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The Steakhouse, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Who would ever feel happy getting stuck in the rain? I would because I had such a great experience getting stuck in a heavy rain last week in the busy street Changkat Bukit Bintang. As the rain was lashing, it somehow brought my friends and me to The Steakhouse – a 40-seater steak joint located along this notable street and adjacent to The Whisky Bar. The staff were friendly and the restaurant’s warm and lush interior quickly caught my attention so we decided to have our dinner in this cozy and intimate ambiance. With our ELITE Membership, we can redeem free signature dishes here, so why not? Of course, we had a lot of expectation as well because The Steakhouse is known as the true heaven for beef lovers.

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The lush interior created a warm and cozy ambiance for the restaurant.

1/ Josper Charcoal Grilled Premium Grass Fed Rib Eye (RM 139)

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High-quality grass-fed rib eye was set nicely along with garlic mashed potato, onion rings and black pepper sauce.

Rib eye is the juiciest and most flavorful steak among all and it is definitely the choice of real steak aficionados. The rib eye here is 100% grass-fed imported from Australia which means it is high-quality meat with amazingly fat marbling. The dish looked uncomplicated yet enough to whet our appetite. On a bed of sautéed vegetable and next to creamy mashed potato was the steak with some golden crispy onion rings atop. The rib eye was smoky as it was grilled using the Josper Oven – which you will not easily see in many restaurants in KL. The charcoal heat from the oven will make the steak juicy and create impeccable char along with caramelized crust, striated texture.

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The striated texture of the premium rib eye steak was mesmerizing

Fat outside yet so tender inside, the steak’s flavor, tenderness and juiciness blended well together in a combination equaled by no other meat. I took a bite into the sautéed vegetables, they were quite crunchy and palatable. You can choose up to 4 different types of potato like wedges, fries, mashed potato or baked potato. And don’t be overwhelmed yet because there are a lot more! The dish will be served along with 5 types of salt including garden salt, chili salt, garlic salt, sea salt and onion salt and 3 types of mustard which are Dijon – salty, Horseradish – spicy and sour, and Medium-hot mustard – sour and bitter. I would recommend you to try the Horseradish mustard which has a comfortable hint of spiciness and it blends well with the steak.

2. BBQ Short Ribs (RM 129)

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Flavorful and tender, this BBQ Short Ribs fulfilled my gustatory dream!

Here comes my favorite dish of the day – the BBQ Short Ribs! Beef short ribs are often-overlooked cuts yet I am truly interested in it, simply because it has the best of both worlds – beautiful marbling of rib steaks and a deep beefy flavor of chuck roast. A real indulgent treat for anyone who loves beef. As disclosed by the staff, the ribs were cooked using sous-vide technique to create the perfect texture. The magic of sous-vide is that it transformed a tough, rugged texture of short ribs into fork-tender meat. I have to say that the short ribs at The Steakhouse will melt the heart of any beef lovers for its irresistible tenderness and meaty texture.

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The BBQ Short Ribs’ beautiful pink flesh was mesmerizing.

I could not take my eyes off this enthralling piece especially when I cut through it! Its pink flesh was so mesmerizing that I couldn’t stop admiring. Every shred of the beef will melt in your mouth and you would not be able to do it without closing your eyes in mere satisfaction. The beef was one of the most delicious morsels given to me. It is the fulfillment of my gustatory dream!

3. Beef Bourguignon (RM 108)

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The rich-flavored beef matched well with the smooth and fresh Fettuccine pasta.

We ended with a hearty French comfort food which is the Beef Bourguignon. Put nicely in a small pot, the beef was served with Fettuccine – a type of pasta popular in Roman and Tuscan cuisine. I was excited to know the scrumptious beef belly was marinated for one night with liquid seasoning. Red wine and gin were added to bring a deep and rich flavor taste for the beef. I could not wait any further but quickly savored this delicacy. The cubes of beef mingled with carrots, Cipollini onions, bread and button mushroom in a rich and savory stock. This flavorful sauce blended so well with the appetizing pasta which was cooked to perfection. I love how fresh and smooth the pasta was! Don’t hesitate to give the Cipollini onion a bite as its tangy, sweet and mild flavor will comfortably linger in your mouth for a while. This rustic peasant-style yet hearty French dish won my heart. It is a truly heart-warming dish for a rainy day.

If you would love to dine at The Steakhouse, please notice that the restaurants are often filled with crowds every day. You can reserve a table in advance here.

Of course, we would want you to get free signature dishes like how we did. You can check out information about the ELITE Membership here.


The Steakhouse
48, Changkat Bukit Bintang,
50200 Kuala Lumpur.

Daily: 6 PM – 12 AM

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[UPDATED] The Ultimate Guide to Pokémon Go Restaurants and Offers in KL

Pokémon Go: Gotta catch ‘em all!



What if your real-world stomach starts growling while you're looking for imaginary monsters? You'll need a restaurant that also acts as a PokéStop. Check out the best restaurants with PokéStop (and offers!) in KL & PJ!




Yeast Cafe Mid Valley

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Mid Valley is filled to the brim with PokéStops, especially at the boulevard area. Coupled with the fact that there’s almost always lures dropped out there, trainers could catch tons of Pokémon just by sitting at Yeast Cafe Mid Valley. What’s better? The restaurant sits among several PokéStops (and Gyms!)!


Opening hours: Daily 8:00am – 10:00pm

Cuisine: French


Location: Lot G(E)-013A, Ground External Floor, Mid Valley Megamall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.


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The Library Mid Valley

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Who says you can’t have the best of both worlds? The Library Mid Valley is another hotspot to refill your Pokéballs and potions. Unlike the other restaurants, this is the perfect spot for those who crave for good drinks AND PokéStop at the same time. Reservation is highly recommended because well, you know, people have been swarming into the place.


Opening hours: Daily 11:00am – 12:00am

Cuisine: Western


Location: Lot G(E) 001 & 002, Ground Floor, Mid Valley Megamall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.


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Sou Omakase Dining


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PokéStop: Yuzu Japanese Restaurant

A go-to place if you are a Japanese omakase cuisine lover and of course, an ambitious trainer. Reports say that Magikarp is commonly found here. Of course you do know that Magikarp evolves into the one and only one epic water dragon Gyarados, right?


Opening hours: Daily 11:30am – 2:30pm, 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Cuisine: Japanese


Location: G247, Ground Floor, The Gardens Mall, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.


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Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine


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The gracious Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine is set amongst a magnificent pool of lotus blossoms, quietly tucked away from the busy district of Kuala Lumpur. On top of its top-notch Thai cuisine and  serenity ambience, now we have more reasons to pay the restaurant a visit – 2 PokéStops! What say you?


Opening hours: Daily 12:00pm – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm

Cuisine: Thai


Location: No. 5, Jalan U Thant, Kuala Lumpur.


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Fa.Ying Thai Fare & Cafe


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PokéStop: Fa-Ying Thai Wall Sculpture


A sister restaurant of Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine, Fa.Ying Thai Fare & Cafe not only pampers your taste buds with exploding Thai flavours, but also throws a Pokemon Go lure party starting 17 August DAILY at 2.00pm – 3.00pm & 8.30pm – 9.30pm! Seems like reservation is the only way to get a seat hmph!


Opening hours: Sun – Thu: 11:00am – 12:00am, Fri – Sat: 11:00am – 1:00am

Cuisine: Thai


Location: GB-08, Ground Floor, Boulevard, Paradigm Mall, Kelana Jaya, Selangor.


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The Steakhouse


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PokéStop: Cow Portrait


Constantly rated as the top steakhouse in KL, The Steakhouse offers you more than a perfect steak! Our jaw dropped when we found out that the cow portrait on the restaurant wall is a PokéStop. In addition, they are now serving a limited time cocktail of the month – Monkey’s Blood. Very interesting.


Opening hours: Daily 6:00pm – 12:00am

Cuisine: Steakhouse


Location: 48, Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.


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PokéStop: BSC Indoor Fountain


We know that parking is hard but since we have taken the effort to beat the traffic and troubles to come to Bangsar, why not get a restaurant with PokéStop? Caught a rare Pokémon when dining? More reasons to raise a glass now!


Opening hours: Sun – Thu: 9:00am – 1:00am, Fri – Sat: 9:00am – 2:00am

Cuisine: Italian


Location: G133, Bangsar Shopping Centre. 285, Jalan Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, 59000 Kuala Lumpur.


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Promotion: Pokéhunters will get to enjoy a FREE Dessert of the Day! Catch a Pokemon character at any of their outlets and show their staff to get an instant 10% off your food bill and free dessert! 


Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 12:00pm – 3:00pm & 6:00pm – 12:00am, Sat: 6:00pm – 12:00am

Cuisine: Asian


Location: Publika & Damansara Height


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Momotalo Yakiniku

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Opening hours: Mon: 6:00pm – 11:00pm, Tue – Sun: 12:00pm – 2:30pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Cuisine: Japanese


Location: 20, Jalan 24/ 70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.


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Brûlée Brasserie


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Promotion: Offering tons of Pokémon Go trainer benefits! Gym owners of ‘Casa Tropicana Fountain” will get free flow pizza as long as they own the gym! Not a gym owner? No worries, Team Instinct, Mystic and Valor can claim pizza of the day, mint lemon tea or coke float respectively. AND, if you have Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle in your Pokédex, your full set meal includes pizza, tea / coffee and their signature creme brûlée will be on the house! Got a Pikachu? 1 more free set meal!


Opening hours: Tue – Sun: 12:00pm – 12:00am

Cuisine: Mediterranean


Location: B1-2, Casa Tropicana, Jalan Persiaran Tropicana, Tropicana Golf and Country Resort, 47410 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.


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Pokemon Go Special Edition_Qureshi

Promotion: All Pokémon Go trainers will get to enjoy discount while savouring delicious Indian cuisine overlooking magnificent golf course! Make your trip to Qureshi KLGCC now and enjoy a 20% off total bill when you dine in!

Opening hours: Daily: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm

Cuisine: Indian


Location: Ground Floor, East Wing, Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club. No 10, Jalan 1/70D, Off Jalan Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.


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5 Best Places for Steak in KL

5 Best Places for Steak in KL

Did someone just mention STEAKS?



With steakhouses springing up like mushrooms after the rain everywhere in KL, here are the 5 staple restaurants that never fail to impress us with succulent and tender steaks.



Angus House Japanese Charcoal Steak


Angus House is one of the few rare steakhouses that offers international cuisine with a Japanese touch thrown in. Meat doneness is not an issue here as the chefs know what they are doing. At Angus House, steak, seafood and salad served are complimented with the best of Japanese flavours. Find your salad laced with Japanese wafu dressing or taste the unconventional steak sauce made up of Japanese soy sauce. Not to worry if you prefer a familiar tasting sauce as the outlet has mushroom and black pepper sauces on stand-by.



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The Steakhouse


With 40-seater, The Steakhouse has been consistently listed on the chart of best steakhouses in KL, offering diners one of the best steaks you could find in the town. The beef is imported from Australia and you can choose between the aged Black Angus and Grain Fed. There on, choose from five cuts – medallion, tenderloin, rib-eye, T-bone and striploin after which you choose your sauce (béarnaise, black pepper, red wine etc) and style of potatoes (baked, mashed, wedges etc). All steaks orders are accompanied with grilled vegetables, tomato salsa and onion rings. All cuts are grilled over charcoal, a style popularised by the Argentinians.



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Outback Steakhouse



Outback Steakhouse lives up to its bold tagline “Big, Bold and Fresh”. “Big” refers to the generous portions and variety of food served at Outback Steakhouse while “Bold” is their seasonings as everything in their secret 17-spice blend is made inhouse, from scratch! “Fresh” of course refers to the ingredients sourced from around the world with quality credentials from the US. Dining in a group is recommended as some of the generous portions definitely need to be shared. It’s time to hang out with awesome food buddies!



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PAMPAS Reserve



This fancy outlet offers an alfresco dining area, as well as indoor dining area. In the dining room, Pampas Reserve offers a daily tasting menu with a journey of seasonal ingredient, pure, clean and intense flavours. Pampas Reserve has their menu designed around the best steak that South America has to offer, and is complemented by an exceptionally smart wine list that will easily satisfy every palette. Almost anything on Pampas Reserve menus can be on your private dining menu. From a delectable appetisers, to the mouth watering prime-aged steak, to the too good to be true desserts, you definitely need to make a trip to Pampas!



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Ante Kitchen & Bar

Recently been awarded as the “Best Place for meat” by Time Out KL, Ante Kitchen Bar is the destination for pork eating enthusiast of choice. Famous for their chargrilled pork steak, roast pork belly with caramel sauce and pork bacon carbonara. This hidden gem of a dining establishment is situated at Solaris Dutamas. Try the BBQ Ribs and Pork Knuckle if you're a party of 3 or more, if you're with a date, the a la carte menu will not disappoint as Ante has got it covered from duck confit, chargrilled steaks, to gourmet burgers and pizzas. A full bar menu with wine list and Espressolab coffees also means you could just chill out and enjoy the ambiance. Just remember to book a table.



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