The BIG Group, the 800-pound gorilla of KL’s restaurant scene, is taking a walk on the wild side, reconstructing its Intermark establishments for a new showcase of ambitions that can’t be caged.

A Cavern for Carnivores

BEAST, a cavern for carnivores, opened this month, devouring the territory once occupied by Estate. Next, the very intriguing GUEST, set to be a revolving-door restaurant for invited chefs, might replace EST by mid-July; the fortunate survivor of this carnage for now is Tate.BEAST by BIG_2

Warm from the Oven

While waiting for the prey to be prepared, wolf down BEAST’s warmly fresh beer bread, baked with Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale.BEAST by BIG_3


Untamed imagination bares its fangs in BEAST’s rendition of steak tartare (RM38++), mixed with kimchi (!!!), pear and cucumber for a ferociously spicy Korean flavor.BEAST by BIG_4

The Guiltiest of Pleasures

Savage stallions wouldn’t keep us away from this guiltiest of pleasures, roasted bone marrow (RM28++) for spreading on toasted brioche with caramelized onions.BEAST by BIG_5

Creamy Polenta

Poached egg on polenta with truffle oil and shaved parmesan (RM28++). No mastication required. BEAST by BIG_6

Roast Chicken

The chicken comes after the egg, beer-brined and whole-roasted (RM68++), an improvement on Estate’s beer butt chicken, a bittersweet symphony of succulence.BEAST by BIG_7


Steaks here shine, but to avoid becoming as impoverished as church mice, we chose the cheapest cut, the minimum 200 grams of Black Angus grass-fed (RM70++), still sterling, served rare with a trio of mustards and sauces of natural beef jus, truffle bearnaise and bone marrow gravy.BEAST by BIG_8

Fois Gras Feast

Foie fans will have a field day at BEAST: Love the liver that’s executed breakfast-style (RM68++), luscious with French toast, fig jam and rice crispies.BEAST by BIG_9

Foie gras creme brulee  (RM38++), magnificent like mousse. And speaking of magnificence, the sparkling service at BEAST merits full-throated roars of bravo. BEAST by BIG_10

Don’t duck BEAST’s marquee burger (RM88++), beefy-red boldness topped with fab foie. BEAST by BIG_11

Drunk as a skunk?

Blame it on the Santa Julia Organic Malbec. BEAST by BIG_12

Let’s let more cats out of the bag: The BIG Group is also on the prowl in its other lion’s den, Bangsar Shopping Center (BSC), where new BIG bar DLS (Dirty Little Secret) and food court StrEATs should launch within months. Can’t hardly wait.BEAST by BIG_13BEAST by BIG_14

Location and Contact Details:

BEAST Bar & Grill,
Ground Floor, The Intermark, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-2163-5732
Currently open for dinners, except Sundays.

Find BEAST’s directory listing here.

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