This year marks the 7th year of our ROM Anniversary and we made plans to have it celebrated it in the city, leaving the 3 kids at home. We had wanted to come here last year, but went to Fuego instead so finally we’ve made it this year.
Thirty8 is named as the restaurant is located at the 38th floor of Grand Hyatt Hotel, with a 360 view of the KL Skyline. Our appointment is at 645pm, so when we were there, there’s only a handful of tables that’s occupied.
Right after we’re seated, we were served with a bottle of Acqua Panna and a loaf of freshly baked bread.
The view from where we seated, overlooking KLCC and the KLCC park.
Obligatory self portrait before dinner starts.
First we ordered some greens, and the chef nicely mix it in front of us.
Caesar Salad (RM32), fresh romaine lettuce with cheese and bread sticks, a healthy way to start a meal. There’s an option to add in salmon or chicken as well if you want but we opt for just the salad.
Wagyu Rib Eye (RM320), nicely grilled and great to be eaten just plain, although sauces are provided when you ordered the steak. The chimichurri sauce that’s provided are certainly appetizing but we prefer to eat it just plain, where you can savour the taste of the wagyu.
Wok Fried Rice, with scallops, tobiko fish roe and egg white (RM48) is full with pretty good, filled with ‘wok hei’ and the seafood is fresh as well, although it might not seem to be appropriate to be eaten with the Wagyu.
The view after sunset is much nicer, although there’s still a lot of construction going on near KLCC.
Last but not least, Thirty8 signature dessert, the THIRTY8 Signature Cake (RM40), chocolate mousse cake being served with caramel and ice cream. Deliciously sinful dessert but it taste good. Definitely worth a visit just to try it.
While Thirty8 is not a specialty restaurant, you can get almost any type of food here from the classic steak, to shashimi or shell fish and Chinese food as well. Although price is on the high side, it’s worth a visit because of the spectacular view and the signature T8 cake.
As for us, next year, we will probably try another restaurant from the other side of the view.
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Tel No: 03 2182 1234
Food Blog by: Jordan Tan