We paid a visit to Marble 8 along Jalan Binjai, famed for it’s dry-aged steaks and sunset cocktails.

Ambience

Classy and romantic, Marble 8 is a nice place to bring your date.
Classy and romantic, Marble 8 is a lovely place to impress your date.

Stepping through the glass doors, guests are greeted by a classy interior with leather chairs and wine glasses set on the tables. If you have a sensitive nose, you might pick up the faint scent of the beef that’s being dry-aged in the special room that’s fully viewable from the seating area. Should you prefer not to see how your meat was prepared, you can choose to sit outside at the garden area for an al fresco dining experience with a great view of the Petronas Twin Towers.

Food

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Not to be underestimated, the Prime Rib on the bone is ideal for two to four persons.

We sampled the Prime Rib on the bone (RM890++) which was highly recommended, and were not disappointed. The prime rib looked absolutely majestic with its simple presentation with several sauces and accompanying dishes on the side. Once all 1,100g was sliced into manageable servings by our waiter and presented on our plates, we dug in eagerly. The outer layer of the beef had a beautiful smokiness to it with a slight crunch, due to the beef having been dry-aged. As with most high-end steakhouses, the meat is mostly left untouched, save for some sprinkled sea salt and stalks of rosemary for subtle flavouring. Tender, flavourful and crave-inducing, this is one steak we’d be going back for more.

If you don't know what to order as a dessert, try the Mocha entremets.
If you don’t know what to order as a dessert, try the Mocha entremets.

For a sweet ending, we indulged in Mocha entremets with hazelnut sauce and cocoa biscuit (RM45++). As the name suggests, it was a delightfully chocalatey and Nutella-reminiscent dish thanks to the hazelnut sauce. Creamy, soft and super rich, we loved how it rounded up the dinner satisfyingly.

Verdict

Catch a sunset view of the Petronas Twin Towers from Marble 8's outdoor garden.
Catch a sunset view of the Petronas Twin Towers from Marble 8’s outdoor garden.

Marble 8 is a great place to entertain, bring a date or celebrate a family night out. You can start your evening at M8 Bar with some cocktails while enjoying the sunset view outdoors, then move indoors to have a nice dinner. It’s recommended that you make a booking prior to ensure you get your seats, and you can do so online at www.marble8.com.

Marble 8, open daily, 12pm to 2.30pm and 7pm to 11pm Mon-Fri, 7pm to 11pm on Saturdays, 11.30am to 2.30pm and 7pm to 11pm on Sundays, 163 Jalan Binjai, Persiaran KLCC, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60 3 2386 6030, www.marble-8.com