha Latte At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar

PS: The black version of the cold brew coffee is good too.

All of us were very satisfied with our orders. We’d like to highlight that the rice they use is of high quality, and they have generous portions for all of their mains.

We did not detect a heavy use of MSG here either (i.e., didn’t feel extremely thirsty for the rest of the day).

Japanese Inspired Grilled Salmon Don At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Japanese Inspired Grilled Salmon Don At The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar

Pricing At The Good Batch

Mains can cost RM27 and up. The sea bass fish and chips was RM38. There are a lot of pricier mains in the menu.

Non-alcoholic drinks are around RM15.

Cake, Cold Brew Iced Tea And Alcohol At The Front Of The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar
Cake, Cold Brew Iced Tea And Alcohol At The Front Of The Good Batch Restaurant And Bar

Hence, it’s more value for money if you get a set since it comes with orange juice (not freshly squeezed), and soup of the day. You can change the drink to coffee or tea for an additional RM6.

Expect to spend around RM50 per pax if you plan to have brunch or lunch here. And that is without any alcoholic drinks.

Conclusion

The comfortable environment, courteous staff, and delicious food are what makes The Good Batch a great place for brunch, lunch or dinner.

However, because the The Good Batch is not that affordable, we’d suggest saving this venue for a special occasion or for a long overdue catch up with friends.

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