Beef seizes the spotlight for this protein-powered entry; we kick off with The Austin, a new Texan-inspired restaurant spearheaded by the Austin Chase coffee chain in Bangsar.

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Promising Menu

The Austin’s wide-ranging menu sounds promising – coffee-rubbed rib-eye with truffle sauce or Roquefort cream (RM36.90), spiced beef burgers with avocado & BBQ sauce (RM27), slow-cooked beef chili (RM15.90), plus a bevy of non-bovine recipes – spinach salads, devilled eggs, phyllo-wrapped salmon, tiger prawns with mango salsa & penne arrabbiata with lamb meatballs. Everything a respectable steakhouse might require.

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Tender, Juicy and Flavoursome

Alas, much of the menu remained unavailable when we visited, so we settled for this pan-seared tenderloin with mushroom ragout. All things considered, it hit all the minimal marks – tender, juicy & flavoursome, prepared perfectly rare as requested.

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Wine is available by both glass & bottle (Chilean Cab Sav starts at RM24); the service team is obliging & tries to please.

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Location and Contact Details

The Austin Restaurant & Grill

14, Jalan Telawi 5, Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 03 2201 0213

Open daily, 10am-10pm

Find: The Austin Restaurant & Grill directory page here.

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