Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur is buzzing with excitement as Damascus, the renowned eatery, gets ready to unveil a dazzling 3-storey outlet near its original spot. This upcoming launch has stirred up a mix of feelings within the local community, reviving the ongoing debate about whether Damascus truly rules as the ultimate shawarma spot in town.
Damascus is widely recognised for its (meh) shawarma, which has garnered both praise and criticism. One of our writers recently tried it— read about it here. The restaurant’s reputation for its unique flavours, however, isn’t the only thing that keeps people talking. The long queues that form around the establishment are a testament to its popularity, drawing night owls and late-night snack enthusiasts alike, as Damascus serves its delectable offerings from 8am to 4am daily.
The new outlet’s location has already become a talking point, thanks to the striking promotional fencing that has cropped up. This visual tease has set social media abuzz, creating a wave of anticipation and discussions about what the expanded space will offer and how it might influence the iconic shawarma‘s taste.
Amidst this excitement, the local community stands united in its shared curiosity and culinary adventure. The establishment’s new chapter promises not only an extended dining experience but also an opportunity for locals and visitors to continue their flavourful conversations and indulge in the taste that has captured the town’s heart.
With the spotlight on this impending launch, Damascus once again asserts its position as more than just a restaurant— it’s a hub of connection, conversations, and flavours that reflect the vibrant essence of Bukit Bintang.